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  1. BettyNewbie
    February 28th, 2015 12:32 PM
    I've realized that Lorelei is the character that has sunken most into oblivion (discounting Kris, James, and Jessie who likely were destroyed from the canon). She hasn't appeared or even been mentioned in any canon, not even the games since FRLG. The closest runner ups while not appearing have been mentioned. Juan, Scott, and the Emerald Frontier Brains were brought up in ORAS, while Agatha has been referenced to by Shauntel in the Gen V games.
    It's very sad, isn't it? If there's any character who was the most undeservedly failed by GF, it's her. First, they scrap her without mention in GSC, and then they give her the most barebones, half-assed attempt at a "backstory" ever in FRLG (which served no purpose but to get rid of her and pave the way for Psychic Clown in the sequels). We never learned anything about her friends and family, her dreams and goals, or simply who she was as a person. And, then, she simply vanished for good after that, never to be seen or heard from again.

    And, since GF never cared what became of her, neither does fandom. You see loads more love and fanart/fic for stupid generic NPCs than you do Lorelei, because apparently, a dumb kid who has zero characterization beyond "I like shorts" is deeper, more interesting, and more salvageable than a tragically underwritten E4 member.

    What did Lorelei ever do to incite so much hatred from GF? I can only guess. Yeah, guess what the ace of her team, the Pokémon most strongly associated with her, happens to be? The literal Black Sheep of the franchise. Screwed out of an Evolution, screwed out of a Mega, and screwed out of any other buffs that would put her in the spotlight and make her worth using, because that's the last thing GF wants.

    If GF hadn't been so obsessed with making FRLG a GBA clone of RB, maybe they could've retconned the thing off of Lorelei's team and separated her from the Blackface Pokémon once and for all, but alas, that opportunity has passed. Unless Gen 1 gets another remake, then Lorelei will continue to not exist and be forever "remembered" as the unlucky trainer of a racist stereotype.

    For all 5 fans of her character (of which I am one) it has been a long uphill battle.
  2. BettyNewbie
    February 28th, 2015 09:50 AM
    Poor Gyarados... I get that the Pokémon would've been overpowered in Gen 1 as a Water/Dragon (since no Dragon attacks existed, thus negating its lone weakness), but you'd think they would've, at least, given it the type with its Mega (like they did Charizard). At this point, I don't think it'll ever be a real Dragon type.
  3. BettyNewbie
    February 27th, 2015 10:33 PM
    Uh, remember that Flygon was the first Ground/Dragon type when saying things like that. Also up until Gen VI the type combo was tied with Psychic/Dragon and Water/Dragon if one counts legends.
    But, Legendaries don't count. Seriously, when was the last time you saw someone with a Palkia on their team?

    As for Flygon, it may have been the first, but that still didn't make Ground any more of a filler type for it. It looks like a bug, and it's in the Bug Egg Group, so why not make it Dragon/Bug? Did they really think it would be OP if it didn't have a 4x Ice weakness?
  4. BettyNewbie
    February 27th, 2015 08:08 PM
    Flygon likewise is also interesting due to being a Dragon fly with an interesting pre-evolution (Trapinch).
    Then, why isn't it Dragon/Bug? That would make it far more unique and special. Well, I guess, there's always its Mega, if it happens, that is...

    Also don't forget about the Dragon only in Mega. Ampharos and Charizard X both have the interesting types of Zekrom and Reshiram, while Sceptile has a unique type. Also Altaria has a unique type in it's Mega. So it seems like the Megas are mixing up things a bit.
    Yeah, the Megas, like the Legendaries, are getting more interesting typings and concepts, but the "one Mega per team" limit kind of lessens their effect on the diversity of the type. Can't use Charizard or Sceptile on a mono-Dragon team lest you want them to be your sole Mega, after all.

    Well Kyurem was quite boring too in BW...got a bit more interesting in it's games, so chances are so will Zygarde.
    Most of Kyurem's boringness came from it being horribly underpowered by Box Legendary standards. (The thing's currently sitting in the BL2 Tier, despite having a BST of 660 and no hindering Ability like Truant or Slow Start.) Otherwise, it had a unique, interesting typing. (Albeit, one that hurt more than helped, thanks to Ice being such a horrible typing.)
  5. BettyNewbie
    February 27th, 2015 12:52 PM
    Yeah but in Hoenn there is only one versus 3 Dragon/Flying and 2 Dragon/Psychics. Plus as you said it's a fan favorite (plus Aarune has one, so why didn't he get a Mega like Lissia did?) I think those three are going to end up being marketed alongside one another for the next games (their types fit a known theme in Pokémon after all).At this point Dragon/Psychic (tied with Dragon/Water as the 3rd most common Dragon combo) all have Megas. Now something that is strange is that we have no pure Dragons getting Megas...but then again Dragon final evolved mons popped up in Gen V.
    I don't count Rayquaza and the Latis, as they're Legendaries and are thus, unlikely to be on most people's teams. Outside of Legendaries and Megas, there are exactly FOUR Dragons that aren't mono-Dragon, Dragon/Flying, or Dragon/Ground: Kingdra, Hydreigon, Tyrantrum, and Dragalge.

    In terms of diversity, Dragon is a very boring type, IMO. With the exception of Legendaries and Megas, it seems like most Dragon Pokémon are just plain dragons without having any other special characteristics. Flying and Ground are nothing more than filler types that serve as a replacement for Levitate (in the case of Flying) and provide a 4x Ice weakness (because, apparently, every Dragon needed one back then, even the likes of Altaria and Flygon), and even Tyrantrum is only Rock because it's a Fossil. That leaves only Kingdra, Hydreigon, and Dragalge standing out as more than plain dragons, which is just sad.

    Dragon mythology is vast and diverse, but you wouldn't know it from looking at Pokémon. I guess GF wants to save the "fun" dragons for Legendaries and make the non-Legendaries more boring, although that seems to be slowly changing; Gen 6 gave us a non-Legendary dragon that was unique (Dragalge) and a Legendary dragon that was boring and generic (Zygarde).
  6. BettyNewbie
    February 27th, 2015 10:19 AM
    Interestingly their non-Dragon type are Flying, Water, and Ground respectively.
    Nothing really interesting about that. Flying and Ground are the most common secondary types for Dragons, so Dragon/Flyings and Dragon/Grounds are a dime a dozen.

    It's strange how both Dragonite and Flygon have been seemingly "left behind" in the Mega dept, though. The former is the only pre-Gen 5 Pseudo to not have one, and the latter is the only Gen 3 dragon to not have one. It's not like they're unpopular Pokémon, either.
  7. Unapologetic Sunflower
    February 27th, 2015 06:15 AM
    Unapologetic Sunflower
    Study Italian someday, since you know both Francais and Español.

    So yeah, I picked up Spanish again. I'm trying my best to memorize the 'to be' (ser). Gladly I can remember them, I might look for grammar excercises around the web, hopefully they are available.

    Hmm... It's almost Marzo already. Time flies so fast...
  8. Unapologetic Sunflower
    February 26th, 2015 12:51 PM
    Unapologetic Sunflower
  9. BettyNewbie
    February 25th, 2015 08:41 PM
    Erika should have Mega Bellossom, and Koga should have Mega Crobat. (Gym Leader) Blue would probably have Mega Arcanine. Otherwise, I agree with those.
  10. BettyNewbie
    February 25th, 2015 06:12 PM
    I think Mega Ninetales (or an unlikely evolution) should be Fire/Fairy or Fire/Psychic if it isn't Fire/Ghost. Kyuubi are tricksters so it'll fit the Fairy type like Mawile does. As for Fire/Psychic it has access to psychic moves, plus is shown in the anime to have some psychic abilities.
    Just about anything but mono-Fire would be good for it, even Fire/Psychic. Ninetales badly needs help.

    Speaking of Psychic Mega Psyduck should be Water/Psychic.
    You mean, Mega Golduck, right? Yeah, I never understood why that line was never part-Psychic to begin with. Adding insult to injury, they couldn't even learn Psychic straight from the TM until Generation 4! (You had to breed them with the Slow family or Espeon to get Psychic in Gens 2 and 3... They couldn't get the move at all in Gen 1.) What was up with that?
  11. Unapologetic Sunflower
    February 24th, 2015 10:09 AM
    Unapologetic Sunflower
    Are you actually encouraging me to study Spanish again? XD You seemed to be talented in languages? :o

    My week was so-so anyway, nothing was really up. Lol
  12. Unapologetic Sunflower
    February 22nd, 2015 03:48 AM
    Unapologetic Sunflower
    What's up?
  13. BettyNewbie
    February 21st, 2015 09:37 PM
    I wouldn't be opposed to them giving Blue moments of softness or vulnerability, but again, that would mostly be a postgame thing, after you've defeated him as Champion.
  14. BettyNewbie
    February 21st, 2015 09:35 AM
    That might not be too bad, at least, in the postgame. We don't want to turn Blue into a friendly rival, though. (That's what Wally & co. are for.) His jerkiness is one of his defining traits.
  15. BettyNewbie
    February 20th, 2015 06:42 PM
    Then, let's keep our fingers crossed. I just hope that GF's increasing focus on the competitive crowd doesn't prevent such a game from happening.

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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 .

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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?

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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...
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