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BadgerMan

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I know this is fairly minor but I would like to know if anyone else has the same frustration.

Every month when I receive my copy of Dirt Bike in the mail, the cover is shredded and sometimes loose from the rest of the magazine. I usually comes in a plastic bag with a half hearted apology from the postal service. This has been going on for several years! I have complained at the post office and they blame the publisher. I have complained to the publisher and they blame the postal service. Funny thing is, this is the only magazne (of any type) I have ever received that is abused.

I received my new copy today and the cover was completely loose again. I know it's not the magazine it was 25 years ago but I would still like to receive it in one piece since I'm paying quite a bit more for it these days.
 

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Ya know, that's what I thought initially but like I said, Dirt Bike is the only mag that I have ever received that was shredded including the wife's and kid's stuff.

Maybe there's a greenie at the post office who doesn't like orv's .:think

Or......maybe Newman is reading it in the bathroom before he delivers it! :(
 
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I have the same problem here in Texas. Every month, at least one of the staples is non functional for the cover. Interestingly, my subscription does not come in a plastic bag though.

It is the only magazine I get that is folded, spindled, and mutilated.........
 

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I dont subscribe to the mag but when I buy a copy (rarely) within a couple of days of purchasing it, the cover is completly seperated from the rest of the mag, like you were discribing. I dont even think one of my copies of DIRTBIKE still has the cover on it. Whats with that?
 

BadgerMan

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Originally posted by txvintage
I have the same problem here in Texas. Every month, at least one of the staples is non functional for the cover. Interestingly, my subscription does not come in a plastic bag though.

It is the only magazine I get that is folded, spindled, and mutilated.........
The USPS puts it in a bag, with a little apology note, when the cover falls off.
 
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maybe this should be in advanced technology and engineering, so we can talk about new, more durable Magazine cover materials and production methods. :confused:
 
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Do they usually have a stapled cover? I've noticed that a mag with a stapled cover is much more inclined to lose its cover than a glued one.
 
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It's all part of the conspiracy.

As mention here ;)

Hey, how come the links don't automatically appear in bold text anymore?
 
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Mine too! I thought it was our friendly local -postal -workers. I didn't dare complain because I didn't want them to go off or anything like that. :eek:
 
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Re: It's all part of the conspiracy.

Originally posted by VintageDirt
As mention here ;)

Hey, how come the links don't automatically appear in bold text anymore?
Why do I get an "access denied" message when I click on your link?
 
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Re: Re: It's all part of the conspiracy.

Originally posted by spanky250
Why do I get an "access denied" message when I click on your link?
Because I screwed up and that post is in the support team forum. Sorry about that.:confused: