Forum:What exactly consitutes a "stub"?

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Okay, I've got a new potential article for the site sitting in my sandbox and I think it's ready for its initial roll-out, but I'm not sure if it qualifies as a "stub" or not. Does having multiple sections and a list of references disqualify it? Is there anything more I need to do before making it a Real Live Boy Article? --Pere Ubu (talk) 20:02, 9 November 2014 (UTC)

A stub is a very short article - a paragraph or less - that presumably needs to be expanded in the future to be useful. Your draft is not a stub, but it could go into more depth instead of just quoting large chunks of text. BTW, section headings are supposed to be in sentence case.--ZooGuard (talk) 20:07, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
His handler's voice
[edit conflict] Does not look stubby to me. I'd say roll it down the alley and see how many pins fall over. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 20:10, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
Well, here goes nothing. Appreciate the feedback. CRY HAVOC AND RELEASE THE PUGS OF SNARK! --Pere Ubu (talk) 20:25, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
I tend to define a stub as a page you don't have to scroll down to read it all. SophieWilderModerator 20:51, 10 November 2014 (UTC)
I don't think your article draft is a stub but will comment on one section and offer a source for possible expansion. I have read a bit of recent research on Phineas Gage and think the section might be better omitted or require some major changes. Before such significant changes, might need further research to check for legitimate arguments to the contrary. The section on Gage might be best reformatted to fit Malcolm Macmillan's description-possibly in a snarky manner. Arachne1988 (talk) 08:37, 8 December 2014 (UTC)
But that depends on your screen's resolution. :P 03:38, 9 December 2014 (UTC)