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    1. Competitive Discussion

      Discuss all generations of competitive Pokémon here! Join #pokemon on SynIRC for real-time Pokémon chat!
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    2. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
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      Latest: The UU Open III - Round 1 [LOOK AT POST 109] Imanalt, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM
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    1. Mentorship Program

      Are you a new user? Check out this forum to get information on how to join Smogon's community.
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    2. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program. Sign up as an apprentice to learn how to play the game from experts!
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    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
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      Latest: XY OU Balanced Offensive Team ¥oungsterJoey, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:09 PM
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    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: Issue 1 released! shaymin, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:51 PM
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    2. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
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      Latest: God of Swamps - A Trade Thread Rugaji, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:51 PM
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    3. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
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      Latest: The Scramble Challange - Mark 2 AOPSUser, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:12 PM
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    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
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      Latest: Bellsprout macle, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM
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    2. Sixth Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
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    3. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
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      Latest: Garchomp (BW2 Update) [QC 3/3] [GP 1/2] RockRocks, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:44 AM
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    4. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
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    5. Archives

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    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
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    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
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      Latest: Mega Charizard Y art contest! tcrfelton, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:38 PM
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    3. Smogon IRC

      Discussion of Smogon IRC, namely #pokemon and semi-official channels, including general ideas for improvement.
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    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
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      Latest: [Skeleton] Clefable Tadasuke, Jul 28, 2014 at 7:43 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss the world outside Pokémon here, including sports and entertainment, but remember that all the rules still apply!
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      Latest: Hearthstone Shinryu, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:31 PM
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    2. Circus Maximus

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
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      Latest: Smogon Mafia Mafia Postgame Steven Snype, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
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