Why the hell would I buy a subscription from you when you didn't have the common decency to respond to my query? Why would I want to help a publication's profit when I haven't profited one iota? Man, talk about tacky!
I actually would have no problem with people asking me to subscribe that have published my stuff. No problem at all. But the other way around? Man, that takes some real cojones, VARIETY and AARP!