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    donavannj's Avatar

    What's wrong with PokeCommunity?

    Also, all roleplays go into the Roleplaying Corner.

    Unless you want to go for a less serious roleplay that doesn't quite meet the requirements of the Roleplay Corner, in which case you would want to talk with the moderators of the Trivia sections.
    Posted November 28th, 2011 at 07:45 PM by donavannj donavannj is offline
  2. Old Comment
    donavannj's Avatar

    What's wrong with PokeCommunity?

    Semi-jumbled counter-rant for #s 1 and 5:

    Spoiler:
    For 1 and 5, keep in mind that this is a site about a Pokemon series, so the game forums will typically have a younger userbase than you seem to want (and the counting games are more popular with older members because there's a high social interaction part to them), and that many of the younger users don't have the attention span for such games, while older users often do the types of things you want to do at sites dedicated for those things or do them with people they know and see regularly offline, or have other interests or lives they are trying to pursue.

    You'd also be surprised how many of these games are staples of sections for forum-based games on forums. A counting thread is standard in almost every forum game section on every site I've ever been to, because, quite honestly, counting is quite fun for most people.

    If you want to play tabletop-style RPG games in those sections, try getting a ton of people lined up to play them, and make sure they post often, and make sure they're people willing to stay committed.

    Most people go to the Trivia sections for quick fun and general, random chit-chat, so you'd have to cooperate with BinaryPeaches to get a mafia game well publicized for Pokemon Trivia, and also cooperate with her and Netto Azure if you want a mafia game to get good exposure in Other Trivia, since, as long-time members who are fairly active, they can cover advertising the mafia game for many sections you've never bothered to post in.

    I suggest you give Pokemon Trivia's The PokeName Game a try. It was inspired by a webcomic posting on a website.

    Nothing's stopping you from posting a new game. Just make sure it's appropriate for PC and isn't already a game in existence. Although playing an actual Tabletop RPG might fit better and catch the eyes of more people who would commit to it if it were put into Tabletop Games.


    Comment on #3:
    Spoiler:
    The signature rules have been tightened over the last year to limit how wide and tall one's signature can be in pixels. If any CSS coding is still stretching your browser, you report the signature so it's called to a staff member's attention and they can check it, and if it's in the rules, you may be using either a terribly small screen or a browser with inadequate CSS support.

    We banned spoilers in signatures to make it easier for us to catch signatures that break the rules and we've put a total height limit on all signature content including text.

    So if you haven't seen any signatures in over a year here, then you should check some out.


    Comment on #2:
    Spoiler:
    The Spinoff Games just aren't as popular with fans as the main game, and, like Syd said, people will talk about them when they want to talk about them, which is usually when news of a new one comes about.


    #4: despite being unwieldy at times, I like the options for varieties of discussions at this site. Keep in mind that most large boards are quite unwieldy in there layouts, no matter the central focus, because they tend to pick up several topics of discussion over their lifetimes as they get larger. Every large board I've been to can be a bit cumbersome to navigate, and I've been to plenty of large boards over my 7 years of experience online.
    Posted November 28th, 2011 at 07:27 PM by donavannj donavannj is offline
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    Sydian's Avatar

    What's wrong with PokeCommunity?

    Quote:
    2. Spinoff Games. Where the heck is the love for these games? I really want a comprehensive collection of threads detailing every aspect of some of these games, particularly PMD and Pokemon Rumble Blast. But all that's there is, some newb makes a thread asking whether a game is a good idea, and everybody disses that game and newb's like okay then. Come on.
    Make them yourself then? Be the change you wish to see. However, good luck with it. Try all you want, but people will talk about spin offs when they wanna talk about them. And unfortunately, it's not too often. Most spin offs are hit or miss with people. For me, it's mostly miss, unless we're talking about older spin offs and Colo/XD.
    Posted November 28th, 2011 at 11:18 AM by Sydian Sydian is offline
  4. Old Comment
    Oryx's Avatar

    What's wrong with PokeCommunity?

    As far as mafia games, I know BinaryPeaches and Netto Azure were considering putting them in OT for a while, I'm not sure where they are on that. You should PM one of them if that's what you're interested in.

    I find your point of view interesting because over the past few days I've been visiting other forums just to see how they are and I've been greatly disappointed with all the forums other than PC. While sometimes I get annoyed by the signatures here, I found that I missed them on BMGf, which is stricter on signatures, because a glance at someone's theme usually told me who they were.
    Posted November 28th, 2011 at 05:31 AM by Oryx Oryx is offline
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    Misheard Whisper's Avatar

    What's wrong with PokeCommunity?

    1. You don't have to go there if it offends you so much. Seriously, just steer clear of the Trivia forums. I do, and as such they don't bother me.

    2. You want a 'comprehensive collection of threads', etc? Then make them yourself. They're not going to magically materialise by themselves, and anybody else who's thinking about it probably just can't be bothered. Set an example if you want to change things.

    3. Disable the- oh, wait. You have? Then what are you complaining about?

    4. I honestly can't see what you're on about here. The forum layout is quite simple, really. General Pokemon Gaming is right there, as well as separate forums for each generation/group of games. You want a messy forum layout, go to Serebii. I have to scroll for half an hour to get to the fanfiction section there.

    5. Err . . . see 1? If you don't find a forum interesting, don't go there. For example, I'm not a fan of the Other Chat forum, so I just don't visit it. As a result, I live a blissfully OC-free life and I'm none the worse for it.
    Posted November 28th, 2011 at 03:41 AM by Misheard Whisper Misheard Whisper is offline
  6. Old Comment
    649's Avatar

    Nuzlocke pt 1

    that's actually what i did my first time. Named my character Aswold. Weird name, but whatever.
    Posted April 5th, 2011 at 08:24 AM by 649 649 is offline
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    Bankaiglade's Avatar

    Nuzlocke pt 1

    Woulda named the main character,something startign with the letter a and put it first,bianca 2nd,and cheren,3rd :3
    Posted April 4th, 2011 at 06:52 PM by Bankaiglade Bankaiglade is offline
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    649's Avatar

    Nuzlocke pt 1

    It's a reference. To what? It's a mystery.
    Posted April 4th, 2011 at 12:44 PM by 649 649 is offline
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    Nuzlocke pt 1

    Weird. I woulda named my Tepig 'Bacon' or 'CumSwallower' depending on how bored I would be.

    Noob out.
    Posted April 4th, 2011 at 12:38 PM by The_Noob The_Noob is offline
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    MeerFall's Avatar

    ...I'm lost.

    why don't you do a image that will move people! it makes it more remeberal and plus only do a signature you like don't base it on other peoples! I hope you can decide 649!
    Posted February 21st, 2011 at 01:27 AM by MeerFall MeerFall is offline
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    Kirbychu's Avatar

    ...I'm lost.

    Do Torkoal, you will not be disappointed.
    Posted January 26th, 2011 at 07:55 PM by Kirbychu Kirbychu is offline
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    curiousnathan's Avatar

    ...I'm lost.

    Why not base a signature on one of the many legendary trios. I rmember I did a Crystal Style signature not long ago with the three legendary dogs/cats etc.
    Posted January 26th, 2011 at 06:58 PM by curiousnathan curiousnathan is online now
  13. Old Comment
    649's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Massacre. View Comment
    Oh, okey, 97667764678865. It's dragon0fangz or whatev's alt, right?
    Well, yes, but that account has become 649's alt. I hated that name. And I love my name, 584, no, 803, no, 649.

    You guys are making me confused.
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 08:33 PM by 649 649 is offline
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    Gumball Watterson's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    I feel your pain, 9001.
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 07:19 PM by Gumball Watterson Gumball Watterson is offline
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    Ursula's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    When I see this, I just see the chance to recognize a digital root of ~1~

    Cursed 999!
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 12:24 PM by Ursula Ursula is offline
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    Massacre.'s Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    Oh, okey, 97667764678865. It's dragon0fangz or whatev's alt, right?
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 11:11 AM by Massacre. Massacre. is offline
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    649's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Spherical Ice View Comment
    Hey 493, nice blog! so evil

    Your username will be obselete come Gen 6.
    I'm aware, and I will probably keep it anyways, especially if Gen VI sucks.

    Or I'll just hope for name changes to happen once more. There's been a violent discussion, over at this one thread.
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 10:38 AM by 649 649 is offline
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    Alinthea's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    C-C-COMBO BRAKER!

    Anyway, I use to have that problem when my username was Alinthea. Some people just couldn't spell it. Don't worry 666.
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 10:20 AM by Alinthea Alinthea is online now
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    Anna's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    151, you do not have a problem. People refer to me as TOS rather than TSO half the time. I AM NOT A TALES OF GAME.
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 09:16 AM by Anna Anna is offline
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    Livewire's Avatar

    649! It's 649! 6-4-9!

    946, nice to meet you.

    Tell me about it. People spell my name wrong all the time.
    Posted January 19th, 2011 at 09:15 AM by Livewire Livewire is offline

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