It wasn't that the only boardgame I received was one that I already had (Elder Signs).
It wasn't that my copy of Blood of the Zombies had a drink spilled on it before I had a chance to read it.
It wasn't even that the kit bag that I asked for turned out to be a rucksack smaller than the one that I already have, too small for my judogi, never mind anything else.*
Nice work, Zhu Bajiee [compliment]. Nice work, Zhu Bajiee [sarcasm born from dashed hopes].
However, Gygax Magazine is real. Despite the big names associated with Gygax Magazine, we will have to wait and see if it is better than Oubliette, Knockspell, Fight On!, or any of the other OSR magazines out there.
*Yes, I am an ungrateful so-and-so.