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Thanks. [[User:Tiddlywinks|Tiddlywinks]] ([[User talk:Tiddlywinks|talk]]) 17:10, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
 
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:Yes, sorry about that. That issue completely skipped my mind until after I had finished. — '''''[[User:Dannyboy601|<span style="color: SlateGray;">Dannyboy601</span>]]''' ([[User talk:Dannyboy601|talk]])'' 18:22, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
   
Please don't make misspelling redirects with the parenthesis, it encourage misspellings as whoever misspells it and uses the link templates will see a blue link and think that they've spelled the move (or ability) correctly. Thank you.--[[User:Force Fire|<span style="color:#F1912B">'''F'''</span><span style="color:#F6B775">orce</span>]][[User talk:Force Fire|<span style="color:#5599CA">'''F'''</span><span style="color:#90BDDC">ire</span>]] 17:13, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
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Why are you removing perfectly valid category descriptions? --[[User:FinnishPokéFan92|FinnishPokéFan92]] ([[User talk:FinnishPokéFan92|talk]]) 07:13, 2 June 2019 (UTC)
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:Sorry, I've been offline for a few days. It's because:
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:#The category names are perfectly self-explanatory. No one's going to end up at [[:Category:Volcanoes]], for example, and need any explanation as to what types of article are listed there.
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:#As far as I'm aware, the majority of categories on Bulbapedia don't have descriptions (feel free to correct me if I'm wrong). It's the exception, not the norm, and I thought to myself, "Well, since I'm here, I might as well change these to match the rest of the site".
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:#If I recall correctly, many of the descriptions were awkwardly worded or had poor grammar, so I decided to go with the nuclear option and get rid of all of them.
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:So, yeah, it's mostly because of redundancy and consistency. It's not the sort of thing I'd have changed had I not needed to edit the category pages anyway. [[User:Dannyboy601|Dannyboy601]] ([[User talk:Dannyboy601|talk]]) 23:58, 4 June 2019 (UTC)

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Hi. FYI, redirects of alternate spellings of official terms generally are not needed. Alternate spellings with a parenthisized format, like "Autotomise (move)", are definitely not needed, because these in particular only encourage people to use mistaken spellings on pages when the link doesn't come up red.

Thanks. Tiddlywinks (talk) 17:10, 29 January 2017 (UTC)

Yes, sorry about that. That issue completely skipped my mind until after I had finished. — Dannyboy601 (talk) 18:22, 29 January 2017 (UTC)

Category descriptions

Why are you removing perfectly valid category descriptions? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 07:13, 2 June 2019 (UTC)

Sorry, I've been offline for a few days. It's because:
  1. The category names are perfectly self-explanatory. No one's going to end up at Category:Volcanoes, for example, and need any explanation as to what types of article are listed there.
  2. As far as I'm aware, the majority of categories on Bulbapedia don't have descriptions (feel free to correct me if I'm wrong). It's the exception, not the norm, and I thought to myself, "Well, since I'm here, I might as well change these to match the rest of the site".
  3. If I recall correctly, many of the descriptions were awkwardly worded or had poor grammar, so I decided to go with the nuclear option and get rid of all of them.
So, yeah, it's mostly because of redundancy and consistency. It's not the sort of thing I'd have changed had I not needed to edit the category pages anyway. Dannyboy601 (talk) 23:58, 4 June 2019 (UTC)