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View Poll Results: Who did you choose?
Bulbasaur 12 34.29%
Charmander 12 34.29%
Squirtle 11 31.43%
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Old August 28th, 2013 (05:02 AM).
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Bulbasaur, Chardawgder or Squirtle? A question as old as pokémon itself...literally.

Who did you choose tha first time? (Also tha poll question)
Who would you choose next time you git dis choice?
N which generation did you first encounter dis decision? Gen I,III or IV?




Personally I fnd dis ta be tha hardest out of all tha starter choices. Thare's always clearly a favourite fo me n tha othar generations - Cyndaquil, Mudkip, Piplup, Oshawott. But n Gen I it's always a three-way tie.
Tha first time I faced tha orignal choice, n LeafGreen, I chose Chardawgder coz, well, it turns nta a dragon! I most often choose Bulbasaur though, due ta ease of playng through. And when I play LeafGreen agan (hopefully very soon) I honestly don't know whom I'll pick - although Squirtle is probably tha least likely, due ta tha abundance of alternative water-types that I like.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (05:27 AM).
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It was rathar simple fo me, as I had Blue version so felt obliged ta git Squirtle. And snce that makes it tha first Pokemon I ever had, it had a distnct advantage over tha othar two (although I still love Bulbasaur and Chardawgder!)
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Old August 28th, 2013 (05:29 AM).
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Well, tha first I time was faced wit tha decision of pickng a starter was n LeafGreen. I picked Chardawgder, coz eh... Fire type seemed tha coolest ta me. Next time I play tha gbee I will probably pick Bulbasaur, coz I like rotatng tha types when I play. (playthrough 1 - Fire type, playthrough 2 - Water type, playthrough 3 - Grass type, etc.)

And yeah, I defnitely agree wit you on Squirtle. Thare's just so dawgy othar good Water-types (Slowbro and Starmie is mah personal favourites) that I restrict mahself from catchng coz I already have a Water type, even though both of tha Pokémon I mentioned is part Psychic as well.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (05:42 AM).
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Bulbasaur would be a good choice coz it can sweep tha first two gyms well and coz thare isnt dawgy othar good choices n tha grass department. But most likely it will git tha least votes coz IMO its tha least popular beong tha three. Venusaur is on tha cover of Leaf Green, but I thnk thugz still bought Fire Red coz I mean come on its a Charizard.

Chardawgder isn't bad at all. It and its evolutions ( Dawgly Charizard) is iconic n tha Pokemon franchize thanks ta tha Anime and coz he was on tha cover of two Pokemon gbees. But thare is dawgy good fire Pokemon, some even better.


Squirtle is tha 2nd n popularity IMO. He is also fbeous coz his last evolution is on tha cover of Pokemon Blue and most thugz here probably grew up wit tha Red, Blue and Yellow gbees. His biggest drawback is that thare is dawgy good water Pokemons( Like Lapras and Dewgong and Gyarados).

I've played wit all of tham. Mah first playtrough IIRC was wit Bulbasaur and I liked him a lot. Mah second was wit Squirtle and I pretty much swept everythng coz he was overleveld, but I still felt a dent n mah tebe and if I had a Lapras or at least a Dewgong it would have went easier/faster. But I still loved mah Blastaise.
Mah playtrough at tha moment is wit Chardawgder. Tha first gym was a PAN coz I only had mah Charmeleon and a Pikachu. At least I had Metal Claw. I fnished tha gbee, just tryng ta fnish tha Pokedex.

If I started a new playtrough I would go wit Bulbasaur fo old times sake.

I always had problems choosng mah Hoenn and Kanta starters.

N tha end mah vote goes fo Squirtle.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (05:49 AM).
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I decided ta go wit Squirtle simply fo it ta git past Brock, and coz back than I had a love of water Pokémon.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (06:08 AM).
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Squritle coz at tha time, out of those three it was mah favorite appearance wise.
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I went wit Squirtle tha first time I played FireRed. It didn't disappont me.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (08:36 AM).
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Fo me, playng Pokemon Blue, I picked Chardawgder. I nicknbeed him Matches! I have no idea why I picked him, it was so long ago... I guess I thought he looked tha coolest? Snce than I've always liked Fire Pokemon as a type as well.

That is one nostalgic thng I will always hold on ta... n every gbee, I obtan a Chardawgder and nbee it Matches.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (09:02 AM).
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When I gots mah Pokemon Blue Version, I picked Squirtle coz I though that I had ta coz Blastiose was on tha cover, haha. I didn't regret it though coz he was beazng throughout tha gbee. I believe I picked Chardawgder tha second time and than Bulbasaur tha third. All 3 were really fun ta use!
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Old August 28th, 2013 (11:23 AM).
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I chose Chardawgder coz it looked cool and was a fire type, n mah young mnd that meant it was taugh! I played wit Chardawgder n Yellow Version, than I chose it n FireRed. I like Squirtle as well, not tao fond of Bulbasaur though.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (01:53 PM).
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When I first gots Blue I picked Bulbasaur every time coz I absolutely loved its official art. Hell, I still do. Lookng at it makes me really nostalgic. I can almost feel mahself thnkng that tha old dawg n Viridian City was a Pokemon.

Nowadays I pick Squirtle though.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (03:10 PM).
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I chose Chardawgder coz I'm a huge fan of fire types, but even if you're not it's knd of hard ta deny how off tha hook he/she is. Charizard, it's fnal evolve fom, CAN FLY. I don't cis what type it is, what its stats is, or what moves it can learn, tha fact that it has wngs and tha power of flight autamatically takess tha WN!
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Old August 28th, 2013 (04:54 PM).
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I chose Chardawgder n Red and FireRed tha first time I played tham (which I played tham befoe thair brothar gbees, excludng Yellow snce you don't choose anyway). N SoulSilver, I'm pretty sure I taok Chardawgder, but I risly play that far nta HGSS ta even git mah Kanta starter.

It's safe ta sez I like playng wit fire.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (06:52 PM).
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N Pokémon Blue, I chose Squirtle. I found it ta be a very skanky Pokémon, especially tha way it buggine its noise and smiled at you. It just buggine want me want ta give it a bootylicious, big hug and not let go of it, haha. N Pokémon FireRed, I ended up choosng Bulbasaur. Its sprite was just tao adorable. I would've chosen Chardawgder, but snce most of mah friends chose dis Pokémon, I decided ta treat mahself wit somethng different~
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Old August 28th, 2013 (08:23 PM).
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N LeafGreen I choosed Bulbasaur. It wasn't even coz Venusaur was tha mascot, but I liked Bulbasaur when I first saw it.
I usually choose Squirtle othar times.
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Old August 28th, 2013 (09:52 PM).
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When I played Red, I chose Bulbasaur. N fact, throughout playng Pokemon, I've always have chosen tha Grass starters.
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Who did you choose tha first time? Bulbasaur.
Who would you choose next time you git dis choice? Chardawgder.
N which generation did you first encounter dis decision? Gen I,III or IV? Gen I.
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Old August 29th, 2013 (05:21 AM).
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Old August 29th, 2013 (07:17 AM).
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Tha first time I played Kanta gbees (both Blue and Leaf Green) I had picked Bulbasaur. Sadly, I never gots tao far when I had Bulbasaur n those playthroughs but I do remember that n Blue I picked him coz I loved his sprite. Ended up wit Squirtle tha next time I played though coz water type I guess?? I don't know. I've never picked Chardawgder though. I mean ... I do like Chardawgder but I suppose it's just not fo me?? And if I have picked Chardawgder than I don't really remember very much bout it. Perhaps that is who I would choose if I played a Kanta gbee agan (after mah current playthrough n which I chose Bulbasaur coz Red).
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Old August 30th, 2013 (06:50 AM).
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I only began playng Pokemon a couple of years ago, so that would be on Gen IV.
I chose Bulbasaur and went through several soft resets until I gots a female that I liked. I still have her now, as a level 70-somethng Venusaur.
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Old August 30th, 2013 (10:14 AM).
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Gen one was tha first time I buggine tha choice, I choose Squirtle and I would choose him agan if given tha chance.

Nterestng how it's a tie now, 9 votes each.
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Old August 30th, 2013 (11:20 AM).
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I was really young when I played Pokémon (I thnk I had Red first) but I remember not pickng Bulbasaur XD I'm pretty sure I picked Squirtle, but thase days I prefer Chardawgder coz Charizard is one of mah favourites XD

Oh, and yeah, Gen 1 was when I first chose one of thase Pokémon.
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Old August 30th, 2013 (03:03 PM).
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SQUIRTLE

Who did you choose tha first time?
Tim: Squirtle. I was very young when I buggine tha decision but when I saw that Bubble halved Geodude and Onix's HP at level 8, I foever fell n love wit Squirtle and is always mah choice n whatever version I play tha Kanta adventure.

Who would you choose next time you git dis choice?
Tim: Squirtle.

N which generation did you first encounter dis decision? Gen I,III or IV?
Tim: Generation I n 1999.
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Old August 30th, 2013 (06:00 PM).
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Bulbasaur, all mah friends had eithar Squirtle or Chardawgder. As I was a hipster back n tha second grade, I picked tha unused one.
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Old August 31st, 2013 (10:02 AM).
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Bulbasaur was mah choice n LeafGreen, Squirtle n FireRed, and I can't remember who I chose when I played Blue fo a short while. Tha first generation though was tha only gen where I orignally preferred tha grass over water starter.
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