Off-Topic Hang out with people and talk about whatever. Feel free to suggest a better description for this forum as everyone seems to have an opinion. :D
Thread Tools
Old September 27th, 2011 (5:44 AM).
Snow Phoenix's Avatar
Snow Phoenix Snow Phoenix is offline
The transient snowman
    Join Date: Dec 2008
    Location: A few miles away from a well-known college in a poorly known town.
    Age: 23
    Gender: Male
    Nature: Impish
    Posts: 979
    Well I've realised that I don't really care much about the forum itself xD The only sections I hang out in are OT, RP, and OVP <.< I don't particularly care for any other section :/ So why do I come on PC if it's only to spam in pointless threads? I come for the people I love the members of PC and the IRC can be entertaining at times. So I got to thinking of a new OVP thread... why do you come on PC? Is it for the people, the forum itself, the IRC, or some misc. other?

    Credits to Jordan. Paired to Mira and ohHeyVaporeon.
    Reply With Quote

    Relevant Advertising!

    Old September 27th, 2011 (6:24 AM).
    Melody's Avatar
    Melody Melody is offline
    A song³, A feeling³, An experience³ in 3D³
    • Crystal Tier
    Join Date: Oct 2004
    Location: Cuddling those close to me
    Gender: Female
    Nature: Naughty
    Posts: 6,428
    Because I can.

    Surely, the people, the atmosphere and all else has some factor in that as well. I wouldn't deny that...but my main reason for coming to PC is to relax and enjoy myself. Nothing more, nothing less.
    Astral and Soipe
    Inspired by Nepgear

    Reply With Quote
    Old September 27th, 2011 (6:42 AM).
    Sydian's Avatar
    Sydian Sydian is offline
    i'm not jesus
    • Crystal Tier
    Join Date: Feb 2008
    Location: Alabama
    Age: 25
    Nature: Timid
    Posts: 32,179
    Because if I don't show up here, there would be chaos in the pit I like to call GPGD. I am the circus leader and GPGD is my three five rings. Hyeee!!

    ≫ i will not forgive ≪
    challenges | klippy
    Reply With Quote
    Old September 27th, 2011 (6:56 AM).
    Liliana Vess Liliana Vess is offline
    • Platinum Tier
    Join Date: Nov 2008
    Location: «UK»
    Gender: Male
    Posts: 1,984
    Well when I first joined the forums it was for all of the Pokemon related forums. Then after the initial excitement of all of that dwindled away and I'd met quite a few members I started to mainly come online to talk to people i know, mostly through VM's and such. But now I've found one or two forums here that I really enjoy reading and posting in so right now I suppose I'm tied between the users and the forums.
    Reply With Quote
    Old September 27th, 2011 (7:02 AM).
    au bon's Avatar
    au bon au bon is offline
    • Developer
    • Platinum Tier
    Join Date: Oct 2004
    Location: New Jersey
    Gender: Male
    Nature: Quirky
    Posts: 17,313
    it's a wonderful temporary cure for boredom. unfortunately it leaves you even more bored than when you were before after you've posted in everything you're interested in.
    Reply With Quote
    Old September 27th, 2011 (1:05 PM).
    Aquacorde's Avatar
    Aquacorde Aquacorde is offline
      Join Date: Jul 2004
      Location: Ankh-Morpork
      Age: 24
      Gender: Female
      Nature: Adamant
      Posts: 10,317
      Generally for the people and NU/W <3

      queen consortia

      my art

      roleplay theatre

      past of the past
      Reply With Quote
      Old September 27th, 2011 (3:09 PM).
      -Jared-'s Avatar
      -Jared- -Jared- is offline
      Certified Responsible Adult
      • Crystal Tier
      Join Date: Mar 2009
      Location: Northern California
      Age: 26
      Gender: Male
      Nature: Gentle
      Posts: 1,820
      I have plenty of friends on here that I talk to, and I like having places to go discuss stuff, whether they be video games, computers, or my opinion on general things. It's fun to do that stuff. ^__^
      Reply With Quote
      Old September 27th, 2011 (3:19 PM).
      Oryx's Avatar
      Oryx Oryx is offline
      • Crystal Tier
      Join Date: Mar 2011
      Age: 25
      Gender: Female
      Nature: Relaxed
      Posts: 13,204
      I like talking to people! And I'm too shy to do it regularly irl. You could say that I'm a really, really social person trapped in the body of a really, really shy person. But I'm not as weird and shy online so I come here to talk to lots of people.

      At least that's why I joined, other than the surface level reason of "I had B/W and no one to talk about it with".

      Theme * Pair * VM * PM

      Not all men...

      Are all men stupid?

      That's right.

      Reply With Quote
      Old September 27th, 2011 (7:52 PM).
      Her's Avatar
      Her Her is online now
      • Moderator
      • Platinum Tier
      • Discord Moderoid
      Join Date: Jun 2008
      Age: 24
      Gender: Female
      Posts: 10,567
      I come here mainly to post in OVP and post in the Daily Chit Chat, but I generally hang out in Off-topic Discussions. It's been a while since I've gone near anything to do with Pokémon on this site, I feel satisfied enough with OVP alone. I really should post in the Pokémon sections sometime. I like to talk to people, but the majority of people I want to talk to, I can reach on MSN or IRC anyway.
      PC is just a place to chill, really.
      Reply With Quote
      Old September 27th, 2011 (7:55 PM).
      Kura's Avatar
      Kura Kura is offline
        Join Date: Sep 2004
        Location: Horsham, UK (orig. Toronto, Canada)
        Age: 28
        Gender: Female
        Nature: Serious
        Posts: 11,014
        I like to hear what others have to say about stuff and I like to share my thoughts too. I like to help out artists in the respected section.. and it's a chill way to pass the time. I enjoy talking to some friends I have on here, and also enjoy talking to some new faces too <3
        ~Yuugiou Fan~
        ~Kamen Rider Fan~
        ♡(´・ω・`)LOVE! ☆
        Reply With Quote
        Old September 27th, 2011 (9:41 PM).
        Amaruuk's Avatar
        Amaruuk Amaruuk is offline
        • Crystal Tier
        Join Date: May 2008
        Location: Eugene, OR
        Age: 29
        Gender: Female
        Nature: Quirky
        Posts: 1,274
        I still hang around after all these years and even after I stopped caring about Pokemon for I guess a couple of reasons. One is that PC is just one more place I can post my art; however little reception it gets there's no reason not to really. The other is that it's just a nice place to post thoughts and feelings in the form of replies to OVP threads. One more reason could just be that it's a nice community and I've been here on and off for so long that really there isn't a reason to totally leave probably ever.


        AS / TASHA
        Y / AMARUUK
        FC / 1306-6591-9351

        Reply With Quote
        Old September 27th, 2011 (10:19 PM).
        Seto's Avatar
        Seto Seto is offline
        if i keep my eyes closed
        • Crystal Tier
        Join Date: Jul 2005
        Location: United States
        Nature: Brave
        Posts: 10,323
        Eh, there are times when I don't feel like being on PC at all, though that's usually when I tend to take DLoA's, so it isn't all too often at all. If anything, I like the people here even if I can contact them on other places, and I like posting around randomly. It helps me relax a bit after work, as well, and I can't think of much else to do with my time at 1am. xD; So I check PC, and eventually head to bed.

        Pokemon isn't something that I'm constantly into, but I manage to post in other places, and that holds my interest for awhile.

        previously known as Drew
        paired to Mezzo
        Reply With Quote
        Old September 27th, 2011 (10:27 PM).
        Forever's Avatar
        Forever Forever is offline
        Merry Scragmas!
        • Moderator
        • Crystal Tier
        Join Date: Nov 2005
        Location: Queensland
        Age: 25
        Gender: Female
        Nature: Bold
        Posts: 35,729
        Originally Posted by Toujours View Post
        At least that's why I joined, other than the surface level reason of "I had B/W and no one to talk about it with".
        I wish that was my join reason :(

        Either way I come here to stalk random conversations, create threads aka be creative to practice skills to be a journalist in a really weird way, to help people in whatever way I can and to have a place to share my thoughts when nobody else is around! Help primarily is the reason though. As for most of the members I talk to, I can contact them in other ways if it weren't for PC.

        Only once recently did I consider staying away from here though for a while since in my mind none of the above really mattered at the time.

        Your own very Pokémon story is about to unfold.
        You'll face fun times and tough challenges.
        A world of dreams and adventures with Pokémon awaits!

        Reply With Quote
        Old September 27th, 2011 (11:06 PM).
        Hiidoran's Avatar
        Hiidoran Hiidoran is offline
        • Crystal Tier
        Join Date: Oct 2005
        Location: Indiana
        Age: 27
        Gender: Male
        Nature: Jolly
        Posts: 6,245
        Basically, because I just can't seem to get away from it. :D I always tell new members this place is addicting, and I'm not really stretching the truth at all...

        What draws me in still is the conversations. Whenever I'm at home chilling (procrastinating studying, typically) or, phone in hand, waiting for a friend, I'll usually pop on PC and read some OVP threads, check out the new threads in NU/W, or read about staff matters in the staff boards. I can honestly talk to the good friends I've made here via other, more direct media, so this place is more of a time-killer with amazing content. Not to mention you all are great when I want to get feedback. :] I love getting all your different opinions when I have a problem or want to share something. Just a great outlet, really.

        I also continue to return because I would like to have a hand in maintaining it and making it better. Kinda why I enjoy being staff~
        Reply With Quote
        Old September 27th, 2011 (11:45 PM).
        PlatinumDude's Avatar
        PlatinumDude PlatinumDude is offline
        • Gold Tier
        Join Date: Aug 2010
        Location: Canada
        Age: 23
        Gender: Male
        Nature: Hasty
        Posts: 12,909
        I come to PC to make friends and to share my thoughts on various topics.

        Reply With Quote
        Old September 28th, 2011 (9:03 AM).
        Shiny Celebi Shiny Celebi is offline
        • Gold Tier
        Join Date: Jun 2011
        Posts: 2,402
        I came to PC because it seemed like a nice forum. At first I wasnt around very much but then alot of friends from other forums joined, some of which I only talk to here, so now Im around alot, talking to them and posting in threads that are interesting to me. This really is a nice place, and I hope to stick around for a long time and make new friends. Also I join forums because it allows me to be social and work on social skills. Im shy in real life and its very hard for me to connect with people, but its much easier online, so its helped me in the long run.
        Reply With Quote
        Old September 28th, 2011 (3:38 PM).
        Sammi's Avatar
        Sammi Sammi is offline
        • Silver Tier
        Join Date: Jan 2005
        Location: The States
        Age: 28
        Gender: Female
        Nature: Lax
        Posts: 13,820
        Variety of reasons. I enjoy posting in OVP and reading other people's opinions on stuff. The people here are pretty nice and I like getting to know people. I also mod here, and I enjoy cleaning up OVP. At this point, though, I've just been here so long that leaving just seems like an odd idea. o___O
        If you're looking for me,
        I'm hiding on Reddit or Twitter.
        Reply With Quote
        Old September 28th, 2011 (3:47 PM).
        Caelus Caelus is offline
          Join Date: Oct 2008
          Posts: 2,701
          I come here to talk to my best friends here and to see what's going on. Most of the time, I'm just here for a few minutes and I log off, but occasionally I'll lurk for an hour.
          Reply With Quote
          Old September 28th, 2011 (4:04 PM).
          McCree's Avatar
          McCree McCree is offline
          yes they change
          • Discord Moderoid
          • Platinum Tier
          Join Date: Dec 2006
          Location: canadiadanada
          Gender: Male
          Nature: Calm
          Posts: 5,818
          "What's the point?" I've asked myself that the entire close-to-five years I've been here.

          lol no jk dis place rox. I only ever post in OC and OVP cuz that's usually where the interesting topics are. Basically it is a cure for boredom and lets you talk about stuff and share your opinion, whether or not somebody reads it.

          Although I'm sure to other people PC has great value. True Pokemon fans will spend all their time in the trade corner or battle place and endlessly exchange their friend codes to make new friends!! :3 Oh and not to mention the ROM Hacking scene at PC, that's huge.
          Reply With Quote
          Old September 28th, 2011 (4:10 PM).
          Raizhu Raizhu is offline
          the end
            Join Date: Aug 2011
            Gender: Female
            Posts: 328
            I come here to discuss Pokeymanz and pretty much anything else, though I joined for a different reason originally.
            Reply With Quote
            Old September 28th, 2011 (5:42 PM).
            Alley Cat's Avatar
            Alley Cat Alley Cat is offline
              Join Date: Jun 2011
              Posts: 788
              There are a few people here that I actually like talking to. The community is made up of (mostly) respectable, genuine people. PC tends to be the more intellectual part of my day. It get's me thinking about a lot. But it also has things like Fan Fiction and RPing and Hacks and all those bells and whistles that make it a nice place to relax.
              Reply With Quote
              Old September 29th, 2011 (2:16 AM).
              Pokemon Trainer Touko's Avatar
              Pokemon Trainer Touko Pokemon Trainer Touko is offline
              春野サクラ ♥
              • Gold Tier
              Join Date: Jan 2011
              Location: Konoha ★
              Age: 19
              Gender: Female
              Posts: 1,714
              Tbqh, I really don't know! o.o I guess it's the people that talks to me keeps me here xD;
              ⎡ Paired with Vaporeon 7 ★ Deviantart PC family
              Reply With Quote
              Old September 29th, 2011 (4:01 AM).
              Impo's Avatar
              Impo Impo is offline
              Playhouse Pokemon
              • Crystal Tier
              Join Date: Feb 2010
              Location: Earth
              Gender: Male
              Nature: Relaxed
              Posts: 2,456
              I go to PC for the nice people, and to stalk randoms.
              Just kidding, I only come to stalk.
              Reply With Quote
              Old September 29th, 2011 (5:21 AM).
              Elite Overlord LeSabre™'s Avatar
              Elite Overlord LeSabre™ Elite Overlord LeSabre™ is offline
              On that 'Non stop road'
              • Gold Tier
              Join Date: Nov 2007
              Location: Shimoda City
              Age: 92
              Nature: Quirky
              Posts: 9,571
              I keep coming back for the people and the discussions, though I've steered away from Pokemon and more into the non-Pokemon areas as of late. But I can still find plenty of things to talk about, both Pokemon and non-Pokemon here, and I've made quite a few friends, so I plan to stick around even if my interest in Pokemon is waning.

              Elite Overlord LeSabre™
              PC Vital Stats
              * Pair
              * PC Family
              * Bishies
              * VG Claims
              * Friend Codes
              * Blog
              * Web Site
              * Fan Fictions:
              * Leaf Green LP
              Reply With Quote

              Quick Reply

              Join the conversation!

              Create an account to post a reply in this thread, participate in other discussions, and more!

              Create a PokéCommunity Account

              Sponsored Links
              Thread Tools

              Posting Rules
              You may not post new threads
              You may not post replies
              You may not post attachments
              You may not edit your posts

              BB code is On
              Smilies are On
              [IMG] code is On
              HTML code is Off

              Forum Jump

              All times are GMT -8. The time now is 2:43 AM.