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#1  Edited By HektikLyfe

Did you read my post all the way through? How does suggesting people put their friend codes in their greeting tantamount to childishness?

Petty website fanboyism on the other hand...

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#2  Edited By HektikLyfe

Friend codes are stupid. I think the only ones denying this are on the Nintendo payroll. That said, as an adult they have become more of an impedance than anything. I've played online, I've played with my cousins and nephews and we don't even bother to trade the codes because we want to use all the time we can to play, not enter long strings of numbers with a tiny stylus.

So I started using the personal greeting as a friend code sharing area. I know this only works one way but if we all start doing this and it becomes the normal thing to do...we can bypass that inane restriction. Then when you get home you can add them at your leisure. Hopefully the people you meet will add you too.

I know its not an ideal solution but its a workaround that needs everyone's support. A real movement.

Whatd'ya say? Are you in?

  • Enter the Mii Plaza
  • Select your Mii
  • Select Mii Settings
  • Select Edit Greeting
  • Change the greeting to display your friend code!
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#3  Edited By HektikLyfe

@LEGITLakers: I know its been a long time but I didn't see anyone answer.

Settings>Delete Friend Card>Select Friend Card and....BOOM.

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#4  Edited By HektikLyfe

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I play fighters and racers but I'm not particularly great at either. I play fairly and at really random times. SoCal most of the time but we may cross paths once in a while up near the bay.

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#5  Edited By HektikLyfe

Oh perfect, thanks!

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#6  Edited By HektikLyfe

Perfect thanks guys. That's some great information to work from. I tried playing some racing games in front of him but he just didn't care. Well see with time. I feel a bit like a drug pusher... XD

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#7  Edited By HektikLyfe

@iam3green: Oh I signed in during the early days when I followed Jeff here from his "Still Alive" blog. Then work blocked the website and I had a kid...hence the lack of posts. I have a little history elsewhere.

@nickb64: I work from home to make ends meet so free time is hard to come by.

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#8  Edited By HektikLyfe

I'm a father now, have been for 3 years. It has been a long dry run with my thirst for video games satiated exclusively by short bursts of portable and mobile games. Sure I've picked up a few of the bigger console blockbusters. Many of which I have yet to finish and more then two still sit sealed in cellophane...(Portal 2)

My kid is almost 3 now and he's not really a sit down and watch TV kind of kid. (He takes after his mother with all that running outside in the grass and exercising and crap.) Lately though he has shown interest in my iPhone games so I picked up a few simple slider puzzle games for him to enjoy. He likes them.

My question to all you parents out there, I know you're out there somewhere, is when is the right time to introduce a kid to video games? Serious dedication and skill games not mobile/flash toys. I realize that all children are different so I'm not asking for an age specifically but a maturity milestone sort of recommendation.

Oh and while we're at it, when do you suggest I introduce fighters and shooters....?

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#9  Edited By HektikLyfe

I'm an adult and I bought a kids toy.

I really need to populate that empty friend list section. Its barren.

I jump on at random times, I play Dead or Alive and Street Fighter. Probably badly compared to the average game player these days. Any takers?

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#10  Edited By HektikLyfe

@ImmortalSaiyan: Yes I see that I did. I had a kid so that kind of changes things. My free time became his so my only alternative was through my cell phone and that...just isn't the same.

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