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8/8/09 HGSS article

A source would be greatly appreciated. tc²₆tc26 12:23, 8 August 2009 (UTC)

Sorry. Pokébeach. —darklordtrom 12:23, 8 August 2009 (UTC)
Thanks. Saw it on Filb too. A little later than that other place though. tc²₆tc26 12:25, 8 August 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, everyone will have it. We're late... as usual... which is why I of all people ended up writing the article. —darklordtrom 12:26, 8 August 2009 (UTC)

I'm very sorry

I thought blanking a userpage makes it slated fro deletion. I saw Turtwig A do it to PokeVillian, so I assumed. Please shorten the block. No doubt I deserve one, but a month? Alpha CuboneKing 20:54, 4 October 2009 (UTC)


Look. Those articles were NOT properly formatted. Especially the Ranch one.--Mew a.k.a. Immewnity* was here at 22:04, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

OK, go tell the other admins that they weren't good then. I know I'm not 100% certain on the 'news style, so I got two or three other users to look them over before I published them. I was happy. They were happy. The articles told the facts, and that's what matters.
That Ranch one is actually in a worse state now. The way I wrote it gave a lot of background detail which made it clear exactly what the mailbag was, and gave some fan feedback which I think was really an essential part of the article; it's good to be reporting what the fans are thinking of this controversial topic. As the news is currently consistently late (rename to Bulbaolds, perhaps), they were genuine opinions and not something I made up to fill in space. Mentioning a few background details also helps to fill an otherwise short article out, and it will let readers know a few specifics about the update, in an attempt to actually help them understand the article. Furthermore, I deliberately did not use the quote template because of the autocategorization, which I'm not really a fan of. I didn't think it was necessary, not to mention you made a crap job of fixing that up. It really is worse off now.
Anyway. I'm learning the ropes, I admit that. No one's perfect first time round. You ought be aware of that, Immewnity. —darklordtrom 23:23, 22 October 2009 (UTC)
First, you say "The articles told the facts", then contradict with "gave some fan feedback" and, even more, "they were genuine opinions". Opinions are not to be used in articles, unless the article is completely about fan reaction towards something, such as if a riot broke out at the Nintendo World Store due to a game not being released.
"As the news is currently consistently late" - this may have something to do with the 2-3 active users on the site; tc26 and myself, occasionally Kevzo8.
"so I got two or three other users to look them over" - were these users active BN writers? (Argy counts, but she would NEVER have let either of those through in that state)
"I deliberately did not use the quote template because of the autocategorization" - {{quote|content|author|cat=no}}; easy as apple pie.--Mew a.k.a. Immewnity* was here at 18:34, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
I hadn't considered it an opinion, I considered it reporting on what feedback I had seen on the few sites I had briefly scanned across. I apologise for trying to publish reactions to something obviously controversial.
I also apologise for trying to increase the number of active newsies. If you didn't want me here you could have let me know before I started contributing.
CoolPikachu! has written many more articles than I have. He gave them a look over, as did some of the other users I chat with on AIM. And "that state"? They were not terrible articles, Matt, and you know it.
Didn't know that existed. In any case I've gone and categorized it now. I'm not partial to having millions of categories around the place but I figured that in the long run it might actually be useful.
So yeah. There we go. Please stop ripping into my work now. —darklordtrom 03:58, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
I also apologise for trying to increase the number of active newsies. If you didn't want me here you could have let me know before I started contributing. - No, you got exactly the opposite of what I was trying to get to. The only reason I was a bit agitated was when the articles got moved to the mainspace without proper formatting.
CoolPikachu! has written many more articles than I have. He gave them a look over, as did some of the other users I chat with on AIM. And "that state"? They were not terrible articles, Matt, and you know it. - I agree, they were not terrible articles. However, they were not correctly formatted at the time when you moved them.
Please stop ripping into my work now. - It's a wiki. If you mean me editing your edits to an article, then please look into the definition of a wiki. I'm sorry if you are not happy due to myself trying to improve Bulbanews's reputation.--Mew a.k.a. Immewnity* was here at 16:19, 25 October 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for analysing my every sentence. Just because "it's a wiki" you don't have to pull everything to pieces. After I published this I saw Kogoro's note on your talk page. Give this a rest, dude, you could have offered advice on how to fix this but in any case I've moved along. If you wouldn't mind, the door is thataway. —darklordtrom 05:04, 26 October 2009 (UTC)
Oh, that's it. Well, I did give you help on what should have been done, but yeah. I just walked through the door. Ow... I forgot to open it first... heh... Turn the knob, and bye!--Mew a.k.a. Immewnity* was here at 23:37, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Broken Redirects

Could you please change the first two redirects here to EB Games to distribute Arceus in Australia please? Turtwig A 01:50, 10 November 2009 (UTC)

Done. —darklordtrom 01:54, 10 November 2009 (UTC)
Could you also delete the "Twitter account a fake" broken redirect? Turtwig A 00:58, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
A Section Editor would be better to contact for this sort of thing, you know. Trom is most active on Bulbapedia.--RexRacer 01:48, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
The first one was from pre-SE days. I don't mind tidying up around here, though, even if I'm not a Section Editor. (And to be honest if it was on someone else's talk page I'd have probably done it anyway :P). —darklordtrom 04:34, 16 December 2009 (UTC)

My userpage

Thanks --Branfili Talk My edits 04:25, 7 April 2010 (UTC)


{{rborder}}--immewnitythemew 22:13, 3 June 2010 (UTC)

Yes, they're there, they exist. What about them? —darklordtrom 22:20, 3 June 2010 (UTC)
You said "If something like this already exists then kindly point me in its direction". --immewnitythemew 00:46, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
Ah, right. IMO for the sake of consistency across the Bulbawiki network, roundy should be used over rborder. —darklordtrom 01:58, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
How bout we delete roundy and move rborder to roundy? It'd take so much less editing.--immewnitythemew 12:00, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
I recall reading on pedia that incorporating more browser radiuses will put more strain on the server and give more load time...? —darklordtrom 05:46, 5 June 2010 (UTC)
Where is this? Plus, Template:Roundy isn't up-to-standards, and Template:Rborder is already widely used.--immewnitythemew 00:50, 6 June 2010 (UTC)
I don't know where it was stated, but it was something Jio wrote, so you'd be best to see him. —darklordtrom 04:28, 6 June 2010 (UTC)
He's using it... so now that that is updated, I'll do as much {{rborder}} to {{roundy}} as possible!--immewnitythemew 18:02, 6 June 2010 (UTC)