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* This is something that has nagged me in the back of my mind for years, but... Is Baby DK from ''Island DS'' a young version of the arcade DK that we now know as Cranky Kong, or is he the DK we know today from ''Country'' onward? I ask because based on Cranky's apparent age in the ''Country'' series, Kongs seem to age faster than humans (going from an adult in his prime in 1981 to an elderly curmudgeon in 1992), so it's unlikely that he's actually older than Mario, but Baby DK has the tie, which Cranky's DK never had, implying he's the modern one, but that doesn't make sense if his grandfather is younger than Mario. [[TakeAThirdOption Or is the baby actually the eternally-missing DK Jr?]]

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* What does Kamek intend to do with both babies once captured? His options [[ButNotTooEvil are limited]].

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** I think it might be a goal ring, judging by its appearance when defeated.

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** A cheap, lazy excuse to reuse Bowser's model from New Super Mario Bros. Which Nintendo was very fond of shilling at the time, what with its string of identical sequels.

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*What exactly is Six Face Sal from Yoshi's Island DS? What species? I think it's a Bouncie. (The pink bubble with a face.)

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** Well take this into consideration. In Yoshi's Island, the Yoshis likely had little experience throwing those eggs, and they only appear in the earlier levels so it makes sense as to why they can't throw them well. In the game's final boss, Yoshi has to throw giant eggs similar to the eggs created from fat guys at a giant Baby Bowser, and at that point, he can throw them across great distances. And then there's the fact that New Island is a direct sequel to the original. Simply put, Yoshi is able to throw Mega Eggdozers because he has the experience from the first game to do so.


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** Perhaps there's multiple storks that do the job of delivering babies. As for where they come from, if it isn't sex, then... Magic?

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** Likely because Kamek wants to make sure Yoshi's dead so he can take the baby without Yoshi in the way.

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** The boss is a balloon-like enemy, and when you kill him he punctures.

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*This is most jarring in the last level of Yoshi's Island... Kamek spent literally all game long trying to get Baby Mario from Yoshi. Now, in the first part of the level, Yoshi turns into a helicopter to fly into the castle (and leaving Baby Mario in a bubble where he picked up the powerup) while Kamek chases him. The Toadies can pluck Baby Mario while he is in his bubble crying, as shown whenever you let the countdown reach 0. So here is the question: Why then, is Kamek trying to swoop at the helicopter Yoshi flying towards Bowser's Castle, when he can just take Baby Mario directly from the bubble, and just leave and finish his job?


* Why why why why WHY did they feel the need to A. [[spoiler:Bring Adult Bowser into the plot of Yoshi's New Island with no reason.]] and B. [[spoiler:Completely destroy the original game's ending, only to recycle it verbatim with an added Adult Mario in the past stinger thrown in with no explanation?]]
** [[spoiler: Alternate continuity? Then again, recent Mario games have decided to recycle and/or shaft stories. Did Miyamoto direct Yoshi's New Island?]]

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* Why why why why WHY did they feel the need to A. [[spoiler:Bring Adult Bowser into the plot of Yoshi's ''Yoshi's New Island Island'' with no reason.]] and B. [[spoiler:Completely destroy the original game's ending, only to recycle it verbatim with an added Adult Mario in the past stinger thrown in with no explanation?]]
** [[spoiler: Alternate continuity? Then again, recent Mario ''Mario'' games have decided to recycle and/or shaft stories. Did Miyamoto direct Yoshi's ''Yoshi's New Island?]]Island''?]]

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*Since the stork is a real thing in this world and we're assuming sex doesn't exist my question is this; how does the stork know when and who to bring babies? Does it get summoned by the wedding bells? While we're at it who makes the babies?

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* Why does Yoshi have a hard time throwing a giant egg from a Fat Guy in ''Yoshi's Island'', yet has no problem throwing a Mega Eggdozer which is about ten times bigger then an egg from a Fat Guy in ''Yoshi's New Island''?

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* Why does the boss of the first fortress you come to (World 1-4 I ''think'') fly around the room expelling air after you defeat him? Was he holding in a massive fart for the whole battle?


** It... gives them top billing in the series, including spinoffs? Maybe it's more than that, but I wouldn't know. Still, I'm fond of the theory that the seventh star child, a green Yoshi, was granted the ability to speak properly. Thus he's the fluent Yoshi seen in a number of earlier games, most notably ''SuperMarioRPG'', where he serves as a translator.

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** It... gives them top billing in the series, including spinoffs? Maybe it's more than that, but I wouldn't know. Still, I'm fond of the theory that the seventh star child, a green Yoshi, was granted the ability to speak properly. Thus he's the fluent Yoshi seen in a number of earlier games, most notably ''SuperMarioRPG'', ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG'', where he serves as a translator.

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** Frogs do not chew their food, so Yoshi survives being eaten.

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