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Old January 19th, 2013, 03:48 PM
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With Pre-Orders for Pokemon X & Y cropping up on many sites now including Amazon, GAME, EBGames, PlayAsia etc. Have you or will you be pre-ordering them, or will you just pick up a copy in store when they're released?
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Old January 19th, 2013, 04:15 PM
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HHNNGGGGHHHHH, must ....resist .....urge t-t-t-to preorder.

I will later when I know for sure the $40 won't set me back,
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Old January 19th, 2013, 04:18 PM
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I probably will Pre-order it. i did it with Platinum, B/W and Black 2
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Old January 19th, 2013, 04:23 PM
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Most likely once I have my 3DS and when pre-orders are made available in the US. All depends if I can get the money on time.The only time I pre-ordered a Pokemon game was for Pokemon White when Gamestop were giving away the shiny legendary beasts. Didn't know I needed my DS and a Gen IV game so I missed out the chance to get a shiny Raikou, a Celebi and Zoroark for my game. >.<
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Old January 19th, 2013, 04:28 PM
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Probably not....at the very least not yet.

Where I live I don't usually have to worry too much about games getting sold out....that said I might pre order a month or so before release.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 05:13 PM
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Nope! It's not necessary to pre-order something that's not likely to sell out on the first day, anyway. XD
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Old January 19th, 2013, 06:20 PM
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They've never sold out on the first day where I live before, so I doubt they will this time. It'd have to take a really good bonus gift to get me to pre-order.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 08:06 PM
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Nope! It's not necessary to pre-order something that's not likely to sell out on the first day, anyway. XD
True, but now a days, I pre-order games juuust in case!

And X&Y won't be any different for me~
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Old January 19th, 2013, 08:16 PM
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I will...when GameStop advertises that the games can be pre-ordered in the USA.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 08:29 PM
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i haven't had the problem of gamestop not having it yet but the last 2 times i got a new game, it was 1 day after release and i got the last one. now that i got my friend obsessed with pokemon by letting him play diamond, i gotta pre-order so he can't get the last one and leave me without gen 6.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 09:30 PM
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I will preorder...if I get a preorder bonus. Otherwise, probably not.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 09:56 PM
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Most likely I will not pre order it. Thus far the only game I've ever wanted and ended up being sold out was Pearl...though I'm glad as I later learned about Platinum which was to come out in 9 months after I tried to buy Pearl (I didn't enter gen 4 until quite late...) so I waited for the third version.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 11:45 PM
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The only time I've preordered was when I imported and since the games come out worldwide in October as well as 3DS being region locked, no need for that. I've never preordered English copies so I probably won't do that. I may ask for people to preorder me a copy for my birthday though. My birthday is in August. Last year for B2W2, I just saved birthday money till their release, but still, it'd be nice if someone just bought them for me so I can use my money on other things idk. lol So maybe I'll actually preorder a game I can read for once!
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Old January 19th, 2013, 11:50 PM
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I may not pre order the game, I"ll wait till release day - later on I might change my mind and pre order it.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 01:02 AM
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Yep, I'm definitely pre-ordering both Pokémon X and Pokémon Y from EB Games here in Warrnambool, Australia. The games are so exciting and so amazing, since I saw the Pokémon Direct presentation. And even today... I'm still excited about the games, I wouldn't wait any longer to pre-order the games immediately.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 02:25 AM
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Either yes or no,
I don't really know,
I can afford just buying it right away but....
I don't have to go out and buy it if I Pre-ordered.
But I'm sure I can just go out and buy it.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 02:36 AM
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I will not being pre ordering pokemon Y and X online or in the town/city because I don't need to as easily get it on release day or after that.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 03:29 AM
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I'm will not Pre-order.

I really want to play XY but I'm yet to decide if I will buy N3DS or not.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 03:42 AM
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Of course I will. I've pre-ordered games from d/p till now, so I'm going to have to ore-order.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 05:35 AM
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I will probably pre-order at least one, if not both. One of the two gamestops closed last year, putting more pressure on the other to have games in stock.
I just know that I want to have at least one on release day so I can begin a Let's Play now that Ive got a good setup for it.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Yeah I'm gunna pre-order. Not sure if I can really afford to get both at once, given how much the 3DS costs, but we'll see! I want to pre-order just for the bonus, to clarify ~
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Old January 20th, 2013, 06:18 AM
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*sigh* I can't.. If I could though, I won't unless I have a 3DS, which I will probably never get until I'm old enough to buy one for myself without anyone caring much about what I buy. [i]If[\i] I had a 3DS, I will have to see about the gift that comes with pre-ordering. It's simple: if there is a gift, I'll pre-order. If there isn't a gift, I won't. I love free gifts.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 09:52 AM
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Preordered B2 and didn't get a gift, not doing that again.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 09:57 AM
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I will preorder, but I'd like to get something for doing so... unlike B2W2
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Old January 20th, 2013, 10:07 AM
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Of course! I absolutely need to be completely sure that I'll get a copy on day 1.
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