An ekans doesn't seem nearly as imposing when it looks like it could crawl out of a tailpipe. Many of us grew up with the global phenomenon of Pokémon searing its mark into our childhoods, and a lot of time has been lost on those games for good reason. This Tumblr Thread explains how the Pokémon probability system is madness. Also, here's a thread on why Mr. Mime is the creepiest Pokémon.