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Once the player reaches the four spinning platforms, they need to slide down the pole to the left. The player then has to use a seesaw to reach another platform, followed by using a swinging platform to cross the gap. Then the player has to cross a series of Falling Blocks with a seesaw between them and jump across a gap while avoiding a flamethrower. Past the moving platform ahead is a gap with Falling Blocks across it, followed by a slight ramp and a few more Falling Blocks. After the player crosses these blocks, there is a large platform with a Purple Switch and triangular platforms. Pressing the switch will cause the triangles to flip upside-down for a few seconds, allowing the player to use them as platforms. The player needs to quickly climb the platforms to reach the Power Star before the switch's timer runs out. If the player is still on a platform once the timer runs out, they will fall off the triangle and possibly slide off the course.
It is also possible to collect the Star without the triangles by reaching the platform where the Star in the mission Somewhere Over the Rainbow is, then falling off it in a precise matter.
In the DS version, if Luigi rides the magic carpet to the right of the spinning platforms, then rides the carpet to the left at the end of the previous carpet's path, and then lands on an L-shaped platform before another spinning platform, he can backward-somersault to the Star from there.
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