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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --Shiny Noctowl 20:35, 25 May 2008 (UTC)


Pokémon is not spelled "Pokemon", it's Pokémon. Please remember this for future reference. --Baby G (talk to me) (see my edits) 18:31, 21 September 2008 (UTC)

Link Templates

Hey there, I've noticed that some of your recent edits have [[Bug (type)|Bug]] in them. An easier way to do this would be {{t|Bug}}, which would come out as Bug, or {{type|Bug}}, which would come out as Bug-type. They're called link templates, and a list of them are found on the shortlinks page.--Kkllnn blastoise 20:04, 15 October 2008 (UTC)


You reverted part of my edit here. Why? --Chocolate 02:43, 25 October 2008 (UTC)

Gender in the anime

Hi. Can you real quick just clarify for me whether SM061 actually stated that the female Pokemon were wearing bows? Tiddlywinks (talk) 05:26, 9 February 2018 (UTC)

Steenee, Togedemaru, and Snowy were all stated/implied to be female prior to this. Turtonator was also implied to be male prior. The only one we didn't know was female before is Popplio. And we've used clothing as an indication of gender before (see XY105. --Master Lucario (talk) 05:29, 9 February 2018 (UTC)
I believe in XY105 it was explicitly stated that male Pokemon wore whatever and female Pokemon wore whatnot. If nothing of the sort is stated in SM061, I'll have to ask you to stop making edits based off that picture. Tiddlywinks (talk) 05:31, 9 February 2018 (UTC)

Source on Dragonite designer?

Hi there, so i noticed that you made an edit on June 25, 2019, claiming that Shigeki Morimoto designed Dragonite. If i may ask, do you have a source for this claim? (Since you added the claim without having cited a source.) Thanks in advance! Anzasquiddles (talk) 11:27, 15 October 2022 (UTC)