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« on: August 24, 2006, 04:34:16 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2006, 05:06:56 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2006, 06:42:00 PM »

That pink one is UGLY.
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2006, 06:52:33 PM »

This gets a "Woohoo!"?  saywhat
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2006, 07:04:03 PM »

Quote from: coopasonic on August 24, 2006, 06:52:33 PM

This gets a "Woohoo!"?  saywhat

Does for me. I'd like to get a Lite but don't want a white one.
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2006, 07:22:30 PM »

I've got a cracked hinge on my white DS Lite...if I paint it black before I send it to Nintendo is there any chance they'd be fooled and send me back a brand new black Lite?   ninja
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2006, 07:55:33 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2006, 07:56:12 PM »

I'm all over the pink one.

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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2006, 08:06:24 PM »

Quote from: wonderpug on August 24, 2006, 07:22:30 PM

I've got a cracked hinge on my white DS Lite...if I paint it black before I send it to Nintendo is there any chance they'd be fooled and send me back a brand new black Lite?   ninja

Have you seen the pics of the crack on the corner above the shoulder button where the cap holding the top screen in place comes off?
Here's a pic at Kotaku
I saw one exactly like this at work yesterday. Less than a month old.
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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2006, 08:09:19 PM »

Correctly if I'm wrong, but wasn't this identified as a known problem that Nintendo is happily doing exchanges for?
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« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2006, 08:21:02 PM »

Quote from: wonderpug on August 24, 2006, 08:09:19 PM

Correctly if I'm wrong, but wasn't this identified as a known problem that Nintendo is happily doing exchanges for?

You are correct sir.

As for me and my house, I like the white.  No fingerprints!
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« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2006, 08:29:52 PM »

Quote from: wonderpug on August 24, 2006, 08:09:19 PM

Correctly if I'm wrong, but wasn't this identified as a known problem that Nintendo is happily doing exchanges for?

This isn't the same as the crack I've seen reported all over the net, which is this one (language warning)
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« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2006, 09:04:14 PM »

Quote from: Misguided on August 24, 2006, 08:29:52 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on August 24, 2006, 08:09:19 PM

Correctly if I'm wrong, but wasn't this identified as a known problem that Nintendo is happily doing exchanges for?
This isn't the same as the crack I've seen reported all over the net, which is this one (language warning)
That one you linked to looks exactly like mine.  I think it's just that particular left hinge crack that they're replacing.
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« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2006, 12:56:02 AM »

Black one looks good. Guess the pink one works for ... some.
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« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2006, 01:07:49 AM »

It has always struck me as weird how Nintendo seems so reluctant to release their portable systems in the colors most wanted (black, silver, etc) even when they are available in other areas. 
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« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2006, 02:22:40 AM »

Quote from: EngineNo9 on August 25, 2006, 01:07:49 AM

It has always struck me as weird how Nintendo seems so reluctant to release their portable systems in the colors most wanted (black, silver, etc) even when they are available in other areas. 

You will buy one anyway.  Now you will buy another one to get the color you really wanted.
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« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2006, 02:34:07 AM »

My Navy Blue one rules twice as hard as these. smile
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« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2006, 03:25:01 AM »

I'll have to return my 2 white ones to Costco when they get the black in.  But then again, black might show hand prints more.

I hate the "Shiney" outside coat of the DS, my major complaint, as a rougher, flat coat, wouldn't show finger grease as much.
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« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2006, 05:21:52 AM »

ahh,i already have a black one it came out when the lite version was released here...dont want the pink one
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« Reply #19 on: August 25, 2006, 11:21:42 AM »

Quote from: The Grue on August 25, 2006, 02:34:07 AM

My Navy Blue one rules twice as hard as these. smile

Yeah, I'd get the navy over the black if they were both coming out, but I'm happy we're getting the black one.
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« Reply #20 on: August 25, 2006, 12:26:38 PM »

Has someone come out with a retro 8-bit NES style skin for the Lite yet?  That beats any color for me.
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« Reply #21 on: August 25, 2006, 02:00:31 PM »

Quote from: EngineNo9 on August 25, 2006, 01:07:49 AM

It has always struck me as weird how Nintendo seems so reluctant to release their portable systems in the colors most wanted (black, silver, etc) even when they are available in other areas. 
Weird? It's just hardcore milking.  It's how Nintendo stays in business.
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« Reply #22 on: August 26, 2006, 01:19:52 AM »

Quote from: -Lord Ebonstone- on August 25, 2006, 02:00:31 PM

Weird? It's just hardcore milking.  It's how Nintendo stays in business.

At least they make money. slywink
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« Reply #23 on: August 26, 2006, 02:43:57 AM »

Quote from: -Lord Ebonstone- on August 25, 2006, 02:00:31 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on August 25, 2006, 01:07:49 AM

It has always struck me as weird how Nintendo seems so reluctant to release their portable systems in the colors most wanted (black, silver, etc) even when they are available in other areas. 
Weird? It's just hardcore milking.  It's how Nintendo stays in business.

What I was saying is that if you never release a black version of the GBA in the US, for example, you are just not appealing to the total market.  Why they were so reticent to do such things is what baffles me.  Sure, release it a year later and milk the market, but to never do so when those colors are available elsewhere is a bit baffling. 
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« Reply #24 on: August 26, 2006, 01:20:44 PM »

Quote from: wonderpug on August 25, 2006, 12:26:38 PM

Has someone come out with a retro 8-bit NES style skin for the Lite yet?  That beats any color for me.

Yep and I have it.  www.decalgirl.com  I'd give you a direct link but I'm all dial up disabled.
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« Reply #25 on: August 26, 2006, 01:44:36 PM »

Quote from: ATB on August 26, 2006, 01:20:44 PM

Quote from: wonderpug on August 25, 2006, 12:26:38 PM

Has someone come out with a retro 8-bit NES style skin for the Lite yet?  That beats any color for me.

Yep and I have it.  www.decalgirl.com  I'd give you a direct link but I'm all dial up disabled.

I think this one is the NES retro one. Or at least one that looks close to it.
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« Reply #26 on: August 26, 2006, 02:41:45 PM »

Quote from: Destructor on August 26, 2006, 01:44:36 PM

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Quote from: wonderpug on August 25, 2006, 12:26:38 PM

Has someone come out with a retro 8-bit NES style skin for the Lite yet?  That beats any color for me.

Yep and I have it.  www.decalgirl.com  I'd give you a direct link but I'm all dial up disabled.

I think this one is the NES retro one. Or at least one that looks close to it.

I wonder how those decals fit around the raised lower screen.
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« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2006, 08:15:52 PM »

Quote from: Dafones on August 26, 2006, 02:41:45 PM

Quote from: Destructor on August 26, 2006, 01:44:36 PM

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Has someone come out with a retro 8-bit NES style skin for the Lite yet?  That beats any color for me.

Yep and I have it.  www.decalgirl.com  I'd give you a direct link but I'm all dial up disabled.

I think this one is the NES retro one. Or at least one that looks close to it.

I wonder how those decals fit around the raised lower screen.

I wondered too. Tempted to buy the retro design so I can remember my gaming youth every time I play my DS.  icon_biggrin
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« Reply #28 on: August 27, 2006, 01:44:36 PM »

It fits quite well.  I did a write up of it over on CAG complete with pics.

It looks pretty good, but imo, the outside sticker is the best one and it will remain long after I take the inner ones off.  It's worth the money if you want 'something' different.

I had trouble getting it to fit right because I'm a clumsy oaf and do not posses the hands of a surgeon- I actually stretched the skin a bit and had to do a couple of snips.

I've had it on a for a few months and still like it.
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« Reply #29 on: August 27, 2006, 01:57:44 PM »

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It fits quite well.  I did a write up of it over on CAG complete with pics.

Got a quick link handy? I'm curious as to what exactly you said, and how it looks once you were done. I'd also love to see how it looks when a 'normal' (one who doesn't do this for a living) person puts one on.
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« Reply #30 on: August 29, 2006, 12:30:11 PM »

Dug it up. It was featured on the front page of CAG (I actually forgot) smile. I go by maddgief on that site:
http://www.cheapassgamer.com/index.php?page=3.

4th story down.

2 months from the 'review', my observations are still accurate but I'm still pretty pleased.  I have the whole skin still on the DS and haven't tired of it yet.

It's not supposed to leave any residue when you do take it off, but I guess I'll find out at a later time.

Finally, I have no idea why the pictures all turned out so blurry...

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« Reply #31 on: August 29, 2006, 12:33:40 PM »

Just read through the thread on CAG again.  Some harsh posts in it. I don't think it looks that bad in person.  It doesn't look like the image on the decalgirl site, but it's fine, imo.
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