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Martin.
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May 31, 1998 (Age: 18)
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Occupation:
Full-time procrastinator

Martin.

formerly gamer boy, Male, 18, from London, England

https://youtu.be/GkZipAGsOVA Sep 17, 2016

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    1. zbr
      zbr
      gamer boy fam. you seem like the person i should look to when it comes to making OU teams. pls halp fam
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        I can do friday evenings (my time) and weekends. I'm not /that/ good at teambuilding tho ;;;;;
        Sep 28, 2016 at 5:23 AM
      2. zbr
        zbr
        HAHAH i'll hit you up on skype / here to chat or something. :p
        Sep 28, 2016 at 5:41 AM
    2. Elise
      Elise
      your posts are significantly better! good job
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        thx :]
        Sep 27, 2016 at 2:03 PM
    3. Josh
      Josh
      gamer boy
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      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        erica should make an alt called bloo warrior y/n?
        Sep 28, 2016 at 9:42 AM
      3. ericaroselia
        ericaroselia
        i just registered that
        Sep 28, 2016 at 9:54 AM
      4. Martin.
        Martin.
        rofl
        Sep 28, 2016 at 10:03 AM
    4. Hulavuta
      Hulavuta
      your karaoke was pretty good

      good imitation of the original singer in my opinion
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      2. Hulavuta
        Hulavuta
        Nice. Did you do them all all the way through.
        Sep 21, 2016
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        About 3/4 of them yeah. The other times I either got the sound of something in the background or I messed up at some point (the most painful one was where I accidentally burped the last line)
        Sep 21, 2016
      4. Hulavuta
        Hulavuta
        lol, you shoulda kept the burp
        Sep 21, 2016
    5. internet
      internet
      a sltoh
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      2. internet
        internet
        guess you could stop looking at that happy-looking face huh

        good new av
        Sep 25, 2016 at 8:17 PM
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        Thanks :]

        The Grand Budapest Hotel is such a good movie

        And fwiw I have that sloth in my desktop rotation (I rotate around four pics, giving each a week before it gets rotated out)
        Sep 26, 2016 at 2:41 AM
      4. Martin.
        Martin.
        Nice thread btw
        Sep 26, 2016 at 3:24 AM
    6. Amoonguss
      Amoonguss
      nice post in metagame discussion
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        thx
        Sep 20, 2016
    7. Martin.
    8. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      What do you think about S-? I'm not the biggest supporter of it but it makes way more sense than bumping Clef up to S+ since it's nowhere near that level of dominance.
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        Equally stupid 'cause it implies a very similar thing. Honestly a better analogy to use (and one I've used in the past as a thought experiment) is for an imaginary"X rank" that exists on a when-needed basis where things which are above A+ 'mons but not S worthy sit, and Pokémon in this rank are listed in A+ despite knowing that they are better than everything in said rank (see: early ORAS Garchomp). Such a rank cannot exist physically for obvious reasons, and it acts as an imaginary place to house controversial/borderline Pokémon. Anyway, this rank isn't S, but it's not A+ either, and if--going off of my internal tier list (different from the one in the thread)--Latios/Torny/Brokezard X/maybe Lando/whatever else falls in this category (I'm not convinced about Lando honestly but I'll play along for the sake of this hypothetical scenario) sit in this tier until they are moved up or they fall out of favor to the point where they are not on the border between the two ranks anymore. They are not displayed above A+, but people still recognise they are a little above the rest of A+.

        Kinda incoherently explained, but yeah instead of making an S- we should just keep stuff in A+ and respect the existence of X rank
        Sep 16, 2016
      2. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        I mean S- is important for newer players, but I get where you're coming from for sure. It def makes more sense than S+, but it's still not great lol.
        Sep 16, 2016
    9. Shaka Brah
      Shaka Brah
      That avatar will definitely help you break into IS
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        I've genuinely spent five days trying to come up with a funny response but I can't think of anything ;;;;
        Sep 18, 2016
      2. Shaka Brah
        Shaka Brah
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        Sep 19, 2016
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        1/365 sloth
        Sep 19, 2016
    10. Take Azelfie
      Take Azelfie
      Your views in the process threads are so good, hope you get badges soon so you could post them yourself
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      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        Ya p. much. I have no issue with BP it's good to get off of low ladder but I won't be sad if it goes. Honestly there is a very old-fassioned mindset with lots of players who claim complex clauses are a mistake because such a mindset assumes people are idiots which, in most cases, isn't the case.
        Sep 14, 2016
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        I will mind if BO as a move goes tho
        Sep 14, 2016
      4. Martin.
        Martin.
        *BP
        Sep 14, 2016
    11. Drangonn.
      Drangonn.
      i am a tier name. i haev big letters and i confuse new users w/ my 2 letters. if you dont repost this comment on 10 other pages i will confuse you and everyone you know with my complexity
    12. Drangonn.
      Drangonn.
      ur avatars are bad XD
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      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        Young Goose is Martian for Hot Ass :^)
        Sep 10, 2016
      3. Drangonn.
        Drangonn.
        exactly.
        Sep 10, 2016
      4. Martin.
        Martin.
        This ava is flames tho
        Sep 15, 2016
    13. ericaroselia
      ericaroselia
      hey gamer boy, pass me teams with dugtrio please, you know how to use it pretty well and i want to see your strategies with it
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        I wanna keep most of my own duggy teams concealed in case I wanna use them at some point before the end of the gen or in a future OUPL if I can find the time to take part (that and they're all either old, on my desktop downstairs or minorly modified versions of other people's teams), but I can give you general tips regarding when it's most appropriate.

        Stall teams obviously really appreciate having it. The ability to trap stuff like BandTar, opposing Chansey etc. can come in real handy a lot, and with you being able to tailor it's moveset for specific threats like Heracross (Screech and/or Aerial Ace are nice options) can also come in real handy. Things which appreciate setup opportunities from Memento or Screech or the ability to trap some problematic 'mons like Exca, Tar, Tran etc. are good too, and there is always the well-known Duggy+Flying-type cores that always seem to do really well. Just general trapping ability is nice but just look at the team and think whether it's role compression works for the build or not.

        Sorry it's kinda vaigue+not really giving many examples, but I don't normally put much thought into it 'cause it basically boils down to me just generally knowing when Duggy would help from playtesting or me building around a Duggy core. For what it's worth, try to think of it like you would any other trapper when deciding whether it's worth using on your build or not.
        Sep 10, 2016
      2. ericaroselia
        ericaroselia
        ok thanks, jsut saying that i recently tried out p2's dugtrio + hydra team and some team with volcarona and dugtrio and i am enjoying using the mon so far, it's pretty tricky to use and i'm currently only using the sash variant but it can compensate alot, you talk about the mon so much and you know so many sets Lol, that aerial ace one seems cool, custap endure too and i faced it once in the ladder but sash with screech is my favorite
        Sep 10, 2016
    14. Typhlito
      Typhlito
      Have you ever tried anki for practicing japanese? Its awesome
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      2. Typhlito
        Typhlito
        Maybe I should ask you for beginner lessons n_n
        Sep 14, 2016
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        :]

        Srs tho I procrastinate too much I said I'd actually get properly going with it over the summer but it just didn't happen like I wanted it to :s
        Sep 14, 2016
      4. Typhlito
        Typhlito
        Been losing steam myself too. Think im doing alright but just dont know if im learning efficiently or if im going too slow.
        Sep 14, 2016
    15. zbr
      zbr
      you know what's hot? your post to end the OU core building comp thread was the 700th post of the thread

      /OCD HAS BEEN SATISFIED/
      1. zbr
        zbr
        and wanna know who won the last comp ? ME!

        IS THIS DESTINY?!?!?!?!?!?!
        Sep 9, 2016
      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        Idk man i'm not god
        Sep 9, 2016
    16. ksr15
      ksr15
      Why did you shut down the core building competition?
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        Late in gen, reduced available time 'cause school, running out if ideas etc.
        Sep 9, 2016
    17. HQuaze
      HQuaze
      i am a slurpuff. i haev a big belli and i drum my belli w/ hands if you dont repost this comment on 10 other pages i will get a 4x atk boost and sweep ur team
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        Slurpuff used Pulverizing Pancake!
        Sep 6, 2016
    18. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      He said usable, not optimal lol
    19. Kudasai
      Kudasai
      What's cracking? How about a cup of tea ol'chap and we can discuss matters over dinners.
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      2. Matame
        Matame
        kudasai im british too sigh
        Sep 5, 2016
      3. Kudasai
        Kudasai
        Alas.
        Sep 5, 2016
      4. Sobi
        Sobi
        ol chum
        Sep 5, 2016
    20. SunnyORAS
      SunnyORAS
      When are we doing an anime Skype :x
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      2. SunnyORAS
        Sep 1, 2016
      3. Ryoma Nagare
        Ryoma Nagare
        hmu if you don't mind mecha preaching
        Sep 9, 2016
      4. SunnyORAS
        SunnyORAS
        PREACH
        Sep 9, 2016
    21. Martin.
      Martin.
      Home and dry
      1. zbr
        zbr
        SNORLAX!
        Sep 1, 2016
      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        mfw i didn't get alerted
        Sep 4, 2016
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        Lax's eyes are definitely close
        Sep 4, 2016
    22. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      yo i need some help deciphering ev spreads fam
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      2. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        Nigga that was 4 AM my time lol
        Aug 31, 2016
      3. Martin.
        Martin.
        IDK UR TIME MAN

        also tf were you doing up at 2 AM asking me about spreads lel
        Aug 31, 2016
      4. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        I woke up randomly lol
        Aug 31, 2016
    23. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        Ur prolly mostly right. My guess would be SpD Skarm tho 'cause a team with Cune and Duggy but no Defog is crap even with Sab there
        Aug 27, 2016
      2. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        It has defog zap and it has spdef skarm lol
        Aug 27, 2016
      3. Littlelucario
        Littlelucario
        Yo accept my skype request lol
        Aug 29, 2016
    24. Littlelucario
      Littlelucario
      Forgot to follow :[
    25. ericaroselia
      ericaroselia
      hey, you said that the ferrothorn spreads are wrong, give me a pastebin with the correct spreads for lefties and chople ferro please
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        152 SpD lives the Mana hit with Lefties whereas I've since found out that the analysis spread hits a defense jump point. IDT the jump point is worth due to how much def it drops it so yea go with the 152 spread. 252 HP hits a lefties number iirc.

        If using chople it's kinda team dependent but I normally run 248 HP / 128 Def / 132 SpD impish. Can't remember what it does tho :/
        Aug 27, 2016
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 31, 1998 (Age: 18)
    Location:
    London, England
    Occupation:
    Full-time procrastinator
    Real Name:
    Martin
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    Wobbuffet
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    Likes to run
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