Promos from Origins and National 2008

Discussion in 'Pokémon News' started by PokePop, Jul 2, 2008.

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  1. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Here are the Pokemon promos that were made and given out to people at Origins 2008.
    Note that this is the first year that there is a Staff version of the Origins stamped card, for those working the Pokemon booth in the vendors hall.
    Very thoughtful of the PUI guys!

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  2. charchar

    charchar New Member

    i want a staff one....... THEY LOOK SHINY!!!(staff)ima make a shinx luxio and luxray promo deck. XP
  3. weavile#1

    weavile#1 New Member

    I uundertsand luxray but shellos is random.
  4. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Well, it makes you wonder where you might see the West Sea one...
  5. Dimentio

    Dimentio New Member

    So...Where did people even pick up the Shellos, anyways? I saw one booth that had a sign about asking them to receive the that the one and only place to the Shellos?
  6. EeveeLover

    EeveeLover Member Services Administrator

    I really liked all the promos that were given out this year. I got both versions of each one.

    The only place to get the Origins promo was from the Pokemon Demo booth that Cathy, Patricia, Ronoe, and many others spent the weekend at.
  7. Labman

    Labman New Member

    The shellos could be received from the Nintendo booth. Other collector booths were offering a dollar for each one brought to them.
  8. orangematt

    orangematt New Member

    Were there ever Stamped Bulbasaur, Mr Mime, Squirtle or Pikachu Dittos?

    Maybe the theme is that the Origins card is a just a Pokémon with multiple forms.

    Notoriously not reading anything further than what I quoted,
  9. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    There was no Nintendo booth.
    There was only a Pokemon booth.
  10. TRQLKZ

    TRQLKZ Member

    My guess is that it will be for san diego comic-con.
  11. TheDarkTwins

    TheDarkTwins Active Member

    I beleive the Shellos was Mike's idea. I love it. I like seeing staff getting more cool stuff that they 100% deserve. :thumb:

  12. Heatherdu

    Heatherdu New Member

    My whole family got to help out at the Pokemon booth a few times over the weekend. Those times meant so much to my boys. They LOVED being able to give back to Pokemon and teach other kids. They were so pleased with the experience. And then you should have seen their faces when they were each given a STAFF card for volunteering. I think those cards have a higher binder spot of honor than the Lv Xs they pulled during league. So, thanks. Great call to have Staff Origins cards.
  13. PokePockets

    PokePockets New Member

    These promos were very awesome, got me an Origins Shellos and i snagged myself a staff promo Luxray :cool:
  14. ElectricFlames

    ElectricFlames New Member

    Luxray, horrible story to go along with it. Since it has only been recently that I've gotten back into the game, I heard about the promo being given out at the Nats in Vancouver BC. Now, having been out of the loop for so long I was totally unaware that you needed to be registered for them to get the card, and if I had known I would've made up a crappy deck, signed up with it and just withdrawn after I got the card, but since I didn't know I couldn't get it I didn't. Now since Luxray is my absolute favourite Pokémon ever, I was totally ruined. Still, some lady infront of me went around asking if there was any way I could get the card, then her daughter offered me her deck just to sign up with. That would've been fine if her sleeve covers weren't as scratched as they were. Then she offered to just give me hers, but I declined knowing that it had the Nationals stamp on it, thinking it would be a good souvenir. In the end, we walked over to the table where they sold cards and just bought the holo. Huge ordeal just for Luxray, but it's worth it!
  15. The King Of Magikarps

    The King Of Magikarps Active Member

    I got a Staff Shellos for volunteering at the Pokemon Booth. Also got 24 packs in the process.
  16. homeofmew

    homeofmew Active Member

    SD Comic Con! :thumb:

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