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1. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 05:15 BST
A better way to Streetpass. 3dsTxt lets you type in extended greetings and allow you to meet new people locally instead of only making new friends online such as Nintendo Life. Just input your greeting and hit create and a 16-character url will pop up. Any time someone streetpasses you and checks out the streetpass gate they will see the url to then go online and see what it's all about.
Of course: DO NOT PUT IN PERSONAL INFORMATION such as your full name, address, the basics.
Here's my message: http://3dstxt.com/Ydf24
It's a pretty cool thing.
Give it a try. And spread the word about Nintendo Life
Another cool thing is that the person could comment on it, so you don't need to tell them your email to stay in contact or anything. It's suggested to put your Friend Code so they can then put up their owns in the comments section if you want to.
Edited on Wed 6th April, 2011 @ 05:20 by komicturtle
2. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 05:36 BST
Thanks for sharing! Very cool service. Much more intuitive than the 16 character bull on 3DS. Might be awkward though if I were to StreetPass some 7 year old kid or something. lol
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3. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 06:23 BST
Well, I doubt that seven year old would go online to find out... Well, actually, I lied haha kids are smart these days.. sometimes.
4. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 07:39 BST
you lost me at "txt"
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5. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 13:31 BST
For the ultra lazy from which typing an extra letter puts immense strain on both physical levels, and the aspect of time.
But yeah I was looking at this last night, probably gonna try it.
Edited on Wed 6th April, 2011 @ 13:31 by Malkeor
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6. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 15:21 BST
I don't understand the whining about "txt". The message has to fit in 16 characters. "3dstxt.com/12345" is 16 characters. If the domain name were 3dstext.com, there would only be room for 4 alphanumeric characters at the end and there could therefore only be 62 * 62 * 62 * 62 = 14,776,336 different pages, which is nowhere near enough for all the future 3DS owners. 5 alphanumeric characters allow for 916,132,832 different pages.
I think the site is a great idea. I hope they have a mechanism to prevent some jerk from writing a script to gobble up all the URLs.
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7. Posted: Wed 6th Apr 2011 17:37 BST
I believe it's spelled that way because adding an 'e' goes over the 16 character limit when you get your personal url with message attached.
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I hope they have a mechanism to prevent some jerk from writing a script to gobble up all the URLs.
Maybe soon they will have a limit as to how many messages a person can create through IP Address. Or, limit how long a message can stay up.
Edited on Wed 6th April, 2011 @ 17:40 by komicturtle
8. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 01:42 BST
I might use this, but I'd like the feature to edit a message without having to create a new one.
9. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 02:34 BST
Awesome!Just wondering, what happened to Pictochat? I can't find it
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10. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 02:36 BST
It's gone. It doesn't exist on the 3DS.
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11. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 02:38 BST
@fishman does it really matter? I used it a couple time with friends just to screw around, but it's not that cool.
12. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 02:39 BST
Honestly, i don't really care about Pictochat either, but I wanted to know where it went >.>
13. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 02:57 BST
My group of friends used pictochat all the time. I'll cope though
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14. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 03:15 BST
I'm sure in May we'll see a Pictochat equivalent. Apparently, there's going to be a 'messaging' system as hinted by someone who worked on the features of the 3DS (tried to find a way to better word this).
Really hope it's true.
15. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 13:34 BST
Nice, thanks for sharing
16. Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2011 14:49 BST
Nice idea, but until we've got a web browser on the 3DS I can't see it taking off just yet.
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