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Pokémon Nicknames: Chatot

His cosplay is so accurate that he looks like the “Real Macaw”!

Chatot (in Japanese: ペラップ  “Perap”) is a NORMAL and FLYING dual-type, introduced in the Sinnoh Region (Gen 4: Diamond-Pearl-Platinum). It is the “Music Note” Pokémon.  Chatot does not evolve into any other Pokémon. (Source: Bulbapedia). There is not a “Mega-Evolution” form yet, however the bird can learn a Normal or Flying Z-move.

Chatot appears to us as a musical note combined with a chatty bird such as a parrot or parakeet. I tend to give this bird music or singer themed names.  My favorite name for (male) Chatot is “Gershwin” after the great American composer George Gershwin. Along those lines I also like to name them “Rhapsody” after Gershwin’s famous Rhapsody in Blue. I think that this name works well for female Chatot.

Chatot is probably NOT for trainers like me who mostly play by the attack-attack-attack method. The bird is not all that strong. Chatot appeals to players who like to use “tricky” moves. Also, in games where there are double or triple battles, Chatot may be part of a tricky team.

There must have been a lot of “chatter” on the island that day!

People who like Parrots, or have macaws or other exotic bird pets would identify with Chatot. Perhaps Jimmy Buffet fans a.k.a. “Parrot Heads” would enjoy this Pokémon. 

An entire PC BOX of “Polly Wanna Crackers!”

When I was in high school, my teachers would always yell at girls who would not stop talking in class. They often used the name “Chatty Cathy“. The term also refers to the famous talking doll that were popular long ago with girls my age.  TheRealMacaw is a take on the American expression “The Real McCoy“:

I also like these musical note related names. The St. Louis Blues NHL team has a great looking jersey with a blue note on them. “The Blue Note” is also the name of a famous New York jazz club. You might use CB Radio type names like “Breaker-One” or “Good Buddy

A great name for female Chatot is “Soprano” after the lady singers with the high vocal ranges. “Caruso” is after Enrico Caruso the famous opera singer. Some regard him as the greatest singer of all time. Speaking of singers, consider “Alvy Singer” after the character Woody Allen played in his best movie — Annie Hall.

Twelve letters will allow you to use the name “SingSingSing” after the Louis Prima song made most famous by Benny Goodman. There was a noted New York State Prison named “Sing-Sing“. You would be singing the blues there.

You kids are way too young to remember 900 Numbers. Way back in the 1980s when there was no Internet, late night TV commercials and seedy magazines used to advertise these various “chat lines” that lonely men could call. Basically, you could call up one of these numbers and a woman would talk dirty to you while you masturbate. Thank you Alexander Graham Bell. Get this – these phone calls would charge your credit card or phone provider $4.99 per MINUTE! I know, it is hard for you kids to believe, because there is so much free porn here in the future.

I know what you are thinking: “Denny you must have spent a fortune on 900 numbers when you were in your 20s.”  Ha. NO. I never ever would call one of those rip off chat lines. It might seem like a good idea at 3:00 in the morning after having a productive evening drinking beer … but NO. No way. I would rather have my money thank you.

The way I looked at it, there was absolutely nothing that one of these telephone Chat-thots could ever tell me that would be worth 5 bucks per minute. What … Stock tips? Lottery numbers?  Plenty of suckers must have wasted their money, because these chat number were big business all the way into the 1990s. Think about that … 5 bucks per minute. Now how many minutes would they need? … but I digress once more …

Here is some cute Chatot cosplay from cosplayer Lilacwire TWEET TWEET!

https://www.acparadise.com/acp/display.php?c=19199#costumeinfo

Here is more cute Chatot costume by Kiki @OrganizedChaos TWEET TWEET!

https://cosplay.com/album/32d8re0

That’s all for this week. When in the Sinnoh Region, please chat me up. Perhaps one could “chat up” a Thot at a bar?

Opera or Jazz? What is the name for your Sinnoh-Region Singer? Please comment!

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DENNY RE-BLOGS: ~Of Sakura, Nostalgic Melodies, Cryptic Messages, “Sperm” Balloons* & Reunions~♡ (*´∀`*) ♪~♪。

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“Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio, a nation turns its lonely eyes to you.”

It is with extreme happiness that I will re-blog this March 23 post from MorningBerryz48 linked here.

https://morningberryz48.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/%EF%BD%9Eof-sakura-nostalgic-melodies-cryptic-messages-sperm-balloons-reunions%EF%BD%9E%E2%99%A1-%EF%BD%80-%E2%99%AA%EF%BD%9E%E2%99%AA%E3%80%82/

Ms. Berry is the greatest idol blogger on WordPress. Some of my readers also follow her, but if you are reading this right now, and you like idol music and/or Japanese pop culture —  you owe it to yourself to subscribe to her blog. Someday, if I am ever able to get “Sinnoh University*” built, I will absolutely hire her, grant her tenure and a full professorship.

Her Berryness is not just an AKB expert, she is a true SCHOLAR of Idol history**.

Have a wonderful time viewing the sample images she shares from the AKB 43rd single: “Kimi wa melody”. Also included in her post are reviews of the “B”-side tracks of the single.  … well, just have a look at her post already.

If this post does not do it for you — Jack you dead.

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Gorgeous isn’t it! Released on March 9th, “Kimi wa melody” is AKB48’s 43rd single which has already reached over 1.2 million in sales over its first week! And while scrolling through all five…

Source: ~Of Sakura, Nostalgic Melodies, Cryptic Messages, “Sperm” Balloons* & Reunions~♡ (*´∀`*) ♪~♪。

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* Yes, come to Sinnoh University. Who else is on the faculty, you ask?

Genki Jason (linked here) is professor and chair of Japan Cinema Studies.

https://genkinahito.wordpress.com/

The Otaku Judge (linked here) teaches both Anime Literature and Video Game Theory (Playstation degree paths mostly).

http://theotakujudge.com/

A recent hire is Arria Cross (linked here) , also an expert on Anime and General Japan Pop Culture studies Studies. Like a lot of young, idealistic Assistant Professors, she does have a lot of crackpot theories.

http://fujinsei.com/

The WP blogger Matt-In-The-Hat (linked here) is my young graduate assistant (meaning, I will make him do much of my work).

https://matthew903.wordpress.com/

What is new at Sinnoh University? We are conducting a search for committed faculty for our recently created programs in Lolita Fashion, Yuri Science and The Gravure Arts.

** Idol History is a growing field. I will warn those seeking a BA in Idol History that right now, that this degree is only about as marketable as a degree in Environmental Science.

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