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So I was talking with my friend about negative stereotypes and Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow came up in the conversation.

You see, Giovanni is an Italian name, and in PKMN R/B/Y Giovanni is the leader of Team Rocket, an organized crime syndicate...

A bit stereotypical, no? :shock:

I'm not too sure about other parts of the game, but I do seem to remember that other things seemed somewhat offensive like that.

Like "Super Nerd"s and "Cueball"s to name a couple. Have you ever see either one in any generation after RBY?

Anybody else notice this stuff, or am I thinking wwwaaayyy too hard? :?

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I noticed Giovanni.

Cueballs and supernerds are in FrLg, though I believe that the scientists and supernerds are in Emerald as well - can't remember.

I'd like to broaden this to much more. Remember the Jynx, and how it was originally black? Maybe they refer to black people always wanting to kiss and have sleezy acts (older people, I think you know what I'm talking about).

I will now ask a mod to move this to GPD, as it will be a bigger topic over there.


Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:51 am
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Yeah... I should also question why Jynx has that human anatomy...
I don't mean to take my thread the wrong direction, but what made Game Freak think it necessary to give Jynx boobs?

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