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    1. Information & Resources

      New members look here for information and/or help regarding the Smogon community.
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    2. Announcements

      Smogon staff will post site updates, promotions, new tiering policy, and more here.
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      Latest: Smogon's Flying Press Article Announcements Luna, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:31 AM
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    1. Cartridge Formats

      Competitive discussion for the official cartridge-based rulesets.
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    2. Policy Review

      Invite-only discussion of competitive Pokémon policy.
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      Latest: Arena Trap / Dugtrio p2, Oct 19, 2017 at 8:03 AM
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    3. Tournaments

      Where official and unofficial competitive Smogon tournaments take place. Read the information thread before participating.
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      Latest: Ban Investments - (SM OU/NU/LC Teams) - Round 1 MSnt, Oct 19, 2017 at 4:02 PM
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    4. Pokémon Showdown!

      Forum dedicated to Pokémon Showdown!
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      Latest: Suggestions Phantomgenius, Oct 19, 2017 at 2:32 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 Doubles OU Shiba, Oct 19, 2017 at 3:52 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: Tropical Waste Mstery, Oct 19, 2017 at 3:59 PM
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    1. Wi-Fi

      Discussion regarding Wi-Fi trading and battling as well as resources for breeding and capturing. Join the Wi-FI Discord.
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      Latest: Appreciation For a Mod/Long Time Friend <Totes>, Oct 19, 2017 at 4:07 PM
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    2. Orange Islands

      Discussion of existing Pokémon games, anime, and manga.
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      Latest: Battle Tree Discussion and Records pidj, Oct 19, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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    1. The Flying Press

      Read or help create Smogon's on-site competitive articles.
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      Latest: OU Type Analysis: Water Luna, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:29 AM
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    2. Translations

      Where articles and analyses are translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
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      Latest: Planning des sorties d'articles TMan87, Oct 18, 2017 at 6:16 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: Gen 7 Damage Calculator david0895, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:57 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: Auresi's Art Auresi, Oct 19, 2017 at 3:01 PM
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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: CAP 23 - Part 8 - Moveset Discussion S. Court, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:13 PM
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    1. Congregation of the Masses

      Discuss anything but Pokémon here.
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      Latest: Learning to code cookie, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:33 PM
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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: What A Bastard (Day 1) VigilanteVigoroth, Oct 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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    3. The Great Library

      The discussion board for general media / pop culture.
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      Latest: League of Legends: Let's Talk About Plants Luna, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:17 AM
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    4. Sports Arena

      FUTBOOOOOOOOOOL.
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      Latest: 2017/18 (Soccer) Football Thread Random Passerby, Oct 19, 2017 at 9:25 AM
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