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Rapture

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    Rapture got a reaction from B Easy in Why Poke'mon should be supported-OptimizeVG   
    Just want to come in here and post this - I played Pokemon competitively, even in my time here at vVv. Competed at VGC for several years. 
     
    To be very honest, there's no point in vVv "supporting" Pokemon. It's a very online-based community and only has really one major event a year ran by The Pokemon Company/Nintendo. There's no real "eSports" presence for the game. There's no stability (no circuits, no regional events, VGC is only doubles and single elimination, etc.) and sponsorship would honestly do very little. 
     
    If I thought otherwise, I would have continued to support competitive Pokemon here at vVv. I stopped doing that in 2010. 
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    Rapture got a reaction from Crispee in MLG Columbus, November 22 - 24   
    im sorry but this is the best post in this entire thread
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    Rapture got a reaction from IRGRL in MLG Columbus, November 22 - 24   
    Columbus was 100% awesome last year, gonna not miss it this year.
    I also expect to win CoD, too.
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    Rapture got a reaction from Soap in Pokemon tournament! Will be back in a few.   
    As the resident Pkmn player at vVv, good luck! Hope we can talk pkmn afterward. I've competed in VGC several times in the past.
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    Rapture got a reaction from vVv Tahvvy in Tahvvy CoD Application   
    I, ya boi vVv Rapture you know what it is, endorse Tahhvy.
     
    How much time have you spent with the applicant, in-game or out? I've conversed with him a multitude of times on the shoutbox and forums, seen him as a stream monster in my SC2 stream so I chatted with him there, and played a ton of CTF with him in the new Halo 4 Turbo update.
     
    What was your favorite moment with them (in-game or out)? We recently played a lot of Capture the Flag in Halo 4, and at the end of our massive session, we had one more game to play. I was personally exhausted, but I played it out anyway. We ended up winning a close game 5-4 in a game I thought we were gonna get stomped in. Tahvvy rolled with the punches just as I did.
     
    What makes this applicant a good fit for vVv Gaming? He's clearly adding value by being a consistent graphics designer around here, and his activity is rather evident. Furthermore, he's a blast to play vidya gaemz with, regardless of his skill. And, in fact, he is indeed a skilled player.
     
    How could they improve to be a better potential community member? To be honest, I think he conducts himself fine. He doesn't mind joking around but knows how to seriously contribute. Although I can tell that sometimes people can put his maturity into question, I don't see it as a problem.
     
    Anything else we should know about this applicant? Any skills or talents that no one else knows yet? I mean, I think it's great that he's put what he has to offer right out on the table, so while I may not know of anything secretive, I do know that there's definitely more to him and I'm sure he'll continue to add value and improve as a vVv member as time goes on. He's already a step in the right direction. He's one of the few apps I am genuinely glad to have around.
     
    Do you feel that they know and understand the five pillars of vVv Gaming? I do believe so.
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    Rapture got a reaction from _Raw 1 in xI Raw 1 Ix 's Application   
    I def recommend endorsements for this guy. Just like BodyRot, one of the few apps I can see on the shoutbox always having good conversations on the shoutbox, showing that activity, being a contributing member, and all in all a cool guy to talk to. So I definitely want to see you stick around more and I hope you get those v's.
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    Rapture got a reaction from BoDYRoTx in BoDYRoTX's Application   
    I try to be! We should def talk more, on Mumble and def on the SB. GL on the app.
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    Rapture got a reaction from BoDYRoTx in xI Raw 1 Ix 's Application   
    I def recommend endorsements for this guy. Just like BodyRot, one of the few apps I can see on the shoutbox always having good conversations on the shoutbox, showing that activity, being a contributing member, and all in all a cool guy to talk to. So I definitely want to see you stick around more and I hope you get those v's.
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    Rapture got a reaction from Mannykacks in Why vVv should support Injustice Gods Among Us   
    Lol.

    League of Legends. Call of Duty. DOTA. Gears of War. Halo.

    All games we've supported or continue to support or have members/apps that play them...and now we're pulling the toxicity card? Come on, I don't buy that. If you're saying a community is too toxic, then we should drop our CoD division immediately or there's a blatant inconsistency here.

    I for one support this and will personally support Injustice regardless of vVv's general decision. I think we lost a good opportunity with Mortal Kombat 9, and if we had stayed in that field we likely could have had an easy transition into Injustice, and personally I see the game having a great competitive community.

    Also, to say that the FGC wants to keep things nice and small is completely false lmao.

    BTW: Posting two links doesn't prove your point. The gaming industry as a whole is having a huge problem with sexism right now, and you linked to a one-off internet reality show that people barely remember, had little importance, etc. One bad apple ruined it for everyone (and SFxT isn't even that bad of a game anymore).
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    Rapture got a reaction from Minotaur in Looking for conpeditive team!   
    No.
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    Rapture got a reaction from _RaGe in Evolution - Modern Warfare 3 Community Team Sponsorship Request (CoD)   
    Damn, wish every team put this much effort into making content and being active.

    As much as I'm not a CoD fan, you guys do put in mad work and make it enjoyable for the rest of us, so I tip my hat to this team and wish you all good luck! You have my support.
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    Rapture got a reaction from Tears in Little Miss Sca Gears Of War 3 Application   
    You know there's only a Loser's Bracket podcast, there is no Winner's Bracket podcast, right? lol

    And why do you like [it]? How does it keep you up with the competitive gaming community? Favorite episode?

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