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Old June 5th, 2013, 02:25 PM
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I do like the idea of sorting by number, that's pretty cool, although it does sound a little tedious.

The problem with my system is that I have near 2 full boxes of Water Pokemon.
Luckily I'm near finished the National Dex in White, so I don't need much more space.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 03:21 PM
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alphabetical order is my method. Makes it so much easier to find them. like box 1 might be A&B, box 2 would be C&D. so on and so forth. Its good because i don't have to worry about dual-type mayhem and because there arent many with V, W, X, Y & Z they can all go in one box and leave me room for Legendaries and EV trained poke's in theyre own boxes. Saves me searching for my best team when I'm going to wifi battle or whatever.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 04:28 PM
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I play Fire Red, and I organized them by their pokédex number, first Bulbasaur, then Ivysaur, and so on.
Also change the Box's name, so they end up like this:

Box 1: 1-30
Box 2: 31-60
Box 3: 61-90

And that way it's easy to find them.
The remaining boxes are for shinies, eggs and others, like, I have a male Snorlax on the box it has to be, and a female (you can catch 2 Snorlax) on the remaining box.
I try to have all evolutions (have one Charmander, one Charmeleon and one Charizard for example), that way the boxes are completely full.
Other thing is if I found a shiny pokémon, let's say Starmie, but I haven't caught one Starmie at all (wich it actually happened like a week ago), even though it's shiny, it will go to the normal spot.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 04:39 PM
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I don't organize my Pokémon in a particular way, but I put Synchronize Pokémon in their own box, as well as the Pokémon I intend to use in Battle facilities. In D/P/Pt, I kept Unown in their own box as well.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 04:44 PM
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Seriously though? I used to try to put them in number order, but it became too time consuming and I saw very little point in continuing. I just leave them as they are. Only time they move around is when I cycle my team around.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 05:29 PM
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For me, I just put them in any order, setting aside boxes for: legendaries, shinies, and level 100's. If a shiny or legendary makes it to level 100, they go in the level 100 box anyways.
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Old June 5th, 2013, 06:08 PM
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i've never organized my pokemon lol... they go where they go when i catch them.
I got a little organized when i started breeding but i only moved pokemon i cared about essentially.
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Old June 15th, 2013, 01:46 PM
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I previously organized by type, level, and gender. But I had way too many normal types for that to work haha.

Now my boxes are crowded and messy. I almost always have to search for a box with an open space. x:
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Old June 19th, 2013, 02:35 AM
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I actually just developed an OCD a few days ago, organizing my pokemon according to various classifications... although some may be "forced" into those habitats to save space.

Lakeside/Riverside = consists of grass, water, and rarely even other pokemons that would normally live near the said habitat. Marill, Deerling, Stantler, Shaymin, Keldeo, Wooper, Whiscash, Basculin, Magikarp, Golduck to name a few.

Deep Sea/Ocean = consists of most water pokemon. This includes any water type that you literally should find in the sea/ocean. Some examples are Jellicent, Shellder, Corsola, Kingler, Tentacruel, Gyarados, Stunfisk, etc.

Caves/Tunnels = includes a lot of pokemon found in caves. Usually rock pokemon, but also includes other non-rock pokemon such as Golbat, Dunsparce, Koffing, Muk and Woobat. Basically, sewers are also considered tunnels, so..

Hot Zone = this includes pokemon that could live in extreme temperatures, or at least could produce those extreme temperatures. Since desert and ground pokemon (not placed in the Cave box) are very few, I've included all fire pokemon in the box(es) as well. Cacnea, Krookorok, Trapinch, Numel, and Sandshrew are found here.

Fields = this includes pokemon found in mostly any grass of patch, and does not match other boxes' quotas. Normal pokemons are most commonly found here, as well as some poison types found in grass such as Stunky, Arbok and Seviper. No need to give examples for normals you find in the field. There are at least two Fields boxes in every game i play. Flying types are also found here.

Forest = includes all bugs and even most grass types. Typically, all of them are found in forests, but not strictly. Bellossom, for example, isn't really a forest-exclusive... but since most of the oddish line are also found in forests, i've included bellossom here. Some exceptions such as Slakoth and Sudowoodo are also found here.

PowerPlant = All steel types and electric types. Scizor and Forretress are included in the Forest box, though.

Stronk/Strong = includes most legendaries and all dragons.

Party = mostly the ones i'm currently using for battles. Also includes the HM slaves.

Daycare = most "pink" pokemon are found here. Chansey, Clefairy, Wigglytuff, Granbull... etc. Not strictly daycare though, i just had nothing to name it. Porygon is found here.

Gloompit/Stinkpit = Includes a lot of dark and ghost types. Ice types that couldn't fit into the deep ocean category are also found here... such as Swinub (cave box is too full), Glalie, Delibird, and ugly Jynx.

Experts = Fighting and Psychic types.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 02:55 AM
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Because I capture so few Pokemon in game (i.e. only ones that I get as gifts or will conceivably use in my team), there isn't really so much a sorting process as a 'first come first served' policy re: space. I imagine I would have a system by type if I was serious about collecting critters, but the 'system' I have at the moment seems to work well so far.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 10:59 AM
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I go by levels (0-10, 11-20, 21-30... Etc), then a separate box for Shinies, EV Trained, and Breeding.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 11:13 AM
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I used to just put them in whatever box they were sent to but then I started putting the Water types in a "Water" box and Fire types in a "Fire" box and so forth.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 11:15 AM
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I do National Dex order in the games I have a lot of Pokemon in. My White 2 file has at least 14 boxes completely filled with every Pokemon in order so... it's really the only way to do it lol

In my games where I don't bother to collect, I have no organization at all cause I only fill like, 3 boxes max.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 11:21 AM
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I don't organise them in the pc box, I mostly just throw them in.

Although occasionally if I'm doing a lot of breeding I'll set aside a box to put my breeding pokemon in....and maybe another box for shiny pokemon. That's about it in terms of organisation.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 12:10 PM
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Good question. I usually put the NFEs in one box and the Fully Evolved in another box. Any Eggs that I don't use go into a third box. If I have lots of Pokemon, and feel the need to use more boxes, I would color-code each box to help me distinguish each Pokemon.
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Old June 19th, 2013, 03:19 PM
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Boxes? I never bother with those, I only focus on the six Pokémon that are on my team and any extras just are placed randomly in my PC boxes.
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Old July 4th, 2013, 11:45 AM
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i sort them by level, with a box for pokemon i still need to sort. so it's like lvs 1-10, lvs 11-20, etc.
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Old July 4th, 2013, 11:49 AM
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Mine are in the boxes however they end up there. I don't have time to arrange them all and to me I really don't care. The only box I keep organized is my egg box.
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Old July 4th, 2013, 01:25 PM
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I play black2 and my sorting system is
TeamPkmn (all pokemon I use in my team)
Keep (pokemon I will keep, but not use, mainly for pokedex)
Trade (I do alot of trading now and have a box full of pokemon for trade)
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Storage 1 and 2 (for any pokemon I have more than one of, mainly for the trade box really)
Quite simple really :D
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Old July 6th, 2013, 03:08 PM
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I use lots of pokemon through the course of a game, so I'm constantly rummaging around in my boxes, rearranging my team.

Going from the first box to the right, I sort by quality, subdivided by special or physical if necessary. The first box is the first string pokemon - the ones I know I can count on - then it goes down from there, all the way to the junk I know I'm never going to use. Going from the last box to the left, I have duplicates, things I'm going to breed, things I've bred, extra eggs and babies and so on. Somewhere in the middle I have boxes for stuff I want to keep but am probably not going to use - preevos, shinies, legendaries, events and the like.
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Old July 7th, 2013, 08:35 PM
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I don't sort my Pokemon in any particular order, I only just put them next to Pokemon I think look nice with them!
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Old July 9th, 2013, 11:49 AM
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i usually jsut throw them in with no order in mind. however i usually have a box just for unknows. also in my SS i had a box for my "ultimate" team because i started to try and complete the pokedex and train loads to evolve them in the E4
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Old July 9th, 2013, 07:20 PM
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When I do bother to sort out my Pokemon (I don't believe they are currently sorted in any game but Soul Silver) I usually went with the type method. Though, of course, there was the dual-typing crisis in which I just put then in one of the two types that they are. But in my Soul Silver I decided to go with what color the Pokemon was according to the dex. So when I went to my PC you would see a box full of white, a box full of blue, and so forth. It was a pretty interesting method in my opinion!
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Old July 9th, 2013, 09:18 PM
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I really have no sorting method when I'm going through the game, especially when it comes to older games. I typically have one box for Legendarys and other novalty pokemon, and then everything else goes in the other boxes.

On Black 2 though where I've caught just about all of them; I have them sorted by their dex number
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Old July 10th, 2013, 01:44 AM
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Unlike some people I know, I rename my boxes and just store them and stuff. But I always go biggest to smallest. That is something I will NEVER stop doing. xD
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