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Old January 21st, 2013, 03:29 AM
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So I read the sticky, and I think this is a fake card based on that.... am I right?
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Old January 21st, 2013, 07:55 AM
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I took this image straight from bulbapedia
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The card seems legit so far.
Usually you can tell more about fake Pokemon cards from the design on the back with the Poke-ball, rather than just the front image alone unless it's obviously fake.
In Platinum they had +10 through to 30 in weakness instead of double damage. They went back to double damage weakness when black and white sets were released.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 08:09 AM
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I took this image straight from bulbapedia


The card seems legit so far.
Usually you can tell more about fake Pokemon cards from the design on the back with the Poke-ball, rather than just the front image alone unless it's obviously fake.
In Platinum they had +10 through to 30 in weakness instead of double damage. They went back to double damage weakness when black and white sets were released.
Look at the e in the Pokemon text under the attacks, its not lined up like it is in the one you posted.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 08:28 AM
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It could be a misprint ! But we need to see the back of the card to confirm if it's fake or not.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 10:37 AM
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It could be a misprint ! But we need to see the back of the card to confirm if it's fake or not.

It is at home, I will try to remember to take a picture tonight.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 12:14 PM
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It's an obvious fake. I'll explain why when I can get to a proper pc later and am not posting from my mobile.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 01:38 PM
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It could be a misprint ! But we need to see the back of the card to confirm if it's fake or not.
Attached with a known good card for compare.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 01:53 PM
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yikes @_@ that card is a mess!

"Th"
"Thuner Fang"
" pok é mon"

not to mention no spacing after punctuation >.<
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Old January 21st, 2013, 02:05 PM
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yikes @_@ that card is a mess!

"Th"
"Thuner Fang"
" pok é mon"

not to mention no spacing after punctuation >.<
Huh, missed the "Thuner Fang" lol. Seems odd card to fake, its not worth anything.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 02:25 PM
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Also, that "e" used is a giveaway, same with the HP font used, and most of the fonts in general. Also notice that the metal energy symbol in its resistance doesn't pop out like an energy symbol should. The symbol touches the edges of its circle, and 99% of the time, the symbol within the circle doesn't do that because the symbol should look like it's printed in 3D.
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Old January 21st, 2013, 02:26 PM
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Same ! Good observation ! Yeah this card is clearly a fake I'm afraid. Time to bin it !
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Old January 21st, 2013, 09:02 PM
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Same ! Good observation ! Yeah this card is clearly a fake I'm afraid. Time to bin it !

aaaaw! I don't think they need to bin it!!
I think it'd just be an awesome novelty card to have :D

It's quirky!
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 05:50 AM
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Still wondering why anyone would fake THIS card? Its not worth anything, and it is not exactly a super-cool pokemon.
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 07:32 AM
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They fake crap cards too, as they sell them in fake booster packs, would seem a bit fishy if booster pack contained EX's and etc every time..
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 02:42 PM
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Exactly, it's the same with fake "Theme Decks". They have to copy and fake every card in the deck.
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 06:45 PM
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aaaaw! I don't think they need to bin it!!
I think it'd just be an awesome novelty card to have :D

It's quirky!
Maybe I will sell it on ebay and list it as "a quaint quirky card" as evaluated by the experts on The PokéCommunity Forums. :D
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