PRELOADER WILL LOCK YOUR WII ON 1st OF APRIL! NASTY JOKE

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  1. Screemer
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  2. nintendolinky

    nintendolinky GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Im not stupid, it was just a spur of the moment thing. GUYS DONT DELETE IOS60!!!!!!!
     
  3. FenrirWolf

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    Wow, that's a pretty lame "joke." It's obvious that people will panic and do something stupid when it seems the console is already screwed up.
     
  4. Screemer
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    didn't want to call you stupid. sorry if it seemed so.

    it's a german saying: don't do something stupid. it just means don't do anything you might regret.
     
  5. nintendolinky

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    No offense taken, it was a stupid thing to do, hopefully i can play dum tomorrow and get another new one.
     
  6. Baker_Au

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    It was actually quite funny [​IMG].

    I really don't think anyone will bugger anything up, and to be honest if they did without researching it they probably shouldn't be using the tools!
     
  7. funnystory

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    nah i dont think it was cool to that as nintendolinky is like the 3rd person to do the same thing.It would of crapped my pants if i lived in uk and it was april 1st rite now
     
  8. air2004

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    I was thinking that april 1st all the nintendo wiis that have been hacked and that use wifi may turn on there owners and start taking sites down .....you know what I mean
     
  9. Maximillion

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    I wish i had posted quicker maybe could helped him before he uninstalled it =(
    Im just waiting for the next post about the joke, "I broke my wii It was repairing and took ages so i took it apart and resoldered things now it wont power on" should always try the simplest things first [​IMG] lol
     
  10. FlatFrogger

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    Nice to know i'm not the only one who thinks its funny, glad to know all sense of humour hasn't dried up [​IMG]
     
  11. rommy667

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    I never liked preloader for some reason on 3.2 i stuck with starfall and on 4.0 startfall is working awsome so u really dont need it and after this frankly NOT funny "joke" im even happier i dont use it
     
  12. funnystory

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    roomy i agree its not funny to make these jokes.This is like trying to trip someone with down syndrome its just not right.You might think its funny for a second,but its really cruel.
     
  13. estebanchaidez

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    heh, at least it separates the impatient ones from the patient ones. so i found it funny due to that.
     
  14. joda

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    Additional funny is that the April_Fools() function seems b0rked. After a few reboots, I only got coredumps, even from a hard power off (red led).

    Panic -> calm -> eject all periferals -> retry.

    It seems it coredumps as long as I have an sd-card inserted; doesn't matter if sdhc or not (tried both). Have it eject, and preloader boots to the prank screen. From there just hit A and boot system menu.

    I can confirm that this was because of the prank, since after I set the date to 4/2, preloader never dumps any more.
     
  15. Screemer
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    crediar could have at least tested it. codedumping is not a vvery usefull feature.
     
  16. kikoolol

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    Ahah funny, very funny. [​IMG]
     
  17. feidhlim1986

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    I assume this is only on v0.29 cos I have had no problems with v0.28
     
  18. SanGor

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    how many have you seen with that problem now ? ONE person and you directly blame crediar for not testing it ...
     
  19. Screemer
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    who else would be to blame? you always need sb to blame and here i am to blame.

    crediar is doing excellent work but in my eyes this joke is a little bit nasty.
     
  20. cardyology

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    Wtf? So there was something built into wii-brew that leads you to believe there is something wrong with your console on april 1st?

    And its caused people to panic & do things that have ended up with bricked wii's?

    Wtf? [​IMG]