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Old June 5th, 2015 (3:08 AM).
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Sometimes I don't mind. Kind of annoying if it's a cringey name on a 'mon though, eg. I wouldn't want a MLP/generic anime/edgy name (eg. xXShadowLordXx) /overall annoying name on my main Pokémon. Kind of wish GF would let us change traded Pokémon's nicknames at max happiness, but unfortunately I don't think that'll ever happen.
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Old June 27th, 2015 (6:32 AM).
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I'm a Nuzlocker, so often I nickname everything I catch by habit, it's rare for me to not nickname a Pokemon. Whenever I get a traded Pokemon with a nickname I just change it with the Name-rater and give it a better one.
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Old June 27th, 2015 (6:05 PM).
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I personally don't mind receiving nicknamed Pokemon so long as they do not have mean nicks.

I got a handful of Pokemon with mean nicknames from Wonder Trade (and the GTS, occasionally), and I couldn't help but feel bad for the poor virtual thing.

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Old July 2nd, 2015 (10:45 PM).
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I'm not most creative one when it comes to giving nicknames, so the nicknamed ones are kept for self use. lol

I don't mind receiving any nicknamed ones as long as they aren't bizarre or mean.

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I tend to nickname my best Pokémon, and have spent hours on end before coming up with a suitable name for them. Usually, it ends up being tied with a history I've had with them, or the role I plan on them being.

One of my favorites, for example, was Royal Pain, a Latios that I still have.

One that I spent a month breeding out of scratch is Warhammer, the Azumarill.
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Old July 15th, 2015 (9:57 PM).
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I get that has weird/lame/dumb nicknames usually get released right after I get it.
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Old December 19th, 2015 (2:33 PM).
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Doesn't matter. I'd prefer a 6IV aggron named "ur mum XD" over a 3IV with no nickname.
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Old December 22nd, 2015 (7:23 AM).
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I generally tend to not like nicknamed trade pokemon and i generally don't use them, however it sure gets me down whenever i receive a pokemon with a ridicolous name, such as an Hawlucha named " Nacho Libre " and a Wailord named " U Mama "
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Old January 11th, 2016 (9:39 AM).
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Hawlucha named " Nacho Libre "...Ooops I actually think that's a cool name, my first thought when I saw that pokemon was "Oh a Mexican Wrestler!". Sorry it's my age and sense of humor.

However that does bring me to my question and hopefully someone can answer it. because myself and Hubby play all versions of the games we get access to all the pokemons. We have spoken about buying an AR cartridge to "A" back up our games and "B" clone

Eventually we would like to be able to "give" copies of our Lengendaries and game specific pokemon to people however I wondered are these more useful "non nickmanmed" and "not touched"

Latios/Latias the red one, I used only minimally, not nicknamed and Kyogre I didn't nickname and stuck him straight in the box.

Eventually I would like to help other members when I have stuff, however I want to make the pokemon I get easier for them to work with.

Thank you for any feedback or help in advance!

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Old January 12th, 2016 (7:48 AM).
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If it's a cute, creative nickname I don't mind so much. If it's stupid, then yes, I do. Also, I prefer to train pokemon on my own, especially if I want them to be a major part of my team. I know it sounds silly, but it really does feel like you've got a 'bond' when you train it, even if its traded. If I get trades with levels 70+, they're pretty much only used as trophies, or to defeat the pokemon league yet again.
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Old January 13th, 2016 (5:33 PM).
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I just got a lv 1 Magby named TitDuck, so yeah. it certainly made me not trade it away, but if anyone wants it, you're welcome to it :D
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I dislike it when I get bad ones and don't mind the japanese names much but when i get something like a pikachu named after a swear word I am a little angry. Not that I will really be using it.

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Old January 31st, 2016 (4:40 PM).
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I generally tend to nickname members of my team when it comes to the metagame,
even giving them a theme to go by (most of the time it's Daedric deities from the Elder Scrolls series), but honestly?
Other than that, I wouldn't much care for it.
I'm the type of player who will keep any Pokémon in the box as long as I had no duplicates,
but I would prefer if they didn't have a nickname like "PantyShot" or that of the like.
I want a clean set to complete the PokéDex with.
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Old February 16th, 2016 (4:06 PM).
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I never nickname my Pokemon. It's not right to do so in my opinion.
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Old February 25th, 2016 (7:27 AM).
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There is only two pokemon I will nickname and that would be Gyarados (always called GOD) and Lucario (always called King) but back on pokemon firered when I caught my first Pikachu I did call it Thor also The Flash if i planned on evolving it
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Old February 25th, 2016 (7:42 AM).
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I have 2 Braviary with 2 nickname
it's kinda fun, I guess
oh, and a Steelix with nickname "Helix"
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Old March 6th, 2016 (8:39 PM).
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My favorite nickname for a Tyrogue i IV and EV trained with 3 egg moves is Zatoichi after the Blind Swordsman. I thought Jubei would be good as well(Ninja Scroll) his head kinda looks like he's wearing a straw hat... But, I ultimately settled with Zatoichi.
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Old March 8th, 2016 (3:02 PM).
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a traded Pokemon should have the original name... that's It!
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Old March 9th, 2016 (5:54 PM).
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I traded an old event Celebi that was like level 40 for a perfect IV shiny Mew. Which is really good, since I just got another Celebi from the event again. But the Mew was named Meow. Which kinda makes me cringe at times, but tbh it's not that bad. It's just if you love a Pokemon, like my Mew, it sucks to get a good one, with a horrible name.
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Old March 10th, 2016 (12:01 PM).
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I recently been getting annoyed with all the Zigzagoons and Magikarp over the Wonder Trade. <_<;

So I recently and now permanently will nickname all my breeded 5 IV's pokemon regular words like Buddy or Guy or Friend. Sometimes I like to be ghetto with it and name my female pokemon like Zulaka, , Giggy Goo, and my favorite Bescuuuse Me (Hahaha Game Grumps ftw) I want people think "Why on earth did this person nickname that way?"

Well... d-bag... you traded me a god damn Zigzagoon. What's not to think about?
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Old March 18th, 2016 (5:48 PM).
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Originally Posted by Silvergrass View Post
I'm a Nuzlocker, so often I nickname everything I catch by habit, it's rare for me to not nickname a Pokemon. Whenever I get a traded Pokemon with a nickname I just change it with the Name-rater and give it a better one.
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Old March 20th, 2016 (5:01 PM).
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If I nickname them myself, it means I love that pokemon and would like them to have a nickname that means something to me. I've gotten so many named "Poopy" or etc. I even got one that they named the Bulbasaur Venasaur... It was quite entertaining. If it's something cute and creative i'm all for it. But if it's lame and just makes me feel ashamed to own the pokemon i'm sending it out via WT as soon as I can. I've gotten some with names that i've gone in and released the pokemon like "corrupted" and so on for like wingul, I know that it could terrify someone to get one with that type of name and that's just not what i'm about.
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Old 3 Weeks Ago (6:53 AM).
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I take nicknames very seriously. To the point where I can spend minutes trying to think of a suitable one, if it's a pokemon I'm going to be using a lot. To me, if it doesn't have a nickname, I can't connect with it. So I'd rather have a lame nickname than none at all. Except if it's just for my pokedex.

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I'm a Nuzlocker, so often I nickname everything I catch by habit, it's rare for me to not nickname a Pokemon. Whenever I get a traded Pokemon with a nickname I just change it with the Name-rater and give it a better one.
But wait, you can't just change a traded pokemon's nickname right? Right??

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My opinion has changed since my last post here a few weeks ago - I now try to nickname all of the Pokemon I will use for any purpose with something clever, cool, or funny - mostly for battling and laughing with friends.
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my pokemon are rarely nicknamed. I recently restarted AS and, my Blaziken named Azula, Linone named Rigby, and my Poocheyena named Poochin are the first ever pokemon i've ever nicknamed when playing any of the games. If theyre from trades, it's fine, but I hate when I choose dumb names, My torchic was originally nicknamed "Skoal" until i reached the name rater. And then, she was named Azula from A:TLA

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