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The Most Facepalm Worthy Thing You Have Done in All of Pokémon

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by AHickey1995, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. AHickey1995

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    I'm gonna tell you a little story,

    I was 6 years old and just got Pokemon Crystal for my Birthday, I had no idea how to play the game (I actually thought the flowers were coins.) Anyway 3 months had passed and I had no idea how to get my starter (LMAO I was 6). One day my 2 year old sister picks up the game walks into the lab and gets a chikorita with a brown leaf on its head. I was pissed of at the fact she figured it out. I did not like chikorita so I turned off my game and restarted and got a regular Totodile.

    /facepalm

    What is your most facepalm worthy momemt?
  2. Celever

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    When I could not beat Lucian on diamond, but this time I was going to do it! All I had to do was use a full restore, and then deal the final blow. Getting excited, I went into my inventory and picked... an ultra ball!? Yeah, I picked the wrong item and lost, and after about 10 more times trying to beat Lucian I traded in my heart gold team in the high 90s in levels, threashed them and then traded back, scyther got level 100, my first 100, so its not all bad! xD
  3. Eagle4

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    Starting out in Pearl, I somehow thought that Chimencho was this legendary pokemon, as speculated in my school. Fascinated when I came across one on my way to Palkia, I thought to myself "It's legendary, this will be awesome to catch".

    I threw my masterball at it. ._.
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  4. Garud

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    I threw my Masterball at a level 3 Pikachu in Pokemon Blue.
  5. erisia

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    Trained a Dragon Dance Kingdra so that I stood the slightest of chances against my friend's Lv 100 Kyogre. She wasn't very smart but she put a lot of time into the game and insisted on doing pretty much anything to win, even using Ubers when none of the rest of us liked using them. So it was all going to plan, she was trying to break through Kingdra with Hydro Pump to no avail and I managed to get to +2, and I start Outraging. She then uses Sheer Cold and gets me the first time. -_-
  6. DHR-107

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    Most of the time the most derpy stuff is using a move that has no effect on my intended target.

    I think accidentally getting infinite HM04's in RB instead of Rare Candy's was stupid as fuck too. Filling the inventory and PC with HM04's... Kinda breaks the game somewhat.
  7. Dark King Alexx

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    I was playing against my friend on Wi-Fi, whom fully understood EVs at the time I didn't. Anyway, I was about to win, when a wonder guard Spiritomb comes out. At the time, I didn't know it wasn't legit .-. Thanks 4th gen.
  8. Dre89

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    Overwriting my file that had a shiny chikorita.
  9. btdamron

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    I have having a goof off battle with my little brother who wanted me to see the effects of Metrinome, a move that at the time I didn't even know existed. (Emerald Version by the way, I was 13 and uncompeditive)

    I used a Togetic that a friend gave me at level 100, he, a togepi at level 5...

    I use fly, togepi used Meterinome---> Sandstorm
    Togepi used protect, Fly fails

    The rest of the battle (20 turns or so...) went on in this mannor...
    At least until sandstorm killed the togetic, which for some reason had no healing moves. I was defeated by a level 5 Togepi!!!
  10. Groombridge

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    Goddamn Togepi Metronome. I spent ages trying to train that bastard up to the point where it liked me enough to evolve (with massages etc every day). But using Metronome to train is not a good idea.

    • It pulled out Explosion and Selfdestruct a couple of times each
    • It used Fling with its Soothe Bell twice - and you just have to reload after that
    • It KO'd a Geodude with Roar of Time once, that was ok
  11. Bearded Dragonite

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    During my run of Emerald, I ran into a shiny Hariyama in Victory Road.

    I was so worried about it using Whirlwind that I decided to press each button slowly & carefully. And I still managed to hit "Run" by mistake!

    Also, when I was about 10 & caught my first shiny (Nidoran-M on Silver), I named him "Horny," without knowing the double meaning...
  12. inanimate blob

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    Turning off my Sapphire game when I encountered a shiny Skarmory because I thought it was a glitch that would fuck up my game.
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  13. btdamron

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    Not my facepalm but I caused it...

    I was battling and battling for hours...
    My friend claimed that pidgeot was on the route that I was on so I tried to find it.
    (Loves Pidgeot after defeating Yellows Elite 4 with headbutt)
    Well, 3 hours later, I found a level 12 Pidgy and it was shiny!!!
    Now I has the Pidgeot that everyone adores!!!

    Sorry for posting twice but he just reminded me of it...
  14. Vashimus

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    Mostly this. Sometimes it's a misclick. Other times I just totally forget because I don't see the Poke often.

    Breloom used Spore!

    Ariados's Insomnia prevented sleep!

    Oh yeah....
  15. Better Call Stall

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    Lmao. That's fantastic, though. How old were you? I'd love to see your face the next day when you try to find out what this "glitch" was, haha.

    Edit: Lots of these facepalms are about shinies, yet I've caught and kept everyone I've encountered :)
  16. TM13IceBeam

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    Amoonguss out against a Thundurus-T. I expected HP Ice, so I was planning to switch to Slowbro... before thinking that Thundurus could just derp with Thunderbolt instead, so I switched in my Tyranitar and ate a Focus Blast.

    On Turn 3.
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  17. Vashimus

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    Made me laugh too damn hard.
  18. DHR-107

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    That is a quality bit of over prediction that actually didn't work out. I have stuff like that all the time in battles.
  19. TM13IceBeam

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    Welp, I got out-overpredicted LOL, I wasn't expecting him to somehow Focus Blast on turn 3 when that obviously wouldn't take out either of amoongbro. Considering that was against a rain team... gg

    Alternatively, there was also a time where I had a Ninjask set up to +3/+3 in my face. ._. Lack of a p-hazer hurts.
  20. bobbyvaporeon

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    So i had a shiny Rhydon in Platinum. I decided i wanted a shiny Rypherior, so i asked my friend if he would help evolve it. So he just gave me a Bibarel he randomly had and I traded the Rhydon holding a protector. It evolved on his game.


    He never gave it back.
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  21. Celever

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    Yeah, I'm always scared of that so whenever I trade evolve I make sure that they give it back, otherwise they're not getting the thing I stole back :P

    There was a guy who went 3 weeks without a wiimote on his new wii, eventually he gave me back the rhypherior!
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  22. Better Call Stall

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    That's a great friend.


    iwouldhavebeatenhimtodeath
  23. JoyceyMaster

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    Mine has to be when I was 9 and got way too excited about seeing a wild Arbok in Silver...
    Go Master Ball! ><
  24. jrp

    jrp wanker of the highest order

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    I ran away from a shiny golbat in emerald because I thought the game was glitching and I was worried that catching it would cause my file to get screwed up
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  25. Texas Cloverleaf

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    Playing Pokemon for the first time, not knowing about Oak's Parcel, grinding Charmander to Level 15 and then turning off the game because i didn't know what Save was.
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