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> Fourteener Motoring Magazine - UPDATE
Millerwelds
post Oct 15 2017, 04:17 PM
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Received one issue..... Nothing since...
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post Oct 16 2017, 04:15 AM
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never received the last few- in fact i dint knowwhem the last published issue was! i jave not received pne this year- i believe i resubscribed laat year, got an issue at Okteenerfest last year(2016) and have not received another one since...
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post Oct 16 2017, 11:19 AM
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I also gave up! I really liked the magazine but ....
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post Oct 16 2017, 12:33 PM
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Was a nice idea - but I gave up as well (though I did receive the issues I subscribed to after some "where are they" emails)
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post Oct 16 2017, 02:46 PM
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Done with this also.
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post Oct 16 2017, 03:23 PM
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Now I want a refund. Must be others out there wanting their money back too.
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post Nov 2 2017, 07:48 PM
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After three years, we have decided to cease publication of Fourteener Motoring magazine. The decision is based on two considerations:

1. The number of 914s left made the pool of potential subscribers small. I had hoped we could make it sustainable. But I was unable to do so at the quality and price point that I wanted.
2. My work commitments increased for most of this year and prevented me from giving it the attention it deserved. My time has recently freed up some. But I still need to allocate my time carefully.

We are committed to providing a refund for issues not delivered. We have been computing that information and emailing subscribers. We are presently through the first 1/3 of the list. If you have not received an email, you should over the next month.

The reason I took a couple months to announce this was that we were in conversations with a few of the major 914 vendors to determine if they were interested in picking up the task of publishing the magazine. Ultimately, they decided it required more effort than they could expend on it. It never produced a profit. It was a labor of love. Since it has been in existence for three years, with an annual loss each year, it would have moved to a “hobby” on my taxes next year, which would not allow us to even deduct the expenses of printing and mailing it. Our decision was considered carefully, as I believe the 914 deserves a magazine. Our model just didn’t work. It is important to me, however, that we explain why it didn’t work. Maybe somebody with a better model than I will put something together for the 914 someday.

We also considered moving it to digital pdf. That, however, doesn’t reduce the approximately 32 hours it takes to design/write each issue. We also have considered moving it onto a website, which would cut down on the time nessasary to publish a print magazine. And that is still a possibility. But right now, the subscribers signed up for a print magazine. Therefore, we will issue refunds.

Thanks to everybody who supported the magazine.
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post Nov 2 2017, 07:57 PM
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Sorry to hear that Steve. Thank you for your efforts on trying to make it happen (IMG:style_emoticons/default/smilie_pokal.gif)
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post Nov 2 2017, 08:03 PM
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The greatest 2 issues I ever received. Wish you good fortune in the future, please keep any monies owed to me.
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post Nov 2 2017, 08:07 PM
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Steve,
So sorry to hear.. I must admit it must of been a lot of work and time for each publication..Great Magazine for Us teeners.. What A loss..
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post Nov 23 2017, 03:06 PM
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Any chance I can get a 2018 calendar instead of you sending me a magazine refund?
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post Nov 23 2017, 05:20 PM
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I ordered a subscription for my son, and he never received anything.
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post Dec 6 2017, 09:25 PM
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QUOTE(BENBRO02 @ Nov 23 2017, 04:06 PM) *

Any chance I can get a 2018 calendar instead of you sending me a magazine refund?

I never got a response after asking this question and I never received any indication that my refund was coming. On November 2nd you posted it would be about a month to get the emails sent out about refunds. Any chance a refund is really coming?
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