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Deck Knight
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Deck Knight

RIP DryPass Vaporeon, Male, 31, from Massachusetts

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    1. Robert Alfons
      Robert Alfons
      not gonna derail that thread further since the mods probably wont appreciate it and i can only conclude that our differences in perspectives arent compatible, just letting u know that as a socialist i am very suspicious of governments and it would be a pity if u decided u hated socialism merely because u equate it with bigger government.
      1. Robert Alfons
        Robert Alfons
        i hope ur not as foolish as the masses in that regard, the mistake that socialists would want a nanny state is all too common. most serious leftists only accept a larger amount of state intervention because in a capitalist system, it is preferable to a laissez-faire approach - essentially, a government that looks after its people and prevents it from dying due to famine and disease is preferable to one that lets half the population rot away if the free market so desires
        Jun 10, 2017
      2. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        I fundamentally don't appreciate the elitism behind the phrase "the masses" as if people who work for a living and have to take care of children are too stupid to know their own interests.

        Do you believe that "real socialism" has ever been tried, or that the Russians, Chinese, and more recently Venezuelans simply don't know what their own ideology entails?

        Corruption, shortage, and human rights violations are features of socialism, not bugs. That's why the biggest health problem among the poor in nations that embraced capitalism is obesity, not starvation. If capitalism has a problem, it's that it generates so much excess that entitlement and jealousy set in.
        Jun 10, 2017
    2. Rugi
      Rugi
      Im glad that von came to your defence in the climate change thread. Opposing opinions are necessary to progress a discussion and though most of the time you can seem insane or trollish to me its the perspective thats important.
      1. Rugi
        Rugi
        You present your arguments in a manner far more civil than most cong posters and even if your opinions aren't appreciated the fact that you say them in the first place is important to stop cong from becoming a circlejerk.
        Jun 5, 2017
    3. OM!
      OM!
      You inspired my OM Submission thread post!
      During gen 5, you wrote an awesome article about if Gen 1 had all gen 2-5 moves with the gen 1 mechanics. The research and intricacy inspired me to do the same for gen 6- after last year's approval I aim for the same this year!
      I mentioned you by name, but never officially said thanks for 1 of the best articles from The Smog, before it became The Flying Press. Thank you!
    4. Mova
      Mova
      The classic Smoochum avatar, I see!
    5. snake_rattler
      snake_rattler
      Didn't want to clutter the thread with this, but sorry for ig bad reasoning in Pyroak thread. Gets annoying seeing all the noob traps on PS! and having to explain why they're bad, so I felt like I needed to voice my opinion on that.
    6. Mova
      Mova
      Congrats on getting CAP Head Mod!
    7. LucarioOfLegends
      LucarioOfLegends
      Just thought you know, you hide command failed on your movepool sub :|
    8. sparktrain
      sparktrain
      nice banner!
    9. Old_Gregg
      Old_Gregg
      Hey man, long time no talk. Hope all is well my friend.
    10. boxofkangaroos
    11. Reviloja753
      Reviloja753
      With your post in the Tomo poll:
      A+ logic
    12. Reviloja753
      Reviloja753
      Hey, so I'm confused on the consistency stage. How does it work? Is there a poll for moves it should or shouldn't get? Is there a limit as to how long discussion goes? I'm asking you as you seem to be the best veteran to go to for this sort of thing.
    13. Reviloja753
      Reviloja753
      I'm confused. What is the ranked pair thing about? I don't know what that is.
    14. Mova
      Mova
      If the Abilities given to CAPs in ASB will be overwritten after the Updates, would that make ASB even less canon on the Forums than Firebot?
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      2. Mova
        Mova
        So Firebot's the only true filler forum on Smogon?
        Mar 25, 2017
      3. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        Filler is a very generous and charitable description.
        You are a kind person.
        Mar 25, 2017
      4. Mova
        Mova
        If filler is too kind, then it's more like the type of non-canon work from Naruto and Bleach than the beloved One Piece.
        Mar 25, 2017
    15. snake_rattler
      snake_rattler
      I'm kinda confused about what I'm supposed to for the update project
    16. Mova
      Mova
      The OP mentions the presence of 23 CAPs. Did the post intend to say 22, unless Crucibelle-Mega is somehow counted?
      1. KrazyCake
        KrazyCake
        This ^^
        Feb 21, 2017
    17. Snobalt
      Snobalt
      1. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        Does that include the Russian hackers that stole the election utilizing Pepe the Frog memes?
        Feb 1, 2017
      2. Snobalt
        Snobalt
        Sure does. I'll buy you a plane ticket back to England as well (right after I buy my own ticket back to South Korea).
        Feb 9, 2017
    18. Dopebobbenty
      Dopebobbenty
      Can you make a team with a fire type tank and a electric type Speed special add a fairy type of choice and the rest is yours
    19. HeaLnDeaL
      HeaLnDeaL
      The wording of your 2 UL thing confuses me a lot and I dunno what you're trying to say
      1. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        Basically one UL selects the Update they want of the Top 3, the other UL for that thread is chosen at random from other ULs. Both ULs for the thread must agree on a final slate.
        Jan 10, 2017
      2. HeaLnDeaL
        HeaLnDeaL
        seems... weird
        Jan 10, 2017
    20. HeaLnDeaL
      HeaLnDeaL
      Why isn't your sig ever funny even when it does change? get real kiddo
      1. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        My sig mostly exists to send people into a blind, frothy rage. Not sure where you were trying to get funny from.
        Jan 7, 2017
      2. HeaLnDeaL
        HeaLnDeaL
        yeah, it;s not rage-inducing either
        Jan 7, 2017
      3. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        You're too mellow to have your rage induced. You both Heal n DeaL.
        Jan 7, 2017
    21. THE_IRON_...KENYAN?
      THE_IRON_...KENYAN?
      They have cried wolf so many times about climate change. I think what, the north pole was supposed to be gone by now and new york was supposed to be underwater. These BS graphs predicting temp changes have always undercut it,.
      1. THE_IRON_...KENYAN?
        THE_IRON_...KENYAN?
        Itll be nice to have someone at the head of the EPA that hates the EPA because what the EPA has been for the past 8 years is just an extension of Obamas executive power abuse and the EPA regulating every little thing we do and stifling business because of it.
        Dec 9, 2016
      2. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        The only thing you need to realize TIK is that Climate Change is Real and you can fix it by sending me 50 billion dollars in unmarked nonconsecutive bills.
        Dec 10, 2016
    22. BenTheDemon
      BenTheDemon
      It's ok, Daddy. Josh can't touch us here. <3
      1. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        A+ First Response. I clapped in real life.
        Dec 6, 2016
      2. BenTheDemon
        BenTheDemon
        I can't clap, cause I simply can't have less than one hand on my dick thinking what Daddy's gonna do to me. ;)

        And on that note, I'm gonna call it a night on these jokes.
        Dec 6, 2016
      3. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        A one-night stand, then.

        Let us never speak of this again.
        Dec 6, 2016
    23. Snobalt
      Snobalt
      Do you realize that the Democrats were the conservative party and the Republicans the liberal party back in the day? That's why the Democrats are blue and the Republicans red. If it was the 1800s, there's not a doubt in my mind that you'd be a Democrat and I'd be a Republican. Abe Lincoln would be turning in his grave if he saw that his liberal party is now a conservative party.
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      2. Snobalt
        Snobalt
        "Tried to claim the legacy of another party?" It's a cycle of evolution; the Democratic Party was economically liberal by 1933 and socially liberal by 1963. Nothing you can do about that. It's not rhetoric; it is empirical fact.

        And neither side is perfect; the Republicans did similar stuff post-election in 2008 and 2012 to what the Democrats are doing now. Except in 2008 and 2012, the Republicans lost the popular vote and the electoral college, and they lost the popular vote again. It's an outdated system; Hillary won the vote but lost the presidency. It'd be like if M-Sableye got enough votes to be banned but the OU council said "screw you guys; it's staying". The Electoral College was obsolete well before 2000.
        Nov 21, 2016
      3. Snobalt
        Snobalt
        Moreover, we're not butthurt just because we're literally fearing for our lives. With the hate crimes that have spiked (yes, on both sides, but only the conservative side is condoning it), having reason to fear for one's life does not make for a sore loser. It's a good thing I'm male, (mostly) straight, and upper-middle class, so I don't have much to fear. Trump also hasn't said anything racist about Asians afaik, so I'm safe there too. Still, I am praying for my folks' 401k's even though I'm not religious.

        Also you can claim to embrace Lincoln because you fall under the "Republican" label, but if go against his principles, you're not exactly embracing him. From Jesus to Lincoln, you guys need to do a better job of emulating your role models.

        (For the record, this all came to mind after I analyzed your "I'm not a Democrat" comment a little more.)
        Nov 21, 2016
      4. Geodude6
        Geodude6
        "we're literally fearing for our lives"

        ???????????????????
        Dec 8, 2016
    24. Geodude6
      Geodude6
      why is your avatar not gumshoos
      1. Deck Knight
        Deck Knight
        Google Image Search "Trump bird."
        Nov 20, 2016
    25. Geodude6
      Geodude6
      You need to come back to ASB and buy a Yungoos to celebrate your candidate winning.
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