History WhatAnIdiot / Pokemon

20th Sep '17 4:29:10 PM StarTropes
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** Also in that episode, Samurai comes across Ash while he's bust trying to catch a Weedle.\\

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** Also in that episode, Samurai comes across Ash while he's bust busy trying to catch a Weedle.\\
20th Sep '17 4:28:46 PM StarTropes
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** Also in that episode, Samurai comes across Ash while he's bust trying to catch a Weedle.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' That Samurai would let Ash finish the capture before challenging him to a battle.\\
'''Instead:''' He attacks Ash with his broadsword, allowing Weedle to escape and bring back the Beedrill. [[NeverMyFault And then he blames Ash for the ensuing attack.]]



** '''Instead:''' Ash chooses HonorBeforeReason and accepts the challenge. He avoids forfeiting his League battle by arriving at the last second, and is unable to use one of his most powerful Pokémon (Pikachu) He is fortunate that he wins the battle.

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** '''Instead:''' Ash chooses HonorBeforeReason and accepts the challenge. He avoids forfeiting his League battle by arriving at the last second, and is unable to use one of his most powerful Pokémon (Pikachu) He is fortunate that he wins the battle.
18th Sep '17 9:55:45 PM FluttershyWelcome
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'''You'd Expect:''' Ash and Samurai would realize that there would be no way either of them could win by just hardening, since Metapod can only use that and would decide to call it draw.\\

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'''You'd Expect:''' Ash and Samurai would realize that there would be no way either of them could win by just hardening, since Metapod can only use that that, and would decide to call it draw.\\
18th Sep '17 12:56:33 PM FluttershyWelcome
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** In "Challenge of the Samurai", Ash and Samurai decide to battle. Ash uses Pidgeotto and Metapod, while Samurai uses Pinsir and Metapod. Eventually, the two of them are both using Metapod.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' Ash and Samurai would realize that there would be no way either of them could win by just hardening, since Metapod can only use that and would decide to call it draw.\\
'''Or:''' Wait, Ash has a Pikachu. He could just use it to battle.\\
'''Instead:''' Neither Ash nor Samurai realize either of those options and spend hours battle with no result until a swarm of Beedrill show up, causing it to end the battle.
** In the same episode, just after the battle ended, Samurai calls back his Metapod to keep it away from the Beedrill and get out of the swarm. Ash wants to know what type of pokémon a Beedrill is.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' Ash would return his Metapod into its pokéball first and then look up Beedrill using his Pokédex.\\
'''Instead:''' Ash looks up Beedrill using his Pokédex first. This allows a Beedrill enough time to snatch Ash's Metapod while he's not looking.
19th Aug '17 3:44:15 AM LongLiveHumour
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** Regardless of their bumblingness as well as their incopetence, the Team Rocket Trio are still criminals and have been repeatedtly attempt to kidnap numerous Pokémon. And they keep doing this OncePerEpisode.\\

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** Regardless of their bumblingness as well as bumbling manner and their incopetence, incompetence, the Team Rocket Trio are still criminals and have been repeatedtly attempt repeatedly attempted to kidnap numerous Pokémon. And they keep doing this OncePerEpisode.\\



'''Instead:''' He seems to be content with just blasting them off again, over and over like hundreds of times. You'd think Ash gets tired of them by now...

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'''Instead:''' He seems to be content with just blasting them off again, over and over like over, hundreds of times. You'd think Ash gets would be tired of them by now...
11th Jun '17 11:06:43 PM rjd1922
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** Alain works for Team Flare while being lied about doing so for the good of humanity.\\

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** Alain works for Team Flare while being lied about to that he was doing so for the good of humanity.\\
11th Jun '17 10:59:41 PM rjd1922
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** Regardless of their bumblingness as well as their incopetence, the Team Rocket Trio are still criminals and have been repeatedtly attempt to kidnap numerous Pokemons. And they keep doing this OncePerEpisode.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' For Ash to realize that as long as they are around, Pokemons can get kidnapped and people could be harmed, thus he decides to have Pikachu paralyze them and hand them over to Officer Jenny. That way, they won't ever pester Ash and his companions ever again.\\

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** Regardless of their bumblingness as well as their incopetence, the Team Rocket Trio are still criminals and have been repeatedtly attempt to kidnap numerous Pokemons.Pokémon. And they keep doing this OncePerEpisode.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' For Ash to realize that as long as they are around, Pokemons Pokémon can get kidnapped and people could be harmed, thus he decides to have Pikachu paralyze them and hand them over to Officer Jenny. That way, they won't ever pester Ash and his companions ever again.\\



'''You'd expect:''' One battler to send out a Pokemon with a type advantage or a resistance to the opponent's moves.\\

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'''You'd expect:''' One battler to send out a Pokemon Pokémon with a type advantage or a resistance to the opponent's moves.\\



'''In Addition:''' This is just days after Team Rocket impersonated league officials and stole many trainers' Pokemon, indicating that the league has some major security problems.\\

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'''In Addition:''' This is just days after Team Rocket impersonated league officials and stole many trainers' Pokemon, Pokémon, indicating that the league has some major security problems.\\



** In "Candid Camerupt", the group is having a friendly battle with the Winstrate family. Max is up and he's up against the youngest family member, Vivi, who he has a crush on; he's borrowing one of Ash's Pokemon and wants to go easy on her.\\

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** In "Candid Camerupt", the group is having a friendly battle with the Winstrate family. Max is up and he's up against the youngest family member, Vivi, who he has a crush on; he's borrowing one of Ash's Pokemon Pokémon and wants to go easy on her.\\



'''Instead:''' He picks [[JerkAss Corphish]]. Said Pokemon doesn't listen and beats up her Marill. [[PyrrhicVictory While Max won the match, it caused Vivi to hate him and ruining any chance he had with her]].

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'''Instead:''' He picks [[JerkAss Corphish]]. Said Pokemon Pokémon doesn't listen and beats up her Marill. [[PyrrhicVictory While Max won the match, it caused Vivi to hate him and ruining any chance he had with her]].



'''Taking the Stupidity Even Further:''' [[StopHavingFunGuys The kind of trainer Paul was meant to represent]] would ''know better'' than to send into an important match a Pokémon that clearly needs bench time, professional opinion or otherwise. Furthermore, anyone with even a shred of empathy would know that throwing a Pokemon against something it flat-out fears is more likely to petrify it than to trip SuperMode. And yet, despite [[StupidEvil such flagrant disregard for both his Pokémon and his teammate, especially in front of such a massive audience]], [[KarmaHoudini Paul was not reprimanded one whit, either on-the-spot or in hindsight]]. Were it not for his [[DracoInLeatherPants leather pants]] and [[CharacterShilling the author's praise for him]], this would be the moment that [[MoralEventHorizon destroyed any sympathy he deserved]].

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'''Taking the Stupidity Even Further:''' [[StopHavingFunGuys The kind of trainer Paul was meant to represent]] would ''know better'' than to send into an important match a Pokémon that clearly needs bench time, professional opinion or otherwise. Furthermore, anyone with even a shred of empathy would know that throwing a Pokemon Pokémon against something it flat-out fears is more likely to petrify it than to trip SuperMode. And yet, despite [[StupidEvil such flagrant disregard for both his Pokémon and his teammate, especially in front of such a massive audience]], [[KarmaHoudini Paul was not reprimanded one whit, either on-the-spot or in hindsight]]. Were it not for his [[DracoInLeatherPants leather pants]] and [[CharacterShilling the author's praise for him]], this would be the moment that [[MoralEventHorizon destroyed any sympathy he deserved]].



'''Even Worse''': During the battle, he has Snivy use Attract, which doesn't work against Pokemon of the same gender, which is a fact he needs pointed out to him immediately afterwards.

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'''Even Worse''': During the battle, he has Snivy use Attract, which doesn't work against Pokemon Pokémon of the same gender, which is a fact he needs pointed out to him immediately afterwards.



'''You'd Expect''': He'd wish to win the Pokemon League which is the biggest tournament in Pokemon\\
'''Instead''': He wishes to win an upcoming tournament that has nothing to do with the Pokemon League

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'''You'd Expect''': He'd wish to win the Pokemon League Pokémon League, which is the biggest tournament in Pokemon\\
Pokémon \\
'''Instead''': He wishes to win an upcoming tournament that has nothing to do with the Pokemon Pokémon League



'''You'd Expect:''' Ash to order Pikachu to use Iron Tail or Quick Attack, or for him to use one of his other Pokemon.\\

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'''You'd Expect:''' Ash to order Pikachu to use Iron Tail or Quick Attack, or for him to use one of his other Pokemon.Pokémon.\\



'''You'd Also Expect:''' Korrina to use her other Pokemon to fight.\\

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'''You'd Also Expect:''' Korrina to use her other Pokemon Pokémon to fight.\\



'''You'd Expect:''' Alain starting to doubt their motives after scuffling against innocent Legendary Pokemon doing their jobs, with one of them being damaged and captured because of him.\\

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'''You'd Expect:''' Alain starting to doubt their motives after scuffling against innocent Legendary Pokemon Pokémon doing their jobs, with one of them being damaged and captured because of him.\\



** Still in the same vein, the fact everyone uses their Pokemon to fight the monster.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' Everyone tossing every single Pokemon they have at it (except for Ash's group sans Greninja and Pikachu, and whom had been slaughtered by Lysandre's Mega Gyarados).\\

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** Still in the same vein, the fact everyone uses their Pokemon Pokémon to fight the monster.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' Everyone tossing every single Pokemon Pokémon they have at it (except for Ash's group sans Greninja and Pikachu, and whom had been slaughtered by Lysandre's Mega Gyarados).\\
11th Jun '17 5:16:08 PM rjd1922
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** In several episodes, Team Rocket has Pikachu, (or A group of Mons), has eluded Ash & co., and is making their getaway.\\

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** In several episodes, Team Rocket has Pikachu, (or A a group of Mons), has eluded Ash & co., and is making their getaway.\\
4th Jun '17 5:53:17 PM Aker-Sama
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** During Ash's gym battle against Elesa, his Palpitoad is knocked out by her Emolga. This creates a problem for Ash, as Emolga's typing (Electric/Flying) gives it an advantage over most of his team (read: Oshawott, Tranquill, Snivy, Scraggy, and Swadloon.) He suddenly has a EurekaMoment and rushes to the PC.\\
'''You'd Expect''': For Ash to send out [[DishingOutDirt Roggenrola]], who has an advantage over [[BlowYouAway Emolga]].\\
'''Instead''': He sends out [[GreenThumb Snivy]] instead, who as mentioned above, has a type disadvantage against Emolga. Snivy is promptly beaten by Emolga, leaving Ash to fight Elesa's remaining team with just Pikachu.\\
'''Even Worse''': During the battle, he has Snivy use Attract, which doesn't work against Pokemon of the same gender, which is a fact he needs pointed out to him immediately afterwards.
5th May '17 9:30:27 PM flamemario12
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** Alain wants to fight Ash and Ash-Greninja at their full power.\\
'''You'd Expect:''' He'd ask them at any time for a battle once they are ready.\\
'''Instead:''' He must totally steamroll 8 Gym Leaders in no time and every other Kalos League participant to fight him!
** The reanimated Megalith versus the "Kalos Defense Force".\\
'''You'd Expect:''' A large army of trainers and police forces showing up to put a stop to it for good.\\
'''Instead:''' Only Gym Leaders arrive as reinforcements, strangely leaving out fan favorites Siebold, Drasna, and Wikstrom from the action along with every other implied anime-only Gym Leader.
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