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Posted 19 May 2011 - 02:19 PM ( #86 )

May 16, 2011

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Kimiko helped me out with the housecleaning this morning. Shortly afterward, she evolved into...Furawatchi/Violetchi! I'm intrigued by the growth patterns. I neglected her like crazy and this is what I get? Pretty sweet deal! :D I was very happy to get a different character and a good character (to me) at that!

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I did the usual, got her happy signs (eating flan from the Bakery, wearing the flowered hat from Tama Mori, and playing with the kendama from a Retro Toys seed). Kimiko enjoyed a very restful day.

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I bought the flowered hat from the Tama Market because I'd rather get it for 30% off. :D

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Daichi evolved into Gozarutchi this morning. Sweet! I've never gotten him before on any of my Tamagotchis.

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Here he is, practicing with his ninja star in the rain, like a boss. XD

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My gal will evolve tomorrow morning, most likely into Makiko.

Thanks so much for reading! :)

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 12:53 PM ( #87 )

May 17, 2011

Nothing much going on today in general. It's one of those in-between days while waiting for matchmaker/last happy signs/etc.

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I took Kimiko to the park this morning because she's been insisting on getting a pet. I caved in and let her bring home Doremitchi.

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Kimiko took some time to visit relatives as well. I found it interesting that there's a separate menu choice to go see your male relatives versus your female relatives. Kimiko found her great-grandfather (Haruo the Mametchi/Prince Mametchi) by selecting the food icon, then the second choice, then after that, the second choice. According to binary's Menu and Stats topic, it's the TamaTomo meal option. Visiting the female relatives will give you the TamaTomo snack option.

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Daichi had a very relaxing day today. He spent most of his time hanging out at the park with some friends.

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Sora evolved into Makiko this morning, just as I expected. Now, we wait for matchmaker day.

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That's all for now. Until we meet again! :)

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 10:51 PM ( #88 )

May 18, 2011

Happy birthday to my boyfriend...and to Kuchipatchi (we knew there was a reason why my boyfriend was so drawn to Kuchipatchi)! :)

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Kimiko earned her last happy sign this morning. Her character is now stored in the TamaTomo book. After a little bit of breakfast (she was feeling too nervous to eat), we headed off to the matchmaker to find a suitable husband for my gal. Kimiko caught Kuishinbotchi’s eye and it was love at first sight. They had a great time on their date and got married shortly afterward.

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Kimiko returned with an egg. It hatched and out came a baby boy, who I named Hideki (“splendid opportunity”). He evolved into Kaubotchi after the hour, which was exciting because I hadn’t gotten this toddler yet. Hideki settled down for the day after that.

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Nothing much going on with Daichi today but he did bake a cake for Kuchipatchi and they celebrated together.

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Sora also went to the matchmaker today. She married Kuchipatchi and they had a baby girl, who I named Chiyo (“a thousand generations”). Chiyo evolved into Sakuramotchi after an hour.

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Today was a great day! We all sat down for a nice, home-cooked birthday dinner and we also had the cupcakes I made. Even though it was my boyfriend's birthday, I received my a "birthday" present of my own. :P I got a new laptop so I'm going to be transferring all my data over in the next few days or so. Rest in peace, my old computer. You were my first laptop and you gave me 5 great years. Hopefully this new one will stick around longer. Anyway, thanks so much for reading! More to come soon!

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 06:56 PM ( #89 )

May 19, 2011

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Just thought I’d first capture a picture of Hideki when he’s happy (all the characters have such unique and wonderful animations!). Normally, he's got a feather-looking ornament in his hat but when he jumps up in excitement, it becomes heart-shaped. I thought that was adorable. :)

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Later on, he evolved into Bokuhoshitchi (sheesh…remember when Tamagotchi character names were easier to spell and remember? :P), which was very nice to see because, again, I hadn’t gotten this particular character yet. He also does his own little animation when he perks up, which you can probably see (when he’s happy, he changes from blue to yellow).

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Daichi received his ‘Mo’ letter today and so I earned a character stamp for Gozarutchi.

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After freshening up and eating some breakfast, he and I headed to the matchmaker. There, he asked for Chamametchi’s hand in marriage and she accepted!

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They had a baby boy, who I named Toshi (“alert, bright, intelligent”). Toshi evolved into Mattaratchi after the standard hour of care. Quiet day for him after that.

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Chiyo evolved into Chamametchi this morning. At this point, I don’t really mind which adult character I get. We’ll just have to see!

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Posted 23 May 2011 - 01:58 AM ( #90 )

May 20, 2011

Today was my last day of my second semester of nursing school! I had two finals; one in the morning for my health assessment and teaching class and one in the afternoon for pharmacology. I had one final yesterday. All of our exams are computer-based so we get our results instantly. I ended up getting an A in all of my classes and labs so I’m maintaining a 4.0 GPA! I normally don’t brag too much about these things but I feel really strongly about being in this field and the end of another successful semester is a cause for celebration. Anyway, this is why I’ve been struggling to catch up with my log for the past month and a half or so, in case anyone was curious. I’ve been quite busy with school and though the semester is over and I have a couple of weeks before I start up my third semester (out of 6…can’t believe it’s going by so fast), I do still have things to do over the break. For one thing, I’m going to be a guest speaker at a meeting for my old university’s (where I got my first Bachelor’s degree in human biology) pre-nursing club in a few days so I’m slightly terrified at the prospect of speaking in public. On the other hand, if I could somehow impart at least one tiny modicum of knowledge or information to anyone, I will consider my purpose there fulfilled. :) So please bear with me as I begin recuperating from this past hectic, but wonderful, semester and slowly get up to speed with my log. Without much further ado, onward to today’s short entry.

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Hideki evolved into Kuishinbotchi today. He is so adorable, standing there holding a sweet lollipop and wearing an even sweeter expression. :) I was in an exceptionally good mood today so I decided I will take him to the park tomorrow to see if we could get him a new pet.

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In other iD L news, Guriguritchi celebrated his birthday today. Here he is, receiving Kurimi Pan as a gift. Yum!

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When Toshi was born, I made the decision to neglect him as much as possible (unfortunately) without making him leave me. Why would you do such a mean thing, you might ask? As much as it pains me, the only male character that I haven’t had yet is Kikitchi and he requires a lot of neglect, sadly. Kikitchi is such an adorable character though. Anyway, stage one of Ultimate Neglect was complete, as Toshi evolved into Monpatchi while I was in class finishing up my finals. Stage 2 commences, as I need to get at least 4 care misses between now and tomorrow.

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Chiyo evolved into Lavuzukintchi this evening while I was out to dinner with my boyfriend. I didn’t get a picture that evening because I was too engrossed in my surroundings: it was Harry Potter weekend on TV. ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

More to come soon…

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 11:09 AM ( #91 )

May 21, 2011

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A lot went on today. First, I took care of some of my guy’s happy signs (overalls, which I had bought on sale a while back from Tama Market; dumpling from the Restaurant; I held off on getting the Cloud Candy for now, as it’s expensive and so I wanted to wait and see if I could get it on sale in the evening when Tama Market is around).

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As promised yesterday, I took Hideki to the park this morning to find a pet for him to adopt. This cute little guy came home with us:

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I'm not quite sure what it is. It kind of looks like one of those...binders in which you can file papers? I wish I could read Japanese and figure out the names of all these pets. Anyway, they had a great time playing together despite the rain outside all day.

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Toshi evolved into Kikitchi this morning, as expected. I now have had every male character on the iD! Kikitchi really is adorable.

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I fed him the downloadable Happy Set (I know, not a very nutritious breakfast :P) and that gave him his ‘Ta’ letter. He got ‘Ma’ by drinking the banana juice from Tama Café and ‘To’ by playing with the new remote control car I got him from Tama Depa. He really took a liking to that car; played with it for the rest of the day.

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Nothing new with my TMGC+C today. Chiyo will be visiting the matchmaker soon.

That’s all for now. Thanks for checking in!

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Posted 25 May 2011 - 12:15 AM ( #92 )

May 22, 2011

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Hideki was due to earn his last happy item today and since I was not able to go to the Tama Market yesterday, I decided to just purchase the Cloud Candy at full price from Tama Depa. Looks like he’s having quite a bit of fun outside. Not only is it pouring rain, it’s pouring candy. :)

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Sometime in the early afternoon, Hideki received his last happy sign.

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He really is a cutie; the spitting image of his father. XD He was eager to get to the matchmaker after that so we took a trip there. The matchmaker offered him 3 beautiful ladies to choose from. I think he became a bit star-struck with Madonnatchi as she batted her eyelashes at him because the next thing I knew, he was asking her to be his bride.

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Hideki returned from their honeymoon with an egg and out hatched a baby girl. I named her Hotaru (“firefly”). She evolved into Paletchi after an hour.

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It was a quiet day for my Tamagotchi iD. Toshi will earn his ‘Mo’ letter in a couple of days.

My TMGC+C will be visiting the matchmaker tomorrow.

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Posted 25 May 2011 - 03:15 PM ( #93 )

May 23, 2011

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Hotaru had a quiet morning. We had some breakfast and visited the park to have some fresh air. In the afternoon, she evolved into Painaputchi.

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Toshi will earn his ‘Mo’ letter tomorrow. Nothing else went on with him today.

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Chiyo visited the matchmaker today. She and Mametchi got married and they had a baby girl.

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I looked through my log to see which female character I have not featured yet and it looks like Meidotchi is the only one. This is perfect because I am currently on an even generation (the 18th) and so I’m on the right track to getting her. I just need to get between 1 and 3 care misses between the teen and adult stages. Anyway, I named the baby Mika (”beautiful fragrance”) and she evolved into Memepetchi; she’s gotta be one of the cutest toddlers ever!

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I think I had fewer pictures today than normal, most likely because I was preparing for that guest speaker gig I mentioned a few days ago, so I just captured the most essential photos. The talk went well. I mostly shared admission information into my university’s second Bachelor’s degree nursing program, the program I’m in, and hung back afterward to talk to some members who had questions. Anyway, NOW I can say that I am fully on summer break…for 2 weeks though. Still need to buy textbooks and mentally prepare myself for the 10 weeks I will experience this summer for my third semester. Anyway, I’m not sure what my updating situation is going to be like once I start up school again but I will do my best to update as much as possible. I don’t want another repeat of what happened in April to now, when I was catching up on weeks and weeks of logging. @_@ Enough of my babbling. Until next time! :)

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 06:34 PM ( #94 )

May 24, 2011

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The morning was ordinary enough but after lunchtime, Hotaru approached me and said that she was feeling a bit odd. I knew what was going on and surely enough, she became encompassed by this blinding light as she evolved into…Chamametchi!

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I decided to try for her happy signs tomorrow (I’m still trying to hold back from taking a ton of pictures every day :P) but I did connect her with my iD so that I could get some happy items without having to spend money or plant seeds. My Tamagotchi iD gave her the jumping rope as a gift, which I will use tomorrow for a happy sign. Hotaru enjoyed the rest of the day playing in the garden.

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The batteries in my iD L ran out this afternoon. They lasted only a month and a half, but it's probably because I've done a lot of connecting. I love the low battery warning on the iD L. There's Kandentchi (the name of this battery character) and a mini version of the character right next to him (on all the other versions I've seen, it's just Kandentchi without the little one). Pretty adorable and a great addition. :)

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Toshi earned his last TamaTomo sign this morning. I now have friend stamps for all the male adult characters on my iD!

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He was in great spirits as we prepared to make a trip to the matchmaker. When we arrived, I could tell that he was starting to get nervous because he started fussing with his spiffy bandana around his neck. I gently told him to leave it alone as 3 beautiful young ladies made their way into the room. I chanced a glance at Toshi and I couldn't help but grin: for the moment, he only had eyes for Furawatchi/Violetchi. She accepted his proposal and they were married in a simple ceremony. Toshi came back with a baby girl and I named her Chou (“butterfly”). She evolved into Hoshitchi after the hour.


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Mika evolved into Chamametchi this afternoon. Everything is going according to plan so far. In order to get Meidotchi, I will have to make 1-3 care misses between now and the 26th. Hopefully I won’t overshoot it.

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I’ve been toying with the idea of starting up another Tamagotchi, more specifically, a vintage one. I do have more time on my hands so anything goes at this point. I’m leaning toward hatching my Oceangotch. Crazy, eh? There’s no possible way I could handle taking care of my Oceangotch while I’ve got school going on so maybe now would be the best time to squeeze it in. I’ll make the decision soon; I just know that I’d like to play with an old-school Tamagotchi XD for old time’s sake. That’s all for now! As always, thanks for reading! :)

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Posted 29 May 2011 - 10:54 AM ( #95 )

May 25, 2011

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Happy signs and a pet for Hotaru today. We adopted HapiHapitchi. She even helped Hotaru in the garden later in the afternoon. They make a great team. :)

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Chou evolved into Shelutchi today. She fit in perfectly with the beach wallpaper I currently have on my iD. XD Seriously though, I love the beach and she complements it well.

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Nothing much else going on with her today. Now that I have Shelutchi, I could end up with Lavulitchi, Chamametchi (I’ve already had her), or Makiko. I think I’m going to try for Lavulitchi first.

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Not even the rain could get Mika down as she whipped out her umbrella and splashed around in the rain. I made sure that she didn’t stay out there for long, otherwise she would catch a cold!

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That’s it for the 25th. I have fallen a bit behind again because this weekend has been incredibly hectic. I’ll be all caught up soon though and will be writing about my Oceangotch, which I’m really excited about. Until then! :)

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Posted 29 May 2011 - 04:14 PM ( #96 )

May 26, 2011

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My camera ran out of batteries before I could get a picture of it but here is what came out of the stalk Hotaru and HapiHapitchi planted yesterday. Nice yummy tomato. Posted Image Hotaru wanted to keep it around so that we could use it for dinner sometime, rather than sell it at Tama Marche.

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Hotaru earned her final happy symbol later.

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As sort of an afterthought, I took her to the Henshinjo just to see if there were any costumes for her. As it turns out, there was one for her (I had forgotten about this, but Chamametchi can turn into Hapi Chamatchi if you've already purchased the Wing Hat and take her to the Henshijo). This was a happy coincidence, considering that we chose to adopt HapiHapitchi as our pet. Posted Image They both look quite similar now, don't they?

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To be continued...

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Posted 29 May 2011 - 04:30 PM ( #97 )

May 26, 2011 (continued)

Hotaru was eager to show off her new costume from the Henshinjo, as we made our way to the matchmaker. She fell in love with Maisutatchi and they were married after courting briefly.

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Hotaru came home with an egg and out from it hatched a baby boy! I named him Akio (“glorious man”). He evolved into a new toddler (for me), Furutsupantchi. A rather festive-looking guy, no? XD Akio had a relaxing day afterward.

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Chou evolved into Lavulitchi, as expected. Not much else went on with her today. I'll try for her TamaTomo items tomorrow.

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Mika evolved into Meidotchi, yay! I now have featured every single female character, baby to adult, in my log. I will be using the item that’s unique to her, the white lab coat, tomorrow.

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 01:30 AM ( #98 )

May 27, 2011

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Here’s a close-up of Akio as a toddler.

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He evolved into the teen character, Happabouyatchi (goodness gracious! :P), today but I was running around too much to take pictures and by the time I had a chance to take a look at him, he was already sleeping soundly.

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Took care of Chou’s TamaTomo items today. I was so proud of my gal as she took the stage in her cute heart sunglasses and performed like the rock star she is. :’) We went out for dessert as a special treat and she had the heart cake.

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Mika tried on the white lab coat today, which is an item that only she and Mametchi can use. When Mametchi uses it, of course, he’s the smarty-pants so he starts conducting science experiments in it. Quite amusing to watch! When Meidotchi uses it, however, she switches between different costumes like she’s playing dress-up.

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That’s all for today! Stay tuned…

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 12:21 PM ( #99 )

May 28, 2011

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Here are a few pictures of Akio as a Happabouyatchi before he evolved this afternoon.

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Our home was getting a little messy so he offered to help me tidy up a bit. What a guy! After lunch, he told me he was experiencing that familiar tingling feeling and before we knew it, Akio evolved into Kikitchi!

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I then set out to take care of his happy items. According to mochi_dreams’ scans of the Japanese guides that she received in the mail, Kikitchi has the sports car and tropical fruits dessert from Tama Café. He also enjoys fish and chips. So after he evolved, I took him out for dinner, since I enjoy fish and chips as well and for dessert, he had the tropical fruits (which we got for 50% off because I received that gift from the Ecousatchi, which cuts all items at Tama Café in half).

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To be continued...

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 02:54 PM ( #100 )

May 28, 2011 (continued)

Later, Akio took a ride in his shiny new sports car, with the top down while it was pouring outside, that silly guy. We headed home just as it was getting really dark and he went to sleep not long after that.

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Chou is just waiting for her final TamaTomo letter, which she will receive tomorrow, before I take her to the matchmaker.

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Mika took a trip to the matchmaker today, where she fell for Kuromametchi. They got married and had a baby boy, who I named Michio (“man on the correct path”). Michio evolved into Kuribotchi after an hour.

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Ahh, odd generation male. I could easily go and get Kuchipatchi again, but I have never gotten Gozarutchi on my +C so I think I’ll go for him this time. This calls for some serious neglect. :P

That’s all for the 28th! I will hatch my Oceangotch tomorrow so stay tuned for more adventures! :)

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 01:25 PM ( #101 )

Huge shout-outs to RubyKuchipatchi98 and jordboss for your kind words, and to Violetchilluvr3 for your continued support. You guys are amazing! :)

100th reply! I find a lot of joy in Tamagotchis and logging and my only hope is that I can keep it up, schedule permitting, of course. A big thank you to all you readers out there. Please keep in mind that I am always up for questions, comments, suggestions, constructive criticism, etc. Just remember to make them via a PM or profile comment. Thanks!

May 29, 2011

Under the sea: adventures with my Oceangotch

I hatched my Oceangotch today, something I haven’t done in years. Before I get to my Ocean though, I’m going to do my usual updates for the other 3 Tamagotchis I’ve got running. Shouldn’t take too long because I was out for most of the day and so I took less pictures than normal. Here we go!

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I didn’t do much with Akio today; we’re just waiting for his last happy sign, which he will receive tomorrow. I did transfer my first download to my iD L and I chose this lovely interior. So much brilliant color!

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Chou received her final TamaTomo letter and shortly thereafter, I took her to see the matchmaker.

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She chose Mametchi to be her husband and they were married after going out on a few dates.

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Chou had a baby girl, who I named Mi (“beauty”). Mi evolved into Hoshitchi.

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I don’t know what was going on in my head when I was writing the entry for the 28th, but Mika actually went to the matchmaker, got married, and had a baby today, the 29th. :P I delayed the trip to the matchmaker by one day and I guess it’s because I’m so used to going exactly 48 hours (or about 2 days) after my +C evolves into an adult that I just jumped the gun with that entry. My apologies.

To be continued...(Oceangotch entry for the 29th is coming up next!)

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:23 PM ( #102 )

May 29, 2011 (continued)

Oceangotch

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Well, I haven’t played with a vintage Tamagotchi for months and I haven’t played with this particular one in years. I purchased this for a fantastic price ($36…it’s a shame that we can’t get prices like this anymore =/ ), in 2007 from a fellow member (though I didn’t know it at the time). This is my favorite design out of the Japanese Oceans.

I put in a brand new pair of batteries and before setting the time, I snapped a few pictures of what it looks like after putting in the batteries and before setting the time. A couple of sea creatures can be seen floating around. It’s very adorable.

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I proceeded to set the time. One thing about the vintage Tamagotchis that’s different from the modern ones is that the egg hatches 5 minutes after the time is set, rather than a minute or so after. When the egg hatches on the Ocean, there’s an animation that shows a pulsating egg floating in the water, which begins to swirl in the ocean and eventually, a baby character appears. I’m not too great at describing such things, so what better way to do so than showing it via a video? Mind you, this is my first Tamagotchi video so go easy on me. XD I apologize for the shakiness of it all and it’s not the clearest thing ever, but I think you might get the picture of what the “hatch” animation is like, for those of you who haven’t seen it before. I recorded it using the built-in webcam on my computer, rather than using a regular camera, hence the odd angle at which I shot the video.

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So here’s my baby! I decided to call him Poseidon, after the Greek god of the sea. There’s only one type of baby character, Planktontchi (bet you can guess what type of sea creature he is XD).

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I’m going to go through every icon and tell you a bit about each.

Health meter: Here is where you can check the stats like age, weight in grams (the Oceangotch doesn’t start gaining weight until after it evolves into a toddler), water purity/clarity level (remember that these little guys float around on the “screen” which is set up to look like it’s in the ocean, so in order to keep your character healthy, the water needs to be clean…more on this later), hunger level, happiness level, and discipline meter.

Food icon: He was born hungry and unhappy, as expected, so I made sure to feed him (the meal appears to be a kebab of sorts; the snack is an ice cream cone). He drops hearts fairly quickly. The hunger hearts seem to drop much quicker than the happiness hearts. I’d say that in the baby stage, all the hunger hearts empty within 15 minutes or so.

Game Icon: Besides making sure that Poseidon didn’t starve to death, I played the game with him to keep him happy. The game is pretty simple. There are two treasure chests on the screen and the objective of the game is to guess where the treasure is hidden (press A to select the chest on the left, and B to select the chest on the right). As is with most vintage Tamagotchi games, you need at least a 3 out of 5 to win the game and increase happiness hearts. On occasion, you’ll find an octopus in one of the chests. More on that later.

Toilet Icon: This is used to clean up poo, as usual. It also cleans up the water when it starts getting dirty, as indicated by the water purity/clarity meter shown under the status meter. In this meter, there are 4 skulls and they are normally un-shaded, to signify that the water is clean. The more skulls that are shaded in, the dirtier the water is. One would need to press the toilet icon to “flush” the water. If one skull is shaded, for example, the toilet icon needs to be pressed once, and so on.

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Calling/Discipline Icon: This icon is used whenever the Oceangotch calls for attention and it won’t accept food or play the game (discipline). If you pay attention enough, the Oceangotch will call so many times that the discipline meter will be filled in one day. After that, it stops calling for discipline (unlike the Osutchi/Mesutchi Tamagotchis, which continue calling for discipline even after the meter is completely full). This icon also serves as a calling icon for when a polar bear is about to attack, that bully. :P Luckily, the Oceangotch beeps when this happens. If you hear a beep and see that your Ocean is snoozing, not paying attention to the fact that there’s a polar bear on the edge of the screen, press A and it will highlight the calling icon immediately (meaning you don't have to scroll to it). Your character should then be slightly alerted (as indicated by the "?" next to the character's head). You would also need to tap the screen to further alert your Ocean and scare away the polar bear. The Oceans are equipped with a motion sensor for this purpose (Tamagotchi Angel/Angelgotch, Devilgotch, Morino also have motion sensors).

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If you leave it that way long enough, the polar bear will attack. If you press the A button but don’t tap the screen, the polar bear will still attack. I have a picture of that here.

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Yes, I injured my poor Poseidon in the process and no, don’t ask me to do it again for a clearer picture! :P If you let your Ocean get mauled by the bear, it comes back onto the screen all woozy-looking and a skull will appear, letting you know that you have to administer medicine. If you press this icon while no discipline or calling is needed, this happens:

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Medicine Icon: This is used whenever your Oceangotch gets sick either naturally or because of the polar bear attacks. I’ve found that if you let it get too sick, sometimes you have to administer the medicine 6 or 7 times before the skull goes away. One other thing to note: if your Ocean becomes sick while the attention icon is lit for discipline, discipline before giving meds because the skull won’t go away until that’s done.

Lights Icon: This is used to turn off the lights when your Ocean is sleeping. More on lights, perfectly summed up in this statement (from mimitchi.com): “From 6 am to 7 pm, the screen is lit by the natural sunlight of Planet Tamagotchi, so the screen will be lit regardless of whether the light is on or off. At 7 pm, the sun suddenly sinks, so that the screen will be plunged into darkness. But since your tam may still be awake, you may wish to use to Lights On function to keep the screen brightly lit. However, when your tam beeps at you and goes to sleep, you should turn out the lights for it... unless, of course, it's in trouble."

So that’s pretty much it! I spent most of the day feeding him, playing games, disciplining, and dodging scary polar bears. He evolved into the toddler, Kuragetchi (the jellyfish-looking character), as you have seen above.

This Tamagotchi is very needy. I’ve never raised one past the toddler stage, so here’s hoping my luck will change during this short summer break of mine. If I’m unsuccessful, I do have one short break in August after my summer session to try again. Phew, long post! Questions, comments, feedback? Let me know! Thanks for reading! :)

P.S. In other related news, I made an Ebay purchase today. Not another Tamagotchi this time, but something equally as cute, in my opinion. More on that later!




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