VA states. I don't even play this game!

Discussion in 'State/Province/Territory Championships' started by SuicidalPikachu, Mar 24, 2011.

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  1. SuicidalPikachu

    SuicidalPikachu New Member

    So, some of you may know, i quit this game two years ago. I'm on spring break from college and i see that VA states are going on during the weekend. Hit up my friends Pram, Luke, Ben, and LJ to make sure i have a deck for it and then get a ride.... at 4:30 in the morning... oh well.

    So i get there, see some old faces, get told i'm playing steelix that Mike apparently won with at MD. I'm like... ok cuz i have no idea what half these cards do, and set phasers to faceroll.

    Round 1: Machamp/Elephant thing... donphan that's it.

    Uh... i find out that steelix is pretty hefty. so.. win?


    Round 2: Luxchomp w/ Donphan?

    She gets like a T2 snipe off of my first onix and i have to scramble to get back into the game. Takes like 7 turns to set up a steelix but for some reason she got rid of all of her energy getting like 3 prizes so i get to just poke at her with an uxie till my steelix is up, and then she can't take it down.


    Lunch Break.

    We go to this hotel restaurant deal in the next room. Service was awful, my fries were cold, i was upset. and on top of that WVU lost.


    Round 3: Nate Blevins Dialgachomp

    So... dude gets 2 heads on Remove Lost twice in a row and then gets prizes faster than i can set up steelix number 2.


    Round 4: Gyarados

    Steelix one-shots gyarados. and this was like the one game i flipped heads... lol


    Round 5: Machamp

    Steelix one-shots the SF Machamp and can tank the other one


    Round 6: Luke//Mirror Match

    So i start with dialga which ends up being the only reason why i win. Get rid of his first steelix with my dialga and then we trade prizes, but that one less steelix is the game. That and combined we were like 4/12 on coin flips. Feel bad though cuz that's like a -30 in rating for him.


    Round 7: Ryan Simmons/Luxchomp

    I start god with like 3 pokedrawer an onix and a double colorless. So he can't get rid of steelix.


    Sitting 3rd seed going in, feelin pretty good about myself.

    Top 16 King of magikarps?

    So i open up my deck box and i see a fire energy with the words "Dialga G Proxy" on it. Apparently the Dialga G i was using had a bend on the corner that was visible. Might be why i started with it 2 times that i didn't want to... -.- oh well. Fire energy it is.


    Round 1

    We both get set up but steelix has the one shot, gyarados doesn't.


    Round 2

    I start well and he can't get a gyarados up. or get a prize


    Top 8 Ryan Simmons


    Round 1

    Same guy i played round 7, He makes the biggest misplay not counting my metal energy and leaving my steelix with 10hp and i sweep with it.


    Round 2

    I get a decent start and sweep. SP can't take out steelix in a timely manner.


    Top 4 LJ

    Luxchomp w/ Absol tech

    Round 1

    Ambipom is the most annoying thing ever. after top decking ALOT of energy, i get over it and sweep him.


    Round 2

    His prizes are disgusting and i keep the annoying things off the board via Reversal.


    Top 2 Curran Hill

    So Machamp/Vileplume... fun. lol he was 10-0 coming in but i don't let that discourage me...

    Round 1

    I have 2 prized steelix... so that hurt alot. anyway i dig in, get one steelix out of 4 prizes, if i had gotten the 3rd i feel like i could've snaked out round 1, but that's neither here nor there.


    Round 2

    I don't have anything after steelix number one is gone. sitting pretty decent if i could get a collecter, or really... anything. but such is life lol. Top card after he seeker ends it... collector.


    So i finish like 9-2 and second place after not playing for 2 years...


    Fire Energy
    Half box of cards i don't use
    Hilarious Pokemon B/w names
    Familiar Faces
    Faceroll decks


    Cold fries
    Life Herb flips
    2nd :(
    Low Rating=Rating drops for opponents
  2. chrataxe

    chrataxe New Member

    Dude, thats awesome, way to rock steelix!

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  3. SuicidalPikachu

    SuicidalPikachu New Member

    lol yea. thanks bud
  4. ninetales1234

    ninetales1234 <a href="

    So I heard.

    If I told you 4 years ago, that you'd be playing Life Herb in a competetive deck, who would believe me?:lol:
  5. jeffrey123

    jeffrey123 New Member

    The decks sick lol, pram built it like a pro.
  6. SuicidalPikachu

    SuicidalPikachu New Member

    pretty sure life herb wasn't even OUT 4 years ago. and i'd have probably slapped you in the face.
  7. totoro

    totoro Active Member

    LH came out first in Hidden Legends, summer 2004...., so slap away.
  8. mollymotesnotbanned

    mollymotesnotbanned New Member

    You got lucky that you didn't match up against any tomb or vilegar decks lol
  9. DarthPika

    DarthPika New Member

    Nice job man! Glad you didn't get rotten pairings all day like I did when I ventured back into the game at MD. lol
  10. Rogue Archetype

    Rogue Archetype Moderator <br> Contest Host

    It was great having your sense of humor in the format again man :)

    I hadn't seen you since the 2009 regionals when you ran my crazy Shaymin LvX rush idea and ROCKED it out :)

    You really impressed me with your poise in Top Cut. Even when you were down in prizes, you just stayed the course, got up your steexlix and pounded em down. Textbook ice-water-for-blood performance man.

    Great job.
  11. SuicidalPikachu

    SuicidalPikachu New Member

    Thanks man. I know you enjoyed seeing me flip 5s like 6/7 times for life herb in top 8. was like NUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

    and i LOVED shaymin, just sad that i edited my list last minute to counter dialga :x
  12. yoyofsho16

    yoyofsho16 New Member

    Neither do the regular players... ahaha.

    Good job at putting us to shame after the long break.
    Curious, did LJ ever use Doom News against you on Absol G? That could have won him the game!
  13. SuicidalPikachu

    SuicidalPikachu New Member

    he did once. but i had the switch in hand. the rest of the time i reversal'd up absol before it could.
  14. Kibble N Bits

    Kibble N Bits New Member

    GG sorry for the suck out =/
  15. SuicidalPikachu

    SuicidalPikachu New Member

    dude, it happens lol. It's frustrating but it isn't exactly your fault.

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