Each subject should have a Type.  There are different types such as organizations or people. If you're looking for examples, click on the subject type below and you'll be taken to it's page on hobbyDB, which will show verified subjects within that type.


Person


These are the different types under this grouping  -


Nature

  • Species
  • Group of Species (such as Ducks and Geese)


Other Beings

  • Character
  • Deity


Organizations


We generally use Brand unless it is one of these -

  • Airline
  • Auction House
  • Brewery
  • Casino
  • Circus
  • Club
  • Distributor
  • Film Production Studio
  • Fire Department
  • Hotel
  • Military Unit
  • Museum
  • Organization
  • Police Force
  • Public Transport
  • Publisher
  • Racing Team
  • Restaurant
  • Retailer
  • Shipping Company
  • Sports Team
  • Theme Park
  • Train Company
  • TV Station
  • University/College


Events


We generally use Event unless it is one of these -

  • Battle
  • Holiday
  • Race


Event Series is grouping together all years of a race or all of the San Diego Comic-Con events over the years.


Locations / Political Entities

  • Planet
  • Country
  • State (in the US sense, i.e. a sub-unit of a country)
  • City
  • Landmark
  • Building
  • Race Track
  • Venue

 

Fiction / Content

  • Advertising Campaign
  • Film
  • Music Genre
  • Novel
  • Play
  • Story
  • TV Show

There is also a Franchise where a number of different works (say a book, a comic series and a film) have been produced from an original creative work of fiction.


Themes


This one is a difficult one for us


Products


We generally use Product unless it is one of these -

  • Comic Book Series
  • Game
  • List (products that have something in common but are not a Series)
  • Magazines & Periodicals (the title versus individual issues)
  • Narcotic
  • Skin (for video games)
  • Series (contains individual products that were intended to belong together)
  • Subscription Service (that entailed physical products)


Other

  • Honor
  • Ship (like the Titanic)
  • Sport
  • Style
  • Tribe
  • Website


hobbyDB Related Subjects

  • Collectible Type (a category in our database, see for the current list here)
  • Locomotive Classification
  • Make & Model Family (this groups cars together, for example all Ford Mustangs)