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Issue #1 released

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by Tangerine, May 13, 2009.

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  1. Coronis

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    This was very good, especially for the first issue. Yeah, I'd like to see a CaP section, that would be great. Next time, a harder quiz please....
  2. diinbong

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    Quoted for truth.

    In any case, this was a good way to set a pace for The Smog, and with time will come content, I'm sure. Bravo!
  3. Tangerine

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    Just write it and send it to us. We'll review it. Be consistent with this and we'll add you to staff.

    Simple as that... I thought the submission deadlines made that clear.
  4. VKCA

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    very good job, although I must say X-Act's article terrified me... And a CAP section would make my day
  5. A.P.

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    Anybody?
  6. X-Act

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    My intention wasn't to terrify anybody with my article. :( I even tried to be as simple as possible, using nothing more than simple algebra. And I ordered the chapters so that the math part is tucked away at the end of the article, so that if people want to skip it, they can and would still be able to grasp what the article wanted to convey. Oh well.
  7. Scoopapa

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    I have to say the smog is a great idea... smogon is pretty much my "go to when bored" website, so the new articles and especially the pokemon of the (bimonth?) is a great idea to keep people interested and coming back. Even though at this point I know and have played most of the people who write, it's still cool to read new opinions from some of the best players around. Kudos the the staff of the smog!

    P.S. X-Act, don't worry about those afraid of your article... as someone who didn't read it, I say keep on keeping on. Perhaps the best example I can point to is the Nintendo Wii... they've been making incredible sales for a while making crappy "casual" games, but lately their sales are drying up, and fast (ps3 is outselling them in Japan. Why? Without making games that appeal to gamers, the hype about their system has dropped to nearly 0, so their sales are quickly drying up. I think (hope) this relates to all of you writing the Smog. Write the articles as high brow (for pokemon, lol) as you want, as "laypeople" will surely be attracted to the site that people who "know what they're talking about" like to post on.

    P.P.S. Also, math stuff interests me, even if the particular article this issue didn't...seriously keep it up!
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    Hey, your article was very interesting, I loved it; and I'm sure that many other people also enjoyed it. Keep them coming. :nerd:
  10. Diana

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    Yeah, I really liked your Article too. It just aims for those of us who are into the mathematical side of things, nothing wrong with that.
  11. Coronis

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    When do we know who won the trivia competition?
  12. Jimbo

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    In the next issue.

    About you asking for harder trivia, I don't know if it'll be much harder seeing as a small fraction of the 75+ entrants got all the questions right.
  13. Coronis

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    Ok, that's fine, if it stays like this I have more of a chance of winning:P
  14. Firestorm

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    Check the "Tournaments" Board. It's already starting.
  15. A.P.

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    You're a bit late. I already found out before you told me.
  16. Eternal

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    When's the next article due?

    Bimonthly can mean two things:

    1. occurring every two months.
    2. occurring twice a month; semimonthly.

    Please specify.
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    Every two months.
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    I liked it quite a bit, especially the prediction article. I wouldn't have featured Tyranitar, but that's just me, and I'm sure you guys had a good reason to do it.
  19. darkie

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    Well, it's been more than half a month since Issue 1 came out, so...
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    I liked the lead discussion as well as the RMT and lure articles

    X-act articles title alone made me want to quit pokemon
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