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    Thought I should introduce myself since I have already posted a few times and haven't posted who I am.
    I am the Senior Prepress Technician for a medium sized Commercial Printer. I have been working in the industry for close to 20 years now. I have done everything from Production Art in a Premedia House to Stripping/Camera/Pasteup for a Magazine Publisher way back in the old days. I hope to help out and maybe learn a few things too!

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    Hi RePrint, nice to have you on board. Prepress folks are always welcome here.

    When you have a few moments, please take a look over the threads posted here; they explain just about everything you need to know about the place.

    If you're not familiar with vBulletin forums, there are some great tips posted here.
    "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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    • #3
      Thanks,
      I checked a lot of the forum out when I first started lurking around. It seems you have a well run forum and a good community.

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      • #4
        we like to think so!

        Now that you've been initiated, the hazing will probably begin. I'll fill you in on a little secret though - most of the folks around here can be distracted by shiny things.
        "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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        • #5
          Ooooh shiny object! I love those. I have access to good wine, maybe a few bribes in the right place will take care of things.

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          • #6
            RePrint, welcome to GDF!

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            • #7
              Thanks Ben, soon I'll come up with a shiny new avatar (notice the use of the word "shiny", it's distracting )

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              • #8
                Welcome!

                I'm a the senior prepress bitch at my company. It is a bit of a worry actually...
                It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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                • #9
                  Shiny Thing ^^^


                  Welcome Aboard RePrint
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                  Hello... My name is Kittie and I'm a Font-a-holic.

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                  • #10
                    Welcome RePrint, as a prepress guy I can truly say I love reprints (no changes) No fuss no Muss. Reruns can be scary, however.
                    WYSIWYG

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                    • #11
                      HELLOOOooooooo!!!
                      Professional Pixel Pusher Designing the world around you. | Working daily to reach 10,000 hours of practice.

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                      • #12
                        Jimking, do you call a reprint when you print the job againg because the client has run out? And rerun is because the client rejected the job?

                        I get confused with it but one time a client ordered another set of letterheads right after we had already printed their letterheads. I told our production manager that we were reprinting the letterheads and he almost had a mental breakdown. Apparently I said a bad word.
                        It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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                        • #13
                          we always called it a "rerun" if it was refused by the client, and an "exact repeat" if it was a reorder with no changes.

                          Unfortunately, we used the term "reprint" for both, so it picked up negative connotations along the way.
                          "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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                            Welcome.

                            *oooh, look at the shiney floor that Kittie's ant is sitting on!*
                            at best my spelling *and grammar* is crap and at worst it are be carp

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by budafist
                              Jimking, do you call a reprint when you print the job againg because the client has run out? And rerun is because the client rejected the job?

                              I get confused with it but one time a client ordered another set of letterheads right after we had already printed their letterheads. I told our production manager that we were reprinting the letterheads and he almost had a mental breakdown. Apparently I said a bad word.
                              Generaly that's the case but not always. A reprint is usually just that "a exact reprint" or a "reprint with changes". A rerun is usually a job that was just printed and needs to be rerun because of a customer error or printer's error.
                              Your manager freaked thinking that you were going to reprint the error.
                              WYSIWYG

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