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Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« on: December 28, 2015, 07:11:34 PM »
Got the latest issue- the gadget issue- today.  It has a big printing error: page 13-27 are repeated, then pages 28-60 are completely missing, then pages 61-76 are repeated, then it has pages 77-88.  Strange.

Anyone else get this?
Any plan for AHA to provide the missing pages in a printed form?  Or should I suck it up and read the pdf version of those?

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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2015, 07:38:22 PM »
Just shot an email to Gary and Jill for comment.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2015, 08:01:13 PM »
Thanks Denny!  Hopefully this is just an isolated issue.

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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2015, 08:04:17 PM »
They're out of office til 1/4 but I'll let you know if I hear anything.
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Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2015, 08:37:10 PM »
I don't have my copy yet, but I know a bit about printing. Sections of the magazines are printed in sections called signatures. Magazines are made of multiple signatures. The signatures are folded a couple of times to put the pages in order. After folding the signatures are combined, stitched, and trimmed. It's possible that it was a fluke with your issue when the signatures were combined, but it's also possible that it could be more wide spread.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2015, 08:42:25 PM »
Getting ahead of myself (have to check mine when I get home), but if there was a printing issue, maybe they could send an email out to the membership and ask those who want a correct copy to reply to a link and send out a few.  I myself wouldn't care too much since I can get it online, but I know there are those who collect issues.

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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2015, 11:37:52 PM »
I don't have my copy yet, but I know a bit about printing. Sections of the magazines are printed in sections called signatures. Magazines are made of multiple signatures. The signatures are folded a couple of times to put the pages in order. After folding the signatures are combined, stitched, and trimmed. It's possible that it was a fluke with your issue when the signatures were combined, but it's also possible that it could be more wide spread.

What you say about signatures is correct. However, they are usually printed in mutliples of 4, either 8, 12, 16, 32, etc. The pages don't add up that way. It's really strange. Maybe it is an abberation. Looking at my copies of Zymurgy, I see that it is perfect bound--that is the signatures get trimmed even on the binding side before they are glued rather than stitched. Yours may have come from early in the run, which is called a make-ready, before the bulk of them were bound. For it to be widespread, someone would have to have fallen asleep during the process.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2015, 11:42:54 PM »
Doing the math in my head the page numbers came close enough. Still don't have my copy. I tend to get mine a few days after my fiends. Maybe my postal worker likes to read it.

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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2015, 11:53:23 PM »
My issue came in the mail today and appears to be in good numerical order.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2015, 12:00:43 AM »
Thanks Denny!  Hopefully this is just an isolated issue.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2015, 01:01:12 AM »
My copy arrived today and is in good order.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2015, 03:02:15 AM »
Mine is in order.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2015, 03:22:19 AM »
Mine is normal.  The person who assembled your copy had a few too many :)
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2015, 03:31:52 AM »
Got mine today, it's good to go.
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Re: Jan/Feb Issue printing error
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2015, 04:32:18 PM »
Yeah, printing is not always an exact science. Things happen. Thankfully no lives are lost (aside from the trees) due to printing errors (usually). I'm sure they will be happy to send a replacement issue in the near future.