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Ash Borer
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Ash Borer

Everyone is a metaphysical presupposer but me

is a Pre-Contributor

Metagross, Pheromosa, Greninja, Landorus-Therian and Mawile Mar 3, 2017

Ash Borer was last seen:
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    1. Vertex
      Vertex
      nice badge though i'd pick a more lighthearted avatar
      1. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        but it's grim, sullen and wistful. Like my soul..
        Mar 11, 2017
    2. zCheshrye
    3. Bedschibaer
      Bedschibaer
      you'd get laid if you got an actual haircut
      1. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        I ask a lot of girls about my hair. They tell me its hot. I appreciate the sentiment though, beds
        Mar 8, 2017
      2. Bedschibaer
        Bedschibaer
        A guy like me has a better taste on this
        Mar 8, 2017
    4. Conni
    5. Highways
    6. Shadestep
    7. Martin
      Martin
      wb to the badge crew fren
    8. Ash Borer
      Ash Borer
      Metagross, Pheromosa, Greninja, Landorus-Therian and Mawile
    9. Pilo
      Pilo
      grats on ladybug keep up the good work in c&c
    10. Sam-testings
      Sam-testings
      3000!!!???
      1. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        I was thinking about it. I don't have much of a legacy here though. My first ~1800 posts were utter garbage, mostly on the wifi, firebot and CAP forums, during the DPP era when I was literally 12-14 years old.
        Jan 30, 2017
      2. Sam-testings
        Sam-testings
        still a pretty cool landmark imo :p
        Jan 31, 2017
    11. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      u forgot about bw volcarona lol
      1. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        I never played BW. I played a bit of BW2, and because of how bad hazard control was (starmie and... ?) and how good the Stealth Rock users were, it was pretty hard to use.
        Jan 8, 2017
      2. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        Some people have asked for volc ban bc of how badly it fucks some teams so eeeeeh
        Jan 8, 2017
    12. Conifer
      Conifer
      Ash Borer as in the black metal band?
      1. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        My favourite
        Jan 3, 2017
    13. Anime_Fan
      Anime_Fan
      Hi Ash Borer,

      Are you interested in "Pokemon Nicknames"? If so, do you have a list of nicknames that I could look at?

      Thank you ^^ ~✧
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      2. Anime_Fan
        Anime_Fan
        Oh and Ash Borer?

        You helped inspire a blog I made with some friends a few years ago. I saw a thread you made on Pokemon Nicknames, and you included protocols such as Aesthetics, Subtlety, and most important of all; the ease of interpretation ^^

        P.S. I could go on but I'd think it best we chatted via PM, plus I'd love to show you the blog. Is that okay? ^^

        TC, thanks for your time :)
        Jan 1, 2017
      3. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        you can pm me anytime dude.
        Jan 2, 2017
      4. Anime_Fan
        Anime_Fan
        awesome, thank you! ^^
        Jan 6, 2017
    14. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      hello friendo
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      2. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        on mew/conkerooni
        Dec 13, 2016
      3. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        have patience
        Dec 13, 2016
      4. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        i just like complaining they could take 2 months to check it for all i care lol
        Dec 13, 2016
    15. qpie
      qpie
      So... uhh... now that gay marriage is legal... :3c
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      2. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        I know thats your dream
        Dec 6, 2016
      3. qpie
        qpie
        If the (BAN ME PLEASE) can get their way why can't we? This just isn't fair ;-;
        Dec 6, 2016
      4. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        If God is dead, anything is permitted
        Dec 6, 2016
    16. Shrug
      Shrug
      i think u missed the nuance of my post. not all anti-gay marriage dudes are ALL CAPS BIGOTS (though a bunch are) but that wasn't the question.
      1. Shrug
        Shrug
        eg wondered why a thread supposedly on polygamy ended up w anti gay bigotry, and that's because of the reasons i laid out in my post: "why cant we legalize polygamy" (considered p universally a bad idea) is only an argument made by anti-gay dudes who are in fact bigots based on the idea of slippery slope
        Dec 5, 2016
      2. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        Yes, the "slippery slope" is a pretty bad fallacy, but I don't think it's completely dishonest. Read what I posted, I think I fairly succinctly draw parallels between gay marriage, and polygamy.

        I think the failure to avoid the slippery slope fallacy is a failure by both sides of the argument. See, the problem is that a lot of proponents for gay marriage treat more as a dogma. That the rights for gays to marriage are worth it, no matter what negative effect on society it has. As opposed to considering that maybe gay marriage is a bad choice, but then after careful debate, deciding that yes gay marriage is the right way to go.

        Unfortunately, if you treat legalizing gay marriage as a self evident truth, then you open yourself up to the slippery slope fallacy, because it's effortless to declare anything a self evident truth, right?

        So yes, if you're wondering why a polygamy thread turned into an anti-gay marriage discussion that is the answer. Conservatives get the feeling that progressives don't consider the negative consequences of their progressiveness, and that they just treat it as a self evidently true ideology. While this general feeling isn't entirely rational to believe (productive political debate does happen from time to time), and you are not responsible alone for making conservative people think like this, it does explain why they so quickly claim that "as soon as you legal gay marriage we'll be able to marry our dogs!!"
        Dec 5, 2016
    17. Outrageous Fortune
      Outrageous Fortune
      Why don't you hang out with us ;_;
      I got top 20 with a sick double dance rockium lando-t team, surely you want to see LADDER DESTRUCTION ft. yours truly
      1. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        Ary has the personality of a moldy towel wrapped in sand paper
        Dec 4, 2016
      2. Outrageous Fortune
        Outrageous Fortune
        This is why I love you
        Dec 4, 2016
    18. QuickBH
      QuickBH
      Thoughts on SuMo with Aegi gone? Probably quitting this gen after a bit I can't deal with another ORAS but with more power creeping shit.
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      2. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        you're right, the feeling of the game being "matchup based" is the whole reason I stopped playing. I think I'll play until I get bored, and do some writing on the nature of what it means for a metagame to be "matchup based". I'veb een laddering these past couple days with a two teams. heatran / aegis / rotom-w / lando-t / lele / zam and pheromosa / aegislash / bisharp / venusaur / greninja / lando-i. I only played about 40 matches I guess, but idk, I always got the feeling that all of my wins and losses were just me being outplayed, or outplaying the opponent. Whenever I was in a good match it felt like both my team and the opponent's team could reasonably cover everything, and it was just up to skill. It felt like a healthy metagame to me.. we'll see where it goes I guess.
        Nov 29, 2016
      3. QuickBH
        QuickBH
        Agreed, I'll gladly help you out on the writing primarily with replays if I can. I've been laddering with Pokemon I found underrated to prove that diversity in the metagame is still plausible, mainly Infernape, Gliscor, and I made some teams featuring Amoonguss, Lycanroc, and such. It all failed though because I couldn't stop the quickban though.
        Nov 29, 2016
      4. QuickBH
        QuickBH
        I quit during most of ORAS but it took until Aegislash came back to realize what ORAS lacked. Teambuilding was actually fun and I felt the thrill of being able to outplay my opponent to get through with my gameplan like the days of DPP when you don't have 20+ mons that honestly force you to run a specific Pokemon or your ass gets dropped. (Bisharp Manaphy Thundurus M-Lopunny Mega Medicham M-Scizor M-Diancie are just the ones on the top of my head) Was extremely unfun.
        Nov 29, 2016
    19. QuickBH
      QuickBH
      not worth me making a post on the thread, but Keldeo actually is booty, which is fine because that Pokemon pre gen 5 would honestly be considered a very busted mon.

      pretty hyped that Infernape is a bit better than Keldeo rn with all the bug and steels running in the meta, also u-turn to dug is based.
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      2. QuickBH
        QuickBH
        Keldeo being booty is probably hyperbole haha but it's definitely noticably worse this meta
        Nov 23, 2016
      3. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        Yeah and Tapu Bulu too. RIP Keldeo. Fire Blast / Close Combat / Thunderpunch Infernape to the rescue.
        Nov 23, 2016
      4. QuickBH
        QuickBH
        Yea I typically run Fire Blast / CC / TPunch / Gunk Shot or U-Turn.

        Trying to create the best spread for it. I know for gen 6 the best was 112 Att / 204 SpA / 208 Speed but idk what to do with the spread rn
        Nov 23, 2016
    20. z0mOG
    21. Ary
    22. Ary
      Ary
      Are you kidding me you little piece of shit i’ll have you know i graduated top of my politics class and i’ve been involved in privilege checking with over 150 confirmed political demonstrations i’m trained in conflict resolution and i was the most oppressed person in my entire upper middle class high school
      1. Ary
        Ary
        you are nothing to me but another cultural appropriator i will wipe you the fuck out with precision the likes of which have never been seen on this side of the 49th parallel mark my words you think you can get away with saying that shit to me over the internet think again fucker,
        Nov 19, 2016
      2. Ary
        Ary
        as we speak i’m checking with my anarcho-communist analyst brigade for your location so you better be prepared to deal with some molotov cocktails and angry feminists flying through your window yOU’RE FUCKING DEAD CHERRY! i can be anywhere at any time and i can kill you in over seven hundred ways
        Nov 19, 2016
      3. Ary
        Ary
        and that’s just with me boring you to death while i talk about privilege not only am i extensively trained in hotline management but i have access to an entire arsenal of sociological articles to prove my point and i will use them to wipe your fucking face off the earth you little shit if only you had known what oppressed retribution your cultural appropriation would unleash then maybe you would have held your fucking tongue but you couldn’t you’re fucking dead kiddo
        Nov 19, 2016
    23. Ash Borer
      Ash Borer
      aegislash, genesect, pheromosa, zygarde, mawile, xurkitree, tapu lele, landorus
    24. Sam-testings
      Sam-testings
      where is your avatar from?
      1. Ash Borer
      2. Sam-testings
        Sam-testings
        thanks n_n
        Jul 11, 2016
    25. Martin
      Martin
      UR ALIVE
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      2. Ash Borer
        Ash Borer
        hahaha wobb got banned again?? I suppose that is always its fate, just a matter of time.
        Jul 10, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        RIP Wobbuffet

        Never forgotten, always in our hearts.

        He won't be blasting off again until I spam him in SuMo
        Jul 10, 2016
      4. Martin
        Martin
        The depressing part is that Wobb wasn't even the issue but he became collateral damage over people's loathing of Gothitelle.
        Jul 10, 2016
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    November 15
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