Talk:Extraterrestrials in fiction

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Fiction[edit]

This article merges fictional extraterrestrials (such as the xenomorphs) and puported extraterrestrials (such as the Greys). That's not very NPOV, you wouldn't put Bigfoot and Werewolves in the same category because they're both cryptids. The name should be changed back to "Extraterrestrials in Popular Culture"

Gray alien from Deus Ex[edit]

Should the Gray alien from Deus Ex Invisible War really be here? The first Deus Ex makes clear that the "Greys" aren't aliens at all, but constructed by MJ12 ("transgenics", much like the Greasels). Search for "Grays" here: http://nuwen.net/dx.html . On the other hand, the design was based on the "gray alien" stereotype, so if the point is to show Grays in general, it might pass. If so, that should be made clear, though. 84.49.88.22 (talk) 16:12, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

I agree, based on your description, that it shouldn't be there, similarities to the common depiction of aliens notwihtstanding. Xihr (talk) 21:18, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 06:17, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Gray alien[edit]

Much more common in ufology than in fiction. placing him here is editorializing that ufology is fiction. i will choose a better rep.Mercurywoodrose (talk) 07:13, 20 March 2013 (UTC)