My two children (ages 13 and 11) and I have been involved with Pokemon for
three years. We belong to the league at the local WOTC store and
tournaments regularly. I have always stressed honesty and fair play
kids. I have also taught them about being responsible for their
accepting the consequences when they make bad choices. I am so glad
Phil was made an example of. It validates what we teach our kids
honesty. I find it hard to believe that Phil's offenses are as minor
Living in New Jersey, we have met Phil several times at tournaments.
lack of humility has always amazed me. His letter did nothing to
opinion. For his own good, I hope he gets real and eats a little
swelled head can be quite a detriment in life.
Mike - Pokemon Parent