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Issue #28 Released!

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by Setsuna, Jun 23, 2013.

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Which were your favorite Smog articles?

  1. Interview with Oglemi

    21.4%
  2. OU Spotlight: Landorus

    7.1%
  3. RU Spotlight: Druddigon

    14.3%
  4. NU Spotlight: Scolipede

    12.5%
  5. NU Spotlight: Kangaskhan

    10.7%
  6. Doubles Spotlight: Heatran

    10.7%
  7. RU Spotlight RMT: Rise of Mangoose

    14.3%
  8. Frameworks in Teambuilding

    21.4%
  9. EVs and IVs Through the Ages

    10.7%
  10. Aldaron's Proposal

    12.5%
  11. UU Theorymon

    8.9%
  12. Underrated RU Movesets

    10.7%
  13. RU Metagame Analysis

    14.3%
  14. Pee Wee Punchers: The Fighting-types in LC

    10.7%
  15. More Obscure Metagames

    19.6%
  16. Introduction to Competitive GSC

    19.6%
  17. The Arterview: Yilx

    16.1%
  18. Judge a Pokémon: The Smog's 11th Art Panel

    16.1%
  19. Movie Critics - The Panel: Johto Journeys

    10.7%
  20. Do You Even Lift: Over with Unova - Part 1

    25.0%
  21. Geological Wonders of the Pokémon World

    8.9%
  22. Enter N

    8.9%
  23. Smogon Conspiracy Theories: What Really Goes on Behind the Scenes

    25.0%
  24. The Oddish

    25.0%
  25. Leadership Dojo: How to Be a Gym Leader

    8.9%
  26. Insider X & Y Leaks, Straight from the Playground

    48.2%
  27. Incredible Edibles

    8.9%
  28. All These Freakin' Fairies

    8.9%
  29. XY Primer: How Much Will We Know Pre-Release?

    12.5%
  30. Playing Your Games, The Other Way!

    12.5%
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  1. Setsuna

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    Hello again! After a little over a month, issue #28 finally makes its entrance. Packed with over 30 articles, this installment of the Smog focuses on balance across most categories, which I'm sure is something that will appeal to our readers. In comparison, issue #27's vast majority of articles was based on the Metagame section, and this time around we wanted to make sure there was more content to choose from for just about anyone! Once again, I want to thank our excellent team and Staff for putting this issue together and making it happen -- you're a really cool team to work with!

    We'd love to hear from you, and we really do hope you enjoy what we've done! In a moment this thread will display a feedback poll so you can let us know which articles were your favorites. And if you're a fan of the Smog, please do consider getting involved -- many of our contributors are readers who wanted to be a part of something they loved. You can always contact any of the Smog's dedicated mentors if you're looking for advice or need some questions answered!

    ~Setsuna, jumpluff, Birkal, Toast++, sandshrewz, and Bummer
  2. Layell

    Layell Alas poor Yorick!
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    #free28 is complete

    [youtube]Cb0-Opnx4Kk[/youtube]
  3. skylight

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    rip #free28 you were a worthy cause

    but really, wooo

    hopefully y'all enjoy this issue!
  4. Superpowerdude

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  5. Lady Salamence

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    rip #free28
  6. Deck Knight

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    THE KRAKEN HAS BEEN UNLEASHED!

    Also now my epic rant is up. YAY!
  7. PDC

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    Great issue guys! Best one yet!

    #free28
    #freesosa
  8. iss

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    is this

    real life
  9. Yonko7

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    So awesome to see that many articles!

    There's no art image for the RU meta analysis :x sandz edit: fixed~~
  10. Joim

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    #28freed
    Great job, guys!
  11. Mack the Knife

    Mack the Knife Goodbye Smogon! I may return, I may not!
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    Yes we've finally released the issue. Great job guys. Hopefully we won't have to make #free29.
  12. HeuwelsFantasties

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    Great job to all the contributors, good read!
  13. TUO

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    YES #free28
  14. TheMantyke

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    Alright, #freed28! Nice to see the issue finally live, stellar effort from all of you. I had a lot of fun writing my article and I hope you folks enjoy it!
  15. hollywood

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  16. Birkal

    Birkal We have the technology.
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    Cool. Props to ZapDraws for the excellent cover.
  17. Bomberman

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    Keep up the good work! Funny job on X & Y leaks, I remember how many school rumors we had at gen 1 and 2. To move aside that truck to reveal Mew and Pikablu (later Marill) were just a few of them!
  18. ZapDraws

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    Thank you for picking my piece for the cover.
  19. Level 51

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    Thanks to all our contributors! :3

    also good luck with the trivia >:)

    also everything that is said about me in the conspiracy article is false.
  20. Arcticblast

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    At least, that's what you want us to believe, Level 51...

    Once again, awesome issue and a blast to work on!
  21. Nglittleguy

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    Why isn't the smog featured on front page of smogon anymore? Did I miss something?
  22. Lady Salamence

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    As far as I know, most of the Smog contributors don't know either. I sure don't know if it's something specific or just general busyness on Setsuna's part.
  23. Jukain

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    #FREED28

    You all have no idea.

    In all seriousness, this was a great issue! Fun times working with you guys ^.^
  24. sandshrewz

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    You people are why The Smog is so fun and worth it lmao!!!!! ^_^ Great job all! :)
  25. Soul Fly

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    OMG GS's Math Test. ROFL

    cookie is just chewing the competition with The Oddish Now. Expect better next issue.

    #fuckpussyfairies
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