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Why is "Talonflame" a problem when "Seel" is still a thing?

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User Info: mehmetski

mehmetski
3 years ago#11
i agree that many old names like the often mentioned beedrill are also simply two words in one. BUT in the case of talonflame...they dont really work smoothly. maybe its because the "a" in the first and last syllable are rhyming, but also the word "flame" is...not a word that works well.. all in all, the name just doesnt have a good ring to it

User Info: P0k3m0nWaRR10R8

P0k3m0nWaRR10R8
3 years ago#12
I have no problem with Talonflame. The words sounds nice together; it's not as if they sound like a jumbled mess, so I'm good.
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User Info: FreeDreamer12

FreeDreamer12
3 years ago#13
I dunno if it's unoriginal, but it sounds cute! :D

User Info: RedEyeHairy

RedEyeHairy
3 years ago#14
Talanflame is fine, but Gogoat is just a pathetic name.
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User Info: Hanon623

Hanon623
3 years ago#15
Are we not nicknaming our pokes regardless? I don't see why the name is such a problem its likely going to be the only semi competitive robin, if someone says red robin it won't be hard to understand

User Info: silverwing525

silverwing525
3 years ago#16
KeeperOfShadows posted...
GameFreak didn't have to try hard when naming Seel. It was Gen 1. There was no idea of how popular the series would become. Not to mention no internet fanbase to constantly critique their every decision.


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User Info: KeeperOfShadows

KeeperOfShadows
3 years ago#17
RedEyeHairy posted...
Talanflame is fine, but Gogoat is just a pathetic name.


I kinda agree with this. I'll get used to Talonflame soon, but Gogoat...
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User Info: MagikarpRules

MagikarpRules
3 years ago#18
Because there will always be something, be it small or big, that people will whine and moan about. Nevermind that you can nickname your Pokemon anyway.

User Info: Bountyan

Bountyan
3 years ago#19
One bad name doesn't excuse another bad name.

But I actually prefer Seel because it isn't awkward to pronounce. I like stupidly simple over stupidly long.
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User Info: MagikarpRules

MagikarpRules
3 years ago#20
Bountyan posted...
One bad name doesn't excuse another bad name.

But I actually prefer Seel because it isn't awkward to pronounce. I like stupidly simple over stupidly long.


And bad and stupid are just opinions. I rather like Talonflame's name.
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