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Average Age of Pokemon Players?
15, as I started with Silver in 2001-02.
Cool Smash is an action movie in where Matrix-and-X-Men-like characters fight in the warehouse that appeared in the first episode of Falling Skies.
19, playing since the beginning.
And I still think Gen I had some of the worst designs in the series. :P
Twilight Sparkle is best pony.
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How many threads like these do you need to reassure you that you're not too old to still be playing?
Lol buddy, you have no reason to worry about that. I play Pokemon openly at University along with my friends, and those who don't always get engaged because they're curious how it's changed since they played. I am a firm believer that Pokemon is timeless. I'm just curious to see the demographics of the GameFAQs board, that's all.
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You guys make me like I'm ancient.
I started with Red/Blue on Game Boy in 1996. I got the special Nintendo Power VHS of the cartoon's first three episodes. It was available only through a special "send away for it" promotion about six months before the show ever made it to American television. After that, I called EB Games every day asking if Pokemon had come in yet; most of the employees had no idea what I was talking about. I went and bought both versions, Red and Blue, the first day they arrived at EB.
Skip ahead about three years and Pokemon was all anyone is talking about. The cards couldn't be restocked fast enough and the show was the most watched kid's show on TV. I NEVER thought it would be the phenomenon it turned out to be.
Now, in 2012, I'm 31 and I still play every single Pokemon RPG that comes out. My PC box has one each of all 648 Pokemon (Meloetta isn't available in the U.S.; it will make the complete 649 when it is released), a feat that took nearly 600 hours across generations of Pokemon games. And I did it without cheating once.
The only difference between me playing Pokemon way back then and me playing now is that now I play with my wife, and when my daughter is born (April - woo-hoo!), I'll play with her, too. This leads me to believe that anyone who thinks they are "too old" for Pokemon is a blithering idiot.
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I am 26 and started with blue and red and I did play a friends Japanese green game.
Have every game except crystal (still trying to get a cheap one to complete my collection using ebay but no luck :( )
Gameboy > Clear
Gameboy colour > Teal Blue
Gameboy Advance > Silver and Clear
Nintendo DS Lite > Black and White
Nintendo 3ds xl > Silver
Got quite a lot of cards also
Diamond: 0001 1116 6407 (Current) PBR: 3780 6842 7165 Pokemon Black 2: 0433 6174 3193
26 here. Started from the beginning and played up through Crystal. Then got away from it when it moved on to the DS but just last month I dove back in with Black.
16 here been playing since yellow
XWolfO posted...How many threads like these do you need to reassure you that you're not too old to still be playing?
All right. I'm just kinda tired of topics like this one.
26, FYI. Since I didn't say earlier.
Wow all these manchildren.
Brawl fc: 0946-1910-2716 Pokemon White fc: 2752-6103-6557
17, been playing since pokemon yellow (my parents got it for me after kindergarten, along with a gameboy color ^^)
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