With the addition of the Famicom Disk System, this meant the Famicom could actually be used as a simple desktop computer, allowing a user to program their own games. Many programmers got their first experience on programming for the console this way. Excitebike was one such title programmed using the Famicom BASIC release. The Famicom Disk System, attached to a late-model AV Famicom The Famicom Disk System (FDS) was released on 21 February 1986 by Nintendo as an add-on to its overwhelmingly popular Family Computer (Famicom) console in Japan. ... Desktop computer with several common peripherals (Monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers, microphone and a printer) A desktop computer is an independent personal computer that is made especially for use on a desk in an office or home. ... Excitebike (Japanese: ã¨ããµã¤ããã¤ã¯ Ekisaitobaiku) is a motocross racing video game franchise made by Nintendo. ...
Second, in societies dominated by the conjugal family, it is used to refer to kindred (an egocentric network of relatives that extends beyond the domestic group) who do not belong to the conjugal family.
Extended families can include, aside from parents and their children, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, foster children etc. This is in contrast with the smaller nuclear family.
Polygynous and polyandrous families (collectively, 'polygamous', although this term is sometimes applied only to polygyny) were common in the past in places such as the Asia and the Middle East but are not accepted in modern western cultures.
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