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    1. Information & Resources

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community.
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      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions & Suggestions Thread Sondero, Jun 23, 2017 at 6:22 PM
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Stall in SM OU ABR, Jun 3, 2017
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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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      Latest: God Among us, SUMO LC Edition - Signups tazz, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:42 PM
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    3. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: PSPL V Group Stages: Week 2 Laurens, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:36 PM
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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: VGC 17: Ask a Simple Question, Get a Simple Answer MDK, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:34 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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      Latest: Pokémon Go (mobile game based off of Ingress) breh, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:30 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. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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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, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:52 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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      Latest: Showdown in Joystick, How to guide. Nougami, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:33 PM
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    4. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists gather here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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      Latest: Banners in here! (Requests) Rk00, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:25 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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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Misanthropy: Is it justified? BlackMalachite, Jun 24, 2017 at 7:59 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: C9++ Mafia Signups Paperblade, Jun 24, 2017 at 5:59 PM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: 2017 musics BlackMalachite, Jun 24, 2017 at 6:35 PM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: MLB 2017 ButteredToast, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:04 PM
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