It's funny, because when you step outside of the Pokémon box and look at them all, it's just people bickering about a bunch of games which are all essentially the same thing, over the pettiest things.
"Oh, this one has more water routes than the others, FML!"
"Guys, guys - in this one you don't have to hold down B to run! The removal of that was a HUGE step backwards in Gen 5."
"origianl 151 r da best screw dat nu crap lol"
"Man, you can't even catch good Fire types before the elite 4 if you didn't choose that starter, what a joke!"
"Gen 2 is complete garbage, among the likes of Bubsy 3D*, Cheetahmen and Superman 64 that did nothing good for the series, what were they smoking?"
"But...but the Physical/Special split! It was so revolutionary, not like it was inevitable at some point and can be used to overlook everything else Gen 4 was lazy ab-..." [ahem] great, I'm a hypocrite now.
*Proud owner --- Official Sawsbuck of the Pokemon XY boards Wheel of Time Progress: EotW, TGH, TDR, TSR, [FoH: 2%]