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100 years before its time!

Discussion in 'AP Magazine Feedback & Suggestions' started by Rupert49, May 11, 2012.

  1. Rupert49

    Rupert49 Well-Known Member

    I can't be the only one who spotted the deliberate mistake on p.8 of AP 12 May:

    The regular feature AP This Week In .. was prefaced by reference to a preview '32 years ago' of the new Pentax LX, seen at the time as a direct challenge to Nikon's F3. Only thing is, this was purported to have been in AP 1880!

    We've clearly underestimated the vision of the Victorians! :cool:
  2. TheFatControlleR

    TheFatControlleR :Devil's Advocaat: Forum Admin

    There is a simple explanation;

  3. Rupert49

    Rupert49 Well-Known Member

    As seen on The Big Bang Theory? :cool:
  4. swanseadave

    swanseadave Well-Known Member

    Indeed not,there are at least two of us.:p:D

    It`s one of the first things I noticed.
  5. P_Stoddart

    P_Stoddart Well-Known Member

    It gets worse!

    Las Vegas did not even exist in 1880! :D :p

    So quite a lonely place.
  6. Fen

    Fen Well-Known Member

    Ah, my Steampunk Chariot. I wondered where I left it :)
  7. AlanClifford

    AlanClifford Well-Known Member

    I wonder at what point in the production process it went wrong.
  8. P_Stoddart

    P_Stoddart Well-Known Member

    I think the problem was the year is printed so small. :p
  9. mark_jacobs

    mark_jacobs Retired

    It went wrong at the point at which I failed to notice the freelance designers error (covering for my ex-deputy - who now occupies the art chair at WDC btw :) ).

    To add insult to injury... AP was first published on October 10 1884!!!

    So it's 'my bad' :( :)

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