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Old 12-01-2012, 09:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Ever feel like puking after a horrible break? (Fleer Retro) What was your WORST?

Two boxes of Retro:

1 Red PMG - Danny Manning.

That's about it.

So, this may have been the most depressing box break I've experienced for the money I spent, and it has me wondering what was the WORST box break you can recall? And I still feel like puking.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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has retro gone down much in price I hope for you. When did you buy boxes
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Several times which is why I buy singles
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yea happen yesterday, bought a mini box of Fleer Retro and pulled these....
Fleer Retro mini box

I bet the other mini contain a PMG or something rare...lol
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Don't speak ill of Fleer Retro, or you might find yourself getting run off the site. jk

I stay cheap when it comes to breaking product, that way my loss is minimized and when I get something good it's REALLY good. The only bad break i've had in the past 5-6 years was a box of 10-11 Totally Certified for $100 when it first came out. Got a Mike Bibby auto and Greivis Vasquez auto/rc(which is actually decent right about now.)
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i had a pretty bad best of basketball... still pains me to this day.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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4 boxes of this year's football triple threads. best card i got was a $50 return value. OUCH...
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
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These were about $450 each. I'd say they were overpriced, but I was feeling good, like I was due for a big hit. Uhh, NOPE.

My case of Five Star Baseball was pretty miserable last month, and now these boxes sucked. I think my luck has burned out or something. Maybe I'll let the kids and the girlfriend open anything I buy in the near future!!
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:55 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Timeless Treasures, got about 10% value worth in cards for what I paid.

The hit from the case was a $100 Kobe, nothing even came close to that. To add salt to the wound, it was a Redemption
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I did a case of Retro plus 2 loose boxes

The best for the 2 boxes was a MJ BMOC insert and a Rodman pmg, but in the case my bit one MJ or Lebron at all, not even inserts!

Best hit was a Dr J pmg blue!

In the same week, a case of Prestige that have me back about $400.

I never expect to get my money back, but really hoped for a nice PC Card or too, but didn't get anything PC at all! Lol
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06-07 Exquisite: Okafor Base, PJ Tucker RAP /225, Jamison GU /25, Baron Davis Auto Patch /100, PJ Tucker RC /25 (Another f**king Tucker?!?!)

$70 for $360
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
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You know what they say about fools and their money being soon parted...you're better off taking your money to Vegas than trying to break boxes for profit....
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06-07 Exquisite: Okafor Base, PJ Tucker RAP /225, Jamison GU /25, Baron Davis Auto Patch /100, PJ Tucker RC /25 (Another f**king Tucker?!?!)

$70 for $360
well you magically got a box of exquisite for 360, would of just flipped it for instant profit.
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I would love to buy a box of Retro. But lets face it, its the biggest gamble out there. Its a all or nothing type box. Not alot of inbetween.
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Besides for 08-09 Bowman Chrome basketball when it first came out, and Topps Football jumbo products, basically any jumbo topps product, I usually feel like puking when finished. lol

Pretty much I just can't buy this stuff. I have the money too but I just won't do it. I get all excited to buy something and I back out everytime. Its just not worth it but it sure is fun.
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well you magically got a box of exquisite for 360, would of just flipped it for instant profit.
This was back when exquisite was $360. I would've cried my eyes out if I got this while paying the current going rate.
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On several occasions I tried some boxes and got pretty lucky, I also did a 3 box break of Retro a while back and it sucked, did got some good inserts but none were close to the box price.

I did manage to pull red gems of Jordan and Lebron and green gems of Laettner and Russell so taking all into consideration I did do fairly well .
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This was back when exquisite was $360. I would've cried my eyes out if I got this while paying the current going rate.
eh exquisite was never 360 at any point. I've busted multiple cases of every year going back to 05-06. You must be mistaken. I could see 460 for that year at some point if you knew someone well. That year had the terribly designed RC's that were all cut off and a weak class. But post 03-04 exquisite never sunk below retail.
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eh exquisite was never 360 at any point. I've busted multiple cases of every year going back to 05-06. You must be mistaken. I could see 460 for that year at some point if you knew someone well. That year had the terribly designed RC's that were all cut off and a weak class. But post 03-04 exquisite never sunk below retail.
No wonder that box was so bad, the flags were there.

Very cheap price = Resealed = Crap
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:29 PM   #21 (permalink)
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every time i break anything over $150 i feel like puking. i fall for it repeatedly though. i think my worst might have been 2011 Tribute baseball, a year too late and ended up with maybe $30 in cards after. i'm much more careful about what boxes i buy lately.
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