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Old March 29th, 2011 (06:42 PM). Edited March 29th, 2011 by Dixie Kong.
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Gaining some popularity lately is the bootleg Vietnamese translation of Pokemon Crystal. Slowpoke is Yedong, Sprout Tower is where Pokemon practice Buddhism, and when you get items, you do naughty things to your bag! Here's an episode (the first one links to a ROM, so I'm not posting it).

Might be strong language.

So, what do you guys think about this? I personally find it quite hilarious...and would totally love to play it. XD; I just can't understand how some of this stuff actually made it in there, the biggest thing being the f-bomb when you put something in your bag. Kinda odd.

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This is hilarious! But...I'm a little confused. Is this supposed to be an actual translation (albeit a poor one), or is it bad on purpose to be funny? Either way, it's very amusing. I'd like to try it sometime.
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To my knowledge, this was a serious translation. I could be wrong though. :P
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Quote originally posted by Sydian:
To my knowledge, this was a serious translation. I could be wrong though.
I think it is... But I'm not sure. I'm doing an LP of it if you want to see it.
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I had a bootleg version of Gold, but IIRC the dialogue was not nearly as bad. I traded it in for the superior Telefang bootleg, Pokemon Diamond.
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Old March 30th, 2011 (07:45 AM).
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I coudn't stop laughing at these videos and some of the text on this game.. "Miss.yu could you lend me the pot.." "Pole Pocket F***" Brilliant!
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That's hilarious! And for some reason, makes me want to play Crystal version... Must go find copy.
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This? Oh, I tried to find it a LONG time ago. It was HILARIOUS when I played it at Hong Kong w/ my relatives. I was laughing my ass off.
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I also found this to be very funny

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In Eastern languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese and Viet, I wonder why monster is translated as "elf" most of the time?
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How do people make stuff like this, and then expect to sell it? I understand how some people may start making this, but no one that I know of would have been able to make then sell it semi-successfully. It seems too random to be a valid attempt at translation to me, but it is funny.
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How do people make stuff like this, and then expect to sell it? I understand how some people may start making this, but no one that I know of would have been able to make then sell it semi-successfully. It seems too random to be a valid attempt at translation to me, but it is funny.
Honestly, I don't know. I'd love to get this on a cartridge. Play it on the GBC. Cool.
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Vietnamese Crystal is amazing, in the regard that it's basically a laughter-inducing machine. The game has almost too many potential gags to even be considered a serious translation, yet it's rumored to be. Just be glad that we have Vietnamese Crystal, kids.
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i just can imaginate it..hope great
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In Eastern languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese and Viet, I wonder why monster is translated as "elf" most of the time?
It goes back and forth between monster and elf actually. Don't know why there's inconsistency there...

Also, the reason for the f-bomb when you put an item in your bag is apparently because it's translated as "put in" and...well, put A and B together and you'll see where I'm getting. If you don't get me, then you probably don't need to. lol
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Also, the reason for the f-bomb when you put an item in your bag is apparently because it's translated as "put in" and...well, put A and B together and you'll see where I'm getting. [s]If you don't get me, then you probably don't need to. lol
What? I don't... Oh. OH. Oh god. That was one dirty minded translator.
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Well, that's what Went told me anyway. :P I figured it made sense!
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That was hilarious. xD When Totodile used "flame" and water came out..just..sheer awesomeness. ='D They need to start selling hugeballs in every Poké Mart. P:
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Honestly, I don't know. I'd love to get this on a cartridge. Play it on the GBC. Cool.
One interesting thing of the Vietnamese Crystal from my experience of owning one - it's not a GBC game, but a standard GB game. Which made it even better.
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Anyways this translation is quite funny! "Strange Tree, Tortoise Pot?" xD
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Quote originally posted by CHEDR:
DIDN'T I SAY TO
DESTROY MISSLE
BOMB?DRAGON?MY
MONSTER COULDN'T
STAND UP
FORGET IT,
I AM LOST.
TO FIND THE
STRONGER MONSTER
AGAIN,
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TO DEFEAT THE GUY.
AND I DON'T LIKE
THE ACTOR'S LINES

IT ISN'T ENOUGH

FOR YOUR LOVE AND
TRUST TO MONSTERS

YOU ARE LOST

TO THE BLOCK
SAYING PLEASANT
WORDS ONLY
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AS THINKING THIS,
YES,OUR LOVE
MUST BECOME
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I watched like 3 of the videos and i laughed so hard...the funniest thing ever i swear. i want to play it kind of
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