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3 years ago#11
Dark Young Link posted...
I guess Goldeen isn't a fish.

I guess Geodude isn't a living rock.

I guess Beedrill isn't an insect.

Saying "They're Pokemon" is the biggest copout when it comes to explaining the logic behind typing, etc.


Well for one I didn't know there was a Fish type
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3 years ago#12
There isn't.

But by your logic, Goldeen isn't a fish. Because it's a Pokemon.
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3 years ago#13
SoleEater posted...
jayman7 posted...
Then your argument is just confusing and meaningless. Zigzagoon can't be "a normal" because "normal" is an adjective. Zigzagoon is a normal animal, however. And fairy is a noun, so "How is Sylveon a fairy?" is a perfectly reasonable question (oh, it can be answered, sure. But it's a question that makes sense.)


What I'm saying is...

Someone asks

"How is Marill a fairy?"

Marill isn't a fairy, there are no fairies in Pokemon. Marill is a Marill, it is just a fairy type.


Technically Dragon types aren't even dragons, they're Pokemon too, but dragon type.


So are you just arguing against their phrasing then? Because I legitimately question why Marill is Fairy type, I think it's stupid.
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3 years ago#14
The_Undying_84 posted...
SoleEater posted...
jayman7 posted...
Then your argument is just confusing and meaningless. Zigzagoon can't be "a normal" because "normal" is an adjective. Zigzagoon is a normal animal, however. And fairy is a noun, so "How is Sylveon a fairy?" is a perfectly reasonable question (oh, it can be answered, sure. But it's a question that makes sense.)


What I'm saying is...

Someone asks

"How is Marill a fairy?"

Marill isn't a fairy, there are no fairies in Pokemon. Marill is a Marill, it is just a fairy type.


Technically Dragon types aren't even dragons, they're Pokemon too, but dragon type.


So are you just arguing against their phrasing then? Because I legitimately question why Marill is Fairy type, I think it's stupid.


I'm saying Fairy is just a type. There is no rules of what a Pokemon has to look like to be of a certain type.
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3 years ago#15
Okay then. How is [insert pokemon] a fairy type pokemon?
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3 years ago#16
Dark Young Link posted...
There isn't.

But by your logic, Goldeen isn't a fish. Because it's a Pokemon.


Well technically it isn't, but it's obviously based on a fish.
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3 years ago#17
http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Clefairy_%28Pok%C3%A9mon%29

Fairy is in its name, and its category is FAIRY pokemon, I'll be very surprised if it doesn't get the Fairy type thrown in.
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3 years ago#18
SoleEater posted...
Dark Young Link posted...
There isn't.

But by your logic, Goldeen isn't a fish. Because it's a Pokemon.


Well technically it isn't, but it's obviously based on a fish.


It's a fish that happens to be a Pokemon as well.


Unless you're saying Pidgey isn't a bird.
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3 years ago#19
I've have always heard (and said) things like "Dratini is a dragon", "Butterfree is a bug", "Mismagius is a ghost" and even "Abra is a psychic". They're not gramatically incorrect and they seem to make sense to a lot of people. Now I say "Flabebé is a fairy".

I don't think people should/will change the way they talk about pokémon just because you don't like it...
3 years ago#20
How is Marill a Fairy?
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