Talk:Starman (TV)

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The way I understand this new category thing is that if a fandom has more than 15 subcategories (like zines), then it gets its own category. Then, did I do Starman wrong by adding Starman (TV) and Starman (TV) Zines to each zine? I'm so confused. --Mrs. Potato Head 21:17, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

I'm not 100% sure, but the way I understood it each fandom gets a category. The 15 comes in when to decide whether it is large enough to need subcategories, i.e. a tiny fandom with three zines would not the a "Tiny Fandom Zines" subcategory, but if it had more than 15 zines it would get a Zines subcategory. Since there are more than 15 Starman zines, it gets a zine subcategory. But I think with the new breadcrumbs rule the zines would not get the Starman (TV) category itself, so that that won't get too large.--RatCreature 21:26, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
So, Highlander zines would get Category:Highlander Zines but not Category:Highlander. The same with Starman. But a fandom like Escape from New York would get Category:Escape from New York and nothing else. How about this dividing into slash and gen/het? Does the 15 zine rule apply there as well? So, Starsky and Hutch would get Category:Starsky & Hutch Slash Zines and Category:Starsky & Hutch Gen/Het Zines but no Category:Starsky & Hutch? One necessity, ratcreature, in this 15 zines until a category is reached means your fabulous zine lists are invaluable; without them there's no way of knowing when a zine list gets long enough. --Mrs. Potato Head 23:16, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, I understood the way it is done with the TOS zines right now was supposed to be the new scheme. And I guess the 15 rule could also be meant not in "there need to be 15 things in a subcategory" but "there need to be 15 things accumulated in a category before we break it up and look into what subcategories make sense". Which makes more practical sense if you look at categories, but for a ton of these small fandoms right now that don't really have any fanlore presence beyond a stub page and the pages for their fanzines that essentially means that there need to be 15 fanzines. If a fandom had five challenge pages, five zines, five character pages, and five comm pages, I guess it would also get subcategories, and then would have a zine subcategory with five zines in it?--RatCreature 19:27, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
If a fandom had five challenge pages, five zines, five character pages, and five comm pages, I guess it would also get subcategories, and then would have a zine subcategory with five zines in it? Maybe. Though I figured it wouldn't get a subcategory until one of those things hit 15 on it's own. --Mrs. Potato Head 19:34, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
If a fandom had five challenge pages, five zines, five character pages, and five comm pages, I guess it would also get subcategories, and then would have a zine subcategory with five zines in it? No. In this case, you would only need the main fandom cat, which would be applied to every page. Having a ton of subcategories with only a few pages in each category is unnecessary and clutters up the category structure.--æthel 20:52, 22 May 2010 (UTC)