Rail magazine for £9.42 for a quarter after cashback

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If anyone's interested Topcashback are offering £8.08 cashback on a magazine subscription at greatmagazines.co.uk They are offering Rail for £17.50 for a Quarterly subscription, which means you can pay £9.42 after cashback The offer ends in 2 days (Sunday.)
 
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If anyone's interested Topcashback are offering £8.08 cashback on a magazine subscription at greatmagazines.co.uk They are offering Rail for £17.50 for a Quarterly subscription, which means you can pay £9.42 after cashback The offer ends in 2 days (Sunday.)
A bargain for such quality journalism as "Long Lost 350 back at Work" - about 315850!!
 

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Anyone had problems with non-delivery ?

Their Customer Services don't respond to e-mails and normally I receive on a Saturday; nothing so far this week....
 

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If anyone's interested Topcashback are offering £8.08 cashback on a magazine subscription at greatmagazines.co.uk They are offering Rail for £17.50 for a Quarterly subscription, which means you can pay £9.42 after cashback The offer ends in 2 days (Sunday.)
I'd put money on it being a 3-monthly subscription rather than Quarterly.
 

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That is quarterly.
Quarterly, is an event (in England) that occurs on Quarter days:-

25th March (Lady Day)
24th June (Midsummer Day)
29th September (Michaelmas)
25th December Christmas)

Or in Scotland, on Quarter days:

28th February
28th May
28th August
28th November

So, not the same as 3-monthly.
 

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Quarterly, is an event (in England) that occurs on Quarter days:-

25th March (Lady Day)
24th June (Midsummer Day)
29th September (Michaelmas)
25th December Christmas)

Or in Scotland, on Quarter days:

28th February
28th May
28th August
28th November

So, not the same as 3-monthly.
Quarterly just means every quarter of the year. How many months in a quarter of a year (the same spacing as in your list btw)? Exactly. ;)

From the OED:

That takes place, is done, etc., every quarter of a year; relating to, or covering, a quarter of a year.
 

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Quarterly just means every quarter of the year. How many months in a quarter of a year (the same spacing as in your list btw)? Exactly. ;)

From the OED:
Yes, people have tried that argument many times when I've put their businesses into administration when they've failed to meet their quarterly rent on or by the Quarter days.

They haven't persuaded the courts yet that quarterly payments aren't due on or by quarter days. :lol:
 

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Yes, people have tried that argument many times when I've put their businesses into administration when they've failed to meet their quarterly rent on or by the Quarter days.

They haven't persuaded the courts yet that quarterly payments aren't due on or by quarter days. :lol:
If that's the case it's a very weird one. Rent is due on 25th December?! If the 25th December is a Monday, then that means the last day the banks are processing payment is 22nd December and then not again until 27th December, so not very easy to pay on the 25th.

With a magazine subscription the publishing dates will likely be moved earlier to accommodate Christmas, so the payment can subsequently be moved earlier.
 

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If that's the case it's a very weird one. Rent is due on 25th December?! If the 25th December is a Monday, then that means the last day the banks are processing payment is 22nd December and then not again until 27th December, so not very easy to pay on the 25th.
On or by is the important part. There wasn't much worry about bank processing dates in the middle ages.

Even today, the tax year starts on 6th April. The old "Lady Day" following the change from the Julian to Gregorian Calendar.
 

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I just find it funny how people on this forum seem to try and out-geek each other by discussing non-important things like the above.

It doesn't really matter when quarterly is... it's the fact you can get a train magazine fairly cheap using topcashback. Thanks OP.

However, £70 for the year is still a lot. Although 26 issues is a minimum contract (that's rubbish? I thought it was a monthly magazine?). With the cashback, I could get a photography magazine for less than half of what they are offering.
 
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I just find it funny how people on this forum seem to try and out-geek each other by discussing non-important things like the above.

It doesn't really matter when quarterly is... it's the fact you can get a train magazine fairly cheap using topcashback. Thanks OP.

However, £70 for the year is still a lot. Although 26 issues is a minimum contract (that's rubbish? I thought it was a monthly magazine?). With the cashback, I could get a photography magazine for less than half of what they are offering.
I agree, there are various ways this can be taken, to me and me alone a quarter is 13 weeks, as used in production.
 

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So as I understand it thats a website that passes the retailer kickbacks on to you and makes money from selling advertising instead?
 

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I have used Topcashback for 3 years now and have got £826 with a further £180 in the pending stage

The referrals are quite good as well, currently it is £10

I have not seen any advertising on the site and I don't get spam
 

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However, £70 for the year is still a lot. Although 26 issues is a minimum contract (that's rubbish? I thought it was a monthly magazine?).
It's fortnightly. But 26 issues is certainly not the minimum conbtract; if you look at page 44 of issue 690 the quarterly option is available direct from Bauer Media.

And quarterly in this instance is the 3 months from the date you take the subscription out...;)
 
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