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    1. Introduction Hub

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community. For name changes, click here.
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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      Latest: Smogon Staff and Promotions Celticpride, Feb 20, 2017 at 9:49 PM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Partial-Trapping Moves in RBY Tobes, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:13 PM
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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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    1. Video Game Championships

      Discussion of Pokémon's official tournament circuit. Join the VGC Discord for live discussion.
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      Latest: Regarding VGC IRL Jio, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:35 PM
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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: Battle Spot Simple Questions imBLIND, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:59 PM
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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: Pokémon Movepool Oddities & Explanations Pikachu315111, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM
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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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    1. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Artículos Publicados Hikari, Feb 21, 2017 at 4:45 PM
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    2. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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      Latest: OU Spotlight: Landorus-T Monkey Smurf, Feb 20, 2017 at 2:45 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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      Latest: Random Team Generator Carbonific, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:24 PM
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    4. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists culminate here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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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: Priority Discussion SHSP, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:42 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Smogon users in Europe! Total Clefairy, Feb 21, 2017 at 5:51 PM
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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: Wayne Bradierest Mafia - Game Over! UncleSam, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:37 PM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: 2016/17 Football/Soccer Thread DestinyUnknown, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:13 PM
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