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User talk:Callyne4

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! TESHIGIGAS 13:10, 22 February 2008 (UTC)


We use the official copyrighted romanizations of the Japanese Pokémon names: for example, Krabby's Japanese name is クラブ, romanized if you were merely going syllable by syllable as Kurabu. It is, however, copyrighted as (and pretty obvious that it actually is meant to be) "Crab".

A similar example is Pikachu: ピカチュウ romanizes to Pikachyuu. Mewtwo: ミュウツー romanizes as Myuutsu. Just because it may end up pronounced in Japanese in that manner doesn't mean that it's actually meant as that. You know how American tourists are well known for going to other countries and messing up their languages, well, speakers of Japanese have a hard time with English words as well: it's because the languages are so evolutionarily distinct that it's really hard to switch between them.

...besides. Many people pronounce "Groudon" as "Ground-don". We don't put an n in there because of that. Um. Didn't mean to rant or anything on your talk page. Think it'd be an idea for me to put this on the MOS? TTEchidnaFire echyGSDS! 18:03, 22 February 2008 (UTC)

Gift Box DPt - Pikachu

So, as I understand it, Chimchar, Turtwig, Piplup and Pikachu are all holographic, but Pikachu is also non-holo. Now, the difference is, Chimchar, Turtwig and Piplup are listed with a quantity of one, but Pikachu is listed with a quantity of two. This is why I've slightly amended your edit on the Gift Box DPt page. Also, thanks for the images - always liked your site, the scans are really great quality. Cipher (Talk) 17:14, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Just been informed of something. It seems site-stamped images aren't allowed on the Bulbagarden Archives, so do you have any versions of those scans that aren't site-stamped? Cipher (Talk) 17:31, 8 January 2009 (UTC) scans


For the record, the scans are from my own site, and I uploaded them myself. I am more than happy to share my scans of Japanese cards if there are none available in a higher quality elsewhere. On my own site,, it is stated that the images are general fair use, so long as the watermark is kept in tact.- unsigned comment from Callyne4 (talkcontribs)

Please do not sign after you have been corrected with {{unsigned}}. The time will most likely be different, and people will get confused. As well, as per our Signature policy, you signature must reflect your username in some way. "" will not cut it.--freezingCOLD (page, talk) 23:22, 8 January 2009 (UTC)


Please sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~) so that everyone knows who put the comment there. Thanks!----freezingCOLD (page, talk) 23:16, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Talk Page Comments

Please don't erase talk page comments for no reason. Trust me, you do NOT want to end up like Big Johnno, who got into an edit war with a sysop over comments the former had erased and was trying to keep erased. That user ended up blocked and subsequently had every erased comment restored. ----freezingCOLD (page, talk) 23:18, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

re: edits

and please do not alter my message which I had cleaned up and signed. It'll grow tiresome if I have to keep adding my signature to that one comment over and over, cheers. 23:22, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Will this work better then, since I'm clearly not allowed to just have my site listed as my signature? ^_^; Callyne4 of 23:25, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

That works, yeah. Cipher (Talk) 23:27, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Cheers :) Callyne4 of 23:28, 8 January 2009 (UTC)