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OU Round 2 Suspect Voting: Aldaron's Proposal

Discussion in 'Blind Voting' started by Philip7086, Jan 24, 2011.

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  1. Philip7086

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    Hey everybody, thanks for participating in another round of 5th generation suspect testing! The nominations and special permissions applications are all in, and here's the list of qualified voters:
    Qualified Voters (open)
    Aeroblacktyl
    Aerrow
    Ala
    Arc Tech
    Bad Ass
    badabing
    Bloo
    Chicken_Vagitas
    Ciele
    coyotte508
    Crazy88
    DarkLucario
    dbolt
    Delta 2777
    Elevator Music
    Eo Ut Mortus
    Fireburn
    Giga Punch
    Grimm70
    hanke
    Heist
    Iconic
    idiotfrommars
    JabbaTheGriffin
    JLei2k
    JohnR011
    Jonathan
    Krack
    Lamppost
    Limitless
    LizardMan
    locopoke
    M Dragon
    Maaf
    makiri
    Morty
    NailsOU
    Oristeros
    pi face
    Pokemonniac
    PttP
    Rag
    Rhys DeAnno
    Snunch
    TEzeon
    ToF
    uragg
    wilson46
    Yondie
    Zeph
    zfs

    The first thing we will be voting on this round (and the purpose of this thread) is Aldaron's proposal. If you are unfamiliar with what I'm referring to, please read the OP of the thread I just linked (I will not summarize it, as you should be familiar with the entire thing before casting a vote). After this is voted on, we will move on to an ability vote, then a Pokemon vote. If this proposal passes, we will forgo the ability vote, as the only successfully nominated ability this round was Drizzle. Please post with one of the following options:

    If you wish to give an explanation for your vote, you are welcome to, but make sure to bold your actual vote! This poll will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, January 28th, or whenever a result is reached

    Just a reminder to Policy Review moderators and super moderators: delete your posts after you make them!
  2. Heist

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    Abstain, however, should my abstain be counted towards "no," I would like to make this vote a support for Aldaron's proposal.
  3. Delta 2777

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    Abstain, however, should my abstain be counted towards "no," I would like to make this vote a support for Aldaron's proposal.
  4. yondie

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    I support Aldaron's Proposal.
  5. PttP

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    DO NOT SUPPORT ALDARON'S PROPOSAL

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  6. Arc Tech

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    Support Aldaron's Proposal
  7. Aeroblacktyl

    Aeroblacktyl The pizza doesn't scream in the oven! LOL!
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  9. JabbaTheGriffin

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    Support Aldaron's Proposal
  10. uraga

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    Support Aldaron's Proposal

    it makes sense
  11. Jonathan

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    Support Aldaron's Proposal
  12. Rag

    Rag "aaaaaaaahhhh!"

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    I support Aldaron's Proposal.
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  14. Snunch

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    Do Not Support Aldaron's Proposal
  15. idiotfrommars

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    Abstain, however, should my abstain be counted towards "no," I would like to make this vote a support for Aldaron's proposal.

    I am beginning to warm up to Aldaron's proposal, but I would really like to see rain tested first without Manaphy before we take drastic measures in weakening it or banning it completely. After spending a lot of time on the PO server where the only tier difference is no Manaphy, I can say with relative conviction that rain is much less broken there. If it comes down to it though I would rather see Aldaron's proposal go through than a ban on drizzle, but I think we should consider playing in a Manaphy free meta-game before we approve the proposal.
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    1:32dbolti should have voted to support your proposal to see if drizzle will actually get used
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  18. Lamppost

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    support aldaron's proposal
  19. Nails

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    Do not support Aldaron's proposal

    I feel complex bans are unnecessary when a drizzle ban provides largely the same outcome, without opening up a can of worms that can't be closed. Precedent is a dangerous thing.
  20. Iconic

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    Support Aldaron's Proposal

    I still believe that Doryuuzu and Randorusu will be broken and banned without Drizzle + Swift Swim, and I honestly feel that Drizzle has a good chance of being banned even without Swift Swim but I guess "it doesn't hurt to try".
  21. makiri

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  22. Rhys DeAnno

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    Support Aldaron's Proposal

    Though I don't really like the idea of the metagame being in this convoluted state long term, this is similar enough to the first stage of Pocket's proposal that we can attempt to continue it next round should Drizzle prove unbroken. Since the alternative by the numbers is clearly going to be a ban of Drizzle entirely, I have to support this.
  23. DarkLucario

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  24. Eo Ut Mortus

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  25. Maaf

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