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[Unanswered] Can we PM our friends in 3DS?
Old 03-20-2014, 01:44 PM
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I am gonna buy a 3ds and I have seen a lot of people sharing their friend codes and adding each other , so is there an option to PM friends in the 3DS or is there any any way to communicate with friends by 3DS?

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Old 03-20-2014, 02:17 PM
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lol no. We had something called Swapnote but some Japanese pedophiles messed it up for us.
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:58 PM
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theres either here, or miiverse, or any other sites like facebook or twitter to communicate with others
miiverse has no pm option for 3ds cause nintendo are being uberprotective cause they assume everyone on miiverse is <10 year old (that uses it by 3ds anyway, i dont have wii u so i cant say for wii u's miiverse, and how that friend/pm system works)
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Old 03-20-2014, 03:03 PM
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Damn it! For example I play with a random person in a multiplayer game , so it means he is totally gone , I can never meet him on internet to play with him again right? Because if there is no communication then how can we tell each other our ID's? Damn it again!

What about the Friend Codes ? why they are used?
Old 03-20-2014, 03:06 PM
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well for example in pokemon, if you wondertrade or battle a random passerby, they are listed in the acquaintance section, then you can request to trade or battle again, apparently from here you can also add them on friend list
also in animal crossing if you meet another player online who you havent added on your 3ds, you can access their player pass thing, and add them on 3ds (they will have to do the same)
those are only from games i have played, there may or may not be similar things in other games
in mario kart you are likely to never meet someone again unless you race in communities, but i dont think you can ask for friendcodes or anything there so you can race 1 on 1

3ds friend codes are used so you can add friends from online onto your 3ds, nnid and friend codes arent related for 3ds (apparently they are for wii u, but again idk about that cause i dont have one)
both users have to add eachothers 3ds friendcodes before they will show up in 3ds friendlist
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Old 03-20-2014, 03:08 PM
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before there was Swapnote.

Friend Codes are just used to add friends on your list.
pretty useless too, i guess.
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Old 03-20-2014, 03:38 PM
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Thank you so much turtles and dcv1979 , you helped me a lot!
I wish if nintendo releases a chat application for 3ds . Do you think it might be released?

As they have already released a youtube app.
Old 03-20-2014, 03:57 PM
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possibly, i wouldnt exactly count on it though, i think part of the reason they removed swapnote/letterbox's wifi is because of miiverse's 3ds release

what i would really like is if they combined swapnote with pictochat (something that was on the original ds and the ds lite)
pictochat's instant messaging multiple people at one time, with swapnote's colour ink, wifi WPA2 connection and 3d
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:35 AM
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a combination would really be a great idea Turtles!!!
i just hope they wont get overprotective again!
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Old 03-21-2014, 02:22 AM
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this could all be fixed if they just allowed the 3ds version of miiverse to have PM'ing and friend requests but nope

ugh
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Old 03-21-2014, 05:08 AM
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It is sad having to answer this questions because we have no real reason to justify it...
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Old 03-21-2014, 06:04 AM
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If 3ds just gets picto chat then it can also solve the problem , lol We can write something on the picture and send it to friends as a PM lol ,