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242 bytes added, 20:35, 7 December 2010
Don't know too much...
:See that nice green welcome message two sections up? That gives you a basic overview. More detailed rules (or "Policies") are contained in the pages it links to. Also, anyone can edit or remove anything you contribute. You agree to that when saving each edit. It's written just above the save button. That's what makes Bulbapedia a wiki. Note that there are restrictions on that in the policies in order to keep things civilised. <span class="sc">[[User:Werdnae|<span style="color:#2D4B98;">Werdnae</span>]]</span> <small>[[User talk:Werdnae|<span style="color:#009000;">(talk)</span>]]</small> 19:24, 4 December 2010 (UTC)
:::Okay, I think the situation would (hopefully) improve some if someone broke down the rules around here for you. The reason why you are not allowed to create a userpage yet is because you are new, and that is a privilege that is earned, after you are here for a certain amount of time and make a certain amount of edits to the mainspace. Now, I am {{t|Psychic}} and I know what your next question is going to be: "How many edits, and how much time?" The truth is, it is automatically determined by the software. The reason that this policy was put in place is because a while back (before my time, I don't know how much), a whole bunch of users were treating Bulbapedia like it was a social networking site, and only making enough edits to the mainspace in order to be able to edit their userpages, and then not contributing to the mainspace anymore, doing nothing but editing their userpages. This caused the servers to experience an incredible amount of strain, and led to the admins taking away the ability to edit the userspace for '''''EVERYBODY''''' for a while. The [[Bulbapedia:Userspace_policy|current policy around here]] states that you can only edit your {{tt|userspace|which includes your userpage and any subpages}} three times a day, and in addition, creating a userpage in the mainspace like you did is a violation of the userpage policy. I would not go yelling at [[Staff]] like {{u|Jello}} like you did, as that can earn you a ban or a block, if you persist. As much as you may not like her deleting your page like that, she was perfectly within her rights as an Admin to do so, and as much as you may not like hearing this, she was right to do it. The reason that the staff have the powers that they do is to help the rest of us to follow the rules around here. I would suggest that you be a little bit less arrogant, and more humble, and that you find a constructive way to contribute to the mainspace for a while. For example, you could check out the [[Special:Wantedpages|list of wanted articles]], or if you don't feel comfortable starting from scratch, you can try fixing some [[:Category:Stubs|stub articles]]. Hope all of this helps. If you have any questions about anything, feel free to drop me a line on my talkpage. --[[User:Jediknightdtv|<span style="color:blue">JediKnight</span>]][[User talk:Jediknightdtv|<span style="color:green">DTV</span>]] 20:07, 4 December 2010 (UTC)
 
OK, let's not argue or anything like that anymore. I'm tired of being told my account will be blocked soon. I thought this place was cool for a while, but the way I'm looking at it now it's not too great. P.S. I like the english B/W site!!!
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