Just got a used 3DS for $60 and the gamestop guy got mad. Also a FE question.

#51DevilStrider(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2013 2:20:29 PM
Found a physical copy of Fire Emblem. Going to get it when I get off work.
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#52DrunkenPiratePosted 2/19/2013 2:29:23 PM
Same thing happen with me but the other way around with Dragon Age

I was going to sell it for 25 trade in credit. (I was young then and stupid) It was pretty much a brand new game and the guy in front of me was about to buy a new copy but saw I had an opened copy of the game and knew I was planning on selling, gave me a look that was somewhat mysterious but I knew what he was thinking. So I asked the gamestop guy how much he would give me and it was 25, I said that's too low I'll go somewhere else and THEN he did his best to stall me and talk to be about BS because he knew I was going to sell it to that guy. So I went outside and the guy with money already in his hand said he'll buy it for $40 and boom it was done. So that guy was at least a bit nicer by giving me 40 and not 30.
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#53DemonDog666Posted 2/19/2013 2:36:14 PM
Someone should stand outside of gamestop and offer cash slightly more then gamestop for whatever people are going to trade it then sell it online for profit lol
#54mjc0961Posted 2/19/2013 3:47:41 PM
DevilStrider posted...
Someone was about to trade it in at gamestop for $60 store credit and I was like I'll give to $65 cash. I had just went to gamestop the day before looking to get a 3DS and they were sold out. The guy at gamestop got pissed about it for some odd reason. After I bought it I asked if they had any fire emblems and he responded no in a quick and sharp manner. So then I asked was it available on the nintendo store and he was like no it's not in the same tone as before. So I get home and connect it to my network and low and behold FE is on the nintendo store. Now my question is should I buy it off the store or get the physical copy from another store?


So first the dumbass loses the 3DS markup, and because he's butthurt, also loses the money the store would have made selling you a game?

They should fire him.
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#55NettoSaitoPosted 2/19/2013 4:07:17 PM
DevilStrider posted...
MetalLoki posted...
Go to another store.


Yeah I was thinking that was the better choice. Because I don't have a SD card for it yet as well.


Plus digital games aren't worth anything, while hard copies have collectors value. Awakening is a pretty big game, and it'll be worth something years down the road.
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#56xerofyre0Posted 2/19/2013 8:13:05 PM
good for you, gamestop is jus plain wrong when it comes to credit amounts and markups.
FE is tough to find right now so if you cant find it just download it.
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#57Bancario51Posted 2/19/2013 8:57:34 PM
my gamestop just got a new shipment of FE so whatever
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#58jordandrakoPosted 2/19/2013 9:02:06 PM
Wow. They only offered me $40 when I went in to trade for an XL a few months ago, so I said **** that and just kept my normal one.
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#59XGenkaiXPosted 2/25/2013 10:38:17 PM
Hmm, I think I found a new part time job.... Stand outside Gamestop and wait for people to trade in stuff and offer them $5 more than them haha.
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#60MewtwoExPosted 2/25/2013 10:41:48 PM
You did the right thing, that store was probably going to resell the 3DS for 120 bucks. that dirty blower
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