Talk:Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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Cyborg is incorrect.[edit]

A cyborg is a human being with machine or robotic parts to enhance him or her. An android is a humanoid robot with some sort of artificial intelligence (which is what the Terminator is). I think this article should reflect this. Also, I do not think this would be considered original research, seeing as how I am simply using what the film tells us (reliable source) and the English language dictionary (reliable source). LogicalCreator (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 10:27, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

Android sounds familiar ;) . Anyway, I’m interested to know which part of the film tells you the Term. was an android, given that it introduces itself in the first film as a cyborg during a conversation with Sarah. --Sp33dyphil ©hatontributions 11:11, 13 October 2012 (UTC)
This was discussed at length at Talk:Terminator (character) and Talk:The Terminator/Archive 1#The Terminator is not a cyborg. The consensus was to refer to them as cyborgs, since every single piece of media in the entire franchise refers to them as cyborgs or "cybernetic organisms: living tissue over metal endoskeleton". --IllaZilla (talk) 15:26, 13 October 2012 (UTC)
Like Illa says, he flat out calls himself a cybernetic organism, cyborg for short, LIVING tissue over mental endoskeleton. Darkwarriorblake (talk) 15:50, 13 October 2012 (UTC)
I think cyborg is technically incorrect because, as OP said, a cyborg is an organism with cybernetic parts, whereas the terminator is a robot with organic parts. By the real-world definition of cyborg to which we have all agreed, he is not one. However, the film does refer to him as one, and he introduces himself as one. I think the debate could go either way. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.130.11.182 (talk) 19:27, 5 June 2014 (UTC)
The character describes itself as a cyborg. There's no arguing against that. --uKER (talk) 20:33, 5 June 2014 (UTC)
Jesse James described himself as a sweet man who could never hurt anyone. There's no arguing against that. Oh, wait. Self-description doesn't mean jack.50.130.11.182 (talk) 20:50, 5 June 2014 (UTC)
Three billion human lives ended on August 29th, 1997, and the US State Department described itself as "not able to confirm what took place." But watching John with the machine, it was suddenly so clear. InedibleHulk (talk) 11:53, October 10, 2014 (UTC)

Marketing source[edit]

I found this source for the variety of marketing methods including kid friendly methods for this R-rated film which I thought would be interesting for the article but I don't know where it would be suitable to add it as there sn't enough info to create its own subsection. Anyone got any ideas? Feel free to add the info yourself if you know how to tackle it.

Darkwarriorblake (talk) 04:17, 14 November 2012 (UTC)

Left arm right arm[edit]

In Terminator 1 and 2, we have an arm off 2 separate terminators. Now we know the first arm winds up in the molten metal. That's a right arm. There is however also a left arm that gets snagged in a big cog during the second film before Arnie finds himself impaled with a steel bar. In fact, he has to rip this arm off himself to get free. This one is a left arm, severed near the elbow. What becomes of the left arm? Shtanto (talk) 01:30, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Human resistance[edit]

I notice the "r" is being capitalized, human Resistance. This looks awkward to me. Every time I see it, I think I would prefer human resistance. This could just be me.

You could follow the thinking behind "human Resistance" to its logical conclusion, "Human Resistance". That looks better to me, because I think it seems more logical. But I think "human resistance" is ok, and cuts down on Capitals. I was gonna say it's not a huge deal, but it is quite a big deal, actually, if I am right, which is a distinct possibility. zzz (talk) 01:47, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

Changed it. I am right. (Probably.) zzz (talk) 02:03, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

I've done a lot of copyediting, although it was a GA. I hope it was successful. zzz (talk) 04:03, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

Release date[edit]

Despite the article claiming more than once that the movie was released on July 3rd, Terminator 2 was actually released on July 2nd. I have the ticket stub to prove it!

Athens State Hospital[edit]

Terminator 2 asylum is Athens State Hospital. Look at the pictures

http://www.kirkbridebuildings.com/buildings/athens/ http://www.kirkbridebuildings.com/buildings/athens/ash_15.html

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