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Andrew Tinsley20/04/2020 11:25:07
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I thought I would subscribe to MEW and take advantage of a 3 for a pound offer which is on the website right now. So I phoned the number in the advert, after waiting a few minutes the phone was answered and I stated what I wanted.

"What is the offer code", I was asked, "as far as I can see, there isn't one shown in the advert I replied"." Well if there isn't a code shown, then I can't do anything was the reply". Okay, I will order on the internet. Oh and by the way, can I order a back number, number 292? No I can't do that, but I can give you the phone number for back issues, which the lady did.

I then entered the website referred to in the add and no, Mr Google couldn't find it.

Blow the special offer, I will hit the big Blue Button under the 3 for 1 advert. It says "Subscribe Now". Would you believe it, Error 404? Repeated several times with the same result!

Oh hell! I will print out the advert and fill in the details by hand and post it off. After some fiddling I got a print out of the advert, problem, the definition was very poor and I had difficulty in reading it.

At this point I felt very dispirited and gave up. Surely there is a better way to promote MEW subscriptions without all the hassle!



Edited By Andrew Tinsley on 20/04/2020 11:27:37

peak420/04/2020 11:35:12
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Just tried it, and it seems to work, up to the point of final ordering, which I didn't do, as I already subscribe
This page

For normal subs and back issues, log onto the forum and look at the top black bar, where there are links for subscribe and back issues.

Good Luck


Andrew Tinsley20/04/2020 12:26:57
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Thanks Bill,

I shall do as you suggest. I did try https//.then as shown in the add, but that didn't work either. I feel a little more robust having had an early lunch. So I will return to the fray!

Not moaning about the problem, just got a touch downbeat about fighting the system!

Thanks again,


Henry Brown20/04/2020 13:27:12
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Thanks for jogging my memory Andrew! I was going to subscribe but the post by Neil had slipped down the list and I'd forgotten about it...

Anyway, I found Neil's link and have successfully subscribed by using that. Good luck!

Neil Wyatt20/04/2020 21:04:07
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To access these offers you must use the links below:

Model Engineers' Workshop:

Model Engineer:

I fear some people are leaving the code number off the end.


Andrew Tinsley20/04/2020 22:15:13
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Thanks Neil,

That was what I tried to use, without any joy. It certainly isn't any use trying the phone number given in the advert. The poor lady on the end of the phone wanted a "code number" and hadn't heard of the 3 for 1 offer. A bit surprised at the 404 error message when I pressed the subscribe now button.

I have tried again and things seem to work this time.


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