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AuthorRe: Parental Controls
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426. Posted:

Thirding the Game Chat thing, plus it does give you the ability to put an image you've taken via your 3DS on your profile that would be visible to other people. Yes, there are parental controls you can set to avoid that sort of thing, but Pokemon X/Y in particular are very geared toward people being open and out there in order to trade and battle with others, to 'catch 'em all' as it were. The game does tell you when there are other players nearby (local wireless, not just over internet) and give you the opportunity to interact with them. If she doesn't have the desire to keep to herself and has a natural knack for getting around parental controls and other roadblocks, again, I would very much recommend you only allow her to play it while properly supervised so that you know at all times exactly what she's up to. if that's not an option, you may want to skip the 3DS this year.

I know she wants Pokemon X/Y very much, but is she at all interested in a Wii U? Perhaps a home console would be something more easily monitored/access controlled in the home?

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427. Posted:

happy turtlegiving, everyone! hope your breakfast was as delicious as mine was :3

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AuthorRe: Parental Controls
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428. Posted:

@Knubbsai: That would only work if she was prohibited from bringing the 3DS along with her outside of the home — and also if the neighbors' internet was properly secured, and no one decided to run a hotspot off their phone while in the home.

@Cyb3Rnite: No offense, but the OP isn't asking about you. They're concerned with their own child's safety in this world where perverts hook up with children through Swapnote and get the whole service shut down. It's great that you turned out unscathed, though.

@ManicMommy: If you're planning to password-lock the system and you're serious about keeping your kid on internet-access lockdown, my advice would be to only allow her to play while at home or properly supervised (don't let her take it out to school or anyplace she could potentially get an unhindered wireless signal), and change the PIN every so often. There are tools out there to get past the PIN lock already (google them if you're curious, please don't link any here guys), and if she sounds mature enough over the phone Nintendo may accidentally be kind enough to do it for her (it preys off the idea that the parent or guardian may have genuinely forgotten the PIN and need access to the system again).

It really sucks that creepers out there can potentially ruin the simple fun of playing a doggone video game :( Best of luck to you, whatever you decide.

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AuthorRe: Looking to promote Under-rated Let's Players and Video game content creators!
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429. Posted:

Please feel free to advertise your project via your user signature — that way, as our users see you out contributing constructively to topics across our forums, they may choose to watch and participate if they so desire. Best of luck to you! :3

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AuthorRe: What Bad Movie Do You Like
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430. Posted:

Klimbatize wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

Kung Pow is actually a god-awful, terrible movie that winds up being funny somehow.

Kung Pow is hilarious. I find myself quoting it every so often and people look at me like I'm insane. I suppose mentioning that my nipples look like Milk Duds is a bad idea to the uninitiated.

To this day i can't think of Miss Piggy without thinking of that girl going all 'weeoooweeoooweeooo', lol

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AuthorRe: Looking for friends in Safari - Adding anyone within seconds!!
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431. Posted:

We've got a thread here for users to trade FCs for Friend Safari purposes. Enjoy! :3

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AuthorRe: Buying in stores on Thanksgiving wrong or ok?
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432. Posted:

@Morpheel: I do agree with you on that one — Black Friday always goes by faster with more people in the store. The only time you don't want them showing up is right at the last minute when you're trying to close, haha. Last year was somewhat slow for us compared to years prior and they were sending people home early (of course not me though, bleh), so i hope that doesn't happen to us this year :3

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AuthorRe: Buying in stores on Thanksgiving wrong or ok?
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433. Posted:

i've commented quite a bit on this topic on Facebook lately — I worked in the Orlando theme parks for nearly a decade, and getting a holiday off was something that never happened. They'd pay us time-and-a-half and Universal and Sea World usually had a nice free lunch available for employees, but Disney made you pay. Hotel workers, airport staff, restaurant employees (yes, there are restaurants open on Thanksgiving!)... there are stores that never close on Thanksgiving like Michaels, places like gas stations, pharmacies, grocery stores open 'til 3 or so in case you need that last thing you forgot the night before or you ruined the pie and need to pick up something ready-made to replace it. No one cared before this year, and now it's suddenly the most horrible thing ever. why do we need one special day to enjoy a good meal with friends, family, and loved ones? there are 365 in a year to be had, just limiting yourself to a handful because society says you must do (x) thing on (y) day is a sad thing.

all rambling aside, the bottom line is that If there wasn't demand for stores to be open on Thanksgiving, stores wouldn't be open on Thanksgiving. me, i'm gonna put on my best smile, milk that 'oh you poor thing you have to work on Thanksgiving' sympathy from every customer I help, enjoy how quickly the day goes by (time flies when you're busy) and rake in that sweet time-and-a-half. then i'm gonna go join the festivities and try to see if there are any 3DSes left over at Target. I don't fault anyone for shopping tomorrow or wish bad things upon them, and I genuinely wish everyone working or venturing out to snap up gifts a safe and happy holiday. the more they buy, the better it is for my store and everyone who works there, so I'm sure it's the same at other stores too. :3

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AuthorRe: What Bad Movie Do You Like
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434. Posted:

Kung Pow is actually a god-awful, terrible movie that winds up being funny somehow. I guess it helps if you're a Muppets fan. a friend of mine absolutely loves it, and i remember we spent a while just playing with the DVD menu because we both found it hilarious :3

as for bad movies I enjoy, Judge Dredd has been a favorite of mine for a long time. I also love Babylon A.D. for some weird reason. and The Guyver is also pretty horribad, lol, but it's got Mark Hamill in it :3

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AuthorRe: Pokemon 6th Gen Trade/Battle Requests
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435. Posted:

XYtrades wrote:

XYtrades wrote:

Not cool. Don't do it again — TBD

Way to censor my free speech, blackdragon, THAT is not cool. You need to check your users no talking down on others.

'Freedom of speech' does not apply to private forums hosted on the internet. While using our site, you are subject to our rules of conduct. If you don't like our staff enforcing our Community Rules (specifically the part about refraining from insults), you are free to go elsewhere to find people with which to trade. Best of luck to you!

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AuthorRe: Could we sticky a Pokemon Blacklist Scammer FC list? Thanks
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436. Posted:

If a user here has cheated you for whatever reason, please feel free to name and shame them in the main X/Y trading/battle thread. As for your troubles over at another site, I'm afraid we can't help you with those here.

Please remember that all trades in Pokemon are at your own risk — trader beware!. Be absolutely sure you trust the person you're about to trade with, and if a deal seems too good to be true, just work on breeding your own. Best of luck to you in the future!

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AuthorRe: Wrestling Fans Unite!
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437. Posted:

i haven't seen any of Survivor Series, but everyone winds up with crappy storylines now and again, or parts in crappy storylines. i'm hoping Kane is just in there to wreak havoc eventually as opposed to just jumping whenever Stephanie says 'how high', but i'm also prepared to be disappointed :/

i miss the days of him and Bryan as a tag team... those skits were hilarious.

i am liking how they've got everyone hawking WWE merch, though. it reminds me of DX with H and Shawn cutting up. R Truth had me dying of laughter :3

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AuthorRe: Every Week that there is no announcement for Fantasy Life North America or Europe makes me Sad :(
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438. Posted:

i've got RF4 to tide me over, so i'm good on daily-life sims for now :3

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AuthorRe: Nintendo's Dry Spell?
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439. Posted:

Please advertise your site via your user signature. Thank you!

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AuthorRe: 3DS Meteoric Success?
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440. Posted:

Klimbatize wrote:

Promote your blog in your signature, and then make quality posts around the forum. That's even better advertising!

Exactly what this man said. :3

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AuthorRe: Begaun the console Wars have
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441. Posted:

DanMan82 wrote:

For me it will be the Wii U and this baby XD:

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I call it the "Playbox U" It can play any of the new systems games (and every game made in existence made for that matter} in stunning 10000p and 500fps. This is the only true gaming machine out there!

and when you get hungry, you can eat it like spaghetti~
someone feed me plz ;___;

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AuthorRe: Part of the Problem...and Hate It
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442. Posted:

this is the thread for you, @Xyphon22 — play what you love, and screw what anyone else has to say about it. If they keep making games you don't want to play, that's their fault, isn't it? We shouldn't be forced to buy games we're not interested in for any reason; we can't help that they don't interest us. :3

Anyway, feel free to post your thoughts to the main thread and join everyone else who's also having fun :3

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AuthorRe: Operation Dead Angels: Let's bring Bayonetta 1 to the Wii U
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443. Posted:

Please feel free to advertise any petition(s) or operation(s) you please via your user signature and profile information. Best of luck to you!

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AuthorRe: The best of GameCube- Is it retro now?
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444. Posted:

If you've got an article you'd like to share with our users, please feel free to advertise it via your user signature. If you'd like to bring something up for discussion with our users, we ask that you actively discuss it here as opposed to funneling our users elsewhere. Thanks in advance!

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AuthorRe: Is wii u a main system?
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445. Posted:

Who cares? Having fun is all that matters. :3

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AuthorRe: SFW Furry Thread 2.0: Super Furries at Work
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446. Posted:

out of curiosity, what happened to the other thread? last time i checked on it things were fine, and then it went poof...?

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AuthorRe: The new Microsoft advertising vehicle kown as "South Park"
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447. Posted:

This is nothing new for South Park whatsoever. They've done all sorts of video game and tech-related episodes in the past. They did the Gamecube (the first Towelie episode, it had the 'Okama Gamesphere' and the GC was released shortly after the episode aired iirc), the Wii (it was a two-parter where Cartman wound up time traveling, and there were talking otters), there was one with the PSP (it turned out to be a device created by God to find a child on earth with the skills necessary to defeat evil in heaven or something, Kenny wound up being the chosen one and died, of course), Guitar Hero, World of Warcraft (comedy gold right there, and it's what spawned The Stick of Truth after all), the iPad ('Human CentiPad', it was actually a pretty good episode), and most recently they did a Minecraft episode. There's other mentions and namedrops of brand-name devices in the show that i know I'm forgetting, too. Especially with tSoT coming this December and the Xbone hitting today, Microsoft would be fools to not take advantage of South Park's popularity via advertising spots during a show kinda based on their product. It's good marketing.

As for why Nintendo wouldn't try to buy ad space during that episode, it's like why Sunday night TV always sucks on Oscar night, and they usually show repeats during special events like the Olympics and stuff — if something is so skewed toward another thing, you let it go and follow up another time or in another manner. Trying to fight the overwhelming torrent of PS4/Xbone stuff during that episode would've been like tossing a dixie cup of water onto a bonfire, it's not gonna do anything at that point in time. so you let it go, keep an eye on it in case it gets out of hand, and then clean up the mess afterward.

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AuthorRe: My Youtube Channel!
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448. Posted:

Please feel free to advertise your YouTube channel via your user signature. Thank you! :3

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AuthorRe: Why do people call the Wii and Wii U a toy?
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449. Posted:

if you've got any YouTube videos you'd like to promote, please feel free to add them to your user signature. Thank you! :3

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AuthorRe: Finally got a Wii U!
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450. Posted:

Thank you for sharing, and enjoy your new purchase! :3

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