A new record

  interzone55 20:03 01 Feb 2009
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The April issue of PCA arrived on the last day of January.

This is just getting silly.

I think the next poll should be "Should we dump the cover date and go for issue numbers?"

  oresome 20:12 01 Feb 2009

Let's assume I'm a caual purchaser.

I go to the bookstall and pick up the February copy and think, 'I'm in luck, I've got the latest copy, fresh off the press.'

I'd call it deceipt.

  oresome 20:13 01 Feb 2009

I may well have spelt that wrong but you get the gist.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:57 01 Feb 2009

Just rename some copies "spring summer autumn and winter" til the issues orrespond to the months again.

  anthonystorey 21:59 01 Feb 2009

ive just finised reading the feb edition bought it 1 1/2 weeks ago

  The Brigadier 22:06 01 Feb 2009

Not got my copy through the post yet?
When does it get sent out?

  karmgord 22:53 01 Feb 2009

Totally agree

  dagnammit 01:18 02 Feb 2009

It's been discussed a number of times already.

It prolongs the shelf life of the magazine by confusing people as has been mentioned.

Magazines are a thing of the past anyway. You can get all your info online without paying for book of adverts.

  interzone55 08:38 02 Feb 2009

"It prolongs the shelf life of the magazine by confusing people as has been mentioned."

That's rubbish, newsagents pull any remaining old copies as soon as the new issue is out, they then return the mastheads for a refund and chuck the magazines in the recycling...

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