19 Things Everyone Who Was Obsessed With Pokémon Growing Up Will Remember
Though the obsession has never died, it's just ~evolved~.
Frantically pressing "A" to get through conversations quickly.
Feeling slightly patronised by how easy these were.
Watching Pokémon: The First Movie and nearly crying when you thought that Ash had died.
And feeling very emotional about the Butterfree episode.
Learning loads of ~life wisdom~ from nearly everyone you spoke to.
Feeling cheated when you bought a pack of Pokémon cards and a lot of it were these.
But having your day made whenever you got a shiny card.
Getting stressed out when a journey involved going through long grass because of this.
And having to choose the "run" option so many times.
Hating literally any time you had to walk through a cave, because you couldn't even avoid wild Pokémon.
This being one of the most intense battles you ever witnessed.
Really wanting this limited edition Game Boy.
People sometimes saying the most random shit as a way of challenging you to a battle.
Feeling like a proud parent whenever one of your Pokémon evolved.
Catching a random Pokemon you didn't really want if none of your current ones knew Surf.
Wanting to train up a Magikarp so you can have a Gyarados, but knowing it'd be a long, uphill battle.
Weakening a Pokémon so you can catch it, but accidentally doing too good a job and it fainting instead.
Being relieved when you finally get running shoes and no longer have to move around at a snail's pace.
And finally, trying really hard to memorise the entire Pokérap.
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