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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! Tina δ281 03:13, 22 March 2008 (UTC)

Swinub, and MORE

No speculation is allowed like what you put on Berlitz. No speculation like Dawn's Swinub. HEY! IT CAN BE ANYONES!PokeManiac102 16:32, 23 March 2008 (UTC)

Where arwe you getting all of this information?Emperor's Cookies 17:56, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Platinum

No problem, I didn't see the story. My mistake. Porygon-Z 19:21, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Link templates

You have to use them, seriously. No exceptions to the rule. None. It's like rules 34 and 35. Okay? TTEchidna 07:22, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

Come on, you should know this by now! Read the shortlinks page if you still don't get it. --Martonimos((Argh|Blargh)) 06:03, 20 June 2008 (UTC)

Almia

I wanted to check with you before I changed anything, but where was it said that Almia and Sinnoh are connected and that Almia is south of Lake Verity?

----HoennMaster 04:00, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Type

Don't write out something like [[Dragon-type]], as that links to a redirect. We have a link template for that, so write {{type2|Dragon}} instead. It'll get you the same thing. --Martonimos((Argh|Blargh)) 20:21, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Link Templates

Please use link templates when linking to stuff such as Pokémon names, attacks, and the like. For example, {{a|Rough Skin}} instead of just [[Rough Skin]]. 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. --Shiningpikablu252 15:18, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Handheld system

The following is a reply to your comment that "Gold and silver were planned for the Game Boy and there's no sign of a DS successor in sight for at least another three years, by which we'll likely be in a new region.":

A few months ago, it would have been somewhat acceptable to claim that Generation V could be released for the DS. Now, however, after no new Pokémon have debuted in the latest movie, it is clear that Generation IV will be longer than its predecessors, rather than shorter. It might be hard to fathom that it will take another three years until the next generation is launched (seeing as Nintendo has said that the DS successor will only be released in 2011), but that is exactly the impression that has been created.

Allow me to clarify: According to Nintendo's reports, the DS will not be replaced until 2011. If Generation V were released for the DS, it would be first announced next year and released in 2010. By that time, the DS successor would be announced, and so the Pokémon enthusiasts would be demotivated to buy that new platform upon its release in 2011. The third game could be released thereafter for the newest platform, but that would necessarily remove battle compatibility with the main versions of the generation. It would be terrible for Nintendo, if to put it mildly.

You might for some reason say that it could be released next year, but that possibility has already been eliminated due to the continued focus on Generation IV and the lack of new Pokémon buzz. Besides which, the improved technology introduced in a new handheld system is the bread and butter of a new Pokémon generation. There seems to be a misconception that new Pokémon and regions serve that role, but those have long ceased to be re-defining or even innovative. It cannot be overstated that had it not been for the DS, Diamond and Pearl would have barely stood out from Ruby, Sapphire, FireRed and LeafGreen; they would simply not have warranted the use of the term "Generation IV".

In conclusion, the pattern whereby a new generation is released for a new handheld system, is well worth stating on the relevant page. --Unown Lord

You should have replied here rather than on my talk page; I will quote myself to avoid confusion:
First of all, please don't accuse me of looking at the data subjectively. No one can be truly objective about anything, but it is common courtesy to give others the benefit of the doubt; I believe that I have given you that, and so the respect should be mutual. Furthermore, my argument is that Generation V is still far away, so you certainly can't imply that I am blinded by hopes of seeing the new generation sooner rather than later; it is the exact opposite of that.
1. I, too, think that it would be absurd if the five silhouettes were all alternate forms. Over the forums, I have discussed at length why it is more than possible that new Pokémon will be included in Platinum's data. If to paraphrase, as far as Generation IV is concerned, alternate forms and new Pokémon are one and the same in that both have separate data from pre-existing Pokémon; Origin Forme and Sky Forme will both necessarily have new index numbers that do not exist in Diamond and Pearl (unlike the Deoxys scenario in Generation III, where the alternate forms were specific to new versions and overwrote Normal Forme's data).
However, the above is rather irrelevant to our own discussion. Regardless of whether or not they are brand new Pokémon, the Pokémon represented by the silhouettes will be playable in Platinum when they are unlocked through special events, which is to say that they will fall under the Generation IV category. In fact, the unprecedented move of adding new Pokémon to an existing generation, would go a long way to satiate fans' demand for new content until Generation V is released, which should be in quite a while from now. If the five silhouettes really turned out to be brand new Pokémon (I am using the conditional form not so much because I don't think that will happen, but because most fans deem it to be a stretch), they would not be first step towards preparing Generation V, but rather the first step towards prolonging the current generation.
As for the movies, there was no plan to introduce a new Pokémon in the recently released movie; the terms Pokémon A and Pokémon B were coined by the Japanese toy companies, and they turned out to be pseudonyms for Sky Forme and Land Forme Shaymin, respectively. You should also realize that in the same way you are now saying that next year's movie is guaranteed to feature new Pokémon, so did a multitude of fans believe - just a few months ago - that new Pokémon would debut in this year's movie. They had a proper reason to think that at the time, in light of the pattern that the second movie of each previous generation had introduced at least one new critter. Patterns can be deceiving, but until they have been broken, they deserve to be noted as long as there is a precedent of at least three occurrences.
2. Generation I lasted three years and 9 months (the gap should be counted between Japanese releases), which is only a month shy from Generation III's record. If we apply that to Generation IV, that takes us to as far as July 2010. Now, factoring in the fact that new Pokémon had already debuted by this point in all three past generations, but have not in this generation, it is more than reasonable to assume that Generation V's release will be pushed further away to the 2011 vicinity. Finally, Generation IV is currently devoid of remakes and a 3D RPG; should these be released, they will carry far more weight in the ability to prolong the generation than the spin-off games ever have.
3. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has referred to releasing a DS successor in 2011 as being "an inflexible approach". That means that they might even be considering procrastinating it even further. However, they have definitely made it clear that should the need arise, the next platform will be available at that time.
Until now, I have found myself explaining to others why the assumption that the successor will be available prior to 2011 is an unmerited one. I am not sure what to say to someone who thinks that it could be even later than the data proposed by Nintendo. I will just note that I find it odd that you have no problem with the idea of the next system being released in such a long time from now, yet somehow that same standard does not apply to a future Pokémon generation.
4. Your point is unclear. I argued that that if the Generation V main versions were released for the DS, the third game would either be released for the new platform and lose compatibility with its predecessors, or fall behind the technology of its time. You seem to agree with that analysis, although for some reasons you applied it to Diamond and Pearl (whether or not they will be compatible with the next generation is quite beside the point).
5. 2011 is the safest assumption; it is a reasonable timeframe for both the next system and generation, and to say that one could be pushed further back while the other would have to come sooner, requires a better explanation than the one you have provided. Once again, new Pokémon and region are not sufficient conditions for a new generation. Had Gold and Silver been released for the Game Boy, they would have ended up being a shadow of their true selves; the decision to release them for a new Game Boy system gave way to the creation of the term "generation" in Pokémon's context. -Unown Lord 10:59, 2 September 2008 (UTC)
You make a logical arguement and I can see the point of keeping the info on the page. I did not mean to insult you about the subjective comment, opinions are rampant on this wiki, so I generally ask that of people and in no way was it a comment about you personally. I will stand by my thoughts, but you present a stronger case than I do. Aura-Knight 21:41, 2 September 2008 (UTC)

Tate's Sex

Tate didn't get castrated in Pokemon Special. It's just Chuang Yi's screw-up. --Maxim 18:46, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Missed that, not the first time they've sucked though Aura-Knight 21:20, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

Do Not

Do not Steal informations from other Wiki's, including WikipediaDCM((曲奇饼妖怪Spy on My Edits)) 17:14, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

It is not plagirism. Many other wikis other on the Internet borrow from Wikipedia until they can create a suitable article themselves. The practice is a well known one, but I'll just leave it. This isn't worth a revert war. Aura-Knight 17:16, 24 December 2008 (UTC)
No. We make our own articles, we dont steal from other sites. We hold ourselves the standards of Wikia and sites that steal, so act like a true editor and write it yourselfDCM((曲奇饼妖怪Spy on My Edits))

What's up?

You are in complete denial about High Tough. It's Satoshi and Hikari singing. The Karaoke even has "High Touch (Duet with Satoshi) and "High Touch (Duet with Hikari). Stop lying to yourself. They're singing it. Period. -Sketch 16:37, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Signature

As per the Signature policy, your signature needs to link back to at least your Userpage.
You can set your signature to automatically link back to your Userpage by going into your Preferences and making sure the "raw signatures" box under your nickname is unchecked. This will make your signature auto-link whenever you sign using four tildes (~~~~). Alternatively, you can check the "raw signatures" box, and add in the link coding yourself (you'll generally need to do this if you use other coding to decorate your signature).
Thanks in advance! If you have any questions, by all means, send your questions my way. I'll be happy to explain any fuzzy rules to you, and help you with your signature if you need it. -- Jïörüjï Ðērākō.>.cнаt^ 06:46, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads up. Aura-Knight 14:38, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Session Data

Don't worry, everyone is dealing with it. --HoennMaster 20:30, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

Topps Pikablu Card

I was wondering if you still had this card. Redstar 21:03, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

I'm a little unsure, I'll have to get back to you on that. Aura-Knight 02:56, 17 January 2010 (UTC)