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Old December 18th, 2012 (8:42 PM). Edited December 18th, 2012 by Lucariotoes.
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    While I would say the Missingno glitch, which frightened me as a child to the point of me having something of aquaphobia for years after, I can't.

    Because, in my old copy of Blue, I never got that far thanks to Safari Zone. I'm serious; little kid me was never able to get to the old guy's dentures because he got lost every time. And never had his Pokemon learn Strength. And by proxy, never got the HM for Surf.

    Older me wishes little me had a strategy guide like he did for Pokemon Silver. >=(

    EDIT: Also. Lieutenant Surge's Gym. Darn those trashcans. Little kid me didn't know the mechanics of how the puzzle worked, and took forever to get to Surge.
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    Old December 18th, 2012 (9:06 PM).
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      Old December 19th, 2012 (2:28 AM).
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        Brock's gym in Pokemon Yellow. I had to evolve Pikachu to level 25.
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        Old December 19th, 2012 (7:44 AM).
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          - The fact that there's only one Ghost line and one Dragon line
          - Your EXP points aren't visible
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          - Gym Leaders/Elite Four members using Pokemon from the same family line and Pokemon that aren't associated with the type they specialize
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          Old December 19th, 2012 (9:07 AM).
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            I would say the most annoying thing to me was Rock Tunnel, Victory Road, and Lance at the end of the E4...took me almost a year to beat him and his many Dragonites.
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            Old December 19th, 2012 (10:39 AM).
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              I always thought Vermilion's Gym was pretty darn frustrating. I also had trouble with the Seafoam Islands, I never found the exit of the Islands so I travelled from Pallet Town to Cinnabar instead xD
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              Old December 19th, 2012 (10:46 AM).
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                Yeah I hear you, I have a hard time with Vermillion as well xD And I couldn't find my way out of Seafoam Islands either xD
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                Old December 20th, 2012 (6:06 AM).
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                  Having to fight Brock on Yellow. I had to train a frikin' caterpie for ages :/
                  Same, until I realised as I grew up that all you need is a Mankey from Route 22! or a Nidoran that knows double kick.

                  the most annoying thing for me is still dem Zubats. and all the Voltorbs, Electrodes, Geodudes, Onyxes, Koffings and Weezings, etc that know explosion and selfdestruct. Seriously..
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                    Peter of the Pokemon League, his Dragonites made me cry.
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                    Old January 2nd, 2013 (12:30 PM).
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                      Old February 1st, 2013 (1:05 AM).
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                        Lack of decent level up moves for a lot of Pokémon, hell for my most recent file of Blue, I had to abuse the Missingno. item glitch to get a bunch of copies of TM's so I could give my team decent moves. Also, the lack of being able to rematch trainers. It's hard beyond belief to get a whole team to Lv. 100 without abusing Rare Candies/glitches.

                        And Running Shoes would be nice, but, those weren't even thought up until two generations later. Technically you could say that about the rematching (I know Gold and Silver did have it, but it was a really inconvinent method).
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                          The Celadon city thing where you have to give the thirsty guard a drink. It took me two hours to figure it out.
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                          Old February 1st, 2013 (1:42 PM).
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                            >Seafoam Islands
                            >Not having a free slot when you're supposed to get Lapras and having to go all the way back
                            >Silph Co. as a whole
                            >How ridiculously expensive and useless Porygon is

                            That's about it. And the binding move mechanics sucked.
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                            Old February 1st, 2013 (2:34 PM).
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                            Apart from Silph Co. (which took me way too long), the most annoying part for me is there really wasn't all that much to do after you caught Mewtwo. If a game from the current gen lacked a post-game, everyone would be outraged, but even as a kid I was frustrated there was nothing left to do in Yellow, especially since I loved the game so much (no one to battle but the Elite Four again, no other places to travel to, etc.).
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                            Old February 1st, 2013 (6:11 PM).
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                              Rock Tunnel. I did not know of the existence of Flash when I was younger. ><

                              But if I can say one thing in general, those- "trapping" moves? Moves like Wrap and Fire Spin. Those.
                              I mean, they'd use it, and them you'd never move, and then it would end. BUT THEN they'd use it again, and just- argh.
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                              Old February 2nd, 2013 (5:41 AM).
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                                Lance's Dragonite in Yellow... It hit my fully evasiened Pikachu way more times than it should have...
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                                Old February 2nd, 2013 (6:37 AM).
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                                  • Missingno, it scared me as a young child
                                  • Zubats, they are so frequent
                                  • I didn't know how to catch Pokemon when I was young, so the game quite hard if you werent experienced
                                  • Lavender Town's music, it scared the crap outa me! I see why its now a well-known Creepypasta ;
                                  • Flash, didn't know what it was....
                                  • The age I was at, too young to understand anything when my cousins showed it to me XP
                                  • Mew under the truck, I really thought it was there..
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                                    For me, I would have to say it would be forgetting flash and going through that damn cave.
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                                      The thing that annoyed me the most was that the Pokemon's icons were to generalized. Like if I had a Bug Pokemon in my party, and I went to the Pokemon section, it would look like a Bee. (I know this may need some explaining so if you don't understand please reply).
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                                          the only thing that really annoyed me in Pokemon RBYG was the fact that I had open the menu every time when I wanted to use an HM move, olther than that it was an outstanding game.
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                                            Those goshdang warp panels in Silph Co. or Sabrina's gym. I would get lost for so long as a kid. X_X
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                                              Yellow not letting Pikachu evolves thus no Raichu that can follow me...
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                                              Old February 8th, 2013 (10:45 AM).
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                                                The way of browsing Pokemon Stats. Like having to go out of the option and then select another Pokemon.

                                                The EXP ALL thing I hated so much! It lagged so badly...

                                                Also, in Yellow I hated that they took out the Pokemon and didn't give Blaine/Giovanni their right Anime Team-Cohorts as such!
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                                                Old February 8th, 2013 (2:00 PM).
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                                                  Rock tunnel,Lance,Rocket Hideout,Silph Co.,Lavender Town's music(that music scared me as a child),Victory Road.
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