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Nes won't stay on?

Okay so i just recently bought an original NES and OF COURSE the person selling it to me said it worked and was great blah blah..
However, when i got home to test it out, i found that the console would not stay on.
The red power light flickers at a steady pace, on and then off, over and over, non-stop.
I'm inclined to think that it may just be a broken adapter being as the end of it is crooked, but i'd like a few other opinions before going out and buying all these parts if there's a chance the whole thing might be damaged.
Any suggestions would be Great.

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Try all the outlets in your house if it still does that you might need a new ac ac adapter.

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