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    1. Information & Resources

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community.
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      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions & Suggestions Thread sumwun, Jun 22, 2017 at 8:36 PM
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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      Latest: Pokémon Showdown Staff Promotions sirDonovan, Jun 22, 2017 at 1:37 AM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Stall in SM OU ABR, Jun 3, 2017
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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: The World Cup of Pokémon XII - Round 1 smilzo, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:39 AM
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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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    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: Tiny Tourney [NOW ON SHOWDOWN] rcade216, Jun 23, 2017 at 2:32 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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    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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      Latest: Battle Tree Discussion and Records Smuckem, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:41 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: Vastayan Rebellion - Taillow Webs Xayah, Jun 23, 2017 at 3:15 AM
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    1. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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      Latest: Premier League Spotlight: DPL Arcticblast, Jun 21, 2017 at 6:23 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: Planning des sorties d'articles TMan87, Jun 21, 2017 at 3:41 PM
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    3. Technical Projects

      The community's programmers and coders gather here to produce helpful tools and resources.
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    4. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists gather here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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      Latest: Fulgrate Art thread. Fulgrate, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:11 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: Kitsunoh Play Rough Poll Alchemister, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:40 AM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Police Brutality in the U.S. dwarfstar, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:56 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: Walrein's Walrus: A Song Competition Martin, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:21 AM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: Videogame thread Mr.E, Jun 23, 2017 at 6:22 AM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: Official NBA 16-17' Season Thread Plus, Jun 23, 2017 at 12:33 AM
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