User talk:Alkamota

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I am Alkamota, a simple bulbapedia user. Please don't mess with what I put on here.

Alkamota 18:16, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

Welcome to Bulbapedia, Alkamota!
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  Jellotalk 18:19, 4 December 2010 (UTC)  

Personal content

Belongs in the User: namespace. Since you are a new user, you will not be able to create a user page until you make some constructive edits and have been here for a certain time. Creating your user page in the mainspace is considered evading the User space policy, so please don't create articles about yourself there again. Thanks. Jellotalk 18:42, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

Umm... I don't think staying on 1,000,000 years will change anything.--Alkamota 19:10, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

Don't know too much...

Don't exactly understand what's to be done and what's not to. What can I do ? What can I not? It said on my page not to mess with my stuff. I don't know if people will do that or not, but don't play around with me.

See that nice green welcome message two sections up? That gives you a basic overview. More detailed rules (or "Policies") are contained in the pages it links to. Also, anyone can edit or remove anything you contribute. You agree to that when saving each edit. It's written just above the save button. That's what makes Bulbapedia a wiki. Note that there are restrictions on that in the policies in order to keep things civilised. Werdnae (talk) 19:24, 4 December 2010 (UTC)
Okay, I think the situation would (hopefully) improve some if someone broke down the rules around here for you. The reason why you are not allowed to create a userpage yet is because you are new, and that is a privilege that is earned, after you are here for a certain amount of time and make a certain amount of edits to the mainspace. Now, I am Psychic and I know what your next question is going to be: "How many edits, and how much time?" The truth is, it is automatically determined by the software. The reason that this policy was put in place is because a while back (before my time, I don't know how much), a whole bunch of users were treating Bulbapedia like it was a social networking site, and only making enough edits to the mainspace in order to be able to edit their userpages, and then not contributing to the mainspace anymore, doing nothing but editing their userpages. This caused the servers to experience an incredible amount of strain, and led to the admins taking away the ability to edit the userspace for EVERYBODY for a while. The current policy around here states that you can only edit your userspace three times a day, and in addition, creating a userpage in the mainspace like you did is a violation of the userpage policy. I would not go yelling at Staff like Jello like you did, as that can earn you a ban or a block, if you persist. As much as you may not like her deleting your page like that, she was perfectly within her rights as an Admin to do so, and as much as you may not like hearing this, she was right to do it. The reason that the staff have the powers that they do is to help the rest of us to follow the rules around here. I would suggest that you be a little bit less arrogant, and more humble, and that you find a constructive way to contribute to the mainspace for a while. For example, you could check out the list of wanted articles, or if you don't feel comfortable starting from scratch, you can try fixing some stub articles. Hope all of this helps. If you have any questions about anything, feel free to drop me a line on my talkpage. --JediKnightDTV 20:07, 4 December 2010 (UTC)