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 Thank you, and have a good time uploading here!
  Jellotalk 18:07, 4 November 2010 (UTC)  
 

Templates

Please use {{p}} when addressing Pokémon, just like on Bulbapedia. ht14 04:22, 14 November 2010 (UTC)

Sprites

are you uploading the files you misnamed at their proper names? Because I've been putting the move tag on them. Should i put the delete tag on them?Dion24 07:52, 15 November 2010 (UTC)

Heh, terribly sorry about that; a few missed commas here and there and the computer will do exactly what you told it to. The problem has since been fixed and I think the upload macro I've made should go smoothly and without any more hitches. Do feel free to delete them, yes. Hexagon Theory 07:54, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
I cant delete, but someone else will :DDion24 07:55, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
Did u do the macro in auto-it or something similar? --+ Joeshie + (is Me!) 08:09, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
Well, I'm mostly using user JavaScript to fill out the summary and automatically go to the next upload page. The only thing I'm having to use AutoHotKey (quite similar to AutoIt) for is the actual clicking of the upload button and selecting the file; JavaScript blocks this functionality as a security measure and rightly so: if it didn't, people could just set forms to automatically fill an upload field with a location that's likely to contain an important file on the user's computer and upload it to their own server. Why do you ask, if I may? Just a mild interest in automation, or are you looking to help me with the remaining ~300 Pokémon? ; ) Hexagon Theory 08:25, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
I would help, although I don't have the sprites :P. If you could tell me where/how you get them, I would be more than willing to help/ And it was also a mild interest. 03:42, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
Heh, I've already finished uploading all of them, but thank you for your offer of assistance. «hexagonTHEORY» 04:09, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
You sure you uploaded them all? Anyways, there's also this category: Category:Current game sprites. These just need to be uploaded over with the BW version of the sprites. If I recall correctly, we finished doing all the non-shiny ones. So, I'm guessing all that's left are the shiny versions. Jellotalk 04:14, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
What makes you ask if I'm sure? To my knowledge, I got every single one that wasn't already uploaded; my method was as follows: I went to every single Pokémon's page with images turned off; if the box was blank, it meant the image had been uploaded. If it had a redlink, though, it meant that the sprite hadn't been updated. If, however, only some of the boxes had redlinks, I figured they had been uploaded, they just hadn't gone live yet; still, I manually checked every single one. I really wish the Archives server spoke directly to the Bulbapedia one so that we could be absolutely certain, but I am nonetheless fairly confident that they all got uploaded. Have you found one that hasn't been uploaded? Regarding the shiny current sprites, I'll get on it eventually. ^_^ «hexagonTHEORY» 04:30, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
I apologize, it seems the numbers in the categories for the sprites were a bit misleading. I don't believe any are missing. Anyways, thanks for helping us out! Jellotalk 04:39, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
Wait, did I categorize them incorrectly, or—? Either way, you're quite welcome; really, I'm happy to use my area of expertise to help Bulbapedia in any way possible. «hexagonTHEORY» 05:01, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
You didn't do anything wrong. Some Pokémon do not have shiny forms so I'm guessing that's what accounted for the misleading numbers. Don't worry, and thanks again. Jellotalk 05:11, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
Erm, aren't Castforms's alternates the only Pokémon without a shiny sprite? Also, just out of curiosity: why aren't I allowed to have a user page here yet? «hexagonTHEORY» 05:16, 16 November 2010 (UTC)
Did you upload a third version of the Wobbuffet back sprite that contains no gender? (Not only the Wobbuffet but others too.)—★Pika3323 20:42, 1 February 2011 (UTC)

Upload requests

I was looking around and saw that some of the PokéPark Wii images are still not uploaded yet, such as :File:PPW092.png, :File:PPW093.png, and :File:PPW094.png. Do you think you can get around to them anytime soon? Thanks in advance. ht14 16:19, 26 January 2011 (UTC)