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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:04 pm 
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Just happened to type zzap64 into the Amazon search engine and this came up:

Zzap!64

WTF? Taken from Wikipedia articles according to the cover, but also covers 360 magazines? Very strange.


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Um... I think we may have switched to an alternate universe...

And £27 for 84 pages! That's harsh.

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Yeah, seems to be a print on demand... of Wikipedia articles? Who has more money than sense and wants to buy it to see what's in it? ;-)


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Full story here -

http://www.chrisrand.com/blog/index.php ... ublishing/

At first I thought you blokes were pulling our legs with an April Fools :lol:


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Actually, it's given me an idea...


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I'd buy that for a dollar Andy!

Interesting blog article and comments. Is the purpose of it all to trick some libraries into buying them. With 1000's of "books" on demand, I guess they must get a few orders from people.

Re an April's Fool. Saying there was a real Zzap book coming out for an April's Fool would be just too cruel! Hopefully Roger and Co will do a Newsfield book at least some time...


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The idea of someone typing in "Zzap!64" on Amazon is also quite intruiging to say the least. ;)

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Yeah, I've seen a ton of these "wiki" books on eBay...

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Cheaper to buy it new :lol:

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