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Issue #2 Released

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by Jimbo, Jul 6, 2009.

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  1. Jimbo

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    http://www.smogon.com/smog/

    We're only a few days behind schedule this time :)

    Post comments/questions here. I hope you all enjoy this issue.

    EDIT: Oh also, the placement of this issue is 100% temporary. We're working on getting each issue it's own page, but that might take a little while. We figured you'd rather see the issue this way than not see it at all ;D
  2. darkie

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    compliments can go directly to my inbox. complaints can go to jimbo's.
  3. Huntofthelion

    Huntofthelion Live for the nights you can't remember
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    Haha good stuff guys. Only skimmed it cause I just woke up and all but it looked great.

    Keep it up =D
  4. Imran

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    Looks good, the featured Pokemon article was solid, informative and interesting. I particularly enjoyed the Pokemon that GameFreak included to troll us article. This edition is an improvement on the last one, the smog is heading in the right direction =)
  5. Xia

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    The troll section was hilarious. Kudos to Thunda and CaptKirby!
  6. Havak

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    Great job all round everyone :)
  7. Lunar Solstice

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    It's awesome! Can't wait for #3!
  8. locopoke

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    Another great issue, good job to everybody who worked on it. I was mentioned twice ~o~
  9. Kevin Garrett

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    All of the staff did an excellent job despite jimbojokes being editor. ;D
  10. darkie

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    don't worry KG, he wasn't alone:

    [17:29] <darkie> can i be co-editor-in-chief
    [17:30] <Jimbo> ok
    [17:30] <Jimbo> hi5
    [17:30] <darkie> :D
    [17:30] <darkie> :D
    [17:30] <darkie> h5
    [17:30] <darkie> er
    [17:30] <darkie> hi
    [17:30] <darkie> high
    [17:30] <darkie> btw I'm lame
  11. SMZ

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    Good job. The troll section was awesome!
  12. X-Act

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    Good stuff. You bet I'll be submitting an article next time...
  13. Sapientia

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    didn't smogon user honchkrow win the vgc in paris?
  14. Erazor

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    Hah, really enjoyed this edition.

    However, a few of the articles were a bit disappointing, only because they'd already been posted in Stark. Only SDS' Rotom article was new I believe.

    However, the interview with Jumpman was really nice, and the troll section was simply hilarious. Also, the featured pokemon was nice and solid, and I especially liked the type analysis articles.

    I'd hoped for a warstory this time round. Oh well....

    Overall, this was a big improvement over issue no.1, keep it going guys!
  15. Quickster

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    wheres the smogon member , 'The Smog'?
  16. Imran

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    The members list search function might do it ;)
  17. Stellar

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    The Game Freak Trolls article made me laugh so hard, nice work guys. Can't wait till Issue #3.
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    Great trolling article =)


    If one feels the need to complain about badly constructed trivia questions, how would one do it?
  20. darkie

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    like I said, complaints go to jimbo!
  21. Mr.378

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    Ha, the trolling article was good, I must say.
  22. umbr

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    Maybe I'm just being nitpicky, but there were a number of spelling/grammar errors/typos (most apparent in the Successes at VGC article) which, while they in no way detracted from the overall quality of the article, were occasionally distracting.

    Loved the issue as a whole though, especially Rocket Grunt's amazing Cyclohm rendition.
  23. Wes

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    Great job guys! I really enjoyed reading it. Special thanks to the artist, who did a great job(of course, the writers did too!).
  24. VKCA

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    Although I loved the issue, one thing really really bugged me. The fact that zubat wasn't on the list of trolls. That mother fucker has been in every cave ever, always trolling the hell out of pokemon players... all of them...
  25. MegaKick

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    Um, I think the trivia is wrong...

    "Which of these abilities prevents burn status?
    1. Flash Fire
    2. White Smoke
    3. Blaze
    4. Magma Armor
    5. Oblivious"
    None of them do. If you were trying to mean flash fire, it says here: http://www.serebii.net/abilitydex/flashfire.shtml that if the ability is traced, the pokemon can be burned by will-o-wisp. It can also be burned by tri-attack (ingame knowledge). White Smoke prevents stat's from being lowered, blaze powers up fire moves, magma armor prevents freeze, and oblivious prevents attraction.

    Otherwise, great issue. Loved it. Hilarious. 5/5, etc.
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