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Re: Hi-Fi Wigwam threats to HFS

Unread post by Lindsayt » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:11 pm

Are we nearly sued yet? :auto-camptrailer: :chores-mowlawn: :yawn: :epop:

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Re: Hi-Fi Wigwam threats to HFS

Unread post by alfer » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:31 pm

Bucket and Spade wrote:
TerryMadher wrote:
alfer wrote:I see one of their Traders has gracefully bowed out. A trickle that leads to a flow?
I can't find anything about that, but then I find HFWW a pain in the arse to navigate and I don't go there often.

Please can you provide link, alter?

Thanks
The thread from John at Midland Audio Exchange has been removed.
No wonder I could not find it. Went out for the afternoon got back and could not see anything. Their members must notice the friendlier, more open culture they are having to put up with. Be interesting if more traders go. If their trade goes down like private sales why pay to stay
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:33 pm

Only the semi decent ones, the bent bastards are lapping it up.

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Unread post by karatestu » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:35 am

Got an email yesterday offering £5 off to become a super wammer (offer for this weekend only). Wupeeeedoooo. Only £15 now.

I don't think so. Smells of desperation.
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Unread post by alfer » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:49 am

karatestu wrote:Got an email yesterday offering £5 off to become a super wammer (offer for this weekend only). Wupeeeedoooo. Only £15 now.

I don't think so. Smells of desperation.
Not desperation yet more a well thought out commercial strategy. These people know what they are doing, money, money, money it's a rich mans world. Have you been tempted by the MASSIVE list of 4000 vinyl titles? If you were a super wammer then you get an extra 10% off. Just wait for the megastore, carefully thought out to milk our loyal, gullible members.

Check out the 4000+ vinyl titles, just what you have been looking for. Abba, Al Stewart and look at those prices, how can you resist.

I wonder if many of the evicted members who were forgiven and invited back have rushed back?

New members get a cordial welcome see the latest http://hifiwigwam.com/forum/profile/115 ... tar-beard/ who didn't bother to post anything and went
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:55 am

Now a'days offers of 5% or 10% are largely ignored. Look at TV the new promo number is 50%. The trick being you make sure you have massive profit margins built in so you can offer it. We all pay the same price in real terms in the end, bargains as advertised like this are largely illusion. New Wigwam is just an advert these days.

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:09 am

Memberships - first we had Wammer, then we had Super Wammer, then we had Super Wammer Plus, now we are going to get VIP (coming soon). :roll:

So when does credibility run out. Super Dooper VIP Wammer Plus, gold or platinum membership card, access all areas Scalford, normal Wammers restricted to trade rooms :lol: with free beer and pie token.

New competition, win a day with Duvet showing how the great man controls the forum, 2nd prize two days with Duvet.

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Unread post by savvypaul » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:52 am

Creating several levels is a well known marketing ploy.

You are encouraged to think that you ought to be on at least the second level up (who wants to be the lowest form of life in the club, after all?), and you can convince yourself you're doing well to be 'only' paying £x a month compared to £xx a month.

And all this will help you to forget that you used not to pay anything.

The next thing? Meagre 'Wammers' will start paying £x a month after a 'free' 30 day trial...
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Re: Hi-Fi Wigwam threats to HFS

Unread post by slinger » Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:43 pm

They're charging people to send PMs? Now that really is ridiculous.
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Re: Hi-Fi Wigwam threats to HFS

Unread post by CN211276 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:25 pm

They are selling "cheap" vinyl albums which cost less on Amazon. Three examples I have picked at random:-

Metallica - Master of puppets: SpamWam £13.79, Amazon £13.44
Metallica - Hardwired: SpamWam £24.95, Amazon, £18.73
Bon Jovi - Keep the Faith: Spamwam £20.39, Amazon, £12.49
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