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Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by greg2414, Dec 6, 2006.

  1. greg2414

    greg2414 WiiChat Member

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    Hi all,
    Im importing a US console to the UK and in future to come will import all stuff from us as i will need to to play the games etc :)

    Im just waiting for a bit of cash cant wait.
    Whats ur views on it all atm.
    And has any1 imported a console from us to uk if so does it work ok?? including net??
     
  2. csiguy4u

    csiguy4u WiiMaster

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    Why didn't you just buy one in the UK? Seems kinda silly to spend all the extra money in shipping fees to buy games from the US for the life of the console.
     
  3. greg2414

    greg2414 WiiChat Member

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    Sold out :)
    and us games are alot cheaper in long run !
     
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    LukasJr BRAAAP BRAAP I IZ BAK

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    not if they got shipping bills and delivery on top
     
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    sheppy124 WiiChat Member

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    Plus you might get stung by customs, its very hit and miss
     
  6. greg2414

    greg2414 WiiChat Member

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    Dies it really matter lol ?
    their cheaper by a few quid ok. if i get customs on a poxy $30 package then theres sumthing wrong, also why be so negative?? It's the same damn system as the UK just different format and i have to wait a few more days for my games?? I dont mind.

    Regards :p
     
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    the power outlets are different in the uk.
     
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    RDBRaptor I Rest on You

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    They're called adapters. :p
     
  9. intekmdma

    intekmdma Add me and i'll add you!

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    do the power outlets in the uk look like this / \
     
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    dont do that greg its stupid. for online games, you can only play agains us ppl i think. and you can never play with ur friends online then
     
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    i think its a good idea! im going to Floria in 3 days and was seriously considering gettin 1 out there (but i got my hands on one a day earlie in the uk! staff privilages at blockbuster! ;) )

    its something like 1.969 dollers to the pond at the moment too!
     
  12. MorningStar

    MorningStar I like my Wii Wii

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    well acually i think all online games are going to pretty much be international but i am unsure...
     
  13. csiguy4u

    csiguy4u WiiMaster

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    Lets see a game in the US costs $49.99. Shipping to the UK would be around $15.99 (reference). So that comes to $65.98 in US.

    Based upon the exchange rate (1 USD = 0.509591 GBP) that would be 33.6228 GBP.


    According to this UK game store (not sure if it is a main one or not), the same game would cost 39.99 GBP.

    So he would save 6.3672 GBP or $12.49 in US dollars.

    I suppose thats worth it unless there are any import fees that I am unaware of, but I'd hate to be waiting a week or two for a game to get to me.
     
  14. MorningStar

    MorningStar I like my Wii Wii

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    Sometimes there are sometimes theres not.... but yes stuff is cheaper in the US for the.... as our money is not worth crap anymore these days but lets not get into that topic >.<
     
  15. csiguy4u

    csiguy4u WiiMaster

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    It's probably because the Queen won't let you use the Euro like a normal Eurpopean country.
     
  16. MorningStar

    MorningStar I like my Wii Wii

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    Don't even make sense... the UK dollar or w/e is worth more then the USD that is what i am talking about we used to in the US have the highest exchange rate now we are down near the lowest and anyone with half a brain can figure that out why...
     
  17. csiguy4u

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    I guess you couldn't figure that out since you didn't read my previous post. . .it pointed out the exact exchange rate. You do read english correct?
     
  18. MorningStar

    MorningStar I like my Wii Wii

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    What the hell you going on about? i was not referring to any exchange rate just mentioning facts about how.....and the such wow u make alot of sense posting trying to insult someone without making any sense yourself
     
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    Your not making any sense.
     
  20. MorningStar

    MorningStar I like my Wii Wii

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    i made every bit of sense if you would read the whole topic instead of my post only hence i have nothing further to say to someone like you that well blantly looks for a flame war...
     

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