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Pokemon Adventure Chronicles Gold & Silver
It is Made By Me Blue3Mayfield
Serebii is not official
Saying "No It's Ash's Couse I Read on Serbii it said That Ash's Cyndaquill Is Gonna Evolve into Quliva" is definitely not going to win an argument. Serebii is not and never was official. He has been wrong about the anime on several occasions, so don't claim that his word is right without completely official proof. Also, put your comment before your signature, not in the middle of it.--Pokélova! 07:02, 1 June 2010 (UTC)
The Preview Button
It loves you. It wants your love. But you are not giving it love. It is very lonely. Please give it love.
tl;dr - use the preview button instead of saving ten gazillion times.03:12, 25 June 2010 (UTC)
I noticed you have been editing the
User: namespace a lot recently. Please don't do it any more, though. Bulbapedia's Userspace policy restricts the amount you can edit your userpage. This policy was instated to prevent strain on our server, and also to promote people helping out in the mainspace. Bulbapedia is an encyclopedia, after all, so help us out by contributing to some articles before coming back to your personal userpage. The more often you edit in the mainspace, the more you will be allowed to edit your userpage. Thanks! ----rockersk08 17:05, 25 June 2010 (UTC)
Regarding your recent page of "Triple Battles"
The reason Darkeiya protected those pages was to prevent speculation...hence the edit summary of "speculation crackdown". What that means is that we are protecting them to prevent users from making them at all...Next time you see a bunch of links protected, don't create the page at a different name. Thanks...--Psyライダー☮ 00:57, 28 June 2010 (UTC)
In future search the userspace before adding your own pages to the mainspace, the name Dent's Yanappu should of been protected so its not really your fault Diamond Lanturn CodeName: 05308 11:33, 14 October 2010 (UTC)
Kenji has been working on the episodes since 4 or 5 days and she already made the articles in her userspace as well. In fact, it was her decision to make the DP special articles in the userspace first. At least, you should have asked her before creating them. ♫♪AdyNiz♪♫ 14:45, 11 January 2011 (UTC)