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AuthorRe: How do 3DS eShop purchases show up on my bank statement?
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801. Posted:

let's see... Attack of the Friday Monsters showed up as 'DB DEBIT 07-19-13 NINTENDO DIG 800-255-3700 WA [number]', and AC:NL showed up as 'DB DEBIT 06-10-13 NINTENDO DIG 800-255-3700 WA [number]'

I've had funny charges show up on my statement before. have you tried googling them? that helped me to track down a store trip i'd forgotten i'd made, lol... didn't help that it posted to my account a couple days later :3

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AuthorRe: Just to let you guys know
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802. Posted:

@Metaknight_3Raw: if it's stolen, you're poop-outta-luck unless you filed a police report.

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803. Posted:

@lz: no you don't, lol — this is the same thing we've always been told: 'have it repaired, don't return it or you'll lose everything'. If people haven't been listening yet, they're probably not gonna start now.

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AuthorRe: Kid Tripp, a.k.a. Our very own pixelman has finally finished a game!
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804. Posted:

pixelman wrote:

Philip_J_Reed wrote:

@pixelman
I'll be in touch. ;)

;)

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AuthorRe: LL vs XL
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805. Posted:

@You_Silly_Human: from the looks of your topic, you're asking whether to get a Japanese 3DS LL or a EU/NA 3DS XL. That's why it may be misleading; it's the only reason i popped in to check it out, really. Please stop leaping to insults as your first response when questioned by another user.

that said, yes, you are correct. from what I understand, it's a double-large, or 'XL' size — they use the same 'LL' abbreviation to denote the next size up from Large for other things as well, like clothing or food items. if you wind up in Japan and need an extra-large size of something, they may not understand XL off the bat, but they'd most likely understand LL immediately.

If you have any other Japan-related questions, you may want to try asking in our Japan Discussion thread. Good luck to you!

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806. Posted:

@You_Silly_Human: I don't think he was insulting you — rather, the ire seems to have been directed at Gamestop/EB. They're the same company, but their websites and operating methods are different, thus why GS would have helpful images up on their site and EB wouldn't, lol. please try assuming good faith in your fellow users before calling them 'noobs' :3

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AuthorRe: Fez II Cancelled, Phil Fish Leaves The Gaming World.
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807. Posted:

Chrono_Crossing wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

did the hate come solely from his game, though? it seemed to come more from the insulting things he's had to say, whether IRL or via social media sites.

i do agree with the 'don't dish it if you can't take it' sentiment. you get what you give, after all.

After all the death threats and hate mail over the years (harassing to release the game), I'd be a little grumpy, too.

it's one thing to be 'a little grumpy'. it's another to say horrible things about other people and/or products, then cry foul when your paying fanbase (most of which who wind up enjoying some of the things you've insulted) gets on your case about it. it's a situation tailor-made for the world's smallest violin. perhaps an entire 'world's smallest orchestra'.

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AuthorRe: Dreamfall Chapters confirmed for Wii U
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808. Posted:

GoombaSlayer wrote:

How in the world to find sources by yourself instead of irritating the messenger with generic "Source?" phrase FAQ

1) Google either Dreamfall Wii U or 2) Copy & Paste the text in Google

Your´e welcome!

How about instead of being nasty about it, you just post the link to the source you're citing? That way you don't get those pesky requests for a source article in the first place. Thanks in advance, I'd hate to have to ban you over it or anything. :3

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809. Posted:

hey guys, if you've got anything for sale or trade or if you just want to get rid of something, please feel free to post to our Trading Post thread to discuss. Enjoy!

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810. Posted:

Please feel free to advertise whatever petition(s) you please via your user signature. good luck to you! :3

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AuthorRe: ASDA won’t stock Wii U consoles or games in-store anymore
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811. Posted:

Discostew wrote:

Them suspending their stock of Wii U simply means people that wanted one will have to look elsewhere.

to be honest, this step probably means that people were already looking elsewhere if they wanted one :3

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AuthorRe: Australia considers banning the sale of region locked gaming consoles.
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812. Posted:

SCAR392 wrote:

It probably costs more than it's worth as it is now, to have the thing region locked in Australia. I think the fact that Australia uses the PAL format would be enough to have things more flexible.
A digital trade market is possible, because otherwise prices would vary and that could cause some weird data if digital media was being sold outside of a company.

Just think about how you trade Pokémon on the DS games. You offer a Pokemon in exchange for another one, and it won't trade until your demand is met.
Really, the only thing you end up freeing up is bandwidth on a worldwide network. I just don't see selling games digitally working at all.

Maybe Australia will go DLC only, then Nintendo can just sell eShop cards which saves shipping space and Australia doesn't have to charge its citizens as much.

EDIT: Physical goods is what I believe is making things cost so much. You still can't avoid shipping consoles or other hardware, so perhaps they would charge less for hardware, but you're stuck using the eShop with an anonymous trade option, and the price as is on the eShop will require users to trade within the same price range.
Still, though, that's some pretty big speculation, as Nintendo would probably have to be twice as rich to let people trade games with each other online.

what does anything you've said have to do with Australia potentially banning the sale of region-locked consoles? all i see is a bunch of babbling about digital sales, and a weird Pokemon analogy that made no sense whatsoever.

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AuthorRe: Australia considers banning the sale of region locked gaming consoles.
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813. Posted:

why do they want to ban region-locked gaming consoles and promote their users accessing outside-region shops to get better prices? isn't this the same country that has banned Saints Row IV for a console that has access to cross-region digital shops (e.g. users will still likely be able to buy the game from the US or EU stores if they can't be bothered with importing)? You'd think they'd be all about locking stuff down, lol.

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AuthorRe: What's up with Nintendo and 3rd parties?
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814. Posted:

Well, that happened.

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AuthorRe: Fez II Cancelled, Phil Fish Leaves The Gaming World.
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815. Posted:

V8_Ninja wrote:

A Bit More On Topic: On one hand I do feel a bit sorry for Phil Fish, as the only significant thing that he's ever done (make a charming puzzle-platformer) got him an unfair amount of hate.

did the hate come solely from his game, though? it seemed to come more from the insulting things he's had to say, whether IRL or via social media sites.

i do agree with the 'don't dish it if you can't take it' sentiment. you get what you give, after all.

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816. Posted:

is it time to break out the tin-foil hats? already?

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817. Posted:

LordJumpMad wrote:

WinterWarm wrote:

So, would someone please answer my question, can I remarry?

Your wife has to died in battle to re-marry.

as opposed to what, dying in childbirth? lol

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818. Posted:

@Midnight3DS: geez, that is a big difference, haha. business as usual on this side of the pond, then :3

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819. Posted:

that's really odd that Wal-Mart won't be carrying them either. i mean, i probably wouldn't have bought mine from there, but they're so mainstream that it's weird for them not not be carrying a current-gen console for whatever reason. ah well.

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AuthorRe: What are your favorite Wii U games out?
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820. Posted:

We've got our Wii U Recommendations thread stickied at the top of this section of the forums of you'd like to ask recommendations regarding which Wii U games to purchase. Enjoy! :3

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AuthorRe: What's up with Nintendo and 3rd parties?
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821. Posted:

PopetheRevXXVII wrote:

I'll keep it civil. I know how Militant Nintendo fans can be.

Could you stop with this kind of passive-aggressive stuff please? we're all about discussion, but not insults. Thanks in advance!

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822. Posted:

Please feel free to advertise your YouTube channel and/or video(s) via your user signature. thank you! :3

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823. Posted:

DePapier wrote:

swordx wrote:

Jaz007 wrote:

@Swordx You don't understand what shovelware is, COD is most certainly not shovelware.

It most certainly is! COD has become a repetetive, boring mess. I used to love COD...back when the games were good. And you can't use multiplayer or zombies to back up your claim that it's good...those are just extras...The campaign is supposed to be the main game, but now it's been pushed to the side and has become a last minute effort.

...
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I must be following the wrong thread.

me too. when did this become another tired COD argument?

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824. Posted:

Hey guys, please clearly mark any potential spoilers so that other users won't accidentally read them when they're wanting to be surprised. Also, if someone posts a spoiler without marking it for others, let's not repeat it. Thanks in advance! :3

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825. Posted:

@RType88: I did indeed receive a reply to the e-mail I'd sent on the 14th this very morning. Thank you! :3

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