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Old 08-16-2006, 03:25 AM   #1
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OK, I'm finally giving in and getting rid of a collection of Gourmet magazines going back to 1987. I'm going to pull out a few every day and razor out what I might use. They simply take up too much space in a house that doesn't have a lot of storage space. I used to refer to them quite a bit, but there is so much on line nowadays that it's time for them to go.

So it will be a sentimental journey. Boohoo.


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Old 08-16-2006, 06:56 AM   #2
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You might check on eBay if you want to mess with it.

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Old 08-16-2006, 08:00 AM   #3
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You might also wish to contact some local elementary schools - many of them use magazines for the little kids to cut pictures out of to make collages or use for flash cards, word associations, spelling, etc.
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Old 08-16-2006, 08:10 AM   #4
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It will be hard Claire - I 'down-sized quite a bit a few months ago...i still have a feeling I will miss what I got rid of. But, like you, the mags I kept were beginning to overwhelm me!
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Old 08-16-2006, 09:49 AM   #5
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We have a company here that takes care of your ebay for a percentage. It's worth it to me.

I can take whatever I want down to them. They take the pics, write up the narrative and put it on ebay for a week.
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Old 08-16-2006, 01:59 PM   #6
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I still have some from this year that I haven't read! I've been taking my excess mags to my daughter's orthodontist's office every month. The ladies who work there all know my name now.
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Old 08-16-2006, 06:23 PM   #7
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I had to do the same also such a heartbreak, I donated some to the senior centers, and the others I was very suprised that goodwill stores in my area took them also.

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