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    1. Introduction Hub

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community. For name changes, click here.
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      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions & Suggestions Thread antemortem, Mar 22, 2017 at 9:37 AM
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: SM LC Vulpix Voting Villuminati, Mar 21, 2017 at 8:26 PM
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    2. Tournaments

      Where official and unofficial competitive Smogon tournaments take place. Read the information thread before participating.
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    1. Video Game Championships

      Discussion of Pokémon's official tournament circuit. Join the VGC Discord for live discussion.
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      Latest: Team building help jedirb, Mar 19, 2017 at 9:52 PM
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    2. Battle Spot

      Discussion of Pokémon's cartridge ladders. Join the Battle Spot PS room or Battle Spot Discord for live discussion.
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      Latest: Victim Of The Week [Week 8: Thundurus-Therian] Hulavuta, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:19 AM
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    3. Wi-Fi

      Discussion regarding Wi-Fi trading and battling as well as resources for breeding and capturing.
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      Latest: Alolan Wi-Fi Tour (Sign Ups Open Again!) Mattapod, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:39 AM
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    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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      Latest: Pokémon Go (mobile game based off of Ingress) phalanx, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:34 PM
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    1. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program for inexperienced players and those looking to refine their skill. Join the B101 Discord for live discussion.
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    2. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated in any generation or metagame. Join the RMT PS room or RMT Discord to seek advice or rate teams in real time.
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      Latest: "Thugs" - A Mega-Less Dark Monotype Garbagery, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:54 PM
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    1. SM Analyses

      Drafting and editing for Generation VII competitive analyses.
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      Latest: Alolan Grimer [QC 3/3] [GP 0/2] Eyan, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:17 PM
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    2. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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      Latest: Smeargle's Studio Update 3 The Dutch Plumberjack, Mar 22, 2017 at 12:18 PM
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    3. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Veröffentlichte Artikel Rory Mercury, Mar 20, 2017 at 4:07 PM
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    4. Technical Projects

      The community's programmers and coders gather here to produce helpful tools and resources.
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      Latest: Pokemon Showdown! Auction Bot Nineage, Mar 21, 2017 at 8:24 PM
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    5. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists culminate here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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      Latest: art thread by fuzzball \(ㆁヮㆁ✿) HotFuzzBall, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:28 AM
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    1. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      The designated locale for the conception, designing, and playtesting of original competitive Pokemon concepts.
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      Latest: CAP Spring Seasonals - Sign-ups Drapionswing, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:10 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: I want to die! (Embarrassing situations) Aubisio, Mar 22, 2017 at 8:49 PM
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    2. Circus Maximus

      The home of Mafia, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and other text-based strategy games.
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      Latest: OC NOC Day 11 - No Asekond Chances Paperblade, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:41 PM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: League of Legends: Let's Talk About Plants Omicron, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:37 AM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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