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Can we keep this until August? Maybe all summer? Don't make me archive this so soon...


Should we have the trainers on the Route pages have more information like giving the Pokémon the moves they use? Or would it be bad? Pros:

  • Gives people more information
  • Completes the Route more


  • Tables slow the server
  • Makes Bulbapedia more like a guide.

Should I find the moves of the Pokémon and such or leave it be? Pyles 19:00, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

No, there's no need for every Trainer in every article that includes Trainers to have the moves known by their Pokémon. The major Trainers only should have that displayed, since they're like boss battles. You don't include information on every attack from the little enemies in other games every place they appear, and so likewise, you don't for the non-major Trainers. Rivals, Gym Leaders, Elite Four, Frontier Brains, Champions, and evil team major members get that. Basically, any Trainer that has a battle and overworld sprite specific to themselves. TTEchidna 01:04, 2 June 2009 (UTC)
So it should stay as it is? Pyles 19:17, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
Yep, that's what he said... In a very long and detailed way ^_^ - Kogoro | Talk to me - 19:20, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, I got side-tracked through all the complex sentences. By the way, Kogoro I have access to Wi-Fi, so all I have to do is get a team together and we can battle. Pyles 11:39, 4 June 2009 (UTC)


Do you have Wi-fi?--Akaila 19:04, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

If I didn't have Wi-Fi, I'd have no Friend Codes. TTEchidna 01:04, 2 June 2009 (UTC)


So for the new party templates, which should we use for Silver? I’m probably gonna use the SoulSilver like his old templates are silver, but I want your opinion on it. They currently, without the updated sprites and everything, look like this:

Template:PartyHeaderTemplate:PartyBody21 Template:PartyFooter

Template:PartyHeaderTemplate:PartyBody21 Template:PartyFooter

I’m currently working with them to see what they would all look like. I'll also need to know what color should be used for the gym leaders and E4. R.A. Hunter Blade 20:47, 2 June 2009 (UTC)

Use... plain Silver color. Gym and Elite use their type color. Blue uses Blue color. And if they name him as Green in the English versions, Green color. TTEchidna 22:11, 2 June 2009 (UTC)
Alright. I'll eventually get them all ready for the updates. R.A. Hunter Blade 01:41, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

Infobox hack requests

I know that I'm asking for updates on two infoboxes for a Pokémon product that has just been discontinued, but trust me, I know you wouldn't intentionally leave an infobox behind in getting update treatment. The infoboxes in question are {{TFG Figure Infobox}} and {{TFG Card Infobox}}. I tried hacking them into the newer style myself, but found it too complicated. Since you're the master template hacker, is it too difficult for you to handle? Thanks. --Shiningpikablu252 23:46, 2 June 2009 (UTC)

I'll see what I can do. TTEchidna 00:12, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
Nuva-kal has made a possible idea at User:Nuva-kal/TFGInfobox, if you would like to implement that instead of making a new one. MaverickNate 14:09, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
Looks good. I'll modify that one then. TTEchidna 19:37, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Moves in the anime

Are any if you people working on the "moves in the anime" section for all the moves, because on some pages, there's a new template, but on others, it's the old one. I would, but I don't know the format...

Wait, oops, didn't sign. Leafstorm151 21:02, 4 June 2009 (UTC)

It's slowly getting done, just like I'm very slowly doing the party templates for some characters. And you have to remember how many moves there are. It's a bit harder than you think to get some of that stuff up there... R.A. Hunter Blade 00:03, 5 June 2009 (UTC)
Not justhow many moves, but how many anime episodes, too. Next announced one is the 600th! TTEchidna 02:02, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

Ok, just wanted to make sure it was being done.Leafstorm151 21:28, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

Don't worry, we're getting to it. TTEchidna 21:59, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

Why is my Move button activated?

Why is the move button activated on my account? I thought it was suppose to be deactivated since I'm not a mod. Kind of like how if a page is protected the edit this page and + buttons are not activated. Yami 16:49, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Normal members can move pages. Missingno. Master wants YOU! Join the Order of the Glitch! (my talk page) 16:53, 8 June 2009 (UTC)
We trust normal members to not be stupid when it comes to moving pages. That trust has been broken at times, though... TTEchidna 19:36, 8 June 2009 (UTC)


So I know that we have limits for how much we can edit userpages and subpages, so I've tried to keep my edits low in my box of sand. What I want to know is:

  • How much, since I'm readying the templates for HGSS, I can edit it per day. I've kept it below the borderline of 4 so far, but I've needed to get off and on frequently, and I'm trying to get these done ASAP so I have time to do the party templates for other pages.
  • Would it be possible for me to make as many edits as I needed to if I move the templates to a specific page for only them?
  • Could you eventually lock all of the GenII Kanto and the Johto gym leaders' pages, along with Silver's and the E4/Lance's pages so that people don't try to add crappy templates and mess up the coding already there?

R.A. Hunter Blade 03:55, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

If it's a sandbox page, go for it but don't be ridiculous about it. Intended mainspace templates can be as many edits as you want. TTEchidna 04:16, 11 June 2009 (UTC)
Alright. And don't worry. I won't. R.A. Hunter Blade 14:03, 11 June 2009 (UTC)


hy you. are you good at wiki syntax for templates? on pokewiki i have build a similar template to your Type effectiveness... but i can only use 5 or less of this on one page.. could you look to optimate it? --Hanmac 09:24, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Where would you need to use five of them on the page? TTEchidna 01:53, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

Guess Who

ok first go to my talkpage for my full sorriness. Second how do you get your signature like that, where do you put in the coding? and Finally, where do you create usetags? totoRulz'''[[User:Totojo158|<span style="color:#DAA520">''toto''</span>]][[User talk:Totojo158|<span style="color:#C0C0C0">Rulz</span>]]''' 20:20, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

Make sure you have the raw signatures box checked off. R.A. Hunter Blade 01:23, 13 June 2009 (UTC)
Not just that, you gotta not use crappy HTML in it. TTEchidna 01:25, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

I need help

Do you know of an image of the RPGwiki logo?alec9 * - * 04:22, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

Here ya go. TTEchidna 04:58, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

Berry Locations

A looooong time back (December, 2007) you made a large group of edits to different pages about berries. You did a lot of reformatting, organized it more, and added some new info. Among the places to obtain the berries (under Gen. III) you put the pickup ability for a lot - if not all - of them. You put Emerald and FR/LG for a lot. However, there are absolutely no berries that can obtained this way in Emerald; you must have been confused. Just wanted to let you know about this little mistake. Timeroot TalkContribs] 00:09, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

Being that it's so long ago... I say meh to reminding me of it. TTEchidna 01:52, 14 June 2009 (UTC)


yes it looks like ... but

  1. the notes in the PW-box are automatic from the type and the ability.
  2. you need no newfire or oldghost entry because it will calc automaticly
  3. the same as the ic in the rows

look: de:Vorlage:Typ_effizienz ... so you only need the type and not the values for fire,water, gras, etc ---Hanmac 10:08, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

But that's the point: either you enter stuff manually or the amount of calculations is too much for the server and thus the template crashes. TTEchidna 19:34, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
it is possible to do both? i dont get parameters i should calc, i get parameter, i "dont" calc. ? --Hanmac 19:58, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
What you seem to want to do is use the types and abilities entered into the template to calculate the type effectiveness. That's all good for most Pokémon, but since Arceus uses the template 17 times, it's inefficient. What mine does is autocalculates based on the effectiveness we have. TTEchidna 20:01, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
and i mean if the template it can both .... or need I a second template?--Hanmac 20:18, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
Calc + manual = bad. Just use the manual method of doing it. TTEchidna 20:20, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

New templates?

Care if I make templates for Trainer lists on Trainer class pages (such as Cool Trainer or Bug Catcher)? In my opinion the current lists look very ugly, and I want to make them better. :] UltimateSephiroth (about me · chat · edits) 11:14, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

You mean like this?--Clarky13 11:44, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
it looks nice, but what will you do if a trainer have a male and a female form?
what do you think about de:Ass-Trainer_(Trainerklasse) --Hanmac
Not the place Hanmac.--ForceFire 12:18, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
I'm still working out the kinks.--Clarky13 12:22, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
He probably means the list of locations where they can be found. Kevzo8 11:48, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, I meant the location list. I chose the examples badly as it seems that the Cool Trainer page doesn't have such a list at all. UltimateSephiroth (about me · chat · edits) 11:56, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
Ahhhh... I see.--Clarky13 12:13, 14 June 2009 (UTC)
Teehee. Hanmac said "Ass". TTEchidna 08:22, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
Well, shall I start designing new templates? UltimateSephiroth (about me · chat · edits) 10:58, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

Anime dex entries

It's ok to start adding anime dex entries from Theryguy512's project into Pokémon articles? (He confirmed, but asked me to confirm with you also.) - Rikki Kitsuneリッキ 13:30, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

As long as you italicize the Advanced Generation series and Diamond & Pearl series. AND MAKE SURE TO USE AN & FOR THE DP SERIES. TTEchidna 19:21, 14 June 2009 (UTC)


Should episode synopses be in present or past tense? I've seen both, and I think they should all be one way or the other. --Galladeon 07:34, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

Present tense, It's a sypnosis on a day on which Ash and his friend were present.--ForceFire 07:43, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
But it happened in the past. Do we tell stories in present tense? Usually not. --Galladeon 08:04, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
Past tense that crap. Plz. TTEchidna 08:20, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
I've created a new template in my sandbox for this. Should I make it official? --ルレ 08:57, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
Eh. Really you could change it yourself... TTEchidna 08:57, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
In my opinion the synopses sound more natural when they're in present tense. I also think that most synopses already written are in present tense, so if they'd be converted, it would take a long time. UltimateSephiroth (about me · chat · edits) 10:57, 15 June 2009 (UTC)


When did Nintendo officially state that Leaf is loosely based on Blue? How do you know that she isn't merely based on the unused female player character for FRLG?