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Pokemon

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Pokemon. That infantile Japanese "pocket monster" game/television series/movie/etcetera. You've all heard of it, no?

It's fine for small children to enjoy watching the shows, playing the games, and collecting the cards. I say small children, because if you're over 8 years old and have anything with "Pokemon" on it, you're a severely disturbed individual. Well, okay, maybe even up through ten or eleven years old is understandable. Some of us mature mentally sooner than others.

What I don't get, is that I know two people, both 19 years old, that love the shit. Come on dammit, if you're a fucking adult, you'd THINK you could find something a LITTLE more entertaining, right? Law and Order? CSI? Hell, fucking SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS for all I fucking care. At least they wouldn't be doing the equivalent of still being fascinated by Barney the fucking dinosaur :rolleyes:.
 

Billybob

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I'm 16 and still play pokemon on my gba. But thats it. I know what you are talking about, and it's disgusting. I saw a SENIOR that was wearing one of those pickachu hats, and talking about pokemon something about a ney diamond game or something. The worst part is that he locks on to me to talk to! It's sad. Really, really sad.
 

LiberatioN

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I played Pokemon cards in a league at Toys R Us for awhile in middle school. Back then the game was alot more popular and I was only into it for a couple years before I kind of grew out of it. There were alot of adults that really liked to play though; mostly it's parents of the kids that buy the cards that find the game somewhat appealing. If you're a teenager/young adult, I'd definitely agree that you need a new hobby. Playing Pokemon as a 16-25 year old is about as bad as saying you draw anime porn and then masturbate to it.
 

Nailbomb

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LiberatioN said:
I played Pokemon cards in a league at Toys R Us for awhile in middle school.
I swear, I am the only person in the country that has never owned a pokemon card.
 
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Nailbomb said:
I swear, I am the only person in the country that has never owned a pokemon card.
Nope. <points to self>

All non-board games I play involve electricity. I did however know some people who had $400+ worth of cards. No car, no video games, no cable, ramen for dinner, but they had their cards. God help the human race.
 

People=Shit

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teh anarchist said:
Hahaha .. pokemon ... I, for some reason, still have those cards around here somewhere ... I think ...
Yea, I think I do too, I just never really paid attention to where I put them.
 
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Yeah, I still have mine too. Never bothered collecting the new ones though. I used eat, sleep, and breathe pokemon like 5 or 6 years ago. Man, I think on my blue version I got a team of six all to level 100. Took a long ass time. I had like over 200 hours on just blue version alone. You know it got bad when you were bringing your gameboy into the bathroom with you....I know I'm not the only one.
 

Easty

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mrstarcraft said:
Nope. <points to self>

All non-board games I play involve electricity. I did however know some people who had $400+ worth of cards. No car, no video games, no cable, ramen for dinner, but they had their cards. God help the human race.
or how bout the woman who tried to sue pokemon for their cards being a form of "gambling". she was the one who a) spent over $1000 for her son on those fucking cards and b) was gambling, if anyone.

fucking idiots

my little bro loved to collect those things. he had a bunch of those 1st edition ones that are worth a bunch now. then the movies came out...dont get me started
 

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i used to play pokemon back in highschool....i was the first to get a mew(not mewtwo) it was killer...then we got the gameshark to get lvl255 and had battles in the lunchroom...for money ofcourse....so i got red(my friend had blue) i got yellow......silver(my friend got gold) and thats about it....i think im gonna try to find my GB poket hehe
 
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I played the game back in middle school.
No big woop.
I never dug the cards. It was just another pathetic way to make money, in my eyes. It made me sick.
I still have my GBC, and the yellow version. I play from time to time. It's a solid rpg, for the gameboy. I enjoy it.


But I'd never wear a fucking shirt, or hat, or represent that game any other way, than just playing it.
 

Easty

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amongst me and my brother, we have red, blue, yellow, gold, silver and crystal. i hear the leaf green and fire red? versions are just colorized enhancements of red and blue, but i dunno.

havok's right though, pokemon was, and still is, a very nice quality RPG for the role playing buffs among us.
 

Billybob

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pokemon yellow on the gbp (game boy pocket) > pokemon yellow on the gb (original game boy) .pokemon yellow on the gbc (game boy color) > pokemon yellow on the gba > pokemon yellow on the gbasp > pokemon yellow on the gbds

I have tried it on all of them except the ds. and I still like my gbp over all.
 

Noob

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Lol pokemon sucks. I used to play it before hair grew on my balls. I'm waiting a couple of years to sell my pokemon cards because they will go up in value. Sadly.
 

Sektor

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I always did think pokemon was gay.

Six or seven years hasn't changed that. The games are understandable, but the cards (and I'm talking about ALL the bullshit anime card crap that's out here) are just another pathetic attempt to create a huge hole in your pocket. They're only worth money because people take what the Japanese say about it to heart.

To me, they aren't worth shit.
 

Descent

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I have a couple buddies who play the games, but have nothing else to do with the "fad," and admit openly that the commercialization not only killed a very good game series, but also they don't care if they are made fun of.

Personally I have the limited edition Pokemon Game Boy Color sitting around my room...I bought it for the collectors value, and because my Game Boy Pocket wanked out. Fast forward two months and my Neo Geo Pocket Color was under the Christmas tree, and I have only powered the old GBC up three times for diagnostics/Zelda hacking.

Uhh...I should really reassemble my Neo Geo before I lose the pieces. I discovered a way to overclock it :cool:.
 

Cutter

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never a pokemon fan, played magic with my dad and friends, he was deep into the RPG D@D stuff.
 

el crotcho

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Im still sticking to my south park theory about pokemon, the Japanese are trying take over the world with it
 

Billybob

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I just realised that I can play the pokemon theme song on my recorder. I can't believe that I spent 8 bucks on it.