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Smogon article on Encyclopedia Dramatica

Discussion in 'Congregation of the Masses' started by xXRageViru5Xx, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. xXRageViru5Xx

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  2. cantab

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    Quite accurate.

    Sadly, Smogon University doesn't have an article on Wikipedia. Which means competitive Pokemon isn't notable.
  3. tape-type

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    I don't think that for competitive gaming in anything there's ever a wiki article for it. Fighting games... or to be less of a fanboy and say FPS games have several very, very popular and concurred forums and none are mentioned on Wiki.

    Also I guess this shows Smogon is a quite e-popular.
  4. RBG

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  5. xXRageViru5Xx

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    We also have one on Bulbapedia

    I dont read TV Tropes much. Its basically a wiki run by weeaboos and people obsessed with writing internet fanfiction.

    I lol'd at the part of the article that said "typical smogonite in training".
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    I'll admit, I LOL'D more than twice. Pretty accurate from the perspective of a "no holds barred" pokemon battler. But it does sound like someone was bitter for being banned from Smogon.
  7. RBG

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    Here is the text from the Smogon Article on Wikipedia (deleted in 2005)


    Edit: The page smogon university deleted in 2009

  8. Morm

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    Brain gets mentioned by name but they don't make mention to Az or firebot?
    I call bias on that
  9. xXRageViru5Xx

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    too bad TOW will never have an article about Smogon
  10. cim

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    I think Smogon.com is approaching Wikipedia's notability standards - maybe worth another look someday.
  11. Morm

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    Pokemon is a pretty huge deal
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_League_Gaming
  13. RBG

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    The difference is that has recieved media coverage from news sources, while Smogon really hasn't.
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    I lol'd.
  16. cim

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    Yeah, that's always been the problem - but I thought with the Pokemon championships last year we received coverage.

    Plus I believe we meet criteria 2 of WP:WEB
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    "The site was founded in 2004 by one of the creators of Pokémon NetBattle"

    chaos, secretly TVsian.

    Have a nice day.
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    I've read that article before on ED.

    I lol'd with the thing about Salamence.
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    Read it, and my god did it make me laugh. That website is a very trollish forum. VERY Trollish.
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    Yet you created a topic about Encyclopedia Dramatica?
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    Also - They are a bunch of people with.... different ideas. I had nothing to say when I read some of their articles.

    The site should be taken down.
  22. Obsessed

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    It is meant to be a troll site, much like Uncyclopedia. Get over it.
  23. cim

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    internet censorship is always a great idea!
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    favorite part: mantrain.

    also it's funny to find "article" pages like this when all it is a page bashing another website. honestly, whoever spent their time creating this page spends their time far less wisely than anyone in this community! :cloud:
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