The Ovamorphs are inorganic Edit
Their is nothing that supports them as being organic. The only time they a referred to as being organic is in the first movie with Kane, and all he did is look at it. In that time the movie was made the only things that could be alive in real life, that was excepted by science, is organic life. Now it is becoming exceptable by science that inorganic life can exist besides the fact some was found on earth and it is part arsenic based.
Mate, you can easily tell that they're organic because you can see easily they're made out of flesh (or, at the very least, a flesh-like material), and not chitin; which can only mean that the eggs ARE organic, even though adult Xenomorphs apparently aren't. Just because adult Xenomorphs are inorgaic does NOT mean the same applies for their eggs as well, so please provide proof of your claim before you post again that Xenomorph eggs are inorganic. TroopDude (talk) (Contribs) 20:35, August 22, 2012 (UTC)
- Just because it is fleshy, Warriors are also, that doesn't instantly mean it is organic. What makes things organic or inorganic is if they have Carbon in their biology or not. Xenomorphs have no Carbon in them, they are made up of inorganic compounds and materiel's, lots apparently that can not be identified.
Okay, so you've said how it could be inorganic, and have proven that we don't know if it is organic, but you haven't proven that we know it's really inorganic. Therefore, I'd say we keep "inorganic" and "organic" out of the article for now. TroopDude (talk) (Contribs) 22:26, August 22, 2012 (UTC)
No I just said it is inorganic, nothing supports them being organic. These unknown elements are very similar to silicon. Their morphology is also heavily Silicon polymer based. If these elements had carbon or the element carbon was part of the biology,it would be identifiable. The creatures biology is H2So4 / HF [H20]
- H2So4 is Sulfuric acid which has no carbon in it.
- HF is Hydrogen fluoride which has no carbon in it.
- [H20] is Water, it doesn't have carbon in it.
Your leaving canon information out of this article by not saying it is inorganic.
I have heard the name before but I cannot remember if it was for the facehugger or egg, check google to see about it, also note that we should go by the name that the filmakers call it, not outside sources or fans. The only time we should ever name something ourselves is if there is no name given by the creators and even we would have to go to the closest source to find a name before doing it ourselves. The Cruentus (talk) (Contribs) 21:33, August 30, 2012 (UTC)
Is there any reason this page is called "Xenomorph Egg"? No other creatures in the Alien/Predator franchise uses eggs to reproduce, so is the Xenomorph part of the title necessary? None of the other Xenomorph-related pages include the word, so why here?--Leigh Burne (talk) (Contribs) 11:03, March 15, 2013 (UTC)
I'm surpised with the date on Leigh's post, If I had noticed this sooner, I would have added my own two cents here, I am not sure who changed the page but I will check to see who it was and for what reason. The Cruentus (talk) (Contribs) 17:15, July 6, 2013 (UTC)
Ultimatex changed the name from Egg to Xenomorph Egg without giving a reason. It happen right after someone changed the page to Ovomorph and then back again to Egg. Actually shouldn't this page be name Ovomorph? Toa Quarax (talk) (Contribs) 20:52, July 15, 2013 (UTC)
- I'm not sure. While the Colonial Marines Tech Manual does indeed call them Ovomorphs, the films refer to them simply as Eggs. Do any other sources use the Ovomorph name?--Leigh Burne (talk) (Contribs) 07:41, July 16, 2013 (UTC)
- Apparently Aliens: Colonial Marines also uses the Ovomorph name Toa Quarax (talk) (Contribs) 16:42, July 16, 2013 (UTC)
Name (continued again)Edit
I kind of forgot about this one, but once again, would it not be an idea to simply call this page "Egg"? I can't think of any prominent eggs in the AVP universe that aren't from Xenomorphs. Plus, this is a wiki dedicated to the AVP franchise, so it should be fairly obvious we're talking about the aliens.--Leigh Burne (talk) (Contribs) 10:27, November 11, 2013 (UTC)
- Well, unless some expanded material also has creatures coming from eggs than I can't see why it shouldn't be changed to just Eggs, however, it may be worth discussing as I believe Toa mentioned that the eggs had another name as well. Need a source for that though, he said it was mentioned in A:CM. The Cruentus (talk) (Contribs) 17:02, November 11, 2013 (UTC)
- Yeah, in the Audio Log "Xenomorph Life Cycle Notes" ("What follows are my notes the xenomorphs observed life cycle. Beginning in the ovamorph, or “egg ” stage"). It is spelt with an "a" here, but in the Tech Manual it is spelt "ovomorph" with an "o" (page 150).--Toa Quarax (Talk) (Contribs) 20:25, November 11, 2013 (UTC)
- The ovomorph name from the Tech Manual is already referenced on the page. The altered spelling in A:CM raises an issue, but maybe that could just be mentioned in the opening paragraph; the Fiorina "Fury" 161 article has quite a list of alternate spellings, we could use that as a template.
- "Yeah, in the Audio Log "Xenomorph Life Cycle Notes" ("What follows are my notes the xenomorphs observed life cycle. Beginning in the ovamorph, or “egg” stage"). It is spelt with an "a" here, but in the Tech Manual it is spelt "ovomorph" with an "o" (page 150)."
In the game Aliens: Colonial Marines in one of the Audio logs it talks abut the eggs and refers to them as Ovamorphs.
- 22.214.171.124 19:39, July 9, 2013 (UTC)Shadowofunicron
- The Colonial Marines Technical Manual clearly spells it Ovomorph with an "o", and the book is referenced on the page. Is it actually spelt on-screen with an "a"? Personally at least, I'd take the book over the game.--Leigh Burne (talk) (Contribs) 07:41, June 24, 2013 (UTC)
- Your right i made a typo
- 126.96.36.199 19:39, July 9, 2013 (UTC)Shadowofunicron