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Old May 30th, 2009 (08:56 AM).
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I always had this question. Have you guys noticed that through almost the whole seris of pokemon nobody goes to the bathroom? I mean whens the last time pikachu had to take a pikapoo?
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Old May 30th, 2009 (08:57 AM). Edited May 30th, 2009 by templekeeper.
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Do you wanna waste 20 minutes watching pikachu take a pikapoo? I didn't think so-

EDIT: Dude, toilets ARE NOT electric and ran by motors.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (08:58 AM).
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Do you ever see ANYONE on the toilet in ANY media (cartoon, book, game) used for anything except comedy? Nope? There's your answer
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:00 AM).
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well isn't pokemon based off of real life?
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:01 AM).
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Lol...? Yeah like the others have said, it is indeed quite pointless. I remember this exact same question being asked for Harry Potter as well. Oo
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:02 AM).
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well I find it very weird at least let one of the chraters say "oops I got to go to the bathroom"
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:03 AM).
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Well they are using the bathroom. Like when sleeping in the Pokemon Center but not in the series in the Pokemon World.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:04 AM).
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well I find it very weird at least let one of the chraters say "oops I got to go to the bathroom"
Is Pokémon the only show you watch or something? I mean they probably do say stuff like that but for comedic purposes.

Seriously they don't even go to the bathroom in things that attempt to make an accurate portrayal of Earth, and Pokémon's portrayal is far from accurate. I mean shinigamis and magic killing books aren't exactly realistic either, but other than those, the world itself is very realistic... just no bathrooms.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:05 AM).
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well what if there on a route and they have to use a bush
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:06 AM).
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well what if there on a route and they have to use a bush
Children's anime is for children.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:09 AM).
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oh and dude why are you being mean and yelling at me i'm just asking a question
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:12 AM).
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oh and dude why are you being mean and yelling at me i'm just asking a question
I'm not But if it seemed that way I'm sorry.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:15 AM).
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It's because it has already been answered :3

If there ever was a bathroom scene though, it would move the plot along sort of thing (one example is The Mummy 2).
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Old May 30th, 2009 (09:18 AM).
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well maybe they'll be a new form for rotom or something. Toilet form!
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Old May 30th, 2009 (12:05 PM).
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well maybe they'll be a new form for rotom or something. Toilet form!
That's sounds way too ridiculous. Not seeing an anime character... well... "furnishing" himself, doesn't mean that he/she doesn't do so at all. After all, Ash can't be a pokemon master, if he's a dirty twerp. We can only guess that humans and pokemon in the anime take a bath and go to the toilet in a Pokemon Center, or... in the nature...
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Old May 30th, 2009 (12:09 PM).
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That's sounds way too ridiculous. Not seeing an anime character... well... "furnishing" himself, doesn't mean that he/she doesn't do so at all. After all, Ash can't be a pokemon master, if he's a dirty twerp.
Maybe now we know why he's never gonna be a master then...
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Old May 30th, 2009 (01:47 PM).
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well isn't pokemon based off of real life?
Eh? Sure it is.. Read that over mate.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (03:37 PM).
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Quote originally posted by mattattack:
well isn't pokemon based off of real life?
Sig'd and Dig'd...

As for the actual question...

WHAT DA FLYING MARX BROS. KINDA QUESTION IS THAT?!
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Old May 30th, 2009 (03:46 PM).
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Well obviously pokemon go to the bathroom.
Why would they waste time showing it.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (04:44 PM).
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I don't think little kids would appreciate the anime showing how Pokemon go to the bathroom.

It's not good for your hygiene, y'know.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (05:11 PM).
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Well, I think they do. I'm with a lot of you on that it'd be a waste of time for it to be shown.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (05:59 PM).
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Well, they say in one episode something about manure from a Pokémon but that was only in the English version. In the Japanese version it wasn't feces at all.

But, obviously, since Pokémon are alive, they need to go to the bathroom. It's really common sense. .
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Old May 30th, 2009 (06:16 PM).
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Well, they say in one episode something about manure from a Pokémon but that was only in the English version. In the Japanese version it wasn't feces at all.

But, obviously, since Pokémon are alive, they need to go to the bathroom. It's really common sense. .
If it wasn't feces, what was it?
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Old May 30th, 2009 (06:20 PM).
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Is was an ammonite in the Japanese version; it was just a very common fossil that Gary mistook for something spectacular.
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Old May 30th, 2009 (06:41 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Golden Shelby:

WHAT DA FLYING MARX BROS. KINDA QUESTION IS THAT?!
It's a question posted on the forum. The only one that exists here, my friend.

Ok. So let's pretend Ash had to go to the restroom in route 230.

Ash: Agh. I go to go! NOW!
Dawn: Where?
Ash: *runs off*
Ash gets diarrhea
Dawn: I need to go...
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHH!!!!

HOLY WAFFLES. Bad thoughts :(

Anyways, you get my point? Little children don't like to watch people go potty.
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