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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! TTEchidna 16:48, 7 March 2008 (UTC)

Say...

You've been doing a pretty good job with adding those TCG Origins. Keep up the good work!  :D --ニョロトノ666 17:13, 12 November 2008 (UTC)

Writing [[move|moves]] is technically out of style and makes a couple different people mad. It is actually supposed to be written as [[move]]s. This can be done for a lot more and it won't make people mad, for example: [[double battle]]s instead of [[Double battle|double battles]]. Please keep this in mind. MaverickNate 02:08, 19 December 2008 (UTC)
Seems like a really minor thing to get mad about - seems mildly irritating at best - but point taken. JessTehSkox 02:12, 19 December 2008 (UTC)

I'd not waste your time

We plan on changing up the TCG illustrators, so I wouldn't do anything on those pages. All your work could be lost if you do anymore, so, keep doing the origins. We need more than we need updating illustrator pages, they are all outdated, old, and in time for a new way of doing them, which we plan on making. Thank you! MaverickNate 03:34, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Also, skip the VS set, we don't necessarily know if those are the correct attacks or not, we need to double check them first. MaverickNate 03:56, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Wow, I....guess I've got quite a knack for stupidly throwing myself into time-wasting endeavours. Expedition it is, then! --JessTehSkox 04:08, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

EX Emerald

No need for the release information sections, that info will be going into the infobox once other things get done. MaverickNate 04:31, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

Thankies! MaverickNate 04:34, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

Umm...

Great that you're writing in the origins. Please though, make sure that the move/ability sounds similar AND functions similarly to the actual from the game. Marvel Scale doesn't disallow any moves or anything similar...it just raises defense... ht14 03:35, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

While I feel that Mystic Scale was named specifically to fit into the same naming scheme as Marvel Scale (and attempted to phrase that particular sentence to emphasize the name-only connection), and that it's not a completely invalid connection as plenty of actual moves' TCG versions function nothing like their in-game counterparts (EX Emerald Medicham ex's Pure Power comes to mind), I will nonetheless take that advice and try to follow a general "The less similar the moves'/abilities' names are, the more similar their functions must be to justify making a note of it" rule. Point taken. JessTehSkox 03:58, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
...Good old Water Pulse. I think the point of origin in this case is simply this: do the moves/abilities make sense to the game version? ht14 04:03, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Not yelling at you...don't feel bad. Here's a perfect example though: Castform (Legends Awakened 49). Normally, in the games, Water Pulse has a chance of confusion. However, in the TCG (I believe) all with this move has a chance of sleep (although, I guess if one has no more ideas other than Hidden Power and no side effects, I don't blame them one bit for making new moves for Unown. ht14 04:11, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Uhhh... Jess is fine. They don't need to function similarly to be noted. Whenever Confusion appears in the TCG, it causes paralysis. Jess is doing exactly what needs to be done and correctly at that matter! MaverickNate 04:17, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Ok then. ht14 04:21, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Though calling me out over the Mystic/Marvel Scale thing was completely justified, I think. I occasionally fall victim to a throw-in-whatever-comes-to-mind approach, lazily assuming if anything's too over-the-line it'll be speedily rectified. (And it usually has.) The TCG takes some enormous creative liberties with certain game elements, plus there's all sorts of weird translation choices (the TCG Dive attack being a perfect, and particularly obnoxious example), so I acknowledge there will be disagreement over just what qualifies as an origin. (Also, having not seen that Castform card previously....they've actually started translating it as Water Pulse instead of the made-up-to-fit-the-effect Super Hypno Wave? Interesting.) JessTehSkox 04:28, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

Congratulations!

GoldenCharizard.png The Golden Charizard Award

Congratulations! For your outstanding service to Bulbapedia in pages regarding the Pokémon Trading Card Game you have been awarded the Golden Charizard Award for December, 2008 by the Bulbapedia editorial board!


Please place this template onto your userpage by putting {{User Award|GoldZard|December, 2008}} among your userboxes.

-- MAGNEDETH 06:21, 9 January 2009 (UTC)
And very much deserved, if I might say so. Some stellar contributions to the Trivia and Origin sections from you, which is fantastic. =) Cipher (Talk) 11:12, 9 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks! I'd kinda assumed it was a waste of time - how important could everyone else think these are, honestly? - but apparently not. 'Tis a nice little bit of motivation to help me get through the seemingly never-ending wave of EX-era sets! JessTehSkox 12:04, 9 January 2009 (UTC)
DP's a lot nicer to work on than EX (don't know how that works, but it does), and EX does end eventually. Might not seem like it, but it does! =P Cipher (Talk) 12:18, 9 January 2009 (UTC)