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Old August 3rd, 2010 (04:15 AM). Edited August 11th, 2010 by Hiroshi Sotomura.
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The date for the Get-Together is yet to be decided, but will run for four days. Full list is up, so go go go!

So down to the events! I've compiled the events list for this year's Get-Together! Like last year, I'm opening event leader positions on a first-come, first-serve basis. These are the events running this year! (You will notice that I've omitted almost none of the suggestions, and in fact, I'm still listing them, so here's the preliminary list.) You have until August 6 to pick an event to host.

To be the organizer of an event, simply post with the event(s) you'd like to take. If you suggested the event, you will have the highest priority over hosting an event. Please note that all events at least one staff member hosting or supervising the event (as a backup) and one host (yourself), though you may have up to two other hosts, all of whom you are free to pick (though the moderator may turn you down). If your event is a competition and requires judges, once you have been accepted as an event organizer you may elect them (in cooperation with the other organisers supervising your event).

We require if you host events:
- That you will be able to manage it for four days. (With sleep, of course.)
- That you know how to plan.
- For you to manage time and get events up in a timely manner.
- Knowledge of what you're actually hosting. We recommend that it's your field.

Did you know that your event can have prizes? You could request Rukario's permission to allow a Supporter gift prize if you want, but for your contest or whatever, you can offer an emblem to your design! More info will be available once I start approving people.

For organising an event, you get a pretty badge from now until the event ends.

You also get special access to a forum where you can organise your events. You'll find more information about hosting an event in there.

If you have any questions, feel free to post them too.

Get-Together 2010 events


Please note that an event without any hosts will be dropped from this list. Events colored in green do not require any more hosts. If you're the event organizer and you need me to list that an event needs more hosts or judges, PM me. Some events have fancy names, some don't. PM me if you want to change their names or descriptions.

Running events


Get-Together Manifesto Classic
Official chatting thread for the Get-Together. Everyone gets together here and chats about absolutely anything. Big part? It's community-wide and everyone's invited.
Hosted by Hiroshi Sotomura.

Get-Together Singing Contest
Sing your heart out! Are you the PokéCommunity's best singer?
Hosted and judged by Hiroshi Sotomura and Morkula.

Gen 5 Drawoff
Illustrate a recently announced Generation 5 Pokémon in a tournament ladder! (It must span over four days.)
Hosted by Forever and Franceschi.

iSketch
Pokémon-style Pictionary. No drawing skills required (it's funnier that way!), just brush up on your Pokémon terminology!
Hosted by Serene Grace and Manipulation.

Scavenger hunt
Exactly as it says!
Hosted by I Laugh at your Misfortune!, Forever, and Manipulation.

Gaming nights
It's the four nights of gaming, from 6 to 12! (Or longer, depending on interest and schedule.) Let's see who's the best at this official community gaming meet with these games:
Day 1: Team Fortress 2 (hosted by Hiroshi Sotomura and Klippy) and Starcraft 2 (hosted by twocows)
Day 2: Left 4 Dead 2 (hosted by Hiroshi Sotomura, Klippy and Morkula)
Day 3: Left 4 Dead (hosted by Hiroshi Sotomura and Morkula)
Day 4: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (hosted by Ambellina)
Please PM Klippy for interest in hosting and supervision.

Create-a-Pokémon contest
Think up a Pokémon to your own specification! You make the stats, the name, its typing, abilities and more!
Hosted by Luke, deku, Hiiro and that guy.

Trainer design contest
Make up a Pokémon trainer! Your challenge: to think of their individual personalities, background history, skills and Pokémon, and, if you want, draw them up!
Hosted by Abnegation and Luke.

Pokémon Game Map-off
Be it beautiful or playable, test your mapping skills against others!
Hosted by Manipulation. Judges: Manipulation, Spherical Ice, Zeffy

Skype Manifesto
Invite anyone to this massive everyone-talks festival.
Hosted by Sydian, Abnegation, Sora's Nobody and AdvancedK47.

The Four Nights of Trivia
Host some trivia nights! Make questions, ask everyone. Who gets it right? Who is the quizmaster?
Hosted by Mattysaurus, zappyspiker, Hiidoran, AdvancedK47, ares10, Fire Wolf and Gardenia101.

Photography contest
Amateur photographer? Professional stock photo snapper? Take the best _________________! (Up to you to decide.)
Hosted by zappyspiker, Abnegation, Charizard★ and Pave Low.

The Ultimate Graphicmaker
A banner that _________________! (Up to you to decide.)
Hosted by Abnegation and moments..

Pokémon speedrun challenge
Racing against the clock to complete 8 games in 96 hours. Can it be done?
Hosted by Mr.Silver, Sora's Nobody and myrrhman. Supervised by Sydian and bobandbill.

Game relay challenge
Grab a team, race, and battle against the gym leaders. (Comment: this sounds a little infeasible.)
Hosted by Sydian, myrrhman and Fire Wolf.

Shiritori
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiritori
Hosted by Conan Edogawa and supervised by Hiroshi Sotomura.

Movie night
For certain nights of the get-together, watch a movie with some other members! See what they think while you sit back and chew on popcorn all night!
Hosted by Abnegation and AdvancedK47.

Wi-Fi Battle Tourney
Exactly as they state! A battling tournament, PC members vs. PC members! (May require a tournament bracket. Brackets not included.)
Hosted by Alakazam17, Aurafire, World King, Wolflare and Gardenia101.

Shoddy Battle Tourney
Same as above, but for Shoddy! A tournament with stats and every other detailed aspect of battling Pokémon!
Hosted by Wolflare, Aurafire, King_Zora, and Jake♫.

Small writing contest
A tear-jerking poem or short story about a ____________? (Up to the host.)
Hosted by Zeffy, Bay Alexison, Kishijuten and Fuyu. Supervised by Astinus.

Lego competition
Use lego to build something! (Up to the organizer. This could basically be constructing a Pokémon, since we are a Pokémon forum.)
Hosted by Ben. and bobandbill.

WarioWare D.I.Y.
Do it yourself! Create a minigame for the purposes of this contest.
Hosted by The Explorer of Destiny, mikuldinho and Heart's Soul. Supervised by Serene Grace.

Scriptwriter's Contest
Write the best script for a ROM hack, using actual calls, commands and writing!
Hosted by Zeffy and Destiny Demon. Supervised by Luke.

Fanart contest
Draw _________! (Up to the judge.)
Hosted by Dahlia411, TwilightBlade and Faline.

Flipnoter's Animatorama
Use Flipnote Studio (Ugomemo) to design a basic animation, right on your DSi!
Hosted by Team Fail, mervyn797 and dragon0fangz. Supervised by Hiroshi Sotomura.

Pokémon [Person] Snap, anime version
Scroll through your old (or new) time episodes of Pokémon and find the funniest snap!
Hosted by Skip Shot and 560cool.. Supervised by Hiiro.

The PokeHumanfication Competition
Choose a Pokémon, and draw a human version of it!
Hosted by BinaryPeaches, MasterStrife and Roswell. Supervised by Forever.

Yu-Gi-Oh Duelathon
A tournament for children's trading cards. With dark magicians and magician girls. And a Kuriboh.
Hosted by Apple Juice and altariaking. Supervised by digi-kun.

Pokémon Snap, WiiWare version
Got the Pokémon Snap WiiWare? Snap the best Pokémon pic!
Hosted by rockman0 and Negative-Zero. Supervised by bobandbill.

AMV contest
Create the best __________ anime music video! (Up to the judge.)
Hosted by Mew~ and Pachy. Supervised by twocows.

May run, requires attention


Stopmotion contest
Using a video app, snap and create an animation using your own objects or clay!
Hosted by Cheesymitten and pokemonleaguechamp. Requires staff supervision.

Pokémon painting and sculpting
Paint or sculpt a Pokémon. Get judged. (Need more information and it's up to the host.)
Hosted by Mr. Silver. Requires one backup host and staff supervision.

Pokémon Trading Card Game Tourney
Battle with your Pokémon cards! It's time to battle with your cards! (You need a feasible way to do this.)
Hosted by donavannj and Rocket_Executive. Requires a supervising staffer.

Pixelpusher's Dot Contest
Basically, pixel art at its finest. Create pixel art to match a certain theme! (Hosts, come on down!)
Hosted by UltimaSilva and Logiedan. Requires staff.

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The PokéCommunity Get-Together is a member-managed event where we try to make sure we can bring as many PC members as we can to the community (by mass email). For the last time and a few times before that where we've had a Get-Together, it's been about events. The main event - we have one giant chat to talk our heads off (and this all the Get-Together was about for the first three times we've had it).

(Oh, and it's not a real-life event. It's all held on PC.)
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (04:27 AM).
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As I volunteered to host the Wi-Fi Battle Tourney in the previous thread, I'll go ahead and do the same thing here.

I guess I wasn't the one who initially suggested it, but I did suggest to make a massive round robin as opposed to a mini four-day tourney, which in my opinion wouldn't work.

Here's hoping this year's get-together will be one to remember!
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...yeah picking the gen 5 drawoff, as suggested.

And Franceschi will be the staff member for it. If noone else wants to host too then I'll find someone. XD;
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (04:33 AM). Edited August 4th, 2010 by Sora's Nobody.
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (04:35 AM).
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If you need another host for Wi-Fi tourney, or if you need a host for the stop-motion contest, I'm your man.
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (05:12 AM). Edited August 3rd, 2010 by Zeta Patchouli.
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I can offer my services for the Map-off, or the small writing contest, whichever one takes me. Preferably the former. Both I would probably need help with.
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I'll just put my hand up for hosting the Photography and Graphics contests with the option of having a co-host for either, so anyone else is free to claim another spot as far as I'm concerned. Maybe it was a given that I had to host these but eh, better safe than sorry right?

I also wouldn't mind having an input in the skype manifesto since the program is more or less always open on my laptop, so if it needs a staff member, I'll gladly help out there.
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I think me and Serene Grace already called hosting iSketch.
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I'll host the Design a Pokemon Contest (which isn't listed) as I did last year. I think Hiiro would like to host as well, and Luke wanted to help as well.
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As long as it's not the weekend of September 17-19, I can help out with the writing contest, though I don't want to host it alone.
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Even tho' my timezone is screwy (GMT +2 : Bucharest Athens Istanbul) and I might most probably update while you guys are sleeping ... :O
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (05:42 AM). Edited August 6th, 2010 by ares10.
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@manipulation. As you can see on the thread name, i don't think it's enough to call it in the previous thread as this is the thread where you tell what you wanna be in. I have also written my self on the isketch competetion and if i dont get to do it for the sole reason that you called it on the last thread, them im gonna be really annoyed.
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I'll help with Shiritori if it's needed. But if it's during the last week of August then I can't help.
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (06:32 AM). Edited August 3rd, 2010 by Alli.
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I'll host Skype manifesto along with whoever else volunteered. :)

Edit: Also, if that relay run on emulators for RBY gets approved, I might drop hosting Skype and host that instead.
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (06:33 AM). Edited August 3rd, 2010 by Team Fail.
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Quote originally posted by deku:
I'll host the Design a Pokemon Contest (which isn't listed) as I did last year. I think Hiiro would like to host as well, and Luke wanted to help as well.
Just a heads up on that one, myself and Luke will be hosting the Pokemon & Trainer deisgns as the staff members to look over them, you're still going to be hosting it of course, just letting you know that that's what we agreed :]
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Old August 3rd, 2010 (07:34 AM). Edited August 3rd, 2010 by Mr.Silver.
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Pokemon drawing and sculpting please.
Im working on the details now.

EDIT: Sora's nobody and I will also do the speedruns.
The game list is gonna be set as:
Day 1: Pokemon Red,Pokemon Yellow
Day 2: Pokemon Gold, Pokemon crystal
Day 3: Pokemon ruby, Pokemon Emerald
Day 4: Its a surprize~

Edit again: Were gonna do some games, commentary, handout prizes and some other things, along with the speed runs.
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Ok Me & Mr. SIlver are claiming the speed run.
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