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Dance Dance Revolution

Y does the song stop and give u a fail mark even before the first arrow even gets to the top line of arrows. My daughter has been trying and it starts perfectly but once the arrow shows at the bottom on the screen, the routine stops and my daughter gets an E.

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    I'm having the same problem, it says I fail the song before it even starts or in the middle of a song even when I'm not even close to the danger zone. Why is it doing this??

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    I have the same problem, the song starts and the game gives me a fail mark.

  • pkammueller Nov 28, 2008

    Same thing happening here -- game behaves ok for a while then gets into this 'spontaneous failure' mode where it immediately quits you out of the dance.

  • carollyn mae Dec 01, 2008

    I have the same problem. All set up works fine and then song starts and before arrow gets to the top for the first step it closes to the DDR banner and gives a failing grade

  • juja0911 Dec 26, 2008

    I have the same problem, we start and then when it starts a song the arrows do not get to the top the song stops are we are getting an E

  • aimmcd29 Dec 27, 2008

    I am having the same problem. We played in training mode for about 20 minutes and now it fails you as soon as the song starts.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    same problem..sets up fine and as soon as you start a song it fails you right away and gives everyone an E

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    tried all 4 slots. same problem. worked for 30 min then stopped

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    Mat in Console port 1.

    Fails with an E almost immediately into the song everytime and every mode

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    Problems out of the box. Fails a song moments after beginning. All 4 ports, shaking, nothing. Frusterating!

  • massiesl Jan 20, 2009

    arrrrrrrrrrrrgh.   It was working fine earlier and now keeps cutting out when I didn't mess up!

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    Mine is doing the same exact thing. I can get to a song by using the pad, but as soon as the first arrow shows up at the bottom, the song shuts off and says I need practice.



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Spoke to Konami. they advised me to give the mat a little shake like you're smoothing out a tablecloth, then restart wii. Make sure you are in bare feet too.

Made it a lot better for me

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I had the same problem with plugging in 2 konami dance mats. Song would start and then an immediate "failed" would flash on the screen. When 1 mat at a time was plugged in the first portal slot, it worked just fine. Called Nintendo and they said it seems to be a problem with the #2-#4 portal slots and the console needs to be sent in for repair. Cost $82.50 and they pick up the postage. Will be sending it in after the holidays. Frustrating since we just got the DDR 24 hrs ago, but Ninetndo was nothing but helpful and understanding on the phone. No complaints about them! Hope this helps!

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