Over a million people appear to be planning on storming Area 51 to gain entrance to the pop culture phenomenon and see what's really in there. So far, 1.1 million Facebook users have RSVP’d to the event and another 947,000 have confirmed they are interested in attending.
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“We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry. If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Let's see them aliens,” the group’s details state.
The creator of the page and the even says that this is clearly a joke and made a statement to the United States government saying as much in an effort to clear himself of any wrongdoing should people actually storm the base.
The United States Air Force facility, commonly known as Area 51, is a highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base within the Nevada Test and Training Range.
Due to the secrecy that surrounds the base, it has long been speculated that the government researches alien technology at the facility. This has never been proven and it is unsure as to what the motives would be for these people if they were to actually get inside the facility.
The Air Force is not messing around with this subject stating "[Area 51] is an open training range for the U.S. Air Force, and we would discourage anyone from trying to come into the area where we train American armed forces," a spokeswoman told The Washington Post.
"The U.S. Air Force always stands ready to protect America and its assets." In other words, don't do it or you may be shot.
Area 51 was officially acknowledged as an Air Force base in 2013, but has spurred conspiracy theories as an unidentified flying object and alien holding site for decades. In short, it's thought that Area 51 holds all the government secrets about aliens, though the CIA has published documents confirming its use as a test base.