Pokemon Question

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by JetBlckHrt, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. JetBlckHrt
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    Can somebody give me a quick explanation as to what it means when the signal bars on the upper right hand corner of the C-Gear are lit?
    I'm not in an area with Wi-Fi, and the C-Gear hasnt picked up any other players.. so why are these bars lit up? Its really confusing me [​IMG]
    does it mean that there is a player nearby, or what?
     
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    connection.
     
  3. JetBlckHrt
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    To what? Wi-fi, or another DS?
     
  4. AlanJohn

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    I actaually have My DS for 4 years and I still don't get it lol. I understand the Wi-Fi connection but another DS? How in the world could you measure that in bars??
     
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    Most likely WiFi. My C-Gear is staying off until I get my retail copies of Black and White tomorrow. For all we know it could be sending info to Nintendo so they can round up all the pirates in the world.
     
  6. Wizerzak

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    it's just how strong the connection is to the other ds. Generally, moving further away means a weaker connection, thus less bars and turns red.

    OP: If you are not connected to anything but have wireless communications turned on then the ds can still scan. While it is like this it will always show a full connection (even though it's not connected)
     
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    This is a lol... I live In a place where the nearest DS is like 2 miles away (I live in a SONY town) And the bares are full lol...
     
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    If you are not connected to anything but have wireless communications turned on then the ds can still scan. While it is like this it will always show a full connection (even though it's not connected)
     
  9. JetBlckHrt
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    Its not showing a full connection though... it like varies from 1 to 2 bars of signal.. what does this mean? :B its so confusing
     
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    hmm... if it's varying then you must be connected to something. Are there any unlocked wireless hotspots near you? (check in the ds' wi-fi settings)
     
  11. JetBlckHrt
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    Nope, absolutely no access points in range according to my DS... I'm generally not a noob with this, but this is really confusing
     
  12. AlanJohn

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    ... I smell a ds nearby you...
     
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    Thats what I was thinking... but if they were playing black/white, surely Id pick up their gamer info?
    Is it possible that they are just playing a different game, and my DS is just picking up the other DS?
     
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    ... Can be...
     
  15. Wizerzak

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    does it always do this? try it at different times of the day. If it is another DS then they can't be playing 24/7... [​IMG]
     
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    ... Maybe its just charging 24/7 The DS only looks for the nearest by DS even if its in sleep mode... Am I right?
     
  17. JetBlckHrt
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    Well, its been on 24/7, so it must just be something weird, and not another person
    *forever alone*
     
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    [​IMG] Don't worry, you still have wifi [​IMG]
     
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    This confused the crap out of me. I took the bus today and right before being on the bus I got the C-gear I was connected litterly the entire trip on the bus. I only lost connection once the whole time for about two seconds. it jumped up and down like a jack russle terrior. I was the only person on the bus I got no trainer info from anything and there was for shure no wifi since im only connected to my houses wifi. This shouldint even be physicly possable.
     
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