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Mario Kart 7 is the seventh game in the Mario Kart series, introducing the concept of aerial and underwater segments.

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What makes the extra music layer start playing in Mario Kart 7?

Sometimes if I’m in first place during a race in Mario Kart 7, an extra layer of music will start playing. You can hear it start around 2:56 in the video below. ...
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How do I get 3 stars in Mario Kart 7? [duplicate]

How do I get 3 stars in Mario Kart 7? I have got 3 stars in the 50 and 100cc races, but I can't seem to get it on Mirror Mode and 150cc. I have also seen many other people ask about this, and the ...
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How do Grand Prix Ranking work?

I've noticed that the star ranking system for the cups on Mario Kart 7 will sometimes seem random. Sometimes, when I beat a cup with a score of 40, it will give me only 2 stars and sometimes it will ...
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Which kart, wheel and glider in Mario Kart 7 have the largest acceleration?

I haven't unlocked all of the parts and I want to know which ones have the highest acceleration. Which ones do?
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Is it possible to get no stars on a cup in Mario Kart 7?

I have had a 2-star rank for all my cups, and have found out the Gold Wheels required all cups with a 1-star rank (at least). Is it actually possible to get no stars?
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Hidden Races In Mario Kart 7?

All the Mario games I've ever played have hidden levels. I've never played a Mario Kart game before and the race/levels content seems a bit short. So I'm curious if there's hidden levels/races to ...
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What's the formula for getting 3-stars in a cup?

I finished a couple of cups getting 1st place in every race and still got a 2-star rating, so the ranking isn't only based on your position (or total points). Is there a defined formula or is it yet ...
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How can I change my Mii's voice?

He sounds like, as one guy on forum put it, "a dying Yoshi" and I hate it. Is it possible to change it? Some say it's based on the height, some say weight, some say color. Some said it's impossible. ...
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Do I need to race through earlier difficulties to unlock everything in Mario Kart 7?

As a Mario Kart veteran, I have zero trouble getting through the 50cc and 100cc modes on my first try. However, it is somewhat time consuming to play through everything. If I skip straight to 150cc, ...
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Will we need to replay all levels in Mario Kart 7 for 3 stars, gold wheel, VR rating on the new 3DS XL?

When the 3DS XL comes out, will we lose all the 3 stars rating, gold wheel, and VR score if we play MK 7 on the new console? I heard in the past that the SD card won't be able to save those data, ...
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What do the stars mean beside the trophy?

I have completed both the Mushroom Cup and the Flower Cup in 50cc, getting gold on both. The Mushroom Cup now shows one star beside my gold trophy, and the Flower Cup shows two. What do these stars ...
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How do I know the air-speed of my kart?

This question makes reference to the air-speed of the kart, thus implying that there are different stats for air speed and ground speed, however I can't seem to find any indication of this in-game. ...
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How do I know how many coins I've collected?

Additional Kart parts are unlocked by collecting coins. That is all fine and dandy, but how do I know how many coins I've collected across all games? This would make it much easier to know when I've ...
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Is there any way to avoid the blue-shell in Mario Kart 7?

I'm sure any Mario Karter knows that horrific feelings that comes along with hearing the sound of a blue shell coming ever closer. I recall that in some of the previous games there were methods for ...
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What's the correct timing for the the starting turbo boost?

In previous Mario Karts, I haven't had any trouble getting the turbo boost at the beginning of the race. But I can't seem to figure it out in Mario Kart 7 - how do I time the gas to get the starting ...
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What are the coins for?

I like collecting coins as much as the next person, but what can I use them for in Mario Kart 7? Do I get a free life if I collect enough of them?
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If my airspeed and groundspeed are equal, should I glide long or glide short? What about waterspeed?

My current kart has a groundspeed of 3/6 and an airspeed of 3/6. I'm assuming this means my top speed is the same for when on land and while gliding. Therefore, it would make sense that it doesn't ...
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Complete list of Mario Kart 7 habit titles

In the recently released Nintendo title, Mario Kart 7, there is a feature new to the series that allows the game to track your performance during gameplay against bots and other players online. Based ...
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Does character selection affect the stats in any way?

The instruction manual leaves much to be desired. I know the karts themselves affect your stats, but does each player have the same base stats or do they differ?
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How do I unlock additional kart parts?

I'm looking to unlock all of the additional kart parts, but I'm not sure how to unlock them. How do I unlock additional parts for my karts?
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Can more playable characters be unlocked in Mario Kart 7?

I've collected over 500 coins so far and the only things unlocked from those were new kart customizations. I have also beaten every Grand Prix in 50cc with 3 stars (first time, no less!) but nothing ...
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