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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --Shiningpikablu252 16:51, 3 July 2008 (UTC)


I noticed you have only edited the userspace since May 3rd, just a friendly reminder that you should try and edit the mainspace more to offset your userspace edits. Thanks, - Kogoro | Talk to me - 18:19, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

No problem. Dilophosaurus Rex 15:46, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Are you Dutch?

You're name, "Jos van Ballegooijen", sounds very Dutch to me. So if you are, you can paste this user tag in your user page(but remove the dots from it, else it won't work): "User... nl-N" If you aren't Dutch, then never mind ;)Mijzelffan 15:44, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Yes, I am Dutch, as a matter of fact. Now I just gotta figure out how that damn template works. Dilophosaurus Rex 15:46, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

It's pretty easy, all templates are set up the same, namely: ((User ...)) (p.s. replace the ( and ) by { and } ) then you can replace the dots by thing like: nl-N, Brown Hair, In Love, etc. then you paste it on your user page and then it'll appear on the right side of your page. Sorry that I explain it the hard way, but you can't typ it in correctly on a talk page Mijzelffan 15:59, 14 May 2009 (UTC)
No, that wasn't the hard part. Trying to get it to appear on my userpage the way I want was, but I got it now. Dilophosaurus Rex 16:02, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Red links

we have a major problem with this page right here. you see, you used an official template, and while using official templates isnt a big deal, you used it incorrectly, and now you have created red links. these are bad because they show up in the official Wanted pages. so, what i need you to do is fix it. either remove the template and use another form of description, or expand the templates, and remove the links manually. the latter will take longer, but preserve the appearance. -- MAGNEDETH 21:37, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

OK, if you can tell me how to do so, or point me in the general direction of a Guide Manual to Templates or something like that, I'll gladly do so. Dilophosaurus Rex 07:03, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
Put “subst:” in before the name of the template to expand it. For example:
will be saved in the page as
[[Pokémon egg|egg]]
--LaprasBoi 21:54, 4 July 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. Instead of making multiple edits, why not use the Preview button (Alt + Shift + P) located right next to the edit button to look at your page and see how it is coming? That way, your page can look great while staying within the required amount of edits. Instead of editing the userspace, as a wiki, we encourage users to edit the mainspace. So, if you edit the mainspace more often, you will be allowed to edit the userspace more. Thanks! --electAbuzzzz 18:49, 1 July 2009 (UTC)


ive removed you from abuse. please edit the mainspace, and be frugal to the userspace. -- MAGNEDETH 17:19, 25 August 2009 (UTC)

Thank you very much. Dilophosaurus Rex 17:47, 25 August 2009 (UTC)

soooo....i removed you from abuse on August 25th, and yet, here we are almost a month later and you HAVEN'T MADE ONE MAINSPACE EDIT SINCE. edit the userspace one more time without making at least 20 edits to the mainspace, or youre going back in abuse. -- MAGNEDETH 19:26, 24 September 2009 (UTC)

Does that include editing other people's userpages? Dilophosaurus Rex 14:14, 3 October 2009 (UTC)