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Why did jynx have to become purple

#1javel34Posted 5/28/2013 11:16:29 AM
Yet no body complained about scrafty being based upon inner city youth.
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#2I_Wanna_CookiePosted 5/28/2013 11:18:11 AM
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#3Gray_AreasPosted 5/28/2013 11:22:55 AM
Honestly, I don't remember Jynx ever NOT being purple. :/ Even in Red and Blue, Jynx's skin tone was just a dark shade. And in a game that doesn't have any clearly defined color, that means she could have always been purple.
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#4LexifoxPosted 5/28/2013 11:23:10 AM
Because you can't look at Scrafty and mistake him for an offensive caricature like some people mistakenly did with Jynx.
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#5LexifoxPosted 5/28/2013 11:28:00 AM
Gray_Areas posted...
Honestly, I don't remember Jynx ever NOT being purple. :/ Even in Red and Blue, Jynx's skin tone was just a dark shade. And in a game that doesn't have any clearly defined color, that means she could have always been purple.


Art
http://bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:124Jynx_RB.png

Animu stock art
http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:124Jynx_OS_anime.png

Animu again
http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:Lorelei_Jynx.png
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#6-hotdogturtle--Posted 5/28/2013 11:29:48 AM
From: Gray_Areas | #003
Even in Red and Blue, Jynx's skin tone was just a dark shade. And in a game that doesn't have any clearly defined color, that means she could have always been purple.

There were several games (plus cards and artwork) where she was clearly black. Not "dark" as it's used to describe human skin tones, but literally the color black.
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#7PsychoWolfXPosted 5/28/2013 11:32:47 AM
The same reason Mr. Popo became blue.
People get offended over every stupid little thing.
#8AysanderPosted 5/28/2013 12:40:53 PM
Jynx became purple b/c unlike in Japan, we don't have the "Blackface" style, so it was taken offensively. Ridiculous, but understandable considering when we got pokemon Anime was still barely getting it's start in other countries.
#9BountyanPosted 5/28/2013 12:51:02 PM(edited)
Because it was ridiculously considered racist.

I hate this ideology that designing a character a certain way makes it racist. And this is coming from a black guy.
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#10mralpha543Posted 5/28/2013 12:53:47 PM
PsychoWolfX posted...
The same reason Mr. Popo became blue.
People get offended over every stupid little thing.


I don't ever remember Mr. Popo being blue.
Did they do that in kai?
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