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User talk:Chickasaurus

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 Thank you, and have a good time uploading here!
  ht14 21:18, 1 January 2010 (UTC)  
 

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Regarding your move request

The only characters allowed are A-Z, a-z, and 0-9. If you're confused about the requirements for uploading files, have a look at this guide. So in this case, no parentheses. ht14 04:12, 18 March 2012 (UTC)

3DS captures

Hi. I've been maintaining a list of images that are needed from the 3DS (core) games, and I noticed that you got a capture card and upload approval. It seems you may be focusing a bit on glitches at the moment, but I just wanted to drop off that link so you could maybe consider using your capture card to get some of those images if you find yourself in the mood. If you would find it troublesome to edit some things (like isolating decorations from a whole screenshot), I'd be happy to do what I can if you just provide me with the raw screenshots. (I don't say I'm especially skilled, just that having something is better than nothing. =P ) Thanks! Tiddlywinks (talk) 01:25, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for the link, I'll consider it! :) Yes, I unfortunately have a back-list of glitch things I want to do. I notice many of those pictures are relatively easy to get, so I'll work on it soon. Thanks for the offer. Yes, I am not so good with images so I would much appreciate that. Chickasaurus (talk) 12:50, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

I got a replacement for your image.

The file, http://archives.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:Select_glitch_animated_GIF.gif has an APNG replacement now. I am just asking your permission so I can now upload this APNG replacement. This is the APNG image: Select_glitch_animated_APNG.png

You know, .gif must be avoided. Pokéfan95 (talk) 09:38, 8 April 2015 (UTC)

Actually, new users cannot upload images. Please download the APNG and upload it. Thank you! Pokéfan95 (talk) 09:58, 8 April 2015 (UTC)

Deer Image+ Higher Res Early Seel Design

Chickasaurus: Looking into it, I was able to find out that the "hair" that you described was actually a part of the sprite for some reason. As you probably know, this: https://twitter.com/kyle_toom/status/997019544299294720 was the link where you got the early Seel design from. Look closely enough, and you should also be able to find the deer, and look even closer and you should be able to find the line that was supposedly "hair". Also ontop of that, I found a non-blurry version of the early Seel sprite as well as the elephant here: https://twitter.com/helixchamber?lang=en You might have to scroll down, but the tweet with the aforementioned image should be there.

Thanks for reading all of this. Gs22033 (talk) 17:33, 27 May 2018 (UTC)