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Ace Trainer
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Do you do it? Why not?? Could save you plenty of "what is on this disk" moments

ALAKAZAM (currently H:)
A 500GB (actually 465GB, how do they get away with advertising that) external hard drive that's pretty much everything. I back it up occasionally. Named so because it remembers everything for me. Haha.

MEGA MAN (F:)
A simple 4GB flash drive that happens to look like Mega Man's Mega Buster. Multipurpose.

FRANK WEST (K:)
A 500MB SD used with my camera. Frank West, the protagonist of Dead Rising, is a freelance photojournalist.

DITTO (K:)
A 2GB SD card I use with my Wii for emulating other game consoles (so it's like the Wii is transforming into a SNES or GBA for a time, I'm the cleverest). I have to do SOMETHING with the Classic Controller, right?

MASTER HAND (K:)
A 1GB SD card used for Brawl mods and what few custom New SMB Wii levels I have (minor power-up/Yoshi additions to existing levels).

BREEN (C:)
My computer's internal hard drive. In Half-Life 2, Dr. Breen is the human ruler of Earth... but really not much more than a puppet of the Combine. And he's also a total scumbag. Here, this is the brain of my computer, but I don't store anything on it, so it doesn't have a whole lot of real value. If it died right now the only things I'd lose and be unable to get back would be a comic I'm working on, and my KVIrc logs. It'd be a pain to get some of the programs I need, but that's all.

SHEIK (K:)
An 8GB SDHC. I use this one with my 3DS, which means it's got a lot of songs on it.

BELARI (?:)
A 2GB microSD used with my DS flash card. It's tiny, but impressive, and it could blow at any time. Like the bomb maker from Zelda: The Minish Cap that it's named after.

SISSEL (?:)
A 1GB microSD used with my cell phone, whenever that's needed. Sissel is the main character from Ghost Trick, whose one way of traveling great distances is through phone lines.

VIEWTIFLJOE (J:)
I used to use this 4GB flash drive to play video files on my 360 until I got an HDTV. Now I just use an HDMI cable and stream whatever I want to watch straight from my PC. Viewtiful Joe takes place inside Movieland, which is just what it sounds like; the world of movies.

I have one other 1GB SD that used to be DITTO until I got my 3DS and switched it out for the 2GB SD it included. Right now it's nameless, as I don't have a use for it.

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Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:55 am
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Umm... Skeleton? What the f***, bro? I just say 'Put the disc in here.' *Presses button*

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I'm pretty traditional. My C: drive is named Local Disk.

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Skeleton wrote:
ALAKAZAM (currently H:)
A 500GB (actually 465GB, how do they get away with advertising that)

Computers count in base 2, advertisements count in base in 10.


Most of mine are default, with a couple exceptions:
-My Z: drive is a 1 TB external named Anime, because the majority is filled with just that: hundreds of gigabytes of archived anime. :P
-I named my first flash drive FD, but it's in a bit of disrepair currently.

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Pokemon Ranger
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Location: I am Error.
Usb key (4GB): USB
My Computer (500GB): Computer

Yes, I know, I'm very original.

Same thing for Pokemon
Rapidash: Rapidash
Tentacruel: Tentacruel
etc.

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