Re: KOed a shiny :(
I have the worst luck of anyone finding shinies. WORST.
Ok, I've run through every game, most of them on more than one cart, every version, so I play A LOT. And for some reason I have pokerus on ever cart except one -- but shinies? Pfft.
First one I saw in the wild was on Silver and it was a ponyta. I was talking to someone, and not paying attention, just thrashing around levelling on Mt. Silver -- and Bang! I hit it hard right at the same time I realized what it was. Mad. Oh yeah.
In that game I did later catch my first shiny -- a tentacool. wow.
YEARS later in emerald I caught my second "wild" shiny. This hurts to even say it...
a... magicarp. Yes.
And a couple months later one of my cousins was messing with the cart and evolved it. GAAAUGH!
Then I had a... wild-caught red gyarados. yay.
I have all of the event shinies I can find. I have a shiny floatzel that I saw caught by one friend, and a shiny espeon that another buddy hatched. They were both pity gifts.