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This blog mostly contains my latest escapades in the Pokémon fandom. Be it related to the games, the anime, my collection, or PC itself, this blog should have it. I assume this will mostly be filled with collection updates, since that's my main interest in the fandom, but we shall see. Thanks for reading!

If you're interested in my gaming habits outside of Pokémon, you might be interested in my Gamespot blog, perhaps. If you want my day-to-day ramblings, check out my Livejournal. The latter may have questionable content or not-quite-PG ratings, so use discretion. :P


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    Avey's Avatar

    Maybe next year will be better

    Yeah, Vista is pretty cool, alright.
    Posted December 15th, 2008 at 11:14 AM by Avey Avey is offline
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    Avey's Avatar

    THE LAST THREE MONTHS

    I am posting a comment for the sake of posting a comment.
    Posted December 9th, 2008 at 02:52 PM by Avey Avey is offline
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    THE LAST THREE MONTHS

    Well...
    *cough* You've been busy!
    Posted December 9th, 2008 at 02:33 PM by Lornami Lornami is offline
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    Platinum bug? [edit: ALSO LEGENDARIES]

    Emerald was a good improvement of RS , just think of the battle frontier, the challenge it forced on us to actually train other pokemon. And let us take a moment of silence for the almighty cloning glitch! Without that... It's too unthinkable! I'm sure platinum might have some useful glitch. The battle frontier should also be something new, eh?
    Posted November 29th, 2008 at 07:16 PM by New Light Riku New Light Riku is offline
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    Real life sucks! (But at least I get paid.)

    @Gerri: Uniforms suck; I had to wear one at my old workplace and it included a tie. XD;
    Posted November 21st, 2008 at 10:39 AM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline
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    Real life sucks! (But at least I get paid.)

    Tell me about it. If only I could win the lottery....yeah right. XD
    Posted November 4th, 2008 at 11:11 PM by Snivi Snivi is offline
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    Real life sucks! (But at least I get paid.)

    dang, you get casual dress!? phooey, I gotsta wear a uniform, oh well, I guess the trade off is that I get a couple hours less than you. either way I understand how you feel, sorta.
    Posted November 4th, 2008 at 11:01 PM by Gerri Shin Gerri Shin is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    I was actually almost waiting for someone to bring up a Caterpie gun. XD
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 08:00 PM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    Oh Jeffy. Why, why did you post that? ;0;
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 04:42 PM by Ausaudriel Ausaudriel is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    I HOPE YOU FEEL BETTER ERICA o/

    Do you need Jess's mom to come up and heal you with the caterpie gun? :O
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 04:40 PM by Aegis Aegis is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    Oh Siggy. Why, why did you post that. ;0;
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 04:02 PM by Ausaudriel Ausaudriel is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    It would be awesome if you could teach Pichus to use Harden.
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 02:07 PM by Signomi Signomi is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    Then... I don't want to know.

    ._.
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 12:30 PM by BeachBoy BeachBoy is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    Y-yes but... not the Pichu he's talking about. ;O;
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 12:13 PM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    Pichu heals everything, Erica.

    :D!

    I hope it you feel better though, and minor surgery? o_o Hope that goes well, too.
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 11:44 AM by BeachBoy BeachBoy is offline
  16. Old Comment
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    W-WAIT WHY WOULD THAT HELP WHEN I'M SICK.
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 11:28 AM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline
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    NO FAIR. I WAS ALREADY SICK.

    *clings*

    MAY BADLY DRAWN [caterpie]!PICHUS BE WITH YOU, ERICA. ;w;
    Posted October 10th, 2008 at 10:43 AM by Ausaudriel Ausaudriel is offline
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    Platinum bug? [edit: ALSO LEGENDARIES]

    I'm a little late replying, but that's because I didn't know you were actually using this blog. :x

    "it means they'll make the dogs more easily obtainable through some other way. Like... like maybe a remake? Keep dreaming. ;_;"

    I'll dream with you. A GSC remake would be awesome. :O

    Except for Yellow, I let my brother have the third version games. He just likes the series more, I don't like doing things over, and in this case...I'm still not finished Diamond XDD
    Posted October 3rd, 2008 at 05:23 AM by TRIFORCE89 TRIFORCE89 is offline
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    Platinum bug? [edit: ALSO LEGENDARIES]

    First out of two after more than a week because Rekhyt excels at procrastinating!

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    Slow Erica is slooooow. Sorry for the late response. I've been dead tired the last little while. XD
    I contemplated writing a rant as to why you need to speed up when replying to people's blog comments but then I realised that I'd come off as an absolute hypocrite so I refrained.



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    Oh god another tangent. XDD I think most school boards ban wiki because it's, firstly, editable by everyone. Standards are way up from when it was first introduced, however, so that's probably a secondary concern. Mainly, teachers want everyone to be able to look things up on their own WITHOUT wiki. Sure, it's great to have a centralized place for all the info you need, but you'd be surprised how many people don't know how to look up information in a real encyclopaedia. ; Or if you give them something that has no wiki entry, they're totally lost. I think that's why wiki is banned. :/
    Well, I can see where you're coming from, but think about it. Right now, we are living in the days when technology can only improve. When the two of us are old enough to be grand-parents (assuming we're lucky enough to have any), the kids we'll be thinking fondly of will probably be going to a virtual school inside some sort of virtual reality pod. Banning Wikipedia is stupid because that's what kids look up at home. Who cares if it's editable? Chances are, the page you want won't be edited, and even then you'll probably know whether it has been or not.

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    8D Zigzagoon was a racoon! I actually quite liked it, but I definitely agree with you. Ken Sugimori has created every Pokémon EXCEPT for the ones in the third generation, from what I hear. That explains why the designs of the DP Pokémon are just better than RSE's. (But some are still unoriginal, but I guess with 300-something to start out with, it's hard to be original after that. D I wonder when they'll hit a stop and finally decide "no more". Because I don't really see Pokémon getting any more original from here on out. They're already resorting to alternate forms of the SAME Pokémon.

    Your Bidoof example... I know it's really obvious, but a fair few first gen Pokémon were like that. I'm even just thinking of its first-gen equivalent, Rattata. It's an obvious one too. I actually feel Rattata, Pidgy, etc. are even more obvious than Bidoof. XD If it weren't for the "bi" part in its name and looking at its evolution too, I'd probably associated it more with a woodchuck than a beaver.
    Yeah, but Zigzagoon looked like some sort of 2-D drawing one would see a child in playschool draw. Umhm. I didn't know that Ken wasn't around for the making of the third generation. Well, I probably did and I forgot about it, but that's not the point. A pity, too. There would probably have been a much better game/generation if he was around. Taking that into account, I'll admit that the fourth generation was slightly better than the third, but still nowhere near the classiness we saw with the first two generations. As you said, with three hundred and ninety-three Pokémon, it's going to be hard to come up with something new.

    Ah, alternate forms of Pokémon. Probably an indirect message to the public stating that Pokémon was only going to get more and more unoriginal. While the Rotom forms are okay, you can't help but think that they aren't what Pokémon used to be.

    And yes, there was Ratata, Pidgey, but they had some sort of class that Bidoof didn't. Bidoof was plain. The other two weren't. Maybe that's nostalgia talkin'. Not sure.

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    This used to be a huge fandom debate way back in the beginning, I think. In RBY, there was no such thing as breeding. There were only TWO Snorlaxes in the game. If you killed both, you couldn't get one. Did that make it legendary? How about Farfetch'd. As far as I remember (and I could be wrong XD) the only way to get it was to trade someone in-game for it. Eevee? Only one. So a legendary isn't a legendary just because it's the only one, it's legendary because there are local myths and folklore associated to it. The anime helps show us what they are but even in the games I think some people will hint at legendaries and what they do.
    ...

    OKAY MAYBE YOU'RE RIGHT

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    I love JRPGs so when it comes to crazy sidequests that you can only figure out by going online or using a guide? It's awesome. XD
    Not really. What about the kids who didn't know how to use the internet and because of that, their gaming experience was wrecked up.

    WONT SOMEONE PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN?

    Okay, I'll get back to this later when I'm not brain-dead.
    Posted September 25th, 2008 at 03:15 PM by Avey Avey is offline
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    Platinum bug? [edit: ALSO LEGENDARIES]

    [2/2] Oh hey, I'm home from work. ♥

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    Yes, if one was running they shouldn't have allowed another to run, especially if Cresselia happened to have no real place in the game whatsoever. Are the birds roaming around in Platinum? I've heard rumours but no one has actually confirmed anything for me. As for keeping the trios together; can I divert your attention to Pokémon Crystal? Suicune really had its own show there. Raikou and Entei were just thrown into the background because they were unloved.

    And yes, even with the Regis, you had three separate types. Now, as you said, three Psychic-Type Pokémon aren't really going to help you.
    Honestly, the more I think about it, the more I think I never finished crystal, which would make Yellow the ONLY tertiary game I ever completed. XD 'Cause I barely remember any of the Suicune plot. I only remember it was important because it was on the cover, lmao. 8| Regardless, I thought it still roamed in Crystal? Or did they force you to catch it via plot? *honestly has no idea* o_O I still prefer if they keep them all doing the same thing. It makes more sense to me.

    And all the rumours do say the birds roam free in Platinum after you get the National Dex. :/ I already HAVE them in Diamond/Pearl so it doesn't matter to me either way.

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    Alternate forms of Pokémon do not make sense at all. It's quite obvious that they are only there to promote events and trading through Wi-Fi. Really, all the unveiling of alternate forms of Pokémon did for me was confirm my suspicions; the makes or the franchise have lost what they had with the first two generations: Originality.
    I didn't mind things like Wurmple, how it could evolve into two different forms. And I don't mind Castform, since its forms are creative. But all these other forms? I was confused and annoyed with Deoxys but now it's just going too far. ;_; As for Wifi events, I hope they actually start doing them. They've only done local wireless events so far. D:
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    The Mew/Arceus debacle is quite interesting and necessary, believe it or not. See, Mew was the Original One, the ancestor of all Pokémon. It had the DNA of all Pokémon inside of it, so surely it created them. However, it could not create everything and other legendaries created what it could not. It could not create legendaries; that was Arceus' job. Arceus created Mew and anything else that formed the earth.
    I suppose that makes sense. I guess. XD; I still just don't feel it's necessary. They aren't even giving it a plot or anything, which I feel would be required if they want to make a Pokémon god. Why on EARTH would they introduce it in this generation for no reason? That's part of what bothers me. It has no use in the games aside from being secret and hidden. >:| If they went ahead and made it the third legendary that has its plot significance in Platinum, then sure but... they didn't. @_@; So why not wait and make it a legendary in the NEXT game and, you know, give it a good storyline?
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    They did, remember? With the glitter in the snow city I can't remember the name of. Somewhat disappointing, but at least they're putting it to use.
    That wasn't wifi, was it? I thought it was just something programmed into the game to happen on that date. :|
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    Hm, apparently you're unable to edit comments posted about entries. Anyways, here's the thread. The creator of the thread was wrong on a few accounts but as far as these things go, this was pretty good.
    Thanks for the link. I didn't even realize it was a recent discussion. XD
    Posted September 16th, 2008 at 01:18 PM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline

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