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Debbie
01-08-2006, 01:16 PM
Has this happened to anyone else? I got the one with the orange sweater a LONG time ago .... last week at the grocery store I picked one up the one on the left , .... I had just sorted my magazines and did not recognize the cover. I didn't even look inside I was so excited for a new mag.
IT IS THE SAME ISSUE!!!!!

KellyK
01-08-2006, 01:25 PM
I would email them and tell them how confusing that is....maybe they'll send you a free issue!

Actually, I would INSIST that they send you a free issue!

Jan in CA
01-08-2006, 01:34 PM
That's not uncommon, but I don't know why they do it. I subscribe to several magazines and I see that sometimes they have a different cover the newstand copies, too. :rollseyes:

jelly
01-08-2006, 01:37 PM
what a bummer!

isn't that the one that only comes out once a year?

MissAbi
01-08-2006, 01:44 PM
Or send a copy of your receipt and ask for a refund. How dare those evil publishing people mess with our minds like that. Keeping multiple project straight and dealing with different yarns ... and .. ahh it's just too much.

miss_jms
01-08-2006, 02:36 PM
I can give a wild guess why they do it... you just did it! They assume that you will buy it, spur-of-the-moment, because you don't immediately recognize it. So they make money.

Sucks. I would insist on a refund (or free issue), too. I think it's kind of crappy that they would use that kind of trickery. :rollseyes:

Cristy
01-08-2006, 02:37 PM
OMG! I didn't know they did that! I don't read magazines much (they are getting so expensive!!!! I need my money for yarn!) but that one looks good--I can see why you'd pick it up off of the mag stand.

CarmenIbanez
01-08-2006, 02:41 PM
Thank goodness I saw this email today. I had just been at the store the other day and thought to myself, I need to buy that magazine! I already have the other one!