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Pokémon Design Misconceptions

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by Flaming Piranha, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. j-squared

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    Can someone draw a picture of how they misinterpreted Ho-oh's head? I still don't see how you could this.
  2. Celever

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    I know, I have looked at it from what I think is every angle but can't see it.
  3. inanimate blob

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    Same. :P Although it may be because I never saw Ho-oh until Colosseum anyway.
  4. Celever

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    Jeez we are so alike in terms of ho-oh :P

    But either way, upside down claydol just looks so darn bawz.
  5. Flaming Piranha

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    For the people who can't see my first interpretation of nosepass; [​IMG]
  6. Scorpio

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    ...nope, still can't see it.

    However, you thought your misconception of Woobat was bad? I thought it continued on to Swoobat, and I was left trying to figure out what the hell those weird spiral things on the sides of its 'eye' were. I mean, look at it!

    [​IMG]

    Don't tell me those eyes don't look like spirals.

    Also, I thought that Elgyem and Beeheeyem were based off of SPC-173, since I thought that their eyes were teeth and that the squiggles on their foreheads were supposed to be some sort of weird eye thing.
  7. Codraroll

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    Just to throw that out here, Hoothoot does in fact have two feet. It's just that they're rarely shown apart.
  8. Celever

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    Knew it from colosseum ;)

    In terms of nosepass, its seeable but I'd only see that if I was trying to look for things wrong with the sprite! :P
  9. kaps

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    holy crap, I never realized the Anorith/Armando thing until this thread. my world has been turned upside down


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  10. Flaming Piranha

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    Can someone explain how Ho-oh's eye looks like its mouth? I'm confused
  11. DHR-107

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    This is the only pic I could find that kinda accurately explains it:

    http://i.imgur.com/3KPku.jpg << Link cause image is massive. It's got a load of other shit on their too, most of which everyone knows.

    Even with the aid of the outline I STILL CANT SEE IT!
  12. MB Espeon

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    When I first looked at the incarnate trio I thought their tails were... you know what, I'd rather expain it in a picture:
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    Maybe not the best representation but oh well.
  13. j-squared

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    [​IMG]

    Apparently this is what some of you people thought was Ho-oh's actual face.

    All I can say is (and I'm going to say this in the nicest possible manner): Are you on crack?

    If you thought this was a face, what did you think the beak was?
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    I don't think we all saw the beak when we were seven years old...
  15. Shiruba

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    i totally thought that staraptor's emo hair was its beak.
    also poliwag's mouth.
    e_____e
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    Speaking of which, I must not be the only one that thougth that their Incarnate forms were lamp genies. Compare these two photos:

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  17. Shiruba

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    wait... they're not?
    i thought that they were based on lamp genies.
    lordy. look how smart i am.
  18. CJorex

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    They should have been
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    I STILL CANT SEE IT D: What is wrong with me?!
  20. Antihaxxer

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    I can't see it too ...
  21. Codraroll

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    [​IMG]

    Better? Don't think of its head crest as a head crest, it's more like a "nose crest".

    And yes, you'd have to be severely sight impaired to ignore its eyes, so I edited them out to help the illusion.
  22. Shiruba

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    Oh, wow. I thought that the beak was supposed to have just ended at its face, not including its beak, when they were talking about it, so I was all 'lol where is the face'
    I can see how they'd make the mistake, though - not so obvious with that guide in mind.
  23. Flaming Piranha

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    Ah, I see it now. Still hard to notice
  24. inanimate blob

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    Weird...that's just plain odd, but I kind of see it.
  25. Hazegopteryx

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    When I was younger, i was always obsessed with dinosaurs and paleontology. So I always believed that Yanma was a Bug/Rock fossil pokemon based off of Meganeura, a giant dragonfly that lived during the Carboniferous. It didn't help that i was never able to play Gen 2, until HG/SS. In Gen 3, it was near impossible to obtain a Yanma, so I never got that it was Bug/Flying. Yanmega in DPPt just reinforced the idea, tell me theres nothing prehistoric looking about Yanmega. I didn't realize its true type until HG/SS, after which I felt quite silly. :S

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