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Proposing stub types before you create them also helps us see whether the stub type is needed, whether it clashes with existing stub types or structure, and whether it is correctly named.
It is very important when you delete a stub type that you also remove it from the stub type list on this page, not only for maintaining consistency but also to avoid confusing stub-sorters. Please don't leave red links anywhere on this page! Otherwise well-formed stub categories may be deleted if they fall significantly below the threshold of 60 stubs (usually if they fall below about 50 stubs). In this event, well-formed stub templates on the list should be upmerged into appropriate parent categories rather than being deleted or redirected.
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On March 15, 2007, all size counts (by the number of stubs in each stub category) were removed from this page to improve accessibility and maintainability. The names of stub categories with lists of stub articles too long to be easily maintained is at
The parent-child relationships shown in the listing below reflect the relationship between categories into which each template places the article to which it is affixed. Multiple parentage is indicated by the presence of small text describing child stub types that appear elsewhere in the listing. This is done to eliminate duplication of stub counts, which inevitably leads to different values for the multiple listings of the same stub type as a result of human error.
There are a few stub categories that are not associated with a stub template or contain only child categories (no articles):