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Please use the preview button. If you are editing the structure of a page, edit the entire page and preview! TESHIGIGAS 17:38, 7 February 2008 (UTC)
Hi Yousuf89. I have realised you have changed the List of Pokémon by species by changing Miruhoggu's species from "Precuation Pokémon" to "Scout Pokémon", Minezumi's species. Actually, if you look at Miruhoggu's page, you'll find that it's actually the "Precaution Pokémon". Don't worry, I'll change it back again, but I thought you might just want to know that so you can be more careful next time! --Rankurusu 07:19, 22 August 2010 (UTC)
The Preview Button
Instead of editing a page several times in a row, try using the preview button to make sure your edit looks the way you want it to. It's right next to the Save Changes button... Please try it out, so as not to clog up the Recent Changes. Thanks! -- ✔Poké.geek™✔ 09:20, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
Helioptile and Heliolisk
Hello. Please stop removing part of the origin section of the above two Pokemon. Many Pokemon have multiple origins, and there is nothing wrong having the spotted salamander as a potential origin. If you have a major issue with this, you can discuss it on the articles' talkpages. Do not continuously remove it. Crystal Talian 23:36, 12 November 2013 (UTC)