User talk:Blastoise

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, Blastoise!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! ----PAK Man Talk 05:16, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

You have nothing to fear...

He was a once in a million user. When something goes wrong, many admins will let you know what you did wrong and explain how to correct it in the future. Our admins told him that advice, but he ignored it. He accused all of us of ganging up on him, when in fact we were not. Eventually, he even took it to the forums, where it was greatly ignored. He has a week-long ban because he posted obscenities all over the pages of random users. We joked about it for a while, but now we're serious about it.

So unless you do something epic like he did, most of the admins will treat you very well. And like I said, if you do something wrong, we'll let you know what happened.

Thank you, and I hope you enjoy your time here! --PAK Man Talk 05:40, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Just a head's up; you can't nominate yourself. --PAK Man Talk 05:41, 9 September 2008 (UTC)
There's also a category about Bulbapedia policies. As for the deletion of talk page comments, I not sure if it is actually written policy. Since I joined in April 2006, nobody has ever been allowed to delete comments from their talk pages. In Yami's case, he was deleting an administrator's request for him to stop removing content, which is something you really shouldn't do here. --PAK Man Talk 05:50, 9 September 2008 (UTC)
You would have to talk to Zhen Lin, our editor-in-chief, about that. Policy is that one must have a legitimately good reason for changing their name, but I think he's allowed everyone to change their name who has requested it so far. There may have been one he hasn't, but I can't recall. --PAK Man Talk 05:59, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

This may differ from wikipedia

We prefer as few userspace edits as possible, so it is advised that you use the preview button, add everything in one edit if possible and limit yourself to no more than three edits per day, or else , you might get yelled at by another user. MoldyOrange 21:36, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

SharKing's Lessons: Italicizing

To italicize, put 2 ' marks (not in " form) before the term, and another 2 after to italicize. 3 in each position makes for bold text, and 5 makes for bold-italic. SharKing 21:45, 12 September 2008 (UTC)SharKing

Oops. I took a closer look and you ask if you should italicize. My mistake.
As for the answer... well, I can't provide one. SharKing 21:48, 12 September 2008 (UTC)SharKing
No need to italicize them. Leave them as they are. --electAbuzzzz 22:15, 12 September 2008 (UTC)