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Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 223
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Posted By Steve2112
Tanner, first of all, congratulations on an...

Tanner, first of all, congratulations on an amazing adventure with your favorite player and your family. As an avid reader of your adventures, I'm curious as to what Jose thought of the...

A....
Forum: BASEBALL 05-22-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Steve2112
Charlie Hough and John Stearns are the other two.

Charlie Hough and John Stearns are the other two.
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-13-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By Steve2112
Anyone going to the Robert Morris show this weekend? (May 15-17)

I always enjoy coming down to Moon Township for this show. There is usually quite a bit of vintage (both the cards and the ages of the collectors!), while I prefer $1-$5 cert autos, but it's always...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 05-13-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Steve2112
Shipping, for me, is actually pretty quick if you...

Shipping, for me, is actually pretty quick if you go just one pricing step up (from $3 to $4.99). During the minor league baseball season, I buy commons to get signed in-person. I try to wait to...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-13-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Steve2112
Geoff Geary #56

Geoff Geary #56
Forum: BASEBALL 05-12-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Steve2112
I usually just rub the glossy cards with baby...

I usually just rub the glossy cards with baby powder and then get them signed in regular Sharpie.
Forum: Off Topic 05-01-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 526
Posted By Steve2112
I just don't understand how anyone can think that...

I just don't understand how anyone can think that they're overrated. Do lots of people not like them? Absolutely. I'm totally fine with people not liking their music. It can be an acquired taste....
Forum: Off Topic 04-30-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 526
Posted By Steve2112
We're talking about RUSH, not U2. Seriously...

We're talking about RUSH, not U2. Seriously though, I would LOVE to hear this explanation... :coffee:
Forum: Off Topic 04-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 526
Posted By Steve2112
9 days until opening night!...followed by a...

9 days until opening night!...followed by a grueling month of avoiding the fan sites and message boards until the Columbus show so I can be surprised by the setlist. Anyone else gettin' antsy for...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-24-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,230
Posted By Steve2112
To me, the only time I'm offended is when a guy...

To me, the only time I'm offended is when a guy goes out of his way to be rude or insulting to 'graphers who are being calm, in order, and polite (I'm talking at the minor league levels; I know that...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,170
Posted By Steve2112
As someone who's been doing the IP thing from the...

As someone who's been doing the IP thing from the local minor league baseball teams since 1999, and AHL hockey the past several years, I'm in agreement that it's a bit unethical to sell IP autos,...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,506
Posted By Steve2112
I can't WAIT to stop at the Primanti's in Moon...

I can't WAIT to stop at the Primanti's in Moon Twp after the Robert Morris show next month. So good. Will probably be the highlight of the trip. Too bad the Pirates aren't home that weekend.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-09-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,308
Posted By Steve2112
That is some awesome stuff! That's a collection...

That is some awesome stuff! That's a collection to be proud of. I love the Bud Podbielan '52 Topps card. He spent his later years in my hometown, Syracuse, NY. In the early '80s, my dad and one...
Forum: Off Topic 04-03-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By Steve2112
I was a '90s kid/early-teen, and the only ones I...

I was a '90s kid/early-teen, and the only ones I really relate to are 13, 14, 18, 19, and 21.
Forum: BASEBALL 03-31-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,259
Posted By Steve2112
To me, there's a major difference between not...

To me, there's a major difference between not signing for someone, and being a jerk. I, like most rational collectors, don't hold a grudge if a player isn't in the mood to sign. HOW-EVAH (in my...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-27-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,037
Posted By Steve2112
Dalton Pompey will break out the ash, erupt...

Dalton Pompey will break out the ash, erupt offensively, and bury the AL East in base hits (sorry, had to throw in a few obligatory Mt. Vesuvius references!).
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,018
Posted By Steve2112
My bad...totally forgot about that patch version....

My bad...totally forgot about that patch version. I wonder why Magic agreed to sign those?
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 740
Posted By Steve2112
...edited for cooler heads prevailing...

...edited for cooler heads prevailing...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,018
Posted By Steve2112
Jordan Swagerty. But OP was talking about...

Jordan Swagerty. But OP was talking about on-card, though. I think it would take a major lapse in reason and paying attention for players to sit down to sign cert-autos-to-be and not notice it's...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 947
Posted By Steve2112
These days I spend probably under $200 per month,...

These days I spend probably under $200 per month, and I thought even then that I might have "a problem" (not in terms of whether I can safely afford it, but rather in terms of questioning my own...
Forum: Off Topic 03-25-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 455
Posted By Steve2112
1. 2003 National Championship - Cuse 81, Kansas...

1. 2003 National Championship - Cuse 81, Kansas 78
Thank you Melo, G-Mac and Hak...best sports night ever.

2. 1993 World Series, Game 6 - "Touch 'em all, Joe!"
My Jays had won the year before as...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-25-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 740
Posted By Steve2112
Agreed....I knew it was only a matter of time...

Agreed....I knew it was only a matter of time until that condescending waste of space showed up...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-25-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,260
Posted By Steve2112
I don't really boo players, but I know there's...

I don't really boo players, but I know there's one whom, if he ever ended up in the International League as his career winds down, I might just be angry enough to have words with. The cliff-notes...
Forum: Off Topic 03-18-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,144
Posted By Steve2112
Not sure what others' definition of "hits" is,...

Not sure what others' definition of "hits" is, but, not having ever been one to follow charts myself, I consider Outshined, Rusty Cage, Black Hole Sun, Spoonman, My Wave, The Day I Tried to Live,...
Forum: Off Topic 03-18-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,374
Posted By Steve2112
I still think my RUSH boys are underrated in the...

I still think my RUSH boys are underrated in the overall scheme of things. Sure, a lot of people have heard Tom Sawyer, Spirit of Radio, Limelight, Freewill, Closer to the Heart, Fly by Night,...
Forum: Off Topic 03-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 832
Posted By Steve2112
My top 5, in order: 1. RUSH (the greatest band...

My top 5, in order:
1. RUSH (the greatest band of all-time!!!)
2. Metallica
3. Queen
4. Green Day
5. Candid (local Syracuse band)

Other bands I like quite a bit: Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer,...
Forum: Off Topic 03-16-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,160
Posted By Steve2112
Ehhh....what??? Anthrax usually gets the LEAST...

Ehhh....what??? Anthrax usually gets the LEAST attention of the Big 4. Not big on John Bush (so if you want to rag on that era of Anthrax, be my guest!), but Joey B. is the man!
...
Forum: Off Topic 03-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,160
Posted By Steve2112
U2 The Eagles Nickelback Lou Reed (in any...

U2
The Eagles
Nickelback
Lou Reed (in any form...not even Metallica could make him palatable for me)
Coldplay
post-'OK Computer' Radiohead
5 Finger Death Punch
Slipknot

Regarding The...
Forum: Off Topic 03-14-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 884
Posted By Steve2112
I'm 32, and haven't had a living grandparent...

I'm 32, and haven't had a living grandparent since I was 10.

My paternal grandparents were rather old when they had my father (he was the last of three children), and my parents were a bit on the...
Forum: Off Topic 03-14-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Steve2112
Most of the big dealerships in the greater...

Most of the big dealerships in the greater Central New York area have really boring names: Driver's Village, Billy Fuccillo (insert brand of car), Fox Auto Mall, F.X. Caprara, etc., but the one...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,354
Posted By Steve2112
The TanMan strikes again! Awesome work, as...

The TanMan strikes again! Awesome work, as always. All your customs are amazing, but my favorite out of this batch is the Clear Cut Elements with the Blue Jays patch. Congrats too on the McGwire. ...
Forum: Off Topic 02-27-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By Steve2112
The most "middle of nowhere" card shop I've come...

The most "middle of nowhere" card shop I've come across was in Brewer, Maine (suburb of Bangor). My parents own a summer cottage in New Brunswick, Canada, and along the way, we'd always get a splash...
Forum: Off Topic 02-25-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,429
Posted By Steve2112
The correct answer is RUSH! If you haven't seen...

The correct answer is RUSH! If you haven't seen them yet, you've got one final chance to see them live this summer. Geddy's voice isn't perfect anymore, but the three of them play their a$$es off...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By Steve2112
So you should be thrilled they're getting out of...

So you should be thrilled they're getting out of McCoy, where the dugouts are set into the walls, and guys have to lower their stuff on a rope and literally go "fishing" for autographs. Sure am glad...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-18-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,353
Posted By Steve2112
Wasn't a rant, just my observations...I didn't...

Wasn't a rant, just my observations...I didn't say it in any angry or emotionally-charged way. I totally understand the "altered card" point of view of those who want to keep the low-numbered cards...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-18-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,353
Posted By Steve2112
The people who act as though IP/TTM autograph...

The people who act as though IP/TTM autograph collectors have some sort of duty or moral obligation to not get low-numbered cards signed "for the good of the hobby" really crack me up. We just have...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-18-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Steve2112
Nicely done!

Nicely done!
Forum: BASEBALL 02-17-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,322
Posted By Steve2112
Well, since everyone in the stadium probably...

Well, since everyone in the stadium probably wouldn't want to wait around for all 18 minutes of RUSH's "Cygnus X-1, Book II: Hemispheres", I guess I'd go with "You Will Know My Name" by Arch Enemy.
...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-05-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Steve2112
2014 Topps Chrome base auto question

Okay, I know TC has been out since last summer, but I just started working on the base auto set in December. I've gotten almost all of the "normal" base ones except Polanco and Abreu. I see that...
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 526
Posted By Steve2112
Just a heads-up, guys...all the dates that in my...

Just a heads-up, guys...all the dates that in my OP say "ON SALE SOON" will go on sale to the general public next Friday, February 6, and both the VIP and regular fan pre-sales for those same shows...
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