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User talk:Thomas.thomson011

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, Thomas.thomson011!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --BlueJirachiWishMaker 20:18, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

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Go here--ForceFire 11:17, 16 August 2009 (UTC)

DP119 Synopsis

I had to replace your synopsis for DP119 because there were many spelling errors, lack of links, and was one giant paragraph rather than several smaller, easier to read ones. Please be more cautious when writing episode summaries. Also, utilize the Preview key instead of making many smaller edits. Thanks. --rockersk08 05:44, 17 August 2009 (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! --MaverickNate 18:27, 17 August 2009 (UTC)

*points at welcome*

On talk pages, please sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). Doing so will automatically sign your name, provide a link to your userpage, and leave the time you posted the comment. This is important so people know who left the comment, and when. If you'd like to see a newer version of that text-based welcome you were left, see here. It's essentially the same information, but its pretty and green :D —darklordtrom 20:15, 17 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 for now. Please do not edit your page any more for now. Thank you. --Turtwig A Contributions Talk 14:46, 18 August 2009 (UTC)

Link templates

Good to see you using them, although note that you use the right ones. You recently used {{ga}}, which links to "foo (game)", and is often best used with characters from the games, such as May. When trying to link to an actual game, use {{game}}. This reduces the use of redirects which (although useful) aren't really ideal. A full list of link templates can be found here. Hope I've helped! —darklordtrom 10:08, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

A few points

  1. To link to an article, use square brackets like these: [[]]. Using curly brackets will call a template.
  2. Don't use the word 'you' in articles. Bulbapedia does not address its readers because this is unencyclopedic.

Please remember these. Thank you. —darklordtrom 20:42, 14 September 2009 (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. Heavy editing of these personal pages can put undue stress on the server, so please leave your page alone for now and go help out in the mainspace. Bulbapedia is an encyclopedia, after all, so please help us to complete it! If you edit the mainspace more often, you will be allowed to edit your userpage more often too. Thanks! --— @ 14:15, 6 March 2010 (UTC)