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Pokemon D/P trio game revealed?

Recently, a CoroCoro sacan was made depicting a trio in the gen. 4 games. It's name is Pokemon Platinum. For more information, go here.--Pkmn 16:01, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

it also says: "however it is not be 100% confirmed yet". ~ kenn Talk 16:15, 11 May 2008 (UTC)
Okay. First of all, this discussion should be here, not on the discussion area designated for the Main Page. Second of all, we can all see the damn scan. For reasons I've stated on FPU's talk page, we need to wait until the magazine comes out. --ニョロトノ666 16:16, 11 May 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, like you really expect someone to be able to post a comment of the talk page of a non-existant page.--Pkmn 00:08, 12 May 2008 (UTC)
In response to your apparent sarcasm, that's entirely possible. --ニョロトノ666 21:04, 13 May 2008 (UTC)
Here's a better scan of the Preview and Dialga and Palkia in the Background and Giratina"Origin Forme" and Cyrus

I have a bigger one...but I shrunk this one to fit 20080513_corocoro-scan.jpg CoolPikachu!

Drools....•Pokemaniac102 00:18, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
This "game"9if it's real)seems REALLY BETTER than last one except for Lucasnew look.CoolPikachu!
It's beautiful....*angels start singing* PL12 00:20, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Yes it is........:)(I HOPE THIS'S A REAL GAME!NEW GYM LEADER,POKEMON FORMS,WI-FI UNDERGROUND,BATTLE ISLAND AND MORE I WISH THEY WOULD PUT THAT IN THE GAME:) ) CoolPikachu!
Awesome, and the Giratina coming out of the ground looks AWESOME!!!!!!•Pokemaniac102 00:27, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
I have a question, how can it be fake??•Pokemaniac102 00:33, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
They may try to change somethings or be a Hoax I don't know CoolPikachu!
The magazine seems so real... the images seem so real... the everything... I'm getting overly obsessed...•Pokemaniac102 00:40, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
So am I....sigh:)...CoolPikachu!
Ugh, TTE hates the image and is very angry... Where did you get that scan???•Pokemaniac102 00:59, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Y does TTE hate it?And I have it scaned from a friend CoolPikachu!
He doesn't believe it at all. He wants scans from the entire magazine THEN HE'LL BELIEVE IT•Pokemaniac102 01:02, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Don't hate it, but remember, we did get those "scans" about Gold and Silver remakes around a year ago. TTEchidna 01:05, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Yea you do hate it. You totally got all angry and scary on Aim.•Pokemaniac102 01:07, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Well,it's not mine photo but from a friend and more specific an online friend not hey I see you every and at schoo-type of friend CoolPikachu!
Well than get your "friend" to get scans of the whole magazine•Pokemaniac102 01:19, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
kk CoolPikachu!

I thought for sure it was going to be called Pokemon Onyx. Boywonder01 11:47, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

  • Drools........ I wish I could get that........C is for Cookie 11:54, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Famitsu has an article on the game as well, the same stuff as in Coro Coro. If this doesn't prove it, I don't know what will. [1] Goldchaos 17:58, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

27 more articles...

And then we have two memes here. TTEchidna 08:01, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

First person to say over 9000! will be shot. Glinn Mgraw 08:10, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

How many articles will we have? Noname

12 more to go.... --Posted by Deadlymethane at 20:34, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

Just 8 left. (MathijsP 08:20, 14 May 2008 (UTC))

I seem to have done it! --ニョロトノ666 20:21, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
No, article 9000 is the next one to be made. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 20:22, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Huh. The main page is saying 8,999 but the Statistics page is saying 9,002. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 20:26, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
I think the Main Page takes a minute or two to update itself. In any case, I've made about the last 7 articles, so I feel special.  : D --ニョロトノ666 20:32, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Actually, I didn't notice that you had made Pokémon Platinum. Also, some n00b created a page on Masakazu Fukuda. It wasn't categorized and it's a stub, though. In any case, it'll be close. --ニョロトノ666 20:36, 14 May 2008 (UTC)
Masakazu Fukuda was 9,001. Platinum was 9,002. Whatever card article you made before those two was 9,000. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 00:37, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

IT'S OVER 9000!!!! It's official. We now have over 9,000 articles. --Posted by Deadlymethane at 00:34, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Kill kill kill kill die die die. Glinn Mgraw 09:28, 15 May 2008 (UTC)
Now hopefully the wanted pages will be updated again. MoldyOrange 00:46, 15 May 2008 (UTC)
The 9000th article on Bulbapedia would be...Tauros! --ニョロトノ666 01:39, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Can you edit userpages again?

Title says it all (MathijsP 15:57, 18 May 2008 (UTC))

Nope. --Martonimos((Talk)) 21:05, 18 May 2008 (UTC)
Why don't you try before asking? The userpage space will remain blocked until people grow up and stop using it for junk like fanfiction. Ketsuban 21:48, 18 May 2008 (UTC)
i guess we have to stick with talkpagesOrigamiGuy-Talk-Contribs-Mudkipz 18:15, 21 May 2008 (UTC)
What he's trying to say is "there's a question on my talk page I want answered. Answer my question please." --Martonimos((Talk)) 19:10, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

something needs a line!!

on the homepage, between stubs and browsing there should be a line but there isnt one.

I think someone should fix it. i dont really care, but i just wanted to let you know.

--Hey1031 21:57, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

There is no need for one right there... PM102 22:07, 25 May 2008 (UTC)
If both were justified in the same manner, there would be. But they aren't. One's on the left and one's on the right. TTEchidna 00:02, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

Aeroblast Deoxys???

...that Aeroblast and Psycho Boost are the signature moves of Lugia and Deoxys, respectively, however both can have the other's signature move through special means?

May I ask how Deoxys can learn Aeroblast? The Placebo Effect 12:18, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

It is a rumor created by a hacker. Deoxys cannot learn Aeroblast, nor do any event Deoxys come with that move. Trainer-c 14:24, 27 May 2008 (UTC)
So why is it on the mian page when it is false? The Placebo Effect 15:06, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

It's not false. It was from an event in the UK--KukiTalk 15:09, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Every person that has attended the UK Deoxys event that I have seen posting has confirmed the rumor to be false. It is also not listed on Serebii.net's (a UK site) list of legit event Pokémon, or any other site's list for that matter. Trainer-c 15:42, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Downtime?

So. Yesterday, whenever I tried to access Bulbapedia or any BMG site, I got a 403 error message. By this afternoon, it had simply become a "unable to connect" error. Even now, the archives are giving me the same problem. But when I look at the RCs, I don't see any significant gaps where I'd think they'd be. So what's going on? Am I the only one who couldn't access the sites? And if there was downtime, [hope]was it indicative of a server switch[/hope]? --Martonimos((Talk)) 06:40, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

I got the same messages you did. Maybe the server broke. However the Archives are still down so that's why we can't see pictures that were submitted to the archive. --ケンジガール 06:52, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Same here. YinYang 06:54, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Ditto.--CoolPikachu! 06:56, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
And the images still doesnt work (MathijsP 07:06, 1 June 2008 (UTC))
We overran the quota for the month. Way overran it. WAY overran. Seriously. We needs the donations. TTEchidna 07:30, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Yup --CoolPikachu! 07:33, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
I couldn't get on here until...like now D: I was worried the site had died forever or something *hasn't been able too get on for 2 days* Takoto タコト| サソデイ = 愛 12:31, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
So...what happened to Archy (Archaic)? It's the Θρtιmαtum♏Talk|Links12:59 1 Jun 2008

Poképedia

The name of this wiki should be Poképedia, not Bulbapedia! Change the name please. Thanks TeePee-20.7 15:49, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

Uh, no. This is a Bulbagrden site so it gets the "Bulba" brand name. It is certainly too well known to change to something more uncreative now. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 15:56, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Plus, site name change is impossible. In addition, name taken, conversation over.--KukiTalk 15:59, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Wow you two are very biased. Poképedia is not "something more uncreative", it is more general and unbiased. This wiki isn't about bulbasaur, it's about Pokémon. Otherwise why not change it to a title inspired by my favourite Pokémon, and call it "Charpedia". Why is a site name change impossible? And in addition it has been taken? So are you telling me a wiki named "Poképedia" already exists? If so provide me with a link please, thanks. TeePee-20.7 16:29, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
here you go. -- MAGNEDETH 16:33, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

Isn't that just the french version of this wiki? Can't Poképedia be the main name and then just have all the other languages extended from the main site? This seems to be setup very similar to Wikipedia, so why not keep that aspect the same also? TeePee-20.7 16:52, 1 June 2008

because this isnt wikipedia. we are not all on the same server. in fact, each wiki has to pay for its own server. that being said, the creator, Zhen Lin most certainly has the power to name it whatever he feels. furthermore, the wiki stems from the Bulbagarden forum. so, when they decided to make a wiki, it was only right to name it the Bulbapedia. "Bulba" stems from the original site, and "pedia" obviously stems from Encyclopedia. also, as far as im concerned, Pokepedia is a pretty official name, as if to imply its paid for and supported by Nintendo/Game Freak, which it certainly is not. -- MAGNEDETH 17:02, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
I know this is not wikipedia, it is just quite evidently based off it in general setup. Okay I understand why it was carried over, but Poképedia sounds like a more appropriate name for an encyclopedia about Pokémon. Just because it is not payed for or supported by Nintendo/Game Freak does not mean it should not be called "Poképedia". You never know, once Nintendo caught on to the fact that there was a whole encyclopedic wiki dedicated to Pokémon, they might join the band wagon and fund the wiki themselves. TeePee-20.7 17:22, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
As brilliant as it would be for Nintendo to fund us, I really don't see that happening. The key factor is what I already mentioned: It's a Bulbagarden project so it has "Bulba" in the name, just like Bulbanews, Bulbacast, etc. This will not change. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 17:28, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Ahh! But you must remain optimistic and assume good faith on Nintendo's behalf. And just because this started from the Bulbagarden community doesn't mean it has to have "Bulba". As I already mentioned Poképedia in itself is more descriptive and an appropriate name for a wiki about Pokémon. TeePee-20.7 17:53, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
It didn't just "start from the community". It is a significant section of Bulbagarden itself! So, yes, it does have to have "Bulba" in the name. Go and pester Archaic or Zhen Lin if you want but they will have the same stance. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 18:05, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

Look i'm stepping im here. Bulbapedia STAYS Bulbapedia, always has been, always will be. End off. That and Bulbapedia sounds slightly better than Poképedia... Takoto タコト| サソデイ = 愛 18:17, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

TeePee-20.7, If your reason for joining was explicitly for the purpose of trying to change the name of this encyclopedia, then you'd best reconsider your motivation. The name is not going to change. Your proposal is about as ludicrous as someone telling Wikipedia to change the name to encyclopedia because it "makes more sense." I would recommend exploring and becoming a decent contributer to the community rather than trying to change the entire face of a wiki you just joined and ovbiously haven't explored. Trainer-c 18:39, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Poképedia is a little too similar to Pokémon Encyclopedia for my liking. Besides, I always liked the fact that it was "Bulbapedia" instead of something less original, and even if it weren't a Bulbagarden project, I think the fact that Bulbasaur heads up the National Dex is reason enough for him to be in the name. Like Trainer-c says, you're probably better off just finding something else useful to do. --Martonimos((Talk)) 18:52, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

You're stepping in here? Are you the owner? I'm sorry I didn't think I was causing such a major comotion here that it needed someone to step in and use caps locks. Bulbapedia doesn't sound better, that's just your biased opinion based on your affiliation with bulbagarden. What's all this drama for with people needing to step in, I didn't know this was a soap opera wiki! TeePee-20.7 18:57, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

Trainer-c, please don't suggest things based on bad faith. My proposal is not ludicrous and makes perfect sense. Your comparison to the changing of the Wikipedia name is ludicrous as Wikipedia is 1000 times the size of this encyclopedia and has no basis for comparison when it comes to the name. The name "Wikipedia" itself really is perfect for what wikipedia is and you get all that in the simple name. Bulbapedia on the other hand is not like this. Don't make bad faith assumptions on my part, I have explored this wiki for a while now and have only now decided to become a member, I suggest you conduct a more civil approach in your dealings with new users such as myself, because if you are like this to all the new comers, then you are most certainly being detrimental to this project and are doing a disservice for the community at large. TeePee-20.7 19:09, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

I am not the owner, nor do i wish to seem like it. Guess what? I haven't even been on the Bulbagarden website before :\ So i can't say i like it, shove that in your pipe and smoke it! Takoto タコト| サソデイ = 愛 19:32, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

Whoa, stand back. TeePee-20.7 19:44, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Oh, this is so a soap opera wiki. I'm not even kidding. Reading one of the talk pages is like watching an episode of the OC, or some horses**t like that. But whatever. Unless I'm mistaken, changing the name would require buying a new domain (as if the server wasn't crap-full enough already), making a new wikimedia project on that domain with the new name, and then manually transferring all of our "OVER 9000!!!" articles over there. I'm not exactly down with that, and apparently, neither are the sysops. And in the end, it's their decision (more specifically, it's Archaic's decision). There's no real reason to do it. Calling this site "Poképedia" is as much your opinion as calling it "Bulbapedia" is ours. --Martonimos((Talk)) 19:55, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Oh okay, I wasn't aware it was so difficult. I don't have a good idea on how the technical aspects of wikis work but yeh you have made it sound very difficult to what I thought it would be. But yeh my opinion still stands, Poképedia is more descriptive, more general and more to the point about what this wiki actually is. It is a good name like Wikipedia is for it's purpose. If it wasn't so difficult and all Pokémon fans could take a vote before this wiki was created, I'm sure it would not be me against the world. TeePee-20.7 20:05, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Look at it this way: It's Bulbagarden's encyclopedia. That describes it pretty well. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 20:09, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

@ TeePee; Hm *smirks* I'll stand back when you realize it's stays as Bulba (: Oh and...sorry if i seem pushy, i'm annoyed right now. Not at anyone, don't take it personally. Takoto タコト| サソデイ = 愛 19:58, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

BS, not at any one my ass! You are all annoyed at me and all getting on the defensive. You all see me as "a general nusiance" and are chucking hissy fits just because I think the name should be changed, seriously people. Come on! TeePee-20.7 20:14, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Dude, calm down. The more you come after them, the more they come after you. May I suggest logging off for a while, letting all this fade, coming back, and trying again to fit into this community? Make a few contributions to the main space, and stop pushing this name change. We've had people join with rocky starts before, but several of them were able to put that behind them and become regular, effective contributors. --Martonimos((Talk)) 20:33, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Seriously. Your attitude is the biggest problem here, TeePee. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 20:38, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

We might as well get rid of him now--KukiTalk 20:46, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

No, we might as well quit provoking him and give him a chance to cool down. --Martonimos((Talk)) 20:52, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

The idea of it being Bulba as in Bulbasaur, kinda implies it as a first source for information.. Since Bulbasaur is the first Pokémon in the Pokédex. I at least like checking things here now. Gywall 21:02, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

idk, i think TeePee is on to something here. being well established is nothing. in fact, i submit Google should change its name to something like "SuperSearch.com" right? it makes more sense doesnt it? -- MAGNEDETH 21:05, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

I've skimmed this discussion, and I think there's one extremely important fact that everyone has missed. Several, actually. First of all, the server's name is Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden, or Bulbagarden for short. So, a wiki hosted by Bulbagarden should logically be named Bulbawiki or Bulbapedia. Secondly, Bulbasaur is the first Pokémon by National Dex order! Pokémon #001! This makes it notable. By the way, the Star Wars wiki is Wookiepedia, not StarWarspedia or something along those lines. Lastly, it would simply be a load of work and a pain in the ass to change the name. --ニョロトノ666 23:08, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
Just for the record, we didn't miss any of those points (although nobody brought up Wookiepedia as an example). --Martonimos((Talk)) 01:48, 2 June 2008 (UTC)
Wouldn't be Bulbawiki, that refers to News/Pedia/Archives as a set. Also, I am the Mr. Temporary-kinda-permanent-in-charge-dude of Bulbapedia... and it's Bulbapedia. Forever. Because it makes sense. TTEchidna 02:36, 2 June 2008 (UTC)
Come on, you're trying to TP us, right? Like the way I TP-ed the Moon to make half of it white. Poképedia soundsl ike a real cliché and we're trying to be ORIGINAL here! Bulbapedia sticks. End of story. It's the Θρtιmαtum♏Talk|Links05:32 2 Jun 2008