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Describe your Pokemon X/Y purchasing experience

#1r3sonancePosted 10/12/2013 10:05:52 AM
How was it? What kind of crowd did you see? Was there B.O. going on? Kids with there parents? Was there a long line? ETC ETC

My gamestop didn't had a midnight launch,(probably wouldn't have gone never been to a midnight launch) only an early store opening 9AM.

I didn't have to line up because I wasn't exactly there at 9AM

No B.O. going on

Average Size folks . with average appearances some wearing jeans, pajamas with a beanie. some college students were there. Saw some kids that took the bus to G.S.
No OLDER FOLKS as in 30 and up mainly young adults 20s and up. No girls were there.

There was one kid with their parents he wanted to switch versions or w.e. to Y I believe.

I didn't get the timeline poster because I didn't pre-order both from what I heard the material on the poster is nice.

overall a nice quick experience everyone there really wanted to pick up the new PKMN game, lots of nostalgic talk going on too with the original 151 PKMN :)

thats it..
#2DemiseEndPosted 10/12/2013 10:07:30 AM(edited)
I have not bought the game yet

THE END

Still a better story to purchase than twilight-shot
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#3Missingno_MastrPosted 10/12/2013 10:08:11 AM
Well, the only person around was me, because this took place in the middle of the night, in my bedroom, with me constantly opening my 3DS XL to check on the progress of my download. Took hours, but it was worth the wait!
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#4SneaselSwiftPosted 10/12/2013 10:09:41 AM
Mine has not arrived from Amazon yet....and I'm very annoyed about....already planned my team and everything!
#5Genius_SagePosted 10/12/2013 10:10:18 AM
A couple of cool guys, wife came, kept girls away, pissed off female fans who thought designs were improving. I just talked to my friend who came as well.
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#6Megaman OmegaPosted 10/12/2013 10:10:50 AM
Randomly bought it at a Supermarket one day before release.
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#7Twenty0nePosted 10/12/2013 10:12:01 AM
woke up, no car, stuck at home, refuse to buy digital, will post later :(
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#8HajiimeePosted 10/12/2013 10:12:08 AM
Went to Midnight release of Pokemon XY, it was crowded as hell, the line went all the way to the end of the strip mall, I only waited about 15-20 min in line though, they were moving pretty fast. I talked to the people around me, and some guy took a picture of the back of my hoodie because it was a Attack on Titan hoodie, LOL, and I talked to the manager for awhile, shes going to hook me up with some of the display stuff once they take it down, so over all, it was pretty neat!
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#9MonsterXAPosted 10/12/2013 10:13:05 AM
Bought it at 9:02 PST, finished downloading at around 10:30.

Nothing crazy happened, except for the fact it stopped at 54% for some time :(
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#10jeronimo777Posted 10/12/2013 10:14:48 AM
I went to the midnight release at my Gamestop. There was a decent crowd of around 40-50 people. Everyone there was a college student - not even kidding. Some...interesting people were there. I found a good crowd of people though and we had a good time. There was a pokemon stadium 2 tournament which was a blast. Mostly guys, but there were about 8-10 girls there as well. Overall, a good experience, and I got a ton of streetpasses from it.
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