What the Pokemon TCG Online Leaderboards REALLY Say About the Game

Despite months of playing Pokemon TCG Online religiously, I was unaware of its leaderboards until long after. In my defense, they live on the Pokemon website and not within the game, making it very easy to miss

Though I’m annoyed that I can’t check the leaderboards while I’m playing, it does have one particularly neat feature. By scrolling all the way to the back of each leaderboard, you can see how many players are playing within each format.

For the purposes of this post, I went to each leaderboard and scrolled to the very back of the previous full season. I then wrote down what the last place number was to determine how many players were listed in each leaderboard. The results of that research caught me by surprise.

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Off-Topic: Adventures in Apartment Hunting Part 3

After almost a year of discussion, months of going through hundreds of apartment listings and weeks of taking appointments, Steff and I felt like we might have found the one. Despite how in love we were with that place, and how actively we were communicating with our point of contact to get more information about the place, we wanted to check out at least one more place as a gut check.

However, someone else was in the running for our potential dream condo, and we were being pressed to make a decision fast. Would this one last appointment make the difference? Would it screw us out of the one we had our hearts set on by taking too long to respond? Click through to find out!

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