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No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« on: April 02, 2011, 08:03:08 PM »
This is bullshit. I went to a local GameStop to finally see a 3DS in person. Their presentation? A cardboard 3DS cutout on the wall with a Popup Book-style diorama for the screen. I went up to the counter and asked them if they had any 3DS demo station and they told me, "Alaska won't be getting them". I turned around and walked out of the store. If there was ever a system that required an in-person demo before purchasing, it's the 3DS. I was possibly thinking about buying one today based on what I saw/felt about the system, but they certainly lost my purchase. I'll see if anywhere else in town has a display setup, but I'm kinda pissed off at this point. I mean, the GameStop's here in Fairbanks are just as outfitted as anywhere else I've seen in the US. They get a good steady stream of customers (it was packed when I went in today), they have demos of all their other systems. The only difference is because it's a lower population density, there are only 2 locations in town (and they're right around the corner from each other, go figure). Stupid move GameStop!

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2011, 08:06:34 PM »
That's not a Gamestop move.  As much as I dislike Gamestop, I know that from working there that the demo kiosks for the Nintendo units are owned and stocked by Nintendo of America.  Same deal with the PS3s and Xbox 360s on the floor.
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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2011, 08:30:40 PM »
why would they not want someone to see it in action?

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2011, 08:39:09 PM »
Eh, I imagine some markets just take priority over others. Nintendo can't realistically send demo units to all the GameStops in North America all at once.

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2011, 11:30:37 PM »
That's what you get for living in a state that was originally named after someone's mistake.
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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2011, 01:25:54 AM »
lol, Alaska.  What was the point of buying it again?
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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2011, 01:27:33 AM »
i guess thats what you get for cursing us with the dumb fuck known as sarah palin...i swear if she were to somehow become president i would like move to canada or something.

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2011, 01:30:01 AM »
i guess thats what you get for cursing us with the dumb fuck known as sarah palin...i swear if she were to somehow become president i would like move to canada or something.

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2011, 02:17:08 AM »
lol, Alaska.  What was the point of buying it again?

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2011, 02:47:52 AM »
i guess thats what you get for cursing us with the dumb fuck known as sarah palin...i swear if she were to somehow become president i would like move to canada or something.

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2011, 12:30:09 PM »
She is truly the unwashable Sharpie ink on the Alaskan snow.

:( I'm sorry guys!!!!!

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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2011, 12:35:23 PM »
She is truly the unwashable Sharpie ink on the Alaskan snow.

:( I'm sorry guys!!!!!

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If I recall, this isn't the first time the state has given you problems (I think climate was the prominent issue though). Anyways.  Are you actually going to buy a DS or did you want to test it out first? haha
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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2011, 12:37:54 PM »
Aren't there like 30 men for every woman in Alaska?


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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2011, 12:52:31 PM »
Aren't there like 30 men for every woman in Alaska?



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Re: No GameStop 3DS Demo Stations in Alaska!!!
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2011, 12:58:39 PM »
Aren't there like 30 men for every woman in Alaska?

Guess what guys?  I'm moving!! LOL

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