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I am getting really tired of accidentally bumping R and taking a picture of my dog. My dog is cute and all, don't get me wrong, but there are only so many pictures of a cute puppy that a person needs.

Is there any way to disable the camera buttons? Or am I stuck with a plethora of puppy pictures everywhere I turn?

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Hold your DS differently? :P – Gwen Mar 1 '12 at 20:51
Open the DS and slip a piece of paper in between the R-button and it's contact? – PileOfDuty Mar 1 '12 at 23:19
@Gwen you sound like you work for Apple – Alex Mar 2 '12 at 17:06
-1 "there are only so many pictures of a cute puppy that a person needs." blatant lying. – Ronan Mar 2 '12 at 17:13
@Ronan I prefer cute pictures of cats... – Ash Mar 2 '12 at 17:22
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Remove the SD card from the 3DS while playing. Since that is where the pictures are saved, it will prevent them from being taken.

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-1 Speculation. – jumping_code Mar 2 '12 at 16:52
+1 @danRhul explaining why the -1 – Michel Mar 2 '12 at 20:25
It actually does work - a message pops up saying "No SD card inserted" if I try to take pictures without it in. It's still a little irritating, but a lot less so than the camera flash, and this way I don't randomly fill more SD card space than I want to. – Ash Mar 2 '12 at 21:38
@Ashley Nunn Glad that it helped out, regardless of whether some think I was speculating :p – curtisk Mar 3 '12 at 21:14
@danRhul "Try" and "Maybe" weren't in my original answer, not sure why mod edits tone of answer and I take the hit, but yes, glad you at least explained downvote, most don't – curtisk Mar 3 '12 at 21:17

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