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The goal roulette, also called the Goal Ring or GOAL! Ring, is a ring found in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3, Yoshi's Island DS, Yoshi's New Island, and Yoshi's Woolly World. It is found at the end of every level (except for Castles and Fortresses), acting as the goal point. The goal roulette is a circle consisting of all the flowers the player collected in that level and blue dots. When entered, the word "GOAL!" appears in the top-right corner of the screen.
When a Yoshi jumps through the goal roulette and passes one of the babies to the next Yoshi, it will start spinning slower and slower. After a few seconds, the goal roulette will stop spinning and land on either a blue dot or on a flower. If it lands on a blue dot, nothing happens and the player continues to the scoreboard and then the next level. However, if the roulette stops on a flower, the player instantly goes to a Bonus Challenge (or gets five Medals, as in Yoshi's New Island, or goes to a bonus game in Yoshi's Woolly World) when it goes to the scoreboard. In Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 and Yoshi's Island DS, after the instant Bonus Challenge, the player will go to the next level. If the player missed a flower in the stage, the matching spot in the goal roulette will not bloom; landing on one of these flower buds has the same result as landing on a blue dot.
In Yoshi's Woolly World, the goal roulette underwent some changes. First, when Yoshi jumps through the goal roulette, it instantly stops instead of spinning slower and slower. Second, blue dots and flower buds are replaced by beads. When Yoshi lands on a bead, the player earns some extra beads.
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