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Do you nickname your pokemon?

#1tremain07Posted 8/27/2013 8:59:42 AM
Nope never well once but mostly never I named a Wigglytuff "Bunny" in gold as a kid
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#2Dark_Link92Posted 8/27/2013 9:05:27 AM
I usually do, but at the start of a new generation I think I might not, or I'll forget the Pokemon's actual names.
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#3P0k3m0nWaRR10R8Posted 8/27/2013 9:05:56 AM
Everything besides legendaries
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#4DarkHeroRavenPosted 8/27/2013 9:05:58 AM
Yes
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#5ZTIger5Posted 8/27/2013 9:07:43 AM(edited)
Only ones I can think of a fitting name for. I didn't up until HGSS when I started using names from mythology, history, literature, other games and so-forth. I have a few silly or random ones, but for the most part they follow that pattern. And I don't name legendaries; a unique and mythological force of nature is above that.
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#6CakeOfLiesPosted 8/27/2013 9:07:15 AM
Only Pokemon that need nicknames.
Like Fluffy the Shiny Haxorus.
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#7Nado6Posted 8/27/2013 9:07:19 AM
Anyone I plan on using, I usually will nickname makes it more personal
#8Lord_ProsperPosted 8/27/2013 9:07:22 AM
I only nickname Pokemon I know I'll be using for an extended period of time, like my starter for instance.
#9UmuruPosted 8/27/2013 9:08:39 AM
Yes, and it seems ProJared shares the same naming style that I do. Randomly mash sounds together until a name comes up that is liked.
#10SH076UNNERPosted 8/27/2013 9:11:28 AM(edited)
Yeah i do, i usually think of the first thing that comes to mind. Usually something funny, which is in regard to their appearance, or instead their resemblance in pop culture and/or real life counterpart.

For example, i nicknamed my Magmar 'KFC' obviously because of fried chicken, or my Pachirisu 'Toothpaste' because it resembles toothpaste in my opinion, haha.

Other ones that are my favorites are:

Kricketune - HansZimmer
Rampardos - Zidane (The soccer player who head-butted some guy on the field)
Torterra - Gaia (The one from God Of War)
Chatot - Iago (Think Alladin, the parrot)
Ledian - Protoman (I see the resemblance)