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Forme or Form...
The article contains many instances of the word Forme but upon a bit of research, the word Form would better fit the context of the Pokémon.
I took the time to Google both words' definitions and here is what I found:
- the visible shape or configuration of something.
- "the form, color, and texture of the tree"
- synonyms: shape, configuration, formation, structure, construction, arrangement, appearance, exterior, outline, format, layout, design
- the body or shape of a person or thing.
- a body of type secured in a chase for printing.
- a quantity of film arranged for making a plate.
As you can see, the first definition of Form along with the alternate definition "the body or shape of a person or thing" seems to fit when referring to the many stances of Deoxys. Forme, on the other hand, has a single definition that has no relation to how something appears and behaves.
Forme also disagrees with spellchecker (for me at least). As I was writing this discussion, spellchecker always wanted me to correct it to either Form or For me which lead me to believe that the use of Forme was a spelling mistake that was carried throughout the entire article.
Unless Forme is canonically consistent with the games, I see no other reason for the article to use Forme instead of Form. If Forme is in fact canon, please let me know. --Diriector Doc (talk) 04:38, 3 December 2018 (UTC)
Pickup - SM/USUM table
I'm curious about something, if you don't mind.
A couple of weeks ago, you defended the large table at Talk:Pickup (Ability)#SM/USUM table while I preferred the small table.
But you also had originally added a small table yourself months ago which was reverted, and you said in the discussion: "Although I stood by my edit, I agreed."
You also said: "As I said, I prefer the small tables, but there were reasons for keeping the original."
If you prefer the small table, why did you defend the large table? The way I see it, there are reasons for and against both the small and large tables. Ultimately, at least in my opinion the small version is better. I was hoping maybe you would agree with me because of your statements above, although you obviously don't have to.
Did you think someone else wants the large table, so you defended it for them? Because if that's the case, I'd like to talk to those people and see what they think. --Daniel Carrero (talk) 21:38, 27 July 2019 (UTC)