Talk:Extraterrestrial

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Why don't we merge the history of this page and its improperly-spelled brother, extraterrestial? The other one has been transformed into a redirect, and it seems a shame to strand the article history there. Star of David.png Radioactive Misanthrope 16:01, 2 September 2008 (EDT)

Aliens aren't real[edit]

If they were, I'd shoot them. They have no right to live, and they're evil! Roomfan (talk) 22:24, 27 November 2014 (UTC)

Bear in mind[edit]

Only certain types of 'sentient aliens' would be capable of (a) designing spaceships, and (b) travelling in them - which are different criteria.

The concept of developing a spaceship (including understanding escape velocities) is one thing (even if 'technobabble means of travelling between solar systems/planets/regions of the galaxy' is a step which humans have not yet reached).

Being able to actually create a spaceship (or even merely a space probe) - there have to be 'the geological and other resources' available #as well as# the capacity to manipulate such things into a spaceship. There

Actually being able to go on to a spaceship is a different aspect entirely.

Basically - butterflies, whales and Tyrannosaurus rex cannot take over the universe; the Ents, Daleks, hallucigenia, and Jabba the Hutt would require someone else to design the spaceships, even if they can then manipulate controls thereafter. 86.153.166.80 (talk) 09:36, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Aliens are real[edit]

They speak in voices not unlike a vocoder; and their currency is the Space Credit. If they aren't real, how comes I know this? Scherben (talk) 17:33, 22 August 2015 (UTC)

Holy crap, I THINK YOU JUST PROVED THEY EXIST Reverend Black Percy (talk) 15:31, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
My genius recognised at last... ;) I presented exactly the same amount of evidence as every other alien encounter. Scherben (talk) 16:55, 5 September 2015 (UTC)

Aliens = Demons[edit]

Got any info with that um... hypothesis, seeing as the idea that the Greys are biblical demons is becoming more mainstream?--174.25.43.47 (talk) 00:59, 3 September 2015 (UTC)

What? Reverend Black Percy (talk) 01:01, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
Basically, some groups of Christian conspiracy Theorists (And Muslim if you look hard enough) have realized that with the expanse of the universe, it's becoming common sense that extraterrestrial life somewhere has to exist. So instead of continuing to claim aliens can't exist because the bible says so.
Try to think of a loose combination of Demonic possession, alien abductions, and "Evul Scientists trying to convince us God doesn't exist with fake evidence" if my explanation is shit.--174.25.43.47 (talk) 01:09, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
I suspect this is just a limitation in language (and the fact that I'm tired), but - please explain your original point once more for me. You're saying, like (for example) I am, that it's likely that a growth of the alien phenomena is because the demon phenomena has been faded out at the same pace? Reverend Black Percy (talk) 01:44, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
If you're tired, that makes two of us (That and english isnt my first language) but basically... Aliens can't exist because bible says so. Since the vastness of space makes it common sense that theres some form of life SOMEWHERE besides here, Christians went from saying "aliens don't exist and are an idea created by scientists to turn us away from God" to "Scientists and us alike are being tricked into thinking aliens exist by demons disguising as them to deconvert us". That, or the evil scientists are working with them. Take your pick.
Google "Aliens are Demons in disguise" if you still don't understand.--174.25.43.47 (talk) 01:53, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
I gotta tell you, I'm still not sure if this is the opinion that you hold, or if you're just pointing out that crazy people hold this opinion. But it's certainly very on-mission, we love covering this type of nutty fringe stuff. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 15:30, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
It's not an opinion I hold, however, I've watched a few videos about the topic. I have no idea how I can incorporate it into the article with any degree of readability, however, because my writing is pretty godawful.--174.25.43.47 (talk) 22:34, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
Here we are. Makes David Icke look almost sane [1] .--TheroadtoWiganPier (talk) 17:36, 5 September 2015 (UTC)
Godwin's Law invoked in almost no time at all, also. Nuttery like that makes me depressed. Scherben (talk) 21:49, 5 September 2015 (UTC)

(reset) What about 'Quatermass and the Pit'? 31.49.137.168 (talk) 23:01, 4 March 2017 (UTC)

Or 'The Monsters from the Id' (Forbidden Planet) 31.51.113.64 (talk) 10:53, 5 March 2017 (UTC)

Woking[edit]

How come there is no mention of the place when it has a genuine statue of an alien [2])? 31.49.137.168 (talk) 23:01, 4 March 2017 (UTC)

For Any Aliens Reading This[edit]

Our planet is pronounced "erth", not "e-arth". Also, don't worry about invading us. We should be gone soon. -Bigljbigl (talk/stalk) 23:29, 22 July 2017 (UTC)