Talk:The Impact of Blogging on Fandom

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This page is so much beauty. I'm in awe of your ability to track down all these quotes and in your organizational talent. You addressed the major points and, an even bigger challenge, the subtleties. So fine. --Mrs. Potato Head (talk) 12:05, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

Thank you. I decided to use quotes to allow fans to talk about their own blogging experiences directly rather than summarizing. The unexpected result was that I discovered that the quotes captured more subtleties than I saw when I was originally selecting them. And the cumulative effect of these quotes - arranged in a thematic order - was quite effective (something again that I had not originally considered). I think I may add one more section - Blogging And Commenting because there seemed to be lot of debate on the topic.--MeeDee (talk) 15:40, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
I find that peoples' own words are far, far more effective than my summarizations. There are language nuances, vocabulary, flavor, and many other things which portray ideas and a place in time that, as you pointed out, come from a purer place. The trick is to finding relevant commentary that balances many points of view, and to figure out the theme of all of them together, something I think this page accomplishes. --Mrs. Potato Head (talk) 16:44, 7 September 2013 (UTC)