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AuthorRe: It's the fourth of July!
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2,876. Posted:

indeed! here's the current thread :3

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AuthorRe: Tales of the Abyss 3DS impressions
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2,877. Posted:

i think it'd benefit by being on the XL if only so that you'd be able to see their faces properly — those little animated portraits, sometimes it's hard to see their eyes or mouth expressions, lol.

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AuthorRe: TL;DR: No, you don't have to LOVE Nintendo to post here, and derailing threads by calling out fellow users as trolls may get you temp-banned
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2,878. Posted:

@Tasuki: Too Long; Didn't Read. It's a common response to walls of text on the internet, therefore sometimes you'll see people post a TL;DR footnote or something with a shortened version of whatever it was they were trying to say so everyone gets the gist, at least :3

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AuthorRe: Tales of the Abyss 3DS impressions
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2,879. Posted:

i just wish the little 'skits' had been voice-acted, though. there's so darn many of 'em, and i hate being forced to sit there and read them because if you look away they'll progress automatically and you'll miss something. i really am enjoying the voice-acting in this game, i'll give it that — even Mieu doesn't annoy me :3

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AuthorRe: Flood the Servers on Need For Speed the Run 3ds!!!
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2,880. Posted:

here you are, Krom — and i thought the same, actually, haha. glad to see everything's on the up-and-up :3

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AuthorRe: Tales of the Abyss 3DS impressions
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2,881. Posted:

there, fixed. i couldn't find an impressions thread, so hopefully i wasn't just blind while looking over the forums or anything :3

that said, i have to admit that i'm about halfway-ish through and i'm struggling to push myself to continue on. i really, really wanted to like this game, and i'm sure i'll like it once i'm closer to the end, but right now it's a bit tough to want to continue — though that could be Theatrhythm talking :3

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AuthorRe: TL;DR: No, you don't have to LOVE Nintendo to post here, and derailing threads by calling out fellow users as trolls may get you temp-banned
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2,882. Posted:

@Electricmastro: no offense, but don't kid yourself — it was the entire thread. after reading through the latter few pages, and considering the fact that that wasn't the only thread this sort of thing has been happening in lately, this honestly needed saying.

part of it has probably been the way i've been handling the issue... i've cleaned up quite a few threads lately and individually contacted people. the problem is that just cleaning up afterward isn't solving the problem, therefore i made it a full-blown announcement. :3

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AuthorRe: Good Games You Might Not Be Aware Of (Look at Post #1)
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2,883. Posted:

CapnPancakez wrote:

Coming to an all Nintendo site you are expected to have some good things to say and not just bash the Wii >.>

Please point out the part in our Community Rules that says users are expected to say good things about anything, whether Nintendo or not. What we expect from our users is civil discussion from all sides of an argument without resorting to personal attacks and accusations of 'trolling'. Please assume good faith, and if you honestly think someone's trolling, just ignore them. That way, if that's what they really are doing, you won't be feeding them, and if they weren't trolling in the first place, you won't spark a thread-derailing argument.

That said, I'd like to take this opportunity to clear up some misconception: The moderation team consists of myself, @Philip_J_Reed, and on occasion other members of the admin team. So far as I can tell, no moderators have been in this thread arguing what it's about — that's been on you guys, and congratulations — you've all managed to make a mess out of this thread with the accusations of trolling and whatnot. IT ENDS NOW. Consider yourselves all on warning: I'm going to start temp-banning the people who start pointing fingers and calling names. I'm tired of the BS, and newsflash — the people you're accusing of being the problem aren't the problem in the first place.

BOTTOM LINE: From this point on, if you try to start up the 'durr this is a Nintendo site you have to love Nintendo or don't post here!!!1' game, you're going to lose. I advise you not to play if you value posting here at Nintendo Life. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

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AuthorRe: What is the thing you miss most about retro gaming & consoles?
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2,884. Posted:

misswliu81 wrote:

nintendo vs sega was quite fun actually- it may have been heavy handed, but the console wars back then was no where as competitive and dare i say it, catty and nasty as it is today.

maybe it was different for you growing up, but IMO the only thing that's making it seem worse now is the fact that we've got it playing out all across the internet as opposed to just the schoolyard and the local playground. it was just as bad when i was a kid as it is now.

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AuthorRe: FF Theatrhythm
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2,885. Posted:

played this a little bit last night... Series mode is a little boring (idk, it's a bit slow for someone who's very experienced with rhythm games IMO), but I love love love the Chaos Shrine, and Challenge mode is great too :3 and i love love love love looooove leveling up my little doods (Bartz, Onion Knight, Cecil, and Cloud for me, haha — all male bonus ftw)

i'm'a check out the DLC later and see what's up with that, but for now, this is adorably fun~

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AuthorRe: Chicken Brutus has returned to the flock
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2,886. Posted:

I suppose it's only fitting to see this thread necro'd right after Phil finally changes his username, lol. He'll always be Chicken_Brutus in our hearts!

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AuthorRe: FF Theatrhythm
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2,887. Posted:

aaaahhhhhhh i just picked up this game tonight — i'd totally forgotten it hit today, thanks to lz for reminding me D: but i just flipped through the booklet, and i can't wait to fire it up after dinner :3

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AuthorRe: Aussie Aussie Aussie!
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2,888. Posted:

if you're looking for 3DS FCs, we've got a thread right here where everyone's trading their codes. For Heroes of Ruin, our Adventurers' Guild thread is here, and the MK7 community FC trading threads are here and here. Thank you! :3

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AuthorRe: Hardcore/Core WiiWare Games
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2,889. Posted:

the WiiWare Recommendations Thread is here if you'd like to ask opinons regarding which game(s) to purchase. Thank you! :3

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AuthorRe: They finally did it
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2,890. Posted:

so... byebye YouTube, hello whatever-pops-up-to-replace-it. :3

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AuthorRe: Is there any way to make it so you can read a list of your own posts in this forum?
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2,891. Posted:

When the forum upgrade finally happens, you will be able to pull up a list of all the comments and threads you've made via your user profile. Until then, I'm afraid there's no way except a Google search — site:nintendolife.com/forums "SRArter" would do it for you, OP. Don't worry, we're working on it :3

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AuthorRe: Heroes of Ruin Clan
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2,892. Posted:

We've got the NL Adventurers Guild thread here iif you'd like to trade FCs for Heroes of Ruin, TitanBryan. :3

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AuthorRe: The Goodbye/Vacation Thread
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2,893. Posted:

... if we can get back to the original point of this thread, now — letting people know when we're leaving or returning to NL — that would be swell, guys. thanks in advance :3

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AuthorRe: Are you willing to pay a premium for goods manufactured in your homeland?
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2,894. Posted:

The_Fox wrote:

When I'm researching a purchase I always check to see what country the item was manufactured in. As long as the quality is the same or better I'll take the locally manufactured choice every time.

pretty much this. some products we don't have a choice (if you want an iDevice, it's coming from China, for example) but in terms of clothing, food, furniture, etc. and so forth I prefer to buy local. there's all kinds of great farmer's markets and stuff up here in NC anyway :3

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AuthorRe: Microsoft Points Expire!? :(
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2,895. Posted:

Magi wrote:

I should be good...unless my house gets hacked! lol

Untitled
that's the first thing that popped into my mind, lol

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AuthorRe: The Goodbye/Vacation Thread
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2,896. Posted:

I love the rose-tinted reminiscing that's going on in here, guys, but everything that's happening now has already happened before. It happened long before now, over and over, and it'll happen again, and again, and again, long after we're all gone from this forum and moved on to other forums, it'll still happen. People come and go, we pick up new opinionated users to replace the old. Trust me, it wasn't as good as you think it was back then.

You can either roll with the punches and let the worst of it go, or you can take everything ZOMGDEADSERIOUS and explode on the forums (and likely wind up banned eventually). If you need to take a break for a while, take a break — there's no shame in that at all. We'll be here when you get back, just like always, and if you instead decide to move on permanently, we wish you the best.

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AuthorRe: No Club Nintendo Post Play Survey
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2,897. Posted:

they usually show up within a week after you make the purchase. if they don't show up, contact Nintendo directly and they'll fix it for you.

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AuthorRe: Japan Discussion
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2,898. Posted:

@katernity: you can find those style restaurants in Japan, but they call them 'benihana' iirc. it's related to the Benihana restaurant that opened in the US and popularized the 'chef puts on a show at the table' thing, lol — that was popularized in the US, and thus it made its way back to the tourist-y areas of Japan.

personally, i'd rather see them bring over one'a them customize-your-own-curry places. i miss those :(

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AuthorRe: Xenoblade Chronicles
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2,899. Posted:

@kkslider: yeah, i'd say Prison Island is probably the place that begins the breakneck race to the end of the game :3

@OlderGamer:

SPOILERS

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yes, the Egil fight is a huge point of no return. if your goal is 100% sidequest completion, you need to be done with whatever you're doing before the Egil fight — especially if it's anything to be done on the Mechonis. reload your game before that fight, go back and do whatever it was you were doing, and don't fight Egil until you're satisfied with what you've accomplished, because there is a huge amount of stuff you will not be able to get back to.

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SPOILERS ARE OVER~

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AuthorRe: This Year's Club Nintendo Status!
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2,900. Posted:

Please feel free to discuss your status and coin levels in this thread here, guys. Thank you! :3

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