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OU Round 3 Non-Pokemon Suspect Voting

Discussion in 'Blind Voting' started by Philip7086, Mar 21, 2011.

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  1. Philip7086

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    Yeah, I'm calling this thread "Non-Pokemon Suspect Voting" because I didn't want to make multiple threads for abilities and the Evasion Clause extension.

    Anyways, thank you all for participating this round. It was a long and tiresome one, but I think we all learned a lot from it, and I for one enjoyed watching the metagame evolve in a mere month. The official top 15 cutoff, after factoring alts, was PDC at 1442. That means that the top 15 + 15 cutoff rating was 1427. Here is the final list of qualified voters this round:
    Qualified Voters (open)
    Aeroblacktyl
    B-Lulz
    Bloo
    Ciele
    DarkLucario
    dbolt
    Delta 2777
    DPF
    Eo Ut Mortus
    EspyJoel
    extra.
    franky
    Giga Punch
    Golden Sun
    hobo bob
    Iconic
    idiotfrommars
    JabbaTheGriffin
    Jibaku
    JLei2k
    Lady Bug
    Lamppost
    little loven
    LizardMan
    Luphrous
    M Dragon
    Meru
    Oristeros
    PDC
    Pidge
    PttP
    RazorX
    Requiem[9]
    snorlax
    Snunch
    Stallion
    Super Mario Bro
    symphonyx64
    TEzeon
    TobesMcGobes
    undisputed
    wilson46
    zapzap29


    Congratulations to those of you who qualified. Now that that's out of the way, here are the non-Pokemon suspect nominations which passed that you can vote on:

    Bright Powder + Lax Incense
    Drizzle
    Drought


    You may vote to Ban, Do Not Ban, or Abstain on these three suspects. Please note that if Bright Powder + Lax Incense were to be banned, it would be an extension of Evasion Clause. In other words, they would be banned across all metagames which use Evasion Clause. You might note that Sand Veil + Snow Cloak did not pass the nomination phase. This was a difficult decision for us to make. The bottom line is, none of the nominations for these evasion abilities even mentioned the fact that it would result in a soft-ban for multiple Pokemon. Nominations are not to be taken lightly; if you want something to be put on the ballot, cover all your angles when nominating things. We simply could not accept such an incomplete nomination.

    Here is an example of a proper ballot, so please format your posts like this:
    Remember: if you are unsure about a suspect, do not vote Abstain. Abstain is only for users who simply do not want to vote on a suspect. If you are unsure, you must vote Do Not Ban.

    Finally, a reminder to all PR mods, super mods, and admins: please soft delete your votes once cast in order to keep this a "blind vote".

    Once again, thank you all for participating in this suspect test. If you do not have permission to post in this thread, please let me know and I'll fix that.

    The deadline for this vote is Saturday, March 26 at 11:59pm.
  2. Jibaku

    Jibaku Balance is a fool's master
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban
    Drought: Do Not Ban

    EDIT: Though this is well too late I decided that I am taking back my ban on BP/LA. I realize now that it was pretty silly of me to ban them...
  3. Snunch

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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Do Not Ban
    Drizzle: Ban
    Drought: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Do Not Ban
    Drizzle: Ban
    Drought: Abstain
  5. Eo Ut Mortus

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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban
    Drought: Do Not Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Abstain
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban
    Drought: Do Not Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban
    Drought: Do Not Ban

    Drizzle is healthy for the metagame, evasion is not, Drought is terrible.

    Thank you to Phil and everyone for organizing this once again.
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Drought: Do Not Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Ban
    Drought: Ban

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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Abstain
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Do Not Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
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    Bright Powder + Lax Incense: Ban
    Drizzle: Do Not Ban - Aldaron's proposal did what it was intended to.
    Drought: Abstain - On the one hand, Ninetales is the worst inducer of them all but on the other hand I think that Blaziken and Venusaur (and Chlorophyll in general) make it the most suspect level weather by far. However, seeing as I haven't played with sun much for the test (and the teams I ran against it were biased towards beating weather in general) I have to abstain from voting in the best interests of everyone.
  23. idiotfrommars

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