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Forum: BASEBALL Today, 03:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 695
Posted By mainerunr
A bad throw is a bad throw, still an error in my...

A bad throw is a bad throw, still an error in my book even if nobody else in the league can make the stop. I guess that's why I'm an engineer and not an official scorekeeper for the MLB. (does...
Forum: BASEBALL Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By mainerunr
I think if that were to happen, the market would...

I think if that were to happen, the market would become much smaller. I know I'd be done with modern cards.

The biggest issue I've come across this year is that A&G minis are of varying sizes...
Forum: BASEBALL Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By mainerunr
Yeah, quite an improvement, 5-5 in their last 10,...

Yeah, quite an improvement, 5-5 in their last 10, way to play .500 baseball.

April 13-14
May 26-29 (13-15)
June 38-45 (12-16)
July 48-60 (10-15)...
Forum: Off Topic 09-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By mainerunr
Have to change boot order in the BIOS, usually F2...

Have to change boot order in the BIOS, usually F2 or <DEL>.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,592
Posted By mainerunr
Yeah but that pales in comparison to Jason Mars'...

Yeah but that pales in comparison to Jason Mars' T206 collection...he even has a bonafide Wagner...
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,751
Posted By mainerunr
Right, the loss is not going to impact the...

Right, the loss is not going to impact the company's bottom line, they will simply pass it along to those who are not criminals and actually pay for the content. In effect, those who pirate are...
Forum: Hobby Shop Locator 09-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By mainerunr
Curious which shop that was...

Curious which shop that was...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By mainerunr
Looks like he is branching out from pack...

Looks like he is branching out from pack searching...
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By mainerunr
The Uncharted series is pretty good. (which...

The Uncharted series is pretty good. (which reminds me, I need to find time to finish the 3rd one and get back to The Last of Us as well)...
Forum: Off Topic 09-12-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,488
Posted By mainerunr
Hey, wait. Did you not see the last line? I...

Hey, wait. Did you not see the last line? I think Apple brings a lot to the table because they keep the pressure on the other phone manufacturers and competition is always good. I am amazed at how...
Forum: Off Topic 09-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,488
Posted By mainerunr
So you're saying the extra .5" (actually only...

So you're saying the extra .5" (actually only .4") difference between the 6+ and GS5 is the reason for the $100 higher price tag? If so, the iPhone 6 should only cost $99 because the screen is .4"...
Forum: Off Topic 09-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,488
Posted By mainerunr
The iPhone 6+ costs $100 more than the GS5, the...

The iPhone 6+ costs $100 more than the GS5, the M8, etc. It is not in line with them at all.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-10-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By mainerunr
My understanding is he will get the call as soon...

My understanding is he will get the call as soon as the minor league teams are done with the playoffs.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,291
Posted By mainerunr
Can you define 'professional' camera? I see...

Can you define 'professional' camera? I see plenty of soccer moms with DSLR's that have no clue how to use them. In the end, you can have the best equipment in the world and still take poor quality...
Forum: Off Topic 09-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,488
Posted By mainerunr
Your question was to someone else. Anyway,...

Your question was to someone else.

Anyway, Apple's marketing is amazing, probably the best in the world.

As for my 'Apple hatred', it isn't that I hate Apple, I just don't buy into the hype. ...
Forum: Off Topic 09-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,488
Posted By mainerunr
And the benefit of 64-bit in a phone is exactly...

And the benefit of 64-bit in a phone is exactly what? Does the iPhone6 have more than 4gb of RAM? If not, the biggest benefit of a 64-bit OS just went out the window. It's an overhyped feature...
Forum: Off Topic 09-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,488
Posted By mainerunr
So did they announce their 'new' thing that...

So did they announce their 'new' thing that Samsung has been doing for 3 years yet? (seriously, some media lemming wrote an article that if Apple added NFC payment to the iPhone it would spell the...
Forum: Off Topic 09-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 728
Posted By mainerunr
Great pictures but I have to question the...

Great pictures but I have to question the accuracy of the descriptions. The little round top photo indicates that it is the 25th anniversary but dates the photo as 1913 (so 50th?).

the picture of...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,083
Posted By mainerunr
This reminds me, I have to place an order from...

This reminds me, I have to place an order from you this week...best place I've found to finish sets.
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 09-07-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,008
Posted By mainerunr
Mookie Betts sold to me. Thanks.

Mookie Betts sold to me. Thanks.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By mainerunr
Took me 4 boxes (and a blaster but the 4th box...

Took me 4 boxes (and a blaster but the 4th box had all the cards the first 3 didnt). The 4th box got me the only Abreu and Tanaka base that I got. They were all from the same case.

8 boxes is...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 09-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By mainerunr
I needed 63 cards after 3 boxes and I didn't get...

I needed 63 cards after 3 boxes and I didn't get a refractor hot box. The 4th box did have all 63 cards I needed though (including Tanaka and Abreu).
Forum: BASEBALL 09-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,940
Posted By mainerunr
The two shops near me had them for $90 and $87. ...

The two shops near me had them for $90 and $87. One of them gives me 10% off if I buy two or more so the first 3 cost me about $80 each.

I did notice a definite pattern of what pack locations the...
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 09-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,008
Posted By mainerunr
Can you do $15 on the Mookie Betts?

Can you do $15 on the Mookie Betts?
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 09-04-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,975
Posted By mainerunr
Interested in the Pedroia/Middlebrooks. Let me...

Interested in the Pedroia/Middlebrooks. Let me know what you need for them.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By mainerunr
squirrel!!!

squirrel!!!
Forum: BASEBALL 09-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By mainerunr
I could agree with that but I would counter that...

I could agree with that but I would counter that it also explicitly states that the prospective buyer has to make an offer (which unfortunately, based on the part we agree on could be a violation of...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-03-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By mainerunr
Yeah but if the card was not explicitly noted to...

Yeah but if the card was not explicitly noted to be available (in which case a price should be provided) and you are asking about it, you probably ought to start the conversation on price.
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 09-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By mainerunr
Not sure yet, I'll let you know about that and...

Not sure yet, I'll let you know about that and the /199 in my other thread (think I might have an '89 too).
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 09-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By mainerunr
Another box '14 Chrome...

Chrome Connections
Pedroia
Goldschmidt

89
Pedroia
Abreu

Color
Alex Rios /75
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 09-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By mainerunr
3 boxes '14 Chrome...meh

First box:

Chrome Connections:
Harper
Tanaka

Color:
Aaron Hill /50

Autos:
Forum: BASEBALL 09-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By mainerunr
There has been some pretty amazing stuff coming...

There has been some pretty amazing stuff coming out of Maine lately it seems.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 20,023
Posted By mainerunr
Only thing I can think is that some people would...

Only thing I can think is that some people would rather buy from a name that is out there (yours). I'v never bought anything from you and I dont know you but if I were buying on ebay and had a...
Forum: Off Topic 08-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By mainerunr
The top two killers on the list are things that...

The top two killers on the list are things that we know reasonable steps can be taken to avoid and or reduce our chances of dying from them. As a society, we choose to ignore most of those steps....
Forum: Off Topic 08-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 2,703
Posted By mainerunr
Right, except Burger King is not paying the...

Right, except Burger King is not paying the workers in the restaurants:



And this is part of the problem, people see franchises and think that the big corporation can afford to pay more but...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By mainerunr
Pretty easy to see it in that first picture...

Pretty easy to see it in that first picture...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 20,023
Posted By mainerunr
Considering the autos you are missing out on are...

Considering the autos you are missing out on are most commonly $2-$3 autos, you're not losing out on much (and not at all if those theoretical $50 autos are instead $60 autos). Having twice as many...
Forum: Off Topic 08-27-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 2,703
Posted By mainerunr
Raise the minimum wage and you end up with more...

Raise the minimum wage and you end up with more people making minimum wage. Raise it to $10 an hour, the guy making $10 an hour now doesnt get a raise but he is worse off because costs went up when...
Forum: Off Topic 08-27-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 2,703
Posted By mainerunr
And it's still not a career and it still requires...

And it's still not a career and it still requires zero skill.

Where does it say that you are entitled to only have to work one job and no more than 40 hours to 'make ends meet'?

I find it funny...
Forum: Off Topic 08-27-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 2,703
Posted By mainerunr
Warren Buffett who complained that his secretary...

Warren Buffett who complained that his secretary paid a higher tax rate than Mitt Romney did and who claimed that the rich need to 'pay their fair share' while paying lawyers to get him out of paying...
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