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User talk:Shyguy93

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, Shyguy93!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --Boywonder01 20:37, 19 June 2008 (UTC)

Link Templates

Please use link templates when linking to stuff such as Pokémon names, attacks, and the like. For example, {{p|Rotom}} instead of just [[Rotom]]. This is so you don't unintentionally link to a disambiguation page.

For a full crash course on link templates, look at the list of link templates. --((Marton imos)) 02:20, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Another thing: don't use "you" on an encyclopedic page. Replace it with "the player," or whatever else is appropriate. --((Marton imos)) 02:22, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Hi

I noticed you have been editing the User: namespace a lot recently. You may not be aware of this, but Bulbapedia has a Userspace policy that asks users to try and minimize the number of userspace edits they make in a short period of time. Instead of making multiple edits, why not use the Preview button (Alt + Shift + P) located right next to the edit button to look at your page and see how it is coming? That way, your page can look great while staying within the required amount of edits. Instead of editing the userspace, as a wiki, we encourage users to edit the mainspace. So, if you edit the mainspace more often, you will be allowed to edit the userspace more. Thanks! --Turtwig A Contributions Talk 23:43, 14 August 2009 (UTC)

Hold on!

If you did not read your last warning, then please read it now. You have edited the User: namespace too much. Please do not edit your page any more for now. Thank you. ---- MAGNEDETH 23:40, 3 October 2009 (UTC)