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    Periodicals

    G'arn, tell us which ones you read.

    I used to be a fan of The Economist for world news that matters - I think it's a good blend of business and politics stories and analysis. I don't read it so much anymore though.

    Yesterday I bought New Scientist for the first time and I really enjoyed it, to the point where I might actually subscribe. It makes a nice change from trying to avoid drowning in a sea of 'news' stories that one tends to forget rather quickly anyway.

    As for papers, I cbf with any of the Australian ones these days. I sometimes read the Herald Sun because it covers AFL so much but on the whole I think the standard of Aussie newspapers is terrible.

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    I have read The Economist a few times, but only after I download it for free. I read the Gold Coast Bulletin, but it really is gash.
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    B&T and Marketing Mag though only when I see them at the newsagent and usually only to get over the credit card minimum.
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    Periodicals? No personal experience but I'm told that Libra with wings helps keep you dry and confident on even your heaviest days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt79 View Post
    Periodicals? No personal experience but I'm told that Libra with wings helps keep you dry and confident on even your heaviest days.
    And you can still go out and ride horses, go surfing, or even throw a frisbee around a park.

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    Still read newspapers and books in print form, but the internet has largely eclipsed my need for periodicals. Only really buy them if I'm on a flight or something. Will usually get the ones you mentioned (The Economist and New Scientist) or Time if I'm in the mood for something particularly trashy.
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    Between us at our house we have:

    National Geographic
    The Monthly
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    Australian Country Style
    Harper's Bazaar
    The Bras 'n Things Catalogue

    and an overflowing recycling bin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt79 View Post
    Periodicals? No personal experience but I'm told that Libra with wings helps keep you dry and confident on even your heaviest days.
    Knew someone would, was expecting it to be Ripper868 though.

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    I'd read The Economist if I had more time on my hands. Don't even get time to read a paper these days though, a quick flick through the Guardian online in the morning is about it.

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    kicker (German footy magazine) and New Scientist. That's three things a week plus books and the morning paper, anything more would deprive me of valuable internet time.
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