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If you need to leave me a message, please do so by clicking the + tab next to "edit this page". Only do this IF it's really, really important. I wanna try to keep this from needing to be archived every twenty seconds. TTEchidna

Polish desc

"Czas podróżować kolczatka australijska (Time Traveling Echidna) od Bulbapedia."
Means: "Time to travel australian echidna (Time Traveling Echidna) from Bulbapedia."
What the f___ is that supposed to mean? You were using electronic translators, weren't you? Bad idea - Polish is a language that you cannot use with translators and do this correct. That sign is a complete nonsense. - Etamitlu 12:34, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

You bet. But I feel like I gotta put something, even if it's badly-translated. TTEchidna 19:08, 1 October 2007 (UTC)
It would be better if it had even bad-translated sense, don't you think? ;) Contact with me. AIM Jerzy232, MSN etamitlu@gazeta.pl. I will translate what you wanted to write. - Etamitlu 19:28, 1 October 2007 (UTC)
True. I'll do so ASAP. TTEchidna 21:00, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Glitches

As you may already know, I have been having a SOMEWHAT heated discussion with several other members over the notability of glitches and whether or not they should be such a significant part of Bulbapedia. At first, I found that many glitch articles required cleanup, but then I decided that they were just too useless and irrelevant to bother with. So I marked several for deletion. Yes, I know it was a mistake and you don't need to give me all the reasons why. However, I still believe that articles like Glitchy Charizard and Invisible Shiny Bulbasaur do not deserve their own pages. Fabu-Vinny told me to appeal to a member of the editorial board, and here I am. My suggestion is to move any glitch Pokémon based off a real Pokémon into that Pokémon's trivia section. Invisible Shiny Bulbasaur goes under Bulbasaur's trivia. Then, whatever is left over, like MissingNo., can be merged into one fairly big article, List of Glitch Pokémon. On that list, we can have a short description of each. See what you think.

Important enough to put on your talk page? -Politoed666

Oh yes, very important enough to put on my talk page. Anyway, glitchy Charizard, sure, that should possibly be merged into the Charizard article, or at least mentioned. What'd be better is if glitchy Charizard were on the list of glitch Pokémon. Same with invisible shiny Bulbasaur: it should be mentioned in Bulbasaur's article that its call is used for ISB because ISB is apparently index #000 while Bulbasaur's index #001. Likewise, ?????????? should be mentioned on Slowpoke's page, and ? should be mentioned on Unown's page, because they use the same calls.
I do, however, think that MissingNo. should be kept separate, or merged into an article with 'M. They're by far the most famous glitch Pokémon, and just being a section of a greater list is like saying Caterpie doesn't deserve its own article because it sucks and has no use until it's a Butterfree.
An article with a list of glitch moves and what they do wouldn't hurt, either... but certainly not separate articles. I dunno, Argy and Pie are the style editors, so I'll bring it up to them. We'll see what we can do. TTEchidna 00:00, 3 October 2007 (UTC)
Very good. It's nice to see someone who thinks that's a good idea. Have you brought it up with the style editors yet? -Politoed666
Had class all week, and I've not been very able to talk to Pie or Argy as they haven't been on AIM. I'll get to it right away. TTEchidna 01:08, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
...cough... -Politoed666
Yeah, I talked to Pie, she thinks that it's a good idea. TTEchidna 04:40, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
Great. So, what are we gonna do with all the glitch articles? Tons of 'em need improvement and it's going to take a lot to do this. Should we make a project for it or start ourselves? What's our course of action? -Politoed666
A project would be a good idea. Perhaps use that for the articles now, and then later we'll determine their merge status. TTEchidna 02:50, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
Sorry, but do you think you could make the project? ...I have no idea how. I'll start then. -Politoed666

Houston, we have a sockpuppet...

Yep, Samrulz123 has created a sockpuppet, Samrulz1234, to evade the last two days of his one-week block. I trust you know what to do...--Shiningpikablu252 01:50, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Samrulz123 just spammed my talk page... Agent 448Talk | DP 02:50, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
I've warned him. TTEchidna 03:09, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Thanks! Agent 448Talk | DP 03:13, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Top Contibutors of The Month for September

Sorry to bother you with a stupid question, but when will the Top Contributors of the Month thing be updated? --Theryguy512 23:14, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Zhen's the one in charge of doing that. TTEchidna 00:03, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, I know. I was the one who put in the information about how the calculation is actually made and corrected it, if you check the history on that page. It's still not clear how that claim actually arose. Reuvens 12:37, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

Hmm. TTEchidna 02:58, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Ph34r,

Looks like a new Ph34r wannabe has joined Bulbadia. Ph34r,. He recentely edited Template:Harley's Pokémon and wrote in "This page has been taken over by Ph34r, Down with Bulbapedia!" But he quickly reverted his edits and said "Sorry bout that, I guess I've overeacted..."

I don't know if he's serious or he's just being a smart ass. Anyway, I thought you might like to know. --ケンジガール 07:31, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, it affect all of Harley's Pokémon, even Harley himself! Agent 448Talk | DP 10:50, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Well, as always, I'm ready to stop him! --Theryguy512 11:00, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

I can just imagine on this talk page: "The page has been taken over by Pichu Lover, Up With TTE!"... But seriously, we need to stop them if they start again. Gazco !!!! my page|Talk 17:29, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Hrm... TTEchidna 18:35, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
I can't believe that I'm announcing this to the world, but can you ban those sockpuppets I made (just please, don't ban me!) Agent 448Talk | DP 01:03, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
If you never do it again, we won't have to. TTEchidna 01:09, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Okay... (My sis created an acc, but she never used it. I think it was Torchic something something something...) Agent 448Talk | DP 01:15, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
That's fine. TTEchidna 01:17, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Actually, I was wondering what the name was so that she could log in again... Agent 448Talk | DP 01:21, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Check out the User creation log. TTEchidna 01:31, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

PKMN PmNp

Which of these looks better?


--Shiny NoctowlTalk|Contribs 22:16, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Ummm... the second's more manageable. TTEchidna 00:32, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

I would count the first one as spamming if I was an admin, but the second one looks fine. Gazco !!!! my page|Talk 19:22 7 October 2007

....

What the heck did I do?

You kept putting the same message over and over on Optimus35's talk page. If it was a browser error, I can understand, but you'd better apologize to him if that was the case. TTEchidna 04:15, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
I wonder how he did that...Agent 448Talk | DP [ 06:13, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Oh...

Oh yeah, my laptop was going really slow today so when I tried to put a message in it wouldn't work(i thought). I don't know how many I must have put in, but I gave up after a few tries...

Maybe your internet tubes were clogged. Either way, wait for the page to load. TTEchidna 04:27, 6 October 2007 (UTC)


I waited long enough!

How long is long enough? Was the bar still loading? TTEchidna 04:41, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, the bar only had one little square in it after like three minutes. I tried to press on the save page again and the bar dissapeard. It seems to be ok now though...

Letting it load is a good thing. Switch to another tab and let it load. TTEchidna 06:15, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Project TCGDex Reprint Issue Ideas

I've come up with something that just might solve the reprint issue plauging Project TCGDex. I've put the format up on two Trainer card articles up already, here they are:

Simply put, that "thick line" (actually an empty row) separates release info for individual prints of the cards that appear in multiple sets. Of course, there are a few cards where this wouldn't be practical (Potion for instance), but that's nothing a table under "Release Information" won't fix. What do you think of it?

(Oh, and if you think synchronizing the names for the Project TCGDex articles for the first three sets with the later-released sets is absolutely necessary, say the word and I'm on it.) --Shiningpikablu252 20:39, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

That's the way I was thinking of handling it originally, actually, just mentioning all sets where the card with the same text and function is released, even with alternate art, but have the main article be the first release of the card.
And the first three sets... eh. We're dealing with it. We won't move them just yet, because there's still some disagreement, but don't worry. Once we get all of it resolved, you'll know. ...and I hope that's soon... TTEchidna 21:11, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Can I become a member of projet Decks- I've seen a lot of deck archytypes on Pokébeach plus, I can help with world championship decks. A cople of days ago, I made the Dark Tyranitar page.-Groudon465 2:50 p.m., 13 October 2007 (CT)

Anyone can be a member of any project. Also, you need to CATEGORIZE NEW PAGES. TTEchidna 22:09, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

Political Templates

I come to you knowing you'll be fairly level-headed about this...I hope. What do you think about political user tags (I mean, we've already got religions)? Not many, just

231.png This user is a Republican
and
077.png This user is a Democrat
. If you have a better picture for the democrat one, let me know.

-Politoed666

Hmmm... well, it can get kinda complicated there. Remember, the Republican/Democrat duality is only in the US, unlike religions, which are worldwide things... TTEchidna 00:04, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Why not "liberal" and "conservative"? Look at these:
468.png This user is a Liberal
231.png This user is a Republican
Hmm... perhaps. We'll need it to have customizable colors, of course, and absolutely must have one for people who stand in the middle. TTEchidna 02:03, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Look at these better templates:
468.png This user is liberal
229.png This user is conservative

--Shiny NoctowlTalk | Contribs 02:07, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Pretty good, but the colors could be better, and it certainly shows a bit of bias on the part of the chosen Pokémon. TTEchidna 02:11, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
  • cough* white template *cough* :) I think the bright red is hard on the eyes though - especially on the bug-green ones :( TinaTheKirlia ♥ 02:47, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
You know, Tina, I wouldn't really mind if you moved your white color subpage to the template namespace, so long as you made it fit with {{Dark color}} and the others. TTEchidna 02:49, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Huh, really? Hmmm.. I think I'll do that! (I didn't make it an official template, because it wasn't a type or anything but I'll just stick it in the colors. :P) TinaTheKirlia ♥ 02:53, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Works for me! TTEchidna 02:57, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Okay, then. First off, I suggest that we use liberal and conservative as opposed to Democrat and Republican. Secondly, although I tend to lean toward liberal standpoints, I think we need to pick a fair Pokémon for each side. {[p|Togekiss}} seems like a fairly good idea for liberals, although it's hard to say why. I'll stick with Phanpy for conservatives. Also, I'll make other templates for User Communist, User Green Party, User Fedaralist, etc. TTE, Tina, and Shiny Noctowl, do I have your approval for
468.png This user is a Liberal
and
231.png This user is a Republican
? -Politoed666
Hmmm.. sounds good to me! TinaTheKirlia ♥ 21:36, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Shouldn't it be
468.png This user is liberal
and
231.png This user is conservative
? --Shiny NoctowlTalk | Contribs 21:38, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Shoot, you're right. -Politoed666

Shouldn't there be a tag for people who can't vote yet?--Vladek 22:15, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

It's for what you would vote if you could. I can't vote either (I'm only 13). --Shiny NoctowlTalk | Contribs 22:29, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
Well, just because someone can't vote doesn't mean that they don't have poitical viewpoints. Think about it. -Politoed666
There. I've made the templates, at {{User Liberal}} and {{User Conservative}}. I also made a category for all political tags, Political tags. --Shiny NoctowlTalk | Contribs 22:36, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Ugh...

Since nobody else is going to take the initiative on this, and since I hope for eventual administratorship, I'll take care of the TCG "List" problems. It'll take awhile, though. Should I start out with the Supporter Card one or the Stadium one? -Politoed666

Also, someone should update the supporter cards. Mysterious Treasures is out and the list only goes up to EX Crystal Guardians?! -Politoed666
You do the Supporter one, I'll do the Stadium one after I've patrolled Recent Changes. TTEchidna 22:49, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
Okay. Here I go. -Politoed666
Finished. TTEchidna 00:05, 14 October 2007 (UTC)
Well, I'm done, too. There isn't a "list of all Pokémon cards" article, is there...? Oh, and if you have anything else for me to do, just ask. -Politoed666
Not that I know. TTEchidna 01:29, 16 October 2007 (UTC)

Bulbapedia:Project User Entertainment?

Can you please tell User:Shiny Noctowl and User:Optimus35 that Bulbapedia:Project User Entertainment is a really bad idea? --Theryguy512 13:53, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

I know, for God's sake! I told Shiny that we should keep it to ourselves!
Agent 448Talk | DP  13:54, 14 October 2007 (UTC)
I moved it to User:Shiny Noctowl/User Entertainment Project. --Shiny NoctowlTalk | Contribs 13:55, 14 October 2007 (UTC)
We're extremely sorry for the inconvinience caused, TTE...
Agent 448Talk | DP  14:03, 14 October 2007 (UTC)

User:Cerberus

Can you please ban Cerberus? He keeps on spamming Super Smash Bros. Brawl. --Theryguy512 00:30, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

He's seemingly been warned on his talk page... if he does any more, I'll be sure to. TTEchidna 00:43, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Thank you --Theryguy512 00:54, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Smoseph

Got another edition of "Bulbapedia's Most Unfunny Vandals" for you. I caught Smoseph removing content from Shipping:AppealShipping for no reason. I've reverted the vandalism, but fear he might strike again. Can something be done? --Shiningpikablu252 01:37, 16 October 2007 (UTC)

If he strikes again, something shall. TTEchidna 04:28, 16 October 2007 (UTC)
Ooo ooo I want to nut him PichuLover

Pokémon Party

Hey TTE, if you're not too busy can you please convert this information into table things that people have as i have tried to but failed miserably. (I am rubbish with all the computer stuff)

Gible Lv100 ♂ Tackle - Dragon Claw - Slash - Dragon Rush

Alakazam Lv80 ♂ Psychic - Recover Flash - Psybeam

Dialga Lv 70 ♂ Heal Block - Ancient Power - Dragon Claw - Roar of Time

Pikachu Lv 50 ♀ Charge Beam - Thunder Wave - Thunderbolt - Thunder

Gastriodon Lv 50 ♀ Hidden Power - Surf - Body Slam - Muddy Water

Infernape Lv 50 ♂ Flame Wheel - Flamethrower - Ember - Close Combat

Many thanks, Your number one fan, PichuLover

Pokémon Level Gender Moves
Gible Gible 100 Tackle
Normal Physical
Dragon Claw
Dragon Physical
Slash
Normal Physical
Dragon Rush
Dragon Physical
Alakazam Alakazam 80 Psychic
Psychic Special
Recover
Normal Status
Flash
Normal Status
Psybeam
Psychic Special
Dialga Dialga 70 None Heal Block
Normal Status
AncientPower
Rock Special
Dragon Claw
Dragon Physical
Roar of Time
Dragon Special
Pikachu Pikachu 50 Charge Beam
Electric Special
Thunder Wave
Electric Status
Thunderbolt
Electric Special
Thunder
Electric Special
Gastrodon Gastrodon 50 Hidden Power
Normal Special
Surf
Water Special
Body Slam
Normal Physical
Muddy Water
Water Special
Infernape Infernape 50 Flame Wheel
Fire Physical
Flamethrower
Fire Special
Ember
Fire Special
Close Combat
Fighting Physical


Have a blast with it. TTEchidna 23:50, 16 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks dude you rock PichuLover

Grawp

Can you block him, please? I asked Pak Man to, but I can't tell if he did or not. -Politoed666

Okay, he says he did. Thanks anyway. -Politoed666
Good, good... TTEchidna 00:52, 17 October 2007 (UTC)


Redirects Categorized?

Should I categorize redirects? I haven't so far, and no one else has done it, but, just to be safe... -Politoed666

Actually, I've categorized a few redirects corresponding to VS cards. I categorized those redirects so that the VS versions are the ones reflected in the unreleased cards category as opposed to a version that saw English release.
Of course, if TTEchidna doesn't think it's a good idea, I can always go back and decategorize those redirects...--Shiningpikablu252 23:09, 18 October 2007 (UTC)
...how exactly do you mean, anyway? TTEchidna 00:03, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
Oh, I see. That's a damn good idea. Please do it. TTEchidna 00:13, 19 October 2007 (UTC)

Okay...

...what the hell? Did I screw up by deleting the category "F.E.A.R. Compatible Pokémon" from Smeargle and Kangaskhan? I thought you deleted the category on purpose. Is there anything I can do to help? I'm sorry I'm going so fast, but I'm somewhat confused... -Politoed666

No, no, I deleted it because it was spelled wrong. Missingno. Master made it at "F.E.A.R.-compatable Pokemon", so I had to delete it and then readd it as the correct spelling. TTEchidna 01:02, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
Shoot. My bad. I'll revert my edits and change the categories to the correct spelling. -Politoed666
Actually, it seems as thought you've already done that. In any case, sorry. -Politoed666
Don't worry about it. TTEchidna 01:08, 19 October 2007 (UTC)

Project Decks

I'd like to make guidelines for Project Decks articles. I have them here. They're what I've been using for the most part, and I'm getting irritated with finding that people have created archetype articles that are horribly unspecific and brief. I'd like to make this the template for any future articles that are a part of Project Decks. -Politoed666

Actually, that'd be good to just put into the project guidelines (like Project Pokédex has for the Pokémon articles). There'd be no need for a template that'd be used, just a guideline. TTEchidna 01:21, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
Fine by me. I'll add it. -Politoed666
Good. TTEchidna 01:44, 19 October 2007 (UTC)

Top Contributors of the Month for September

Why aren't I on that list? I know for a fact I made considerably more than 96 edits in that month. -Politoed666

Were they to the main namespace, though? TTEchidna 22:01, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
I would assume talk pages aren't on the main namespace. In fact, I'm sure they're not. I need to shut my mouth. -Politoed666
Yeah. Anything with a prefix isn't. Templates, userpages, anything in the Bulbapedia namespace, and any pages that are not currently baleeted or a redirect aren't counted. TTEchidna 00:03, 20 October 2007 (UTC)
I feel ignorant. What does "baleeted" mean? -Politoed666

Baleeted! TTEchidna 00:21, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

Ooooo sounds cool. Where is this alleged "Top Contributors of the Month for September"? PichuLover
Top contributors of the month. :3 TinaTheKirlia 19:04, 21 October 2007 (UTC)
awww i thought i made more than 96 edits but what do I know?? PichuLover
Actually, it counts your edits in the main namespace - so that means Userpages and Talk pages don't count. ;) TinaTheKirlia 19:53, 21 October 2007 (UTC)
Well thats one cheat method crossed off the list. :D PichuLover

Voting

Sorry for annoying you, but I think that we should have admin voting, and people who have been on Bulbapedia for a long time (and have made many good edits) could run for admin rights. I know you probally hate this idea, but it's a thought. --Theryguy512 01:19, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

Actually, it'd likely be a better suited question for Zhen than I. TTEchidna 01:22, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

Diglettdude911

You sure you want me to leave Diglett"dude"911? I can woop this guy's ass. PichuLover

It's all right. Don't worry about him, he's just insane. TTEchidna 20:16, 21 October 2007 (UTC)
Ok sorry I can get real hotheaded. I wish i could stay calm like you... [[[User:Pichu lover|Pichu]]Lover
I don't always, but I try my best. The point is to focus on other things or just laugh. I know I am. TTEchidna 01:36, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

Minor Edits

I seem to be fresh out of things to do. There are enough TCG archetypes that don't have articles, but I need something fairly minor to do. If there's anything at all that you're working on that needs helped along, tell me. -Politoed666

Well, I have been trying to change all of the big headings into smaller ones. You know how on some pages there's single-equals headings, below them double, and then so on? Well, it's kinda distracting to have a subheading the same size as the page title, so I wanna make it so it starts from heading 2.

Luckily we have no pages that use the sixth (or even fifth) heading, so we'll be fine.

You know... TTEchidna 03:59, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

Um... Is it necessary to do this to all the pages? They are basically all OK on the navigation front. Gazco !!!! my page|Talk

Hehe...like Gazco's signature? I did it for him. Quite proud of it actually, im a good brother. PichuLover

Personally, I think it would look better, but it's not necessary. TTEchidna 03:04, 23 October 2007 (UTC)

Umumum.

Shiningpikablu and Theryguy have made 1000 edits in one month. :B Better update your userpage! TinaTheKirlia 03:45, 23 October 2007 (UTC)

Got it! TTEchidna 05:21, 23 October 2007 (UTC)

feebas

Hi, do you catch Feebas's from any fishing spot in Mt. Coronet? PichuLover

Four in the basement. I transferred mine forward. TTEchidna 05:03, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Rowan

Do you believe my theory that Rowan is not a professor and farms pot behind his lab. He uses "pokemon research" as a cover-up from the cops.Team Galactic are actually stoners and thats why they try to steal Rowan's "Research". PichuLover

That's not important enough to put on TTE's talk page... Agent 448δ | DP 11:50, 23 October 2007 (UTC)
sorry optimus... :( PichuLover

Diglettdude911

Yo, did this dude get banned cos he don't gots a userpage no more...

No. He got banned because he was a douchebag and took Bulbapedia waaay too hard. He wouldn't stop insulting administrators, recreating deleted pages, and just generally being a handfull. -Politoed666

Yer, i kno all about his TTE and PAKman insulting schemes and thats why i had a 'argument' with him. PichuLover

Mew

How did you get a Mew?Samrulz123 04:28, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

I attended the event last September. TTEchidna 05:02, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Man, we never ever ever ever get bloody events over here.Samrulz123 05:13, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Well, I could trade you it. TTEchidna 05:17, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

I'm so getting Wi-fi as soon as possible. But first, an Xbox 360 so I can get Smackdown vs Raw 2008!!!Samrulz123 05:23, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Hm. Personally I'd buy it for Banjo-Threeie. TTEchidna 05:25, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

What does that mean?Samrulz123 05:53, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

You kids never know about the good games... TTEchidna 05:56, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

What games (besides Pokémon) would you call 'good'?Samrulz123 06:06, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

Old Sonic games, the formerly awesome (before AHT) Spyro and Crash series, Mario, Banjo-Kazooie, basically the platformers. TTEchidna 07:17, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

OMG! I Love Spyro, It's The Best (Although I Often Get Stuck). Along With Mario, But Its A Shame That They're Not Going To Re-release Super Mario Land 3.... lol. TESHTALK 09:12, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

i never get events...:( thats why my best pokemon is a freakin gible! Oh and now i have a lvl 100 bidoof. PichuLover


I'm not that young, i have all the crash games and i have played loads of platformers and all the games you mentioned. PichuLover

And i hate all those wrestling games like smackdown and raw. i dont know how young you think i am TTE. How old are you?PichuLover 11:47

Migration

I was wonderin is there any way to migrate Pokémon onto D & P from Gen I? PichuLover Rhys 16:15, 24 October 2007 (UTC)

No. GenIV is like... so different it hurts, from GenI. o__O; G/S Pokémon can't go on R/S - why would R/B/Y go on D/P? :S Tina 17:04, 24 October 2007 (UTC)
GenIV is only extremely different 'cos the DS is revolutionary in a way...PichuLover
Not really. Red and Green were programmed, released, the programming was edited slightly, Blue was released. The code was combined, Red and Blue were released. The code was edited again, Yellow was released. The code was rearranged quite a bit, expanded, and changed slightly, but overall, the coding of Gold and Silver is the same as that of Red and Green, so Gen II was backwards-compatible with Generation I. Crystal... just added more color functionality and a female player.
Then Gen III was on its way. The coding was completely overhauled for the GBA. Pokémon data is vastly different in III from I and II. Likewise, Generation IV did the same to Gen III's coding as II did to I: added some, but overall not enough to make it extremely difficult to convert.
Gen I had 44 bytes of data per Pokémon, II had 48, adding only four (which is how come it is able to be traded, as these bits are easily translated, even though even the Pokémon's index number between the two varies greatly). Gen III has 100 bytes, more than double the information. Gen IV has 136, which allows Pokémon to come forward, but GF likely figured it'd be too hard to restrict Pokémon going back with held items and all, and these data (such as date of capture) are likely not easily stored in Gen III.
It's not possible to trade between I/II and III/IV because I/II use the basic same data structure, while III and IV use a different, but shared one. Hopefully, HOPEFULLY, they don't revamp it again in Gen V, but really, who knows? Maybe they'll do it enough that you can't transfer directly from III to V, but can from IV. TTEchidna 03:57, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

new fansite

everyone check out my new fansite! PichuLover

I was actually just to point that out... somehow, it's giving me slight lulz and whimpers. o__O;; Tina 17:23, 24 October 2007 (UTC)
what does lulz mean? sorry i'm gramatically challenged. PichuLover
LULZ is a corruption of L.O.L., which stands for Laugh Out Loud. *van explodes* TTEchidna 03:59, 25 October 2007 (UTC)
LOL is also Laughing out loud, but from here, no one cares! (I suffer from symtoms of Arthritis BUT I do not have it! Also, theoradically, I'm mentally challenged!) Agent 448δ | DP | 07:52, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

RSS Atom

You know, the one at Recent Changes. Tell me, do you have to pay to get the feed? Agent 448δ | DP | 09:19, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

Not that I know. Why? TTEchidna 19:30, 25 October 2007 (UTC)
Just asking... Agent 448δ | DP | 06:38, 26 October 2007 (UTC) (And I may want the feed for reasons I'd rather keep secret...)

Tyranitar (Pokémon)

Hello, mind explaining why you removed the word non? TheBlazikenMaster 17:24, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

Mostly because the rule is that when naming a type, it's x-type, not x type, meaning that non-Ground-type has two hyphens. It's not wrong, I just reworded it so it wouldn't look weird. TTEchidna 19:32, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

Ph34rshallriseagain!

A user name Ph34rshallriseagain was just created! Look out! --Theryguy512 00:30, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

Page Deletion

Can you please look at this page > Third Diamond and Pearl Game < I think it should be deleted as it is just fan speculation. TESHTALK 17:12, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

Imagelink

Why did you delete Template:Imagelink? That way we dont have to put {{:User:Shiny Noctowl/Imagelink|blah|blah|and all this stuff}}. --悪臭の人 stinkoman20X6normal.PNG 18:15, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

Latest revision, Shiny Noctowl himself replaced the page with {{delete}}. TTEchidna 23:34, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

Pika!

My friends think the white bit on Pikachu's eye's is the Sun's reflection! Please prove them wrong! 197episode.jpg dpmfsb025.pngSonic Pikachu trozeiani025.gif 13:43, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

I can prove it. Look at the white areas. If they were the sun's reflection, they would be on the same side of their respective eyes. The one on the right eye is to the left, and the one on the left eye is to the right. ShinyTalk | Contribs 13:47, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

EXACTLY! AND they move!dpmfsb025.pngSonic Pikachu trozeiani025.gif 13:56, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

Wait, what? Tina 15:09, 27 October 2007 (UTC)
It's just the way Pikachu's eyes are... yes they did move back during Kanto, but that's since been retconned. It's just a style, kinda like how Homestar Runner's are.
NewestHomestar.png TTEchidna 16:33, 27 October 2007 (UTC)
H*R ftw! Tina 16:36, 27 October 2007 (UTC)
Holy craaaaap.
Meh!

TTEchidna 16:44, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

You did say something about me having The Cheat like reflexes, right?

10371.png :B

Tina 17:03, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

Yes we have a pizza joint! TTEchidna 17:05, 27 October 2007 (UTC)
OK...I'm really confused... TheEspeonMaster 20:39, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

Sooooooooo...... Is it reflection or not!?!?!?!dpmfsb025.pngSonic Pikachu trozeiani025.gif 16:59, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

It's the style of Pikachu's eye, so, yes and no. Yes in that it's not its iris, but no in that it's not the reflection of a specific light source. TTEchidna 20:28, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

User:Niermak

Please ban User:Niermak! He is creating usless pages like: Gorillaz, Noodle, and Stuart Pot! --Theryguy512 18:14, 27 October 2007 (UTC)

User:Lukas Stone

Please ban User:Lukas Stone! We have been reverting all of his spam edits. --Theryguy512 00:42, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

They aren't really spam, as far as I've seen in his contribs... TTEchidna 00:54, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

About the newest update.

Don't you think that one about Ash's Chimchar is too big a spoiler to be on the "Did you know..." section of the front page? Angerman 07:38, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Um... I dunno, maybe. You can change it if you want. TTEchidna 07:52, 28 October 2007 (UTC)
Hmmmmm.... I'll put another bit of anime triva then. Angerman 09:59, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Champion Fight

Why is it that when you fight the champion for the 2nd, 3rd, etc. time, you don't fight yourself as you would become the champion from previous elite four victories?! TheEspeonMaster

Isn't it stupid if you had to fight yourself? Agent 448δ | DP | 10:52, 28 October 2007 (UTC)
Funny though...TheEspeonMaster
It'd create a time paradox, the result of which could be a chain reaction that would unravel the space-time continuum and destroy the entire universe! TTEchidna 20:15, 28 October 2007 (UTC)
... yeah... that was gonna be my second guess... TheEspeonMaster

Templates

How do you save your own templates? Espeon360

Like how? In your own userspace? User:Espeon360/Template or whatever, then include it in a page with the template code (the curly brackets instead of square) and a colon in front of the page name: {{:User:TTEchidna/Seaking}} results in
F*** YEAH SEAKING!

TTEchidna 20:18, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Party

Oh, TTE. Hope you don't mind but i used the party table on your user page to make one for my own party on my user page ^.^ Espeon360

Not at all. TTEchidna 20:19, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Top Contributors of the Month...again

Okay. I've COUNTED my edits, and I have more than 96 in October. Considerably more, in fact. Would you have a look? -Politoed666

In the main namespace? Not redirects? And don't forget, these get counted for November. TTEchidna 01:04, 29 October 2007 (UTC)
Yes. They are in the main namespace, and I don't redirect much so that wouldn't make a difference. Also, why the hell are they counted for November if they're in October? -Politoed666

Super smash bros. brawl/melee

Can you please delete "Super smash bros. brawl/melee"? It is a useless page that somebody created. --Theryguy512 22:40, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Done and done. TTEchidna 01:06, 29 October 2007 (UTC)
Thank you!--Theryguy512 10:42, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Pokémon.com article

What's the deal with the Pokémon.com article? It's horrible! --Theryguy512 11:05, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

It can be added to. TTEchidna 04:14, 30 October 2007 (UTC)

Team template?

How does this look? I still need to fill in the 6th slot and stuff, but I'd like your opinion on it. :D Tina 21:03, 1 November 2007 (UTC)

But for what? It looks great for userpages for sure, I dunno about stuff like Gym Leaders. They all have Poké Balls only. And genderless Pokémon, definitely an ampersand-en-bee-es-pee-semicolon instead of the x. Biggest problem would be for anyone with less than six Pokémon... TTEchidna 21:22, 1 November 2007 (UTC)
I made it for mainly userpages. I should probably fix it up somehow to make it for people who have less than 6 Pokémon... Tina 22:32, 1 November 2007 (UTC)
Yyyyyep. Say hello to subtemplates. TTEchidna 22:36, 1 November 2007 (UTC)

Alternate Coloration

How do you see a list of all the shiny pokémon available and an image of them?

TheEspeonMaster

...every Pokémon can be shiny. I have them at User:TTEchidna/Shiny. Go crazy. TTEchidna 00:52, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

MiniDex

Does this look like it might be useful on Bulbapedia? ShinyTalk | Contribs 21:11, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

I think "yes" TheEspeonMaster
Hmmm. Well, maybe a minidex for each gen, like, for example, one for Gen I that has the information from the dex, and not much else, II for II, III for III, eh, let me show you later at User:TTEchidna/Minidex. TTEchidna 01:00, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
But you're missing the point. I meant one MiniDex for each Pokémon, with a summary of all of their Pokédex entries, rather than a separate MiniDex for each Pokédex entry. ShinyTalk | Contribs 12:41, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

Missions

Who wants to check out my new missions? TheEspeonMaster

Well, I was never much for these mission thingies. TTEchidna 00:56, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
I wanted to tell her that it would be useless crap to put this on your userpage...what's worse...my browser crashed as I was trying to save... Agent 448δ | DP | 00:58, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
I don't mind too much. It's likely this won't hit 60 before December, meaning I don't have to change it in until 08. TTEchidna 01:02, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
COME ON. Damn spammer... TTEchidna 08:28, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Bulbapedia:CraterDex????

User:Jackowaco made a CraterDex project! Please delete it! --Theryguy512 23:58, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

Yeah. While I agree that this for sure isn't Pokémon Craterpedia, that's definitely a bad way to ask for admin opinions. TTEchidna 00:54, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
Thank you for deleting it! --Theryguy512 01:10, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

AnimeDéx Project?

I was just wondering what you think about my new project. Note: Do Not Freak Out! It is not a Bulbapedia Project! (Though I eventually want it to be) --Theryguy512 01:16, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

First: Learn the difference between its (possessive) and it's (contraction). I noticed you used "it's" as the possessive. Bad idea. Anyway, I think it'd be better just to mention those at the end of the article on the episode in question, and possibly in a separate article of its own (like I did for the Senryū), called "List of Pokédex entries in the anime". TTEchidna 01:26, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
Meanings:It's is short for it is; Its is the possessive. For example: Its tail glows and strikes the target forcefully (best I can do for Iron Tail, ^^;) Got it? Agent 448δ | DP | 05:50, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

Server

Did it just crash again? Agent 448δ | DP | 06:11, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

Eh, probably an error. Remember, Zhen's the one to take the major issues to... I'm nowhere near that authority. TTEchidna 06:20, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
*Hits head on table for forgetting that...* Agent 448δ | DP | 06:21, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
Yep! TTEchidna 06:24, 3 November 2007 (UTC)
Owwwwwwww... Anyways, I could not access Bulbapedia for THREE HOURS! How torturing! Agent 448δ | DP | 06:37, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

JohnnyRebel

Please ban User:JohnnyRebel!!!! We have been reverting all of his vandilism! --Theryguy512 00:35, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Me to!! BAN THIS M**** F***!--Haruka uzumaki 00:43, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Where are you, man?! -Politoed666

Please help! --Theryguy512 01:13, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Try other admins! Agent #448 DP | 01:13, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
This had better get an article when it's over. -Politoed666
Uh, where's TTE? Espeon360 Espo 01:18, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Guess he stopped...whew... Agent #448 DP | 01:19, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

What acts of vandalism did he carry out? Espeon360 Espeon360 01:22, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

HarukaUzumaki!

A sockpuppet of Johnny Rebel/Some idiot vandal! Not Haruka uzumaki! Agent #448 DP | 01:23, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

All seems taken care of. You guys really need to learn, though... I'm not the only admin. TTEchidna 07:46, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

HELP!

BAN OPTIMUS 35! Optimus 35 is posing as me! Agent #448 DP | E 07:47, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Okay...Now to revert... Agent #448 DP | E 07:48, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

This is really starting to piss me off. TTEchidna 07:53, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
*sigh* The 2nd attack today! Oh God...what if...it's Ph34r...but of ocurse, he's not using his usual 'Ph34r'Agent #448 DP | E 07:54, 4 November 2007 (UTC)


TTechniba! OH GOD! Agent #448 DP | E 07:55, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Sigh. TTEchidna 07:56, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
The same guy for sure... Agent #448 DP | E 07:58, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Uncomfortable feeling in throat...did you block the IP? Agent #448 DP | E 08:01, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

BE PREPARED! Agent #448 DP | E 08:03, 4 November 2007 (UTC) ANOTHER VANDAL!

Proxies... SJKLHKF HELP. TTEchidna 08:05, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
ZhenLin...Oh boy... Agent #448 DP | E 08:12, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

It has begun... Agent #448 DP | E 08:15, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

And it has stopped (Okay, I'll stop spamming...) Agent #448 DP | E 08:16, 4 November 2007 (UTC)

Spammers

Hey I think you need to disable the Move feature for the time being?

I think Zhen's got it. TTEchidna 08:17, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
What you really need is autoconfirmation, which will keep any newly-created accounts from moving pages or uploading images (though that's irrelevant here) for a pre-set amount of time. --DarkfireTaimatsu 08:24, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Yeah, that'd be a good idea... beats me how to do it, though, Zhen's the coder behind the wiki, I'm just one of his minions. TTEchidna 08:24, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Beats me too. All I know is that we have it over on that other wiki. We used to have problems like this all the time (in fact, JohnnyRebel originated there), but it's largely stopped now, thanks in part to some of the security we've had to put in place. If you ask around over there, all professional-like, I'm sure we can get something up over here as well. (I'll ask too; I'm in thick with the higher-ups.) This place has awesome content that I'd hate to see ruined. --DarkfireTaimatsu 08:31, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Oh yes. I know that Tina's an H*R fan, too... perhaps we could get Zhen and JoeyDay to collaborate or something. TTEchidna 08:36, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Actually, you'd probably want to speak with It's dot com. He's our main coding expert, and there a lot more than Joey. He's largely responsible for much of the nifty extensions and stuff on our site. I'm sure he'd be more than willing to help, if he's free. --DarkfireTaimatsu 08:42, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Well, you'd have to go ahead and ask Zhen. TTEchidna 08:55, 4 November 2007 (UTC)