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    Going, Going, Yawn!

    It's time for Ash's Gym Battle against Flannery. It will be a 3 VS 3 battle and flannery intends to use Slugma, Magcargo and Torkoal. Will Ash manage to beat them in this blazing hot battle?

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    Another Flannery episode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *Insert eternal EEing here* They are gonna ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Only bad thing about thsi episode is that Ash beats Flannery and Team Rocket interfering, but who cares? Flannery's in it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *Dies*

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    I saw the japanese ep of this and I love this ep!!!!!!!! It's the best Hoenn Gym Battle so far!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bayleef~
    I saw the japanese ep of this and I love this ep!!!!!!!! It's the best Hoenn Gym Battle so far!

    oh i TOTALLY agree with you. this episode seemed like a completely different caliber than they had been previously. I personally think the first few episodes at the beginning of the hoenn series were mega weak sauce plot-wise. this one totally made up for them though.

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    You've seen this one!? When and where!?

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    It was totally AGES ago, It was the Japanese version.

    But it's not going to be that long until the English version is coming!!

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    I saw it too, and it was very good. The battle was truly awesome, I can't wait to see it full screen on TV. As I've said before, 4Kids will have no doubt have ruined the music, but with such a solid episode as this one, it should still be quite good.
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    I know, I love the Advance Advanture tune in the background you know when Corphish uses Crabhammer against Torkoal and it spins around (lol) I watch some episodes just to listen to that background tune.
    Also I love the tune when Treecko uses Bullet Seed against Slugma when Slugma has just body slammed it.
    Background music is awesome!!

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    I wonder if they'll edit some stuff, like Flannery's entrance seem not so embarassing? Um, what's the English name of this episode if you know? If you don't, when will it be confirmed? Could you PM me when you find out? Please? *This is me being desperate, I hate manners!*
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    The dubbed title are as far as "Cheer Pressure" so yeh I will PM you the title when it comes out.

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    YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thnx, P8!

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    If they plan to continue the 2 ep per week, that means we'd see this ep...in 4 weeks...YEA...i just want to see this EP...it's goin to be way to intresting...
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    It should air on November 13th, and the suspense is murder!

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    This is totally one of the best Gym Battles ever but I don't understand why Ash used Treecko in it when he had Taillow, Treecko didn't beat any of Flannery's Pokemon but Taillow probably could have. Treecko got burnt aswell so it was totally useless in this battle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pokemonisgr8
    This is totally one of the best Gym Battles ever but I don't understand why Ash used Treecko in it when he had Taillow, Treecko didn't beat any of Flannery's Pokemon but Taillow probably could have. Treecko got burnt aswell so it was totally useless in this battle.
    From what I understand, Treeko was at the time the fastest Pokemon he had besides Pikachu. I think his reasoning was that Treeko would be able to dodge any and all attacks from the fire snails. What he didn't count on were Slugma's repertoire of defensive and debilitating moves, and the fact that Treeko didn't have enough physical strength to make up for it. Once Treeko's leg got burned it couldn't dodge as well.

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    Shows what Ash can do against Fire Gym Leaders using a Treecko.

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    Pokemonisgir12, you need to stop quadrouple posting. Anyway, I can't wait to see this episode because Flannery is hot, and I want to see Torkoal's dub voice. I tink it will be a great gym battle like the one with Brawly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow Trainer
    Pokemonisgir12, you need to stop quadrouple posting.
    Uh, she hasn't quadruple posted.

    I'm looking forward to this match. Just one question:

    how come in the past, when pokemon fall asleep, they are unable to battle (like when Ash battled Richie), but in this match, when Corphish falls asleep, he's still aloud to battle?

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    Ash vs Richie is just one example. It just means that the writing has improved over time. Don't forget, in the Silver Conference, Ash's Snorlax was asleep when he sent it out, and it stayed in battle.

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    Uh... shouldn't the title of this thread be changed to the dub version by now?

    Anyways, I have yet to see this episode. This is the only Hoenn gym match I haven't seen among the seven.

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    Oh noes! Bad TC! I foresee much complaining!
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    Oooh another gym battle that didn't disappoint to much. Flannery may be a newbie but she didn't do too bad. Dumb strategy on her part though to start with Magcargo instead of Slugma.

    Poor Treecko got totally owned and rightfully so. Is Ash ever going to use Taillow in a gym battle again? *grumble* Pikachu was buuuurned as well though it did okay in knocking out Slugma.

    Cool how accurately Reflect and Overheat were represented. And Corphish should finally get some props! Weakling? Ha!

    But still it somehow felt lacking in the end. Not the best gym battle ever. Probably woulda been better if Ash faced Moore instead.

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    Since the Episode guide doesn't list these, here's the Trainer's Choice

    Trainer's Choice:

    Which is the best to battle against Forretress? Swellow, Minun, or Seviper?

    Kid's WB Answer:     Spoiler:

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    Also, Torkoal's voice is fine for never hearing the original version.

    The animation with the Ursaring is great!

    This was a good episode overall. It introduced new attacks and actually explained how attacks worked. Though I didn't like KWB's mis-translating Treecko getting burned.
    The music for this episode was meh. Never seeing the dub, I can only guess it was better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Porygandrew
    Though I didn't like KWB's mis-translating Treecko getting burned.
    Yeah, they never specifically say it was burned. But who knows, it could be another case of them translating the dialogue right but instead the actual Japanese episode doesn't mention it, like Shedinja and Wonder Guard. That's a stretch though.

    The music for this episode was meh. Never seeing the dub, I can only guess it was better.
    Really? The music I heard sounded like it could belong in the original episode, during the middle of the battle at least.
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    Quote Originally Posted by V Faction
    Yeah, they never specifically say it was burned. ..... but instead the actual Japanese episode doesn't mention it
    Okay, so it's implied then. fair enough.
    Really? The music I heard sounded like it could belong in the original episode, during the middle of the battle at least.
    Like I said, I haven't seen the original version, so I can't really give too much of an opinion on the music. There wasn't really a chance to use the 'opening'-bgm or whatever it was called, right? Or I just missed that part >.<

    Quote Originally Posted by darkgamerGS
    O_O; Did Flannery call Slugma Mag at one point!? Maybe I heard Her wrong.
    Eh, at first I thought they were named the same thing when she called out slugma. 'Mag' and 'Meg' are so close together that they sound extremely similar
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