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Implementation Plan for Abroad Testing of Qiyi Mofangge Cube

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Implementation Plan for Abroad Testing of Qiyi Mofangge Cube


In order to improve product quality, efficiently carry out the foreign testing work of QiYi Mofangge Cubeand make it convenient for customers to better understand QiYi Magic Cube products, here we specially publish the testing implementation plan. This plan will remain effective until December 31st, 2016.


Tester

A tester is a professional player selected by QiYi Mofangge Cube with the purpose of improving product quality and helping customers to better understandits products. About 10 testers are to be set in each country and each tester must meet the tester requirements of QiYi Magic Cube(Specific number will be determined by the country’s population and cuber number). A tester’s tasks include:

1.Upon receiving a product, the tester must confirm receipt to us immediately;

2.Upon receiving a product, the tester must finish recording a testing video within 7 days;

3.The test video recorded by the tester must be added the company information of QiYi Mofangge Cube at the end of the video and the company website must also be indicated when it’s posted to YouTube;

4. After finishing the testing, the tester needs to share the video to his/her social platforms such as FaceBook and then send the link to QiYi Mofangge Cube via email address : [email protected].


Tester Manager

A testermanager is a professional player selected to aid Magic Cube in choosing, contacting and managing testers in each country. Tester managersmust promise to be fair, square and efficient. When we publish a newest product, we will send 10 sets ofthe products to each country’s test manager at the very first time. All tester managers will get the newest products of QiYi Mofangge Cube, X-Man Design and TheValk at the first time or even before product release. We will appraise tester managers every three months to decide whether continuing to appoint him/her as a tester manager in that country. QiYi Mofangge Cube will offer a chance of deeper cooperation to tester managers who have excellent performance in the appraisal.

1. The tester manager must be a tester in his/her own country;

2. The tester manager must help QiYi Mofnagge Cube to select other 9 qualified testers in his/her own country and must keep fair and square when selecting the members. The selected testers must meet the tester requirements of QiYi Magic Cube;

3. After finishing the selection of testers in the country, the tester manager must sort out the basic information of these 9 testers into a excel form and send it to QiYi Mofangge Cube;

4. After we confirm the qualification of the selected 9 testers, the tester manager should invite these 9 testers to the testing team of QiYi Magic Cube in FaceBook under the name QiYi Mofangge Testing;

5. Upon receiving the 10 sets of products sent by QiYi factory, the tester manager must confirm receipt to us at the very first time;

6. Upon receiving the 10 sets of products sent by QiYi factory, the tester manager must separately send the other 9 sets of products to the 9 selected testers in his/her country within 3 days;


Tester requirements of QiYi Magic Cube

1.The tester must have certain testing experience and his/her fast twisting performance must rank among top 100 in his/her country. He/She must also be responsible and is able to finish testing work in time;

2.If you own a big amount of attention in social media platforms such as YouTube, Twiter, FaceBook, you can also apply to be a tester in your country;

The testers areselected by the tester manager in that country and eventually formed after the confirmation of QiYi Magic Cube.


Shipping Charge

1.The shipping charge of the 10 sets of products sent from China to the tester managers in each country shall be borne by QiYi Mofangge Cube;

2.The shipping charge arisen from the shipment from the tester manager to each tester in the country shall be borne by the tester himself/herself.

QiYi Mofangge Cube will recruit tester managers in each country as from today. Please refer to the recruitment notice of QiYi Magic Cube tester managers for detailed information.

After confirming the tester managers, all cubers that meet the tester requirements of QiYi Mofangge Cube can apply to the tester manager in the country to become a tester.

We will publish the information of tester managers of each country in our FaceBook homepage. Please take heed of the FB homepage of QiYi Mofangge Cube.

The power of interpretation of this implementation plan is owned by QiYi Magic Cube.


Recruitment Notice of QiYi Magic CubeTester Mangers

A testermanager is a professional player selected to aid Magic Cube in choosing, contacting and managing testers in each country. Tester managersmust promise to be fair, square and efficient. When we publish a newest product, we will send 10 sets ofthe products to each country’s test manager at the very first time. All tester managers will get the newest products of QiYi, Magic Cube, X-Man Design and TheValk at the first time or even before product release. We will appraise tester managers every three months to decide whether continuing to appoint him/her as a tester manager in that country. QiYi Magic Cube will offer a chance of deeper cooperation to tester managers who have excellent performance in the appraisal.

Now QiYi Magic Cube officially recruits 1-2 tester manager(s) in each country and the first term of service will be valid till December 31st, 2016.


Requirements:

1.Have huge personal network in Magic Cube circle and be able to contact a number of cubers in the country;

2.Love cube, be warmhearted and responsible;

3.Own a large amount of attention in social network platforms;

4.Prior consideration to those who are engaged in magic cube sales industry.


How to Apply:

If you want to be a tester manager of QiYi Mofangge Cube in your country, please email your information to[email protected]


1.Name, address, post code, contact phone;

2.Personal homepage links and screenshots of various social network platforms;

4.Unify your email tile as TMApplication–Name–Nationality, for example, TMApplication–Rex–China.

5 .File download address: https://www.sendspace.com/file/i46f3l
 

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Why would anyone want to do this? Just to get some free cubes once in a while?

(Well, not even free, since the testers need to pay for shipping, apparently.)
 

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Why would anyone want to do this? Just to get some free cubes once in a while?

(Well, not even free, since the testers need to pay for shipping, apparently.)
Shipping and samples charge will be debet our account !! If he be the tester manager ,we will offer more cooperation with him . And Once we have the new product ,we will send to him at the first time !!
 

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Why would anyone want to do this? Just to get some free cubes once in a while?

(Well, not even free, since the testers need to pay for shipping, apparently.)
People on Youtube already do this from cube shops all the time. People would love the opportunity to do this, I dont know why you would think otherwise.
 

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I don't know why anyone would volunteer to be a test manager rather than just a tester. You get the same free cubes but have to do a whole load extra work to repackage and re-ship all the cubes, and do all the other coordination.
 

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I don't know why anyone would volunteer to be a test manager rather than just a tester. You get the same free cubes but have to do a whole load extra work to repackage and re-ship all the cubes, and do all the other coordination.
If you don't think you would be chosen to be a tester by a tester manager, then you might as well apply to be the tester manager.
 

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First off, I would like to congratulate the brand for bringing out new puzzles and shake a little the market on less "mainstream" official puzzles that desperately required a little more attention and updates on the hardware perspective.

About this plan, I think some of you may be misinterpreting the test manager proposal.
The targeted audience for this is not really regular users, but mainly store owners, that can then send puzzles to testers at their own expense and in return receive some free advertisement from it, along with the brand, or to a smaller extent, popular competition organizers, that can for instance distribute the puzzles as prizes at specific events (oficially or not) (less likely) or other popular cubers in their own context, that can happily send puzzles to others, through some other criteria, in return for, for instance, YouTube views, likes, shares, and all that.

I believe this is a positive thing to do by any brand, as it can more easily reach more people, in a time like now, where we have a lot more brand competition, which can also bring more light to the events too.

This type of project can work if:
- The people involved are well chosen and are honest about the puzzles (beyond the unboxing) ;
- There is diversity and transparency in these choices (not have always the same set of people do the same shtick all the time - have people that are willing to make a proper puzzle in depth review and not just an unboxing/first turns style review);
- The brand utilizes the good and bad feedback and suggestions from the testers to improve puzzles in the future;
 

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Why would anyone want to do this? Just to get some free cubes once in a while?

(Well, not even free, since the testers need to pay for shipping, apparently.)
It's all about the PASSION man
I would pay double the cube's cost JUST to get it early.

I buy all the 3x3s as they come out because I just NEeD iT that badly.
I'd mega like to be a tester, but I don't think I'm cool enough
 

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It's all about the PASSION man
I would pay double the cube's cost JUST to get it early.

I buy all the 3x3s as they come out because I just NEeD iT that badly.
I'd mega like to be a tester, but I don't think I'm cool enough
Easy solution my dude, just move to China. Then you can get the cubes super duper early
 

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"his/her fast twisting performance must rank among top 100 in his/her country."

RIP pretty much everyone in the US...

That being said, I'd be happy to be a tester if you can't find enough people in top 100 :D
 

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"his/her fast twisting performance must rank among top 100 in his/her country."

RIP pretty much everyone in the US...

That being said, I'd be happy to be a tester if you can't find enough people in top 100 :D
Qiyi isn't choosing testers, tester managers are. Which seem to be stores from what cubizh explained.
 

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1. Do you have plans to continue this project past December 31, 2016? Is it contingent on the reception and performance of the initial testing phase?

2. Will testers be rotated in and out or are the 10 testers static for the duration of the testing phase?

3. Can you elaborate on what you mean by "QiYi Magic Cube will offer a chance of deeper cooperation to tester managers who have excellent performance in the appraisal." What does this mean for those who fulfil requirement 4(Prior consideration to those who are engaged in magic cube sales industry)?

4. Will feedback from testers be used to improve future designs?

5. Once final consumer versions of puzzles are released, will testers receive final retail versions?

6. With regard to point 1 of the Tester Manager section: can a person(s) apply to be a manager without being a tester? i.e. a trusted person with an extensive social network in the cubing community who wishes to manage but is not interested in testing puzzles.

7. Are there plans for a larger distribution of testers (e.g. 20 or more) in geographically larger countries such as Canada and USA?
 
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"his/her fast twisting performance must rank among top 100 in his/her country."

RIP pretty much everyone in the US...

That being said, I'd be happy to be a tester if you can't find enough people in top 100 :D
XD. Here in Australia, we have the world champion, but to be in the top 100, you only need to average 16.06 to be in the top 100.
 
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"4. After finishing the testing, the tester needs to share the video to his/her social platforms such as FaceBook and then send the link to QiYi Mofangge Cube via email address : [email protected]."

Does this mean that we would have to share the video on all of our social media or just to our preferred platform? I would definitely share videos to youtube, but the problem with facebook is that people don't take the time to watch full videos, and friends would be annoyed by the massive amounts of posts.
 

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It's all about the PASSION man
I would pay double the cube's cost JUST to get it early.

I buy all the 3x3s as they come out because I just NEeD iT that badly.
Same here, on both points... but I still wouldn't do this. What is your time worth? Because mine is worth far more than double the cost of a cube an hour, and this looks like way more than an hour's worth of work (tester and esp. tester manager).

I don't doubt that for the right people this is a good deal. If you've already got a YouTube channel, you're fast, and you're gonna be reviewing cubes anyway, then this amounts to free cubes in exchange for mentioning QiYi at the end of your usual video. If you're a retailer, you probably do something that amounts to "tester manager" anyway.

BUT... this doesn't detract from the fact that QiYi gets the better end of this deal. They're a company, and companies do things because it'll help them. How much is the increased exposure going to net them in the long-run? How much publicity will they get from top-100 players all over the world tossing up videos about how great their cubes are? Just because they can find people willing to act as free advertising for token payment (one cube a little early per ordeal) doesn't mean it's "right". Just because a person enjoys their work doesn't mean they shouldn't get paid for it.

EDIT: I'm not "against" this, in that if all parties are cool with the agreement, go right ahead. All I'm trying to say is that I would have more respect for QiYi had they even tossed in a little extra, like gifting the testers a couple of the production cubes and covering all the shipping costs.
 

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Mofangge has very clearly stated what they expect from the relationship. They are a business, not a cube charity. If you do not like what they are doing then don't apply to be a tester (manager). Those who are okay with Mofangge's practises will apply to be testers, those who aren't will not. All your lost respect means nothing to the many people interested in this plan.

are we going to turn this into an edit battle because i ain't about that lifestyle
 
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Mofangge has very clearly stated what they expect from the relationship. They are a business, not a cube charity. If you do not like what they are doing then don't apply to be a tester (manager). Those who are okay with Mofangge's practises will apply to be testers, those who aren't will not. All your lost respect means nothing to the many people interested in this plan.

are we going to turn this into an edit battle because i ain't about that lifestyle
No edit battle here, sir. I removed one comment after what I was replying to (your original, insulting "lawyer" quip) was deleted, and edited my original comment before you wrote either of your replies.

Look, I can just as well reply with "we are customers, not a testing charity", and I didn't say anything about them being unclear about their offer. We clearly disagree. More power to anyone that wants to and enjoys testing in this arrangement, of course. My "lost respect" was just expressing my thoughts on this, not trying to encourage nor discourage those who are interested.

Peace now?
 
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