I CAUGHT A SHINY!!! IN MY EMERALD VERSION!! I'VE NEVER CAUGHT A SHINY BEFORE!! HECK, I'VE NEVER EVEN SEEN A SHINY BEFORE!!!! (well, aside from the red Gyrados, but that doesn't really count...)
But, back to the point, I CAUGHT A FREAKIN' SHINY POKEMON!!!!!
(She is a lovely gold Poochyena, and her name is Cherilyn)