Talk:Santa Claus

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Santa Claus is real, but this article says that he isn't! Why doesn't this page give equal consideration to the existence and nonexistence of Santa Claus?
Santa Claus is not real; he is a legendary character. This fact is mentioned in many reliable sources cited in the article. To be "agnostic" to the existence of Santa Claus gives undue weight to a fringe position, and violates WP:V, WP:NPOV and WP:NOTCENSORED. In the spring of 2019, an RfC regarding the lead section of the Santa Claus was held on whether the lead section should be "agnostic" about the existence of Santa Claus. The end result was that editors agreed that the lead section of the article should make it clear that Santa Claus does not exist.

Semi-protected edit request on 10 May 2021[edit]

Under "Criticism" and under "Controversy about deceiving children," please change

"Some children have reacted poorly, including rejecting the family's religious beliefs on the grounds that if the parents lied about the unprovable existence of Santa Claus, then they might lie about the unprovable existence of God as well."   to   "In some cases, children have even rejected their family's beliefs on the grounds that if the parents lied about the unprovable existence of Santa Claus, then they might lie about the unprovable existence of God as well." 24.131.152.212 (talk) 03:37, 10 May 2021 (UTC)[]
 Not done for now: please establish a consensus for this alteration before using the {{edit semi-protected}} template. I'm not sure why we'd remove the word religious before beliefs when talking about the existence of god? ScottishFinnishRadish (talk) 11:34, 11 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Santa Claus[edit]

Under one of the pictures in the article it says

'Sinterklaas, Netherlands (2009) on his horse called Slecht Weer Vandaag or Amerigo'

This is incorrect. The name Slecht Weer Vandaag is only used in Flanders (Belgium). Moreover the name Amerigo, used for Sinterklaas' horse in the Netherlands, was changed to Ozosnel in 2019. (https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paard_van_Sinterklaas_(paard)#Ozosnel) --31.4.189.93 (talk) 21:18, 13 June 2021 (UTC)[]

Semi-protected edit request on 3 August 2021[edit]

98.151.201.187 (talk) 20:39, 3 August 2021 (UTC)[]

one of the few characters appearing in multiple series of the franchise: Eight episodes

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. ScottishFinnishRadish (talk) 20:44, 3 August 2021 (UTC)[]

Semi-protected edit request on 3 August 2021 (2)[edit]

person originating in Western Christian culture 98.151.201.187 (talk) 20:46, 3 August 2021 (UTC)[]

Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. MichaelMaggs (talk) 20:48, 3 August 2021 (UTC)[]