User talk:Pokemon486

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Welcome to Bulbapedia, Pokemon486!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! ---- MAGNEDETH 03:36, 28 November 2008 (UTC)

Three things

  1. Please sign all talk page comments with ~~~~, so that everyone knows who put the comment there.
  2. Don't put comments on talk pages if they don't help the article.
  3. List of link templates. Memorize it. {{p|Bidoof}}, not [[Bidoof]]. This is so you don't unintentionally link to a disambig.--KK llnn 20:42, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

Your Parody Lyrics

No, don't do that post them somewhere that's not this site........--☆Coolピカチュウ! 04:10, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

Pleaswe read our Code of Conduct it'll help mange your anger at other user. --☆Coolピカチュウ! 04:11, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

For the Bride and Shaymin!

As the information is already found at For the Bride and Shaymin!, there is no need to create new articles on them. ~ overgrownsol 00:49, 2 March 2009 (UTC)


I noticed you have been editing the User: namespace a lot recently. You may not be aware of this, but Bulbapedia has a Userspace policy that asks users to try and minimize the number of userspace edits they make in a short period of time. Heavy editing of these personal pages can put undue stress on the server, so please leave your page alone for now and go help out in the mainspace. Bulbapedia is an encyclopedia, after all, so please help us to complete it! If you edit the mainspace more often, you will be allowed to edit your userpage more often too. Thanks! --♫Green♫ギャラドス♫Talk♫ 02:51, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Hold on!

If you did not read your last warning, then please read it now. You have edited the User: namespace too much. In the past, no one was allowed to edit their userpages because some users were over-editing their own userpages. Your personal editing privileges can be taken away, so please do not edit your page any more for now. Thank you. --Coolピカチュウ! 03:12, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Talk pages

Please sign comments on talk pages by typing "~~~~" at the end of your comment or by clicking this button "button_sig.png" at the top of the edit window. This is so we know who wrote the comment without checking the page history. Thank you! :) ZestyCactus 03:29, 26 October 2009 (UTC)


Do not edit the User: namespace any more. In the past, we were not allowed to edit our pages at all because of users over-editing their pages. If you edit your page any more without making some edits to the mainspace, then the privilege for you to edit the userspace will be removed. This has been your final warning. --—darklordtrom 22:32, 26 October 2009 (UTC)


You can't have images in your signature. Please remove them. Turtwig A Contributions Talk 23:06, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

In addition, you can't re-sign comments that you have left unsigned, since it usually gives the wrong timestamp.--Liquid ICE (User:Cold)(page, talk) 23:11, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Would you like to help?

In addition to stub and articles needing improvement, there's a page I've compiled together known as the help page for bored/desperate users. Hope it gives you ideas. ht14 01:08, 27 October 2009 (UTC)