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Gen I vs Gen V Day 20: Grimer line vs Trubbish line

#1Alom_o_molaPosted 11/28/2012 10:30:39 PM
Topic - Results (137 votes)
Grimer line
61.31% (84 votes)
84
Trubbish line
38.69% (53 votes)
53
This poll is now closed.
So, my belief is that Gen V is somewhat of a reboot. I.e. they opted for a fresh new start of Pokemon.
So in this poll, I plan to find similarities between the new Gen V and the original Gen I and ask you guys which is the best. In terms of best, it can be based on anything, appearance, effectiveness in both ingame and competitive or even it's name. You decide.

So, here are some similarities between the two.

- Both are the industrial waste Pokemon.
- Both evolve twice

List of comparisons to be done
Day 1: Geodude line vs Roggenrola line - 44.35% to 55.65%
Day 2: Machop line vs Timburr line
Day 3: Gastly line vs Litwick line - 50.42% to 49.58%
Day 4: Hitmonlee/Hitmonchan vs Sawk/Throh - 85.43% to 14.57%
Day 5: Pidgey line vs Pidove line - 84.54% to 15.46%
Day 6: Caterpie line vs Sewaddle line - 48.81% to 51.19%
Day 7: Weedle line vs Venipede line - 25.17% to 74.83%
Day 8: Pikachu vs Emolga - 63.69% to 36.31%
Day 9: Chansey vs Audino - 66.67% to 33.33%
Day 10: Tauros vs Bouffalant - 47.96% to 52.04%
Day 11: Paras line vs Foongus line - 63.76% to 36.24%
Day 12: Voltorb line vs Foongus line - 58.97% to 41.03%
Day 13: Tentacool line vs Frillish line - 42.03% to 57.97%
Day 14: Psyduck line vs Ducklett line - 45% to 55%
Day 15: Oddish/Bellsprout line vs Cottonee/Petilil line - 29.41% to 70.59%
Day 16: Kabuto/Omanyte line vs Tirtouga/Archen line - 51.33% to 48.67%
Day 17: Drowzee line vs Munna line - 48.06% to 51.94%
Day 18: Ponyta line vs Blitzle line - 61.07% to 38.93%
Day 19: Poliwag line vs Tympole line - 74.07% to 25.93%
Day 20: Grimer line vs Trubbish line
Day 21: Magnetmite line vs Klink line
Day 22: Diglett line vs Drilbur line
Day 23: Zubat line vs Woobat line
Day 24: Rattata line vs Patrat line
Day 25: Meowth line vs Purloin line
Day 26: Dratini line vs Deino line
Day 27: Shellder/Slowpoke vs Shelmet/Karrablast
Day 28: Mewtwo vs Genesect
Day 29: Kanto E4 vs Unova E4
Day 30: Team Rocket/Giovanni vs Team Plasma/Ghetsis
Day 31: Lavender Tower vs Celestial Tower
Day 32: Pokemon Laboratory vs P2 Laboratory
Day 33: Viridian Forest vs Pinwheel Forest
Day ??: ???

Looks like the Poliwag line croaks the loudest. Who will become our champion in this one?
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Actually, why do I bother making a poll for this matchup. SMH
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#2360pagesPosted 11/28/2012 10:34:40 PM
I voted for grimer, something about trubbish, rubs me the wrong way.
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#3Gardevoir47Posted 11/28/2012 10:35:10 PM
As much as I like Gen 5, I believe Trubbish was a bad idea. Muk is better imo.

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#4GastroidPosted 11/28/2012 10:38:47 PM(edited)
Garbodor's face wins it for me. It's so terrifying. Grimer and Muk, to me, always came off as some of those lazy Pokemon we all hear about. A blob that evolves into a bigger blob.
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#5Alom_o_mola(Topic Creator)Posted 11/28/2012 10:39:38 PM
I'm voting Trubbish to help the poor guy
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#6Pram_the_OraclePosted 11/28/2012 11:13:03 PM
They both suck
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#7TehTrumpCardPosted 11/28/2012 11:16:13 PM
Trubbish because it's bulkier

Def>Atk
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#8Meta289Posted 11/28/2012 11:18:18 PM
The fact that Grimer has twice as many votes as Trubbish is saddening.
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#9PuruglyPosted 11/28/2012 11:22:24 PM
I dislike them both with the same level of intensity, but I gave my vote to Grimer. I'd literally be voting for garbage either way; might as well pick the veteran garbage.
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#10LDSKnightPosted 11/28/2012 11:26:15 PM
I voted for Grimer, as I can never seem to use Trubbish or Garbodor, no matter how many times I think about it.
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