Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by golfjunky » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:16 pm

Yes, and left it on the underground to spread the ward.
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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by Mikkei4 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:25 pm

<t>^^^ I had intended to say similar to Nordwulf's post but he's worded it better and more concisely than I would have.<br/>
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I know some people prefer to have the physical magazine to read and keep but I'm happy to read it on a screen as I don't keep it more than a couple of months for a few reads so will try to stop my printed copy in the new year if I can see how to do that. Also CW don't exactly make reading the digital copy desirable as they state "... it's not a substitute for the real thing". Maybe the website wording needs amending to attract more readers onto the digital copy and also add an option to transfer off the printed copy onto the digital form.

For the continuing printed copy are the current paper and ink used the most eco-friendly available while still giving a good and acceptable finish?<br/>
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My copy was 1 of those still in the plastic cover BTW.</t>

PS - why have the control characters started showing when submitting a post from a draft copy?

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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by what-time-is-it » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:47 pm

Physical copies that land out of the blue in the post are probably a good thing for people interested in a nice watch, but who are not obsessed with watches and/or don't participate regularly on the forum. So when it lands on the coffee table, it's likely the latest featured models may well be the first time that person has seen them and may hook them in. CW obviously feel that they get a good return on investment for the publication, otherwise they wouldn't do it.

For what it's worth I think they should give the option at sign-up for either a digital or hard copy, with those preferring digital receiving an email with the link to access it, when the edition is released - perhaps even give digital subscribers the copy 48hrs early as an incentive. For existing subscribers, update the dashboard so that you can state your preference.

Personally I receive the hard copy, most of which are still in the plastic sleeve and spend 5 mins reading the digital issuu.
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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by Pipesmoker » Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:02 pm

I received my copy and my wife received 2 copies, 1 in her current name and one from her previous name, is there a way of getting off the mailing list? I do like a look through a hard copy when it arrives, but 3 is a bit much!
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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by Kip » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:53 pm

For those of you wishing to opt out of receiving Loupe Magazine or to sort out multiple copies should email either
privacy@ or marketing@christopherward.co.uk and simply request to opt out or sort multiple copies.

CW is in the process of building “preference center” connected to your CW account so that you will be able to manage your marketing preferences
online through your account. I am certain they will let us know when this is live.
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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by jtc » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:31 am

On the marketing preferences thing, I'm assuming CW have covered their backs with GDPR....?

My plastic covered loupe arrived at last today. I'd be happy to receive a naked copy.
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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by MiniMpi » Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:32 pm

My current edition of the Loupe arrived yesterday in the plastic wrapper.
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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:36 pm

MiniMpi wrote:My current edition of the Loupe arrived yesterday in the plastic wrapper.
You've now got two then? :wink:

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Re: Did your ‘Loupe’ arrive in a plastic wrapper?

Post by MiniMpi » Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:37 pm

Indeed I do Guy !
Many Thanks again for the other two you sent.
Planning on a nice coffee hour tomorrow when I'm off to enjoy reading them.
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