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    Long time lurker, finally had some questions to ask =)

    I've been reading WiiHacks for what seems like years now for the great guides and resources. I just recently needed to post a question for the first time and got a quick answer. They suggested I introduce myself, so here I am! =)

    I'm running a hard modded and soft modded Wii... I started with the hard mod back when the hard mod was all there was. Eventually I got tired of ripping the discs to back them up just to turn around and burn them to play... so I installed the softmod. I suppose the only advantage to the hard mod now is that I can rip a backup disc to my Wii HDD.

    Other than that... I feel like I'm severely utilizing the homebrew functionality of the Wii (I really only use it to launch USB Loader GX) so if you've got a favorite Homebrew app, however off the wall, give it a shout out here! =)

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    Hello CuriousJay


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    Hi curious jay, I like to use my wii with a HDD I use CFG loader Neogamma & I watch movies from files using Wiimc & Mplayer CE view photo's and listen to music files and World Radio stations. Surf you tube for the funnies,Nice to chill out. I guess I don't really use much of the potential. There are tons of things. I see you are also a lurker so you read lots like me, You can find most of the info you need on here,
    Catchya later: Enjoy!

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