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#1 Wickeycolumbus OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:44 PM

I just called 4 different stores, they were all out :sad: Wish I would have seen it earlier... They are $29.99 each, sale ends the 29th. Hopefully you guys will have better luck!

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Edited by Wickeycolumbus, Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:45 PM.


#2 Hornpipe2 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:55 PM

I'm on the lookout here in Conway, Arkansas at the local Kroger stores, but haven't seen these pop up yet. I might hide one until after the holidays and then buy it at super discount prices : )

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Posted Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:02 PM

*sigh*

Okay first it's Kroogur not Kroger.

And second I have no paper that i'm aware of.


Although Flashback 2's are pretty pretty cool! :cool:

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Posted Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:08 PM

*sigh*

Okay first it's Kroogur not Kroger.

And second I have no paper that i'm aware of.


Although Flashback 2's are pretty pretty cool! :cool:


"Let's go Krooguring" :ponder:

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Posted Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:36 PM

I just called 4 different stores, they were all out :sad: Wish I would have seen it earlier... They are $29.99 each, sale ends the 29th. Hopefully you guys will have better luck!

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ive got a spare Flashback 2 in good shape if interested, its loose and one controller rattles,but it works great, $15 plus shipping to anybody who wants it! :cool: JAGUAR RULES!

Edited by BuddyBuddies, Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:37 PM.


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Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:34 PM

I was going to post this too but I forgot. Posted Image

I saw that on Friday when we were out shopping, they didn't have them at my local Kroger either.

Probably just as well, I have 4 of the damn things. Posted Image

#7 the.golden.ax OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:42 PM

Not at my Kroger yet! I'll snap a pic if I have a camera on me and I see it.

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Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:49 PM

The local Kroger here had about 30 come in to go on sale on Thanksgiving at 6am. My grandmother had made noise about wanting one despite the fact that I've repeatedly offered her a bonafide system with whatever games she wanted. Well, I went ahead and got one off of Amazon for $30 shipped that morning and then left to have Thanksgiving dinner at said grandmother's house and she had a Flashback II hooked up to the television. So... now I have a spare Flashback II that I'll likely keep for myself seeing as the one I have now has had a cartridge port added to it.

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Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:08 PM

So are they back in production again or something? Or somebody just found a warehouse full?

Got one for Xmas like 3 years ago.

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Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:53 PM

I had a unopened one i just trade off a little while ago but still have my first one the wife bought when they first came out. :)

#11 Wickeycolumbus OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:55 PM

So are they back in production again or something? Or somebody just found a warehouse full?

Got one for Xmas like 3 years ago.


It must be remaining stock.

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Posted Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:14 PM


So are they back in production again or something? Or somebody just found a warehouse full?

Got one for Xmas like 3 years ago.


It must be remaining stock.



And as we know now, they're pirates.

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Posted Tue Dec 28, 2010 6:49 AM

Lafayette, IN stores (known as Payless locally) have a ton of them. I'm waiting for the price to keep dropping.

#14 the-topdog OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:44 AM

I hope nobody buys these. They are unauthorized reproductions that are taking the profit from Legacy Engineering.

#15 Retro Rogue OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Dec 28, 2010 1:21 PM

Lafayette, IN stores (known as Payless locally) have a ton of them. I'm waiting for the price to keep dropping.



I would hope you wouldn't, if only for the fact that because they're pirate units with cheap components and knockoff chips inside they're being reported as buggy and malfunctioning:

http://www.atariage....ost__p__2164627

#16 purduecrum OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Dec 28, 2010 2:16 PM


Lafayette, IN stores (known as Payless locally) have a ton of them. I'm waiting for the price to keep dropping.



I would hope you wouldn't, if only for the fact that because they're pirate units with cheap components and knockoff chips inside they're being reported as buggy and malfunctioning:

http://www.atariage....ost__p__2164627


Thanks for the info! I had no idea!!

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Posted Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:50 PM

Even though Marty already linked... I wouldn't recommend one of the Kroger systems. It simply didn't work right, at least 2/3 of the games were unplayable.

Even if you are the sort of person who doesn't care if Atari or Legacy Engineering get their money, it still isn't worth it. Even a pirated console should work.

That said, I am in the other group who thinks it stinks that I bought a pirated console. I returned the one I bought last week, not just because the console didn't work right. I could have kept it for the "new sticks" which worked fine, but the whole thing left a very bad taste in my mouth. My wife was pissed as well.

I am fairly certain that Kroger doesn't know they are selling bogus Flashbacks... but only time will tell...




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