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AuthorRe: Mario Kart 7's "community codes" = friend codes?
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4,726. Posted:

source, plz... is it really the same as an actual FC, or is it some other special functionality? idgi

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AuthorRe: Netflix or Hulu?
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4,727. Posted:

Hulu's movie selection is crap unless you're a fan of the Criterion collection. get Hulu+ if you're interested in current TV shows that are on TV right now, Netflix if you want movies and older TV shows and don't mind not being able to see the latest seasons of new ones.

also, be aware that Hulu has issues regarding which shows are available on mobile devices or web only.

and shingi, the movie selection on Netflix is not that great IMO, especially with them about to lose Starz content — they don't cycle them out nearly fast enough for me, at least. it's not about 'comfort zone' if you've already watched everything they have to offer in your genres of choice.

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AuthorRe: Can FIFA 12 work on an american 3DS
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4,728. Posted:

If you purchase the NA-region version, it will work just fine on your NA-region 3DS. :3

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AuthorRe: So - what is the news?
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4,729. Posted:

For the latest Nintendo news, feel free to check the main site. Thank you! :3

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AuthorRe: Reasons for Region Locking
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4,730. Posted:

Agreeing with everyone else — I tried my copies of Kanji Sonomama and Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland in my 3DS just now, and they played fine. I can also now attest to the fact that even the clear EU DS boxes will have the 'Nintendo DS' logo imprinted on the inside surface right next to the opening the cartridge fits into, lol... Sorry, Arthedain, but i really think you've wound up with a couple of counterfeits. :(

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4,731. Posted:

Locked in favor of this more fleshed-out thread. Feel free to discuss there! :3

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AuthorRe: What should we Call the 3Ds ......................
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4,732. Posted:

the_shpydar wrote:

I just call it Bob.
I call pretty much everything Bob. Except for things that i call Rabbits.

fixed that for you :3

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4,733. Posted:

Splat wrote:

I truly hope and pray guys like Hall,Jeff Hardy,Matt Hardy ect get the help they need before it's to late.

me too, and damn — i hadn't realized Matt had gotten wrapped up in drugs like his bro. i hope he's doing well in rehab :(

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AuthorRe: Anybody else go to college?
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4,734. Posted:

lz20XX wrote:

Also, just because someone is young doesn't mean they are less experienced. There are people younger than me that I'm sure went through a lot more hell than I did in college.

true, but the fact that that particular nurse was saying the things she was saying to him was proof that she, at least, did not have quite enough life experience to properly handle the situation. berating someone who says they do not have enough money at the moment to keep their medical insurance is one of those things you just don't do. holy hell :/

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4,735. Posted:

holy cow. you're a lot more restrained than me, lol — i'd'a asked her straight-up where she got off talking to me like that — i'm not your jellybean, sweetheart. wow.

you're right, though; i've had more than my share of that kind of 'parental-style' advice from people around that age myself because i didn't go to college, and the only thing that keeps me from blowing up sometimes is the fact that i can sit back and laugh because that's not how the real world works. we're taught in high school and by the media that scholarships, grants, just money in general grows on trees... it doesn't happen that way. and when life finally rears up and really bites 'em in the butt over something, they'll learn what all the rest of us had to learn too. the School of Hard Knocks provides the only education that really matters, IMO (besides kindergarten, anyway ;)).

ah well. we can only hope these kids eventually grow up and 'get it' without stumbling too hard, y'know? i know i said my own share of dumba** stuff and put my foot in my mouth many a time back when i was 20. maybe if you had spoken up and embarrassed her a little bit it would've accelerated the growing process... go for it next time someone pops off at you like that. it might help you feel better :3

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4,736. Posted:

... and then when you're in their position, you'll be the one with the 'dream job' and everyone else will be jealous of you. it's the way things go. i get that you're upset for whatever reason atm, but you have no idea what every single person on TV (or heck, standing around you when you go out) have gone through to get where they are today. they may come off as some kind of ideal, as if they stepped out of school and straight into that dream job you wish you were in right now, but there's a good chance they've had it just as bad (or worse!) than you.

and by sitting up there and talking nonsense, they're attempting to cement the idea that they're the fittest person for whatever job it is they're in at the moment. idk, i can't fault them for that kind of thing myself — obviously there are people who want to hear them flap their gums, just as many as for their opponents on those sorts of shows. it's all whatev' to me, lol.

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4,737. Posted:

if i'm reading that giant run-on sentence correctly... the day that happens, you and me both'll get hit by meteors, man.

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AuthorRe: What should we Call the 3Ds ......................
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4,738. Posted:

Johnny117 wrote:

How did this get popular?

that's an odd name for your 3DS, but whatever floats your boat, i suppose :3

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4,739. Posted:

what Morpheel said — i'm sure he's raking it in at the moment after all those contract re-negotiations for the sequels, haha.
i just hope he doesn't get greedy and wind up replaced u_u

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4,740. Posted:

ffffuuuuuuuuu i knew i forgot something. sorry Arthedain! i'll do it tonight, i swear D:

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4,741. Posted:

Johnny117 wrote:

Wrestling is fake pplz... (Sorry to break it to ya :( )

We know it's scripted, but we still enjoy it. If that's all you came in here to say, you're more than welcome to stay away from this thread. :3

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4,742. Posted:

Call it a '3D DS' and people will give you funny looks. It's just a 3DS, no need for other names. :3

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4,743. Posted:

Aviator wrote:

And still everyone else (US/UK) complains.

welcome to the internet!
fixed that for you, btw >:3

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4,744. Posted:

Sidekick: Aviator (navi~)
Heavy Weapons: Kainard (effin' beast)
Sniper: JayArr (with his uber-sick wit)
The Brains: Machuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

sorry y'all, i just snapped up the best team. fend for yourselves :O :O :O

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4,745. Posted:

definitely cool to see Lakitu getting some action other than holding that silly camera, lol. feel free to add this image to the existing MK7 discussion thread if you'd like to talk about it. :3

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4,746. Posted:

@Arthedain: usually it'll be apparent in the packaging — was everything spelled correctly in the manual? when you hold the manual up to another known-legit manual, do the safety warnings all line up, same fonts, same image sizes and stuff? how's the cover, does it display all the appropriate symbols or is it wrong (does it have no Wi-Fi symbol when it should have one or vice versa, does it have the ratings certification from the right board in relation to the region it's supposed to be for, does the cover art match what it's supposed to be for that region, etc.).

there are less-apparent signs to look for, like paper and print quality (the counterfeit Partners in Time i wound up with, the manual and cover paper all had kind of an off smell to them in comparison to my legit, bought-new-from-store DS games), making sure the logos match (i believe i saw one image of a counterfeit on the internet where the shadow on the 'Nintendo DS' logo toward the spine of the box was wrong, pretty obvious when held up to a legit game), and of course the cart itself. this guide states:

FAKE NINTENDO DS GAMES The bottom left corner is rounded a little differently on the fake ones. Check the label...fake labels are put on by hand and off center or slanted slightly, authentic game labels are put on by machine and exact. You will also notice a difference in the quality of the art work and instruction booklet if one was included. If a case was included, it should have the NINTENDO logo inside the case to the right of the spot that holds the cartridge. The fake game cases are blank inside with no Nintendo logo.

this guide here has some images, and this one here also has some good points regarding the game serial number and stuff.

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4,747. Posted:

@Arthedain: neither of those games are DSi-enhanced. honestly, though, i haven't thought to try my own out-of-region games on my 3DS yet, so i can't say for absolute certain that i know for a fact they'll work. i'll pop 'em in when i get home and see how it goes down — they should work just fine, but we'll see i guess.

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4,748. Posted:

Harley Quinn ftw~
lol it rhymes, even better

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4,749. Posted:

which games, Arthedain? if they're DSi-enhanced, they require a same-region DSi or 3DS, though they'll play on any DS system regardless of region. there's also a chance they could be counterfeit depending on where you purchased them from (a Hong Kong-based seller on eBay? damn near guaranteed to be counterfeit, lol).

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4,750. Posted:

changed the thread title — how can we have an 'impressions' thread already when the game isn't even out yet? :3

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