From Bulbanews, your community Pokémon newspaper.
A talk page is a built-in part of mediawiki software that allows users to discuss an article. Talk pages are commonly found at (namespace name) talk:(page name). All the rules that apply to mainspace talk pages also apply for User talk pages as well.
Talk pages on Bulbanews are usually for discussion on an article. They may be used to ask about a certain aspect that a reader is uncertain about in an article and discuss the subject of the article in question. Keep in mind, however, that talk pages are not forums for discussion; any comments irrelevant to the article may be removed. Repetitive breaking of these rules may result in a block.
Using a talk page
When posting on a talk page, all new comments go at the bottom of the page. This keeps the page in a chronologically organized order. It goes without saying, please make sure to maintain a sense of decency; for example, do not attack others. Also, sign your posts with
~~~~ so that other users will know (without having to resort to the history of edits to the page) who left what message. This is especially convenient on user talk pages. In addition, add colons (:) to the beginning of your comment to indent it and make the flow of replies clear at a glance. The number of colons used should be one more than that used in the previous comment, though it is permissible to reduce the indenting if it comes too close to the right margin.
Talk pages should never be blanked, nor have any comments removed (this includes the welcome), by the user whose page it is, nor by anyone else, unless all that is on the page is off topic spam (consult an administrator first), or a personal attack against the user. Removing comments is also acceptable when the comments regard the subject of the article rather than the article itself, in violation of the guidelines stated above.