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Old June 8th, 2013, 09:00 PM
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PokéCommunity Get-Together 2013

The Get-Together is a community-wide event where every member is invited to get together and have fun! It doesn't matter whether you are a new or old member; the Get-Together serves to unite the community. The events will take place in a dedicated event forum, available to all during July 5th to July 8th. We have many events for everyone to participate in, which are hosted by members of the community.

Check out the new section by clicking on this link.

Core Events
Skype Hosted by Bloodex, Harlequin, Meganium90, and Twihiki_Amias
Your friendly neighborhood Skype chat.

iSketch Hosted by Miss Doronjo and Twihiki_Amias
Doodle Pokemon-related things and see if others can guess what you're drawing!

Radio Nights Hosted by Antemortem and AWsquared
Come and join your fellow music listeners and chill out to your favorite tunes on the official PokéCommunity Radio!

Trivia Event Hosted by Lady Gunner and Harlequin
Test your skills on all sorts of general non-Pokémon related trivia.

Creative Events
Art Competition Hosted by ANARCHit3cht and Meganium90
Sharpen your pencils and show off your artistic expertise in this contest.

Small Writing Competition Hosted by bobandbill, Cosmic Fury, and Cutlerine
Write a short story based on this year's theme! It can be Pokémon themed, based on another fandom, or an original fiction.

Singing Contest Hosted by Lady Gunner and ANARCHit3cht
Grab the mic and start recording your beautiful singing voice to top this event!

Game Concept Design Hosted by Maruno, ZachLMedia, and Para-Dox
Your chance to exercise your creative muscles and come up with a great idea for a new Pokémon game. Points for originality!

Prettiest Profile Contest Hosted by BinaryPeaches, Twilight Sky, vaporeon7, and DeltaSalamence
Think you're good at designing profiles? Show off your artistic flare in this contest.

Pokémon Design Contest Hosted by Para-Dox, Zeffy, and vaporeon7
Ever imagined a neat Pokémon in your head, but didn't get around to designing it? Here's your chance to show it off!

Pokemon Events
Egg Swap Hosted by Forever, Kip, and vaporeon7
Quickly swap your eggs around with other traders in a set period of time.

Trade Raffle Hosted by Mac and twistedpuppy, prizes distributed by tabor62 and Iloveeevee
Welcome to the Trade Corner Raffle Extravaganza, where there are prizes to be won and fun to be had!

Battle Server Tournament Hosted by Wolflare and ForeverDash
Battle to your heart's content in this tournament! Chill out on the battle server, make a few teams, chat some, or do whatever. You may lose some battles, but hey, the important thing is having fun, right?

Wi-Fi Battle Tournament Hosted by Wolflare and Griffinbane
Get your team ready on one of the Pokémon games, then duke it out to see how impressive it is!

RSE/DPPt Secret Base Contest Hosted by Sydian and Curious.
Ever want everyone to see your awesome base? Here's the contest for you! Curious and Sydian will be judging your secret bases in RSE and DPPt!

GSC/HGSS Bug Catching Contest Hosted by Sydian and Curious.
In this event, Curious and Sydian will be judging the best Bug that you catch in either GSC or HGSS.

Pokémon Anime Caption Contest Hosted by EternallyAnna, NecrumWarrior, and ZachLMedia
Come up with creative captions for the provided anime screenshots!

Pokémon Anime Livestream Marathons Hosted by EternallyAnna and NecrumWarrior
Join us for a selection of episode arcs from across the generations.

Pokémon Anime Movie Nights Hosted by Olli97 and ZachLMedia
Grab some snacks, sit back, and enjoy watching some of the great Pokémon movies with us.

Gaming Events
Retro Gaming Event Hosted by Brendino and JNathan
Are you a huge fan of retro games like Pacman? Then this is the event for you!

Video Gaming Events Hosted by Nuke, Griffinbane, Krazzikk, OokamiReki, and TwilightBlade
A variety of PC and console games are available here for you to get your gaming fix.

Minecraft Event Hosted by Curious. and Hiroshi Sotomura
ssssSS...

Yu-Gi-Oh Singles and Tag Tournaments Hosted by AlexOzzyCake and Francois
It's time to duel, so get your game on and let's rev it up!

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Old June 8th, 2013, 09:11 PM
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yay!

…it's always sad when you don't know how you can help out.

Oh well, I'll just be participating! Some of these sound cool.
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Old June 8th, 2013, 09:13 PM
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May I help out with the Trade Raffle please? :3
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Old June 8th, 2013, 09:47 PM
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A huge chunk of the Skype chats I've been involved in the past have centered around the Australian/NZ/Southern Hemisphere members and well, Bloodex doesn't live in a timezone where he can host a Skype call when we're most active. Usually Nica would do such a thing, but since she has since gracefully departed from the forum/the Get-Together as far as I know, I'd love to host the Skype call at the times when Bloodex is sleeping. I mean, he can't exactly be awake all the time, lol.
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Old June 8th, 2013, 10:21 PM
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We should have a PC Scavenger Hunt and maybe a Trivia contest that is not about Pokemon? I would gladly host those competitions though!
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Old June 8th, 2013, 10:39 PM
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I would like to volunteer my services in hosting the Pokemon Anime Livestream Marathons and Caption Contest.

I can also donate Pokemon for the Trade Raffle if it's not gonna all be RNGed.
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Old June 8th, 2013, 10:46 PM
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We should have a PC Scavenger Hunt and maybe a Trivia contest that is not about Pokemon? I would gladly host those competitions though!
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Yes, a trivia contest would be wonderful!!!!!!!! If this goes ahead, I'd like to also put my name forward for that (if Lady Gunner would let me do so).
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Old June 8th, 2013, 11:08 PM
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Boom. This stuff's nice...
Seems like a lot of activities this year.
I'll have to volunteer or the Graphics & Pixel Art, I just have to (Great to see Logie hosting!).

And then I'm going to try to try out the Battle Server and the Anime Watch-Along, but I'm only a first-timer.

Most of these sound exciting!
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Old June 9th, 2013, 12:40 AM
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What about having a egg swap again?
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Old June 9th, 2013, 12:51 AM
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I would like to volunteer to help the Battle Server Tournament.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 12:51 AM
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I think I'm going to ask Nica and Kip about getting together for egg swapping again. Hope it does happen!
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Old June 9th, 2013, 02:16 AM
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The wordsearch/crosswords have always been popular. I'd be happy to host that again.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 03:40 AM
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I guess I could help Maruno out with his competition.
Also Retro Gaming event?
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Old June 9th, 2013, 04:01 AM
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I think it would be cool if we could get someone to distribute pokemon to those taking part in the get together as a token of participation. Nothing serious, just a lv1 pokemon perhaps decided upon via poll as the 'get together mascot' with the OT name of PC2013 (can you have numbers in an OT name?). It'd be like our own little event pokemon.

Anyway I'd be happy to host or be involved in a Fifa 13 tournament if the events don't strictly have to follow a pokemon theme. Otherwise I'll be pleased to participate in the various other events.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 04:17 AM
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The fact I work most of the week sorta makes me not able to host an event. Oh well.

But I might probably still take part in a few events, and maybe battle a bit on the Showdown server! The battles look like fun to do, even if I only do randbats there.

Anyways, I'll be expected to attend like always.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 04:58 AM
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Every Get-Together needs an Egg Swap.

Haven't spoken to Nica about it yet but I'm sure she'd be up for co-hosting this with me.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 06:55 AM
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Volunteering to host the Wi-Fi tourney pending approval from Wolflare (which I already have so nyeh!).
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Old June 9th, 2013, 07:06 AM
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Would it be conflicting to have an anime caption contest and an anime snapshots contest, like in past events? :s I would like to help in those or even possibly help out in the bug catching contest
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Old June 9th, 2013, 08:40 AM
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In the 2011 get together, there was an Emblem Sketchers competition where members design their own emblems. Hoping that doesn't conflict with the other art events, I'd like to volunteer for that event if that is approved. :D

I'd do skype again this year, but I'm afraid school will be a factor for me so no skype for me this year :(

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I guess I could help Maruno out with his competition.
Also Retro Gaming event?
Retro Gaming event needs to happen too! :D I'm also up for volunteering for that too.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 09:56 AM
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Retro Gaming's a good suggestion. I want that so bad now!
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Old June 9th, 2013, 10:05 AM
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I could help hosting Retro Gaming if ya want.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 10:09 AM
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I could help hosting Retro Gaming if ya want.
Then I might as well Co-Host that with you.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 11:08 AM
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Speaking of gaming, with Starcraft II now accessible to anyone (with a good computer) thanks to Spawning, it would be cool if a Starcraft party happens. I'm up for volunteering/hosting for that.

Oh, another thing. Someone pleeeeeeeeeease do an iSketch event.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 11:17 AM
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We could also do a special Hacking Seminar Event.

Things like ASM are very unclear to everyone. Right now, I wouldn't say that there are more than 30 active people who can do it well. In fact, the only names I can recall are mine, gogojjtech, karatekid552, Jambo51, and several others.
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Old June 9th, 2013, 11:20 AM
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I'd love to co-host the Game Concept event as well as the Egg Swap if it is available.

I'd also loveeeeeeeeeee to host a Pokémon Design contest, although I would need some judges for that.
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