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10 Ways Pokémon Prepared You For Life

Pokémon was more then just a game, it prepared players on how to make hard choices in life.

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Pokémon was more then just a title for the Gameboy, it was a way to prepare you to make the hard choices and find success in life. Such as . . . .
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Pokémon was more then just a title for the Gameboy, it was a way to prepare you to make the hard choices and find success in life.

Such as . . . .

10. Picking your first game

Most parents never understood that you needed both games, so they always made you pick one. Hence you were always presented with the hardest choice.
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Most parents never understood that you needed both games, so they always made you pick one. Hence you were always presented with the hardest choice.

9. Or made a deal with another party

Or you coordinated with your friend or sibling so that one gets Red Version while the other gets Blue Version.

Or you coordinated with your friend or sibling so that one gets Red Version while the other gets Blue Version.

8. Deciding between these three

You had the choice between Charmander, Bulbasaur or Squirtle.
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You had the choice between Charmander, Bulbasaur or Squirtle.

7. Or you got the link cable

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Get a link cable and work with your partner to start the game with all three of them. You have just learned to game the system.

6. Being a good sport

Gary Oak is your enemy but you need to be the better person in this rivalry.
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Gary Oak is your enemy but you need to be the better person in this rivalry.

5. Or not

Make life hard for your rival from the start with an embarrassing name.

Make life hard for your rival from the start with an embarrassing name.

4. Planning for a major challenge

When trying to capture a rare Pokémon, you had to be ready and well prepared.

When trying to capture a rare Pokémon, you had to be ready and well prepared.

3. Or duplicate the Masterball

Make the Masterball the sixth item in your resource slot then go fight MissingNo. After beating MissingNo, you should have 99 extra Masterballs now.
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Make the Masterball the sixth item in your resource slot then go fight MissingNo. After beating MissingNo, you should have 99 extra Masterballs now.

2. Hard work pays off

Nothing in life is easy and working hard makes you a winner.

Nothing in life is easy and working hard makes you a winner.

1. Or exploit the glitches and loopholes

Sometimes it was easier to exploit those glitches in the game.

Hopefully the life lessons Pokémon taught you has help make you a success in life.

Or at least your a Pokémon master by now

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