Factory workers had to face the huge dumps other workers made, since there was no bathrooms located in the the factories. So it often smelled pretty bad. Workers hated the awful smell, they went on "Duty strike" around 1875.
You can challenge other trainers with Pokemon you raised. Challenge Gyms for a challenge and to progress. Defeat your rival _____ (insert name you gave him). Eventually, make your way to the top and face the most challenge: The Elite Four!