Do you remember when you were a kid, playing Nintendo and it wouldn't work? You take the cartridge out, blow in it and that would magically fix the problem. Every kid did that, but how did we all know how to fix the problem? There were no internet or message boards or FAQ's. We just figured it out - moral of the story is today's kids are soft

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Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:14am


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Wed, 09/14/2011 - 5:10pm

You took that off some other website, I've seen it before,mget your own material man.

 
 
Wed, 09/14/2011 - 6:17pm

I found it funny, just like everything else on this website, so I posted it.
CHILL.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:20am
jennaa. Says:

credit it, AND look it up on this website to make sure that it hasn't been posted before. I miss that one feature where it would look it up for you when you were making a highdea.

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 4:15am
Zorack Says:
 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 6:30pm

this is why we shud take off voting, who gives a shit what other ppl think is "cool". i just wanna read tidbits of funny trips

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 9:46am
Malawi Says:
 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 12:24am

ay i used to do that shit all the time
but u gota remember that we also figured out that u gota wipe the back of the disk down to get it to work

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:14pm
 
 
Thu, 09/22/2011 - 10:08pm
MMhawk607 Says:

it'd be retarded to 'credit' the person he saw this from because what if that person had copied it too?
Chill out, a highdea is a highdea.

 
 
Wed, 09/14/2011 - 5:21pm
longcat Says:

This just made me reminisce for a good half hour, thanks man. Whether you copied it or not, I don't give a shit, I'm going to buy a Sega MegaDrive.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:00am

right?think about the countless hours of zelda and mario when you were a kid. n64 was the highlight of my afterschool life when i was a kid

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 8:47pm
Strikeable Says:
 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 3:19am
TheAtree Says:

Dude, not chill....

Don't forget super smash bro's and Donkey Kong 64

 
 
Wed, 09/14/2011 - 5:34pm

I think the moral is that kids today are spoiled by far more superior and modern gaming technology.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:59am

I don't let kids touch my games one scratch in the wrong place and bamb another useless disc. Anyone else find it odd that games and game systems have gotten less reliable as the years have gone by. Shit I've gone through at least 3 Xbox 360's but I still pull out my 20 year old 64 and play with no problem.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:40am
way-happy Says:

Almost everything these days are unreliable. My parents have a TV that's roughly 25 years old and it works like a charm, but our new LCD TV broke within a few months. We've had the same washing machine since I was born, but have gone through 3 brand new dryers in the past 5 years. Everything these days are more advanced, but wayyyy more shitty at same time lol

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 9:35am

yeah because everything nowadays is made to break so you can buy it again which is more profit for the company.

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 9:41am
 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:13am
SkylarL Says:
 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:46am
Cobra9er Says:

I wonder who the fuck figured to do that first.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 12:56am
jostoner Says:

What's weird is that EVERY KID KNEW THAT!

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:18am

i still have mine!!! and i still blow them, and occasionally use isopropyl alchohol and Q-tips

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:28am
 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:58am
Smokeherb Says:

bahahaha. she knows how to give those games a good time

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:27am

oh my god i rememeber and i never did look at anything or ask anyone i just assumed the chip in the bottom was dusty or something was on it lol.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:28am
 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 1:46am
bigEwood Says:

someone please tell me how every kid knew how to do that.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:07am

I remember when rock was young. Me and Susie had so much fun. Holding and skipping stones. Had an ol' gold Chevy and a place of my own. But the biggest kick I ever got was a thing called the Crocodile Rock. While other kids were rocking around the clock, we were hopping and bopping to the Crocodile Rock.

Well crocodile rocking was something shocking when your fit just can't keep still. I never knew me a better time and I guess I never will. Ow, Lordy mama, those Friday nights, when Susie wore her dresses tight. And Crocodile Rocking was out of siiight.

La! lalalalala! lalalalalal! lalalalalalalalalaaa!!!

(Did that from memory courtesy of 4th grade.)

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:10am
Crecca Says:

it's like one of those legends you used to hear. Like on hey Arnold when Gerald would pass down the legends, everyone just knew to do it. Something kids these days will never understand .

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 3:23am
TheAtree Says:

hell yes dude my childhood consisted of hey arnold, pinky in the brain, rugrats, nintendo 64 AND adventures every day.

Wheres my god damn time machine man?

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:15am
bwill334 Says:
 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:35am

sometimes I spit in the damn things because blowing didn't cut it. There is never too little lube.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:35am
LChadwell Says:

Did anyone else do the thing where you like...put the game in there with a little bit sticking out, then push the hell out of it and it would like slam into place? Maybe that shit was just me

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:37am

While its still got a good point to it, it's not a highDEA and it's copied, and I havent seen a highDEA in a looong time so it kinda ticks me off, have a downvote :)

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 9:16am

i remember tellng my parents that the game wouldnt work just so they could come in there to watch me fix it hahaha

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 10:55am

I would be lying if I said I just knew about the cartridge trick. I learned hoe to do it because I would see people do it to get the game to work. Ever notice you couldn't get somebody else's game too work.

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:08pm

Dude I just downloaded a N64 emulator on my laptop yesterday.
Been playing Pokemon Stadium, Mario Karts, Super Smash Bros, and Conker's Bad Fur Day

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 2:17pm

ZOMBIES ATE MY NEIGHBORS :) damm best game ever

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 3:54pm
superwayne Says:

im almost a hundred percent sure it says that in the instruction manual...

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 7:48pm

This makes me much more thankful for being born in the 90s. Reppin tha '94 babyyyyy

 
 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 10:05pm

hell yeah son that always did the trick

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 12:59am

nah we just talked to each other instead of spending time on the internet

 
 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:07am

yup and i always needed a spoon for the power pack, fucking nintendo

 
 
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Wed, 09/21/2011 - 4:36am

man, I don't care if this is reposted/copied/whatever. that is something that everyone in a certain generation did. it's beautiful. and lemme tell you, I still do that when my n64 isn't working.

 
 
Wed, 09/21/2011 - 10:51am

Yea too bad school is 5000 times harder then it was back then fuck head.

 
 
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 12:38pm

Man, i still do that to this day. My buddies just got a house and we put an n64 and a sega in the garage along with two couches and we just bun and play super smash bros and star wars pod racers. fuck yes