Well, think of the hacker's free VR as a gift to make up for the VR you lost to disconnections, controller malfunctions, or cheapness on Luigi Circuit. As others have said, if you are a legit 9700+ racer, you'll keep the 9700VR. And if you're a 9000 racer, your VR will tend to regress to that level.
Oh, and if you feel so guilty, you should have told her you would still love here in the morning.
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