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Re: Club Nintendo items Shipping

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@Suburban_sensei: that's not how it works... you'll notice that, even though you have 900 Club Nintendo points sitting in your account, you're not at the 600 point Platinum status level automatically, right? your status resets at the end of each CN year, and you have to earn another 300 or 600 points to make Gold or Platinum status by the end of the next CN year in order to win another prize. :3

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Re: DS games you regret buying

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@StarFox: i meant to bump the thread by posting the new games you'd added to your 'regret' list, dude. :3

as for other games i regret buying... now that I think about it, Yoshi's Island DS was just disappointing, and The Sims 2 DS was outright terrible IMO. I finally gave up on that one when it freaking froze on me while I was attempting to milk a cow. >:/

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Re: Dont You Think Luigi Should Have His Own Game?

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@Sawkz: agreed... it took a few days for me to get all the stars with Mario, and then about the same number of days for Luigi, but it wasn't more than a week or so (i was sick at the time, and it kept me busy). I liked the added challenge of using Luigi; he's a little bit slipperier to control than Mario, and Cosmic Luigi is pretty brutal D:

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Re: Mario Loses Life

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@WaLuigi: i meant it sounded like a convenient excuse for her, not for you, dude, because it sounded so ludicrous. I realize you've already explained her psycho craziness to Adam, so I get it now that she's just plain nuts (seriously, who takes a hammer to a brand new DS instead of trying to sell it or return it to the store and getting something else instead?), but I wasn't trying to imply that you were lying or anything. o_O

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Re: Nvidia chip in DS Successor

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@Invamat: your wish is granted. Plz to see the existing thread or the NL news article if you'd like to continue the discussion.

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Re: Well then...

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@The Fox: until we have word on whether or not asking his stepfather solved his problem, I suppose so. :3

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Re: Mario Loses Life

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WaLuigi1982 wrote:

Its like that with everything though different things appeal to different people. My sister in law hates video games and she will not speak to me because she thinks the fact I play video games makes me someone thats afraid to grow up and give up there childhood.

i'm with Adam... that sounds like a convenient excuse IMO. what'd you do to her, lol? or has she just never liked you?

Also, @Swerd_Murd: think of wrestling as a testosterone-filled soap-opera. everyone who watches it knows it's fake as hell, but it's still fun to just go along with the stories (sometimes) and watch some good matches, however scripted the outcome. Those men bust their butts (sometimes literally) to entertain their fans; gotta give 'em mad props for that.

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Re: Which Final Fantasy game for the Nintendo DS should I buy?

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Haven't played Ring of Fates, but that's a Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles game -- it's not one of the main final fantasies. Go for FFIV, it's got a better story than III.

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Re: Explorers of Sky is a 4.9...

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@WaltzElf: and I read that they completely ripped off the plot from the previous game(s) and didn't bother to update the gameplay or graphics at all. The prior PMD games earned 6.5s, as Red and Blue Rescue Team were both being compared to other ChunSoft roguelikes, and then Time/Darkness was being compared to the prior games... perhaps the IGN reviewers are just sick of seeing more of the same in the series after having played through them all? idk. :3

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Re: Explorers of Sky is a 4.9...

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@WaltzElf: ... did we read the same review? the one that closed with this paragraph:

IGN review wrote:

I just can't recommend explorers of Sky to anyone that has played the previous games. Hell, I don't recommend it even if you've never played Explorers of Darkness/Time. The game looks like a GBA game, and is chock full of lazy, dated gameplay. ChunSoft is a talented developer, but it'd be nice if it didn't keep making 15-year-old game designs. It feels like the only reason this game has a third version (or a second version for that matter), is because Nintendo knows kids expect it, and will snatch it up. It's a rip off, plain and simple.

even without the score, i'm not seeing anything about an audience (other than the little kids that are expecting a new Pokemon game, maybe) that would appreciate this game from the text of the review... o_O

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Re: Explorers of Sky is a 4.9...

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@WaltzElf: there's a full textual review behind the link Odnetnin posted that looks fairly comprehensive to me. If the reviewer felt the need to give it a 4.9 even after all that, it can't have been without reason.

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Re: Mixed Messages

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@ckites: from the demo video i watched a while back on The Nintendo Channel, to play this game, you only need one DSi with the game on it. You have to pass that DSi around to each person playing the game; no one else has to have a DSi at all. :3

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Re: Mixed Messages

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@WaltzElf: Sure there's a way to "save" a piece of paper... just don't throw it away. Tack it onto the fridge with a magnet if you like. :3

Honestly, I'm with Hardy. To me, Mixed Messages is not worth it, because besides the 'you can play it on paper' argument, you have to hand over your DSi to someone else. I love my friends, but I wouldn't trust most of them not to drop a stuffed animal, let alone my DSi. D:

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Re: Nintendo's frustrating history of being endlessly ripped off: a retrospective

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@Adam: seriously, it was a gigantic mistake on their part... but it's like i said before -- Nintendo screwed people over, and the consumer won, so it all worked out for the best IMO. :3

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Re: Nintendo's frustrating history of being endlessly ripped off: a retrospective

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@Adam: it had something to do with the SNES-CD format... while Nintendo would have kept control over all SNES cartridge games (of course), Sony would have had final control over what did and did not get released on the SNES-CD format discs. That's why Nintendo welched out of their contract with 'em; Hiroshi Yamauchi didn't like that at all.

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Re: Nintendo's frustrating history of being endlessly ripped off: a retrospective

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RandomWiiPlayer wrote:

Nintendo was (and still is) afraid of piracy so they held off discs for a while, and just told Sony to scrap it.

actually, Nintendo didn't like what was in their contract with Sony for the SNES-CD (as in Sony would have final control over what was and what was not released, or something along those lines where Nintendo would be giving away control over their games to another company), and that's why they partnered with Phillips -- they kept the control in the contract with Phillips that they had (accidentally?) given away in the contract with Sony. It had nothing to do with piracy.

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Re: Well then...

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Machu wrote:

I read the thread, then watched a guy fall on his face twenty times (which was great btw), and now i can't remember what the thread was about. In fact I'm entranced... by that man, falling on his face.

That was an awesome episode of Mythbusters... Adam and Jamie were testing myths about drunkenness and response time, pain reception, coordination, the whole nine yards. Here's an awesome gif of Adam being slapped from that same episode iirc:
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Re: WTF is this? Copycats!

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eh, Ninty'll get an injunction on that, methinks, provided it's for real.

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Re: Thanks Nintendolife!

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Chicken+Brutus wrote:

It's a good site, but I wish it catered more to women.

That's right, ladies, Chicken Brutus is on the prowl after that lovely break-up song from Adam. :3

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Re: Your opinion on New Super Mario Bros. DS

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mastersworddude wrote:

What? Blue shell was the best part!

I didn't like it, and there was never a level in NSMB where I needed to use it, so I avoided it entirely. Sorry to disappoint. :3

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