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View Poll Results: Now, PLAYER, which Pokémon do you want?
Pikachu 29 13.24%
Bulbasaur 51 23.29%
Charmander 87 39.73%
Squirtle 52 23.74%
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Old October 26th, 2016 (9:01 PM).
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    Charmander Why you may ask. Why not os the better question especially after I name It Drac after Dracula
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    Old October 28th, 2016 (6:33 AM).
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    I don't think so bud, I was five so it was like 16 years ago hahaha
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    Old October 28th, 2016 (6:45 AM).
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      I don't think so bud, I was five so it was like 16 years ago hahaha
      Ohohoho! That and I think we're on two different continents!
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      Old October 29th, 2016 (8:30 PM).
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        Sans Pikachu, I love all three starters. They are all greatly designed and do well in game. But I have to go with my boy Squirtle. Simply because when I play the game, I want Ninetails and Vileplume on my team, and that fills the need for a grass and fire type.
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        Old October 30th, 2016 (8:05 AM).
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          I'd say Bulbasaur as my choice.

          Though I almost always pick Charmander because he is the only fire type until Vulpix and Growlith pop up along the line.

          I don't really need the type advantage at this point because I already tend to use Butterfree and confusion to humble Brock, and Pikachu against Misty.

          However, I think it's kind of fun to Leech Seed and Poison Powder things to death. Totally inefficient, but hilarious at times.
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          Old November 22nd, 2016 (1:19 PM). Edited November 22nd, 2016 by VisionofMilotic.
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            I always go with my emotions and pick Charmander, even though he is the toughest to raise. This is because I really fell in love with Ash's on the tv show. His backstory as an abandoned Pokemon awaiting the return of his trainer made you really want to hold him close, it was that much more endearing because he turned out to become Ash's most powerful Pokemon in Kanto, he was the one you called when all hope seemed lost to try to make a comeback. Then he turned into a glorious medieval dragon and became at times the most noble and others the naughtiest teammate Ash ever had. Charizard is one colorful character who could bring formidable style, unexpected humor or deep emotion to the story.

            I was so excited as a 10 year old when I discovered there were these games called Pokemon red, blue and yellow because it meant there was a way for me to raise my own charizard!!

            I am really fond of the gen 1 fire types and would often monotype with them, they were always awe-inspiring creatures like dragons, tigers, kitsune, firebirds and unicorns.

            I also enjoyed playing with all three of the starters in this generation over and over again and these will always be my favorite starters.
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            Old December 10th, 2016 (3:45 PM).
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            While I have yet to play Red or Blue, I definitely gave Yellow a shot. That would put me at Team Pikachu.

            Pokemon Yellow is a game I would replay over and over again, and still do! However, if I were to try R/B in the future, I would go for Squirtle. I've abused Charmander in the PMD games, and Bulbasaur is my least favorite of the three (although the cutest, let me tell you).
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              Charmander now. Charmander forever. Although I did like my Yellow version for variety when it came to starters. I have started with Squirtle and Bulbasaur, but they're just not... Charmander.
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                I don't really like Pikachu because I don't think it deserves most of the praise it gets. I bet if it wasn't a starter/mascot, it wouldn't be nearly as popular.
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                I've always had a soft spot for Bulbasaur. Seems like the underdog of the bunch.
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                  I've always been a big water type fan. When I was a kid I collected the cards and watched the show and occasionally watched my best friend play the games, and I basically wanted to be Misty. (And will always regret letting said best friend convince me to trade my Blastoise card for a Charizard.) So when I finally a chance to play the games this year, there was no question of what to pick; I'd known for years that Squirtle would be my starter. So I did my first game of Blue with Squirtle, and he did not disappoint. (I also played with Squirtle in LeafGreen, and will probably do a solo Squirtle run of one of the Kanto games at some point.)
                  In Yellow, I used all four of the starters on my team, and really enjoyed that. I can definitely appreciate each of their strengths. I feel like Bulbasaur is the best grass type I've ever played with (though I'll admit I tend to find grass types not much use in general). Charizard was awesome in Yellow, but I wouldn't want to use it in a game where it can't learn Fly. I never minded Yellow Pikachu not evolving; Pikachu is one of my favorite Electric types to have on my team in any game and I never evolve it.
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                    Though I picked Bulbasaur, I'm still surprised that Bulbasaur haves more votes than Squirtle and that Pikachu has lowest votes despite being mascot of the series.
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                    Recently I picked Charmander in Pokemon Blue, as for a challenge early on. :]

                    Though my favourite from the bunch is Bulbasaur because it's pretty amazingly bulky and powerful with it's grass moves. Venusaur is outstanding to use. <33
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                    Old March 17th, 2017 (5:21 PM). Edited April 14th, 2017 by Reshiram643.
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                        Charmander was my favourite as a kid. I like all the starters and their evolutions.
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                        Charmander for me, it the first Pokemon I had in any game. It also got 2 very good mega evolutions as Charizard.
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                        Old March 19th, 2017 (4:35 AM). Edited April 23rd, 2017 by popplio25.
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                          when i open my leafgreen game on my birthday this year, i'm choosing squirtle *female hopefully*, because currently i have bulbasaur *name is rose... even thought there was not gender in that game* on my yellow game, a female charmander *name is fia* on pokemon x.... so i thought why not :)

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                            Though I picked Bulbasaur, I'm still surprised that Bulbasaur haves more votes than Squirtle and that Pikachu has lowest votes despite being mascot of the series.
                            Why are you suprised? Bulbasaur is the best Gen 1 starter, no exception. In fact, it's only recently been surpassed as best starter Pokemon of all time. By Rowlet, the greatest Pokemon to ever exist.
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                              Hey guys ! I have compared the starters of the Kanto region and came up with the best one according to my opinions . So feel free to check it out !

                              Here is the link : https://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=391167
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                                I'd pick Bulbasaur, Back in the Gen 1 days Grass types were OP! Even my first play through I picked Bulbasuar, not sure why but I did. But since Gen 1 the grass starter has never been really that viable unless its Sapphire and you pick Treecko. Big up the ugly flower toad!


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                                  I've always used charmander
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                                    Pikachu and not because I own Yellow version but because it's super effective against Pidgey and Spearow(two flying types you face early on) and learns Thunder Wave really early, an excellent status move that makes catching that much easier early on. Plus Yellow version naturally learns Thunderbolt and is the perfect option for Misty(Mankey or Nidoran can handle Brock).
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                                      Bulbasaur, hands down.
                                      The reason you ask? Well first, no one chose it (poor thing). Second, Bulbasaur is the best starter you could have. He was cute, Ivysaur was cool and Venusaur was badass. It also was good in battling (type-wise). My brother chose Squirtle for his leaf-green and still hasnt finished the game, while I beat it my FireRed and also completed the post-game. I chose a Charmander in one of thos Pokemon RPG simulators (Pokemon World Online, if anyone wanted to know) and it took a lot longer to beat Kanto then it did in my FireRed even though it was the same basic stuff. So if I want to choose a starter, Bulbasaur it is
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                                        To be honest, I would go for Charmander because even though that Charmander has problems at the first and second gym due to its typing. But Charmander has a lot of potential than the other three, Pikachu, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle like its moveset and can evolve into a really strong Charizard.
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                                          The first Pokémon I ever chose was Charamander in Red Version, so if I'm playing RED the choice would be the same every time. When I play Blue I flip a coin between Squirtle and Bulbasuar (though I prefer Bulbasuar).

                                          All that said, CHARIZARD FOR LIFE!!! lol
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