One of my co-workers, a senior art director, is working on her final paper for her theory class ("Empirical Traditions and Theories in Technical Communications" - It's for her Master's), and is looking at discourse communities in Massively Multiplayer Online RPGs.
Translation - she wants to know about your game-playing habits, in particular your guild/group/superteam when you're online. Yes, she wants you to tell her about your character.
Her survey is here. She can use as much data as possible. Go have fun.
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