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...to the people who wished me a happy birthday last Sunday. I can only say I'm deeply flattered.
So, to round up the perpetrators well-wishers, a very pleased thank-you to @Ghost, @double trouble, @Dialgarules, @Iteru, @Life Alert, @Shiny Celebi, @Gligar13, and @The Puppetmaster.
Also, if I screwed
If you saw the title of this blog entry and thought it referred to my blog as a whole, you'd be right. Only half-right, but still right. I am indeed going to change the direction this blog (or at least the tone), but I am also going to try and change my presence on BMGf as a whole. I've been thinking, and I've realized that I'm probably perceived as the most dull person here, existing only to give out forgettable opinions and occasionally minimod (although since I'm an actual mod now, this phrase
It happened in 2001-ish I think... or maybe it was 2002. Back when I was a budding PokéFan, at any rate.
I was in Thailand, visiting family, and we had all gone down to Pattaya for a few days at the beach.
It was mid-afternoon, and we had turned on the TV. So you can imagine what came on.
Yep. Pokémon. I specifically remember thinking, "Hey, I like this show!" and plopping myself down in front of the tube to watch.
Unfortunately, it was all in Thai, so I didn't
I am going to say something I had never expected to say about Gen V:
This could very well be my favorite Generation.
Well, for starters, the Pokémon designs are fantastic. I know I'm gonna piss off a lot of people by saying that, but I believe it to be true.
But that's not my main reason.
My biggest reason for loving Gen V is the fact that, for the first time ever, the Pokémon world feels truly alive.
The games possessing this quality is something
Before you're put off by this entry's bizarre title and premise, let me explain how the idea behind it began. A while ago, I had a very brief discussion with Envoy, regarding Charizard. Envoy, as you may very well know, despises the big lizard with a passion. The reason he hates Charizard is because Charizard really isn't all that great, technically speaking (it's true, whether you like it or not), but commands the unconditional devotion of countless individuals, causing technically superior Pokémon