Tracking lateness

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yalaca
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by yalaca » Fri Dec 17, 2021 8:38 am

Boulder wrote:
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:35 am
Boulder wrote:
Sun Dec 12, 2021 9:27 am
#226 is still missing, I asked for a replacement a week ago just in case. This is most unusual for me in Finland; during the worst COVID period, there were some delays (and of course the total shutdown) but afterwards I've received the magazine about 2 weeks after it's out in the UK.
Got #226 two days ago, don't know if it's the replacement or the original though.
If this is the original, it should have the "subcriber cover", if it's the replacement, it should have the normal stand cover.

flugle
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by flugle » Wed Dec 22, 2021 5:17 am

Against my better judgement, I extended my sub. The last issue I've seen is 224....

NorthWay
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by NorthWay » Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:57 am

With a bit of a slow start to the new year, #228 finally made its belated appearance, taking the slack of the previously gained week and adding the 4 week release schedule for a 5 week gap since #227.

Boulder
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Boulder » Fri Jan 07, 2022 3:54 am

yalaca wrote:
Fri Dec 17, 2021 8:38 am
Boulder wrote:
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:35 am
Boulder wrote:
Sun Dec 12, 2021 9:27 am
#226 is still missing, I asked for a replacement a week ago just in case. This is most unusual for me in Finland; during the worst COVID period, there were some delays (and of course the total shutdown) but afterwards I've received the magazine about 2 weeks after it's out in the UK.
Got #226 two days ago, don't know if it's the replacement or the original though.
If this is the original, it should have the "subcriber cover", if it's the replacement, it should have the normal stand cover.
Got also the replacement mag last week, so the subscribed one was just delayed somewhere a lot.

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Whazeboo
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Whazeboo » Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:16 pm

Since I changed my delivery address three months ago normal delivery is a mess; I haven't received an issue since. The replacement issues I ordered however are delivered within a week.
I am seriously thinking sticking with digital only at https://pocketmags.com/membersarea/mylibrary.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by kiwimike » Wed Jan 12, 2022 1:26 pm

I have two Guide/Bookazines and one issue MIA since last November. Trying to be as patient as possible given Xmas delays etc....but as other items ordered the same time from other companies are well and truly here, it is really difficult to continue cutting these guys some slack- Something they are doing delivery wise is very wrong, creating massive delays.

*Add on update, one has arrived today, so hopefully the other two will be in next couple of weeks....I am hoping they break the habit of recent times where general rule of thumb is you tend to get maybe 1 in 3 via international post without any hitches. I am a little tired of requesting refunds for non appearing items. Its difficult to blame the crazy post covid international post in general when it is problems coming from one specific place/company....and everything else is generally fine for the most part.
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Mauricio
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Mauricio » Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:34 am

Received #227 (Halo) with 2022 calendar on Jan 11, 47 days after the street date. Still no sign of #225 or the replacement issue.

yalaca
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by yalaca » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:18 am

Mauricio wrote:
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:34 am
Received #227 (Halo) with 2022 calendar on Jan 11, 47 days after the street date. Still no sign of #225 or the replacement issue.
Mauricio, where are you located?
On my part, I'm in Canada, and the last issue receive was 226, about a month ago.

Weblaus
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Weblaus » Fri Jan 14, 2022 1:11 pm

So apparently I'm now a subscriber to GamesRader+, huh? Sounds like I really needed that in my life.

And I also just got an email that "Your copy of Retro Gamer will be with you soon" - interesting, since the last that haoppened was August 2021 and before that July 2020. Impressive how Future can even manage to send the digital stuff on a regular basis.

Anyway, that's referring to issue 229 out next week. Meanwhile, my copy of 227 arrived lass than a week ago (so once again 6+ week to make if from the UK to Germany) and 228 is of course nowhere to be seen with the promise of even more delay than usual based on the fact that UK deliveres still haven't happened to everyone accoring to the feedback thread.

I really, really won't miss these constant annoyances once my subcription has lapsed, though I precict I will receive at least to snail mail latters spedily delivered begging me to continue.

Just such a shame how little effort Future is putting into anything that could be even remotely considered as a decent service.

Mauricio
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by Mauricio » Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:30 pm

yalaca wrote:
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:18 am
Mauricio, where are you located?
Atlanta GA, USA

yalaca
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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by yalaca » Wed Jan 19, 2022 10:39 am

As of Wednesday, January 19, still no news of RG 227 and 228 for me in Canada.

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Re: Tracking lateness

Post by exolstice » Fri Jan 21, 2022 12:44 pm

Canada: I got my requested replacement copy for #223 and I also received #227 this week.

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