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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #25 on: October 05, 2006, 08:01:16 PM »
LOL - but no cigar
Actually it is a real, honest to goodness, Uncle Sam sum ...
Someone must be able to guess where the logic applies ...

It's how most things are marketed. Even though British Pounds are worth about 1.53 US Dollars, things are marketed in the US and UK as the same number (but not equivalent price). A video game in the US sells for $50 here and 50 pounds in the UK. Or something like that.

I've heard that Australia gets it the worst, though.


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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2006, 05:52:24 AM »
Well done you two - precisely ... not a figment of my imagination at all ;)

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2006, 09:38:35 AM »
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not a figment of my imagination at all

In my day sums were simpler; a dollar was worth about five bob, so in the contemporary argot half-a-dollar was half-a-crown, therefore 1 x 1 = 1 -- imagine that!


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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #28 on: October 07, 2006, 03:32:57 PM »
I purchased X1 from this offer and had a fiddle with it last night.  Very impressive.  I regret not having been switched on when the half-price offer for Xtreme and other Xara products was on in August.  At that time I'd hardly ever heard of Xara.

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #29 on: October 08, 2006, 06:45:05 AM »
Thanks Carol, I accessed the trial that way.  I got an email from Xara indicating that I could upgrade from X1 to Xtreme for $US29 but I can't find that price via any link they gave. 

Anyhow if I do decide to upgrade I might do it through your affiliate link.  I,ve to decide wheteher I really want/need it first.

Jeff

Hi Jeff,

If you order the upgrade via my link the cheapest price is $39 - if you want to get it for $29 perhaps you should contact Xara by email and ask them how to go about that. It might be that it was only during the offer period - but I don't know for sure.

Carol, do you have Xara Webstyle?  If so what is it like?  Are there better alternatives for web design amateurs like me?  The reason why I am asking is that while I have been trying Xtreme and 3D and find them intuitive (aren't the help movie tuts good?) Webstyle seems to be from a different stable.  But I thought if I was going to by the first two, perhaps I should go the whole hog and get Graphic Studio.

Jeff
« Last Edit: October 08, 2006, 02:27:03 PM by JeffK »

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #30 on: October 08, 2006, 07:55:41 AM »
Webstyle produces quite nice JavaScript based menus and stuff like that for web pages and then you can easily fill the page with content.

If you just want to produce a static page based website it is very useful and easy to use.

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #31 on: October 08, 2006, 02:28:54 PM »
Thanks Carol, that clarified things for me nicely. 
Jeff

PS (I spelt your name wrong in my previous post, sorry).

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #32 on: October 19, 2006, 07:35:20 PM »
I got my Xara CD in the mail this week. It comes surrounded by a folded piece of paper--giving me support information--in a nifty transparent sleeve. My serial number is on the transparent sleeve.

Oh, and it also comes with trial versions of Webstyle, Xara3D, Menu Maker, and ScreenMaker 3D.

Woo!


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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #33 on: October 20, 2006, 03:26:04 AM »
I don't understand Xara packaging - sometimes they send stuff out in 'nifty plastic sleeves', other times in standard CD jewel cases and other times in DVD cases - and with varying degrees of documentation ?

It's all very strange - maybe someone just rummages around for any packaging they can find ???
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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #34 on: October 20, 2006, 05:31:06 AM »
I've been getting a steady stream of promotional e-mails from Xara after taking advantage of the XaraX1 discount.  Starting to get annoying.
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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #35 on: October 20, 2006, 05:51:37 AM »
Is there no unsubscribe link ?

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #36 on: October 20, 2006, 06:24:47 AM »
Don't recall seeing one, but I'll look more closely the next time I get an ad from them.
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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #37 on: October 20, 2006, 02:43:57 PM »
I think I only got three emails in about three weeks. 

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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #38 on: October 21, 2006, 12:37:10 AM »
Don't recall seeing one, but I'll look more closely the next time I get an ad from them.

You can send an e-mail to remove@xara.com with "remove" in the subject line (no quotes) and it should remove you.

I had to go onto the website to unsubscribe because I used Gmail's nifty [myemail]+xara@gmail.com so that I could filter out spam if they wouldn't stop sending it, so when I sent them the remove e-mail, it didn't match up because it wasn't being registered with the +xara part in it.


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Re: Xara X1 Massive discount (expires 28th September)
« Reply #39 on: October 21, 2006, 07:26:11 AM »
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You can send an e-mail to remove@xara.com with "remove" in the subject line (no quotes) and it should remove you.

Done.   ;)
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