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    1. Competitive Discussion

      Discuss all generations of competitive Pokémon here! Join #pokemon on SynIRC for real-time Pokémon chat!
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    2. Policy Review

      An invite-only forum for discussing Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: ORAS UU Stage 3.2 Voting KratosMana, Jul 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM
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    3. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
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    1. Smogon Info / Intro Hub

      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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    3. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated here. Try to limit the number of threads you post.
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      Latest: Sir Dirk and the Boys in Blue phisch13, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:11 PM
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    1. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
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    2. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
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      Latest: Have a question? Ask it here! NoCheese, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:54 PM
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    1. Past Generation Contributions

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    2. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
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      Latest: Gen VI Stat and IV Calculator Tyrell D. Barnes, Jul 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM
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    1. Article Workshop

      Discussion and creation of Smogon's on-site media articles.
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      Latest: OU Spotlight: Mega Manectric Quarkz, Jul 29, 2015 at 5:21 PM
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    2. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
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    3. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
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      Latest: CAP 21 - Part 1 - Concept Submissions ginganinja, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:18 PM
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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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      Latest: The Everything NHL Thread JackTheGordie, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:38 PM
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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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      Latest: Fire & Ice: Day 2 jumpluff, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:51 PM
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