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Editor will determine if and when a contribution is published. All
contributions are subject to editing. Submissions must include the
name, address (postal and/or e‑mail) and phone number(s) of the
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only of the contributors. Mensa has no opinions.
Material will be published anonymously if requested, if the
contributor's identity is revealed to the Editor. Copyrighted material
will not be published without permission from the copyright owner.
Other Mensa publications may reprint ChiMe material provided
credit is given to the author and source. Non-Mensa publications must
contact the Editor for reprint permission.
Phone numbers for the Editor, Activities Bulletin Editor, and
Advertising Manager can be found in the latest edition of
Editorial, Articles, Photographs, …
Deadline: The first day of the month preceding the cover
How to Send: Electronic files are preferred. E‑mail
the file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send typewritten submissions,
at least a week before the editorial deadline, to the ChiMe
online typist listed in the latest issue of ChiMe.
File Format: Send short articles and letters as plain text.
Longer articles may be attached to e‑mails. Please spell check,
proofread, and correct your submission before sending.
Length: The maximum length of articles is 750 words;
notices, 300 words; letters, 200 words. Lengthy submissions may be
Graphics: The formats for graphics are .tif or .jpg files.
Photos should be scanned at 300 dpi.
Deadline: The last Friday of the second month before the
publication month (~five weeks in advance).
RSVP deadline as well as if one cannot RSVP on Meetup
how to identify the group in a public place (i.e., look for the yellow balloon, meet in lobby, etc.)
how to get advance tickets, especially if required
pet(s) in residence
smoking policy (assumption is that there is no smoking so if allowed, please indicate this)
what to bring (i.e., side dishes, snacks, BYOB, chairs)
maximum number of attendees
If your description is long, please consider also submitting an article about
your event to our editor(s) at email@example.com and in your
brief description to the activities editor
include: "See article elsewhere in ChiMe." The deadline for an article
is on the 1st of the month preceeding the publication month.
Changes: Should you need to cancel or change an event and it
is past the deadline (defined above), please notify our
Steering Committee by e‑mailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This will ensure that our webdesign team and both the Meetup
and weekly event e‑mail list adminstrators get notified promptly.
Advertising materials and copy are subject to approval by the Editor.
The Editor will determine placement. No more than 10% of ChiMe
may contain advertisements, based on postal regulations. All ads will
be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Mensa assumes no
responsibility for the content of advertisements or conduct of
advertisers. ChiMe does not knowingly accept ads that
misrepresent products or services offered. Full responsibility remains
with the advertiser. Terms and rates are subject to change without
Deadline:The last Friday of the second month before the
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