I named my Join Avenue "Woodbury". Lol The Walking Dead. xD
I've had Cheren and Drayden visit me so far. I wait a little while in between visits to build up the number of fans. (Drayden literally slammed into me because he was walking up and I was right in front of him.)
My Join Avenue is now at Rank 32 and I finally got to recruit someone! It just happened to be "myself" from my White game--the Trainer said we had passed each other by several times before and I had the chance to chat with myself for a few moments. When I hit "Recruit" and got a "I'll be the best Assistant I can" type answer, I nearly fell over. I've lost count of how many times I've tried to recruit someone and been told no.
If any of you are taking part in the Magnemite chain and you get a female scientist named Silvy whose happy phrase is "Golett", it's me. Of course, who else would say something like that? :lol:
actually, I'm curious about a few magnemite that I sent through the chain...I've yet to find out if anyone came acrossed one of two nicknamed "SlickDS502" (my screenname on Gamefaqs)
GTS negotiations? am I safe to assume that you were also looking for certain Pokemon as well, or did you simply say "Hey, you growing your Join Avenue?" before making a random ComMon trade and leaving...
I've come under the idea that GTS negotiations were only if someone was genuinely looking for something as opposed to the general (and broken by unrestricted illegal requests) GTS, so using it to grow your avenue... huh, didn't occur to me.
I prefer using Dream World since I don't have to put in extra effort to get people to show up.
I finally got something good out of Join Avenue. My florist shop is now a garden and sells Liechi and Apicot berries (first time I've ever gotten Apicot). Now I need to find florist shops from White 2 so I can get a Salac berry, and I guess after that I can *try* for Petaya and Ganlon berries even though I don't really care about them.
My avenue is Level 36 and has almost all Level 10 shops. Drayden and Roxie I know have visited the avenue. Really like Join Avenue, does anyone think it'll appear in future Pokemon games?
Spent yesterday and the day before getting four Florists up to level 8. I now have 4 of each of the pinch berries everyday (Liechi, Ganlon, Petaya, Apicot and Salac) for some old-school battling. Pity there's no soil for growing them in Unova though, despite all the Mulch.
I don't really have to many Tags, but I do like advancing my Avenue. Trying to get every shop to it's best
I wish the wifi in my dorm worked with my DSi. Then I'd get to do Magnemite Chain and have a level a billion Join Avenue by now. Alas, it doesn't so it's still only level 14. It's excruciating to be so close.
I've had Roxie and Cheren visit my Join Avenue. 1000 popularity is nice, but I found out that popularity doesn't carry through to the next level of shops or Join Avenue. I made the mistake of sending Cheren to my level 1 Dojo (managed by myself from Black version) to find this out. So I basically wasted like 800 popularity there. At least it all went to the avenue itself.
Any results on how the Dojo and Cafe effects EVs, and do the Pokerus or power items effect those services? I've always wondered if they would train after 100 EVs in a stat myself, but never got around to trying it. Someone in this thread mentioned that the Dojo agreed to train a Pokemon after the Pokemon refused vitamins, and I've learned that the Cafe and Salon will refuse their friendliness-raising services to Pokemon that already have maximum friendliness. So I would guess that Dojo and Cafe will raise EVs in a stat all the way to 255. However, the Salon will offer EV-lowering services to Pokemon that have no EV's yet (I've given them to freshly-hatched Eevees to evolve them into Umbreon/Espeon faster)... but that's probably different, since there's a secondary effect of the EV-lowering services and not to the Dojo/s/Cafe's EV-training services.
So basically, what I'm saying is that my research yields inconclusive... At some point I'll have to EV train something with known IVs and check it all myself (unless someone has already done it).
Now trading for a Magnemite on GTS has gotten a lot easier. I'm actually pulling in more trades than I was previously. I have no idea as to why.
My Avenue is at level 37 right now. I've been abusing the heck out of the Florist and the Market but I haven't used the Dojo, the Salon or the Bistro terribly much. But man, I do love buying Lum and Colbur berries by the ton. :XD2: