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posted August 04, 2003 11:11 AM      Profile for ukpokemonpro   Email ukpokemonpro    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
Perhaps we should ask is the Pokegym too ill to survive moving house elsewhere?

There seems to be a general malaise and lack of posting on this board that may well be just due to it winding down before transfering elsewhere?

But if my online medical dictionary is right a Malaise is :

A generalized feeling of discomfort, illness, uneasiness, or lack of well-being that is often associated with a disease state.
And I get a feeling that is what we have here, on the PokeGym.. moderators being really strict, no sniping here guys and gals just saying what I feel, new posts few and far between and a lethargy, fatigue and general ill feeling that accompany a Malaise.

Nothing I have read in the last month has given me a WOW feeling here on the boards and that is sad [Frown]

Perhaps it's just the record high temp here in the UK combined with the inevitable disruption of our transport system that always accompanies any change in weather... but I think not ...

The board feels ill to me ... or perhaps I just feel ill to the board? I am struggling here but please bear with me..

Anyhow just wondered if anyone else feels the same or different and why?

Has the board suffered, was not moving a mistake? Have I gone mad? (No don't answer that one I think I know the answer [Wink] )


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posted August 04, 2003 11:36 AM      Profile for DMTM      Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
It is winding down here. I think that is what you see. It is as I expected. A lull as it transfers from one place to another, much the same as the game will do I expect.

Not sure I would call it a disease. Seems too strong. Perhaps a light cold and stuffy feeling as people wonder what is next and how that will look.

You are in between worlds, some transfer time is to be expected. I think some have gone into Cryrogenic freeze while the distance is covered.


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posted August 04, 2003 11:44 AM      Profile for IPGeek21   Email IPGeek21    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
It won't dampen what TC & onderland are doing =/

There is still a community. It existed BEFORE WotC's version and it will exist AFTERWARDS.
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posted August 04, 2003 01:48 PM      Profile for mysterioustrainer   Email mysterioustrainer    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
If I remember the mods plans for Pokegym. It is going independant again. There will also be community at soon as well.


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posted August 04, 2003 05:41 PM      Profile for Dark and Vile   Email Dark and Vile    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
DMTM is right, it's a lull.

But not just from the Wizards-to-Nintendo shift, but the post-major tournament lull that we've seen after every major event.

Remember how slow things got after the NJ STS in 2000? Same after Worlds last year.

It will be ok. The best thing for this is the release of a new sed that's happening in September.

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posted August 05, 2003 03:53 AM      Profile for Golduck   Email Golduck    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
People aren't posting here anymore because they consider this board dead. When the new board arrives, give it some weeks (or months) to settle down, and I'm sure we'll have an active community again.

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posted August 05, 2003 09:18 AM      Profile for ssjvegeta0405   Email ssjvegeta0405    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
yes, they must consider it dead. i mean, ive looked at the deck section and about a year ago it was like a page a day at least. sometimes 2. now we would b lucky to get half a page =/. hopefully it's just a phase. only time will tell.

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posted August 05, 2003 11:15 AM      Profile for onederlnd   Email onederlnd    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
All I can and will say is that the board WILL live on, and hopefully at full strength.

mysterioustrainer: yes, the board is going independent again.

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