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Old 07-27-2011, 07:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sold 13 boxes of 2011 bowman platinum at shop today

Not one Harper base card....

Then guy walks in and pulled 2 from target out of 15 packs...

kind of odd.............
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ouch. Those are some rare base cards!
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Old 07-27-2011, 08:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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~ 11 base prospects per box, 143 per 13 boxes. So if the Harper base is inserted at the same ratio as all the others, and assuming independent events, there's about a 24% chance that 13 boxes will not yield a Harper base. The odds are probably a little lower than that, assuming there is some anti-correlation collating. But not super improbable.

BTW, 234 prospects of any type (Xfractors, green, etc.) in 13 boxes, so only a 10% chance of no Harpers of any type. Bad luck, but not creepy bad. With 100 prospects, it's going to be a tough base set.
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Old 07-27-2011, 08:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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only pulled one harper out of a 12 box case
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I opened 4 boxes and didn't even get the base 1-100 set!
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Target bowman singles can be searched for both autos and certain players
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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good last year one box made a set should help their value
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None out of 1 box. But Ill tell you what suprised me. All the cards are refractor like. I think Topps hit a homerun with Platinum this year! I didnt know they were like this till today.
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I am not a huge fan of this product...I thought the Ginter release was a lot more fun. Having said that, definitely some nice cards to be had!
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Why don't you get that you are not welcome, nor wanted here?

Stop being a troll and you will get more respect around here.

It's time to be a big boy.

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Not possible unless the packs are opened
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:31 PM   #14 (permalink)
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1 6 box inner yielded a harper base and an Xfractor, the sets are going to take a lot to put together, lucky to get 1 prospect set from a full case, but I'll find out tomorrow when my full 12 box shows up tomorrow.
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How are you still on this site for Christ sakes??? Figured we would have ran you out already knowing that your a cheat!!!
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Topps has been making it hard to put together with all products this year. I didn't get a single master set out of my first case of A&G. And everyone on here was saying "oh yeah, like last year you'll get two per case"
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hey pack why dont you go play on a busy road or something...i wish i would see you at target one day...
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dude, seriously?

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Please go away, nobody likes you.

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The kids that goto the Targets you search at will never get any hits or big players (Harper) because of you... Happy with that?
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Old 07-27-2011, 11:23 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Busted a full 12 box case today and got 2 Harper base and 1 Harper auto.

I did come up one Deck McGuire short of a complete set.
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I was saying that to let the OP know how the guy pulled the harpers.
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:02 AM   #23 (permalink)
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so i assume prospects aren't 1 per pack in retail? that would really screw hobby if they were.
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Old 07-28-2011, 01:08 AM   #24 (permalink)
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I was saying that to let the OP know how the guy pulled the harpers.
I highly doubt the guy that pulled (gary) knows how to search a pack...
known him a long time.. 65 years old and just likes cards does not resell stuff

regardless... 2 harpers came out of 15 packs of retail and 0 came out of 300 hobby packs....

just weird...

As far as the product... unless you pull harper it is kind of garbage...

Just my thoughts on seeing 10-15 boxes opened...
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A customer pulled a Harper blue refractor from one box and one refractor auto redemption in another.
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