March 31st, 2007

girls

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Hey all,

Here are some more questions for you awesome Degrassi fans to help me out with. Again, you can leave your responses here (picking & choosing which questions to answer, if you want) or email them to rachael.maddux @ gmail.com.

If you want more info on my project, you can check out my Livejournal: going_there

Thanks!
-Rachael

General
Do you think your interest in Degrassi would be as great if there were no Degrassi-related websites, messageboards, etc., to visit?
What do you understand the word “fandom” to mean?

Spoilers
What do you think about episode spoilers?
Do you actively seek out episode spoilers online?
Where do you go for episode spoilers?
If you don’t actively look for them, will you read them if you happen to come across them in a post on a community, messageboard or website?
If you read spoilers, why?
If you don’t read spoilers, why?
How does this community regulate the posting of spoilers?

Copyright
What do you think about Degrassi videos being taken off of YouTube by Viacom because of copyright infringement?
Did you have any videos removed? Did you know anyone who had videos removed? What was your reaction and/or theirs?
Do you think this will stop fans from posting Degrassi videos in the future?

Fanfiction
What do you think about Degrassi fanfiction?
What are some of the most popular fanfiction websites or communities?
What are some of the most popular stories, and who are some of the most popular authors?
Besides those, what are some of your favorites?
What makes you want to read a particular fanfiction? What makes your favorites your favorites? The style in which it’s written, the characters used, the storyline?
Have you written any fanfiction yourself? If so, what inspires you?
Do you think fanfiction has a reputation for being “weird”?
girls

(no subject)

Also, does anyone know the contact information for the guy/girl who ran the official Degrassi Myspace before it was hacked? I meant to get in touch with him for my research earlier, but now I'm not sure how.

Thanks!