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:''This article is about a fansite. For the popular song with this line in it, see [[Pokémon World (song)]].''
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'''We All Live in a Pokémon World…''' iswas a [[Pokémon]] fansite that came online in 2000. Its initial purpose was dispelling the rumors and accusations brought against [[The Pokémon Company]] by parents, teachers, and special interest groups at the height of the popular interest in the franchise.
 
The webpage iswas part of www.kimsites.net, a group of websites all run by one webmaster who works under the name of Kimberly. AShe teacher atcreated the time,site Kimberlyin created the siteorder to defend the Pokémon franchise by providing specific examples from the Pokémon Games and [[Pokémon anime]]. In 2003, the site became active again as new accusations against Pokémon arose. The font colors on the website are separated by the date that they were added. All of the text in black was part of the original website in 2000, and the text in blue is what has been added since it was revived in 2003.
 
==History==
When Pokémon was at the height of its popularity, Kimberly-, who was a substitute teacher at the time-, had heard several accusations against the Pokémon franchise through the school system and the media. Out of curiosity, she decided to see what all the attention was about. As she continued to explore Pokémon, she discovered her own vested interest, and thought a lot of the criticism towards Pokémon was unjust. As a result, she created aher website defending Pokémon in 2000. In 2003, public controversy caused her to begin to update the website with the latest information on Pokémon and its criticism. The website iswas stilllast updateduploaded toin thisMay of day2016.
 
==Website content==
===Home Page===
Here, Kimberly gives a brief history of her website and states the purpose of it. She claims that her website "is the ONE AND ONLY fan site devoted entirely to the defense and support of Pokémon, dispelling any and all misconceptions and accusations as well as emphasizing the values and ethics of our beloved game, animé, manga, and all that encompasses the world of Pokémon." At the bottom of this page, there is a link to go to the next page of her website, a trend continued throughout the entirety of the website.
A brief history of the website and a general synopsis of Kimberly's mission is stated here. The website is formatted with a link system at the bottom of each page, linking one page to the next.
 
===What Is Pokémon?===
 
Likewise, Kimberly also suggests these games:
*[[Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team]]
*[[Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver Versions]]
*[[Pokémon Black and White Versions]]
 
===There Are No Bad Pokémon...===
Kimberly argues that Pokémon is a series about conflicts between people, and not Pokémon. Pokémon simply take on the characteristics of their trainers, and themselves cannot be "evil" since they are simply obeying orders. She quotes [[JesseJessie's Arbok]] from back when it was an {{p|Ekans}}, who said, ""Pokémon only do bad things because master (is) bad," which is significant coming from one of the Pokémon very commonly perceived to be "evil." She also points out how {{wp|Peta2}} did not put Pokémon on their list of games that oppose animal abuse.
 
Kimberly suggests the following episodes for more information:
 
She also suggests the following movies:
*''[[M04|Pokémon 4Ever - Celebi: The Voice of the Forest]]''
*''[[M10|The Rise of Darkrai]]''
*''[[M13|Zoroark: Master of Illusions]]''
Kimberly asserts that there is "ignorance and prejudice" surrounding a lot of Pokémon criticism. She claims that Pokémon was merely scapegoated because it was popular, comparing it to {{wp|Elvis Presley}} shaking his hips.
 
She specifically referred to two sources of public outrage. The first was the infant who choked on one of the [[1999 Burger King promotional Pokémon toys]], claiming the parent should have taken more responsibility since the toy was clearly marked "For Ages 3 and up." The second topic she addresses is the infamous ''[[EP038|Electric Soldier Porygon]]'' episode, which was cancelled due to viewers having seizures as a result of the flashing effects. Kimberly asserts that any television show using the same visual effect would have gotten a similar result, and that it was merely an "unfortunate accident" that it happened to Pokémon.
===For the Love of Pokémon...===
Kimberly takes a more personal standpoint in this section, talking about her own personal experience with the series. She talks about how kids were always excited to hear that she was a Pokémon fan when she was their substitute teacher, and how she has made a personal connection to the anime by watching the evolution of Ash. She states, "Over the years, I've seen Ash go from a cocky, inexperienced kid only interested in winning and beating his old rival {{Gary}}, to a compassionate trainer who cares deeply about all Pokémon, putting their needs ahead of his own, and always eager to learn more about them so he and his friends can better understand their world."
 
==External links==
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20160510001256/http://www.kimsites.net/pokemon/indexindex_main.html Main Page] (archived)
 
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