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Apprentice Program: Round Twenty

Discussion in 'B101 Archive' started by Aeolus, Jan 22, 2008.

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  1. imperfectluck

    is a Past WCoP Championwon the 4th Official Smogon Tournament

    Mar 18, 2005
    Assigned to Maniaclyrasist

    Shoddy Battle nick: kd8otome, Doorman
    Age: 18
    Time zone: GMT -7
    Regular Online Hours (Eastern only!): Weekdays in between classes mostly, between roughly 1pm-11pm EST
    Experience level: I know RSE, so I've been using mostly RSEish teams but I have no clue what's going on with most of the new pokemon
    A little about myself: I can't seem to incorporate any of the "new" pokemon very well into my teams, want to work on that.
  2. Incarnation


    Dec 12, 2006
    Assigned to PR3DAT

    Shoddy Battle nick: Incarnati0n
    Age: 15
    Time zone: GMT +1 (the Netherlands)
    Regular Online Hours: between 16:00 and 21:00 GT +1 from monday till friday, and between 13:00 and 20:00 in the weekend, I can be online (except if I have something else to do, of course).
    Experience level*: I've played netbattle, and still play shoddybattle. I know all the stuff about EVs, IVs and all those other stats, so you don't need to learn me that. I can make a pretty decent team, but my synergy isn't really flawless.
    A little about myself: I'm a big nintendo fan, excpecially metriod and golden sun. I have msn, which can make tutoring a lot easier. I signed up here because I want to improve my prediction and the synergy in my teams.
  3. NeoBahamut


    Jan 23, 2008
    Assigned to Max

    Shoddy Battle nick: RubyWeapon5
    Age: 19
    Time zone: GMT +1 (Hungary)
    Regular Online Hours: Usually from 12:00 to 15:00 (which is 18:00-21:00 in GMT +1) but often even more. Weekends: it depends but I usually have time.
    Experience level*: Novice
    A little about myself: I did a lot of reading (movesets/strategies/how-to-build-teams) and I practiced some on shoddy, but I don't seem to be able to put together a really efective team, nor can I use it to it's fullest. This is mainly because of my lack of knowledge and experience. I didn't know where to start learning not just parts of pokemon but 'seeing competitive pokemon as a whole.' And this is why I seek help. Although sometimes I'm a bit lazy, I learn quick and I'm a good listener.
  4. ToF

    is a Team Rater Alumnusis a Tiering Contributor Alumnusis a Smogon Media Contributor Alumnusis a Battle Server Moderator Alumnusis the Smogon Tour Season 13 Champion

    Sep 30, 2007
    Assigned to the Lexx

    Shoddy Battle nick: bball1210
    Age: 17
    Time zone: GMT -7 (Eastern Time Zone)
    Regular Online Hours (Eastern only!):
    Weekdays from 4 PM - 8 PM.
    Weekends from 1 PM - 6 PM
    Experience level*: Ive been playing DP for about 6 months or so, with few battles on Shoddy. I use to Netbattle a while back, but mostly play Wifi. Am willing to play Shoddy as well. I would say as a battler, Im probably a B-/B
    A little about myself: I've been playing DP for quite a while, but simply want to perfect my skills as a battler. I have a good grip on prediction, but my teams usually have blatant weaknesses that I cannot overcome. Other than that, I'm fairly easy going, play sports, and am about to enter college.
  5. moi


    Jan 22, 2008
    Assigned to marrilpet

    Shoddy Battle nick: Castlevania
    Age: 13 (Yeah, we young kids have feelings to)
    Time zone: EST
    Regular Online Hours (Eastern only!): 3:30-4:00 PM on weekdays, fluctuating times for everything else.
    Experience level: Amateur
    A little about myself: I've been playing on the D/P scene since July now. I've been having troubles in how to handle a team, mostly in prediction. I'd also be extremely happy if I were paired with IggyBot, he's a friend of mine, to say. I'm still having a trouble getting over the 1400 hump of Shoddy.
  6. footballfanatic


    Jul 9, 2007
    Assigned to Calciphoce

    Shoddy Battle nick: nibbler491
    Age: 16
    Time zone: PST
    Regular Online Hours (Eastern only!): 5:00-10:00 PM weekdays, pretty much the entire weekend
    Experience level*: I've been playing for around 6 months and would say I'm at moderate skill level. I have battle videos if that helps gauge how good I am: http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=nibbler491
    A little about myself: Junior in high school, Like playing Pokemon and Counterstrike. Played the Pokemon games as a kid, but D/P is the first metagame I've been competetive in. Would like to get better at team building.
  7. Resum


    Sep 6, 2006
    Assigned to leech lyfe

    Shoddy Battle nick: Aviation
    Age: 15
    Time zone: Central
    Regular Online Hours (Eastern only!): 7-11 on Monday and Wednesday
    9-11 on Tuesday and Thursday 7-whenever I decide to go to sleep on Friday and most of the day on Saturday and Sunday starting after 1:30
    Experience level*: Moderate.
    A little about myself: I've battled a bit on Shoddy. Weak points are Team Building, which frankly, I suck at, and prediction in which I always over predict.
  8. zxn666


    Dec 15, 2007
    Shoddy Battle nick:zxn666
    Time zone:Central
    Onine hours:I play at random though you can expect to see me around 4-5 central time.
    About me: Despite my name, I am not a Satan worshipper. I've played for a while on shoddy, and I've also played against many of the tutors here (With me losing most of the time). I have the most difficulty playing defensively, since I've not had much experience with defensive battles.
  9. Sklez


    May 28, 2007
    Shoddy Battle nick: Sklez
    Time zone:
    GMT+9 30
    Regular Online Hours (Eastern only!):
    5-11 pm weekdays and 12pm-12am weekends (thats in +9 30 time)
    Experience level*:
    Very much a beginner, although I did well in the Australian tour, I do not know much about team building or advanced strategy at all.
    A little about myself: I live in South Australia and to tell you the truth I haven't played much Pokemon at all lately but only because i was never great at competitive battling. This would give me the opportunity to learn a lot and become competent. If i don't get in this round i will be happy to wait till the next one.
  10. Max

    Max yadig
    is a Tutor Alumnusis a Site Staff Alumnusis a Super Moderator Alumnusis a Contributor Alumnusis a Battle Server Moderator Alumnus

    Jan 30, 2007
    All tutors are currently assigned, so sorry to anyone who signed up later than Resum. Try again next round!

    To all of this round's tutors/apprentices, good luck!
  11. Aeolus

    Aeolus Bag
    is a Tutor Alumnusis a Tournament Director Alumnusis a Site Staff Alumnusis a Battle Server Admin Alumnusis a Live Chat Contributor Alumnusis a Tiering Contributor Alumnusis a Contributor Alumnusis an Administrator Alumnus

    Sep 12, 2005
    Ok, great round guys!

    Apprentices, please reply to the PM survey that I'll be sending out sometime this weekend to evaluate the tutors.
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