Good and bad results from an academic journal submission 

Good:

🍍 Fast desk-rejections
🍍 Rejections that take a little longer, but have constructive reviews

Bad:

🍍 Very long desk-rejections without review feedback
🍍 Reviews that are mean-spirited
🍍 Reviews that do not reflect an honest attempt to engage with the submission

Good and bad results from an academic journal submission 

@bgcarlisle that last pineapple is the one I'm trying to figure out a response to now

bonus points for getting contradictory complaints --- somehow, our work is only of niche interest, *and* we shouldn't have included quotes from a major figure in the field laying out the problem we worked on and arguing for its significance

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Good and bad results from an academic journal submission 

@bstacey My favourite contradictory complaint pair is:

🍍 Your work is based on a cohort that is too old—please choose a more recent sample, and
🍍 The follow-up time for your sample is too short—please choose a sample that would allow for a longer maturation time

Good and bad results from an academic journal submission 

@bgcarlisle "Please choose a representative sample whose average age is deceased."

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