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Old September 6th, 2012, 04:57 AM
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PokéCommunity Get-Together 2012
Event Volunteering


Excited yet? The party is only a few weeks away (September 24 - September 30) and now the events are decided! We're all ready to go, right? Nope! We need hosts now, and that's where you guys come in. For those who don't know, the Get-Together is when the community comes together and participates in different events to have fun with other members. All of the descriptions describe what the event is about, but as for how they're actually run is up to the hosts! If you'd like to host an event just post what you're interested in volunteering for.

Volunteers are required:
  • To manage events for a minimum of three days. Events may run for up to seven or run on staggered days. A public calendar will be used to mark the dates and times your event is running.
  • To know the kind of event they're taking. For example, if you have little experience in ROM hacking, you shouldn't take a ROM hacking event.
  • To have good time management. Things must be timely - event posts and planning, for example. You must also be ready to post threads at specific times - these are times that you specify, or the default event starting time.

Anything in orange has a host, or a co-host already and doesn't need anyone else volunteering for those events. We will add more hosts if they are required.

You can also volunteer to host as much as you want, but you won't be guaranteed to get everything you asked for. As soon as you're accepted you'll be given an event organisers badge and access to the planning forum where you can plan your event. More specific details will be given to those who are accepted as event organisers.

Event organisers are also encouraged to make their event names fit the anniversary theme.

Core Events

Anniversary Chat Thread
Join the celebrations and discuss PokéCommunity's 10th anniversary, among other things!

#thepokecommunity
If you don't have a microphone and would rather real-time conversation, then join the booming chat on PokeCommunity's IRC channel.

Skype (Hosted by countryemo, TSS_Killer, droomph and Leaf Storm)
Do you like the sound of your own voice? Do you like the sound of everyone else's voices? If so, then the Skype event is for you.

iSketch (Hosted by Miss Doronjo, myrrhman, Suicune™ and Counterfeit)
iCan sketch the best! Draw Pokémon-related things and see how quick others can guess them without too many hints!

Creativity Events

10-Year Banner Collab (Hosted by Hybrid Trainer and Thomas)
Collaborate with other members to help put together a new 10-year style!

Slogan Contest (Hosted by Zupplu)
After 10 years you'd think it's time for a new slogan...

Singing Contest (Hosted by dragonomega and Impo)
Just missed out on winning the X-Factor? That sucks! Here's a singing contest for you to win instead.

Design-a-Pokémon Event (Hosted by Zeffy and Cirno)
Have an interesting Pokemon design you've had locked away for the last year? Now's the time to show it off!

Prettiest Profile Contest (Hosted by BinaryPeaches and Netto Azure)
Do you consider yourself a master profile designer? Now's the time to prove it.

Map-off Event (Hosted by Zeffy and Destiny Demon)
Do you think you make great maps? Show them off and for others to judge!

Roleplay Event (Hosted by Skymin, Raikiri and Leaf Storm)
Just participated in the RPO's? Can't get enough of roleplaying? Luckily there's another roleplaying event for you!

Writing Event (Hosted by Astinus, Dragonfree and icomeanon6)
Sharpen your pencils, or open up Word and write based on a given theme!

Art Contest (Hosted by Cirno)
Artists, gather your pencils and get ready to draw in the Art Contest!

Graphics Contest (Hosted by Alternative and Counterfeit)
Is Photoshop your best friend? Time to spend some more time with it in the Graphics Contest.

Photography Contest (Hosted by Forever, Captain Fabio and Razor Leaf)
Do you love taking photos? Any photographer can enter and show what they've captured!

Sprite Contest (Hosted by -ty- and Spherical Ice)
Skilled at using pixels? If so, get ready to sprite!

Song Parody Contest (Hosted by Toujours, Para-Dox and gunnerpow7)
I wanna be the very best, like no member ever was. Love listening to parodies? Try to come up with one yourself in the Song Parody Contest!

Caption Contest (Hosted by Hiroshi Sotomura and Hybrid Trainer)
Caption a picture with the most amusing captions and win.

Pokémon Anime Snapshot (Hosted by Lapras* and ZachLMedia)
Take a snapshot of the Pokemon anime, then try to match it with the given theme.

IRL Pokemon Snapshot (Hosted by Curious. and Hybrid Trainer)
Do you ever feel like Pokemon are around you? Maybe they are! Take a photo of things in real life that represent Pokemon (like mushroom = Amoonguss) and earn points to win.

Games

Scavenger Hunt (Hosted by Toujours)
One clue leads to another, think you can finish the hunt?

Competitive Battling Tournament (Hosted by Wolflare and Forever)
Are you excited about the new Black 2 and White 2 metagame? Time to show your skills as a battler!

Challenges (Hosted by Sydian and myrrhman)
Complete a challenge in-game as fast as you can!

Egg Swap (Hosted by Kip and Forever)
Think you're good at trading? Let's see how fast you really are and see who can swap the most eggs in the set period of time!

PC History Quiz (Hosted by Forever)
Do you remember when...? Now's the time to start remembering! The person with the best memory wins a special prize. ;)

Trivia Contest (Hosted by Retro Bug, Shining Raichu and RetroRoller)
Test your skills on all sorts of general trivia, which may even include Pokémon!

Minecraft Event (Hosted by Hiroshi Sotomura, Spectrum, Curious. and bobandbill)
Ssssssss…

Gaming Events - Team Fortress, Borderlands, etc (PlayStation 3 events hosted by OokamiReki and TwilightBlade, Xbox 360 and PC Games hosted by CarefulWetPaint, Borderlands 2 hosted by Zet, LoL hosted by Krazzikk)
A selection of PC and Xbox Live games you can play, available here.

Retro Gaming Event (Hosted by Brendino and Luigi-San)
If you love retro games like Pacman, then this game will keep you busy over the celebration period.

Crossword/Word Search/Pokemon Pairing Word Game (Hosted by Scarf and vaporeon7)
If you spend your weekend doing crosswords, then you're probably going to want to participate in this event.

Other Events

PokéCommunity highs (Hosted by Suicune™)
Sit back and recall your greatest times here as we touch down on 10 years!

Impersonate Lerroux (Hosted by Razor Leaf and ♪Twiggy♪)
Oh no, Lerroux is back to cause trouble! Oh wait, no, it was just a PokéCommunity member impersonating him.

Shiny Pokémon Raffle (Hosted by Team Fail and twistedpuppy)
If you have rare shinies, consider donating a few to go into the raffle. You never know what you'll end up with!

Movie Nights (Hosted by Olli97, ♪Twiggy♪ and AlexOzzyCake)
Hungry for both popcorn AND movies? Then the Movie Nights should satisfy that craving!

Last edited by Forever; September 23rd, 2012 at 07:59 PM.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:07 AM
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I shall volunteer for:
Challenges (with Syd) and Crossword / Word Search again like last year.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:09 AM
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I'd like to volunteer for Map-Off Event and/or the Design-A-Pokemon Contest. These are the contests I had fun judging in the past years, and hosting them would probably be a blast!
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:12 AM
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I'm all up for hosting the Slogan Competition and/or Song Parody Competition, IRL Snapshot Contest or Anime Snapshot Competition, if you'd accept me! I think they'd be great little events to run, and proved to be especially fun to participate in last year. :3 And I'm very keen in hosting alongside others in the MC event. :33


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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:15 AM
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Eh, I'd volunteer to help out with crossword/word search but I'm a bit compressed with the times I'd be able to do it. I can make time to help around 6pm CDT on weekdays.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:28 AM
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I gladly volunteer for the Impersonate Lerroux thing haha... I love that guy xD
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:39 AM
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I'll gladly volunteer to host the Art Contest again (organizing it for the 2011 Holiday Hop was heaps of fun!) as well as the Design-A-Pokemon contest. n_n
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Old September 6th, 2012, 06:05 AM
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I wouldn't mind helping run the Prettiest Profile Contest, the Banner Colab or the Caption Contest if I'm needed.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 06:27 AM
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I can help with the "Gaming Events - Team Fortress, Borderlands, etc" event. Would the game be up to me to decide, or the community? Because I don't want to accidentally host an event on a game that not very many people have.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 06:29 AM
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I think I would like to host Roleplay Event. I can also host an Xbox 360 server for the Minecraft Event.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 06:38 AM
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I can help with the "Gaming Events - Team Fortress, Borderlands, etc" event. Would the game be up to me to decide, or the community? Because I don't want to accidentally host an event on a game that not very many people have.
It'd be up to the hosts, however it should be things that are well known (such as those included in the title) so you can get as much participants as you can.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 06:54 AM
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I'll volunteer for hosting the movie nights, possibly with Alex depending on when Uni starts for him. It does fall under a week of school, but I'm sure I'd be able to make some time :D

Last edited by Olli; September 6th, 2012 at 06:59 AM.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 07:29 AM
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With the extra time I'll have during the GT, I can help volunteer hosting the Roleplay Event, the Graphics event, and maaaaaybe the #pokecommunity IRC event. But mainly my first choice is the Roleplay Event. :D
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Old September 6th, 2012, 07:58 AM
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Hm. If there are still spaces for it, I'll happily volunteer for Impersonate Lerroux!
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Old September 6th, 2012, 10:03 AM
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Since I'm the only person that I've seen continually bring it up, I would love to volunteer to help out with the Retro Gaming Event (either hosting or co-hosting).
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Old September 6th, 2012, 10:07 AM
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10-year banner activity I'd like to help out with, and I can run the Impersonate Lerroux if you need it.

EDIT: OH ALSO PUHOTOGURAPUHY
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Old September 6th, 2012, 10:08 AM
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I co-hosted movie nights last year so I'd love to do it again! Especially if Olli's able to do it too since he streams tonnes of stuff anyway. :D Been looking forward to this for ages \o/ We've already got a good idea of what movies to show and how to work the whole thing, so it'll be pretty quick to set up :D
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Old September 6th, 2012, 11:53 AM
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I've hosted three previous Map Off Events, so I surely won't mind re-hosting it again. (:
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Old September 6th, 2012, 11:58 AM
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I could help out in the Parody Song Contest and the Slogan Event...and that's about it. I haven't really participated much in this forum at all so it would be nice to help out.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 11:58 AM
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It'd be up to the hosts, however it should be things that are well known (such as those included in the title) so you can get as much participants as you can.
Thanks. I would ask the community first what game they would prefer playing. I also need to make sure that it's a game that I have, otherwise I probably would have to host a different game.

I can host PC or PS3 games, and I can be flexible with the time. The only "popular" PC game I can't host is Team Fortress 2.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 12:09 PM
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I can host the Anime Snapshot Contest or the Captioning contest.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 01:55 PM
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I would host any of the word games/searches/crosswords/etc. And I'd still like to do the other word game I suggested in the suggestions' thread, if that's still possible. I've got it all prepped if anyone wants to look over it.

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Pokémon Pairing Word Game

To play you have to guess the pair of Pokémon whose names both match the letter clues. Each clue has EXACTLY TWO Pokémon that fit it (and no more). You have to guess BOTH correct answers to get that clue right. That’s the challenge.

This quiz uses the official English names for Pokémon. Just so we’re clear. Spelling obviously counts if you want to get the right answers, but if you misspell when you submit your guesses that won’t count against you (unless it’s not clear from your misspelling what your guess is).

You must use all the spaces in a clue. (For example, a clue of “S L O W _ _ _ _” could ONLY be answered with Slowking and Slowpoke because Slowbro is only 7 letters long and the clue is 8 letters long.)

All the matching letters will be shown. (You won’t see a clue like “_ L _ F A _ _ _” for Clefable/Clefairy. Their clue would read “C L E F A _ _ _”.)

Pokémon with non-alphabetic characters (Farfetch'd, Ho-Oh , Mr. Mime, Mime Jr., Nidoran♀, Nidoran♂, Porygon2, and Porygon-Z) will not show up anywhere in this quiz so don’t worry about guessing those.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 02:06 PM
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I could host the Sprite Contest.

Also i can help with the Movie Night thing.
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Old September 6th, 2012, 04:27 PM
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Added preliminary hosts (yes, you're approved, but whether you need other hosts isn't determined yet).

Everybody else is still being discussed.
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MOST IMPORTANTLY I LOVE FRIZY AND I SHALL FOREVER <3

i'm now battle server higher staff here, and i used to mod the main pokemon showdown server.
i'm also a moderator on smogon!
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Old September 6th, 2012, 05:33 PM
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If time permits, I'll take a stab at the Shiny Pokemon Raffle. I have a few ideas in mind.
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