Completed Ziposaki and King Serperior battle it out in the rain!

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Bienvenidos, ladies and gentlemen, to another fiery battle here in CAP ASB!
Today's brawl takes place in the ASB Arena, but the rain seems to have driven away the spectators!
Before we get started, let's take a moment to review the rules:
Ok, let me give out a nice challenge!!!

2v2 or 3v3 singles (foe's choice)
LC mons
2 day DQ
switch = eaten by Magikarp
The arena is the Standard ASB arena. There is a twist though:
1). It is raining and that cannot change.
2). TM/HM/Tutor and Egg moves use 50% more energy.

Zipo, I challenge you!!
Accepting for 2v2 singles.

2 Subs per Round
2 Recoveries/ 5 Chills
Items: None

Need a ref.
That's settled, let's meet the teams!

Team King Serperior:

Magikarp [Bane] (Male)
Nature: Lonely (+1 Atk, -1 Def)
Type:
Water: Water STAB; Can breathe and have excellent mobility when underwater, are less capable on land unless they are entirely amphibious.

Swift Swim: (Inate)The Pokemon with this ability moves extremely fast in slick, rainy conditions, doubling (x2) its Speed in the rain.
Rattled (DW-Locked): (Inate)These Pokemon are more easily frightened by Ghost-, Bug-, and Dark-typed attacks and will raise their Speed by one (1) stage when struck by attacks of those types. A boost gained this way by an opponent's attack will be maintained at the end of each round. Self-targeted attacks do not maintain boosts.

Stats:
HP: 80
Atk: Rank 2 (+1)
Def: Rank 1 (-1)
SpA: Rank 1
SpD: Rank 1
Spe: 80
Size Class: 1
Weight Class: 2
Base Rank Total: 9

EC: 0/6
MC: 0
DC: 0/5
KOC: 0

Attacks:
Splash
Tackle

Bounce
Bubble (event)
Reversal (event)

Move Total: 3

Scyther [Stormblade] (male)
Naughty (+1 Atk, -1 SpD)
Type:
Bug: Bug STAB; more mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gains an extra guaranteed attack on multi-hit moves.
Flying: Flying STAB; immunity to Ground attacks except under the effects of Smack Down and Gravity, even for ground-based flying Pokemon. Will always hit foes with Dig (except other Flying types) and Dive. Cannot be hit by Dive unless the attacking Pokemon has a size class greater than four (4). Immune to Spikes and Toxic Spikes. Enhanced aerial mobility. Superior senses in open air arenas.

Swarm: (Inate)When this Pokemon’s HP is lower than 33% (flat), the Base Attack Power of any Bug-typed attack is increased by 2. (eg Silver Wind goes from 6 to 8, X-Scissor from 8 to 10).
Technician: (Inate) This Pokemon is more skilled at performing weaker moves, causing any of their attacks that normally have 6 or less Base Attack Power to have their Base Attack Power multiplied by 1.5. (e.g. Aerial Ace goes from 6 to 9, Mach Punch goes from 4 to 6, etc.) The Energy Cost for a one-hit or two-hit attack is increased by one (1). Each hit in a multi-hit move is boosted by one (1) Base Attack Power, and the Energy Cost for multi-hit attacks is increased by two (2). Because Technician is a multiplier on single hit moves, its effect is applied to Base Attack Power before any additive effects.
Steadfast(DW-Locked): (Inate)If this Pokemon is flinched, it becomes aware of the speed difference and increases Speed by one (1) stage to make up the difference. This Speed boost is maintained at the end of each round.

Stats:
HP: 100
Atk: Rank 5(+1)
Def: Rank 3
SpA: Rank 2
SpD: Rank 2(-1)
Spe: 105
Size Class: 3
Weight Class: 4
Base Rank Total: 19

EC: 0/6
MC: 0
DC: 0
KOC: 0

Attacks:
Vacuum Wave
Quick Attack
Leer
Focus Energy
Double Team
Pursuit
False Swipe
Wing Attack
Fury Cutter
Agility

Steel Wing
Night Slash
Light Screen

X-Scissor
Aerial Ace
Protect

Move Total: 16


Team Ziposaki:

Makuhita [H] (M)

Nature: Adamant (Adds * to Attack, Subtracts * from Special Attack)

Type: Fighting

Fighting: Fighting STAB; ignore weight restrictions of throwing/grappling moves. Superior reaction time in close quarters.

Abilities:

Thick Fat: (Innate) This Pokemon has a great deal of extra fat or muscle that increases its resistance to extreme heat or extreme cold, reducing the type effectiveness of Fire and Ice-typed attacks to the next level of resistance (2x weak becomes neutral, neutral becomes resistance, etc.)
Guts: (Innate) This Pokemon is tenacious and will work ever harder when under a status condition, raising the Base Attack Power of all its physical attacks by two (2). Pokemon with Guts ignore the attack drop from burn.
Sheer Force (DW): (Can be Enabled) This Pokemon can energize all its attacks with secondary effect chances less than 100%. When Enabled, the Base Attack Power of every move with an effect chance less than 100% increases by two (2), but they will never have a secondary effect.

Stats:

HP: 100
Atk: Rank 3 (+)
Def: Rank 2
SpA: Rank 1 (-)
SpD: Rank 2
Spe: 25
Size Class: 2
Weight Class: 4
Base Rank Total: 11

EC: 6/6
MC: 1
DC: 5/5

Attacks:

Tackle
Focus Energy
Sand Attack
Arm Thrust
Vital Throw
Fake Out
Whirlwind
Knock Off
Smelling Salt
Belly Drum
Force Palm

Bullet Punch
Revenge
Faint Attack
Ice Punch
Thunder Punch
Fire Punch

Rock Slide
Poison Jab
Brick Break
Bulldoze
Protect

Total: 21

Doduo [D] (M)

Nature: Adamant (Adds * to Attack, Subtracts * from Special Attack)

Type: Normal/Flying

Normal: Normal STAB; adapt comfortably to any surrounding after 3 actions. Able to use Outrage without losing focus.
Flying: Flying STAB; immunity to Ground attacks outside extremely odd circumstances even for ground-based flying Pokemon. Enhanced aerial mobility. Superior senses in open air arenas.

Abilities:

Run Away: (Innate) This Pokemon is quick on its feet and will evade any field traps and hazards that would harm it (Spikes, Stealth Rock, Toxic Spikes) in an arena. A Pokemon can still absorb Toxic Spikes if it has Run Away and is Poison-typed. Run Away does not allow the Pokemon to switch out of trapping moves or abilities, however it can escape other situational trapping strategies in battle.
Early Bird: (Innate) This Pokemon is used to waking up at early hours or operating in low-light conditions and subsequently sleep status is automatically reduced by one intensity level when inflicted on this Pokemon. When the Pokemon uses Rest they will gain 18 HP per action and only be asleep for two actions.
Tangled Feet (DW): (Innat) (Locked) When confused, this Pokemon moves around in a haphazard manner, increasing their evasion by one (1) stage. These Pokemon will never damage themselves in confusion. If the Pokemon also has Own Tempo, The duration of confusion doubles.

Stats:

HP: 90
Atk: Rank 4 (+)
Def: Rank 2
SpA: Rank 1 (-)
SpD: Rank 2
Spe: 75
Size Class: 3
Weight Class: 3
Base Rank Total: 14

EC: 5/6
MC: 0
DC: 4/5

Attacks:

Peck
Growl
Pursuit
Quick Attack
Rage
Fury Attack
Tri Attack
Rage
Uproar
Drill Peck

Faint Attack
Quick Attack
Supersonic

Return
Toxic
Facade
Steel Wing
Protect
Substitute

Total: 18


Quick side note, before we get started, Ziposaki needs to choose how many abilities per side.

Order of Operations:
King Serperior sends out, chooses ability (maybe) and equips item.
Ziposaki sends out, chooses ability and item, and orders.
King Serperior orders.
I ref.

Away we go!
 
#3
Oh, sorry. One ability. And its items off, so we can't equip items. Let's go, Makuhita. Let's use Sheer Force. Enable for this round, please.

Force Palm > Thunder Punch > Force Palm
If Magikarp Bounces, Fake Out the first time and push actions down.
If Magikarp Bounces again (after the first time), use Protect and push actions down, but only once.
 
#5
Round One

Sorry, King, but nothing about flopping helplessly about in a puddle strikes me as particularly evasive. Dodge is probably a better bet anyway.

Pre-round:

Magikarp (M) Bane
Nature: Lonely
Health: 80
Energy: 100
Boosts: None
Other: Swift Swim active (x2 speed)

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 100
Energy: 100
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled

Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Round One Start!
As the round begins, both trainers release their Pokémon. On one side, a golden Magikarp skids about, swiftly swimming through the rain! On the other, a Makuhita quietly awaits his orders...

Bane the Magikarp begins the match by creating a Bubble out of a nearby puddle, then firing it at H the Makuhita! Angered, H shakes the rain out of his eyes and retaliates with a Force Palm! The Sheer Force of the attack sends Bane flying!

Using his ability to his advantage, Bane swiftly prepares to Dodge any oncoming attack. Sure enough, H lets fly a fist crackling with electricity, but the Punch of Thunder hits nothing but air!

Bane again launches Bubbles at Makuhita, who retaliates with a final Force Palm to end the round.

Bane looks tired, but is doing well considering his species' natural setbacks. It's still anybody's game!

Action One:
Bane used Bubble!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 5483 NO
(4+3)+3-1.5=8.5=9
9 Damage
-1 energy (STAB)
RNG roll to lower speed: (1-1000=drop) 3349 NO

H used Force Palm!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 7380 NO
6+3+2+2(1.5)=14
14 Damage
-4 energy (STAB)

Action Two:
Bane used Dodge!
40+(160-25)/5=67
-5 energy

H used Thunderpunch!
RNG roll to hit: (1-3300=hit) 6743 MISS
Bane Dodged the attack!
-6 energy

Action Three:
Bane used Bubble!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 8339 NO
(4+3)+3-1.5=8.5=9
9 Damage
-1 energy (STAB)
RNG roll to lower speed: (1-1000=drop) 2600 NO

H used Force Palm!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 817 NO
6+3+2+2(1.5)=14
14 Damage
-4 energy (STAB)



Magikarp (M) Bane
Nature: Lonely
Health: 52
Energy: 93
Boosts: None
Other: Swift Swim active (x2 speed)

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 82
Energy: 86
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled

Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Your turn, King!
 
#6
Bounce - Bubble - Bounce!!

Sub: if Protect is used on A1 or A2, replace actions with Bubble/Chill respectively.
Sub2: if Thunderpuch is used, use Dodge on that actions.

Please tell me that these are legal *begs*
 
#8
Round Two

Pre-round:

Magikarp (M) Bane
Nature: Lonely
Health: 52
Energy: 93
Boosts: None
Other: Swift Swim active (x2 speed)

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 82
Energy: 86
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled

Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Round Two Start!
As the round begins, H the Makuhita squints suspiciously at Bane, before carefully Protecting himself. Sure enough, Bane fires a useless Bubble at H, but the attack merely bounces off his mental shield.

Swimming circles around the drenched Makuhita, Bane fires another round of Bubbles, but is slammed by a Force Palm, sending him skidding across the arena! Whoa, deja vu.

Slipping slightly, H leaps forward and, with a resounding clap, Fakes Out Bane! It seems the Magikarp was so startled he flinched!

As the round closes, the storm seems to be intensifying as both battlers await their orders...

Action One:
H used Protect!
H protected himself!
-11 energy

Bane used Bubble!
H protected himself!
-5 energy

Action Two:
Bane used Bubble!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 1058 NO
(4+3)+3-1.5=8.5=9
9 Damage
-9 energy (STAB)
RNG roll to lower speed: (1-1000=drop) 6320 NO

H used Force Palm!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 2581 NO
6+3+2+2(1.5)=14
14 Damage
-4 energy (STAB)

Action Three:
H used Fake Out!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 6102 NO
4+2(1.5)=7
7 Damage
-4 energy

Bane flinched!


Post-round:

Magikarp (M) Bane
Nature: Lonely
Health: 31
Energy: 79
Boosts: None
Other: Swift Swim active (x2 speed)

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 73
Energy: 62
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled

Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Your turn, Ziposaki.
 
#9
Force Palm > Thunder Punch > Force Palm
If Magikarp Bounces, use Protect and push actions back, but only once.

Sheer Force is still enabled.
 
#11
Round Three

Pre-round:

Magikarp (M) Bane
Nature: Lonely
Health: 31
Energy: 79
Boosts: None
Other: Swift Swim active (x2 speed)

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 73
Energy: 62
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled

Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Round Three Start!
As the round opens, thunder rolls ominously. Both battlers are soaking wet, but the storm continues to worsen. As lightning flashes, the third round begins...

Still swiftly swimming through the downpour, Bane opens with a Bubble that is intensified by the rain! Angered, H retaliates with a powerful Force Palm, catching the Magikarp across the gills! Whoa, Deja Vu again.

Nervously, Bane braces himself to Dodge, but is unable to avoid the oncoming Thunderpunch! The crackling attack knocks the Magikarp away, sending him splashing limply into a puddle! Bane has been KOed!

King Serperior recalls Bane and automatically sends out his final Pokémon, Stormblade the Scyther. The Mantis Pokémon calmly sharpens his claws, preparing himself for the oncoming brawl.

Action One:
Bane used Bubble!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 1707 NO
(4+3)+3-1.5=8.5=9
9 Damage
-1 energy (STAB)
RNG roll to lower speed: (1-1000=drop) 2116 NO

H used Force Palm!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 8719 NO
6+3+2+2(1.5)=14
14 Damage
-4 energy (STAB)

Action Two:
Bane used Dodge!
40+(160-25)/5=67
-5 energy

H used Thunderpunch!
RNG roll to hit: (1-3300=hit) 199 HIT
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 6225 NO
(8+2+2(1.5))*1.5=19.5=20
20 Damage (KO)
-6 energy

Bane fainted!


Post-round:

Magikarp (M) Bane
Nature: Lonely
Health: -3
Energy: 73
Boosts: None
Other: Swift Swim active (x2 speed), KOed

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 64
Energy: 52
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled, 1 KOC

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 100
Energy: 100
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

King's turn! Remember to specify an ability for Stormblade.
 
#14
Round Four

Pre-round:

Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: 64
Energy: 52
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled, 1 KOC

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 100
Energy: 100
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)


Round Four Start!
As the fourth round opens, Stormblade the Scyther surveys his new foe. As the rain continues to fall, the H and Stormblade lock eyes, staring each other down...

In a flash, Stormblade leaps forward, fiercely Attacking with his Wings! The sheer intensity of the attack causes H to stagger backward, before countering with a Jab of Poison!

Angered, Stormblade continues his assault, using Technician to launch an Aerial Ace attack upon the cowering Makuhita! The Fighting-type is certainly taking a beating under these strong STAB attacks! Struggling to his feet, H retaliates with a Punch of Fire that seems to lose momentum in the pouring rain!

Lightning glinting off his wings, Stormblade quickly finishes off H with a final Wing Attack! The Makuhita stumbles, then falls with a splash, KOed!

Ziposaki recalls his fallen Fighting-type and sends out a Doduo, alert and keen-eyed even in the worsening storm. It's still anyone's game!

Action One:
Stormblade used Wing Attack!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 7898 NO
((6*1.5)+3+3(1.5))*1.5=24.75=25
25 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

H used Poison Jab!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 8674 NO
8+2=10
10 Damage
-6 energy

Action Two:
Stormblade used Aerial Ace!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 9805 NO
((6*1.5)+3+3(1.5))*1.5=24.75=25
25 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

H used Fire Punch!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 4655 NO
(8+2-3)*1.5=10.5=11
11 Damage
-6 energy

Action Three:
Stormblade used Wing Attack!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 916 NO
((6*1.5)+3+3(1.5))*1.5=24.75=25
25 Damage (KO)
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

H fainted!



Makuhita (M) H
Nature: Adamant
Health: -11
Energy: 40
Boosts: None
Other: Sheer Force Enabled, 1 KOC, KOed

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 79
Energy: 88
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 90
Energy: 100
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Ziposaki's turn! (Remember to specify an ability for Doduo.)
 
#17
Round Five

Pre-round:

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 79
Energy: 88
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 90
Energy: 100
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Round Five Start!
As the rain continues to pour, Stormblade the Scyther sizes up his new foe. D the Doduo seems ready for battle, both beaks snapping menacingly.

With a flash, the Doduo rolls forward into a Drill Peck, beaks spinning like tops, but Stormblade had already dived out of the way, using his Agility and reflexes to dodge the attack!

Spinning back, Stormblade catches D across both heads with a strong Wing Attack! However, the Doduo manages to Peck Stormblade's wings as he zooms by.

Flipping around, the Scyther nails D with an Aerial Ace attack, but is knocked away by a powerful Drill Peck!

As the round closes, both battlers flinch as lightning flashes in the distance, but resolutely remain determined to triumph.

Action One:
Stormblade used Evasive Agility!
Stormblade spun out of the way!
-7 energy

D used Drill Peck!
Stormblade evaded the attack!
-5 energy (STAB)

Action Two:
Stormblade used Wing Attack!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 5965 NO
(6*1.5)+3+3(1.5)=16.5=17
17 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

D used Peck!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 2821 NO
(4+3+1.5)*1.5=12.75=13
13 Damage
-1 energy (STAB)

Action Three:
Stormblade used Aerial Ace!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 9224 NO
(6*1.5)+3+3(1.5)=16.5=17
17 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

D used Drill Peck!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 5002 NO
(8+3+1.5)*1.5=18.75=19
19 Damage
-5 energy (STAB)


Post-round:

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 47
Energy: 73
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 56
Energy: 89
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

King Serperior, it's your turn!
 
#20
Round Six

Pre-round:

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 47
Energy: 73
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 56
Energy: 89
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Round Six Start!
As the sixth round begins, lightning flashes, briefly outlining the two battlers locked in combat. Though both have sustained injuries, neither is giving in until the end!

Stormblade begins the round with a Wing Attack that sends D flying! The flightless bird lands, angered, and retaliates with a Peck that catches the Scyther across the wings!

Nervously, D concentrates and Protects himself from oncoming attack, just seconds before Stormblade crashes into the mental barrier with an Aerial Ace!

The final action mimics the first, with a second Wing Attack colliding with an oncoming Peck!

As the round closes, both combatants seem exhausted. The next round will almost certainly be the last, but who will win?

Action One:
Stormblade used Wing Attack!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 4059 NO
(6*1.5)+3+3(1.5)=16.5=17
17 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

D used Peck!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 2797 NO
(4+3+1.5)*1.5=12.75=13
13 Damage
-1 energy (STAB)

Action Two:
D used Protect!
D protected himself!
-13 energy (STAB)

Stormblade used Aerial Ace!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 3211 NO
(6*1.5)+3+3(1.5)=16.5=17
17 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

Action Three:
Stormblade used Wing Attack!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 8445 NO
(6*1.5)+3+3(1.5)=16.5=17
17 Damage
-4 energy (STAB, Technician)

D used Peck!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 3344 NO
(4+3+1.5)*1.5=12.75=13
13 Damage
-1 energy (STAB)


Post-round:

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 21
Energy: 61
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 22
Energy: 74
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

You're up, Ziposaki!
 
#21
Drill Peck + Quick Attack > Cooldown (Quick Attack)> Quick Attack
If Scyther uses a protective/evasive move, Chill that action and push actions down.
If combination would fail, change Actions 1 and 2 to Drill Peck and Quick Attack
 
#23
Round Seven

Pre-round:

Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: 21
Energy: 61
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 22
Energy: 74
Boosts: None
Other: None
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Round Seven Start!
As the final round begins, both battlers struggle to remain upright, fighting exhaustion and the still-raging storm. Like gunslingers in the wild west, they lock eyes, preparing themselves for the final skirmish.

In a flash, Stormblade the Scyther zooms into a Sonic Wingblade Combo that knocks D off his feet! The Doduo slips in the rain, but manages to struggle to his feet, using the last of his energy to retaliate with a powerful Hyper Peck Combo that sends Stormblade skidding across the arena! The Scyther shakes his head, blades askew, then falls with a splash, KOed! That's game!

Stormblade used a "Sonic Wingblade" Combo!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 6056 NO
(4/2+6)+3+3(1.5)=15.5=16
16 Damage
-10 energy (STAB)

D used a "Hyper Peck" combo!
RNG roll to crit: (1-625=crit) 7339 NO
((4/2+8)+3+1.5)*1.5=21.75=22
22 Damage (KO)
-13 energy (STAB)

Stormblade fainted!



Scyther (M) Stormblade
Nature: Naughty
Health: -1
Energy: 51
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC, KOed

Doduo (M) D
Nature: Adamant
Health: 6
Energy: 61
Boosts: None
Other: 1 KOC
Arena: Rain (Permanent)

Prizes:
I nab 5 shiny UC.

Ziposaki receives 2 CC.
H the Makuhita receives 3 MC and 1 KOC.
D the Doduo receives 1 EC, 2 MC, 1 DC, and 1 KOC.

King Serperior receives 2 CC.
Bane the Magikarp receives 1 EC, 2 MC, and 1 DC.
Stormblade the Scyther receives 1 EC, 2 MC, 1 DC, and 1 KOC.

Good game to both of you, and congratulations, Ziposaki!
 
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