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Can't edit

For some reason, when I try to edit my user page, it says that I need to edit articles in the mainspace first. I've already edited THREE. Why can I still not do it? Pokered4000 04:13, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

You need to edit more than once. I don't know how many times exactly, but it's more than once. ~~ Scyther Be Awesome! Need something? 04:16, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
The same page, more than once? Pokered4000 04:17, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
No, multiple pages. And even once you get in the required edits, you're supposed to keep the userspace edits to a minimum. It's a privilege, not a right. ~~ Scyther Be Awesome! Need something? 04:18, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
I know about the user page edit limit. My problem is, I've edited three different pages in the mainspace, and I still can't edit my userpage. Pokered4000 04:21, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
I had to edit more than 50 mainspace pages before I got permission to edit my userpage. I don't know what the exact number is, but I do know that quality of your edits is just as important as quantity. You won't get by with making a lot of crappy edits that have to be reverted.--PhantomJunkie 04:23, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
Okay... Pokered4000 04:24, 10 August 2010 (UTC)
Think about it this way: this is a Pokémon encyclopedia, not a social space. If you really have something to say, or you just want to introduce yourself, you can go to the forums. A lot of our users are also on there.--PhantomJunkie 04:26, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

Userspace creating?

I can't figure out how to create a page in the User namespace that isn't my userpage. How do I do it? Pokered4000 22:01, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Hey, how's it going? Just thought I would introduce myself and answer your question. I am Jediknightdtv, but you can call me Jedi for short, most people on here do. Editing the userspace is a privilege, which you will earn after you have fulfilled two requirements, 1) you have to make a certain amount of mainspace edits and 2) you have to have been here for a certain amount of time. Now I am Psychic, and I know what your next questions are going to be, "How many edits? How much time?" The truth is, it is a limit that is automatically determined by the software, and the reason it was put into place was because a long time ago (back before my time, I do not know how much) a whole bunch of users treated Bulbapedia like it was a social networking site, only doing the required amount of edits to gain the ability to edit the userspace, then doing nothing but editing their userpages, and not contributing to the mainspace at all. This resulted in an incredible amount of strain on the servers, and led to the admins taking away the ability to edit the userspace for everyone for a while. When they restored the privilege, they put in place the current rules, including not editing your userspace more than three times a day. Now, from what I can see, you have been here long enough, so if you still cannot edit your userspace, I can only conclude that it is because you have not made enough mainspace edits. Three is obviously not going to cut it. The best advice I could give you as far as editing goes is lurk a little more, and try to see what makes a good edit, so as not to get reverted. Then, when you feel comfortable, try looking at the list of wanted articles, or if you don't feel comfortable starting from scratch, you can try fixing some stub articles. Finally, after you are able to create your main userpage, you can create other subpages in your userspace by using, for example: User:Pokered4000/insertnameofpagehere. It will take you to a page that says that no such page exists on Bulbapedia, and ask you if you want to create it. Just say yes, and you are good to go. If you have any other questions, or are confused by anything at all, feel free to drop me a line on my talkpage. Hope that helps, and it is nice to meet you. --JediKnightDTV 05:56, 2 February 2011 (UTC)
I figured it out. Thanks Jedi. Pokered4000 06:05, 2 February 2011 (UTC)

Trivia

Please abide to the site header and don't add pointless trivia. Your contribution to Bianca's page could also be considered vandalism. Please heed this warning. Jo the Marten ಠ_ಠ 01:19, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

But it's true... Pokered4000 01:20, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
Buck teeth are when the two incisors stick out of the mouth at all times. Bianca's teeth don't to that. Bidoof and Bibarel are perfect examples of what buck teeth actually are. --ケンジガール 01:27, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
Okay, say it is true. Does it really need to be pointed out? Why not put trivia that Blaine is the only gym leader that is completely bald? Or that Ash's hair is black? Do you see where I am coming from? We don't need it. There is a point where trivia becomes too trivial, you know? Jo the Marten ಠ_ಠ 01:29, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
Okay, I get it. Thanks! Pokered4000 16:27, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Template:Communist

It's obvious you don't approve of Communism, however there might be users here who do believe in it. Bulbapedia is a tolerant site and I find it extremely offensive that you would try to infringe on other's beliefs. Next time, please don't vandalize templates. Thank you. --P S Yライダー 04:44, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

Sorry. I was planning on changing it back. Pokered4000 04:45, 15 April 2011 (UTC)

Your userpage.

As the green bar on the top of the page states, "Userspace editing has been reduced to allow only one edit per day." Yesterday, you went over the limit, and your userpage was protected from editing. That is why you can no longer edit it. MaverickNate 16:29, 19 April 2011 (UTC)

I see...thanks. Pokered4000 01:23, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

Templates

Templates should be created in the Userspace and approved by the staff before being implemented into the Mainspace. This template is basically an exact copy of the Fan site template, with a parameter added. It would have been more practical to add a parameter to the old template instead of creating a whole new template. Please keep this in mind during the future. Thank you. --Pokemaster97 02:05, 4 January 2013 (UTC)