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User talk:AshXDawn

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, AshXDawn!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --electAbuzzzz (TALK) 11:51, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Link Templates

Please use link templates when linking to stuff such as Pokémon names, attacks, and the like. For example, {{p|Dusknoir}} instead of just [[Dusknoir]]. This is so you don't unintentionally link to a disambiguation page.

For a full crash course on link templates, look at the list of link templates. --Martonimos((Argh|Blargh)) 07:31, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

We use link templates for more than just Pokémon, you know! For example, {{m|Water Gun}} instead of just [[Water Gun]].
I'd recommend that you read over the list of link templates as if it were the Bible before making further edits. --Shiningpikablu252 19:56, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
By this SPB doesn't mean ignoring it completely. Use the link templates or else. TTEchidna 03:33, 29 September 2008 (UTC)
Dude, freaking seriously, look at the page on link templates. TTEchidna 18:12, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Links

Please use them... See shortlinks. Also, try to improve your grammar. Thanks.--Diby 09:57, 8 September 2008 (UTC)

One more thing... Please accent the "e" in Pokémon. It can be easily done through the character palette in the edit window.--Diby 10:05, 8 September 2008 (UTC)
And as long as we're at it, be sure to distinguish between "it's" (contraction of "it is") and "its" (possessive form of "it"). --Martonimos((Argh|Blargh)) 01:17, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

OK.

Your edits need work as far as grammar and formatting go. Please read the manual of style and familiarize yourself more with English grammar before editing too much more. --Martonimos((Argh|Blargh)) 08:10, 15 September 2008 (UTC)

Alright

  • The use of link templates is official policy.
  • Please use the "Show preview" button instead of making multiple minor edits to the same page.

--Diby 13:01, 18 September 2008 (UTC)

I'm gonna have to say pay attention to this. TTEchidna 02:46, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Trivia

Not only does the site header say not to add any, the trivia you have been adding is not wanted. --SnorlaxMonster 15:59, 9 October 2010 (UTC)

I'm sorry

I am sorry that I had to block you, but your talk page, this page, is covered in warnings that you are simply not heeding. Although you did use link templates, you still aren't using the preview button, and you are still adding trivia, which you were told not to (and although the header no longer says not to, inexperienced users shouldn't be adding it). Simply take some time to read the warnings and when the block ends, which is a very small block, come on back and try again. Avoid trivia and use the preview button. Also, your grammar wasn't bad, but just keep an eye out for that. Any other questions, just ask. -- MAGNEDETH 17:25, 6 November 2010 (UTC)

Don't be shy, or scared...

...to ask anybody anything. I felt the exact same way that you did when I first started out, but eventually I realized that most of the people on here are really nice, helpful and friendly, if you are nice, helpful and friendly in return. Yeah, the staff can be kind of grumpy and grouchy sometimes, but that is because they are so busy all of the time and have so much stuff to do. If you ask them nicely, most of the time, they are more than happy to help you out. If you ever have any questions about anything, or are confused about anything, feel free to drop me a line on my talkpage, and I will be more than happy to help you out or resolve your confusion in any way that I can. --JediKnightDTV 18:48, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

You missed something

When copy and pasting Jello's user page you missed the part saying. "Leave my stuff alone, please and thanks. That means hands off anything pretty you see on my pages, I know when someone gets "inspired" by me, I am not stupid. That also means not offering up work you clearly took from me for others to use. Even if you modify it." Pikiwyn talk 18:41, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

For help on making your own userpage this page wp:Wikipedia:User page design center/Style can be really helpfull. There's a page like that on Bulbapedia too, but I can't find it now. But Wikipedia code works like Bulbapedia's so you can get a lot from there. The code is not actually that hard to understand once you get used to it, so just ask if you need help with anything. I feel kinda bad that you don't have a userpage now so if you have an idea for a userpage you can let me know what you want it to look like and I'll show you how to make it :) Pikiwyn talk 20:43, 3 March 2011 (UTC)