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Old February 28th, 2011 (6:22 PM). Edited March 31st, 2011 by Sydian.
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Certainly you didn't think I'd forget we need an event, right?


Good day, lads! And Fish to the Challenge forum's first event!

Let's cut to the rules...

→Green Pokemon are the only ones allowed!
Yes. You have to build teams around Green colored Pokemon only. It's like a mono-color challenge...but without the freedom of choice! Here is a list of green Pokemon. Please stick to this list, even if a Pokemon has green on it, like Gardevoir or Virizion, we're going with what the Pokedex says. Sucks I know, but Spheal with it!

→Only certain Blankets are allowed!
Being a Popcorn challenge and all, only certain Blankets will be permitted for this challenge. You may only play this challenge on a copy of Green, Gold, Emerald, LeafGreen, HeartGold, or White. I only recommend Green or LeafGreen if you're feeling daring!

→The "Luck of the Irish" clause!
If, on the off chance, you find a shiny Pokemon that is colored green (Zubat, for example, is normally blue, but the shiny is green) then you are allowed to use it! If you're unsure as to which shinies would count as green, please don't hesitate to contact me, preferably by VM. Also, remember that I'm not the Pokedex. I'm much more lenient with what I'm going to consider as "green" so don't be afraid to ask! :)

→Emulators and trading are allowed!
Emulate the Blanket if you need to! And trade all you want!

→Duplicates are allowed!
If you're playing a Blanket with a limited number of green Pokemon, feel free to catch more of the same Pokemon. Strongly recommended for anyone trying this on Green or LeafGreen Version.

→You must have at least three team members!
We can't have everyone doing a solo challenge with their green starter. Team work, bb!

→Did I mention the deadline?
Yes, there is a deadline, since obviously the event has to end at some point. Normally the event would end on St. Patrick's Day, however with the release of Pokemon Stunfisk and White this month, I figure people will be very busy. So instead, the event will end on April 1st (12 AM central time). If you do happen to finish before or on March 17th, then kudos to you!

→When does the challenge end?
No matter what version you are using, the challenge will end after you defeat the Pokemon League.

→Regarding hacking and legendaries...
Hacking for a green Pokemon (like Scyther in Green or Politoed in Gold for people that can't trade) is fine, but hacking for a shiny Pokemon that is green is not. Ruins the "luck of the Irish" Popcorn. Legendaries...never said anything against them. -whistle whistle-

→Have fun!
This event is meant for fun, of course. That's what challenges are!

If anyone has any questions, please contact me via VM or PM!

Challengers and Champions:

Greenbacks☆
Spoiler:
-Cygnus-
Fireworks
institutions


Gold Diggers☆
Spoiler:
jdthebud
jespoke
dragonomega
KoboraX
Ober
mondays suck
Fireworks
Bibliophibian
Sydian
Luigi-san
Jolteon*


Emerald Eyes☆
Spoiler:
Sydian
Gearuvagen
TheFuturePokemon
Suicune™
AyameHikaru
BenjiTheKid
Fireworks
dragonomega
Abnegation
TheSmartOne
Luigi-san
DrOfAwesome
Regeneration
Garet
Rizzy
Myzou
Giratina ♀
Myrrhman


Four Leaf Clovers☆
Spoiler:
Vaporeon7
42NinjaPenguins
11wildy
Forever
chaos11011


Hearts of Gold☆
Spoiler:
None yet


White Wings☆
Spoiler:
Lucario-Avantasia
Stand Alone
Sooyun


Leprechauns
Spoiler:
InfernoRogue
Sammyskitty



~Yes, there will be an taco for this event!~

But you must complete the challenge or you don't get it!
as soon as i make it... ;)
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Old February 28th, 2011 (6:43 PM).
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Going with Gold. Team will be Meganium, Scyther, and Politoed.

By the way, Scyther isn't available in LeafGreen, lol.
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Old February 28th, 2011 (6:52 PM).
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Team ceptile,Ludicolo,Flygon,Kecleon,Xatu.
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Old February 28th, 2011 (6:54 PM).
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Alright adding. lmao Gearuvagen we're using the same team, cept I have Electrike. :(

You could trade one to LeafGreen? D: lol ;-; Or use more Victreebel idk. That will be the hardest challenge I reckon.
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Old February 28th, 2011 (7:04 PM).
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    Sign me up for Gold. Team is looking like: Meganium, Xatu, Scyther, and Politoed (only if I can get a Poliwhirl and King's Rock and then just hack in a Politoed instead. If not, then its just the first three)
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    Old February 28th, 2011 (7:27 PM).
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    Sign me up for Gold. My team looks like it'll be Meganium and Xatu.
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    Old February 28th, 2011 (7:34 PM).
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    Sorry, but you have to use at least three Pokemon. :( Throw a Skiploom in there? Or an extra Xatu or something.
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    Old February 28th, 2011 (7:45 PM).
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      Sign me up for white--team will be Serperior, Garbodor, Reuniclus, Basculin, Golurk, and Fraxure.

      Gotta love Gen V and it's many green 'mons! =)
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      Old February 28th, 2011 (8:20 PM). Edited March 2nd, 2011 by TheFuturePokemon.
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        Ok I'll do this with emerald.

        Team: Gardevoir, Sceptile, Flygon, Breloom
        Edit: Apparently Gardevoir isn't green. D:
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        Old February 28th, 2011 (8:23 PM).
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        Gardevoir isn't green. Please check the list provided in the rules.
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        Old February 28th, 2011 (8:47 PM).
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          Update #1:

          -Picked Female Trainer, named self Lucky.
          -Picked Snivy, Nicknamed Caleb
          -Defeated Bianca/Belle and Cheren
          -Got through Route 1
          -Cried due to Trubbish's location being so far away...(JK)
          -Defeated N's Purrloin
          -Saved to post this teeny update >.>

          ((Note that this challenge is being played on my Japanese White cart, so no Screen Shots for you. =P Sorry.))
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          Old February 28th, 2011 (8:51 PM). Edited February 28th, 2011 by -Cygnus-.
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            Hmm. I will be more than happy to do this challenge in Green version once I learn how to trade a Scyther in... Is hacking okay to get a Pokemon? I promise I'll be good and hack only to get Scyther and nothing else

            EDIT: I now have my trio! Scyther, Venusaur, and Victreebel/Weepinbel!
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            Old February 28th, 2011 (9:10 PM).
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              Gardevoir isn't green. Please check the list provided in the rules.
              I edited my previous post.
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              Old February 28th, 2011 (9:19 PM).
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              Yes, you can hack for something as long as it's green. :) And sorry about that TheFuturePokemon. Just trying to go with how the Pokedex lists it. I'll add you to the list now though.
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              Old February 28th, 2011 (9:34 PM).
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                Alrighty then, the game is all set! I've changed it so that the Farfetch'd/Spearow trade in Vermillion is now a Scyther/Spearow trade Thanks Swampert!
                So that makes my team of three... Venusaur, Victreebel, and Scyther. Expect the first update tommorow, with some pretty pictures and good ol' Engrish transration
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                Old February 28th, 2011 (9:37 PM).
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                I'll go with Leaf Green. (How daring am I?)
                I'll use Venusaur, Victreebel and Weepinbell.
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                Old February 28th, 2011 (10:07 PM). Edited February 28th, 2011 by Enigma.
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                Would there be any way for me to turn this event into an Ultimate Challenge? :D I'd gladly take the Ultimate version of this.

                It'd only be semi-ultimate, because of the lack of a fourth gen. availability for this, but I'd still do it.

                My teams would end up being:
                Leaf Green - Venusaur, Victreebel, Scyther
                Gold - Meganium, Xatu, Tyranitar
                Emerald - Sceptile, Ludicolo, Flygon, Cradily
                White - Serperior, Yanakkie, Reuniclus, Doredia
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                Old February 28th, 2011 (10:14 PM).
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                Well, that's gutsy! Even with BW's release this month? Go for it then. :) I'll make another spoiler for ultimates, if anyone else wants to give it a shot.
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                Old February 28th, 2011 (10:30 PM).
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                I'll get right to work on my challenges then. I'll be finishing a part of a different ultimate tomorrow, so that'll be a great time to start on LG. :D
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                Old February 28th, 2011 (10:59 PM).
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                Heck, I'll try my best to take this challenge :3 I'll do my best in White~
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                Old March 1st, 2011 (12:31 AM).
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                  I'll pause my other challenges and do this in gold with Meganium, Xatu an Politoad
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                  Old March 1st, 2011 (1:44 AM). Edited March 1st, 2011 by Perriechu.
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                  Ima do this Syd :3 Gold, with Meganium, Xatu. Scyther, Politoed, hacking everyone in except Chikroita. I'll be done with this by today :3

                  I was meant to post this earlier but my PC crashed so I've already got update 1

                  Update #1
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                  - Named myself Gold
                  - Choose Chikorita and named her Lola
                  - Obtained the Pokedex from Oak at Mr.P's house
                  - Defeated my Rival
                  - Named Rival Jay
                  - Made way to Violet City
                  - Got Hm 05 Flash from the old dude.
                  - Beat Falker at the gym.
                  - Lola is now Lv15
                  - Beat a Ratatta
                  - Lola evolved into Lola. (Bayleef)
                  - Hacked in Natu
                  - Caught Jacob the Natu at Lv6
                  - Grinded Jacob to lv10
                  - Made my through Union Cave.
                  - Jacob is now Lv14
                  - Lola is now Lv17
                  - Ran tem rocket outta' town
                  - Defeated Bugsy
                  - Lola&Jacob are Lv19
                  - Defeated Jay
                  - Received Cut.
                  - End Update #1
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                  Sorry, but you have to use at least three Pokemon. Throw a Skiploom in there? Or an extra Xatu or something.
                  I'll toss a Larvitar in there.
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                  Old March 1st, 2011 (2:18 AM).
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                  Vaporeon7's St. Patrick's Day Challenge-Leaf Green!
                  Chapter 1: A little bit of Chaos!

                  I started of my challenge by selecting the New Game button. After telling the professor that I'm a boy and calling myself Patrick (after the challenge) I was ready to begin my Pokemon journey.

                  I began by walking out my room and the house and then heading north. I was making good time until I was stopped by Oak. He dragged me to his dungeon lab and and saw my future rival. Oak offered me a Pokemon so I chose the green one and called it Chaos. My rival chose the red one. We battled. He lost. I left for Viridian City. On the way a nice man gave me a Potion. I then reached Viridian City. I headed for the PokeMart to buy Pokeballs but then I was forced to go give Oak his parcel. I went quickly back to Pallet Town and gave Oak his parcel. It was 2 Pokedexes. He gave me and my rival one.

                  I then went back to Viridian and then I went west. My rival then battled me again. I won of course and then headed for Viridian Forest. After being told how to catch Pokemon by an old man I managed to find my way through the forest. While I was in there Chaos evolved into Ivysaur.

                  I then made it to Pewter City and went to the gym. I defeat the gym trainer easily and then I challenged Brock.

                  With one Vine Whip I was able to defeat Brock's Geodude and also his Onix. For beating him he gave me a Boulder Badge.

                  This concludes this chapter of my St. Patrick's Day Challenge.
                  The 'Green' Team:

                  Chaos (Ivysaur) Lv17.
                  Moves: Tackle, Sleep Powder, Leech Seed, Vine Whip.
                  Badges Obtained:
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                  Old March 1st, 2011 (5:48 AM). Edited March 1st, 2011 by jespoke.
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                    I started my adventure: (I wil be writing this while playing, and post it when i stop)

                    Name: Jespoke
                    Rival: Yel
                    Starter: Grn Flower(Chicorita)

                    - Did beginning stuff, grinding Grn Flower to 10
                    - Beat Yel
                    - Did some more stuff, beat some trainers and got Grn Flower to lv 13
                    - Beat the Sprout tower with a LOT of Tackles
                    - Went and did the puzle in Ruins of Alph
                    - Grn Flower evolved by beating the 3 Unowns i met on the way to the exit
                    - Beat Falkner
                    - Got the Eeg
                    - Got the Old Rod
                    - Caught Poliwag and called it Grn Frog(Yea, in Johto you can catch other pokemon than magicarp with an old rod)
                    - Grn Frog suprised me by single handedly beating Union Cave and Slowpoke well, catching up to Grn Flower
                    - Grn Frog soloed Bugsy and Yel
                    - Caught Cut the Sandshrew slave
                    - got to Goldenrod


                    Team:

                    Grn Flower

                    Razor Leaf
                    Tackle
                    Poison Powder
                    Reflect

                    Grn Frog

                    Water Gun
                    Doubleslap
                    Hypnosis
                    Bubble
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