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2 years ago#1
They were never this popular back in Gens 1-4. It's a dumb fad, imo.
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2 years ago#2
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2 years ago#3
Cause you're not cool if you don't go mono.
2 years ago#4
EpsteinBarr posted...
Cause you're not cool if you don't get mono.

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2 years ago#5
All these whipper-snappers and their new fangled fads.... back in my day there was only one pokemon to use and we had to walk 15 miles <continues rant while throwing cane and arms in the air>
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2 years ago#6
'Cause Hipster bronies
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2 years ago#7
It's just kinda dumb. Why would you pigeon-hole yourself like that?
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2 years ago#8
mralpha543 posted...
'Cause Hipster bronies

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2 years ago#9
StirFriday posted...
It's just kinda dumb. Why would you pigeon-hole yourself like that?


For fun.
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2 years ago#10
Suddenly? I've been using mono-type teams since the very beginning of Gen 5 and I've seen countless others using them since then as well. This may seem all of a sudden to you, but I didn't play competitively until Gen 5, so I guess my viewpoint is a little different than yours.

Also, mono-type is definitely not a fad. It takes a lot more skill to use than the standard weather teams you see everywhere. It's also a lot more fun because it adds a lot of variety to the current OU metagame.
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