Talk:Mercury

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This needs more CPing. We need to mention the planet, god, and element all on the same page. --Edgerunner76Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? 11:15, 26 June 2008 (EDT)

And Queen, and possibly the French hotel chain. Jollyfish.gifGenghisOur ignorance is God; what we know is science. 11:24, 26 June 2008 (EDT)
And the car company. ThunderkatzHo! 11:34, 26 June 2008 (EDT)

Heh. I am always confused by articles like this. Basically because even if I want to add something, I often find out/know that Wikipedia already has a nice and detailed article about it, and there is no point just duplicating an article in two encyclopedias. It already has more Mercury meanings you can shake a stick at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury

Wouldn't it be simpler to just add a link to it, and focus only to any gritty superstitious and/or an examples of non-rationalist falsehood details? (Eg, I am sure that someone must have thought somewhere/when that mercury is the cure for everything. It's so shinny!) Sen 16:47, 12 April 2009 (EDT)

Funny, I just did what Edge suggested a year ago. The article is headed in the right direction, but will always be small, I suspect. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:21, 12 April 2009 (EDT)

A lightbulb containing mercury broke right next me.[edit]

I didn't have any symptoms of mercury poisoning, though. I'm already crazy :D The Heidelberg Kid (talk) 17:07, 17 December 2011 (UTC)

Mercury + geocentric universe[edit]

Did Mercury play a role? Worth mentioning? -- Seth Peck (talk) 17:21, 17 December 2011 (UTC)

Thiomersal[edit]

"...the compound has been shown not to be bioaccumulative..." And the source for this crap is...? "...and isn't used as extensively as anti-vax campaigners lead people to think..." Irrelevant nuance that has no bearing on the toxicity of injections that contain this non-therapeutical crap. 145.64.134.241 (talk) 10:46, 8 April 2016 (UTC)

Medical science. The same people that found that with a compound fracture surgery placing a rod and antibiotics work better than colored crystals and leaches. Also the people that realized compounds and elements act differently. Like salt is made from sodium chloride that is essential to life; sodium is a metal that detonates on contact with water and chlorine is a caustic poisonous gas used as a chemical weapon in WW1. -EmeraldCityWanderer (talk) 14:51, 8 April 2016 (UTC)