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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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    1. Smogon Starters Hangout

      Evolve your knowledge 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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    1. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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    2. Wi-Fi

      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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      Latest: Have a question? Ask it here! Ondore, Nov 24, 2014 at 9:14 PM
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    1. Preliminary Pokedex

      A compendium of complete XY Pokemon analyses
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    2. Sixth Generation Contributions

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    3. Technical Projects

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    1. The Smog

      Discussion forum for The Smog, Smogon's competitive Pokémon magazine.
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    2. Social Media

      The forum hub for Smogon Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube. Contests are also posted here!
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    3. Smogon IRC

      Discussion of Smogon IRC, namely #pokemon and semi-official channels, including general ideas for improvement.
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    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      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

      Place for forum games like mafia. No postcount++ games though.
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    3. Smeargle's Studio

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