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    Smogon Tour - Season 10 Finals! [Won by Delta 2777]

    Congratulations to Smogon for having another hugely successful season of the prestigious Smogon Tour! Even more congratulations to our talented finalists and our new high host of the Smogon Tour, Philip7086! It's been a long road this season, and I'm sad that I couldn't watch it all the way...
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    For this week only, Smogon Tour matches may be played on both Doug's CAP server on Shoddy Battle AND Smogon's PokeLab server. Beginning next week, all matches shall be held on PokeLab. See Cathy's thread for the download.
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    Proposed Starting Banlist for Gen 5

    We need a starting point on this and for now I'm going to ignore Gen 5 pokemon and deal only with Gen 4. Here's is my proposed ban list: Arceus Darkrai Deoxys Deoxys-e Deoxys-f Deoxys-l Dialga Giratina Giratina-o Groudon Ho-oh Kyogre Latias Latios Lugia Manaphy Mew Mewtwo Palkia Rayquaza...
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    Season 10 (Week 3 [DPP UU #3]) Won by purplefingers

    Post "in" to participate. Send a PM to "Aeolus" on ShoddyBattle when you win your match, losers need not PM as it could cause confusion. Additionally, please do note that today's tour is UU! The current ban list on Smogon University is in effect. In addition...
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    Smogon Tour X

    The tenth season of the Smogon Tour will be here before you know it! The first tour will be held on: Friday, August 27th 2010 This is absolutely going to be the largest Smogon Tour ever because the season has been expanded to 12 full weeks of competition instead of 9. We will retain the same...
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    Smogon Council I - Salamence

    Council Members Vote: Uber: -DarkLucario -Earthworm -Krack -Lady Bug -panamaxis -reachzero -TAY -Twist of Fate OU: -Aeroblacktyl
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    Shoddy Battle Glitches List

    This is a research project that I don't want to be totally public because I want to make sure everything is 100% accurate and I can expect that from Badgeholders! I need an exhaustive list of all battling glitches that are currently known and "abuseable" in Shoddy. Just the name, and a simple...
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    Smogon Council I - Salamence

    READ THIS WHOLE POST AND FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS. As I described in the original Smogon Council thread, nine players will be selected to cast a vote to decide the tiering of Salamence. If you believe you are qualified and are interested in being on the Council, you must post your application...
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    Latias Needs an Update

    I just wanted to post a thread here to ask that some work be done on Latias given the recent tier change. The analysis should focus on her role in the uber environment.
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    The First Smogon Council - Salamence

    Now that we have a final tiering decision on Latias (uber), it is time to turn our heads to the dragon in the room... Salamence. Questions about his appropriateness in OU have been raised, and now that Latias is handled, we will address the issue. As soon as possible, we will have a suspect...
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    Smogon Tour - Season Nine Finals [Won by Zak91]

    Smogon Tour Season Nine Finals Congratulations to all Smogon Tour finalists, it is an incredible accomplishment to have made it this far. Each of you will now compete for the coveted title of Smogon Tour champion! Below you will find the 16 man, single elimination bracket that indicates your...
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    Easter Holiday

    If you notice on the schedule, the Smogon Tour has not been planned for this weekend because of the Easter holiday on Sunday. The tour will resume as normal next week in the OU metagame.
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    Smogon Tour Final Tournament Expanded!

    Due to the unprecedented level of participation we've seen this season, we have determined that it is appropriate to expand the finals of this season from the traditional eight man tournament to a sixteen man tournament. Good luck to everyone!
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    New Rule: Absolutely no coaching, advising, or consulting between players is allowed during the Smogon Tour. Anyone found to be either giving or receiving advice will be disqualified and penalized in the standings. Collaboration on team building before the tournament is acceptable. TIMED...
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    Announcing Smogon Tour - Season Nine!

    Hello Pokemon fans! It's that time... another chance for Pokemon players around the world to claim fame in the most exciting competitive Pokemon tournament series in the world... The Smogon Tour! The Smogon Tour this year will proceed much as it did last season. Players will compete in three...
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    Tiering Contributor Badge

    It's time to update these... however, due to the way we have changed voting procedures it is now a somewhat onerous process for me to compile all the necessary data to determine who is eligible for consideration. So... If you have voted in 4 or more suspect tests, send me a PM linking to all...
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    Stage 3-2 Vote

    Garchomp - Latias - Manaphy - Please start your reply exactly as I started this post to ease the task of tallying votes. We have 132 potential voters Simply indicate OU or Uber after each suspect. If you wish to abstain, you can just leave it blank. Nothing else is needed. If you wish to...
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    Suspect Test Process Stage Three - Version 2.0!

    And then there were three. Latios and Skymin are out, and only Garchomp, Manaphy, and Latias remain. Doug has graciously put up the Suspect ladder on Smogon University so that we may advance our agenda toward completing this extensive Suspect Test process. This test will last approximately...
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    Ask The Admins - Issue #5

    Welcome to "Ask The Admins"! Have a question you've always been burning to ask the Smogon site administration? Here's your chance! For each issue of The Smog, the Smogon admins will comb this this thread, select the very best questions, and write up answers to be published in the webzine. Your...
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    Online Sports Betting - Free and Fun

    So, I recently came across a pretty fun site. It is totally free. When you sign up, you are staked with $0.10. You can bet on whatever you want, and when you manage to make it to $20, you can cash out and they will cut you a check. If you manage to ever go below your original stake, they just...