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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 sin(pi), Aug 16, 2017 at 3:09 PM
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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      Latest: Jirachee is the new Head Tournament Director teal6, Aug 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM
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    1. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: SM RU Suspect Process, Round 2, Voting Gondra, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:55 PM
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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: Smogon Tour 24 Kudasai, Aug 19, 2017 at 10:05 PM
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    3. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: Scavengers Ladder - August CheeseMuffin, Aug 19, 2017 at 9:55 PM
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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 bjoernboombastic, Aug 19, 2017 at 1:31 PM
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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: Komm, süßer Tod(A guide to VenuPert) Lord Ninjax, Aug 19, 2017 at 8:44 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 Bamilus013, Aug 18, 2017 at 8:15 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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      Latest: Battle Spot Premier League II - Week 4 NOVED, Aug 19, 2017 at 9:35 PM
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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: Mew giveaway S/M [Offline] Bluemew., Aug 19, 2017 at 9:15 PM
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    4. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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    1. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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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, Aug 19, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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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: Gen 7 Damage Calculator Austin, Aug 14, 2017 at 8:56 PM
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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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    1. Create-A-Pokémon Project

      The designated locale for the conception, designing, and playtesting of original competitive Pokemon concepts.
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      Latest: SM CAP DOUBLES TOURNAMENT: Finals TJ, Aug 19, 2017 at 8:31 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Deserving Happiness GatoDelFuego, Aug 19, 2017 at 10:59 AM
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    2. Circus Maximus

      The home of Mafia, Diplomacy, Tabletop RPGs, and other text-based strategy games.
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      Latest: Diplomacy - Any Way You Want It UncleSam, Aug 19, 2017 at 8:40 PM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: 2017 musics danilo, Aug 19, 2017 at 1:13 AM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: The Everything NFL Thread - 2017-18 season Mr.E, Aug 19, 2017 at 5:54 PM
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