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                          DONKEY KONG 3 FAQ/Walkthrough
                                
                 Author......................Raging_DemonTEN
                 Console.....................Nintendo Entertainment System
    
                       "DONKEY KONG 3" Copyright 1984 Nintendo
                       FAQ/Walkthrough Copyright 2002 Raging_DemonTEN
                        
                 E-Mail Address..............eagle25_100@yahoo.com
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            |       1).......| Introduction                             |
            |       2).......| Overview And Controls                    |
            |       3).......| Differences Between A-Game and B-Game    |
            |       4).......| Point Values                             |
            |       5).......| Enemies and The Power Spray              |
            |       6).......| Walkthrough                              |
            |       7).......| Tips                                     |
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                                 1. Introduction                                    
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         I'm sure everyone these days remembers good ole' Donkey Kong, the 
    game that introduced platforming and Mario, and started Nintendo's 
    domination over Atari and Intellivison back in the mid-80's. There were 
    two sequels to Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr. and Donkey Kong 3. While 
    Donkey Kong Jr. followed the platform gameplay of the original somewhat, 
    Donkey Kong 3 went in a whole new direction, and most gamers shunned it 
    because of it.
    
         While it may not be as instant a classic as the previous two games, 
    Donkey Kong 3 should still be considered as one of the classic Nintendo 
    arcade games, even if it doesn't include Mario (What a mistake that was. 
    Who wants to play as someone named STANLEY?). This FAQ should help out 
    with any questions you have. Enjoy.
    
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                             2. Overview And Controls                                                   
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       You are Stanley the gardener, who has to look after a few plants while 
    his master is gone. While gardening SEEMS like an easy elementary-school 
    diploma kind of job, it's actually fraught with pitfalls and perils. Seems 
    that giant apes like to attack gardeners, and gigantic insects have 
    gathered together to steal the flowers that Stanley is trying to protect. 
    Mother Nature is not a kind lover, and it's up to Stanley to show her 
    who's the man of the house and protect his master's garden so he doesn't 
    get put out on the street. There will be "plant-y" of excitement, and your 
    thumb will turn green from all the time you spend with this game (My humor 
    is so "punny".BWAHAHA.)
    
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    Controls
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    Up       - Moves Stanley to a higher platform
    Down     - Moves Stanley to a lower platform
    Left     - Moves Stanley left
    Right    - Moves Stanley right
    A Button - Shoots the spray gun
    B Button - Shoots the spray gun
    SELECT   - Moves asterisk to the type of game on the menu
    START    - Makes selection on the menu, pauses/unpauses the game
    
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                     3. Differences Between A-Game and B-Game                   
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         While the makers of the game state the B Game as "experts only", the 
    only differences between the two games are the time that events occur. The 
    B-Game is harder than the A-Game because most events occur quicker than in 
    the A-Game. The differences are shown below.
    
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    A-Game - From his starting position, Donkey Kong reaches the flower 
             garden in 30 seconds if you do not shoot him on Level 1 or 3
    
             From his starting position, Donkey Kong reaches the flower 
             garden in 8 seconds if you do not shoot him on Level 2
    
    B-Game - From his starting position, Donkey Kong reaches the flower 
             garden in 20 seconds if you do not shoot him on Level 1 or 3
    
             From his starting position, Donkey Kong reaches the flower 
             garden in 6 seconds if you do not shoot him on Level 2
    
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    A-Game - Slugs will start appearing 8 seconds after the level begins
    
    B-Game - Slugs will start appearing 6 seconds after the level begins
    
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    A-Game - 30 shots continuous to beat Donkey Kong on Level 1 and 3
             20 shots continuous to beat Donkey Kong on Level 2
    
    B-Game - 40 shots continuous to beat Donkey Kong on Level 1 and 3
             30 shots continuous to beat Donkey Kong on Level 2
    
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                                 4. Point Values                                 
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         Since the game only has three levels with no variation except for 
    different enemies, as were most games back in the days, you can't 
    technically beat the game. If you get to phase 99, the game restarts at 
    phase 1, which is pretty stupid. However, you could always try to beat 
    your high score, and the handy-dandy list below will help you out in 
    deciding what enemies to kill for the most points.  
    
     Enemies
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     /  Beespy....................| 100 points                     \
     |  Creepy The Snake..........|   0 points                     |
     |  Queen Bee.................| 400 points                     |
     |  Buttifly..................| 200 points                     |
     |  Buzzbee...................| 300 points                     |
     |  Stag Beetles..............| 500 points                     |
     |  Moth......................| 700 points                     |
     |  Insect Is Holding Flower..| Points For Insect + 400 points |
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     Flowers
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     | Flower Remaining At End Of Level | 500 points  |
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     | All Flowers Saved (Perfect)      | 3000 points |
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     Time Remaining
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    | The amount of time left on the clock at the end of the level is also |
    | added to your score.                                                 | 
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     | 50000 points - Extra Life |
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                      5. Enemies And The One Power-Up
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         You are facing two threats to your garden in this game: the great ape 
    known as Donkey Kong, and the myriad of insects that he riles up by 
    hitting their nests. Why he is hanging onto two sticks, and he is 
    vulnerable to physical pain from pesticide, is beyond me. However, that's 
    Nintendo logic for you. Anywho, here's a rundown about the enemies you'll 
    face.
    
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    -- Donkey Kong --
    
         He came from deep within the jungle...crossed oceans and 
    desert...fought many a wild beast...just to stomp on your flower garden. 
    THE FIEND! While this crime may look like a lesser crime than kidnapping a 
    princess, it's no less heinous. However, pesticides have a direct effect 
    on monkeys, it seems, instead of just the long-term effect of giving them 
    cancer, so you'll be able to fight back.
    
         Donkey Kong is your main target for each level, as the only way to 
    end the level is by sending him packing up those vines again. By hitting 
    him in the behind with pesticides, he slowly climbs back up these vines, 
    not wanting anymore DDT up his hole. However, if you let up on the 
    pesticide, he starts to climb back down. You have to balance between 
    blasting insects and ape, all within the time limit.
     
         Throughout the first ten phases or so, I suggest just concentrating 
    everything on Donkey Kong. There aren't any dangerous bugs out yet, and by 
    blasting him, you'll get through the first few phases much quicker. 
    However, when Stag Beetles and Moths start appearing, it's time to balance 
    between the two. I suggest hitting Donkey Kong so he goes up about 
    halfway, then firing at the bugs. Once you cleared all immediate threats,  
    concentrate on Donkey Kong again. I would only pay full attention to the 
    bugs if I only have one flower left. Otherwise, as you get to larger 
    phases, blasting Donkey Kong instead of saving flowers might be the best 
    way to survive instead of fighting the exploding, stinger-shooting insects 
    in the later levels. Be careful in phase 17 and every Forest phase after 
    that, as Donkey Kong will begin to throw coconuts at you when you get him 
    far enough up the vines. So, in conclusion, Donkey Kong is Public Enemy 
    #1, Insects come in second.
    
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    -- Insects --
         As if big monkeys weren't a problem, he riles up these bad boys to 
    do some more damage. Insects come in all different shapes and sizes, with 
    all different kinds of powers to mess up Stanley. However, I personally 
    think Stanley is a pansy. Bee stings and moths landing on you doesn't 
    sound like poison to me, but I guess it is in a world where pesticides 
    will make monkeys cower in fear. Below is a little bestiary for all those 
    pesky bugs in your path and how to deal with them.
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     ++ Beespy ++
      
        Appear In:    Level 1 
        Disappear In: Level 9
    
         Beespies have a straight-down flight pattern, with minimum swaying 
    and homing ability. They are easy to avoid and shoot, and they are meant 
    to pick up flowers. They have no offensive weapons until they have picked 
    up a flower. Once they have, they can shoot stingers much like their 
    tougher cousin, the Buzzbee.
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     ++ Creepy The Snake ++ 
    
        Appear In:    Level 1
        Disappear In: Never
     
         Creepy The Snakes are a major annoyance. They move slowly across 
    vines in the Forest Level, down trees in the other two. If they run into 
    you, I suppose the bite Stanley and he dies. If you shoot Creepy, he just 
    stands there with his mouth agape. He blocks your shots with his body, 
    making it harder to shoot other bugs or Donkey Kong. I always try to shoot 
    Creepy before he gets even close to Donkey Kong, because once he blocks 
    your shot you have a good chance of losing the level. When faced with 
    multiple Creepys, don't even waste your ammo on them. It will just lead to 
    more obstacles :(
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     ++ Queen Bee ++ 
    
        Appear In:    Level 3
        Disappear In: Never
    
         Queen Bees are bigger than Beespys, with a swaying, slightly-homing 
    flight pattern. They take two shots to kill, but explode into shrapnel 
    when you kill them! This is very, VERY bad, and hard to avoid. Also, their 
    job is to attack you, so it's not as easy to avoid them. By attacking 
    directly below them, however, you can avoid the shrapnel. Just be sure not 
    to move when you kill them, and it should pass harmlessly by. 
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     ++ Buttifly ++
     
        Appear In:    Level 6
        Disappear In: Level 9
    
         Buttiflies are line-shaped bugs that fly in a circle while drifting 
    down towards you. They only take one shot to kill, and they have a 
    medium homing ability. They move slowly, and you should be able to send 
    Donkey Kong back up the vines before they even appear :P However, their 
    cousins, the Moths, are a much tougher opponent.
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     ++ Buzzbee ++ 
    
        Appear In:    Level 9
        Disappear In: Never
    
         Buzzbees become the main insect in Level 9, replacing the Beespies. 
    They are smaller than the Beespies and much faster. They aren't meant to 
    attack you but instead to get the flowers, much like the Beespies. They 
    also have the same long-range attack as the Beespies, the shooting stinger 
    when they have grabbed a flower.
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     ++ Stag Beetles ++
    
        Appear In:    Level 12
        Disappear In: Never
    
         Stag Beetles are the biggest threats to you up to level 15. They 
    hover around you until they reach a platform that's level to you, and 
    then rush straight at you extremely fast. This is deadly, especially 
    when you're trying to get Donkey Kong up the rope and they are 
    charging at you at the same time. Take the time to shoot the Stag 
    Beetles on their way down, before they reach the platforms. Too many of 
    them means a quick death for Stanley.
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     ++ Moths ++ 
    
        Appear In:    Level 15
        Disappear In: Never
    
          Moths are the toughest enemies in this game, and there are so 
    many reasons why. They have excellent homing ability, and they will not 
    stop circling and attacking you until you or them is destroyed. Also, they 
    can pick up flowers, so you'll have to fight them no matter what. Aiming 
    can be difficult, so I always aim to the left of where they are, as they 
    will usually circle into the shot. Be sure to hit them hard, and hit them 
    fast.
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    | The Power Spray |
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         There is an upgrade to your DDT spray, the Power Spray. The Power 
    Spray is usually on the vine to the right of Donkey Kong after you have 
    just died or at the beginning of the game. If you spray Donkey Kong up the 
    vine enough, it will drop to the ground. Be sure to grab it, as not only 
    does it have a much longer range than the normal spray, it also kills 
    every insect, INCLUDING Creepys( HUZZAH!!! ). The effects of the Power 
    Spray usually wears off after about a phase and a half.
    
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                                  6. Walkthrough                                 
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         There are three different types of phases in the game: Original, 
    Pyramid, and Forest. They never change throughout the game, except for new 
    insects up to phase 15, and Donkey Kong starts to throw coconuts in phase 
    17. Therefore, the same strategy can be used for each phase after 15, 
    despite the high number of the phases. Below, I've drawn a little ASCII 
    art of the phase, including a walkthrough for each phase type.
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    -- Original --
    
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                          / |                    | \                     
    |---                 /  |                    |  \                ---|   
        |----         Bee   |                    |  Bee         ----|     
    --       |-       Hive  |                    |  Hive      -|       --   
       \        \           |                    |           /        / 
        |--------|          |                    |          |--------|  
            |  |            |                    |              |  |
            |  |            |                    |              |  |    
            |  |                                                |  |    
            |  |                                                |  |   
            |  |                                                |  |             
            |  |                                                |  |            
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            |  --------------------------------------------------  |
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           |                                                          |
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                    Flower  Flower  Flower  Flower  Flower
    
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         The Original phase is the easiest phase to complete, due to the large 
    area you have to move within this phase, and the fact you can shoot Donkey 
    Kong from any ledge without any obstacles. You can hit Donkey Kong from 
    all three levels on the platform, but you can't finish him unless you are 
    on the middle or upper platform. You'll encounter this phase two times out 
    of four, and all types of enemies will appear on it.
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    | Phase 1,3,5,7 |
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         You'll find Whirlygigs in abundance during these levels, and not 
    quite as many Queen Bees or Creepies. The Whirlygigs shouldn't pose too 
    much of a threat, as they seem to keep to themselves most of the time and 
    pick flowers. Making Donkey Kong climb is very easy at this point, so I 
    suggest focusing most to all of your attacks upon him. You should be able 
    to finish these four levels with perfect scores.
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    | Phase 9,11,13 |
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         Now is when the middle platform is your most valuable asset. Since it 
    allows you to shoot Donkey Kong while not staying too close to the hive, I 
    would try to stay on this platform until you are about to finish Donkey 
    Kong off. When Stag Beetles appear in Level 13, remember to shoot them 
    before they come near your middle platform stronghold.
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         Every single insect in the game can and will appear, so be ready. The 
    middle platform is not as safe as it used to be, so I suggest switching 
    between the lower and middle platform. Moths tend to circle near the upper 
    platform, so I suggest not even touching it unless you have a VERY clear 
    screen. Just remember that Stag Beetles are your biggest threat on these 
    types of phases, due to their charging abilities.
    
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    -- Pyramid --
    
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                           /|                    |\                                 
                          / |                    | \                     
    |---                 /  |                    |  \                ---|   
        |----         Bee   |                    |  Bee         ----|     
    --       |-       Hive  |                    |  Hive      -|       --   
       \        \           |                    |           /        / 
        |--------|          |                    |          |--------|  
            |  |            |                    |              |  |
            |  |            |                    |              |  |    
            |  |                                                |  |    
            |  |                                                |  |   
            |  |                                                |  |             
            |  |                                                |  |            
            |  |                                                |  |     
            |  --------------------------------------------------  |
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             ----------------                     ------------------
            |               |                     |                |
            ----------------------------------------------------------
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         -----------------------------------------------------------------
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                    Flower  Flower  Flower  Flower  Flower 
    
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         The Pyramid phase is the exact same thing as the Original phase, 
    except for one key thing: the middle platform doesn't give you a clear 
    shot at Donkey Kong. This is a handicap, since it forces you to use the 
    upper platform, which is very close to the hives and forces you into 
    combat with the largest amount of insects.
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         Middle platform, scmiddle platform. Who needs 'em while the 
    competition is so easy? During these two levels, you probably won't even 
    miss that good ole middle platform. Climb to the upper one and blast away. 
    The insects won't even reach the flowers before Donkey Kong is climbing 
    back up those vines again.
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    | Phase 12 |
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         Gah, your first encounter with Stag Beetles. Moving from the upper 
    platform to the middle platform to avoid the charges is a good idea, and 
    then just move back up to the upper platform to continue firing. With a 
    little luck, hitting Donkey Kong continuously won't pose too much of a 
    problem.
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         Suddenly, these levels turn deadly, as Moths put a whole new spin on 
    things. The upper platform is constantly being bombarded, and you can 
    almost never shoot Donkey Kong enough to send him up, just keep him where 
    he is. What's the secret ? Why, the Power Spray. If you can rack up 50,000 
    points over three levels beforehand, you can die and receive a Power Spray 
    for this level. Cheap? Yes. Effective? Definitely yes. HOWEVER, if you 
    want to do it the fair way, jump to the upper platform, shoot Donkey Kong 
    for one and a half seconds about. Jump down afterwards, blast any bugs 
    near you at this point, and then jump back up and continue the pattern.
       
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    -- Forest -- 
    
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                      _______________ Bee _____________________
                    _/         |      Hive        |            \_
                  _/ Bee       |                  |          Bee \_
       ----------/   Hive      |                  |          Hive  \----------
                               |                  |
                               |                  |
       
               ^ ------------------------------------------------ ^
         ^    / \----------------------------------------------- / \   ^
        / \  /   \----------------------------------------------/   \ / \
       /   \/     \------------------------------------------- /     /   \
      /     \      \                                          /     /     \
      ------- ------                                          ----- -------
        | |    | |                                              | |   | |           
        | |    | |                                              | |   | |
        | |    | |        --------------------------------      | |   | |
        | |    | |       |                                |     | |   | |
        | |    | |      -------------------------------------   | |   | |
        | |    | |     |                                     |  | |   | |
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------
                        Flower  Flower  Flower  Flower  Flower
    
    ==========================================================================
    
         The Forest levels are a refreshing change from the other two similar 
    levels, as it poses a whole new set of challenges. Creepys crawl the vines 
    between you and Donkey Kong, and if you shoot one, they stop, and block 
    all further shots at Donkey Kong. REALLY annoying
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         The only real threat during the first two levels are the Creepies. 
    Shoot too many, and you can't even aim at Donkey Kong. I suggest during 
    these first two levels to concentrate everything on Donkey Kong, 
    especially in phase 2 since you should have the Power Spray. If you do 
    this, the Creepies won't have time to get to the middle.
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         Hit the Creepies as soon as they appear on the edges of the vines. 
    Stay on the second platform, and hit Donkey Kong when the Creepies are 
    incapacitated. Watch for Queen Bees, as they tend to appear a lot during 
    this level. By hitting the Creepies early, they never have a chance to get 
    in your way.
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         Woah. There are no other insects except for Moths and Creepies, and 
    this is definitely a bad thing. The only good thing is that Donkey Kong is 
    on shortened vines. However, once you start hitting him, don't stop until 
    he's gone. Why? He starts to throw coconuts now. The coconuts aren't too 
    hard to avoid by themselves, but coupled with Moths, they provide quite a 
    wallop. I always used the middle platform, and only retreated when 
    absolutely necessary. If you have more trouble with this phase than the 
    Pyramid phases, just use the strategy I described in that section. 
    
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                                    7. Tips                                      
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    1.) Jump as you shoot. You still have to watch out for bugs, but the 
        firing rate is increased by a third. This is a great help, especially 
        on levels when you only have one flower left and you need to finish     
        off Donkey Kong.
    
    2.) Ignore the insects in the early levels. Just avoid them if they get 
        in your way, because they pose no real threat until level 9 or so.
    
    3.) When you need points for an extra life, don't shoot Donkey Kong all 
        the way up, just halfway, This gives you some time to score some easy 
        points shooting insects.
    
    4.) You may want to die on purpose on some levels, if you have enough 
        lives, because when you come back, you'll get the Power Spray, making 
        the level much easier
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                              | Thanks To... |
                               ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
                    gamefaqs.com - For continually posting my guides
                    www.tsr.com/nes - For manual information
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         Have any questions or comments about this FAQ, or any other that I 
    have written? Please feel free to e-mail me at eagle25_100@yahoo.com, with 
    any queries you may have. Good luck, and have fun with Donkey Kong 3!
    
                                                             - Raging_DemonTEN