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:Correct. Just checked Veekun, and it said 'Before D/P: PP was 5'. [[User:Tina|Tina]]<sup> [[Special:Contributions/Tina|δ]][[User talk:Tina|♫]]</sup> 03:55, 4 December 2007 (UTC)
 
:Correct. Just checked Veekun, and it said 'Before D/P: PP was 5'. [[User:Tina|Tina]]<sup> [[Special:Contributions/Tina|δ]][[User talk:Tina|♫]]</sup> 03:55, 4 December 2007 (UTC)
 
::Yeah, Gen IV changed some moves, Outrage is 120 power, now, but wasn't before. <span style="background:#FF9030">'''[[User:TTEchidna|<span style="color:#FF0000">''TTE''</span>]][[User talk:TTEchidna|<span style="color:#000000">chidna</span>]]</span>{{ani|155|Fire echy}}<span style="background:#664444">[[User:TTEchidna/GSDS|<sup><span style="color:#FFD700">G</span></sup><sub><span style="color:#E0E0E0">S</span></sub><span style="color:#000000">DS!</span>]]'''</span> 04:17, 4 December 2007 (UTC)
 
::Yeah, Gen IV changed some moves, Outrage is 120 power, now, but wasn't before. <span style="background:#FF9030">'''[[User:TTEchidna|<span style="color:#FF0000">''TTE''</span>]][[User talk:TTEchidna|<span style="color:#000000">chidna</span>]]</span>{{ani|155|Fire echy}}<span style="background:#664444">[[User:TTEchidna/GSDS|<sup><span style="color:#FFD700">G</span></sup><sub><span style="color:#E0E0E0">S</span></sub><span style="color:#000000">DS!</span>]]'''</span> 04:17, 4 December 2007 (UTC)
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I pared down the anime move descriptions with the comment: [http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/w/index.php?title=Giga_Drain_(move)&diff=1857853&oldid=1857846 "This is so much more concise and no relevant information is lost. I'm sick of these overly-wordy anime move descriptions."]
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{{u|Littlmiget123}} reverted that edit and replied: [http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/w/index.php?title=Giga_Drain_(move)&diff=1857986&oldid=1857853 "There's really no such thing as being 'too detailed' on a wiki. :) Plus, 'which' and 'whose' makes it sound unprofessional."]
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First of all, yes, there ''is'' such a thing as being too detailed on a wiki. If no relevant information is being lost, there's absolutely no reason to make it longer than it needs to be - a longer paragraph will just make people less likely to trudge through it. As long as the amount of information is not diminished, briefer is ''always'' better, no matter what context you're in.
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Second of all, what are you talking about? "Which" and "whose" look SO much more professional than those repetitive "this, AND this, AND this, AND this" clauses that were there before.
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This is a problem that plagues just about all of the move description pages, so I'd like to resolve this one way or the other now, so there'll be precedent (i.e. so I know whether to even try improving any of the others). [[User:Pumpkinking0192|Pumpkinking0192]] ([[User talk:Pumpkinking0192|talk]]) 23:30, 2 March 2013 (UTC)

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PP amounts

Has the PP been raised since generation III? Because my Weepinbell in FireRed knows this move, but it only has 5 PP, while the article says it has a base PP of 10. If this is incorrect, than what is the max PP for this? Wan Car Lhos 03:51, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

Correct. Just checked Veekun, and it said 'Before D/P: PP was 5'. Tina δ 03:55, 4 December 2007 (UTC)
Yeah, Gen IV changed some moves, Outrage is 120 power, now, but wasn't before. TTEchidnaFire echyGSDS! 04:17, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

Anime descriptions

I pared down the anime move descriptions with the comment: "This is so much more concise and no relevant information is lost. I'm sick of these overly-wordy anime move descriptions."

Littlmiget123 reverted that edit and replied: "There's really no such thing as being 'too detailed' on a wiki. :) Plus, 'which' and 'whose' makes it sound unprofessional."

First of all, yes, there is such a thing as being too detailed on a wiki. If no relevant information is being lost, there's absolutely no reason to make it longer than it needs to be - a longer paragraph will just make people less likely to trudge through it. As long as the amount of information is not diminished, briefer is always better, no matter what context you're in.

Second of all, what are you talking about? "Which" and "whose" look SO much more professional than those repetitive "this, AND this, AND this, AND this" clauses that were there before.

This is a problem that plagues just about all of the move description pages, so I'd like to resolve this one way or the other now, so there'll be precedent (i.e. so I know whether to even try improving any of the others). Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 23:30, 2 March 2013 (UTC)