Pokemon Chat Report - Thursday, May 17, 2001
by Team Compendium


master_trainer_pat says, "Whoa, Whoa, Whoa....that's alot of questions campers!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Keep 'em comin'"
darkmaster_steve says, "MEOWTH! Thats Right!"
darkmaster_steve says, "I'm the number one top cat!"
master_trainer_pat says, "What!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Who let you out!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Sheesh!"
darkmaster_steve grins evilly.
master_trainer_pat smirks.
darkmt_mike says, "Whats he doing here?"
master_trainer_pat says, "He's got the run of the house, cause MT Mike's not here to keep him in line."
master_trainer_pat says, "OK. We're running without MT Mike today. He's hyper-mega busy at meetings today"
darkmt_mike says, "DMTM in the House!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Whoa."
darkmt_mike says, "300 Prereg for the ECSTS!"
master_trainer_pat says, "There isn't anything new to announce today, so we'll jump right in to your questions feet first."
master_trainer_pat says, "Ready, DMTM?"
darkmt_mike says, "Oh Yeah!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #1 from plasma_your_dead:When I use Murkrow's Feint Attack to attacka Pokemon on the bench, and I have one darkness attached does it do 20 or 30. Also, do I have to flip for the baby rule? (don't think so but just want to be sure)
master_trainer_pat says, "You will only get the extra Darkness energy damage if you attack the defending pokemon according to the text on Darkness energy"
master_trainer_pat says, "If you attack a Baby on the bench, you don't have to flip for the Baby rule"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #2 from pokemaniacbill:How can you defeat a Rocket's Zappy?
darkmt_mike says, "Wooper. Amnesia"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #3 from pokemaniacbill:What is the chinese new year Dark Arboj?
master_trainer_pat says, "This was the last 'W' stamped promo we did. It was first released in parts of Asia for Chinese New Years"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #5 from sneasel1:r u going to be at the STS
darkmt_mike says, "I R RU?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #6 from unown_master:Any new Promo news?
master_trainer_pat says, "Sorry, nuttin' new"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #7 from unown_master:What is the phrase of the day?
master_trainer_pat says, "'Where every item is a meal!'"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #8 from pkmnx:So...just to recap..Brock's Protection DOES stay on Brock's Ninetales after Shapeshift, right?
darkmt_mike says, "Correct."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #9 from nookiemn2k3:at toys'rus my gym leader told me that rainbow doesn't count as a dark or metal ??
darkmt_mike says, "It counts as them, but it does not give the extra effects of Metal/Darkness"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #10 from michel1be:has the sts deck format to be used at the League zone too ?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, the STS deck restrictions are only for the main tournament"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #11 from plasma_your_dead:Can you use Promo Psyduck (the one with the same attacks as Fossil Psyduck) in the STS?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #12 from trovtwo:When is the MTMike cd coming out?CAn't wait to listen.
darkmt_mike smirks.
master_trainer_pat says, "We're looking at a small run of records first, than we'll move on a major distribution deal...etc."
darkmt_mike says, "When he changes the Maple Bar track."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #13 from plasma_your_dead:When will the Promo Hitmontop be relesed?
master_trainer_pat says, "Sorry, we have not heard of that one yet."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #14 from trovtwo:Will Wizards use the card tecnology for the future pokemon games?
darkmt_mike says, "We will use everything available to us."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #15 from plasma_your_dead:What will be the next promo after the Hitmontop?
master_trainer_pat says, "Gee, since we don't even know about Hitmontop..."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #17 from pkmnx:If you have a Koga's Ninja Trick attached to a Koga Pokémon, and the Defender does a Bench-damaging attack, will the switched 'mon be hurt?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, because of the wording on K. Ninja Trick, which says that you make the switch before applying damage or other effects."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #18 from plasma_your_dead:How many people have you had register for the STS so far?
darkmt_mike says, "300 +."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #19 from onederlnd:Do you have any information on the release of Neo Discovery?
darkmt_mike says, "June."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #20 from trovtwo:So will there be nothing for getting all eight badges at the end of the season?
master_trainer_pat says, "We don't know yet."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #21 from michel1be:in the STS Darkness gym, do we have to play 8 Dark AND 8 Darkness pokemon, or 8 Dark OR 8 Darkness ?
darkmt_mike says, "8 of either one or the other or a combo of both."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #22 from trovtwo:WIll bothans find Neo2 information for us soon?Sniff poor bothans.
master_trainer_pat says, "Bothans! Bothans, We don't need no stinkin' Bothans!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #23 from growlithe99:Is Neo Discovery out yet?
darkmt_mike says, "Not yet!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #24 from sneasel1:when is neo discovery comin out
darkmt_mike says, "Not yet!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #25 from plasma_your_dead:When will Neo 2 Dicovery be released?
master_trainer_pat says, "Not yet"
master_trainer_pat says, "Anyone, Anyone"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #26 from pokemaniacbill:what other prizes are there in the STS and STSQ?
darkmt_mike says, "Other then what?"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #27 from plasma_your_dead:When will Cross-Trainer be released?
darkmt_mike says, "No word on what is up with CrossTrainer"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #28 from plasma_your_dead:Did you get the rights to Neo 4?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes we Did. Thank you very much!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #29 from chrisbo:If Chaos Gym is in play and I attempt to play a Blaine trainer card but flip tails, is the opponent allowed to attach 2 Fire even though they don't normally get to attach an energy card during *my* turn?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, you can't because you don't have a free energy card placement to replace it with."
master_trainer_pat says, "You opponent can't that is..."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #30 from trovtwo:So will there ba a WSTS aftwer the eastern one?
darkmt_mike says, "We are planning on having one!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #31 from chrisbo:If I use Arcade Game and get any combination of Metal Energy, Darkness Energy, Rainbow Energy, Full Heal Energy, Potion Energy, DCE, or any basic energy for 2 or 3 cards, do I get to keep the cards or not?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, you do."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #32 from hi_jynx:If misty's staru attacks with swift, does it go through a baby's baby power?
darkmt_mike says, "No. It does not cut through baby powers."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #33 from plasma_your_dead:Will Wizards make the Shinning Gyarados and Shinning Magikarp Ultra-Rare (like Japanese Neo3) or will the just be your average run of the mill type holofoil (1in every 33 cards)
master_trainer_pat says, "I don't know for sure yet."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #34 from trovtwo:When will you make the next song mike?
darkmt_mike says, "Mike is not here right now Dave."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #35 from onederlnd:Do you HAVE to flip for sleep? or can you stay asleep if you want...?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."
master_trainer_pat says, "you must flip as per the rules."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #37 from hi_jynx:If I have two dodrios on my bench does it lower my retret by two?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes it does."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #39 from pikachu89:Can the stamps you earn at the qualifying tour be used in your league book towards your badge?
master_trainer_pat says, "I don't think so, though that's not my area, so I really don't know for certain"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #41 from trovtwo:Are there any neo2 cards that will get as much questioning as ditto or smeargle?
darkmt_mike says, "No one gets as much as Ditto!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #42 from pkmnx:If Cool Porygon changes Ditto's Weaness to something, then it Transforms to something with a different Weakness, which overrules the other?
master_trainer_pat says, "The new weakness that Ditto transforms to."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #43 from michel1be:just want to say that The Compendium is not only a great reference document about the rules, it's also a great source of informations if you want to learn to play or improve your play
darkmt_mike says, "It also tastes good with milk and Cookies!"
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal!"
darkmt_mike says, "We love it!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #44 from hi_jynx:If I have a plus power atached to a confused pokemon and it hurts its self does it do 30 to itself?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, Plus Power says on it that it will only do 10 more to the defending P-mon"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #45 from pkmnx:About Crosstrainer: So, there WILL be some Vending cards in Crosstrainer? And what about Mew?
darkmt_mike says, "No info about CT at tis time."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #46 from pokemaniacbill:Which is better? Bill or Promo Cleffa?
darkmt_mike says, "Promo Bill!"
darkmt_mike says, "Bill I would say."
master_trainer_pat says, "Promo Cleffa is better...it sticks around to let you draw two again"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #47 from pkmnx:I'd like a Mixy McMix mix to go, please...
darkmt_mike says, "I would likey Mc Like that too!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #49 from benjita:If you Metronome "Giant Growth", does your Clefairy/fable become 80 HP and whenever they metronome "Pound", it goes for 30 damage (until they are benched, evolved, etc.)?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, if you flip heads..."
master_trainer_pat grins evilly.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #50 from sneasel1:j if there is a baby as the defending poke and i flip heads for mean look do i have to flip everytime i attack the bench??
darkmt_mike says, "Yes you do."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #51 from metal_entei:Is the Pokemon Leauge back for the Canadian Toys R Us?
master_trainer_pat says, "I don't think so."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #52 from pkmnx:Not very many people have noticed, but there's a misprint on Neo Snubbull. Roar says 'do the damage before switching the Pokémon', but the atack doesn't do damage! Should we play this as written or what?
darkmaster_steve says, "1 HIt for MEOWTH!"
darkmaster_steve says, "MTPAT has been tagged!"
darkmt_mike says, "Tag?"
master_trainer_pat says, "Actually, I hate to rain on your parade but alot of people have noticed that, you don't have play as written because the attack doesn't do damage at all"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #53 from spago_:Tom's Murkow is up against Phil's Cleffa. If Tom wants to feint attack a pokemon on Phil's bench, does he have to flip for baby rule?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #54 from metal_entei:What goods does WotC get for running the Pokemon Leauges? Since WotC ship our badge books, promo cards for free!!
darkmt_mike says, "We get the adoration of our fans!"
master_trainer_pat bows gracefully.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #55 from sneasel1:is promo siczor playable in the ECSTS
master_trainer_pat says, "That depends on your definition of playable."
master_trainer_pat says, "Since there is no Scyther, you would have to use B. Ninetales to get it into play."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #56 from plasma_your_dead:Alright what is the next promo then?
darkmt_mike says, "It is the one sfter this one. Easy question thank you!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #57 from warrior_sneasel:Any new news on crosstrainer?
darkmt_mike says, "Nope."
master_trainer_pat says, "'fraid not"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #58 from pokemaniacbill:What is your favorite pokemon card?
master_trainer_pat says, "Everyone in unison now!"
darkmt_mike says, "Gengar!!!!!!!!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Scyther!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #59 from benjita:Would M.Tentacool's Crystal Beam prevent attachments from Rain Dance (Rain Dance says "attach")?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope, it will only prevent your one free energy attachment per turn. It will not stop things like Movie Promo Mewtwo's Absorb attack which also says 'attach."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #60 from pkmnx:For Surge's Eevee(Surprise), what happens with an Omanyte in play? Same as Rocket's Trap?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, you would conceal your opponent's cards before making the selection and then finish the attach as worded"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #61 from metal_entei:set do you think is better: Gym Hero or Gym Challange and Why?
darkmt_mike says, "Where every item is a meal"
darkmt_mike says, "Oops? What was the question?"
darkmt_mike says, "Challange"
darkmt_mike says, "RZapdos!"
master_trainer_pat says, "that's tough each has several good cards. I think I'll give a slight edge to Gym Challenge"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #62 from dunjohn_:Will Neo Discovery be released in Europe at the same time as in America, and if not, do you know when?
darkmt_mike says, "As closely as possible."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #63 from spago_:RE: question #19: If Neo: Discovery is released prior to the STS, will it be leagal for play in the Rocket On formated tournies?
master_trainer_pat says, "It will not be legal"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #64 from benjita:the Flee PP says "If an attack does damage..." then goes on to "prevents all other effects of that attack". Would this include Char, Smokescreen, etc. (I know Paint is excluded because it doesn't do damage.)?
master_trainer_pat says, "I believe we're waiting for further clarification from Japan on this one, but in the meantime, play as though the Flee Power prevents _all_ other effects of attacks on M. Tentacruel. Even ones that do not cause damage."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #65 from plasma_your_dead:This is a question about Japanese cards, would you know if they have any plans to make a Gym Heroes/Chalenge with the new 251 pokemon (a card like Brock's Steelix)?
darkmt_mike says, "We cannot talk about it."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #66 from sneasel1:since im one of the winners at the ECSTSQ how can i meet u
darkmt_mike says, "Walk up to us and say I'm the person who spells Sneasel wrong on the chats."
master_trainer_pat says, "You really don't need to win a qualifier to meet us folks...just walk up and say:"
darkmaster_steve says, "say hi to MEowth too!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Hi, you probably know me as _Pkmn_nut_2001_ and I've always wanted to meet you!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #67 from trovtwo:Will any promos be rereleased?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #68 from pokemaniacbill:Re:#26 then the trips to the STS, that's besides what
darkmt_mike says, "That's beside the Giant Sneasel Card you can get your picture taken with. saying: "Banned at the ECSTS"."
master_trainer_pat says, "It's hard to get a real answer out of him isn't it?"
master_trainer_pat says, "hmmm..."
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #69 from pkmnx:Does Sabrina's Porygon's 'Barrier Attack' effect last even if it's Benched the turn after it was used?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, if it's benched that effect is gone."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #71 from benjita:If you are using an "attacks back" move (like Crosscounter, Fire Wall, Mirror Shell), and a Baby Pokémon attacks you, do you have to do a Baby flip to "attack" that Baby (even though it's not your turn...)?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes you do!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #72 from pkmnx:Doncha think Minty Fresh Meowth should be the next Druthers card?
master_trainer_pat says, "hmmm...no"
darkmt_mike says, "Hmmm...Nope!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #73 from metal_entei:Did WotC ever corrected the misprint Rockets Minefield Gym?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, I'm afraid not."
darkmt_mike says, "No we like it crunchy in Milk!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #74 from jay_lv99:Jay_Lv99 runs quickly to master trainer mike and presents him with a Weedle which he recently stole from Koga (MT Mike does not know Jay is a member of team rocket0
darkmt_mike shakes his head.
master_trainer_pat says, "MT Mike, who isn't there at the time. Doesn't say anything and the Weedle drops on the floor...dejected."
master_trainer_pat grins evilly.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #75 from benjita:If you are using an "attacks back" move (Crosscounter, etc.) against Erika's Vileplume, does Vileplume get to flip for Pollen Defense ("If an attack does damage.... while it's your active Pokémon". Doesn't say just for opp. attacks.)?
master_trainer_pat says, "the controller of Vileplume gets to flip for Pollen Defense."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #76 from pkmnx:For Recycle Energy, everything classifies as 'in play' except your hand, right?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes he said hesitantly...."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #77 from pokemaniacbill:I have a suggestion for a contest. How about you have people draw and create a card, and the best ## of cards be made real?
darkmt_mike says, "That's a great idea. Thanks!"
master_trainer_pat says, "about the Recycle energy question...'in play' for Pokemon basically means that the Recycle energy must be discarded from one of your Pokemon"
darkmt_mike says, "Tried to sneak one by the MT's didn't you!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #78 from pkmnx:Sorry if this was asked before I asked it, but what's today's Word of the Week?
master_trainer_pat says, "Blather."
darkmt_mike says, "BLATHER"
master_trainer_pat says, "or to talk nonsensically."
darkmt_mike says, "What I do half the time!"
master_trainer_pat says, "blather"
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
darkmt_mike smirks.
master_trainer_pat says, "say it with us..."
master_trainer_pat says, "B-l-a-th-er."
master_trainer_pat says, "I knew you could"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #79 from jay_lv99:are there still QTs? how do you like your weedle?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes there are. I like mine fried!"
darkmaster_steve says, "Chared!"
master_trainer_pat says, "mmmm...crispy. w/ chips and salsa"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #80 from sneasel1:do u no anything about pokemon crystal
master_trainer_pat says, "Only that it's due out(or maybe already out) in Japan for the Game Boy"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #81 from pkmnx:Some of these typos that people(including me) type can be pretty funny sometimes, can't they?
darkmt_mike says, "Day R Hillair e us."
master_trainer_pat says, "Yerf."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #82 from sneasel1:what does promo bill do
darkmt_mike says, "Er....he ....augh...I ...er....he is not real."
darkmt_mike says, "Hlo promo bill is though!"
darkmt_mike says, "Holo!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Promo Bill, is just a figment of your immagination. These are not the droids you're looking for."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #83 from plasma_your_dead:In Neo 4, will the Shines be Shines or just regular holofoils when they are made into English cards?
darkmt_mike says, "They will not be shines."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #84 from sneasel1:what is cross trainer
darkmt_mike says, "Shoes."
darkmaster_steve says, "Bill is about as real has a maple bar doughnut"
darkmaster_steve grins evilly.
darkmt_mike says, "Hey."
master_trainer_pat says, "No, kibbles for you!"
darkmt_mike says, "Back in your Cat Box Apprentice!"
darkmaster_steve says, "Sorry Meowht said that!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yeah you always blame him!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #86 from jay_lv99:do you have to flip to attack a benched baby pokemon?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nope, the Baby power states that it only functions while the Baby is active"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #87 from trovtwo:Will Souther Islands have thier origonal foil?How much dose the foil cost?
darkmt_mike says, "Yus. It coasts aloot!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #88 from pkmnx:Someone tell Mike that there's rumors abounding that Ech has been making Weedle-kabobs..
darkmt_mike says, "Ummm. Weedle Kabobs!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Ok, but he's likely not going to be pleased."
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #89 from puritys_echidna:The Japanese version of Mewtwo #12 has different art... what other methods will an sts judge use to validate that it's correct?
master_trainer_pat says, "All our judges have been fully trained in Japanese..."
darkmt_mike says, "We know what the card looks like in both versions as well."
master_trainer_pat says, "j/k...we'll look at the attacks and W/R as well as level designation."
master_trainer_pat says, "If you believe that it might be a problem, I suggest trading for an english one so that your games do not get delayed needlessly."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #90 from unown_master:What is the name of the next promo?
darkmt_mike says, "Promo Bill. MWhahahahaha!"
master_trainer_pat grins evilly.

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #91 from pkmnx:Go DMTM, Gengar is the best Pokémon ever! Haunter coming in a close #2 of course...
darkmt_mike says, "Tell them about it Go Gengar! Go Gengar!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Hurumph."
darkmt_mike smiles.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #92 from metal_entei:When I use recycle energy and I discarded it, do I return it to my hand immediately?
master_trainer_pat says, "Was it discarded from being attached to something in play?"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #93 from unown_master:Is there any attack that gets round the baby rule?
darkmt_mike says, "Hit them on the Bench is your best bet!"
master_trainer_pat says, "hit 'em on the bench. Telekinesis Mewtwo is great for this because it does 30 hp damage."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #94 from pkmnx:So, in regards to Q.59, if Blaine has been played, Crystal Beam doesn't stop that, right?
darkmt_mike says, "Don't understan the context of this. We cannot go back and look at question 59 during the chat!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #95 from sneasel1:is there a non-misprint of Blaines Charizard
master_trainer_pat says, "Not in English"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #96 from soslowpoke:When playing Blaine's Quiz #1, if you have the card your opponent must guess in play, are you allowed to cover it up?
darkmt_mike says, "No. You cannot!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #97 from pkmnx:Challenge is better than Heroes? Shame, Mike, the holo Sabrina's Gengar was released in Heroes u.u
darkmt_mike says, "I like the original Gengar!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #98 from plasma_your_dead:Will you give away Discovery booster packs at the STS if it comes out before it (or even if you give special sneak peek packs ( 3 to every person)?
darkmt_mike says, "We will decide what to do."
master_trainer_pat says, "Hey didn't you just sign up for the EastSTS this week? I recognize your ID."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #99 from pkmnx:If you Scoop Farfetch'd or Giovanni's Magikarp, could you use Leek Slap/Ancestral Memory again?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes you can!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #100 from metal_entei:Ok, so 1 damage counter = to 10 damage right? If so, when it say 10 X for an attack, does that means I do 10 X 10? Because 1 damage counters is equal to 10 damage!!
master_trainer_pat says, "You sound slightly confused."
master_trainer_pat says, "One damage counter stands for 10 damage. If an attack does 10 x 3 damage, that means it does 30 damage which translates to 3 damage counters"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #101 from unown_master:Re: Q65 - What do you mean 'Cannot talk about it?'
darkmt_mike says, "It means exctly what it says. I cannot talk about it."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #102 from sneasel1:what is promo#37 going to be??
darkmt_mike says, "Promo Bill!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #103 from spago_:Can you tell us what hotel the winners of the QT free trips will be staying at?
darkmt_mike says, "Not sure but it might be the Embassy Suites"
master_trainer_pat says, "Ichiro got just got his 22nd consecutive hit!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Yahoo!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #104 from kakkaroto7:so, if someone stole my deck can I still play in a QT? Other than a Preconstruct?
master_trainer_pat says, "Please re-ask the question in a easier to understand manner"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #105 from pkmnx:For Sabrina's Gengar(holo) vs. Entei, which goes first: Entei's Power or Call of the Night?
master_trainer_pat says, "Entei's Bolt power comes first. Remember, all other effects of attacks comes at the very end as per page 21 of the Neo rulebook."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #106 from kakkaroto7:Hey Mike, I made this card, check it out:
darkmt_mike says, "I will!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #107 from sneasel1:i didnt spell sneazel wrong it just has a #1 at the end of it
darkmt_mike says, "Yes you did!"
master_trainer_pat says, "hmmm, are you sure"
master_trainer_pat grins evilly.
darkmt_mike says, "Sorry we edited that. Couldn't help it. Dark MTM strikes again!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #108 from unown_master:Does the effect of Fossil Magmar's Smokescreen get canceled if the Defending Pokémon is benched?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, it does."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #109 from plasma_your_dead:Re: Question 73: Wil you ever correct it (i.e. As of now you start printing them right?)
darkmt_mike says, "No. Never. Mostly...."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #110 from pkmnx:Are the only errata'd cards so far Blaine's Charizard and Minefield Gym?
master_trainer_pat says, "Those are the only ones that spring to mind...there may be another that I'm forgetting right now..."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #111 from onederlnd:Are you going to have a Giant PlusPower Statue one of these days? I know about the Meowth on... But I have a billion PlusPower's to send in....
darkmt_mike says, "A Billion. That's a lot!"
master_trainer_pat says, "A Beeellliooon!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #112 from sneasel1:when u play rockets minfield how many damage counters do u put on a pokemon that flips tails??
darkmt_mike says, "2 Damage counters."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #114 from puritys_echidna:(pulls out a list and scratches off mtms name) well now... we seems to have gotten rid of MTM... who should sensei and i focus on this week...
darkmt_mike says, "If you work to hard there will be no one left..."
darkmt_mike says, "...sniff..."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #113 from benjita:If you use M.Tentacool's Crystal Beam against a Blaine's Poké, during their next turn, if they use "Blaine", is that prevented, as it is "instead of your free energy attachment"
master_trainer_pat says, "They won't be able to play Blaine because they no longer have a free energy attachment to replace."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #115 from unown_master:I think you put subliminal messages in your Chat theme tune. I now have a great urge to tell people that Maple bars are not donuts O_o;;
darkmt_mike says, "Bad MTM no Weedles!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #116 from kakkaroto7:and the phrase of the week?
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #117 from pkmnx:Blather, rinse, repeat!
darkmt_mike says, "Exactly!"
master_trainer_pat says, "So you have you have that shampoo too!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #118 from crazy_nut_man:The Regular questions and news .... Neo? Promo? STS? Etc?
darkmt_mike says, "Neo. Yes. Promo. Bill. STS. Yes. Etc. TBD."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #119 from sneasel1:if i have 3 recycle energy attached to a poke mon wit the retreat of 3 and i retreat do i put recycle back to my hand
darkmt_mike says, "Whaty is your wit MTP?"
master_trainer_pat says, "If you discard the 3 Recycle Energy to retreat, then yes you do."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #120 from benjita:Since DMSteve keeps shouting about the great Meowth, and Hitmontop seems to be a taboo subject to talk about, do the MT's realize that this constant bickering over Maple Bars surely will have an effect on the stock of Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes we only pretend to work for WotC."
master_trainer_pat says, "We have already affected the of Krispy Kreme, it has doubled over the last two days...."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #121 from trovtwo:Will Mikes meetings have any effect on us?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes they will turn some of you green."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #122 from warrior_sneasel:Up to what number promos can we use at the ECSTS2?
master_trainer_pat says, "There isn't a limit on the amount of promos you can use."
darkmt_mike says, "Hey Vito how many cards did we use for da tower!"
master_trainer_pat says, "How you doin'"
darkmt_mike says, "Hey How you doin!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Ya don't wanna know"
darkmt_mike says, "23244566890"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #125 from crazy_nut_man:Is it true that a pikachu is the next league promo?
master_trainer_mike says, "Have you heard about the new aerosol cheese? It's CHEESARIFIC!"
darkmt_mike says, "Bill is."
master_trainer_mike says, "BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA"
darkmt_mike says, "Get out!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I escaped the box!!!"
darkmt_mike says, "LoL"
master_trainer_mike says, "BAWAWAWAWAAHAHAHAH (cough cough choke)"
darkmt_mike says, "He's back!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Quit yer blatherin'"
master_trainer_mike says, "can someone get me a glass of water please?"
darkmt_mike says, "Blatheristic!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #126 from pkmnx:Back to the rulings questions, for all the 'base damage is doubled' attacks, doe Dark Energy apply before doubling, or after?
master_trainer_mike says, "those maniacial laughs, quite the flem producers"
master_trainer_pat says, "After."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #124 from pokemaniacbill:Do you get to playtest the cards that haven't come out yet?
darkmt_mike says, "Yup!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #127 from benjita:What's with this "Master Trainer Tyais" thing. Did I miss something, or is this just one big joke?
master_trainer_mike says, "I vote for joke!"
master_trainer_mike says, "hee hee hee"
darkmt_mike says, "He was promoted against our better judgement!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #128 from crazy_nut_man:Cool UNOFFICAL chat theme song!
master_trainer_pat says, "thanks...hear that MT Mike?"
master_trainer_mike says, "BOOYAH!!!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #130 from crazy_nut_man:Is is still too late to send in Create a Card Activity?
master_trainer_pat says, "No, but it's getting there rapidly"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #131 from unown_master:Does that mean the neo4 shining cards will be regular Holos?
darkmt_mike says, "No it does not."
master_trainer_mike says, "Try and get them in before June 30th, the cut off date"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #132 from crazy_nut_man:Will Southern Islands just be considered a set? a promo? gift package? what?
master_trainer_mike says, "Wait and see"
master_trainer_pat says, "It's a surprise!"
darkmt_mike says, "A Blue plate special!"
darkmt_mike says, "A pastry"
darkmt_mike says, "A small dog named frank!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #133 from crazy_nut_man:You said that in the ecsts you are allowed to use a Japanese card as long as you have the english translation with you. So say you have a REAL japanese one, but a FAKE english one, with the same exact translation. Will you be able to accept that?
master_trainer_pat says, "No."
master_trainer_mike says, "NO!! That would be BAD!"
darkmt_mike says, "VERY BAD!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #135 from crazy_nut_man:With Mortty's challenge in (i think), can you do this. I have a Fossil Dragonite on the bench. N' a Rocket Zapdos as active. Can I use step in to retreat TRZ for Fossil Dragonite?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #136 from pkmnx:Blaine's Charmeleon works great as a Baby-bench killer too! (And a weedle killer...*smirk*)
master_trainer_mike says, "WAHT!?!?!?!?!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yes it does."
master_trainer_mike says, "I bet you eat Maple bars tpoo doncha?!?!?!"
master_trainer_mike says, "(...grumble...grubmle)"
darkmt_mike says, "What are you talking about!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #137 from crazy_nut_man:Which set have you stopped printing? Cause I want to know which set to buy, before there all gone.
master_trainer_mike says, "Can't be specific, whatever you can find"
darkmt_mike says, "Can't say."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #138 from trovtwo:How are you?
master_trainer_pat says, "How you doin'"
master_trainer_mike says, "DUCKY!!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "as in DAFFY DUCKY!"
master_trainer_mike says, "BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #140 from sneasel1:so will the judges no what the attack for raging flames do since the mis print
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."
master_trainer_mike says, "yup"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #141 from hydrosnake:Will Cross Trainer have any cards from already released sets?
darkmt_mike says, "Can't say anything about CT."
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see what we say"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #143 from crazy_nut_man:Can you please tell us what Promo Bill does?
darkmt_mike says, "It is the most broken Trainer Card I have ever seen!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #144 from sneasel1:ask your boss about givin the people who attend the ecsts the neo dicovery packs
master_trainer_pat says, "Ok."
master_trainer_mike says, "what will you give us in return???"
master_trainer_mike says, "hmmmm????"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #145 from unown_master:So what will Promo Bill do then? >:)
darkmt_mike says, "Lots."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #146 from kakkaroto7:Will you like give me free stuff in other words? RE:Q104
master_trainer_mike says, "sure here some free other words..."
master_trainer_mike says, "cat"
master_trainer_mike says, "dog"
master_trainer_mike says, "house"
master_trainer_pat says, "here are some things for you at no cost whatsoever"
master_trainer_mike says, "mumbly horseface"
master_trainer_pat says, "how's that?"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #147 from hydrosnake:Will a Rocket Zapdos with one steel energy, one lightning energy and one double lightning electrode do no damage to itself and 60 out?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #148 from blaine19054:can i use a breeder on cleffa to clefable?
master_trainer_mike says, "NOPE!"
master_trainer_pat says, "No, you have to go to Stage 2 w/ Breeder"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #149 from pkmnx:Stadium cards count as Trainers until played, right? (For Hay Fever, Mind games, etc.)
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #150 from pkmnx:Re: question 111, Have you guys even PRINTED a billion Pluspowers?
master_trainer_mike says, "What are we McDonalds???"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #151 from sneasel1:do u people at wotc have all of the cards ever made in english
master_trainer_pat says, "Where every item is a meal!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #152 from kakkaroto7:Did you like my card DMTM? its my birthday card.. "gooogley eyes in face" PLEASE SAY YES
master_trainer_mike says, "I have a large pi latin collection myself"
darkmt_mike says, "Loved it."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #153 from toonpark:If my Scyther uses swords dance and then during my next turn has to retreat to the bench to cure poison for example but comes back out front that same turn can it still Slash for 60 ?
master_trainer_pat says, "Nada"
master_trainer_mike says, "benching removes the effect"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #154 from plasma_your_dead:Yeah I did sign up, it was on Wednesday I think, I thought it was you to. List how many packs and stuff the last place person will get all the way up to first palce (i.e Last Place with 0-8 record gets 10 boosters) Thanks
master_trainer_mike says, "you'll have to go and find out my friend, some things can only be learned by doing them"
master_trainer_pat says, "Sorry, I don't really check out that stuff."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #155 from pkmnx:So, Pat, Scyther is your favorite Pokémon? Hehehe...(pulls out a charmander and waves it in Scyther's face)
master_trainer_mike says, "seems to be a lot of Pokemon abuse in here today...."
master_trainer_mike says, "tough room"
master_trainer_pat says, "I play with fire, too. So watch it Chachi"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #156 from purity1:uh-oh...dmtm, you do realize you just signed yourself up for ech/sensei target practice....
darkmt_mike says, "I can take care of myself they both know that!"
darkmt_mike says, "I'm nt ascared!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #157 from chrisbo:Hey guys, are you really serious about Promo #37 being Bill? A lot of people take things too literally. ::whistles and looks around nervously::
darkmt_mike says, "E...ah mostly serious!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #158 from puritys_echidna:what is it?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nah, its really the Unofficial Pokemon Theme Song Trainer!"
darkmt_mike smiles.
darkmt_mike smirks.
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
master_trainer_pat says, "blather"
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
master_trainer_mike says, "hee heee"
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #159 from crazy_nut_man:So did i get this right here are your favorite PKMN MT_Mike - Weedle MT_Pat- Scyther DM_Mike - Meowth (or is that DM_Steve), if I got any of these wrong, please tell me
darkmt_mike says, "Steve Meowth. Me Gengar!"
master_trainer_mike says, "tarzan? jane?"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #160 from pokemaniacbill:Who manages the Pokemon WotC website
darkmt_mike says, "Managers!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #161 from pokesensei:Hey DMTM!It`s chat time.Do you know where your gengar is........?
master_trainer_mike says, "that's a rather personal question......"
darkmt_mike says, "He is currently looking for you Sensei!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Out roamin' the neighborhood again!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #165 from xvssgohanvx:I have an Active Murkrow and I use Feint Attack on a Steelix on the bench with Two Steel Energy's Attached to it. Will The Damage be prevented?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #166 from kakkaroto7:is "in play" so, could I put my recycle energy on the table but not "playing it" and use CPU search then get them back? its in my hand and in play! ;)
darkmt_mike says, "Not."
master_trainer_pat says, "Cheater."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #167 from marril2000:Steve, on your Meowth structure you are creating, is it possible to send in and have accepted Pokémon Zeo's, Zeo Edition Meowth card they released on the site today?
master_trainer_mike says, "Steve says sure :)"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #168 from pokesensei:hey Steve.How many Meowth`s have been sent and who sent the most so far?i`ll be sending mine soon...
master_trainer_mike says, "Onluy 1 person sent them in so far!"
master_trainer_mike says, "He needs more for his Master Test!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #169 from puritys_echidna:(holds up Gengar by the ears and sings) there's something weird.... in the neighbourhood.... who you gonna call... GHOSTBUSTERS!
master_trainer_mike says, "Send them to Attn Dark Apprentice Steve"
darkmaster_steve says, "Help me and Meowth build something so I can be a real master!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #170 from pkmnx:Yes! I'm not alone in the quest for aerosol cheese!
darkmt_mike says, "Thats right!"
master_trainer_mike says, "c/o Wizards of the Coast PO Box 707 Renton, WA 98057"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #171 from benjita:Master Trainer Mike is back! To your shelters everybody! The Maple Bar War is to continue....
darkmt_mike says, "Bring it on!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Its not a war if the battle of wits is against unarmed opponents ....!"
master_trainer_mike says, "BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA"
darkmt_mike says, "Hey I got wit!"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #172 from blaine19054:is surges raticates super fang effected by metal energy
darkmt_mike says, "Yes."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #173 from tr_smith99:Do you have any idea about when Neo 3 or 4 are coming out?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes I do."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #174 from crazy_nut_man:Re:128, can we any more theme songs?
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll see..."
master_trainer_mike says, "I'll be working on one from quotes from the ESTS"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #175 from marril2000:I am running a quick poll for ECSTS2 contestants, could each of you please answer the following question: "If you could give advice to Future _______ Coast Super Trainer Showdown partisipents, what whould you give as advice of what do/not do?"
darkmt_mike says, "To long. To answer. To much to say. Sorry."
master_trainer_pat says, "Take care of that on the message boards."
master_trainer_mike says, "Don't run around covered with ketchup yelling "I'm a french frie!""

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #176 from onederlnd:Are there any 'Donut' Places (to buy Maple Bars) around the Secaucus area? Come on DMTM, you should know a few... heh
darkmt_mike says, "3.5 to be exact."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #177 from kakkaroto7:So I can't use proxxies WHAT SO EVER???? (I don't care anymore though.. except for those R's Zappys)
master_trainer_mike says, "Right!"
master_trainer_pat says, "That's correct."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #179 from kakkaroto7:So weedle tastes as good as Maple bars (doughnoughts)
master_trainer_mike says, "What?!?!?!?"
darkmt_mike says, "Not as good but okay."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #180 from pkmnx:What part of speech is Blather?
master_trainer_pat says, "it can be a verb...and it can be a noun...take yer pick"
master_trainer_mike says, "anything that starts with darkmt_mike!"
master_trainer_mike says, "BWAHAHAHA...heh heh"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #181 from sneasel1:Dark riachu is also a great weedle killer :-)
darkmt_mike says, "Can be."
master_trainer_mike says, "What is this be mean to Weedle day? I can't leav you guys alone for 1 hour can I????"
darkmt_mike says, "WE like them..."
darkmt_mike says, "Toasted!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #183 from pkmnx:If you use Recall on a 'stacked' Gyarados, can you use any of the attacks from any of the Gyaradoses?
master_trainer_mike says, "stached Gyarados? That is no longer allowed."
master_trainer_pat says, "You can't stack them anymore, due to the illegal evolution rule from the Neo rulebook."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #184 from toonpark:Are there any plans for a Play It 3 CD-ROM ?
darkmt_mike says, "No."
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #186 from purity1:10 boosters for 0-8? we got 4 boosters for playing last time, and WE LIKED IT!
darkmt_mike says, "Okay."
master_trainer_mike says, "Uphill boith ways in the snow?"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #187 from crazy_nut_man:N' You tell us not to spam! I'm looking at you DMT_Mike
master_trainer_mike says, "Spam and Maple Bars!! Sitting in a tree!"
darkmt_mike says, "Spam spam spam spam/."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #189 from plasma_your_dead:What did the First Place person get last year for the Ecsts and the Wcsts?
master_trainer_mike says, "Medal, hat, jacket, product"
master_trainer_mike says, "warm appluase fomr the fans"
master_trainer_pat says, "Medal, Jacket, cards, hat..."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #190 from hydrosnake:If promo 37 is actually named Bill could you only have 4 base OR promo bill per deck?
master_trainer_mike says, "OINGO BOINGO BILL!"
darkmt_mike says, "Er ...tonly 4."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #191 from pokesensei:mwahahahahaha Ech and I are taking care of a certain gengar.....[evil laughter]
darkmt_mike says, "You heartless..."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #197 from dimeat3:I have had a lot of questions about this, but when i attack with Chansey and I have one metal energy on it, it'll reduce 20 damage to self and 10 damage to oppo (60 to self, 70 to opponent) and it'll increase with each metal energy?
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm goiung to call the SPCP on you all!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Correct"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #199 from trovtwo:Will any more promos be reverse holos?
darkmt_mike says, "Maybe."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #200 from benjita:Question for DMSteve. 1. How many Meowths should we send in? 2. Should we sign them, like the Weedles? 3. What is the address again?
master_trainer_mike says, "As many as you can spare :)"
darkmt_mike says, "As many as you want!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #201 from trovtwo:Will you ever release the vending cards that make all those crazy rules?
master_trainer_mike says, "Just like the Weedles, be sure to sign them."
master_trainer_pat says, "maybe..."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #202 from kakkaroto7:so, anything I need for QT's? Only a deck? No registrations of deck? YAY!
master_trainer_mike says, "You will fill out a deck form before you start"
master_trainer_mike says, "There will be random deck checks between rounds"
darkmt_mike says, "You need a deck counters a coin or dice."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #205 from sd_pokemom:Rocket's Zapdos has 2 Lightning Energy and 2 Rainbow Energy attached...how much damage does it do to itself when using Electroburn? 20, 30 or 40?
master_trainer_mike says, "40"
master_trainer_pat says, "40"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #206 from kakkaroto7:I think the best weedle killer is a rattata (base set)! ;)
master_trainer_mike says, "Geez guys!"
darkmt_mike says, "Gengar"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #207 from unown_master:*Saves a group of Weedle from falling off a cliff* Anyway: Re Q183- Can you explain what Stacked Gyarados' are? I would assume it to be recall played on a Gyarados evolved from a TR Magikarp to evolve it further....
master_trainer_pat says, "This isn't a problem anymore, don't worry about it."
master_trainer_mike says, "Under the old rules you could use Recall to Rapid Evolution form Rocket Magikarp and bring out another Gyarados, no longer allowed"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #210 from pkmnx:I thought promo 37 was the neo2 promo package Charzard!
darkmt_mike says, "Wrong."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #211 from kirbycopies:If I had a Sabina's Kadabra with 4 Metal Energy and I had an Saffaron City Gym out. Could I return all the Metal Energy back to my hand since yo guys said it counts as basic energy?
master_trainer_mike says, "No, they are wrong"
master_trainer_pat says, "We never said that it was a basic energy card"
master_trainer_mike says, "Metal is NOT basic energy."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #213 from sd_pokemom:Will Cyndaquil's Leer prevent all damage from Elekid's Playful Punch, even though PP is not an "attack" but the result of a power?
master_trainer_mike says, "It will not prevent it, Elekid is NOT attacking."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #217 from toonpark:Does metal energy limit damage done by powers such as Elekid's Playfull Punch and Dark Goldbat's Sneak Attack or does it just work on attacks ?
darkmt_mike says, "No."
master_trainer_pat says, "Metal Energy doesn't say anything about only working against attacks."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #220 from crazy_nut_man:What happen if my NGR card got scratch out a word, say "Card" does that mean that i can shuffle back a Dark Energy
darkmt_mike says, "No you can't."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #222 from unown_master:Has the fate of the neo3 Shining cards been decided, or is it still uncertain?
master_trainer_pat says, "We don't know yet."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #224 from kirbycopies:You guys said it counts as a basic because then how would Rainbow be avle to change into Darkness and Metal Energy!!!

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #223 from spago_:Joe is playing his Lt.Surge's deck vs Paul's new Neo deck. Joe uses LtSurge's Ratticate's Focus Energy attack on his turn. On Paul's turn, he double gust's Joe's Ratticate to the bench for Cleffa. On Joe's turn, he retreats Cleffa for Ratticate- can he still do double damage?
master_trainer_pat says, "No."
master_trainer_pat says, "Here is the deal on the special energy cards, if you have an question in your mind, listen up. We're tired of people not getting this."
master_trainer_pat says, "OK. Metal Energy and Darkness Energy cards are Special energy cards."
master_trainer_pat says, "Metal and Darkness Energy are basic energy types."
master_trainer_pat says, "This means that Rainbow energy can provide Darkness or Metal but when it does, it doesn't provide the extra effects that those actual energy cards do."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #225 from unown_master:Does Metal energy reduce confusion Damage to zero?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes, if it is on a non-Metal Pokemon"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #231 from kirbycopies:Thank for your guys help
darkmt_mike says, "Your welcome."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #232 from pkmnx:Does Final Beam go off if KOd by an 'attack-back'(crosscounter etc.)?
darkmt_mike says, "Yes it does."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #233 from kakkaroto7:When do the qualifiers start and end?
master_trainer_pat says, "Dates or times?"
darkmt_mike says, "Check with your TO."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #235 from unown_master:A confused BS Drowzee with a metal energy attached attacks itself, How much does it do to itself?
master_trainer_pat says, "zero"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #236 from crazy_nut_man:Good Bye in 10 Minutes and Thank You for not getting anoyed by my stupid questions
darkmt_mike says, "Bye!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #237 from benjita:If you use an "attack back" (Crosscounter, etc.), and you are confused, do you have to flip to see if you can attack?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes. Please tell me you guys read the rulebook?"
darkmt_mike says, "Look. If you don't understand confusion it is written up in the rule book. It does interact with Metal Energy."
darkmaster_steve says, "Meowth! Where is everyone?"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #252 from toonpark:When cards that let you search for basic pokemon such as Challenge and Pokémon March are played can you draw a baby Pokémon as it has the text 'counts as a baby Pokémon' ?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yup"
darkmt_mike says, "Bye everyone keep it real!"
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll see you guys next week. Your homework is to actually read the section in the rules about Confusion. We will actually leave the chat if there are as many silly questions about how this works. You should learn to play the game, before you ask questions about it."
master_trainer_pat says, "Sorry, for having to say that."