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How could I not see that!

Discussion in 'Design Discussion' started by Precious Roy, Aug 17, 2006.

  1. Precious Roy

    Precious Roy Active Member

    Just finished the football tab for this season, spent almost two weeks fine-tuning, tweaking and fixing the thing.... Get it back from the press, and low and behold two of the pages are not right! :mad: Nobody's fault but my own, I don't know how many proofs the staff went over, but they didn't know what page things were on, that was my job. I am very pissed at myself, and just wanted to vent and seek absolution.

    Rant over
  2. YankeessSuck

    YankeessSuck Member

    We've all been there. Especially when you have something as big as a football tab to wade through. You go over it so much your eyes begin to cross. The bad thing is, it won't be the last time it happens.
  3. clarkington

    clarkington Member

    Man, did the centerpiece for our tab. Three writers, my boss and who knows who else had looked at the thing. And no one caught that I had mis-hyphenated one of our schools. I started checking them as a last check and caught it. Man was I happy.
  4. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    We started the 2003 (I think) tab rolling on the press and realized there was a blank (!) half-page inside.


    They were nice enough to stop and let us fix it.

    Needless to say, we adopted new page-tracking methods after that.
  5. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    I'd rather have some random typo than sweaty pits on my sports front. :D

  6. Precious Roy

    Precious Roy Active Member

    Agree, not cool
  7. BigRed

    BigRed Active Member

    shit happens.
  8. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    It always helps to have another set of eyes looking at things. It's a good idea to have a system in place so more than one person gets to see these things before they go to press.
    Sometimes because you know what should be there, you tend to miss your own mistakes no matter how hard you look.
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