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21. Posted:

@ByDarwinsBeard:

ray62 wrote:

a gba card slot to put in the bottom of the ds

PhoenixAran wrote:

an N64 slot on my 3DS

Note that Feenie referenced ray62's nonsensical post... that should've been your clue right there, lol. Yes, the facepalms-get-edited-to-cute-puppies thing is a forum quirk, but reading comprehension is always the most important part of fully understanding jokes. :3

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22. Posted:

theblackdragon wrote:

@ByDarwinsBeard:

ray62 wrote:

a gba card slot to put in the bottom of the ds

PhoenixAran wrote:

an N64 slot on my 3DS

Note that Feenie referenced ray62's nonsensical post... that should've been your clue right there, lol. Yes, the facepalms-get-edited-to-cute-puppies thing is a forum quirk, but reading comprehension is always the most important part of fully understanding jokes. :3

Condescension, awesome. thanks.

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23. Posted:

@ByDarwinsBeard Condescension? No, TBD was explaining that PhoenixAran's post about the N64 slot was in response to ray62's suggestion of a GBA slot. By exaggerating it into an N64 slot (clearly impractical) she was highlighting its absurdity. Her OoT mention was a tongue-in-cheek jab at backwards compatibility and 3DS remakes, but that wasn't the actual point of the post.

Of course, every time you analyse a joke it's not funny anymore. :)

We're all very tongue-in-cheek on this forum. Plenty of unmarked humour to go around. It's mostly done with good intentions, so please don't take it the wrong way.

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I am still not sold on the directional pad and the slidepad being so close together. I just think it looks awkward to use the traditional directional pad. Hands are going to be at different levels. It may take a little getting used to...

I don't mind them being close, but the D-pad definitely looks like it could be uncomfortable to use. Hopefully this isn't the case in everyday use.

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remember guys, the 3DS shown at E3 isn't the final design. It could well change.

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25. Posted:

ByDarwinsBeard wrote:

Condescension, awesome. thanks.

I spy an Orlick type. :D

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26. Posted:

ray62 wrote:

i think theres a possibility,nintendocould make a gba card slot to put in the bottom of the ds to make it work. if they can do it for the wifi and rumble pack this should be a done deal.

Say what? Make what work?

I think my head 'asploded from this post :P

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27. Posted:

ByDarwinsBeard wrote:

Condescension, awesome. thanks.

not that i was intending to condescend to you with that, but considering your prior reply of "uhm, you do know they're remaking OoT for 3DS, right?" i don't really think you have a leg to stand on there. :/

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@LuWiiGi: http://3ds.nintendolife.com/news/2010/07/3ds_form_is_final_sh...

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29. Posted:

theblackdragon wrote:

ByDarwinsBeard wrote:

Condescension, awesome. thanks.

not that i was intending to condescend to you with that, but considering your prior reply of "uhm, you do know they're remaking OoT for 3DS, right?" i don't really think you have a leg to stand on there. :/

Point taken.

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30. Posted:

LuWiiGi wrote:

remember guys, the 3DS shown at E3 isn't the final design. It could well change.

Only minor changes, if any ;)

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31. Posted:

OBJECTION! http://3dsconnect.com/2010/08/23/3ds-design-not-final/

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32. Posted:

@bro2dragons I was going to post that article too. The design is pretty much final, so they won't be moving major components like D-pads and analog slidepads around.

EDIT: @irken Oh. :P I hope they smooth out the casing so it's more like the Lite/DSi. I hate all those grooves and notches around the place - in fact they remind me of the DS Phat somehow.

Besides, there's nowhere else for the D-pad and slidepad to go (except switch places, I guess, but that would make even less sense than the current configuration).

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33. Posted:

Hahaha, I love it when people dissect my jokes, it makes me feel like some sort a comedic genius. :D

...well at least for a moment anyways.

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34. Posted:

@PhoenixAran I was just reading too much into it. :P Fun to do.

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35. Posted:

HolyMackerel wrote:

@PhoenixAran I was just reading too much into it. :P Fun to do.

I dunno about that, it was a spot-on analysis of what I was trying to say with that post, so... :3

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36. Posted:

Why thank you. :D It was a very clever post. You got your point across succinctly and with flair.

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37. Posted:

whats wrong with my post):

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38. Posted:

it was totally off-topic and made no sense, ray. :3

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39. Posted:

I personally don't mind the alignment of the slide pad and control pad, other than the obvious problem for those poor lefties.

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40. Posted:

theblackdragon wrote:

it was totally off-topic and made no sense, ray. :3

it did i thought u guys were talking about the pad beeing played on regular ds games.

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