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Where can i use toothpaste?

Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:03 pm
by dizzykei
I always think it a useless item, but maybe i wrong?

Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:27 pm
by Adz.M
You're not wrong, it is a useless item :p

Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:14 pm
by dizzykei
It means i can't earn any points by using it somewhere? I confused by mobygames description (4th screenshot) and thought about toothpaste using on fish.

Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:29 pm
by Bag of Magic Food
Oh of course DizzyAGE would add the missing secret like that.

I just spent the past few days reassuring myself about the official versions by loading up Treasure Island Dizzy on Amstrad CPC and dropping the toothpaste on EVERY spot possible to stand on. So far, nothing's happened. Didn't give me points, didn't affect any of the fish, didn't protect Dizzy from anything, and hasn't been able to be used in place of any other objects. So I'm thinking whoever submitted that screenshot to MobyGames was just making up garbage.

Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:49 pm
by Adz.M
I think the caption for that screenshot wasn't supposed to be taken seriously, as it was possibly supposed to be either a gag line or just adding humour describing the screenshot, which is something I often do when sorting out game screenshots for the Yolkfolk site.

Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:01 am
by EvilEdwin
A scarlet fish could also be called a red herring :)

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:57 am
by AnthonyJDB
EvilEdwin wrote:A scarlet fish could also be called a red herring :)
If we're talking red herrings, beg pardon for the slight off-topic drift, what about the "Sinclair Abuser Mag"? I seem to recall it being useless, so I assume it is just some in-joke (though I've no idea at whose expense).

Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:33 pm
by Adz.M
The Abuser Mag was useless in a way. But if you drop it underwater, your score goes up.

Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:33 am
by AnthonyJDB
Adz.M wrote:The Abuser Mag was useless in a way. But if you drop it underwater, your score goes up.
Makes sense, though they could have made that clearer for me (bearing in mind I had the C64 version) if they'd thought to rename it a "Commodore Abuser Mag" ...

Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:20 pm
by geekgirl101
I believe the Sinclair Abuser Mag was from the Crash Special. It's the highest scoring item in the game if you dump it in the ocean, lol.

Edit: I should really pay attention to the dates on some of these posts and notice it says 2013. :P