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Old March 7th, 2007 (9:54 PM).
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    Now, we all know there are some 300+ Pokes... even more now that D/P are coming out. But I was always curious as to the names of them. Some of them are obvious combinations of descriptive words (like Bulbasaur or Squirtle), but quite a few come from obscure and interesting origin.

    So here's the game:

    I will start with a Pokemon. The first person to describe the origin will then name another Pokemon, and the next person will give a name origin, and name a Pokemon, and so on and so on. Not sure how well this will turn out, but what the hell, let's give it a shot!

    I'll start with one I know and find the most interesting:

    Who can give me the origin of the name...

    Kirlia
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    Old March 8th, 2007 (2:54 AM).
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    Even though this is a "game", it has nothing to do with any of the actual games. Pokémon related "fun-games" belong in the Funtime in Pokéland forum, so I'll move it there.

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    Old March 14th, 2007 (1:54 PM).
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      this sounds fun okay

      Kirlia: closely resembles a ballet dancer; it stands on tip-toes at all times

      Alright now look up Banette


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      Old April 1st, 2007 (7:58 AM).
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        Bannete?
        okay here it goes
        Banette's name is a portmanteau of bane, meaning a source of harm, and marionette, meaning a hand-controlled puppet.

        next is
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        Old April 19th, 2007 (9:51 AM).
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          Gallade- The evolved form of Kirlia using a Dawn Stone however - Gallade is only available for its gender to be a male

          How about..

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