# User talk:Arcorann

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## October 2010

Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, your addition of one or more external links to the page Kumikyoku Nico Nico Douga has been reverted.

## Holocene calendar

You're right and I'm glad you discovered my error. But there seems to be a number of errors in other calendars displaying the year zero.--Hyphantes (talk) 09:36, 24 April 2015 (UTC)

## The 1st year is year 0

Of course, there is no "0th year" (CE), since any 0th can not exist at all. Everything starts with the first, so there is the 1st year (ordinal), which is the year 0 (cardinal).

This is, because
the third millennium includes four-digit years with the first number is two: 3rd⇔2
the 21st century includes the years with the first two digits are 20: 21st⇔20
the 202nd decade (2010s) includes the years with the first three digits are 201: 202nd⇔201
...
the third decade (20s) includes the years with the first digits are 2: 3rd⇔2
the second decade (10s) includes the years with the first digits are 1: 2nd⇔1
...
the third year is the year 2
the second year is the year 1
the first year is the year 0

In addition, the first six months CE is marked as a decimal 0.5, that is zero whole (year) five tenths. (If the first year would be the year 1, the first six months should be marked strange incorrectly "1.5".)

--85.76.73.48 (talk) 20:33, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

The current year is 2016. 2015 years ago was the year 1, and the year before that was either 1 BCE or 0 (year). Either way, you don't see people referring to the year 2015 (2016th year), it's just the year number. Similarly, North Korea have decided that 1912 should be Juche 1 and not Juche 0, so they use the ordinal number and not the cardinal number as the year number. Arcorann (talk) 06:36, 23 August 2016 (UTC)