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Why is there a notch on Game Boy games?

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  1. Notch is to secure your cartridge to not snatch by other people

  2. Damn I had no idea. That’s super cool.

  3. Fun fact: If your Gameboy game doesn’t start, pull it out and blow into the game and the Gameboy and it works again.

  4. why have i always known about the notch being there but never wondered why its there

  5. i never had a gameboy but a gameboy color and it always had this thing but i never knew why

  6. Omg duh. Wish I posted this lol, it’s crazy what an audience can support.

  7. I don't think this was a function on the pocket versions. I remember some kid pulling out my cartridge of pokemon red while I playing it at the Boys and Girls club.

  8. Oooh my gawd the fact that some one other than me has mega Man 2 and enjoys it makes me feel so good

  9. I cut mine off to play Game Boy Color games 😂

  10. Dear lord… what’s next, “Why is there a hole in the middle of CDs?”

  11. I've never seen such a dumb short and I watch tiktok meme compilations

  12. Can you rename your channel "Things Everybody Already Knew"

    I am unsubscribing, everything ever posted here is extremely common knowledge explained as if you just figured out how to Make Gold out of Lead.

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  13. I forget what game it was but it was a clear cartridge with rounded corners but I could see the notch on the chip because the cart was clear I always wondered if I cut it away if it would play in the other console

  14. Did you know that the Gameboy is a hand held gaming system meant to be held in your hands?

  15. Well duh, 8 year old me figured that out within like 5 seconds of holding a Gameboy for the first time

  16. I know why there's a notch. What I want to know is why Nintendo ditched the cartridge holder for the Gameboy Pocket and GBC?? Seemed like a good idea to remove..

  17. As a non-native English speaker, I didn’t understand what a notch was and I thought it was a video about the Minecraft creator

  18. Game boy pocket didn’t have the notch to lock. Had bully pull out my Pokémon game multiple times.

  19. fun fact: a great steering wheel that doesn’t fly off when i’m driving

  20. My first handheld was the Gameboy Pocket which did not have this feature. The only time I ever played an OG Gameboy was when my friend let me try his on a field trip in elementary school. Getting my Gameboy Pocket was huge for me. It finally meant no more boring road trips because reading made me car sick. All I could do was play those lame travel editions of board games by myself.

    Actually, I take it back. My first handheld was a Tiger Electronics Sonic 2 game. 😔

  21. Uhm…DUH! All people born in the 90's know this

  22. It was a lock-in feature of the initial first series chunky funky non colour Gameboy

  23. This a problem with the analouge pocket it doesn't have it

  24. I never knew that and have a fat Gameboy from the 90’s

    Now that I’m shown this for the first time…I’m going to actually try it out now

    Thank you

  25. What a remarkably stupid, and obvious thing to make a video on

  26. Never knew, and funny that it's not carried over to other consoles despite removing am active cart being a thing many kids would at some point do.

  27. Not to sound like a know-it-all, but I discovered that within a week of owning my GB.

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