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Old 12-06-01, 02:58 PM
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IGN Insider Website - FREE for 24 Hours Tonight

Hey all, I doubt its been posted but IGN announced that the Insider will be unlocked and open to the public for 24 hours tonight. So I encourage you all the hop along and save everything you see.

This will also be a great chance to grab those Melee Codes.

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Old 12-06-01, 03:29 PM
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Thanks, it's about time I see what IGN has been holding from me!?!? Anyways what time does it start at??
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Old 12-06-01, 03:32 PM
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It just says Thursday evening.
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Old 12-06-01, 03:42 PM
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Thanks for the heads up.

I guess their paying subscriber base is not doing so well. No free views will entice me to hand over $20/year. Me thinks their new business model is not doing as well as planned. Do they really think their largest target age group ( 12 - 23???) will be willing to fork over $$$? Much of their audience is still in school (i.e.: poor college students).
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Old 12-06-01, 03:44 PM
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Even the insiders are getting screwed. I clicked on an article today and it said "To read this article, you have to buy the print magazine."
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Old 12-06-01, 04:23 PM
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Hmmm...I'll be waiting for this one. Been curious about their downloads.
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Old 12-06-01, 04:33 PM
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They have another problem goign for them also...

Some people that are considering getting a year of insider are not doing so because htey don't think IGN will be in business for another year. Snowball has accumulated large debts.
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Old 12-07-01, 12:27 AM
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Looks like the joke is on us.
This so called free trial is really just 5 lame articles.

Nice trick IGN.

They have to be the worst run site in the history of the internet.
Now, I would never pay for their service.
Would it have killed them to open the doors for 24 hours (like they said)? Let us see what they want us to pay for?
Maybe they realize the premium content isn't that premium.

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Old 12-07-01, 03:49 AM
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Jeezus, that is lame
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Old 12-07-01, 04:32 AM
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I was totally tricked. IGN can really suck a big one right now!
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Old 12-07-01, 08:50 AM
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I couldn't get on their site last night. I was thinking "damn, there're getting hammered" Come to work this morning to see what a joke the whole thing was. Learned my leason. Gamespot first, IGN second.
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Old 12-07-01, 12:28 PM
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Man, I came home on Thursday night all excited to be able to stick my nose into IGN's opened doors....then I met the same locked articles and multimedia I've always met up with. Bad move, IGN. Just give us a 2-3 hour window would'v been nice. WHat they gave us was crappy articles no one cares about.

I wanted to look at the Metal Gear Solid 2 pics. They had some funny ones titled "Look at these beautiful breasts" and "Sexy butts" and stuff like that. Now THAT's what I want to see. But it's only viewable by Insiders.
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