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AuthorRe: Do you consider videogames as a form of art?
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4,326. Posted:

in terms of creative expression there can certainly be a lot said for original IPs and stellar one-shots, but there's enough pulp gaming out there to choke the masses it's aimed at, lol. i think what I'm trying to say is that video games can be art, but that doesn't mean all video games are art IMO. depends on the game, i suppose :3

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AuthorRe: How will SOPA affect video game review/forum sites?
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4,327. Posted:

@lz: no, it doesn't mean they ALL do, but Big Business doesn't have to control all of them when enough will do the job just fine.

we're tiptoeing on the edge of some touchy stuff up in here... please be careful not to make it personal, guys :3

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AuthorRe: How will SOPA affect video game review/forum sites?
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4,328. Posted:

lz20XX wrote:

Did I forget to mention that many "bigwigs" are voting against this bill?

you did. you also 'forgot' to provide source(s) for this information. that's one of those 'i'll believe it when i see it' kinds of things, lol.

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AuthorRe: Wrestling Fans Unite!
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4,329. Posted:

the_shpydar wrote:

Now if only they would get rid of Cole (or just stop having him play the hyper-annoying character that needs to interject his "heelness" constantly) ...

Cole and Booker both need to go (unless Booker can get his shiz together and stop stumbling over himself all the time while he calls a match). I want Edge to be a color commentator soooo bad; that would've been amazing if they'd'a had him do it when he was forced to retire. :(
i've probably said that before about Edge, but dammit it bears saying again u___u

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AuthorRe: Overnight Message
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4,330. Posted:

The coins are from Club Nintendo, and they expire two full Club Nintendo years after they've been earned. You redeem your coins in order, though — first earned, first used.

That said, people are already discussing the new rewards in this thread here. Feel free to join them :3

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AuthorRe: Vita Pics
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4,331. Posted:

haha that's a sweet bowser~

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AuthorRe: where is swapnote
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4,332. Posted:

Everyone's been discussing Swapnote in this thread here. Please feel free to join them :3

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AuthorRe: Maka Wuhu Ettiquette
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4,333. Posted:

@Tryken: snaking as we knew it in MKDS isn't possible. the little boosts you get from drifting aren't dependant on hitting left and right on the D-pad, now they're in terms of how fast you're going and how sharp your angle of drift is. I'm told it's more like how the drifting system works in MKWii, though I haven't really had the chance to sit down and play that one, so idk for sure :3

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AuthorRe: Hulu
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4,334. Posted:

@GL: Hulu Plus coming to 3DS was indeed announced back when 3D video recording was also announced... we haven't heard anything else about it yet, though.

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AuthorRe: Can you transfer games back?
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4,335. Posted:

Sorry, Kaiser, but 'no' is the answer. Once it's off the DSi, that's it.

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AuthorRe: North Korea's tyrannical leader Kim Jong II has died
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4,336. Posted:

A man has died. Let's not start, please.

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AuthorRe: Club Nintendo still hasn't recognized that I have the GBA games.
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4,337. Posted:

iphys wrote:

Post-play surveys you have to wait 7 days.

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AuthorRe: The Goodbye/Vacation Thread
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4,338. Posted:

lz20XX wrote:

Adam's gone! Quick! To the Mario Karts so we can knock him off the charts!! :O

his laptop blew up, not his 3DS. he can still race, lol.

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AuthorRe: The Goodbye/Vacation Thread
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4,339. Posted:

Adam wrote:

Some instructions for while I'm gone: Watch out for Orlick since I won't be able to spot him for you. And if Warioswoods says anything bad about snaking, make sure to make a big deal out of it for me so that he eventually gives up. Thanks in advance.

i've got you covered >:3

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AuthorRe: Playing Skyward Sword drunk.
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4,340. Posted:

Aviator wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

Guitar Hero/Rock Band is amazing while under the influence. bust that bad boy out during a party, haha.

SingStar is better, as it doesn't have any real skill, like hitting buttons.

pretty sure it also doesn't have drum-set support. BANGING ON THINGS IS COOL~

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AuthorRe: Thread of totally awesome Netflix Instant recommendations
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4,341. Posted:

@tendoboy: that's the real difference between Hulu and Netflix. Hulu carries much more in the nature of current TV shows and will often have the latest episodes up within a week of them having aired (if not sooner), though as someone's already mentioned watching on a mobile device can be hit or miss as some shows are web only (they're clearly marked, though, so you can tell instantly while searching whether you'll be able to watch it on a device or not). Netflix carries much more in the nature of solid movie choices and what's out on DVD, which is why it has a great catalog of past shows but may be missing more recent episodes of currently-running series.

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AuthorRe: Online GBA Instruction Manuals?
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4,342. Posted:

Glad that's solved, then! :3

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AuthorRe: Playing Skyward Sword drunk.
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4,343. Posted:

Guitar Hero/Rock Band is amazing while under the influence. bust that bad boy out during a party, haha.

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AuthorRe: The "smartphone vs. handheld" debate compared to the "PC vs. game console" debate
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4,344. Posted:

You've already got a recent thread for discussing smartphones versus handhelds, tendoboy. Please feel free to revive it if you really want to argue the same tired points further. Thank you!

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AuthorRe: I cannot email nintendo about ambassador games.
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4,345. Posted:

Try calling, and be sure to let them know their e-mail option is not working. And again, the main Ambassador thread is here; please use that thread to ask any further questions. Thank you! :3

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AuthorRe: Ambassador help and questions.
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4,346. Posted:

Please, the main Ambassador thread is here. Feel free to ask your questions there. You can also get in touch with Nintendo directly if you have questions; if you know you should be an Ambassador but are unable to access the games, they're the ones you need to talk to. :3

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4,347. Posted:

@The_Fox: Not to mention that same flying splash (and everything else) being set to amazing video game music and remixes thereof, haha. sometimes the music really makes the clips that much more hilarious :3

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AuthorRe: Nobunaga's Ambition X Pokemon announced (DS, 2012, SRPG, Koei Tecmo X Nintendo) they got Pokemon in my three kingdoms
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4,348. Posted:

... what the... just... what???

LaytonxWright, day-one purchase, no questions asked. This, though... i'll need to know a lot more about it. :/

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AuthorRe: There is balance in the Universe, Ambassadors.
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4,349. Posted:

@Apollo: Considering the only reason my 3DS isn't an Ambassador 3DS is because the one I shelled out for at launch was stolen, I find the assumption that because i don't have access to these games i'm 'fine' somewhat insulting — i paid my money, i should be able to have these games. That said, if you'd like to discuss the end of the Ambassador program further, please feel free to use this existing thread. Thank you!

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AuthorRe: What is a fast way to stock up on coins in MK7?
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4,350. Posted:

The best way is to learn where they are and keep picking them up as you race. If you work on unlocking Mirror Mode and three-starring all the tracks, you'll pick up coins easily — and remember that you can pick up coins by playing online as well.

If you'd like to continue discussing MK7 strategy, please feel free to use this existing thread. Thank you! :3

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