Out of the Tent – Animal Crossing: New Leaf Daily Blog (Day 2)

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It’s time to dive into my second day of life in Waikiki with Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS. Again, I may leave some sections out to keep the already insane length down, but please enjoy.

Highlights today include my new house, approval rating fun, fishing, and another trip to a Japanese village. πŸ™‚ Read on for everything:

The first thing I noticed when starting up Waikiki today was… my house! Yeah, I actually have a house now. The hobo tent is gone forever! Thank goodness. I mean, thank Tom Nook.Β I never thought that I would speak those words in my life.

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Yes, before it bugs anyone too much, I did dig up the fossil next to the yellow roses. πŸ˜› I know someone will mention it in the comments if I don’t, haha.

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I headed inside my new house where Isabelle intruded to congratulate me on my upgrade!

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After speaking with Isabelle, I walked around Waikiki checking up on things and heading over to Re-Tail. On the way, I discovered a reserved area for a new resident: Hazel! Apparently, this is a brand new villager to Animal Crossing: New Leaf so I’m excited to meet them. πŸ™‚

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Apparently, I’m not quite Mayor yet. Thanks Isabelle.

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To truly do my job as Mayor of Waikiki, I need a town-development permit. For that to happen, I need my approval rating as Mayor to be about 100 percent. (talk about unrealistic!)

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It seems I’ve already made some of my villagers happy with my approval rating sitting at 28 percent. That’s not good enough though.

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What does any good mayor do to improve their town? Make a town flag! Time to put myΒ non-existent design skills to work.

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Behold… the new town flag of Waikiki! Okay. I admit it. It’s terrible. But my residents better like it!

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Another suggestion from Isabelle to improve my approval rating was to clear out weeds. Well, I intend to do just that! Check out the sweet justice above!

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Then I checked on the Perfect Apple tree which I planted the day before. It’s in a very secluded location, so I wasn’t sure if it would grow properly. Of course, it did!

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I joined a conversation between Roscoe and Beau. They were sharingΒ terrible great puns, and I heard a couple… Check out my favourite above!

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WHO WAS IT? WHO? Confess or face the wrath of my net! I’m not afraid to use it!

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In addition to the Perfect Apple tree, I started a mini orchard of other fruits yesterday. Surprisingly, all six trees survived! It’ll be a secret as to which fruit they are. πŸ™‚

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After checking up on my trees, I headed back over to Nookling Junction. I bought a Fishing Rod and another Fortune Cookie. If you know me at all, you probably know that I love Pikmin, so I was very happy with this item!

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Tom Nook let me know that my house wasn’t free and I was going to have to pay up. I guess I better slave away to make the Bells for this…

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Oh wait… I can already pay it off!

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Because I’m a masochist, I headed straight back to Nook’s Homes for another loan. Great. Mistake of the year. This one is going to take a bit longer to pay off!

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While I was at Main Street, I stopped by the Able Sister’s for a new hat. Of course, I found the perfect hat. A frog hat. Hell yeah, I want to be a frog!

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Back in town, Roscoe challenged me to catch him an ocean fish, as the perfect opportunity to use my fishing rod for the first time.

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He seemed pretty satisfied with his Horse Mackerel. Honestly, if I was Roscoe, I would have accepted nothing but a Red Snapper!

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I checked back in with Isabelle to see how my approval rating was progressing. 78 percent is quite the jump! But it’s not quite enough…

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Beau wanted a fresh new catchphrase. I’m really uncreative with making up catchphrases, so I went with a spin on her previous one.

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With some more villager interaction and weed picking, I made it all the way to 100 percent! To be honest, I was very surprised as I heard from other players that it was impossible to achieve 100 percent rating in a single day.

Well, I managed to do it somehow! So, keep in mind when you guys play, it’s definitely possible so don’t give up. πŸ™‚

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A nice shot of the interior of my house before the expansion tomorrow!

 

ADVENTURE TO BLUE SKY VILLAGE

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Following my Japanese village visit yesterday, I travelled again today for an evening of fun in the Blue Sky Village with some Japanese friends. πŸ˜‰ Well, it was early afternoon in their village!

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One of the first things I noticed was Yamanon‘s Pooh faceboard! I made sure to catch a screenshot of it. πŸ™‚ I can tell he is a big Winnie the Pooh fan, haha.

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They wanted to head over to the Resort Island, where I played my very first Island Tour game! Yuku picked, it was the Easy Gardening Tour.

You would think that a gardening tour might be boring, but in fact it was very fun and relaxed. We played a harder level one later as well.

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I caught a Ribbon Eel on the Island and everyone crowded around me, haha! It made for a great screenshot. Also, Ruu gave me a Red Pikmin Hat. I love it!

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After some fishing fun, we went back to the Island Tour games. In this particular game, the level was full of pitfalls. It was almost like a Pitfall Minefield!

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Some more shenanigans were had on the Island, before we were unfortunately interrupted by a disconnect. Granted, the connection held up fine for almost 3 hours all the way from Japan!

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Back in Waikiki, it was quite late. The better question Opal is, how are YOU still awake?!?

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To close us off, here’s a photo of the outside of my house before expansion tomorrow!

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