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User talk:Diachronos

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, Diachronos!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --ニョロトノ666 22:58, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

Talk pages

We try to keep the discussion on talk pages relevant to the related article. This doesn't mean discussing the subject of the article, just the article itself. If you want to talk to people about various other topics, like the fifth generation or what someone should or shouldn't be posting, the Bulbagarden forums are always open. --Martonimos((Argh|Blargh)) 18:31, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

Fave Pokémon

There's a user template for all of them, including fave of each type. Ask an admin for mor details--KukiTalk 18:10, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

Actually, they're all at Category:Favorite-type tags .--Kkllnn blastoise 19:34, 25 September 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for that info. But how do I change the sprites to the shiny versions; it doesn't say how on the type pages. Diachronos 15:55, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
The templates use the number field to find the image you want, so just replace the number with the filename of the shiny image. For example, instead of just 448 for Lucario, do Spr_4d_448_s. --((Marton imos)) 17:40, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
Ok, thanks. Diachronos 17:41, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Please

Slow down on editing the User: namespace. Editing your userpage too much will lead to it being locked again. Instead of making multiple small edits, why not instead use the preview button (Alt + Shift + P) to check your edits before saving the page? Thank you. --Porygon-Z 18:00, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Again

This is your second warning. Please refrain from editing the User: namespace too rapidly, or you will lose privileges. --((Marton imos)) 22:42, 8 October 2008 (UTC)

Sorry, dude, but you did make four edits so far today. --((Marton imos)) 22:42, 8 October 2008 (UTC)
The fourth one was to fix a spelling mistake. Diachronos 15:50, 9 October 2008 (UTC)
That's why you press the preview button... ht14 15:52, 9 October 2008 (UTC)
I didn't notice it until after I'd already saved the third edit. Diachronos 15:55, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

Yes, I know I went over today. I wasn't paying attention. Diachronos 18:15, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Which means I have to give you this, please pay better attention next time. - Kogoro | Talk to me - 18:22, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Stop.

This is your final warning. Failure to comply with the limit on editing the User: namespace will cause you to lose the ability to edit it. --- Kogoro | Talk to me - 18:22, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Talk pages

It isn't wrong or against the rules to do it, but on talk pages you've been starting new sections by editing the page itself. An easier way to do it is click the + tab at the top of the page next to Edit, type whatever you want for the title of the new section in the subject/headline, and then type what you want. R.A. Hunter B. 17:55, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

Re:Your team Templates

Replied. R.A. Hunter B. 18:59, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

Help

For some reason the site keeps logging me out every other time I go to a new page. Diachronos 16:23, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

Talk pages

Please only use them to discuss the content of the page, not the topic. For that, use the forums instead. --SnorlaxMonster 04:29, 12 September 2010 (UTC)