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 Thank you, and have a good time uploading here!
  Jellotalk 17:17, 31 October 2010 (UTC)  


Please upload anime screenshots as .png and not .jpg. Thanks. Jellotalk 17:17, 31 October 2010 (UTC)

Second warning. Please upload anime screenshots as .png and not .jpg. Jellotalk 00:17, 1 December 2010 (UTC)
Apologies, I was not aware I had recieved a warning in October, I will replace them as soon as I can (I am currently working with an extremely slow browser).Vuvuzela2010 10:28, 1 December 2010 (UTC)


You probably didn't upload the wrong file, the server just takes a while to update. --SnorlaxMonster 14:37, 18 December 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, it seems to be fine now, will that edit need to be reverted? Vuvuzela2010 15:18, 18 December 2010 (UTC)
One of the uploads may be deleted, but that won't affect you. Just remember that usually if you upload over an image it won't change straight away (but the dimensions will); it usually takes about a minute to correct itself. --SnorlaxMonster 02:00, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

Colo Box sprites

If I might inquire, where did you get those images? It might be useful in the future, so I was just curious. --P S Yライダー 00:45, 5 July 2011 (UTC)

I found them on this page, to be more specific, the normal sprites here and and the shiny ones here Vuvuzela2010 08:28, 5 July 2011 (UTC)
I'm busy with stuff outside of Archives so I can't move them all, so here's some admin tools to help you move them all and suppress the redirects. Thanks again for uploading the sprites. --P S Yライダー 23:11, 7 July 2011 (UTC)
Thanks, though I can't take all the credit cause another user (MisterE13) also helped upload them. I think that's them all moved now. Vuvuzela2010 23:50, 7 July 2011 (UTC)
For XD sprites, the Trom suggests they don't be animated.--MisterE13 15:31, 18 July 2011 (UTC)

Edit Summaries

When you upload an image, you must put down a summary of what is happening in the image. Pattyman 11:57, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

I do know that is needed, I just want to upload all the images first, then get round to adding summaries and categories. Vuvuzela2010 12:07, 11 July 2011 (UTC)
Ok. As long as you know what you're doing. Keep it up. Pattyman 15:21, 11 July 2011 (UTC)


I was thinking if you could upload an animated image of Shaymin (movie 11) (either forme) using Seed Flare since you're good with animated images with the anime. Pattyman 23:06, 14 August 2011 (UTC)

Sure, I'll make a start on it now. Do you know what part of the film Shaymin uses Seed Flare at? Just to save me fast-forwarding the whole film, lol. Vuvuzela2010 23:51, 14 August 2011 (UTC)
Also, what size do you want it? Vuvuzela2010 23:53, 14 August 2011 (UTC)
For Shaymin's Land Forme, it uses Seed Flare around the beginning where Dialga and Giratina are fighting and tries to escape. The Sky Forme uses it where Ash is fighting Zero and around the time Mamoswine & Regigigas are trying to stop the glacier attack, prior to Zero going to jail. Make the image at least 640 x 240. Pattyman 00:56, 15 August 2011 (UTC)

Shiny Back Slugma.

This file isn't shown correctly. Can you re-upload it? Marked +-+-+ 19:23, 6 September 2011 (UTC)

Its working fine with me, what's wrong with it (besides the lack of transparency, I'm no good at making images transparent)? Vuvuzela2010 19:44, 6 September 2011 (UTC)
For me, there is no image at all. Other are working fine. Maybe just give me the image, and I will make it transparent? Marked +-+-+ 19:50, 6 September 2011 (UTC)
Here it is. Vuvuzela2010 19:54, 6 September 2011 (UTC)
Done. I dunno why most sprites have "file missing" stuff. And yesterday (it was about 22:00 CEST when I went) everything was OK. Marked +-+-+ 14:53, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

Switch images

Just curious, what are switch images? I saw the template on some of the Pokémon with different formes*. Pattyman 22:16, 6 September 2011 (UTC)

It's images that are used in switches on Bulbapedia, like on the pages for Castform, Rotom, etc. If they are used in a switch, like this one, they appear as unused on Bulbapedia, or they only link to other pages where the image is not used in a switch. Vuvuzela2010 08:25, 7 September 2011 (UTC)
What about moves that are used on a Pokémon (mostly the main character's) such as Ash's Roggenrola Pattyman 17:37, 7 September 2011 (UTC)
I forgot about those... yeah, they should have the template too, but it's midnight here and I'm knackered, lol, so I won't be able to make a start on adding them till the morning. Vuvuzela2010 22:58, 7 September 2011 (UTC)
I'll get started on some for you. Pattyman 23:33, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

If you're going to animate anime images

Please make them bigger, there's no use in having small images you can't see them. Thanks. --P S Yライダー 03:06, 19 September 2011 (UTC)

Unfortunately, the templates they are used in (Template:moveanime and Template:anmov) automatically resize them to 150px, and cause them to lose their animation if the file is bigger than 150px. XVuvuzela2010X 03:55, 19 September 2011 (UTC)

Lapras ageing

I like your ageing Lapras image, but for some reason, when I added it in the article of Ash's Lapras, it doesn't seem to move. Do you know why? --FinnishPokéFan92 14:09, 13 October 2011 (UTC)