Would you like to buy a Microwaved 3DS XL, well too late!

#1 Edited by Hizang (8532 posts) -

This may be a little late, but I just found out somebody microwaved a 3DS XL, put it on eBay and then somebody paid $2,241.00 for it. It's such an weird thing, but hey, the internet right, The guy also videoed himself doing this, its just crazy. I don't understand why you would pay way over the original price for a handheld that doesn't work. Whats more weird is that he included everything else in the box.

He signed it and dated it..

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150882695999

#3 Posted by Bollard (5838 posts) -

@Kidavenger: Was there? I didn't see it. This is pretty Youtube spammy but eh.

Also what in the actual fuck, who would play $2200 for this? The video quality is ass and this guy sounds like a douche.

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#4 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

@Kidavenger: Alright video gone, I didn't need thing thing anyway, because there is an actual topic here. But hey whatever.

#5 Posted by SexyToad (2722 posts) -

But I wanted to see the video :(

#6 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

@SexyToad: The video is at the bottom of the eBay page :)

#7 Posted by SexyToad (2722 posts) -

It was pretty entertaining seeing that 3ds in the microwave.

#8 Posted by thebunnyhunter (1481 posts) -

Weird what some people consider art

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#9 Edited by Akyho (1698 posts) -

@Kidavenger said:

http://www.giantbomb.com/forums/general-discussion/30/please-read-the-u-toob-spam-stops-now/271975/#152

So what exactly is the issue, who is to blame?

  • The biggest culprit for these spam topics we've noticed are what we have affectionately dubbed 'youtube spammers' who find a random youtube video, embed it into a topic and expect discussion to come from it. When they haven't even bothered to provide adequate original commentary to inspire productive discussion value to their topic.
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How do I know if the youtube video I want to make a topic about will be considered spam or not?

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Yeah...this topic dosnt fit that description of spam, in fact it fits the description of a proper topic with a youtube video..

you are fine to have the video up.

#10 Posted by RazielCuts (2986 posts) -

@thebunnyhunter said:

Weird what some people consider art

Weird what some people consider youtube spam, think its a bit alarmist for @Kidavenger: to call it that.

Anyway on topic, started watching the video on the ebay page...that guy is high/dumb as fuck, and those burnt plastic fumes probably didn't help his brain cells any.

#11 Posted by css_switchfoot (119 posts) -

back to the topic,

you have to read his QA section

http://contact.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ShowAllQuestions&iid;=150882695999&requested;=perfectlymadebirds&redirect;=0&frm;=2047675&ShowASQAlways;=1&ssPageName;=PageAskSellerQuestion_VI

here's a few gems:


Q: Why would I waste $2k on this item when I could purchase my own microwave and 3DS XL for way cheaper? I'm unable to follow any sort of logical reasoning behind this eBay listing. Aug-21-12
A: Thankyou for your question. Unfortunately if you did that it would be nothing more than a knock-off of the original I am selling and knock offs are just knock offs which are just cheap imitations. You are better off just investing into the original microwaved 3DS XL Because it's professionally microwaved the proper microwaving way and its a wise investment in my opinion. I hope this helps awnser your question.


Q: why don't you try microwaving your head ( could not make you any uglier ) Aug-30-12
A: smokin_weed, This is difficult request to achieve because trying to close the door with my head inside the microwave and still operate the microwave is impossible.



had a good laugh

#12 Posted by SexyToad (2722 posts) -

Someone else asked:

Q: How big is your pp.

A: cycoys, Please eleborate on your question so I can give you a more aurate awnser. Thankyou. Aug 30, 2012

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