User talk:Bfdifan2006

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here!
  GrammarFreak01 (talk) 23:38, 21 May 2020 (UTC)  

Welcoming users

Only welcome users when they've made at least one edit, don't just welcome every new user that signs up, as they may be spambot or won't be active users (as in they just sign up and not do anything).--ForceFire 07:38, 22 May 2020 (UTC)

I will be aware of this. --Bfdifan2006 10:03, 22 May 2020 (UTC)


As I noted on the template talk page, your edits to Photography and Cameron broke the sorting, would you mind fixing them up? --Spriteit (talk) 00:21, 2 June 2020 (UTC)

Yes, I will do that by restoring to version where sorting was not broken. However, I will do it later, as I have assignments today. --Bfdifan2006something to say? 06:01, 2 June 2020 (UTC)


Could also be used for Techno Blast, if the template swaps Rock for Electric, and maybe other moves with more than one animation, like Secret Power? Eridanus (talk) 11:16, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the idea. However, I've already have done 2 User: namespace edits today. --Bfdifan2006something to say? 11:26, 3 June 2020 (UTC)


There's no reason for us to have redirects with different capitalizations. Searching is not case sensitive, and unnecessary redirects would only promote bad links. Tiddlywinks (talk) 22:27, 11 June 2020 (UTC)

I did it to remove redlinks because links are case-sensitive, except the first letter. --Bfdifan2006something to say? 18:42, 12 June 2020 (UTC)
Bad capitalizations should still not be redirects. A red link should kind of tell you that you've screwed up the capitalization or something; creating the redirect is not the right answer. If pages have red links for bad capitalizations, they should be fixed. Tiddlywinks (talk) 00:15, 13 June 2020 (UTC)
This page should only list protected pages that link to Mew Glitch. --Bfdifan2006something to say? 15:25, 13 June 2020 (UTC)

Welcoming users

I've been on Bulbapedia for a long time, so it was rather impolite to post a welcoming box on my Usertalk page. I insist you delete it as soon as possible. Mootagen (talk) 11:43, 2 July 2020 (UTC)

A rule is that the {{welcome}} is placed not right after registration, but after the user makes their first edit on this site. --Bfdifan2006something to say? 11:55, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
I've already made 6 edits and the first one in January! Mootagen (talk) 12:06, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
It doesn't mean that you immediately get one right after your first edit! Bots don't do this on this site! --Bfdifan2006something to say? 12:13, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
Dear Bfdifan, I just want to make that welcoming box disappear. I don't need it. What's the problem? Mootagen (talk) 12:14, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
It's a welcome template, it shouldn't at all be intimidating or anything. Trust me, it won't kill you. (If you're strong enough!) Tiddlywinks (talk) 12:15, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
The problem is, it feels like Bfdifan2006 became my tutor after he had placed that box, but he is not. I'm not against welcoming box in general, but it is signed. So my request is to remove it from my Userpage, and that's all. Mootagen (talk) 12:19, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
Mootagen, the welcome template is not at all a big deal, virtually nobody cares who signed it. Plus, everybody that's actively editing is supposed to get one on their talk page, so if not Bfdifan, someone else would have put it there. Suic (talk) 13:24, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
Yes, it is our policy for active editors to have it. So it'll be there, and it'll be signed, that being its nature. Just try not to think of it like a tutor or whatever. It's literally just like a welcome committee member saying, "Hi, welcome, and I'm yournamehere." Tiddlywinks (talk) 13:42, 2 July 2020 (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 Page button. Please try it out, so as not to clog up the Recent Changes. Also, if you want to edit multiple sections of the page, make sure that you click "edit this page" at the top of the page rather than editing it by section. Thanks! --ForceFire 09:35, 22 May 2021 (UTC)

I know there exists a button like this, I will keep this in mind. --Bfdifan2006something to say? 09:36, 22 May 2021 (UTC)