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Old March 14th, 2013 (02:15 PM).
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I caught it, leveled it up, and used it to help with Fantina. I also had a Luxray with Crunch.

It was a member of my final team too.
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Old March 15th, 2013 (03:02 AM).
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I was on the quest to complete the pokedex so i did catch but only after E4 if i remember correctly.
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Old March 31st, 2013 (01:40 AM). Edited March 31st, 2013 by Sonkitts.
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I love uniquely typed Pokémon, and Ghost/Flying is unique! I love using this guy. I've used him one on my Pearl save and he is formidable given the correct move set. A Ghost Pokémon doesn't need Physical Defence as the trainer should know when to use it.
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Old March 31st, 2013 (04:44 AM). Edited March 31st, 2013 by Elaitenstile.
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Oh, ummmmm, that... thing. xD

It was a cutie, right? I caught is fuuu-rst day in the Weendworks (Scary place o.O) xD

So aaanyway, I thought it could look cute and it was cool xD! Nice Payback move tooooo! xD

Sooo, I used it until about level... ummm... thirty-four, I guess xD! By then it became a big puffy balloon! xD

I thought... lemme take Bronzong insteaad xD! Yes, it's so big and strong! And since then, I said to the Drif... Blim, yes, "Toodles!" xD
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Old April 1st, 2013 (11:35 PM).
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No I didn't catch it, not on my first playthrough anyway.

I don't think it was near Friday when I went through that area. (it was probably a saturday or sunday) I'd love to train one on a team though. Maybe it will be available in the XY regional pokedex.
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Old April 1st, 2013 (11:37 PM).
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I caught it :) and it gave my whole team PokeRUS! So yay~ First time encountering PokeRUS xD

Didn't use it, though, except to spread the virus.

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Old April 22nd, 2013 (11:17 AM).
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I caught it, named it Balloon, and used it for a while. It's in my PC box at the moment though.
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Old May 5th, 2013 (02:55 PM).
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I have caught it everytime I play D/P/Pt because I need it to fill the dex, but I never used Drifloon/Drifblim in in-game nor competitively.
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Old May 13th, 2013 (04:14 PM).
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I have it, yes. Evolved mine for Drifblim's Pokedex entry, back when I actually cared about completing my Pokedex.

Now I occasionally soft reset for a shiny Drifloon because it's a pretty cool shiny. {:
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Old May 13th, 2013 (05:16 PM).
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I've caught it, but never used it on my team or even evolved it.
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Old May 13th, 2013 (08:44 PM).
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I also caught it but never used.
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Old May 14th, 2013 (12:18 AM).
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If I remember to play every Friday, I go back and catch it multiple times, just like Friday's Lapras in HGSS.
In one save file, I DID use the Drifloon/Drifblim, because the times I managed to get it conveniently before moving on to Eterna City, and I didn't have a Flying type at the time. It was actually pretty useful and can be very tough in battle when used effectively!

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Old May 14th, 2013 (02:46 AM).
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I sadly only caught it and it never exited my PC for a long time.
I just found no use for it, as Gastly made a better Ghost-type in the long run, and Starly and it's evolved forms made a better Flying-type companion in my opinion. Sure, it's a good option on its own, but not when you have either of the previously mentioned Pokemon.
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Old May 14th, 2013 (04:20 AM).
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In one playthrough I did catch it with the intent on using it as a team member. Alas, it didn't fit my teams chemistry and was subsequently boxed for the remainder of the game.
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Old May 14th, 2013 (09:37 AM).
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I always try to catch it, but usually only if I'm in the area on a Friday. Once used it on my team, but I gotta be honest I'm not a fan of Drifloon/Drifblim. They have decent stats but rubbish design.
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Old May 15th, 2013 (01:10 PM).
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I catch him, even more than one thime (when its friday i go for him), but to be honest, the design doesn't like me much, and their moves in the level i caught don't look useful, so i ending put him in the box store.
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Old May 16th, 2013 (06:55 AM).
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Yep, I caught one on my birthday back in November 2010 and I'm now using one on my current Platinum team. I think both Drifloon and Drifblim are great ghost types and their type combination is very unique.
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Old May 16th, 2013 (07:23 AM).
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I caught a few because I really like their design and I even used one during a playthrough. It was pretty fun, although it was difficult to use because its movepool clashed with the rest of my team.
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