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I was on the Pokemon Platinum Pokedex Page and I was a little disappointed to see the Gen 6 sprites instead of the older sprites - the Gen 5 sprites are my favorite. Can you add maybe a button, switch or some sort of link/page changer to make the older sprites appear instead of the newer ones? It would be greatly appreciated, and it would make collecting a large amount of sprites easier.

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great idea..
Yeah, like scroll through the different generations.. Great idea
Why does everybody like the 96 by 96 sprites?
If 96 by 96 sprites are the B/W2 animated sprites, it's because their awesome. All the Pokemon look animated and unique, no movements are the same. The X/Y sprites are just them moving a little bit, they're not exactly animated, they're kinda dull. The BW2 sprites are cool and exciting, and they're in the original art style that everyone knows and loves.
But I don't like how some Pokemon aren't supposed to move very fast (like Shuckle) still seem to be very lively in their animations. I like the generation IV sprites better.

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Actually I am already planning to update those pages to use the sprites from the appropriate games, like I did for the Red/Blue Pokedex.

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Perfect! Thanks!
The Red/Blue Dex looks swoogity by the way.