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    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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    1. Preliminary Pokedex

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    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
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      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
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      Discuss the world outside Pokémon here, including sports and entertainment, but remember that all the rules still apply!
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