Sign-Up Apprentice Program Signups: SUMO OU

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Username: rozae
PO/PS! Username: rozae
Your timezone: gmt -6
Usual Hours of Availability: anytime after 3 pm on the weekdays, and for the most part all day on the weekends.
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): i've played mons competitively since 2013, mainly causally on the ladder. however, i've always wanted to get into a tournament setting, so i'm looking for someone who could help me improve. i enjoy using bulky offense, or just fat teams in general, i find those to be the best play styles that work for me.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: either works
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: yeah
 
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Username: Takuto'
PO/PS! Username: Eu tenho depressão, ThatsWhyTheyCallMeKing, Takutinho
Your timezone: -3
Usual Hours of Availability: Evening and somedays in the morning
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): play competitive since dppt OU, but don't get how USUM is working yey
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Both. henriquezitow (skype) or Mashiro Shiina#7453 (Discord)
Do you understand how the blacklist works?:
Yes
 
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Username: 100 Hoes Kaido
PO/PS! Username: Various
Your timezone: CET
Usual Hours of Availability: Around 5pm-11pm
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): Yeah, basically I stopped playing competitive for a good while and I would like to get back with all the new stuff in the metagame that has happened in preparation for future competitions.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype? : Discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: yes
 
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Username: Druthless
PO/PS! Username: druthless
Your timezone: EST
Usual Hours of Availability: 12pm-11pm Monday-Friday / 9am-3pm Sat-Sun
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I’ve played Pokémon casually my entire life but fell off my senior of HS in 2014, last fall I bought USUM and the infatuation began all over again but this time I wanted to really enjoy battling and learned about VGC. Since then I’ve spent hours honing my game and refining my team. I’ve been to multiple PC’s and compete on PS all the time. I want to keep growing along with my team and do cut top 32 at next year at a Regional Tournament. I feel understanding and doing well in OU will help with that.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Discord and Skype
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: yes
 
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Username:Satanic Beast
PO/PS! Username:Edgar Allan Poem
Your timezone: CST
Usual Hours of Availability: Whenever, to be honest. Ping me on discord, if you ever wanna set something up!
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): Basically, I joined PS! a while back, and I've been maining AG for a bit, as a metagame. I've hit 52-0 in said meta (low ladder is ass lmfao), and hit 1964 on ladder, and I'm pretty active in the room. I'm trying to get into OU, and I've been stealing teams from pastebins and shit like that, because I'm too damn lazy to build my own teams for OU, but I understand that team building is an important part of the metagame to learn. Either way, I'm looking forward to participating in this program, and thanks in advance!
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?:Yes, preferably discord.
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: Yes.
 
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Username:ithrowrocksatkids
PO/PS! Username:ithrowrocksatkids
Your timezone:est
Usual Hours of Availability:most of the time on weekends and after 530 pm on weekdays
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences):ive been playing since usum i dont enjoy ladder so i dont do it often but ive reached around 1700 and i really enjoy building
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?:discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?:
yes
 
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Username:Heldinho
PO/PS! Username:The Helder Scrolls
Your timezone:GMT-3 (Brazilian Time)
Usual Hours of Availability:all day between 19 and 21 hr
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences):

I started with ORAS OU in the competitive one 3 years ago, but I only deepened in SM
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?:Discord Only
Do you understand how the blacklist works?:Yes
 
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Username: DugTrilla
PO/PS! Username: NiBonesBaby
Your timezone: ADT
Usual Hours of Availability: Usually online in the afternoon on weekdays and midnight on weekends.
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I've been playing competitively mainly in the OU tier since early B/W. I am just now delving into the competitive scene for USUM now and am having a hard building decent teams and learning the niches of the newer pokemon in the viability rankings. I am not new to pokemon or competitive play what so ever so tutoring me would not be too difficult! Would love some help, so I can start competing in some Tournaments.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Discord: NiDollaz Skype: Can be made if the tutor needs.
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: Yes
 
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Username: Newalfonquest
PO/PS! Username: Newalfonquest
Your timezone:GMT +2
Usual Hours of Availability:all day between 16 and 24 hr
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences):

I started in XY but Im playing competitive since ORAS. I have been playing tours since 1 year and I have played tours like POWC.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Yeah, Discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?:Yes
 
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assigned to Simia

Username: willdbeast
PO/PS! Username: willdbeast (lol PO in 2k18)
Your timezone: GMT+1
Usual Hours of Availability: 18:00-22:00 most days and more on discord but not ps.
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I've been playing mons for about 4 years and I have a good idea of general ideas about how to play and build (I hope) but I have almost no experience of OU this gen. The main metas I play are BH and past gens and ig I'm not terrible. Mainly looking for learning the meta rather than how to play.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: Yes
 
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Username: Ben Chai
PO/PS! Username: GoogleLover20000
Your timezone: EST
Usual Hours of Availability: Currently any time during the week. I'll be getting a job or two in July and that will most likely change things and I'm not sure what to expect but will try to remain flexible.
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I've been playing Pokemon for as long as I can remember but just started playing competitively recently. I've been on and off with the game which has prevented me from truly getting good at the game but I consider myself a fast learner and will improve quickly with a tutor.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Both
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: Yes
 
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Username: Wugus
PO/PS! Username: Chimborazo
Your timezone: PDT
Usual Hours of Availability: Varies, usually all day Sunday, and after 11:30 on Monday. Also Wednesdays and Fridays in the afternoon
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I’ve played pokemon showdown since BW after being inspired by YouTubers like Joey, Blunder, emvee, etc. Since then I have tried to be a more competitive battler but I tend to fall short when it comes to team building and playing smart in the actual battle. I would greatly appreciate any help a tutor can offer, as my hours are somewhat felxible and I am enthusiastic about improving my skill in the game.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: yes
 

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Username: martha
PO/PS! Username: martha
Your timezone: +1 but i don’t sleep
Usual Hours of Availability: afternoons / evenings / nights sometimes because summer break
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): have been playing casually on ps since 2016 and picked up uu last august / september last year; since then i’ve been in uupl and had a lot of experience playing in a competitive environment. i want to learn a new metagame and ou seems like the best one with the most opportunities. it also seems like a new way to improve my general teambuilding skills too.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: yea discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: yes

TPP agreed to help me
 
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Username: Trap
PS! Username: Trap x
What format do you want to learn?: USM OU
Your timezone: GMT +7
Usual Hours of Availability: All day because summer.
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I mainly play RU to some success but want to also dabble in OU because I am not to fond of the tier shifts in lower tiers. I heard USM OU is the main generation and I want to become more familiar in actually playing it. (I spectate some)
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: Discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: Yes
 
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pilica12

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Username: pilica12
Showdown Username: pilica12
Format: SM OU
Timezone: GMT+8
Availability: Flexible, I usually do insane hours, so I can be amenable to most times.
Prior experience: I have only really dabbled around in OU in both SM and XYORAS, breaking off every so often here and there (and often returning, toting the same team I was using months back). I do enjoy reading competitive articles and watching videos, but putting some of the skills into action oftentimes is difficult, and I would single out my prediction to be one of my weakest areas. I think that the Apprentice Program will help me become confident enough to play a bit in tournaments (which I have wanted to for a while, but never had the courage to try).
Skype/Discord: Prefer Discord, but can learn Skype if need be.
Blacklist: I understand how this works.
 
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Username: Duskfall98
PO/PS! Username: Duskfall98
Your timezone: gmt+1
Usual Hours of Availability: evening times
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences): I've been playing showdown a long time, several yesrs. Ive a good understanding of game mechanics, but I want to learn how to get better. I need help with team building and playing in general as I find it hard getting to high ladder and playing consistently, which is my current goal.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?: yes
Do you understand how the blacklist works?: yes
 
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Username: SuperKmanrocks
PO/PS! Username: SuperKmanrocks
Your timezone: EST UTC -5:00
Usual Hours of Availability: Monday-Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am -- Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences):
I have been playing competitive Pokemon for many years now. I started at the tail end of Generation 4 in the HGSS days and was really excited when Black and White came out to finally start to really jump into competitive. I've been playing through pretty much every metagame since then and am experienced playing multiple tiers and metagames and have even participated, and done well in, local tournaments around my area. I have, however, found myself peaking at around 1300-1400 on the OU ladder. My favorite parts of Pokemon include not only playing the games, but teambuilding fun squads that can be competitively viable. Of course, my battling skills certainly need to improve, as most of the games I tend to lose on the ladder stem from mistakes that I can learn to avoid.
Are you able to use either Discord or Skype?:
Both
Do you understand how the blacklist works?:
Yes
 
Username: spatulakun
PO Username: spatulakun
Usual Hours of Availability: Every day 9 PM-1 AM EST
Tell us a little about your experience in competitive Pokemon (min. 3 sentences):
I started competitive battling in DPP OU on shoddy battle. I took a break and started again a couple months ago in USUM OU. I got to 1400 elo but I'm pretty stuck there. I was hoping for some help in identifying win conditions and just in general how to understand proper decisions in game. Thanks.
Are you able to use Discord or Skype?: Discord
Do you understand how the blacklist works? Yes
 
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