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AuthorRe: AAC Files?
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10,951. Posted:

@Toon Link: you'll need iTunes for this.

1: Open iTunes. Choose Edit, then Preferences from the drop-down menu.
2: Click the 'General' tab, then the 'Import Settings' button.
3: From the drop-down menu there, choose the format you'd like your songs converted to (AAC), and i believe there's also a drop-down for bitrate settings and whatnot. Once you've got everything to your liking, click OK to save your settings.
4: In your iTunes library, highlight the song(s) you want to convert. Right-click it/them, and choose 'Create AAC version' or whatever it says. Then sit back and relax and wait for your file(s) to convert.
5: When your files are all converted, you can find them in your iTunes folder (if you can't find them, just search your computer for '*.m4a'; that's the file extension that iTunes saves AAC-format files to on my computer iirc).

As for putting your newly-converted files onto an SD card, you'll need an SD card reader (some newer computers/laptops come with SD card readers built in, but other computers will require an external SD card reader that will likely plug in to your computer via USB)...
1: If necessary, plug in your SD card reader... if it's already built-in or hooked up, just insert your SD card into the reader slot.
2: A new volume should pop up after a few seconds under My Computer or whatever, and it will likely identify itself as an SD card. Open it.
3: Locate your AAC-converted files on your hard drive, and open that window.
4: Drag and drop/copy and paste the music you want on your DSi from your hard drive to the SD card.
5: Organize your music into folders if you like. The DSi will read up to several folders deep, though it will display only one folder deep in the DSi Sound menu (all the deeper folders will be brought up into the one same rotating wheel of available folders, so take care not to use the same name for multiple folders on the SD card, even if they've got different names for their parent folders).
6: When you're done mucking around with the SD card, dismount the volume and eject it from the reader. Pop it into your DSi and have fun with your music. :3

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AuthorRe: Do you like pie?
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10,952. Posted:

@V: omg, that sounds amazing D:

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AuthorRe: Do you like pie?
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10,953. Posted:

@Machu: we're talking pot pies and steak pies as well as sweet ones, so why not?
speaking of steak pie, that sounds delicious for some reason...

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AuthorRe: Do you like pie?
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10,954. Posted:

@odd, luigi78: you people are making me want pie now, and there's none in the house... D:

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AuthorRe: Where can I buy skins for the DSi?
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10,955. Posted:

@Link: looks like they ship worldwide, though it might be cheaper for you to order from someone within the US. :3

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AuthorRe: Do you like pie?
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10,956. Posted:

lemon meringue is my favorite. :3

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AuthorRe: The New Super Mario Brothers Wii impressions thread
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10,957. Posted:

@Adam: perhaps he meant 'contraction'?

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AuthorRe: Final Fantasy V & VI DS?
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10,958. Posted:

@Adam: considering FFVAdvance came out in '06, and the DS phat came out in late '04, perhaps it was too late in the GBA's lifetime for it to be done as an Advance title? :3

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AuthorRe: Doc Louis's Punch-Out!! Coming Soon???
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10,959. Posted:

@Aviator: considering the first comments on that news entry were about four hours or so after this was originally posted, i think it's safe to say that news wasn't on the main site yet when this was originally posted. :3

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AuthorRe: Where can I buy skins for the DSi?
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10,960. Posted:

i've had a skin on my DSi for probably four or five months now... i think i got it back in mid-May? It's held up just fine for near-daily play/handling during that time, except for a tiny corner where the plastic protective layer (not the design layer, just the clear protective one over the design layer) has peeled up a bit, and i can easily see it holding up for months yet... except that now i want a different one, lol. :3

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AuthorRe: A good short Wii game?
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10,961. Posted:

Super Mario Galaxy is pretty short... TP is way too long, though. Lego Star Wars is fun if you like Star Wars, and Mini Ninjas is also a short, fun little game if you're interested.

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AuthorRe: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Super Skills
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10,962. Posted:

@Adam: clearly, the only cure for this madness is... more cowbell bannination! but alas, i has not a banhammer, therefore, he shall be allowed to further stalk our forums with his earth logic lies and common sense other foul untruths. :3

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AuthorRe: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Super Skills
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10,963. Posted:

Machu wrote:

I'm gonna try something a bit risky and controversial. I'm gonna wait and see.

**gasp** you... you mean you're going to... hold off judgement until the product hits shelves? perhaps even until you've played the game for yourself?! D:

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AuthorRe: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Super Skills
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10,964. Posted:

Ramandus wrote:

weirdadam wrote:

The levels do continue to look unimpressively easy

The same can be said with every Mario platformer.

... especially when you're attempting to show it off to your fanbase, so you bring in a ringer to breeze through everything so the video goes smoothly. :3

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AuthorRe: I decided to move to the UK, France, Netherlands or Germany
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10,965. Posted:

Reala wrote:

I understand fine what your saying, but your not just talking moving location here, your talking about going to live in some very different cultures, and for what, a few trinkets from Nintendo.

QFT... seriously, wow. o_O also, lol Machu. :3

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AuthorRe: The best part about the Nintendo DSi
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10,966. Posted:

CptRoboto wrote:

Correction: I can not only play games on the toilet I can also take pictures while on the toilet . . . priceless.

hahaha, i've totally done that too. :3

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AuthorRe: Where can I buy skins for the DSi?
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10,967. Posted:

@Toon Link: yeah, credit cards are pretty much a necessity for buying things online... :3

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AuthorRe: I saw this weird Mario & Luigi movie
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10,968. Posted:

Machu wrote:

It's like the Star Trek V of the Nintendo universe, it never happened, it doesn't exist, ok?

exactly, including the fact that some people like to subject themselves to its terribleness just because it is so godawful cheesy and horrible, lol. It was certainly an interesting idea, though, with the descended-from-dinosaurs thing and all that, lol.

i just remember the part where they first got the super mushroom(s) or whatever from the de-evolved king... ugh, so gross. D:

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AuthorRe: Favorite Michael Jackson Song
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10,969. Posted:

Luigi78 wrote:

I ain't gonna comment on the man himself ,been there ,done that,probably got close to being banned :D. Leave this thread alone for peoples favorite songs guys :)

I left the ever-wise monkey-man's comment alone because he has made a choice that needed to be brought to everyone's attention: Please keep this thread to your favorite MJ songs (or your lack of them, which is also perfectly OK to post about), and leave the nasty bickering over the man himself out of it. Argue that way over him on some other forum, guys. :3

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AuthorRe: Ace Attorney Series
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10,970. Posted:

@Digiki: i pretty much thought the same thing, but it all builds up to the last case, which seriously blew my mind (as well as explained everything). Keep playing. :3

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AuthorRe: Nostalgia review copy
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10,971. Posted:

@corbie: Amazon.com is offering a 'digital comic book', whatever that is... it has to be ordered and shipped through Amazon, though. GameStop.com doesn't have any info up about a pre-order bonus for Nostalgia (yet?)...

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AuthorRe: Where can I buy skins for the DSi?
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10,972. Posted:

eBay, Amazon, istyles.com, decalgirl.com, and decalskin.com all have plenty of premade skins available. you can also design your own custom skin with photos from your computer at skindesigns.com and uniqueskins.com. :3

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AuthorRe: Nostalgia review copy
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10,973. Posted:

man, i hope that game turns out to be good. :3

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AuthorRe: Club Nintendo items Shipping
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10,974. Posted:

@suburban_sensei: ah, okay. in that case, as Clickety said, you don't have to worry about keeping a certain amount of coins on your account or not. Any coins earned during the Club year will be kept track of on the Elite status meter for you, which is separate from your normal coin balance -- coins are never subtracted from the Elite status meter until the end-of-Club-year reset. :3

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AuthorRe: The best part about the Nintendo DSi
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10,975. Posted:

CptRoboto wrote:

I can now play games on the toliet.

any portable game system can be played on the toilet. perhaps you meant that now you can use the internet as well as play games on the toilet if you prefer, without having to swap out cartridges? i know i definitely love that part, lol. :3

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