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Pokemon Snap Station
For those of you who don't know either because you were too young at the time, just forgot or never saw it before because you live in a area where much isn't going on; The Pokemon Snap Station is basically just like a demo video game station but it has Pokemon Snap (newer ones have Pokemon Stadium), a small sticker printer with adhesive sticker paper, a smart card reader and of course a Pokemon themed outer casing. Pokemon Snap Stations were created in mid 1999 and put in over 4,500 Blockbuster Stores all around America. Pokemon Snap Stations were designed for people who own a copy of Pokemon Snap to bring in their game and print their favorite pictures they took as stickers. To print the pictures you needed to purchase a collectable Pokemon Smart card for $3 then scan it with the smart card reader built-in to the Pokemon Snap Station then insert your Pokemon Snap cartridge and go to your gallery and pick the pictures you want to print and then go to the Save/Print button and press A then the pictures will be printed out on adhesive sticker paper to stick the picture stickers anywhere you want. After Pokemon Stadium was released most Pokemon Snap Stations were brought back to Nintendo to change the inside game cartridge to Pokemon Stadium because Pokemon Stadium also featured a small feature where you could take pictures of your Pokemon that you had stored on your Pokemon Red, Blue or Yellow game (or even Rental Pokemon if you didn't have any of the games) and print them too, although the pictures wouldn't be as good as in Pokemon Snap because of the fact that they have limited poses in Pokemon Stadium. In Pokemon Stadium you did the same as you did in snap to print pictures except the print button was separate from the save button and appears as grayed out and when you try to use it on regular home consoles it just tells you that the feature only works at Pokemon Snap Stations. In the Pokemon Stadium manual it told you to call 1 (800) 859-4521 to find your nearest blockbuster in your area, but when the Pokemon Snap Station promotion ended around late 2000 (or early 2001) the number just told you that the Pokemon Snap Station promotion has ended and said "Thank you for calling Nintendo". When the promotion ended Blockbuster gave some lucky employees the Snap Station, Smart carts and Adhesive paper to keep, or sell if they wanted and some of them just sold it to flee markets or took it for parts so, although very rare you might find a snap station one day being sold on ebay or a flee market.
Pokemon Snap Station Pictures:
These are pictures of the Pokemon Snap Station and the other stuff that comes with it. Click the pictures to see the regular version of them.
Credit for the above pictures goes to atomicthumbs from Retrogaming Roundtable
Inside the Pokemon Snap Station Pictures:
Credit for the pictures above goes to Eternal Tune from Retrogaming Rundtable