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Martin
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Birthday:
May 31, 1998 (Age: 18)
Location:
London, England
Occupation:
Full-time procrastinator
    1. ericaroselia
      ericaroselia
      I've been seeing your posts and you seem a really cool person and experienced player, i had no idea that Stunfisk had a niche in OU until you posted about it hahaha people think that it's a pure joke pokemon like Dunsparce because it's PU and underestimate until they compare it bulk with Zapdos.
      1. ericaroselia
        ericaroselia
        Also, i liked your old username more and i still remember you as gamer boy, i think that name is cool because for some reason i always get called "gamer girl" and never seen the term "gamer boy" outside of your old name.
        Jul 1, 2016
      2. Martin
    2. Viridi
      Viridi
      weeb comment #700
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      2. Viridi
        Viridi
        I know. Google Translate sucks, hence why I want to learn Japanese.

        And thanks.
        Jun 30, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        O in that case I'll tell you the names of the books that I'm using. Buy them if you're interested and are gonna take this seriously (I'm gonna be bringing them with me to Australia this summer to try and make up for my half-assedness over the past six months lol)

        - Read and Write Japanese Scrips - Teach Yourself Beginner's Scripts (Helen Gilhooly)
        - Japanese for busy people 1: Kana Version (AJALT)
        - Japanese for busy people 2 (AJALT)
        - Japanese for busy people 3 (AJALT)

        Japanese for Busy People 1 comes with a hiragana and katakana chart in the back which also details stroke order/direction and things like that, so while you will need to refer to it a lot at first you will be able to learn it reasonably quickle. Do lots of drills with it and get in lots of reading practice to get used to reading and writing them correctly (a depressingly effective method which I used for reading practice is to take a gen 6 Pokémon game that you know how to beat without needing to be able to understand what the NPCs are saying and to play though it with the language set to Japanese, because in order for it to display kanji you need to toggle it on in settings anyway and you get to see the entire hiragana and katakana alphabets during the game at least once--making it a good way to quickly get used to reading kana). Make sure you're advancing through Read and Write Japanese Scripts at a good rate too, because that is a good resource for learning various kanji.
        Jun 30, 2016
      4. Viridi
        Viridi
        Alright, I'll look into these when I have money. Thanks.
        Jun 30, 2016
    3. Hulavuta
      Hulavuta
      Why aren't u mod?
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      2. Martin
        Martin
        Thread Cryonics
        Jun 29, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        On a serious note tho I'd be v. content if I get access to PR and Inside Scoop at some point in the next twelve months
        Jun 29, 2016
      4. Hulavuta
        Hulavuta
        ok getting you mods now, should take about 6 to 8 weeks to process
        Jun 29, 2016
    4. SunnyORAS
      SunnyORAS
      Second best ava on site
      1. Martin
        Martin
        i'm fucking magical
        Jun 29, 2016
    5. starry blanket
      starry blanket
      1. Martin
        Martin
        :)
        Jun 28, 2016
      2. Martin
        Martin
        BTW was this a comment on me as a user or on my attempt at drawing freehand? Just out of interest more than anything.
        Jun 29, 2016
      3. starry blanket
        Jun 29, 2016
    6. Martin
      Martin
      i'm fucking magical
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      2. NotSoClutch
        NotSoClutch
        Im convinced that people dont actually count votes anymore. That's the only explanation I could come up for that explains this and the fact that Trump and Hillary are the last two candidates standing in the US presidential race.
        Jun 26, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        Tbh i think the entire referendum campaign was somehow more retarded than the us election canpaign
        Jun 26, 2016
      4. SunnyORAS
        SunnyORAS
        I dont think thats possible :x
        Jun 26, 2016
    7. SunnyORAS
      SunnyORAS
      yo watch terror in resonance :^}
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      2. SunnyORAS
        SunnyORAS
        oki
        Jun 23, 2016
      3. SunnyORAS
        SunnyORAS
        soon as i finish terror in resonance only 8 eps left...granted its like 11 eps
        Jun 23, 2016
      4. Martin
        Martin
        I'm only 4 eps in anyway so same lol
        Jun 23, 2016
    8. Shaka Brah
      Shaka Brah
      back to the old name soon
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      2. Typhlito
        Typhlito
        Ah yeah I remember that story furretlover123 :]
        Jun 23, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        Srs tho when did u come up with that joke name u've called me it twice now xD
        Jun 23, 2016
      4. Typhlito
        Typhlito
        Haha just came up with it randomly
        Jun 23, 2016
    9. SunnyORAS
      SunnyORAS
      woah did you just go back to your old avvy oo
      1. Martin
        Martin
        For a few days ya
        Jun 21, 2016
    10. Martin
      Martin
      A wild gamer boy appeared!
    11. Shaka Brah
      Shaka Brah
      was your avatar made for ants
      1. Martin
        Martin
        Ofc it was

        Also 10/10 u have an amazing ava
        Jun 20, 2016
    12. astroboy
      astroboy
      how could you ever possibly interpret what i said as serious
      1. Martin
        Martin
        Idk lol Iwas thinking it's not serious but there was a slight uncertainty in the back of my mind
        Jun 20, 2016
    13. Martin
      Martin
      皆を大好き!
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      2. Martin
        Martin
        Ok, I think I get it (keyword: "think" :s). This is incredibly confusing though :s there are so many little things to learn and get used to in Japanese; no wonder they say it's one of the hardest languages to learn as an English speaker.
        Jun 24, 2016
      3. Ramses
        Ramses
        thanks for all the alerts
        Jun 24, 2016
      4. Martin
        Martin
        Ur welcome
        Jun 24, 2016
    14. ethanlol
      ethanlol
      sorry bro :c didn't see
    15. Martin
      Martin
      Have you ever felt jealous of birds?
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      2. Martin
        Martin
        I finished it. It was rlly good; thanks for the recommendation.
        Jun 20, 2016
      3. SunnyORAS
        SunnyORAS
        l0l yeah everyone ik; said the same thing; i'll hit you up soon as i remember some more man x_x
        Jun 20, 2016
      4. Martin
        Martin
        I'm looking forward to it
        Jun 20, 2016
    16. Take Azelfie
      Take Azelfie
      Have you seen Blue Excorsist
      1. Martin
        Martin
        I'm reading the manga
        Jun 15, 2016
    17. Gastro
      Gastro
      Thanks for the new avatar. Gonna give Shelby Young (avy rn) a rest. #breloomshovel
      1. Martin
        Martin
        Ur welcome. #Shovel4Life

        It's fun fusing and recolouring sprites, and they sometimes end up being rather funny which is nice :)
        Jun 14, 2016
      2. Gastro
        Gastro
        I tried doing it a couple times. It looks rather terrible lmao
        Jun 14, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        Eh this one's not that good either. I couldn't find the item bar sprite for the MC shovel and fuck data mining for it, so it ended up a little blurry relative to Breloom.

        Recolouring is just a matter of deciding on your pallet at the start and knowing what to replace with what. Beyond that it's just a matter of using the colour picker from your pallet and replacing the respective colours. With stuff like Heatran there is creative licence 'cause magma shading is bleh, but if the shadows are simple then you should stick rigidly with it.

        I can't draw sprites to save my life tho ;;;;;
        Jun 14, 2016
    18. Sapphire.
      Sapphire.
      make sure you draw today ;cc
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      2. Martin
        Martin
        Ya I'll put in an actual effort dw
        Jun 14, 2016
      3. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        yay <3
        Jun 14, 2016
      4. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        dw I missed yesterday cause I was tired xD but I have been drawing like everyday :3 i'll have to post on tumblr soon ! !
        Jun 14, 2016
    19. bludz
      bludz
      using offensive Spin Starmie without backup hazard control is low-key evidence of retardation

      Do you really believe this
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      2. Martin
        Martin
        Ya I guess. In hindsight the sentence was pretty pointless and was kinda weird given the context+kinda a poor comparison as you don't use the two reasonably interchangably. Chances are a lot of my non-balls-to-the-wall spin starmie teams without Diancie would benefit from Lati@s or are poorly built with respect to how to utilise it as a spinner/requiring it to do something it's not that good at (i.e. bad teams in general) and that has prolly kinda tainted my opinion a little lol. I'll use it over the next few weeks to try and get to understand it a bit better (I can see that its kinda one of those "Unsure about what I don't know" things now that you point it out) and am just gonna cut out that sentence 'cause ya its pretty pointless/makes me sound kinda dumb in hindsight lol.
        Jun 10, 2016
      3. bludz
        bludz
        Yea that's sorta why I brought it up lol
        Jun 10, 2016
      4. Martin
        Martin
        I'm slow lmao
        Jun 10, 2016
    20. Sapphire.
      Sapphire.
      omg even ur avy is from wolf children xDDDDDDDDDDDd
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      2. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        like which scene :P
        Jun 10, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        The scene about five minutes after Yuki accidentally slashes at Souhei's ear. She had been staying at home from school for a few days and was heading out to go back to school for the first time since the incident. He meets her at the driveway, takes off the thing he had on his ear and asks her if she wants to touch it. When she asks if it hurts he says it's itchy and then gets dragged by Yuki from the driveway. IDK something about that little exchange was rlly cute lol.
        Jun 10, 2016
      4. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        oh yea!! remember that :P thanks for helping me xD
        Jun 10, 2016
    21. Sapphire.
      Sapphire.
      go watch barakamon :3
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      2. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        good to hear ! it gets better as it goes on :3
        Jun 11, 2016
      3. Martin
        Martin
        'Twas good. I wanna get a gif of that bit from the OP with Naru dragging her hand along what I assume is paper with ink coming out and trailing behind and make it my avy now xD
        Jun 12, 2016
      4. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        c: I liked that one
        Jun 12, 2016
    22. SunnyORAS
      SunnyORAS
      Hi hi c:, cute avvy! Where's it from?
      1. Martin
        Martin
        It's from Wolf Children. I found it on Danbooru (I'm prolly the only guy in the world who doesn't go on there to fap lol; if you look past the dirty stuff there is actually a fair amount of really good fanart on there so I get a lot of my avas non-gif/screenshot from there)
        Jun 10, 2016
      2. Martin
        Martin
        *non-gif/screenshot avas

        fucked up my word order lol
        Jun 10, 2016
    23. Sapphire.
      Sapphire.
      btw gonna go to japan this summer :D
      1. Martin
        Martin
        Oooh! That's cool.
        Jun 10, 2016
      2. Martin
        Martin
        Tell me what it's like while ur there!
        Jun 11, 2016
      3. Sapphire.
        Sapphire.
        sure C:::
        Jun 11, 2016
    24. Martin
      Martin
      I've been back for six hours and I already can't get off. I should probably get help...
      1. Ramses
        Ramses
        Get me help too
        Jun 10, 2016
    25. Martin
      Martin
      I'm changing my password for the week 'cause I have exams and using this site is an addiction
      1. ksr15
        ksr15
        smart idea
        Jun 6, 2016
      2. Ramses
        Ramses
        you better not forget it weeb
        Jun 6, 2016
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 31, 1998 (Age: 18)
    Location:
    London, England
    Occupation:
    Full-time procrastinator
    Real Name:
    Martin
    Favorite Pokémon:
    Wobbuffet
    My Characteristic:
    Often lost in thought
    3DS Friend Code:
    3652 0615 5300
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