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Antar
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Antar

That's Dr. Antar to you, from DC Metro Area

is a Battle Server Administratoris a Programmeris a Super Moderatoris a Community Contributor
Official Data Miner
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Engaged in conversation, Jul 22, 2014 at 7:11 AM
    1. akuto
      akuto
      Antar I have a problem with a driver in one of the chat rooms on Showdown, It's a problem of abusing mute powers regardless of breaking rules or not, could you point me in the right direction on where to go with this problem?
    2. blarajan
      blarajan
      Can I talk to you about the ladder on IRC? I'd rather not clog up the thread when right now I primarily have questions about things, and want to implement a different system than the other tiers, which requires less stringent requirements.
      1. Antar
        Antar
        Hey, I doubt I'll have time to get on IRC any time soon, but if you want to shoot me a PM, I'll answer when I can. I was thinking I'd just dial one of the params for LC so that everything scaled down (fewer battles to reach reqs). It's pretty simple to do.
        Jan 6, 2014
    3. Renwit355
      Renwit355
      excuse me, but cause you help me understand the part of the usage statistics (like 65+/-3.05) or direct me to a post that explains It, ideally with examples.
      1. Antar
        Antar
        Jan 5, 2014
    4. Texas Cloverleaf
      Texas Cloverleaf
      Joim specifically asked me to gauge the community's reaction
      1. Antar
        Antar
        Have him message me, but caps are something that have been tried in the past and have never worked right. The algorithm I posted is the only way to ensure that highly rated players don't end up not being able to battle anyone.
        Jan 3, 2014
      2. Texas Cloverleaf
        Texas Cloverleaf
        He trusts your judgement, I'm a little miffed in the manner in which the thread was shut down
        Jan 3, 2014
      3. Antar
        Antar
        I'm sorry. I could've handled that better.
        Jan 3, 2014
    5. AWailOfATail
      AWailOfATail
      Yea, didn't think my one post was "WHY IS X NOT OU? IT DESERVES TO BE OU." but looking back on it, it definitely was. Sorry bout that.
      1. Antar
        Antar
        np
        Jan 2, 2014
    6. Psychological
      Psychological
      Hello, Antar! I saw your pokemon generator in your signature and I thought it was cool. But there's one problem that's happening. Every time I c/p my team into the sim2pkm program, this happens: http://prntscr.com/2fnnws and the team doesn't save where it's supposed to. Do you know why this is happening?
      1. Antar
        Antar
        This is a known problem. You need to manually edit the paste to replace "Ability" with "Trait." It's been fixed in the code, and one of these days I'll compile and release the fixed version.
        Jan 1, 2014
      2. Psychological
        Psychological
        Ah, okay! Thank you and great job making the program :) Keep up the good work!
        Jan 1, 2014
    7. Kingler12345
      Kingler12345
      For some reason, your name reminds me of anthrax(the band).
      1. Antar
        Antar
        Well happy new year to you too.
        Jan 1, 2014
      2. Kingler12345
        Kingler12345
        happy new year ^_^
        Jan 1, 2014
    8. Soul Fly
      Soul Fly
      you have like an actual doctorate?

      that's so bloody cool. I never really thought Dr. Antar was meant THAT literally.
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      2. The4gotNdeath
        The4gotNdeath
        Omfg you have an actual doctorate? In what if I may ask Mr. Dr. Professor Antar?
        Jan 2, 2014
      3. Antar
        Antar
        Physics
        Jan 2, 2014
      4. The4gotNdeath
        The4gotNdeath
        thats boss. so when are you going to start making black holes?
        Jan 4, 2014
    9. TCR
      TCR
      ;-; u ninja
    10. Furai
      Furai
      So I filled your questionnaire on Saturday but I didn't get a few of the questions in it, and I was busy yesterday, and Treecko john'd me :'(

      I caught Treecko now to finish it but my post wasn't saved unfortunately :(

      My opinion is pretty much a mix of all of the other posts, so if you covered most of them with COIL, then we should be fine :)
    11. Furai
      Furai
      I'll get to your thread this weekend, hopefully tomorrow :)
      1. Antar
        Antar
        No prob! Whenever you get a chance.
        Dec 18, 2013
    12. Olympus
      Olympus
      Hi Antar, I'm having technical problems with my smogon account. I'm not able to reply in any thread or even start a conversation. Its just not letting me type in the reply box... The only thing I managed to do are profile posts. Is something wrong with my account?
      1. Antar
        Antar
        Not my department, sorry. I'm just the person who does the stats.
        Dec 17, 2013
    13. Pocket
      Pocket
      Thank you for the monthly stats! Is there a reason why you have two Battle Spot Doubles tags?
      1. Antar
        Antar
        ...

        That second one is "Battle Spot Special."
        Dec 6, 2013
    14. sandshrewz
      sandshrewz
      I don't quite understand your post regarding the teammates stats x_x could there be some error with the script that gives odd NFE mons as teammates instead for teammates or is that just how it's meant to work? Thanks! >_>! Sorry for the trouble~
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      2. sandshrewz
        sandshrewz
        yea it makes sense!! X is the original Pokemon (say Talonflame) that you want to compare with Aegislash (which is Y). Do you record the raw teammate stats thats just P(XnY) though since that could be interesting too and give the top 10 as well? Just a thought there that probably most people are thinking of what teammates meant.
        Dec 5, 2013
      3. Antar
        Antar
        The data is there (You can grab P(X) from the usage statistics and just add). As for people getting confused, I would have thought the numbers and the fact that there's a + out front should have been the giveaway.
        Dec 5, 2013
      4. sandshrewz
        sandshrewz
        Oh haha. Okay then! Thank you very much for the explanation Antar! :)
        Dec 5, 2013
    15. MCBarrett
      MCBarrett
      so after the 'statistically significant partners' it just lists random pokes?
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      2. MCBarrett
        MCBarrett
        idk i find it hard to believe that something like excadrill that is widely known to be its best partner wouldnt be on the list whereas stuff that never even sees significant ou usage would be
        Dec 3, 2013
      3. MCBarrett
        MCBarrett
        nvm saw ur latest post. nubs are too hard to understand i suppose -_-
        Dec 3, 2013
      4. Antar
        Antar
        I just responded to this in the thread. I suspect it's because (1) there just aren't that many SRers in the Prebank meta (2) most "competitive players" probably gravitate towards Pokebank OU so you get mostly garbage in Prebank.
        Dec 3, 2013
    16. Aldaron
      Aldaron
      hey I see you're online...plz get on irc for rating system convo !!
      1. Antar
        Antar
        Wasn't online, actually. Must've left a tab open. Start a thread or send me a paste, and I'll give you my thoughts.
        Dec 2, 2013
      2. Aldaron
        Aldaron
        I WANNA REAL TIME CHAT
        Dec 2, 2013
    17. blarajan
      blarajan
      I'm quite sorry, I realized I completely forgot your involvement with Little Cup when sending out the original PM. I realized I forgot a few people, actually. I forwarded it to you, my apologies.
      1. Antar
        Antar
        It's all good. I just replied.
        Dec 2, 2013
    18. skylight
      skylight
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      2. skylight
        skylight
        Nah no deadline, any time is cool - it's just that it was a good idea so I was looking forward to reading it :) Do you think you could get it up in this issue?
        Dec 2, 2013
      3. Antar
        Antar
        I'd love to. By what date would I need to get it in for this issue?
        Dec 2, 2013
      4. skylight
        skylight
        We haven't discussed release yet, but it's generally about a month after the previous issue was released, so you can sort of guess from there.
        Dec 2, 2013
    19. jazzys
      jazzys
      Hey um pokemon online usage stats is down. I was wondering if you could also post the most popular builds by usage for each pokemon which PO did like movesets,EV spreads, items, nature.

      thanks
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      2. jazzys
        jazzys
        Of course I know I know. But for pokemon showdown. We only get to see who uses what poke but never,which build is the most popular for each individual pokemon
        Dec 1, 2013
      3. Antar
      4. jazzys
        jazzys
        O mine silly me didn't notice. Thanks lol. Now I can calmly EV train my goomy with no regrets.
        Dec 1, 2013
    20. Stryke
      Stryke
      Hi, I was wondering if I could get your usage statistics in a more friendly format? Also, when you say average weight, what do you mean?
      1. Antar
        Antar
        I'm away from my computer this week. Shoot me a message after Thanksgiving, and I'll give you access to JSON-formatted data. Avg. weight = avg. weight of players using that Pokemon (see my weighted stats FAQ). Higher weight means better player.
        Nov 25, 2013
      2. Stryke
        Stryke
        I'd be curious to see correlations with win/loss. How come you don't include any of that data?
        Nov 27, 2013
      3. Antar
        Antar
        Because the way PS does matchups, you're always paired with players close to your skill level. So WL means much less than rating.
        Nov 27, 2013
    21. aerialace TM40
      aerialace TM40
      i am blarajohnny,,,,,,,,,,,,,,why in the world would you think that is blarajan's alt?_?_?_?_?
      1. Antar
        Antar
        lol, I don't know. Anyway, I'm Glickardo, and I *will* take that #1 spot from you!
        Nov 14, 2013
      2. aerialace TM40
        aerialace TM40
        you might,,,,i started laddering with another alt SO WATCH OUT ehehe
        Nov 14, 2013
      3. Antar
        Antar
        Just waiting for Goddess Briyella's RD to rise above 100 so she falls off.
        Nov 14, 2013
    22. Soul Fly
      Soul Fly
      What moveset are you using for that inkay in your LC sample team? standard?
      1. Antar
        Antar
        It's in the paste.
        Nov 14, 2013
    23. Denny-Jo Miller
      Denny-Jo Miller
      How did you get the badges mate? sorry for being a pain ;)
    24. srk1214
      srk1214
      Hey, I was procrastinating in one of my classes so I finally got around to reading some of the links in your signature and the associated threads.

      I was wondering if you had considered putting out an applet to calculate the offensive/defensiveness of teams. No one wants to calculate it by hand, obviously, and I think it could be neat for the RMT forum for reasons you had pointed out of people miscategorizing teams.
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      2. Antar
        Antar
        Cool! Another team successfully categorized (or are you only calling it sandstall now that you see these results?)
        Nov 13, 2013
      3. srk1214
        srk1214
        Yeah it's obvious sandstall. There's spikes, toxic, protect, wish, rest, aromatherapy, and anything else you could imagine lol. I also put in a HO team with 4 choice users and 3 voltturners and it output:
        Bias: 480
        Stalliness: -1.083015 (1.42 T/KO)
        Tags: ['sand', 'voltturn', 'choice', 'hyperoffense', 'sandoffense']
        Nov 13, 2013
      4. srk1214
        srk1214
        In other words, your metrics work very well, imo. I'm sure the borderline call between balanced and bulky offense can continue to be debated, but it seems quite good at detecting the extremes.
        Nov 13, 2013
    25. Samuel Dabakarov
      Samuel Dabakarov
      Hey man. It says your an administrator for pokemon showdown. I think I found a bug and wasn't sure what to do, so I guess I'm telling you because you could potentially rectify it.
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    Home page:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/Antar1011
    Location:
    DC Metro Area
    Favorite Pokémon:
    Quilava
    My Characteristic:
    Loves to eat
    HGSS Friend Code:
    0045 5163 9596
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