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Old October 15th, 2013 (04:06 PM).
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I just found another. xD Shiny Espurr. :O

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Wow Lucky is right.
Nice job!
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Old October 15th, 2013 (04:26 PM).
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Wow Lucky is right.
Nice job!
Haha, there's a bit of a double meaning there. :p I have a male Siamese kitten called Lucky and yeah, was how I was feeling at the time. xD

Also, a bit of advice: either I'm somehow getting very lucky or 1) They've lowered the rate in general or 2) The Friend Safari gives an increased chance to find shiny Pokemon. I'm quite inclined to believe the latter tbh since I've found both of them in there so far.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (05:09 PM).
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Cuaght a shiny Charmeleon in the friend safari and here's my shiny CHarizard Y(Now I just need Charizardite X) Sorry for the potato
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Old October 15th, 2013 (10:37 PM).
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wow, I think I have to agree with Retribution since I just caught a shiny espurr in the friend safari as well which is where I caught the Pumpkaboo before and two shinys in two days seems very unlikely without increased odds.

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it's female and has it's Hidden Ability as well which is especially good.
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Old October 15th, 2013 (11:04 PM).
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I caught a shiny Pidgey, My first ever random shiny encounter, i'm sure the chances of finding a shiny has changed
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Old October 15th, 2013 (11:13 PM).
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I hatched a shiny Pumpkaboo (which is now a Gourgeist) earlier after only 10 eggs using the Masuda method! It's funny because I had just taken the mother out of the daycare because I was getting bored, but I figured I might as well hatch the last two eggs I had on me. Sure enough, the last one was the lucky one!

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Old October 16th, 2013 (12:06 AM).
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just caught a shiny trapinch in friend safari.

Sasuga dumb luck
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Old October 16th, 2013 (12:40 AM).
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I lucked into a Shiny Quilladin in the friend safari.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (12:44 AM).
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Never found a shiny, and after beating the game still nothing yet.
I don't think the rumor about tipping is true since I tipped 1000 every time and still nothing.
Friend safari is not helping either.
GOD DAMMIT MY LUCK IS TERRIBLE
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Old October 16th, 2013 (01:33 AM).
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Never encountered a shiny once in my whole life except for the time when my cousin accidently killed one ...
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Old October 16th, 2013 (01:53 AM).
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I encountered two shinies in Reflection Cave during five minutes: first a Mr. Mime and then a Solosis (which is VERY similar to the regular colored one). Luckily I managed to catch both.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (02:43 AM). Edited October 16th, 2013 by The Leafeon.
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last night my brother found a shiny pinsir in the friend safari. he has Y so he's begging me to give him the pinsirite. I'll put up pics in awhile


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Old October 16th, 2013 (03:54 AM).
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By the sounds of it, I look forward to my complimentary shiny when I reach the friend safari. :p
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Old October 16th, 2013 (03:55 AM).
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Old October 16th, 2013 (05:03 AM).
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By the sounds of it, I look forward to my complimentary shiny when I reach the friend safari. :p
I wish that were true. I've visited the Friend Safari several times and haven't seen a shiny yet. Although I did catch a Charmeleon, so I'm cool with that. :D
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Old October 16th, 2013 (11:07 AM).
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You guys are so lucky, finding shinies right away! I'm already at Frost Cavern and I haven't found a single one. The only shiny I've ever seen in my 8 years of playing Pokemon is a Paras in HeartGold and I deleted the file that it was on without transferring it... WHY!!!

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Old October 16th, 2013 (11:14 AM).
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Damn I hope I get a few shiny Pokemon on this game, only non-scripted shiny I've ever found was on Soul Silver last year, found a shiny Graveler in Victory Road or whatever and....it used self-destruct I think you can all guess I wasn't the slightest bit amused.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (01:39 PM).
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I've played since Gen 1 and never seen a Shiny. Never hatched one, only have them from trades or the freebies in game or event. Terrible luck I say but I have a feeling this is my generation.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (02:53 PM).
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It's too unlikely for this many people to be receiving shinies, especially with the games only being out for a few days. There's a rumor flying about that giving tips to the NPC's in-game increases the chances of finding a shiny, whether this is true or not I don't know. Although it must serve some sort of purpose, and it would definitely be a worthy trade-off if true. Oh and I still haven't found a single shiny yet!
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Old October 16th, 2013 (03:36 PM).
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It's too unlikely for this many people to be receiving shinies, especially with the games only being out for a few days. There's a rumor flying about that giving tips to the NPC's in-game increases the chances of finding a shiny, whether this is true or not I don't know. Although it must serve some sort of purpose, and it would definitely be a worthy trade-off if true. Oh and I still haven't found a single shiny yet!
Or just the rumor that shiny rates were decreased for the entire game. That or friend safari is a shiny haven haha.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (06:59 PM).
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All you people are making me mad!!! but my friend traded me a shiny azurill for my flygon lol whats friend safari and when do you get to get to it?
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Old October 16th, 2013 (07:16 PM).
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40+ hours and still no shiny. I've abused the Friend Safari for at least 5 of those. I don't believe there is any increase to the encounter rate at all. None of my friends who are all farther have found one either.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (07:54 PM).
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Yeah I've been literally running around on Route 16 looking for shiny Pumpkaboo for 20+ hours straight. Granted I found a shiny Foongus within the first hour, I feel like the latter 19 I've had more ample encounters for another shiny.
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Old October 16th, 2013 (08:21 PM).
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Got a shiny male combee from a wonder trade! Not that useful in battle, but still awesome
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Old October 16th, 2013 (08:21 PM).
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Just caught a shiny Golett! :D
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