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Thank you, and have a good time editing here!--Theryguy512 21:36, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

Spellings

Although it's not all that important, try to use American spellings whenever possible, i.e. "honor" instead of "honour," "color" instead of "colour," etc.. Thanks! --ニョロトノ666 18:11, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

Geeze, I make one spelling mistake and you jump down my throat. Noname

I wasn't "jumping down your throat." In fact, I usually try to be exceptionally diplomatic. In any case, I'm sorry it felt that way to you. --ニョロトノ666 18:24, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
Sigh, sorry about that. I just don't think a single spelling mistake warrents a mention on the talk page... Noname
They aaaaaall do. It's just that usually we're too lazy to do it. Also, warrant. TTEchidna 02:01, 25 April 2008 (UTC)
. . . Noname

Opinions

Since I can't edit my own page, I've desided to put my opinions here. This will be edited whenever I think of something.

  1. To all Anti-cloners: Cloning is a good thing. No Cloning = No Mewtwo :O

- unsigned comment from Noname (talkcontribs)

Signature

this isnt a forum. a signature here is simply your name. it is not customary to add words or phrases after your name. -- MAGNEDETH 21:09, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

But there is nothing against it. And my signature is simply my name. Noname

yes, but theres no reason to add words after your name. it makes it look like youre talking in the third person. why do you need to add words after your name? besides, you sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~) which in turn adds the date and time, which is mandatory. -- MAGNEDETH 21:18, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

Mandatory huh? Well that's new. Would you mind me asking why? Just three tildes is less cluttery, and if you really need to know the date and time you can check the history. Noname

ok, i apologize, it isnt in the written rules. but i have seen admins say it. that being said, and no, this isnt a personal vendetta against you, but im going to suggest its added to the policy. its completely unnecessary to add any text after your post. -- MAGNEDETH 21:35, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
Already done. I've made an inquiry on Jioruji Derako's talk page. --ニョロトノ666 21:37, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

Comment

We know they won't. But we just don't want the server to crash because people forgot something stupid that they absolutely need to put down every 5 seconds. --ケンジガール 17:05, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

But people don't seem to be worried about the sever crashing because people keep having to fix their own typos every five seconds. Noname

Platinum Porygon

Yes, Porygon is part of the new Sinnoh dex in Platinum. I can't think of the name right now, but an NPC gives you a Porygon, in fact, it says that on the Platinum page Happizelpom 23:58, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Congratulations, you got the echidna to say something.

And that something is Do you know how many pages are edited a day here!? I keep a list of 500 on the RC and usually that isn't enough to cover 12 hours, let alone 24. If no one responds it's not an open invitation to begin a project of renaming things from their proper names. The game says Knot Island, it stays Knot Island. Unless a source from Nintendo says that "the names of the islands are One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Navel, and Birth" instead of the obviously more fitting Knot, Boon, Kin, Floe, Chrono, Fortune, Quest, Navel, and Birth, they stay where they are. The towns' names are what they are, no matter how stupid it sounds. C'mon, this is a game with a "town" named Indigo Plateau. But you can go on and ask their mailbag, if they say it's One-Two-Three and not Knot-Boon-Kin, go for it. TTEchidna 17:56, 31 March 2009 (UTC)