Pokemon Chat Report - Thursday, July 10, 2003 [FINAL WOTC CHAT]
by Team Compendium (with special thanks to everyone for supporting us all these years!!)


master_trainer_mike says, "Mem'ries,"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like the corners of my mind"
master_trainer_pat says, "Hellooo!?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty water-colored memories"
master_trainer_pat says, "Anyone home?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the way we were"
master_trainer_mike says, "Scattered pictures,"
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the smiles we left behind"
darkmt_mike says, "Stop!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Smiles we gave to one another"
master_trainer_mike says, "For the way we were"
master_trainer_mike says, "Can it be that it was all so simple then?"
master_trainer_pat says, "Oh questions!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Or has time re-written every line?"
master_trainer_mike says, "If we had the chance to do it all again"
master_trainer_mike says, "Tell me, would we? could we?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Mem'ries, may be beautiful and yet"
master_trainer_mike says, "What's too painful to remember"
master_trainer_mike says, "We simply choose to forget"
master_trainer_mike says, "So it's the laughter"
darkmt_mike says, "OVER THE EDGE at last"
master_trainer_mike says, "We will remember"
darkmt_mike smirks.
master_trainer_mike says, "Whenever we remember..."
master_trainer_pat says, "Well, welcome to the last episode of the Mighty Wizards of the Coast Pokemon Chat!"
master_trainer_mike says, "The way we were..."
master_trainer_mike says, "The way we were..."
master_trainer_mike says, " "
darkmt_mike says, "sigh"
master_trainer_mike says, "THE WAY WE WEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Here's my hanky..."
master_trainer_pat says, "sheesh"
master_trainer_pat shakes her/his head.
master_trainer_mike says, "Good night everbody!!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Good night John-boy"
master_trainer_mike says, "Weedle has left the building!"
darkmt_mike says, "he will be here until monday"
master_trainer_mike says, "Welcome to the last chat as CYNICAL DMTM said."
darkmt_mike says, "It was a long fun ride"
master_trainer_mike says, "Our last chat ever......"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like the corners of my mind"
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty water-colored memories"
master_trainer_pat says, "anoying meter is in the red..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the way we were"
darkmt_mike says, "OMG are you going to sing the whole way through?"
master_trainer_mike says, "ok, fine....."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #2 from pokesensei:Hi guys!I just had to get in this last chat a HUGE thank you for everything you`ve done for me,TC,and the Pokemon Community!It`s been a great ride and I`ll always cherish the memories...except maybe for the Beef and Egg Sauce incident...i can`t believ
master_trainer_mike says, "It wasn't MY IDEAD to go to Chinatown............"
master_trainer_mike says, "And how ELSE was I supposed to eat that stuff?"
darkmt_mike says, "Uncultured lout!"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
darkmt_mike shakes his head.
master_trainer_mike says, "Hey! I am quite the cultured lout!"
master_trainer_mike says, ""
darkmt_mike says, "emphasis on Lout!"
master_trainer_pat says, "If there is a lout here...I'm it!"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like the corners of my mind"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #3 from drpoke:I would like to thank you all for all of the wonderful memories you guys brought with this game.
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty water-colored memories"
master_trainer_mike says, ""
master_trainer_mike says, "Thaks to all of you for the fun and memories as well!"
darkmt_mike says, "As would I....but without the singing"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKE THE CORNERS OF MY MIND............"
master_trainer_pat says, "and thanks to all of you as well...as MT Mike is saying in his own special way..."
darkmt_mike says, "Strangles MTM"
master_trainer_pat smirks.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #4 from wizo_pokemom:i just wanted to say it's been fun keeping the peace for you guys during the chats this past year or so; see you at SDCC, MTM and Pat; wish you were going to be there, DMTM :(
master_trainer_mike says, "DMTM wouldn't accept ebing shipped freight like Pat and I are."
master_trainer_pat says, "We're looking forward to seeing you there...thanks Pokemom."
master_trainer_mike says, "at least we get pillows in the box.........."
master_trainer_pat smiles.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #6 from drpoke:Will all of you be able to play pick up games? or maybe a draft after hours?
darkmt_mike says, "They would love to!"
master_trainer_mike says, "When we can. Have a lot of stuff to check out and run including Pokemon, Risk 2210, and talk with the Neopets folks."
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll have to find time..."
master_trainer_pat nods solemnly.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #8 from m_p_douglas:Last WotC Pokemon Chat.....Thanks and Thanks and well Thanks again to Dark Master Trainer Mike, Master Trainer Mike, MT D Rock (Damon Edmondson), Master Trainer Pat (Patman), and Dark Master Trainer Steve. Please accept our congratulation for being one of the best customer service teams this side of heaven.
master_trainer_mike says, "Is Kukamumga this side of heaven too?"
master_trainer_mike says, "YOU HERE THAT?"
darkmt_mike says, "Sniff"
master_trainer_mike says, "IN YOUR FACE KUKAMUNGA!!!!!!"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_pat says, "Thanks...."
darkmt_mike says, "Totally lost it he has"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #9 from steelixownzu:I'm going, got to go eat =/ but, I will miss you guys a lot, thanks for everything that's happened, and maybe i'll see you at Gencon ;)
master_trainer_mike says, "We will be there!"
darkmt_mike says, "Hope to! thanks"
master_trainer_mike says, "With SO MUCH STUFF to give out :)"
master_trainer_pat says, "boxes o' stuff!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like those yellow Pokemon table cloths? Got 'em!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like lots of foils and cards?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Got 'em!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Promos?"
master_trainer_mike says, "GOT 'EM!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Madness and hijinks!"
master_trainer_mike says, "GOTTEM!"
darkmt_mike says, "Green Stampers?"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #10 from drpoke:Any surprises for everyone coming to Gencon?
master_trainer_pat says, "see above!"
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKE THE CORNERS OF MY MIND!!!!"
darkmt_mike says, "I will surprised if I get any sleep"
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty's Seadra sdripping mem'ries!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #12 from purity1:yay, two mikes and one pat! but where's steve??
darkmt_mike shakes his head.
master_trainer_mike says, "Of D&D's 2nd edition spell, Blur!"
darkmt_mike says, "In the box"
master_trainer_pat says, "He's right here playing Star Wars and answering the phone!"
master_trainer_pat says, "He says to say hi and thanks for all the cool times"
master_trainer_pat says, "He'll be at Gen Con...be sure to look him up"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #11 from basictrainer007:Any clue when Duel Masters will come to the Us?
master_trainer_mike says, "Sometime!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #13 from lance313:As Donna Summer said (almost) It's the Last Chat...
master_trainer_mike says, "LAST CHAT!"
master_trainer_mike says, "LAST CHAT!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #14 from the_mystery_thing:*hands dmtm a water bottle and a towel* >_>
master_trainer_mike says, "He does sort of look like Elvis in his late years doesn't he?"
master_trainer_mike says, "hee hee hee"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #15 from basictrainer007:Thanks yall. You all helped us with rulings and such. Without you all, we would be still be thinking about ditto rullings.
darkmt_mike says, "Why do you people encourage him? Have you actually heard him sing?"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yeah poor dtto."
master_trainer_pat says, "The ruling would have been: Play as written."
master_trainer_mike smiles.
master_trainer_pat smirks.
master_trainer_mike says, "Where would we have been without Chrisbo asking us EVRY FLIPPING POSSIBLE CARD combination?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Home in bed!"
master_trainer_mike says, "That's where we owuld have been!"
darkmt_mike laughs hysterically.
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #16 from professorcfk:Will there be any time to "challenge the MTs" at Gencon indy?
darkmt_mike says, "Hopefully"
master_trainer_mike says, "I am quite the vicious thumb wrestler!"
master_trainer_pat says, "dunno...you can certainly ask them."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #17 from m_p_douglas:I am putting the finishing touches on my WotC pokemon collection. It is not perfect, but it mine...Can you tell me if Best Promo #8 and 9, Rocket;s Mewtwo and Rocket's Hitmonchan will have a NON winer version. Also, will there be a Best Promo #10 or #11?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope and nope."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #18 from mysterioustrainer:If a Base Set Charizard attacks a Base Set Onix that used its harden attack and has 80 damage but has three defenders and a metal energy does the Onix survive? (He he he)
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Yea."
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKETHE CORNERS OF MY MIND!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #19 from soslowpoke:so erm...any announcements?
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty water-colored memories"
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the way we were"
darkmt_mike says, "He will always survive..he may take a beating however"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #20 from farbsman:Hey MTM, DMTM, MTPat, thanks for all the good times on here, so when should I mark my calendar for the Risk 2210 or the Neopets Chat?
darkmt_mike says, "ACK!"
master_trainer_pat says, "We'll have to wait and see. I don't forsee one for Risk 2210."
master_trainer_mike says, "Nothing scheduled yet, keep an eye on the web site for details."
master_trainer_pat says, "Who knows?"
master_trainer_mike says, "We have a lot of work ahead in the next few months so it may be a while."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #22 from calathon:cultured lout? Is that like yogurt or something?
darkmt_mike says, "Don't ask! "Shudders""
master_trainer_pat says, "non-acidofolous"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #21 from mysterioustrainer:Beef and Egg Sauce incident? Care to fill us in?
master_trainer_pat shakes her/his head.
darkmt_mike says, "By Yoplait!"
master_trainer_mike says, "You had to be there."
darkmt_mike says, "Yuck"
master_trainer_mike says, "Beff and Egg Sauce by Yoplait?"
master_trainer_mike says, "BLEAH!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #23 from puritys_echidna:i seem to recall that we all just followed dark mike into the seedy back of that restraunt one day... i think he's to blame for the egg sauce incident
darkmt_mike says, "No Cultured Lout by Yoplaut!"
master_trainer_mike says, "See! There ya go!"
darkmt_mike says, "Naw...It was Julias fault"
master_trainer_mike says, "You lead a weedle to beef and eg sauce and you should know what to expect!"
darkmt_mike says, "She led us there"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #24 from marril2000:Pat, Mike, and Dark Mike, out of all your memories with the Pokemon Trading Card Game, what would you say is your most favorite and why? and, what moment are you most proud of and why?
master_trainer_mike says, "You know you are aksing about 4 years of work and fun."
master_trainer_mike says, "Too hard to pick one."
master_trainer_mike says, "Just glad to have met so many of you."
darkmt_mike says, "Mine most favorite is watching Tournament play at the STS's"
master_trainer_mike says, "Glad you all finally learned the power of WEEDLE!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Talking to the mother of the kids that microwaved their holos and got sick from the fumes!"
master_trainer_pat laughs hysterically.
darkmt_mike says, "That was good Pat"
darkmt_mike smirks.
master_trainer_mike says, "And look forward to hearing how you all are doing in the future :)"
master_trainer_pat says, "That was a riot!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Don't forget the grandmother who wrote and told us how Pokemon cards saved her grand son's life!"
master_trainer_pat says, "right!"
darkmt_mike says, "Or the burned her car down one"
master_trainer_mike says, "He had them in his pocket, and when he got bumped by a car, they hit the cards in his pocket and absorbed the impact."
darkmt_mike says, "a miricale!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #25 from calathon:So when you are Judging a Risk tourney, do you think you will blurt out, "Move those armies into Kanto and leave one behind in Johto"?
master_trainer_mike says, "Ummmmm..............no."
master_trainer_mike says, "But good one!"
master_trainer_mike smiles.
darkmt_mike says, "I try to avoid blurting"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #26 from richard langenstein:Any chance of MTM doing the Imkuni dance @ gen con?
darkmt_mike says, "I avoid blurting..."
master_trainer_mike says, "I have my own surprise in mind................"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #27 from m_p_douglas:When I joined the Neo Pets website, it had 42 million members. When I accidentally logged into a fake log in page (giving away my password), it was at 50 million members. When I checked last week, it was at about 84 million members. Interesting....
master_trainer_mike says, "They multiply like tribbles!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Watch out for your quadrotritekaleen!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #28 from cattdreams:what were some of the most memorable questions you've gotten in pokemon chat?
master_trainer_mike says, "I think the thousand times we were asked what ourr favorite Pokemon was."
master_trainer_mike says, "Then I finally blurted out weedle just to shush you all!"
master_trainer_mike smiles.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #29 from calathon:I don't think it will hit home how much we'll miss you guys until next Thursday rolls around
darkmt_mike says, "Ah..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Isn't Friends on Thursday?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Watch Ross and think of me :)"
darkmt_mike says, "Hey!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Oh...you can call or write..."
master_trainer_pat smiles.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #30 from monkeyman8889:Pre-release raichu? ;\
master_trainer_pat says, "hmmm."
darkmt_mike says, "Where!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Never heard of it."
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
darkmt_mike says, "I don't believe they exist"
master_trainer_pat says, "There he went behind that rock."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #31 from professorcfk:do u have green stampers to give out(seem to have everything else, and we "gotta get em all")
darkmt_mike says, "Just like ROUS's"
master_trainer_mike says, "(sigh)"
master_trainer_mike says, "no......more.............green.............stamp.......................................ers"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #32 from fishking:Is there a conspiracy going on that you guys and Team Rocket plotted to make most of the Best promos Rocket's Pokemon and Dark Pokemon?
darkmt_mike says, "Be gone evil stamper Haunter!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Well, we are dark and mischievous."
master_trainer_pat says, "That's just a rumor..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Looked like we had the right stuff to join Team Rocket!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #34 from purity1:aww....tell steve we all say hi to him too
master_trainer_pat says, "Hi Steve!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #33 from yoshi1001:Can we get an update on the MP materials. Did they get shipped on monday as scheduled?
master_trainer_mike says, "I have to personally hand enter every single order."
master_trainer_mike says, "I got some of them in yesterday."
darkmt_mike says, "Then Gengar personally canceled them all"
master_trainer_mike says, "And will be spending the last several days before I leave for SDCC finishing them off."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #35 from calathon:Can I get custody of Ditto?
master_trainer_mike says, "He's yours!"
darkmt_mike says, "Can't contain him.."
master_trainer_pat says, "Here ya go!"
darkmt_mike says, "..he keeps changing"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #37 from drpoke:Is MT Damon also going to be at gencon?
master_trainer_pat says, "He'll be at San Diego...I don't know about Gen Con"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #38 from m_p_douglas:Gen Con reminder Bring two big suitcases Don't put Nintendo Cards in WotC Decks (immediate disqualification) yes even energy....Steve G. will be tightening the rules on team for the Team Championship.
master_trainer_mike says, "There ya go!"
master_trainer_mike says, "There are trophies on the line people!"
master_trainer_mike says, "TROPHIES!"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
darkmt_mike says, "Like real ones?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like the corners of my mind"
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty water-colored memories"
darkmt_mike says, "Thanks Barbra"
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the way we were"
master_trainer_mike nods solemnly.

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #39 from soslowpoke:Hmm...in Team if a player uses Hyper Devolution Spray on his partner, could his partner revolvle again on his next turn since he didnt actually devolve on that turn?
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes."
darkmt_mike says, "Yea"
master_trainer_pat says, "Bingo!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #40 from the_anaconda:I don't think Yoplait would make Beef and Egg Sausage...
master_trainer_mike says, "que?"
darkmt_mike says, "Never know"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #42 from wizo_pokemom:not to take the chat off topic or anything, but it's BDS's birthday today :-)
master_trainer_pat says, "Well, happy birthday BDS!"
master_trainer_pat bows gracefully.
darkmt_mike says, "Happy Birthday to you..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Happy Birthday old man!"
master_trainer_mike says, "hee he eheeeeeeee"
darkmt_mike smiles.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #41 from trekiev:in team play, since any verbal language or code can be used as long as everyone can hear it, can hand signals and written codes be used as long as everyone can see it?
master_trainer_mike says, "Hand signals yes, writtemn code no."
darkmt_mike says, "You can also use clicks and stamps"
master_trainer_mike says, "You can't take notes or write things in DCI sanctioned play."
darkmt_mike says, "...and small animal sounds"
master_trainer_mike says, "I like to make the sound of a whipporwill when my team mate is doinmg something stupid."
master_trainer_mike says, "WHIPPORWILL!"
master_trainer_mike says, "WHIPPORWILL!"
darkmt_mike says, "...as well as the sound of the wind and rain"
master_trainer_mike says, "hhhhhhhhiiiiiiiiiiii"
master_trainer_mike says, "kierin is dyslexic today"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #43 from pokesensei:Yeah....Julia led us there but we had to WITNESS this horrible...scene first hand! 0-o
master_trainer_mike says, "slurp slurp"
darkmt_mike says, "It wasn't that bad"
master_trainer_mike says, "SLLLLLURRRRRP"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #44 from purity1:gasp! oh it was so not my fault....you can lead a weedle to beef and egg sauce, but you cannot make him eat it with a straw!
darkmt_mike says, "Just slightly discusting"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #45 from mysterioustrainer:How many cards were used to build the Space Weedle? ...Leaning Tower of Pika?
master_trainer_mike says, "Just enough :)"
darkmt_mike says, "Exactly!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #46 from mysterioustrainer:Is the Space Weedle and Pika Tower for sale yet?
master_trainer_mike says, "They have already been adopted!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yea send mucho dinero to DMTM"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #48 from m_p_douglas:Team Battles--you only have to take 2 or 3 prizes if your partner does their job right, so in essence team battle games are shorter , but longer in time than normal battles. Hence, drawing speed can be increased as much as possible without much fear of decking out.
darkmt_mike says, "What I want mucho deniro!\"
master_trainer_mike says, "Thank you Professor Wizard."
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
darkmt_mike smirks.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #52 from farbsman:MTM, emailed you this question the other day, but I imagine you are too busy right now to answer, are we allowed to sanction Risk tournaments since the stuff for the risk game comes in the Risk 2210 game?
master_trainer_mike says, "Do you mean Classic Risk?"
master_trainer_mike says, "No, we do not control the rights for that game."
master_trainer_mike says, "Sorry."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #54 from calathon:Did you guys see how Josh won the DBZ championship? ...and I knew him when he stuck his head under soda fountains... sniff
master_trainer_mike says, "Wow! Did he go first?"
darkmt_mike says, "congrats Joshman!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Is that how he won?"
master_trainer_mike says, "hee he ee heee"
darkmt_mike says, "heh"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #55 from m_p_douglas:Someone told me they thought Pre-Release Raichu does not exsist????? Is that an old, old joke that I missed or is it one of those "we made about 50 of them and handed them out at....."
darkmt_mike says, "Come to GenCon you may see one there"
master_trainer_pat says, "You may never know..."
master_trainer_mike says, "somethings are not meant to be known"
darkmt_mike says, "If they exist"
master_trainer_mike says, "No MIKE!"
master_trainer_mike says, "You'll blind tem with its terrible beauty!!"
darkmt_mike says, "Heh"
darkmt_mike smirks.
master_trainer_mike says, "Then we have a bunch of blink Pokemon players."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #56 from mysterioustrainer:Can I get Sneasel?
master_trainer_mike says, "3 blind rattatas!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yeah well they need to see to believe"
master_trainer_pat says, "He's already at the pound"
master_trainer_mike says, "He says "BRING IT!" "

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #57 from soslowpoke:What were some plans you had with Pokemon had Wizards still kept the license?
darkmt_mike says, "Cherry Coke"
master_trainer_mike says, "There was the 1 trillion dollar Pro Tour."
darkmt_mike says, "No thats not it"
master_trainer_mike says, "And the free ponys."
master_trainer_mike says, "Sensei has been bugging us for one of those :)"
master_trainer_pat says, "Xboxes for everyone!"
darkmt_mike says, "Free Ponies with strawberry coats"
master_trainer_mike says, "We were gfoing to fly to each of your homes and thank you personally."
darkmt_mike says, "Yes Yes!"
master_trainer_mike says, "SOME of you QUITE personally "
master_trainer_mike says, "Then there was renaming the moon Weedle."
darkmt_mike says, "Yuck"
master_trainer_mike says, "There's Awwedle out tonight!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I don;t care if its foggy or bright!"
darkmt_mike says, "Gengar on Thames"
master_trainer_mike says, "Cuzx we only have tentacles"
master_trainer_mike says, "for you!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ummm...."
darkmt_mike says, "Please stop him someone"
master_trainer_mike says, "Solid gold cards."
darkmt_mike says, "Solid Gold Dancers"
master_trainer_mike says, "then there was all those pices of candy we were going to put in the theme decks!"
master_trainer_mike says, "DOH!"
master_trainer_mike says, "ok ok...."
darkmt_mike says, "Solid Gold card protectors"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKE THE CORNERS OF MY MINFD!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Yikes, stop this crazy thing"
darkmt_mike says, "Solid gold coins..."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #58 from puritys_echidna:will you let sneasel out of the box one last time? she's been in there for almost two years...
master_trainer_mike says, "It's a she?"
darkmt_mike says, ",,,,no they allready have those"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #59 from wizo_pokemom:will elaine or kierin be at sdcc, or gencon?
darkmt_mike says, "Be out at GenCon"
master_trainer_mike says, "They will both be at Gen Con!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Kierin went over to the Dark Side!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Dark Kierin at Star Wars!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #60 from the_anaconda:is Mike ever going to stop singing?
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!!!!!!!"
darkmt_mike says, "We hold little hope"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #61 from m_p_douglas:Nice job Gengar on the rouge article......Thanks
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKE THE CORNERS OF MY MIND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
darkmt_mike says, "Thank you Douglas!"
master_trainer_mike says, "!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #62 from mysterioustrainer:So you are flying from SDCC to GC huh? I was hoping you were heading by road and pass by Cheyenne, so you could ride our bulls we have (its Frontier Days then) so you could scream HOWDY.
darkmt_mike says, "At least sing something..recent"
master_trainer_mike says, "If I was riding a bull, howdy would NOT be the first thing I was screaming!"
master_trainer_mike says, "How about "YAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!""

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #63 from the_anaconda:can we use actual small animals to make the small animal sounds?
master_trainer_mike says, "or OW, MY Taurus is sore!"
master_trainer_mike says, "ba dump dump"
darkmt_mike says, "Only furry ones"
master_trainer_mike says, "Only if they are well compensated for their time."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #64 from monkeyman8889:Lets say you noctowl and see thier hand you dont have the chance to write that down like you do in mtg?
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope!"
darkmt_mike says, "No the Noctowl would peck your eyes out first!"
master_trainer_mike says, "As everyone knows Pokemon players are notorioulsy illiterate and....."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #65 from bigdaddysnorlax:Well, will Sneasel finally get out of that box ... and what about the Brooks family?
master_trainer_mike says, "DOH!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Kidding!!!!1"
darkmt_mike says, "Never for the BROOKES"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #66 from mysterioustrainer:When is the last possible date for any DCI tournaments?
master_trainer_mike says, "The last day of sanctioning for Pokemon is August 31st, 2003."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #67 from daytongl:MTM, we are using the Magic Rules for Team Rochester, correct? If we use 4 teams per table, will there need to be another draft for the T4?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yes there would be two tables."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #68 from marril2000:Out of all wizards released expansions, what remains to be your favorite expansion and why? Theme decks, why?
master_trainer_mike says, "Genesis and Eeveelution"
master_trainer_mike says, "cuz and cuz :)"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #70 from marril2000:Mike, how about that Imkauni dance? Will we be seeing a repeat of that any time soooon? ;)
darkmt_mike says, "He has a Condo in Cabo."
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, you would all be blinded by its terrible beauty!!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #69 from milord83:I wonder where that poor Gengar will go now... DMTM do you leave it in the middle of a freeway?

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #71 from the_anaconda:I don't think it would be very easy to play with Solid Gold coin protectors...
darkmt_mike says, "Gengar has a condo in Cabo"
master_trainer_mike says, "Well, that is why wqe didn't do it yet."
master_trainer_mike says, "Still working on the technology........."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #73 from puritys_echidna:of course she's a she! didnt you notice the eyelashes?
darkmt_mike says, "Yeah!"
master_trainer_mike says, "here is Seattle, that is NOT an indicator of gender........"
master_trainer_mike smirks.
darkmt_mike says, "Eyelashes and David Bowie makeup..er"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #74 from soslowpoke:Will Debbie Nihart or Justin Ziran be appearing at anything? ::sniff::
master_trainer_mike says, "Debbie is now the Brand Manager for MLB and will be at the Fan fest."
darkmt_mike says, "To easy"
master_trainer_mike says, "Justin now works for Upper Deck, so go look for him at Yu Gi Oh stuff."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #75 from professorcfk:If you use lure ball(Flip 3 coins. For each heads, choose an Evolution card from your discard pile, show it to your opponent, and put it into your hand.) in TMP and get, lets say 2 heads, can u get one evolved pokemon from your discard pile and let yo
darkmt_mike says, "Yikes my head hurts"
master_trainer_mike says, "Nope, you either use its effects OR your teammate does. No splitting."
darkmt_mike says, "Yeah no spitting!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #78 from yoshi1001:Congratulations, Mike. You've set a new record for cheesyness and annoyingness. I can only hope Nintendo will be able to reach the standards you've set. ;-)
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!!!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I am the keeper of the cheese!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #80 from marril2000:Out of all the many ruling questions, what do you think was the most hardest or annoying to answer and why?
darkmt_mike says, "Ditto Brocks Ninetails...need you ask"
darkmt_mike says, "?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Anything with Ditto, Brock's Ninetails, or Lt Surge's Secret Plan in it."
master_trainer_mike says, "Which SEEMED to be in every other question Chrsibo or Yoshi asked!!!!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Anything that really was not important for tournament play."
master_trainer_mike says, "see above answer :)"
master_trainer_pat says, "Lt Surge's secret plan comes to mind."
master_trainer_pat says, "B. Ninetales."
darkmt_mike says, "Silly Ninetails"
master_trainer_pat says, "Ditto was hard to answer stuff about because it was used in tournaments all the time"
master_trainer_mike says, "until we started on Modified."
darkmt_mike says, "Suicune had its moments"
master_trainer_pat says, "and the answers were very important for tournament play."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #81 from soslowpoke:MLB? Fanfest? I'll get to see her next week then ^_^
master_trainer_mike says, "Cool, say hi to her!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #82 from m_p_douglas:I forgot to pay to put all the Master Trainers in that Star Treck Kilgon prison....maybe better not...then again...
darkmt_mike says, "...yeah too busy!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I did my time last year. Once is enough thanks :)"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #83 from mysterioustrainer:Bye MTs, it has been a great time. See ya with Neo Pets!
master_trainer_pat says, "Later,"
darkmt_mike says, "Bye!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Ta!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #84 from purity1:well, i like your singing...but what about doing the rest of the chat in haiku?
master_trainer_mike says, "I acn't count to 17!!!!!"
darkmt_mike says, "I think not"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #85 from puritys_echidna:you know... i've always wondered. can rainbow energy be used for darkness and metal? i dont think anyone has ever asked that in all the years of the chat...
darkmt_mike says, "Would not be wise"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKE THE CORNERS OF MY MIND!!!!!!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #86 from marril2000:Well Mike, Pat, Mike, and Steve, I want to thank you for all the fun over the past five years... I remember meeting you, mike, at the boston qt way back when, and its been a fun ride since then, thank you :D (and for the stampers too ;) )
master_trainer_mike says, "same here chum :)"
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm sure we will see each other again."
darkmt_mike says, "Same here"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #87 from the_anaconda:did those questions in the original professor test that had no answers ever get answers?
darkmt_mike says, "Until we meet again.."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #88 from roonman:Anything you would have banned that didn't get banned? Or that got banned which shouldn't have?
master_trainer_mike says, "Hmm, some things are unanswerable......"
master_trainer_pat says, "Of course!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Yup!"
darkmt_mike says, "Lots of stuff"
master_trainer_mike says, "BUT it isn't our game so we couldn't ban the most DNAGEROUS card of all!"
darkmt_mike says, "ok very little"
master_trainer_mike says, "Fire energy!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Boy, did THAT need to go."

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #90 from yoshi1001:Re: 80 Which reminds me, if Ditto is copying a shapeshifted brock's ninetaless and you gust up a benched face down LSSPed card, what happens to ditto if the card is not a basic Pokemon?
master_trainer_pat says, "1(800)859-4521 or tradingcard@noa.nintendo.com"
darkmt_mike says, "heh"
master_trainer_pat says, "Enjoy..."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #89 from soslowpoke:Feh...how much of the MP stuff left to go? You're way too kind to be doing this all by hand
master_trainer_mike says, "The kits and energy all need to be entered into our labyrinthian order sysrtem"

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #91 from x_hiro_x:can i have 5 dollars?.......no, but seriously, can Rainbow energy be used as darkness and steel?
master_trainer_mike says, "I will be handpacking the product at our nearby warehouse for the next 3 das as well."
darkmt_mike says, "Only on Tuesday"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #92 from m_p_douglas:would you have eventually started a type 1.5 format like Magic has. Unlimited with certain cards banned....as well as reg. Unlimited and Modified...
darkmt_mike says, "If its raining...yes..raining"
master_trainer_mike says, "Probably not."
master_trainer_mike says, "Pokemon was a differenr audience than Magic."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #94 from lizardotc:Had WotC retained the license, would MF have rotated to e-card on?
master_trainer_mike says, "Eventually (though LC2 would have been in there)."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #95 from fishking:So Mike exactly how many corners does your mind have?
darkmt_mike says, "..and Jamboree"
master_trainer_mike says, ""
master_trainer_mike says, "Seven!"
darkmt_mike says, "Nasty dark ones"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #96 from marril2000:Thank you mike at the team that worked on it for getting that MRD updated one last time, before you run off into the dark shadows of neo pets, ;)
darkmt_mike says, "...has he"
master_trainer_mike says, "Thanks to Bob and Chrisbo and Julia for getting it done!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #97 from puritys_echidna:oh come now... if we can do an entire update in haiku, im sure that 15 minutes isnt going to kill you...
darkmt_mike says, "Can't....do...Haiku..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Maybe I want to do it in Iambic pentameter instead!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Alarmingly I wake to start my day"
master_trainer_mike says, "to find it's already 10 minutes late"
master_trainer_mike says, "etc etc etc"
master_trainer_pat says, "lambic pentameter??"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #98 from marril2000:any chance you will post the questions on the professor test so we can take a look and prepare for the long road ahead until nintendo gets theirs running?
master_trainer_mike says, "We can't."
master_trainer_pat says, "whats he talkin' bout willis"
master_trainer_mike says, "We will be obligated to take down our materials at a certain point."
master_trainer_mike says, "Nintendo will be incharge of things soon enough."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #100 from fishking:Will there be a final mailing of Professor and Master Professor membership cards?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yes."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #101 from lance313:Mr. G, Mr. B., Mr. S., thank you for all you have done for us over the last few years. I know I will continue to haunt you with R2210, etc., but it is still sad to end this part of gaming with you.
master_trainer_mike says, "It is a bit dad."
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm getting all MISTY!"
master_trainer_pat says, "You're very welcome.."
master_trainer_mike says, "ba dump dump!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yes....very sad but life goes on..unless your Gills!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Feels like I need to WEEDLE every last joke!"
master_trainer_mike says, "BA DUMP DUMP!"
darkmt_mike says, "Groan"
master_trainer_mike says, "hey, don't Sneasel on me!"
master_trainer_mike says, "WAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA"
master_trainer_mike says, "................"
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
darkmt_mike says, "Don't Raindance on my Paras"
master_trainer_mike says, "LIKE THE 7 CORNERS OF MY MIND!!!!"

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #107 from soslowpoke:Would Cleffa and Feraligatr (Downpour) have been in LC2?
master_trainer_pat says, "I'm sorry, but that information is not available at you current level of security clearance."
darkmt_mike says, "Ha!"
master_trainer_mike says, "MINTY FRESH!"
darkmt_mike says, "You tell them Pat!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #102 from marril2000:MT Guys, do you beleive that the goal(s) of modified was accomplished? and how so?
master_trainer_mike says, "Yes, because it tasted JUST LIKE CHICKEN!"
master_trainer_mike says, "and IT WAS CRUNCHY IN MILK!"
darkmt_mike says, "Yes they were to make you think"
master_trainer_mike says, "and MANY BOTHANS DIED bringing it tto you!"
darkmt_mike says, "Are you thinking"
darkmt_mike says, "Yes you are..mission accomplished!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #104 from purity1:oh! oh! do it in LIMERICK!
master_trainer_mike says, "Hmm"
darkmt_mike says, "NO!"
master_trainer_mike says, "There once was a man from Nantucket"
darkmt_mike says, "NO!"
master_trainer_mike says, "who took a ...........\"
darkmt_mike says, "NO!"
master_trainer_mike says, "wait...that's not it"
darkmt_mike says, "NO! STOP!"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
darkmt_mike shakes his head.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #109 from milord83:Mike reveal us 1 name of a Pokémon that was in Jamboree... Weedle was? ^^;
master_trainer_mike says, "Well, there was Jabba!"
darkmt_mike says, "Hmm"
master_trainer_mike says, "He mad eit in!"
master_trainer_mike says, "and ummmm....."
darkmt_mike says, "Jabba the Weedle?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Yeah!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Missingno."

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #110 from professorcfk:(for MTP) iambic pentameter is what shakespear wrote his stuff in
master_trainer_mike says, "We ZDO want to to play our other games right?????"
darkmt_mike says, "Who?"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_mike says, "yes I know what iambic pentameter is :)"
master_trainer_mike says, "thanks"
darkmt_mike says, "Shake a Spear..at who?"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #111 from fishking:What is the relative airspeed of an unlaiden Weedle?
darkmt_mike says, "I don't get it"
master_trainer_mike says, "African or European?"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #112 from soslowpoke:Will the Professor/Master Professor List get updated again?
darkmt_mike says, "Groan"
darkmt_mike smirks.
darkmt_mike shakes his head.
darkmt_mike grins evilly.

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #113 from the_anaconda:DMTM, I declare Mike has gone crazy
master_trainer_mike says, "I will update the Master Professor when I get back on August 5th."

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #114 from the_mystery_thing:i dont care how funny you find those jokes, i dont give a hoothoot...
darkmt_mike says, "Just now...no...its been a long time since he was sane"
master_trainer_mike says, "OH GOD! MY SIDE!!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm LAUGHING SO HARD MY INTESTINES ARE EXPLODING!!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "ok..."
master_trainer_mike says, "so maybe not"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.

darkmt_mike presents the speaker with question #116 from puritys_echidna:(sniff) please dont go... without your zany antics, thursday will just be another day between departure and arrival... :(
darkmt_mike says, "Zany Antics $100"
master_trainer_mike says, "I'm sure Pat and DMTM will be THRILLED to listen to all of my silliness in your place :)"
darkmt_mike says, "we charge now"
master_trainer_pat says, "Yes!"
master_trainer_pat shakes her/his head.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #117 from bigdaddysnorlax:Any truth to the rumor that you are trying to convince Weedle to have cosmetic surgery so he looks more like a Neo Pet?
master_trainer_mike says, "shhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!"
master_trainer_mike says, "they might be listening!!!!!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #119 from roonman:If someone's life was on the line and you HAD to win a match, what deck would you play?

master_trainer_pat presents the speaker with question #121 from chrisbo:If Ditto is opposite Brock's Vulpix... (j/k) I just wanted to say thanks for putting up with us (okay, putting up with "me") all these years. We're gonna miss you. You guys rock!!!
darkmt_mike says, "Not "Thread the Weedle""
master_trainer_mike says, "Would you say we are the SALT of the earth?"
master_trainer_mike says, "WAHAHAHAHAHAHA"
darkmt_mike says, "Thanks!"
master_trainer_pat says, "You're welcome Chrisbo..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Thanks for the sediments!"
master_trainer_mike says, "BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA"
master_trainer_mike says, "and ummmm...."
master_trainer_mike says, "MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #123 from milord83:Now you can tell us where are thos Super Secret prerelease prints of the Wizards' Vs cards! We know you loved to release them!
master_trainer_mike says, "That was TPC, ask Nintendo about those. I'm sure they'll knwo ALL about it."
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #124 from the_anaconda:is there any truth to the rumor that there is such thing as a rumor?
master_trainer_mike says, "no comment"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #125 from lizardotc:What cards had you hoped to get into LC that didn't make the cut?
master_trainer_mike says, "Unfortunately we are not allowed to talk about that sort of stuff anymopre"

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #127 from marril2000:Thank you guys, it has been great, stage dive :D

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #128 from x_hiro_x:Has anyone ever seen you guys in a public place and almost pass out?
master_trainer_mike says, "Only after eating mexican."
master_trainer_pat laughs hysterically.
master_trainer_mike says, ""

master_trainer_mike presents the speaker with question #129 from yoshi1001:I'll say my formal goodbyes at Gencon, but for now thanks for everything. I know of no one else (save my mother) who pus up with me like you guys.
master_trainer_pat says, "bye"
master_trainer_mike says, "Speaking of which, your mom says to GO CLEAN YOUR ROOM!"
darkmt_mike says, "Never but someone once gurgled"
master_trainer_mike grins evilly.
master_trainer_mike says, "Ok gang, we do have to go."
master_trainer_mike says, "Thank you all for the last 3+ years of chatting and listening to us and our silliness."
master_trainer_mike says, "Couldn't have done it without you."
master_trainer_mike says, "Hope to see many of you at the SDCC or at Gen Con."
master_trainer_mike says, "More goodies to come for you all."
master_trainer_mike says, "best of luck in the future!"
darkmt_mike says, "It has been a genuine pleasure. Thanks for all your support. Your'e the greatest!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Nintendo has some good plans so Pokemon should continue."
master_trainer_mike says, "If you like any of our other games, then we'd be glad to keep you on :)"
darkmt_mike says, "Good luck in whatever you do. See ya at GenCon!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Take care all of you!"
master_trainer_pat says, "Well, I don't want to drag this out with long goodbyes...for those of you that I don't see in San Diego...bye and thanks for making this such a special part of our jobs for the last 3 1/2 years."
master_trainer_mike says, "MEM'RIES!"
master_trainer_pat says, "See ya gang!"
master_trainer_mike says, "Like the corners of my mind"
master_trainer_mike says, "Misty water-colored memories"
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the way we were"
master_trainer_mike says, "Scattered pictures,"
master_trainer_mike says, "Of the smiles we left behind"
master_trainer_mike says, "Smiles we gave to one another"
master_trainer_mike says, "For the way we were"
master_trainer_mike says, "Can it be that it was all so simple then?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Or has time re-written every line?"
master_trainer_mike says, "If we had the chance to do it all again"
master_trainer_mike says, "Tell me, would we? could we?"
master_trainer_mike says, "Mem'ries, may be beautiful and yet"
master_trainer_mike says, "What's too painful to remember"
master_trainer_mike says, "We simply choose to forget"
master_trainer_mike says, "So it's the laughter"
master_trainer_mike says, "We will remember"
master_trainer_mike says, "Whenever we remember..."
master_trainer_mike says, "The way we were..."
master_trainer_mike says, "The way we were..."
master_trainer_mike says, "Take care all of you......."
master_trainer_mike says, "MTM moving on............"
master_trainer_mike bows gracefully.