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Posted: Thu, 25/01/2018 23:49 (4 Months ago)
This is basically where I can scream all my frustrations and I don't have to actually speak to anyone lmao xD I'm most likely not going to use and bbcode here, so it isn't pretty like others lol.

Please don't post here, my palpad and inbox are always open if you wanna chat.
Posted: Fri, 26/01/2018 17:22 (4 Months ago)
I lied. I'll use some bbcode lmao. Also, this piece is constantly a wip

Kanto Dex

Johto Dex

Hoenn Dex

Sinnoh Dex

Unova Dex

Kalos Dex

Alola Dex

Posted: Mon, 19/02/2018 03:08 (3 Months ago)
How I got my betta fish and the story of my $20 impulse buy.

Eros is the flirtiest, most active betta I've had in a while. He was admittedly an impulse buy when I went to the pet store to pick up some pet food. I always go and say hi to all of the fish, especially the bettas because I know just how bored they can get. Most will either puff at you or ignore you but this oddball was dancing as soon as I went near the display. I wasn't looking for a fish so I actually left him there that night, figuring an active a gorgeous betta like that would go quick. 3 bags of rancid cat food later, and he's still there, completely ignored by everyone.

I sat in that store for nearly an hour contemplating buying him. A couple people bought bettas in that hour, but it was like he wasn't noticed. How do you not notice a pearly white betta that is excited to see you?! I bought him. My dumb self said "Yep. Horang, you need a fish. This fish needs you. You complete each other."

Up to the counter I go. Goodbye 2 hours of work. I walk outside with Eros' cup sitting in my hand and he is actually looking around outside. I know bettas are smart, but this guy puts all of my past ones to shame. He watched people walking past as we went to my car, payed attention to the vehicles driving past in the parking lot, and just genuinely seemed interested in the world around him. We go home and I get a small quarantine tank set up with water and filter media from my much larger, cycled aquascape. I do a mandatory 120 day quarantine 37 days to go, Eros! on any and all reptiles and fish that come into my apartment. They are placed into fairly barren enclosure away from all others and basically just monitored for any diseases, parasites, and any other nasties.

Well, just like a person in a room with a bed and nothing else, he got bored. Bored bettas turn into tail biters and can get seriously sick when bored. I first started placing some small things around the tank like stuffed animals and action figures. Change them around every few days and it cures boredom fast. Well now, I really want to see what I can do and on a whim I bought a thing of VDay gel clings from the dollar store and stuck one onto the outside of his tank. He went bonkers! He started investigating and then he'd zoom off! And back he'd come to investigate and off he'd go again! So I put a few more. Now I have packs for every holiday I could get my hands on as well as season ones! Smart as a whip and I'm really excited for him to go into the larger tank next month. I think he'll have a lot of fun with the plants.
Posted: Sun, 08/04/2018 02:21 (2 Months ago)
These are the goals I want to accomplish while on PH.

Hatch a Ditto
Hatch 50 Shiny Pokemon in 2018
Build an army of 100 shiny Magikarp.
I'll add more later bc I'm hecka lazy lmao.
Posted: Sat, 26/05/2018 02:23 (23 Days ago)
How I discovered I was a Lesnibab.

I was a serial dater in High School. Like, if a guy asked me out and I wasn't seeing anyone, I said yes 95% of the time. It was all seriously boring to me. The same thing happened pretty much every time. Fucc boi asks me out on a date at lunch, I say 'sure', proceed with date, usually to the movies or to an okay dinner, within the week, boi gets angry bc I didn't show any interest during date, no 2nd date. This went on until my junior year of high school.

Then one day, a girl asks me out during breakfast(really threw off my routine bc the fucc bois usually asked me during lunch). She was cute, had long dark hair and really pale blue eyes. I said yes bc I'm not one to turn down going out for food. She was really excited. I remember the look of surprise on her face when I said yes instead of sure. We exchanged numbers and texted throughout the school day. I remember telling my best friend I was actually excited for a date for once.

That date turned into 2 dates. And then 5 dates. And then 10. And so on. We dated for a good 14 nearly 15 months. I really enjoyed my time with her. We actually broke up because she was moving away to another state for college and didn't want to do long distance. I think we cried for a few hours on the phone telling the other how much we would miss each other and everything.

My best friend told me about a month into the relationship, "Dude. You're hella gay. I wasn't 100% sure before, but now I know for sure."

I can't really explain just how right it feels to be wth another woman. I not only never enjoyed any time with the guys I dated, nothing about them ever made my heart flutter like the puppy dog eyes of a girl asking me to win the giant teddy bear for her at the fair(which I did bc no carnival game is gonna beat me).
Posted: Sat, 26/05/2018 16:43 (22 Days ago)
Why do people charge so much for shiny hunts? Let me break this down for you, using my current hunt as an example.

I started this chain when I wasn't premium, so I had to pay 50k just to start chaining swablu.
Every hour that the breeding pair is in the daycare, that's 100 pd. 2400 pd per day, and this chain has gone on for 33 days as of this writing. That means just on daycare expenses alone, I've payed 79,200 pd. Add in the 50k battery and this hunt has already cost me 129,200 pd in overhead costs and I still haven't hatched a shiny.

Now say I hatch a shiny right now and want to sell it. I need to make at least enough to cover overhead costs and pay for a new battery(if I wasn't premium as of right now). That means I have to sell for at least 179,200 pd.

Those are just the basic costs! If you want to look for eggs in the tall grass you need an egg radar(20k pd) and the chip that corresponds to the rarity(medium, 25k pd) you're hunting. Add in blue/black flute package at 360 nuggets(540k pd) and mega cuff for 180 nuggets(270k pd) and now I'm 984k pd in the hole meaning I need to sell 6 swablu at 180k pd each in order to pay for the start of my next hunt.

And then gems to get eggs from the gem collector. Swablu is a medium rarity(20 gems) dual type(10 normal, 10 flying). Normal gems sell for around 1000-1500 pd and flying gems are 500 pd. Each egg costs between 15k pd and 20k pd. This cost can be lowered a bit by rumbling for gems, but if you have a high hatch rate, chances are that you'll need to buy gems to get eggs faster.

This is why people charge so much for shiny slots. Shiny hunts are expensive and the person usually only gets a little profit when they sell slots.