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all the card pages have a specific template and design. there are some guys around here who specialize in making them. i am not one of them, so, i cant really point you in the right direction. -- MAGNEDETH 02:57, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Talk Page Comments
Please do not 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 erased and was trying to keep erased; he ended up blocked and ended up having every single erased comment restored. --Shiningpikablu252 03:19, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
Just FYI, the "rec=yes" part of that template marks a move as having been used recently (i.e. as part of their possible moveset in their last known episode), not that it is known when they were first used, so don't put it in when you are adding the episode a move was first used unless it has been used in a recent episode. Keep up the good work though. Werdnae 05:07, 5 June 2009 (UTC)
I'm very sorry, but one of your userboxes was causing us trouble. It gave us a category we don't need, so I've had to remove it. Again, apologies. — THE TROM — 12:45, 6 June 2009 (UTC)