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 warranty - they must be done at your own risk.
The most popular replacement online server for Nintendo WiFi Connection is Wiimmfi, which has about 300 players online ...
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.
So if someone gets a blue shell from an item box, they could hold onto it the whole race, and no one would ever get a blue shell.
I believe Bullet Bill ...
To get a star ranking on your license you must get that rank or better in every cup and engine class in Grand Prix mode. It will show up on the race results and pre-online race screens.
For three stars, win every race in the cup.
For two stars, you're allowed to place second in one race.
For one star, you can place second twice or third once.
Even if you ...