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[The Athletic] The Athletic Sports Site $1.25/month subscription

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Aug 20, 2011
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Pallet Town
My paypal receipt only shows $9 as well.

I did notice last night when I first went to pay, the rate did jump back up to full price (right before I clicked the confirm button). Thought I messed something up, but glad I backed out and refreshed the page before paying with Paypal. :)
Glad they're providing refunds though
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Jul 7, 2003
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Used Paypal, was charged $9 CAD. Awesome deal.
stubhub and clearly.ca suck, like really suck
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Nov 20, 2005
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samj1 wrote: The have slowly scooped up some of the best sports writers and provide an outlet for longer and more in-depth stories. Do a trial. Or download the app - you used to get 3 free articles the first time.
dietertong wrote: They do have in-depth analytics and in-depth articles - and some fluff pieces - keep in mind Shams write for The Athletic - so you get a deeper dive often of how deals went / broke down.



Is Shams still officially at the Athletic? Or is he just freelancing atm? He's suppose to be a free agent as of September. With the rumour a couple weeks ago that he'd team back up with Woj at ESPN.

Link: https://www.si.com/nba/cavaliers/nba-am ... e-athletic
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Sep 18, 2017
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ThomasocnuR wrote: Looks like $9.01 CAD for first year through this link https://theathletic.com/checkout2?plan_ ... roperiod12
All I see is the annual option at $5.99/month or the monthly option at $9.99/month

I click on the 1-step checkout on PayPal and it tells me to login and then I only have the option to pay and not see how much I'm actually being charged.
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Aug 22, 2019
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I clicked on the link and it shows 5.99 so I think the deal died
Member
Dec 14, 2017
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Brutal. Saw this 10 minutes ago, grabbed my CC, and now it's gone.
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Jan 27, 2017
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1. Do you click cancel subscription to stop auto renewal?

2. Where do you stop auto renewal on paypal?
Deal Addict
Jan 29, 2017
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So how many people can share single subscription? Smiling Face With Open Mouth
Deal Addict
Jul 7, 2009
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I forgot to negotiate / cancel and renew subscription at the end of the year, and they automatically charged me full price ($7 a month?) after 12 months :(

Still, I love the content, so I'm keeping it. I just set a reminder to negotiate or cancel / renew prior to the next renewal date.
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Jul 19, 2005
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i got an email saying $9 for the year, but pending charges on CC is $71.99

Grrr... will await for charges to permanent before I make a stink about it.
Deal Addict
Sep 28, 2004
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Signed up for the $1.25/m offer but the confirmation email says it is only for 3 months.

I have to say that I really hate businesses that change their subscription prices so frequently. It's a real slap in the face to anyone who paid full price or even a slightly discounted rate when you then basically give it away. Pick a price and maybe have an annual sale for Labour Day or whatever.

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