So there's been some recent questioning of Bulbagarden's stance on and effort towards equality. I'm not going to get bogged down in what the specific objections were, but they related to the rule banning use of the word "gay" (or synonyms) as an insult.
I'm not going to preach about why this rule is so important here. I'm not LGBT+, so it's not really my place to say how this makes LGBT+ people feel. I have many friends who are, though, and here is something that one of them wrote
" @Fokko; " (read: Iteru) went to bed a few minutes ago.
I have decided that this is a thing that only poopy heads (and fokko-wits) do and have updated his profile accordingly.
Have a look for yourself: http://bmgf.bulbagarden.net/members/22199.html
What do you think? Be sure to let him know :)
Hopefully @TheMissingno.; will accept this title. I'm not brave enough to be a 100% pioneer D:
Anyway, I got to another semifinal on Saturday. It's a really good feeling that this is starting to become a bit more of a regular thing now. I've put a lot of time into debating so it's really nice to feel like it's not been a waste: I have actually been approving. All the more rewarding is that I managed to get to the semifinal with my old speaking partner, who
Anyone know where I could find a soundbyte of the Pokemon Center healing noise, preferably from the earlier games? Thanks in advance.
You guys might have seen my previous blog post about getting to a final for the first time at a debating competition. Well this weekend I judged a competition and I chaired a judging panel for the first time as well as being put on the judging panel for a semifinal, both of which are considered pretty good achievements.
Also, two teams from my old uni managed to make it to the semifinal and one even managed to make it to the final. A couple of my friends also got to judge one of the