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Message from the Editor
January 29 015

Happy January!

It’s hard to believe that the first month of 2022 is already almost over! As January comes to a close and Pokémon Legends: Arceus officially released worldwide, here are a few updates you should know about.

As many know, Bulbapedia experimented by remaining open during the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl release in order to test site stability and to maximize user participation. Due to the success observed last time, Bulbapedia will once again be remaining open to editing for Pokémon Legends: Arceus as well. Because this game is not a remake and may attract more traffic, staff will be monitoring site performance over the next several days and will determine if we need to reevaluate.

As a general reminder during this exciting time, please do not add information taken from other fansites - we don't allow plagiarism. This includes text, images, and data. Please reach out to a member of Staff if you are looking for ideas of specific tasks or projects we are looking for help with.

In other news, since we’re celebrating a new year and a new game, we thought there’d be no better time to bring on some new staff! Bulbapedia will be participating in Bulbagarden's Official 2022 Staff Drive. This time around, we’re looking for some passionate and savvy folks to join the team as Junior Administrators. We’ll be accepting applications until mid-February! If you have any questions or concerns about the application or selection process, please send a direct message to Pokemaster97 or evkl on the Bulbagarden Forums or the Bulbagarden Discord server.

Until next time. Happy Editing!

Pokemaster97
Editor-in-Chief, Bulbapedia

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