I want to get a 3ds but.....

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4 years ago#1
After I heard about how the 3ds can scratch its own screen it has put me off. Should I still get a 3ds? If I am careful when I close it will I not have this problem?
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4 years ago#2
In my experience I just wipe the "scratch" off. It's never been anything permanent .-.
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4 years ago#3
I've had this problem, already - after owning it for two days. If you're on the fence, then wait. I myself am hoping to get my 3DS fixed by Nintendo (gonna send it in for new screen and to fix my bumpers).
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4 years ago#4
I thought it was dirt rather that "scractches".

I really dunno since I dont have a 3DS yet.
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4 years ago#5
It's only ever caused oil lines. It touches the top screen and just leads a line of oil from my fingers that was on the 3DS. It never scratches the top screen as some allegedly make it out to be.
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4 years ago#6
the scratch is a smudge that comes off your fringers on the circle pad and the edges of the touch screen. if you look you'll see the imprint of the circlepad on the far left as well.

windex will take it away.

That said it will comeback pretty quick so if you grab one be prepared to clean is often.
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4 years ago#7
I dunno. I could always wipe away these so called scratches. Then I got a set of screen protectors (only really thinking there would be one for the touch-screen) and now the top-screen protector is dented where it touches the bottom half. Just get some foam or rubber bumpers.
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4 years ago#8
I just bought mine and I heard about this before. I think whenever i close it I will just keep the foamy thing in between it. Sort of annoying but I think it will be manageable for me. Or maybe I should use the soft cloth I have.
4 years ago#9
I plan to buy screen protectors and a USB charger.

That way I can use computers and cars to charge it, and none of those crazy scratches.
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4 years ago#10
I use a screen protector to help out for mine. After scratching the touch screens of my DSlite and original DS I don't use them without screen protectors now.

So I have a screen protector on both the top and bottom screen on my 3DS. I mainly get marks I can rub off on the screen protector. However one thing I love about the screen protector is if it did get scratched I just replace it with another screen protector.XP

I haven't had to do that yet however luckily.
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