The drains have backed up again

Columbian clot

Crimson Publishers: Wings to the Research
Wings to the Research, no less.

In my ongoing drive to mock the incompetence of predatory publishers and their staff, I have been gifted a request from Alice Vickers, on behalf of Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine.

Obviously, the language is not first rate, even for a New Yorker, and Alice expects me to know the submission deadline simply on the basis of this being November's edition. What makes this missive special is that the editorial From address is reproductive@crimsonpublishers.com, the same domain as the company's website, but her Reply-To address is somewhat lacking. Either Crimson Publisher(s) is needlessly running a second domain out of Columbia, or Alice prefers a minimalist inbox. (thinking)

I'm at a loss as to their confidence that I'll always be here to support them. I haven't until now, and I have no intention of changing a winning formula. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. (pipe)

From: Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine
 <reproductive@crimsonpublishers.com>
Reply-to: reproductive@crimsonpublisher.co
Dear Professor, I hope that you and your family is staying healthy and safe!! We are in shortfall of articles for successful release of Volume 4 Issue 5 by November Edition. Is it possible for you to support us with your 2-page Opinion/Mini Review for this issue? For more information: https://crimsonpublishers.com/journals.php We are confident that you are always will be there to support us. We are releasing special issue related to COVID-19. If interested, submit us. Await your optimistic response. Best Regards, Alice Vickers Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine |ISSN: 2640-9666| COSMOS Impact Factor: 3.153 Crimson Publishers, 555 Madison Avenue, 5th floor New York, NY 10022, USA Mobile: +1 (929) 600-8049 | Tel: +1 (929) 447-1137 Website: crimsonpublishers.com | Email: reproductive@crimsonpublishers.com To unsubscribe to our emails. Just reply back with "Unsubscribe" in subject line.

Update

15.04.2022 18:36

Alice Vickers is back. And she's addressed her earlier email address confusion. She must've wondered why her previous solicitation met with muted response.

I'm heartened to know that Alice believes in me, although my joy was somewhat diminished when I learnt that my one article will be the best achievement of her journal. Either she hasn't seen my work, or Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine is a low achiever. Neither's much to be proud of.

Subject: Participate in knowledge expansion Dear Researcher
From: Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine <alicevickers@crimsonsciences.com>

Dear Researcher, Hope you are having a great day! Can I have your article forApril Issue? All the authors around the globe are cordially invited to submit any type of article based upon your research interest for the upcoming edition. I believe in you that, your one article brings out the best achievement to our Journal. Acknowledge this email with enormous support. Best Regards, Alice Vickers Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine |ISSN: 2640-9666| COSMOS Impact Factor: 3.153 Crimson Publishers, 555 Madison Avenue, 5th floor New York, NY 10022, USA Mobile: +1 (929) 600-8049 | Tel: +1 (929) 447-1137 Website: crimsonpublishers.com | Email: reproductive@crimsonpublishers.com

Update

15.06.2022 18:56

Apparently, eminent people can knock out a two page article without taking any time. That must be real fancy. I wish I was as eminent as Alice thinks I am. Still, once again, I was prompt in acknowledging her message, so at least I'm not slacking!

And the ho's From mail header is inching closer to the one in her signature, which I assume is her actual corporate address. So she's slacking less.

From: Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine <reproductive@crimsonpublisher.com>
Subject: Shortfall Dear Researcher
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 16:41:44 +0000
Dear Researcher, Hope you are doing well. We are in need of articles for successful release of Volume 5 Issue 2 by 22ndJune? Is it possible for you to support us with your 2 page opinion/case report or mini review, we hope 2 page article isn't time taken for eminent people like you. We hope you won't disappoint us. Acknowledge this email within 24hrs. Best Regards, Alice Vickers Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine |ISSN: 2640-9666| COSMOS Impact Factor: 3.153 Crimson Publishers, 555 Madison Avenue, 5th floor New York, NY 10022, USA Mobile: +1 (929) 600-8049 | Tel: +1 (929) 447-1137 Website: crimsonpublishers.com | Email: reproductive@crimsonpublishers.com To unsubscribe to our emails. Just reply back with "Unsubscribe" in subject line.
As requested, acknowledged within 24 hours. Eminent person

Update

17.06.2022 09:25

Alice's reply was almost as low-energy as mine. She hasn't given any specific date for their special issue though. I guess their timelines are flexible.

But she hasn't requested further acknowledgement, so I think we're good for now.

Thank you for your reply. Well, let you know that we are planning to release a Special Issue and request you submit any type of article based on your research interest. So that we can plan to release an issue in time. Hope you understand us. Await your positive comeback. Best Regards, Alice Vickers