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Kieron Walker says
This is actually what stuck with me. No matter what game I played.
John Roberts says
Never heard it phrased this way either. Sounds like something spoken in the Arcade gaming community.Free man, no need to load that next token. Thanks for the comment.
Ooh, I've never thought about why it's called that. Maybe a mystery from my childhood has been solved! D:
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Devlin Kendall says
Hmm I never thought about shortening Mushrooms to just "Shroom". I did call Fire flowers just "flower" though since, there was only one kind for the longest time. Now there are at least 3 types of flower power-ups.
Clifford Beaver says
That's exactly what I was thinking of when I came up with the question. That green mushroom or the 100 coins.
Can't say I've ever heard it that way. Thanks for the response.
Most interesting, I only recently heard about the phrase "extra man". Used by people who love to review older "retro" games.