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Buddha's picture
Last seen: 4 years 1 month ago
Joined: Sep 8 2005 - 10:24am
No way!

Who gets their issue this early?

I am SO jealous.

This forum has hurt my marriage.

My wife actually starts to get frustrated about ten days into my "Did Stereophile come yet?" questions when I get home from work.

Typical night on day one through seven:

Me: "Honey! I'm home!"

Wife: "Hi, dear, how was your day?"

Me: "Did Sterophile come yet?"

Wife: No, sweetie, not yet."


After day seven:

Me: Honey! I'm home! Did Stereophile come yet?"

Wife: "No dear, not yet. How was your day?"


Around day ten:

Me: "Honey, I'm ho....."

Wife: "It didn't come yet. Wipe your feet, and would it kill you to bring in the garbage can?"


Can I pay extra for early delivery? No matter the expense, it would probably still be cheaper than couples counselling.

smejias's picture
Last seen: 5 years 2 days ago
Joined: Aug 25 2005 - 10:29am
Re: No way!

Alright, alright. So, I created the forum a little too early. Shoot me.

Inside scoop: We haven't even received our copies yet. But, soon. Sooooooooon.
You're going to love it.

I can't wait.

Pjay's picture
Last seen: 2 years 5 months ago
Joined: Sep 1 2005 - 6:59am
Hey Steve

Following up on a post from a long time ago about why it takes such different times for people to get the magazine:

What is your methodology as far as delivery into the Postal system?

a) You get a bunch of magazines and give them to a service who labels them and delivers them to a PO.

b) you get them labeled and the printer delivers them to the PO.

c) You have a number of printers print them (regional ads) and they deliver them to multiple PO.

The core question is if there is a stop after you and if they go to one PO or multiple POs.

Just curious and trying to figure the time variable on delivery.

Happy Holidays!


Jim Tavegia
Jim Tavegia's picture
Last seen: Never ago
Joined: Sep 1 2005 - 4:27pm
Re: Hey Steve

What gives with the month of January waiting to show up UNTIL JANUARY?

Until further notice I want all the months to be on notice to get ready earlier and be ready to present themselves by the 15th of the previous month. This lolly-gaging must stop.

From now on show up two weeks early or be prepared to suffer the consequences. I have made the following provisions for new months who are eager to take your place:


Binary (obvious)

Sedentary (May be using that one already under a disguise. It will be one of the current "late" months for sure.)

Fudiciary (Thinking about using that one for April and tax time.)

I can add more as needed and more current months do not keep up.

Steve, I suggest you keep this on file for immediate use. It is time to take a stand!

bobb's picture
Last seen: Never ago
Joined: Sep 16 2005 - 5:59pm
Re: No way!

My subscription to Stereophile ran out in November. I have not renewed it. Yet, I received the January issue today!! I also received a December issue. Not to add insult to injury, but it is strange a no-longer subscriber receives the January issue before subcribers! Yikes!


ohfourohnine's picture
Last seen: Never ago
Joined: Sep 1 2005 - 7:41pm
Re: No way!

Sorry to hear you haven't received your copies yet. Got mine today. Haven't opened it yet, but I was charmed to see the old Sheffield Labs label peeking from behind that rather silly looking arm on the featured turntable. A real reminder of some past good days when there was only vinyl. Can't wait to read the turntable article. I'm partial to the Aussies, and I figure if they can find a way to stop lazer light, even for a little while, they might be able to do most anything they set their minds to.

MUDSHARK's picture
Last seen: Never ago
Joined: Sep 8 2005 - 5:28pm
Re: No way!

Received mine yesterday. Guess my postman is an MP-3 type.

Jim Tavegia
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Last seen: Never ago
Joined: Sep 1 2005 - 4:27pm
Re: No way!

I think he is "dial-up".

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