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Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 08-09-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By cross4444
$275? You might want to piece it out...

$275? You might want to piece it out...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 07-11-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
There's a lot to be concerned about, but we have...

There's a lot to be concerned about, but we have the power to influence the direction it goes. I'd love to get a quarterly report to know how far COMC is in the red. It's scary that we invest so...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 06-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,970
Posted By cross4444
Mine have been better, but they were down in...

Mine have been better, but they were down in April and May while everyone seemed to be claiming "record sales".

I'm just about done trying to figure out the logic behind the COMC economy. 99% of...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 06-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,255
Posted By cross4444
With the BV (thankfully) removed from COMC, is it...

With the BV (thankfully) removed from COMC, is it time for them to do away with attempting to assign a grade to each card?

Why not include them altogether and let the buyer determine if the...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 06-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,101
Posted By cross4444
Dude. You've made your point. This horse has been...

Dude. You've made your point. This horse has been beaten to death. By selling through COMC, you agree to their discretion on this issue. That' it, that's the policy. You don't like it and you've made...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-08-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 80,245
Posted By cross4444
Still nothing. How do you think Topps will fix...

Still nothing. How do you think Topps will fix this mess? Will this have been the last Ginter Code?
Forum: BASEBALL 06-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,514
Posted By cross4444
Has anyone noticed how awful the autograph...

Has anyone noticed how awful the autograph checklist is? There are some really awful names in there. The majority are the same guys who have signed for every Topps product for the last two years.
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 06-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By cross4444
Honestly, I love all mini relics! If the price is...

Honestly, I love all mini relics! If the price is right, then I'm interested.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-31-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
I've had a decent few days for processing, except...

I've had a decent few days for processing, except this card here:
Item Details - COMC (http://www.comc.com/ItemDetails.aspx?item=14540320)

Wrong player, wrong card number, and the image shows it...
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 05-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By cross4444
WTB: Allen & Ginter Mini Relics in bulk

Hey all, I'm looking to buy some bulk lots of A&G Mini Relics. I'm trying to populate this trade exchange program (http://viewfromtheskybox.blogspot.com/p/allen-ginter-relic-exchange-program.html) I...
Forum: Off Topic 05-29-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,567
Posted By cross4444
Invest it all in prospect cards and start talking...

Invest it all in prospect cards and start talking like a douche. You'll fit in well on the baseball board if you try that.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
No, this isn't a job that takes 3 months to...

No, this isn't a job that takes 3 months to train. Maybe a week to two weeks, like most non-skilled work. I'm sure the 40 employees are mostly working their asses off. They had an increase in work by...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-28-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
If they have each individual doing the entire...

If they have each individual doing the entire process, their system is broken. Your argument helps my case though because sorting cards by sport, year, brand, etc is very very very easy for anyone...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
How when 98% have dates on the back? There is...

How when 98% have dates on the back? There is plenty of manual sorting to be done that doesn't take an expert. It's not specialized, anyone with a high school degree can learn how to sort cards into...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
Training someone to identify cards is not that...

Training someone to identify cards is not that hard compared to what most people have to learn when taking on new jobs. That's simply an excuse. Sorting and scanning cards is not highly skilled...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-28-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
Yes, very much so. When these changes took place,...

Yes, very much so. When these changes took place, a well-off business would have hired temp workers to fill in. COMC didn't. Now that they're behind, a well-off business would hire temp workers to...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-27-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
You have inspired me to announce my new business...

You have inspired me to announce my new business venture. I'm pleased to announce that I have purchased the rights to COM-B.com (comb.com was taken... it's pornography).

Check Out My Brain will...
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 05-22-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By cross4444
Buying A&G Relics

Hey all, I'm looking to pick up a good amount of A&G mini relics from all years. I prefer to buy in bulk to limit shipping. Willing to pay an average of $1 each shipped (depending on the players)....
Forum: BASEBALL 05-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
My first thought was that they were going to...

My first thought was that they were going to blame the hacking on someone on this blog. Is anyone on their email list? I'm wondering if they sent out an email related to their Twitter shenanigans.
...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
No idea what's going on with their Twitter today....

No idea what's going on with their Twitter today. Everything was deleted, but there are several screen grabs out there. I was blocked from following them. They're claiming their website was hacked?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-21-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
I'd rather not say, but it was as legitimate a...

I'd rather not say, but it was as legitimate a source as there is. I don't know what the MLBPA or NFLPA is doing about it (if anything), but they were made aware in recent weeks.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Nevermind. I've been told that the MLBPA has been...

Nevermind. I've been told that the MLBPA has been made aware of a certain card producing company (who doesn't have an MLBPA license yet prints cards using active player likenesses), so that they can...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Yeah, but I'd like to talk more directly with...

Yeah, but I'd like to talk more directly with someone. I want to get through. I believe Evan Kaplan is the man I need to speak with with the MLBPA.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Does anyone know how to get in contact with the...

Does anyone know how to get in contact with the MLBPA and/or NFLPA licensing department? I have a few questions.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Via World Law Direct (I did what they advised and...

Via World Law Direct (I did what they advised and looked up international law):



Some more fun. Now they've got my IP. I've offered to give them my full name, address and phone number too.
...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
You guys are missing all the fun on Twitter! Get...

You guys are missing all the fun on Twitter! Get ready, according to their Twitter account, they'll be making an example of somebody. Here's the latest Tweet fun:
(For reference, I'm @VFTSB)...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By cross4444
Let's create a section titled "Threads for People...

Let's create a section titled "Threads for People Who Think They Can Profit on Cards"

May need to shorten it a bit.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Questions are to be directed to their legal...

Questions are to be directed to their legal team... but they won't release contact info for their "legal team".
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Their being based in Poland makes this even...

Their being based in Poland makes this even weirder. I know nothing about international law, but I can't see how it would help them make a case.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
I appreciate not being patronized, honesty and...

I appreciate not being patronized, honesty and transparency is the best policy in times like this. Thank you Moe!
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Who is Tempy Moore?

Who is Tempy Moore?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Not sure who they would sue. Blowout? No way....

Not sure who they would sue. Blowout? No way. Individual users? How? They adamantly claim that they have individual licenses for every player, but I doubt it. There's something very shady about this...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-20-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,788
Posted By cross4444
Just an FYI, it looks like Tri-City Sports of...

Just an FYI, it looks like Tri-City Sports of Poland is getting ready to sue a forum. Not sure if it's this one or not. It's probably the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard.

Via Twitter:
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By cross4444
Ok I get it. What a hassle, sorry OP.

Ok I get it. What a hassle, sorry OP.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-19-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By cross4444
Wait what? You bought the card and the seller...

Wait what? You bought the card and the seller wants it back because Abreu is on the DL? None of this makes sense.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
Yeah, I think you're right. Worst case scenario,...

Yeah, I think you're right. Worst case scenario, COMC gets bought out. Our collections will be safe. If COMC went bankrupt (not happening) then we may have to worry about our cards while the courts...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
I'm worried about COMC's financials. Though we...

I'm worried about COMC's financials. Though we have a stake in the success of COMC's business, it's a private company so their finances aren't our business.

When you think about it though, COMC...
Forum: BASKETBALL BOX BREAKS 05-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By cross4444
WOW. Blowout, please do this for every new...

WOW. Blowout, please do this for every new release! You just sold me on a box of this.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-19-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
All joking aside, I wonder if this isn't the best...

All joking aside, I wonder if this isn't the best strategy to get things done. I'm sure every worker at COMC trolls this forum and knows which of us speaks up and which shamelessly cheer them on. The...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-16-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 51,072
Posted By cross4444
Thank goodness. I wondered why cards for my...

Thank goodness. I wondered why cards for my Michael Schwimer PC seemed so overpriced! Get that Scmidt out of here.

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