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    The Nintendo DS is a handheld featuring two screens, one of which is a resistive touchscreen. Four different models are available: the original DS, the DS Lite, the DSi, the DSi XL.

    I won a blue DS Lite after 6 tries on a crane game!!

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    Edited By TwoOneFive

    This weekend I was in Ocean City. While on the boardwalk i decided to try out a crane game filled with expensive stuff like DS's. After 6 tries i fucking got it!!! I paid only $6 bucks for a DS Lite!! The people all around were shocked and I was just like WOOOOOOO!!!! 


    I got really lucky because they set these things up in the morning so its impossible to get a girp on them. But the one i spotted had been knocked over in a perfect position. The first few tries were unsuccessful. but i knew that if i could position the clar JUST right, i could win the damn the thing. On the fifth try it finally gripped it up, got out half way to the drop then slipped. But then the sixth try i fuckin got it and it slipped out just in time and landed in the drop and i won the damn thing. I can't tell you how fucking excited i was. The thing is brand new and is a glossy blue and works great. I'm going to pick up Brain Age 2 from my sister and then go buy GTA Chinatown Wars. 
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    #1  Edited By TwoOneFive

    This weekend I was in Ocean City. While on the boardwalk i decided to try out a crane game filled with expensive stuff like DS's. After 6 tries i fucking got it!!! I paid only $6 bucks for a DS Lite!! The people all around were shocked and I was just like WOOOOOOO!!!! 


    I got really lucky because they set these things up in the morning so its impossible to get a girp on them. But the one i spotted had been knocked over in a perfect position. The first few tries were unsuccessful. but i knew that if i could position the clar JUST right, i could win the damn the thing. On the fifth try it finally gripped it up, got out half way to the drop then slipped. But then the sixth try i fuckin got it and it slipped out just in time and landed in the drop and i won the damn thing. I can't tell you how fucking excited i was. The thing is brand new and is a glossy blue and works great. I'm going to pick up Brain Age 2 from my sister and then go buy GTA Chinatown Wars. 
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    #2  Edited By mike

    Get Elite Beat Agents.

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    #3  Edited By damnboyadvance

    Congratulations. I'm jealous. But I can't believe you kept going even after losing until you won it, which was coincidentally only the 6th try. Nice!

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    #4  Edited By TheGreatGuero

    That is awesome. Good job, man. Way to show that crane who's boss.

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    #5  Edited By Happy

    Way to stick it to those scam machines!

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    #6  Edited By Dethfish

    What kind of crane machine has DS's in it and how the hell did you get one?! I tried 6 times for an awesome velcro wallet once. Sadly, I didn't get it.

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    #7  Edited By TwoOneFive
    @damnboyadvance said:
    " Congratulations. I'm jealous. But I can't believe you kept going even after losing until you won it, which was coincidentally only the 6th try. Nice! "
    dude if you saw how perfectly positioned it was to be grabbed you would have kept trying too. besides, i brought a ton of money to blow on the boardwalk so what the heck ya kno. 
    @Dethfish77 said:
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    What kind of crane machine has DS's in it and how the hell did you get one?! I tried 6 times for an awesome velcro wallet once. Sadly, I didn't get it.

    "
    i was on a decent boardwalk i guess. those machines are set to rarely let people win though. so i must have been extremely lucky to have walked up to it at just the right time.  
    the looks on peoples faces were the best part though, it was like OMG I can't believe it- mixed with- that son-of-a-bitch fucking won!!!!
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    #8  Edited By JJWeatherman
    @Happy said:
    " Way to stick it to those scam machines! "

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    #9  Edited By AgentJ

    Man, I've never won anything that awesome, much less in one of those asshole crane machines. Hope you use your DS wisely. If you ever need help finding games, just go here. 

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    #10  Edited By dsplayer1010

    Congratulations. I've played crane machines before, but could only win at the ones with stuffed animals.

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    #11  Edited By FesteringNeon

    that is awesome. I can envision you frantically reaching for more money, then bam... shitting bricks once it actually fell! lol 

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    I haven't bothered with these in ages... for a while I didn't realise how fixed they were.
    Eg:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JejiJ-RgLVc
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVeFxlFLB1k

    Well done, though.

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    #13  Edited By ThomasP

    Dude, awesome.

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    #14  Edited By PureRok

    Pics or didn't happen.

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    #15  Edited By TwoOneFive
    @PureRok said:
    " Pics or didn't happen. "
    I'm thinking about making a reenactment video. It will be awesome. 
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    #16  Edited By get2sammyb

    Virtually free DS = awesome.

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    #17  Edited By FesteringNeon
    @PureRok said:
    "Pics or didn't happen."

    Just think if your parents would have said that, we wouldn't be in this situation. :P
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    #18  Edited By Agnogenic_delete

    That is pretty awesome! :)

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    #19  Edited By ch13696

    Dude. I remember when I won my DS. It was this game called Craigslist. Got it for $60. And a game for $20 (the one only cheap people know of...hint - hint).

    Anyways, yes, get Elite Beat Agents, any Castlevania game, Final Fantasy Tactics A2, Zelda, The World Ends With You, and any Mario platformer.

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    #20  Edited By BlameTheGame

    i've spent like so many dollars on those games and i haven't won anyyyytthing

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    #21  Edited By killdave

    You play crane games ? ? Hahahaha......

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    #22  Edited By BlameTheGame
    @killdave: lol bet you've played one once in your life.
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    #23  Edited By CL60
    @killdave said:
    " You play crane games ? ? Hahahaha...... "
    By playing the crane games he got a DS for 6 dollars. So HAHAHAHA at you.
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    #24  Edited By Alex_Murphy

    Awesome. I would have assumed they would calibrate the grip to make sure it couldn't hold anything.
    Like MB said you might want to consider picking up Elite Beat Agents. That was the game that made me go out and buy a DS.

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    #25  Edited By Babble

    Congrats, those things are rigged though so only X amount of times after X number of customers will it give you the right grip.

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    #26  Edited By JoelTGM

    wow nice.  not so nice that the only way to get it was by continuously dropping it lol

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    #27  Edited By Systech
    @MB said:
    " Get Elite Beat Agents. "

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    #28  Edited By PureRok
    @bukkookkub said:
    " @PureRok said:
    "Pics or didn't happen."
    Just think if your parents would have said that, we wouldn't be in this situation. :P "
    I bet that would have been funny if it made sense. I, on the other hand, was being serious.
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    Haha thats awesome man, you should have gotten a friend to tape it.

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    #30  Edited By TwoOneFive
    @Babble said:
    " Congrats, those things are rigged though so only X amount of times after X number of customers will it give you the right grip. "
    yeah, and then its absolutely luck if there happens to be one you can actually manage to grab and not slip. the odds must have been pretty insane. 
    @killdave said:
    " You play crane games ? ? Hahahaha...... "
    i got a DS Lite for $6 ! ! Hahahaha......

    to everyone else thanks for the comments, it really was awesome!!! 
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    #31  Edited By c1337us

    Get Professor Layton.

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