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A tower defense-style game created by PopCap Games wherein the objective is to defend your house (and brains) from waves of zombies by planting a garden of offensive and defensive plants.

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How do you protect your cob cannons in Survival Endless?

So I've been playing survival endless for awhile and it just doesn't seem possible to get past wave 10. The gargantuars and giga-gargantuars are just too much for my defenses to handle. I know most ...
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Get my saved progress back in Plants Vs Zombies 1

I used to play this game a long time ago and it seems the progress is only saved on my old iPhone. How can I get it back?
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NAME OF ZOMBIE WEBSITE GAME [closed]

I am trying to identify the name of this "website" game I guess you can call it that a few buddies and myself used to play back in Junior high. Its probably not even active or online anymore ...
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Is it better to use Gatling Peas or Fume Shrooms for Endless Survival?

I'm playing Endless Survival in Plants vs Zombies on my phone, and here is my current setup: I originally had a Gatling Pea on the top and bottom lanes, but then I realized that while it has a bigger ...
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PVZ1 GOTY does not start (Compatibility Issues)

I've been trying to play PVZ1's GOTY (Game of the Year) version, but I'm currently unable to do so. After opening the .exe file, the game opens, fullscreens for a few seconds and then doesn't display, ...
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Do particular zombies have any impact on the chance to drop items/coins?

I have asked about the chances of an item being dropped in PvZ1 before, but i was wondering, do certain types of zombies have an effect on this? I was watching a speedrun of the game, and when they ...
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How do I modify game1_10.dat to change the seed packages that appear in the top bar?

I wanted to make a Python program that modifies which seed packets appear on the top bar in "Roof Survival (hard)". The file where the level is saved is called "game1_10.dat". I ...
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Is the Winter Melon worth its price? [closed]

Due to having a question about melon pult that has a comment mentioning that the melon pult has a frosty upgrade, I soon figured out the upgrade it the winter melon. The winter melon costs 500 sun and ...
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Is the cob cannon worth it? [closed]

The cob cannon is a plant that can launch corn bombs onto anywhere on the screen (one corn bomb is equivalent to one cherry bomb). However, the cob cannon can easily be destroyed, due to its large ...
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Is Plants VS. Zombies dead?

I've been getting some nostalgia about the game Plants VS. Zombies. I tried to see if PopCap (or EA, idk which) have abandoned it, but it gives me different answers such as PvZGW, PvZGW2, PvZ2, PvZ3, ...
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How do you complete zombie nimble zombie quick?

I've recently unlocked all the minigames in plants vs zombies 1, but I can't seem to complete zombie nimble zombie quick. The dolphin riders are way too fast! Even if I stop them with tall nuts, then ...
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Plants Vs Zombies Progress disappearing (Android)

I used to have plants vs Zombies on my Old Phone, when babysitting I let my cousin play it seeing she loves the mini games. But when I got a new phone the progress I made got wiped when I transferred ...
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How do you complete columns like you see em?

So I just bought the columns like you see em, but I cannot complete it. The tall nuts get blown up and crushed, same with the magnet shrooms and you only get one column of each one of them, so then ...
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How do you complete last stand: roof?

I have just bought the last stand game pack and I'm having trouble with last stand roof. It just happens that I run out of sun due to flower pots and one of my lanes doesn't have enough plants and ...
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What is the highest DPS plant?

I was wondering lately what plant had the highest DPS. I was thinking about this because I might make a mod for it, and I want to know which plants might need a slight nerf. But of course, for some ...
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Is fume shroom worth its price?

Before I posted this question, I posted a question about gloom shroom so now I am wondering about the fume shroom. The fume shroom costs 75 sun but short range. The scaredy shroom costs 25 sun only ...
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Is Tall-Nut worth its price?

Tall nut is one of my most used plants due to its high durability and the ability to block jumping/vaulting zombies. However, 2 wall nuts can do the same thing as 1 tall nut can and save you 25 suns, ...
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Survival mode not appearing?

I have completed adventure but I don't have survival mode yet. Is this a glitch? Do I have to complete adventure 2? Or does the version not have survival? I am playing the Ipad version.
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Is the Melon-Pult worth its price?

I just got the Melon-pult which costs 300 sun. However since pults fire at a 1/2 rate, it has the same effect as a reapeater ( reapeater has 40 dps while melon pult has 80 dps but fires half as fast )...
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What is the imitater useful for?

I have just bought the imitater from twididinkies but I don't know what to use it for. It says it lets you use 2 of the same plants in a single level but I don't know why I will want to use 2 of the ...
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Is doom shroom worth its price?

I happen to be wondering if doom shroom is worth its sun cost. It is a (fairly) cheap plant for its high damage and range but the crater is starting to concern me. You cannot plant in it for 3 whole ...
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How do you get the monster masher achievement in the ipad version?

I am close to getting all the achievements in the ipad version but I am having trouble getting the monster masher achievement. No matter what I try, I just squash 1 or 2 zombies. Has anyone got this ...
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If I can only take one of them, should I take cherry bomb or doom shroom?

I am on fog, level 9 which has a lot of fog zombies. Given the choice of doom shroom or cherry bomb, which one should I take? I can't take both because then I would not have enough room for other ...
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Is the gloom shroom worth it?

I just bought the gloom shroom from twididinkies (crazy daves shop.) However while I play the fog levels I have noted its high sun cost (for the fog levels anyways) for the low range so I often have ...
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How do you destroy Dr. Zomboss

I keep using Jalapenos and Ice shrooms to deal with the ice and fire balls but his R.V. keeps destroying my defence and the bungee zombies keep stealing my plants. Is there a recommended way to pass ...
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How do you complete zombotany 2?

I just bought a minigame pack with the minigame zombotany 2. I am trying to complete the zombotany 2 but can only get past 50% of the minigame before the zombies overwhelm me. Is there a recommended ...
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How do you defeat the yeti zombie?

I play the first plant vs zombies game and I am on the level with the yeti zombie. There is just 1 problem. It has to much health and it keeps running away. Does anyone have a tip on defeating the ...
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How do you pass night level 8 in Plants vs Zombies?

I can't pass the night level because I keep having problems with the dancer zombies spawning to much backup dancers too quickly. Does anyone know how to pass this level?
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How long does it take for magnet shroom to recharge?

I noticed that recently when a magnet shroom sucks a metal item it needs to recharge. Most of my defense is dependent on magnet shroom for defense against metallic zombies. However the magnet shrooms ...
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Transfer game progress between tablets on Plants VS. Zombies FREE?

I got a new tablet and am trying to figure out how to transfer my progress in Plants VS Zombies FREE from my old one to my new one. There doesn't appear to be an option built in, and I can't find the ...
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What is the moustache mode in Plants vs Zombies?

I saw an achievement in Plants vs Zombies which requires you to enable moustache mode(see below), but I have no clue what is it. Can somebody tell me how and what is exactly moustache mode?
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What determines the chances of a coin appearing in an adventure game?

I've played Plant vs Zombies for a long time, and I noticed that coins usually occur after near death situations, destroying tough zombies, destroying the last one, or by simply showing up randomly. ...
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Plants vs Zombies on an iBook G4 - can I fix the gameplay being much faster than normal?

I'm playing Plants vs Zombies on an iBook G4 - can I fix the gameplay being much faster than normal? I don’t see anything about it in the options menu, and there doesn’t seem to be anything else I can ...
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How often do zombies bite plants and how many bites can normal plants take?

How often do zombies bite plants and how many bites can normal plants take? I know Wall-nut and Pumpkin take 72 bites and Tall-nut takes 144 and Snow Peas reduce attack speed by a magnitude of 2.
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How can you become a zombie?

My little boy wants to change to a zombie character and we don't know how to do it. In the original plants vs. zombies, how do you play as a zombie?
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What is a streak of ten?

The Plants vs. Zombies achievement Better Off Dead requires that you Get to a streak of 10 in I, Zombie Endless. What does that mean? I've searched & searched and can find nothing specific. I ...
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I finished Plants Vs Zombies but I didn't get the trophy or unlock Survival?

I want to play Survival but it didn't unlock when I killed Dr. Zomboss. Do I need to do adventure mode again or something else? I've tried to do it on another account but that didn't work either.
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Why can't I progress in Zen Garden

I have finish all the levels twice, I almost finished all the achievements. How come I can't get any other plants for my Zen Garden other than the white plants? I can't get a snail, chocolate, under ...
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How do I beat the 'Pogo Party' minigame?

I'm having a bit of trouble beating the Pogo Party Minigame in Plants Vs. Zombies. I've tried using: a Magnet-Shroom heavy strategy to slow them down, but I can never get enough nor protect all my ...
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What is the chance of getting a zen garden plant?

In PvZ, once you unlock the Zen Garden, there is a chance you can get a plant, or chocolate (used to feed plants or Stinky the snail). What I want to know is; What is that chance? And now that there ...
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When do you get Cattail?

I've been playing adventure to the pool do I get Cattail in roof or fog?
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Is there a Plants Vs Zombies PC version with local co-op?

My girlfriend is a big Plants Vs Zombies fan since she played it in co-op mode with her roommate on PS3. It would be great to play this together, but I only own a PC. Is there any PC version of this ...
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Can't play Bobsled Bonanza on my iPod [closed]

This is the only minigame that causes the application to crash; however, this only happens with my username. If I use another username in the same device (i.e. my boyfriend's) he is able to play the ...
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Is Stinky the Snail fast enough to collect all dropped coins in the zen garden?

I have a full Zen garden that needs watering. If I water every plant as fast as I can, will Stinky the Snail be able to collect all the coins for me without any disappearing (with or without chocolate)...
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Feeding the "Tree of Wisdom"

Is it sensible to feed the "Tree of Wisdom" with such an expensive food? It's one time food costs $2,500 and still it grows one or two twigs only. Here's where I have reached after feeding it 8 times....
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Is there a way to auto-collect suns in Plants vs. Zombies for PC?

I know that: There's a way to auto-collect coins/gold with Gold Magnet plant There a way to collect all suns with PlayStation version of PvZ by tilting. Is there a way (aside from clicking on each ...
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What are these silvery pumpkins?

When reading this question, I noticed something on the screenshot of the accepted answer that I never saw in my own game despite collecting 100% plants: silver-colored pumpkins. What are they and ...
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Is there a difference between Adventure play after pass 2 In Plants vs. Zombies? [duplicate]

In Plants vs. Zombies, after you pass all levels of Adventure Mode the first time, and start playing them a second time, there are 2 big differences: The game (crazy dave?) pre-selects 3 plants for ...
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Where can you find the Yeti Zombie? [duplicate]

I know that the Yeti Zombie is a zombie that you have to "discover", but I never saw him once in a whole first adventure! I was wondering if there are any tips or techniques for catching ( well, ...
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Where's my Zen Garden?

I finished a whole first adventure of Plants vs Zombies, but NO ZEN GARDEN. I have Quickplay, some awards, a key to Crazy Dave's shop, but no Zen Garden. Is it because you have to have a certain ...
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