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User Info: Dotang34

Dotang34
2 years ago#1
Why should I care?

Honest question. I really do want to know.

Why should I care about this? Why do YOU care about this? How does this effect playing the game at all? What will happen if I DO use it?
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User Info: FinalInsanity

FinalInsanity
2 years ago#2
Smogon Ninjas will break your knees.

Serious answer: If you don't play by Smogon rules, there is absolutely no reason to care unless you like complaining. In which case, by all means, care.

User Info: gsadr123

gsadr123
2 years ago#3
ok
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User Info: CakeOfLies

CakeOfLies
2 years ago#4
Aegislash's usage on Battle Spot will rise.
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User Info: zelionx

zelionx
2 years ago#5
You should care that Aegislash is banned because it is even more proof that singles is a bad metagame and you should switch to vgc or triples
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User Info: Dotang34

Dotang34
2 years ago#6
Thanks. Follow up question:

Why do people follow Smogon's rules? To my knowledge it just sounds like a bunch of "you're not allowed to do this, and you're not allowed to NOT do this"

It kind of sounds boring and restricting to me. Does anyone here play by their set rules? If so, please, tell me why you follow them.

I can imagine you guys get a fair amount of trolls about Smogon and Smogon related things, but I am genuinely curious about what drives people to follow their rules.

EDIT: Ninja'd - What's vgc? I don't really follow the meta. I pick what I like and I build it how I like. I don't really care THAT much about it. Not enough to keep up with it and really try, but it is fun to join in some battles from time to time, even if I lose constantly.
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User Info: Virtua1ity

Virtua1ity
2 years ago#7
Some of their restrictions are actually good,like no Mega Mom,sleep clause,evasion clause,and their tier system.
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User Info: KyrieIrving

KyrieIrving
2 years ago#8
as garbo as smogon has been, they still have the best rules for singles
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User Info: zelionx

zelionx
2 years ago#9
Dotang34 posted...
Thanks. Follow up question:

Why do people follow Smogon's rules? To my knowledge it just sounds like a bunch of "you're not allowed to do this, and you're not allowed to NOT do this"

It kind of sounds boring and restricting to me. Does anyone here play by their set rules? If so, please, tell me why you follow them.

I can imagine you guys get a fair amount of trolls about Smogon and Smogon related things, but I am genuinely curious about what drives people to follow their rules.


People follow Smogon's rules because they want to cling to a dying format (singles) and Smogon makes singles a little better, although a lot of their bans are still stupid
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User Info: Missingno_Mastr

Missingno_Mastr
2 years ago#10
Dotang34 posted...
Why should I care about this?

You shouldn't.

Dotang34 posted...
Why do YOU care about this?

I don't! I don't give a Raticate's ass about this.

Dotang34 posted...
How does this effect playing the game at all?

It doesn't.

Dotang34 posted...
What will happen if I DO use it?

Nothing.
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