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What is your Nationality/Pokemon?!

Discussion in 'Trou Du Cul' started by Perfection, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. Perfection

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    I always thought we could use Pokemon like a Zodiac/Flag for our Individual Nationality, and thought of cool ways to represent it...

    Houchkrow= Italian

    Miltank= Indian

    Probopass= Israeli

    Jynx = Swedish

    Togekiss = American

    Ludicolo = Spanish

    Tauros = Mexican

    Crobat = Transylvanian

    Tangrowth = Jamaican

    Snorlax = Japanese (Sumo-wrestler)

    Roserade = Irish (Leprachaun?)

    Makuhita = Chinese

    Kanghaskan = Australian

    Bellossom = Hawaiin

    Chatot = Pacific Islander

    Medicham = Thai (Like a Thai Fighter)

    Infernape = African (Very tribal, and apes live in the Jungle)

    Arceus = Greek

    Delibird = Antarctican / Alaskan Native

    Xatu = Native American

    Arbok = Middle Eastern (Cobra Flute anyone?)

    Meowth = Egytian

    Persian = Persian

    Unown = Unknown

    Ditto = Mixture

    Any ones I am missing?



    Tell me what you're nationality is, and your pride about your nationality. Do you see / identify with a pokemon here?

    Are there interesting cultural things you are proud of as a member of your nationality?

    Discuss!

    For starters, I'll do the Obligatory "Togekiss" because I am American. I am proud to be an American because we are a large, powerful country with alot of freedoms and different cultures (diversity).

    I am glad in America we are not all 1 race like in some other countries (North Korea!)
  2. Big Bayou

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    Oh man

    Off to the hole of ass with this thread. Or worse... :-\
  3. Kira

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    Also I dislike that you simply chose Probopass to represent the Jews just because he has a huge nose. Come on, didn't anyone tell you sterotyping people is wrong? Especially in Congregation where you can't say you were just joking around (otherwise this would be in Firebot)

    Otherwise we should do

    Pokemon w/ squintiest eyes = Asian

    Fattest/Laziest pokemon= American

    Pokemon with awful teeth= British

    etc...

    Anyway in all honesty I would not care, but I have several Jewish friends, and the fact that this isn't in Firebot means you really just thought the pokemon with the biggest nose should represent the Jews.

    If anything Kadabra should be used because of this

    "In November of 2000 it was reported that Uri Geller, an Israeli "psychic"-magician who claims to bend spoons with his mind, sued Nintendo over the Pokémon "Yungerer" (renamed Kadabra in English localizations) which he claimed was an unauthorized appropriation of his identity"

    So at least we should use a pokemon allegedly based of a Jewish performer.
  4. Hustino

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    Oh...uh...eesh. This could do much better in Firebot. I don't even get most of those connections.

    Also, wouldn't Makuhita, the Pokemon based on a sumo wrestler, would be a better choice to represent sumo wrestling?

    I don't know why I corrected the most minor problem with that post. This thread probably won't end well.
  5. Perfection

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    My Israeli friend told me that Probopass was her favorite pokemon to use on her team. (She hates Magnezone). She uses it for Zap Cannon on Skarmary, and Empoleon.

    So in her honor, I used it.

    Also, I wanna point out not all Israelis are Jewish people. Judaism is really a religion, not a nationality, and my friend would be more offended that you said that than her suggestion to me to use Probopass as a sign.
  6. Kira

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    Ah I see. Well sorry for the misunderstanding. Anyway my friends seem to consider it as more of a nationality, despite the fact that anyone can convert to Judaism.
  7. Hobo Joe

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    Where's Canada? Bibarel would make a good candidate for it.

    Also Delibird is based off Santa Clause, you can even see its beard. It should be part of the North Pole, not Antarctica (aka the South Pole)
  8. Aldaron

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    I haven't read the previous suggestions, but Jynx better be Blacks, Persian better be Persians, AND LUDICOLO BETTER FUCKING BE MEXICANS.
  9. evan

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    Probopass as Jews is definitely a good call though.

    Russian Jew specifically.
  10. Glen

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    the infernape comment, wow
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    What is your nationality/pokemon? They're ONE AND THE SAME THING RIGHT
  12. Toothache

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    Hey what are you trying to say

    answer meeeee
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    How does a bird = Italian ... ?
  14. Bologo

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    Sigh...it's pretty obvious that this is the way it's supposed to go:

    Jynx = Black
    Mr. Mime = White
    Sudowoodo = Brown
    Makuhita = Asian

    Obvious as fuck.
  15. Great Sage

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    I guess it's Honchkrow => Big Boss Pokemon => Mafia => Italian
  16. Slice n Dice

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    Aldaron wants to make fun of Jew Slice >:(
  17. CaptKirby

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    My nationality/pokemon is American so I choose WigglyTUFF fuck Clefable!

    I think him picking Miltank as Indian was an underrated part of this thread, but the Probopass blows everything else away obviously.
  18. Jibaku

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    What is Indian nationality?
  19. the Lexx

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  20. Firestorm

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    Canada's fucking awesome so we're Charmander.
  21. Sonuis

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    Canada's more of a Slowpoke, eh?
  22. Slice n Dice

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    Arceus is god so it is all nationalites ~.~

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