Considering the starters are usually underpowered little imps, I think the preference writes itself. ;) Of course, this depends on when you get them, as I'm assuming this is from square one.
WYR listen to Jigglypuff sing and miss whatever movie (or other) outing you had planned, or have and Exploud give you temporary deafness due to the ringing in your ears, but still go out with your friends and do stuff (despite not hearing anything)?
Other Stuff That's Totally Uncool and Not Worth Your Time!
This thread is still alive?! Well this is awkward.
1st one. Being a computer program sounds horrible.
Would you rather be immortal and have Wailord eat you, swallow you, go through its stomach and digested system then be pooped out, and it takes you 3 days to get out. OR Live the life as a human with a colony of Trubbish and Garbodor, and you never-ever fixed your personal hygiene.