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4 years ago#1
what is the loophole people keep talking about? is it where someone buys the 3DS for 170$ and connects it to the internet before the specific date to become an ambassador? or am I missing something?
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4 years ago#2
Its using a price match policy offered by some retailers wherin they but the 3DS now, and go back after the 12th with a reciept to get the difference back.
4 years ago#3
http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/997614-3ds?search=loophole
4 years ago#4
1) Buy 3DS for $250
2) Go home and connect to eShop
3) Wait for price drop
4) Go back to store and get a price adjustment
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4 years ago#5
Buy 3DS for $250 before the date at a store that offers price protection, connect to get the games, take the receipt back to the store and be refunded $80 because the price changed within a short time of you buying yours, delude yourself into thinking you've done nothing wrong.
4 years ago#6
thanks alot guys. and sorry for wasting your time.
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4 years ago#7
SF_Baha posted...
Buy 3DS for $250 before the date at a store that offers price protection, connect to get the games, take the receipt back to the store and be refunded $80 because the price changed within a short time of you buying yours, delude yourself into thinking you've done nothing wrong.

But...They haven't done anything wrong. Granted I think it's a gray area, but most store policies allow for price matching if you buy from a store and at least within the week the price drops. If it's store policy, it's store policy and they should be obligated to follow it.
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4 years ago#8
There is a rumor that walmart will be lowering their prices early, on the 9th. I haven't had confirmation though.
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4 years ago#9
to, so64.

oh no, that's completely wrong. that's stealing games from nintendo. and it disgusts me to know that people even consider doing that. and people wonder why the earth is slowly falling into hell.
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4 years ago#10
If somebody tells you he'll pay you eighty dollars to break his arm, that's not doing anything wrong either. I mean, that's his policy, after all.
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