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  «ιɴмɴιαc» 03:50, 8 November 2010 (UTC)  
 

BW collection

How do you know that's what it is going to be, other than assumptions. MaverickNate 22:09, 8 December 2010 (UTC)



Click this link: [1]. Here, I explain why those changes make sense. If you don't believe my "assumptions" (which are based on facts envolving the already confirmed cards and the national dex), you can wait until the set comes out and see for yourself.--Metalizard 23:00, 8 December 2010 (UTC)

Mamanbou is confirmed for white.The dex entry is from white, so it goes in white collection. And, I'm fine with your assumptions, because I was working on that too, and that was what the list was before. I just didn't think about it long enough to fit everything in, which you did. So, thanks! MaverickNate 23:42, 9 December 2010 (UTC)
Ok, good. But anyway, is Bachuru and Denchura already confirmed to be #18 & #19? If not, the last pokémon may not be furijio. Like I said in my pokébeach topic, if they deciced to include another electric pokémon, the last gap could be Maggyo instead of Furijio.--Metalizard 03:05, 10 December 2010 (UTC)

The Preview Button

Instead of editing a page several times in a row, try using the preview button to make sure your edit looks the way you want it to. It's right next to the Save Changes button... Please try it out, so as not to clog up the Recent Changes. Thanks! ----Pokemaster97 19:07, 17 January 2012 (UTC)

I know right? It's just that I was editing something and only after I clicked the save button I noticed that I edited the wrong pokémon card rarity... Isn't there a way to delete what we did wrong? Metalizard 20:35, 17 January 2012 (UTC)

Plasma!

I had a feeling you would contact me before I had the time to contact you! lol. I wanted to get to you first about why I did what I did. You and I both know those cards are there. However, we don't know those cards are there. As much as I want them to be on that list, it still is a prediction and speculation that they will be at those numbers and in the set. (Everything else listed can be taken back to a specific official source where it was mentioned to be in the set.) Unfortunately, evolutions are not enough evidence for being in the expansion (blame BLW Timburr and Gurdurr, NVI Gigalith, NXD Ferroseed and Pidove, DEX Vullaby and Vanillite, etc etc). It is obvious that the set will only contain Spiral Force, Thunder Knuckle, and the Team Plasma Battle Gift Set (I've already did the numbers and have a set list I believe will be 100% accurate). We just need to wait for those cards to be officially revealed to be there. I know it's kind of dumb, but I'm just trying to follow Bulbapedia policy about only having fact and no speculation, no matter how obvious it may be.

On another note, I wanted to thank you with all your hard work on the Ultra Rare pages. Having to focus my time and effort on other things (like translating all of Megalo Cannon and whatnot) means that I sometimes forget about those lists, or don't have the time to do them. I do really appreciate having other TCG editors and people willing to step up when they see mistakes, or see that new information hasn't been posted yet. It makes everything so much easier and better, so thank you very very much!! =] MaverickNate 01:41, 16 March 2013 (UTC)

We can use evolutions as evidence for Japanese expansions and put them in, but not English. (The Japanese haven't had a Pokémon without any of its evolutions in a looong while, maybe not ALL of them, but at least one full line, like Ralts-Kirlia-Gardevoir, or Snorunt-Glalie.) And, to answer your questions about the Ultra Rare pages, I've actually been thinking about that for a while. I do now believe the best course of action would be switching to a new template list style that separates the two languages out in a chronological sortable list, much like the Supporter card, Stadium card, and Item card pages. I think that would solve the issues of certain cards being Secret in Japan, but not for us. And chronological lists are easier to deal with, as any new entries just go straight at the bottom. I'll have to make this new template, so if you'd like, I can inform you when I do (which should be within the week) if you'd like to be the one to update the pages. MaverickNate 05:29, 17 March 2013 (UTC)
Well, this is where we decide what is more important for those pages to portray. Absolutely, all of the "Name (TCG)" pages, like Arceus, Chimchar and Zorua should stay the way they are. (I had the big block template designed specifically for these pages, and then another person went around adding it to a bunch of other pages that this table wasn't intended for. Then, other people saw this and thought it was the standard.) Those "Name (TCG)" pages represent how each card has been released throughout the TCG's history, and how the Japanese and English releases relate to one another. My thinking for the Ultra Rare pages was that the lists would portray what cards have actually been released. The Category pages like this (which could probably be promoted more and made more relevant), would be the ones leaving out all the reprints and be a straightforward list of all the different cards with exclusive text. IDK. I'm not completely sure what would be best here. There are certainly benefits and negatives to both. What do you think each page should do? MaverickNate 18:43, 17 March 2013 (UTC)
I think I've come up with a good solution. Things like Pokémon-EX and Pokémon LV.X should remain as they are. Secret cards should use the templates from Item cards and whatnot. My idea is that cards that won't change their status as they translate into other languages should get the big block table. Reshiram-EX isn't going to not be a Pokémon-EX simply because is was released in English. However, things that are sort of dependent on what language they are released in, like Secret cards, should get the separate list templates. Full Art Reshiram being a Japanese Secret has no bearing on whether or not it is a secret in english. Time Space Distortion not being a Secret in Japanese has no bearing on the fact that it was a Secret in English. Secret cards being the way they are, they is no relation between the two languages, so the big block table featured on things like Pokémon-EX and Arceus (TCG) is inappropriate for that page. Get what I'm saying? MaverickNate 20:00, 30 March 2013 (UTC)
Everything you said is fine. Let's leave off on Retro Card for now, but for Delta Species, the column for the "regular" type of the Pokémon can be gotten rid of. MaverickNate 06:39, 5 April 2013 (UTC)