Do you grow attatched to your pokemon?:

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fuq u
I have this team that I never switch out because I think of them as a sort of "family".
GET IN MY VAN, KIDS.
2 Ultimatum15th May 2011 11:24:08 AM from The Amiga forest , Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Has returned.
Nah.
Nope, I breed them for IVs too much.

edited 15th May '11 11:29:16 AM by SpellBlade

4 Firebert15th May 2011 11:30:55 AM from Somewhere in Illinois
That One Guy
I become attached to certain species, for sure. But I also want to start breeding for the best traits... So I create Legacy Character's.

edited 15th May '11 11:31:18 AM by Firebert

5 MousaThe1415th May 2011 11:44:54 AM from Northern Virginia , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Artist, Writer, Ignored
Yes I do. They have names, backstories, goals, 'n all that.My teams rarely change. I mean it's all part of the fun, right? Since I don't care about all this stupid IV/EV/Breeding stuff it never factors into my team building so they become charcters.

Meet Team Zard
My Art |Bloggening

When All Else Fails, worry, that's the 14 way.
NOPE.

But that probably has to do with the fact than I dont play Pokemon.
"That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death itself may die."
7 Rynnec15th May 2011 11:53:05 AM , Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Mercenary
Yes. But how attached I am to my party depends.

I'm not as attached to my Soul Silver team as I am to my Pearl team, for instance. Mainly because most of my SS team wasn't as consistent as it was during Pearl.
"I'll show you fear, there is no hell, only darkness."

My twitter
8 rmctagg0915th May 2011 11:55:12 AM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
I do. It makes it very hard to shift the teams around.
Hugging a Vanilluxe will give you frostbite.

It's typed rmctagg09.
Harkinian & The Bois
I'm doing a Nuzlocke right now,so this is inevitable.

Also my bros from another save file. It's a rom hack

edited 15th May '11 11:57:26 AM by nohaynicklibre

10 Vorika15th May 2011 12:11:42 PM from Georgia, USA
I do, though I like to mix around my current team around with my old teams every once in a while. It lets everyone get a chance to be used without being permanetly forgotten.
11 Firebert15th May 2011 12:14:04 PM from Somewhere in Illinois
That One Guy
To expound upon my previous statement, I always use the same dozen or so kinds of Pokemon, with the same name and usually the same gender for each generation of the species.
Of course, it's an integral part of my body.

Oh wait, you were talking about something else.
13 Marioguy12815th May 2011 03:03:18 PM from various galaxies
Geomancer
No. They're nothing but bits of data.
You got some dirt on you. Here's some more!
Bunny
Oh so very much!
One of my few regrets about being born female is the inability to grow a handlebar mustache. -Landstander
15 MrAHR15th May 2011 03:04:14 PM from ಠ_ಠ , Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
Ahr river
Yes. Which is why I EV train them and try and get good natures. I can't stand the thought of having my pokémon not live up to their full potential because I'm a crappy trainer.

MAH POKEMAN

edited 15th May '11 3:10:43 PM by MrAHR

16 Tyyrlym15th May 2011 03:05:36 PM from Normandy SR-2
Jerk
Getting attached to your slaves makes it difficult to send them to their certain deaths. Best to maintain a bit of distance.
"Tyyr's a necessary evil. " Spirit
17 Neo_Crimson15th May 2011 03:06:11 PM from behind your lines.
Your army sucks.
I do, but that doesn't stop me from breeding, releasing, and EV training for better ones.
Sorry, I can't hear you from my FLYING METAL BOX!
18 Pykrete15th May 2011 03:49:55 PM from Viridian Forest
NOT THE BEES
Absolutely. I'll usually have a core of about 4 from very early on (always with the starter), then pick up another 3-4 wildcards and the HM Officer. They're very rarely retired altogether.

On at least one occasion, my HM Officer kicked so much ass that she got promoted to mainstay and I had to get a new one.

edited 15th May '11 3:53:36 PM by Pykrete

19 X2X15th May 2011 03:56:03 PM from the Darkness Beyond Time , Relationship Status: Sinking with my ship
[insert quip here]
To a degree. I always keep my starter and 3-4 of the guys I pick up. I usually swap out only if I find a type that works well in most upcoming battles (or if it's the main legendary/looks cool), but I'm not the uber-nut (sorry guys tongue) who focuses on EV training and what not.
"I am become Death, spouter of pretentious quotes and catchphrases." - Beary Scary
It sees you.
I do tend to get a bit attached to the Pokemon I EV train/IV breed, just because I've put so much effort into them.
Mecha-maniac
I do, quite a bit. To the point where I usually only catch 6 pokemon per game. tongue

@ Nohaynick: Which romhack is that?
Elvis landed in a rocket ship, healed a couple of leopards, then disappeared. But where was his beard?
22 ShirowShirow15th May 2011 04:26:53 PM from Land of maple syrup , Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
Be creative
Yeah. I'll never forget that one hoppip i grew from "Worse than a Magikarp" to "Badass status ailment spammer" over the course of my gametime. That was on a ROM, though, which i have lost. Never really got into the pokemon games i own legally, actually...
He'd want you do be doing something awesome right now.
23 Pykrete15th May 2011 04:32:00 PM from Viridian Forest
NOT THE BEES
I still have that Jumpluff in Silver somewhere. Wore down Red's Snorlax at level 51, she did.

edited 15th May '11 4:32:12 PM by Pykrete

24 Mezzopiano15th May 2011 04:32:30 PM from Pso'Xja , Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
The ones that I keep in my party, yes. The ones that I stash in a PC box as soon as they're caught, not so much. This is also why I must nickname every Pokemon I get, even if it's just a stupid placeholder name.
Those monsters... driven mad by music. Their twisted souls bound to the beat.
Jackass Detector
I always nickname my pokemon. I have about a dozen or so that I've grown fond of.
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt." - Some guy with a snazzy hat.

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