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DS LITES SoCal UPDATED with MAP!


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#1 2poor

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Posted 31 May 2006 - 09:11 PM

Has anyone had any luck finding a DS Lite in Souther California?

This map should be a useful tool for some of you. http://www.frappr.co...iteavailability

Confirmed: Southgate Target @ Firestone/710 FWY,
Santa Ana Target.

No Goes: Targets-Granada Hills, Valencia, Culver City, City of Industry, El Segundo,
Baldwin Park, Montclair, Mission Hills, North Hollywood, North Hills, van nuys, Cerritos, and Camarillo.

Walmarts- City of Industry,
Baldwin Park

Sears-Costa Mesa,
City of Industry, and Bellflower Blvd.

Best Buy-
West Covina

Gamecrazy-
12913 Harbor Blvd Garden Grove, CA 92840 (but they are giving $16 for Getting Up and $12 for Bullet Proof)

Edit: I just went to the Westminster Target and I think they pulled their Lites because they didn't have any there.

Santa Ana target doesn't sell anymore according to a post.

New method for a DS Lite:

I found a worker in housewares, asked if he could do a stock check for me, and gave him the product code for the Lite: 207 01 0007

His handheld computer thing said that they were all in the stockroom, so he went back there and returned with 2 brand new ds lites.

Complete credit for this idea goes to JETFIRE714 on Fatwallet, as soon as I read his post it seemed just clever enough to work. I just had to try since there were absolutely no stores that broke the street date here.


It works. I got mine today like that.



#2 suffah

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Posted 31 May 2006 - 09:48 PM

I'l going to hit up the 2 targets I pass on the way home after work...who knows worth a shot. I'll post if I'm super-incredibly lucky like trakan. :P

#3 XboxHardcore.com

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Posted 31 May 2006 - 10:31 PM

Damn it I don't have my car today.... just great!

#4 Troz1820

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Posted 31 May 2006 - 11:57 PM

Damn it I don't have my car today.... just great!


Doesn't seem to matter. I haven't seen any reports of anyone finding any in SoCal to purchase. I checked two Targets, Granada Hills and Valencia, with no luck at either.

#5 2poor

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 12:23 AM

Do employees get in trouble for selling the DS Lites too early? Because I could probably ask my friend at target to see if he could purchase it.

#6 MellowYellow

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 12:35 AM

Checked Culver City yesterday and El Segundo today, no luck on either Targets

#7 Troz1820

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 01:00 AM

Saw this on the big thread in the Deal Discussion area: Check sears.com for in-store pickup. Turns out some of them say in stock! My local Sears is of course out of stock and I'm not driving an hour to the closest one with stock.

#8 Renzokuken

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 01:04 AM

Currently in stock at Westminster's Target (Wesminster st. and Brookhurst).

Plenty left over there fellas. They just stocked them today.

#9 suffah

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 01:19 AM

They're selling them there? Sweet...

#10 2poor

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 01:22 AM

Currently in stock at Westminster's Target (Wesminster st. and Brookhurst).

Plenty left over there fellas. They just stocked them today.


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#11 mrnomis27

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 01:25 AM

Nothing at the Montclair, CA Target.

#12 racthamp

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 02:02 AM

Nothing at the Montclair, CA Target.


Thanx man.. save me time and gas :)

#13 trunksx34

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 02:46 AM

no dice in camarillo

#14 suffah

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 03:45 AM

Currently in stock at Westminster's Target (Wesminster st. and Brookhurst).

Plenty left over there fellas. They just stocked them today.


Just got back..they pulled them from the shelves. Guy behind the counter said it was a mistake, they won't be selling them till the 11th. Damn.

#15 nickmad

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:04 AM

damnit...i want one so bad
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#16 rewn

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:09 AM

Southgate Target @ Firestone/740 FWY still selling strong as of this evening. Picked up 2. Also applied for instant instore credit card - got addtl. 10 % off - added New Mario while @ it under 10 % deal.

Good luck to you guys - my first DS btw. - bought it for Mario - hope I will get to enjoy it with some other cool titles .

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#17 2poor

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:12 AM

damnit...i want one so bad


:cry: me too.

#18 AshesofWake

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:16 AM

:cry:
WHAT A HORRIBLE NIGHT TO HAVE A CURSE

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#19 RandyTsai

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:37 AM

no go at industry target and walmart as of noon today

#20 gigan54

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:55 AM

Southgate Target @ Firestone/740 FWY still selling strong as of this evening. Picked up 2. Also applied for instant instore credit card - got addtl. 10 % off - added New Mario while @ it under 10 % deal.

Good luck to you guys - my first DS btw. - bought it for Mario - hope I will get to enjoy it with some other cool titles .

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damn, that's fairly close by to me too. I might have to go check it out after work tomorrow.
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#21 crazytalkx

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 05:00 AM

No goes on the Baldwin Park Target and Walmart. damn

#22 espy

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 05:33 AM

Arg, I wish GameCrazy would break the street date.

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 06:26 AM

I've been to a couple of Target's today around the San Fernando area and can confirm that the following 3 stores do not have them in stock - Target of Mission Hills, North Hollywood and I believe the other is in North Hills (on the corner of Balboa and Plummer, correct me if I'm wrong). Also I checked the ghetto Wal-Mart in Panorama City and again nada. For all you CAG's in the valley it seems we will have to wait for our fucking pre-orders.
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#24 Darwin23

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 07:12 AM

afterwork today checked out the target in van nuys at rayen, van nuys at sepulveda, pacoima and northridge. none of them have it. the walmart in panorama city had it around 11am, but they pulled it off the shelves when they tried to sell me one and it says "sale not allowed" when it was scanned. bummer.

#25 itspaidgasterblaster

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 02:49 PM

I live about 2 blocks of the south gate target, sweet i'll check this out today.
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#26 suffah

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 04:35 PM

No go at the Target in Cerritos...on South Street by the Cerritos Mall.

#27 Renald

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 07:53 PM

No luck at Sears Bellflower Blvd (Long Beach, CA). :-(

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 08:08 PM

I've been to a couple of Target's today around the San Fernando area and can confirm that the following 3 stores do not have them in stock - Target of Mission Hills, North Hollywood and I believe the other is in North Hills (on the corner of Balboa and Plummer, correct me if I'm wrong). Also I checked the ghetto Wal-Mart in Panorama City and again nada. For all you CAG's in the valley it seems we will have to wait for our fucking pre-orders.


I'm live in Panorama City -- Sucks. I'll just get one at Circuit City.

#29 espy

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 09:00 PM

Called several retailers (GameCrazy, GameStop, Target, etc.) , and it seems all of them have it but won't actually sell it before the street date. What a crock. Another a week and a half to go for the rest of us.

#30 Darwin23

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Posted 01 June 2006 - 09:18 PM

as much i like the DS lite...i'm not too crazy about the "polar white" color. Toy Mandala in sherman oaks has the navy blue and the green DS for 199. i think i'll just buy that even if i have to add 70 bucks. at least its the color i want.