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Issue #7 Released!

Discussion in 'The Smog' started by jumpluff, Mar 4, 2010.

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  1. jumpluff

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    Smog #7


    Enjoy it, and remember that we're always looking for new writers! ^_^ Thanks to all who contributed.
  2. Jimbo

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    Congrats goes to Jumpluff on the shiny new badge ;)
  3. Swaggersaurus

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    congratulations fette

    awesome cover!
  4. ala

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    Grats, and yeah the cover looks fantastic!
  5. locopoke

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    Yes, awesome cover, but regarding the actual content, I didn't enjoy reading it very much. I've only read a few articles and the ones that I did read were kind of skimpy and bland. I feel that this issue doesn't measure up to the quality of past issues.
  6. whistle

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    good job team esp jimbo dealing with us lazy peeps -,-

    i don't say this too often but well deserved jp
  7. Aura Guardian

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    I was amazed (and pleased) that three of my questions made it in to Ask the Admins.

    EDIT: I agree that a lot of abilities would be much better on other pokemon (Shed Skin = awesome on Dragonite/Tyranitar, too bad they don't get it).
  8. kevin111260

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    Honestly, i'm a bit dissapointed with the content of this Smog. :X Not sure why, but i thought the past issues were better. The cover is beautiful however, and i did enjoy the article about abilities.
  9. SgtWoodsy

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    I should point out that the bottom "Next Article" on the Metagross page is broken.

    Good job, regardless.

    (EDIT: Yeah, it links to featured_pokemon_ou instead of featured_rmt_ou.)
  10. Thorns

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    pure power slaking brought back memories of wonder guard sableye and recover swampert

    ah the good old days
  11. EspyJoel

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    Good job everyone and congrats jumpluff ^_^
  12. Eternal

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    Unfortunately, my question was not given a "good" response. I am still unclear. My question was also rephrased.

    My question was:

    And it was rephrased to:
    And the response from the Admin was:

    There is no explanation from Wikipedia as to why Smogon chose "Smogon" as their community name.
  13. -Terywj-

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    Under the WSC article, the Grass-type Sandslash sprite could not viewed.

    I don't know if this happens to everyone else or it's just my computer.

    -Terywj
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    Congrats on getting into the smog staff Jumpluff, Great badge :).
  15. pastel

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    Other issues were better, however, I like the introduction of VGC this time.
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    minor issue with the ablitys article in that it says snorlax with base 100 attack when lax has 110 base attack
  17. Hood Dream

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    This issue seems like there was something missing...but it still was enjoyable to read. Congrats shiki
  18. SJCrew

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    You know, I really enjoy reading the Smog. It often offers great insight regarding the current metagame and I look forward to its every release. Unfortunately, Issue #7 packed the least amount of punch for me. I was never a fan of Metagross and there weren't any groundbreaking articles to catch my eye.

    But don't let one little dissenting viewpoint dampen your spirits. I enjoy it as a whole and I will keep reading it so long as you keep releasing it.
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    Pretty cool, but I did find the content a bit lacking. Ariados in Ubers sounds very sexy though =D.
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    For those of you who are worried about the size and content of this one, relax! We've already got a LOT of great stuff planned for the next issue. ^_^ I promise you'll love the next issue, no matter what metagame you play. There'll also be other articles too! And remember that you can always contribute to the Smog yourself (see Jimbo's sticky).
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    That's good to hear. ; >

    As a favourite of mine in RSE, this issue's focus on Metagross was a pleasure to read. Also, props to the trait article.
  22. Fear

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    Very enjoyable read, props to the writers of the issue. I have to agree with Taylor on the trait article,it kept me busy for a few hours and also made me reconsider a few "forgotten" pokemon just for the traits described.
  23. Alchemator

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    I particularly enjoyed the WSC article - it was well written and the critique was innovative and engaging.

    Jesting aside, congrats to pluff though it comes as no surprise :P (also terywj that's just you)
  24. Brevenge

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    Well done, very well written and great articles. I look forward to the much anticipated releases of the smog so much these days it scares me
  25. Lockeness

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    I always enjoy reading the smog ,but in terms of content I did find this smog to be a little underwhelming. With that being said I think the smog is interesting and it's articles have been very helpful and fun to read. I just wanted to see more of them. Still, a great job to all involved.
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