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6651 Umbramatic26th Dec 2011 05:38:30 PM from WAAPT or PEFE , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Oh dear(ies)
That sounds like a decent explanation to me. Making it harder so the Professors get less "competition", so to speak.
"Why do girls take so long to go to the bathroom?"

"Because we have more holes!"

- My sister 2015
You complete me.
Than whatare the jusyificstions for nomstarters with said ratios. You cant jusy turn expkanstions on and off, you have to be consistant. Why nit use the cave of dragonflies explsnstion?

6653 Kexruct26th Dec 2011 05:45:36 PM from Vvardenfell
nonarySpade
wut
They call themselves seamstresses -Feet of Clay
6654 SilentReverence26th Dec 2011 05:50:10 PM from 3 tiles right 1 tile up
adopting kitteh
That N-1 lines share the same evolutionary gender ratio, Ability or whatever does not mean that N lines share ir for the same reason. If the temperatures average to just that right gender ratio (why would it work like that for Torchic and Cyndaquil, anyway?) then it can be half the explanation. As for the Cave of Dragonflies theory on gender determination, I personally like it, but it relies too much on the technicall implementation of the mechanic - any future generation can blast it as easy as introducing just one new mon.

You complete me.
Sotry, I got a table for Christmas and Im using it exclusvly to see how in the hel its any better thqn my lwptop.
6656 Tangent12826th Dec 2011 06:09:38 PM from Virginia , Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
Are they really rare in-universe, though?

Why would the professors have any interest in keeping them that way?
Do you highlight everything looking for secret messages?
6657 Kexruct26th Dec 2011 06:12:02 PM from Vvardenfell
nonarySpade
I guess as a balancing mechanism? The starters are chosen because they are ideal partners for trainers, and having too many would cheapen that.
They call themselves seamstresses -Feet of Clay
You complete me.
The fire/water/grass thing works well for beginners. Bo in and out of universe.
6659 Tangent12826th Dec 2011 06:34:18 PM from Virginia , Relationship Status: I LOVE THIS DOCTOR!
The world is far bigger than the rather small minority of beginning trainers who get their first Pokemon from a professor (or even just according to a theme), though.

And do any canons even imply they are, in fact, especially rare?
Do you highlight everything looking for secret messages?
You complete me.
They are impossible to catch in the games.
6661 Blissey126th Dec 2011 07:11:43 PM from a random PokŔcenter , Relationship Status: I know
insert title here
and even if they can be caught wild, the wild ones probably don't make for as good starters as the ones raised for that purpose.
6662 SilentReverence26th Dec 2011 07:50:35 PM from 3 tiles right 1 tile up
adopting kitteh
A fair point is that yes, starters delivered as Starters are bred and trained for that purpose. For that matter, they wouldn't necessarily be the 15 Fire/Water/Grass families only, but also theoretically apply to starters and mons passed down by family heritage, as at least two anime episodes (one related to Brock) suggest.

The anime and manga have wild starter lines, though they are more or less implied to be scarce, or hard to find (early Johto at least; dunno about early Unova). Or particular note, starters in the games are not delivered only as Starters but also as gifts or plot prizes.
6663 Umbramatic26th Dec 2011 11:13:58 PM from WAAPT or PEFE , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Oh dear(ies)
"Oh, good. Umbramatic is about to settle this thing." Sorta appropriate.

Still busy with Real Life holiday stuff, but I'm still getting Thundurus work in, and I think the paste will be up tomorrow. For now, since nobody currently seems to have any more suggestions on it, I'm putting Tornadus on the wiki - I figure the shorter length is acceptable since there's not much we know about these guys yet.

Also, I claimed Golett, and I'm thinking about doing Poochyena and/or Shroomish soon, since I haven't done anything for Gen. 3 yet.

"Why do girls take so long to go to the bathroom?"

"Because we have more holes!"

- My sister 2015
You complete me.
The fire/water/grass dichtonmy is good for beginners in and out of universe.
IOU one title
I finally started White, but I've totally forgotten how to evenly create and level up a balanced team, which is as weird as it is embarassing.
6666 rmctagg0927th Dec 2011 09:45:49 AM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
[up] I think you've got the wrong thread.
Hugging a Vanilluxe will give you frostbite.

It's typed rmctagg09.
6667 Umbramatic27th Dec 2011 11:09:01 AM from WAAPT or PEFE , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Oh dear(ies)
Ho Ho Ho! Santa Slowpoke has brought you a belated Christmas present!

http://pastebin.tropi.us/29

Thundurus is ready for feedback!

edited 27th Dec '11 3:15:27 PM by Umbramatic

"Why do girls take so long to go to the bathroom?"

"Because we have more holes!"

- My sister 2015
6668 MysticKenji27th Dec 2011 01:33:47 PM from Pittsburgh, PA
Hm?
The Thundurus entry looks pretty good - seems like it mainly just needs links to tropes.

For the destruction of Milos Island, you might want to reference the Long Island Express
devArt | Pokemon RED: a fan-fic (also on dArt)
6669 Umbramatic27th Dec 2011 02:46:03 PM from WAAPT or PEFE , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Oh dear(ies)
[up] References to that for Tornadus/Thundurus rampages would be cool. I'l have to find a way to edit that into both of their articles.

edited 27th Dec '11 3:15:01 PM by Umbramatic

"Why do girls take so long to go to the bathroom?"

"Because we have more holes!"

- My sister 2015
6670 SullenFrog27th Dec 2011 08:19:39 PM from Voormithadreth , Relationship Status: I wanna know about these strangers like me
King of the Mind Flayers
Made a small edit to the Zekrom article; added just a little something to the In Popular Culture section which I think may get a little chuckle out of you guys.
6671 Neo_Crimson27th Dec 2011 08:26:05 PM from behind your lines.
Your army sucks.
brb renaming my Zekrom Alduin.
Sorry, I can't hear you from my FLYING METAL BOX!
6672 rmctagg0928th Dec 2011 08:10:16 AM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
[up] [lol]
Hugging a Vanilluxe will give you frostbite.

It's typed rmctagg09.
6673 Kexruct28th Dec 2011 09:12:10 AM from Vvardenfell
nonarySpade
[up][up] Rename your Reshiram Akatosh.
They call themselves seamstresses -Feet of Clay
6674 Umbramatic28th Dec 2011 12:25:01 PM from WAAPT or PEFE , Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Oh dear(ies)
[up][up][up] I'm torn over whether to do the same. I like how he's Cherbanog right now, but that Skyrim reference in the article is so tempting... Damn you, Sullen. Damn you and your awesome reference.

Speaking of which, you gonna incorporate the ones I reccomended? Not that they compare to that...

EDIT: V2 of Thundurus paste: http://pastebin.tropi.us/8c . Still needs suggestions.

edited 28th Dec '11 2:38:17 PM by Umbramatic

"Why do girls take so long to go to the bathroom?"

"Because we have more holes!"

- My sister 2015
6675 rmctagg0928th Dec 2011 03:59:33 PM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
Though now that I think about it Dialga would probably be a closer reference to Alduin.
Hugging a Vanilluxe will give you frostbite.

It's typed rmctagg09.

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