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Old 11-16-2012, 03:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Topps...verdict is unanimous?

Everyone loves it....or so it seems...i haven't seen one complaint

Did Topps purposely save the good stuff for Chrome? Or is it a sign of things to continue?? Five Star has a BIIIIIGGGG shoe to fill...especially after last**ERRRRR this years Exquisite....

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Old 11-16-2012, 03:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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From the pics I've seen, I really think Strata could be the show stopper/scene stealer this year!
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Topps Chrome is always awesome, because Topps hasn't really figured out a way to screw it up yet. Give them another year or two...

Strata does look interesting, enough that I preordered 2 boxes! (I'm just a poor boy...)
We will see how it looks/feels in hand.
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Chrome is the one thing Topps does right every year...even though its pretty much a clone of the base Topps set with a few twists...still lots of color and shiny stuff, can't go wrong there.
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Not sure how they can go wrong or save the good stuff. They take the regular product and put a chrome finish on it sprinkle in some color for the kids and done
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Topps Chrome is always awesome, because Topps hasn't really figured out a way to screw it up yet. Give them another year or two...

Strata does look interesting, enough that I preordered 2 boxes! (I'm just a poor boy...)
We will see how it looks/feels in hand.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:23 PM   #9 (permalink)
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2008 & 2010 Chrome Baseball (horrible, absolutely horrible), 2007-2009 Chrome Football (no color).
Ah. I don't touch baseball, and those Chrome Football cards are before my time.
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Topps does need to up the "refractorness" of its refractors though--for the past couple of years their refractors have less "refractorness" to them. Compare a 2012 or 2011 refractor to a 2009 or earlier to see what I mean.
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Topps does need to up the "refractorness" of its refractors though--for the past couple of years their refractors have less "refractorness" to them. Compare a 2012 or 2011 refractor to a 2009 or earlier to see what I mean.
made my head spin trying to read that on a monday morning...
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Topps does need to up the "refractorness" of its refractors though--for the past couple of years their refractors have less "refractorness" to them. Compare a 2012 or 2011 refractor to a 2009 or earlier to see what I mean.
I sent out a refractor lot this morning after having sorted through it like 4 times, and I was still finding base cards in there.
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