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    1. Information & Resources

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community.
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      Latest: Smogon Simple Questions & Suggestions Thread Drew, Jul 25, 2017 at 8:34 AM
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Hammering out a Fifty Turn Rule proposal OrdA, Jul 26, 2017 at 11:37 AM
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    2. Tournaments

      Where official and unofficial competitive Smogon tournaments take place. Read the information thread before participating.
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      Latest: The Ubers Open VI - Round 1 Flarowak, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:39 PM
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    1. Video Game Championships

      Discussion of Pokémon's official tournament circuit. Join the VGC Discord for live discussion.
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      Latest: VGC Player Location Thread megagen10, Jul 25, 2017 at 11:33 PM
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    2. Battle Spot

      Discussion of Pokémon's cartridge ladders. Join the Battle Spot PS room or Battle Spot Discord for live discussion.
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    3. Wi-Fi

      Discussion regarding Wi-Fi trading and battling as well as resources for breeding and capturing.
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      Latest: Eisen's VGC Factory mertyville, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:35 PM
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    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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    1. Battling 101

      Smogon's tutoring program for inexperienced players and those looking to refine their skill. Join the B101 Discord for live discussion.
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      Latest: Apprentice Program Signups: SUMO OU HQuaze, Jul 21, 2017 at 7:27 AM
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    2. Rate My Team

      Get your team rated in any generation or metagame. Join the RMT PS room or RMT Discord to seek advice or rate teams in real time.
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      Latest: Noob Need Help With LC Team thorough, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:29 PM
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    1. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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      Latest: Flying Press Announcements The Dutch Plumberjack, Jul 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM
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    2. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Date di rilascio e archivio articoli Haund, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:41 AM
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    3. Technical Projects

      The community's programmers and coders gather here to produce helpful tools and resources.
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      Latest: Smogon Team Assistant OrdA, Jul 25, 2017 at 3:13 AM
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    4. Smeargle's Studio

      The community's artists gather here to exhibit their works and create pieces for Smogon's official projects.
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      Latest: 2017 Facebook Art Thread (OP UPDATED 7/24) vzxt, Jul 26, 2017 at 11:43 AM
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    1. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      The designated locale for the conception, designing, and playtesting of original competitive Pokemon concepts.
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      Latest: Gen 7 CAP C&C Index MeepBard, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:00 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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    2. Circus Maximus

      The home of Mafia, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and other text-based strategy games.
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: Overwatch - Get Fisted (Join us on IRC at #ow) erisia, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:07 PM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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