R4 Nostalgia

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  1. mechadylan
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    Does anyone remember when the R4 shipped with an empty white shell in the other space of the two cartridge snapping case in case you owned a pearl white DS Lite? And more importantly, does anyone remember (or have a link to) that Youtube video of some dude with a Jersey accent describing how to skin your R4 using a topless David Hasselhoff theme and describing how to access the different functions by either clicking a nipple or his chest hair?
     


  2. Luigi2012SM64DS

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    lol nice troll
     
  3. mechadylan
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    :( I wasn't trolling. This is back when the R4s were like $70... and the msd slot was spring loaded.
     
  4. Lucifer666

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    Yes, I do remember all of that. (Except for that David Hasslehoff thing. Dafuq?)
     
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  5. R4Liam

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    I remember buying mine from amazon and didn't know why it wouldn't work. Then I found this website and realised I am supposed to install firmware. I was such a noob :D
     
  6. Another World

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    this question is written in a such a way that it will spawn a discussion. i am going to move it to the r4 forum.

    -another world
     
  7. mechadylan
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    Cool, thanks for moving this Another World. I remember trying to skin my new R4 and stumbled across the most hilarious Youtube video that I've mentioned. I can't even find that David Hasselhoff theme anymore; not that I'd want it.
     
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    That sounds absolutely hilarious XD
     
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  9. mechadylan
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    It was. I think I found the picture from the DH theme:
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    Now try to imagine a cocky Jersey kid saying, "a'ight, so here's your new picture. You know you likes it, haHA! For the DS games, clicks over 'ere; for the GBA stuffs rub on this nipple ova' here. Oh yeah, (rubs DH's nipple with stylus) just like that you sick puppy."

    ...or something like that.
     
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    I'm from Jersey and nobody I know talks like that lol. That definitely is more or a Brooklyn sort of accent, from what I can gather from your text XD

    Then there's the... white kids who try to act ghetto, and the black kids who try to act ghetto... in the area that I live... There is no ghetto-ness in Toms River. I have no idea where the hell these kids are getting it from, but Toms River isn't ghetto.
     
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    I went to the same High School as David Hasselhoff :D
     
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    Sigh, nostalgic feeling overflowing right now! xD
    How i wish my old r4 could work with my 3ds though, it served me well :(
     
  13. mechadylan
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    It's hard to text a Jersey-accent. I'm from sunny southern California and we have no accent. >.> Anywho, the comments in my aforementioned Youtube vid (which is no where to be found) all seemed to agree that the OP was from New Jersey.
     
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    I had an original R4 - I sold it for $40 about 3 years ago.

    I wish I had of kept it.
     
  15. mechadylan
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    I became super frustrated with my original R4 when the spring mechanism refused to click my msd into place. I used to shim a toothpick in there just to keep it into place. Eventually, I found a tutorial on Youtube on how to "disable the spring mechanism on an R4" and decided to give it a shot. After taking my R4 apart and putting it back together again it and NOT doing what they suggested, it "magically" started working again. The spring mechanism had broken in such a fashion that the msd would actually "wedge" into place once pushed in. It still "works" to this day; but it's stored in one half of it's original snapping case. And in the other side, the Metroid demo that came with my DS Phat. True story.
     
  16. KurAiRyou

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    Best of all the original is the most stable flashcard considering the official team disbanded. I hear no complaints playing any videogame after firmware upgrades.
     
  17. Rydian

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    Acekard 2i and DSTwo say hi?
     
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    Oh so that one is stable too right?
     
  19. Rydian

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    Both of those carts have support and updates too.
     
  20. KurAiRyou

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    Then which one is better? I need a bigger flashcard at some point since I play a lot of Pokemon games and they take up a lot of space.
    PS I like Wood's interface.