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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Thu 06 Sep 2012, 12:09 am

    http://ca.ign.com/articles/2012/09/05/pokemons-unsolved-mysteries


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    Re: Pokémon

    Post by Italyins on Thu 06 Sep 2012, 12:48 pm

    I have a good mystery, why does that page fucking exist. Those "mysteries" aren't even mysteries. Failure.
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    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Thu 06 Sep 2012, 2:41 pm

    IGN wrote:What happens to Pokémon in the PC?

    According to the Pokémon games, living creatures can be transferred into a computer, stored there, and then downloaded later. How? How?! How can a living thing be turned into data? I mean, is it still alive? What happens when you “release” it? Is that a nice way of saying “delete”? Do digitized monsters still get hungry? Is it like Tron in there or something? If so, whoa!
    Good question. As for the releasing, you probably bring it out and free it physically.
    IGN wrote:How can a person Fly using a tiny Pidgey?
    This is simply a clashing of gameplay and story.
    IGN wrote:What's it like inside a Poké Ball?
    This isn't something that really needs to be figured out.
    IGN wrote:Why is Grass effective against Water?

    The Pokémon type chart is so large now, not all of the matches are necessarily going to make the most sense… but this one is just a head-scratcher. You’d think Grass and Water would get along. Is it just that the grass absorbs the water? Is that why it’s super effective? Does the grass Pokemon literally suck the moisture from the water Pokemon, causing it physical damage? I guess that makes sense. No, wait. No. It doesn't.
    Sure it does! Seriously, there are so many worse match-ups to criticize. This isn't worth it.
    IGN wrote:Where does your mom sleep?

    Your home base in every Pokémon game always has two stories: your penthouse suite upstairs (complete with the latest Nintendo system) and the living room/kitchen downstairs. So where does your mom sleep? In the kitchen?! Way to be stuck in the 50’s, Pokémon universe.
    Again, gameplay and story. Game Freak isn't going to bother designing a complete region with complete towns and complete buildings.
    IGN wrote:Isn't Dugtrio just three Diglett?

    I totally love Dugtrio, but what the heck? How is it its own entry in the Pokédex? It’s just three Diglett hanging out! As far as we know, they’re not even connected. Even if they’re triplets who think alike, they’re still just three freaking Diglett. How has no Pokémon scientist figured that one out? What’s next, Pikatrio?
    ...What is this? What the hell is this? You know, there's critiquing the details of a game universe, then there's just denial. When digletts evolve, they produce two more bodies. Plain and simple.
    IGN wrote:Why can’t you catch starters in the wild?
    They're probably endangered.
    IGN wrote:Why do all nurses look the same?
    To be fair, these uniformed nurses aren't exactly rendered in the highest quality. Although I will admit the pink-hair-thing is weird.
    IGN wrote:How did these terrible trainers become gym leaders?

    Most gym leaders are completely terrible at their jobs. They should feel bad about it, but they don't. They're smug even. Is it that easy to become a gym leader that some folks can achieve that status with only two or three low level monsters? And way to ignore the most basic rule of team building by having only monsters of the same type. Genius. While we’re at it, who established the eight gym/Elite Four system used in all regions of the Pokémon world? Is it a corporation? A committee? Do you pay a fee and take a test? If so, that test should probably be harder.
    It's their job; they're testing the trainers. When you get the chance to rebattle them in some games, they're way stronger.
    IGN wrote:Why do some trainers have six Magikarp in their party?

    If there was only that one, crazy dude who filled his team with Magikarp, that would be one thing. Maybe he really likes the move Splash or is looking to a bright future surrounded by Gyarados. Whatever, to each their own. But multiple trainers across multiple regions have made this choice, and it makes no sense. They can’t attack, dude! At least try to avoid battles if you so enjoy the company of Magikarp. You’re throwing your Poké Dollars down the toilet! Which brings me to my next question...
    I don't see all-magikarp teams that often. Do you?
    IGN wrote:Why do you get so much money for winning?

    How much cash flow do these trainers have? Some of them are really young! Yet whenever they lose a battle - and considering some of the teams these people have, that must happen pretty often - they fork over hundreds or even thousands of dollars. And if your monster is holding an Amulet Coin, they even double the winnings. Why? Who enforces these rules? That’s some hardcore, high-stake gambling. And is that how gym leaders and the Elite 4 pay their rent? Wicked!
    ...
    IT'S FUCKING YEN!!!
    IGN wrote:What do people eat in the Pokémon universe?

    Are they all vegetarian, or... do they do the unthinkable? Do some people go Farfetch’d hunting? That’s wrong, folks. It's wrong! And is there a Miltank ranch somewhere where they all line up for the slaughter? I don’t remember passing through those towns on my journey to Victory Road.
    Gameplay and story. Also, people probably have a dynamic towards pokemon that's similar with our dynamic towards animals. Some are pets, others are food.
    IGN wrote:Why do some Pokémon look like inanimate objects?

    Some animals evolve in such a way as to allow them to blend into their surroundings, to help protect them from predators or make it easier to catch prey. But that doesn’t explain why Vanillite looks exactly like an ice cream cone. Does life imitate culinary art? That just doesn't sound possible. It takes thousands of years for a species to evolve. So unless ice cream and waffle cones have been around that long, we have a definite impossibility here. Or is it all merely a coincidence? It can't be though. That's clearly a big ole ice cream cone.
    I will admit, this is something I'd like to see addressed in the pokemon universe.
    IGN wrote:Is your mom insane, or just that cool?

    For the most part, it's probably best when parents just back off and let their kids make decisions for themselves, ultimately allowing them to craft an identity of their own. But your parents in the Pokemon games let you battle monsters, travel the world, climb mountains, tromp through dangerous caves, and bust gangs at the age of, like, 10. Don’t get me wrong - that’s really cool. I wish that kind of stuff flew at my house growing up. But seriously, how did this become such a common practice?
    When practically anyone can almost immediately submit a ten-foot monster into doing their every whim, survival doesn't really become an issue.
    IGN wrote:Where the heck are you?

    What's the name of this planet? I get it has different regions - Hoenn, Johto, Unova, etc - but what's the collective world called? Is it merely an alternate reality version of Earth, with a few extra areas and none of the same creatures? That would sort of, kind of explain the GTS and that big globe in each Pokémon center. Sort of. In any case, you'd think that would be important information.
    Good question.
    IGN wrote:How does a Spoink exist?

    Okay, so you could do this all day, and for the most part its best to just enjoy the ride and suspend your disbelief when it comes to some of the more creative monster designs. But this one is really bothersome. Seriously, where does it keep it's organs? Does it really get around by bouncing on that spring? And wait… if it stops bouncing it dies?! So it never sleeps?! That’s sick! Darn you, cruel Pokemon world! Darn you, Arceus!
    Good question, but nothing that can't be addressed with slightly more detailed biology.
    IGN wrote:So about Arceus being the “creator”_

    Doesn't that make it sort of... wrong to capture it? How can you trap a god in a Poké Ball? If Arceus created man and man created Poké Ball… then, well, it just shouldn't work. It's a device created by one of its creations. Couldn't it simply unmake the Poké Ball or something? I know the Master Ball is a fine piece of Silph Co tech., but come on. Arceus created the universe!
    Good question, I guess.


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    Re: Pokémon

    Post by lil' poopie boy on Thu 06 Sep 2012, 6:01 pm

    lol i thought it was funny


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    Stadium.

    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Thu 06 Sep 2012, 6:12 pm

    I find the description of this thread very misleading. I was hoping for Pokemon Stadium discussion. I am the disappointeds.


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    Post by Vyzor on Fri 07 Sep 2012, 4:45 pm

    Yea, why does this have its own thread lol. Unless this is meant to be Pokemon General Discussion, then its good.

    My question is, what came first, Vanilluxe or Ice Cream?


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    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Sat 08 Sep 2012, 12:19 am

    @Vyzor wrote:My question is, what came first, Vanilluxe or Ice Cream?
    Most likely Vanilluxe.
    As IGN points out, evolution (the Darwin kind) is a slow process. Incredibly slow. It takes hundreds of thousands of years for any noticeable changes to appear in a species. Ice cream is (likely) a very recent human invention.


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    Post by Italyins on Mon 10 Sep 2012, 12:35 am

    Ok i just started Soul silver and if it stays as good as it is now then it might just be my favorite pokemon game.

    Why ist it Pokemon has the little french thing above the e when it is a Japanese game. There is probably a simple explanation but I was always terrible at language based classes.
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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Mon 10 Sep 2012, 12:39 am

    cause its supposed to be pronounced like:

    poke - ay - mon

    the é makes an ay sound i guess


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    Post by TheCryptKeeper on Mon 10 Sep 2012, 11:30 am

    But I think what Rory was saying was that Pokemon is a japanese game, and that accent is french. The Japanese usually don't make games geared towards the french lol.


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    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Mon 10 Sep 2012, 12:04 pm

    @Italyins wrote:Ok i just started Soul silver and if it stays as good as it is now then it might just be my favorite pokemon game.

    Why ist it Pokemon has the little french thing above the e when it is a Japanese game. There is probably a simple explanation but I was always terrible at language based classes.
    The reason's probably related to why the word anime also has the accent on the e.


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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Mon 10 Sep 2012, 12:06 pm

    whoops lol yeah sorry i mis-read your post rory


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    Post by Italyins on Tue 11 Sep 2012, 12:24 am

    Thats ok.
    I was playing some more soul silver and realised there are a couple of characters in the game who speak french (minor unimportant ones.), so maybe there's a large french following?
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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Tue 11 Sep 2012, 1:15 am

    idk that weird. But its a great game so idgaf. (i dont give A fUck]


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    Post by Vyzor on Tue 11 Sep 2012, 10:19 am

    Huh, I never really noticed the French elements. Strange, we must play more Pokemon


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    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Tue 11 Sep 2012, 11:02 am

    @Italyins wrote:Thats ok.
    I was playing some more soul silver and realised there are a couple of characters in the game who speak french (minor unimportant ones.), so maybe there's a large french following?
    There's probably characters who speak other languages in there too. I know that there's a guy you can talk to who mentions how internationally traded pokemon retain their language for their name. Fourthgen really pushed their international aspects.


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    Okay, time to make the Description relevant.

    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Fri 14 Sep 2012, 10:03 pm

    Who here would really like to see a Pokemon Stadium 3?


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    Post by Vyzor on Sat 15 Sep 2012, 1:24 pm

    I definitely would. Pokemon Colosseum and Battle Revolution didnt let you pick all pokemon like stadium did


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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Sat 15 Sep 2012, 10:06 pm

    that would be alot of fun with the new gens and stuff


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    Post by TheCryptKeeper on Sat 15 Sep 2012, 11:35 pm

    Yeah that would be really sweet. They would definitely go crazy-mario party-esque on the mini games however.

    Back to the conversation of French in pokemon, The whole feel and design of newer pokemon games have felt like they were trying to reach out to French culture, what's with that? Starting in 3rd gen. HGSS however pretty much broke the trend, but all the other characters totally look like french hipsters.


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    Post by Vyzor on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 12:35 pm

    3rd gen = French runners



    FR/LG = French girl



    4th gen = French cool kids



    HG/SS = French girl



    The only reason HG/SS, and FR/LG didn't have french guys is because the guys used the old designs sort of.

    5th gen didn't really look french lol


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    Post by TheCryptKeeper on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 12:49 pm

    Yeah 5th gen was too techie/futuristic. I hate the frenchie designs lol.


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    Post by Vyzor on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 12:59 pm

    Yea, looking at all those designs, those are really bland


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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 1:00 pm

    i dont think theres anything wrong with 3rd gens, but that just me


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