a 2013 life-simulation game developed by Nintendo EAD and MonolithSoft, New Leaf is the 4th game in the Animal Crossing series. The player is a mayor of a town full of anthropomorphic animals, and sets about improving their home and entire town in various ways.

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How close can villagers move to your house?

My house sits 5 spaces away from a cliff (meaning I could make a horizontal line of 5 flowers between my house and the cliff, for example). Knowing that a villager's house has a width of 3 (size is ...
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How do I unlock Shampoodle in Animal Crossing New Leaf? [duplicate]

How do you unlock Shampoodle in Animal Crossing New Leaf?
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Are there punishments for not playing for awhile?

I've been wondering if there are things like cockroaches and weeds that punish you for not playing the game long enough. If so, is there a cheat for it?
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How do I take off my pants in Animal Crossing: New Leaf? [duplicate]

I don't want to wear pants in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, but I can't take them off. I tried putting on a dress, but it didn't work.
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What is the max amount of “animals” in the world?

What is the maximum amount of "animals", or bugs/fish allowed in the world at one time?
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Will less trees mean a higher chance for bugs to spawn on the given trees?

In Animal Crossing New Leaf, on my Tropical Island, I have many trees that are out of the way and hard to use properly. I plan on removing them, but, when I do, will there be a higher chance for bugs ...
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more than one home?

Is there a way I can have 2 homes in one town? I finished all my expansions but I really wish my house had more rooms because there's so many furniture sets I want to get but no room in just one ...
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Can You Have Two Animal Crossing New leaf files?

On My 3DS-XL in animal crossing would say new save file I would appreciate anyone who can figure out if you can have a new save file and it will erase the other one. About A month ago I lost my ...
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Did I convince the camper to move in?

Today I got a camper, Cookie. Since I only have 9 in my down, I could ask her to move in. The first time I asked her she said "Great! I was hoping you'd say that. You'll have to convince everyone that ...
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What happens you delete a character in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

When I'm going to play as a non-mayor character, Isabelle starts up my game and there are 2 options: Yes, lets I need help first... When I pick "I need help first...", there are 4 options: Set ...
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Does the silver axe break in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

Does the silver axe break in Animal Crossing New Leaf? I don't know if the silver axe breaks
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How to get rid of bed head

I have had bed head for a while now, and I can't get to go away. I have tried looking for a comb and standing in the rain to wet it, but this hasn't worked. What else can I try?
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How to tan in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

How are you supposed to tan in new leaf? I want my character to have a tan but i don't know how!
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How to unlock Tortimer island in Animal Crossing:New Leaf

How do you unlock Tortimer island in Animal Crossing New Leaf. I don't know how!
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How can you unlock Cyrus in Animal Crossing New Leaf [duplicate]

How can you unlock Cyrus in Animal Crossing New Leaf? I don't know how to unlock Cyrus.
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How can you upgrade Nookling Junction into T&T Mart in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

How can you upgrade Nookling Junction into T&T Mart in Animal Crossing New Leaf? I don't know how to uprage nookling junction.
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Whats the time cycle for the campsite?

I recently got my campsite and I hardly know anything about it. I know some stuff. Anyway, I got a camper on Monday and since I didn't convince him to move in, he left on Tuesday. I was wondering how ...
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Can you convince old neighbours to move back in using the camping site?

I recently built the camping site in town and I've had one camper. That was when I recently learned that you can convince campers to move in! I didn't let the camper move in so he left the next day. ...
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Will Crazy Redd appear in the same week as the fortune teller?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, can Crazy Redd come in the same week as the fortune teller?
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What is the strange chirping noise?

I've started to notice a strange chirping noise anytime I go to specific place, especially behind a tree. But it doesn't follow around, it stays in the same place. Does anyone know what it is? It ...
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How can I get a villiager to move out? [duplicate]

There's a villiager in my town, Bubbles, that I really don't want in my town anymore but she won't move out! I've ignored her and hit her over the head with a net a lot of times but after a month of ...
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Can you change your eye shape in animal crossing new leaf?

I want to know if you can change your character's eye shape.
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Can previous villagers from Animal Crossing: New Leaf move back in?

My favourite character from Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Chief, moved out about a month and a half ago. Some people are saying old villagers who moved out can move back in again. Can previous villagers ...
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What is the male human character wearing on the cover of Animal Crossing New Leaf?

In Animal Crossing New Leaf, what is the male human character wearing on the cover art? The hat appears to be the grandpa hat. The shirt looks similar to the sweater vest but there are clear ...
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I'm able to go to other towns on ACNL, but one of my friends can't visit my town. Is anyone else experiencing this too?

Like the title says, I'm able to visit other towns, and other people can visit mine perfectly fine. However, a friend of mine is having trouble visiting my town. She keeps getting an error (018-0510), ...
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What ore can you create/refurbish funiture with in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

In ACNL I have got a couple of pieces of the gold funiture series which I made by bringing Cyrus a gold ore and 10,000 bells. Is this only possible to do with gold ore? Also is it possible to ...
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What is the purpose of “playing shop” with the little girl on the island in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

When you visit the island in Animal Crossing New Leaf there is a little turtle girl sitting on a rug by the door who asks you to bring her fruits, plants etc. so you can play "shop". When you bring ...
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How can I get the Tweeter in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

In Animal Crossing New Leaf, I searched and searched, but I found no tweeter! Am I supposed to invite friends to my town? Or am I supposed to earn it?
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How to get rid of trash?

In Animal Crossing on Gamecube, you were able to throw boots, cans, etc away at the dump. The dump was a fenced in area where you could throw away trash that was collected as well as obtain free ...
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What is the difference between the two Police Stations? [duplicate]

The police station public works project just became available in my town. There are two of them - modern and classic. What are the differences / similarities between the two, and are there things ...
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Is there a way to get rid of dirt patches?

My town has dirt patches all over it. Sometimes the patches are so large I can't even hide them with flowers. Is there a way to get rid of the dirt patches or just in general make my town look ...
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How do you view your town's history when sitting on the wall in the event plaza?

I read a realted question about viewing your town's history in New Leaf, but it didn't fully answer the question. Apparenlty in new leaf if you sit on the wall by the tree in the event plaza you get ...
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Do you get a 5000 bell reward everytime you provide the dream suite with a new version of your town in animal crossing new leaf?

I have updated the dream for my animal crossing new leaf town a couple of times and each time I do I get given 5000 bells as a reward. At first I thought it happened when you hadn't provided an update ...
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How to use custom patterns from Able Sisters?

In Animal Crossing (Gamecube (the first Animal Crossing game I've played and the last Animal Crossing game I played before New Leaf) ), it was incredibly simple to just create an umbrella or an outfit ...
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Is there a hard limit to the number of trees able to exist in your town smaller than what is geometrically possible by the rules of tree growth?

Does the game still have a maximum number of trees able to exist in your town? Are there any ways around a hard limit if it exists by staggering when you grow your trees?
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How can I make the animals wear pants?

Does anyone know if it is possible for the animals in Animal Crossing: New Leaf to wear pants? I sent a sailor skirt to one of the animals through the mail, and through some research I found that ...
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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 on 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.