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Gym Leader & Elite Four Signups [Winter Season]

Discussion in 'PO League' started by TraceofLife, Nov 7, 2016.

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  1. TraceofLife

    TraceofLife Lucky Strike Forum Moderator Tour Director Forum Moderator Tour Director

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    Gym Leader Signups
    Winter 2016

    Welcome to the gym leader signups for the PO League Winter Season!

    The following tiers will be considered for a gym (a tier or two may be excluded depending on who signs up and what is deemed best for the league when going through applications):
    • ORAS Ubers
    • ORAS OU (may have two leaders)
    • ORAS UU
    • ORAS LU
    • ORAS NU
    • ORAS LC
    • ORAS Balanced Hackmons
    • BW2 OU
    • HGSS OU
    • ADV OU
    • GSC OU
    • RBY OU
    • Challenge Cup
    • Battle Factory 6v6
    • Inverted Battle
    • Monotype

    If you are new to the gym leader selection process, we are looking for the best of battlers! We pride ourselves on choosing well qualified gym leaders who offer some of the best competitive challenges in their tiers, so make sure you are confident that you can live up to this standard!

    We also favor an experienced approach - former gym leaders looking to take up their titles again will be given preference in most cases, but not in all cases and just because you have been part of the league in the past does NOT guarantee your admission to the league as a leader in the future.


    If you get accepted for the position, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

    • Trying to maintain a healthy win/loss record.
    • Maintaining decent amount of activity throughout the season.
    • Keep track of and report all your wins and losses, and the date they happened on.
    • Maintain a good attitude with your challengers. Be sportsmanlike, even if it means taking a haxy loss in stride.


    Elite Four:

    The Elite Four will consist of four versatile, experienced, and skilled battlers who will pose the next obstacle between a challenger and defeating the league as a whole; so be warned that this is even tougher to be selected for than a regular leader! If you wish to be considered for the Elite Four, please mention this in your application form, along with your tiers of mastery (at least three, preferably five/seven tiers in which we can turn into a best of three or five for your prospective Elite Four). Note that not all applicants will be accepted for this, similar to that for gym positions, but you certainly may and are heavily encouraged to sign-up for both Gym Leader and Elite Four positions, even if you doubt your odds of making one or the other, so please apply if you have the desire to.


    Application:


    Signups will be open until November 20th, with a prospective League start date of November 25th.

    All pending Elite 4 challenges must be completed before then. A thread with all of the rules and regulations for this specific season will be posted alongside the release of gym leaders around the start of the league.


    If you don't post a proper signup, your post will be deleted. Good luck!
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2016
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  2. snaga

    snaga .

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    Server names: Iroh
    Tiers applying for: (e4)
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes ADV OU/ORAS UU/BW2 UBERS/ORAS LU/GSC OU
    Accomplishments: DOUBLE TEAM TOUR RIBBON HOLDER
    Timezone: (-5)
    Availability: (Yes)
    Comments: (any other comments you would like to be considered)
     
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  3. Lutra

    Lutra All Gen Battler/Scripter

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    Server names: Lutra
    Tiers applying for: RBY OU / RBY Ubers / Stadium OU / + [Gen 1] Random Battle / [Gen 6] Random Battle (if PS tiers are allowed).
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes and I'd rather wait for E4 if I need more achievements. I don't wish to return as a gym leader.
    Accomplishments:
    • Went 9-1 as RBY OU Gym Leader.
    • Went undefeated for like 20+ battles (18 wins and transform mew draws) at one point in Smogon / PP tournaments for RBY Ubers.
    • Joint first in a PP Stadium minitour and got frozen by a well trained Tauros 3 times in a row to lose in a semifinal on Smogon.
    • Peaked top 10 and top 40 in Gen 1 and Gen 6 Random Battle ladders on PS respectively.
    Timezone: GMT
    Availability: 10AM - 10PM GMT
    Comments: I've been looking forward to another season of this. Congrats to Troller for defeating me last season very deservedly.
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2016
  4. Annoying Orange

    Annoying Orange Pink is the only true rock & roll colour. Social Media Rep Social Media Rep

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    Server Names: Annoying Orange
    Tiers applying for: Inverted battle, monotype, challenge cup
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes but probably wont, rather be a leader.
    Accomplishments: Got in r3 of mono seasonals in smogon before getting haxed out. Won several events in all 3 tiers, got high on invert/monotype on PS ladders. Top seed Invert by a mile (?) Beat diamondslight/made him forfeit several times in CC
    Timezone: EST
    Availability: 8 AM - 3 AM EST (varies sometimes)
    Comments: I've been trying to get back into heavy competitive since returning and want to contribute any way I can, whilst also improing
     
  5. DracoNova

    DracoNova Cherlene's #1 fan

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    Server names: DracoNova, Chips and Ice cream
    Tiers applying for: NU, UU(if needed)
    Intested in Elite Four: nein
    Accomplishment: I play around both tiers well.
    Timezone: -6
    availability: /seen draconova (every day after 6pm)
    comments: i have a 90-1 winning streak vs sulcata in metronome
     
  6. HSOWA

    HSOWA Majestic Server Moderator Server Moderator

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    Server names: HSOWA
    Tiers applying for: Challenge Cup​
    Interested in Elite Four: No​
    Accomplishments: Former DP NU gym leader and back up CC gym leader, won too many CC tours to count, although most were years ago​
    Timezone: GMT​
    Availability: On pretty much everyday, 5pm - 12am on weekdays, 12pm - 1am on weekends (mostly)​
    Comments: (any other comments you would like to be considered)​
     
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  7. Hassin627

    Hassin627 feels dank man

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    Hassin627/dank jesus
    Server names: Hassin627, dank jesus
    Tiers applying for: ORAS OU, HGSS OU
    Interested in Elite Four: no
    Accomplishments: man idk, semifinals in pot i guess
    Timezone: +1
    Availability: whenever
    Comments: (any other comments you would like to be considered)
     
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  8. Lacus Clyne

    Lacus Clyne This might get unpleasant!

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    Two weeks till Sun&Moon. Smart decision.
     
  9. E.T.

    E.T. Proud Member Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader

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    Server names: E.T.
    Tiers applying for: ORAS LC
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishments: ORAS LC Gym Leader last season, ORAS LC TL, lots of LC experience, etc.
    Timezone: GMT-6
    Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends with occasional availability during weekdays.
    Comments:
    Considering that most SM tiers will not be available instantly and that probably nobody will be experienced enough with SM tiers to justify being a Gym Leader, I think that doing ORAS tiers while people are still likely to have teams is better than trying to sloppily put things together with new SM tiers or just skipping league altogether.
     
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  10. fsk

    fsk Kept hacking Tier Leader Server Moderator Tier Leader Server Moderator

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    Server names: fsk (or ladder account, antinoobbeating)
    Tiers applying for: ORAS Balanced Hackmons
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishments: Well trace knows i assume.
    Timezone: GMT-5 or GMT +8 depending on where i am. During the christmas it is GMT +8.
    Availability: Weekday evenings and weekends; weekdays availability alimited.
    Comments: If Lance signed up, let him be the gym leader. My schedule is quite tight irl tbh. I am just here to sub the place if he does not sign up for some reason, and people who had no pro-primal ban experience does not need to bother (like tol)
     
  11. Mysterious M

    Mysterious M Dream /\ Bigger Tier Leader Article Contributor Tier Leader Article Contributor

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    Tiers applying for: Oras Ubers
    Interested in Elite Four: Nah
    Accomplishments: tours tutor etc
    Timezone: Gmt+2
    Availability: Yes
    Comments: -
     
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  12. JoyFrost

    JoyFrost I wasn't built to break~ Forum Moderator Channel Leader Article Contributor Forum Moderator Channel Leader Article Contributor

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    I C/P'd my last gym leader sign up post :D

    Server name: JoyFrost
    Tiers applying for: Challenge Cup
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishments: Hot grill and luckier than Italians
    Timezone: GMT +8
    Availability: Active mostly everyday especially in the afternoon
    Comments: @Atli sucks more >:l
    Added comments: @Atli still suck, so does @diamondslight
     
  13. gengar17

    gengar17 someone turn this victini into gengar Tier Leader Tier Leader

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    Server name: gengar17
    Tiers applying for: LU
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishments: Hot grill and luckier than Italians
    Timezone: GMT +2
    Availability: Active mostly everyday especially in the afternoon
    Comments: @Atli sucks more >:l
    Added comments: @Atli still suck, so does @diamondslight
     
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  14. Joyverse

    Joyverse Road Roller time! Article Contributor Article Contributor

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    Server Name: Joyverse
    Tier: Battle Factory
    E4: NO LOL
    Accomplishments: I beat Blitz last season 2-0. If that works. Peaked #5 on ladder last year.
    Timezone: GMT +5:30
    Availability: Everyday cause getting a phone soon.
     
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  15. チャンピオンワタル

    チャンピオンワタル HYPER BEAM!

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    【天龍神】 ワタル
    Server names: 【天龍神】 ワタル, 【天龍神】Megurine Luka
    Tiers applying for: ORAS Balanced Hackmons
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes (ADV Ubers, BW2 Ubers, XY Ubers, XY, ORAS Ubers, Anything Goes, ORAS Balanced Hackmons, Inverted Balanced Hackmons)
    Accomplishments: https://justpaste.it/ybks
    Timezone: GMT+10
    Availability: Most times between 1pm and 1am my time.
    Comments: I was the previous ORAS Balanced Hackmons Gym Leader and was undefeated in the previous season.
     
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  16. Troller

    Troller Lucky and Bad

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  17. La.Melle2402

    La.Melle2402 I'm the bone of my sword

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    Tiers applying for: GSC OU, ORAS Ubers
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes GSC OU/ORAS Ubers, ADV Ubers, RBY OU; ORAS LU
    Accomplishments: not as hot as @gengar17 and not as lucky as him, but more lucky than most italians
    Availability: almost every day
    Timezone: GMT + 1
    Comments: @Hassin627 is my babygurl
     
  18. Velvet Blood

    Velvet Blood Well-Known Member

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    Server Name: Velvet Blood
    Tiers applying for: Monotype or ubers
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishments: Been playing monotype on ps and got rank 5 on ladder and made top 8 in last monotype seasonal
    Timezone: GMT-7
    Availability: I will be on from 6 pm my time to 8 or 9 pm
    Comments: po ain't shit @Tavi97

     
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  19. Jethalal

    Jethalal So Happyヾ(●ω●)ノ Server Moderator Server Moderator

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    PO Trainer Name:
    Jethalal
    Server names: Jethalal
    Tiers applying for: CC/BF
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishments: Nothing more than #Tournaments :x
    Timezone: GMT+5.5
    Availability: my evenings
    Comments: I beat @DracoNova 's gym last season xd xd
     
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  20. Edna

    Edna I'm like Cinderella with an umbrella Forum Moderator Article Contributor Forum Moderator Article Contributor

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    Server names: Edna/Rayfa
    Tiers applying for: E4 only
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes
    Accomplishments: won 2 tours irl and was TL before
    Timezone: GMT+1
    Availability: Night usually
    Comments: Not only I beat @DracoNova but I also beat @Hassin627 and @gengar17 so badly they decided to quit CC against me
    I basically am signing up for E4 cause that's what I have the most time for, GL would take a lot of time for me
     
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  21. Annoying Orange

    Annoying Orange Pink is the only true rock & roll colour. Social Media Rep Social Media Rep

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    "Maintaining decent amount of activity throughout the season, which is Mid-May to Mid-July in this case."

    winter in july

    why julying to me
     
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  22. TraceofLife

    TraceofLife Lucky Strike Forum Moderator Tour Director Forum Moderator Tour Director

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    Fix'd
     
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  23. Ash Kid 848

    Ash Kid 848 Wish I could S&MTo bad im more broke thany my soul

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    Server names: Ashkid848
    Tiers applying for: ORAS UU
    Accomplishments: I know everything there is to know about pokemon, I currently will rarely lose with the team i have now. I have frequently won tournaments by choosing random pokemon in them.
    Elite four: I am not confident enough in my abilities to try and become an elite four member.
    Time zone: I looked it up and it said central time zone GMT? It also said 6 o'clock. I hope that helps.
    Comments: It has been so long since I have actually found a good team. And in the tier i was trying to be in as well. I spent freaking hours trying to write this because my machine kept having the keyboard disappear and I accidentally tap out of the screen. :(
     
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  24. MetaMence

    MetaMence Member

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    Tiers applying for: ORAS OU
    Interested in Elite Four: n
    Accomplishments:
    Timezone: -8
    Availability: mostly active throughout the week
     
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  25. Tavi97

    Tavi97 New Member

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    Server name: Tavi97
    Tier appying for: Monotype
    Interested in Elite Four: No
    Accomplishment: i have been the former monotype gym leader. I have been ranked #1 several times in monoladder and monoseed in tournaments. I have quite lots of tourpoints and i like to build different monoteams.
    Timezone: UTC+01:00
    Availability: When I am not at school
    Comments: -
     
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  26. NAVIDAD PIRATE

    NAVIDAD PIRATE Tasty!

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    Server names: MeowMix
    Tiers applying for: Only E4
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes - ORAS UU, BW2 OU, BW2 UU, BW2 LU, DPP UU
    Accomplishments: I once got to the semi-finals of a Smogon tour. Also I was E4 last season and donked Carl
    Availability: Enough
    Comments:
     
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  27. diamondslight

    diamondslight Master of fantasy basketball :) Forum Moderator Channel Leader Forum Moderator Channel Leader

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    Tiers applying for: Challenge Cup
    Interested in Elite Four: Yes best of seven cc doing each gen. :) (Even though getting it is a long shot lol)
    Accomplishments: Constantly winning cc tours and other forms of it to the point where I have over 2600 seed points in challenge cup. I'm also a multiple time former gym leader for the past couple years.
    Availiability: Will be pretty busy with work due to the holiday season but after Christmas I should be fine.
    Comments: If I becoming gym leader or possibly e4 you will be expecting things like this.
    http://imgur.com/a/a5w30
    http://imgur.com/a/gfC2s
    http://imgur.com/a/sxfWi
    http://imgur.com/a/WPTTW
    Also if Trump can become president then I can be part of the e4 :)
     
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  28. aaditya01

    aaditya01 Member

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    Tiers aoplying for- lc,nu,lu
    Interested in elite 4 - No
    Availability - 16 hours a day
     
  29. Cheezeburgar

    Cheezeburgar supreme mafia admiral

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    Server Names: mankey-t, Cheezeburgar, Cheeseburger (99% mankey-t)
    Tiers applying for: Monotype, Challenge Cup, inverted battle
    Interested in E4: no
    Accomplishments: Stayed No. 1 on the monotype ladder for a minute until ladder reset about a month ago, have no proof sadly, and been laddering ou more since.
    Won a tour with garbage monopoison team, Fate can vouch
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    currently #2
    CC accomplishments: uhhhh i won a tour a few times? i beat water and rosina 100% of the time gg
    i beat windblown inverted battle gym? lol

    Timezone: GMT -5
    Availability: Whenever I don't have practice or games so around 60% of the week
    Comments: i seriously have no proof fml
    jk lol found it in my history and editted it in
     
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  30. Atli

    Atli Time just fades the pages in my book of memories Forum Moderator Server Administrator Forum Moderator Server Administrator

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    Server names: doy pls
    Tiers applying for: Challenge Cup, Monotype but the latter only if I can do S/M monotype (either full s/m or bo3 sm oras and third game chosen by challenger b/c i cant be fucked building more oras team with sm out)
    Interested in Elite Four: only if its possible to have cc/bf + 3 "serious" tiers
    Accomplishments: I can bribe with good pizza (no pineapples)
    Timezone: +1
    Availability: whenever my ghosters are
    Comments: doy pls
     
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  31. Xdevo

    Xdevo The bear was upon Tom Tiering Administrator Tour Director Tiering Administrator Tour Director

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    Tiers applying for: GSC OU
    Interested in Elite Four: nah
    Accomplishments: I'm not Indian
    Timezone: -5
    Availability: Not Wed-Friday
    Comments: doy pls
     
  32. Finchinator

    Finchinator Addicted and just can't get enough Tier Leader Tier Leader

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    e4 oras bw dpp (bw uu bw nu if bo5), i would only be a GL for BW but i'd much rather be e4
    -5
    kek
    -outl
     
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  33. La.Neptune

    La.Neptune Active Member

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    Server Names-Lord Neptune
    Tiers Applying for-Challenge Cup,Inverted Battle
    Interested in Elite Four-No
    Accomplishments-I defeated cc gym last season if that counts :v Also i know something about inverted battle.
    Timezone-+5:30 GMT
    Availability-Whenever i am not sleeping
    Comments-I can hax
     
  34. La.Melle2402

    La.Melle2402 I'm the bone of my sword

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    No one signed up for ADV OU. So if it's necessary I can play this gen and make Mysterious M Ubers gym leader
     
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  35. Whereabouts Unknown

    Whereabouts Unknown Absolutely Stunning Forum Moderator Channel Leader Forum Moderator Channel Leader

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    Server names: moko soyoko
    Tiers applying for: HGSS OU
    Interested in Elite Four: no
    Accomplishments: never learned newer metas so gen 4 is still fresh
    Timezone: +8
    Availability: Whenever I'm not breaking mafia
    Comments: Miki2017
     
  36. TraceofLife

    TraceofLife Lucky Strike Forum Moderator Tour Director Forum Moderator Tour Director

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    signups over
     
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