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23rd-Nov-2011 12:07 pm - Dissertation improvement drive
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22 November 2011
  • Added a paragraph about the history of academic sport research.
  • Added more sources to the sport history section to try to alleviate need to be so dependent on Cashman.
  • Move general sport fandom chapter first paragraph to first paragraph in dissertation.
  • Added a few sentences after that to say exactly who audience for dissertation is.
  • Stated conclusions at the end of the introduction.
  • Made minor edits to the last section in the methodology chapter.


23 November 2011
  • Re-ordered dissertation chapters to be grouped by sport, not in timeline order.
  • Rewrote parts of the introduction.
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This is part of a continuing debate I'm reading and I'm curious to know the reasons people don't contribute. Any and all responses appreciated. :)

Poll #1760553 If you don't edit Wikipedia, why don't you edit Wikipedia?

If you don't edit Wikipedia, why don't you edit Wikipedia?

The atmosphere on Wikipedia is not conducive to random user editing.
4(15.4%)
I don't want to research citations to support my edits. I can fix grammar/typos.
3(11.5%)
Not enough time to contribute.
5(19.2%)
I know people who were treated poorly. Why subject myself to that?
0(0.0%)
I have better things to do.
7(26.9%)
There is no community.
0(0.0%)
The editing window is confusing and I don't understand the markup.
3(11.5%)
I used to edit but people treated me poorly so I quit.
0(0.0%)
They keep deleting my edits.
0(0.0%)
Wikipedia is not reliable. Why fix what is broken?
0(0.0%)
Overly high expectations from others regarding the quality of my edits puts me off.
1(3.8%)
I didn't know Wikipedia was editable.
0(0.0%)
I'm not knowledgable enough to contribute.
3(11.5%)
Wikipedia is biased and I don't want to contribute to a biased project.
0(0.0%)
Other. (Please explain in the comments.)
0(0.0%)
2nd-Nov-2010 09:09 am - More random trip pictures
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Still in New Zealand and only accessing the internet via my iPhone. Found free wifi so may try to write some tomorrow.

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26th-Oct-2010 05:12 pm - Book problem..,
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On this trip to Melbourne, I may have acquired a few books too many. All were bought on sale or given to me for free.

• 365 tips to enjoying riding by Simon Vincent
• Wayne Bennett, The man in the mirror with Steve Crawley
• Reading the game, an annotated guide to the literature and films of Australian rules football edited by Tim Hogan
• Race around the sports world, One man's adventure to the greatest sporting events on the planet by Tony Hardy
• They called him Boy, Andrew 'Boy' Charlton, one of our best-loved swimmers by Peter Fenton
• The footy almanac 2007 by The Age
• Urge to merge, The power, the people, the president, and the money by Ian Ridley
• It's just a bloody game! Timeless rugby union stories by Greg Growden

I also went to two libraries and found books I want my university to acquire...

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