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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-11-09 09:06 PM
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4. Technologically obsolete.
Just like TV news and print newspapers. Find a new business model or close it up.
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  -Playboy considers 'radical changes' to flagship magazine onehandle  May-11-09 08:42 PM   #0 
  - Playboy just isn't 'dirty' enough for folks wanting to read dirt. nt  Captain Hilts   May-11-09 08:43 PM   #1 
  - The bleached, plastic titted, airbrushed look is kind of a niche market.  LeftyMom   May-11-09 08:46 PM   #2 
  - Not a fan of the exploitation of women as sex objects but  Raine   May-11-09 08:51 PM   #3 
  - Yeah. Exploit everyone as a sex object.  Teaser   May-11-09 09:17 PM   #6 
     - ah  Raine   May-12-09 01:25 AM   #22 
  - Technologically obsolete.  bemildred   May-11-09 09:06 PM   #4 
  - its articles were always great  Mari333   May-11-09 09:10 PM   #5 
  - Well, then, you obviously haven't been buying it for the articles lately  Frank Cannon   May-12-09 03:25 AM   #23 
     - oh I didnt know that  Mari333   May-12-09 09:33 AM   #27 
     - +1  Blue_Tires   May-12-09 10:06 AM   #29 
  - when i think of Playboy I think of a tired old 83 year old and a bunch of plastic barbies  dugaresa   May-11-09 09:33 PM   #7 
  - "What kind of Man reads Playboy?"  htuttle   May-11-09 09:38 PM   #8 
  - back in the day  madrchsod   May-11-09 10:01 PM   #9 
  - Internet porn is squeezing them out  niceypoo   May-11-09 10:03 PM   #10 
  - Well, internet porn is squeezing SOMETHING...!  TankLV   May-12-09 09:23 PM   #42 
  - You're totally right about print dying out.  BulletproofLandshark   May-11-09 10:21 PM   #11 
  - Print is dead.  truthisfreedom   May-11-09 10:48 PM   #12 
  - Considering, other than the full frontal nudity, Playboy hasn't changed  Cleita   May-11-09 10:49 PM   #13 
  - "Playperson!" Ha! I just blew my tea out of my nose.  salguine   May-11-09 11:34 PM   #17 
  - They should listen to you.  hunter   May-12-09 01:34 PM   #34 
  - Play-bi?  riverdeep   May-13-09 08:36 AM   #46 
  - sigh -- so sad -- i love playbay. nt  xchrom   May-11-09 10:58 PM   #14 
  - less print saves trees. n/t  garybeck   May-11-09 11:29 PM   #15 
  - Collagen, bleach and silicone make me break out.  salguine   May-11-09 11:32 PM   #16 
  - Woody Harrelson's Larry Flynt Said it Best:...  evilkumquat   May-11-09 11:42 PM   #18 
  - Playboy does little investigative reporting  pilsner   May-11-09 11:57 PM   #19 
  - I know it is past it's prime and a little sexist but ....  Botany   May-12-09 12:22 AM   #20 
  - Every Playmate Looks Like A Bad Clone of Pamela Anderson  Yavin4   May-12-09 01:00 AM   #21 
  - very true  Blue_Tires   May-12-09 10:09 AM   #30 
  - they're taking the exact wrong approach  Syrinx   May-12-09 04:32 AM   #24 
  - 100% Agreed. Also they seem to be hooked on flash in the pan "hotties" to bump readership.  onehandle   May-12-09 08:53 AM   #25 
  - I agree completely on the women  MurrayDelph   May-12-09 10:27 AM   #32 
  - I would like to see more thicker women  Bankhead_ATL   May-12-09 09:32 AM   #26 
  - I think they airbrush most of them anyway  Mari333   May-12-09 09:35 AM   #28 
     - They certainly did in the early days...  3waygeek   May-12-09 06:31 PM   #39 
        - hey I knew a few guys who worked at Playboy back then  Mari333   May-12-09 08:34 PM   #40 
  - Penthouse was better, anyways...  Blue_Tires   May-12-09 10:10 AM   #31 
  - My problems with print.  sofa king   May-12-09 01:27 PM   #33 
  - Point one about the articles being old is so true. I gave up the Newspaper last year and told the  sarcasmo   May-12-09 01:35 PM   #35 
  - That's a great line - can I use it?  TrogL   May-12-09 01:57 PM   #36 
     - Oh, please do!  sofa king   May-12-09 06:24 PM   #38 
        - I've been writing that way for years..  Fumesucker   May-12-09 09:16 PM   #41 
  - Comcast is making $500 million a year on internet porn . . .!!!!  defendandprotect   May-12-09 02:05 PM   #37 
  - I stopped "reading" PLAYBOY...  oedura   May-13-09 12:17 AM   #43 
  - Maybe it's time to put it to bed..  SoCalDem   May-13-09 12:23 AM   #44 
  - Print magazines are in the buggywhip business  AngryAmish   May-13-09 08:21 AM   #45 
 

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