(posted: 11/24/2004 4:28:32 AM) As of today (11/24/2004), your DS is only a few days old and should be under warranty. As such, I recommend that you contact Nintendo directly for advice and / or repair work. You usually cannot buff scratches out of the body of a portable unit, only the screens. Even then, the scratches have to be very small to have any effect. To buff out very minor scratches on the screen, use a "CD Repair" kit - they usually include a buffing solution that will work. AGAIN - contact Nintendo - they're your best bet this early in the game.