questionsdo you still read real magazines and newspapers?

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I don't have a newspaper sub but I will always pick it up if it's laying around and would consider it if I had the time to read more than first page of each section.

I have several magazine subs: Popular Science, SI, and Car & Driver which pretty much covers my general interests (Tech, Sports, and Cars). I like the idea of cooking mags since I love cooking but the internet is way more convenient and useful since you can easily find exactly the recipe you need/want.

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I only read printed material in the bathroom.

EDIT: That wasn't meant to sound dirty. I just don't read much anyway and don't like to take my tablet or phone in the bathroom too often.

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@apocello42: I too have a number of magazine subscriptions but none for a newspaper. I am slowly removing some of the magazines because I don't have as much time to read as I would like.

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@wnyx585am: I didn't take what you said as dirty. I have magazines in each of my bathrooms.

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Yes, but not as much as I used to.

We used to get the daily and Sunday paper. These days we get the Sunday only - I tend to chip away at it all week (much of what's in the Sunday paper isn't exactly "hard news" anyway so it's not time-critical)

I still get a few mags, but several of them are ultra-cheap ones I've found here on DW, rather than ones I get at full price. At least one of the mags I used to get has gone to "online only", and I dropped it. It seemed ridiculous for me to have to pay full price for less product (e.g. they're saving a lot of money not printing/mailing physical product to me, but not passing on any savings).

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I bought up Nintendo Power Subscription from Amazon before they stopped offering it really cheap.. I just recently had to renew it through Nintendo at I think $17.99 for a year.

I also bought up 5 years of Playboy at $7/yr off a magazine-subscription site. I read them for the articles of course! (and then put them in sleeves/backerboard to keep them in good condition)

I've gotten Maxim for free for about 3 years now. The free offer comes every few months it seems and I take advantage of it.

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@devexityspace: "I also bought up 5 years of Playboy at $7/yr off a magazine-subscription site. I read them for the articles of course!"

When you're finished the articles would you please send me the pictures? ;o)

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Yes, even though I live on the net, I still read paper products.

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Ironically, I read... Wired.
(gift subscription.. funny though)

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Yes, I prefer small town local newspapers since they are not pressured by their financial supporters to lean one way or another. As for magazines, Bassmaster, field and stream, automotive engineering and Maxim come in monthly. I had a car and driver subscription a while back but its more of an advertisement catalog than anything else so i just canceled it.

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@luisibarra81: "Yes, I prefer small town local newspapers since they are not pressured by their financial supporters to lean one way or another."

That is the feeling I get as well. Whenever I travel I always see if the towns I am traveling through have any local papers. I will grab all the different ones I can find.

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I subscribe to the local newspaper on weekends only. I buy print magazines (National Geographic especially) when I'm flying as it gives me something to do on the plane.

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@luisibarra81: Maxim, I admit, is a "fun" magazine. But it's like Cosmopolitan....same stories every month. Beer, girls, cars, etc. compose the drivel that is Maxim. I'm 21, educated, find it a nice mag to flip thorough. I have a sub till Jan 2014. I liked Esquire for the hard hitting articles and insight into daily matters. I could never afford the products they peddle though. hehe.

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I get playboy- the articles are good, the pictures are good, and it pleases me.
I get a few other mags- mostly as presents, as I'm the basic old geek dude. If I really wanted it I'd already have it, at half the price you'd get it. This way the progeny have something to buy me and feel good about it.
The Sunday rag is good for the local articles and the coupons. And I still get amused by the rewriting of the past week's happenings. And the comics- I save them, and use them for wrapping at Xmas.

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@gidgaf: Don't you ever feel a little dirty having a subscription to that prestigious magazine? I like the articles though, they are nicely written. (Not that I know of too many, lol)

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Yes. Business magazines. Art-related magazines look better in print than on screen (resolution related and the fact that it is subtractive in terms of colors).

The experience is drastically different, and for me, some still provide better experience with paper.

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Yes, trade magazines for Environmental and Lumber, Outdoor Photography and local mags. My daughter gets Elle, Cosmo, and some fashion mag. My husband gets Playboy (not just for the articles, in fact I don't think he has ever read them) and Texas Monthly.

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Yes, there is no comparison between the feel of paper, ease of use and reading online. I do both, but will always pick up a newspaper and magazine when I can. I also prefer paper books. My brain can cross reference better than an electronic index ever could. So, when I was in school, I could look things up quicker and better than most computer geeks.

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No, I finally stopped getting the local paper, when I realized that I was only getting it for the crossword puzzles & coupons. Now I just get my dad to cut the puzzels out of his paper & I usually forgot to take the coupons w/ me anyway.

Being our local Papergirl was my first job & I have great memories of it!! I was a just barely a teenager & it taught me alot about work ethic & people. I am proud to say, that I never missed a day rain, snow or shine. So I kinda feel guilty taking that opportunity away from another kid, but unfortunately the times have changed.

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Yes, I got a very cheap subscription to Car & Driver (found here on deals.woot) which is great bathroom reading.

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I read the free weekly newspaper that they toss in my yard.

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Yes, because they are cheaper than the digital versions.