Talk:2012 phenomenon

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Unprotect?[edit]

Can the article be unlocked now? (And it should be solar flares 'peaked' rather than 'will peak' in May 2013). 80.254.147.68 (talk) 17:59, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

Done. Dougweller (talk) 19:42, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

Note that no apocalypse happened[edit]

The article seems to mostly be written from the perspective of pre-late-2012; given that time has passed, I think it probably needs to be fixed up a bit. And it really should note that no major apocalyptic event happened in December of 2012. Titanium Dragon (talk) 06:28, 16 November 2013 (UTC)

1. How do we source that? 2. How do we define "apocalyptic event"? 3. How do we source the definition? Serendipodous 06:32, 16 November 2013 (UTC)
1. It is the same question I ask myself, Serendipod How about we look for a NASA report debunking any big bad events on a planet-wide scale, other than human caused global warming. 2. We could define it against the number of millions dead and reported by NPOV as an apocalyptic event or Internet search of apocalyptic events reported in 2012. 3. We would use a cite tag after the words "non-apoclyptic event" like so to explain what is meant. Geraldshields11 (talk) 21:23, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
1. How do you prove a negative? Just because NASA says that nothing happened in late 2012, that doesn't mean nothing did. I mean hell, Typhoon Bopha killing 1600 people probably counts as an apocalyptic event, does it not? 2. How would searching the internet for apocalyptic events in 2012 show that none occurred? 3. a cite tag for what? Cited by whom? Serendipodous 22:42, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
In the Talk:2012 phenomenon/Archive 13, I proposed to list the costs or the aftermath of the 2012 (apoclyptic) non-event. Brave editors have explored my idea with boldness in the Public Reaction section of the article. I propose to change the title of the section to Costs of Phenomenon and Public Reaction. Please discuss. Thank you in advance for the spirited discussion that I know will follow. Geraldshields11 (talk) 21:40, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
Don't think that's necessary. This wasn't a hurricane or an earthquake. Yes it's sad that one girl killed herself and that Chinese guy attempted a school massacre (which from the looks of things he was going to do, 2012 or not) but other than that, what happened? A few raves were broken up, some villages didn't get what they hoped for, a few kids got to leave school early, and some idiots spent all their money while other idiots loved historic monument to death. Not really worth calling Unicef over. Serendipodous 22:34, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

"Around December 21 2012".[edit]

Should be removed, because it wasn't to happen around 21 December 2012, but ON 21 December 2012. All the sources, websites, and people say that. 78.156.109.166 (talk) 20:23, 25 November 2013 (UTC)

No, some sources say 23rd. Some say 22nd, and some even say 2011. Serendipodous 21:02, 25 November 2013 (UTC)
And no matter which one a particular psychentist picked, time zone changes would make it another date for someone. Unless the meteor/Cthulhu/enlightenment cleanly obliterated the "yesterday" or "tomorrow" sections of the globe. And, according to the section above, it didn't. InedibleHulk (talk) 00:46, November 27, 2013 (UTC)
I think "Meteor Cthulhu Enlightenment" would be a cool Wikipedia user name. Mudwater (Talk) 01:59, 27 November 2013 (UTC)
it didn't happen! yay! --24.89.95.149 (talk) 23:48, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
A YEAR AGO. --24.89.95.149 (talk) 23:48, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

Thta - edit war[edit]

User:Dogface - You have now edited the article three times to include the word "thta". This is edit warring. After you have been reverted three times and it has been pointed out that this is because you keep adding the non-existent word "thta", why don't you try editing the article with a real English language word instead? Do you really think it's appropriate to keep adding a typo? Senor Cuete (talk) 00:39, 28 July 2014 (UTC)