Capri Club Magazine Late?

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Re: Capri Club Magazine Late?

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 5:39 pm
pbar wrote: Mon May 30, 2022 5:28 pm I guess the Gold membership ones get sent direct from CCI then.
I thought I'd get a gold membership as I am, apparently, "loaded" and I thought the price was reasonable anyway .... :D

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pbar wrote: Mon May 30, 2022 12:24 pm
Jasonmarie wrote: Mon May 30, 2022 11:47 am
pbar wrote: Mon May 30, 2022 9:35 am Glad to say it's come at last. Good job I didn't ask something difficult!
Did it come with a free gift ? :beer:

Hehe, yes Jason, the brown envelope it came in! In fact, I do wish they would stop sending it in the usual see-through bag, as it advertises the fact that we have a Capri doesn't it?
I get Flypast magazine delivered every month. That's how Jason found out that I own a Spitfire.
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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 5:39 pm I thought I'd get a gold membership as I am, apparently, "loaded" and I thought the price was reasonable anyway .... :D

:D How long have you had that for Andrew, is it a recent purchase?
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pbar wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 4:02 pm :D How long have you had that for Andrew, is it a recent purchase?
Yes, at the renewal the year before last, I think. I've still got some time to go before I break even!

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:53 pm
pbar wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 4:02 pm :D How long have you had that for Andrew, is it a recent purchase?
Yes, at the renewal the year before last, I think. I've still got some time to go before I break even!

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I must admit, I've thought about it a few times, and in hindsight (which is a terrible thing!) I wish I had done, as I'd be into profit now I would think. What puts me off now is, what would happen if John calls it a day and the Club folds?

Any other benefits other than the early arrival of the magazine?
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pbar wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 6:23 pm Any other benefits other than the early arrival of the magazine?
Just a few gifts and lifetime free entry into the CCI shows.
Like you I wished I'd done it when I first joined the club. The John Hill thing did cross my mind, but in the end I just took the plunge.

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pbar wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 6:23 pm
Andrew 2.8i wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:53 pm
pbar wrote: Thu Jun 02, 2022 4:02 pm :D How long have you had that for Andrew, is it a recent purchase?
Yes, at the renewal the year before last, I think. I've still got some time to go before I break even!

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I must admit, I've thought about it a few times, and in hindsight (which is a terrible thing!) I wish I had done, as I'd be into profit now I would think. What puts me off now is, what would happen if John calls it a day and the Club folds?

Any other benefits other than the early arrival of the magazine?
If and when John calls it a day then the parts scene will be totally screwed but there seems to be a large number of owners who are too blinkered to see this. They are so fixated with it being a business, look around you, all major car clubs are in fact businesses, that's how they generate income to re invest in parts etc to keep the cars on the road. I have been a member now for almost 34 years, I was a member long before setting up my business and I can honestly say that in all that time I have never had an issue with any parts and to be honest the Capri Club shows are the only ones that don't rip me off for a pitch price when I'm trading. Instead of constantly bitching owners should be thankful for the parts suppliers but in my experience it simply isn't that way. Yes , there is the internet, E bay etc but the large majority of sellers have no clue what they're selling .
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Caprigear wrote: Fri Jun 03, 2022 7:51 am Instead of constantly bitching owners should be thankful for the parts suppliers but in my experience it simply isn't that way.

Well that isn't my outlook, I've often championed the Club and said how worse off we would be if it folded. I know that Andrew feels the same, so that's at least three of us Martin. So there's the beginnings of a little fan club for the Club!
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Well it's a shocker, but my magazine came already, earlier this week. Never been so early. Things are looking up! Almost negates the option of paying the totally extortionate and unreasonable amount for the Gold membership. I only know of two people rich enough to pay that, and one of them is Rishi Sunak :)
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The cost of CCI membership has been static for quite a few years now. I wouldn't be very surprised if, due to spiralling costs, that was to rise very soon.
The gold membership is inflation proof.
Perhaps Rishi Sunak knows a thing or two about economics? :)

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Sat Aug 06, 2022 11:41 am Perhaps Rishi Sunak knows a thing or two about economics? :)

Hehe :) And perhaps not! Only his own economics maybe (and his wife's), but as for the rest of the country, that's very dubious.
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