Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by shiftytigger » Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:05 pm

A wii on launch day - bought from gamestation and sold the console on for a £60 profit , the bundled games got me another 50.

I was in no rush to try it but had a buyer lined up waiting.
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Post by rossi46 » Sat Oct 17, 2015 4:56 am

I won a 3DO on eBay and it came on a Friday morning. I was desperate to play Need for Speed and Road Rash.

Unfortunately, I thought it was shoite. Like a Saturn, but with rubbish graphics.

It was back on eBay by lunchtime.

Sometimes, I wonder if I was a bit hasty, as it came with a pile of 3DO magazines and loads of other games that I didn't even try.
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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by STranger81 » Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:46 pm

Fighting Force. I was getting a Playstation for Christmas, and I knew the bundle I was getting, so I treated myself with the money from pre Christmas overtime to a game on Christmas Eve.

Beat it by lunchtime on Christmas Day, took it back to Woolworths on Boxing Day morning and swapped it for Fifa 98.
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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by ulala » Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:43 am

Acorn Electron.

Purchased it 2nd hand from a junk shop.

30 minutes later it was back there.

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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by samhain81 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:00 am

Rayne wrote:I also had a Saturn for about two weeks, again shorty before seeing there was nothing worth playing on it.
Rayne wrote:^ Hey I loved my N Gage!
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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by Rayne » Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:26 am

samhain81 wrote:
Rayne wrote:I also had a Saturn for about two weeks, again shorty before seeing there was nothing worth playing on it.
Rayne wrote:^ Hey I loved my N Gage!
My brain is full of f**k
:lol: The Saturn sucks. The N Gage was bad but at the time of it's release it was way cool to be able to play tomb raider and sonic on a mobile phone
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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by MadManDan79 » Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:14 pm

Atari 800 for about a week months before my first Megadrive arrived...

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Re: Shortest amount of time you owned a game or console

Post by MattyC64c » Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:44 pm

Most of my systems I've kept for years. I can only think of two machines I owned for really short time. First one was the original PlayStation, which I had for about 10 months. I loved owning it, it was just that come summer 1999 I bought a more powerful PII based PC, which in comparison, my poor PS1 was no match for.

The second was the PlayStation Vita. I was really impressed with the machine and its capabilities at first, its a shame it never saw its true potential. I traded it at Game a few months ago.

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