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I just wanted to share a technique I've developed for acquiring good fonts on the cheap: Find old, cheap software at thrift stores like Goodwill or the Salvation Army.
I purchased Microsoft Greetings, software circa 2001, for $.50 yesterday. I pop it into my machine, and what do I find? A legit license for the Font Bureau's Hightower Text that would have otherwise cost me roughly $100 on Myfonts.com.
At the same time, I bought an old copy of Wordperfect for $1 that included a full family of Futura, of which I had only the default Mac set + the extra bold from Elsner+Flake.
Anyone else have any good finds like this? Also, anyone take issue with this technique?