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Talk:Groundhog Day

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I like it, but we should funspace-atize it. ThunderkatzHo! 17:10, 16 January 2011 (UTC)

Nobody's mission-tagged it yet... Blue (is useful) 21:10, 16 January 2011 (UTC)
As a point of order, do people take it seriously? It's a silly little ritual on par with something like astrology, but the question is whether people treat it as a mere tradition or genuinely think that a hamster can predict the weather... Scarlet A.pngtheist 22:06, 16 January 2011 (UTC)
I thought you were talking about mission-tagging until I got to the hamster bit. I agree with both. - π 11:39, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
I liked my version much better. As a petty act of retaliation, i mission-tagged it now. --Idiot numbre 188 (talk) 11:26, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
Thing is, people do take it seriously, especially here in Pennsylvania. I always hear people complaining that that goddamn rodent saw its shadow again, so we get six more weeks of winter. I would take it as a serious superstition and worthy of a page. Aboriginal Noise What the ... 16:54, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
As it would turn out, we have another page on the subject, Groundhog day. Aboriginal Noise What the ... 11:50, 18 January 2011 (UTC)


Why? It's a superstition, and that's mission. Make it snarky if you don't think it is. Peter Monomorium antarcticum 02:42, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Damnit peter you cant expect deletionists to want to do actual work!--il'Dictator Mikal 02:43, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
BURN!!!!!!!!!!--Colonel Sanders (talk) 02:44, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
Keep. TyAnnoy 02:56, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
That should really go without saying... Peter Monomorium antarcticum 03:00, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Challenge for you. Find a single actual person who actually believes that a groundhog seeing his shadow affects the length of winter, and I'll retract my claim no problems. Provide me a link to where he said that, an give me an explanation as to why it probably isn't a poe. The Heidelberg Kid (talk) 03:35, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Why do I need to do that? Also, see Aboriginal Noise above. Peter Monomorium antarcticum 03:38, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
So, the fact that virtually every single media outlet in North America reports on this superstition is somehow irrelevant? The idea is out there, it has a huge amount of cultural traction, and lots of people, if they don't straight-up believe that the rodent is telling them something meaningful, at the very least gain a measure of hope when he has good news for them. Totally on-mission. P-Foster Talk ""Santorum is the cream rising to the top."" 03:40, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
Total keep. Ba-jeezus you guys are delete happy. steriletalk 03:42, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
This guy has driven me to drink. TyAnnoy 03:46, 13 February 2012 (UTC)
Cut the dramatics and delete it! I know you want to.--Elvis is King (talk) 03:48, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Canada joke[edit]

I know, I'm slow. But I don't get the canada joke.... Pink mowse.pngGodotGrow a vagina 04:24, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

Canda is cold. Also, listen to Brian Thompson's Ask a Canadian. Peter Monomorium antarcticum 04:26, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

St Swithin's Day[edit]

Perhaps there could be mention of the above day, used as the basis of weather predictions (there may be others). Anna Livia (talk) 18:40, 30 November 2021 (UTC)