Why EXTEND ?

#1pepper2012Posted 11/24/2011 9:09:16 PM
It suddenly occurred to me, why is EXTEND the magic word for getting to the bonus stage?
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#2puppy528Posted 12/4/2011 4:18:35 AM
In the original arcade versions, collecting all the EXTEND bubbles gave you extra lives, thereby "extending" your play... Still a bit odd, I guess, but considering it was probably translated over from Japanese, I can see them picking that word just because it fit the bill and was six letters long..