December 2, 2023
Picture: The Pokemon Firm

The Pokemon Firm not too long ago launched official group boards on its web site, permitting Trainers to remain updated with the most recent information, talk about all issues Pokemon, and assist different members of the group.

Whereas this may increasingly look like an effective way for professionals to speak with one another, boards already require some critical moderation. The boards are presently stuffed with spam with all kinds of matters. Within the “Normal” part, there are posts asking trainers what Pokemon they’d eat, together with quite a lot of threads in query. Here’s a small pattern:

Some professionals confer with this as “Myvers 2.0.” Fortuitously, the dialogue appears to be extra topical in different areas, such because the collectible card sport part.

In response to the official discussion board guidelines and pointers, the group should encourage customers to contribute in a “constructive means.” It doesn’t acknowledge “profanity or inappropriate matters” and specifies how workers have the suitable to take disciplinary motion if folks have a unfavourable affect on the group.

If you wish to take part in group discussions on the Pokemon boards, you’ll must register or create a Pokemon Coach Membership account. Have you ever already visited these boards? Are you shocked that it was already spam? Depart a remark beneath.