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It's about time...

Discussion in 'Inside Poop - April Fool's Day 2011' started by Seven Deadly Sins, Feb 25, 2011.

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  1. Seven Deadly Sins

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    This site has been up for SIX WHOLE YEARS and our mascot still hasn't evolved? This is bullshit. How can we expect to keep up with other Pokemon sites when we're stuck with our pitiful little Smogon?

    It's about damn time that we evolve from Smogon into Smogmog. There's no excuse for living in the past like this, it's just bullshit.
  2. Seven Deadly Sins

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    Just to prove my point...
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    Now this is a Pokemon that doesn't put up with bullshit.

    SMOGMOG OR BUST
  3. Swaggersaurus

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    personally i'm concerned that as we progress into this forward-thinking age our mascot is decidedly backwards

    climate change is a serious issue that will affect billions of lives (and has already begun to) and we pride ourselves on our reverence of a polluter like koffing or weezing?

    smogon needs to come into the 21st century like the rest of the world. our image is our reputation. reputation is everything

    how about chingling?
  4. PK Gaming

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    Fuck SmogSmog that sounds retarded. Lets just ditch Koffing and use the manliest Pokemon on the planet (Garchomp) as our mascot.

    I propose that we change our sites name to Knakrack.
  5. Great Sage

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    I'd argue that a Grass-type without a Poison sub-type would be the best mascot if we are to demonstrate concern about the environment. I propose Celebi. Its Pokedex entries indicate that it helps to preserve forests and natural environments. And it's not as if it's already been taken by some other website.
  6. Alchemator

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    Supporting Celebi. Original and cute, gets my vote.
  7. little gk

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    Sawsbuck might be an even better fit than Celebi, the rotating forms for each season really do scream nature friendly and Deerling may be even less of a bad ass, but it gets the points for being a cuter potential mascot.
  8. LonelyNess

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    putting my support behind celebi. It's an easily recognizable Pokemon and has been a significant one for 4 gens. Fits pretty perfectly IMO.
  9. Nastyjungle

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    Honestly if we are going nature friendly then Suicune is the obvious choice. It can purify dirty water and stuff just by touching it. It's the Al Gore of the Pokemon world, except it actually does stuff instead of just bitching about it
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    i was going to suggest marill, but there's apparently this site called marilland that's taken that already. so yeah, definitely backing celebi.

    edit: in case you want proof that marilland exists, see here
  11. Chou Toshio

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    Weezing is a shitty Pokemon anyway. As the fore-front website of competitive battle, I say we need an appropriate mascot.

    Terrakion > Smogon
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    yeah koffing is a shit pokemon anyway

    can't we make it excadrill or something
  13. Great Sage

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    But Celebi can travel through time and heal forests that were and forests that will be, instead of just water that is. For this reason, I strongly believe that Celebi is capable of doing more for the environment through its lifetime than Suicune is.
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    I think we should use Wooper as our mascot instead. Instead of hugging trees and protecting the environment like a sissy, its slimy body makes it immune to natural poisons, symbolizing the strength of Smogon
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    Please submit any additional nominations you may have. I will make a poll one hour after this post.
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    I never understood why we were the weak-ass Koffing in the first place.

    Grimer is definitely the superior choice, and we'd be taking a step up in the world by doing so.

    It's like we're finally switching from using a horrible NU nich Poke to one that actually has a place in the metagame.
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    Concern for the environment is all well and good...but what about adopting a mascot that embodies peace? The dove represents this better than just about anything, so I think we should look at Pidove. If we stick with German, Pidove becomes Dusselgurr--that's a strong name I think we can all rally around.
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    Smogon embodies the old site -- the old users like MoP and Justin####, and the ADV days. We need to move past that. I am in full support of a name change for our site.
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