Category Archives: Just the Tip

Just the Tip – September 2, 2011

Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right… need we say more? Today’s Just the Tip is an ode to the Konami Code – the one true staple when it comes to video game cheats.

30 Lives Get!

Most gamers have the code engraved in there head thanks to Contra for the NES, but did you know the code originally popped up first in Konami’s ship based shooter Gradius? Wikipedia actually has a fantastic list of all the games (and websites) that have made use of this infamous cheat. Our favorite? ESPN.com’s magical unicorn transformation…

UNICORNS!

Oh, and that tattoo your mom showed me last night…

Yep, We Went There.

Just the Tip – September 1, 2011

While searching for the latest tips for today’s Just the Tip we came across this great clip from the classic Quentin Tarantino flick Reservoir Dogs…

Words to live by, kids.

Just the Tip – August 31, 2011

This post is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S.

Greatest Banana Pic EVER

Today’s Just the Tip is all about the nutritional value of one of my favorite foods – the banana.  Did you know that the banana not only is a great source of potassium, but also has been proven to fend off colorectal and breast cancer?

Nature’s phallic gift to mankind are native to the south pacific but have been since cultivated in over 107 countries.  The most common variety is the dessert banana that we all know and love, but there are over 1000 types of bananas grown throughout the world.

No caption needed.

Athletes often use bananas to replenish electrolytes, which, by the way, gives me an excuse to post this pic on the site…

Ladies, there's no proper way to eat a banana...

So remember, a banana each day keeps the rectal cancer doctor away!

Just the Tip – August 30, 2010

Today’s tip is a shopping list of sorts – the top 5 things you never want to purchase together when at the grocery store. That’s right, we’ve compiled a special list of things you should never buy in combination with each other… unless, of course, you want to freak out your local register monkey.

Yum.

5. Snicker bars and needles/razor blades – This one seems obvious, but can get awesome reactions around Halloween time. Just don’t make eye contact to get the ultimate effect. A quick fact – since 1959 there have been only 80 reported cases of sharp objects in candy, and a good 75 percent were hoaxes.

Click for more awkward combinations!

Just the Tip – August 29, 2011

Today’s daily morsel is a tip on how to be the biggest hit at a swim party. Go to http://www.dicktowel.com and buy one of these awesome conversation pieces ASAP!

DICK TOWEL!

Click for the NSFW Dick Towel video

Just the Tip – September 9th, 2010

Short but sweet – today’s tip is how not to slingshot a watermelon:

Just the Tip – September 8th, 2010

Want to play a cruel joke on your friends on FaceBook?  Here’s how – just post WORST PROFILE EVER as a status update with this exact link: http://facebook.com/profile.php?=73322363.

The trick?  Anyone who clicks on it will be transported to their very own home page.

FaceBook Jokes FTW

Enjoy!

Just the Tip – September 7th, 2010

Trying to improve that XBox Live acheivement score but don’t have the time or patience to find every skull in Halo 3 or kill 100,000 newbs in Gears of War 2?  Today’s Just the Tip has you covered!

This achievement tip is completly random, but just might be one of the easiest group of points to score ever.  Viva Pinata Party will award players with 10 points just for typing in this classic “Konami” code –

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right - BAM - 10 achievement points get!

Just the Tip – September 6th, 2010

Today’s Just the Tip is a cautionary tale – how not to spend your Labor Day holiday in East L.A.

This clip is part of a comedy routine done by Ari Shaffir, a Jewish comedian that has a web series on YouTube. If you’d like to check out more search “The Amazing Racist” on Google.

Just the Tip – September 4th, 2010

Today’s Just the Tip is a hot new code for a 7 year old game! It looks like some of those GameCube launch titles may hold a few more secrets after all – check out this Wave Race Blue Storm code (major credit goes to RaoulDuke at the NeoGaf forums!)

Go to Options and Audio Settings.

There’s a waveform display at the bottom that changes if you press the Z Button—tap Z until the waveform looks like vertically rising fog.

On the D-Pad, press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, A, X, Z. You’ll hear an audio cue if you did it right.

Now go back to the front menu, select a race and pick the first playable racer… check out the results –

Greatest audio commentary ever. Nothing better than a sarcastic voice over mixed with some “meow meow” sound effects!

Just the Tip – August 31st, 2010

Today’s Just the Tip is a do-it-yourself homemade Macgyver guide – four easy hacks that you can make in the comfort of your own home!

Just the Tip – August 30th, 2010

Are you a Street Fighter IV newbie? Then check out today’s Just the Tip – IGN’s excellent beginner’s guide to Street Fighter IV!

See you online!

Just the Tip – August 29th, 2010

Today’s Just the Tip is a classic video game code.  Can’t figure out how to unlock Shaquille O’Neal in UFC Undisputed 2010 for the PlayStation 3? DigitalNipples was one of the first sites to have the correct code. Check out the video and get ready to take a beating from Shaq Daddy!

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