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AuthorRe: Your latest retro purchase
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9,126. Posted:

oh man, tetris on a gray-brick game boy... that takes me back to when i got mine back in the day, lol. enjoy it, monkey-man :3

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9,127. Posted:

the original thread is here; apparently this duplicate slipped under the radar somehow. please continue the discussion there, provided you have anything to add other than a snide remark :3

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AuthorRe: What is a good quality fun wiiware game for 800 points?
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9,128. Posted:

Please ask for recommendations in the aforementioned recommendations thread. thank you :3

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AuthorRe: Nintendo Life E3 2010
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9,129. Posted:

epic corbie-meets-mario avatar plz :3

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AuthorRe: Animal Crossing: Lets go to the city trading place
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9,130. Posted:

I'm not sure of the answer to your question, but whenever you're ready, please use the existing Online Gaming threads to give out your FC info and set up trades: PAL, NA

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AuthorRe: Nintendo DSi Repair
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9,131. Posted:

hahaha, i totally was thinking of a different type of adapter; i thought the bent part you were talking about was on the adapter cord itself. my bad :3

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AuthorRe: Nnooo announces new myLifeCollected products!
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9,132. Posted:

also seen here: http://dsiware.nintendolife.com/news/2010/06/keep_your_life_c...

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AuthorRe: So, I was looking at...
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9,133. Posted:

feel free to bring this up in the existing Bit.Trip Runner thread :3

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AuthorRe: 1000 points what to download?
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9,134. Posted:

please ask this question in the WiiWare recommendations thread. :3

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AuthorRe: Price at games
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9,135. Posted:

@WaltzElf: ah, so it's Akihabara and Tokyo you're talking about. Just so you know, your experience there will not equal everyone else's experience in other parts of Japan, and describing Japan as some kind of magical discounted-games place is somewhat misleading; what I described above happened during my trips to Osaka, for example.

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AuthorRe: Dreamcast coming to PSN, Xbox Live - Official
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9,136. Posted:

please feel free to continue this discussion (as well as add the information about it coming to Xbox Live as well) to this thread already in progress. :3

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9,137. Posted:

WaltzElf wrote:

If it's really upsetting you, move to Japan where you can easily find top-line, reasonably new release games for between $5 and $15. That's the cheapest region in the world on the whole.

what stores were you shopping at while you were there? or were you hitting bargain bins someplace and didn't quite realize it? i paid full American price (actually, i'd say at least $10-20 more) for the couple of Japanese games i'd bought during the times i was in Japan myself (one was a PSX game, the others were DS games). one i got from a store in a mall, the other from a local game shop, and both weren't just-released games, but they were still in print at the time and they were brand new in their packaging. unless things have drastically changed recently, the Japanese are paying just as much (if not more) than us Americans.

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AuthorRe: Nintendo DS Books
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9,138. Posted:

there is no way a public library wouldn't have books on Shakespeare (unless they're already checked out). seriously.

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AuthorRe: Nintendo DSi Repair
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9,139. Posted:

i doubt it... it'd probably be easier to just buy a new AC adapter. store.nintendo.com is selling those for $9.95, so they're not that expensive. :3

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9,140. Posted:

i've forwarded the link to this thread on to Ant, nintendograbber. thanks for the heads-up. :3

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AuthorRe: Asking for a job.
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9,141. Posted:

another thing i've just been reminded of, here -- if you land an interview at one place, don't just go into that interview and immediately stop applying. i've known so many people who just interview at one place and then sit by the phone for a week doing nothing, thinking they're gonna be handed the job on a platter, and of course it doesn't work that way, so they've just wasted that week, lol. don't be afraid of ticking off any human resources people you've already talked to, either -- I've been a part of the hiring process at one of my prior jobs, and trust me, we have no problems having people say "sorry, but i've already been hired elsewhere" when we do call-backs... we just cross you off our lists and move on to the next applicant. :3

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AuthorRe: Asking for a job.
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9,142. Posted:

back to the topic at hand... applying for jobs is always stressful as hell for me. it's easier now with the internet, because half the places you try to apply at (here in the US, at least) will refer you to the online application form and you can do it from the comfort of your own home, but that's kind of a double-edged sword, because you're not getting the chance to actually talk to a person while you're there and maybe make a good first impression that way, and most of the online applications have the same darn personality assessment test, so you'll fill the same thing out like twenty times over in one day... ugh.

the only real advice i can offer is to just keep your chin up. always be as respectful as possible to prospective employers, and do your best to answer questions put to you honestly. when you try to outthink the dudes asking the questions and give them the answers you think they want to hear, chances are you're gonna slip and say something stupid. good luck to you, man.

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AuthorRe: Before there were Achievements/Trophies
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9,143. Posted:

weirdadam wrote:

I'd be happy with more offline leaderboards. Unless you're absurdly good at a game and/or it is very unpopular, chances of seeing yourself on the board or slim. I wish the new Mega Man games had offline boards so I could compare with my previous scores or with friends.

that works too... any kind of leaderboards allows you to challenge yourself to beat your prior score, y'know?

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AuthorRe: Have you ever cried watching a cartoon?
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9,144. Posted:

@ejamer: hahaha oh man, i think i'd'a never wanted to see The Brave Little Toaster ever again either if it ended like that when he started to get crushed DDDDD:

i remember some parts of that movie freaked me out when i was little, though... like the part in the beginning when the A/C unit explodes. that scared the crap outta me D:

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9,145. Posted:

i don't mind not having Achievements, i just wish there were more games with online leaderboards like Tomena Sanner. I wouldn't have had half as much fun playing that game if it weren't for the fact that other people like malnin, JayArr, shake_zula, and others were going back and forth with me way back when the game first hit. those were fun times in chat, lol. :3

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AuthorRe: Politics
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9,146. Posted:

"something so basic as politics" blows up very quickly around here, just like religion and xbox vs. ps3 threads. sorry, but please discuss this kind of thing on a different set of forums; Nintendo Life is not the place for a giant politics flamewar. :3

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9,147. Posted:

ejamer wrote:

Glad you're not being passive aggressive. ;)

glad everyone's glad. :3

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AuthorRe: DSi Button Stains
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9,148. Posted:

i've used q-tips on my own systems to get the gunk off'a them before... don't soak the q-tip, just dip it quickly and squeeze out any excess afterward.

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AuthorRe: Are gamers taking it to serious ?
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9,149. Posted:

@mastah_shake: oh god, i don't even want to know how much time i've put into TS, lol... seriously, i mean it when i say that anyone who can beat my 2-1 can keep mastership of it; i don't think there's anything else i can do to maximize the amount of points i pick up in that level.

speaking of taking things seriously, though, JayArr's been logging some serious time in MHTri lately. he's got it marked complete in his BL... 300-some-odd hours, man... craziness~ :3

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AuthorRe: Are gamers taking it to serious ?
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9,150. Posted:

kevohki wrote:

Team Fortress players aren't bats*** insane like that guy. That story was about Counter-Strike when the dude tracked the guy over a 7 month period and then stabbed him. The knife makes you run faster in that game. Not fast enough to outrun the cops apparently, lol.

dang man, i found two stabbings over CS --
http://www.geekologie.com/2010/06/gamer_stabs_other_player_in...
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/counter-strike-cheater-knife-brain-skull,9955.html (warning -- contains graphic image of kid with knife in his head in what looks like surgery)

that said, some gamers taking it too seriously prompt some awesome stuff IRL, like this... that dispenser is pretty cool :3

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