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  1. BettyNewbie
    4 Hours Ago 12:28 PM
    BettyNewbie
    Not as much as Blue was back in the day. Plus the "Gym Leader turned Champion" thing had already been done with Wallace in Emerald.

    Now, what WAS a surprise was fighting Ghetsis and N at the end of the League in BW. I'd LOVE to see a Champion who was evil!
  2. BettyNewbie
    1 Day Ago 12:03 PM
    BettyNewbie
    Blue's probably my favorite Champion. Excellent team, kickass battle theme, and great surprise factor. I'd love to see another Rival as the Champion, or just anyone but the "friendly adult who helps you against Evil Team" formula they've been milking since Gen 2. As Diantha has unfortunately proven, that formula has grown stale.
  3. BettyNewbie
    2 Days Ago 02:51 PM
    BettyNewbie
    I've always liked Misty and (pre-HGSS) Sabrina, although the anime is probably a strong influence on both.
  4. BettyNewbie
    3 Days Ago 08:01 AM
    BettyNewbie
    I think he's, somehow, related to Brock. Otherwise, meh... I don't care about him.
  5. BettyNewbie
    3 Days Ago 08:49 PM
    BettyNewbie
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    Clair x Lance is more famous huh?
    Unfortunately. Lance/Silver and Lance/Lyra are also pretty popular. Apparently, it has become a crime to pair him with a woman who is neither related or underage. Or, a blonde Sinnoh Champion.

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    Interestingly the most E4 most likely born to wealth is Glacia (based on appearances).
    Yeah, definitely. Her appearance in ORAS reminds me a little of a certain ice queen. (If only Glacia was as cool as her! No pun intended.)
  6. BettyNewbie
    4 Days Ago 08:33 PM
    BettyNewbie
    The main reason I portray Lance as coming from a lower class background and Lorelei as coming from wealth is because I ship them, and I love poor country boy/rich city girl pairings. On the other hand, I usually hate poor country girl/rich city boy. The underprivileged woman/overprivileged man dynamic is just icky.

    However, I'm finding it increasingly pointless to ship the two, because the pairing doesn't seem to have any fans.
  7. BettyNewbie
    5 Days Ago 03:45 PM
    BettyNewbie
    Sinnoh, the most rural? ROFL.

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    I think it's a good thing that even if he came from wealth and privilege that he doesn't act like it, it makes him more heroic when you think about it, someone who renounced that to make it to the top on his own merit.
    Privilege is something that cannot just be shaken off. That is why kind, compassionate people who were born into wealth are rarer than hen's teeth.
  8. BettyNewbie
    5 Days Ago 02:52 PM
    BettyNewbie
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    He came from a prestigious Dragon Trainer clan though...
    In the poorest, most rural region. That doesn't mean anything.

    Besides, his character doesn't work as someone who came from wealth and privilege. It makes him less relatable and more hypocritical.
  9. BettyNewbie
    5 Days Ago 05:11 AM
    BettyNewbie
    But, that's pretty much Lance's backstory. As well as that of most player characters.
  10. BettyNewbie
    5 Days Ago 08:30 PM
    BettyNewbie
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    Well it is her home...but she could've sent trainers who looked up to her (like how the gym leaders have the gym trainers) to deal with any possible grunts that may reemerge. I think instead she stayed back and taught her people how to battle so that they can protect 4 Island in her absense.
    Again, that leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I always imagined Lorelei coming from wealth, not some dinky island in the middle of nowhere.

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    If we ever go back to Kanto/Johto in a non Gen I/II remake I'll like to see her regain her spot with. Maybe Tuxedo Mask has replaced Sabrina as she appears in B2W2 as an actress.
    What I'd like to see is just a flat-out REBOOT at this point. Treat Lorelei with respect, de-bimbo-ize Sabrina, and wipe Tuxedo Mask from existence. (Or, send him packing to a newly-created Johto E4.) I'd be happy with that.
  11. BettyNewbie
    6 Days Ago 12:31 PM
    BettyNewbie
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    That's true, with Whitney and Clair being the worst of the three "issues" as Jasmine was taking care of her Pokemon and didn't want to leave it's side, while the other two simply acted like children...
    Clair was probably the very worst. Whitney, at least, HAD the excuse of being a child (albeit one who was still a bit old to be throwing temper tantrums), but Clair was a grown ass woman. She should know how to behave herself better than throwing a gigantic hissy fit every time she loses. Her behavior looks even worse when you compare her to the likes of Bugsy and Janine, who actually WERE children, yet had their muk together and took their losses very well.

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    I wonder why GF decided to replace those two in Gen II...especially considering that Lorelei is young and Agatha seems like the type that would rather die than give up her position (perhaps she did die, but I would imagine her good friend Oak would mention something). GF tried to remedy this in FrLg, but it was dumb seeing how the player got rid of Team Rocket in the Sevii islands...now if only we could've returned to 4 Island to see what Lorelei was doing...
    It's hard to say. I can kind of understand their replacing of Agatha because she was old, and more importantly, she had the same ace as Morty. Ghost types were still few in numbers in GSC, and even if Morty had a Misdreavus as his ace instead of Gengar, Agatha's team still wouldn't have been distinct enough from his.

    Lorelei, on the other hand, was a complete mystery. Ice had a bit more diversity than Ghost, so her team didn't even remotely resemble Pryce's, and she was way too young to just die or retire. I'd say that the Jynx controversy might have caused her to get the boot, but they went ahead and gave Tuxedo Mask one, too.

    The "explanation" they tried to give for her absence in FRLG was horrible and only made it worse, IMO. Why would ANYONE willingly quit a prestigious career to do nothing but waste time on a bunch of worthless Rocket Grunts on some no-name island in Bumpsyduck Egypt? All they did was make Lorelei look like an even bigger failure of a trainer than Ash Ketchum.
  12. BettyNewbie
    6 Days Ago 09:35 AM
    BettyNewbie
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    I knew there was another one. Perhaps that was to make Gen 4 more of a Gen II expy. Anyways Gen II really is the most male dominated League (even it's gyms have only 3 girls irc (Whitney, Jasmine, and Clair)).
    And, on top of that, Johto's three girls were the only ones who gave you "issues"--Whitney cried after you defeated her, Jasmine wouldn't let you battle her without fetching a potion for her, and Clair threw a hissy fit and made you go take a test. The guys, on the other hand, could all be battled normally. They didn't make you do anything for them before they'd battle you, and none of them threw a tantrum and refused to hand over the Badge.

    Of course, the sexism of Johto's gyms was offset somewhat by Kanto's becoming more equal in Gen 2. With Janine replacing Koga, Kanto's gyms were now an even 4 girls/4 guys. And, Kanto's 4 girls--Misty, Sabrina, Erika, and Janine--weren't as loaded with negative stereotypes as the 3 Johto girls were.

    However, the sexism of the Gen 2 Indigo Plateau was just inexcusable. Not only were the two women from Gen 1 dropped, but they weren't even all replaced with other women. We only got Karen in exchange for Lorelei and Agatha. It looks even worse in HGSS, which also retconned out Green as a possible Champion by not depicting her on Mt. Silver as an alternative to Red. It really makes the Indigo League look like a complete No Woman's Land.
  13. BettyNewbie
    6 Days Ago 05:38 AM
    BettyNewbie
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    But all of the E4's minus Gen II's had a 1:1 ratio of M and F. It would had been 1:1 if Lorelei or Agatha had stayed, or even 3:1 with Karen replacing Lance over happy mask.
    Gen 4's also only had one woman (Bertha), however you could argue that one was more balanced out by You Know Who being Champion. Plus, there weren't any previous female members who were deliberately dumped to make room for dudes.

    This is one of the many reasons why I hate Gen 2's E4. It was the most male-dominated E4 ever and for no good reason.
  14. Unapologetic Sunflower
    6 Days Ago 08:30 PM
    Unapologetic Sunflower
    Yeah you could put it that way, it's either the mentions on XY or OrAs about Unova breaks the whole thing. Maybe RS remakes weren't intended/decided during the development of XY, and they failed to catch the inconsistency. I wouldn't say XY or OrAs are rushed, but they are rather careless. There are other examples of Game Freak's carelessness, Cinccino is unable to learn Thief, despite it's pre-evo form, Minccino can. Leaf Stone can't be sell to the Stone Maniac at Icirrus Pokémon Center and more.

    Red and Green reboots, not remakes please. The story of Gen I is too boring and too loose (for my taste), the plot involvement of Legendary Pokémon either in the original Gen I or the remakes at Gen III are almost none. No, I think it's actually none. Not to mention that so called Kanto Pokédex's diversity issue is wider than a Wailmer's mouth.
  15. BettyNewbie
    6 Days Ago 07:54 PM
    BettyNewbie
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    Agatha is also pretty outdated. They're all female interestingly enough...
    Hmmm, I wonder...

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Posted April 9th, 2013 at 01:32 PM by OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire Comments 5
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Wow I can't beleive that I'll be completing my third year on this site already...time sure went by quick. I remember joining at the time when Gen V speculation was picking up. Now we're in the middle of Gen VI speculation! During that time I made friends, and lost some too. Even then I found these three past years on here to be fun overall. I hope that the next three years will be better than these past three .

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 07:09 PM by OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire Comments 3
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I'm looking for some good books to read over the summer. What books would you recommend me to read?
Also what is your favorite book to read?
What's the most memorable scene from a book that you remember?

Posted April 23rd, 2011 at 02:20 PM by OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire Comments 11
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So serebii has anounced a new pokemon game...I sure hope that it's either the third version or maybe it's Hoenn remakes, what do you guys think it might be? What do you hope is in it?

Posted April 8th, 2011 at 04:36 PM by OmegaRuby and AlphaSapphire Comments 4
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So I'm thinking of making several new characters for a story I plan on publishing but it's hard to think of many unique characters so I thought that I should ask PC members for ideas since they are so different themselves. Please fill in this layout if you want to help me make characters for this story.


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Hey I'm new to this whole blog thing...
So how exactly does this work?
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