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#1 Posted by zeundertaker (334 posts) -

On some of my DS games, when I shake them, I hear a jiggling sound, like something is shaking in the cartridge. Is this normal, and is something going to happen to them? Will they work later on when I want to play them?

#2 Posted by ooglah (9 posts) -

hey,

i just shook my games then-1 of them makes the sound but the other 1 doesnt. anyway, nothings wrong with it so i think they'll be fine : [)

#3 Posted by DarkChrisss1995 (802 posts) -
It is normal. For me...
#4 Posted by Jack_de_Farro (70 posts) -
Only one of 12 my DS games makes same sound while shaking - I think it's normal
#5 Posted by Cypher_VR (1396 posts) -
didn't Nintendo carts do that anyway, like SNES. My copy of battletoads: battlemaniacs does that
#6 Posted by yowvapa2 (209 posts) -

They are actually propriatary SD cards, not cartridges. There is a difference between cartridges and SD cards.

I do not know why many on this forum say that DS games play on cartridges, even though they are on SD cards. The terms are not interchangable.

#7 Posted by JGram33 (206 posts) -
out of six of my games, one of them does it. its lego star wars: the complete saga.
#8 Posted by nepats2812 (172 posts) -
do you guys ever like to push them down and fling them out of your ds? mad fun
#9 Posted by Cypher_VR (1396 posts) -
a DS -cart- is slightly larger than an SD -card-, plus the thickness as well
#10 Posted by myron30 (244 posts) -

No offense but, I'm sure no one's really ever thought about that. Every one doesn't know what a SD card is.:?

They are actually propriatary SD cards, not cartridges. There is a difference between cartridges and SD cards.

I do not know why many on this forum say that DS games play on cartridges, even though they are on SD cards. The terms are not interchangable.

yowvapa2
#11 Posted by zeundertaker (334 posts) -
Okay, but what causes this jiggling sound, because most of my games make that jiggling sound when I shake them now.
#12 Posted by tomwitcomb (1 posts) -
Pedantry is not a virtue
#13 Posted by Rod90 (7266 posts) -
[QUOTE="yowvapa2"]

They are actually propriatary SD cards, not cartridges. There is a difference between cartridges and SD cards.

I do not know why many on this forum say that DS games play on cartridges, even though they are on SD cards. The terms are not interchangable.

They are not exactly an SD card, but I agree with your idea.
#14 Posted by th3chos3non3 (59 posts) -
my question is - why are you shaking your DS games? you DO know that you play them by placing them in the DS handheld console and turning it on, subsequently interacting with animated program on the screens....right?


sorry to be a turd - i just had to throw that out there.
#15 Posted by Me2nice (459 posts) -

On some of my DS games, when I shake them, I hear a jiggling sound, like something is shaking in the cartridge. Is this normal, and is something going to happen to them? Will they work later on when I want to play them?

zeundertaker

1.If they play fine, the games are fine.

2. Why were you shaking them to begin with

3. Game eventually stop working.

#16 Posted by Nanu- (873 posts) -

On some of my DS games, when I shake them, I hear a jiggling sound, like something is shaking in the cartridge. Is this normal, and is something going to happen to them? Will they work later on when I want to play them?

zeundertaker

and why did you shake your games? You dont need to do that to play. Just stop shaking your games

#17 Posted by SSBFan12 (11981 posts) -
It is normal dont worry.