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Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By auctionjmm
The card you linked sold for $800. You are...

The card you linked sold for $800. You are convinced that the sticker "killed" the value. I'm not seeing it. I think $800 is fair. If you are unhappy with the card then sell it and use the eight...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By auctionjmm
Yes. 6 pages worth of blocked bids showed up :mad:

Yes. 6 pages worth of blocked bids showed up :mad:
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
So my math comes to 5 color autos per jumbo case....

So my math comes to 5 color autos per jumbo case. If Hobby is yielding 3-4, there could be anywhere from 4,000-6,000 TOTAL cases produced, but I don't know the breakdown between hobby and jumbo.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
YES. I have a decision to make on a pending case.

YES. I have a decision to make on a pending case.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By auctionjmm
Yep, just make sure to sort by date. The top...

Yep, just make sure to sort by date. The top results are not recent.

The good news is no new bidders have been blocked since I lifted the buyer requirements this morning, so even though bids were...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By auctionjmm
Exactly. I still have over $200 in Topps Chrome...

Exactly. I still have over $200 in Topps Chrome bids, but over 100 buyers were blocked as well. So some are, some aren't. This will be a disaster if it isn't fixed. I know I'm being selfish, but for...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By auctionjmm
Exclamation Please read if you have auctions on ebay - major glitch today

I know this is the wrong section, but it needs to be seen.

Sometime late last night, eBay began to glitch and started blocking some United States buyers from bidding on auctions from some U.S....
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
I know that you and I are good. Who says I can't...

I know that you and I are good. Who says I can't debate with a friend? :devil:
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
EXACTLY! Hence the entire reason that message...

EXACTLY! Hence the entire reason that message boards exist. Message boards were not created for a bunch of strangers to agree with each other all day. They were created for 1.) Information and 2.)...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
I've come to the conclusion that Blowout is...

I've come to the conclusion that Blowout is mostly a forum for sellers. You rarely run into true collectors in these types of places, and the 11 pages prior to me chiming in were all about value and...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
You could burn your autographs in a fire and...

You could burn your autographs in a fire and still make more than 50% back on a case of Chrome. I won't waste time posting a breakdown because I've been down that road before on this forum, but if...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
Please don't take my ratio examples as literal. I...

Please don't take my ratio examples as literal. I did not mean to imply that 8 regular Jose Abreu autos would only yield 60% more value than one SP'd auto. That ratio would be far less, as I still...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
EXCEPT, Topps did NOT run the presses on baseball...

EXCEPT, Topps did NOT run the presses on baseball this year. Production has been down 30-50% on almost every product, so with Abreu signing a full rainbow for every set, there are more Abreu...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
This quote should be plastered on the main page...

This quote should be plastered on the main page somewhere. How true is that! After sifting through pages and pages of how terrible this product is going to be because there is nothing good in it, it...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 19,478
Posted By auctionjmm
Probably not. Online retailers don't always check...

Probably not. Online retailers don't always check to make sure you are in their 2-day ship zone. I've gotten product on Tuesday before. I know who the 1-day guys are, but I have a local connection so...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-24-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,363
Posted By auctionjmm
It's actually a very competitive 14-team league,...

It's actually a very competitive 14-team league, but the winning teams each year always end up being the ones with stud QBs, so QB tends to go early in our league. Also we are PPR with a flex, so...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,363
Posted By auctionjmm
I SOLVED YOUR PROBLEM!!!! TAKE BOTH! I...

I SOLVED YOUR PROBLEM!!!!

TAKE BOTH!

I remembered this thread tonight so I went for it. 11th overall pick and I took Calvin Johnson (only because I knew he wouldn't slip much further). 18th...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-23-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By auctionjmm
The real goofs are the ones who followed. Sorry. ...

The real goofs are the ones who followed. Sorry.

I no longer pick defenses or kickers until the final two picks and it works out great every year. There are always gems to be had on the waiver...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,404
Posted By auctionjmm
There must be something in place. It's no...

There must be something in place. It's no coincidence that every single online retailer keeps product at the same price for 30 days. Either they are all colluding, or some effort is still being made...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 11,890
Posted By auctionjmm
A bunch of retail is hitting eBay. All from same...

A bunch of retail is hitting eBay. All from same seller. Wonder if stores got early, or if cards were picked up at distributor?
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,363
Posted By auctionjmm
Two years ago I had the 2nd highest scoring team...

Two years ago I had the 2nd highest scoring team in my league and I finished in 8th place at 5-8. Yes, the 2nd highest scoring team in the league was good for 5-8 and 8th place. I would agree that...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,404
Posted By auctionjmm
Ha. I guess I'm in the minority because I...

Ha. I guess I'm in the minority because I actually do like this design. I had no intentions of ordering Prizm, but I changed my mind and went for a case. Should be a fun break regardless.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-21-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By auctionjmm
I haven't met a person yet who thinks it will do...

I haven't met a person yet who thinks it will do well this year, which is exactly why I ordered it. If nobody is opening, I can only conclude that production will be small and colored autos will be...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-21-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 750
Posted By auctionjmm
Why single out Johnny? Nobody seems very shocked...

Why single out Johnny? Nobody seems very shocked that Bortles, Carr, and Bridgewater will be holding clip boards this year. Why is it okay for them to sit on the bench and learn the NFL game, and yet...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-20-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 750
Posted By auctionjmm
The QB competition caused the Browns to run an...

The QB competition caused the Browns to run an offense in the first two preseason games that looked nothing like what they will run during the season. The Browns will be a RUN FIRST offense this...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-20-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,678
Posted By auctionjmm
The "lube" example is classic lol. Yes, a penny...

The "lube" example is classic lol. Yes, a penny sleeve is like lube (if that means anything to you).

A plain top loader can also scratch the surface of the card, or cause corner damage. The penny...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-20-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,040
Posted By auctionjmm
I completely agree with this. I used to walk on...

I completely agree with this. I used to walk on eggshells and kiss every buyer's butt just to protect my rating. I no longer do that. Buyer's sensed my weakness and took advantage of it. When I...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,975
Posted By auctionjmm
I'll add this.... Only in football do...

I'll add this....

Only in football do rookies get all the pressure to be stars from day 1. If Andrew Wiggins struggles through the first 2 pre-season Timberwolves games, he wouldn't be called a...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,975
Posted By auctionjmm
I live in Cleveland so I've got 4 weeks of player...

I live in Cleveland so I've got 4 weeks of player and coach interviews, and local radio talk mashed into my head right now. I couldn't even tell you what day or time. I just remember the segment...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-19-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,246
Posted By auctionjmm
If you had said this in 2001, I'd give you a big...

If you had said this in 2001, I'd give you a big thumbs up. Times have changed. The card industry in 2014 is mostly business. Group breakers, case breakers, and eBay sellers make up the vast majority...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-19-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,975
Posted By auctionjmm
Browns players have been quoted as saying Johnny...

Browns players have been quoted as saying Johnny is one of the hardest working rookies they have ever played with. His locker room personality is nothing like what the camera captures in the...
Forum: FOOTBALL 08-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,975
Posted By auctionjmm
Trust me, we still feel this way. Johnny will be...

Trust me, we still feel this way. Johnny will be fine. The entire team looks like garbage right now trying to work out the kinks of a completely new offense/defense, and Pettine is dragging his feet...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,246
Posted By auctionjmm
Baseball was severely UNDERPRODUCED this year and...

Baseball was severely UNDERPRODUCED this year and yet the same old "run the presses" remarks get made. I applaud Topps for what they've done with baseball, and expanding from 330 to 350 is not a big...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 685
Posted By auctionjmm
That's another discussion for another thread. In...

That's another discussion for another thread. In fact, if you do a search on the forums there are several threads where the business model is dissected and spelled out pretty well. Members like...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-16-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 685
Posted By auctionjmm
You'll learn the ropes very quickly around here....

You'll learn the ropes very quickly around here. A lot of members run "case break" businesses where we buy cases of cards and sell the singles we pull from it. So it's really not "spending" money....
Forum: BASKETBALL 08-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By auctionjmm
The Hornets regretted that trade because it was...

The Hornets regretted that trade because it was Vlade Divac...a respectable player, but one-time All-Star who only averaged a double-double 3 times in his entire career. Vlade was a role player and...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By auctionjmm
I've done really well just putting stuff in my...

I've done really well just putting stuff in my store and sitting back for offers. I opened 2 cases for a total of $1390. Neither case was amazing. The first case was probably "below average" compared...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,424
Posted By auctionjmm
Yep. That's my card. I have two of them. $33 DLVD...

Yep. That's my card. I have two of them. $33 DLVD if anyone wants both. That's a HUGE steal at $16.50 each. PM me if anyone wants.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 11,684
Posted By auctionjmm
I agree for the most part, but I would think...

I agree for the most part, but I would think common items, over the long haul, generate much more income in an eBay Store, though it is a painstaking process to do so. I know nothing about...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-14-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,647
Posted By auctionjmm
Happens every Thursday. All the 1-day listings...

Happens every Thursday. All the 1-day listings close within minutes of each other and drives prices down. On the flip side, there are only two Mike Trout 1994 Inserts scheduled to end tomorrow night....
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