Originally Posted by shinycelebi
Actually,there is no shiny pokemon in R/B/Y,though some look like they are...In my opinion,shiny pokemon in G/S/C came about because Nintendo acidentally programed the game wrongly,then found that the excuse of "shiny pokemon" was a good one.
So you are saying that the Shiny Gyarados at the Lake of Rage was an accident? That some kink in the programming made many NPC talk about shiny Pokemon? That each Pokemon graphic just randomly spawned another of a different colour?
Shiny Pokemon definately were intended.