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Abductees versus Contactees[edit]

It is generally accepted that Contactees were those who, under there own volition, claimed that they went aboard or were visited by aliens in the mid to late part of the 20th century. From reading the Wikipedia entry about Riley Martin, it sounds like he was an abductee, which is where he should be listed. Perhaps under the Notable Abductee section. Sean Donovan 00:23, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

Proposed merger[edit]

I think the article List of contactees should be merged into this article. List of contactees is not a list at all, it mentions the names of some contacees, those few names will be goosd in the main article in a separate section, there is not need for a separate article for a few names. Otolemur crassicaudatus (talk) 11:05, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

More than three weeks have passed, and if no objection is raised, I will do the merge tomorrow. Otolemur crassicaudatus (talk) 20:51, 21 September 2008 (UTC)

Edits by 70.171.87.6[edit]

> Has a Bachelors in Advanced Avionics electronics and as a abduction researcher for over 25 years, Joe Montaldo is uniquely qualified

Which is irrelevant because this article is about contactees. As I added your talk page, "Your May 9th edits to Contactee have been reverted because they are clearly self-promotion and do not follow the COI Guideline." Unless you can explain why your edits are not self-promotion, then please leave the article as it stands. Secondly, why do you insist on adding "Joe Montaldo" under the list of contactees? He is not. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Mrsdonovan (talkcontribs) 03:28, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

Church of the Subgenius[edit]

The Church of the SubGenius has a significant contactee motif in its mythology - to wit: "Bob" was contacted / made contact with the "X-ist" aliens, and sold the planet to them. The Church thus spreads the message: "The X-ists are coming back to enslave the planet. Join the Church to ensure that you are not among the enslaved." Perhaps this is worth adding to this page?

Popefelix (talk) 14:46, 30 June 2010 (UTC)

Cleaning up references[edit]

I'm in the process of moving the references from academic style to Wiki style. After I did that, there was only one listed reference that had no corresponding entry in the text:

  • Christopher F. Roth, "Ufology as Anthropology: Race, Extraterrestrials, and the Occult." In E.T. Culture: Anthropology in Outerspaces, ed. by Debbora Battaglia. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2005.

I'm saving that entry here in case there's a reason to include it somewhere in the text. Serpyllum (talk) 02:43, 18 September 2010 (UTC)

Zigmund Adamski[edit]

The inclusion of Zigmund Adamski in the list of contactees is highly suspect. Nowhere in the reference article does he ever claim to have been a contactee (or abductee). It merely states that he disappeared one day and was later found dead.

The article goes on to say:

"One of the most famous Ufologists of all time, also called Adamski, offered his own amazing theories on the tragedy. He believed aliens from outer space abducted the Yorkshire miner by mistake."

One can only assume that the "famous Ufologist" the article is referring to is George Adamski. The only problem is that George died in 1965, fifteen years before the event. It would've been rather difficult for him to have offered an opinion on anything unless the BBC somehow learned the ineffable art of necromancy. A painfully obvious tabloid angle and not a very clever one. 216.67.36.29 (talk) 01:03, 21 October 2012 (UTC)

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