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      Discuss all generations of competitive Pokémon here! Join #pokemon on SynIRC for real-time Pokémon chat!
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      An invite-only forum for discussing Pokémon policy.
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      Resources for getting involved on Smogon. Ask for name changes and other profile changes here.
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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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    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
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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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    1. Sixth Generation Contributions

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      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
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      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
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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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    2. Circus Maximus: The Competitive Mafia Hub

      Forum for Mafia aka Werewolf, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and Other Strategy Games
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