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Re: Mario kart 7 Discussion

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@RYBlast: hit up or down on the d-pad to switch from third to first-person mode. If you have gyro controls enabled (i think it's part of the basic game setup, or it might've been part of the MK Channel setup, i don't quite remember), you can use them in first-person mode only.

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Re: Mario Kart 7 - Time Trial Times

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Aviator wrote:

WhiteMage75 wrote:

Maka Wuhu: 01:10.435

How about doing it without the glitch?

This. I don't think it's fair to count glitched times at all >:/

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Re: What game should I get?

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For cross-platform recommendations, please feel free to ask in the Universal Recommendations thread. Thank you! :3

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Re: Nintendo Stars

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(a) Unfortunately, we can't do anything; you'd be better served handing your thoughts about achievements to Nintendo proper in your region
(b) Nintendo already uses 'stars' as points for Club Nintendo in Europe, so I'd imagine they'd want to do something different for an Achievements system anyway
(c) we've been down this thread many, many times, and it invariably boils down to a big fat argument featuring those who want an Achievement system pitted against those who will fight the idea to the bitter end, and then those voices of reason who don't give a crap either way wind up trampled in the mess. Again, you're more than welcome to suggest your ideas straight to Nintendo, they've got contact information up on their site, and if you'd like to continue on with your own version, you've got that thread you made last night. Good luck to you!

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Re: Club Nintendo PIN code exchange (NA)

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If ever you'd like to put up anything for trade here at NL, the Trading Post thread is what you need. Please feel free to put your code(s) up for trade there. Thank you! :3

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Re: BACON!

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Emeralds wrote:

Emmy's original bacon recpies MarshaBacon, BaconCake, BaconBacon, BaconShrimp, SpaBaconghetti, BaconPie, and so many more but thats is what Emmy's original bacon cook book is for.

/me orders twelve copies of this amazing cookbook

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Re: Should I send in my 3DS for repair, or just buy a new one and transfer the data over?

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send it in. why shell out for a whole 'nother one?

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Re: The official Nintendo Life Mario Kart 7 Community

theblackdragon

because we've got a sudden influx of new players...

PLEASE LISTEN UP! BASIC ETIQUETTE!

When joining a community, DON'T immediately start the raceespecially if people are sending the 'Let's wait for more players' message. Remember, the more people you're racing with, the more fun you'll have! It'll autostart on its own after a minute or two, so please have the courtesy to wait for others!

Also, anyone caught using either of the Wuhu glitches to get a cheap win in the Nintendo Life communities WILL be publicly named and shamed. No one wants to race with a cheater, so just enjoy the tracks for what they are — they're great when everyone plays fairly!

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Re: Mario kart 7 Discussion

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because we've got a sudden influx of players in the NL communities...

PLEASE LISTEN UP! BASIC ETIQUETTE!

When joining a community, DON'T immediately start the raceespecially if people are sending the 'Let's wait for more players' message. Remember, the more people you're racing with, the more fun you'll have! It'll autostart on its own in a minute or two, so please have the courtesy to wait for others!

Also, anyone caught using either of the Wuhu glitches to get a cheap win in the Nintendo Life communities WILL be publicly named and shamed. No one wants to race with a cheater, so just enjoy the tracks for what they are — they're great when everyone plays fairly!

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Re: Scratched too hard on 3DS prepaid card

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pntjr wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

Nintendo will take care of it for you if you get in touch with them. Contact them here.

Yup, I will, but it's Christmas, and thier offices are closed and will open tomorrow.

Since you've got a plan set, then, good luck to you! :3

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Re: Scratched too hard on 3DS prepaid card

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Nintendo will take care of it for you if you get in touch with them. Contact them here.

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Re: Help! My son's 3ds is frozen at the setup/language selection. Can't set up or play

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@Spencer: I think Tasuki has moved beyond the touch-screen issue, lol.

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Re: Connecting 3DS to internet problem

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You need to get in touch with the people who made your router — don't they have troubleshooting available if you've forgotten your own settings?

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Re: Nintendo Achievements

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'reserved' posts aren't necessary — everything you're talking about can be done in the original post. :3

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Re: Help! My son's 3ds is frozen at the setup/language selection. Can't set up or play

theblackdragon

If you can't use the stylus to select English, your touchscreen could be a dud — IIRC the setup process is done entirely with the stylus, no buttons. Turn the system off again, and then hold L, R. and X down while powering it on — that'll jump you straight to the calibration screen. If you can't calibrate the system, that's it... Nintendo's FAQ recommends starting a repair order.

If the store you bought it from is open today, I'd suggest returning it and swapping for a new one if possible — hopefully xmas can be salvaged for your son! If not, or if you don't want to return it to the store (e.g. if they're out of the bundle you purchased and can't replace it with a new one), as everyone else has already mentioned, calling Nintendo tomorrow for a repair will be in order.

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Re: Swapnote thoughts

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Victoria wrote:

Could the running out of ink thing be because the size of the file is getting too big? I've received a few drawings where people scribbled all over a big area filling it in. (I'm gonna go give it a try and see what happens.)

yeah, pix explained it here. i'm one of those that scribbles to fill things in sometimes or to thicken/add emphasis to lines, so i have to be careful not to run out all the time D:

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Re: Mario Kart 7 Communities

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We've got a thread here for users to share private community codes, Myrsloken3. Please feel free to add yours there :3

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Re: My PS3 Is BROKEN.

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Link245 wrote:

I think I'm gonna call Sony.

I see you've figured out the appropriate course of action. Also, checking your connections and TV settings may also wind up fixing the problem for you. Either way, good luck! :3

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Re: Mario kart 7 Discussion

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zezzy wrote:

I'm really hating this game o_o

Well I'm sure if I get used to the controls a bit more and play offline some I'll get better.
seriously whoever talked me into jumping online first needs to die. hmm... tbd, was it? >:[

aww, poor zezzy. want some cheese with that whine?
seriously, grow up >:[

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Re: Swapnote thoughts

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Victoria wrote:

I have yet to see any sort of "You've ran out of ink" message. Maybe I just flew by it through the first hundred or so message I got on day one? So it sounds like you guys that are getting it must need to play more.

It depends on your style of drawing. If I'm getting detailed, I'll wind up using much more ink than if i'm just doodling or actually writing something quickly. You'll notice the ink meter will start to blink as you get close to the end and it makes a little beeping or chiming noise as you draw, and then finally it'll go red and won't allow you to draw anymore. trust me, i've sent a buttload of swapnotes and haven't unlocked anything in the way of more ink yet, so if you haven't seen it happen yet, perhaps you need to play more :3

@Skywake: You know those notes from Nikki that you gradually receive? You get them after sending notes to people, and each one explains a new feature that's been unlocked for you. Purchasing new stationery with Play Coins is one of them. Get to drawing! :3

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Re: Swapnote thoughts

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@R-L-A-George: it would be just as bad, and then we'd have two threads for the same general thing. The only thing that is going to cure the clutter is some sort of messaging system. Hopefully we'll have something with the eventual site revamp, but until then, please leave it be.

@pix: wtf, you and your earth logic

@SilentTardis: me too! i walk way more than 10 coins' worth a day :3

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Re: Swapnote thoughts

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@R-L-A-George: people were flooding this thread with code-swap messages a few pages back, though, however innocently it started. I've had to clean this thread out a couple times already in order to help people continue to share actual impressions and thoughts about Swapnote amongst the 'added you, now add me!!1' messages. I'm sorry, but if it hadn't already become a problem, I wouldn't be directing people toward the appropriate thread. :/

I was kinda wondering if extra ink was some sort of future unlock — they locked up other features before only to have Nikki string us along. I wouldn't mind seeing colored ink in the future. that's definitely something i'd be inclined to pay for with Play Coins, lol :3

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Re: Swapnote thoughts

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and again, guys, if you're looking for 3DS friends, look no further than the 3DS FC topic. if you want to tell someone that you've added them here in this thread, do it at the end of a constructive, on-topic post, please. thank you! :3

on-topic, the ink limit is definitely BS. :/

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Re: Pressing the HOME Button During Games Like Animal Crossing.

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what happened in Wild World when you closed the screen? I'd imagine it'd be about the same thing.

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