Pokemon Chat Report - Thursday, July 25, 2002
by Team Compendium


master_trainer_mike says, "Howdy gang! Are we all here?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Quiet in the back now!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Everyone say "cheese!""
master_trainer_mike says, "Don't talk with your mouths full!"
master_trainer_mike says, "And don't track mud all over my nice clean floors!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Welcome to another version of the Pokemon chat!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I am your host, Funky Winkerbean."
master_trainer_mike says, "Wait...this is thursday right??"
master_trainer_mike says, "Oh yeah, I am your host, your GHOST host (Haunted Mansion from DisneyWorld)"
master_trainer_mike says, "Master Trainer Mike"
master_trainer_mike says, "MT Pat had to go do some stuff."
master_trainer_mike says, "So its just me today."
master_trainer_mike says, "Buckle your seat belts"
master_trainer_mike says, "it's going to be a bumpy ride!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok, now on with the questions."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #124 from chrisbo:Based on last week's ruling that Brock's Ninetales may use any of its previously-attached evo cards attacks if Neo:Rev Aerodactyl is in play, Can the Recall trainer now also allow Brock's Ninetales to use any of its previously-attached cards' attacks?
master_trainer_mike says, "(sigh) Why does this card continue to haunt us?!?!"
master_trainer_mike says, "It's not even a ghost type Pokemon!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok....."
master_trainer_mike says, "Hi gang, my new computer keeps crashing so please bear with me as I try and do the chat."
master_trainer_mike says, "grumble grumble"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok, back to that ninetails question."
master_trainer_mike says, "This is one that I will have to take to the rules team."
master_trainer_mike says, "Since this card will be rotating out of Modified soon, it isn't a very high priority."
master_trainer_mike says, "But I will ask about it."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #125 from chrisbo:For the side events at Worlds, can you pay using a credit card or is it cash only?
master_trainer_mike says, "Cash only, sorry."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #126 from yoshi1001:How is media coverage shaping up for worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "Several local players and I will be interviewd on a local radio show next week. There is a big write up in one of the Seattle papers in the lifestyle section."
master_trainer_mike says, "There are televion ads starting in a few days and so on."
master_trainer_mike says, "We have a PR company working on this event with us."
master_trainer_mike says, "There should be a good amount of coverage."
master_trainer_mike says, "Of course, it is the same weekend at the Seattle Sea fair, a huge celebration that has gone on for a long time so the media is already pretty busy."
master_trainer_mike says, "Once I know which newspapers and such I will let you guys know (we'll mention it on the boards) so you can check it out."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #127 from indigomaster33:will the card vendors be open on friday of worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, Friday is ONLY the final open. It will go on for 4-5 hours and then the room will close. The actual full event starts on Saturday morning."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #128 from indigomaster33:do you know of any stores that sell cards in the area relavent to the crown plaza?
master_trainer_mike says, "Hmmm, someone wrote a good list of local stores and restaurants on WizPog. I would chekc that out."
master_trainer_mike says, "Within Seattle itlsef there is Xanadu Comics and an Electronics Boutique and Borders and such."
master_trainer_mike says, "There are Wizards of the Coast stores in some of the surrounding towns too."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #129 from prof_kris:On the previous chat, MTP mentioned something about a gaming room at the Crowne Plaza. Any details on that?
master_trainer_mike says, "It is a room set up for players to play in at the Hotel. It shuts down propmtly at 11pm each night."
master_trainer_mike says, "It isn't all that large (I think it has a capacity of 75 people or so). If it fills up then people not staying at the hotel would be asked to leave."
master_trainer_mike says, "It is primarily for hotel guests I think."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #130 from indigomaster33:will the gaming room at the crown plaza be open on friday of worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "I think it will be, yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #131 from yoshi1001:Any updates on Gen Con?
master_trainer_mike says, "Well, so far there will defintaley be the Team Sealed Event on Saturday. There will also be a Team Constructed event held on either Friday or Sunday, depending on whether other things work out or not."
master_trainer_mike says, "And of course, Mike Guptil, the TO who ran everything at Origins, will also be running plenty of Pokemon Modified and Unlimited tournaments as well."
master_trainer_mike says, "We will also be there with the Pokemon League again as wlel."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #132 from mt_icecold:Does WOTC have any news on the newly released pokemon such as Keckleon?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, sorry."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #133 from indigomaster33:will players who participate in the grinder recieve any prizes? or just admittion to worlds if they make top 8
master_trainer_mike says, "Just an invitation to the Worlds main tournament."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #134 from mt_icecold:Now that MTM is here i can finally get an answer, is one of the mistakes nowone noticed that Genesis Slowking and SI Slowking have diffrent lengths?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #135 from firetrainer:Dark Golbat and Dark Crobat if they use their Pokemon Powers on a Pokemon that has a Metal Energy on does the Metal energy reduces the Damage done to that Pokemon by Pokemon Power?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yes it does. Metal energy reduces all damage done by 10."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #136 from mt_icecold:Where in seattle do they sell maple bars?
master_trainer_mike says, "I am the WRONG person to ask about those silly confectionary frippewries!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ask DMTM when you see him."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #137 from lugiasforce87:Sorry if this has been asked yet, but is Promo 48 Articuno?
master_trainer_mike says, "dunno"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #138 from lugiasforce87:We know Snorlax is promo 49 for the colorless season, could you tell us the Retro promo and energy promos that are also going to be released with Snorlax?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope :)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #139 from mt_icecold:How big is the play arena at the Crown Plaza hotel?
master_trainer_mike says, "Like I said, its not all that large, 75 people max I've heard."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #140 from magmar2000:What radio station/show will the interview be on? I'll have to see if I can listen. And do you know which paper? =)
master_trainer_mike says, "It will be on 92.5 KLSY or something like that at 8:30 am on next Wedneday."
master_trainer_mike says, "I think the article will be in the Post Intelligencer I think."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #141 from mt_icecold:How far is gameworks relavent to the hotel and the convention center, would I be abel to walk there from the hotel?
master_trainer_mike says, "Check out the great article that someone wrote on Wizpog, they researched everything in the area."
master_trainer_mike says, "It's not too far of a walk."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #142 from lugiasforce87:Any Updates on E-card aka Pokemon Expedition?
master_trainer_mike says, "Still coming!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #143 from chrisbo:So the Gaming Room at Crowne Plaza closes at 11pm; what time will it open?
master_trainer_mike says, "Good question. Not sure though it won;t be super easrly I can tell you."
master_trainer_mike says, "I'll try and find out."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #144 from yoshi1001:Re: 126-you forgot about the internet radio coverage. ;) Regarding Gencon, any further info on the prerelease or are we still on the edge there?
master_trainer_mike says, "We are still on the edge there. If we get te product in time I'll run it on Sunday and put the Team Constructed event on Friday."
master_trainer_mike says, "If the product doesn't make it in time, then the Team Constructed event will be on Sunday starting fairly early. Check out the TCG Ballroom when you get to Gen Con for the revised schedule."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #145 from michel1be:Do you know if other players than the World's winner will be invited at the TMB ?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, it is much smaller this year."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #146 from mt_icecold:Do I get anything for noticing the mistake, maybe a lilypad mew? And also which one was it that was misprinted?
master_trainer_mike says, "Mike form R&D says the gravity is different on the Southern Islands (closer to the equator) which is why his height is different."
master_trainer_mike says, "So there ya go."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #147 from lugiasforce87:I know this is kinda early to ask, but will there be a year 4 of the Pokemon League? I have heard rumors there will not be.
master_trainer_mike says, "There is not going to be a Year 4 Pokemon League!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "There WILL be new program caled the Pokemon Battlezone."
master_trainer_mike says, "It starts later this year (November most likely). It will be great!!1"
master_trainer_mike says, "More details to come!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #148 from articjedi:are there any prizes at the grinder?
master_trainer_mike says, "There may be some small ones but the point of the Gridnewr (and its main prize) is winning an invitation to play in the main championship event."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #150 from lugiasforce87:Can you give us any info on 'The Pokemon Battlezone'?
master_trainer_mike says, "Well, it is built around a monthly schedule, it is primarily made to support tournaments (with prizes and such) though it can also be used for a league type situation."
master_trainer_mike says, "It is cheaper, more flexible, and chnages more often."
master_trainer_mike says, "I'll be contacting Pokemon Professors about this program in couple of months."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #151 from soslowpoke:Any information on what theme decks will be used for the theme deck challenge at worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "A random assortment."
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm hoping for tons of Discovery Unown Theme decks myself!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "KIDDING!!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #152 from soslowpoke:Can you tell us what the Season 8 foil energy is yet?
master_trainer_mike says, "I could but I won't, sorry :)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #153 from soslowpoke:Has a card-e Prerelease event been scheduled for GenCon yet?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, waiting to see if the product will be availble ornot."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #154 from chrisbo:So will this "Pokemon BattleZone" involve green wire-frame computer generated tanks? (showing my age here, GRIN).
master_trainer_mike says, "You know, that was the first joke I heard about it weeks ago."
master_trainer_mike says, "I wanted a green wire framed Pikachu but thought no one else would get it."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #155 from soslowpoke:What will be the Classic promo for Season 7?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #156 from prof_kris:Will there be an awards ceremony at Worlds? For example, WorldChampion, Best WotC and Professor player, etc.
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #158 from soslowpoke:Will Gym/Team Rocket decks be used in the theme deck Challenge?
master_trainer_mike says, "It will be a radnom mx my friends."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #159 from auraasha_alex:Is there any sets or pokemon game that'll continue to keep pokemon alive on new consoles? And I'm waiting for a new set, I almost have all the cards, when is a new set coming out?
master_trainer_mike says, "Expedition (the first card - e) set is scheduled to come out (hopefully) at the end of ASugust."
master_trainer_mike says, "geez, my typing is weak today....."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #160 from soslowpoke:Will Expedition have theme decks to go with it?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup! I got to design one!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #161 from soslowpoke:Has King Rah-Rah announced whether or not he will be at worlds yet?
master_trainer_mike says, "I am glad to say that he will be there!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #162 from auraasha_alex:What's about the Battlezone? And the TV episodes? And is there any new pokemon, I heard about 2
master_trainer_mike says, "I don;t know about the tv episodes gang."
master_trainer_mike says, "I do know that the next Pokemon Game for the GBA is coming out in Japan in November."
master_trainer_mike says, "It should have 100 new Pokemon."
master_trainer_mike says, "So hopfully, we may see some of them here in 2003."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #163 from yoshi1001:what prompted this pkBatlezn talk (you aren't the only one with Comp. problems, Mike)?
master_trainer_mike says, "The Pokemon League has lost many of its locations around the world for a variety of reasons. It is time to bring out a new exciting program for a new and excited Pokemon crwod."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #164 from chrisbo:Dude, you've gotta do the green wire-frame Pika. If the kid's gon't get the reference, maybe their parents will.
master_trainer_mike says, "Unfortunately, we don't own Pokemon and I guar-on-tee that TPC won't go for that."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #165 from soslowpoke:How many theme decks for Expedition? 2?
master_trainer_mike says, "Most likely."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #166 from soslowpoke:Do you happen to know what the new Promo for the Pokemon Center in NewYork is?
master_trainer_mike says, "Not officially though I have my guesses."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #167 from p_r0ach:How Many Mikes work at Wizards? Isnt there like 7 of you guys?
master_trainer_mike says, "Far more than that I'm afraid."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #168 from auraasha_alex:What's special about Expedition set?
master_trainer_mike says, "Well, in addition to introducing new versions of favorite Pokemon, it also introduces some new game mechanics like"
master_trainer_mike says, "Supporters and the Burned special condition."
master_trainer_mike says, "Then there is also that card-e stuff on the cards."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #169 from soslowpoke:Do you know how much time will be allowed to build decks at the Limited Events at worlds? (specifically the Team sealed and theme deck challenge)
master_trainer_mike says, "Half an hour."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #170 from soslowpoke:Will there still be League next year?
master_trainer_mike says, "League no, BattleZone yes (though some of Europe will be running the Year 3 league next year instead)."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #171 from soslowpoke:Can you tell us your guesses for the new pokemon center promo? ;)
master_trainer_mike says, "Hmmmm, nope :)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #172 from soslowpoke:Aack TPC is making you have the Supporter rule for Expedition?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup..............."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #173 from auraasha_alex:Is Pokemon made by Wizards OF the Coast or by Konami like Yugioh? Or is it Bandai?
master_trainer_mike says, "Pokemon is created by Creatures Inc. with input from Nintendo, and its license is controlled by The Pokemon Company and 4Kids Entertainment."
master_trainer_mike says, "We have been granted the rights to translate the Pokemon Company created Japanese cards (and later we will be making some of our own as well)."
master_trainer_mike says, "Confusing huh?"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #174 from p_r0ach:What do you think of the Revoltion board? Is this effecting game play of Wizards in any way?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope."
master_trainer_mike says, "It is a place where some people like complain and apparently swear a lot."
master_trainer_mike says, "Has no effect on the game or Wizards at all."
master_trainer_mike says, "If you don't like it, don't go I figure."
master_trainer_mike says, "People have a right to say what they want (within reason of course)."
master_trainer_mike says, "Rest assured that if anyone actually DID any of the things that are said on that board or any other place for that matter that are actually disruptive to sanctioned play or events, it would be dealt with quickly and harshly."
master_trainer_mike says, "Its one of the Kierin's favorite sites."
master_trainer_mike says, "He goes every day and laughs."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #175 from lugiasforce87:will there be 'league' or should I say 'BattleZone' promos released next year for BattleZone?
master_trainer_mike says, "Ahh young grasshopper, wait and see."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #176 from soslowpoke:How many cards will there be in Expedition?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #177 from chrisbo:What can you tell us about the "Supporters" mechanic of Expedition? I haven't kept up with the Japanese expansions.
master_trainer_mike says, "hmmm. wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #178 from soslowpoke:Will there be 64 rares in expedition like the Japanese card-e set had @_@?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #179 from steelixownzu:What is BattleZone?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"
master_trainer_mike says, "wait!"
master_trainer_mike says, "It is the new program that will be replacing the Pokemon league."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #180 from mt_icecold:Do the WOTC employees ever check the non wizards boards for suggestions and things?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup. We read most of the bigger boards out there."
master_trainer_mike says, "Pojo, Pokeschool, Team Zeo, PokeRevolution."
master_trainer_mike says, "We wouldn't be a very good company if we didn't try and see what you guys and gals like and don't like."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #182 from yoshi1001:no chat next week, right?
master_trainer_mike says, "There will be a chat. We'll be here."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #183 from prof_kris:In September, what formats will available for sanction tournaments?
master_trainer_mike says, "Okay, for single player there will be Constructed (Unlimited or Modified) and Limited (Sealed and Booster Draft)"
master_trainer_mike says, "For Team Play (assuming everything goes fine) there will be Team Constructed (Modified) and Team Limited (Sealed and perhaps later on, draft)"
master_trainer_mike says, "Oops, I forgot for single player limited there is also Rochester Draft."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #184 from soslowpoke:Will we get "goodie bags" at Worlds like we did at the STSs ?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope, you get what you win."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #185 from yoshi1001:or the week after, for that matter?
master_trainer_mike says, "Porbably not the week after"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #186 from soslowpoke:Are there any plans for another Gift Set like the southern islands one?
master_trainer_mike says, "not atthis time"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #187 from indigomaster33:ah so no poke ruins...so sad...
master_trainer_mike says, "sorry, I do have that one bookmarked and check it out from time to time."
master_trainer_mike says, "Guys there are a LOT of Pokemon sites out there"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #188 from darkespeonneodestiny:Any info you want to reveal about Expedition?
master_trainer_mike says, "well, it is the next set and its called Expedition."
master_trainer_mike says, "Kierin thinks it has Pokemon in it somewhere."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #189 from p_r0ach:at this Zone thing.. Will it be opened at more stores?
master_trainer_mike says, "Hopefully yes!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #190 from firetrainer:I have dumb question. But what does TPC stand for?
master_trainer_mike says, "The Pokemon Company"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #191 from soslowpoke:Not even goodie bags for the non particpants? (cries)
master_trainer_mike says, "tell you what, can I come to your house and ask for free stuff?"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #192 from chrisbo:Why no chat the week after Pokemon Worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "We will be on the road to Gen Con."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #193 from prof_kris:You said you are creating your own set, will it be completely new cards designed by WotC?
master_trainer_mike says, "ful details to come much later"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #194 from soslowpoke:Will the Wizards' set be compatible with the Card-e reader?
master_trainer_mike says, "see above answer"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #195 from yoshi1001:well, hope to hear you at worlds and see you at gencon!
master_trainer_mike says, "cool"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #196 from soslowpoke:Yes you can come to my house and ask for free stuff :)
master_trainer_mike says, "ok, but I'm going to be picky about it!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Tell you what, can you just deliver all that free stuff to me here?"
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm too lazy to move."
master_trainer_mike says, "No more questions??? Hmmm???"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok, then back to work for me!"
master_trainer_mike says, "(cracks whip at himself)"
master_trainer_mike says, "OUCH!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I am such a harsh task master!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #197 from soslowpoke:No, you have to pay for your flight and hotel accomodations and pay a 10 dollar entry fee to get into my house =D
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok, then I demand all sorts of free stuff for the rest of my life!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Cuz I have that right now!!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "MUAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #198 from mt_icecold:Ive got a question
master_trainer_mike says, "Me too."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #199 from lord_schweizer:2 weeks a go you said that sneasel is banned...which other cards are banned
master_trainer_mike says, "Do you mean in the Modified format?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Birthday Pikachu and Ancient Mew."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #200 from lugiasforce87:is there an official release date set for E-card1?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, hopefully the end of August."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #201 from mt_icecold:I hope you see my new card im giving out at worlds, its for you to use against DMTM
master_trainer_mike says, "Okay day."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #202 from soslowpoke:Oh and Pat was being mean to me last week
master_trainer_mike says, "He is a vegetarian and someone slipped some pepperoni in its Tofu."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #203 from lord_schweizer:do you know when the pokèmon game for gba will be released?
master_trainer_mike says, "I've heard November in Japan, no date on us yet."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #204 from soslowpoke:Pat made fun of me cause I didnt know a promo :(
master_trainer_mike says, "He can be such a willy nilly at times."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #205 from mt_icecold:hey is ancient mew and ______'s pikachu banned fro unlimited play?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #206 from yoshi1001:You did get my e-mail about PIRN coverage of worlds, correct?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yes I did. Keep in mind that we don't have scehduled breaks so we will talk with you when we can but you'll have to be flexible."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #207 from p_r0ach:Are Maple Bars Donuts? According to Encarta.com they are..
master_trainer_mike says, "Microsoft made Encatrta. I need say no more."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #208 from lugiasforce87:is the E-card 1 set going to have holo and rare version of the cards, like Rare Blastoise and Holo Blastoise?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #209 from steelixownzu:We miss DMTM!
master_trainer_mike says, "I'll give him a chuck on the chin for you."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #210 from prof_kris:Will modified be modified next year, such as rotating sets....I HOPE Neo Genesis isn't taken out...
master_trainer_mike says, "hmmmmmmmmaybe"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #211 from soslowpoke:Any plans for more Jumbo cards?
master_trainer_mike says, "hmmmmmmaybe"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #212 from firetrainer:Another Dark Golbat / Crobat Question. If Zubat has a Metal Energy on then you evolve it to Dark Golbat will the Metal Energy reduce the damage. I would think not.
master_trainer_mike says, "Wrong, it would. Metal energy reduces all damage done by non-metal Pokemon, whether form an attack or power."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #213 from indigomaster33:who will be the head judge at worlds? kieren? or you?
master_trainer_mike says, "Kierin is, I am the tournament manager and keeper of the cheese."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #214 from soslowpoke:Do you have any information on the Box Toppers for expedition?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #215 from soslowpoke:When signing up for side events at Worlds, is it safe to get there at 9AM so we can make sure we get into the event we want (especially those with limited seating)?
master_trainer_mike says, "The main doors only open up at 9 am or so."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #216 from mt_icecold:Will genesis slowking ever be changed to the japanese version
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #217 from soslowpoke:Will there be a promo Exclusive to Worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #218 from lugiasforce87:will Expidition have Box Toppers? I think they are a real success :)
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #222 from prof_kris:Any news on your bounty for Worlds?
master_trainer_mike says, "wait and see"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #223 from soslowpoke:Will you tell us the information you know about the Expedition Boxtoppers?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #224 from indigomaster33:will players who make day 2 of worlds recieve two t shirts?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #225 from mt_icecold:So if zubat is your active and then you put a dark on it and evolve it, it gains more damage when it uses the power?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, read Darknes energy."
master_trainer_mike says, "It only adds to damage form attacks."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #226 from soslowpoke:Will there be any displays at Worlds for upcomming product or international product like there were at the STSs?
master_trainer_mike says, "yup"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #227 from steelixownzu:Please tell us some news for Expedition!
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #228 from soslowpoke:Will you bring the Space Weedle and Leaning Tower of Pika to worlds? (provided they dont get lost)
master_trainer_mike says, "hopefully yup"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #229 from lord_schweizer:Do you know when the Pokèmon game for GBA will be released?
master_trainer_mike says, "nope"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok gnag, now I need to get back to work on Pokemon, new sets, BattleZone, Player Rewards, getting ready for worlds, team play rules, and so on."
master_trainer_mike says, "Thank you all for coming!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Pat and I will be back here next week!"
master_trainer_mike says, "A rivited turkey!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #230 from soslowpoke:How long are rounds for Team Sealed tourneys?
master_trainer_mike says, "ok last question, rounds are 40 minutes since each team will put out 4 prize cards (as opposed to 50 minute rounds for constructed as each team puts out 5 prize cards)."
master_trainer_mike says, "Later!"