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Forum: FOOTBALL Today, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Stat Monsters
Everyone knows the roller coaster. The...

Everyone knows the roller coaster.

The retirement hype brings out rookie buyers so demand goes up and stupid money goes with it.

Then when out of sight, out of mind, the prices settle.

The...
Forum: FOOTBALL Today, 01:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 989
Posted By Stat Monsters
MARSHAWN LYNCH RATED = Marshawn Lynch is...

MARSHAWN LYNCH
RATED

= Marshawn Lynch is Overrated

12th Man, Beast Mode, Skittles, etc. will be forgotten as Shawn Alexander is in everyone's rear view mirror today.

He was good and great...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 02-05-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By Stat Monsters
I don't think there's a Hastings in California...

I don't think there's a Hastings in California that I know of.

I did purchase directly from Hastings online before, and their packaging job was horrible, really bad, where the books came bent up...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 02-04-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's always interesting how collectors are so...

It's always interesting how collectors are so fixated on a "number" that's so subjective.

I know there's a lot of companies out there who would give you a perfect "10" if you paid them their rate,...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 02-04-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 543
Posted By Stat Monsters
Here's my tips 1) Wear comfortable clothes...

Here's my tips

1) Wear comfortable clothes and shoes if you're going to be there for a long time. It's a bunch of standing in lines and wandering around

2) Bring cash. Some vendors take...
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-04-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,622
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's like Powerball... I didn't get a single...

It's like Powerball... I didn't get a single number and have 20/20 hindsight to buying into the billion dollar dream.

I think the feast or famine seeding is what makes cards valuable when you do...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 02-01-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By Stat Monsters
Great for display, maybe not optimized for...

Great for display, maybe not optimized for archival purposes as an "in lieu of CGC slabbing"
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-01-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,234
Posted By Stat Monsters
Doug Williams and Joe Flacco say SELL...

Doug Williams and Joe Flacco say SELL...
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-01-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,701
Posted By Stat Monsters
I think when a play like Johnson who is a proven...

I think when a play like Johnson who is a proven player who has since fallen from their heights as a statistical leader retires, their values have already dipped and cards often ignored, bypassed for...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-29-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
I remember when the original artwork was...

I remember when the original artwork was available for this cover, which is the ultimate 1 of 1, forget about the CGC grades and population reports of the published comic book... and the art was...
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-29-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Stat Monsters
How about PRESS PASS? The cards continue to...

How about PRESS PASS?

The cards continue to have the lowest prices, but the highest upside in terms of being early autographs (as the days grow long, you'll notice athlete signatures turn from...
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-25-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Stat Monsters
I'd go for this 2015 Upper Deck Inscriptions...

I'd go for this

2015 Upper Deck Inscriptions Football Hobby Box - $54.95 : Blowout Cards - Sports Cards and Trading Cards Wholesale Online Store...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-24-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,195
Posted By Stat Monsters
Actually many in the academia of Ethnic Studies...

Actually many in the academia of Ethnic Studies differentiate between Prejudice and Racisim as:

Prejudice is the preconceived notion that creates judgement prior to actual exposure with sufficient...
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-23-2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,301
Posted By Stat Monsters
Lynch is not a HOF'er, I don't even think he'd...

Lynch is not a HOF'er, I don't even think he'd get his jersey retired by Seattle.

His stats are good, but not great.

His personality is interesting, a bit entertaining like a high speed pursuit...
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-23-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 541
Posted By Stat Monsters
The NFL needs to re-evaluate their policies and...

The NFL needs to re-evaluate their policies and "do the crime, pay the time" brand of true punishment and make the penalties not only impactful, but stick. There's enough talent by passionate...
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-23-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,136
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's most humorous with college sports teams by...

It's most humorous with college sports teams by fans who didn't even go to the school and have no ties.

It's not offensive per se and it's nice to see fandom and passion, so long as it's self...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-23-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,195
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's odd that people find this sellers write up...

It's odd that people find this sellers write up humorous as it lacks wit and creativity and is simply mean spirited using easy stereotypes. I'd think someone would bring the auction to eBay's...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-22-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,354
Posted By Stat Monsters
Highly unlikely. I'm not a huge fan of the...

Highly unlikely.

I'm not a huge fan of the CGC Witness System... some of these appointed Witnesses look more like pretty sketchy individuals willing to bend rules for friends, self interest or...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-21-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Stat Monsters
If you're working retail, just use the same...

If you're working retail, just use the same approach you would any job in any company or industry... good old fashioned hard work and reliability.

Knowledge is key.

Go into the store before you...
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-20-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 997
Posted By Stat Monsters
He should go to the CFL.

He should go to the CFL.
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-20-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stat Monsters
There are a lot of dangerous sports that...

There are a lot of dangerous sports that sometimes defy logic in participation such as Boxing, MMA, and Bull Fighting. Football at least attempts to put forth precautionary measures to protect the...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-19-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
You're so right on here. It's funny. When I was...

You're so right on here. It's funny. When I was younger and my dad and I ran a retail store with cards and comics, I used to put out everything in quantities to show the power of our inventory and...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-19-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
Actually, if you read the process it's designed...

Actually, if you read the process it's designed more for if you only have ONE of the items to ensure you maximize profitability. If you only have ONE, you have once chance to succeed and this...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-19-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's actually very true due to the word...

It's actually very true due to the word "POTENTIALLY" used in the statement, so not a rule, but a consideration.

The marketing scenario should be as follows with eBay selling.

If you're...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-16-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
I 100% agree with that when it comes to...

I 100% agree with that when it comes to collectibles where there's a limited inventory and no fixed retail price like any widget or chachki such as a toaster that has a max value of $19.95, or...
Forum: Member Sales/Trade Feedback 01-14-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,887
Posted By Stat Monsters
...but will get a refund if he returns an empty...

...but will get a refund if he returns an empty envelope or the wrong card with proof of delivery since eBay nearly always sides with the buyer with so much preferential treatment and blindness.
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-14-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
Yeah, I think that's why there's such viral...

Yeah, I think that's why there's such viral disdain for these individuals labeled as "flippers" with such negative stigmas.

Personally, I think it's okay to profiteer. It's okay to resell. Many...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-13-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 8,507
Posted By Stat Monsters
That was a very gracious gesture! The only...

That was a very gracious gesture!

The only think that would be disheartening, and we've all seen it, is if that guy in line was in line with the intent to "flip" it and turn a profit, as opposed...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-13-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Stat Monsters
That poses an interesting question... When...

That poses an interesting question...

When you see a Buy It Now price with a "or best offer" one is to assume, why pay that full price, since it's clear that the seller is willing to negotiate and...
Forum: BASKETBALL 01-12-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Stat Monsters
If you're not concerned with tax write offs,...

If you're not concerned with tax write offs, maybe donate them randomly to churches, park & rec, little league type teams, hospitals ('tho they're wary of paper products and mold), schools, etc.
...
Forum: Toys, Action Figures, Consoles 01-12-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,140
Posted By Stat Monsters
Most flippers eventually get too greedy and...

Most flippers eventually get too greedy and over-estimate the market.

If you're patient, you'll win some and lose some, but maybe sit on the sidelines and wait for the values to drop, especially...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-12-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,122
Posted By Stat Monsters
Be sure to get delivery confirmation and/or a...

Be sure to get delivery confirmation and/or a signature release and maybe take precautions to take photos or a video of the parcel as you package it to ensure the seller doesn't try to pull a fast...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-10-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,122
Posted By Stat Monsters
The only way the seller will learn a lesson is...

The only way the seller will learn a lesson is through economic pain as a direct repercussion of their actions and non-actions... poor packaging and horrible communication. The best service you...
Forum: ComicBookJunkie 01-08-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By Stat Monsters
I'd like to see Ed Benes if teamed up with a good...

I'd like to see Ed Benes if teamed up with a good writer.
Forum: BASKETBALL 01-07-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,523
Posted By Stat Monsters
I think the Star Jordan cards, even those not...

I think the Star Jordan cards, even those not #101 are solid investments given the print runs and even the ones that are higher, they're still less supply than the demand for the most part, so why...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-05-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,863
Posted By Stat Monsters
...for the short term, yes. The way cards of...

...for the short term, yes.

The way cards of retired players goes as far as the roller coaster ride of values is...

Peaks during the career
Starts to wain once there's a hotter player
Drops...
Forum: NON-SPORTS SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 01-05-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Stat Monsters
MEANSFAN - - I just sent you a PM. Happy New...

MEANSFAN - - I just sent you a PM. Happy New Year!
Forum: FOOTBALL 01-05-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 988
Posted By Stat Monsters
I think that Los Angeles should grab the...

I think that Los Angeles should grab the Chargers.

The Rams are forever the area's step-child, 'tho like with the Angels (to the Dodgers); Ducks (to the Kings); and Clippers (to the Lakers)...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-31-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 5,731
Posted By Stat Monsters
I think of Piazza as a Dodger, the team who gave...

I think of Piazza as a Dodger, the team who gave him the chance to break in and one for which he proved and earned his all-star credentials.
Forum: NON-SPORTS 12-29-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,327
Posted By Stat Monsters
It's a price based on passion not logic. ...

It's a price based on passion not logic.

It's a redemption from Topps, so who knows how long that to fulfill will take and what the quality will be, if it's a sticker or on-card autograph.
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