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AuthorRe: Pop Culture Refs in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
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951. Posted:

... I hereby nominate this thread for Hall of Fame status.

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AuthorRe: Pop Culture Refs in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
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952. Posted:

Morphtorok wrote:

Nibelilt wrote:

If you shake a tree, a beehive might fall out. This is obviously a reference to the fact that bees live in beehives, which are on trees.

Dude, that's obviously a refference to that one movie where Nicolas Cage dies.

You both fail. Beehives and bees falling out of trees in this game is obviously a reference to the 1991 coming-of-age film 'My Girl', where Macaulay Culkin dies of a bee sting and Anna Chlumsky has her first period. A true classic.

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953. Posted:

You_Silly_Human wrote:

Is it me or do sony fanboys always seem angry at the world?

If this is what the conversation has devolved into, i'm assuming you've gotten whatever information you need from it.

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AuthorRe: Game Reviews in the forums?
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954. Posted:

@Guitardude7: I'm afraid we don't allow them. However, as Geonjaha has helpfully suggested, you are more than welcome to post your full-fledged reviews in your own personal blog or webspace and link to that via your user signature and profile information. More than a few of our users choose to write reviews and link to their work via their user signatures, feel free to check some people out :3

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955. Posted:

@Kody: Thank you :3

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956. Posted:

@Kody: hey, who do i talk to about my missing issue? my comment got a couple likes, but that was about it. i've checked their site and facebook, but i'm not sure how best to get hold of them about this. :/

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957. Posted:

CanisWolfred wrote:

We have 12(!!!) forum games filling up the first two pages of the General Discussion section. I don't even know why people make them. It's not like they're any fun, or an exercise in creativity. It's just people saying the same stupid stuff over and over again. Forum games were invented to inflate post counts. They're spam threads with absolutely no discussion whatsoever. Yet they still thrive on a forum where people don't have visable post counts? That's just a waste of time that could be spent on literally anything else! Picking your nose would be better time spent! I just wish we could have them moved to their own section, since I'm sure half the forum would leave if they were removed for good (sure, most of those people wouldn't be a real loss, since they mostly don't do anything besides spam forum games anyways, but since Nintendo Life is obviously so desperate for hits, well...), but I dunno, it doesn't seem like something like that will happen anytime soon...

I'm getting the feeling it may be time for another break from NL if you're flipping out over forum games.

Some people enjoy them. Let them have their fun.

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958. Posted:

Piping-Hot Ovoids Nearing Extinction :(

TRIPP

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959. Posted:

Terrifyingly Elongated Extra-Terrestrial Hats!

PLANT

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960. Posted:

Frying Ultra-Delicious Green Eggs

COLOR

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961. Posted:

Futuristic Air-Race: Tiger Sharks!

WRITE
sorry @Morphtorok, he'd already replied to me long ago and i was replying to him when you replied to me from before, haha~

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962. Posted:

Megalomaniacs Orbiting Neptune Eat Yogurt

CHECK

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AuthorRe: Does Anybody Else Hate Forum Games?
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963. Posted:

They're not hurting anyone with their forum games, and you're more than welcome to ignore those threads if you don't want to participate. Thank you for not stirring up trouble.

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964. Posted:

@World: losing songs is actually why we all started grouping together to play, since one player who passes will carry the other if they fail (and even if you both suck at a given song or difficulty level, as long as you don't lose all your life at the same time you can still make it back up if you're quick while the other person's doing OK :3) I also remember studying stepcharts, DDRFreak.com used to have all kinds of stepcharts available, looking them over in my off-time really helped me to figure out foot placement and which moves i could use for songs on harder difficulties when i was having trouble. i was friends with the people who ran the arcade, so they got me quite a bit of free playtime when their bosses weren't looking, but i still put a lot of money into their machines over the years and i totally understand the drain on your wallet arcade playing can be :3

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965. Posted:

@World: haha, talking about it is taking me back to those days for srs! i remember the last machine i knew that arcade got was an In The Groove 2 machine (i think it was 2 because it had the r21 patch), i remember that was the patch that let us bring in our own songs and modified stepcharts). that was back before the lawsuit by Konami that shut that company down. I loved that machine, not only because it let you track how many calories you'd burned and stuff, i also really remember liking the songs it actually had as part of the game.

I haven't played any version of DDR beyond 8th mix because i haven't been around an arcade that actually had a machine — there was one downtown here near my job#2, but as soon as i discovered it the place shut down. i miss playing DDR on an honest arcade machine so hard. I did used to have a nice home stage that was made out of metal and stuff, but it didn't have a bar... i needs me a bar to play harder songs D:
yes i'm a bar hugger D:

anyway, good luck to you now that i've put the seed into your head :3 I'm sure you can find some routines up on YouTube that can give you ideas for moves and stuff. just be careful, home mats and cheap stages aren't really ideal for actual dancing (or playing, for that matter...) — be careful not to hurt yourself on a pad or home stage :3

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966. Posted:

@World: I used to be kiiiinda active (not really) with a group of local DDR players that all hung out at the same arcade back when the game was big years ago — that arcade was the first in town to have a 1st mix machine, then they upgraded to 3rd mix (korean v2 no less, my personal favorite version of the game~), then they upgraded to a 7th mix machine, then 8th mix. I miss those days, we used to all hang out for hours just playing and playing and playing haha,. There were a few of us who competed, and the ones who did had some really cool routines (usually on a Double stage), but i remember they always kept the difficulty at normal or easy when they were working on a routine.

@JGMR: I'm sorry we don't agree? :3

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967. Posted:

@JGMR: That's your personal definition of the word. Dictionary definitions include 'A form of play or sport', 'activity engaged in for diversion or amusement', and 'activity providing entertainment or amusement'. You can define a word however you please, but you can't really complain when the rest of the world disagrees. :3

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968. Posted:

@World: Interesting that you bring up Dance Dance Revolution — the 'easy' and 'normal' settings that get boring for the single player looking for a straight 'hey is it possible for me to do this' challenge are often what competitive DDR players use when creating dance routines. It's one thing to watch someone AA a crazy hard song like Max300 (in the original 1.5x reverse no-recovery 'extra stage' mode no less), but it's another to watch a skilled team bust out a complicated dance routine while still nailing even an easy-mode song together.

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969. Posted:

Yawn.

I'm gonna go enjoy my games now. Good luck with the labels and the complaining, i'm sure it's gonna work out great :3

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970. Posted:

@CaptainSquid: it was determined the article was a joke somewhere in the first page, lol — I've changed the thread title, hopefully that'll take care of any further confusion :3

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971. Posted:

JGMR wrote:

... back then, because almost every game was "hardcore" (read: more difficult, less forgiving, less instructive) by today's standards.

^ this is what I'm talking about. You're labeling games from 'back then' as 'hardcore'. You may be doing it accidentally, but you're still doing it, and it's coloring everything else you have to say.

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972. Posted:

@Xyphon22: i'd agree with Tech up there, you're probably only about 10-ish% into the game at that point.

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973. Posted:

JGMR wrote:

It's not only Zelda. I am talking about gaming in general, as does the satirical article which was created to encourage a discussion I think?

the only 'discussion' it encourages is the same tired 'hardcore vs. casual' argument we've had over and over and over and over and over here at NL. the gamers you choose to label as 'casual' are not going away anytime soon, and neither are games made accessible and customizable enough for players of all skill levels to enjoy.

you have two realistic choices if you want to continue playing video games: adapt to today's games and make them work for you, or play only the games you loved from years ago. no amount of complaining on an internet forum will change the entire gaming industry to suit your tastes, and no amount of negativity about it or arbitrary labeling will stop the general public from playing games they genuinely enjoy playing.

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974. Posted:

@JGMR: If the Zelda series is not what you want to play, don't play it. to sit there and complain as if you don't have a wide array of choice in gaming and to continue to name-call does nothing to further your cause, silly as it may be.

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975. Posted:

Let's not give one another any ideas, guys. Thank you!

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