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Poll: Would you still play Smogon BW OU if all perma weather is banned?

Discussion in 'Dragonspiral Tower' started by Aeromence, Sep 25, 2011.

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Would you still play Smogon BW OU if all perma weather is banned?

Poll closed Oct 5, 2011.
  1. Yes I would still play on Smogon's server

    74 vote(s)
    70.5%
  2. I would come and play on Smogon's server every now and then

    13 vote(s)
    12.4%
  3. I would stop playing on Smogon's server forever

    11 vote(s)
    10.5%
  4. Other (please specify)

    7 vote(s)
    6.7%
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  1. Aeromence

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    READ THE OP FIRST

    Reviving Woodchuck's thread from a while ago to see how everyone will react to this now that the metagame has developed a bit more

    And NO this thread hasn't got anything to do with actually banning Perma-Weather, it's just seeing what everyone at Smogon thinks. Personally I would stay at Smogon, but the poll isn't public so choose whatever you feel like.
  2. Lady Salamence

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    Glad to see you took up my bet, can't wait to see the results.
  3. Mario With Lasers

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    You forgot the poll.


    And to make a less misleading poll question.


    No, not even that, you forgot to make a question that wasn't so fundamentally wrong and against Smogon's philosophy. You're pretty much saying "hey guys what if we banned all weather because we are bored, would you still play?????" when it should be "hey guys do you really think we should tackle banning weather instead of the abusers, if we find anything broken in the metagame????". That's like asking to ban Stealth Rock because of Articuno, absolute bias.
  4. Aeromence

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    got it now
  5. Nanoswine

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    Yes I would still play, but that doesn't mean I support a ban of all weather.

  6. Lady Salamence

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    I chose other.

    While I would still play on the Smogon Ladder regularly, I would put a LOT of my time into another ladder with weather. I wouldn't leave the ladder completely, I wouldn't play it "now and then," it'd be more of 65/45, 45 being on the Smogon Ladder.
  7. Adamant Zoroark

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    I would still play. I'm fine if it stays though. I personally don't use weather, so I don't see any particular reason to bitch about weather theoretically getting banned.
  8. Lady Salamence

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    Also, could you make the poll public? It'd be nice to see what others voted for, like last time.
  9. Aeromence

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    either i dont have the authority to edit polls or im just stupid
  10. Lady Salamence

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    You misunderstood the purpose of this thread, it seems. Aeromence is saying exactly what you criticized. If weather was banned, would you still play on Smogon's ladder? it's not what you said, it's exactly that.
  11. New World Order

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    If anything, I'd stop playing if weather was banned and just go to PO instead like everyone else. Weather IMO is not broken at all, nor does it hurt diversity. If anything it improves diversity since you have the option of playing so many more playstyles. There's no way the weather metagame is nearly as centralized as Garchomp era 4th gen.
  12. DetroitLolcat

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    I would play it, but it would be a much less legitimate metagame and would call the credibility of the Suspect system/Smogon's policy/common sense into question. I would play it because the people on Smogon are generally better at the game than the people on other sites, not because it was a better metagame.

    GameFreak dealt us weather. It creates a nonbroken metagame. Therefore we play with weather.
  13. Mario With Lasers

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    And what's the point? "Hey if SR was banned, would you still play?" then 60% vote "yes" and people go on in other threads saying that "hey we can ban SR, people find it broken and the majority of the community would not care!!!!".


    We don't let people ban elements of the game simply because "we don't care", so why should we even allow such a poll.
  14. idiotfrommars

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    I would play, doesn't mean I would like it though. The best competition will always be on Smogon, so I have to fuel my competitive spirit somewhere.
  15. ssbbm

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    yes, just because there's really no other good place to play >_>

    edit: ninjaed by ifm -___-

    although yeah the question should be: "should we ban all auto-weathers?"
  16. KurashiDragon

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    I'd still play smogon ou and I think it'd be kinda stupid for someone to quit Smogon OU just because weather is gone. Nobody knows where the metagame would go with all the new stuff 5th gen has to offer if weather were gone. The metagame may just be more fun if weather were gone.

    If someone wines just because weather is gone, I'd say the same thing to someone that's saying we should have blaziken back just because it's their favorite pokemon. It was broken and it was banned.
  17. Aeromence

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    because people will care what one poll's results are? im not saying that perma weather will be banned, im just asking what would happen if it was banned
  18. Lady Salamence

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    The votes are unable to be seen who voted what except for by mods.
    If all 70+ suspect testersnvoted they'd quit, and 3000 non suspect testers voted they'd rejoice, it doesn't matter how much nominations it gets, the 70 people who voted they'd quit are the ones with suspect test rights, and it would stay.

    Like popular vote and electoral vote, if you're from America
  19. Aeromence

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    so true, smogon is the tip of the top when comes to great battlers
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    Yes I would still play.
  21. lordkira

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    I might go over to PO for realZ then, FOR REALZ
    On a more serious note, I most likely will stop playing on the Smogon server and play on the PO site. But I am sure we most likely will not ban auto weathers. I believe in the req-met voters.
  22. Ningildo

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    Well, I'd come back every now and then, but weather feels like a part of the current OU metagame and I would miss it deeply. But in all honesty, weather won't get banned from my perspective. Maybe a suspect, but definitely not a ban
  23. -Tsunami-

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    I would definitely still play. Better to play in a server with no weather than servers with Blaziken + Drizzle Swift Swim and a lack of talented battlers.
  24. New World Order

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    bleh? can I change my vote? misread the question. I would NOT play Smogon server anymore if permaweather got banned.
  25. Darkaxis

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    I would play why? because I can adapt!
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