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Forum: ComicBookJunkie Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By Stat Monsters
As a direct to consumer marketer, when we put our...

As a direct to consumer marketer, when we put our P&L's together and also test consumer behavior on what's acceptable or not, although "Free Shipping" as well as any upgrades to "Express Delivery" or...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 11-30-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,568
Posted By Stat Monsters
Artgerm's style reminds me of Jo Chen's

Artgerm's style reminds me of Jo Chen's
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 11-22-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Stat Monsters
It was more of a minor promotion and to me a...

It was more of a minor promotion and to me a somewhat public fail in that "if a tree falls in the forest, and nobody was there to hear it, did it truly fall" where with FCBD there's fanfare and...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 11-20-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By Stat Monsters
Darth Maul is like Boba Fett, a character what...

Darth Maul is like Boba Fett, a character what was pretty weakly utilized in the films but had blockbuster costume design.

I hope the comics does well where the film failed to deliver
Forum: BASEBALL 11-18-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Stat Monsters
In the celebrity game, "PHOTO OPS" charging...

In the celebrity game, "PHOTO OPS" charging people to take photos with the stars is a huge money maker and easy to coordinate.

Often times the photo op costs more than an autograph (probably...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-18-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 11,666
Posted By Stat Monsters
I think there should be an "Offensive Player of...

I think there should be an "Offensive Player of the Year" that is purely based on individual statistics.

Maybe name it after Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle or an iconic stat leader.

Try...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-18-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 11,666
Posted By Stat Monsters
ORTIZ please

ORTIZ please
Forum: FOOTBALL 11-16-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,763
Posted By Stat Monsters
He's probably the most overrated, but not the...

He's probably the most overrated, but not the worst. For card values and fantasy football managers, he's got that proverbial "potential" everyone waits for to mature into bountiful treasure, but...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-12-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By Stat Monsters
Bo Jackson is a nostalgic novelty who has the...

Bo Jackson is a nostalgic novelty who has the whole "What If?" to his career stats shortened by unfortunate injury.

I think his "Bo Knows" Nike campaign was great and his exciting two-sport skills...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-12-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,316
Posted By Stat Monsters
If Bonds didn't have such a non-fan friendly...

If Bonds didn't have such a non-fan friendly personality, he'd probably get more sympathy, but he's like Donald Trump, the guy you love to find a reason to hate.
Forum: BASEBALL 11-12-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By Stat Monsters
If you're strapped for cash, investing the $8-10...

If you're strapped for cash, investing the $8-10 per card to get graded, getting them back in a month, then trying to sell them might not be the wisest move, especially being also out of Baseball...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's on you as the card owner to get a receipt,...

It's on you as the card owner to get a receipt, regardless of trust and familiarity there's too much room for "hearsay" that I would never have just left them there without any back up evidence in...
Forum: BASKETBALL 11-12-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By Stat Monsters
Nobody cares about non-NBA, if anything it...

Nobody cares about non-NBA, if anything it generally points out they can't and won't cut it in the US dominated professional league.

Marbury was good and great at times in the NBA, so he at one...
Forum: HOCKEY 11-11-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By Stat Monsters
The card "is what it is" buy the card not the...

The card "is what it is" buy the card not the label is the advice I've always heard since any flaws are apparent and grading is subjective.

If you really wanted a 10, just submit the card with...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-11-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By Stat Monsters
The 1986 Topps Traded Tiffany in high grade is...

The 1986 Topps Traded Tiffany in high grade is the best because of centering issues and the black borders.

His 1987 Donruss "Rated Rookie" also faces condition problems and is a good card to get....
Forum: NON-SPORTS 11-08-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 726
Posted By Stat Monsters
Topps is hit/miss with these "printing on demand"...

Topps is hit/miss with these "printing on demand" products.

They used to ship them in flimsy bubble wrap... how stupid are Topps, who are in the trading card business... only idiots ship in bubble...
Forum: FOOTBALL 11-04-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Stat Monsters
I agree, as much as folks hate Shill Bidders for...

I agree, as much as folks hate Shill Bidders for driving up prices artificially, many sellers use that as a tactic to circumvent having high minimum starts or reserves to bait interest and get folks...
Forum: FOOTBALL 10-29-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,965
Posted By Stat Monsters
In the 80's it was Marino, Elway and Montana, in...

In the 80's it was Marino, Elway and Montana, in no specific order, all popular

Today it's

Brees, Brady and Manning (now retired) as similar icons of the game.

I hope Brees will be like...
Forum: FOOTBALL 10-27-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By Stat Monsters
Buy the singles, don't chase 'em :)

Buy the singles, don't chase 'em :)
Forum: BASKETBALL 10-27-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Stat Monsters
Great pick-ups! A much better choice than...

Great pick-ups!

A much better choice than chasing rookies and prospects as the majority of collectors do.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 10-25-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,083
Posted By Stat Monsters
I get a sense that Tiger Woods career is over. ...

I get a sense that Tiger Woods career is over. Unlike other elders who played into their senior years, due to passion for the game, I think Tiger Woods has no passion left in him, in part he's in...
Forum: GAMING 10-25-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Stat Monsters
Thanks for the advice! I figure at $5 for over...

Thanks for the advice! I figure at $5 for over 500 cards, it was worth the gamble and odds are most are commons, but all it takes are a few decent cards or one awesome one to make it worthwhile.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 10-24-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,083
Posted By Stat Monsters
Is the problem, nobody cares much about Tiger...

Is the problem, nobody cares much about Tiger Woods?

He had a good run, but as a player and human being, he is no Jack or Arnold...
Forum: FOOTBALL 10-23-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Stat Monsters
Inherently to what original sketch cards are,...

Inherently to what original sketch cards are, they're all one of a kind, so all 1/1, but if you look at the horrible rendering by some of these hack artists, you'll realize... if a tree falls in the...
Forum: GAMING 10-22-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Stat Monsters
Magic The Gathering - yard sale find

I bought a box of about 500 MTG cards for $5

What's the best approach at finding out the values?

I know nothing of the cards other than some are worthless and others are near priceless.

I...
Forum: FOOTBALL 10-22-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Stat Monsters
My estimates on the low side would be: $75...

My estimates on the low side would be:

$75 for the 10/9

$50 for the 9/9

$50 for the 8/10

On the higher side, maybe add 50% of there's a passionate collector out there.
Forum: HOCKEY 10-19-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,321
Posted By Stat Monsters
Generally speaking there's lots of hockey fans, a...

Generally speaking there's lots of hockey fans, a lot of exciting current players on the ice, but it feels in general that the hockey card hobby itself isn't really supported by a whole lot of fans....
Forum: NON-SPORTS SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 10-15-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Stat Monsters
The autograph looks to be a perfect BGS 10 grade,...

The autograph looks to be a perfect BGS 10 grade, which is awesome.

The card itself with the damage is a downer.

On the upside, most autograph collectors care more about the condition of the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 10-15-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 470
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's not too late to collect. It might be...

It's not too late to collect.

It might be too late to "invest" in terms of if you're looking at the 1970's and 1980's stuff and the prices and think you're seeing opportunities today to realize...
Forum: MMA - Mixed Martial Arts 10-15-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Stat Monsters
The best place is honestly online. If you're...

The best place is honestly online.

If you're just scratching an itch, you can look up card shops, as there's no shows/conventions anymore.

One of the better stores is South Bay Cards in Lomita,...
Forum: MMA - Mixed Martial Arts 10-15-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Stat Monsters
Rousey VS Nunes Cascading outcome should...

Rousey VS Nunes

Cascading outcome should result in:

If Rousey wins:

Rousey vs Holm - a rematch since Holm beat Rousey

Then, if Holm wins vs Rousey - it should be Holm VS Nunes
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 10-13-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Stat Monsters
CBCS hopefully brings healthy competition to...

CBCS hopefully brings healthy competition to CGC's monolopoly and raises the bar on service levels across the industry as well as forces prices down a bit too.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 10-09-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,601
Posted By Stat Monsters
To circumvent flippers, JSC should insist on...

To circumvent flippers, JSC should insist on personalization (dedication to the person in the signature), not do any CGC signature series, and add a few bends to the spine in the process of rendering...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 10-09-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Stat Monsters
There are zero details to the auction house's...

There are zero details to the auction house's name nor the actual book titles here, so the write-up is hard to follow, it's easier to just "name names" for feedback on the situation in my opinion, it...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 10-09-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,887
Posted By Stat Monsters
In theory, on speculation if a person ordered 100...

In theory, on speculation if a person ordered 100 of the cards, they'd own over 50% of the print run, easily and can control the market, to a degree.

The problem is, there's not a huge market for...
Forum: FOOTBALL 10-05-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,008
Posted By Stat Monsters
OBJ RATED Yup, he is indeed "over rated" ...

OBJ
RATED

Yup, he is indeed "over rated"

His highlight reel catches are at times more "luck" than "skill" and isn't something that if given the opportunity 100 times he'd be able to replicate....
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 10-03-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Stat Monsters
Put them up for Cover Price as the opening bid...

Put them up for Cover Price as the opening bid and let the marketplace rules of supply and demand take care of the valuation and you'll find you'll get a decent price.

Starting bidding low, gets...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-03-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Stat Monsters
Many shows do pay for guests to sign and use the...

Many shows do pay for guests to sign and use the free autograph to increase the admission gate revenue.

Many stars out of the limelight like Olsen are gracious to sign for fans for free, and know...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-03-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By Stat Monsters
2010 2012 2014 ...I hope it's 2016 for...

2010
2012
2014

...I hope it's 2016 for the SF Giants, as a great "every other year" trend of winning the World Series.

They surged early and then tanked mid-way towards the end, so maybe this...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-03-2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By Stat Monsters
In the world of autograph collecting and high end...

In the world of autograph collecting and high end memorabilia, if it looks too good to be true in price, odds are it probably is too good to be true and is a forgery, fake or somehow misrepresented...
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