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TAY, it’s Wednesday already! Such is life.

I wanted to talk about Animal Crossing last week but then the PlayStation Classic hit and I went with that instead! So today, you get to hear all about Tom Nook instead.

Is Tom Nook a crook?

For those of you who do not play Animal Crossing, Tom Nook is the guy who sells you a home. To add extensions to your home, you must pay him exorbitant sums of money. Houses go well over 1 million bells (Animal Crossing’s currency) by the time all is said and done.

There are no rival home lending services, no competition, and so you’re beholden to Tom Nook’s prices.

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Except Tom Nook never sends collectors after you. You don’t have to upgrade your house and you can repay the loan at your leisure.

So again, I ask, is Tom Nook a crook? I don’t think he’s such a bad guy, honestly.

The real villain of Animal Crossing, if you ask me, is Isabelle.

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For Today’s Suggested Topic(s). Answers to One, All, Some, or None will do:

  • Tom Nook: Crook or No?
  • Which video game villain do you relate to?
  • Who’s the worst video game villain of the last five games you played?
  • Who’s the best video game villain of the last five games you played?

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