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Talk:Ash Ketchum

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I've brought this up before about the horrid border coloration, but it has still stayed in place. I have an idea, in that we could colour it white and blue, like his clothing. It would look so much nicer. 473.png Torngentleman2599.png 10:03, 20 February 2011 (UTC)

That would probably be good. Why the box colors are those of Pikachu is quite puzzling. --jda95 10:06, 20 February 2011 (UTC)
I think they are the colors of the Red and Yellow games; because Ash is based on Red and Yellow was based on the anime.
PS: Torngentleman2, you are not allowed to have images in your signature. --ケンジガール 10:12, 20 February 2011 (UTC)
Now that I'm looking at it, that would look much nicer. --Nathan2055talk 15:58, 20 February 2011 (UTC)
Thoughts? I personally like example 2. --ケンジガール 23:45, 20 February 2011 (UTC)
I love Example 3. --HoennMaster 00:39, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
Now for me it's a close call between number 2 & number 4, I think the yellow is good to have, honestly though, I like them all more than the current colours Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 01:01, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
Example 2 and 4 are my choices. I don't care which one as long as there is some yellow in there. It's not that important that we change the colors, but I do agree that the current borders are a bad combination of colors.--Alex726(TALK) 02:42, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
I too felt there should be yellow in there. Having white and blue only sort of implies he's a Water and Normal-type Trainer to me... Which is why I still like 2. --ケンジガール 04:25, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
I definately think Example 2 is better than Example 4, but my personal favourite is Example 1, as Pikachu is in the image, so he's not unrepresented. Torngentleman2 16:52, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
I've thought long and hard, I have decided I like the yellow on example 2 best Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 22:00, 21 February 2011 (UTC)
I think this looks better if you replace the "normal" with "white"--Burgundy 23:47, 21 February 2011 (UTC)

Talk page note

I don't think we need the "ALL CAPS" note on the top of this page. Wouldn't it be better leaving it as a hidden note or in some other format, as it doesn't seem to come up very often in the archives?--Tim Thomason 19:07, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

We do. It comes up all the time but a lot of the edits get reverted. Check the history. --ZestyCactus 19:13, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

'As of BW001'

I think we should get rid of that note next to his age. If he hasn't aged over all that time, he's never going to reach 11. So I think we should just list his age as 10 and nothing but, so it looks neater. Torngentleman2 14:44, 12 March 2011 (UTC)

Well, there have been two times on where it was implied that Ash was 11, one was in EP063 (albeit being only present in the dub versions), and the special on where they celebrate the first anniversary since Ash and Pikachu first met, if I remembered which one it was, I'd link it. But yeah, the series have implied (whether on dub or not) that time has passed whether it actually happened or not. I guess that's why it's been pointed out. Masatoshitalk 15:12, 12 March 2011 (UTC)

I'm going to say this again. Do not turn this into an age discussion. That's not what this was about. Violators will be dealt with. --ケンジガール 00:01, 28 April 2011 (UTC)


We most add that his counterpart in the pokemon adventures manga red is. Both have fight there rival in the final of the pokemon league and win. Both have a Pikachu. We most edit this.--Nazirbashir 08:11, 5 May 2011 (UTC)

Just out of sheer curiosity...

Why was so much Trivia removed? I mean, that was a LOT of trivia, and I could see the reason for most of it being removed (out of date, etc.) but there is some of it that is still valid right (like the stuff about how he constructs his teams)? Just one person's opinion, and I am not staff or anything, so feel free to ignore or whatever, but I was just curious. --ジェダイの騎士デジタルテレビ 23:11, 19 May 2011 (UTC)

Oversized page

I got a message on the edit page saying that it reached the limit of over 32kb and needs to be broken into smaller sections. PattyMan 22:16, 2 June 2011 (UTC)

A lot of big pages say that. I don't believe it's a concern. Jellotalk 22:17, 2 June 2011 (UTC)


Come on, why is Pikachu in rotation too? -Billy4b2004 06:57, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

And we still have complaints? Geesh. Why are Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, and Scraggy there despite never leaving Ash's team? These are the pokémon he is using in Unova, so they are all in one section. --HoennMaster 15:25, 5 June 2011 (UTC)


The Archeops from BW040 could potentially go in Ash's 'temporary' section, but I don't know whether or not it would be classed as being trained by Ash, or at least Ash in particular. What do you guys think? Torngentleman2 19:48, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

Wait for the episode to air so we fully know the circumstances. —darklordtrom 23:47, 18 June 2011 (UTC)
The episode has airred, this user ment to say BW039, that's the Archeops he is reffering to Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 23:51, 18 June 2011 (UTC)
I think it's a bit different. With Cottonee, he actually trained it, and used it to battle against Iris and Cilan. Archen he only helped teach to fly, and he wasn't the only one. He was just the only one with a flying type (who would listen). But he never actually commanded it. Jo the Marten ಠ_ಠ 23:55, 18 June 2011 (UTC)
Agreed, if we counted this we'd have to add Swablu as well Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 23:58, 18 June 2011 (UTC)
I guess that sums up my confusion at why Archeops wasn't on the episode list :D —darklordtrom 00:10, 19 June 2011 (UTC)
Thing is, while only once or twice, Ash did tell her what to do. Ash never commanded a move, but he did ask her do do things like fly towards Ash, or to jump. Torngentleman2 13:59, 19 June 2011 (UTC)