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Old April 28th, 2013 (02:10 AM). Edited July 26th, 2013 by Cordelia.
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Trade Corner's RNG mentoring program
Tired of digging around in outdated RNG guides and not understanding a single word? Have you watched YouTube tutorials for hours and still can't keep up their tempo? Or perhaps you just want to try, but you think it would be better to have the guidance of someone more experienced? If "yes" is your answer any of these questions, then you're in the right place! Our mentors will work at your pace and help you through all the steps, providing tips and tricks for a smoother experience. So what are you waiting for? Sign up for our RNG mentoring program! If you have any questions about how this works, contact twistedpuppy, Mac, or tabor62!

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Field of RNG: (Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, RNG ID/SID, Entralink, Roamers)


If you're an experienced RNG abuser, like helping other people, and have the knowledge needed to introduce newcomers to the art of RNG, apply to become an RNG mentor!

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There are two emblems to be awarded to both mentors and mentees who successfully complete the program. The requirements for the emblems are as shown.

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• Mentees must showcase their first RNG project.
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• Mentors must have successfully helped at least 2 mentees.



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Username: shayminskyforme88
Availability: weekend nights
Timezone: GMT+8
Preferred Game:Gen III and Gen IV(Already learned how to on Gen V except hitting the
Exact seed for BW2, and would want to learn for earlier games)
Field of RNG: Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, RNG ID/SID, Entralink, Roamers

Username: Selmign
Availability: Weekends and a couple days during the week.
Timezone: (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Preferred Game: Gen V & IV
Field of RNG: Anything to start

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Username: Gonz0
Availability: Weekday evenings, weekends.
Timezone: CET (UTC +2 DST/UTC +1)
Area of Expertise: III Gen, IV Gen (anything but radar abuse), V Gen (anything but Entralink abuse). Experienced in both PPRNG And RNG Reporter.
Experience: Extensive
Max. amount of tutees at a time: 2

Username: Champloo
Availability: Most definitely weekends and periodically throughout the week
Timezone: EDT (UTC -4 DST)
Area of Expertise: Gen III, Gen IV, Gen V
Experience: Extensive
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Gonz0, currently tutoring: (name goes here)
Champloo, currently tutoring: (name goes here)
(name goes here), currently tutoring: (name goes here)







Rules:
- Mentors will choose their mentees. If a mentee isn't chosen within a week, the mentee will be assigned by a moderator or Gonz0 (as he runs the program).
- Don't be rude, should be obvious.

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Old July 19th, 2013 (05:25 PM).
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Welcome everyone to Trade Corner's official RNG tutoring program! We are taking applications for mentors now. These will need to be posted here.

Thanks!
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Old July 19th, 2013 (11:10 PM).
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Weekday evenings, weekends. Actual tutoring session to be arranged individually.
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III Gen, IV Gen (anything but radar abuse), V Gen (anything but Entralink abuse). Experienced im both PPRNG And RNG Reporter.
Experience? Just look at the Art of RNG both this year's and last year's threads. I've already taught some of trade corner's regulars and people fromacji Polish communities.
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Old July 20th, 2013 (07:41 AM).
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Preferred Game:Gen III and Gen IV(Already learned how to on Gen V except hitting the
Exact seed for BW2, and would want to learn for earlier games)
Field of RNG: Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, RNG ID/SID, Entralink, Roamers
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Old July 21st, 2013 (10:37 AM). Edited July 26th, 2013 by Champloo.
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Availability: Most definitely weekends and periodically throughout the week
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Area of Expertise: Gen III, Gen IV, Gen V
Experience: I think the vast amount of giveaways I've done of my own RNGed Pokemon speaks for itself.
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Old July 22nd, 2013 (10:26 AM). Edited August 30th, 2013 by Selmign.
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Availability: Weekends and a couple days during the week.
Timezone: (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Preferred Game: Gen V & IV
Field of RNG: Anything to start

I think this is a great idea by the way guys :D

-Ok so as an update, I've read through a few guides and watched a couple tutorials on YouTube, but still haven't been successful. I've been attempting to RNG in SoulSilver using the Smogon guide for Gen IV, but am stuck at the whole hitting seed/frame advancement. I understand concepts, but I know I'm doing something completely stupid because this last time I tried, I ended up needing to advance 841 frames. I knew something was wrong, but I attempted it anyway and after finally hitting my seed I lost count at 4xx. If anyone could lend a hand, it would be extremely appreciated, thanks.
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Old July 23rd, 2013 (04:09 AM).
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I will speak to both of the mentors shortly and assign the classes, just please be patient! :)
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Old July 29th, 2013 (01:47 PM).
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Old July 29th, 2013 (03:38 PM).
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Old August 2nd, 2013 (07:22 AM).
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I forgotz how to RNG. Need a refresher.

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Availability: Mostly available on all days except for Mondays and Wednesdays.
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Preferred Game: Black → Black 2 → SoulSilver
Field of RNG: Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, RNG ID/SID
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Old August 8th, 2013 (07:05 PM). Edited August 8th, 2013 by Swift.
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From the trade room chat I was advised to come here. I was thinking of watching videos to learn the Art of RNG but I feel asking from professionals would be a good step to take. My times of availability are very good so hopefully ill be chosen soon to be a mentee.

Username: Swift
Availability: ANY DAY, ANYTIME until school begins on 8/19 (For Fridays: anytime after 9:10)
Timezone: UTC-06:00 Central Time (US & Canada)
Preferred Game: Gen V (Pokémon Black 2) Played on the 3DS XL
Field of RNG: Never done it, but I have patience to learn the ropes. I would honestly like to start from where the mentor would feel would be the first thing to try out on doing RNG

P.S. - Black 2 Status: Beaten the game. I'm currently going Pokédex hunting, filling up my Pokédex as much as possible before I begin any sort of EV/IV training
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Old August 8th, 2013 (10:44 PM).
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Availability: Kind of sporadic. Definitely after midnight est, but should be on randomly during the day (probably from like 1-3 most days and sometimes earlier)
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Preferred Game: Emerald
Field of RNG: Captureing wild Pokémon and stationary legendaries (or whatever is possible in third generation)
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Old August 9th, 2013 (08:37 AM).
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Availability: pretty much 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm all week
Timezone: GMT 0
Area of Expertise: Gen IV: HG/SS Breed + Capture + ID/SID Abuse , D/P/PT Capture + ID/SID Abuse | Gen V: B/W Capture + Breed + ID/SID Abuse + Wondercard + Starter
Experience: I mainly specialize in capture RNG however I can Breed If it's not possible to capture.
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Field of RNG: 5 Gen: Entralink, Roamers (B/W) | 4 Gen: Roamers ( HG/SS + D/P/PT) | 3 Gen: Breeding (depending on what's possible and realistic)
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Old August 9th, 2013 (03:26 PM).
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Quote originally posted by twistedpuppy:
I forgotz how to RNG. Need a refresher.

Username: twistedpuppy
Availability: Mostly available on all days except for Mondays and Wednesdays.
Timezone: UTC-5
Preferred Game: Black → Black 2 → SoulSilver
Field of RNG: Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, RNG ID/SID
I'm not a tutor, but I'll take care of this one. :3
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Old August 10th, 2013 (12:43 AM).
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Snagging Greggy-boi for roamers (both gen) because I feel good enough to help with those two.
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Old August 10th, 2013 (02:58 AM).
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UPDATE: I ordered a DS Lite which should arrive on Wednesday/Thursday to make it easier for whomever my mentor is, cuz I've been hearing that trying to RNG on a 3DS will be much harder than standard DS/DSis. Also RNG breeding was out of the question for 3DSs which is an extreme bummer

From the trade room chat I was advised to come here. I was thinking of watching videos to learn the Art of RNG but I feel asking from professionals would be a good step to take. My times of availability are very good so hopefully ill be chosen soon to be a mentee.

So here's my update. Anything changed is marked with an *
Username: Swift
Availability: ANY DAY, ANYTIME until school begins on 8/19 (For Fridays: anytime after 9:10)
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*Preferred Game: Gen V (Pokémon Black 2) Currently Played on the 3DS XL, but will soon be played on DS Lite
Field of RNG: Never done it, but I have patience to learn the ropes. I would honestly like to start from where the mentor would feel would be the first thing to try out on doing RNG

P.S. - Black 2 Status: Beaten the game. I'm currently going Pokédex hunting, filling up my Pokédex as much as possible before I begin any sort of EV/IV training
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Old August 10th, 2013 (05:46 AM).
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DS lite, good. I can help you with RNG then. Hit me up in the IRC channel so we can set a date
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Old August 10th, 2013 (07:19 AM).
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Gonzo, could you please update the op?
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Old August 10th, 2013 (07:26 AM).
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Availability: Sundays, Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays (I'm in college, so sometimes I may need to take a day or two)
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Preferred Game: Any Gen IV/V (including BW2)
Field of RNG: Capture (Emerald - V), Breeding (Gens IV/V), RNG ID/SID (Gens IV/V), Roamers (Gens IV/V), Wonder Card
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Old August 14th, 2013 (07:13 AM).
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Preferred Game: Pokemon Black 2
Field of RNG: Capture. Breeding(if possible on black 2). ID/SID for shiny starters

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Old August 14th, 2013 (10:30 AM). Edited August 14th, 2013 by zroc.
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Would really love to learn some of this

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Preferred game- gen 5 white or white 2
Field of RNG- RNG breeding and capture alo ID and SID. Thanks so much
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Old August 14th, 2013 (04:31 PM).
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Availability: 24/7 until September 7th ( And I mean 24/7)
Timezone: Easternt Standard Time ( I live in a Philadelphia suburb in NJ)
Preferred Game: Black and Platinum and perhaps some SoulSilver
Field of RNG: (Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, RNG ID/SID, Entralink, Roamers): I'd like to try all of it, working my way up from the basics (I've RNG'd before but I never got that good, and it was a while ago), however starters are also a big priority of mine.
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Old August 19th, 2013 (09:04 PM).
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I still want to apply even though I have been in the TC chatroom most of my times being here. Im currently trying to RNG solo but I would love to start fresh
Username: Swift
Availability: until school begins on 8/19 (For Fridays: anytime except 6-9 pm)
Timezone: UTC-06:00 Central Time (US & Canada)
*Preferred Game: Gen V (Pokémon Black 2) Currently Played on the DS Lite cuz its easier apparently.
Field of RNG: Currently doing it as I speak. Im going for a shiny pidove in virbank complex. I still want to learn every aspect of RNG to master it. Hope my tutor wont mind my 1000 questions.

P.S. - Black 2 Status: Beaten the game. Caught them all! Now that that is fone I would really love to learn again how RNG works. the more im exposed to it, the more I will know it.

EXTREME REQUEST: Can my mentor be ok with screen sharing Skype calls? I would feel that 1 on 1 tutoring like that would really help out. If not, its ok.
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Old August 25th, 2013 (07:27 PM).
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Field of RNG: Capture, Breeding, Wonder Card, Entralink, Roamers
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Old September 2nd, 2013 (09:45 PM). Edited September 2nd, 2013 by xJeremyx.
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Hi i am new in this forum i hope to have good times here, and learn how to rng entralink as soon as possible, this is my first post hope someone give it value...
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Availability: Wednesdays and Thursday all day. the rest of the week mornings or nights.
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*Preferred Game: Gen V (Pokémon Black 2) i have been using ds lite.
Field of RNG: Entralink, i know how to rng eggs, i dont know how to rng stationary pokemon i would like to someone teach me step by step in a live chat till i get it how to RNG in the entralink in pokemon bw2, it could be a honor if gonz0 take me like his mantee, i have experience rng eggs in pokemon platinum and pokemon bw1, i got my game calibrate already. so how hard can be that someone help me to figure out this problem? i am very confuse S.O.S thank you
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