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Old November 19th, 2008 (10:33 AM).
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    I gots a question fer everyone!

    If your characters found a genie, what would their three wishes be?
    Samuel: To be normal again. After that he wouldn't care.
    Neal: He has no need for material objects.
    Darren: To have his Sunflora back, then pizza.

    Also, when I saw this, my whole head was filled with one giant "WOOOOOO!!!!"
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      Also, when I saw this, my whole head was filled with one giant "WOOOOOO!!!!"
      I'm sorry, but when I think of an Ender's Game movie, I can't help but think "Haley Joel Osmont." I can't possibly figure out why (except perhaps for the reasons that include the phrases "AI" and "Anakin Skywalker"). *flee!*

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      Seeing as how this is essentially the plot of Midsummer Knights, half the cast is easy to figure out.

      Mercury and her gang: Booze, hookers constant parties, and high-quality E.
      Romeo: Booze, E, and someone to occupy Benvolio for a few hours.
      Benvolio: To turn Mercury and the gang into respectable people. And then someone to emo to.
      The Trio: They have everything they could ever want. They're just in the Game because they like to imagine themselves as high-class assassins.
      Sebastian: Money, a car, and Viola in a bikini. (No, seriously.)

      For AEM...

      Heather: Eradication of the parasites, a promotion, and a boyfriend.
      Rose: Peace, quiet, and strawberry shortcake. A lot of it.
      Bill: A cure, peace, and godlike wisdom. Although he won't admit the latter.
      Nettle: A promotion, power, and wealth. (Possibly something involving a secret underground lair and a death ray as well.)
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      Old November 19th, 2008 (1:08 PM). Edited November 19th, 2008 by An-chan.
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        If your characters found a genie, what would their three wishes be?
        Mama's boy:
        Jack: some completely awesome Pokémon, a huge serving of ice cream and some information concerning certain things
        April: New cooking utensils, her husband alive again and that Jack and Mari would get married
        World Saviour Sora-chan:
        Sora: World peace, enough food for everyone in this world and an Espeon to befriend Moonlight
        Susanne: Sora and Usa-chan to the farhtest jungle of the world, getting back to normal and a microscope
        Usa-chan: Some really cute, fluffy, white clothes, someone to love and world peace
        Journey to Isle of Jade:
        Pichu: A bag of rare candies, some vitamins and something nice for Cimi
        Radeem: Nothing, she thinks she already has everything she might ever need
        Ivysaur: Nothing, because he wouldn't believe the genie would give him anything
        Adan: He would think for four weeks and then make some lame wish, like "so much clothes I never have to buy any again", and then he'd go nuts and wish for a swimming pool and his own private restaurant or something...

        That said, I have to comment on that movie thing... None of the movies made from the books you really like are good. I liked Fellowship of the Ring, but I missed Tom Bombadil and hated some of the extra scenes, so that one wasn't great, either. And they just got worse from that... Also, Harry Potter movies (not that I ever liked HP an awful lot) weren't as good as they could have been, I heard the Eragon movie was a total disaster (I never saw it, neither am I going to see it), the Narnia movies turned out a bit off and even the Golden Compass has some severe flaws to it. I don't even want to know what will become of the Artemis Fowl movie. And Howl's Moving Castle the movie even has a different plot than the book does...

        I never read Ender's Game, though, so maybe it has some hope. If I don't like it, it could turn out to be a great movie, right? At least if the "good-books=bad-movies"-rule applies backwards... :laugh:
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        Old November 19th, 2008 (1:23 PM).
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          If your characters found a genie, what would their three wishes be?
          The Sevii Islands Saga
          John- A normal life, a slave to carry his bad, and an unending supply of food
          Mike-To be better than John, a legendary pokemon, and a normal journery
          George- Better battling skills, more pokemon, and more real friends
          Joey- Actual battling skills, better pokemon skills, and a normal life

          And as for my two other characters...well they are unknown to my readers on PC, so we'll leave it at that.
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          Old November 19th, 2008 (2:14 PM).
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            Also, when I saw this, my whole head was filled with one giant "WOOOOOO!!!!"
            When I saw that I said NUUUUUUU!!!!

            A movie, or any visual form of that book and its sequals, will just not work. The books are more character-driven, especially the Speaker series (the last three books of the Ender quartet And yes, I know that there are four sequels out now, but Exile doesn't count as a Speaker novel. It ties into Game better). Getting inside the head of these characters is what Card's partially known for. (Another thing is his moral-driven writing. Like when a character is pondering his guilt over something.) How will that transform to a movie, or even a comic (which was and is still being done)?

            There's also the fact that the movie is going to combine both Game and Shadow. I know that Card was the one to write the screenplay, but I'm still unsure of how these two books will mesh. Yes, they tell the same story, but each character has his own side to tell about everything that it will be difficult to have each one be separate, unless poor Bean gets tossed into the wind. (But that won't be good for the majority of the fans, because they like Bean more.)

            Plus, there's also the fact that how will the actual characters be acted. I mean, the characters are smart kids. There's also the whole issue of the battle room, with fourty to 120 kids flying around in zero gravity. And then there's the brutal nature of the books, and the nudity, and the fact that everything previous ties into a later event, and there's just too much wrong with this whole thing.

            And then there's the fact that this movie has been in the works for at least twenty years. It took that long to get just a working screenplay written.

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            At least if the "good-books=bad-movies"-rule applies backwards...
            Excuse me, but what is that implying about the book?

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            I'm sorry, but when I think of an Ender's Game movie, I can't help but think "Haley Joel Osmont."
            Which amuses me, because Osmont was the voice of Sora in Kingdom Hearts, who I ship with Ender somewhat.

            If your characters found a genie, what would their three wishes be?
            Aden: A quicker way to travel, more food, and more money to pay for supplies
            Shinrai: Daisuke to fall into a hole and die, an easier way to find the "Holy Trees", and for a broken computer
            Angel: sex, sex, sex with Andrew. If, however, that counts as one wish, then he'll also add for Alessandra to stop touching his man, and keep the last wish for more lube if they run out on the spaceship or something trivial.
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            Old November 19th, 2008 (2:32 PM).
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            Ren: his brother back.
            Latias: an infinite amount of candy.
            Kairn: lots and lots of food. And maybe a place to call home.
            Latios: I don't really know.
            Houndoom: also not sure here.
            Mewtwo: freedom.
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            Old November 19th, 2008 (2:50 PM). Edited November 19th, 2008 by An-chan.
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              Apparently I should read the Ender series... I have a faint recollection about my dad loving Ender in some form, but I can't remember clearly. It might have been something else that started with the letter 'e'. As I see you rant more and more about those books, my curiousity will soon take the better of me and I just have to read them. I'll see if they've been translated (I believe they are) and try to get some from my local library (which has almost none of the books I ever search for, so I have to book them (a non-intended pun) in advance and pay 50 cents for it every time!) or something. Maybe I'll have to read them in English, but that always takes some of the joy away if I read it for first time.

              Edit: I just ahve to tell this because I thought it was so funny...
              I went to the website of city libraries in Helsinki and searched for 'ender', because I don't know the names of the books in Finnish. The results? The city of Helsinki owns seven copies of Ender's Game (cleverly named Ender in Finnish), one of which is lost, one replaced, one that should have been returned to the library 23rd of August in 2004 and the rest cheked out.
              Also, the city of Helsinki owns two (TWO) copies of Orwell's 1984 one of which is lost and the other being repaired.

              And they say the libraries of Helsinki have been neglected! Hah! Not likely!

              End of edit!

              Which reminds me: is there anyone else here who reads books in more than one language?

              Reading Finnish literature (well, translated literature) after a while, I noticed a funny thing. After reading so much text in English, I can almost see what the original, English sentence looked like before it was translated. Expecially when the book is fairly badly translated (i.e. the structure of the sentence is the same it would be in English or punctuation is used incorrectly according to Finnish grammar). That annoys me considerably, as it prevents me from fully concentrating on the contents of the text.

              Our language is decaying because Finnish people take so much from English nowadays. The verb "copypaste" in Finnish, for example, is "copypasteta". It's a pure loan word. And I can assure you, it's not the only one of its kind. I don't exactly know where I'm going with this post here...

              So, I've had enough of ranting for today. On to another question.

              What would your characters read if they had time to do something so trivial in the midst of their adventures? Comics? Books? Newspapers? The sides of cereal boxes?
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              Old November 19th, 2008 (2:54 PM).
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              What would your characters read if they had time to do something so trivial in the midst of their adventures? Comics? Books? Newspapers? The sides of cereal boxes?

              Why, the Eon Chronicles, of course! And Mewtwo would just go online and start learning about absolutely everything.
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              Old November 19th, 2008 (4:17 PM).
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                When I saw that I said NUUUUUUU!!!!

                A movie, or any visual form of that book and its sequals, will just not work. The books are more character-driven, especially the Speaker series (the last three books of the Ender quartet And yes, I know that there are four sequels out now, but Exile doesn't count as a Speaker novel. It ties into Game better). Getting inside the head of these characters is what Card's partially known for. (Another thing is his moral-driven writing. Like when a character is pondering his guilt over something.) How will that transform to a movie, or even a comic (which was and is still being done)?

                There's also the fact that the movie is going to combine both Game and Shadow. I know that Card was the one to write the screenplay, but I'm still unsure of how these two books will mesh. Yes, they tell the same story, but each character has his own side to tell about everything that it will be difficult to have each one be separate, unless poor Bean gets tossed into the wind. (But that won't be good for the majority of the fans, because they like Bean more.)

                Plus, there's also the fact that how will the actual characters be acted. I mean, the characters are smart kids. There's also the whole issue of the battle room, with fourty to 120 kids flying around in zero gravity. And then there's the brutal nature of the books, and the nudity, and the fact that everything previous ties into a later event, and there's just too much wrong with this whole thing.

                And then there's the fact that this movie has been in the works for at least twenty years. It took that long to get just a working screenplay written.
                I'm afraid I disagree. I have read all of the books, and think it could make a good movie. But that doesn't mean that I think it will make a good movie. I think it is possible, but highly unlikely. I'm just happy that there is a chance that it could be good. I did, however, read the link you left Astinus, and what you said here, and I do not disagree. All of those factors could mean failure, but as I said before, there is still a chance.

                Moving on...

                What would your characters read if they had time to do something so trivial in the midst of their adventures? Comics? Books? Newspapers? The sides of cereal boxes?
                Samuel: Newspapers maybe.
                Neal: Everything. He reads a lot of things. Even the cereal boxes.
                Darren: Only the cereal boxes and newspapers, and the newspapers only for the comics.
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                  Our language is decaying because Finnish people take so much from English nowadays. The verb "copypaste" in Finnish, for example, is "copypasteta".
                  Loan word or not, I need to learn Finnish.

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                  Midsummer Knights:
                  - The Trio and Mercury and her gang (Romeo included) don't like to read, and if they do, it's magazines.
                  - Benvolio, however, reads books. General nonfiction in particular.
                  - Sebastian reads newspapers mostly. Imogen, romance novels. Viola, books in general. She has a weird fondness for instruction manuals.

                  AEM:
                  - Bill reads anything he can get his hands on (except pornography... and maybe not even then).
                  - Rose definitely prefers manga and magazines. Fanfiction too.
                  - Nettle, nonfiction. Newspapers and "intellectual magazines" in particular.
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                  I know that there are some pokedex entries that say some Pokemon can live for a thousand years or more. How long could a normal Pokemon live before dying of natural causes/ aka oldage?
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                  Old November 19th, 2008 (6:46 PM). Edited November 19th, 2008 by Venia Silente.
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                  Which reminds me: is there anyone else here who reads books in more than one language?

                  Well, I do, mostly because of my area of expertise. Anything good that can be found in bookstores about computer intercommunications, database management, synthesis of M-theory, or northern-African geopolitics, is most surely in English.

                  I used to read in Esperanto, too. That helped me kinda-read other languages (such as French) a lot. I really should do that again, as I plan to seriously learn more languages later. Sorry, An-chan, no Finnish in the plans, only Russian. And Italian, later.


                  What would your characters read if they had time to do something so trivial in the midst of their adventures? Comics? Books? Newspapers? The sides of cereal boxes?

                  Darius: comedy books, sport and racing magazines, touristic guides about Kanto, and some things about long-term investment. He has to seriously think about his financial future.
                  Lou: I haven't published anything about him yet, but I can spoilerlessly say that he likes thrillers, "tabloid" magazines, and interviews or articles regarding some kinds of Pokémon research.
                  Syd: the next revision of «The History of Team Rocket - The Unauthorized Edition».


                  Also, on the subject of good book = bad movie... well, I guess that is one of the fundamental equations of M-theory (the Universe and such), along with "good videogame = bad movie". Just look at Street Fighter! --- I can honestly say for the books that I've read and they had movie adaptions, only two of them the movie turned out right. Those borderline exceptions (because of all the changes from one media to the other) would be Bambi and Dr. Strangelove.

                  Maybe there might be more, it depends on wether we extend the definition of "book" to include comics (V for Vendetta and Iron Man turned out quite good) or historical books (I once saw a good Bible parody by Heston, starring Mel Brooks, but I can't remember the name!). But then there would come all the utter crap movies based off of them...

                  That said, I haven't read some recent things such as HP, or some classics such as Narnia, to compare them against the movies, which I have also not seen yet. Oh my life...
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                    Depends on the Pokemon. I usually relate a lifespan to the length of time its basis can live. For example, by this logic, Pikachu would probably live several years (but less than twenty). Then, you've got Gastly and other ghosts who just don't die.

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                      I do pretty much the same thing as Xanthine when it comes to Pokemon life spans. There are some, though, that I draw my own conclusions for. A vast majority I would expect to live about the same amount of time as their trainer, provided they had one.
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                        Let's take something basic here. The actor who will play Ender. If this movie is done in live-action, you have to find an actor that looks six and can play a precocious one at that, and then at the end of the movie, the actor has to look eleven or twelve years old. You can find another actor that might look the same as the six-year-old one, but there is a difference.

                        Or they might do what they did for a Harry Potter movie. Dumbledore's head is pasted on, yay.

                        Plus, you have to find a really short kid to play Bean. A really short kid, who looks two-or-three years old who can talk.

                        So if they don't go live-action, and instead go CGI, they have to find really damn good actors to give the emotions behind these voices. Sheer desperation, emotional tiredness, pure vicious nature.

                        The problems taking these books to the movie screen are numerous. Important details to the story were taken out between the book version of Game and the comic version. The same thing with Shadow. The comic shows how Bean feels (with whatever emotion he has when he's young), but it doesn't show his thoughts at all. And from what I've studied (yes, actually studied) of the first three chapters of Shadow, the bulk of the story is Bean's thoughts because you can get right into his head.

                        That's what's going from the movie. The ability to get into the character's head. (Though that's something that Card has very slowly lost in his writing, if the lack of emotions felt on the part of Ender in Ender in Exile was to be believed. Of course, that book was claimed by fans to have been read "like a fanfic" for what it was worth. Same with A War of Gifts.)

                        And then there's a big problem: No one who has worked on the movie has ever agreed with anything. So that halts the production of the movie.

                        It's been "in production" for years because of all these problems. Kind of tells me something, along with the other Hatrackers about this movie.

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                        I went to the website of city libraries in Helsinki and searched for 'ender', because I don't know the names of the books in Finnish. The results? The city of Helsinki owns seven copies of Ender's Game (cleverly named Ender in Finnish), one of which is lost, one replaced, one that should have been returned to the library 23rd of August in 2004 and the rest cheked out.
                        Ender's Game is one of the most lost books in libraries. *points to someone who kidnapped a copy*

                        And the Finnish cover of Ender's Game is weird. It's like Hand of God! Only Hand Of Andrew, Astinus's god! (Oh gods, what is wrong with the Brazilian covers? ;.; )

                        Okay, now to shut up and update my LiveJournal with this all, and get back on-topic.

                        Oh! Let's not forget the "anime to live-action" movies. Dragonball Z comes to mind. :D

                        Bad books make bad movies. Hi, Twilight!

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                        What would your characters read if they had time to do something so trivial in the midst of their adventures? Comics? Books? Newspapers? The sides of cereal boxes?
                        Aden periodically reads newspapers, because she wants to hear about mass loss of life. Aside from that, and her survival handbook, she doesn't read all that much.

                        Shinrai would read whatever she would get her hands on because she's just a snob. And that's how she rolls.

                        Angel reads cookbooks. That's all that I know. He might also read histories and certain books that change the universe, but most of the time he reads cookbooks and language books.
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                        If your characters found a genie, what would their three wishes be?
                        Bunny: To go back in time, have a lot of history/mythology books, and to meet her favorite legendary Pokemon (will be revealed in Chapter 19 ;) )
                        Jacob: Also a lot of history/mythology books, have one of his favorite artifacts, and another one of his favorite artifacts
                        Jenny: To have an Arcanine, a nice car, and a lot of cash

                        What would your characters read if they had time to do something so trivial in the midst of their adventures? Comics? Books? Newspapers? The sides of cereal boxes?
                        Jacob and Bunny would read books while Jenny maybe magazines.

                        And I've never read a book that's of a different language. ^^;

                        EDIT: And while on topic of written media turn into movies, yeah for the most part the movies would not turn out good. There's been a couple though that I liked. And heh, the only other anime turned live action I know is Death Note, but hadn't watched that yet. ^^;
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                          is there anyone else here who reads books in more than one language?
                          I was forced to read some stupid book in Spanish once. I didn't understand a lot of it since I never paid attention in class, so I got someone else to translate it for me ^^

                          Oh, am I going to be busy for a while. I just picked up Emerald today and am now realizing that to get all three Johto starters, I'll have to play through the game three times. There goes maybe eighty or ninety hours of my life. Thank goodness I already got Feebas (and the rest of the Hoenndex) on my Ruby years ago...
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                          Old November 19th, 2008 (10:36 PM).
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                            Did you start writing fanfiction thinking you were already a great writer, or did you start knowing that your writing would be greatly flawed?

                            Honestly, I knew I wasn't that great of a writer when I started in the 5th or 6th grade; still, I thought I was good for a kid. I really didn't realize how bad I was in writing until I started reading things I first wrote years later.

                            And... meh, teachers don't seem to help much with creative writing, in my opinion. We don't even get encouragement to do creative writing. It's all "essays, essays, essays"! The closest I came to a creative writing assignment was my sophomore year in high school, where we wrote poems and short stories (with a theme/topic, bleh) at the start of the year.

                            *rambles* Just like my junior year english teacher... wonderful lady, she was; I wrote short stories to use our SAT vocabulary lists, just for fun; she liked my stories very much. However, I sent in something to her over the summer that was a tad more serious.

                            All she commented about how she was "cracked up" by all my mentionings of dragons (I write mainly fantasy genre work) and if I'd submitted this one story to anyone. That's all; no mentioning of the feelings of depression and war-weary attitudes I had woven in, nothing about (in)human suffering... just a lil' diddy about my using dragons all the time, and that was all for speaking of the meat of the story.

                            *huffs; end's ramble/rant*
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                              I've heard very little of any public schools really encouraging creative writing. The most creative assignment I was ever allowed was a narrative in AP English, but even then we were limited to things that we had experience with in real life. Well, that's excluding anything in Elementary school, but I don't count that because we were simply too young to do much in essays.

                              Oh, and Nosepass has a funny animation on Emerald XD
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                                Aye, elementary school doesn't count. *shot*

                                A friend of mine took a creative writing class in some college program he was in or something; according to what I remember from what he told me, it was pretty much stuff he already knew about. Mainly syntax usage... lots of grammarstuffs... it wasn't a fun class, from what I gathered. Nyy-yah!
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                                  It wasn't? Hmm, makes me think harder about signing up for a creative writing course for the spring semester. I'll have to find someone in one of my classes that is enrolled in it/has been enrolled in it before to see what my college offers in it.

                                  As for the grammarstuffs... Gahh! I already know most of what there is to know! I had a grammar-crazy teacher in my Advanced Placement class that obsessed over every little grammar issue. Plus, I somehow pulled off a four on the Advanced Placement test, which waived Composition I and Composition II for me in college. So there really is no reason for me to take a creative writing class if it's just another grammar class.
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                                    I totally killed the FFL. x.X

                                    About the college-level courses, I remember that it was like that when I went to college. (Holy crap. I am old.) I was in the highest English course at the college because I was placed into the class with my SAT scores, but all that we covered was basic grammar. And peer review. Oh my gods. I hated peer reviewing.

                                    So, like I said in a previous post, I didn't learn much about writing in school. My teachers were more focused on those who couldn't read at all that I was shoved to the side.

                                    The one single Creative Writing class that I took in high school didn't teach me anything. It was just where I mostly wrote some slash and handed in one story that was ten pages. I had points taken off because during "peer review", the person who had my story thought it was too long.

                                    So, in other words, I could have dropped out of school after fourth grade and be fine.
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                                      I think I'm just going to give up on ever sleeping again...

                                      Anyway, my composition class supposedly allows for creative essays, but when I tried to write in a more casual tone, I was marked down and was warned that the tone could drop the score below a 2.0. So now I just find the most boring topics I can and write about those. Right now I'm writing a paper about the the effect global warming has on sea coral. It may seem like an interesting topic, but trust me, I'm beating it to death with boring, factual statements with citations to only statistics.

                                      Oh, here's a question I thought of earlier but didn't have time to post.

                                      What do you think happens to a trainer's Pokemon after the trainer dies, provided that the Pokemon still live?
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                                        I think I'm just going to give up on ever sleeping again...
                                        Join the club. I'm up now at a quarter to five in the morning, will stay up until at least seven in the morning, and then get really horrible sleep for a while until woken up at eleven by a hamster, two by a dog, and then to just stare at the ceiling until four, when I can actually sleep.

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                                        Anyway, my composition class supposedly allows for creative essays, but when I tried to write in a more casual tone, I was marked down and was warned that the tone could drop the score below a 2.0.
                                        Ahhaha..."We support creativity, only not really!"

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                                        What do you think happens to a trainer's Pokemon after the trainer dies, provided that the Pokemon still live?
                                        Oh, well see, here's the thing. Way way way before I was even allowed on the Internet, back when Pokemon first came out, I heard somewhere somehow that when a trainer dies, so do their Pokemon. So I've never really thought of any different possibilities as to what happens to a Pokemon when its trainer dies because I believed that for the past ten-ish years.
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                                          Join the club. I'm up now at a quarter to five in the morning, will stay up until at least seven in the morning, and then get really horrible sleep for a while until woken up at eleven by a hamster, two by a dog, and then to just stare at the ceiling until four, when I can actually sleep
                                          Lol, same here, including current time. Only difference is that I have to drive a half hour to school, study for four hours, then come back home. I think I'm going to try and fix my pattern once and for all by not sleeping until past ten tommorrow (technically tonight).

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                                          Way way way before I was even allowed on the Internet, back when Pokemon first came out, I heard somewhere somehow that when a trainer dies, so do their Pokemon.
                                          That was my thought on it for a while until recently when I started doing more thinking about the fandom. I mean, imagine if a legendary were captured and the trainer just dies. If the legendary died, then bam, entire species of Pokemon is wiped out (provided that you follow the one-of-a-kind thing). Besides, if I remember right, Ash technically died in the first movie and none of his Pokemon really died. (Just thought of this now actually.) However, a trainer's Pokemon might die from grief if they were close to their trainer and/or had an extremely close attachment to him/her. idk, I probably don't make much sense. Really really tired right now.
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