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Issue #20 Feedback Poll!

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by bojangles, May 23, 2012.

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Which were your favorite Smog articles?

  1. Interview with Haunter

    19.0%
  2. Tournaments Coverage

    9.9%
  3. Smog Awards Results

    20.7%
  4. Featured OU Pokemon: Tyranitar

    10.7%
  5. Featured Uber Pokemon: Rayquaza

    12.4%
  6. Featured UU Pokemon: Zapdos

    10.7%
  7. Featured LC Pokemon: Bronzor

    5.8%
  8. Featured RU Pokemon: Aggron

    6.6%
  9. Featured NU Pokemon: Samurott

    8.3%
  10. Type Analysis: Ice

    10.7%
  11. VGC Field Effects

    5.0%
  12. Trick Room in the Lower Tiers

    4.1%
  13. Playing with Loaded Dice: How to Control Luck

    25.6%
  14. Adjusting from BW to DPP

    8.3%
  15. Prediction in Ubers

    7.4%
  16. Featured Ubers RMT

    3.3%
  17. Featured OU RMT

    9.1%
  18. Featured UU RMT

    3.3%
  19. Featured NU RMT

    5.0%
  20. OU Underrated Movesets

    21.5%
  21. UU Metagame Trends

    7.4%
  22. How the Heck is that NU?

    14.9%
  23. LC Cores

    9.9%
  24. Introduction to Wonder Launcher

    5.0%
  25. Introduction to Triple Battles

    4.1%
  26. Hitting the Lottery: BW's Big Winners

    12.4%
  27. The Impact of Forme-All Wear, and what it means for BW2

    8.3%
  28. What's New in NU?

    5.0%
  29. Judge a Pokémon: The Smog's 8th Art Panel

    19.0%
  30. Smeargle's Studio Update

    7.4%
  31. The Arterview: Az

    7.4%
  32. 20 Memorable Articles in The Smog

    24.0%
  33. Pokémon Biology

    17.4%
  34. Top 10 Most Dangerous Pokémon IRL

    33.1%
  35. Mock Smog Awards

    40.5%
  36. PokéTour: Castelia City

    11.6%
  37. The Dream World Project

    5.8%
  38. Welcome to the Family

    5.8%
  39. Nuzlocke and Loaded

    13.2%
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  1. bojangles

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    On a roll with big polls.

    Hi everyone! We at The Smog are always looking for some feedback, so here's another polling thread. Post some feedback here and we'll take it into consideration for future issues.

    Some questions to keep in mind:
    • What are your favorite articles? Why?
    • What can we do to improve for future issues?
    • What kind of articles would you like to see that we don't currently cover?

    If you have any more questions or things you'd like to address, please feel free, but remember to justify your opinions! In addition, please try to keep everything civil. Keep all criticism constructive and not disparaging! Thanks.
  2. Hikari

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    • What are your favorite articles? The Mock Awards
    • What can we do to improve for future issues? Less LC and DW articles
    • What kind of articles would you like to see that we don't currently cover? Nothing
  3. Tomahawk

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    You don't have to read LC and DW articles if you're not interested in them.
  4. Hikari

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    I was just stating my honest opinion. In my opinion not doing DW and LC articles would improve future issues.
  5. indian

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    What are your favourite articles?
    Most dangerous pokes, ou rmt.
    What should be done to improve?
    It is difficult to wait for more than 2 months.
    What kind of articles do you want that we dont currently cover?
    None.
  6. Eagle4

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    What are your favourite articles? The Judge A Pokemon series.
    What should be done to improve? Agreeing with Indian, a shorter waiting period, and also more top 10's:)
    What kind of articles do you want that we don't currently cover?
    A revised poked entry competition would be nice, but The Smog is (almost) perfect as it is...
  7. Draycos7

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    What are your favorite articles? Why? I liked the Nuzlocke article, it's nice to see a bit of a guide put out there for new nuzfans.
    What can we do to improve for future issues? Probably less of a waiting time. :toast: But more realistically, more articles about cores would be nice.
    What kind of articles would you like to see that we don't currently cover? Maybe more mafia articles? :V Or more funny ones.
  8. AJC

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    i would like to see more articles like one older smog article that's basically "awesome abilitys not on awesome pokes" redone for gen 5
  9. Atticus

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    less pocketmonsters, more about the users. i don't really care about why i should use scizor in OU, i'm more interested in the community and their opinions
  10. whistle

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    plz include some troll science in pokemon biology... so much potential

    ~ smogon #1 LC player
  11. Snkz

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    I'd love to see more articles on OU and different users opinions on the metagame. Really more perspectives and tips to improve my game would be great.

    The RMT section would be better if you could potentially get the creator of the team to do a follow up report or add more detail if they feel they have something more to say about the team. I really enjoy the section personally as I never go through that forum often enough myself.

    Great work as usual
  12. Age of Kings

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    In that vein, would editorials be feasible for future issues of The Smog?
  13. 6A9 Ace Matador

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    for a lot of players tournament coverage is probably the most interesting thing, and it's usually lacking in interesting detail such as individual pairings, replays etc. it's unfair to expect the worm to write such a large article with so much to cover though, so a suggestion is having him pick some users to help out with it
  14. Razza

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    i would like to see some more opinion based articles written by users and less of the "type analysis" and "featured pokemon" articles, users can look up articles onsite and get the necessary information, and more tournament coverage as ace matador suggested.
  15. Ray Jay

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    It is my understanding that tournament coverage is lessening due to it falling in a niche held by Competitor.
  16. Atticus

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    competitor is dead RIP
  17. Jellicent

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    Eraddd insists that it is very much still alive. It's on hiatus for now while it's changing how it's set up, but don't count it out just yet ^.^
  18. Tenodera

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    I really enjoyed the Biology, Controlling Luck, and the Metagame Trends articles in particular. The interviews are cool, and Judge A Pokemon is hilarious as always.

    Everyone can complain about production time, but a certain amount of that is necessary! I think Type Analysis is a great recurring section, but the Featured Pokemon do seem redundant unless it's a very dynamic one.
  19. Unameser

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    I agree, Biology and Controlling Luck were great.
  20. Vix

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    the biology article was my favorite.
    I really hope it pops up in the next smog
  21. Doughboy

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    Controlling Luck was a pretty good article and gave me some new insites. As always the art panel is great too for funsies.

    As razza said, the featured Pokes all feel like the OU analyses in the dex.
  22. Not Jacky

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    • What are your favorite articles? Why? Playing with Loaded Dice: How to Control Luck; it gives a lot of insight and can be applied to any player
    • What can we do to improve for future issues? Replays for tournament coverage; like above posters have said, featured 'mon articles are dry
    • What kind of articles would you like to see that we don't currently cover? Hard to pinpoint... don't know
  23. Pernicious

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    mock smogon awards was funny. eo should write more articles
  24. Ray Jay

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    Don't encourage him
  25. SuperCharizardMaster

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    When #21 comes around, put some funny comparisons to certain pokemon to things like superheros and other things like that. Also if you do description for something annoying in OU like Blissly compare it to Justin Beber.:)
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