|Welcome to Bulbapedia, Evil Figment!
By creating your account you are now able to edit pages, join discussions, and expand the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia. Before you jump in, here are some ground rules:
Thank you, and have a good time editing here!
When making multiple edits to one page, please use the Preview button. It it located right next to the Save page button. Also, please spell Pokémon properly, capitalized and with the e-acute. -- MAGNEDETH 23:19, 9 May 2013 (UTC)
Usage of the word "native"
Hello. I noticed that you and the other chiefs of staff have ruled that the term "natives" should absolutely not be used on the "Biology" section of the Raichu article, and I was redirected to you by Abcboy for further discussion on the matter. It was an issue that PardescanSlowbro raised out of concerns that the word is inherently offensive and incidentally racist to people of indigenous descent, a viewpoint that I and Force Fire highly disagreed with because the word was being used in an entirely non-offensive context. I'm not going to argue against your ruling because you all apparently reached this ruling with a reasoning that had nothing to do with concerns of incidental racism. But I am now curious as to whether your ruling will apply to all other articles that use the word "native(s)" in some way or form, or even phrases like "native to" or something along those lines. I hope it won't, because I feel doing so would be a silly overreaction, but I digress.
I got an idea for a project. It's called FakeDex. It's for all the fake and impersonating "Pokémon" games out there (a lot). Do you think it has enough scope? Ivysaur colored Bulbasaur (talk) 21:57, 2 October 2019 (UTC)