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User talk:Combee123

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Welcome to the Bulbagarden Archives, Combee123!

As a new user, you may wish to learn a few things that will be useful in your uploading:

The Manual of Style, or MoS, outlines the format and guidelines of all images on Bulbagarden Archives.

All of our administrators are here to help! Talk to them if you have any questions or problems with the Archives.

Tagging images with correct licenses and categories is a must. These guidelines will help you learn more about tagging images.

  • Please read the checklist when you upload media files. The checklist is there to make sure you are doing everything necessary when uploading said media files.
  • Be sure to tag and categorize all images. This helps organize the vast amount of images we have here.
  • Check if your image already exists by searching through categories, and Bulbapedia pages. This action will help prevent unnecessary duplicates from appearing.
  • When adding a licensing tag to anime or game screenshots, please avoid just choosing "Screenshot". This is not descriptive and places the images in the wrong category. Make sure to choose "Screenshot from a Pokémon game," or "Screenshot from the Pokémon anime." This will put them in the right categories, and help keep the Archives clean.
  • Does your image have a purpose? Will you be using it on a Bulbagarden Project? Avoid uploading images because you think they are "Cute" or "Awesome". That clutters the Archives.
  • Personal images are limited to two for each User. Personal images include personal logos, personal trainer sprites, drawings, trainer cards and mostly any image that would only be used in the User: namespace and have no encyclopedic value to Bulbagarden and its affiliates. Please tag these with the {{i-Personal}} template for easier organization. Under no circumstance should a photograph of one's self ever be uploaded onto Bulbapedia Archives.
  • In addition, please upload images with meaningful names. Names that are just numbers, for example, do not describe anything about the image, and can make it difficult for searchers. Names are just as important as licenses and categories, so make them descriptive.
  • Due to the many automated templates used on the wiki, lowercase extensions are imperative. That means jpg and png instead of JPG and PNG. It looks cleaner, it works better, and it does not cause any problems. Make sure to always use lowercase extensions.
  • If you're confused about the requirements for uploading files, have a look at this guide.
 Thank you, and have a good time uploading here!
  —darklordtrom 07:01, 26 October 2009 (UTC)  

Proper uploading

You didn't have your welcome (now above) so you weren't to know, but for all future uploads please license and categorize your contributions using the options on the upload form. See here for details. —darklordtrom 07:01, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Actually, I'm going to delete that image. The quality of it was incredibly low. Please attempt to get better quality images in future. —darklordtrom 07:02, 26 October 2009 (UTC)
Not only that, but please don't upload anime screenshots that are .jpgs. The required format is .png. The reason for this is because .png is a better, higher quality format. You're new here, so you didn't know. It's understandable. --Hmdwgf 04:01, 31 October 2009 (UTC)
Just a reminder you should be categorizing every file you upload. ht14 12:51, 26 November 2009 (UTC)
OMG. DON'T EVER UPLOAD ANIME PICS LIKE THE ONE YOU JUST UPLOADED. That was perhaps the worst quality anime pic I have seen here so far. And that was a pointless upload, as that was a Voltorb painted brown, not a 5th generation Pokémon. And categorize your images, as some admins have already told you to do. Do it like this:Category: so-and-so with 2 ['s on the left and 2 ]'s on the right. --Hmdwgf 23:18, 6 January 2010 (UTC)