Yo Pojodudes! Its Maccy, and I'm writing this report on mi b-day <how
convienant, eh Jason?>. Anyway, I thought the format sucked <and the
format before it, and the one beofore it...> even though I did really well. I
was very stupid to play a Steelix deck <D'oh!> but I was amazed how well
it did. Here's the deck:
Walls of Steelix
3x Neo Onix
3x Rocket's Zapdos
9x Lighting Energy
4x Metal Energy
2x Full Heal Energy
2x Rainbow Energy
1x Recycle Energy
4x Pro Elm
4x Gold Berry
3x Double Gust
3x Secret Mission
2x Eco Gym
2x Sabrina's Gaze
1x Time Capsule
1x Misty's Wrath
I really doubted that I would do well in the STS, seeing as how the day
before I lost all mi matches except for 3 <this happened beofore Saturday,
and the Embassy Suites>. And there was sooo many fire decks, it wasn't funny.
Well, I considered it hillarious when I beat the fire decks with mi Steelix deck
Ok, you might remember me from a deck report I written about how I won the
Nashville Qualifers. Winning a Qualifers I got 3 Byes. So mi report starts on
Round 4 VS Blane's Ninetails Deck
Deck Look: I thought about playing a Blane's Ninetails deck, too,
but I turned over to Steelix. Anyway, he played Blane's Charmander, Murcrow,
Blane's Ninetails, and a few Cleffa.
The starting turns were really slow. I was building up mi Rocket's
Zapdos while he was loading his bench. Once I got Rocket's Zapdos up, he
couldn't make a defense. He did get out Blane's Ninetails and used his attack on
me <I forget the name> but it only did 40 damage because of Rocket's
Zapdos' Metal Energy. I laid a Gold berry on the bird, and continued to
Electroburn everything in sight...
Round 5 VS Grass Deck
Deck Look: This is the only game where I got out Steelix. I was
really surprised at how a Grass deck made it so far, but I was determined to
stop its record.
I alot of his Poke'mon were Erica's, so they didn't have much
offense. Basically, I got out Steelix turn 2 and laid the smack down on him. He
tried to throw a lot of status at me, but 2 Full Heal Energies saved the
Round 6 VS Another Fire Deck
Deck Look: He had Balne's Arcanine with no Typhlosion. I
didn't think I would win this game, but what do you know...
He got out Blane's Arcanine second turn with 5 energy, and
Fire Stormed everything. It looked downhill for me untill Wooper came out there
and delievered 80 damage to him. I still laugh at the thought of
it...<snickers Wooper...> I got out Rocket's Zapdos and took down
everyhting that oppossed it.
Round 7 VS Steelix Deck!!!
Deck Look: His deck was almost exactly like mine! I was very,
very surprised to see a Steelix deck make it as far as I did. So, it was a
classic battle Steelix vs Steelix.
I got a real bad hand this game, with an Onix and no
Steelix or Metal Energy. I tried to get out a Rocket's Zapdos early in the game,
but he got out a Steelix faster, and KO'd everything. All I did was useless to
Steelix, and I eventually lost this game.
Joey <mi friend at the Nashville Qualifers> and Cole
<the person who I faced at the finals of the Nashville Qualifers> had some
awfule records <no offense>. Joey said his deck wasn't complete, and Cole
played a Slowking deck, which I thought was a bad idea. I went and talked to mi
friends, and they were glad mi Steelix deck finally lost. I knew I had some hope
of making it to the top 8, but I would have to win the next two
Round 8 VS Steelix/Water Deck
Deck Look: I never really thought of playing Steelix with
Water. It sounded like a really good idea, but the Water Poke'mon that worked
with Steelix all had a Weakness to Lighting. This was the fastes match I
Real simple: Two Rocket Squrtle's versus mi
Rocket's Zapdos. It was over in 4 turns...
Round 9 VS Yet another fire deck...
Deck Look: This guy played a deck like mi 3rd oppenet. And it was
very, very close...
Very much like mi 3rd oppenet, he got out Blane's Arcanine 2nd turn
with 5 Energy. But instead of Fire Stroming, he used Heat Tackle against mi
Rocket's Zapdos with no energy. This was a big mistake, because it gave me time
to power up mi Zappy on the bench. I got it out, and it KO'd his Arcanine. Then
he got out another one and KO'd mi Zappy. Soon afterwards, I got yet another
Zappy powered up, and NGR'D back the 2 KO'd Zapdos's. The Zappy fried his
Arcanine. He was about to deck, and he gets out YET ANOTHER ARCANINE!! This
takes out mi Zappy, but I have no fear, because he was going to deck out in a
few turns. I got out another Zappy and powered him up, and he tried to KO mi
baby Poke'mon, but he flipped tails too many times. I simply drew, and passed.
He eventually decked. This was definitley the hardest of all mi
I look to see if I'm in the Top 8. When I looked at the paper, it showed I
was in 9TH PLACE!!! I was really mad at this, so I went to check with the judges
to see how close I was away from 8th. I was two-thousanths of a point away. That
is just too close to count. I think it would've been fair if me and the 8th
place guy battled to see for the top 8, but this would've tooken time that the
STS didn't have. Well, at least I can say I made it so far with a Steelix
The next day, I walk over to the STS, and I wasn't pre-registered. I
overslept <stupid me> and by the time I got there, it was 11:00. Mi dad
went to have a "talk" with Master Trainer Mike about this, and Mike was real
nice about this. He made it very clear that there was no way I was gonna play in
the STS, but he gave me and mi dad 2 more shirts, 2 Promo Jigglypuff's, and the
normal prizes the 17+ would've gotten. If this wasn't enough, he invited me to
his Maple Bar Booster Draft Tournament. This was a real honor for me. I went
there and met a lot of the guys from Poke'mon Zeo. If any of you guys remember
me, I was wearing a DEADMAN INC. cap and a Buffalo Sabres Jersy. I built a
Water/Grass deck for the tournament, and it made it to the quarter finals where
I lost. =/ I was the youngest to enter <12 years old, but I'm writing
this report now that I'm 13. Remember, mi b-day is the day I'm typing this,
which is July 8th>.
But before the Maple Bar Tournament, mi friend Cole didn't show for the 4th
round. <snikers> <evil smirk> This gave me an idea to play as Cole,
since I wasn't playing. The guy was playing a Slowking/ Steelix deck, and I was
losing when all of a sudden Cole shows up!! He couldn't have better
timing...right in the middle of a match...I told the judge that mi name was
Cole, but the last name was different, and he bought it! What a moron! I hope in
the next STS they have better judges, because I will try this again. It was just
too fun to pass up.
PROPS and SLOPS
to Jessica, Justin, Jared, Joey, White Boy James, Gym Leader James, <a
lot of people with J in their name =/> Ryan, Hollis, Cole, Will, Brandon,
Niles, and finally Matty.
to mi deck for doing so well
to Jessica, Jared, James, Ryan, and Will for letting me borrow a lot of the
cards for the STS.
to mi dad for knowing where to go in NYC
to everyone I know at the STS, although I don't know their names
to Team Ream, Poke'mon Zeo, Pojo, and Team Compendium
to Master Trainer Mike for being real nice
because this day is mi b-day!
to the ANTI-MAGBY ASSOCIATION!!!
to anything I'm forgetting...
to Cole for showing up in the middle of the match
to Joey for not doing so well
to Joey's sis who switched outfits three times a day <i got confused
after her 2nd pair of clothes =/>
to Fire decks
to Steelix for being sucky in the STS
to me for forgetting to bring extra Misty's Wrath <sigh>
to me for forgetting to give back Cole's cards <D'OH!!!>
to me for oversleeping
to the judges for being idiots
to me for not making a good impression on Ness <he was watching the
match where I lost big against a fire deck before the STS. If Jason is reading
this, I was the dude with the DEADMAN INC. cap...>
to everything and anything else I'm forgetting
There's how Maccy came to the STS. By the way, I told some guys, like
Jason, mi name was Matt. If you remember me, e-mail me. Mi e-mail address is