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AuthorRe: Superstar Saga and Bowser's Inside Story: Head to Head (Minor Spoilers)
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11,051. Posted:

@pix: the idea of bowser doing one thing and then the bros. having to do something to directly help him do it (like powering his muscles or catching adrenaline or helping him digest food), though, how is that not new to the series gameplay-wise? also, though you're right, and the idea of bowser and the bros. having to work together to defeat enemies in battle is not new, the whole 'bowser inhales enemies and triggers a separate battle with the bros. that may still have consequences for bowser if they screw up during the fight' is certainly different from either controlling bowser completely by himself or as an integral part of your main party, fighting alongside the bros.

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AuthorRe: Does anyone know the command for this Flipnote?
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11,052. Posted:

http://flipnote.hatena.com/571B530031CC5DE7 @DSi/movie/CC5DE7_091CE870941F6_005

good lord, it just does not want to display right... i think it's the @ that's doing it. copy/paste that whole string into your address bar, and remove the space between the @ and the first half of the address. that'll take you to that flipnote's page on flipnote hatena.

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AuthorRe: Pirates/Flashcard Users beware! Nintendo's got their eyes on ya!
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11,053. Posted:

@Toon Link: an AR is sold as a cheat code device (much like the Game Genie and GameShark), and on its own does not function as a flashcart (unless they've come out with some new model i haven't heard about). Provided you're not using it to attempt to cheat over wi-fi play, who cares what you do with it? :3

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AuthorRe: Superstar Saga and Bowser's Inside Story: Head to Head (Minor Spoilers)
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11,054. Posted:

@pix: Granted, I haven't yet beaten BiS, and I haven't yet played TTYD or SS, but I do know that while Bowser does join up with you in SMRPG and SPM, it's as an ally and with his active (though reluctant) consent. the idea of being inside his body and helping him to defeat enemies without his knowledge is not the same.

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AuthorRe: My DSi is broken, if I get a new DSi from Nintendo, can I get my DSiWare back?
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11,055. Posted:

oh man, you are lucky! :P

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AuthorRe: My DSi is broken, if I get a new DSi from Nintendo, can I get my DSiWare back?
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11,056. Posted:

Why not try contacting Nintendo directly? Whether by phone or e-mail, they want your business and they'll be able to give you a definite answer. Usually there's links/e-mail forms at the support site for your region, and a customer service phone number too.

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AuthorRe: Pirates/Flashcard Users beware! Nintendo's got their eyes on ya!
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11,057. Posted:

@clickety:

MindFever wrote:

this will turn out to be useless ;) and i realy dont get it how it could affect any normal pirate that only bought a Flashcart. They should crack down on the Flashcart producers and coders for their apps/hacks ,not those who use them ;)

Why should any of them who OWN a flashcart be aware???? noone can spy on you without a probable cause and a warrant ...

it sounds more like he's all about people who have flashcarts already pirating their little hearts out because no one can do anything about it to me. Assume all the best about him that you like, but you are not me, and as I've already said, I had my reasons.

Also, that line can be just as insulting with or without an 'if'.

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AuthorRe: Pirates/Flashcard Users beware! Nintendo's got their eyes on ya!
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11,058. Posted:

clicketyclick wrote:

I think he was just saying that it isn't true that "everyone" will have to buy their own ds games now because many people still have their parents buy their games for them, and this news doesn't change that.

and i think, considering how his previous comment focused more on software piracy via flashcart, how i've already had to delete one of his comments tonight from a different thread because it was entirely uncalled for, and how instead of using general terms he used the direct 'you/your', that he was trying to directly insult MetalMario by insinuating that he's not old enough to buy his own games (or that his parents buy all his games for him), and instead of deleting the insult outright i chose to call him on what he said at face value.

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11,059. Posted:

MindFever wrote:

MetalMario wrote:

Oh my gosh. It's the end of the world. Now everyone has to ACTUALLY BUY THEIR DS GAMES. I'm so shocked. :-P

well,if you get your games from your parents ... i guess this doesnt affect you,does it ?

Explain to me how having to pay for your own games as opposed to having them gifted to you by family members entitles you to break the law by pirating them instead. Please. I'm dying to know.

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AuthorRe: WII ACCESSORY + TV = EPIC FAIL
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11,060. Posted:

oh wow... you'd think they'd at least let them familiarize themselves with the product beforehand, or at least be shown a tutorial of how to demonstrate it so that it'll sell well, hahahaha

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AuthorRe: AAC Files?
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11,061. Posted:

Machu wrote:

What the hell is wrong with mp3 huh?! Why?! :( stoopid apple

Read this and find out. this here is also good reading on the subject. :3

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AuthorRe: AAC Files?
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11,062. Posted:

@edhe: check your camera's docs... they may say something about files being transferred to the camera SD card via USB have to be a specific range of formats or something. either way, if it's not letting you do it, then you probably do need a separate reader. don't worry, they're pretty cheap. :3

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AuthorRe: WTF? Just got a post-play for Flipnote?
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11,063. Posted:

lol, i've got one too. let's see if it gives me the coins...

yep, it worked just fine. :3

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AuthorRe: AAC Files?
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11,064. 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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11,065. Posted:

@V: omg, that sounds amazing D:

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AuthorRe: Do you like pie?
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11,066. 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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11,067. 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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11,068. 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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11,069. Posted:

lemon meringue is my favorite. :3

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AuthorRe: The New Super Mario Brothers Wii impressions thread
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11,070. Posted:

@Adam: perhaps he meant 'contraction'?

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AuthorRe: Final Fantasy V & VI DS?
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11,071. 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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11,072. 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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11,073. 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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11,074. 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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11,075. 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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