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TheMantyke
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TheMantyke

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Viewing thread Type Reflectors [Leader's Choice!], May 1, 2016 at 4:40 PM
    1. Jonater
      Jonater
      update the reservation thread pls ty
    2. Superbobbobbob3
    3. lucariojr
      lucariojr
      remind me to have a word with you on irc later
    4. Oglemi
    5. Martin.
      Martin.
      Hi. I have been browsing the VGC discussion area and I saw something about becoming a QC member, saying to contact you about it. I have a large amount of experience in VGC, and I have been a regular contributor to the X/Y VGC Analyses subforum sinse way back in either late december or early january (can't remember which) (the main reason that my Talonflame analysis was so much of a mess was due to (character limit)
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        me testing a load of stuff during the early days of the format XD). So far, I have completed a Talonflame analysis, and I am currently working on analyses for Tyranitar and Rhyperior (both of which are kinda dead due to the recent inactivity of QC :P) and I am currently pending response on my request to do an extra analysis in Rhydon (and, while I'm at it, I might as well also request to take (character limit)
        May 10, 2014
      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        over Rotom-H and the now abandoned Ferrothorn and Abomasnow analyses - I don't really mind having lots on my hands ;P). I want to become a QC member mainly to revive the forum a little as there are a few analyses which are on the verge of GP, but just require that last QC stamp (such as Conkeldurr).
        May 10, 2014
    6. DTC
      DTC
      you win
    7. DHR-107
    8. DTC
      DTC
      change ur avatar if you know whats best for you
    9. Jimera0
      Jimera0
      I missed your birthday somehow D: belated Happy Birthday!
      1. Karxrida
        Karxrida
        Happy belated Birthday!
        May 5, 2014
    10. Martin.
      Martin.
      Hi, can I have permission to do an analysis for Rhydon? It is overall bulkier than Rhyperior after a boost from Eviolite at the cost of Solid Rock, offensive presence and the ability to hold another item. Though there are lots of drawbacks listed there, this additional bulk means that it is argubly the best Lightningrod supporter. (character limit)
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        as it is, like I said before, exceptionally bulky, and Lightningrod lets it fit well onto Electric-weak teams well for this. However, like I said before, it lacks offensive presence and doesn't have access to solid rock, limiting its use to Lightningrod support and sponging hits. It is also forced to run Eviolite over something like Phasso Berry, Rindo Berry, Sitrus Berry or even Lum Berry.
        Apr 30, 2014
    11. DHR-107
      DHR-107
      Happy Birthday Ronarkie Tholeon! :D
    12. Magcargo
      Magcargo
      Happy birthday.
    13. Martin.
      Martin.
      Would it make sense to make an anouncement saying that, if a pokemon doesn't need a specific IV, you can say that they don't need a specific IV on the main set as all mons need to be bred due to the lack of access to hacked pokemon? I think it would be helpful for people building teams for the format so they know when they can save a little time by missing an IV or two.
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        Also, is the applying for the vgc tutoring programme to sign up to be a tutor or to apply for tutoring? If its the former, how can I apply?
        Apr 26, 2014
    14. chimpact
      chimpact
      do you have tips on how to catch good iv legends. im lookin to get modest articuno. the only thing i know is use synchro ralts
      1. TheMantyke
        TheMantyke
        It's gonna be a lot of luck and Soft Resetting. If you want, you can use a "one under" pokemon that has one less speed point than a 31 speed articuno so that any articuno that outspeeds it is either +speed nature or has a 31 speed IV. Also, if you knock out the ralts at the front of your party, you still get the synchronize effect, so you can have something else fighting arty.
        Apr 24, 2014
      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        Also, similarly to how friends safari mons automatically have 2 perfect IVs, legends will automatically have 3 perfect IVs which is incredibly helpful
        Apr 26, 2014
    15. Martin.
      Martin.
      I think its "that here kirby" ;P
    16. Lady Salamence
      Lady Salamence
      "PRINCESSOFJOHTO LAYS THE TRAP"

      holy fuck how long has it been since that
    17. Jonater
      Jonater
      While editing my post, I accidentily deleted my skeleton. Is there anyway of getting it back?
      1. TheMantyke
        TheMantyke
        Gotcha covered! Check the thread.
        Apr 12, 2014
      2. Jonater
        Jonater
        thank you so much! i had a heart attack when i accidentally removed it.
        Apr 12, 2014
    18. Superbobbobbob3
      Superbobbobbob3
      can you give my analysis a Quality Control check, it is the 2014 VGC Chadelure one.
    19. zero2exe
      zero2exe
      Just dropping by to say your post was pure genius good sir lol
    20. Martin.
      Martin.
      Just pointing out that Magicxgame has kinda abandoned the ferrothorn thread. Could you reassign it to someone who is actually going to pay attention to it?
      http://www.smogon.com/forums/threads/ferrothorn.3501582/
      Also, would it be OK if I copy/pasted the tyranitar stuff into a new thread as I am unable to change the title and prefix? It would be really helpful for the future of the analysis' work
      1. Martin.
        Martin.
        I did it about a day after posting this (sorry for not waiting for permission first, I just realised that it was prolly easier as I vm'd Laurel and he hadn't got around to it over a week later XD). Would you be kind enough to lock the old thread
        Apr 1, 2014
      2. Martin.
        Martin.
        Apr 1, 2014
    21. Chenkovsky
      Chenkovsky
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      2. TheMantyke
        TheMantyke
        No prob!
        Mar 24, 2014
      3. Chenkovsky
        Chenkovsky
        Apr 7, 2014
      4. Chenkovsky
        May 29, 2014
    22. Martin.
      Martin.
    23. Twilight Nova
      Twilight Nova
      Hey. We're supposed to play in the Battlespot tourney. I'm in EST and should be available Saturday afternoon.
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      2. Twilight Nova
        Twilight Nova
        Sunday would work but it looks like the deadline is Saturday. Are you free tonight?
        Mar 21, 2014
      3. Twilight Nova
        Twilight Nova
        I posted saying we are going to try to play tomorrow. I should be available on the afternoon.
        Mar 22, 2014
      4. TheMantyke
        TheMantyke
        So it seems Virtual Router has picked a fine evening to stop working again. I'm sorry for the delay and my unresponsiveness setting up this match; I'll throw the match.
        Mar 23, 2014
    24. Arcticblast
    25. Lord Wallace
      Lord Wallace
      I love your avatar XD Nui is absolutely loathsome yet very entertaining.
      1. Lord Wallace
        Lord Wallace
        Mar 17, 2014
      2. TheMantyke
        TheMantyke
        Cool, I'll try and get to it sometime soon. You'll have to forgive me for not doing many things with QC checking recently; the State Championship for the TCG is on Saturday and I've been playtesting my deck like nuts.
        Mar 17, 2014
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