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Metal & Color Generation Take a walk down memory lane with Red, Blue, and Yellow, the games that started it all! Then revisit the best region ever in the original Johto games, Gold, Silver, and Crystal.

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Old July 10th, 2011 (05:43 PM).
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Come with Hypno, Come with Hypno, Come with Hypno, Little Child, Come to me, lots of fun you'll have- Wee! Come to me, Hypno will take care of you..
Obviously Lavender Town. Or Silph Co.
Imen4srslz, I actually thought I saw BA Model for half a second fighting Marowak.
Also one time I saw the Hypno cave in the exact same area it was in the pasta..
I burned the cartridge and removed the ROMs I had put on some websites without Pokemon Green. O_O God forbid..
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Old July 11th, 2011 (10:29 PM).
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I think the most frustrating thing about the old games was when special was one stat on the r/b/y and when all type moves were all either special or pysical on g/s/c bringing in that into the new games is definately the biggest improvement
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Old July 12th, 2011 (03:55 AM).
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Pokemon Tower. I normally luve Gastlys *huggable* but that place keeps ruining them for me. Also, I don't like how the bottom floor of this is the one place in R/B/Y when people actually talk about mature issues. As a kid it really confused me: Do Pokemon die or not?

Also, Rock Tunnel.
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Old July 14th, 2011 (11:54 PM).
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Trollinnn, but you guys do know that by inverting the colors on the GBC, you could see without flash in dark places?
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Childhood frustration pointless.
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Old July 15th, 2011 (02:19 PM).
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that there was no breeding, I didnt really ahve a problem with them because I only played Yellow, and Yellow was awsome cause u could get Pokachu as your starter, and then 3 random people give you Squirtle/Charmander/Bulbasaur.. but after playing Gold, etc etc, it frustrated me on hwo you could not breed =(
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Old July 15th, 2011 (03:38 PM).
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that there was no breeding, I didnt really ahve a problem with them because I only played Yellow, and Yellow was awsome cause u could get Pokachu as your starter, and then 3 random people give you Squirtle/Charmander/Bulbasaur.. but after playing Gold, etc etc, it frustrated me on hwo you could not breed =(
Yeah, breeding really could have been fun in RBY. But the whole charm of the trading aspect would have blown over a lot by it. Although the one thing that really bothers me now when I play the RBY games is not being able to evolve mons that require a trade to evolve. I don't own a working system for just RBY trading, so it seems I'll be stuck with my Haunter forever. Other than that, the requirement to pretty much get a fighting type at the beginning of Yellow just because of Brock's gym.
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Old July 23rd, 2011 (06:33 PM).
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i hate getting poisoned without having an antidote, i also hate how small the backpack was
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Old July 24th, 2011 (03:44 AM).
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But when you think about it through, Back then it was the in thing and we didn't know any better because half the stuff didn't exist back then like breeding
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Old July 24th, 2011 (05:25 PM). Edited July 24th, 2011 by Balalaika.
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Pokemon Tower, there was a Gastly like every 3 steps and it was just an overall irritating experience. I wasn't a fan of Rock Tunnel either.
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Old August 1st, 2011 (12:39 PM).
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Old August 2nd, 2011 (07:43 AM).
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I'd have to say going through the caves, they get really annoying without any repel
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Old August 2nd, 2011 (07:49 AM).
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Mt. Moon. ZUBATS!!!!! Surfing wasnt bad back then. It actully took me a while to catch a Tentacool! XD
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Either the amount of Zubat's in the game (run into one every 5 seconds in caves)
Or Lt. Surge's gym with the electric switches >.>
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Old August 3rd, 2011 (09:54 PM). Edited August 3rd, 2011 by Super Red.
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Going through Rock Tunnel and Mt. Moon. Every time I go through any of those caves I have dreams of getting attacked by Zubats that night.

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Pokemon Tower, there was a Gastly like every 3 steps and it was just an overall irritating experience. I wasn't a fan of Rock Tunnel either.
I also hated the Pokemon Tower without the Silph Scope. I got scared of the ghosts when I was little.
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Old August 3rd, 2011 (09:57 PM).
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How short it was, those games were awesome!
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Old August 4th, 2011 (02:15 AM).
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Lt. Surge gym when you have to find the switches in the bins.
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Old August 4th, 2011 (12:01 PM).
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And I thought only a few people hated Rock Tunnel! It was one of the worst places to go through and it had me stuck for a couple of hours until I actually made my way to the exit, the relief! Until I saw there were more trainers between me and Lavender lol!

Also I can't forget how Blue swept my team with his LV 30-40 Venusaur in Silph. Co except for my LV 15-20 Bellsprout which couldn't be touched because of the types it is and Venusaur's attacks. Had to keep using Cut to slowly beat him, back then I just thought it was becuase they were plant type Pokemon.
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Old August 14th, 2011 (05:03 AM).
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I played Pokemon Blue when I was four. I was awful at it as I just kept battling trainers until my Squirtle was 20 levels above them and could barely beat them. Anyway when it got to the part where I needed to go to Saffron I couldn't get in as I didn't know that I needed to give the guard a drink. So for the next four years I wandered around until randomly I figured out what to do. However I had no problems for the rest of the game as my Blastoise was level 90 while the rest of my team were below 10. Also Silph Co and Saffron gym were annoying.
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Old August 17th, 2011 (12:39 PM).
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any tunnel,any hideout,and the beggining,if im replaying the game,like fr or hg...
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Old August 18th, 2011 (08:03 AM).
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Pokemon Tower, there was a Gastly like every 3 steps and it was just an overall irritating experience. I wasn't a fan of Rock Tunnel either.
Pokedoll + max repel for the win.
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Old August 19th, 2011 (09:56 AM).
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I can never remember which floor the Card Key is on in Silph Co. when I do run-throughs of the game... Also, I hate the part in Victory Road where you must push a boulder WAY to the left and onto a switch because I run into so many wild pokemon trying to do it.
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Old August 21st, 2011 (02:22 PM).
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You can't throw away key items that you'll never need again. /facepalm
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Old August 21st, 2011 (02:28 PM).
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Rocket Hideout in Saffron City, I hate going through that place!
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Old August 23rd, 2011 (01:30 AM).
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I hated the confusing damage multipliers. what, with types and such. that said, I played Gen II first, then Gen III, then, and only Gen I. It just didn't make sense to me. It incorporated ONE type and I often didn't know which.

I hated Zubats and Geodudes and Tentacools coming at you bro every five steps.

I hated Brock with a passion. Pikachu just isn't meant to do that sort of thing, and I didn't like Mankeys.

Diglett's Cave. Oh, my God. Fu-... uh, Fork that stupid cave.

>enter with Pikachu
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That said, I didn't like having to start with perhaps the weakest pokemon in the game.

Grindan' in that game -- most difficult task ever. It is simply the worst. It took me the better part of half an hour to get Pidgeotto to 36 from 30 in the mid-20's grass outside of that one city, the one with Koga... I forget its name.

SILPH FORKIN' CO. Hated that God-forsaken place, with its oh-my-God-I-want-to-commit-murder teleporting panels.

All in all, it's a fine game, and it was the start to the best series ever made, but it wasn't my favorite out of said series. That was Silver, with no close second. Far second, sure, Black is awesome. But that's getting off topic.
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Old August 23rd, 2011 (02:23 AM).
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The cave to go to Lavender Town was just the most horrible moment I remember. Ok, now I know it, I don't have any problem to pass through it, but when I was 6, when I entered in this cave for the first time, without Flash (I didn't really know the game and I guess I didn't know Flash existed either), with a few items like Potions etc, it was AWFUL ! When my Pokemon were almost KO I couldn't regress otherwise I had to begin again everything !
Yeah, a horrible moment for me...
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