quilt mag renewals, Scam

Old 05-17-2010, 12:52 PM
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I shred personal info, this was just a stuck on label page on the front cover.
If I choose to renew, I will do so online not send anything via mail back to them.
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Old 05-17-2010, 12:58 PM
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It seems like they want you to renew after you first subscribe, LOL!
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Old 05-17-2010, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by CarrieAnne
It seems like they want you to renew after you first subscribe, LOL!
Oh yeah, seems that they are short on money so they hope you forget you just subscribed and renew immed.
I have a friend who logs all his subs on the computer so he knows WHEN he renewed etc.
Imagine not keeping track and sending a renewal every time they sent notices - geesh
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Old 05-17-2010, 01:01 PM
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Interesting. Unsolicitated information is ours to do with what we want, I thought. If a pp envelope is included I will include my name and address and request I be taken off their mailing list. So far, haven't had a problem. I will say, I don't do this often.
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Old 05-17-2010, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Cathie_R
I quit subscribing.
me too. I scan the magazines at the book store or the grocery store and 9 out of 10 go back immediately on the shelf. Every once in a while I buy one to enjoy. Usually, I pass it on.
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Old 05-17-2010, 04:13 PM
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I used to work at a place that prints and sends out magazine renewal bills. I unfortunately know how they work. Look to see if the address is Boone, Harlan or Red Oak Iowa. If it is...this is the company that I worked for. They are really good at ignoring your requests to stop. Once you are in their system it is a royal pain to get out of it. This company is part of the Hearst Corporation that is called CDSGlobal. Once you order a mag, they send a renewal about a month after you first bought the subscription...just to get you to extend it. About 6 months later they do it again and usually every six months there after. There is another company that the return mail goes to Florida and they do the same with their renewals. Good luck with this and I hope that you don't fall into their traps.

I personally don't get mags thru them and if I do I throw away all renewal notices, even if it is about to expire.
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Old 05-18-2010, 04:59 AM
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Great info
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