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Forum: NON-SPORTS Today, 09:06 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 23,122
Posted By monkeymcgee
Thanks guys--got a couple GR sketches in coming,...

Thanks guys--got a couple GR sketches in coming, two packed out sketches from Zerostreet, and another beautiful PSC from VOC (I'll make an exception to my realism rule for her ;) )
Forum: NON-SPORTS Today, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By monkeymcgee
One more recent arrival from Zerostreet: ...

One more recent arrival from Zerostreet:

Winter Warlock (from "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town" by Rankin/Bass)
http://sketchcollectors.com/gallery/monkeymcgee/1419191882.jpg...
Forum: NON-SPORTS Today, 04:32 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 23,122
Posted By monkeymcgee
It feels good to finally get this thread updated....

It feels good to finally get this thread updated. After a series of expensive events ate up my card money, I'm happy to say I'm back collecting again.

I'm doing a few things differently this time...
Forum: NON-SPORTS Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,687
Posted By monkeymcgee
Impotent rage is the stuff internet forums are...

Impotent rage is the stuff internet forums are made of: "poor sketch quality" posts, this "product costs too much" posts, "this ebay seller is terrible" posts

People are just venting, but when you...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,687
Posted By monkeymcgee
Just to be fair, I think the "hard-earned money"...

Just to be fair, I think the "hard-earned money" phrase is just emphasizing that while this is a hobby purchase, the commissioner is not interested in it turning into an interest free loan for a...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,687
Posted By monkeymcgee
I think a lot of commission trouble could be...

I think a lot of commission trouble could be avoided by artists not taking payment until they can actually do the work. Put a deposit down to get the pencils, remainder due on approval with a clear...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By monkeymcgee
Ty: Bing FTW! Thanks--happy holidays...

Ty: Bing FTW!



Thanks--happy holidays to you!

I found it's best for me to stay away as much as possible when my card funds are going elsewhere. Have some nice new additions coming in soon...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By monkeymcgee
Spider-Fan: Love that puzzle--very nice! ...

Spider-Fan: Love that puzzle--very nice!

Fenian95: Great addition and I'm glad this thread inspired a new one :D
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 12-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By monkeymcgee
Cool Exclude/Block Sellers

I used to buy quite a bit on eBay, but took a 8 month break or so.

For the small niche I search for, there are a couple big sellers that I choose not to do business with and would love to exclude...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 957
Posted By monkeymcgee
I like FB for personal stuff, but not hobby...

I like FB for personal stuff, but not hobby stuff. Besides I don't want my FB friends to know the nerdy things I like or comment on. I keep that stuff in the closet.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By monkeymcgee
Non-Sports : Not the forum you're looking for. ...

Non-Sports : Not the forum you're looking for. Unless it is.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-17-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By monkeymcgee
Good post :)!

Good post :)!
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By monkeymcgee
True, but there are always some interesting...

True, but there are always some interesting commissions out there. Pack pulled would be really tough--none of mine would qualify.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-16-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 957
Posted By monkeymcgee
I like Scoundrel and there was so much info there...

I like Scoundrel and there was so much info there that helped me understand sketches in a detailed way, but as a newer collector it was hard to break into the community--which I understand. I've...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 12-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,593
Posted By monkeymcgee
Portraits are hard--some artists who are...

Portraits are hard--some artists who are otherwise really good struggle with detailed likenesses.

That doesn't excuse Leaf putting these in a box and selling them, but just thought I'd mention...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-16-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By monkeymcgee
Smile Holiday-Themed Sketch Show-Off Thread

I'm returning from my hiatus, so I felt like getting a PC show-off thread started to celebrate the season!

I don't care what December holiday your card depicts, but let's see 'em :)!

My...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By monkeymcgee
Star Wars Heritage -- book it!

Star Wars Heritage -- book it!
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 12-08-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By monkeymcgee
Jackpot--nice Acar and love that George Davis :)!...

Jackpot--nice Acar and love that George Davis :)! That Sutton is pretty cool as well.
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 11-18-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By monkeymcgee
Wow--some beautiful sketches. Congrats!

Wow--some beautiful sketches. Congrats!
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-31-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 100,383
Posted By monkeymcgee
Same here--1 pack, no sketch. Nice cards, though.

Same here--1 pack, no sketch. Nice cards, though.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 10-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By monkeymcgee
Ha--those are very, very cool! Congrats on the...

Ha--those are very, very cool! Congrats on the great cards!
Forum: Off Topic 10-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 23,379
Posted By monkeymcgee
Well, I can choose to not smoke. I can't really...

Well, I can choose to not smoke. I can't really choose not to get a disease.

I understand your point, but they aren't the same thing.
Forum: Off Topic 10-03-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 23,379
Posted By monkeymcgee
No related to an outbreak, but they've had their...

No related to an outbreak, but they've had their issues recently:

CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled - LA Times...
Forum: Off Topic 10-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By monkeymcgee
I really like my Sol Republic Tracks HD ...

I really like my Sol Republic Tracks HD

http://www.amazon.com/SOL-REPUBLIC-Tracks-On-Ear-Headphones/dp/B005OLOIUI
Forum: Off Topic 09-29-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,021
Posted By monkeymcgee
Very nice. My grandparents were hard as...

Very nice.

My grandparents were hard as nails, but I think people in the same circumstances would do the same today. People were desperate for work AND there were legitimate threats to the...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-25-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,918
Posted By monkeymcgee
I would possibly be interested in single...

I would possibly be interested in single sketches, but they'd have to be pretty different from the bunch I got the last go around.

I would pass on the wax.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-12-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,072
Posted By monkeymcgee
That stinks--I still have the image files. ...

That stinks--I still have the image files. Anyone know a good host that I can upload a large batch to and won't get deleted?
Forum: FOOTBALL 09-12-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 23,935
Posted By monkeymcgee
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Forum: FOOTBALL 09-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 23,935
Posted By monkeymcgee
It shows he has poor judgment and can get carried...

It shows he has poor judgment and can get carried away with his "discipline".

I wouldn't say that you can rule out a hit to the head as part of that kind of behavior.
Forum: FOOTBALL 09-12-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 23,935
Posted By monkeymcgee
Let me find a giant guy to hit you with a stick...

Let me find a giant guy to hit you with a stick on the front of your legs until you bleed and you tell me if that feels like violence or not.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-11-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 23,140
Posted By monkeymcgee
Yep--I still have it. I still need to pick up a...

Yep--I still have it. I still need to pick up a wardrobe redemption to finish my master set--not sure if I want to do it, but if they keep falling I may pick one up.
Forum: Off Topic 09-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 10,383
Posted By monkeymcgee
Outside of a few scenes, I was a little bored,...

Outside of a few scenes, I was a little bored, but I don't find the "hey, whatcha been up to?" aspect of first episodes that interesting.

However, I would suggest a limit of one musical montage...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,458
Posted By monkeymcgee
I'm really not, but I'm not going to advise...

I'm really not, but I'm not going to advise someone who obviously is not making good financial decisions to start not reporting income.

I've actually been called in by the IRS for a hobby income...
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,458
Posted By monkeymcgee
"nothing illegal" Sure, buddy. I bet the...

"nothing illegal"

Sure, buddy. I bet the IRS would be impressed with your fancy tax evasion tactics. I'm sure they've never dealt with that kind of scheme before.
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,458
Posted By monkeymcgee
Great advice. Any other crimes you'd like to...

Great advice. Any other crimes you'd like to advise Ben on?
Forum: Off Topic 09-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,458
Posted By monkeymcgee
When the bank cuts you off and you've maxed out...

When the bank cuts you off and you've maxed out all your credit, what's next? Donating plasma for cards?

Cards are stupid. They are fun, but stupid. They aren't worth the BS you're doing to...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 09-06-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By monkeymcgee
Considering there is rarely an auto at the top of...

Considering there is rarely an auto at the top of a card, I'd say that would make a lot more sense.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-05-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 20,661
Posted By monkeymcgee
hardball34 on eBay...

hardball34 on eBay (http://www.ebay.com/usr/hardball34)

Blowout Cards Forums - View Profile: Hardball34 (http://www.blowoutcards.com/forums/members/hardball34.html)
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,221
Posted By monkeymcgee
I actually think this particular site is pretty...

I actually think this particular site is pretty open to new artists who do great work.

When a product gets criticized, it's almost always about the perceived value not artistic skill. Even in...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 09-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By monkeymcgee
It's not an individual card, but I sold opened...

It's not an individual card, but I sold opened versions of Illuminati NWO card sets (One With Everything and Church of the Subgenius edition) for $235 last year. They sold within a few hours of...
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