User:Pixelface/Fiction Survey 2009

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Directions
  • Please give your answer (preceded by a *) under as many sections as you would like.
  • Incomplete sentences are fine.
  • If your answer is the same for multiple sections, please copy and paste the full answer (don't say "see my answer above").
  • Feel free to remove your answer if you change your mind. This survey is meant to give an idea where consensus lies.

Fictional constructs[edit]

Characters[edit]

When should a fictional character:

1) be the primary subject of an article?

2) be a section on a list?

2a) have their name be a redirect to that list?

3) be only mentioned in the article for the fictional work?

4) not be mentioned at all?

Locations[edit]

When should a fictional setting:

1) be the primary subject of an article?

2) be a section on a list?

2a) have its name be a redirect to that list?

3) be only mentioned in the article for the fictional work?

4) not be mentioned at all?

Objects[edit]

When should a fictional object:

1) be the primary subject of an article?

2) be a section on a list?

2a) have its name be a redirect to that list?

3) be only mentioned in the article for the fictional work?

4) not be mentioned at all?

Concepts[edit]

When should a fictional concept:

1) be the primary subject of an article?

2) be a section on a list?

2a) have their name be a redirect to that list?

3) be only mentioned in the article for the fictional work?

4) not be mentioned at all?

Episodes[edit]

When should a television episode:

1) be the primary subject of an article?

2) be a section on a list?

2a) have its name be a redirect to that list?

3) be only mentioned in the article for the fictional work?

4) not be mentioned at all?

Separate articles[edit]

When is it okay to create an article for a fictional subject that is mentioned in another article?

Never an article[edit]

What are some fictional subjects that should never have articles?

Lists[edit]

A separate list of fictional subjects is more appropriate than an article when _____.

Sources[edit]

1) What are some sources you consider reliable sources when it comes to making articles about fiction verifiable?

2) Do you consider a fictional work an acceptable source in an article? If so, how much of an article do you think can be sourced to the fictonal work?

Examples[edit]

1) Give an example of two fictional elements from the same fictional work and describe why an article would be acceptable for one but not the other.

AFD trends[edit]

What is a trend you have observed in AFDs for fictional things? Cite a few AFDs about fictional things, state the results of the AFDs, and describe a trait the fictional things have in common.