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Not a Yuyuko fan, from Sailing the Seven Internets

is a member of the Site Staffis a Battle Server Administratoris a Programmeris a Pokemon Researcheris an Administrator
Creator of PS
Zarel was last seen:
Engaged in conversation, Dec 25, 2014 at 10:37 PM
    1. ksr15
      Merry Christmas, Zarel!
    2. buttofTheTitanTank
      Happy Holidayz o/ my cat just got his present
    3. GasQuake
    4. MrGopherMan
      Merry Christmas Zarel :D
    5. Sparkl3y
      Happy holidays Zarel n_n
      1. Zarel
        Dec 23, 2014 at 5:32 PM
    6. firehusky
      hello zarel! in PS! on google chrome, the sprites in battle are not moving, but for some reason on firefox, the sprites are moving. I was just wondering is there something wrong with my computer, or is it something wrong with google chrome? thank you in advance :]
      1. Zarel
        Go into Options and uncheck Disable Animations.
        Dec 23, 2014 at 2:31 AM
      2. firehusky
        don't know why it was checked lol
        thanks zarel!
        Dec 23, 2014 at 8:18 AM
    7. MasterThorn
      hi Zarel! i don't know why boTTT banned me from the italian room. i'm banned,but i need the italian room.
      However,thank you for create Pokèmon Showdown

      ps. i'm italian, xD
      1. BiGGiE
        Zarel only handles English-language problems. Please consult user Haunter.
        Dec 19, 2014 at 4:04 PM
      2. Haunter
        qual'è il tuo username su Showdown?
        Dec 19, 2014 at 4:05 PM
    8. mollete21
      can you read my pm pls?
      1. Trickster
        I think it would be wise to wait more than a few minutes after PMing him before posting an annoying reminder on his profile
        Dec 14, 2014
      2. BiGGiE
        As Zarel's official spokesperson, Trickster would like for you to forward all PMs to him.
        Dec 14, 2014
    9. Arcanus 1260
      Arcanus 1260
      Hi i need either your or another administrators helps recovering my password for my account DARKNESSFAIRY on pokemon Showdown
      1. Zarel
        Ask the Help room in PS.
        Dec 11, 2014
    10. ShadowMinbari
      Hey man just wanted to thank you for creating showdown
    11. cooldude_dude
      Hello, i am from the future, and here the meta is great. alakazam was banned recently, and gengar is being suspected. in addition, talonflame has been banned due to scrubs. the current ou list composes of chansey, quagsire. i really like pokemon showdown due to this nice and balanced meta.
      1. Zarel
        I'm just a programmer, I don't handle tiering. Bug someone else.
        Dec 9, 2014
      2. Lukethehedgehog
        Greetings, fellow time traveler! In my version of the future, Clamperl was recently banned to Ubers, and Deoxys-N was just banned to AG. Dragon Dance Garchomp was released, so we created a new tier over AG just for it. The tiers below OU were removed, and the OU tier consists of only Pidgeot (Mega Stone banned), Bibarel, Luvdisc (Currently suspected), Spinda, Farfetch'd, Mawile and Wobbuffet (Shadow Tag banned).
        Dec 23, 2014 at 5:50 PM
    12. MangleyMan
      Hi. I am unable to battle on PS. Instead, I keep getting this message: This server's request IP is not a registered server.
      I asked Hippopotas to help, but he did not reply.
      1. illmeowstic
        servers r down
        Dec 9, 2014
      2. Zarel
        This is fixed now.
        Dec 9, 2014
    13. Goddess Briyella
      Goddess Briyella
      Insert outrageous publicity stunt involving a DDoS, sexual harassment, a bowl of ice cream, and leaking of staff information here. ♥
    14. Giftshaven
      In the regular Pokémon games, the move Mean Look bypasses protect, however in Showdown protect blocks it off. I tried to do a trick move using mean look on an opponent using protect but it didn't work because protect blocked it off. I asked for someone to fix this in the Help chat room, and a staff member took me to here for me to ask you to fix it.
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      2. Giftshaven
        When will it be fixed?
        Dec 9, 2014
      3. Giftshaven
        and idk the staff member's name. It was probably a mod.
        Dec 9, 2014
      4. Zarel
        As of our next server restart; probably sometime tonight.
        Dec 9, 2014
    15. Imudz
      Hey Zarel! My friend and I were wondering, what are your plans for Pokémon Showdown for the foreseeable future?
    16. buttofTheTitanTank
      P.S. can you do something so your ignore list won't die when you have a reconect :/
    17. buttofTheTitanTank
      Are you God, Zarel? If not then why aren't you :|
    18. MarchesVeryOwn
      lol I am so sorry for constantly being in your alerts but if I wanted to help with showdown how would I be able to do that as I said before I love it I am currently learning HTML CSS and Javascript all at once so I won't be able to help code until like January or February anything I can do now as a normal person pls include what i can do once i can code
      1. Zarel
        I guess ask the Help room.
        Dec 9, 2014
    19. etaoi
      Thank you based Zarel
      ~from seepeegee
    20. Pimpkrow
      theres a glitch where if you send out primal groudon or kyogre and they die the same turn, the weather will stay
    21. WQLFY
      Zarel, my account has been chat locked for a month now. It's name is WQLFY, could you please unlock it?
      1. Zarel
    22. Trainer_4_Life
      I cannot post or create threads and I suspect it is because my account is not activated. Can you help me? I never received the activation email. So I can't send you a pm other then posting here.
    23. uCan'tSeeMe
      when will you or the immortal or whoever fix the replays? its very annoying for a tournament player to live without replays, i hope you will fix it soon. greetings
      1. Zarel
        They're fixed now.
        Dec 2, 2014
    24. MarchesVeryOwn
      I really need your help, i love pokemon showdown with a burning passion but my computer recently broke and i have to use an old windows xp desktop to play, is there anyway for me to play showdown with more ease and less slowness and lag?
      1. Zarel
        Get a new computer? Sorry, I don't have any better ideas. :/
        Dec 2, 2014
    25. HeIIraiser
      Sorry to bother, but when do you believe the replays will start working again? :[
      And the ORAS Megas are allowed in PS's VGC2014. Isnt that a mistake? ._.
      1. Zarel
        Well, they're working now.
        Dec 2, 2014
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