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  1. Red Barchetta

    20 Day Video Game Challenge - Day 20: A game that truly scared you

    Hi. So I did something similar to this nearly two years ago and I honestly feel like reposting that version of this at some point very soon just to revisit it, but this one just popped up on my Twitter feed and it made me want to just revisit the whole concept. SO, completely ignore the "GET TO...
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    Schedule of Upcoming Nintendo Games

    Hey guys! I made a quick timeline/schedule of the big upcoming Nintendo titles, just so it's a bit easier to tell when everything's coming out and so you can plan your wallets accordingly. Mine's already dead. Thanks, Nintendo. Will probably clean this up in a little bit, but here's a rough...
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    Gregg Allman, frontman of the Allman Brothers Band, dead at 69

    Gregg Allman, legendary frontman of southern rock group Allman Brothers Band, has passed at 69 in his home in Georgia. The group is known for their tracks "Ramblin' Man", "Jessica", and "Whipping Post", among others. Rest in peace to an absolute legend.
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    Packy's Songs of the Month - ('Shroom Section)

    OK, FINE, I'LL JOIN IN ON THE FUN TOO ;-; I just started a new 'Shroom section for Issue 122 titled "Packy's Songs of the Month", where I basically supply my ten favorite songs of the month / the ten songs I've really been jamming out to for that month! I've done this in hopes to showcase some...
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    SNES Mini

    Just saw this from the Verge on Twitter: Nintendo is planning to launch a mini SNES before Christmas. Full article available here!
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    Discord Mafia Idea (Poll/Survey)

    Hey all! So with a now Official Mariowiki Discord and with Awards Mafia garnering a significant number of sign-ups, I came to thinking whether it would be possible to one day host a mafia game on Discord. Unlike IRC, Discord allows for all chat messages to be viewable, even if you're offline...
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    30 Day Video Game Challenge - DAY 30: Your favorite game of all time

    HELLO After posting this in like four ask threads I decided I should post this in the video game board in general because I think it would be really neat to do. Basically, this is a thirty day video game challenge - every day has a different "question" relating to video games, and you would...
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    Buying a Laptop / PC Tower - send help pls

    Hey guys! So I posted a few days ago that I had to return my school laptop so I have been laptopless for the last couple of days, and I have not yet reached a decision on what laptop I should get as the permanent replacement for the next handful of years, or however many it may last. I wanted...
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    Muhammad Ali - Dead at 74

    I need to stop making depressing topics about people. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, after being placed in the hospital a few days ago, has been put on life support. His family has expressed that he may only have a few hours left to live. I unfortunately never read up much on Muhammad Ali...
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    Count until Packy posts

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    Packy Mafia 2 - LOUNGE - Sign-Ups! (20/20; accepting replacements)

    PACKY MAFIA 2 Well, all, we have officially reached that time! Tomorrow, April 27th, will mark the one-year anniversary of the end of Packy Mafia. Packy Mafia holds a special place in my heart and I hope it has stayed with you guys after how absolutely insane it was... the godfather dying on...
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    Prince is dead

    According to TMZ, legendary musician Prince has died at his Minnesota estate. I have not seen much other confirmation of his death, but it has been confirmed SOMEONE at his estate has died. I am absolutely speechless.
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    Issue 102

    Issue 102 is officially out! Go check it out and float around in the majestic beauty of everything done... because that's the only thing to do. Don't make me unleash the nukes. >:#!!! There's also the Awards Committee Director Election this month, make sure you check that out! I hope you all...
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    Issue C (100) - User Word Search (CLOSED!)

    Heya, ladies, gentlemen, and people of all or no genders! I, your most lovable and wonderful Fun Stuff director Packy, (cough cough) am here to present sign-ups for a very special Word Search section for Issue 100 of the Shroom! The 100th issue will be released as July's Shroom issue, and we...
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    Packy's Countdown/Lists Thread

    Revising this post now: this was an old project from like two years ago, and I'm hoping to revive it just for the hell of it! My original intention with this thread was to do long, complex countdowns (as you can see in the posts below, a top 45... ridiculous), both of my own creation and by...
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    Pokémon (Gen 6) 2015 Tournament - Doubles Tournament (Fifth Round)

    Hiya everyone! Welcome to the 2015 Awards Pokémon tournament! I am Packy, and that still very tiny, tiny little man is Smasher, and we are your wonderful, lovable, amazing, beautiful hosts of this tournament! :’D This Pokemon tournament will be done using the generation 6 games (Pokémon X...
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    Packy Mafia - ENDGAME

    Packy Mafia Welcome everybody! This right here is the game thread for Packy Mafia! After years of not hosting one, I can finally say this baby is up and running and I could not be happier. Thank you all so much for joining me in my second mafia, I hope you all enjoy and have fun! Players...
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    Packy Mafia (POSTGAME LOUNGE - RATINGS and MVPs are up!)

    Howdy, howdy, howdy everybody! Welcome to PACKY MAFIAAA! Now, I'm sure you're wondering what happened to Supernatural Mafia. I am currently putting that on hold due to the disappearance of a few people and I'm anticipating the return of some (I'm looking at you, Stooben ;_; ). For the time...
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    2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

    It's the best month of the year, and we are now less than one week away from Selection Sunday! Conference tournaments have begun and others are beginning, while some champions have been named! Who are you guys rooting for and who do you think will be champs?
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    Supernatural Mafia

    Howdy everybody! Welcome to a mafia that I am actually TRULY going to start -_-! This’ll be my second mafia, but my first in two years. I have been wanting to get around to hosting another mafia but either I’ve been lazy or just been lacking time. Sooo, with that… This mafia’s theme is based...
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    IGN's "The Top 125 Nintendo Games of All Time"

    So with it being Nintendo's 125th anniversary, IGN has released a list of the top 125 Nintendo games of all time, so I went ahead and wrote them all down to see what you all think. Here is the criteria they gave: So here's the full, surprising list:
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    NNID question

    So I have a question about the NNID and I think I know the answer but I want to make sure: I have different NNIDs on my Wii U and on my 3DS, but I would like to connect my consoles. I have stuff on my 3DS that I don't want to lose, between game files and Virtual Console games, that I'm pretty...
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    2014 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

    It's that time of the year again! Selection Sunday is in less than a week, and conference championships are already happening. Who are you guys rooting for and who do you think will win it all?
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    Harold Ramis dies

    It's a depressing day in Hollywood. Harold Ramis, who starred in and wrote Ghostbusters and Stripes, wrote and directed Caddyshack and Groundhog Day, wrote National Lampoon's Animal House, and directed, wrote, and guest-starred in National Lampoon's Vacation, passed away today at the age of 69...
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    Hiroshi Yamauchi, third president of Nintendo, passes away

    Not sure where the respective place was for this topic, but I'm assuming here. Anyways, Hiroshi Yamauchi, who served as president of Nintendo from 1949 till 2002 and was credited for turning the company from a card-making company to a gaming company, passed away today at the age of 85 from...
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    Pokémon (Gen 5) Tournament (FINISHED)

    TOURNAMENT IS NOW FINISHED! THANK YOU ALL FOR SIGNING UP AND PARTICIPATING! LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU ALL AGAIN FOR NEXT YEAR'S TOURNAMENT! :) Hello everyone! Welcome to the Awards/Shroom Pokémon tournament of 2013! I am Palkia47 (or Packy), and that tiny, tiny little man is Smasher, and...
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    Favorite Metroid game?

    Didn't see a topic for this and the "Metroid discussion" topic hasn't been posted in for a year, so... I am currently on a Metroid spree (going to play through every Metroid game I have) so I will have a refined opinion on each game before long, but I am curious to know what you guys think...
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    New Microsoft Console

    "Microsoft to unveil 'new generation' Xbox on May 21" Interested to see what it is going to be like and how well it does against the Wii U and PS4. Thoughts?
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    Path of Radiance Mafia [CANCELLED]

    I was asked to host this and to be completely honest I would like to do this before I do Sacred Stones Mafia, so here you go! Welcome to the Path of Radiance Mafia! This mafia will be based on Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance for the Nintendo GameCube. I currently do not have any roles finished...
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    Earthbound on Wii U

    Earthbound has been confirmed to be coming to the Wii U Virtual Console. I am just. is it christmas :')
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    2013 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

    We had a topic last year, I suppose it's time to make this years. Tournaments are starting, going on, finishing, or haven't even started yet. Who're you guys pulling for?
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    Sacred Stones Mafia: Lounge/Signups [CANCELLED]

    Hello one and all! Welcome to my second mafia game - and my second mafia game based off of the Fire Emblem series! This mafia game is based off of the GBA game Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones. I would like to note that THIS MAFIA WILL INVOLVE SPOILERS. You have been warned. I would like at...
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    R.I.P. Michael Clarke Duncan

    Earlier today, Michael Clarke Duncan passed away at the age of 54 after suffering from a myocardial infarction. He was best known for his breakout role in The Green Mile, and later starred in movies like Armageddon, The Whole Nine Yards, and Daredevil. If you don't recognize the name, then...
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    Radiant Dawn Mafia - ENDGAME

    Hello, welcome all to my first mafia: Radiant Dawn Mafia! This is based on the video game Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (more specifically, Part 4 of the game). I hope you enjoy! RULES: 1. Day phases and night phases will last 24 hours each. I will try my best to update each phase, every night...
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    V2W: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Omissions (Round 1, Matches 22-24)

    VOTE 2 WIN: ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME OMISSIONS Hello everyone, welcome to my fourth V2W! I’ve decided to base this one off of the bad omissions of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I’d like to thank Smasher and MCS for helping me with this V2W. RULES (please read): Please include all...
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    V2W: Television Shows (Round 2: Full House vs. Destroy Build Destroy)

    Going to start my third V2W, and it's based around television shows! Basically, I was inspired by Rocker's new Video Games V2W (go check it out, lolshamelessadvertising) to do this. In the same style as his, you guys can nominate which television shows you would like to see in this V2W. I will...
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    R.I.P. Richard Dawson

    Richard Dawson, former host of Family Feud and a panelist in Match Game, has passed away today at the age of 79 from cancer. I loved this guy so much, this is really depressing to hear about this. :( R.I.P Richard.
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    Question: Rotating Avatars

    I'm curious, and seeing as how some of you have/had some of these, hopefully you can answer this. How do you make rotating avatars?
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    R.I.P. Donna Summer

    We're just losing musicians left and right this year, my god... Apparently, according to reports, queen of disco Donna Summer has passed away at the age of 63. Rest in peace, Donna Summer.
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    Radiant Dawn Mafia - Lounge/Endgame - Shtuff!

    Going to try a hand at hosting a Mafia. The theme for this Mafia is the video game Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. I also have roles written out already, so once I reach the maximum amount of what I need, I should be ready to send roles out and ask MG1 to add it to the schedule. (also I apologize...
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    Hurt and Heal The Beatles: With the Beatles (CANCELED)

    HURT AND HEAL: THE BEATLES Welcome to the second H&H Beatles! We’ll be doing the second Beatles album: With the Beatles. (Will copy/paste this into these H&H’s): The number of remaining songs that will move on from each album is 3, with the exception of The Beatles and Past Masters, due to...
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    V2W: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees (WINNER: Queen)

    VOTE 2 WIN: ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES Welcome to my second V2W! This V2W is based on the inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located in Cleveland, Ohio. There are a total amount of 180 contestants in this V2W. There will be 5 matches a day because of the high amount of...
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    V2W: The Hunger Games (WINNER: Peeta Mellark)

    VOTE 2 WIN: THE HUNGER GAMES Hi guys! I decided to start my first Vote 2 Win, and am basing it on the book series The Hunger Games. It’ll include characters from all three books: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. There are a total of 72 contestants. For the first round, there...
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    Hurt and Heal The Beatles: Please Please Me

    HURT AND HEAL: THE BEATLES Welcome, everybody! I decided to start a Hurt and Heal (my first) based on Beatles songs, done by album. (Will copy/paste this into each H&H Beatles): The number of remaining songs that will move on from each album is 3, with the exception of The Beatles and Past...
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    Which political party do you belong to?

    Just curious. Wasn't sure if I should just ask it in the United States Presidential Election, 2012 topic, or just start a new one... so I decided with the latter. Sorry if I didn't include all the major political parties - inform me if I missed any please. Anyways, which political party do you...