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CallMeLefty
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CallMeLefty

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    1. Quantum Tesseract
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      2. Quantum Tesseract
        Quantum Tesseract
        You were strawmanning, being insulting, and doing so on a topic irrelevant to the conversation. This is called debating in bad faith because you are entering the argument without any intention of responding to the points being raised, and instead respond to the person making them.

        I might regret asking this, but on what topic do you feel I was completely wrong? I think I backed up my definitional claims with the accurate sources:
        http://www.smogon.com/bw/articles/bw_pokemon_dictionary#roles
        http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue32/checks-and-counters
        Jun 14, 2016
      3. Quantum Tesseract
        Quantum Tesseract
        I apologize for taking it so badly, then. If it wasn't your intention there was no call for me to insult you, and by doing so I forfeit any moral high ground I might have. If this is you not getting what I'm saying, then I should have dealt with it at the source- what's not being understood.
        Jun 14, 2016
      4. CallMeLefty
        CallMeLefty
        The main time you were being wrong was when calling lati@s a check to -ates, for example. This was quite minor though. The thing was that my argument was so important that counter-example made it completely false, so i had to show that every one of them was wrong.

        Regarding definitions, the argument is quite stale and didn't need to get that much tension but, just to keep it going now that we both have calmed down:
        a wall can counter multiple mons thanks to its bulk, just like skarmory counters lando, lopunny...
        a counter is meant to prevent any mon from being a threat, and basically gets a free switchin every time. skarmory gets a free switchin on lopunny as long as you keep it healthy
        a check is meant to take on a threat long enough to take it on. for instance, landorus-t can check lopunny for long enough to let its teammates win by setting up, but it cannot infinitely switch into it.
        a wall is a better counter who is a better check.
        The second link you gave is a good reference for the last two.

        Sorry if i appeared like i was just trying to put you down, i got unnecessarily mad :)
        Jun 14, 2016
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