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02-06-2010, 01:26 PM   #1
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Complete National Geographic- Every Issue Since 1888

I just bought this DVD-Rom collection from Costco - quite a bargain at $40. It has every issue from 1888-2008. Amazing photos and journalism.

Highly recommended as a gift (for yourself).

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That would indeed be worth owning, in particular now that I might enjoy for the excellent photos and articles.
When I was a kid, my aunt was always proud of me and my cousins for our interest in her prized Nat Geo collection, and thought we were on our way to being famous explorers or photographers...of course, were were digging through every page to find those naked girls! We never even noticed anything else.......
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I saw that collection in a store recently. I'm considering it also.
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Used to collect,sump pump failed in basement, lost a bunch, if you ever have a chance
to compare real issues, check out world war 2 years , compare size of staples used
to bind, its why its hard to find '43&'44 in good shape. might pick up digital collection
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Also available from Amazon. This is very tempting.
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There is apparantly some software issues with the set in use. The complaints were not on content. There seems to be a few missing pages here and there too. Overall though, the reviews were good on average. Check the reviews written on it on Amazon. The price there was about $46 plus shipping BTW. I am going to get a copy for the g kids. Just an FYI.
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I'm glad the thing includes all the ads - those I like!

And Amazon, bless its heart, managed to suggest that others also looked at this:
Amazon.com: Absolutely MAD Magazine - 50+ Years: Software

Now there's something worth while!

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I grew up with a guy that looked exactly like Alfred E.,use to walk his pet rat
around the nieborhood on a leash! Gonna get the Geo for my wife and do
the end around with Goldsteins best.


felt a need to add this, have nov-dec 1917 Geo in hand, open cover, see listed on board of managers
"Alexander Graham Bell...........Inventor of Telephone"
who that owns a camera can deny that this magazine has had impact on them

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I heard the scans on the DVD are very very poor quality. Any comment on that?
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DWB check the Amazon reviews a few talked about various issues with the set. One was the print display being too small and other issues.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Phil1 Quote
There is apparantly some software issues with the set in use. The complaints were not on content. There seems to be a few missing pages here and there too. Overall though, the reviews were good on average. Check the reviews written on it on Amazon. The price there was about $46 plus shipping BTW. I am going to get a copy for the g kids. Just an FYI.

Hmmm...could be those me and my cousins tore out for closer viewing.....
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LOl! How else could a kid learn how girls looked like way back when?

Amazon just went down to $39 on the set. FYI
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Great find; I'm totally getting this for my son for his birthday in May!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Phil1 Quote
LOl! How else could a kid learn how girls looked like way back when?

Amazon just went down to $39 on the set. FYI
You could take off their clothes...we did that too...
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Apparently this is also coming out in portable hard drive form.
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