MC2 magazine out of business?

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  1. minirab

    minirab Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering, the last issue was #41 Dec/Jan. Sent them an email

    but not a peep back.
     
  2. ScottinBend

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    Not sure, but the latest issue is late.
     
  3. Firebro17

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    I just ordered 3 back issues from them. I got a confirmation email so I'm hoping for the best. They're supposed to ship from WA and ought-a be here in a couple days... I'll let ya know.
     
  4. Jason Montague

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    #4 Jason Montague, Mar 18, 2013
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    :cornut: I just sent an email to Barry,the publisher, so we'll see what gives.:Thumbsup:

    Jason
     
  5. cct1

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    Wish they'd do a digital issue, I get my magazines on my color Nook now or read them on my ipad.
     
  6. Dave.0

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    They do and that's how I get mine now.


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  7. Nathan

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    Barry wrote me, said there are people saying nasty things about the magazine on the site.

    Not sure what is nasty here.

    Anyway, he said it's going to be about 2 weeks late.

    I recommended he edit his website to include that information.

    So, no, they are not out business. Just late and poor at communications.
     
  8. Dave.0

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    He must have M/A confused with NAM.
     
  9. Crashton

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    ^^^ Now that is confusing. :crazy:
     
  10. cct1

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    Good to know. I searched for it last time on B&N, and it wasn't there, if it's on Itunes I'll get it for the ipad.
     
  11. kent kanipe

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    People are saying bad things on the site? And this has what to do with being late with his publication? Has a ring to it like when one extends his/her subscription to take advantage of a special offer and then never gets the offer even when promised a second time in a direct follow-up contact. Now it seems to me that if you do not publish on time, do not keep promotional promises and offer diverting excuses when confronted, someone just might express their displeasure. Just sharing information and opinions here...

    Kent
     
  12. mrntd

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    All kinds of independent niche magazines are have a hard time of it. A lot have gone away.
     
  13. Firebro17

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    All speculation aside, I just got those back-issue magazines I ordered from Barry in today's US Mail. Only a 2 -3 day turn around. I'm pleased!

    Let's wish them well and hope for the best... :beer
     
  14. maacodale

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    I talked to Barry last week, so I highly doubt there's anything to their demise. I'm working on a story for them now and honestly, Barry stays pretty busy. Getting a return email is pretty tough sometimes. I can imagine getting a call back would be even more difficult.
     
  15. Nathan

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    Want me to hear from Barry, say something bad about him or the magazine on M/A. Within hours I get an email on how poorly I run this site by letting others say disparaging things and how I should censor people.
     
  16. Friskie

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    Carping over unrealistic expectations running headlong into reality is what made Aesthetic Creations decide to quit being a MINI buddy. If you don't believe it, just keep raising a ruckus because the publisher doesn't return your call when YOU think he should because he's busy writing a column to meet deadline and see how fast he decides the B.S. isn't worth the hassle.
     
  17. eMINIparts

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    I love reading MC2.....Whenever we get our copies I always grab 1 for myself ..read it cover to cover TWICE than pass it on to someone else ......Great magazine!!
     
  18. Mr. Jim

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    Freedom of speech baby and opinions, this is MA not RMA aka Russian Motoring Alliance, never heard of it..... Censorship works :)
     
  19. ScottinBend

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    Well at least now we know he reads M/A.....!
     
  20. Nathan

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    Actually he doesn't. The email to mail indicated that people had called him about the post here. The username Barry has for M/A has not logged in since 3/11/11, that would be over 2 years ago.
     

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