Well, that would be well within the realm of what the WMAU "Volunteer
Support Programme" would be able to fund, if one of our members were to
apply:

http://www.wikimedia.org.au//wiki/Volunteer_Support_Programme

Cheers,
Craig


On 4 November 2013 22:18, Andrea Zanni <zanni.andre...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, I'd be 100 dollars/euros, something low budget (like a Kindle or a
> Kobo).
>
> Aubrey
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Craig Franklin 
> <cfrank...@halonetwork.net>wrote:
>
>> Hi John,
>>
>> What sort of cost are we looking at to buy some nifty gadget as a prize?
>>  Is it something that could be done through our Volunteer Support Programme?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Craig Franklin
>> President - Wikimedia Australia
>>
>>
>> On 1 November 2013 16:55, John Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Great concept.
>>>
>>> I think this would a great little project, and worth the expense for the
>>> WMAu chapter.
>>>
>>> I helped run a small wikisource competition with Wikimedia Indonesia
>>> (esp. Ivonne & Siska) to transcribe a 550 page dictionary, and found it to
>>> be very successful, but does require quite a bit of time to run and help
>>> newbies.
>>>
>>> Ill write up a proposal if another WMAu member is willing to second and
>>> help organise the competition in Oz.
>>>
>>> --
>>> John
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: "David Cuenca" <dacu...@gmail.com>
>>> Date: Oct 31, 2013 10:09 PM
>>> Subject: [Wikisource-l] Wikisource 10th aniversary proposal :
>>> Proofreading contest
>>> To: "discussion list for Wikisource, the free library" <
>>> wikisourc...@lists.wikimedia.org>
>>> Cc:
>>>
>>> Talking with some members of Amical Wikimedia about how to celebrate the
>>> 10th aniversary, one of the proposals was to organize a proofreading
>>> contest.
>>>
>>> Basically, we would select some books for the participants to proofread
>>> and validate and they would gather points for each page without errors. The
>>> person with the most points would win a Kindle donated by Amical Wikimedia.
>>>
>>> However, we have been thinking that with the help of some members of the
>>> Wikisource User Group and other Chapters, then we could escalate it to an
>>> international proofreading contest, instead of being just regional. I guess
>>> ideally we would need 3 kindles and at least a volunteer from each
>>> community to organize it.
>>>
>>> What do you think of the idea? Would you or any chapter that would like
>>> to get involved?
>>>
>>> Micru
>>>
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