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I am having trouble with level 3-5 (read: I die all the time), and apparently the game decided to help me out, by placing an item box at the beginning of the level with a white and yellow striped Tanooki Leaf in it.

While I appreciate the help, and think I look much better in the white Tanooki suit than I ever did in the brown one, I can't help but wonder...

Are there more than aesthetic differences between the white and regular Tanooki suits? I can't tell (I am still dying a lot, in pretty much the same places, because it doesn't help me with timing my jumps... XD).

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Worth noting is that by getting the option to use white Tanooki suit, i.e dying more than 5 times in a single level, you disqualify yourself from getting shiny/glittery stars on your profile. Just FYI... –  JohnoBoy Jan 2 '12 at 6:49
    
@JohnoBoy if I go back later and redo the level with less dying, can I get those stars? –  Ashley Nunn Jan 2 '12 at 6:59
    
@AshleyNunn The stars that appear on your profile become shiny only if you beat the game without a Super/White Tanooki Suit/Leaf appearing (Not dying 5 times in one attempt of a level). Once you see it, there is no way to get shiny stars unless you create a new game. –  Krazer Jan 2 '12 at 7:35
    
No, once you've seen the white leaf block appear, even if you haven't used it, and saved your game, you're disqualified. I've learned this the hard way... –  JohnoBoy Jan 2 '12 at 7:35

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The White Tanooki suit gives Mario the powers of the Tanooki suit plus invincibility for the whole level.

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Awesome! I probably would've noticed that, had I not fallen down the first jump and died, over and over and over. :( –  Ashley Nunn Jan 2 '12 at 5:24

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