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Coolspring in the GEM

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Old 07-22-2008, 09:16:03 PM
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Did anyone notice that there was no big article on Coolspring in the GEM? There was an article on the inside front cover, but nothing like the one on Portland earlier this year. That one was at least 2-4 pages with some nice photos. What happened to Coolspring's write-up?
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:26:29 PM
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Question Re: Coolspring in the GEM

Gem has been going down hill sense they went to bi-monthly? Lots of people have not re-newed their sub. They told us it would be better when it went too b-monthly? It is mostly adds? It will die soon?
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Old 07-23-2008, 02:12:51 PM
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Actually I think it has been an improvement. It would be great to receive it every month, but bi-monthly is better than no monthly. There are more interesting and informative articles than in the past. More quality pictures, an editor that actually goes around to shows. It wouldn’t surprise me if there isn't an article, on Coolspring, in the future. I think the deadline for a thorough article was too close to the show.
For sale advertisements are down, but that is a factor of the internet and sites like this one. The world changes and those who adjust survive. I think they are doing a good job of adjusting.
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Old 07-23-2008, 05:38:47 PM
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I agree Keith. I'd rather have it every month but am glad we still have it on a bi monthly basis. I started getting the GEM in 1972. I was 12 years old and while most kids couldn't wait to get Highlights or other "kids" magazines, my heart pounded when I got GEM every other month. The internet has changed the print media dramatically and I'm glad its still coming.
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Im with the majority, im just glad that they are still publishing it. Thanks Gem
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Remember when there was no internet?. Gas engine magazine brought more first time engine buyers and long time collectors together for many years and had more impact than the internet will ever have. Oh, buy the way i use both printed matter and the computer. I started taking the GEM in the early 70s and still it is my favorite magazine. Thanks Richard and keep up the good work.

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