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Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 08-05-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By PalmTree
Sorry, I already put the Phelps on eBay. On...

Sorry, I already put the Phelps on eBay.

On another note, found one more blaster. No hits. Oh well.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 08-05-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Remember, too, that Topps requires a lead time of...

Remember, too, that Topps requires a lead time of 6-12 months to build a product. Within that time frame, Shawn Johnson, Alicia Sacramone and Nastia Liukin were viable team members. I would think...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-30-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By PalmTree
6 Blasters of Wacky Packages 9

I love Wacky Packages, so I have to bust some of every series.

I did a total of six blasters, three each from two different Target stores.

2 complete sets
bunch of extras
29 neon orange...
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-29-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By PalmTree
My last Topps Olympics break (probably) - 4 blasters

Since the supply in my area has dried up and the Olympics are upon us, this is probably my last Topps Olympics break - four blasters from Target.

Blaster #1:
Nathan Adrian Team Patch...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-28-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Pretty good sleeper pick, when there's the chance...

Pretty good sleeper pick, when there's the chance that he could end up with 3 golds. ;) :D :)!
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-27-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Lochte's schedule, via Bleacher Report: Ryan...

Lochte's schedule, via Bleacher Report:
Ryan Lochte 2012 Olympics: Event Schedule, Results, Highlights & More | Bleacher Report...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-27-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I would be very surprised if you didn't get any...

I would be very surprised if you didn't get any offers. It *is* eBay, after all. (Of course, that means you'll get a few unreasonably low offers, but that's a different story...)

This is just my...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-27-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Well, this definitely can't hurt. "The Simple...

Well, this definitely can't hurt.
"The Simple Joy of Winning" with Lolo Jones - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1IyVUvuPsA)
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-25-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I know that pretty much everyone here is a...

I know that pretty much everyone here is a seller, not a buyer, but The Topps Vault just listed the 1/1 blank back base cards on eBay.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-25-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Women's soccer Olympic play started today, so you...

Women's soccer Olympic play started today, so you officially can chalk up two Olympic goals for Alex Morgan. :)

Also, for anyone who has Shawn Johnson cards:
Shawn Johnson Named TODAY.com Special...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-25-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Alex Morgan has two goals in Team USA's 4-2 win...

Alex Morgan has two goals in Team USA's 4-2 win over France. Not a bad way to start the Olympics. :)
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-22-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Question: what are you folks doing with your...

Question: what are you folks doing with your Paralympics cards? I assumed that those games were running simultaneously to the Olympics, but I found out that they don't start until August 29th.
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-22-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By PalmTree
Awesome break! Congrats!

Awesome break! Congrats!
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-21-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
Opening Ceremonies are this upcoming Friday, with...

Opening Ceremonies are this upcoming Friday, with competition starting on Saturday. (There are a few sports like soccer which start preliminaries on Wednesday.)

Here's a full schedule from NBC: ...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-21-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
True, she's in in a team sport, but she's also...

True, she's in in a team sport, but she's also one of the scoring machines on the squad. I believe that she's averaging over a goal per game in international play this year, so she should show up a...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-21-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I wouldn't say that the blasters are "loaded,"...

I wouldn't say that the blasters are "loaded," but I think that they're a pretty solid break, and fun to open (at least to me they are).

If I did the math correctly according to the retail odds,...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-19-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By PalmTree
Slightly off-topic suggestion: I use team bags...

Slightly off-topic suggestion: I use team bags for each of my one-touch cases so that they don't get scratched, and they don't accidentally open if they drop. It's cheaper to replace a five cent...
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-17-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By PalmTree
Nice Adrian gold relic! I hope he can sprint his...

Nice Adrian gold relic! I hope he can sprint his way to an individual gold medal.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-16-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
So, uh, as I was saying about people gravitating...

So, uh, as I was saying about people gravitating toward the relics as the autograph prices start climbing...

2012 TOPPS OLYMPICS - MISSY FRANKLIN - AMERICAN FLAG PATCH | eBay...
Forum: NON-SPORTS 07-15-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By PalmTree
It was an incentive card for purchasing 10 sets...

It was an incentive card for purchasing 10 sets of Rittenhouse's Conan Movies Autograph Expansion set.

Trader Crack's Card Blog: Schwarzenegger Incentive Autograph Added to Conan Release...
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-15-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By PalmTree
Nice break! That Missy Franklin card is awesome...

Nice break! That Missy Franklin card is awesome and should sell very well. The commemorative medals are very cool cards as well.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-14-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I don't even want to know how much money I've...

I don't even want to know how much money I've dumped into this... :p



We see the Olympics every four years, but we don't necessarily see the same athletes every four years. Some of them, yes. ...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-13-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I think he's going to win quite a few medals,...

I think he's going to win quite a few medals, including golds, so you might want to wait. Also, he's going to be one of the athletes that NBC is going to cover heavily.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-13-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I think the relics, pins, and patches will do...

I think the relics, pins, and patches will do well once the Olympics begin. Some of the autos are going to get out of the price range of most buyers, so buyers will begin to gravitate toward the...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-13-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I think interest is temporarily fading because...

I think interest is temporarily fading because the trials are done, so the athletes are no longer dominating TV. Don't panic, the opening ceremonies are just two weeks away, and NBC actually starts...
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-07-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By PalmTree
I've noticed that there are two types of...

I've noticed that there are two types of blasters. Target blasters have the price pre-printed on the box, and have the thinner plastic wrap. Walmart blasters have a price sticker, and have the...
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-07-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By PalmTree
Plus, a lot of the prices are going to bump up...

Plus, a lot of the prices are going to bump up come Olympics time, since you have a lot of gold medal contenders. Rau'shee Warren is being talked up as a gold medal contender as well, so you'd do...
Forum: NON-SPORT BOX Breaks 07-07-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By PalmTree
First row, first card looks like Jeff Victor. ...

First row, first card looks like Jeff Victor.
Second row, middle card is Marat Mychaels.

Nice break! :)
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-07-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
True, but the pool of buyers is going to swell...

True, but the pool of buyers is going to swell significantly, too. NBC is going to hype the heck out of the Olympics on every channel they own.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-02-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
My guess is that NBC is going to play up the...

My guess is that NBC is going to play up the Wieber-Douglas rivalry as Johnson-Liukin Part II, so I wouldn't be surprised to see Johnson and Liukin get a LOT of camera time during the gymnastics...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-02-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
As popular as the trials were, I'm sure that...

As popular as the trials were, I'm sure that there were a ton of people who had no idea they were going on. Viewership of the actual Olympics will dwarf that of the trials, as casual sports fans and...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-02-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I think the some of the non-Olympians will still...

I think the some of the non-Olympians will still hold most of their value. Former medalists like Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin probably will get picked up by NBC as commentators. Having face time...
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-01-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By PalmTree
Great price and great break! All those...

Great price and great break!

All those athletes have a good chance of winning a medal.
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-01-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By PalmTree
Great break! Congrats! Those medal cards...

Great break! Congrats!

Those medal cards are very cool. Pictures don't do them justice.
Forum: OTHER SPORTS BOX BREAKS 07-01-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By PalmTree
The blasters have been very good to me as well. ...

The blasters have been very good to me as well.

I'm averaging about 3 hits in every 4 blasters, but that takes into account a few boxes that have had two hits.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-01-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 15,366
Posted By PalmTree
I didn't expect Missy's autos to go up so fast....

I didn't expect Missy's autos to go up so fast. :eek:

And she still has the chance to qualify in her signature event on Sunday (200m back). If she gets that, she'll be swimming in seven events in...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-01-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By PalmTree
Very nice! Just curious, is that mostly from...

Very nice!

Just curious, is that mostly from boxes & packs, or from singles off eBay?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-22-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By PalmTree
The fact is, First Class flats cannot be DC'ed;...

The fact is, First Class flats cannot be DC'ed; Priority Mail flats can. Otherwise DC has to be used on parcels, meaning that the envelope has to be at least 3/4" thick. So if the envelope isn't...
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 05-21-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By PalmTree
You probably have it, but I have a 2008 Topps...

You probably have it, but I have a 2008 Topps silk collection 38/50 that I would let go for $20. LMK
Forum: BASEBALL 05-21-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By PalmTree
What also can happen is that the Post Office will...

What also can happen is that the Post Office will send it through and process it as Priority Mail. Which means that the BUYER will receive the package with a nice postage due envelope for the...
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