POPULARITYTo be honest, I never thought that Snorlax was THAT popular, until later on. I noticed that Snorlax was often on promotional images for Pokemon, and that he was in many of the Pokemon anime episodes, perhaps even more than the other Pokemon (minus the true main characters like Pikachu and Ash's Pokemon Party). However, when I started to really find myself adoring Snorlax, and attempted to buy merchandise online, the first merchandise to sell out was ALWAYS Munchlax and Snorlax items. It was so hard for me because I had this thought in my mind that building my collection would be super easy, who still wants to collect Snorlax and Munchlax, I thought? I was surprised to find out that a lot of people do! That's when I decided to add this interactive section to see what other people thought about Snorlax's popularity, who caught one, and who used one in their own party. A big thanks to my twitter friends for participating in some polls I put on Twitter for me to come up with my own data for this page! I will also include some quotes made by friends about each Poll Topic as well. To find out more thoughts and memories my friends had, feel free to check out the thoughts page! If you would like to put in your own input on this page, feel free to contact me and I will be happy to add your own thoughts as well!
POLL NUMBER ONE
Have you ever caught the wild Snorlax from the original Pokemon games when you used the PokeFlute to wake it up?
Answers: Yes: 16 Votes (88%), No: 2 Votes (12%)
➾ Samantha states, "I've caught him in every game. He's also a pain to fight in Red's team in gold/silver!"
➾ Saya states, "I normally saved before (because I replayed). I woke him up then put him back to sleep!"
➾ My answer: Yes, I have caught a wild Snorlax from the original games, but never used them in my party from those games.
POLL NUMBER TWO
Have you ever used Snorlax in your party in any of the Pokemon Games before?
Answers: Yes: 9 Votes (50%), No: 9 Votes (50%)
➾ Cherri states, "I've caught one with the Poke Flute and raised him up. He was pretty tough! And could learn surf."
➾ Dubiousdisc states, "No, but I will be in Moon!"
➾ Saya states, "I used it in Pokemon Yellow after I managed to get it. :) and now in Pokemon Moon too! :)"
➾ Snow states, "I took one all the way through the Elite Four. He helped with Agatha! I also started with Munchlax in Sun. I like Snorlax because he seems like he'd be a great nap buddy."
➾ My answer: Yes! In Pokemon Moon I have an awesome girl Snorlax in my party! She kicks ass and I love using her in battle!
POLL NUMBER THREE
Do you think Snorlax is in the top 10 most well known Pokemon (also for people who don't know much about Pokemon but can recognize Snorlax)?
Answers: Yes: 11 Votes (64%), No: 1 Vote (5%), Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Snorlax: 2 Votes (14%), 3 Starters, Pikachu, Snorlax: 3 Votes (17%)
➾ Cherri states, "I think so. He is always in the way, I see the Internet referencing that. Been awhile since I watched the anime but I think so."
➾ Dubiousdisc states, "In my opinion, the most known and immediately recognizable would have to be: Pikachu, Charizard, Jigglypuff, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Snorlax, Eevee, Mewtwo"
➾ Mishiro states, "I think those who have played the games and watched the anime will def know Snorlax and the Poke flute ;)"
➾ Snow states, "Although I love Snorlax, I don't see/hear him being referenced as much. I feel like I hear more about the starters, legendaries, and Pikachu. Pikachu and the starters have basically taken over the school. Most merchandise is also for Pikachu or Starters. More recently Mimikyu has had his place in playground discussion, too. Please keep in mind, my experience is with grades k-3, and not necessarily the age group you may be looking for."
➾ My answer: I voted for the Three Starters, Pikachu, and Snorlax. This is because they are the most depicted on posters and announcements for Pokemon.
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