Welcome to Bulbapedia, Solar Dragon!

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Thank you, and have a good time editing here! --Nick., something to say? 18:03, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

Preview button

Use it, please. Multiple saves is hard on the server, and then it becomes a disaster. Remember to use the preview button in the future. Thanks, E-123 - Ω ナックルズ 18:37, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Sorry, I can't. I don't know why but there is something wrong with my computer and when I press preview, it stops responding. It is the same on every other wiki I am part of. I know about it but I have lost lots of edits because of this. It is just awkward for me. Solar Dragon 18:42, 13 September 2009 (UTC)
Well, do some edits to the mainspace! You don't always have to do the userspace... CuboneKing 18:49, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

my reply

I replied in german right below here. - unsigned comment from Sandshrew-san (talkcontribs)

Anschlag (Stop)

Ich tat nur diese Seite, weil es notwendig war. Ich mag verschiedene Sprachen verwenden, um auf Gespräch zu antworten. By Sanshrew-san
(I only did this site because it was necessary. I like to use different languages in order to respond to call.)

Hi, please use English to pseak to me in future. I can't speak German but I can use a translator. Solar Dragon 18:00, 17 September 2009 (UTC)
  • I don't speak German. I didn't do that, it was my bird. He is so cute! I can't show a picture or anything, because anything else also you may steal his identity. I don't mean you, I mean anyone. Sorry... I guess. MistahSandshrew P.S. He didn't pseak to you, he did speak to you. Sorry it's my temper.

Link templates

Instead of linking to a disambiguation page like Pokémon Red use the link template Pokémon Red. It displays what you want, but sends you to the right place. Well, kinda. In that example not really More delicate linking and template witchcraft is required to display exactly what you wanted on the Game Boy Tower page - check it out! More link templates for general use are here. —darklordtrom 08:27, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

Yeah, sorry baout that. I know of them, I just keep forgetting to use them. I will try to in future. Solar Dragon 08:35, 7 October 2009 (UTC)


How did I talk to you that makes me think you're stupid? Birds are intellegent, I have a bird (I'm not getting a dog, they're so gullible), and I could teach him german. He's also learning spanish, french, korean, hindi, and english. He's a cockatiel. MistahSandshrew

I got suspended on youtube :(


That's it. Screw it, I am jumping from that tall building. Goodbye Solar.

--Michaeldsuarez 16:40, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

Ingore this "User:Michaeldsuarez" It's Thekingoftheguild again. he's been impersonating me on several sites. --JuniusThaddeus 17:01, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
Ignore me? I DID get suspended on YouTube. Look:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Michealdsuarez Give it a rest JuniusThaddeus. Thekingoftheguild is not me and you don't even have evidence to say he is me anyway. Now back to the talk between me and my pal Solar; Someone also provided links to reviews on various sites slandering The Elder Scrolls series. Help me talk Wikipedia into deleting these links to those reviews so we can make it look like The Elder Scrolls is liked by everyone. --Michealdsuarez 00:34, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

Oh, so you didn't jump off a tall building, huh? *facepalm* CuboneKing 00:38, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

guys, this is not a forum, take the conversation elsewhere. -- MAGNEDETH 00:40, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

Just so you know

Transfinite is on a killing spree. Anything that has Interestingly, Strangely, or anything similar, she kills. Just let her do what she does, she knows what she's doing.--ForceFire 10:26, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

So "By using a "walk through walls" cheat and going north through the trees at each of the three lakefronts." makes sense then? ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 10:30, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

auto confirming

How do I get auto confirmed?--Supermon 12:18, 22 November 2011 (UTC)

You have to edit frequently and be a member for a while. There is no set limit to become autoconfirmed, it will happen if you do those two things though. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 14:14, 22 November 2011 (UTC)


Thanks, Solar for catching my mistake. Much appreciated. --GregtehCollector 06:35, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

Urm... you're welcome. What mistake? ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 07:13, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
I deleted a talk page on accident. You corrected that. --GregtehCollector 15:42, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
Oh right, don't mention it. It's nothing. :P ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 15:42, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

Fake Pokemon Page

If I knew the page existed I would have likely removed that portion, nice to see you did it instead though considering it was never real and just a creepypasta story. :-) Frozen Fennec 22:09, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

Didn't know it was a creepypasta, i just guessed it was another hack Pokemon from a hack game so didn't think it important enough to get a section :P ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 23:13, 15 February 2012 (UTC)
Haha, yea. I remember reading it and a couple of other related Pokemon creepypasta over the last couple of months. Good times. Frozen Fennec 23:20, 15 February 2012 (UTC)
Heh. Well, whenever I see something that doesn't belong, I'll remove it. I may not be that active here but 3 years of wiki experience and 10 years of Pokémon experience has taught me a lot about that does and does not belong :P ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 23:26, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

Talk page issues

Hey, next time it might be best to ask the creator of the page why, or wait for someone more knowledgeable to come around, instead of just getting rid of something. I'm referring to this talk page message. I had the table set up that way for a reason, which Mr-ex777 didn't know of because he doesn't play Pokémon games, he just watches LPs on youtube. So next time, please do a little more research before just removing vital coding from a page. Thanks. Jo the Marten ಠ_ಠ 22:17, 1 March 2012 (UTC)

Oh, okay. Sorry. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 10:51, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

Pokémon Conquest

When you change an article to show a newly revealed English name, can you please put your source as the edit summary? It's hard for us to tell whether someone's just making stuff up or not unless we can see where the info comes from. It also helps us write a news article to let other people know about what you've discovered (You're welcome to give that a go yourself as well). Thanks. Werdnae (talk) 13:04, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Sorry I didn't put it in the edit summary but I added my source to the talk page just before I made the changes so assumed that would be enough. Also, I suck at writing news articles otherwise I would have done so myself. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 13:15, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Ah, okay. I missed it, but that's entirely my fault. Forget I said anything, you did the right thing. Sorry. Werdnae (talk) 13:18, 4 April 2012 (UTC)


Sorry about what happened, but where can I find the forums? --Station7 (talk) 19:43, 20 June 2012 (UTC)

Splitting Victory Road

Not sure if names are good, as you can still access the old one in sequels, after beating Champion. Marked +-+-+ (talk) 14:50, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

Devastation doesn't go away just because you beat the Champion. Bluesun (talk) 14:55, 15 July 2012 (UTC)
Which is why I put the template at the top for it to be discussed. I feel that there should be two articles for both Victory Roads and feel that they should be treated as separate entities. If other feel differently, then I will be fine with that. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 15:53, 15 July 2012 (UTC)


I'm sorry for that I put some questions on Admin talk pages. I have Autism, and what I think which is the easiest, I would the easiest way. I'm really glad that Bulbapedia supporting Autism also. By the way, here is my questions and I hope I'm not bodering you. And I didn't know that, so I'm sorry.

Ash's Krookodile evolved in both of it's evolutions agains a main characters Pokémon (Ash's Pikachu and Iris's Dragonite). Is it notable to add in the trivia section, although I think possibly not. --Station7 (talk) 17:36, 6 September 2012 (UTC)

Hey. I'm not certain on that one, have any other main Pokémon got similar trivia to that? Also, I'm not an admin and it would be best off to ask this sort of question on Talk:Ash's Krookodile. Thanks, ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 18:13, 6 September 2012 (UTC)

In response to your edit summary

Those were links to download pages for illegal rom hacks / sites for illegal rom hacks Pikachu Bros. (talk) 20:13, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Even so, they do not violate copyright violations on the wiki. A copyright violation on the wiki would be the content being stolen directly from another website without attribution. There is nothing in the wiki policies to my knowledge against linking to hack rom sites. Hack roms aren't even illegal to own as long as you own the original game that it was based on. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 21:29, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

Favorite Pokemon table

I like that table you made for you favorite Pokémon, would you mind if I used it in my userspace? I'll say that it was based on yours. Linkmastr001 (talk) 22:31, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Go ahead. You don't need to say it's mine either. It's wiki code, I haven't copyrighted it or anything. Anyone can use it. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 22:37, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
Thanks! Just asking to be polite :P Linkmastr001 (talk) 22:49, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, I know some users here don't like their code being taken without being asked first. I think it's stupid. Unless you get it copyrighted, you don't own the code which makes it free for anyone to use. And I don't want or see the need of going through things to get some code copyrighted so anyone can use any of the code from my userpage or any of the templates I made on Wikisimpsons for all I care. There's no point in getting angry because someone liked the code you created so much they used it too. :P ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 22:52, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Pokémon Bank fix.

Thanks again for the Pokémon Bank fix for the incorrect-linking thing; I left a comment on that article's talk page. Also, I like your stance on wikicode. :P (I feel like as long as you give credit to where one found a given piece of wikicode, it should be fine, because hunting for and subsequently asking permission for the source/author of every piece of wikicode I've liked on this wiki would be quite a chore. XD But out of courtesy for a user's wishes, I'd still probably ask permission first in the event that I begin constructing stuff on my userpage.. In any case, nice table on your current userpage!) Fenyx4 (talk) 00:07, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome. I don't even care about getting credited for user space wiki code. However, if anyone was to steal my complex template designs from Wikisimpsons, without changing them at all, all hell would break loose. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 07:19, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

Revert on Low Kick Talk page


It doesn't really matter if the conversation is old. This user has contributed this year, and is likely following this page, so replying is useful. --Froggy25 (talk) 21:24, 2 June 2015 (UTC)

Battle Revolution Raichu

My apologies to you and the admins but my answer is correct, and the code of conduct states that I should only put true, factual information on pages, which this is.Raichu Hasselhoff (talk) 22:59, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

Characters TCG Section

Hi. Thanks for adding the TCG section for the various characters. But just to give you a tip for future references. The better way of adding the cardlist entry is to put as ''{{TCG ID|Set name|Characters| Cardno}}|Supporter||Uncommon}}'' (without the nowiki of course) And since it's just the full and secret rare version of the same card, just put them as (jp/en)set1, (jp/en)set2, (jp/en)set3, and not having to put them separately. Thank you. — Ruixiang95 01:39, 22 April 2017 (UTC)