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Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Extra spaces between each paragraph of the blurb leading to wasted space and unnecessary scrolling. Please delete.


message 2: by annob (last edited Apr 17, 2019 11:02PM) (new)

annob | 1484 comments Hi kittykat,

Someone has fixed this one shortly after you posted.


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Neil Powell (el_gringo) | 458 comments annob wrote: "Hi kittykat,

Someone has fixed this one shortly after you posted."


Yes I did it last nioght, sorry forgot to update here


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments And this one too https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... which has no paragraphs

and this one https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... where the formatting is all over the place.

And the duplicate records https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Su... need to be combined/merged.


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments And another one with no paragraphs ad a huge block of text https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...


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Neil Powell (el_gringo) | 458 comments I've tidied that one up as well


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments Thx,

#9 is still o/s.


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments And yet another one with no paragraphs ad a huge block of text https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


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Neil Powell (el_gringo) | 458 comments kittykat wrote: "And yet another one with no paragraphs ad a huge block of text https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1..."

All done


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments Thx, 5 is still o/s.


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Neil Powell (el_gringo) | 458 comments kittykat wrote: "And this one too https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... which has no paragraphs

and this one https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... wh..."


Combined editions and corrected description


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments re 5 here https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... this one has still not been corrected. The blurb looks like this

Reveals the systematic marginalization of women within pop
culture fan communities When
Ghostbusters returned to the screen in 2016, some male fans of the
original film boycotted the all-female adaptation of the cult classic, turning
to Twitter to express their disapproval and making it clear that they
considered the film’s “real” fans to be white, straight men. While extreme, these
responses are far from unusual, with similar uproars around the female protagonists
of the new Star Wars films to
full-fledged geek culture wars and harassment campaigns, as exemplified by the
#GamerGate controversy that began in 2014. Over the past decade, fan and geek culture has moved from
the margins to the mainstream as fans have become tastemakers and
promotional partners, with fan art transformed into official merchandise and
fan fiction launching new franchises. But this shift has left some people
behind. Suzanne Scott points to the ways in which the “men’s rights” movement
and antifeminist pushback against “social justice warriors” connect to new
mainstream fandom, where female casting in geek-nostalgia reboots is vilified
and historically feminized forms of fan engagement—like cosplay and fan fiction—are
treated as less worthy than male-dominant expressions of fandom like
collection, possession, and cataloguing. While this gender bias harkens back to
the origins of fandom itself, Fake Geek Girls contends that the current
view of women in fandom as either inauthentic masqueraders or unwelcome
interlopers has been tacitly endorsed by Hollywood franchises and the viewer
demographics they selectively champion. It offers a view into the inner
workings of how digital fan culture converges with old media and its biases in
new and novel ways.



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Neil Powell (el_gringo) | 458 comments kittykat wrote: "re 5 here https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... this one has still not been corrected. The blurb looks like this

Reveals the systematic marginalization of women within pop
c..."


I've attempted to set this again, but for some reason it isn't working!


Jo 'kittykat' Tortitude | 2228 comments Perhaps just delete it and replace it with the now corrected blurb from the other edition here? https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...


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Neil Powell (el_gringo) | 458 comments kittykat wrote: "Perhaps just delete it and replace it with the now corrected blurb from the other edition here? https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4..."

Very odd: that wasn't working before but now seems to be fine


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