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      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      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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    2. Smeargle's Studio

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    3. Create-A-Pokémon Project

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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: The Competitive Mafia Hub

      Forum for Mafia aka Werewolf, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and Other Strategy Games
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