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Pink Ribbon Nintendo DS Lite On Sale This October

Pink on My Gadgets Isn't Always a Bad Thing

I have a love-hate relationship with the color pink, especially on my gadgets. I like sporting the color on occasion, but I don't like how tech manufacturers think that women only like their gadgets glossed in the feminine hue. Thankfully, I can totally get behind the pink ribbon movement that supports breast cancer research, and subsequently use it as an excuse to buy another DS. What? It's to fight cancer!

For a limited time, Nintendo is rolling out a Pink Ribbon DS Lite that supports cancer research and awareness. For each Pink Ribbon DS that's purchased, Nintendo will donate $5.00 to the Susan G. Komen For The Cure research fund, with a whopping $100,000 minimum promised. If there's any reason to go out and splurge on a new DS for yourself or the women in your life, I'm thinking this is your shot! You can get your own on Amazon and in stores on October 19.

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jnjy99 jnjy99 7 years
I Found Nintendo DS Lite Pink Ribbon Best Price At http://astore.amazon.com/nintendo.ds.lite.on.sale-20/detail/B001ELM5GQ It Beautiful.
bchicgrl bchicgrl 7 years
I already have a pink DS, i don't need another one, i'd rather just donate the $5.00 myself and save myself 145 bucks.
the-wingheart the-wingheart 7 years
This design is awful, how uninspired. This ds is only in america, right? You can tell because of its cruddy design.
berrypeachie berrypeachie 7 years
I already have a ds :( I feel like 5 dollars isn't enough. DS though are still popular so who knows maybe people are still buying them...
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 7 years
again, i'll wear a ribbon not buy a gadget. besides, my ds is a lovely dark blue! and when i give to cancer, i do it on a personal level, like with the local hospital. i like to see my donation at work.
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i like that there's a portion of proceeds going to the foundation - that almost makes it worthwhile for them to try to target women to blatantly with the color of the gadget.
iLauren iLauren 7 years
Are you sure its supposed to be out on October 19? Because I saw one of these in Best Buy today. The actual Pink Ribbon DS itself not just a picture...
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
I'd definitely get this, but I've already got plans for my next 2 paychecks or so, but if they still have them when I have money I'll definitely consider it. It's cute. :-)
vitisva vitisva 7 years
Oh, if I didn't already have one . . .
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 7 years
that's cool but they should've designed it better!
foxie foxie 7 years
I'm all for beast cancer research, but I am always very careful to not donate to cancer charities unless I've verified that my money won't be used for animal testing. Animal testing is cruel and counter-productive in human illness studies.
the-wingheart the-wingheart 7 years
ewww...how not fashionable. The pink DS...definably so!
luv_bug1211 luv_bug1211 7 years
...and theyre donating 5.00 per special edition DS sold, considering theyre charging 150 for them at the walmart i go to 5.00 doesnt seem like that much. Come on Nintendo, step up your game!
skigurl skigurl 7 years
Nintendo is donating $100,000 to breast cancer research? i wouldn't exactly call that whopping! they're a pretty big company. that's pennies, in my opinion. but still, a nice gesture, and if i had a DS, i would like that one.
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