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Posted on Jul 31st 2008 at 07:05:31 AM by (NESman93)
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I was just playing Super Mario Bros. on my NES about id say about 15-20 minutes ago, and something truly screwed up happened. Now just about everyone on this site knows of the classic 99 lives, turtle shell hopping trick, in world 3-1. Well i was playing and pulled off the trick about, id say, at least 15 times until the time ran out. Then i came back and did it for another 10 times, then just finished off the level. I started up level 3-2, didnt get too far, and then fell off of a platform and died. Then somehow, i got a fucking GAME OVER! Now how in the world did i get a game over?!?!?!? I had to have had at least 60 or 70 lives left! Is there something wrong with the trick or did something just fuck up? Has anyone else ever experienced this?

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I've never actually done the trick but I have seen it. That's really weird.
In SMB, if you go over 128 lives, the next time you die you'll get a game over. I've never done the trick either. Besides, real players don't cheat. =P

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