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AuthorRe: Am I the only one?
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12,026. Posted:

The Wikipedia list is wrong if The Count of Monte Cristo is on it, or are the UK and AUS versions different? I wouldn't want to import the wrong one... I loves me some Alexandre Dumas. :3

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AuthorRe: WHAT IS FLIPNOTE STUDIO!?
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12,027. Posted:

It's a program used to create animations and set them to sound... it really looks like a lot of fun. check out the Japanese upload site to see what others are already doing with the program. :)

The gigantic hype over it is mainly because Nintendo, in all its preview conferences and stuff for the DSi, used a demonstration of Flipnote Studio to show what DSi apps could do. Since they were featuring it so prominently, i know I thought it would be released either at launch or soon after the DSi launched... not so much, apparently. but we finally got the Summer '09 date at E3, so at least we won't be waiting 'til like next year or anything, lol. :)

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AuthorRe: You guys are going to hate me for suggesting this.
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12,028. Posted:

Chicken+Brutus wrote:

Micawber's going to rip this guy a new corn chute.

... and he really needs yet another person to argue against... why? :P

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AuthorRe: Am I the only one?
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12,029. Posted:

Does anyone know if the 100 Classic Book Collection books are abridged or unabridged versions?

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AuthorRe: How can you buy things on amazon?
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12,030. Posted:

Be careful -- I think what most people here are referring to as a 'debit card' may actually be a check-card (with the Visa or Mastercard logo; it can be run as a credit card for stores that take credit but not debit). Lots of people get them confused, because plain old debit cards are kinda rare nowadays, and you can run a check-card as debit, though it is not just a debit card per se.

As for your friend's idea, you can totally do that, but when it runs out of money, you should be able to reload it no problem. There's plenty of cards that are like that... just read the fine print on whichever one you pick up next time you go to Wal-Mart. You know you can usually reload gift cards people give you, too, right? :)

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AuthorRe: You guys are going to hate me for suggesting this.
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12,031. Posted:

haven't you said in another thread that you argue with this dude on whatever forum he's on now already? why do you want to bring the arguing here? :(

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AuthorRe: wii update
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12,032. Posted:

apparently some behind-the-scenes stuff, like some problem re: playing Wii Sports Resort after accessing a game from the SD card menu, or something like that. :3

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12,033. Posted:

Congrats, Prosody! :3

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AuthorRe: How comments work on Nintendo Life
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12,034. Posted:

@wanderlustwarrior: ::facepalm::

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12,035. Posted:

Chicken+Brutus wrote:

Cheezy wrote:

How do we get shields anyway?

The true hookadikkas get shields.

That should be in your signature, Chicken_Brutus... lol

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12,036. Posted:

AlexSays wrote:

the+shpydar wrote:

Saying personal experiences are irrelevant is seemingly naive.

Not naive at all.

Someone out there thought Hussein was a great guy.

... Is this invoking some kind of corollary to Godwin's Law? :3

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AuthorRe: An open note to whomever here also edits Wikipedia articles:
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12,037. Posted:

@Golgo: I know, i know, most of the time you wouldn't think so, lol

@Lakitu 64: I think you've got the wrong idea about my post -- it's not about people intentionally disrespecting others/Wikipedia itself, it's about educating people who in all likelihood just don't know about the 'reliable sources' thing or the 'verifiability' policy. They think they're doing a good thing by editing in dates someone told them were absolutely, positively true, so the intentions are good... just because they haven't read up on policy yet doesn't make them 'dumb'. We all make mistakes as editors starting out, and that's okay -- provided we learn from our mistakes. :)

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AuthorRe: How comments work on Nintendo Life
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12,038. Posted:

AlexSays wrote:

I'd like a little check or something next to a thread title that lets me know that I have already posted in that thread.

That way I can easily look at the threads I've commented in and see if there are any responses.

This would be nice. I have noticed on occasion that, while checking the 'updated topics' list, sometimes topics i'd posted in before and was waiting on a response in won't show up in the main list. then, two days later, i'll start thinking about it, so I'll check on a hunch and sure enough there's like one or two people who had responded to me in that thread and it had never shown up as 'updated', which is annoying, because i could've responded to them two days ago, y'know?

long story short, a 'check' or some little symbol (like y'all's nifty new shields :3) beside threads I've posted in if there are new replies would be a great feature, so I don't have to rely on the (faulty) 'updated' part of the forums.

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12,039. Posted:

of all the things to copy from another forum or website (PMs, post counts, forms to fill out explaining why you reported a comment to the mods, etc.), what brought you guys to this idea? I don't like the Kotaku 'star commenters' deal or the proposed voting system... I want to read what everyone has to say about news items or forum posts without having to click expand link after expand link, not just what the popular people or what the mods' buddies had to say (no offense, I know that's not how it would be, but what would a user first-time-visiting the site think?). I think it would be a turn-off to newbies if their posts consistently were downvoted into unreadability at first glance, and the 'star commenters' posts were allowed to shine on while full of errors or misconceptions they were attempting to rebut, which may indeed happen if a voting system is abused.

On the other hand, I like Sean Aaron's 'ignore list' idea. I'm on a couple of e-mail lists where I've got some people who consistently annoy the hell out of me, and their e-mails go straight into my spam folder. In the 'ignore list' case, the reader themselves has the option to set their filter(s), which is fine -- if they don't want to see something, it's just them not seeing it, and not everyone else. I don't like the idea of other people setting my filters, because their idea of a bad comment worthy of downvoting or greying into barely-readability may not be mine.

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AuthorRe: Wii System Update 4.1
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12,040. Posted:

__Stevie wrote:

Hmm, after a little research it appears it is just a "behind the scenes fix", but apparently it removes altered save files so it looks like its just another attack on homebrew.

'removing altered save files' just means that their anti-Twilight Hack modifications are still fully in effect from 4.0. I'm pretty sure Bannerbomb doesn't rely on that to work. :)

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12,041. Posted:

apparently there's a bug fix to Wii Sports Resort?

that seems to be it so far... Bannerbomb is confirmed to still work as per Wiibrew.org, as well as prior installs of The Homebrew Channel and DVDx.

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AuthorRe: Metacritic has a error in there DS section!
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12,042. Posted:

what'll really be funny is if they end up with separate average scores, too. :P

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AuthorRe: Updated Mii Channel In Need
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12,043. Posted:

AlexSays wrote:

DaDun wrote:

Hehe, would you guys say this would be a sweet update?

I'd say the exact opposite.

How much time do people actually spend on the Mii Channel anyway?

whenever I go in to muck around with some Miis, I'll usually spend at least an hour on it. I don't know why... it's like, I'll look up at the clock again, and an hour will have passed and I didn't even realize i'd spent so long fighting to get (insert detail here) to look juuuuuuuust right. o_O

it would be nice for them to update the Mii Channel with some new facial features/details so that it's not quite so hard to get some things to look right, but on the other hand, i like going into the Check Mii Out channel to see what creative (and sometimes obscene) things people have come up with just with what's there already. :3

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12,044. Posted:

I thought it was the Red Baron, myself. :P

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12,045. Posted:

i like things that make sense :3

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12,046. Posted:

they're moderators, dude. forum police, if you will. :3

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12,047. Posted:

@zss_shadow: wow, that's complete BS. i knew they were bad, but i didn't know they were that bad... it must be because it's a previous-gen system. ah well, eBay and/or craigslist to the rescue. :3

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12,048. Posted:

@zss_shadow: did you read the article he linked to? It describes the biggest beef most people have with EB/GameStop is their practice of selling open-box games as new. You don't know where that cartridge has been before they snap it back into the box, tape it shut, and then hand it to you... And then there's the lesser annoyances of being pressured by employees re: their discount card (there's some real jerks out there who don't like to take 'no' for an answer) and their ludicrously low trade-in values (you can get way more for selling on eBay, but people tend to go for the instant gratification).

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AuthorRe: Final Fantasy III v.s. IV
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12,049. Posted:

DQ i've never been able to get into for some reason, so as for me, i'd have to say 'no'. :P

if you're trying to decide which DS remake is better, I think they're all good remakes that do a great job of showcasing the games themselves. I'm pretty sure FFIV and CT all got retranslated again for maximum faithfulness to their original scripts, too, and CT still wins out thanks to the Bird Studio FMVs they kept from the PSX remake. :3

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12,050. Posted:

IV is better than III. it was nice to play FFIII in english, but the story was lacking.
CT is better than IV (waaaaaaaay more replay value, plus the characters are more endearing IMO).

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