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Old 10-18-07, 06:39 PM   #1
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I just found a working, pristine NES at the thrift store for $5.

Let the controller-smashing frustration begin.
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Sweet. I've seen stuff like that at thrift stores before, but never the complete set. It's usually just the deck or something. I don't know if people donate them like that, or if the workers separate the set apart.

I ended up dropping $50 on a NES system (deck, two controllers, and a light gun) at a flea market. Kind of a rip, but oh well. Have fun!
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Old 10-18-07, 07:20 PM   #3
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Oh, yeah, this was just the deck. I had all the other necessary gear already.
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Holy christ, man.

to the grey Zapper. I got one with my set. I dare not take it outside, though, lest the police mistake it for a real laser pistol and shoot me dead!

I'd love to USB-ize an Advantage or a Super Advantage someday. They're supposedly rock-solid.
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AAAAAaAAHHHHH!! POWER PAD!!! AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!

I loved that thing.
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I love the Power Glove. It's so bad.
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Holy the crap! Serendipper for president! He's just unambiguously shown he's more qualified than anyone who's been elected or even ran since 1983.
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I've got the powerpad and gray zapper somewhere here. The NES (with 2 controllers) is still plugged into the family room TV too. Then there's about 30 games laying around somewhere (some by the TV, some in my bedroom). I occasionally will pick up a used NES game at Gamestop if i find something interesting that i was really wanting when i was a kid.

Never did get any of the special controllers... I was already good enough so i never needed them.

[for what it's worth, i've also got the SNES, N64, Gamecube, and Wii also plugged in. i can't help it, i'm a Nintendo fanboi.]
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I occasionally will pick up a used NES game at Gamestop if i find something interesting that i was really wanting when i was a kid.
WTF? I've stopped even bothering with Gamestop because all the ones I've seen have stopped carrying original Playstation games recently, and haven't carried 16-bit stuff for a long time. I'd be in there all of the time if they had SNES/Genesis, NES, and other old stuff. That would rule.
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Amatuer.

Horrible, horrible waste of potential bicycle purchasing coin!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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sigh, what are we going to do with you.



(hehe, OK so I have some gamer stuffs - no glove though!)

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Old 10-18-07, 11:54 PM   #15
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You can call me an amateur all you want... but have you ever beaten Ninja Gaiden?
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Old 10-19-07, 12:17 AM   #16
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This stuff is worth something? We have nes and the second version piled in a box in the basement. Not too sure of how many games in total, but the Zeldas were her favorite.
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Second version? As in the redesigned NES, or do you mean the Super Nintendo?
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Whatever was hyped next. Probably the super because she bought a newer Zelda that looked more 3d.
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Ah, ok. Yeah, the NES and SNES aren't worth much, aside from special circumstances (Especially original, still with/in the box, etc.), but they're still fun, so you can usually find a buyer if you're looking to sell one.
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wow, just wow man.

i was actually talking to someone about buying a tv and a wii earlier today for the sake of playing super smash brothers, guilty gear, and what ever the most recent f-zero is. I cant afford to submit my life to the crack that is zelda
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Old 10-19-07, 01:36 AM   #21
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Apparently it's worth about five bucks!
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Old 10-19-07, 08:18 AM   #22
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Working NES and SNES systems with the proper accessories go for around $50 on eBay.

If the Zelda game looked "more 3D" you probably have a Nintendo 64, which is worth less despite being newer.
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The power glove

"It's so bad"
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Old 10-19-07, 08:43 AM   #24
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I never got into NES. I was more of a Sega Genesis fan.
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I still have callouses from those damn controllers, and went through gallons of rubbing alcohol trying to keep the game cartridges clean.
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