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Topic: How hard is it to break a 3DS?

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KidRad

I wouldn't know, as it's still incased in it's Toys R Us box.lol 1 more week and I'm opening the thing!
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komicturtle

Jeez... You guys have butterfingers. I've never dropped my DS lite and DSi. Ever.

My DSPhat, only one time and that was in my own home. Got up from the bed with my DS in hand and for some reason was thrown near the door. There is a tiny scratch below the touch screen (like another mic hole lol) but it was fine. First and last time.

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Shane904

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Chuck it in a blender to find out.

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Not that hard.
just put it in the Microwave.

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theblackdragon

The loose hinge came up a while back. I think it's normal for the 3DS to be a little wobbly for whatever reason — maybe it makes it harder to break if the hinge isn't so tight? I remember the Lite had a nice tight hinge but it had that nasty hinge-cracking problem if you pushed it open flat too often.

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Imperfect

perhaps someone who has not yet purchased one t could buy one from a best buy, get a 40 dollar security, and then accidnetally on purpose try to break it in a myraid of diffrent ways, then get a brand new one from best buy! Maybe? oh and since I'm new feel free to add me to your freind list if you wish.

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Shirma_Akayaku

One time my friend dropped his DS Lite down a steep hill and it slid all the way down and hit a fire hydrant. The end result was horrific there were many pieces and bits lying about. I felt really sorry.

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perhaps someone who has not yet purchased one t could buy one from a best buy, get a 40 dollar security, and then accidnetally on purpose try to break it in a myraid of diffrent ways, then get a brand new one from best buy! Maybe? oh and since I'm new feel free to add me to your freind list if you wish.

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lockd

My experiences with past DS's:
DS Lite: Hinge broke after 8 months or so
DSi: Shoulder buttons broke within a few months
3DS: Nothing so far

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SquirrelNuts

It all depends on how hard you're willing to try to break it.

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Itsa

My hinge is wobbly too. My DS Lite have one scratch and the hinge cracked after 3 years of faithful service. Oh, and it fell out of a tree.

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NESguy94

All the hinges are like that, I heard it was like that so that it would be harder to break if dropped.

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Bigrat

Ok thanks, that is reassuring!

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NIN10DOXD

I already dropped my 3ds at about 5 feet off the ground and didnt leave a mark

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D33G

Well, my (original) DS was dropped and broken, my bro's DSi broke outta' nowhere (both screens were flickery, if anyone has advice, please post). My 3DS is VERY squeeky!!! My hinge squeeks when it closes, the circle pad squeeks when it moves, along with the buttons (except start, select, home, and power buttons).

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LunarJade

I haven't dropped any of the game systems I've owned.

I do however have a friend that broke his DS when it first came out. He was talking about how sturdy the screens were or something. Then decided he had to prove it, even though no one asked him to. So he proved it by tapping the touch screen against his knee rather hard.
He must have hit it at just the right angle or something because the touch screen broke.

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Tate24

You all sound little clumish!

ive never dropped mine!

because i look after my stuff ! Lol

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Mars

I'm not clumsy. However, I had my 3DS in a small pocket on my sweater, hoping to get a streetpass opportunity. I went into the Target restroom and it fell, from about 5 feet, onto the hard tile floor. Thankfully, I can report the system still works flawlessly, and has no cracks or scratches. And, of course I used sanitizer to clean it.

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Bigrat

OH NO! I was in the friends thing and I touched close and it started to go back to the home, where it Says HOME Menu and then goes to it, my 3DS froze on HOME Menu thing. I shut down and had to restart to get back to the Home menu! =(. WHATS WRONG!?

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