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    1. Information & Resources

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community.
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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 IronBullet, Apr 19, 2017 at 2:40 PM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: March Stats august, Apr 18, 2017 at 9:47 AM
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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: International Challenge April 2017 Garris_san, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:00 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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    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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    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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      Latest: Apprentice Program Signups: SUMO RU Plus, Apr 23, 2017 at 1:37 PM
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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. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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      Latest: UU Classic Coverage The Dutch Plumberjack, Apr 19, 2017 at 2:22 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: Artigos Publicados Highways, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:49 AM
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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 culminate here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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      Latest: Fulgrate Art thread. Fulgrate, Apr 23, 2017 at 1:44 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: Krilowatt Ability Poll Deck Knight, Apr 23, 2017 at 6:27 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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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: GUZMAfia - SIGN UP FOR TEAM SKULL! Asek, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:50 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 phalanx, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:31 PM
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