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All 151 Original Pokemon Ranked From Worst To Best By Drake (Age 8)
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(This article was transcribed by me, Drake’s Dad, over a series of Sunday conversations. We counted evolutionary lines as a single Pokemon for space and patience reasons.)

151. MR. MIME (Mr. Mime)


Going Back To My Routes: Johto
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This is the second in a series of critical essays on the Pokémon games, one for each generation.
Where Pokémon Blue delighted in technology, Pokémon Silver sinks into history. After being given your starter Pokémon, your Pokedex and your mission,[…]


Going Back To My Routes: Intro
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This is a set of posts about the Pokemon series of games – one long post for each Pokemon generation.
I wanted to write about something my sons cared about – pop music doesn’t quite cut it yet. And also I had that critical itch you […]


Pokémon X And Why
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While most of my online acquaintances were geeking out today at the thought of a new David Bowie album, our house was far more excited by the announcement of new Pokémon games – Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, the first on Nintendo’s […]

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  1. Tom, I loved loved loved these polls and participated obsessively, until one day (it was March 2023) I just stopped…

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  3. Thanks for doing the polls, Tom, and for writing this lovely, considered, reflective piece. It’s given me closure on my…