User talk:Me, Hurray!

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, Me, Hurray!!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! TESHIGIGAS 12:03, 20 February 2008 (UTC)

I will :-). Me, Hurray! 12:07, 20 February 2008 (UTC)

Platinum location

Can you change your platinum location because it shows up on the category of pokemon missing pokedex locations page?--Tom 21:56, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

Changed. Also, congratulations on being the only one with the common sense to alert me to this through my Talk Page rather than my Userpage. 15:08, 5 November 2008 (UTC)Me, Hurray! 15:08, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Being condescending in edit summaries

Don't be. What does calling a Chansey "she" have to do with "speaking like a child"? Seriously, how does one correlate with the other? Second, when an individual pokémon is known to have a gender (in this case, all mono-gender species individuals, such as Chansey, Throh, etc), they are referred to by that gender pronoun when speaking about them specifically. This is how it's to be handled across the wiki (meaning it's correct to use female pronouns for Red's Chansey). You're not wrong about using "it" on species articles when it refers to the species as a whole, but tone back your attitude about it. Kai * the Arc Toraph 21:06, 11 February 2014 (UTC)

"She" and "he" are human pronouns. Chansey is an animal. But if that's how the Wiki does it, then it should be mentioned in the manual of style. I genuinely apologise for my "attitude", however. I did not realise I was being so rude about it. Looking back, I suppose I was. Sorry. Me, Hurray! (talk) 21:28, 11 February 2014 (UTC)

Scare quotes

Please avoid using scare quotes in articles in the future as you did here as it appears unprofessional. Thank you! --Abcboy (talk) 23:20, 28 February 2016 (UTC)

Oh, I didn't mean them to be "scare quotes" but okay, understood~. I'll better consider my punctuation and how it may be interpreted next time. Sorry about that. Me, Hurray! (talk) 18:26, 1 March 2016 (UTC)

GS leak

Please do not add information about the GS leak yet, we are not sure if the information is legitimate. It could be an elaborate hoax to ride off the nostalgia train from the recent beta RG reveals.--ForceFire 06:01, 1 June 2018 (UTC)

Fair enough. Thanks for explaining. Me, Hurray! (talk) 18:53, 1 June 2018 (UTC)