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Post by ManFromGlass »

Is there any thought to abolishing the monthly deadlines for the inet versions? It wouldn't work for the hard copies but what if the magazine was on a "flow" based model? i.e.: as articles are completed they are posted so in theory, as a reader, there could be something new to explore every few days until the months quota of articles and such are all posted.
Crazy idea. Might take pressure off the writers for the more lengthy or deeper researched articles?
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Forum Admin wrote:This practice stems from the time it typically took, historically, to ship magazines into overseas territories. If it took 3-4 weeks by ship to arrive in Australia and then get distributed into local stores there, for example, the magazine's cover month would look old and everyone believed this would affect sales.


So it was all started by Sheep Shearing Monthly and everyone else followed their lead?
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Lamb-entable joke :roll:

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Wait! Hold up.
How have we managed to get two simultaneous sheep-pun threads going?
No one will take us sheariously now.
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Post by Hugh Robjohns »

Terrible behaviour. Someone's heading for a baaaa-n!
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I don't know about you but I'm heading off for a lamb curry while I contemplate the Brit/sheep connection!
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Post by ConcertinaChap »

I can have some sympathy here. After all I'm as guilty of woolly thinking as anyone.

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