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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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Old July 3rd, 2015 (1:52 PM).
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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 4 Weeks Ago (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 3 Weeks Ago (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 3 Weeks Ago (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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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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