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Old June 22nd, 2013 (05:43 AM).
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Yep, that tasted purple.
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My only "what nit not just happen" moment was on my Crystal Normal Mono Run. I was at the daycare, soft resetting, tryign to get an Igglybuff from the Odd Egg.... And I was only getting Pichu and Elekid and got a Magby and then a Tyrogue and I SRed without even paying attention since I was also watching TWD and then the next one after Tyrogue was a Shiny Cleffa and I was confused as to what shinies looked like over on Crystal so I checked it online, looking at sprites.
And for some reason, I clicked on the Tyrogue link first and then it hit me. That Tyrogue I SRed over was Shiny as well DX

I mean, I know the Odd Egg has a higher chance of giving you a shiny and all, but that was MY VERY FIRST hatched shiny ever so imagine how I felt >u<

"The best path between two points is upside-down, between, then inside-out and round again."
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Old July 7th, 2013 (07:02 AM).
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well, its not really a OH **** moment but i started playing the light platinum ruby hack and i made my name red, choosing not to go with the usual ash/ashley (my IRL name) and it turns out that one of the main NPC's is red from the manga. I was so annoyed.

also, I have never seen a shiny legitamatly apart from the red gyrados
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Old July 7th, 2013 (04:14 PM).
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Off the top of my head, the first time I faced Whitney's Miltank...


Inversely, beating Whitney's Miltank for the first time...

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Old July 7th, 2013 (05:20 PM).
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Location: Queensland, Australia
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I just got Pokerus for the first time last week! i was so happy. Got it from a wild Zigzagoon in Emerald. I could've cried.

The second one, and the more insane one, I was versing Champion Steven and i was down to my last Pokemon, Pelipper. It had no PP for anything except Protect and i had no ethers. I was done for so i started using Protect and no joke, it worked 4 times in a row without failing. I couldn't believe it.

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Old July 9th, 2013 (04:18 PM).
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Wild zigzagoon in emerald. Before I can get pokeballs. Yeah.

Also, the battle factory almost every time I go there.
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Old July 9th, 2013 (11:44 PM).
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Although i've played every Pokemon Game since the first release, I've never met a Shiny.
So a few months ago, i was playing on a randomized Emerald Rom, just for fun
I get my Starter, i get to the very first cave...and BAM! Lv.4 Shiny Tyranitar :D
Of course, i only have like 4 Pokeballs and dont get to catch it (

So yeah, i was pretty upset that the only time i get to see a shiny, there is no way i was able to catch it

~ Anything for my Nakama ~
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Old July 10th, 2013 (09:00 AM).
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Location: Johto, Bein Champ w/ Espeon
Age: 13
Gender: Female
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Well, there was the time in the Battle Pyramid when I found that shiny Pikachu, and of course, couldn't catch it...Boy I was mad. And a few years ago, I didn't know much about Pokemon. So I found a shiny Ratticate in Pokemon Mansion on FireRed. I caught it. I restarted the save file some time later, WITHOUT trading my Ratticate over. Oh, maybe the time my sister found a shiny Oddish on either Emerald or Sapphire, with not even a Pokeball.
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Old July 13th, 2013 (05:48 PM).
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Sandgem Town
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Nature: Lonely
I purchased 100 of every pokeball in the game, except just 1 Master Ball.
I had False Swipe, Sleep Powder, Synchronize, EVERYTHING.
I checked online to make sure the pokemon didn't know double-edge or any suicidal moves.

You see, I was using the pokeradar to chain for a shiny pokemon. And after a few hours, I saw my first ever shiny patch. I switched over one of the lv1 Abras on my team to my lead, to activate synchronize, walked over to the patch and...

I ran into a non-shiny pokemon. Didn't I have a repel activated?! Yes. Then what happened? Repels only work if the lead pokemon on your team is greater than that of wild pokemon. I learned this the hard way. I lost a shiny pokemon, and my chain, just like that.

That did not just happen...
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Old July 13th, 2013 (11:25 PM).
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Float away...to a world of joy...
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Israel
Age: 16
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i played a pokemon black rom recently and finished it 10 days ago. So, i stayed a little more and talked with cheren that he is going to start in route 1 again im like "okay bro do whatever you want now **** off." i started walking in route 1, looking for a patrat because i was to lazy catching him before.....boom shiny patrat. level 2, male, and colors look ****ing awsome. HAD NO GUTS TO CATCH HIM BECAUSE I HAD ONLY 1 POKEBALL LEFT AND RAN. i never saw anything shiny but patrats and only in this route. im like: Patrats. PATRATS EVERYWHERE. never played 5th gen since.
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Old July 14th, 2013 (11:25 AM).
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Location: Weather Institute in Hoenn
Age: 21
Gender: Male
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When I found my first shiny I had this reaction haha. I stared in amazement and disbelief for a while before attempting to capture it.
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