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1. Posted: Fri 26th Jun 2009 19:31 BST
anyway got it today cause had 1 and 3 but not 2 so how do i get past the pink dragon on the FRIST LEAVEL!
2. Posted: Fri 26th Jun 2009 19:33 BST
Haha, the Pink Dragon is called Birdo.
When he (yes, male, according to the instruction booklet) shoots eggs at you, jump on the egg and pick it up like a vegetable to throw at him. Three hits and he's gone, I think.
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3. Posted: Fri 26th Jun 2009 19:36 BST
lol thanks for the quick reply i knew about birdo but that doesnt look like him
4. Posted: Fri 26th Jun 2009 19:37 BST
Dont feel too bad, I remember being stuck at that section thinking, what the hell am I supposed to do here!?!?
5. Posted: Fri 26th Jun 2009 23:15 BST
Thamks will for making me feel better and Thanks i got pass that yep it was 3 hits on birdo
6. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 05:10 BST
I've ALWAYS thought Birdo was a boy, but in the SNES remake on Super Mario All-Stars, they added a bow to the top of his head to clear up that "it" is a girl, and in all subsequent games, too, I think.
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7. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 05:34 BST
No, Birdo always had the bow, which is what makes it most disturbing.
From the instruction book for Mario 2.
8. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 05:37 BST
Guys can wear bows too.
9. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 05:41 BST
hmmm...maybe it was Ostro, then?
EDIT: Oh, now I see read bob_newman's post, near the bottom of the pagestill, I could have sworn "birdo" didn't have a bow in the game...
Edited on Sat 27th June, 2009 @ 05:45 by grenworthshero
10. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 05:45 BST
Maybe, but they can't spit eggs from their mouths. Only girls.
Further evidence that Birdo is the most disturbing character Nintendo has ever created:
Edited on Sat 27th June, 2009 @ 05:46 by Adam
11. Posted: Sat 27th Jun 2009 05:50 BST
wow. That's actually scary. Like it's from a movie like V for Vendetta except all the badguys are wearing that
12. Posted: Sun 28th Jun 2009 12:37 BST
Isn't it odd that Birdo went from male cross-dressing, gender-confused, egg-spitting dinosaur to the female equivalent of Yoshi, which, by the way, are all males that lay eggs (including the pink ones)?THE MORE YOU KNOW
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13. Posted: Sun 28th Jun 2009 13:18 BST
The dragon on the frist leavel?
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14. Posted: Sun 28th Jun 2009 19:39 BST
Oh yeah, I remember playing this on the original NES. I died like 12 times on Birdo (or Ostro).
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15. Posted: Mon 29th Jun 2009 01:58 BST
I actually think the fact that Birdo was mentioned as 'Ostro' in the game manual must have been a typo, since there's already another enemy named Ostro in the game. Basically it's an ostrich-like foe that you can actually ride (in fact, in later levels the Shy Guys sometimes do just that!)THE MORE YOU KNOW
16. Posted: Mon 29th Jun 2009 02:43 BST
Wait so does that mean Yoshi's a girl.
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17. Posted: Mon 29th Jun 2009 02:44 BST
No, it means you're a girl.
18. Posted: Tue 30th Jun 2009 02:59 BST
Actually, all of the Yoshi are males, whilst all of the Birdos are females. They do have similarities; they come in a variety of colours, they both reproduce by laying/spitting eggs that have coloured spots on them, they even have the same basic torso and limb shape! The only major differences include gender (Yoshi being males and Birdos being females) and abilities (Yoshi throw eggs and flutter-jump whilst Birdos spit eggs and speak with a slightly-annoying voice). It is entirely possible that they are variants of the same species (Yoshirdo), but so far this has not been confirmed.THE MORE YOU KNOW
19. Posted: Tue 30th Jun 2009 08:41 BST
I actually think the fact that Birdo was mentioned as 'Ostro' in the game manual must have been a typo, since there's already another enemy named Ostro in the game.
Yep. THAT enemy is named "Birdo" in the manual. The reference to the name "Birdetta" in "Ostro"'s profile should make things clear even for people not aple to make the connection between ostriches and "Ostro", though.
20. Posted: Tue 30th Jun 2009 12:54 BST
Actually, it's funny how Subcon was just a world in a dream of Mario's, which doesn't exactly explain how Birdos keep popping up in the real (Mushroom Kingdom) world...anybody else confused as well?
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