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: Because they don't damage the affected Pokemon, unlike Poisoning and Burn [[User:Gastlys mama|Gastlys mama]] 18:08, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
::I think it's because they don't go away automatically after battle. See the [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/volatile fifth dictionary entry]. We're using the word volatile to describe status ailments that are inherently temporary. There are better words, in my opinion.&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;[[User:Laoris|Laoris]]&nbsp;<sub>([[User_Talk:Laoris|Blah]])</sub> 18:25, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
::: But sleep doesn't go away automatically after battle (though it does go away during battle) and paralysis doesn't go away automatically, after or during battle. [[User:Gastlys mama|Gastlys mama]] 19:00, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
 
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