For only $165/year, you too can be a laughing stock!

Sunday, August 7, 2005 6:11 AM
At least we know it exist beyond their website.

Who's getting one first?

(Disclaimer: The attention ho in question is only the N.American editor. I feel for the people he works with...but they're all in Europe it seems.)

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Sunday, August 7, 2005 6:23 AM
OMG what a joke. Are there acutally people that buy this?
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Sunday, August 7, 2005 6:25 AM
It is marketed to Parks/FECs/etc., not enthusiasts, actually.

I just stumbled across it on Amazon.

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Sunday, August 7, 2005 6:33 AM
I'd just stick with www.themeparkmagazine.com 4 issues a year for $20
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Sunday, August 7, 2005 6:34 AM
That's still 5 bucks an issue.

Isn't there something cheaper out there?

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Sunday, August 7, 2005 11:16 AM
^ The Intraweb.

Like any other industry, the periodicals are very expensive. Back in my college radio programming days, I remember paying somewhere around $300-400 for an annual subscription to CMJ.


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Sunday, August 7, 2005 11:20 AM
Yea it's called Coasterbuzz. Cheaper, faster, more current, and you're only partially a laughing stock ...
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Sunday, August 7, 2005 11:41 AM
Jeff's avatar CoasterBuzz? Nobody reads that!

Jeff - Webmaster/Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Twitter - Video

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Sunday, August 7, 2005 9:38 PM
Five dollars an issue is expensive? Geesh. Maybe I shouldn't tell you I used to buy EGM, EGM2(when it was still called that), Star Trek Communicator, ToyFair, Wizard, and quite a few other magazines montly at between 5-7 dollars a pop. Sometimes $10.
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Sunday, August 7, 2005 10:00 PM
Haunted Attractions Magizine is only $20 per year (4 issues). Back issues are a little more.
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Sunday, August 7, 2005 10:58 PM
I'm kicking myself because I haven't subscribed to these $20 a year, quarterly publications, I hear they're top notch. And $5 an issue is really a steal when it comes to such things.
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Monday, August 8, 2005 12:07 AM
Jeff's avatar Actually, I haven't paid for a trade magazine ever. If they're charging for it, they're not very good sales people.

Jeff - Webmaster/Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Twitter - Video

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Monday, August 8, 2005 1:43 AM
Mamoosh's avatar I'll second Jeff. I work for a trade magazine for the travel industry. We're advertiser-supported and do not charge for a subscription.
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Monday, August 8, 2005 2:16 AM
Theme Park Magazine isn't really a 'Trade' publication, is it? Or are you referring to park world? Now, the movie trade mags that I used to read at the theater I worked at or the C-Store mags I used to read on break when I was bored at Sheetz were sent free.
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