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I was going through some old review zines earlier today and had a thought. What if there was a thread on this board where people could review zines they get? It would be a great way to get word out quickly about new issues from the reader's perspective. I know I tend to order and trade zines more by what others say than ads and publishers themselves.

To make it easy to use, I think each review should contain the following:

Content and page count.
Price, trade options. (Makes for an even trade)
Order and contact info (I know tons of people who do such limited runs that they run out quick).
Most importantly ~ why the zine is worth ordering!

A good word from a reader can go a long way, this could be a good way to get the word out to more people about zines we might otherwise never see. Having a thread dedicated reviewing new issues would be a simple way to help promote zines and get zinesters and readers in touch. Just an idea I had...

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That would be quite cool - like productreview.com.au or something, but for zines.

I think your idea is tops. :)


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