Tracking lateness

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by czechrover » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:00 pm

Still no 179 here in Czech Republic. So that's 23 days after issue and obviously no post over the weekend so that's 25 days at least.

It's so disappointing.

How do subscribers in India, USA and New Zealand get their issue before Germany and Czech Republic!?

Why don't they just add an option for faster postage?

I hate reading electronic magazines but sadly they are leaving me with no choice as I don't want to read the mag a month after release. I'm just gonna have to give it up and pay £7.99 a month for a readly subscription.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by simke » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:12 am

My issue 179 arrived yesterday, 13/4, to Brisbane, Australia.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by lavalyte » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:46 am

179 arrived today, 16th April, Melbourne, AU
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Boulder » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:11 am

Still waiting for 179 in Finland.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Weblaus » Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:39 am

Also still waiting for 179 in Germany, sadly to nig big surprise.

So that'll be the second issue after 177 that will arrive (if it eventually does) when the next one is already on sale - so the relative "speed" of 178 (three weeks) was just a blib then.

For comparison: The current issue of Edge took just two weeks and a single copy of 178 I ordered for a friend took just 4 days (!) from dispatch to delivery around the beginning of April.

Something is badly wrong with subscritpion delivery in mainland Europe when places like Australia and India get their copy (much) sooner. But unfortunately we all know this for months now and nothing seems to be done about it from Future :(

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Boulder » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:53 pm

Boulder wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:11 am
Still waiting for 179 in Finland.
Ok, seems like I need to start complaining earlier as the magazine appeared today in my mailbox. Still a very poor performance, how can it take four weeks to travel across Europe? Just wait for Brexit..

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Barbarian » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:09 am

It's been 4 weeks now since issue 179 hit the shelves and the subs department is still unable to ship from UK to Germany. This is ridiculous.
Cancelling my sub is just a matter of time I'm afraid. I feel like taken for a ride...

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by czechrover » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:47 pm

179 finally arrived in Czech Republic today. A month after issue.

I noticed the 'š' in my towns name was '#' on the package. Maybe that slowed it down. Maybe they are just rubbish.

At least I have it 🙄

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Chinnico » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:14 pm

Incredible! It is a MIRACLE! Issue 180 arrived TODAY!!!

oh... ok, I am in the UK now.

By the way, until last weekend (april 15th) still no sign f issue 179 at home in Italy.

As for the side-topic about paper vs electronic RG, I need paper. If it was electronic, I might buy it, but I won't probably read it. It is just that I forget about electronic books and magazines.

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