Pokemon Chat Report - Thursday, May 10, 2001
by Team Compendium


master_trainer_pat says, "Hi everybody! I'm back from beautiful, scenic Des Moines, IA.!"
master_trainer_pat says, "It's good to be back..."
master_trainer_pat says, "Hopefully, Dark MT Mike and Dark App. Steve weren't too unkind to us last week..."
master_trainer_pat says, "I heard that we had to spend the afternoon in Dark App Steve's cardboard box."
master_trainer_pat nods solemnly.
master_trainer_pat says, "MT Mike will be joining us shortly with some sort of surprise."
master_trainer_pat says, "Let's get started."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #1 from chrisbo:Given last week's rulings about Ditto, Venomoth, and coloring counters, what "color" would Ditto be if the opposing Venomoth had 1)previously Shifted istelf to Water, but 2)was also Painted as Fire? (...and don't say Ditto is always pink, ha ha)
master_trainer_pat says, "Ya know...does it really matter? I mean really does it really matter?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #2 from trovtwo:What's today's word/phrase?
master_trainer_pat says, "Today's word is Zoiks!"
master_trainer_pat says, "if that's not a real word, well then...it is today."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #4 from trovtwo:Huh?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yeah, huh?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #5 from trovtwo:Your welcome
master_trainer_pat says, "Thank you."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #3 from magmar2000:#2 - Pryce's Challenge - Only your evolved Pokemon may attack. What if you have a Ditto copying a Stage 1 or Stage 2 Pokemon, could it attack?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope, it's not evolved, it's a basic."
master_trainer_mike says, "Hi gang, working on a little surprise for you all......"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #6 from trovtwo:If there is a fourth pokemon movie, has wizard aquired the rights to the promos?
master_trainer_pat says, "I don't even know if there will be a 4th movie or not, but we'll do cards again if they ask us, I suppose."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #7 from unown_master:Any Promo news?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nothing new and exciting for this week..."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #9 from kreeber:how many decks you use at the sts?
master_trainer_pat says, "Only one. Though if you come on Sunday you could use a different one if you want"
master_trainer_mike says, "You will need different decks for the various league challenges too."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #8 from unown_master:What is the phrase of the day?
master_trainer_pat says, ""They mostly come at night...mostly'"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #10 from hi_jynx:When season 4 started, we were given a sheet of the new sequence of events during a players turn. Where can I get that information again?
master_trainer_pat says, "The sequence is listed in the Neo rulebook. Were league members given a separate handout for this? If so, I have not seen it."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #11 from pkmnx:So, has it been decided if Promo Psyduck is allowed at ECSTS or not?
master_trainer_pat says, "Black-star Promo Psyduck is allowed at the East Coast STS"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #13 from trovtwo:Hello
master_trainer_pat says, "Hi"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #12 from metal_entei:Is Marill Promo a misprint?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, slightly. You can play it as written however."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #14 from metal_entei:Is Hitmontop going to be given out in the STS? Everyone is saying that its fake in the PokeGym Forum!
master_trainer_pat says, "Not that I'm aware of...Hitmontop hasn't been released yet..."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #15 from trovtwo:What did you do in Des Moines,IA?And weres Mike?
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm here just workingon something for you guys."
master_trainer_pat says, "Aww...I was there for my cousins wedding. A fine time was had by all."
master_trainer_pat grins evilly.
darkmaster_steve says, "MEOWTH!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #16 from pikabruce:If Murkrow does Feint Attack against a defending Entei (not knocking Entei out), will the Bolt flip take place?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #17 from hi_jynx:Is the following a new rule or even true: if a confused pokémon attacks, and the coin flip is tails it does 20 to itself...does Defender prevent that damage?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #18 from indigomaster33:Des Moines, IA? I thought you were in the box?
darkmt_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_pat says, "It was all a clever ploy to fool you by the Dark Masters. They did mention that they lie alot didn't they?"
darkmt_mike says, "Not a lot! Just some!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #19 from marios_fire_spin:Are electroflip legal for the escsts?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #20 from michel1be:Is 'The Compendium' considered by Wizards and the DCI as the official rulebook to be used and followed in tournaments ?
darkmt_mike smirks.
master_trainer_pat says, "Unfortunately, no, we can't allow that"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #21 from gunterl:Please tell us which seasons promos 25,26, and 28 (the world set Pikachu)?
master_trainer_pat says, "I can't really tell you yet. There were hints given late last year when the promo Pikachu set came out."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #22 from metal_entei:Do you guys know anything about the Toys R Us League that is mention on Pojo.com?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, we don't really. We do pass along any complaints about league stores."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #23 from pokesensei:Hey Pat,ask Dark Mike about all the things he said about you and Mike behind your backs!
master_trainer_pat says, "Hmmm...MIKE?"
darkmt_mike says, "ER. What?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #25 from aaron_the_great:Hey!!
master_trainer_pat says, "Is for Haoseas"
darkmt_mike says, "I'm innocent!"
darkmt_mike says, "It was DAS"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #26 from da_wrath:I have some questions on the Paris STS. Firstly, whereabouts is it in Paris and secondly will there be any restrictions on the cards we used. has Neo Genesis been released, or will there be enough English players to justify Neos????
master_trainer_pat says, "We don't really know anything about that...you should contact the Wizards office in France."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #27 from trovtwo:WIll NEo2 still be released in June?
master_trainer_pat says, "June or July"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #28 from pkmnx:OK, Chaos Gym is in play, and you play a Blaine but it fails(your opponent plays it). Since it says No additional copies can be played, could you still play another one and use the effect because your opponent used it, not you?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, you can due to the wording on Chaos Gym. It says that on a result of tails you can't play that card."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #29 from hi_jynx:What are last weeks rulings about Ditto, Venomoth, and Smeargle (my new favorite Sneasle buster)?
master_trainer_pat says, "The Compendium is great for looking up past weeks rulings on cards...they're a great resource for that."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #30 from trovtwo:Zoiks? What's Zoiks?
master_trainer_pat says, "Zoiks."
master_trainer_mike says, "RUH ROH RAGGY!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Ruby Roo!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #31 from pkmnx:Today's word is Zoinks? Who's been wacthing Scooby-Doo? :)
master_trainer_pat says, "D'oh! We've been caught! If it wasn't for those meddling kids!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #32 from sd_pokemom:If you have more than 1 Elekid in play, can all of them Playful Punch (for 20 damage each, assuming they all flip heads) or just one of them?
darkmt_mike says, "Scooby Snack!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Only one can, because your turn will end right after you do it."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #33 from kajio:So what does 'zoiks' mean?
master_trainer_mike says, "it is pronounced ZOINKS :)"
master_trainer_mike says, "It is a Shaggyism."
master_trainer_pat says, "It's just an exclamation from the Scooby-Doo cartoon show...before that rotten Scrappy Doo ruined it!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #34 from gexico:When will we be able to check in at the STS?
master_trainer_mike says, "We will have check in on Friday night or starting at approx. 7:30 am the day of the events"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #35 from marios_fire_spin:When is crosstrainer coming out?
master_trainer_pat says, "We don't have any further info at this time, we'll let you know"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #36 from onebaseman:My DCI rating for Pokemon is split in two for some odd reason. I have one rating that is 1836 and another at 1799 both are under my name and everything. What can I do about this.
master_trainer_pat says, "That could be several things...contact the DCI at dci@wizards.com"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #37 from chrisbo:If the coin flip for Obscuring Gas (Koga's Koffing Lv.15) is heads, but if the Defending pokemon causes enough recoil damage (i.e. from Mirror Shell, Shock Blast, etc.) to knock out the attacker, does Koga's Koffing go back into the deck or is it KO'd?
master_trainer_pat says, "It would be KO'd"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #38 from chrisbo:Can you use the Blaine trainer to attach one fire energy each to two separate Blaine's pokemon?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #39 from trovtwo:Will there be any plans to rerelease fossil cards?(Since Mike said it wasn't)
master_trainer_pat says, "There are not any plans to do that at this time."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #40 from metal_entei:do you guys use your own fingers type out the answers from us, or do you guys use a mic kind of thing?Because on the pictures from the weedle website, you guys a wearing a mic kind of thing on your ear.
master_trainer_pat says, "We communicate over the phone while we type answers to your questions...this helps us catch each other with past rulings and such"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #41 from marios_fire_spin:What will be the next league promo?
master_trainer_pat says, "That would be Scizor"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #42 from jigglypuff_flower:is the rarest card Charizard?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, I think that it's probably a Dragonite from Team Rocket that was misprinted"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #43 from magmar2000:Oops, #1 got cut of. Anyways, if you are using Jasmine's Challenge, and your opponent must choose a randon card, what happens?
master_trainer_pat says, "You must conceal your cards and randomize them somehow, then select a random card."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #44 from gexico:Will there be any special promos given at any of the upcoming STS?
master_trainer_pat says, "Not that we know of."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #45 from gexico:When will the qualifiers be for the West STS?
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll have more date for those later"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #46 from hitsuhi:Would you be able to answer a few of my questions, isntead of just one? I have some really seriously important questions...
master_trainer_pat says, "Hmmm...no."
master_trainer_pat says, "If you have a few questions why don't you write us an e-mail here at custserv@wizards.com"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #47 from marios_fire_spin:What will be the promo with pokemon movie 3 on Vhs or Dvd ( if there is one?)
master_trainer_pat says, "We don't know yet."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #48 from jigglypuff_flower:How many decks is it possible to create from the base set cards?
master_trainer_mike says, "ad infinitum"
master_trainer_mike says, "+1"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #49 from warlockmaster:Is it true that Nintendo, 4Kids, etc. do not wish to continue with the release of new Pokemon movies, and have decided to not show the 4th movie based on Celebi because of declined sales and interest? ~Akira, PPKA
master_trainer_pat says, "That's not something we're really in the loop on."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #50 from trovtwo:Will there be reports and pictures on the Website about and on the STS?You could call it"MIke and Pat's crazy travels!"or something corny like that..
master_trainer_pat says, "Hmmm...I hope it's corny atleast"
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll try to get some action photos for ya."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #51 from hi_jynx:Any format info on the West STS?
master_trainer_pat says, "It's abit early for that"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #52 from kajio:What comes mostly at night? (In other words, who's 'they'?)
master_trainer_pat says, "They come mostly at night...mostly' Does anyone recognize where that quote is from?"
master_trainer_pat says, "Come on now, don't make me feel old and stuff."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #53 from pkmnx:What exactly happens if you play Goop Gas Attack with a Brock's Ninetales in play?
master_trainer_pat says, "The Goop Gas will shut off the P-mon Power Transform and as a result cause any attached cards to be discarded."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #54 from hitsuhi:Alright, this is my serious question, then, sorry about the previous one....What am I to do if there are no more Pokemon Leagues in my town? There are no more, as the only place in town was closed. The owner had promised myself and my brother would recieve our TCG items from the League when 'he felt better', however, he never did and always told us to come back next time...
master_trainer_pat says, "See if you can talk an alternate store into running the League in your town. That's your best bet"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #55 from trovtwo:SO the announcements are just Mikes superprize?
master_trainer_pat says, "Oh, so now it's a Superprize!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Let's up the ante abit and call it a Hyper Mega Ultra Super Prize!"
master_trainer_pat says, "(Ohhhh!)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #56 from unown_master:What is wrong with the Marril Promo?
master_trainer_pat says, "It should have done the extra damage with Water energy only, but the way it's worded you can use any extra energy to do the extra damage"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #57 from pkmnx:Another promo question...what about the Pikachu World Coolection cards? Do we have to wait for an english release, or can we play Surfing/Flying/Snap Pikachu in their current state becuase they're black-stars?
master_trainer_pat says, "You have to wait, because obviously you would have to have an english copy of the card with you."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #58 from pokesensei:If you have a Giovanni`s Nidoking active opposite a Murkrow,and you used Intimidate,would Murkrow be able to use feint attack and attack a benched Pokemon?
master_trainer_pat says, "You can't attack with Murkrow."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #59 from hi_jynx:Do you know of any web sites I can play TCG with others over the internet?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, sorry."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #60 from bloodix:Any news on the neo discovery set?
master_trainer_pat says, "It's due out in June or July."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #61 from trovtwo:So where are the Darks?Were they put in the doughnut box as punishment?
darkmt_mike says, "We are here lurking in the Dark! Waiting to pounce if the other MT's make a mistake!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Sigh."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #62 from pkmnx:Steve, how many Meowths have you received yet? o.o
darkmt_mike says, "LoLMWWWWAAAHHAAAHHA"
master_trainer_pat says, "I guess that answers your question though."
master_trainer_mike says, "Steve has started to get cards but NEEDS MORE MEOWTHS!"
master_trainer_mike says, "This is his test to become an actual Dark Master. He needs to make something cool out of all the Meowth cards you send in to him"
master_trainer_mike says, "Please sned your extra meowths to Attn: Dark Apprentice Steve c/o Wizards of the Coast PO Box 707 Renton, WA 98057"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #63 from trovtwo:Will southern island's name change when released here?
darkmt_mike says, "It will change to the not so Southern Islands."
master_trainer_mike says, "How about SSE Islands?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #64 from sd_pokemom:Hi, MTs...just wanted to say my son and I attended the QT at Westminster and had a great time..very well-run event--Thank you! :)
master_trainer_pat says, "Thanks for saying so."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #65 from kajio:Re: Question #18, does that mean that Mike's singing is only as bad as the Tortured Cat Trio?
darkmt_mike says, "Worse!"
master_trainer_pat says, "D'oh!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I'll have you know the Tortured Cat Trio learened every howl and yowl from me!!!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #66 from trovtwo:Will there ever be another ban of a card for tHe STS again?THough it would matter on the structure of the STS.
master_trainer_pat says, "We don't know yet."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #67 from pkmnx:I made this cool die that has a side for each status effect(Posion, Paralyze, Sleep, Confuse, Char) and OK. You guys interested in the idea? :)
master_trainer_pat says, "Hmmmm. Nope"
master_trainer_pat says, "Though you're welcome to use it yourself."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #68 from soslowpoke:Is there a surprise later today?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, I think MT Mike has something for later."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #69 from lance313:Defender has Sabrina's Alakazam active, other Psychic Pokémon on bench. Attacker has Clefable active. Can attacker Metronome through Psylink to use defender's benched Pokémon attacks?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, as long as S. Alakazam's Power is working"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #71 from trovtwo:So Neo:Discovery can't be played at the STS :(?
master_trainer_pat says, "That's correct, it won't be allowed"
master_trainer_mike says, "Not in the main tournaments, could be used in the league zones."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #72 from marios_fire_spin:June or July? Wait i thought it was june. Please dont make me angry
master_trainer_pat says, "Why will you turn big and green and rip your shirt off?"
darkmt_mike says, "Oh no! Would not want to make them angry!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Down Simba!"
darkmt_mike says, "Probably June."
master_trainer_pat says, "or July"
darkmt_mike says, "Or July LoL!"
darkmt_mike grins evilly.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #73 from unown_master:What Pokémon appear on the Neo2 boosters?
darkmt_mike says, "The ones that asked to?"
master_trainer_pat says, "Hey, you can see some pictures of the packs and Theme decks at www.wizards.com/pokemon"
darkmt_mike says, "The ones that look good"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #74 from trovtwo:Re27 JULY?!What you never said anything about July?
master_trainer_pat says, "Sure, I just did!"
darkmt_mike says, "July."
darkmt_mike says, "There I did!"
darkmt_mike says, "LoL"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #75 from chrisbo:Re. Q20, I thought that once upon a time you guys said that since the Compendium takes the rulings straight from the Chat that they could be used for reference in DCI tournaments. We're just echoing what you guys say...
darkmt_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_pat says, "reference, but since we are not the DCI, we don't have any power to make them 'official' rulings"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #76 from pkmnx:If a Metronoming-thing copies Dark Charizard's Continuous Fireball, it'll only work if the copier actually has [R] energies on, right?
master_trainer_pat says, "Correct."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #77 from kreeber:when you rockets syther and do shodow images how long does it last?
master_trainer_pat says, "Until that R. Scyther takes damage or is benched or evolved(no evolution for it though)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #78 from trovtwo:If there is any major errata on any Neo:Discovery cards,will they be changed or kept errored?
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll have to wait and see now won't we."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #80 from lance313:Defender has Sabrina's Alakazam active, other Psychic Pokémon on the bench. Attacker has Clefable active. Can Clefable Metronome attacks on defender's bench, as S. Alakazam's power says S. Alakazam has a copy of all it's benched Pokémon's attacks?
master_trainer_pat says, "You can Metronome only attacks that S. Alakazam has. Since it has a copy of all Psychic attacks when Psylink is active, you can Metronome these."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #81 from puritys_echidna:mtp, isn't it true that you and mtm actually had nervous breakdowns last week due to sensei and myself? BTW, nice to have you back. :D
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope."
darkmt_mike says, "In refrence to the TC rulings. They are official rulings that take place in the chat and from the rules team. They are not howver an official DCI document. The judges at the tournaments are more then welcome to use them as a refrence for their rulings. But they have know idea who we are at the chat or who TC is for that matter. The DCI must come up with an official document for this purpose."
master_trainer_pat smiles.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #83 from pkmnx:I have(by some odd quirk of fate) two DCI numbers. How could I get the points on one transferred to the other?
master_trainer_pat says, "You need to contact dci@wizards.com and ask them exactly that."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #85 from professormaple:At what date will the number of byes be calculated from the DCI ratings for the 2001 ECSTS?
master_trainer_pat says, "Once again...contact dci@wizards.com"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #87 from pkmnx:So, if Defender stops Confusion damage, will one Metal Energy stop all the damage too?
master_trainer_pat says, "Depends on if your Pokemon is Metal or not, but it will reduce the damage either way."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #86 from master_o_pokemon:Any news about the Chicago qualifier you can give me?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, nothing that's not on the website already."
darkmt_mike says, "Further more it is clear that if it were not for TC we would never had been able to do this. They are the ones who have put all of this together andwe would not be here without them. we will continue to count on them to keep us on our toes and to keep up rulings that we can use for this document!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #90 from pikabruce:For the STS Qualifiers this weekend (and next weekend), can Scizor be played, or not?
master_trainer_pat says, "Only after season 5 starts. May 26th."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #91 from pokesensei:If a person has Japanese Dark VilePlumes in his deck,and has a non-holo English Dark Vileplume(the fighting weakness),must he use the Japanese card as with fighting weakness only,or can he choose before the game what it is?What about Slowking?If you have a Japanese Slowing in your deck,and an American one for translation,because of the slight difference in interpretation,will the English translation be used??
master_trainer_pat says, "You would play the card as is...in other words, use the weakness listed on the Japanese D.Vileplume. USe you english card to reference any other text on the card. Even I can tell what the Weakness is on that Japanese card."
master_trainer_pat says, "Zoiks!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #93 from soslowpoke:What happens when you use Double Gust with Morty's Challenge?
master_trainer_pat says, "You cannot play Double Gust."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #96 from pkmnx:If Brock's Ninetales Shapeshifts into Erika's Gloom(lv28) and by some miracle it could attack with Grass, would Vile Smell instantly revert it back to Ninetales after the attack?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #97 from master_o_pokemon:whats the "quote" saying? or whatever? lol
master_trainer_pat says, "They mostly come at night...mostly.'"
master_trainer_pat says, "Any guesses??"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #98 from purity1:its from aliens! (the quote)
master_trainer_pat says, "Aye-firmative!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #99 from trovtwo:YOur not old Pat,your everybody's favorite MT,next to Mike,and DMTM and Steve..
darkmt_mike says, "Pat's #4. Pat's #4!"
master_trainer_pat says, "D'oh!"
darkmt_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_pat says, "That would make you..."
darkmt_mike says, "I'm #2? Thats not right!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Ha ha"
darkmt_mike says, "The Dark Master has to be #1!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #101 from bigdaddysnorlax:If Ditto is opposite a Brock’s Ninetales, and Ditto uses Shapeshift to attach an Evolution, what happens to the attached card when Ninetales is Knocked Out or Retreats?
master_trainer_pat says, "That would be the same as shutting off the power. That card gets discarded."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #102 from trovtwo:OK lets hear that Hyper MEga Ultra Super Prize for the new Muleniom!!!
master_trainer_mike says, "OK Gang! Here it is all for you!"
master_trainer_pat says, "MT MIke..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Go to the 3 Master Website at http://home.earthlink.net/~seawolven/."
master_trainer_mike says, "On the front page I just posted the all new Unofficla Pokemon Web Chat Theme song!"
darkmt_mike says, "Mix Master Trainer Mike!"
master_trainer_mike says, "All for your enjoyment!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I was going to sing in it but thought no one would listen then...:)"
master_trainer_mike says, "Let me know what you think of it!"
darkmt_mike says, "Don't sing!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Here at WIZN the station that works for you!"
master_trainer_mike )
darkmt_mike says, "It's great!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Mixy McMix Mix"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #103 from magmar2000:Again, I have to. ;-) What are the Mariners now? 24-9? :-D
master_trainer_mike says, "Yeah but Boston beats them!! sometimes......."
master_trainer_mike )
master_trainer_pat says, "YeeeHaww...Just the good ol boys...never meanin no harm..."
master_trainer_mike says, "ZOINKS!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #104 from chrisbo:Re Q28 (Blaine & Chaos Gym) : The Blaine card says "Playing additional copies of the card this turn has no effect". So wouldn't that cover both players for the remainder of the turn in this scenario?
master_trainer_pat says, "Well without getting too technical...the card is referring to you."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #105 from bigdaddysnorlax:Just confirming a Ruling in the Compendium. If Ditto is opposite a Brock’s Ninetales, and Ditto uses Shapeshift to attach an Evolution, does the attached card stay on Ditto (out of play though) if his Pokemon Power is somehow turned off?
master_trainer_mike says, "It is removed when the Shapeshift power is shut off."
master_trainer_mike says, "This has been clarified for your enjoyment :)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #106 from pkmnx:Do you know where we can buy Maple Bars? I plan to examine one for doughnut-like qualities.
master_trainer_pat says, "Dunkin' _Donut_ sells them!"
darkmt_mike says, "Flaky! Soft! Cakelike! Doughnut!"
master_trainer_mike says, "If you listen to the new theme song at http://home.earthlink.net/~seawolven/ you will hear my statement about maple bars at the end of te song."
darkmt_mike says, "What!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Hmmm Donuts."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #107 from gexico:When Neo 3 and 4 comes out, what will you do about the Ultra Rares? Will you just leave them as holos or just take them out of the sets?
darkmt_mike says, "You put something new in!"
master_trainer_mike says, "We have never done ultra rares, in the past they were released as holo rare cards."
master_trainer_pat says, "Really don't know about those yet."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #108 from toji_suzuhara:DOes Dark Energy have the same effect on Rocket's Pokemon as it does on Dark Pokemon?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #109 from trovtwo:If they made a pastry with forsting and dough,shaped it like a bagel,and sometimes put filling in it,what would you call it?
master_trainer_mike says, "Bilbo"
darkmt_mike says, "Frodo?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #110 from toji_suzuhara:Does the Baby rule affect Pokemon Powers?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, they don't unless the Power causes an attack."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #111 from toji_suzuhara:Could I use Scizor at the STS?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, if you want."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #112 from xvssgohanvx:Could I Roll 6 Dice at one time instead rolling them one by on for Sneasel's Beat Up attack with a Full Bench?
master_trainer_pat says, "I personally wouldn't have a problem with that."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #113 from pkmnx:Why are most of the names of the age level groups at the STS names after evil, Rocket-like stuff? Even the format is Rocket On!
master_trainer_mike says, "Dark Master Trainer Mike's influence......"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #114 from toji_suzuhara:Will Igglybuff be the next League promo?
master_trainer_pat says, "Igglybuff is this seasons promo, Scizor is for season 5"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #115 from toji_suzuhara:Is Hitmontop a real promo?
master_trainer_mike says, "not that we know of"
master_trainer_pat says, "No, it's a card though"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #116 from toji_suzuhara:Will _____'s Chansey or Imakuni's Doduo be released?
master_trainer_pat says, "No."
master_trainer_mike says, "no plans so far"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #117 from toji_suzuhara:Will there be any English Only cards in the near future like Promo Eevee or Dark Raichu?
master_trainer_mike says, "doubtful"
darkmt_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_pat says, "Very unlikely."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #118 from gexico:Why can't Neo: Discovery be used at the STS?
master_trainer_mike says, "it will only be released a very short time before the actual STS and it would not be fair as everyone would not have an equal chance to get the cards in time"
master_trainer_mike says, "they can be used in the league zones though, just not the main tournaments"
master_trainer_pat says, "That would give a huge advantage to people who could buy alot of boxes right when it comes out."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #120 from toji_suzuhara:What time will the ECSTS start and end?
master_trainer_mike says, "pre-registration starts at 7:30 am, the main tournament starts aboput 10am and will run as late as it needs be, most likely 8pm or so."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #121 from pkmnx:On Lanturn's Power, Hydroelectric power, it says you MAY make Floodlight do more damage for each energy. Does that mean you can choose exactly how much damage(if you have enough Energy) or does it mean all or nothing?
master_trainer_pat says, "It's all or nothing."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #123 from trovtwo:So since Wizards has the rights to neo4,do you have a tentive release date for it?
darkmt_mike says, "After Neo 3."
master_trainer_mike says, "nothing public yet"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #124 from toji_suzuhara:When will a new Ivysaur card come out?
master_trainer_mike says, "dunno"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #125 from toji_suzuhara:Will the Erika's Dratini promo from Coro Coro Comics in Japan be released?
master_trainer_pat says, "Not that we're aware of."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #126 from trovtwo:Sometimes I think you guys had to much caffene :{
darkmt_mike says, "Think!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Uh huh."
darkmt_mike says, "Way to much!"
master_trainer_mike says, "errr is there ever TOO much caffewine?? (twicth twicth)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #128 from hitsuhi:Is there a way to wash or clean ones cards? :) Mine are really sticky from overuse...
master_trainer_mike says, "We recommend using card sleeves, and washing your hands."
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #129 from toji_suzuhara:How long does Koga's Ditto's Giant Growth attack last?
master_trainer_pat says, "As long as he's your active Pokemon"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #131 from toji_suzuhara:Are any cards limited to less then 4 per deck or banned from tournaments?
master_trainer_pat says, "B-day Pikachu and Ancient Mew are the only ones not allowed"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #133 from trovtwo:So wil the vending cards all be released eventually?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and se"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #134 from magmar2000:Another question on Jasmine's Challenge. Is the challenge "on" when you are drawing your hand and deciding what Pokemon to play?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #135 from xvssgohanvx:At The San Jose Qualifer, One of my oppenents was playing a Promo Scizor. Was That Legal?
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok, just got an update, due to the early release of thgis card in some areas, it is legal in tournament play"
master_trainer_mike says, "it would be too hard to control it otherwise, please disregard our earlier ruling"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #136 from toji_suzuhara:Does Dark energy work the same way with Pokemon that have "Rocket's" in their name as it does with Dark Pokemon and Pokemon wih Dark in their name? I assume it would because the border color on them is darkened the same way as Dark Pokemon.
master_trainer_pat says, "No."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #137 from thundrchld:this is a popular question, but i don't klnow/remember the answer. If you have a Rocket's zapdos with 3 lightning and a metal energy. When he uses electroburn, does he take 10 or 20 damage?
master_trainer_pat says, "10"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #138 from master_o_pokemon:question: If you have slowking and chaos gym in play. Your opponent plays oak. You want that oak, so can you make him flip for chaos first?
master_trainer_pat says, "Sure"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #139 from pkmnx:If Entei used Protective Flame, and your opponent then uses Pain Amplifier(on your damaged Benched) does Protective Flame stop it or not?
master_trainer_mike says, "All effects of attacks are prevented to the benched Pokemon so no damage counters are placed."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #140 from chrisbo:Re Q80 So, if Clefable is Metronoming Sabrina's Alakazam, it can use any of the defender's Psy poke's attacks because the 'Zam has those due to its Psylink power. But, Clefable can't use the attacker's psy poke's attacks because Clefable doesn't have Psylink
master_trainer_pat says, "Correct."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #141 from trovtwo:WIll all promos be in "neo form" from now on?
master_trainer_pat says, "Not tellin"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #142 from toji_suzuhara:If you are using Clair's Challenge andyou have to draw a prize when you have no cards in your hand, can you still draw the prize?
master_trainer_pat says, "You have to discard the prize"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #143 from hi_jynx:RE question 96 Would Brock's Ninetales be confused after using Erika's Gloom's Vile Smell?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #144 from master_o_pokemon:With ecogym in play, if you get attacked by a blaine's charmander with kindle, does it go back to hand?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."
master_trainer_pat says, "as long as it's not colorless energy"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #145 from pkmnx:If you use the non-holo Sabrina's Gengar's Dark Wave vs. a Jungle Mr. Mime, does its POwer shut off before damage, or after?
master_trainer_mike says, "after"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #146 from toji_suzuhara:Does the Pokemon Power on Erika's Ivysaur apply to it's own attacks too?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #147 from toji_suzuhara:Zoinks! Why aren't my questions being answered?
master_trainer_mike says, "maybe their silly??"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #148 from michel1be:If Ditto, with two non dark energies, copies Sneasel's Beat up (Sneasel has two dark energies), Ditto's attack doesn't take advantage of the extra damage of the dark energies, right ?
master_trainer_pat says, "Correct"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #149 from trovtwo:How do I make the wavy thing in the middle of the website?
master_trainer_mike says, "that is the cedilla, it is above your left tab button on your keyboard (hit shift to get it)."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #151 from the_mystery_thing:mtm: very nice song :o)
master_trainer_mike says, "thanks you :)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #153 from puritys_echidna:....that was very cool albiet disturbing mtm... can anyone say the next aybabtu? :D Anyway, you used a Mac to make that didn't you? Go MTM! Macs Rule!
master_trainer_mike says, "I used a PC!!! WAHAH!!!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #154 from soslowpoke:Scizor couldnt be used at the main STS event right?(no scyther)
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, it can. B. Ninetales"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #152 from warpathred60:, where can i find a place to play p mon near me
master_trainer_mike says, "Check out our League locator on our web site."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #155 from toji_suzuhara:In reply to question #111, so then Scyther could be used too, right?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, you would have to use B. Ninetales"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #156 from trovtwo:Will there be any way to purchase the Space Weedle anytime soon?
master_trainer_mike says, "what are you offering???"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #158 from royalcharizard:Love the Wizards Unofficial Pokémon Chat theme song...Please tell me you will be blasting that over the speakers at the ECSTS :)
master_trainer_pat says, "Hopefully not."
master_trainer_mike says, "unfortunately there might be copyright issues........"
master_trainer_mike says, "doh"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #159 from toji_suzuhara:Do you think Neo 4's Shiny Pokemon would be Tournament Legal when they come out?
master_trainer_pat says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #160 from pkmnx:Shouldn't Magmar be a Flaming Duck Pokémon? That's what it looks like...
master_trainer_mike says, "daffy flambe :)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #161 from pkmnx:I forgot to tell the registartion guy that I wanted to play on both days of the STS when I reserved over the phone...will that matter?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, that won't matter."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #162 from pkmnx:Ech and sensei have been awful quiet lately..aren't you guys suspicious? [hint hint]
darkmt_mike says, "Yes. We will have to hunt you down and Zoink you"
master_trainer_mike says, "they have been making great copies of the Druthers cards :)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #163 from toji_suzuhara:Doesn't caffeine rule?
master_trainer_mike says, "with a salty fist!!"
darkmt_mike says, "We rule caffine!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #164 from zapdos24:Will you bring the Space Weedle and the Leaning Tower of Pika to the STS unless stopped by a unnatural force (AKA United Airlines)
master_trainer_mike says, "Yes we will!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes"
darkmt_mike says, "We will try again!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #166 from trovtwo:MIke the the song is um well how do you say wired :().
master_trainer_mike says, "ok"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #167 from jay_lv99:where exactly is the ecsts
master_trainer_pat says, "The Meadowlands"
master_trainer_mike says, "in Secausucus, NJ"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #168 from gexico:Will there be any Pokémon dice coming out soon?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope"
master_trainer_mike says, "I did see Pokemon Yahtzee in the discount bin"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #170 from the_mystery_thing:can you use clear sleeves if all 60 cards in your deck are japanese (and you have the translations)?
master_trainer_pat says, "Sure, but you are aksing for trouble if you do that"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #171 from toji_suzuhara:Is Sabrina's Kadabra's Life Drain affected by weakness or resistance?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #172 from metal_entei:why did WotC print the baned cards if they are going to be baned
master_trainer_mike says, "baned?"
darkmt_mike says, "To have you ask us that!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #173 from jay_lv99:where can I send my ideas for new pokemon card styles
darkmt_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_mike says, "post them to the Pokegym!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #174 from pkmnx:I just listened to the Chat remix...LOL!!! Great quotes!
master_trainer_mike says, "thank you!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #176 from toji_suzuhara:Does Sabrina's Abra Level 11's Energy Loop apply to Rainbow Energy?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #177 from metal_entei:about the light test, it dosen't work, if you put a maglight over the card, you can see through them
master_trainer_pat says, "No Duh!"
master_trainer_mike says, "you can see through your head with a maglight!"
darkmt_mike says, "Two heads"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #178 from toji_suzuhara:Will any more Jumbo Promos be released?
master_trainer_mike says, "maybe"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #180 from unown_master:I love your unofficial Chat theme. Who came up with it?
master_trainer_pat says, "That was MT Mike"
master_trainer_mike says, "me, in a feverish delerious state, too much caffeine I think :)"
master_trainer_mike says, "bvased on actual chat quotes from the gang here!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #181 from puritys_echidna:Re: 153...well then, i just lost all 'respect' for you. dmtm is my new favorite mt. :P
master_trainer_mike says, "fine then, maybe I might want to play a game that has been released in the last 2 YEARS!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #182 from pkmnx:Why doncha do The Great Wall of Meowth for the Meowths?
master_trainer_mike says, "We will pass that along to DAP Steve"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #183 from hi_jynx:Mike, liked the MP3 on your site! Do you have an e-mail I can send attachments to?
master_trainer_mike says, "Sorry guys, can't give out personal email, send all commenst and questions to custserv@wizards.com :)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #185 from scrye_fung:Hey MTM ... nice mix ... very clever warping of text to computer like voices ... you should ask Tyais to send you his own renditions of MP3's ... oh did I say that? I shouldn't have ;)
master_trainer_mike says, "ok, when I see him I will ask :)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #186 from gexico:When I registered for the STS, I think I gave my wrong DCI number. Can I correct it there?
master_trainer_pat says, "You should call us and correct it if you want, or correct it there"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #187 from thundrchld:would you ever consider making tournament foils? Only the top 3 finishers in a tournament would recieve that month's special tourney foil
master_trainer_mike says, "sorry no plans for making foil cards that rare"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #192 from toji_suzuhara:Is the ECSTS free?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #189 from aaron_the_great:Speaking of Druthers cards, why don't you make a Magikarp next time?
master_trainer_mike says, "hmm that sounds like a fishy proposition"
master_trainer_mike says, "WAHAHJAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #190 from trovtwo:Will all Igglybuffs be avalible in season5?
master_trainer_mike says, "That is the Season 4 card!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #191 from toji_suzuhara:What is the prize for winning the STS?
master_trainer_mike says, "A medal, product, jacket, adoration from the masses"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #193 from toji_suzuhara:Are special rules for certain cards going to be available in a list?
master_trainer_mike says, "we are working on a card rulings compliation"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #194 from jay_lv99:where is the pokegym?
master_trainer_mike says, "go to www.wizards.com/pokemon and clikc on the big Pokegym symbol on the nav bar"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #195 from pokesensei:We`re busy working on a surprise.that`s why we`re "quiet"! ;-)
master_trainer_mike says, "ohhhhhh"
darkmt_mike says, "Oh No..can't be good!"
master_trainer_pat says, "So could we say you're...silent but deadly??"
master_trainer_mike says, "hee hee hee"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #196 from metal_entei:What is the website to the song again?
master_trainer_mike says, "http://home.earthlink.net/~seawolven"
master_trainer_mike says, "the 3 masters fan page"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #205 from unown_master:Are you guys feeling alright? You havn't said Minty Fresh in a while...
master_trainer_mike says, "its in the song!!!!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Minteee Fresh"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #204 from kajio:Hmmm... Space Weedle.... Leaning Tower of Pika... Taj Meowth?
master_trainer_mike says, "good one!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #202 from sd_pokemom:Can you post your website addy with the Chat theme again please? Missed it the first (and second) time....
master_trainer_mike says, "http://home.earthlink.net/~seawolven"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #203 from toji_suzuhara:Will there be a chance to have players make cards that will be made into real ones?
master_trainer_mike says, "maybe someday"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #206 from jay_lv99:do you have to have dci for ecsts
master_trainer_mike says, "for the main tournaments yes, you can get a dci number there for free!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #207 from puritys_echidna:(glowers) oh that does it mike (eats a maplebar)... you didn't seem to mind those nice cards we made ON MACS...
darkmt_mike says, "I liked them!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Yeah but my NICE cards are made on a PC!!"
darkmt_mike says, "Your asking for it Mike!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #208 from pkmnx:OK, rules question...for Vermilion City Gym, if the extra effect hits you, Metal Energy prevents that right?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, it adds 10 damage onto the original attack (which can be affected by Metal)."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #214 from hyperflame:I'm going to trade for a Pikachu World Binder. How many Neo Holos do you think the pika binder is worth? I'm just asking for your opinion.
master_trainer_pat says, "We can't answer that sorry."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #209 from lance313:There's a holo Gengar, a holo Meowth, and a holo Scyther. Will MTM ever get a holo Weedle?
master_trainer_mike says, "a boy can dream!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #210 from toji_suzuhara:Is it true that you try to make promos easily available to everybody?
master_trainer_mike says, "not easily but fairly distributed yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #213 from pkmnx:Yeah, keep the Druthers cards coming, I'm sure ech loves making them for you[*snicker*](j/k)
master_trainer_mike says, "ok I will!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #215 from chrisbo:Have you guys heard anything about a Tropical Mega Battle for this year yet?
master_trainer_mike says, "no specifics yet, sorry"
darkmt_mike says, "Not even if it is happening"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #217 from trovtwo:Do we win a preview of the MTM CD avaliable at a store someware in your nation?
master_trainer_mike says, "when I mix enough tunes?? we'll see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #218 from toji_suzuhara:If a Minty Fresh tree falls and no one is there, does it make a sound or smell minty fresh?
master_trainer_mike says, "well it always SMELLS minty fresh"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #219 from toji_suzuhara:Are you told what you can and can't say before these chats?
master_trainer_mike says, "yup and saometimes we even listen to it"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #220 from metal_entei:did you guys buy any cheap Pokemon cards when you guys were in Hong Kong, if I can go back there, I'll buy boxes since they are so cheap there
darkmt_mike says, "We don't buy Pokemon cards!"
master_trainer_mike says, "bought lots of cool movie vcds instead (and bottles of lizard wine)"
master_trainer_pat says, "Not really...they were mostly fake cards that we were able to find."
master_trainer_pat says, "I bought a Pikachu Toilet Paper dispenser"
master_trainer_pat says, "Not kidding!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #221 from hyperflame:What events do the 15+ crowd get to attend during a qualifyer?
master_trainer_mike says, "If it is a 1 day event, there will be an open age sanctioned event (with prizes but NOT for a trip), at 2 day qt's, there is league zone for all ages to earn promo cards"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #222 from pkmnx:If the DCI rating you earn in the first day of the STS qualifies you for a bye on Sunday, can you use it there?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope, ratings are run at the beginning of each week"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #224 from hitsuhi:How come Canadian's cant' win any of WoTC Contests, like for teh Neo Discovery box?
master_trainer_pat says, "I think they can if you check the rules...sometime Quebec isn't included because they have special requirements for contests or something"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #226 from pokesensei:MT Mike,you really got Ech mad.Watch your weedle very closely......

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #227 from puritys_echidna:(idly) ...if you say so mtm.... (tosses a weedle to gengar who viciously eats it)
master_trainer_pat says, "Oh OK."
darkmt_mike says, "LoL!"
master_trainer_mike says, "dang! I was just kididng! I use a pc but also use macs! Relax :)"
master_trainer_mike says, "I even still use betamaxes!!"
darkmt_mike says, "He's kidding too?"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #228 from hitsuhi:RE: Question #210.. If PRomo's are to be fairly distributed, how come me and my brotehr atre at a loss, because we can't goto a elague neymore?
master_trainer_mike says, "there are leagues all across north america, if you choose to live out in the country, this is one of the effects that can happen"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #229 from hyperflame:Addendum to Q no. 214, Why not? I'm just asking for your opinion. I'm not holding you to these numbers :)
master_trainer_pat says, "We're not allowed to comment on the aftermarket value of cards, especially ones that we give away. That wouldn't look to good."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #232 from pkmnx:*gasp* You guys don't buy cards? How do you get all these 'Akimbo' playtesting decks and such? Are you given them by a higher power?
darkmt_mike says, "We have a room full of the cards!"
master_trainer_mike says, "we get the products so we can support them for you"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #233 from toji_suzuhara:Will you eventually release all the promos and be on the same release schedule as Japan?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #235 from pkmnx:To question #222: Well, if they're run at the beginning of each week, that's Sunday! =D
master_trainer_mike says, "they are usually run on Monday or tuesdays, there wiull NOT be updates between the two days of the ESTS"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #236 from toji_suzuhara:Do you think Neo 2 will be out before the STS?
master_trainer_mike says, "maybe"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #239 from puritys_echidna:oh, ok... thats ok then.... uh.. don't worry... it was just a stuffed weedle....i think ^_^
master_trainer_mike says, "good save!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #242 from jay_lv99:watch your weedles VERY CLOSELY [ has spinarak snare weedle from gengar's jaws and gives it to MTM]
master_trainer_mike says, "thanks! here ECh (hands over her stuffed weedle)."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #245 from trovtwo:what is in NEo2?
master_trainer_pat says, "cards"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #243 from toji_suzuhara:Do you guys enjoy saying "wait and see"?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see!"
master_trainer_mike says, "BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #244 from trovtwo:Will the promos ever be avaliable again in some super promotion?
master_trainer_mike says, "it is always possible that some promos may be rereleased."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #248 from pkmnx:OK, finally another ruling question, you can't get back the energies you got rid of from your hand with Super Energy Retrieval, right?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, because it says 'trade'"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #249 from hitsuhi:How often are REAL STS's?
master_trainer_mike says, "as often as we can run them"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #251 from metal_entei:Maple bars are not donuts? Are you sure?

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #250 from toji_suzuhara:Does Neo 2 contain any cards that say Minty Fresh on them?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see :)"
master_trainer_pat says, "They taste like donuts"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #252 from pkmnx:Whoa, did you just call Ech female?
master_trainer_mike says, "doh! my bad! my blood sugar is plummeting, need more sugar and caffeine...."
master_trainer_mike says, "my aplogies"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #253 from trovtwo:So Scizor is the season5 promo?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #254 from puritys_echidna:HER?!??!?! O_o (grabs mtm's weedle and holds it very close to gengar's mouth.) don't make me do it mike... i'm crazy enough to...
master_trainer_mike says, "(sigh) so glad I can NEVER make any mistakes here. Keeps me sharp as a tack"
master_trainer_mike says, "SORRY!!! :)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #255 from toji_suzuhara:Are your plans to release Neo 3 this year?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #256 from pkmnx:I also noticed you haven't said 'wait and see' much today...is it possible that we are slacking off our annoying 'next set' questions?
master_trainer_pat says, "hmmm...no"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok, thank you all for coming. When you get a chance check out the Unofficial Pokemon Chat Theme song on the 3 Masters fan site."
master_trainer_pat says, "We need to wrap things up for this week, we'll see you all next week."
master_trainer_mike says, "It's at http://home.earthlink.net/~seawolven"
master_trainer_mike says, "And keep sending in your extra meowth cards for Dark Apprentice Steve's Master test!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Later days, Willie Mays!"