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Bulbagarden Staff AMA Thread

Maniacal Engineer

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Do you like driving?
Not in the slightest.
Everyone else on the road when I'm driving is a maniac sitting behind the wheel of a deadly weapon and is trying to kill me or get in my way.
Driving is an absolutely miserable experience unless there is pretty much no other traffic on the roads. Even then, it's more tolerable, but still not an enjoyable experience.
 

EternalPokéFanGirl

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What's the difference between Wynaut and Whaaaaaat!?
In my case I use "Why not?" when it's something that doesn't actually sound too bad, it might even be good, hence the expression "why not?", also for things that sound unlikely but, who knows, maybe they could happen. And the "What" is for answers that surprise me, maybe even scare me a little, also when a user says something unexpected. But of course, that's just me, each user has their own way of using the reactions, each one gives them their own definition, at the end of the day you're the one who decides :LOL:.
 

Aulos

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And for my other mods: Do you write/have you written fanfiction?

Pfffft. I don't have a creative bone in my body. I don't even have OCs, because I can't even create a character that isn't based on me for the life of me.

Do you like driving?

I can't drive because of health issues. But waaayyy back (before those health issues came into my life) in high school I did take driver's ed. I was willing to learn driving and be a normal person but then I got told at the end that I did not do well at all on the driving portion. I got scared, so I procrastinated learning to drive. The health issues came about before I could even think about it. =/

So, no. I didn't like what little driving I did. Could be that I would have been fine at it after more experience. I don't know. All I remember is it being scary and me not being good at it.
 

Maniacal Engineer

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Has ME already been ME before he was the Multimedia Editor or did he came up with that afterwards?
I was ME starting back on Pi Day 2015, when I changed my username from Random Punster to Maniacal Engineer.
I kept Maniacal Engineer as my "main" username for several years after that, though I would occasionally switch to a temporary "ME" name for Halloween or April Fool's Day.
I changed my "main" username to Magnificent Entertainer once I was given control of the Twitch and YouTube channels for Bulbagarden.
At that time, this particular project was splitting off from the existing social media project and needed a name. So I called it "Multimedia," and gave myself the rank of "Multimedia Executive" and the staff rank bar the title of "Multimedia Editor." So the project was actually named after ME, since I am the first project head. (Technically, I am still Multimedia Executive, but I don't rate getting multiple senior rank bars.)

When I was given headship of multimedia, I stepped down as a forum admin, since I didn't have time to retain my forum duties and get a fledgling project off the ground.
I returned to the username Maniacal Engineer with my return to the forums and promotion to Head Administrator.
 

Chevywolf30

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Which of y'all is the best at Smash?
Does anyone main a Pokemon?
Any Dedede mains among the staff?
I don't even have OCs, because I can't even create a character that isn't based on me for the life of me.
Ok honestly this isn't necessarily a bad thing. I've got some wolf OCs that I made up for a roleplay on another forum, and my favorite two are both heavily based on me, just in different ways.
 

Orchid

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Does anyone main a Pokemon?
Any Dedede mains among the staff?
*raises hand* I've been a Pikachu main for as long as I can remember (and by extension Pichu too). I kind of want to try Mewtwo more, but I think he's just too floaty for me.

I don't main him, but Dedede is incredibly fun to play. There's something very satisfying about whacking people around with that hammer, plus there's some joy to be had in just spamming his side-special at your friends. :wynaut:

Which of y'all is the best at Smash?
We would need a Bulbagarden Staff Smash Tournament to get the definitive answer to this question...
But I can confidently say it's probably not me. xP
 

takoyaki

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Which of y'all is the best at Smash?
Does anyone main a Pokemon?
Any Dedede mains among the staff?
I used to play like a lot!!
And I mained Mewtwo for most of that time (mained Pika for a few months at the start), but I watched a cool pro match with fox, so I switched.
But I don't play often anymore. I play Rivals of Aether sometimes, but you know takoyaki, she likes her rhythm games ofc~
...wait is there a rhythm fighting game? how'd that work anyways...

We would need a Bulbagarden Staff Smash Tournament to get the definitive answer to this question...
But I can confidently say it's probably not me. xP
Same! I'd love that though~
 

Torchic W. Pip

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I was ME starting back on Pi Day 2015, when I changed my username from Random Punster to Maniacal Engineer.
Wait a minute… so if you’re Random Punster, and Random Punster is also Random Punster… then who’s driving this bus???
Which of y'all is the best at Smash?
Does anyone main a Pokemon?
Any Dedede mains among the staff?
The S in Steven stands for “best at Smash”, so clearly I am the best :p
…Actually Torchic once played two online battles and won neither.
I main Jigglypuff
Sub sub main Dedede
Though tbh I haven’t played Smash Bros in a while. I really need to check out SORA in Smash because he was one of my top hopes…
 

Lone_Garurumon

What can I say? I Stand Out.
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Which of y'all is the best at Smash?
Does anyone main a Pokemon?
Any Dedede mains among the staff?
I used to play Lucario a lot, but at some point I kinda fell off of it and decided that I didn't actually really like playing it all that much. These days I mostly tend to main Sonic, though given the short bit of fun I had with Sora when he came out, I feel like he'd actually be a really nice one to main if I actually played it more.
 

Enzap

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I play a lot of smash! My mains are Peach, Lucina, and Isabelle, but I do play a lot of Pichu/Pikachu and Jigglypuff.

I have no idea who's the best on staff, I don't think we've ever had a tourney or anything :unsure:
 

Neo Blaze

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I'm absolutely awful at Smash unfortunately. My playing style can best be described as incomprehensible button mashing. But back in the day when I played Smash with friends my main in Melee was Roy and my main in Brawl was Sonic.

I only started playing SSBU a few weeks ago and I haven't played it enough yet to have a main there. Never really played much of the Pokémon characters in Smash now that I think about it.
 

prog rocker

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Which of y'all is the best at Smash?
Does anyone main a Pokemon?
Any Dedede mains among the staff?
a) I don't know, but I know it isn't me, even though I do play a lot.
b) Not really. My mains are Lucas, Bowser and to deal with annoying spirits, Kazuya.
c) Haven't played with anyone here, sadly, so I wouldn't know.
 

takoyaki

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Uhhh so should we try for a staff tourney sometime!? We could stream it on the Bulba YT or Twitch ww
 

WyndonCalling

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I main Dedede. I don't claim to be particularly good but HRH is unorthodox enough to keep people on their toes, even if he is just a sentient hitbox.

Uhhh so should we try for a staff tourney sometime!? We could stream it on the Bulba YT or Twitch ww
A Staff monotype tourney is certainly something I'd be up for. I'm ok at those.
 

Rainbow Cloud

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Oh yeah for other staff members: favorite Gym puzzle?
Vermilion Gym, that one's actually my least favourite :D

Think my favourite is the Humilau Gym Puzzle, riding the Lilypads from platform to platform was a fun puzzle and think it has the best layout and design of the water type gyms :)
 
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