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Old 01-02-2011, 01:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default REVISED: 2010 Topps Sterling 10-box case THEME DRAFT $40/slot

THIS BREAK HAS BEEN REFORMATTED WITH THE HELP OF ESASLO:

There are quite a few different Themes for the theme boxes (listed below) so I thought I'd try doing a THEME DRAFT break. This is not unlike a TEAM draft, after all spots have been filled and paid for, the spots will be randomed to determine the draft order of the themes available.

IF multiple theme boxes from the SAME THEME are pulled, the spot holder with that theme will only get 1 box. The other box(es) will be put into the random pool with the mystery packs to get randomed amongst members not receiving a box.

Mystery Packs will be saved and randomed off amongst all members not receiving a theme box after all boxes have been opened. Each member not receiving a theme box may only receive ONE Mystery pack.


other rules/info:

1)Draft will be conducted live on Ustream.tv at ~5:30 PM PST on a date TBD

2)Draft picks for each category must be made within a timely manner but will not be time constricted until 24hrs before live break at which point each member will have 20minutes to make their pick before they are auto-selected into a theme based on the best-odds theme available.

3)The random will be conducted live on Ustream.tv using random.org ASAP after payments are received.

4)The winner of each theme box will have the option of having it sent to them SEALED or opened by me LIVE on ustreamtv. If the member with that theme is not present to make this decision, the box will be opened by default.

Pricing: REDUCED 10 box-case price (as of 1/7/11) $11850/50 spots = $37
Paypal fees = $1.41

Total = $38.41 for ea slot


NOTE: Shipping fees will be assessed to those who end up with a Theme box or a Mystery pack. These fees will be determined after the break (somewhere around $6 theme box winners and $3 for mystery pack winners).




Below are the odds of getting each box theme:
  1. 1:13 MLB All Stars
  2. 1:16 W.S. Champions
  3. 1:16 Gold Glovers
  4. 1:18 Retired Numbers
  5. 1:18 League MVP's
  6. 1:19 Silver Sluggers
  7. 1:20 Hall of Famers
  8. 1:20 Career .300 Batters
  9. 1:26 RBI Leaders
  10. 1:35 Batting Champions
  11. 1:38 Rookies of the Year,
  12. 1:38 Home Run Leaders
  13. 1:40 3 Homer Games
  14. 1:41 1950's All Stars
  15. 1:42 First Round Draft Picks
  16. 1:43 First Ballot Hall of Famers
  17. 1:48 Multiple MVP's
  18. 1:51 Franchise Favorites
  19. 1:53 1960's All Stars
  20. 1:56 3,000 Hit Club
  21. 1:63 Record Breakers
  22. 1:67 Cy Young Award Winners
  23. 1:73 All Time Record Holders
  24. 1:79 Stolen Base Leaders
  25. 1:83 500 Home Run Club
  26. 1:94 Wins Leaders
  27. 1:94 1940's All Stars
  28. 1:98 MLB All Star Game MVPS
  29. 1:99 W.S. MVPs
  30. 1:104 Five Ring Club
  31. 1:106 50+ Home Run Seasons
  32. 1:125 30/30 Club
  33. 1:129 Multiple Cy Young Awards
  34. 1:135 ERA Leaders
  35. 1:136 95+ MPH Throwers,
  36. 1:136 Strikeout Leaders
  37. 1:141 Future Stars
  38. 1:172 Triple Crown Winners
  39. 1:185 Switch Hitters
  40. 1:198 3,000 K Club
  41. 1:208 No Hitters
  42. 1:220 300-Win Club
  43. 1:237 Dead Ball Era Players
  44. 1:329 1930's All Stars
  45. 1:338 150+ RBI Seasons
  46. 1:395 250+ Hit Seasons
  47. 1:455 First Hall of Fame class
  48. 1:493 .400 Average Club
  49. 1:696 25+ Win Seasons
  50. 1:1315 18+ K's In A Game



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Old 01-03-2011, 08:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Approved, good luck
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Old 01-04-2011, 02:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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no interest? should be a fun break!!
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last bump before I try something else
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very intersting break set-up fitch. im not into baseball or else i'd join
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I tried this last year with an uber low cost of like $18 a slot and people jumped down my throat because not everyone would get something.
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very intersting break set-up fitch. im not into baseball or else i'd join
lol thanks pack, prob going to have to scrap this, maybe ill change it to more groups so slots are cheaper
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I tried this last year with an uber low cost of like $18 a slot and people jumped down my throat because not everyone would get something.
LOL, ridiculous. Thats why I tried the triple draft w/ adjusted groups + mystery pack random for those that go hitless, random but it doesn't seem to have any appeal
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I guess I just don't understand what you were doing here. I don't get the draft section. If we were paying for our slot, and got to KEEP the boxes in the slot (i.e., not open them -- or open them if we wanted) I'd be in on this. Based on your model for pricing, that's where I thought were going... but now I'm confused!
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I guess I just don't understand what you were doing here. I don't get the draft section. If we were paying for our slot, and got to KEEP the boxes in the slot (i.e., not open them -- or open them if we wanted) I'd be in on this. Based on your model for pricing, that's where I thought were going... but now I'm confused!
Yeah I thought about doing that, but people always complain about the chance of getting nothing. So I decided to split up the themes into "groups" so as to increase the odds for the more uncommon themes and allow for a three separate drafts (one for hit 1, one for hit 2, and one for the base in each theme box) to account for variance/ keep a handful of people from getting everything in the break. Then I decided to use the mystery packs as an insurance policy for those that did not receive any hits with either of their first 2 group picks to help ensure that everyone got "something".


I could just as easily make this a theme draft in which you get to keep your own box and make it more of a gamble for participants, but then everyone would need to realize that at least 23 people would not get anything. I could also split up the groups and just keep each theme separate, lowering the price per slot, but again a good amount of people would receive nothing and that seems to irk people interested in group breaks here (even though its frequently the case anyways with all the hit or miss products out there).
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alright draft concept has been revised with the help of Esaslo, lets see if we can get more interest now
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Anyone know if you can get multiple themes within one case? If yes, would the slot holder get multiple boxes?
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Anyone know if you can get multiple themes within one case? If yes, would the slot holder get multiple boxes?
It's possible, but unlikely. And yes, then the slot holder would get multiple boxes; however, if the OP agrees, I'd be willing to say random every theme box beyond the first in a slot an individual gets.

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It's possible, but unlikely. And yes, then the slot holder would get multiple boxes; however, if the OP agrees, I'd be willing to say random every theme box beyond the first in a slot an individual gets.

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a random for multiple boxes of the same theme sounds like a good idea to me
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a random for multiple boxes of the same theme sounds like a good idea to me
Fitch, it's only a few dollars, but go ahead and adjust the price on this (case-wise) to 1850. I think I can swing that with BO, or via the case I have sitting here sealed because I'm too scared to open it, hahaha.

Either way, might help even though it's only $1.85 a slot (PP fee adjusted).

I'd love to get this filled! Might be worth PMing some of the people on the higher end baseball team breaks!

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