OT: ESPN Insider w/1 yr subscription $3

Submitted by Geaux_Blue on January 18th, 2011 at 11:03 AM

 

With the amount of rumors posted from ESPN Insider or from columnists on there, everyone complains/asks how to get access - this is the cheapest way. Tying your subscription account # to your ESPN.com login allows full access. And no I don't work for TWWL or this site, just trying to pass it on.

Pops up as $26 but upon entering the coupon code (ESPN), it will be $2.99+ free S/H

http://www.tanga.com/products/espn-magazine-subscription--13

Use coupon "ESPN" for discount. Insider is a free service for ESPN the Magazine subscribers - very easy process once the subscription is bought and the only quirk, IIRC, was you need to call once a year to have them activate the Insider subscription again due to it being 'promotional.'

If this fails the smell test for the mods, feel free to delete (fwiw, I just renewed my dad's so I know it works).

Comments

SysMark

January 18th, 2011 at 11:15 AM ^

It works.  Now I just have to decide if I want the magazine showing up in my mailbox.  I have been on a crusade to stop all paper mail.  This may have to be an exception.

I've never actually seen the magazine - how is it?

ThWard

January 18th, 2011 at 11:17 AM ^

I'm the same way.  Every couple of years, I call all of the numbers on the various mags I get that I don't ask for and cancel that ish.

 

ESPN Mag is OK.  I think it's more sizzle than substance, but what would you expect from the organization that made "boo yah" a popular phrase?

tn wolverine

January 18th, 2011 at 2:03 PM ^

If you want to stop all paper mail, you probably want to pass on ESPN The Mag. I got a subscription when it first came out. They misspelled my address on the label , which I thought was funny...at first. Then I started receiving hundreds of pieces of junk mail with this misspelled address. So I can assure you they will sell your address to any and everyone that asks. This was many years ago and to this day I still occasionally get mail with the goofy address. I cancelled after the first cycle. I'm sure other companies do this too, but I know directly where to put the blame on this one.

kenfizzle

January 18th, 2011 at 11:25 AM ^

I did this deal a couple months ago on a deal site like this and I still can't activate my insider, so be prepared to wait like 2 months + before you can even get on insider. Didn't apply to Geaux since he was renewing

RSTJ

January 18th, 2011 at 11:54 AM ^

First time I got in on this deal it took more than two months for me as well.  I think they say 8-10 weeks and they use nearly every day of it. ESPN has a few ways to activate the insider, but the easiest is using your magazine subscription code on the front of the magazine.

MoonlightGraham

January 18th, 2011 at 12:07 PM ^

and found the magazine to be really useless and a waste of paper. Example: They have a column on "Mike & Mike's take on..." some subject like Bret Favre. It's an exchange that would take 2-3 minutes of air time on the radio but they make it into a "column" and pass it off as magazine content. They're practically giving it away because they put no effort into writing or photography (like SI does) and convince advertisers that they're getting a lot of eyeballs.

I don't remember ever feeling glad I had the "Insider" info either, but that's just me.

Beavis

January 18th, 2011 at 1:09 PM ^

$3 - you are losing money by not doing this.  Especially if you play fantasy sports.  ESPN is giving it away.  What a deal.

(seriously)

ikestoys

January 18th, 2011 at 1:30 PM ^

Just as a warning

A bunch of people did this on another forum last year, and they were charged full price the next year. So, if you do this, keep an eye on it.

goblue418

January 18th, 2011 at 3:38 PM ^

thanks for posting this. perfect use for my visa gift card from christmas. good luck trying to charge me next year when there is no money left on it ;)

ixcuincle

January 18th, 2011 at 7:20 PM ^

I did this before and got a shitload of ESPN magazines which I still keep around here and haven't thrown away (hoarder)

I could do without the magazine but the ESPN Insider access seems intriguing, especially for 3 dollars a year. I wonder if there is any way to opt out of the magazine though, I don't need more crap to hoard