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Old 01-22-2013, 09:59 AM   #68 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by viking118480 View Post
How is Chrome a better design? The card is mostly the picture. All variation in card design is the color of the border. Were black, pink, blue, red, etc. borders ground breaking design? Prizim has great looking insert sets. Maybe you don't like them, but at least there was effort put into the product.

I think Panini has a better idea on how to produce a chromium inspired card than Topps. They use a thicker coating than Topps, so the cards don't have that disgusting inch of bend to them with some corner twist added in the mix. Also, half of the cards don't have the standard Topps Chrome full card length scratch. It's easy to see that Topps throws out the same thing every year and some people are in awe of the different colored borders every year.
Topps Chrome is simple and appealing. Panini is way too busy.

Topps Chrome proves that sometimes, less is more.
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