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Old September 26th, 2012 (8:04 PM).
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    I discovered rom hacking when i reached lavender town in fire red. I had (and still have) a large interest in lavender town, the song didn't scare me, but i loved humming it and i adored it. Until i turned 7 and devoloped the feeling called "Creepyness". One day i was on a youtube vid about the lavender town theme, and i found in the suggestions a video about pokemon choas. I watched it and thought "What is this??". After reading the comments for 5 minutes, i found out it was rom hacking, a process in which you get a gba game's guts onto your computer and play it in your gba gut player. Except with the game modified in ways that can make it a totally different. I got myself an emulator and gba fire red file. Then after moar research, i got all the programs neccecary and made rom hack.
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    Old September 27th, 2012 (4:29 PM).
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    There was a Pokemon Naranja video on the Youtube "related videos" section on another video I was watching... I decided to click it, and from then on I thought romhacks were awesome.
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    Old September 29th, 2012 (8:04 AM).
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      Oh my Godness, its long ago to remember it well
      I think i saw a Hack on Youtube, googled it and played some.
      After that I was encouraged to make my own

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      Old September 30th, 2012 (7:56 AM).
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        That was almost ten years ago, so I don't really remember.

        I think the first thing I did was downloading PokeMap and GoldMap and fool around with them, but I don't know how I found out they existed. I didn't join any ROM-hacking communities until a few years later.
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        Old October 1st, 2012 (6:56 PM).
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          I was a boy about 7-8 years old and was on YouTube to look for stuff I could do on Pokemon I found a video called Pokemon: The Hack and it featured an item called Glitch Powder and I did not know what hack meant or read a description or even look at TamashiiHiroka's other hack videos. A few years later, I got my first laptop and I somehow typed in Glitch Powder without knowing and found the video again and I found the description and her videos on how to hack so I experimented and later found PC and registered to download hacking tools and stayed because back then new tools came often and I would check the forums and I fell in love with PC and found some tutorials and am now working on a hack.

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          Old December 21st, 2012 (6:45 AM).
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            Well... it all happenned to me long ago... in the year 2007 when i was in 4th grade..... o used to be a major fan of th GBA serires of pokemon and one daywhile searchin for some pokemon games on the net.... i accidiently stumbled onto a website called whack a hack.com...... i saw an image os hiny gold in which the main character was battling his red haired rival...... and i being a hardcore fan of the gsc series on the sot knew that this game was familiar..... and then i started searching on the web about hacks and found many like naranja and so on.......... then i learnt a bit of scripting in pokemon gold...and i ffinally signed up on pc :D
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            Old December 23rd, 2012 (12:52 PM).
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              Two years ago I found a retro game and hack site called vizzed
              and I joined here to download hacking tools.
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              Old January 4th, 2013 (8:47 AM).
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                Youtube..... I found out when I typed in "Pokemon" In Youtube and got to "That part" of Youtube. There were some people who hacked Pokemon games and made them tell stories and then they'd put them on Youtube like it was a T.V. Show. I eventually found out the call themselves the NGH (Next Generation Hackers) And I enjoyed watching the stories take place. The series that I remember msot fondly are the Golds Adventure Series and Pokemon Dawn of Darkness. They both contained music soundtracks from multiple games I recognize now. Among others though I also remember watch the series revolving around Doryan the water master. After I learned how they did it and found I could do it I started downloading the tools.... That eventually brought me here.
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                Old January 4th, 2013 (10:21 AM).
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                  I found out about ROM hacking a long time ago. I had just gotten the first generation iPod Touch and I planned to jailbreak it so I could emulate the GBA games on it. This was back in 2007 or 2008. I was searching for a download for Emerald or Fire Red or something and I somehow stumbled across Naranja, the Orange Islands hack. I was really interested in trying to do something like that myself and eventually found myself here.
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                  Old January 23rd, 2013 (10:49 AM).
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                    I was trying to figure out how to play GBA games on my computer, some how I got here.... "

                    Now a gig on my computer is fully devoted to pokemon hacks....
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                    Old January 31st, 2013 (2:34 AM).
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                      I discovered Rom hacking when i traveled to malaysia for pokemon games, hoping they were legitiment i recieved pokemon Darkcry instead, i searched up on fake pokemon games and it eventually lead me to this
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