Who was your first Pokemon?

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Poll Who was your first Pokemon? (415 votes)

Bulbasaur 19%
Charmander 30%
Squirtle 29%
Pikachu 10%
Chikorita 0%
Cyndaquil 1%
Totodile 3%
Treecko 0%
Torchic 1%
Mudkip 1%
Turtwig 0%
Chimchar 0%
Piplup 0%
Snivy 0%
Tepig 0%
Oshawott 0%
Chespin 0%
Fennekin 0%
Froakie 0%
I have never played a Pokemon game. 3%

What was the first Pokemon game you played and who did you pick as your starter?

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Despite watching the show when it began and collecting the cards I didn't actually play any of the games until after I had already stopped paying attention to it and the game was recommended to me by a friend. My first game was Sapphire and I started out with Treecko. Despite my love of Charizard, Sceptile always holds a special place in my heart. His False Swipe helped me catch many Pokemon.

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Charmander goes hard.

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All about dat Charmander.

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#4  Edited By Nodima

Since I got a yellow Gameboy Color with Pokemon Yellow, I didn't have much of a choice. It had to be tha 'Chu.

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Think it was Bulbasaur, but I'm not entirely certain.

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I went with the classic, Pika...CHU!

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I got Pokemon back in like 2nd grade or something cause my friend was playing it and I thought it looked fun. He had Red and picked Charmander so naturally I bought Red and picked Charmander. Not my brightest moment as a kid.

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#11  Edited By bigjeffrey
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Friggin' Charmander

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#15  Edited By Hunter5024

Yellow was my first Pokemon game so stupid Pikachu. Then I went to Silver where I chose Totodile. Went back to Red and chose Bulbasaur. Then Torchic, then Turtwig, then Tepig, then Fennekin.

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Classic Charmander was the coolest.

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Sadly for all of us whose first was Yellow, we didn't get to choose :(

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#18  Edited By LiquidPrince

Yellow was the first game I bought so Pikachu.

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char's a scrub bulbs REPRESENT

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Charmander. He becomes a fucking dragon! Plus burning things is fun. Two things all little boys love come together.

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#21  Edited By XCEagle

Squirtle, erryday!

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#22  Edited By DarthOrange

Charmander. He becomes a fucking dragon! Plus burning things is fun. Two things all little boys love come together.

Charizard isn't a dragon.

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#23  Edited By M_33

I started with two. Umbreon and Espeon from Coliseum. To this day I still have them with me through transferring. Boo-ha.

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#24  Edited By crusader8463

@crusader8463 said:

Charmander. He becomes a fucking dragon! Plus burning things is fun. Two things all little boys love come together.

Charizard isn't a dragon.

Yes he is.

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Pikachu.

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Treecko is my main man. His evolution, Sceptile, is my favourite Pokemon.

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#27  Edited By TechnoSyndrome

Squirtle. Come on, Blastoise is the fucking coolest final evolution.

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#28  Edited By Shortbreadtom

Grass type fo' life, bitches.

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#29  Edited By DarthOrange

@darthorange said:

@crusader8463 said:

Charmander. He becomes a fucking dragon! Plus burning things is fun. Two things all little boys love come together.

Charizard isn't a dragon.

Yes he is.

When he mega evolves he becomes a dragon, sure. Vanilla Charizard is Fire/Flying.

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I got Crystal (and Mario Kart) with my GBA for Christmas 2001, started with Totodile.

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Bulbasaur 4 life

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#32  Edited By I_Stay_Puft

Always be bulbasauring.

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@crusader8463 said:

@darthorange said:

@crusader8463 said:

Charmander. He becomes a fucking dragon! Plus burning things is fun. Two things all little boys love come together.

Charizard isn't a dragon.

Yes he is.

When he mega evolves he becomes a dragon, sure. Vanilla Charizard is Fire/Flying.

I didn't say he is a dragon type I said he is a dragon. Just like Pikachu is a rat, squirtle is a turtle etc.

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#34  Edited By DarthOrange

@darthorange said:

@crusader8463 said:

@darthorange said:

@crusader8463 said:

Charmander. He becomes a fucking dragon! Plus burning things is fun. Two things all little boys love come together.

Charizard isn't a dragon.

Yes he is.

When he mega evolves he becomes a dragon, sure. Vanilla Charizard is Fire/Flying.

I didn't say he is a dragon type I said he is a dragon. Just like Pikachu is a rat, squirtle is a turtle etc.

Oh in that case I guess so. What does Lizardon mean in english anyway? Lizard Dragon? I guess he is.

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Charmander was hands down the coolest, especially because he became Charizard. And you had to beat Brock and Misty first with a fire pokemon so it was real dirty business getting those first few badges.

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Squirtle, obviously.

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Bona fide member of the Squirtle Squad right here
Bona fide member of the Squirtle Squad right here

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#38  Edited By butano
@afabs515 said:
Bona fide member of the Squirtle Squad right here
Bona fide member of the Squirtle Squad right here

Same here.

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#39  Edited By Trilogy

Charmander from OG red. I didn't know jack shit about the game then, so I ended up leveling him up way past everything else because I liked him/charmeleon/charizard so much. I hit a wall eventually. I think it's probably my favorite starter with squirtle coming in at a solid second. I don't think I ever pick grass starters...

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First was Blue, went with Squirtle only because I knew the first gym would be weak to Water. For Y, I also chose Squirtle, I just like the Squirtle line a little more than Charmander or Bulbasaur.

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#41  Edited By mikey87144

Wow, a lot of original Pokemon players in this thread. Bulbasaur was my first.

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Bulbasaur because I was a hipster 7 year old and all my friends had Charmander or Squirtle.

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I rolled Squirtle the first time I played Pokemon. Turned out to be a good choice, since he's the only one that ends up WITH FUCKING CANNONS MOUNTED ON HIS BACK!

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Bulbasaur for life.

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Bulbasaur.

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I always picked Bulbasaur because he was OP for the first two leaders, giving you a little breathing room to train other Poke's, so I never developed any kind of love for Charmander. In retrospect, I guess I was kind of a pussy for taking the easy way out the 20 times I started a new save, but too late to change that now.

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Watergun for days, fools!

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Squirtle 4 life!

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