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Lavender town theme

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation I & II Discussion' started by Arvis, Jun 21, 2012.

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  1. Arvis

    Arvis

    Did the lavender town theme ever freak you out as a kid?
     
  2. Kutie Pie

    Kutie Pie 桜咲くこの坂を今も上っている

    I don't believe it ever did. I was watching X-Files to begin with anyway, so I probably didn't even bat an eye at the music.

    Pokémon Tower's another story, though... at least the Marowak ghost anyway.
     
  3. Moonlight Amaryllis

    Moonlight Amaryllis ♪smoke and mirrors♪

    Sort of. *shivers* I vowed to never play FireRed at night, because I lose sleep over things like that easily.
     
  4. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Not really. The Lavender Town theme has always sounded more sad than scary to me.
     
  5. PerishCount

    PerishCount Active Member

    Sorry if we're not allowed to talk about this, but I have a feeling this is going to lead towards a Lavender Town Syndrome discussion.
     
  6. Moonlight Amaryllis

    Moonlight Amaryllis ♪smoke and mirrors♪

    My apologies as well, but is that like Hinamizawa Syndrome?
     
  7. PerishCount

    PerishCount Active Member

    I actually don't know what that is, so sorry. ^_^'

    Anyways, Lavender Town Syndrome is a rumor that anyone who listens to the Orignal Lavender Town music will commit suicide because they get the game taken away when they've become addicted to the song. It's kind of hard to explain, so you should probably google it.
     
  8. Moonlight Amaryllis

    Moonlight Amaryllis ♪smoke and mirrors♪

    Hinamizawa Syndrome=Higurashi. Sorry.

    Really? *shivers* That sounds horrible. Creepypasta reference?
     
  9. YinYang

    YinYang Fire and Shadows

    Not really. It was still downright odd either way. Also, good old Creepypasta.
     
  10. ☭Secret_Shocker☭

    ☭Secret_Shocker☭ Well-Known Member

    Not quite. I was sort of used to spooky music.
     
  11. RaZoR LeAf

    RaZoR LeAf Night Terror

    No. Besides, there is volume control on the gameboy. Don't like it, turn it off.
     
  12. arceus03

    arceus03 Well-Known Member

    I've read two versions of it; one regards to the music having a higher pitch and whatnot and the other one is about when the game just starts. I must say the second one is pretty creepy XD

    On topic, though, I actually like the music very much. Not so in the 4th/3rd Gen remakes, but the GBC music from Crystal. I have no idea though how the music was from the 1st Gen.
     
  13. abrar14

    abrar14 Statter Master

    Nope

    10charsssssss
     
  14. Necro101

    Necro101 Well-Known Member

    No it never freaked me out... I found it cool... It was also my favorite Kanto town... I feel ashamed now:(

    RAWK ON
     
  15. PerishCount

    PerishCount Active Member

    It's sort of a creepypasta. It had to do with there being high-pitched binaural beats.
     
  16. The Joker.

    The Joker. Gone.

    I did, as a child, rush through the lavender town section of the game and turned down the volume when i was there. But when I got older I started to really like the place and just listen to its tune...
     
  17. gb3

    gb3 Member

    I never played one but i think that the game are cool
     
  18. Electricbluewolf

    Electricbluewolf Fʟᴇsʜʏ Bᴏᴡs

    I heard there was actually 2 cases of children having hearing problems because they listened to the lavender town music (in gen 1 games) and the pitch cause problems.

    As a child, I thought nothing of it, but no haven seen creepy videos/read creepypastas on it, it gets iffy.
     
  19. o_o
    *is very scared*
    I was/am really scared of Lavender Town's theme, I would never hear it at night. X.x
     
  20. nathandg0924

    nathandg0924 Back in the meantime

    It didn't creep me out or anything like that, but I admit, the theme's pretty sad and creepy at the same time. Sure I don't like it, but it kinda fits the place being home to a cemetery and all...
     
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