I used to as a kid pretty often, but I'm slightly OCD with my teams now and will always keep my starter, regardless of how little I like them (hello Emboar) or how often I've used them (Venusaur/Meganium/Blaziken.)
Only in white. I had a hard time liking the Pokemon designs in it. So I just powered through everything with Victini. I wound up liking the game design wise but still just hate so many of the Pokemon in it.
The Tales of series needs more love in America. Won't change sig until Namco gets wise. Started: 9/8/06