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FreezairForALimitedTime Responsible adult from Planet Claire
Responsible adult
Mar 4th 2010 at 5:01:49 PM

^^ Hell yeah.

Or a platypus Pokemon that takes more advantage of the platy's unique attribute: A poisonous stinger with horrible venom that can cause pain for months. Pain which is immune to morphine. It would be a great signature attack.

"Proto-Indo-European makes the damnedest words related. It's great. It's the Kevin Bacon of etymology." ~Madrugada
A_H_R Resistance is Futile from Crevice of your Mind
Resistance is Futile
Mar 4th 2010 at 5:43:15 PM

You know, what if they finally allow more interaction with Gym leaders? What if you get to have double battles with them?

As in, not you battling against them with two pokemon, you teaming up with them. That would be killer awesome...

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PippingFool Arrivederci from A Bizarre Naples Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Arrivederci
Mar 4th 2010 at 9:52:13 PM

^^ However it would have to be male only because only males have those spurs.

"This taste... Is the taste of a Liar! Giorno Giovanna!"
KitsuneInferno Jackass Detector from East Tennessee
Jackass Detector
Mar 5th 2010 at 2:25:54 AM

Have you seen the Just Bugs Me page? Do you think Game Freak or Nintendo care about those kinds of specifics?tongue

"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.
Pykrete NOT THE BEES from Viridian Forest
NOT THE BEES
Mar 5th 2010 at 8:07:35 AM

They care enough to retroactively put secondary sex characteristics in about half the Pokedex.

Mar 5th 2010 at 12:03:50 PM

I think having a biologist work on the pokedex would be kick ass

Pykrete NOT THE BEES from Viridian Forest
NOT THE BEES
Mar 5th 2010 at 2:36:31 PM

Or at least a physicist to do some basic density calculations. There's no reason a 30' snake made of solid steel should be lighter than a 6' roughly spherical blob of fat.

The Pokedex is in serious need of a retroactive revamp as far as weight goes — especially if Low Kick is a harbinger of other similar mechanics.

edited 5th Mar '10 2:37:23 PM by Pykrete

PippingFool Arrivederci from A Bizarre Naples Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Arrivederci
Mar 5th 2010 at 2:38:19 PM

Still, It could be male Platipi with one ability and femals with another.

"This taste... Is the taste of a Liar! Giorno Giovanna!"
Longfellow Fractally long
Fractally long
Mar 5th 2010 at 6:22:29 PM

Or at least a physicist to do some basic density calculations. There's no reason a 30' snake made of solid steel should be lighter than a 6' roughly spherical blob of fat.

Isn't Wailord significantly lighter than air, judging by its height and weight?

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Kinkajou One Man Army from you're not your
One Man Army
Mar 5th 2010 at 6:24:01 PM

Artists Are Not Architects

Other than dimensions, the Pokemon designers mostly get it right. Except when it gets in the way of gameplay.

"Wait, it's IV. Of course they are. They'd make IV for Dreamcast." - Enlong, on yet another FFIV remake
Longfellow Fractally long
Fractally long
Mar 5th 2010 at 6:30:05 PM

Which Pokémon's dimensions are you most similar to? I'm closest to Flygon—about three inches taller and 20 pounds heavier.

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asiacatdogblue As Useless as Bubble Man from Chicago, IL
As Useless as Bubble Man
Mar 6th 2010 at 5:44:14 AM

I would to see a documentary, or something of that varietry, of a Pokemon's natural habitat. Doesn't anyone want to see how certern abominations go through their lives?

I don't know what to think anymore.
Fawriel jump to the left from the bottom of my heart Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
jump to the left
Mar 6th 2010 at 6:17:55 AM

YES.

Like, what's the deal with, say, Bronzor? What does it do? What does it eat? How does it procreate? It's some metal plate thing that is found floating merrily in the same area as a bunch of Bidoofs and other critters, and it sticks out like - like a floating metal plate with eyes!

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AceOfScarabs I am now a shiny stone~ from Singapore Relationship Status: Drift compatible
I am now a shiny stone~
Mar 6th 2010 at 7:06:39 AM

I wouldn't mind a trainer who is an outright homage character to Steve Irwin. For added bonus, make him the Professor of the new region cool

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Neo_Crimson Your army sucks. from behind your lines.
Your army sucks.
Mar 6th 2010 at 7:15:54 AM

And have him study Stingray pokemon and...

-Gets Tomatoes thrown at him-

Sorry, I can't hear you from my FLYING METAL BOX!
Longfellow Fractally long
Fractally long
Mar 6th 2010 at 12:15:24 PM

Which tree should we name him after?

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Fawriel jump to the left from the bottom of my heart Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
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Mar 6th 2010 at 12:26:32 PM

Epileptic?

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Cider The Final ECW Champion from Not New York Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
The Final ECW Champion
Mar 6th 2010 at 1:39:23 PM

Crocodile Hunter? Definitely a tree that grows poisonous spines and sticks people. Being a temperate climate I'm sure Australia has one of those.

Alternatively, Ash tree.

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Tangent128 from Virginia Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
Mar 6th 2010 at 1:42:41 PM

A Pokémon pseudo-documentary? Sounds fun! Troper Covens material?

Professor Eucalyptus?

Do you highlight everything looking for secret messages?
Longfellow Fractally long
Fractally long
Mar 6th 2010 at 1:43:48 PM

Signature Pokémon: Feraligatr, Kangaskhan

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PippingFool Arrivederci from A Bizarre Naples Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Arrivederci
Mar 6th 2010 at 2:06:03 PM

Their called "Gum trees" here, the most common being the blue gum.

Lol. Professer Blue Gum.

"This taste... Is the taste of a Liar! Giorno Giovanna!"
Longfellow Fractally long
Fractally long
Mar 6th 2010 at 2:19:22 PM

That can't be any worse a name than Blue Oak.

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PippingFool Arrivederci from A Bizarre Naples Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
Arrivederci
Mar 6th 2010 at 2:28:42 PM "This taste... Is the taste of a Liar! Giorno Giovanna!"
clockworkspider Needs moar friendship. Relationship Status: Sinking with my ship
Needs moar friendship.
Mar 6th 2010 at 8:01:50 PM

Like, what's the deal with, say, Bronzor? What does it do? What does it eat? How does it procreate?

You know what they say about wondering how they eat and breathe and those other science facts.

edited 6th Mar '10 8:02:40 PM by clockworkspider

Fawriel jump to the left from the bottom of my heart Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
jump to the left
Mar 7th 2010 at 2:45:54 AM

Well, yeah, true. But still, the "what do they do" part would be interesting! My main issue is that they stick out so much like there's something special about them, but then they're just... there. Just some floating metal plate things that turn into gongs. It seems like such wasted potential to just... leave them like that. If you're gonna stick some weird-ass critters into an already weird variety of creatures, you should make some effort to make sense of them and flesh them out some more!

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