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Forum: FOOTBALL 03-06-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By darthclem
Just how common are hot boxes with Gridiron? ...

Just how common are hot boxes with Gridiron? Also, how easy is it to assemble a base set -- will I get there in 2 boxes?
Forum: FOOTBALL 03-05-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By darthclem
My plan is: For marquee players, group them...

My plan is:

For marquee players, group them by player and sell them as a "lot" on eBay when autumn rolls around.

For the rest, organize by team and sell them as team "lots" on eBay when autumn...
Forum: FOOTBALL 03-05-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 984
Posted By darthclem
Those of you outside of Wisconsin would laugh if...

Those of you outside of Wisconsin would laugh if you could watch the news here. Last night, it was basically 58 minutes of Favre retirement, 1 minute of weather, 1 minute on the democratic...
Forum: FOOTBALL 03-04-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 984
Posted By darthclem
Without a doubt, things have gone up. A guy is...

Without a doubt, things have gone up. A guy is routinely selling a "lot" of 12 Favre rookie cards on eBay. An auction for them ended on Sunday with a price of $38. He has another auction for the...
Forum: FOOTBALL 03-04-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 984
Posted By darthclem
I'm pretty much in a state of denial right now. ...

I'm pretty much in a state of denial right now. Just a few weeks ago, I purchased a great looking framed autographed Favre jersey. After all of these years, it's just hard to imagine anyone else as...
Forum: FOOTBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 02-24-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By darthclem
Looking for '96 Packers insert series

In 1996, Upper Deck released 3 series of Packer related inserts. I believe they were exclusive to packs purchased at Wal*Mart or Shopko. One series was called "Season to Remember", the second was...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-23-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
and now the fat ones... ...

and now the fat ones...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r18/darthclem/Football%20Cards/SPAAutoPatches.jpg

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r18/darthclem/Football%20Cards/SPALetter.jpg
...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-23-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
And finally... the pics... (the thin ones first) ...

And finally... the pics... (the thin ones first)

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r18/darthclem/Football%20Cards/SPAAutos1.jpg
...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-23-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By darthclem
Sweet Spot 2 box break

Helmet Autos:
Anthony Gonzalez 36/75
Kenny Irons 68/799
Garrett Wolfe 1/799

Pigskin Sigs:
Joe Thomas 67/99

Jersey/Patch:
Jerious Norwood 19/50
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-23-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By darthclem
Okay, I think I got my old P.O.S. scanner to...

Okay, I think I got my old P.O.S. scanner to work, here begins a day of posting pics to my various breaks postings:
...
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-22-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By darthclem
Triple Threads case - risk vs reward?

I have purchased two very good boxes of 2007 Triple Threads -- good enough that I have my finger on the trigger and am ready to pull on a 18 box case.

I know that buying a case will ensure me a...
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-21-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By darthclem
You're just jealous of the Dante Rosario...

You're just jealous of the Dante Rosario redemption I pulled.;)
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-21-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By darthclem
Playoff Contenders - so close to perfect

I just got a box of Playoff Contenders and it very nearly meets my requirements for the perfect "mid level" card.

1. They are nice looking cards.
2. I love that when you put them in number...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 02-21-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By darthclem
I understand that Google is working on an eBay...

I understand that Google is working on an eBay alternative. If anyone can pull it off, it would be those guys. I hope they come up with an alternative to Paypal as well -- that's another operation...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-21-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By darthclem
Is there a certain minimum DPI I should be...

Is there a certain minimum DPI I should be looking for in a scanner? I want to make sure that if I'm scanning anything to sell that the image is an accurate representation of the card.

I have an...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,016
Posted By darthclem
Ron Paul?

Ron Paul?
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-20-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By darthclem
2 boxes of TTT - at last my luck has changed (pics added)

I really need to get a scanner to post my various breaks. After the relative suckage I got out of 8 boxes of SPA, I hit it pretty good with 2 boxes of Triple Threads. I also got a box of Playoff...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By darthclem
I have a situation with eBay/PayPal right now. I...

I have a situation with eBay/PayPal right now. I had an Xbox 360 game up for sale. A woman with a feedback of 6 (mine is 379 @ 99.7% positive) bought it with Buy-it-now on 2/12 and sent me $29 via...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By darthclem
My dad started smoking in his teens. He died of...

My dad started smoking in his teens. He died of cancer at age 54. I was 30 at the time. My dad never had a chance to meet his grandkids.

I started dipping Kodiak in my teens. Even after my dad...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By darthclem
That Children's Hospital suggestion is an awesome...

That Children's Hospital suggestion is an awesome idea! I have so many base football and baseball cards that are essentially worthless to me, but I'm sure some sick kids would love. Thanks for the...
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By darthclem
If I based my perception of the state of humanity...

If I based my perception of the state of humanity on eBay, I'd just go move to a desert island.;) You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-20-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
Thanks for the interest, but I've already had one...

Thanks for the interest, but I've already had one request on the Gonzalez, so if I decide to sell, I'll have to give him first dibs.
Forum: Off Topic 02-18-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By darthclem
Very cool. Considering how many d-bags there are...

Very cool. Considering how many d-bags there are on eBay, a story like this reaffirms my faith in humanity.
Forum: FOOTBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 02-18-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By darthclem
Update: I'm good now on R&S and SPA. Anybody...

Update: I'm good now on R&S and SPA. Anybody here do Topps TX?
Forum: FOOTBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 02-18-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By darthclem
I'm looking for: SPA: #35 - Frank Gore ...

I'm looking for:

SPA:
#35 - Frank Gore
#53 - Larry Fitzgerald

Leaf Rookies & Stars:
#87 Vince Young

Topps TX:
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-17-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
Even though the 8 boxes of SPA I bought didn't...

Even though the 8 boxes of SPA I bought didn't deliver many great cards, I can still offset my purchase price by selling my 7 complete base sets on eBay.

Oh wait... Base sets of SPA are going for...
Forum: FOOTBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 02-17-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By darthclem
Base singles

I'm new here so please excuse me if this is a stupid question. If I were looking for a handful of base cards to complete a couple of sets, is this the place for it? For example, I'm one card shy of...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-17-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
For giggles, I weighed all of the thin packs from...

For giggles, I weighed all of the thin packs from a box just to check the variation (I'm a statistics geek, I can't help myself). All of the thin packs came in between 13.9g and 14.2g -- except 1. ...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-17-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
Well, there's still hope that there is something...

Well, there's still hope that there is something earth shattering in the remaining thin packs...

What depresses me most is that for what I spent on SPA I could have bought 4 packs of TTT with the...
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-17-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By darthclem
Awesome link! Thanks!

Awesome link! Thanks!
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-17-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
Agreed. I was pretty excited when I saw that.:D ...

Agreed. I was pretty excited when I saw that.:D Still, I don't feel like I came away with anywhere near the $900 I spent. I know, it's all a big gamble...

Also, after seeing how easy it is to...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-17-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By darthclem
SPA - 8 boxes, underwhelmed

First off, I apologize that I don't have a scanner to scan these in -- maybe I can get some decent looking digital photos later.

For the thin packs, I got a John Beck Chirography and a Lawrence...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-16-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By darthclem
PM sent on the Hornung.:)!

PM sent on the Hornung.:)!
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-16-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By darthclem
Do you guys sleeve the cards before scanning? ...

Do you guys sleeve the cards before scanning? Just curious, as I don't have a scanner (yet) and whenever I find a decent card, it goes right into a protector.
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 02-15-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By darthclem
Scanning cards?

I realize this may be a bit off topic, but what do you guys use when you're posting pics of your cards? Do you use a scanner or a digital camera? I'd love to post the pics of my recent (and...
Forum: Welcome New Members! *Read here first* 02-13-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By darthclem
I'd be pretty excited just to have my wife do...

I'd be pretty excited just to have my wife do laundry on a regular basis, regardless of what's in the pocket.;)

I definitely find that this hobby is a lot like playing slot machines. You can play...
Forum: Welcome New Members! *Read here first* 02-11-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By darthclem
Trying to find my identity...

Hello fellow collectors. My name is Steve and I started getting into collecting football cards this year along with my son. I've spent the last month or so lurking on the forums, mainly being in...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 12-28-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By darthclem
2007 Leaf Ltd and SPx breaks

First time poster here. I need to get my scanner up and running so I can scan these cards, but in the meanwhile, here are the highlights of the pulls I've made in the last week:

Leaf Ltd:
Chad...
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