User talk:Glik/Archive Oct 2013-July 2015

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  ~たかはりい 01:08, 25 October 2013 (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. Thanks! --Den Zen 16:50, 25 October 2013 (UTC)


I noticed you're heavly editing the Clothing page. I would like to also contribute I'm not sure what kind of sorting you're using to organized the page. Could you please look at the Talk:Clothing and answer me there? --Sekuiyatalk 16:51, 25 October 2013 (UTC)

James Turner

What is your source dat James Turner made Goomy and Sliggoo? --Altruis でんき 18:08, 2 January 2014 (UTC)

Just a few discussions on /vp/. Like I said, not reliable. Glik (talk) 18:11, 2 January 2014 (UTC)

Lumiose Trainers

Not trying to be argumentative with people, just trying to figure things out. Why are some trainers noted under the locations section and others are further down the page under a Trainers section? Drake Clawfang (talk) 22:35, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Hmm, hadn't noticed them. Per Project Locations, all Trainers should go beneath places of interest, items and Pokémon (Project Towns and Cities doesn't mention Trainers in its structure, so Locations takes over). The restaurant Trainers should be put under their own headers under the Trainer section. And that one Lumi Cab Driver, who's using the wrong template. Glik (talk) 22:46, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Pokemon Biologies

Hi! This is specifically about Starly eating the berries from Grotle. With the way we're doing biologies now, references are extremely important. We really shouldn't have anything mentioned at all that doesn't have a reference or a picture on the page. In the future, please try to track down the source of the information specifically or add a picture showing it. Thanks! Crystal Talian 20:59, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

Aight. I don't touch Biology much, since I know the format was changed recently and there's still a number of pages that haven't been changed. I just saw your summary saying you needed a reference, so did a quick check; the picture on Grotle's page wasn't used on another page and I didn't see it mentioned on Ash's Torterra, so didn't have a clue where it came from. And I didn't think pictures (especially one centering more on a different Pokémon) would be wanted in the section. Glik (talk) 21:32, 15 January 2014 (UTC)


Why did you revert my edits, the Scraggy line, Reshiram and Zekrom's types are no longer unique. --Cinday123 (Talk) 02:02, 24 January 2014 (UTC)

Because it doesn't matter if they're no longer unique, the trivia point is solely about the introduction of new unique combinations. It's like saying Generation I introduced the most Normal-types, including those later changed to Fairy; the trivium has nothing to do with what happened to them later, and adding it only confuses the point. Glik (talk) 02:12, 24 January 2014 (UTC)
Oh yes, it didn't matter about type combinations so only when introduced right? --Cinday123 (Talk) 02:14, 24 January 2014 (UTC)
Yes. Glik (talk) 02:18, 24 January 2014 (UTC)

Proper nouns

In regards to the TCG, both Series and Era are proper nouns, and should be capitalized at all times. This is, however, different from the anime, where series is not capitalized. MaverickNate 03:47, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

My bad. I thought I saw the Original Series box use lowercase, so I assumed, it being the first, that it wasn't capitalized like all the following Series. Does that mean the TCG Releases template needs to have Era capitalized? Glik (talk) 04:02, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

A little note

Just so you know, it is probably a better idea to post to someone's talk page if it seems they aren't looking at the edit summaries. A new user may not think to look there, or they may not have even gone on the recent changes page to see the summaries. They could very well be refreshing the talk page to see if someone responds to their post and not even looking at the recent changes. Just something to keep in mind. --It's Funktastic~!話してください 02:47, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

I was actually making a message to them after the second time; I checked to make sure no one beat me to it (since I'm rather slow on a phone), when I saw they added it back and did a quick revert. And I now see you have indeed beaten me to the punch. Glik (talk) 02:56, 13 February 2014 (UTC)


Geez, I always forget those pronouns... thanks for catching them. You'd better keep watching, with my track record... haha. --FireGambit (talk) 22:17, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

No prob. Glik (talk) 22:24, 28 February 2014 (UTC)


Mind if I help add PMD1 move descriptions? I know you've been adding them over the past couple of months, so I thought I'd ask first to make sure I wouldn't be interfering with anything.--Cold (talk) 00:14, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Nah, go ahead. I've been keeping track of items found in the dungeons, which stretches out dungeon crawls a lot, so getting more moves takes me a long time. glikglak 00:49, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Viviyon name origin

I added the ll note so people can understand why the "y" is there. Pikachu Bros. (talk) 17:55, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

Yamitora1 brought up the name pronunciation on the talk page a while back and asked if it was notable. Funktastic pretty much said "Not really, that's how French works" and I agree. We already note that papillon is a French word, I don't think we should have to tell people how the French pronounce their letters (and if I recall correctly, "ll" is actually a different letter from "l" in romance languages, so it'd probably turn into a grammar lesson). Plus, the way you put it looked like it was saying there's an English sound in a Japanese word. glikglak 18:41, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
I meant why the "y" is in "Viviyon". Pikachu Bros. (talk) 18:53, 18 March 2014 (UTC)
...That's what I just said. The "yon" sound comes from papillon, which doesn't need further explanation. The trademarked name isn't actually an English word, it's a Japanese word spelled with Roman characters; it uses whichever letters it needs to to get the intended sound. That's why there's a y in it: the Japanese name uses characters that make a "yon" or "yah" sound or something like that, which is there because of papillon. glikglak 19:11, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

Mother 3 and other franchises

Game Freak did infact develop both Mother and Mother 2, more infamously known as EarthBound, under the company name of Ape Inc. Regardless, Both Pokemon and Mother/EarthBound are first,foremost and cheifly Nintendo owned and/or created franchises, so shouldn't any native copyrights be valid? Do we have to avoid talking about Mario, too?- unsigned comment from Hwrdjacob (talkcontribs)

As I said in the edit summary, Game Freak didn't have a part in Mother 3. Staff have previously removed copyrighted material from origin sections, including the Mother series (see Mewtwo's history).
Also, if you forget to sign a comment the first time, you're supposed to use the {{unsigned|User}} template instead of signing afterwards, as it messes up the time stamps. glikglak 23:35, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

Even Nintendo Copyrights?--Hwrdjacob (talk) 00:44, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

And furthermore, Game Freak doesn't really matter at all when it comes to copyrights. They only have a small fraction of the claims to Pokemon and Mother: Nintendo owns everything about the two. Therefore, it seems stupid to me that we cannot cross reference something related to Pokemon AND owned by the same company, who referenced themselves in the first place. Smash Bros. would not be allowed on this wiki using this logic. - unsigned comment from Hwrdjacob (talkcontribs)

First, I don't have the time nor the inclination to find out which copyrights are held by Nintendo and which are held by developers. I don't care if you think it's dumb; I didn't make the rule, bring it up with the staff if you don't like it. Second, Smash Bros. is not even remotely like putting copyrighted characters as origin inspiration: Smash Bros has Pokémon properties in it. Finally, use the preview button more often. It's annoying to have to keep retyping a message because you found a typo in your last message or you forgot to sign. glikglak 01:14, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Ok, are we supposed to ignore the various references to other Nintendo owned franchises? Like the Mario game in the Department store, the NES,GCN,Wii, etc., and of course the painfully blatant origin of Excadrill? It's not like Mewtwo where it was broad strokes; the resemblance is astonishing. What about the move Round? Or here's a good question: why is Pulseman on the wiki? If Pokemon references something, it references something. Oh, and there's a whole page dedicated to references to popular culture, almost none of which are owned by Nintendo. Hwrdjacob (talk) 08:07, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

What part of "in origin sections" do you not understand? There are some pages where we're allowed to speculate some; species pages are not one of them. I reiterate, I do not care if you don't like it. You're not going to convince me that I should undo my revision. Staff have said don't put copyrighted characters of other franchises/corporations/whatever in Pokémon's origin sections without solid evidence, the Mother series included. If you want them to see if your opinion is enough evidence, bring it up like another user did on Crystal Talian's talk page. glikglak 12:57, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Revert on volbeat breeding learnset

I added lightscreen, but you reverted it because "it's not an egg move" but i don't what that means. When the volbeat comes out of the egg at lvl 5 he has that move and the Dustox gets it by lvl up. So what is an egg move?, btw this is in sapphire. Faito (talk) 05:37, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

An Egg move is a move that a Pokémon learns through breeding, though for the learn lists we narrow it down to moves it can only learn through breeding. Volbeat can already learn Light Screen through TM16. glikglak 11:47, 3 April 2014 (UTC)
Ahh, got it, thanks for clearing that out. I understand :), i will check if the move is listed on TM or By lvl up before adding it to Breeding. Thanks again Faito (talk) 15:27, 3 April 2014 (UTC)


I understand the problem, but I'm not going to change it. Please hear me out.

I'm not from the United States. I'm from the United States of America. I'm not accusing you or anyone else on Bulbapedia of this, but I'm sick of people (mostly self-righteous foreigners who think my countrymen are completely oblivious of the outside world) trying to drop "America" from the name, or referring to my people as "U.S. Americans" because there happens to be two continents that have America in their name.

Referring to the USA as "the United States" without "America" on the end isn't any more specific or accurate than just saying "America". The official, full name of Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) essentially translates to the United States of Mexico in English. Likewise, the USA is referred to as the Estados Unidos Americanos in Spanish. When Mexico won its independence, they modeled their government after ours, right down to the name. Either way you slice it, there's potential confusion.

None of the other countries in North or South America have America in their name. Brazilians, Mexicans, Canadians, etc. do not and have never identified as Americans. They identify as Brazilians, Mexicans, Canadians, etc., or in the past, as subjects of whatever empire they were a part of.

The USA was free to call itself what it wanted, America, long before any of them won their own independence or it was given to them.

So you can either ignore it, or change the official tag to United States of America. I will not bend to this extreme, ridiculous example of political correctness. If it means I get disciplined or even permanently banned, so be it. I'm tired of my people's identity being stolen from us.

-TBustah, April 3rd, 2014, 3:55 PM PST

Steven tag battle

I couldn't find anything referring to the fact that if all three of the players pokemon faint but not stevens that you lose the battle should this be stated in white out or somewhere else--Just a simple edit (talk) 20:15, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Ah. You put that at the end of the wrong sentence; your edit was saying that the Gen IV tag battles had that happen, which looks confusing when there's no mention of the Steven battle acting differently. I'll put it in. glikglak 20:38, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Sorry I mean the grass type pokemon he caught

The one he caught in honnen when he thabk his grass type pokemon to safe him from beedrill. --Terryberry94 (talk) 18:43, 28 July 2014 (UTC)

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