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Discussion in 'Congregation of the Masses' started by locopoke, Oct 9, 2012.

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  1. Faint

    Faint Valar morghulis
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    I had to google it to know what it meant (when I first saw it), and I've been playing mons since I was 5.
  2. Matthew

    Matthew I love weather; Sun for days
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    I heard quite the opposite
  3. Firestorm

    Firestorm I did my best, I have no regrets!
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    You're a smart man, Vader!
    Nugget Bridge doesn't call the way Smogon does things scrubby. I do and have done so since a year or two before you joined the site. It's no secret that I don't feel that what many of your upper staff call "the most important thing that Smogon does" to be in line with standard competitive gaming philosophy.

    Although I didn't base that line off post numbers, you would be correct for the 2012 season. Nugget Bridge was launched around the second last event of the season. You are very incorrect for the 2013 season.

    Anyway, I diagree with the topic title. Bring back Evony and gay dating sites. Those are Smogon's true calling.
  4. coolbiz

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    I don't understand that statement at all for a Pokemon site..
    Explanation?
  5. evan

    evan I did my best -- I have no regrets
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    It's what every trainer on Nugget Bridge says after you defeat them.

    Also "competitive" means Nintendo's official competitive ruleset, not custom rules, and "active" refers to current activity, not past activity.

    I also miss Evony and Muslim Dating.
  6. shade

    shade sweet like sugar
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    too much [​IMG]
  7. Birkal

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    /me tickle ogles

    I wasn't referring to the VGC 2013 season at all; just past statistics. I agree that the future is largely undecided and that NB is definitely doing some things right. Sorry for the confusion~

    Not really interested in continuing this conversation because a) I have nothing at stake here and b) the future will tell what works and what doesn't. But what do I know, I guess I am just one scrubby member of a community of scrubs =/
  8. Fatecrashers

    Fatecrashers acta est fabula
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    the cow's brains are in fact the tastiest part of a cow, the potential threat of mad cow disease is a fair trade off
  9. MikeDecIsHere

    MikeDecIsHere Congregation of the Classiest
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    advertising on game faq forums. fantastic
  10. PttP

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    so is this thread just firestorm being a cranky old hag who obviously cares a bit too much about a site he "dislikes"

    this makes me happy
  11. Minwu

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    You guys are all nerds. My site's the most competitive.
  12. Byrne

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    I think I speak for everyone when I say THANK GOODNESS Firestorm doesn't have mods anymore <_____________<
  13. capefeather

    capefeather YOU CAN'T STOP ROB
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    I was referring to the thread...

    btw you guys are falling right into locopoke's trap. js
  14. Ninahaza

    Ninahaza You'll always be a part of me
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    i discovered Vader through advertising from Solace
  15. Chou Toshio

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    Agreeing with Phil, very weird for them to quote Synre's leaving speech in their advertisements. There's got to be a better/more inspiring message/less confusing message to send new VGC enthusiasts. Synre! jump in on my marketing class
  16. tape-type

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    just as planned

    also i actually had never noticed the 4 trainers of NB said that, i thought it was only the last one

    also im thoroughly offended you called it "wanna-be bear archetype"
  17. kd24

    kd24 lemme just whip my dick out and slam it on the table
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    nuggetbridge.com: We're a group dedicated to evil using Pokemon! Want to join?

    i did my best i have no regrets is what someone says after they lose :/. have us join the winning side with my slogan
  18. Ninahaza

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    man i just realized how good a post this would have been to close this thread with, but i was just too weak. man, when will i be strong....like vader...
  19. Iconic

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    [​IMG]

    looks like things are back to normal
  20. Improbability

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    Why is this even a thread?
  21. Woodchuck

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    dem targeted ads
  22. Aldaron

    Aldaron All da lil birdies chirpin
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    lmfao

    mostly at firestorm

    but also at iconic's post

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    also can you BELIEVE macle infracted this most i mean LOL
  23. Firestorm

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    It's the site's slogan because that's how we want our players to behave - not like Smogon's tournaments subforum. It's also catchy and can be used as a line in many situations. That's why it's also on the heading as shown in screenshots earlier in the thread and on our t-shirts.

    I would like to luvdisc iconic's post
  24. locopoke

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    The Nugget Bridge spam bots are my favorite. They always find really creative ways to incorporate their advertisement into their post.
  25. Matthew

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    Why would Macle infract in a forum he doesn't mod? For shame boy
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