A few more: "Look, I know how much you love that mew, but don't over-train it. It WILL give you problems if you do." "Save the master ball. Wobbuffet will handle entei pretty well." "Beware... When the next pokemon games come out, expect a lot of a** ugly pokemon, there will be A LOT." "Cloyster isn't a bad pokemon. In the next pokemon games, cloyster will become your second favorite pokemon.." "Use those blk apricorns. They will come in handy for catching snorlax." "Evolve your mudkip. What? Look, I don't care if you are addicted to internet memes, just evolve it."
"Fritz, leave this board and spend time with your only friends- Oreos." Official Shadow Zangoose of the X board and Salamence of PGD!
Pawn that GameBoy, sell your cards, and DON'T GET INTO THAT ADDICTIVE SH-T! ...but I probably would not have listened. So, "You don't actually need to catch all of them" would be better advice. Play with your favorites and don't be such a completionist. ^_^