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2 years ago#1
Nicknaming? - Results (76 votes)
Yes, it makes my team feel a little more personal to me.
34.21% (26 votes)
No, I just prefer the original name
40.79% (31 votes)
Yes, and I like to give them joke names
6.58% (5 votes)
No, but I still find it just as personal as naming them
11.84% (9 votes)
6.58% (5 votes)
This poll is now closed.
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2 years ago#2
I stopped after Gen 3, since nicknames had stopped altering coloration in the 3D battling games.
2 years ago#3
Ever since I saw a friend name his Pidgey KFC... Never going back.

You can probably guess which one I voted for. Although I do have some I personally like and give nice nicknames to.
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2 years ago#4
I want to, but some Pokemon already have cool names to begin with.

Like Greninja. I could nickname it a TON of stuff. But I like Greninja as is. Pyroar is a cool name. But I will nickname him. Chespin? Getting a Nickname ASAP. Treevenant? Might nickname it "Spookytree".

So it's a per Pokemon basics. And I always nickname my Raichu "Slychu".
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2 years ago#5
I rarely nickname my Pokemon, but I still get attached to them. I don't know why, but it just feels better that way to me.

For example, I can't bring myself to call Aggron anything else than Aggron. If I called him Jack or Shadow or anything it would feel weird and I would be unable to care about him.

I guess I'm just weird like that, but that's how I am.
2 years ago#6
No. I just prefer the original names.
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2 years ago#7
I like most of this gens names, and I generally do puns anyway. Delphox? Chesnaught? Trevenant? Pumpkaboo? These are great names.

And if Im keeping some of them I might as well keep all their original names.
2 years ago#8
If the names are ugly, then I nickname them. Otherwise I'm fine with their original names.
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2 years ago#9
I don't think I've ever nicknamed a pokemon.
2 years ago#10
I never have nicknamed my Pokemon and I never will.
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