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The Athletic keeps growing .......

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Fran Curci, Feb 3, 2018.

  1. Mr. X

    Mr. X Member

    Letting people know The Athletic is free for 90 days but after the trial ends, you are billed $59.99 for a one-year subscription. To get the 90 free days, you have to give PayPal information. http://theathletic.com/free90days
    PaperDoll likes this.
  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Free for 90 days.
  3. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    Will they extend our subscriptions for 3 months?? hahahaha
  4. Raven

    Raven Well-Known Member

    Hard pass. Also, with no sports happening, what's the point of reading The Athletic?
  5. SixToe

    SixToe Well-Known Member

    You can get the "deep dives" on stories about retired managers, trainers, old jersey colors and other hearting subjects you wouldn't know about with the games going on.

    Who knew that life as a footballer's mum would be so challenging?
    tapintoamerica likes this.
  6. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I'm a subscriber to VSiN's premium sports betting coverage (yes, this makes me a premium degenerate) and when all the major pro sports stopped, they extended subscriptions by two months. I was impressed.
  7. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    WTF PayPal? Seriously?
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    You can pay for all kinds of things with PayPal, dumbass.
  9. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    Ok then Einstein why don’t they just have you fill out credit card info like every other company?
  10. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Or ... why don't they give you options like every company?
  11. Sports Barf

    Sports Barf Active Member

    I noticed you didn’t answer my question! Hmm maybe I’m right?
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Sure I did.

    There are hundreds of companies, probably thousands, that accept PayPal.

    Why shouldn’t The Athletic?
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