Released June 2013 for the 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf is the first in Nintendo's popular life-simulation series to allow the player to become the mayor of the town rather than just a resident. The player can now improve not only their home, but their entire town in various ways. Players are able ...

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What is going to happen to HHA?

What is going to happen to HHA? Will restarting my town cause the houses in HHA to disappear? I thought they might stay because these gamers are connected to your streetpass right? Or will that be ...
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Swapping to Back-Up 3DS Data on different SD card - Specifically Animal Crossing New Leaf

I use the digital version of ACNL and approximately 6 months ago, I backed up my 3DS SD card (which I think includes the ACNL save data). I was wondering what would happen if I put my back-up data on ...
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How do you know where to dig for insects underground?

How do you know where to dig for insects underground? I have searched all over when I hear the chirping, but no luck finding the insects.
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When does a villager from another town I asked to come to my town move in?

I want to adopt a villager from another town. After asking the villager to move into my town, when does the house plot appear in my town?
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Can you have negative profit in the stalk market, or does it 'bottom out' at zero?

The stalk market badge in New Leaf has a badge for making a profit selling turnips. The bronze requires a total cumulative profit of 500,000 bells. I'm interested to know how this is calculated - if ...
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Why can't I change my eye color in New Leaf?

I made a new character, because I dislike the eyes of my mayor character, and this one has "anime eyes" and I got a haircut, jumped a day, and it won't let me change it. I've had shampoodle in my town ...
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How do you get music

I've looked at questions pn how to get music and the only answers were with club LOL. I don't have club LOL. So how can you get music without club LOL?
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Does Nintendo pass out HH Showcase houses in Canada?

I live in Canada and I've read somewhere that Nintendo passes out HH Showcase every Monday. Is this only for the US or all of NA? If it's only for the US, is there another way for me to get houses in ...
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Is there a way of moving unwanted villagers out faster?

Is there any way to speed up this process or indirectly 'force a villager to move out'? I know they move out if it's time for a new one to move in, and I know you can't actually 'force' them persay. ...
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Can designs be placed under a wisteria trellis?

Can you display designs under a wisteria trellis? For example, I want to build one over a path I have (I'm using a brick design), but I don't know whether it will let me keep the path that I have.
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Move saves from cartridge to sd card

I wonna buy permament digital copy of the game; Can I somehow transfer my savedata from the cartridge to the inner 3ds memory and continue playing that town in digital game?
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Do I get different HH Showcase houses per character?

For every character (save file), do i get a different "set" of HH Showcase houses? Also, does Nintendo still give houses via StreetPas/SpotPass? and when? Thanks.
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Can I get golden or silver tools if I am not the mayor? (other user) Animal Crossing New Leaf

I played Animal Crossing New Leaf with a cousin. I have not started playing it before my cousin started playing... He became mayor and I was the side character (other player). He doesn't play anymore ...
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How many homes can you get in the Happy Home Showcase in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

I'm wondering if you can get as many houses with StreetPass as you want, but is it possible? I don't know.
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Can you swim to the island on Animal Crossing New Leaf

Can you swim to the island on New Leaf? Is It possible to? I don't know! All I saw was ropes! Can you cut the rope or not?
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Create a town layout

Is there any mod, cheat, or glitch to create your town map in Animal Crossing: New Leaf? I'm very picky about my town map, but it seems I can never find the perfect one. So I wanted to know: is there ...
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How long will Nintendo store my dream town?

According to the the Animal Crossing Wikia: If the dream world is not updated or visited for a very long time, it will be automatically deleted from Nintendo's servers. This will wipe every ...
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Do items refurbished with ore count towards feng shui?

I've used emerald on a lot of things assuming it then counts as green according to Feng Shui and I am wondering if I'm getting points for my efforts or should I just sell the ore instead, because I ...
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How do you unlock the Dream Suite?

How do I unlock the Dream Suite in Animal Crossing New Leaf?
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I got stung by bees in animal crossing new leaf [duplicate]

I got stung by bees in animal crossing new leaf and None of the people have offered medicine. I don't know how to upgrade nookling junction. If anyone has gotten medicine from the following please ...
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Why are former citizens stuck on Main Street?

Three citizens that moved out of my town a while back appear to be stuck on Main Street. Would there be a reason why this is happening? All three of them have been there for about 3 months now. I ...
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What are the chances for getting bed head after a week?

Does anyone happen to know an exact or approximate percentage as far as the chances for getting bed head goes? I'm trying to get one of my characters to get bed head, but I'm not having much luck. I ...
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Animal Leaf New Crossing: Messed up time to see the new year

Okay, I have a serious problem guys! I messed with the system settings to go back a day in time to be able to see the new year event since I was actually at new years with my family, but I screwed up, ...
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Can't do the money time travel on 3DS animal crossing new leaf?

So on my 3DS, brand new, I haven't changed the time on there. The options for the 3DS itself. However, I've messed with the animal crossing time more then once, usually only skipping 3 or 4 days. I ...
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Is there a way to remove custom designs from the ground?

While I was half asleep, I had the brilliant idea to make some fancy roads with QR code paths and paste them on the ground. Now, being awake, I realized that I really messed up. After messing around a ...
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How do I get pictures of other Villagers?

I was reading on the Wiki, and it says you can get a picture of a friend. How do I get a friend to give me a picture so I collect as many I can encase any of them decide to move away.
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What is the best orientation for growing flowers?

I went on Thonky's Animal Crossing New Leaf Wiki and read the hybrid flowers guide. It said change the orientation for increased likelihoods. I'm having trouble understanding what this means. The ...
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How do I earn Play Coins?

On my Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the T&T store is selling Fortune Cookies for 2 Play Coins. I went to my home screen, and realized that I had 1 Play Coin. How do I obtain more Play Coins?
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Is there any way to speed up time in Animal Crossing?

I am currently building my first house (just paid the downpayment) and waiting a full day to start designing my house is too long. Is there a way to speed it up?
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When does the day refresh?

On Animal Crossing: New Leaf (and older games) there are many things to do. Some things are digging up holes, mining rocks, shaking trees, going to stores, ect.. When do these things re-appear ...
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Are trees required in New Leaf to have a perfect town?

In the older games, I could have no trees, but lots of flowers and have the perfect town status. Does it work the same way in New Leaf?
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What can I do with snowballs?

It's winter in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and snowballs have spawned all over my town. So far the only thing I've been able to do is to push them around, and into the river that runs through the town. ...
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What would happen if my happy home showcase is house full and I get another via streetpass?

I'm just curious about what would happen if my happy home showcase slot was full when I got another via streetpass? Will it disappear randomly or when the person is out of range? Is there any further ...
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How can I unlock the Club LOL?

Sharing my town with younger sibling. We have all shops but no Club LOL. I never saw Dr Srunk after the T&T upgrade (we now have the TIY upgrade). If he did visit and we missed him, will we get ...
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Is there a prize for buying carpets and wallpapers from Sahara?

I wanted to know: does Sahara give you a prize for buying a specific amount of her items, or does she give you absolutely NO award for buying her items?
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Are eShop download “game-saves” saved to your SD card?

Once a game is downloaded from the eShop, is the game save saved on the SD card or the console? If it's saved on the SD card, can it be loaded by the same game on a different console? I'm wondering ...
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Is it possible to transfer your town from a physical copy of the game to the digital copy?

So I have 2 copies of Animal Crossing New Leaf for the 3DS. I have a physical cart version and a digital version I downloaded from the eShop. I use them both on the one console. The time has come ...
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What counts towards the Host badges?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, everyone is well aware that Phineas, the scoutmaster, hands out badges when you've achieved something. Well, I am having difficulty understanding the qualifications. I ...
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Can I ever dive into the river with my Wetsuit?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, I know that you can swim in the ocean when you have your Wetsuit on. However, when I try to dive in the river, my character just moves his arms in a way that he's ...
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When do scorpions appear, and how do I catch them?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, I have seen a scorpion only once. It was in front of the mayor's office, and when I got close to it, I fell and my game reset. Does anyone know how to catch it? Even ...
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Will the ants eat my fruit?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, I have perfect peaches scattered around my entire town. On different occasions, I spot an army of ants swarming around a perfect peach. Will they eventually eat the peach ...
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What determines the weather?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, some days it rains and some days it is sunny. I wonder: what determines the weather in the town each day? Is it due to weather in reality or did Nintendo just install ...
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Does this method count as planting?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, you can get the Backyard Gardener badge by planting 100 plants. There are two ways to drop a plant(more specifically a flower) to the ground: by dragging the flower icon ...
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Is there an alternate way of making houses appear in the Showcase?

Is there any way to get houses up in the showcase, other than streetpassing another player who has their 3DS set so the info can be sent? I'm never around people who are doing this. Is there an ...
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How do I unlock the sewing machine? [duplicate]

I keep seeing on websites like Tumblr and Twitter that you can read QR codes with the sewing machine in the Able Sisters shop. How do you get the Sewing Machine?
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Where does my Piggy Bank money go?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, I received a piggy bank from the Post Office as a reward for saving up 1,000,000 bells. I was wondering what it did, so I put it on my sleek table and touched it. I heard ...
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Is there a Map Editor?

In a recent question that I saw in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf tag, someone answered, saying that there was a map editor. Is there such thing as a map editor in the game? If there is, where is ...
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Why does my camp site suck so bad?

I built a camp site as one of my community works projects but I can't go in it and no one else is ever there. I finished paying for it and then a day later it said it was done but it doesn't seem ...
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What do I use the coffee beans for?

In "Animal Crossing: New Leaf," the owner of Roost Cafe lets you work part-time and gives you some beans, according on how well you served the customers. The problem is, I don't know how to use them! ...
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What is the purpose of the extra chair is Shampoodle's?

In Shampoodle's in "Animal Crossing: New Leaf," Shampoodle's has an extra seat next to the one you sit in. What is it for?