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Forum: HOCKEY 12-19-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,037
Posted By BillInDallas
We live in a culture and enjoy a hobby where...

We live in a culture and enjoy a hobby where instant gratification is the name of the game. Passing judgment on these rookies after less than 40 games, or in some cases 80 games, is rushing things a...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 19,812
Posted By BillInDallas
One for the invite. Thanks Houdini!

One for the invite.

Thanks Houdini!
Forum: BASEBALL 12-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 19,812
Posted By BillInDallas
One for feedback

One for feedback
Forum: BASEBALL 12-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 19,812
Posted By BillInDallas
One for Blowout

One for Blowout
Forum: HOCKEY 11-01-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By BillInDallas
I have seen November 19th as the dates for tins.

I have seen November 19th as the dates for tins.
Forum: HOCKEY SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 10-14-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By BillInDallas
1 down, 9 to go...

1 down, 9 to go...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-10-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By BillInDallas
Is this primarily a football/baseball based show?...

Is this primarily a football/baseball based show? Considering coming in from Denton.
Forum: HOCKEY SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 10-09-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By BillInDallas
10 Claude Giroux The Cup RC - 9 Graded, 1 Raw

Although I don't really sell or trade here much, I figured I'd give it a shot...

For a number of reasons, I have decided to sell my 10 Claude Giroux The Cup rookie cards. 9 have been graded, and 1...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-25-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By BillInDallas
This is exactly what I have been doing for the...

This is exactly what I have been doing for the time being. It's frustrating when the scanner should be able to autocrop at least toploaded cards but can't with any consistency. The one good thing is...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-25-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,220
Posted By BillInDallas
1. Post how many cases it will take. - 27 2....

1. Post how many cases it will take. - 27
2. For a tie breaker post how many boxes it will take - 279
3. For an extra tie breaker post how many packs. - 6,688

Hopefully it comes MUCH sooner than...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-25-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By BillInDallas
I use an Epson Perfection V600 and get great...

I use an Epson Perfection V600 and get great scans with both toploaded and slabbed cards, however I can't for the life of me get it to autocrop properly. Slabs won't crop, and toploaded cards often...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-17-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By BillInDallas
Congrats on the success! Have you gone so...

Congrats on the success!

Have you gone so far as to cut packs open as opposed to just tearing? Given the packout construction I can't see this making a difference.
Forum: HOCKEY 09-06-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By BillInDallas
I can tell you personally that collation was...

I can tell you personally that collation was horrible across every single set in OPC, base included. This comes from breaking 10 cases.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 09-06-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By BillInDallas
I'll throw out one from a few different sports......

I'll throw out one from a few different sports...

Soccer - Dwight Yorke
Horse Racing - Cigar
Football - Reggie Brown
Basketball - Alex English
Baseball - Will Clark
Hockey - Teemu Selanne...
Forum: HOCKEY SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 08-11-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By BillInDallas
WTB/WTTF: 13/14 OPC Needs

I'll be adding to this list as I sort through what I have/need. I'm also willing to trade. I'd prefer US collectors since getting these cards is time sensitive, but if the quantity is right, I can...
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Last and final case... Case 10 from Source A...

Last and final case...

Case 10 from Source A

27 Black Rookie Rainbow
11 Gold Rookie Rainbow
85 Rainbow
140 Black Rainbow /100
98 Rookie Retro
4 patches
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 9 from Source A 28 Black Rookie Rainbow...

Case 9 from Source A

28 Black Rookie Rainbow
12 Gold Rookie Rainbow
84 Rainbow
142 Black Rainbow /100 (including a 31/100 Carey Price!)
96 Rookie Retro
4 patches
3 autos
24 rings
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 8 from Source A 27 Black Rookie Rainbow...

Case 8 from Source A

27 Black Rookie Rainbow
47 Gold Rookie Rainbow
49 Rainbow
139 Black Rainbow /100
2 Rookie Retro
4 patches
3 autos
24 rings
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 7 from Source B Just when you thought...

Case 7 from Source B

Just when you thought it couldn't get any more strange...

8 Black Rookie Rainbow
8 Gold Rookie Rainbow
67 Rainbow
37 Black Rainbow /100
176 Rookie Retro
4 patches
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 6 from Source B 7 Black Rookie Rainbow ...

Case 6 from Source B

7 Black Rookie Rainbow
1 Gold Rookie Rainbow
94 Rainbow
39 Black Rainbow /100
196 Rookie Retro (Yes, 196)
4 patches
3 autos
23 rings
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 5 from Source B 1 Black Rookie Rainbow ...

Case 5 from Source B

1 Black Rookie Rainbow
0 Gold Rookie Rainbow
96 Rainbow
14 Black Rainbow /100
57 Rookie Retro
4 patches
3 autos
24 rings
Forum: HOCKEY 08-10-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 4 from Source B 4 Black Rookie Rainbow ...

Case 4 from Source B

4 Black Rookie Rainbow
0 Gold Rookie Rainbow
96 Rainbow
10 Black Rainbow /100
43 Rookie Retro
4 patches
3 autos
23 rings
Forum: HOCKEY 08-09-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Case 3 from Source B 7 Black Rookie Rainbow ...

Case 3 from Source B

7 Black Rookie Rainbow
20 Gold Rookie Rainbow
76 Rainbow
38 Black Rainbow /100
21 Rookie Retro
4 patches
3 autos
24 rings with at least a few dupes.
Forum: HOCKEY 08-09-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By BillInDallas
Pre-selling for S1 has been underway for some...

Pre-selling for S1 has been underway for some time now. I'm in for 10 cases, just like OPC. Hopefully they don't try any hotbox garbage and collate the boxes correctly.
Forum: HOCKEY 08-09-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
I broke two of my 10 cases last night and had 4...

I broke two of my 10 cases last night and had 4 rainbow hot boxes (one that was combined with a retro rookie hot box) in each. I also had another retro rookie hotbox and then two that were semi-hot...
Forum: HOCKEY 08-08-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
The collation for OPC has been an absolute...

The collation for OPC has been an absolute disaster. I don't know if it was a result of them trying this ridiculous hot box idea, or if there was an even bigger problem at the plant. I have 10 cases...
Forum: HOCKEY 08-07-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
The Retro sets are going to be even more...

The Retro sets are going to be even more difficult with the way the retro rookies have been seeded. Reports of retro rookie hot boxes are out there, with other boxes coming up incredibly light on...
Forum: HOCKEY 07-26-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By BillInDallas
Upper Deck Sports | Hockey - Athlete...

Upper Deck Sports | Hockey - Athlete (http://sports.upperdeck.com/Hockey/cardset.aspx?q=6&sid=59916)

Looking for anything in particular? I have 10 cases coming and am going to be moving a lot of...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By BillInDallas
That Thomas Pinnacle card could be one of the...

That Thomas Pinnacle card could be one of the stranger concepts I've seen in a while...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-12-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,012
Posted By BillInDallas
I don't think you have to worry about getting...

I don't think you have to worry about getting criticized for that purchase. For a unique piece of memorabilia that means something to you, $500 is chump change. Cool pickup!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-08-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By BillInDallas
Is it not just a PS job?

Is it not just a PS job?
Forum: HOCKEY BOX BREAKS 06-10-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By BillInDallas
I'd say that's an OK box. Not great, not...

I'd say that's an OK box. Not great, not horrible. The Roy and Sedin cards will be easy to trade/sell if you desire. The Coffey is a neat card, but likely has a limited market, and the MacLean will...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-27-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,070
Posted By BillInDallas
Those are some sharp looking displays. One thing,...

Those are some sharp looking displays. One thing, I'm not sure where the light was coming from, but if it was from the sun, you might want to consider some UV protection for the displays as the sun...
Forum: HOCKEY 05-15-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By BillInDallas
For me, I don't mind as I have put several...

For me, I don't mind as I have put several Superlatives in one-touch holders, but there are collectors that get crazy about the seals and the original cases. On older releases, keeping it intact is...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-06-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By BillInDallas
^This. If the denominator of the "fastest growing...

^This. If the denominator of the "fastest growing sport" equation is small, then the rate of increase can easily be manipulated. Ask 1980's soccer, or 1990's hockey how that turned out. I curl. I...
Forum: Hobby Shop Locator 05-02-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 829
Posted By BillInDallas
I would say that there's nothing close to any...

I would say that there's nothing close to any DART rail station.

I forgot about the M Trolley going all the way down to Ross and St. Paul, which could be close to where you are, depending on...
Forum: Hobby Shop Locator 04-17-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 829
Posted By BillInDallas
Well next to Atlanta, I'd say Dallas is right up...

Well next to Atlanta, I'd say Dallas is right up there in the "night trade", so there's always plenty of life here...
Forum: Hobby Shop Locator 04-17-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 829
Posted By BillInDallas
Good ribs, especially pork, are hard to find in...

Good ribs, especially pork, are hard to find in Dallas. Yes, I know I'm in beef country, but as someone that went to college in the South, ribs to me means pork. But I digress.

Nick's is the best...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-15-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By BillInDallas
Won't be surprised to see it flipped to the...

Won't be surprised to see it flipped to the international market in about a week's time.
Forum: HOCKEY 03-01-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By BillInDallas
I would consider the current season a second...

I would consider the current season a second chance at cashing in since he was white hot upon 10-11 release. I happened to list my entire 10-11 Limited Logos collection that Kadri is a part of, and...
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