Recently there was bunch of talk about the price and contents of the MR Mag.
I have an interssting observation. I didn't even set out to discover this. It happened by accident.
Couple of days ago I was up in my attic organizing my magazines. I bought bunch of plastic magazine holders and I was planning to put my magazines in them. I was hoping that I could fit a year's worth of issues in each holder. The holders are designed to hold the magazines vertically (just like the binders but they are box shaped.
My unsorted collection was from 1990 to present. I was barely able to squeeze 12 issues into one holder. It was a real tight fit. But around year 2001 I stuffed all 12 issues and had a room to put in at least one more magazine. The same was true for 2002 and 2003 years.
So, the total numner of pages per year's worth of magazine seems to have shrunk by quite a bit ! And the price is not getting any lower !
BTW, this is a totally unscientific observation. I just found it odd and decided to share it with the world.
There could be many explanations for this. MR Mag might be printed on lighter paper (which is thinner). They might have eliminates some pages with ads only. Heaven knows there is enough of ads in that magazine ! But I suspect that we are plainly getting less of the magazine for more money !
Just some food for thought ... Peteski