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CAP 17 CAP 6 - Part 4 - Primary Ability Poll 1

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by Korski, Aug 22, 2013.

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  1. Korski

    Korski Distilled, 80 proof
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    Alright that was a very informative discussion! Our Abilities Leader and Topic Leader have provided us a generous slate of options to choose from for CAP 6's Primary Ability, so we will use this series of polls to narrow that list of options down to one.

    This will be an Instant Runoff Vote (IRV), the details of which are outlined here. Order does matter in your votes! This means that you can upvote your favorite and downvote your least favorite, and that you may choose to vote for as many or as few options as you like. Bold your votes and nothing else! A typical vote might look like the following:

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    This poll will be open for 24 hours. These are the abilities you may vote for:

    Intimidate
    Motor Drive
    Regenerator
    Sand Rush
    Unburden
    Water Absorb


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    CAP 6 so far:
    Typing: Steel / Flying
  2. Bughouse

    Bughouse Like ships in the night, you're passing me by
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    Intimidate
    Water Absorb
    Motor Drive

    Sand Rush
    Unburden
    Regenerator
  3. ghana.7

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    Unburden
    Intimidate
    Motor Drive
    Water Absorb
    Regenerator
    Sand Rush
  4. Seraph's Fire

    Seraph's Fire

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    Unburden
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  5. Yilx

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    Intimidate
    Motor Drive
    Sand Rush

    Disappointed that Gluttony and Rock Head didn't make the slate.
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2013
  6. Magistrum

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    Intimidate
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    yay no MB :D
  7. ginganinja

    ginganinja How do I live? How do I breathe?
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    Intimidate
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  8. Stratos

    Stratos Banned deucer.

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    Intimidate
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    Sand Rush

    Despite nyktos's valiant attempt, I don't believe "win harder" will help our cap be ou
  9. Nyktos

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    Unburden
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  10. jas61292

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  11. capefeather

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    Motor Drive
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    Water Absorb
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    Sand Rush
  12. Imanalt

    Imanalt I'm the coolest girl you'll ever met
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  13. Fizz

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  14. Sonic The Hedgedawg

    Sonic The Hedgedawg

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    Intimidate
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  15. samtheman

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    Unburden
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  16. dwarfstar

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    Intimidate
    Water Absorb

    These two probably have the best shot at aiding our setup now that Magic Bounce is gone.
  17. Korski

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    Motor Drive
    Water Absorb

    Intimidate
  18. Eternal Drifter

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  19. Blackhawk11

    Blackhawk11 one on one

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    Motor Drive
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    Water Absorb

    Unburden

    MD could force a switch and aid in the speed department, but is very situational. The next two could provide a decent opportunity to force a switch, but will likely require a very high base speed stat to aid sweeping. Unburden won't help set up, but it will help sweep, so we would likely have to opt for more defense instead of speed to aid set-up. Overall I don't think that any ability alone is a good choice for a BD sweeper, and a lot of help will need to come from the statspread.
  20. heatran1919

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  21. Quanyails

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    Motor Drive
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  22. nyttyn

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    Water Absorb
    Intimidate
  23. Menace13

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    Regenerator
    Unburden
  24. Hailblue

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  25. Andrew

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