seeing how monstrous the original simple questions thread is, I've decided to close that thread and start a new one, simply in the interest of making things easier to refer back to.
for reference, the original simple questions thread is here. And the original HGSS one is here
I do encourage that before you ask your questions, you check Bulbapedia for the answer.
for example, if the question is "what does the ability levitate do", then you should first check Bulbapedia.
I'll start this off:
I know you can check a your SID by way of pokesav or action replay, but is there any other way to do it?