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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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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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      Latest: Smog Awards 2016: Voting Round BenTheDemon, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:52 AM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: SM OU Suspect Process, Round 2, Voting TDK, Feb 24, 2017 at 4:16 AM
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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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      Latest: Type Restriction Tournament IV - Round 1 Dominatio, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:54 AM
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    3. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: Mafia Official Games (Mafia Leaderboard) rssp1, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:58 PM
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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: International Challenge (Feb 2017) Aiveon, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:07 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: Battle Spot Simple Questions cant say, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:45 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 LegoFigure11, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:52 AM
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    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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      Latest: Little things you like about Pokémon Kurona, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:04 AM
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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: Double Uber Xerneas Z-Geomancy Boost Yellow Paint, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:22 AM
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    1. SM Analyses

      Drafting and editing for Generation VII competitive analyses.
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      Latest: Hippowdon (QC:1/3) Misaka Mikoto, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:25 PM
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    2. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Artigos Publicados Highways, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:15 PM
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    3. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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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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    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: Pilobacon's Doodles Pilo, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:30 PM
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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 Updates: Priority Discussion Blackdrakon30, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:10 AM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Feeling of Lesser Quality? MamoJustWins, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:16 AM
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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 5 - The Hour of the Wolf Texas Cloverleaf, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:14 AM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: Fire Emblem [Discord Channel in Topic] Walrein, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:42 PM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: 2016/17 Football/Soccer Thread Phadunk, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:04 PM
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