User talk:Solar Dragon
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- Sorry, I can't. I don't know why but there is something wrong with my computer and when I press preview, it stops responding. It is the same on every other wiki I am part of. I know about it but I have lost lots of edits because of this. It is just awkward for me. Solar Dragon 18:42, 13 September 2009 (UTC)
Ich tat nur diese Seite, weil es notwendig war. Ich mag verschiedene Sprachen verwenden, um auf Gespräch zu antworten. By Sanshrew-san
(I only did this site because it was necessary. I like to use different languages in order to respond to call.)
- Hi, please use English to pseak to me in future. I can't speak German but I can use a translator. Solar Dragon 18:00, 17 September 2009 (UTC)
- I don't speak German. I didn't do that, it was my bird. He is so cute! I can't show a picture or anything, because anything else also you may steal his identity. I don't mean you, I mean anyone. Sorry... I guess. Mistah☆Sandshrew P.S. He didn't pseak to you, he did speak to you. Sorry it's my temper.
Instead of linking to a disambiguation page like Pokémon Red use the link template Pokémon Red. It displays what you want, but sends you to the right place. Well, kinda. In that example not really More delicate linking and template witchcraft is required to display exactly what you wanted on the Game Boy Tower page - check it out! More link templates for general use are here. —darklordtrom 08:27, 7 October 2009 (UTC)
- Yeah, sorry baout that. I know of them, I just keep forgetting to use them. I will try to in future. Solar Dragon 08:35, 7 October 2009 (UTC)
How did I talk to you that makes me think you're stupid? Birds are intellegent, I have a bird (I'm not getting a dog, they're so gullible), and I could teach him german. He's also learning spanish, french, korean, hindi, and english. He's a cockatiel. [[User:Sandshrew-san|<span style="color:#4D45C1;">'''Mistah'''</span>]][[User talk:Sandshrew-san|<span style="color:#EF0B0B;">'''☆'''</span>]][[Sandshrew (Pokemon)|<span style="color:#0BEF1A;">'''Sandshrew'''</span>]]