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Old December 2nd, 2015 (12:54 AM).
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    Nowadays I choose bulbasaur because of it's type advantage against the first two gyms, but my very first starter was squirtle.
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    Old December 3rd, 2015 (11:55 AM).
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      Squirtle all the way! He's by far the cutest!
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      Old December 6th, 2015 (1:53 AM).
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        I think it was Charmander, but I've also recalled using Bulbasaur as well! I never made it past the second gym however, I was only about six or seven and didn't know what the hell I was doing back then. Quite a shame, child me would have probably jumped for joy when my Charmeleon finally evolved to a Charizard. :(
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        Old December 7th, 2015 (2:25 AM).
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          Charmander.
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          Old December 7th, 2015 (6:56 PM).
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          Squirtle. I like water type Pokémon so I chose it.
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          Old December 23rd, 2015 (3:50 PM).
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            Oh boy, this is my favorite set of starters and it's always so hard to choose! XD I used Squirtle the first time and named it Salty; I chose Bulbasaur and Charmander various times and the two are still battling for the coveted favorite spot... I definitely love Bulbasaur, though :)
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            Old December 23rd, 2015 (4:03 PM).
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              I tend to go with Squirtle, but I try to switch it up every now and then. I love 'em all, I can't help it DX.

              If I remember correctly, Bulbasaur was my first... but it could have been Squirtle too.
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              Old December 23rd, 2015 (5:03 PM).
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              I usually go with Bulbasaur because it's an easy way to beat the first two gyms.
              I tend to prefer leveling the Pokémon I have to catching new ones, and as a result I often get to the Elite Four without even having a full team of 6. Picking Bulbasaur right off the bat gives me time to decide what my second Pokémon should be rather than having to catch one right away to deal with Misty.
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              Old December 23rd, 2015 (7:29 PM).
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                Squirtle! Mostly because I always had Pokemon Blue so I always want to get the Pokemon that's on the cover. A long time later, it becomes my favorite Pokemon, so I pick Squirtle as my Kanto starter.
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                Old December 25th, 2015 (11:57 AM).
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                First playthrough? Charmander. But now its a different story...

                Generally bulbasaur, he never really caught my eye until generation 6 where I used him and oh boy the fairies didn't stand a chance... And since we might as well, Charmander is my second choice because he has a good design. Although I like totodile and treeko as well so it might be a reptile thing... And Mega Charizard Y? The greatest design, so much better than the terrible design they gave X. I mean thanks gamefreak for making the kids think they're cool cause they have a "Shiny" charizard. *Nerd rage* (Actually if you color swap Mega X with a standard pallete, he isn't that bad, but Y is still better IMO)

                Oh and squirtle... eh. I actually rank him near the bottom of all 18 starters, Although turtwig and chikorita are down there with him.
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                Old December 27th, 2015 (9:16 PM).
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                  in my first playthrough I chosen charmander in pokemon firered, in leafgreen I chosen bulbasaur and in pokemo. red (yes the one of gb) I chosen squirtle, but of the three I prefer charmander
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                  Old December 30th, 2015 (2:51 PM).
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                    Charmander, cos the extra Flying type in Charizard made things slightly easier.
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                    Old December 30th, 2015 (11:56 PM).
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                    Unless I'm doing like a monotype challenge, then I will always pick charmander because that is my favorite starter of the three and charizard is such a badass Pokemon. I really like all of the starters for Gen. 1.
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                    Old January 12th, 2016 (10:59 AM).
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                      I usually pick Charmander, because of FRLG's small number of Fire-types. Before completing the seventh gym, the only options are Arcanine (FR), Ninetales (LG), and Flareon. Even afterwards, the only options are Rapidash, Magmar (LG), and, if you're willing to use it, Moltres.

                      Grass and Water have more options available earlier on.
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                      Old January 28th, 2016 (3:14 PM).
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                        I used to always choose Charmander but these days, I'm more of a squirtle/bulbasaur person. I guess years of always going with the same thing got to me!
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                        Old January 28th, 2016 (6:39 PM).
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                          My first Firered I used my favorite, Squirtle. Got Leafgreen and used Bulbasaur, and got another Firered and finally was able to use Charmander :P

                          Only got the first game in 2012, played LG last year, and just fnishing my second FR now actually. I'm glad I was able to use all of Kanto's starters over time :D
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                          Old February 13th, 2016 (1:37 AM).
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                            I like them all. It really just depends on who my team consists of since I usually plan my team ahead of time.
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                            Old February 13th, 2016 (6:06 AM).
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                            I like using Charmander. Charizard's secondary Flying typing lets me save the teamslot I would normally dedicate to Pidgeot for something potentially more useful. That said, I don't mind using Bulbasaur or Squirtle since they make life much easier when facing the first couple of Gyms.
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                              I first used Squirtle. Pretty good, i liked using it. I just never evolved it into Blastoise.
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                                You can choose any pokemon which you love, but from my point, Charmander is considered the best. If you choose Bulbasaur, then your little dinosaur will face a FLYING and FIRE lizard in the end, which is quadruple the power to a tiny GRASS pokemon. If you choose Squirtle, you can destroy Venusaur later with your Ice Beam, but later in the game you will find more powerful Water pokemon. Yes, more powerful. For example, exchange with your friend and have a Polywrath - Fighter pokemon, or Gyarados or even Lapras. As you can see, lots of Water pokemon in the First Generation to choose. However Charizard is the only Flying combined with Fire, with great Special attack and dmg.
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                                Old August 24th, 2016 (10:26 AM).
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                                  I've only used bulbasaur and It was pretty easy, would choose charmander next time though
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                                    I think the most powerful is Blastoise as I am a big fan of the water-type pokemon.
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                                    I actually went with Bulbasaur, since it makes the game quite easy getting through the first two gyms and resisting the third. Like most, I eventually reset and went through with them all.
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                                        I've played through the games so many times that I'm certain I've played with all three of them at some point. I used to default to Charmander all the time, but lately I've been a lot more likely to go with Bulbasaur.

                                        For some it might depend on how much of a challenge you want. I think Bulbasaur is the easiest to start out with, while Charmander presents a little more of a challenge with the first two gyms. Squirtle is relatively easy to start with and I would say it's a little harder later with the electric and grass gyms, but by then I think most people definitely have started to build a team with other pokemon.
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