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Re: Ace Attorney Series

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Singularity wrote:

AAI wasn't quite as good as Trials and Tribulations or Ace Attorney, but it was certainly better than Apollo Justice (awful characters, poor decisions regarding Phoenix Wright and the lack of any real cameos from Edgeworth, Gumshoe, etc)

them's fightin' words Apollo Justice is my favorite of the series so far and i love it to bits. Unlike AAI, it didn't have to resort to hitting you with cameo after cameo to get you through it, the characters were much more memorable (and likeable), and that last case blew me away for srs. :3
sequel plz, Capcom

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Re: Ace Attorney Series

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Objection_Blaster wrote:

Perhaps Shu not being involved in AAI is part of the reason I (and others) believed the story/concept wound up faltering at least some.

i had no idea he wasn't involved at all... that would certainly explain why i hated it. now i don't feel so bad for doing so :3

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Re: When you see TBD's avatar in a thread, do you automatically think that the thread just got locked?

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Swerd_Murd wrote:

pixelman wrote:

Your :3 is getting old.

pixelman wrote:

Your :3 is getting old.

pixelman wrote:

Your :3 is getting old.

Quoted 3 times for extreme truth. It's awful.

glad you're having a good time, then :3

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Re: What are you guys playing right now?

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The Wii recommendations thread is here. Feel free to ask for recommendations there. If you just want to discuss what everyone is playing, feel free to join the ongoing discussion in this thread. :3

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Re: Do any Nintendolife users or staff have a 3DS?

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R-L-A-George wrote:

y2josh wrote:

@RLAGeorge: It's okay if we call ourselves rednecks. It's not okay for someone else to call us rednecks.

Edit: Sorry James, I was about to do that myself.

There is a bit of redneck in all of us.

I was mostly joking.

still not cool when a few of us here identify as 'redneck'. :/

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Re: When you see TBD's avatar in a thread, do you automatically think that the thread just got locked?

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@Luigi78: feel the wrath of my copy of Photoshop! >:3
that was actually kinda perfect the way your avatar worked out, haha... :3

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Re: When you see TBD's avatar in a thread, do you automatically think that the thread just got locked?

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I do hope you all are still joking, because I'm not going anywhere :3
also i have minions now and i'll send them after you with their terrifying :3-faces, haha

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Re: woman sues after slipping on a banana peel

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The next time he sits down wrong, i'll let you know the results. :3 Good luck on your end.

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Re: woman sues after slipping on a banana peel

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That's a completely different hypothesis, though, and I'd like to counter it with the fact that I've busted a gut laughing at my husband more than once because he went down like a ton of bricks after something hit him in the groin. He's usually too busy groaning and stumbling around to land any hits afterward.

therefore, 'laughing at your spouse results in physical pain' can only be Plausible, not Confirmed >:3

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Re: woman sues after slipping on a banana peel

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@James: I'd watch that episode before writing it off as flat-out wrong — they tested the slippery effects of banana peels pretty thoroughly. The myth they busted was that 'it is guaranteed that a person who steps on a banana peel will slip and fall', though, which is what i think people have forgotten. it's not that it'd never happen, it's just that the results were too inconsistent to guarantee a fall every time.

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Re: BIT.TRIP FLUX Spoiler topic

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all right, curiosity satisfied — i didn't touch the wiimote throughout the entire end sequence. the final ending did trigger much more quickly than when i played through and then set it aside — i could hear it trigger right after the screen went totally white — but then all of a sudden the wiimote connection timed out and the 'connection lost, press any button' screen came up just in time to halt the ending, haha. that was kinda funny, i thought :3

also, when the 'game over' screen is up, it doesn't matter whether the wiimote is connected or not. i briefly pondered leaving it alone for a while and seeing what happened, but then i figured that it was time for me to really let go and do something else, haha. so i'm done with the ending (and that freakin' end boss, holy crap i hate that thing). i'm'a go back to the first two levels for a while :3

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Re: Should I trade in my Wii, and if so should I buy an XBox 360 or PS3?

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Unfortunately, these 'should i buy' or 'system1 vs. system2' threads usually wind up degenerating into bickering. You're more than welcome to peruse some of the surviving topics if you like; hopefully they'll help you make your decision. There's also the Xbox 360 fan thread and the PlayStation 3 fan thread if you'd like to check out the pros of either system straight from people who own them. :3

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Re: SpotPass is a joke. Let's be honest.

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James Newton wrote:

I think it'll work well in parts of the world and not so well in others. Surprise!

this, haha. then again, if you're buying a 3DS specifically for SpotPass, you've got bigger problems than potentially not being able to find a place to snag you some internets :3

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Re: Edit and delete post buttons are broken

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In the meantime, if you need to edit your own comments, 'PageURL/CommentNumber/edit' will allow you to do so. The comment number can be found via the Quote link, just hover your mouse over it and you'll see a six-digit number that identifies your comment in the Quote URL. For example, if James needed to edit his own comment, he'd use 'http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/help/edit_and_delete_post_buttons_are_broken/737269/edit' to do so.

edit: whoops, forgot to mention that if you created the topic in question, all you need to use is 'PageURL/edit' to edit the original topic. also, the links on the main site seem to be working at the moment, but if they wind up breaking too, the comment number can be found via the reply numbers (hover your mouse over them and you'll see a direct link to that comment which includes the number you'll need to modify it). in that case the URL needs to be 'http://www.nintendolife.com/user/edit/comments/comment-number'.

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Re: BIT.TRIP FLUX Spoiler topic

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@SMF96: no, what i was trying to say was that during my tests (because if you hit 'resume' during the end sequence, you'll start from the beginning of that sequence, not all the way from the beginning of Catharsis entirely; i'd restarted the end sequence multiple times for the hell of it), i accidentally triggered the real ending (once you're in the white screen, leave the wiimote still for 5-10 seconds) before i had the chance to hit pause and restart the sequence for the one last run-through (which wouldn't involve moving the wiimote at all during the end sequence). that's the last thing i have to try before i'll be satisfied [read: out of ideas, haha]. :3

either way, doing what you're describing wouldn't happen, because you go to the scoring screen before you go to the end sequence, and you have to press 2 to get past it. sitting there and not pressing anything does nothing, lol :3

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Re: BIT.TRIP FLUX Spoiler topic

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exactly, haha. that nagging 'what if' will bother me if i don't try, anyway :3

edit: okay, two things:

(a) not hitting any of the beats changes nothing in terms of the ending sequence or its outcome
(b) (and i should've realized this earlier, duh i'm a moron) it has nothing to do with the wiimote disconnecting and everything to do with holding still. leaving the wiimote alone at the end for about 5-10 seconds was long enough to trigger the Game Over.

i accidentally triggered the real ending before i got the chance to try not moving the wiimote at all from the beginning of the end sequence (to see if it terminated earlier, perhaps), so i'll need to try that next. blarg, i hate that end boss so much

i did try writing down the sequence of numbers that flashes across the screen in the beginning of the end sequence, but it's either gibberish or i wrote it down wrong (most likely the latter, haha). when i try it again i'll see if i can't make sure i wrote it down correctly.

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Re: BIT.TRIP FLUX Spoiler topic

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@SMF96: when i get home, i'm going to try putting the wiimote down as soon as i beat the final boss and seeing if anything happens differently (provided it shuts off in time, lol). or i guess i could take the batteries out and see what that does...

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Re: BIT.TRIP FLUX Spoiler topic

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@SMF96: i wasn't trying to call it an alternative ending, i was just saying it happened, lol. i might have accidentally hit a button in my confusion, who knows. :3

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Re: Bit.Trip Flux

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iphys wrote:

I wasn't really impressed with the bosses in this game.

i honestly have to agree. they were much, much easier than the ones in Beat, and i suck at Pong and Breakout so hard it's not even funny, so i was pretty much howling at the screen in frustration during the final boss. at least i got past it, but still... i get that they were trying to make it something playable in one sitting, but at least the second boss was something completely fresh, y'know? :/

the rest of the game was awesome, though, IMO. :3

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