Brad Long at Aussie-Gamer.com writes: "The new hat theory is a theory concocted by my best friend Carly, and originated from The Simpsons episode ‘Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy’. In the episode, every little girl wanted to buy Lisa’s ‘Lisa Lionheart’ doll, until they discovered the new Malibu Stacy doll had been released. They bought the Malibu Stacy doll, despite it being the same as the old doll, except it now has a ‘new hat’.
At the E3 Expo in 2004, Nintendo unveiled plans to release Animal Crossing: Wild World on the Nintendo DS, many Animal Crossing fans around the world became excited by the news, including myself.
I had to share the glorious news that the GameCube classic was getting a sequel, so I told my girlfriend (Animal Crossing fan) as soon as I got home from work, if I recall correctly, the following conversation took place;"