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buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 01:24 PM Reply

so i went up to the basement yesterday to find my old snes, sadly it was now and paperweight :( but i was thinking about buying a new but how much should i pay for it?


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 01:39 PM Reply

Wouldn't it have been easier to just search for SNES on eBay and see what sort of price they're selling for? You'd find out quicker than you will waiting for users to reply.


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 01:45 PM Reply

what's so good about the console besides Zelda, Mario, Castlevania & Mortal Kombat anyway?


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 02:16 PM Reply

Just look it up on ebay. I'm assuming you still have the cables so the console alone shouldn't run you more than $20.

At 9/12/12 01:45 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: what's so good about the console besides Zelda, Mario, Castlevania & Mortal Kombat anyway?
besides some of the absolute best games ever made

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 02:19 PM Reply

At 9/12/12 01:24 PM, darkjam wrote: so i went up to the basement yesterday to find my old snes, sadly it was now and paperweight :( but i was thinking about buying a new but how much should i pay for it?

So the game system no longer works or cords are missing? In either case, Dean's suggestion of looking on ebay isn't a bad idea. Mine works, sadly the controllers do not...

that or the controller only has a couple of buttons that work

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 02:26 PM Reply

Well, depending on how it broke, it might actually be more cost-effective to repair it. Unless the cost of purchasing a new one is far less expensive than repair, then I'd say Ebay is your best bet.

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 02:26 PM Reply

You can always do an emulator on your PC and save yourself the trouble to buy an entire console. I do have the SNES but i chose to save me the trouble of putting the wires together and make the SNES work on my television. Besides an emulator is so much easier.

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 03:08 PM Reply

At 9/12/12 02:16 PM, Jackho wrote:

Forgot the Double Dragon & BattleToads crossover.


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 03:37 PM Reply

Mega Man, Chrono Trigger, Earthbound, Final Fantasy, Axelay, Goof Troop, Dragon Quest, Street Fighter, 7th Saga, ActRaiser, Shadowrun, Arcana, Contra, Donkey Kong Country, F-Zero, Kirby, Super Metroid, Ogre Battle, Secret of Mana, Super Punch-Out, Turtles in Time, Breath of Fire, Final Fight, Ghosts'n'Goblins, Zombies Ate My Neighbors etc.

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 04:50 PM Reply

At 9/12/12 01:45 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: what's so good about the console besides Zelda, Mario, Castlevania & Mortal Kombat anyway?

Final Fantasy IV-VI
Chrono Trigger
Seiken Densetsu 2 and 3 (Secret of Mana)
Donkey Kong Country 1-3
Super Metroid
EarthBound
Star Fox
etc.

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 06:07 PM Reply

At 9/12/12 04:50 PM, Sword-of-Kings wrote:
At 9/12/12 01:45 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: what's so good about the console besides Zelda, Mario, Castlevania & Mortal Kombat anyway?
Final Fantasy IV-VI
Chrono Trigger
Seiken Densetsu 2 and 3 (Secret of Mana)
Donkey Kong Country 1-3
Super Metroid
EarthBound
Star Fox
etc.

Pfft, SNES doesn't even have Blast Processing®.

All kidding aside.

When I went to buy my SNES, I went to a local market and bought it for $20.

But, of course that can be hit and miss, so I would browse around a bit before buying.


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 12th, 2012 @ 07:48 PM Reply

At 9/12/12 01:24 PM, darkjam wrote: so i went up to the basement yesterday to find my old snes, sadly it was now and paperweight :( but i was thinking about buying a new but how much should i pay for it?

Six hundred thousand dollars.


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 14th, 2012 @ 04:08 PM Reply

You live under your basement?

Also old consoles are about £20 which is whatever it is in $ or wherever you live.

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Response to buying an snes Sep. 15th, 2012 @ 08:44 AM Reply

At 9/12/12 02:26 PM, Jetdrive wrote: Well, depending on how it broke, it might actually be more cost-effective to repair it. Unless the cost of purchasing a new one is far less expensive than repair, then I'd say Ebay is your best bet.

by broke i mean that is crushed


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 15th, 2012 @ 09:00 AM Reply

At 9/15/12 08:44 AM, darkjam wrote:
At 9/12/12 02:26 PM, Jetdrive wrote: Well, depending on how it broke, it might actually be more cost-effective to repair it. Unless the cost of purchasing a new one is far less expensive than repair, then I'd say Ebay is your best bet.
by broke i mean that is crushed

The snes is a rather sturdy console, how the fuck did it get crushed unintentionally?


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 15th, 2012 @ 03:40 PM Reply

The snes is a rather sturdy console, how the fuck did it get crushed unintentionally?

well being to reckless idiot i am i pushed a box on the floor not expecting it to damage anytihng but it turns out that my mothers old sewing machine was in there i want to kill myself for being such a reatard at that moment. feel free to take the piss out of me


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 15th, 2012 @ 04:35 PM Reply

Well a brand new snes on ebay costs about $80, not including shipping and handling.

But hey, you should pirate it.


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Response to buying an snes Sep. 15th, 2012 @ 04:37 PM Reply

Average price I see them going for on classifieds is about $40 - $50. I'm trading an old DS Lite for one this week.