When buying a 3ds, do people only purchase the XL now?

#1M DAMAGEPosted 4/11/2013 10:20:00 AM
Does anyone still buy the old school 3ds? I'm gonna buy my wife one, but I only have the original gangsta 3ds and dont know much about the XL.
#2LooksLikeRainPosted 4/11/2013 10:22:59 AM
Some people prefer the original. However, their reasons are wildly exaggerated most of the time.
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#3FinalFantasyForeverPosted 4/11/2013 10:23:38 AM
Depends on people's preference. Whether they want a big or small one, more portability, etc.
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#4M DAMAGE(Topic Creator)Posted 4/11/2013 10:27:27 AM(edited)
OG 3ds is like 30 or 40 bucks cheaper than xl right?

The thing I hate most about my OG is that it scratches the top screen when left in the closed position. Kinda like some weird emo who self cuts.
#5Limen123Posted 4/11/2013 10:26:30 AM
Cheaper at the cost of battery life and screen size. Some people with big hands are at a disadvantage too. For me, I have pretty big hands but I find a way around it. I'll be upgrading eventually. Just not now.
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#6toadiemanPosted 4/11/2013 10:29:01 AM
Who doesn't want a bigger screen.
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#7darkphoenix181Posted 4/11/2013 10:39:57 AM
people buy used games for $5 less from gamestop so of course people still buy original 3DS to save $40.
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#8kalvadorPosted 4/12/2013 6:42:20 AM
I prefer the smaller one, I'm willing to sacrifice screen size for its compact size. The XL is not comfortable in my pockets, if I'd play only at home I'd probably get the XL.
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#9VioletZer0Posted 4/12/2013 6:54:38 AM
CPP for the original is a lot cheaper than XL too.
#10PokeMasterPosted 4/12/2013 7:02:52 AM
toadieman posted...
Who doesn't want a bigger screen.


I don't see the point.
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