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View Poll Results: What term do you use more?
Legendary Pokemon 7 21.88%
Legendaries 18 56.25%
Bothe equally 6 18.75%
Other 1 3.13%
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Old March 17th, 2013, 03:16 PM
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I have seen Legendary Pokemon referred to as either Legendary Pokemon, or Legendaries. I put the question to you:
What is your preferred terminology for these Pokemon? Do you use either of these more than the other? Or do you have yet another term for them?

Personally, I prefer Legendary Pokemon, as that is the way it is said in the games, and Legendaries is not actually a word. It doesn't bother me when people say Legendaries, it's just my preference.
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Old March 17th, 2013, 03:24 PM
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I never really thought about it, but i think i use the term Legendaries way more often. I guess i got used to it, and it's shorter too
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Old March 17th, 2013, 05:06 PM
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I use them interchangeably. I believe 'Legendary Pokemon' is the more formal term while 'legendaries' is an informal term often used by some lazy bone traders. :P
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Old March 17th, 2013, 07:04 PM
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I use them interchangeably. I believe 'Legendary Pokemon' is the more formal term while 'legendaries' is an informal term often used by some lazy bone traders. :P
Same here, pretty much. Although I have noticed I'll use "legendary Pokémon" more when talking about them in the anime or PokéSpe and "legendaries" more often anywhere else.
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Old March 17th, 2013, 07:18 PM
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I'm going to move this to Pokemon General, since the terminology is synonymous with the anime, TCG, manga, you get it.

Anyway, I just say legendaries. It's the shorter of the two phrases sooo...!
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Old March 17th, 2013, 11:22 PM
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I use both. I recognize that "Legendary Pokemon" is the proper way to say it but it sounds really formal and it's a bit of a mouthful to say aloud and takes a lot longer to type, too. So in casual conversation I'll say "Legendaries" for sure but if it's something a little more serious than that, I'll try to use the right terminology where I can. They're fairly interchangeable for me though.
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Old March 18th, 2013, 06:37 AM
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I most use the term "legendaries" because I find it easier to say or type that " legendary pokemon"
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Old April 14th, 2013, 11:13 AM
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i'd say legendaries too since it's much shorter but i sometimes use the other too when i talk more formal
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Old April 14th, 2013, 03:33 PM
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Ledgy. Or for plural Ledgies.
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Old April 14th, 2013, 09:11 PM
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The term "Legendaries" is just abbreviation as the term "Legendary Pokemon" is meaninglessly long to write.
So it's just useful preference how to short the official term.
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Old April 14th, 2013, 10:11 PM
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I use the term "Legendaries" often, although sometimes I would prefer them as "Legendary Pokemon" on occasion.
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Old May 11th, 2013, 01:01 AM
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I still use the term 'Legendary Pokemon' to refer to these special pokemons.
But,I don't mind people using 'Legendaries' or any other term to describe them.
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Old May 11th, 2013, 07:25 AM
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I always use legendaries just because its shorter.
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Old May 11th, 2013, 10:01 PM
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I've always considered the two terms interchangeable, and I have no real prefence of one over the other. I do tend to say 'legendaries' more often, though, simply because it's quicker to type out.
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Old May 13th, 2013, 06:41 PM
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I use "legendaries" simply because I can't be bothered to say the full "legendary Pokémon" phrase.
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Old May 13th, 2013, 07:17 PM
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I use the word "Legendaries" more because now there are many Legendary Pokemon, so it just sounds more accurate to me. Haha.
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Old May 14th, 2013, 12:39 AM
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I call them Legends. heh, not part of what you asked but it is still shortened for legendaries. Legendary seems like a mouthful to say so Legends shorten it.
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Old May 14th, 2013, 02:24 AM
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I sometimes say both but I tend to say Legendary Pokémon more.
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Old May 14th, 2013, 06:54 AM
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I tend to say Legends mostly. Though, I do sometimes use legendary pokemon.
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Old May 22nd, 2013, 12:41 AM
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I've always referred to them as Legendary Pokemon since it sounds cooler to me. "Legendaries" is a short-form which I use only occasionally when I'm having a Pokemon conversation with my friends.
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Old May 22nd, 2013, 08:12 PM
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I've always said 'Legendaries' no reason in particular but yeah thats just become a habit now.
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Old May 22nd, 2013, 08:18 PM
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Like some of you, I call them Legends as well. It just sounds more awesome.
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Old May 22nd, 2013, 10:11 PM
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I use both, depending on how much time I want to devote to typing things out. There's no preference for either. It doesn't bother me what others choose to use.
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