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Old March 17th, 2013 (05:07 AM).
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What has your time at the Pokecommunity given you? / What has the community given you?
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Old March 17th, 2013 (05:13 AM).
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I guess I'm still trying to figure that out, myself. I don't quite think I've gotten much return out of the reason I signed up in the first place. I was sort of hoping for more comickers and animators here... :(

Well, thanks to the moderation staff for being nice.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (05:47 AM).
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It has given me friends all over the world. I'm not gonna sit here and say that it's changed my life and given me confidence to tackle the challenges of real life, because it hasn't. But I think having a network of international friends is the best thing PC or any online forum could ever give a person, so I'm incredibly thankful for that
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Old March 17th, 2013 (05:48 AM).
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Well in the short time I have been here it has given me some of the best friends I could ask for :].
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Old March 17th, 2013 (06:22 AM).
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Haven't found that out yet.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (07:23 AM). Edited March 17th, 2013 by Sableye~.
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It allowed me to meet the friend that helped me out quite a lot with a problem of mine. It was talking to him that eventually lead to my changing my ways, for which I am and will continue to be grateful for.

PC also helped me to become less rude and snarky over the internet, as I used to be haha.

I also met a whole mess of friends here, of course.

Even though I joined PC because of being hit with the banhammer on another forum, it was worth it.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (07:36 AM).
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Ton of Pokemon thanks to RNC & Pink Mommy, met new friends, gotten back into Pokemon TCG and learned some new stuffs about the game
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Old March 17th, 2013 (07:45 AM).
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PC gave me a forum to talk to new people about pokemon hacks for me to try out. It allows me to let off steam after a bad day has happened.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (08:29 AM).
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PC gave me a whole new way to connect and communicate with Pokemon fans all over the world. I have made some great friends here, and I treasure each and every one of them and all my moments spent here with them. <3

Thank you, PC!
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Old March 17th, 2013 (09:31 AM).
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I still dont really know. I guess a place to relax and casually talk about things with others, I cant think of anything else though :l
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Old March 17th, 2013 (09:39 AM).
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A number of things.

Firstly, and by far the most important.
I met somebody here that I kinda trusted more then I usually do anyone, and not only did we become good friends, but she started this chain of events that has slowly snowballed into making me make me into a better person.
I've become much more confident and found new hope in myself, where I thought I had lost all.
The funny thing is, I don't think she even realises. X)

Secondly, and of slightly less prominence.
I've become more social, and met a lot of cool people.

Thirdly, still good!
I've gotten into new music genres that I wouldn't have looked at before.

And, as anyone would expect, my love of Pokemon has grown! :D
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Old March 17th, 2013 (10:09 AM).
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PC has been great to me!
I've met so many new friends, from all kinds of places. I've gotten a lot of pokemon from the trade corner :D. PC has helped me get involved in discussions. I'm usually quiet, but on PC I'm comfortable enough to give my input on discussions. Also the Dear Anonymous thread has recently helped me vent when I've had no where else to go...
So thanks PC :D
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Old March 17th, 2013 (05:14 PM).
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It's given me friends. Social interaction at points in life where I hardly had any. Ambition and goals when I hardly had any. Made me powerhungry for awhile. Source of Internet Drama (always fun??).

And finally, an Internet home where I'm not as shy posting. <3 (Besides Twitter I guess but I like PC a lot more.)
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Old March 17th, 2013 (06:33 PM).
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Made a few friends that have extended outside this community, so I'd call that a success.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (06:58 PM).
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I made so many friends here, and saw how different online life is to real life.

Not to mention that becoming Supporter sorta meant the forum was giving something back to me, which is very fun.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (07:17 PM).
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I have learned how to befriend with everyone again, and learned how to make true friendship, because of joining PC.
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Old March 17th, 2013 (08:27 PM).
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Ah PC. PokeCommunity has helped make me what I am today. I joined PC and in time, this palce made me more and more interested in Graphics Design and Web Development, which are basically what I focus on most these days.

I've also met so many great people and made dozens of friends from all over the world. It's definitely been a great experience, one that I have definitely benefited from and I hope to one day be able to help others as much as you have helped me <3

Thanks PC o3o
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Old March 17th, 2013 (08:31 PM).
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Old March 17th, 2013 (08:37 PM).
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It's given me so much ever since coming here in August as Rainbow Arcanine. I feel really grateful towards PC, for giving me much more than a place to chat with others about Pokemon and off-topic related discussions. It's given me some of the best friends that I could ever ask for, it brought out the confidence in me that had always cowered in the shadows until now. I've learnt so much about myself, my wonderful friends here have made me a better person and I felt happier than I ever have before so yeah thanks PC! :D
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Old March 18th, 2013 (08:49 AM).
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I've met much nicer people on here compared to the last places I was at. Usually a year in, on the forums I've been on, I've had a dispute with someone, but here, I've had none. At least the mods and higher are nicer too, compared to some of the bigoted you-know-whats on the other forums I've been to.
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Old March 18th, 2013 (01:28 PM).
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PC's given me the opportunity to make new friends and get to know people who I'd otherwise never have gotten a chance to associate with. It's also helped me be more confident in myself, as weird as that might seem. I really am thankful for this site, and for that reason, I always have the feeling that I'm in debt to it. =D
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Old March 19th, 2013 (07:27 PM).
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For giving me my first forum experience. I adapted to forums early on (10 yrs old I think) so now I don't find them confusing at all thanks to PC.

Also thanks for all the cool members.
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Old March 20th, 2013 (02:44 PM).
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PC gave me childhood memories that weren't sad or angering. I couldn't have asked for more.
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Old March 20th, 2013 (02:52 PM).
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It's given me something to do in my Pokemon games again in the form of challenges other than a Nuzlocke, also a couple of friends that I talk to once in a blue moon.
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Old March 23rd, 2013 (04:43 PM).
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Like most people, PC was the place I met some of the best people. I met some of my friends back in '06 and '07 and they're still in my life and I'll always be grateful for that :)
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