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  1. Nice to know the only thing I'm remembered by is my horse head.
  2. Good, variety and more access to shinies like these are great things for the market. Congrats to the lucky OT.
  3. Why wouldn't we, one or two people who made some mistakes don't represent the entire team. We've been around forever, gone through good and bad times, active and inactive times, lost and gained many friends due to various reasons, lost in the first round of team tournaments many times. But all these and many other things are what makes a great team. One or two "bad apples" who unfortunately went down the wrong path won't bring a team like VVVV down. I mean as you all know, VVVV MASTER RACE.
  4. Kizhaz post basically sums it up pretty good. By changing the rate to 1/8192, you don't just increase the amount of rare shinies thus making them affordable. You also increase the amount of uncommon and common shinies to such an extend that they'd basically become worthless. With so many people playing at the same time, a lot more shinies would be found resulting in the complete collapse of the shiny economy with very few exceptions. Sure there are upsides to it too. Cheaper shinies, creatng competitive shinies (though they wouldn't be unique because everyone would have access to them), having more rare shinies around (which can also be a bad thing as the rares would eventually become semi-rare or even uncommon [ex: Snorlax]), and of course, finding more shinies in the wild. But then again the excitement also would shrink quite a bit each time as they'd pop up even more than they do in some cases today (looking at you, jajas). Having cheaper shinies isn't always a good thing either. Look at Lucky Eggs for example. They were rare and desired, until there was much more supply than demand and their value plummeted. Sure they're still useful, but nowhere near as desired as they once were. The same thing would happen to shinies. Want to sell your brand new shiny Vuplix because you need Yen for comps? Too bad, there are already 25 other Vulpix' on the market. Now what happens is you'll all undercut each other, making the value decrease more and more until the point where good comps could be worth more than the brand new shiny you just caught. Tl;dr basic economy. Everything would evolve around rare shinies, and those with rare shinies wouldn't even think about accepting the commons everyone and their nans have 8 of now. So now what do you do? Go hunt rare shinies yourself. And 200 other people do the same. And now that rare shiny is becoming semi-rare. It's already happening to a certain extend with the Charmander line. Of course it doesn't affect the value too much because of how desired it is, but if you seriously have a look at the pure number of shiny Charmander and evolutions that are around, it makes you wonder what would happen to all the other good shinies out there. Doesn't sound that good anymore, does it? Negged for a bad idea.
  5. You look like you would have been a perfect fit as a character for Zoey 101 as the mean football guy who tries to steal everyone's girl.
  6. Congrats. I like the fact that you used Spore and False Swipe on a fuckin Weedle.
  7. Took somewhere around 25k - 30k. IV's are not worth showing.
  8. Not sure why you relied, that doesn't apply to you. :-))))))))))))))))
  9. Growlithe, Vulpix and even the Rats had over 40.000 chances to pop up. Guess the golden ghost just wanted to be a part of the golden boys team.
  10. I'll never be dead, I'm too important to this game and the people who actually matter.
  11. After more than 40.000 encounters at the mansion I go to the Sky Pillar for 30 minutes and this happens (thanks @Cameron. You still owe me some Leppas for coming here)
  12. I'm going to regret this so much as soon as I see any of you guys walking towards me.
  13. Shiny Teddiursa in the Diglett cave during the event time a few years ago. The chance to find a shiny Diglett / Spinda was huge, but I lucked out. Pretty cool, right? What's even better is this: Too bad the HP and attack IV's ruin it. Also +1 for shyni leviator.
  14. Here's a better picture of Cacturne. This shiny has been around for longer than most people right now. Hope you don't end up like the previous 4 thread starters.
  15. The next time one of you hosts see me online, message me and I'll donate a million yen.
  16. Congratulations to [Aw] for winning the Team Tournament and [LYLE] for coming in second.
  17. Bracket: http://pokemmostaff.challonge.com/TTJuly See you all there!
  18. I'm very sorry for overlooking a few things, I have changed everything that needed to be changed. Thanks everyone for pointing out the flaws in the OP. If there happens to be something else that needs to be changed, please let me know via PM or point it out here.
  19. Good catch, thank you for pointing that out. I edited the OP.
  20. Bracket: http://pokemmostaff.challonge.com/TTJuly Welcome to the Official PokeMMO Team Tournament of July. These are monthly competitive tournaments where teams can test their skill against each other. Players battle as teams (3 at a time). Teams can switch out which members compete between rounds. [Aw] Asgard Warriors will be given the opportunity to defend their title from June. They have earned a registration slot. We will have three types of battles per round. These battles are OU, UU, and NU Singles. There will be three matches at a table, the matches will fall into place as followed: The top spot will be an OU match. The middle spot will be a UU match. The bottom spot will be an NU match. Registration: Date: Friday July 25 Time: 4:00 PM EDT | 1:00 PM PDT | 8:00 PM GMT One representative from each team registers at least 3 players in this format: Team Name: Team Tag: Registered Players: Team Captain: (Note: The Team Captain is who I will be contacting if I need to relay information to your team.) Details: 16 Teams 6v6 Level 50 OU/UU/NU Date & Time: Date: Sunday, July 27 Time: 2:00 PM EDT | 11:00 AM PDT | 6:00 PM GMT Location: Silph Co. Channel 7 Clauses: Sleep/OHKO/Pristine/Species/Hax Item/Evasion/Bag Item/Self KO List of Clauses and what they mean. Banned Pokemon: Wobbuffet, Curse on Snorlax, Tyranitar, Diglett, Dugtrio, Heracross The following Pokemon are banned in UU battles: [spoiler] Aerodactyl Alakazam Arcanine Blissey Breloom Chansey Charizard Claydol Crobat Dodrio Dragonite Dusclops Espeon Exeggutor Gengar Gyarados Hariyama Houndoom Jolteon Jumpluff Jynx Kangaskhan Kingdra Lapras Ludicolo Machamp Marowak Rhydon Salamence Scizor Skarmory Slaking Slowbro Slowking Smeargle Snorlax Starmie Tauros Umbreon Ursaring Vaporeon Venusaur Weezing [/spoiler] The following Pokemon are banned in NU matches: [spoiler] Absol Ampharos Aggron Azumarill Banette Blastoise Cacturne Clefable Cloyster Dewgong Donphan Electabuzz Electrode Flareon Forretress Girafarig Gligar Golduck Golem Granbull Grumpig Haunter Hitmonchan Hitmonlee Hitmontop Hypno Kabutops Kadabra Lanturn Lunatone Magmar Magneton Mantine Misdreavus Mr. Mime Muk Nidoking Nidoqueen Ninetales Octillery Omastar Pikachu Pinsir Politoed Poliwrath Porygon2 Primeape Quagsire Qwilfish Raichu Rapidash Sandslash Scyther Sharpedo Shuckle (Testing) Sneasel Stantler Steelix Tentacruel Victreebel Vigoroth Vileplume Walrein Wynaut Xatu [/spoiler] Banned Moves: Hyperbeam Role Play and Skill Swap in combination with Baton Pass. Curse on Snorlax Baton Pass Notes: Do not AFK Timeout your opponent unless your referee has stated you may. Disconnecting during an official match when result in a DQ. Do not block your opponents, or the Staff running the Event. If there is evidence of this and disregarding staff requesting you to unblock said individuals you will be DQ'd. Volpi Clause (requesting to change channels for your matches) will not be allowed for this tournament. Entrants are encouraged to uncheck "Render Overworld in Battle". (Menu -> Settings -> Video). Tournament Mode must be used for all duels. Prize: 250 RWP each for the 3 winning players. Entry into Hall of Fame for the winning team.
  21. Congratulations timwaps for winning the tournament and EMMME for coming in second! Thanks everyone for coming out tonight, I hope you all had fun.
  22. The best thing I can do to prevent that from happening is to make the bracket and list of reserves very shortly after the registrations opened. But some of the staff members may not be able to do that right away so we can't always guarantee that everyone will be fair during the sign ups.
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