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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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      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions & Suggestions Thread Drew, Mar 27, 2017 at 9:26 PM
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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's Flying Press Article Announcements Tikitik, Mar 26, 2017 at 2:27 PM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Evasion Clause and Z-Moves Bughouse, Mar 27, 2017 at 9:27 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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      Latest: BW Cup III - Signups dEnIsSsS, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:15 AM
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    3. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: Scavengers Ladder - March Dylas, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:18 AM
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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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    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 Particular1, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:24 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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      Latest: A weekly Giveaway: Lucky Mega-Evolutions Pikanium, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:28 AM
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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 Ubers Lou, Mar 25, 2017 at 8:53 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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      Latest: Sub-Optimal (An AG RMT: Peaked at #1, 1998 ELO) Synoptic, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:45 PM
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    1. SM Analyses

      Drafting and editing for Generation VII competitive analyses.
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      Latest: Ferrothorn DecstarG, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:00 AM
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    2. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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    3. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Veröffentlichte Artikel Rory Mercury, Mar 24, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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    4. Technical Projects

      The community's programmers and coders gather here to produce helpful tools and resources.
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    5. 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: Art Stuffs from a Sunfish Sunfished, Mar 27, 2017 at 4:42 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: [Gen 7] CAP Viability Ranking Thread Marjane, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:48 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Where is your nick from? Ununhexium, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:17 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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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: Who are your favorite PokeTubers? Panther-T, Mar 27, 2017 at 9:18 PM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: MLB 2017 ButteredToast, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:12 PM
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