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Why does it take so long to get an item?

Pressing the "Use Item" button repeatedly while the picked up item is still "spinning" will get you the item much faster.
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Who voiced toad?

It looks like the voice actor for Toad has changed over time. From this Wiki: Toad's voice was originally portrayed by Tomoko Maruno for the Japanese version of Mario Kart 64 (and later the ...
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How did I unlock Roselina in Mario Kart Wii?

According to http://mariokart.wikia.com/wiki/Rosalina There are three ways to unlock Rosalina in Mario Kart Wii. Make a save file on Super Mario Galaxy, then perform 50 races. Get a ...
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How do you unlock Dry Bowser in Mario Kart Wii?

You need to finish all Grand Prix Cups on the 150cc difficulty with at least one star rank in each cup.
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How is the Wii Wheel detected?

The wheel icon is shown when the player is using tilt steering with the Wiimote-only controls. It does not matter whether the wheel accessory is involved, which cannot be detected anyway, as it is ...
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What's the minimum point difference between first and last place in Mario Kart Wii after N races?

A nice riddle. With a bit of fiddling you can find optimal solutions for some of the smaller numbers and then combine the rest from there. The minimal difference is 15 and 4 points difference for 1 or ...
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How can I join online multiplayer races now that Nintendo WFC has been discontinued?

There are a few ways to do this. Note that all of the following methods require software modification unsupported by Nintendo that have the possibility of damaging your console and voiding your ...
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Blue Lines on Kart

The blue lines mean you are drafting. To do this, you need to follow behind another player. If you do it right, the lines will appear. If you can remain in that state for long enough, you'll gain a ...
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What are the Item restrictions during VS races?

Here's a slightly more complete answer. Item Max in play Time before 1st item Cooldown after use Other Lightning 1 00:30 00:30 - POW Block 1 00:20 00:20 - Blooper 1 00:15 00:15 - Spiny Shell 1 00:...
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What are the Item restrictions during VS races?

I'm not sure about other items with time restrictions. But I do know that some items are restricted to only one existing in a race at a time. For example, only 1 blue shell can exist at any one time. ...
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How do you unlock Dry Bowser in Mario Kart Wii?

An alternative way to unlock Dry Bowser is to play 4350 races (source).
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Are guest players taken into account when calculating scores in Mario Kart on WFC?

Yes. In Worldwide/Continental races, guests are considered to have a VR/BR of 5000 for VR/BR calculations. Source: http://wiki.tockdom.com/wiki/Player_Rating
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