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    1. Announcements & Information

      Important information regarding site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more. If v, don't.
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    1. Competitive Discussion

      Discuss all generations of competitive Pokémon here.
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      Latest: RU Team Tour - FINALS [POST #240] Empo, Aug 29, 2016 at 3:50 PM
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    2. Policy Review

      An invite-only forum for discussing Pokémon policy.
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    3. Tournaments

      Read information on current tournaments. More information about tournaments can be found on the Tournament site.
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    1. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program. Sign up as an apprentice to learn how to play the game from experts!
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    2. Rate My Team

      Get your teams rated here! Try to limit the number of threads you post.
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      Latest: UU highly aggravating toxic stall King Wynaut, Aug 29, 2016 at 3:49 PM
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    1. Wi-Fi

      Trade, battle, and learn more about capturing and breeding the top percentage of Pokémon.
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    2. Orange Islands

      From Pokémon Snap to Pokémon Adventures, discussion related to existing Pokémon games, anime, or manga goes here!
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      Latest: The Scramble Challenge - Mark 2 Snaquaza, Aug 29, 2016 at 3:19 PM
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    1. Sixth Generation Contributions

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    2. Past Generation Contributions

      Drafting and peer editing for articles and analyses which eventually appear on the site.
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    3. Technical Projects

      HTML, Programming, and other tools useful to Pokemon Research, Smogon site use, and in-game use found here.
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    1. The Flying Press

      Discussion and creation of Smogon's on-site media articles.
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    3. Smeargle's Studio

      This is the place to show off your creativity and artistic compositions.
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    4. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      A community project for designing, discussing, and playtesting new competitive Pokémon concepts.
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      Latest: CAP 22 - Sprite Submissions Integer Mova, Aug 29, 2016 at 3:41 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss the world outside of Pokémon here, 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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      The general media forum, where you can discuss anything from Hollywood blockbusters to the latest indie game hit.
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