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I use Google Reader a lot, and find it very convenient for reading things offline. One feature missing is support for adding articles/pages you wish to read later. What I'd like to do is occasionally mark a web page to read later, and have it show up in my Google Reader feeds.

I know there are a few services that set out to do the "mark to read later" part of this (Instapaper comes to mind), but so far I have not been able to find one which offers a feed that I can subscribe to in Google Reader. (Instapaper has a feed, but it only contains links to actual articles rather than their content.)

How can I set something like this up in Google Reader? Is there an Instapaper-like service out there that doesn't silo in the articles?

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There used to be a note to reader feature, but I believe it was removed. –  Zoredache Mar 13 '12 at 23:08
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There are a lot of services to turn Instapaper/other Read-it-Later services feeds into full feeds. Then subscribe it using your Google Reader.

Look for some alternative of such services fulltextrssfeed.com at Alternative.to and together collaborate the alternative.

There may be more way to achieve same goal, for example Pocket(formerly Read it Later), historious does archive the Full text, some custom workaround services target to it. Evernote + Google reader also seem to be possible.

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Individual articles can be marked as unread in Google reader so they'll show up later on in your feed. Not exactly what you wanted, but a workaround.

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It's not really a workaround at all - I want to see articles that are not part of any of my feeds to begin with - basically pages that I want to save for later... –  levik Mar 15 '12 at 5:02
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I star items that I want to read later. You can then click on the Starred items list to see all the items that you want to read. Unstar them after reading.

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I don't think that is what he is asking. I believe he wants to add the content of some random web page into Google reader. Kinda like this article described. lifehacker.com/5782914/… –  Zoredache Mar 13 '12 at 23:09
    
Zoredache, that's exactly what I want to do. I got excited to learn about the bookmarklet mentioned in the LifeHacker article, but unfortunately it seems to no longer be supported... –  levik Mar 15 '12 at 5:01
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