psj3809 wrote:Considering how cheap it is to subscribe - just do it !
If it wasnt for us constant subscribers you wouldnt have these good articles as the magazine might not exist !
Or if not simply go in and tell your local newsagent to get the magazine for you. In the old days magazines often had a thing you cut out to give to your local newsagent. Just go in there and ask them to get the odd one for you and they will (or order the single issue online)
Ralph Milne's Left Foot wrote:Point 1: Avec quoi? (my limited budget can only stretch so far!) Plus, as stated previously why should I buy every magazine, if I don't like the content that month or holds no interest that month?
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Distribution is really efficient on sales. If something isn't selling it will yank it and try it elsewhere in the country. It could be that the area where you live has no interest in Retro Gaming. Sainsburys occassionally takes the mag, but will happily drop it if it's not performing to its needs (although I do know it's in some current stores around the country).
Now normally we're in all smiths, so if this is the first time this has happened then I'll definitly check with the guys upstairs. What you have to remember is that RG, while amazing, is an incredibly niche product, and just because a store stocks some of our magazines, that's no indication that they will stock all of them. It could be that you just live in an area where you're the only person in 25 square miles who buys the actual magazine. If it's not selling then no one will want to put it on their shelves.
It's not ideal, but your best bet is to watch my videos, decide if an issue's for you and order it directly from our shop.
If the magazine is usually always in stock though (which it doesn't sound like it is) then let me know the shop which has suddenly stopped selling it this month and I'll chase up stairs for you.
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