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Platinum Sinnoh Dex

Where are you getting the Pokédex numbers you've been adding? If you're just guessing or assuming, then that's really not an acceptable excuse. Flicky1991 20:29, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

  • I'm getting them from, where several people have been playing the game as we speak. Chosen of Mana
Yeah, I've seen that now. Sorry, but I assumed you were another one of the idiots we get on here who adds completely random stuff. Obviously I was wrong, and I apologise for that. :) Flicky1991 21:43, 10 September 2008 (UTC)
No problem. Chosen of Mana


We don't mention metagame stuff such as tiers in the encyclopedic articles. That sort of stuff is all in the appendix. --((Marton imos)) 22:58, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

Italicizing titles (Pokemon Ranger.............)

Please italicize dub titles. Without it people won't know if it's a title or not...Juan Sanfiel =D 10:33p 10/27/08

Your question on Bulbapedia:Spading

Do you mean Fire Fang bypasses Wonder Guard when used against a Pokémon which has Wonderguard but isn't weak to Fire? --Raijinili 08:29, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

Yes. It's proven it works in Diamond and Pearl, but I want to know if the glitch was fixed in Platinum- unsigned comment from Chosen (talkcontribs)

Template:User Anime

I had to revert your edit there because it destroyed the template loop. Not entirely sure what that means, but it stopped the template from forming on everyone's pages. If you were trying to create a new template, you'd do best to start from scratch rather than try and put it on an existing page as each template page can only handle one template (unless you're a master of coding and can do some kind of "switch" thing). If you're confused I can find you an expert to talk to, but I hope I've made this clear. Sorry for any inconvenience! — THE TROM — 20:16, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

2 things

  1. Don't capitalize the first letter of every word in a section title.
  2. Pokémon is not spelled "Pokemon", it's "Pokémon".

Chocolate (Chat with Me) 01:29, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

Project Locations

Heya, Chosen. First, just letting you know that the Project Locations has changed quite a bit recently due to the instructions of the new Project Leader, me. The project has been updated and visually redesigned to make it easier to process. Little tasks and goals have been added to project page to make things run better and to help expand location articles. If you have any suggestions, inquiries, or questions, please don't hesitate to ask on the talk page.--Clarky13 11:47, 23 February 2009 (UTC)


You may have fixed this already, but there is excess coding in your signature that turns the rest of the page pink. This link shows what you may need to remove. Thanks! — THE TROM — 01:31, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Head bite-offy time

VERSION. ALWAYS. TTEchidna 19:41, 5 July 2009 (UTC)

Pokémon Pokémon M

If you are going to add them, add them correctly... MaverickNate 01:37, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for changing the colors. That saved me a lot of time. ;) MaverickNate 02:17, 17 July 2009 (UTC)


Seeing as you updated the HGSS stuff... if you have any of the old games, see here. It'd be nice to see some more of the old generation info on here. ht14 01:47, 26 September 2009 (UTC)


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! --—darklordtrom 22:49, 31 October 2009 (UTC)

Held items

Thanks for your help. Just make sure that they actually can be caught within the game or can be considered a wild Pokémon (such as in the Battle Pyramid). ht14 22:57, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

cards pokédex data

Only change the template if you get the Japanese dex entry. Not all cards have them, and they need to be retrieved when the template is changed, in order to ensure we get them all. MaverickNate 15:16, 6 March 2010 (UTC)

Cards by Pokémon

I'm doing these all by myself this time. Thank you for understanding. MaverickNate 20:34, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

Something to note

If you are doing any of the wild Pokémon template redesigns relating to Generation II then you should know that the Kanto Grass does not show up in any of the Kanto locations if you use the (all=) coding if followed by the (k) coding. Just want to make sure if you are aware since it is a problem I ran into last night with both previewed and saved versions. -Tyler53841 18:30, 22 August 2010 (UTC)

-moz to roundy

Would you mind using the roundy template instead of using just -moz? There's an example here As you can see it takes off a chunk of code if you do this, and it shows up roundy in browsers that support it. Jellotalk 17:37, 19 January 2011 (UTC)


BronzeBulbasaur.png Congratulations! For your outstanding service to Bulbapedia you have been awarded the Bronze Bulbasaur Award for January, 2011 by the Bulbapedia editorial board!

Please place this template onto your userpage by putting {{User Award|BronzeBulba|January, 2011}} among your userboxes.

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Hi Chosen, this is a small memento to thank you for the effort you've put into the wikis, not just over the past few months, but over the past few years as well. You're awesome. —darklordtrom 09:33, 14 February 2011 (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! --SnorlaxMonster 15:23, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, sorry, I was getting careless. ^^; Thanks for your concern. - Chosen of Mana 15:26, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

My mind is full of Duck

I have never seen your Userpage or anything, but wow. We both named our Tropiuses "Nana". ♢ DeadUniverse Hello! ♢ 15:50, 26 April 2011 (UTC)


May I inquire as to why you're changing all the archetype lists from the decklist entry format to the setlist entry format? --P o L i 18:18, 4 October 2011 (UTC)

Ah, well I though it was going to replace it in its entirety, so I was "upgrading" them. If it isn't supposed to be used that way, could you tell me set list should be used? - Chosen of Mana 21:53, 4 October 2011 (UTC)

Usertag images

If you're going to change the images on usertags, it would be ideal if you also set up a parameter to make the image selectable by the person using the tag. There's a lot of stuff that needs doing in the mainspace, which makes usertags an extremely low priority. Unless the tag is broken & needs updating or if the tag has a large request for an update, I'd have to ask that you keep focused on the content areas of Bulbapedia. Thanks, - Kogoro - Talk to me - 14:29, 24 October 2011 (UTC)

Manga Pokemon images.

Thank you for adding those to the articles. But, if it's not too much trouble, could you try and use ones that aren't from Pokemon Adventures? That manga gets far too much focus as it is, and it'd be much better if we use some of the pictures from manga such as Pokemon Pocket Monsters, DPA, or the Electric Tale of Pikachu... Ataro 17:15, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

I'm trying to do that when applicable, but DPA and the like just don't have the wide variety of pictures available. - Chosen of Mana 17:35, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

List of in-game event Pokémon in Generation I/II

I think I could do that. However, I need templates (and I am not expert at making them)... Place met... you can check it, but only in Pokémon Crystal. t-t Marked +-+-+ 19:54, 8 November 2011 (UTC)


Whoa, whoa, stop! Your template is mis-categorizing characters under games they aren't a part of. Also, did you get any administrative approval for implementation of that template? - Kogoro - Talk to me - 17:53, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

I'm sorry, it's been sitting there for over a year, and I firgured if I worked hard to fix things, it would solve itself. I really screwed up this time. Should I reverse all my changes? --Chosen of Mana 17:56, 14 November 2011 (UTC)
Yes, please undo the changes to the pages & Template:Card GB NPCs‎, since they're causing category errors. For the wait, sorry about that. We've been rather swamped with multiple projects since Black & White. - Kogoro - Talk to me - 18:00, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

Orre games updates

As one of the last people to work on Colosseum and XD pages, I was wondering if there would be any way we could discuss some of the conventions I was working with over the last summer and where we want to be with those articles.--MisterE13 20:13, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

Well, for starters, could you tell me whete I can find these conventions? - Chosen of Mana 21:39, 14 November 2011 (UTC)
Erm... in my noodle unfortunately... mostly I mean the standards I was trying to create throughout the templates on the Trainer class pages.--MisterE13 22:26, 14 November 2011 (UTC)
So you want me to enter trainer data on those pages? Anything else? You wouldn't happen to know where we can get some clean art, because I am fresh out of ideas lol. - Chosen of Mana 00:57, 15 November 2011 (UTC)
I'm not really sure where one goes for art. What kind of stuff are we missing? For the Trainer classes, do you understand the way I set up Cipher Admin? On a similar note, I was trying to remember if Trainers replace their Shadow Pokémon during their first battle if you catch it then lose.--MisterE13 19:15, 16 November 2011 (UTC)
Similarly, would the Hexagon Brothers have their Shadow Pokémon in subsequent battles or would Miror B. scoop them up as well?--MisterE13 19:57, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

User talk:Chosen/Template:G2ievent

Someone's gone ahead and made List of in-game event Pokémon in Generation I already. Could you get your work into the mainspace (including the template) and fix it up? --SnorlaxMonster 10:46, 21 November 2011 (UTC)

Go ahead, thanks! - Chosen of Mana 13:22, 21 November 2011 (UTC)

Pokémon disambigs

They are always created with a TCG link. Keep that in mind for the future. MaverickNate 15:54, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

In other languages

When updating in other languages sections, you shouldn't include languages where all or almost all Pokémon have their English names, since there are over 20 of such languages. Unless Pokémon's name actually is different in that language.--Den Zen 17:35, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

Ah, okay. Thanks for clearing that up. - Chosen of Mana 18:51, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

Souvenir Shop

On the Souvenir shop needs a better picture,I can´t upload pictures so can you do it? If you look in the comment box you´ll notice I (Willi225) got permission, here is a better picture by my standards: Flare047872 (talk) 19:09, 1 August 2012 (UTC)


You seem to be both online right now and considerably more Wiki-savvy than I, so I was hoping you could help me. I tried to add tooltips into the Monster Brain article. I couldn't find anything about tooltips in the Bulbapedia Help page, so I tried to imitate the formatting from articles such as N, but it doesn't seem to be working; hovering over the underlined text I added doesn't bring up anything like it does on other articles. Could you please tell me what I did wrong so I can fix it/not make that mistake again? Thanks :) Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 02:18, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

The cause of the problem were the used of quotation marks (" ") in the tooltips. For one reason or another, they do not mix together, and therefore will not produce a tooltip when hovered over. - Chosen of Mana 02:25, 6 August 2012 (UTC)
Ah. Thank you so much for your help! Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 02:28, 6 August 2012 (UTC)
Best way to get around that is inserting html quoting. Luna Tiger * the Arc Toraph 03:10, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

Poké Ball

I've noticed that summary from Generation IV (plus Dream Ball; Lure Ball is in Generation IV coloring, not sure about other if it's the same in Generation V...I'll have to check) is already uploaded, and in case of in-battle, Generation III's uploaded. here... What to do in this case? :c Marked +-+-+ (talk) 14:23, 11 August 2012 (UTC)

It sucks, but we'll probably want to delete the ones you uploaded. I've already replaced those sprites with the ones that already exist. Keep the in-battle sprites for Generations I, II, and IV. Those ones are fine. - Chosen of Mana 16:09, 11 August 2012 (UTC)
Okey. We will need to get some uploading still, as I can't see in-battle the Johto Poké Balls + Dream Ball, and Lure Ball as I said earlier - it changed color in Generation V, so likely both status and battle updated the color. Marked +-+-+ (talk) 16:29, 11 August 2012 (UTC)

Black/White 2 Item Sprite

I have several item sprites (License, Round Charm, Dirty Handkerchief, Reflecting Mirror) but I don't have permission to upload them... Can I just email them to you? Ping - unsigned comment from anping87 (talkcontribs)

I don't see why you don't have permission... have you tried using the account merger tool? Using that will regester you into the Archives and Bulbanews.
Also, for future reference, when you want to talk to me or someone else about Archive issues, it's preferred that you do so on their Archive user talk page. – Chosen of Mana 21:11, 15 August 2012 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply. I've uploaded them ~ anping87 22:41, 15 August 2012 (UTC)


What's with the Unova2 edits? -- MAGNEDETH 23:26, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

The locations appear in episodes that use the Unova 2/Season 2 color scheme. You can find this kind of behavior with Kanto locations in the anime:
- Chosen of Mana 23:31, 5 May 2013 (UTC)
The 2 on the end causes a red link because the template uses the name for colors. -- MAGNEDETH 23:51, 5 May 2013 (UTC)
In that case, would using "|colorscheme=Unova2" work? – Chosen of Mana 03:43, 6 May 2013 (UTC)


With pleasure, but I can't overwrite original image. Sousuke (talk) 16:01, 11 July 2013 (UTC)

That's strange. It doesn't say the image is protected to me. What exactly is preventing you from doing it? - Chosen of Mana 16:22, 11 July 2013 (UTC)