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<div style="float: center;">[[Image:Bulbanews logo.png|50px|left]]<b><big>Welcome to Bulbanews, {{BASEPAGENAME}}!</big></b><br><br>As a new user, you may wish to learn a few things that will be useful in your editing and news submission:</div>
 
 
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*[[Bulbanews:Manual of style|Manual of style]] — Bulbanews uses Associated Press (AP) Style.
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*[[Bulbanews:Article submission|Article submission guide]] '''You must read this before submitting an article.'''
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As a new user, you may wish to learn a few things that will be useful in your editing and news submission:
*[[Bulbanews:Contact us|Contact information]] — How to contact editors and information on submitting opinion content
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*[[:Category:Articles|List of categories]] — All Bulbanews news articles since 2005 are found within these categories.
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* Bulbanews follows Associated Press (AP) Style. Please read the [[Bulbanews:Manual of style|manual of style]] and [[Bulbanews:Article submission|article submission guide]] carefully before submitting an article.
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* If you want to write a news report, [[Special:Newarticleassistant|use this form]]. If you want to write an opinion piece, [[Bulbanews:Contact us|contact]] the editors first.
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* If a problem is found, please contact Bulbanews Editor-in-Chief, [[User talk:RexRacer|RexRacer]], or another active {{bn|Staff|staff member}}.
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* To upload images, please use the [[a:Main Page|Bulbagarden Archives]]. To learn how to upload images correctly, see [[:a:File:BulbaArchives Howto.png|this guide]]. To activate your account at the Archives, please log in there using the same user name and password you use here on Bulbanews. This may also be used to activate an account at {{bp|Main Page|Bulbapedia}}.
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* If you need help with wiki code, please consult <span class="plainlinks">[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents Wikimedia Help].
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* Just want to browse? All Bulbanews news articles since 2005 can be found [[:Category:Articles|here]].
 
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*If a problem is found, please contact our Editor-in-Chief, [[User talk:RexRacer|RexRacer]], or one of our {{bn|Staff|section editors}}.
 
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*To upload images, please use the [[a:Main Page|Bulbagarden Archives]]. To learn how to upload images correctly, see [[:a:File:BulbaArchives Howto.png|this guide]]. To activate your account at the Archives, please log in there using the same user name and password you use here on Bulbanews. This may also be used to activate an account at {{bp|Main Page|Bulbapedia}}.
 
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<div style="float: left;">&nbsp;Thank you and have a good time contributing!</div><div style="float: right; height: 20px; background: white; border-left: 10px solid #EBF7CF; -moz-border-radius-bottomright: 1em; -moz-border-radius-topright: 1em;">&nbsp; ~~<noinclude></noinclude>~~ &nbsp;</div><div style="float: right; height: 20px; width: 10px; background: #DFF2B1; border-left: 10px solid #D3EC95;">&nbsp;</div>
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Revision as of 21:45, 4 November 2011

Welcome to Bulbanews, Welcome!
Bulbanews bulb.png

As a new user, you may wish to learn a few things that will be useful in your editing and news submission:

  • Bulbanews follows Associated Press (AP) Style. Please read the manual of style and article submission guide carefully before submitting an article.
  • If you want to write a news report, use this form. If you want to write an opinion piece, contact the editors first.
  • If a problem is found, please contact Bulbanews Editor-in-Chief, RexRacer, or another active staff member.
  • On talk pages, please sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~).
  • To upload images, please use the Bulbagarden Archives. To learn how to upload images correctly, see this guide. To activate your account at the Archives, please log in there using the same user name and password you use here on Bulbanews. This may also be used to activate an account at Bulbapedia.
  • If you need help with wiki code, please consult Wikimedia Help.
  • Just want to browse? All Bulbanews news articles since 2005 can be found here.
Thank you, and have a good time editing here!
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NOTE TO USERS OF THE TEMPLATE: ALWAYS CALL IT WITH subst:, so that what appears on the page is {{subst:Welcome}}. No need to sign, even!