Category:Master Categories

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Master Categories[edit]

Pages must be in one of these master categories. This is done automatically if the {{person | born=????}} etc template is added.

  • Admin - For internal organisation of the site, templates etc
  • Award - Awards, but only apply to the key pages for award series
  • Bid - A bid for a convention
  • Bidding - Other kinds of material about convention bidding, including pages documenting the results of a vote
  • Club - Clubs and other voluntary, non-commercial, more-or-less open associations including the sponsoring organizations for conventions
  • Conrunning - The mechanics of running a convention, famous incidents
  • Convention - Conventions, festivals etc. But only Fannish SF conventions -- not comicons, etc.
  • Fancast - Spoken fan publications
  • Fanfund - Fanfunds
  • Fanhistory - Articles about what fandom is like, including reminiscence.
  • Fanspeak - Fannish words and concepts. Some overlap with publishing and conrunning.
  • Fiction – Terms and ideas stemming from fiction
  • Group - for groups, like filk groups, small teams, fannish groups that aren’t organized clubs, writing groups, and writing workshops. Groups are not generally open to new members.
  • Locale - Geographical areas where there is or has been fannish activity, typically cities.
  • Penname, Nickname - Former as authors, latter as people
  • Person - All articles about people.
  • Publication - A hidden category for all publications above.
  • Publisher - Applies to science fiction book and prozine publishing companies, including small presses
  • Publishing - The mechanics of producing books, fanzines etc.
  • Show - Fannish musicals, plays, films etc
  • Store - Place to buy things (generally books), bricks and mortar or online
  • Venue - A building that holds cons, clubhouses or a slan shack house.
  • Website - Fannish websites
  • Misc - Anything else, as all pages should have a category
  • None - Pages the admins don't want to have a category, generally because we don't want to index them


This category has the following 24 subcategories, out of 24 total.