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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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Animal Crossing New Leaf male character personalities

Are there any male characters on Animal Crossing New Leaf with personalities other than “lazy” or “jock”? Pretty sexist really, Nintendo 🤔
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how do i get the dream suite in acnl 2019

i have been playing since 2015 and i'm still playing today, it is currently 2019 and i now just realized that there is more to do in this game,i have literally tried going back in time (in the game)...
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How do I get the gyroids?

So it was raining and I was exited because I thought I would be able to collect them, so I waited until after it rained and I just couldn’t find them buried anywhere? ( I waited until the rain stopped)...
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Animal Crossing New Leaf Random Time?

I play animal crossing new leaf all the time, but for some reason, my game changed from october 2018 to september 2018. i lost an animal for something I didn’t change, has anyone else seen this issue?
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Is there a way to tell how close you are to getting a badge?

For example, you need to dive and catch 500 sea creatures to get the gold badge from Phineas. I have now been keeping track of how many I have caught, but I didn't do that from the beginning. Is ...
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Can I give fish/bugs I catch in animal crossing new leaf to other people online? [duplicate]

My girlfriend recently got the game, and I wanna help her out a bit. Is there anyway I can give her fish or bugs?
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In Animal Crossing New Leaf, how many items do I have to refurbish to get the silver refurbishing badge?

In my Animal Crossing New Leaf game, I have refurbished a lot of furniture (The whole Exotic and Astro Sets to be exact). I want to know how may items I have to refurbish to get the sliver badge for ...
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Will I still have to buy the amiibo update in animal crossing new leaf if I restart

After finding out that the amiibo update had to be brought at the e-shop it was sad I have no idea how it works and I can't even ask for permisson to use the e-shop becouse I already know it would be ...
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How do you get a golden rose?

I have seen town tours with golden roses. They are such beautiful flowers can you help me figure out how you get them so I can have them in my town?
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3DS New Leaf File?

I have two Nintendo 3DS consoles, and one copy of Animal Crossing New Leaf. I have a town on the first 3DS, but what I fear is that if I put the cartridge in the other 3DS it'll corrupt my save file. ...
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How do I find Isabelle sleeping?

I've been playing animal crossing for quite some time now. I really want to unlock the dream suite, but I haven't found Isabelle asleep. I've been mayor for more than 7 days, and I've connected to the ...
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Can sick villagers die?

Whenever I play ACNL, I find my villagers are sick, but if they get too sick, can they die? I have tried testing this on an undesirable but forgot to play and when I came back they were gone from my ...
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How do I use amiibos?

I got an amiibo but I don't know how to use them in animal crossing new leaf. I haven't played it in a year (or a bit less), is there a new place or do I need to get something in the game to use the ...
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How to donate to public works projects

How do you get your player to donate money for the public works projects? There is nothing there to collect the money. It's just Lloyd whizzing around in his little square cube.
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If I buy a new copy of Animal Crossing, will it remember my save data?

I lost my retail copy of Animal Crossing, If I get a new cartridge can I resume playing on my 3DS or is that gone for good?
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How Do I Make A QR Code?

Do you have to print it off of a computer, how do you get it on the computer? I know how to scan one, I just can't seem to make one.
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I have a new Nintendo 3DS XL and I want to use my Animal Crossing on the new platform

My old Nintendo 3DS XL kept stopping so I bought a refurbished Nintendo 3DS XL. I put in my old game cartridge, but the menu is so confusing I am afraid to answer the questions the wrong way (when I ...
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How do I find my town's value?

With the latest update (Welcome amiibo), the ability to sell your town for bells was introduced. However, I am fearful of accidentally deleting my town. How do I find my town's value?
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Do amiibo cards require an amiibo reader/writer?

I have an old 3DS XL, and I recently downloaded the new AC:NL update. I understand that the amiibo cards can now do some neat things, but I don't want to buy a $20 peripheral for 1 game. Can I just ...
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How do I put music in the music player?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf I having trouble putting my music into the music player. How do I do that?
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Can you visit other people's towns between a 3DS and a 2DS?

Can you visit other people's towns between a 3DS and a 2DS on Animal Crossing New Leaf My friends have it on the 3DS and use it to visit each other, but I was going to get the 2DS and was wondering ...
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Planting shrubs around town tree AC:NL [duplicate]

Online, I have seen people with shrubs around their town tree. My tree is developed enough that I can see the town history. I also have the golden shovel, but I cannot figure out how to plant shrubs ...
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Can a player move into my town from their 3ds?

Or would they have to have their own town since it's a different acnl cartridge/download? My sister is getting her own 3ds and animal crossing game.
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Keeping patterns on the ground when I remove the design from my inventory

Is there a way to keep a pattern on the ground and remove the pattern from my design inventory without the pattern being changed or removed?
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Does time travel affect Perfect Town rating on Animal Crossing New Leaf?

As far as I'm concerned, my town is pretty perfect. I have everything needed but whenever I talk to Isabelle, she tells me that the citizens say that it's "riding the so-so rails" and it's so annoying ...
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Issues Unlocking the Dream Suit

I am having trouble unlocking the dream suit, I have been mayor for 9 days now, have built a public works project on my second day so it's been at least 7 days since I built the project, I have played ...
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Who is this NPC swimming outside of town borders?

About a day ago, I saw what looked like an NPC character swimming outside of the town border. (You know, where there is a rope with things that make it float.) Now I can't find this character! Who is ...
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Animal Crossing New Leaf: Data transfering

Awhile back I bought myself a 3ds so that I can play animal crossing new leaf. I've had the same ds for over three years now and recently I decided it's time for a new one being that its really beaten ...
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Does putting too many items on the floor cause it to collapse?

I know in Animal Crossing: Wild World, if you put too many things on the floor in a room, the floor would give out. Does the same mechanic exist in Animal Crossing: New Leaf?
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Can you time travel to get contacts?

I've already done my hair and i time travelled more than 2 weeks. Why won't it let me buy contacts?
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How do I upgrade Nookling Junction? [duplicate]

I've had the game for 10 days and I want to know if I can upgrade nookling junction.
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Worried about my sapling

So I just started playing, and I decided to plant my perfect fruit. After planting it, I got worried that I put it too close to my tent (My house will be complete tomorrow because I paid my down ...
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Can you transfer AC:NL game data between a physical copy of the game to a digital copy?

I've been playing on this world for a few days in AC:NL on the physical copy of the game. I recently bought the digital copy, is there anyway I can transfer the physical data to the digital one? Can I ...
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Can I delete my mayor and replace them with my second character?

I really don't want my mayor(Roxy) anymore and I love my second chara(Piper) so can I delete her and have Piper be mayor??
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Animal crossing mortgage for your house?

Who do you have to pay? A little confused
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Animal Crossing new leaf dream suite

How do I get the dream suite if I already found Isabelle sleeping like one or two months ago but I didn't go to the mayors chair afterwards? Do I get a second chance of somehow?
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How do I restart my Animal Crossing game?

When playing the game I was being an absolute idiot, and I named my town "Shopping" because I saw the question, "Where are you headed", how do I delete my data so I can start over?
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How to get the villager Kabuki?

How will I be able to get the villager Kubiki on AC:NL?
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How do I spin my shovel?

Ive seen people who do Let's Plays of this game on YouTube do this cool shovel spinning thing in their digging action. Ive tried pressing different buttons to try to do this, but nothing works. How do ...
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Is there a point to building the Reset Center other than Resetti coming out when you reset?

I have recently built the Reset Center, but never have reset my game. Are there any other advantages to building it?
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When does the Shampoodle open?

I've heard that the Shampoodle opens after you spend 10,000 bells at Kicks or the Able Sisters. Does it start building the day after Kicks, or another random day?
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Kick's store won't open

Kick's shoe store started building 3 days ago. It still won't open. Every time I go on Main Street, It's still building. Has something happened, or does it take longer? If so, how much longer?
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Why won't the time show at the Island?

Whenever I go to the Island, the time never shows. I always stand still for a few seconds, nothing happens. However, when I do that in my town, it shows the time. How do I see the time while on the ...
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How long does it take to upgrade the T&T Mart

I have the T&T Mart and finally it is going to construct into Super T&T Mart. I really want to know when my shop will open.
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Does Katrina's Fortune-Telling tent spawn randomly on different days?

Sometimes on random days, I see Katrina's fortune-telling tent and ask her my fortune. But then the next day, her tent is gone. Does it spawn randomly, or does it have to have certain requirements to ...
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Do the Early Bird or Night Owl ordinances effect Club LOL?

In the morning I try to go to Club LOL, but it says it's 12 PM to 2 AM. Do the Night Owl or Early Bird ordinances effect Club LOL's time slots?
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How do I get the rest of my catalog items back?

I ordered about 10 catalog items, but my mailbox was almost full. Later, I got some of my catalog items, but my mailbox was too full to fit the others in. I cleaned out my mailbox, but the other items ...
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How do I make house appear in the happy home show case because it was empty?

I went on Animal Crossing New leaf today and i tried the Happy Home show case but none of the houses appeared. Does this feature not work anymore? Can some one please help!
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Can one saved character meet another saved character in the same town?

I wanted to know if my character, the mayor, can meet another character that I made? I can see the house that was made and freely go inside, but can my character actually meet the other?
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How do I get my island beetles back?

Playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf, my 6-year-old daughter has carried out an extensive deforestation project on Tortimer's Island. This is unfortunate, because those coconut trees would regularly ...