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The REAL reason NES games didn't work: http://mentalfloss.com/article/12589/did-blowing-nintendo-cartridges-really-help
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Did blowing on NES cartridges actually do anything? http://mentalfloss.com/article/12589/did-blowing-nintendo-cartridges-really-help

Mario speedrun video via akyeren: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Boq3ghiTKHA

The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary: http://www.wired.com/2014/04/fantastically-wrong-vegetable-lamb-tartary/

Mice from dirty laundry and other spontaneous generation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spontaneous_generation

Here's another video testing the effectiveness of blowing into NES cartridges: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNi4A2KGOfw


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