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December 8, 2011, 02:03 PM
Participants are needed for a study about National Football League (NFL) fans and their use of social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs). Participants must be at least 18 years of age, label themselves an NFL fan, watch/attend at least 8 games of their favorite team(s), and use social media to follow/dialogue with their favorite NFL team(s) or players.

Participants will share her/his experiences as an NFL fan and social media user during a 60-90 minute Skype interview. Participants will receive their choice of a $15 PayPal deposit or $15 Amazon gift card at the completion of the interview. If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact Scott Martin at martinsd@illinois.edu

Each interview will be audio recorded and transcribed, but anonymity is ensured.

If interested, please contact:

Scott Martin at martinsd@illinois.edu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Recreation, Sport, and Tourism
December 8, 2011  02:37 PM ET

BigWave Dave??

December 8, 2011  02:38 PM ET

And you're only paying $15.00?? WTF??

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December 8, 2011  03:24 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

My thoughts exactly. Harya, Sweets.

LOL!

December 8, 2011  03:30 PM ET

How are you anonymous on a Skype interview? I have some hi-tech HD quality gear to "enhance" my "skyping" on those ahhhhh you know....uhhhh sites.....uhhhhh well it's not an inteview so much.....as uhhhhhh......well I like to watch..... and uhhhh....
never mind!

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December 8, 2011  10:02 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Just to clarify, you would obviously not be anonymous to me, but no one but me will hear the audio and pseudonyms will be used in my actual dissertation. I'm sorry $15 doesn't seem appealing to you, I'm on a grad student budget. The interviews I have done thus far have been about 45 minutes long.

martin,
all kidding aside good luck. This is not the most mature group around. Hopefully you'll get some takers.

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December 12, 2011  11:48 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

C'mon Denver fans you should be dying to talk to me about Tebow and how he beat my beloved Bears today.

Tebow shmeeeebow...

 
February 5, 2012  05:48 PM ET

upo

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