Super Mario 3D Land is a platformer in the Mario series for the Nintendo 3DS. It is published by Nintendo and is the first Mario game for the 3DS.

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How do I see more rivals' best time in Super Mario 3D Land?

I notice that in each level my time is being compared to a rival. I want to know who my rivals are, and if I'm the fastest one in the world in completing that level. Is that possible?
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What's a Black question mark box?

In the 4th world, right before the final castle, there was a black question mark box world. I think it costs coins to enter the world. What is the significance of this black question mark box?
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Is there a point to collecting coins in Super Mario 3D Land?

Assuming one has plenty of extra lives, is there any value, in general, to collecting coins in Super Mario 3D Land? If like in Super Mario Galaxy 2 there is a use for coins but only those collected ...
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Where is the second star coin located in S2-3?

I'm trying to get all the star coins in Super Mario 3D Land, but I'm unable to find the second star coin in level 3 of Special World 2. Where is the second star coin located in the level S2-3?
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How many star coins are there in Super Mario 3D land?

How many star coins are there in Super Mario 3D land? It's easy to know how many there are in the regular levels, but with the bonus boxes it's much harder!
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Can I kill the Fuzzies?

Fuzzies are usually found on bouncy ropes or on transparent grids that they float along. They are incredibly annoying. I know that you cannot jump on them to kill them, or use Boomerang Mario, but is ...
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How many unique Mystery Boxes are there?

I am trying to farm Star Coins to unlock the Special World levels, and I noticed that sometimes, I get Mystery Boxes that I have already seen. I cannot get another Star Coin from them (the Star Coin ...
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Does the white tanooki suit appear in the world 5 castle of super mario 3d land?

I've went and done the lives cheat thing and committed Mario suicide like 25 times in the castle and it still hasn't appeared. I'm pretty sure I had it for the first two stars I got on that level ...
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How do I jump really high with the Propeller Box?

I have been playing Special World 2-4 for a while now, and that level has you using the Propeller Box almost exclusively. I noticed that sometimes I can get really high up when I use the Propeller ...
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Does the White Tanooki Suit work the same in the Special worlds?

I finished the main story of Super Mario 3D Land, and am working on the Special world levels now. I die a lot (the levels are harder!), but I never seem to die enough in a level to have the White ...
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Is there a limit to the number of Star Coins I can get from Mystery Boxes?

Every Mystery Box has the potential to reward you with a Star Coin (most require you to kill an enemy or two first). If I keep meeting people through Street Pass, or doing whatever else spawns ...
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Do I need to unlock all the levels?

There are an interesting number of levels that are locked without a certain number of Star Coins. For the most part, you seem to be able to pass these levels by and just play the next level (with the ...
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How do I get into the blocked-off room in World 5-2?

In World 5-2, the level with the top-down perspective, there is a room with a sand floor, and a ? block in the middle of the room. There is also a gate/mesh door in that room. I cannot get past it as ...
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Do I need to be playing Super Mario 3D Land to get Mystery Boxes?

I noticed that sometimes when I StreetPass people I end up with a Mystery Box or Toad House in my Super Mario 3D Land game. How does this happen? Do I have to have the Super Mario 3D Land cart in my ...
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What's the difference between the White Tanooki Mario and the regular one?

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 ...
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What are the binoculars/viewfinders for?

In various levels, you can find a viewfinder/binoculars that look like this: What are they used for? You can stand behind them and look around the level, but is that all that they are for? That ...
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Are there any differences between Mario and Luigi?

After beating the castle of Special World 1 you unlock Luigi as a playable character. I played as him for a bit but I didn't notice any game play differences between Mario and Luigi. I remember in ...
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Is it possible to have more than three saved games in Super Mario 3D Land?

Is there any way to have more than 3 saved games in Super Mario 3D Land? My wife and kids have claimed all three saved game slots, and I'd like to play sometime... The 3DS has an SD card, so it ...
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Does turning the flags to gold unlock anything?

In Super Mario 3D Land if you land right on the top of the flag pole (so that Mario does a sort of one-handed handstand), you get a 1-up. I also noticed that the Mario flag that goes up is gold ...
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What are the brown gears for?

In Level 2-3 of Super Mario 3D Land, by Mario's right foot, there is a block. If you break that block, there is a brown gear inside of it. How do I use it? What does it do?
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Can you make mushroom houses reappear?

In New Super Mario Bros, once you cleared all levels in the game any mushroom house you've visited would reappear and won't disappear again, meaning you could get unlimited items at any time. This ...
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Are you immune to the 5 death rule after you acquire the glow effect to your file stars?

Once you complete the game you are given stars that are located on your file. You acquire different stars for different goals that you accomplish, up to 5. My question lies with the glowing or shiny ...
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Is there an easy way to quickly gain stars/coins in Super Mario 3D Land?

Is there an easier way to collect star/coins to unlock all the way to Bowser, and if so how? I have already collected 72 but cant seem to get the rest. Please help. :)