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Old 07-31-2013, 05:34 PM   #1
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Just curious as to what people subscribe to these days. Magazine subscriptions that is. DW is amazed that regardless of what I am doing, it seems I always have something to read handy.

Myself, Bloomberg Business Week, Fortune and Golf Digest.
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:42 PM   #2
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They are just so cheap now, they beg you to subscribe, so I continue. Sometimes I don't always get to them during the summer but they make good treadmill readings in the winter: Money, Kiplingers Personal Finance, Golf Digest, and This Old House.
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:42 PM   #3
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Consumer Reports, Kiplinger, Cooking Light, Cooks Illustrated. We're getting a 1-year subscription to Texas Monthly as our public radio thank you gift so we'll see after a year if that sticks.
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:51 PM   #4
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Astronomy, Maximum PC, CPU (Computer Power User), AAII (American Association of Individual Investors) Journal
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:12 PM   #5
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None right now. Thinking about Consumer Reports, though, and maybe I will be inspired to subscribe to something after reading this thread.
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:27 PM   #6
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The Economist, The Week, Family Handyman, Discover, Popular Science. Plus magazines I get from clubs/organizations (AOPA, EAA, etc)
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:47 PM   #7
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The Economist for me. Reason: it has insights and analysis (financial + political) that I have trouble finding for free.
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:55 PM   #8
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if you fly Delta you can order many magazines for very few miles. I get Money Magazine and Time for about 1000 miles each. I also get Kiplingers plus The Wall Street Journal and Barrons
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None at the moment but thinking about re-subscribing to Astronomy and Sky and Telescope.
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:30 PM   #11
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I agree with Mulligan above - they just make it too darned easy. Me - Sunset, The Week, and four different motorcycle mags.
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RunnersWorld is my favorite. I also get Tennis and Civil War Times. DW likes Southern Living and Guideposts.
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Old 07-31-2013, 08:09 PM   #13
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Just a few like Golf Magazine, Consumers Report and Sports Illustrated.
Wife gets one or two sewing magazines. A few times in the past when a mag is running a special like "give one as a gift", I'll have my wife gift it to me for maybe half the cost of the regular subscription. That's really being cheap isn't it? Works for me and I guess the magazine doesn't care or they wouldn't offer it.
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if you fly Delta you can order many magazines for very few miles. I get Money Magazine and Time for about 1000 miles each. I also get Kiplingers plus The Wall Street Journal and Barrons
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With Spirit, points would be lost if there is no activity for 3 months. Rather than lose the points, I ordered magazine subscriptions for Time and Money. I got the Time but still waiting for Money.
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I also still get Fortune, but they've been telling me each issue is my last one for over two years. Someday I hope it will stop.
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RunnersWorld is my favorite....
Wait a minute, isn't that the one with all the cute girls on the front cover? Occasionally I see the cover in the library (I'm a runner).
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It's pretty easy to get great deals on subscriptions these days, so I get quite a few. Bloomberg Business Week is my favorite, but I also get Time, Men's Fitness, Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, Outside, Wired. My wife reads mostly novels, but I prefer taking a magazine or two with me in the evening when I want something to read.
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Wait a minute, isn't that the one with all the cute girls on the front cover? Occasionally I see the cover in the library (I'm a runner).
You might be thinking of Playboy. But yea, they occasionally may highlight a cute runner.
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Wired, because it keeps me curious and optimistic about the future.

And a bunch of financial mags.
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You might be thinking of Playboy. But yea, they occasionally may highlight a cute runner.
Now I'm wondering if anyone will admit to subscribing to Playboy.
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