cart or card?

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flash CARD or flash CART?

  1. card. duh. its a game card.

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  2. cart. short for cartridge

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Apr 2, 2008

cart or card? by tinymonkeyt at 6:16 PM (2,725 Views / 0 Likes) 24 replies

  1. tinymonkeyt
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    I say cart, because initially (like on the GBA) they were called game cartridges [​IMG]

    So, GBA Flashcarts and before should be called Flashcarts, and Slot-1 DS Flashcarts should be called Flashcards, because they're in form of a DS Game Card.

    Or something like that. I still prefer Flashcart though [​IMG]
     
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    I say either flashcart (short for flashcartridge) or you could say flash kit.

    Doesn't really matter to me whether someone uses flashcard or flashcart - I get the idea!
     
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    its a GamePak™ÂÂ
     
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    It is if it's an official Nintendo, or Nintendo endorsed, product ... but not if it's an unofficial product.
     
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    For the GBA Games, they are Game Cartridge(s).

    For the DS Games, the name's DS Game Card.

    You can look at the names at your own DS, too.
     
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    IMO:

    GBA games, slot-2 expansion doodads == cart
    NDS games == card
    flash memory (like SD or CF or what have you) == card
     
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    cart for gba and card for slot 1's
     
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    I alternate the spelling every now and then. I feel backup playing hardware should be a flashcart (flash cartridge), while "flashcard" is a name more suited to memory cards. So you put your flashcard in your flashcart (unless it has built-in memory [​IMG] ).

    Of course, this "logic" won't stop me from spelling it any damn way I please any given post.
     
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    I think that DS media should be called "cards", and GBA media "carts". A DS card is similar in design to memory cards, and the GBA's media is similar in design to cartridges.
     
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    The terms are interchangeable.
     
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    Why do you have two topics? Just ask a mod to move it over to here and add the poll. And like I said before, I use cart.
     
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    I normally refer to them as flashcarts, regardless if it's DS or GBA.
     
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    exactly
     
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    I agree with that. cart=GBA ...card=NDS
     
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    Member Defiance oh my god.. it's full of trading cards...

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    Well I call them Flashcards. [​IMG]
     
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    I call them small electric shits.
     
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    [​IMG] +1

    or when i overload with roms and cyclods clears all data:

    "FU@KING WA&^ B*&%TARD, EVERY FU@K!N$ TIME YOU LITTLE PIECE OF SHIT!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA"
     
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    I call them a little bit of heaven, my step son does too
     
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    I call them Cart for slot 2/GBA stuff, and card for slot 1 DS stuff.
     

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