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VoiceOfReason

JohnRedcorn wrote:

Super_Gravy wrote:

Well apparently I did completed Super Mario World when I was three years old according to my parents. I don't know if I should believe them but I do remember beating it at very young age. They are a lot more intelligence kids out there than you think and after all they are usually curious.

Either they are outright lying, or they don't know what they are talking about. Sorry for crushing your childhood. At three years old, it's not possible.

It's very possible. I beat it at 4, and 100%'d it at 5. First game I ever beat, actually.

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Pichubby

I wipped my dad on Halo at age 2, (or so my mum says), but I also did play video games since birth, so a child SMB genius a might have been.

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Pichubby wrote:

I wipped my dad on Halo at age 2, (or so my mum says), but I also did play video games since birth, so a child SMB genius a might have been.

thanks for bringing me bad memories....
my sister wiped all my Pokémon TCG GB data when I was 8(she was 3) I had all the cards.... and a super killer deck that my friends always called unfair...

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Jazzer94

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Pichubby wrote:

I wipped my dad on Halo at age 2, (or so my mum says), but I also did play video games since birth, so a child SMB genius a might have been.

thanks for bringing me bad memories....
my sister wiped all my Pokémon TCG GB data when I was 8(she was 3) I had all the cards.... and a super killer deck that my friends always called unfair...

I think he/she meant Whipped like beat.

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Jazzer94 wrote:

GuSilverFlame wrote:

Pichubby wrote:

I wipped my dad on Halo at age 2, (or so my mum says), but I also did play video games since birth, so a child SMB genius a might have been.

thanks for bringing me bad memories....
my sister wiped all my Pokémon TCG GB data when I was 8(she was 3) I had all the cards.... and a super killer deck that my friends always called unfair...

I think he/she meant Whipped like beat.

yeah but it made me remember this...

goodbyes are a sad part of life but for every end there's a new beggining so one must never stop looking forward to the next dawn
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my Banner made by Dark-Luigi!
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Jazzer94

GuSilverFlame wrote:

Jazzer94 wrote:

GuSilverFlame wrote:

Pichubby wrote:

I wipped my dad on Halo at age 2, (or so my mum says), but I also did play video games since birth, so a child SMB genius a might have been.

thanks for bringing me bad memories....
my sister wiped all my Pokémon TCG GB data when I was 8(she was 3) I had all the cards.... and a super killer deck that my friends always called unfair...

I think he/she meant Whipped like beat.

yeah but it made me remember this...

Ah ok the only thing similar is when I wiped my brothers 100% save for Ocarina of time when I was 3 lets just say he wouldn't speak to me for a few days.

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Jaz007

I'm not inclined to believe a number of stories being told. Age can twist memory too. Or on some of them I'm inclined to believe that someone let it happen, or someone had trouble moving in the game.

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the_shpydar

Well, now this is interesting ... yay, artificial inflation because of one highly publicized sale!

Gold NWC cart (bidding at over $100,000 as of the time of this post)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281253143194

Grey NWC cart (bidding at over $15,000 as of the time of this post)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/301080677503

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KingMike

But that NWC is serial number Π (pi). That's gotta be worth something to some rich nerd!

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ogo79

that same cart is back on ebay

the_shpydar wrote:
As @ogo79 said, the SNS-RZ-USA is a prime giveaway that it's not a legit retail cart.
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VoiceOfReason wrote:

JohnRedcorn wrote:

Super_Gravy wrote:

Well apparently I did completed Super Mario World when I was three years old according to my parents. I don't know if I should believe them but I do remember beating it at very young age. They are a lot more intelligence kids out there than you think and after all they are usually curious.

Either they are outright lying, or they don't know what they are talking about. Sorry for crushing your childhood. At three years old, it's not possible.

It's very possible. I beat it at 4, and 100%'d it at 5. First game I ever beat, actually.

At 3, eh, I don't know. 4 years old is more believable because a child is much more cognitive at that age. Which is why they get sent to pre-school. I can remember playing Super Mario Bros 3 when I was 4, but I also remember being absolutely horrible at it. When I was 5 & 6, I was able to beat the game without using warps (I actually have a journal from when I was 6 that I wrote in that timelined by progress in SMB3, lol). However, I'm not saying the 3 is impossible. I had a friend that claims he beat LTTP when he was 3 years old and I honestly wouldn't put it past him knowing how good he is at the game. Is it skeptical? Yes. But I guess still plausible.

KingMike

The only video game I can remember playing when I was 4 was Pole Position. I'm sure I sucked badly at it (I'm still awful but I at least now I can blame the emulation in rereleases such as Microsoft Return of Arcade that the control is WAY too sensitive. I've probably played some of the Namco Museum versions as well but I can't remember how well it controlled there.)

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