February 19, 2012

Some More Ginter in the Mail

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I recently worked out a trade with Matt from Card Anathema.  I sent him some 2011 Ginter and 2009 Philadelphia cards for his set needs in exchange for some Ginter insert goodness.

February 16, 2012

Luck of the Draw Contest Winnings

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I entered a Super Bowl contest over at Cynicalbuddha's blog, Collector's Crack, back in early January.  My pick for the contest was for the Ravens to beat the Saints in the Super Bowl.  As you already know, my pick was pretty far off what actually transpired but Cynical was nice enough to give away a door prize to one lucky entry.

I was that lucky entry :)

February 13, 2012

Mail Day: Absolutely Serial

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While Ebay remains a viable source for purchasing harder to find cards and sealed boxes, Check Out My Cards has really become my go to site for buying singles.  I have read that Sportlots is another alternative but I just can't get passed the clunky navigation and interface on that site.

Anyways, here are some recent football purchases from COMC to beef up the personal collections:

February 12, 2012

Still Around

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You may have noticed that my rate of posting has dropped off recently but I'm just letting you know that I haven't dropped off the face of the earth yet.  I have been busy trying to get all of my cardboard organized and my personal collections into zistle.  I have all the cards entered on the site but still have yet to get scans in for the Hurricanes and Braves collection.  However, I did complete all of the image uploads needed for my Miami Dolphins collection. 

Here is the Dolphins collection if you want to check it out complete with images.

I still have a lot of work ahead of me but I'm determined to get it done.

February 05, 2012

Supa Bowl Sunday

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The long awaited and sometimes anti-climatic end of the football season is finally upon us.  The last meaningful football game for 6+ months is always a reason for celebration, but yet at the same time, a bittersweet moment for all the football fans out there.  As I went to the local Wally World to pick up some meatballs and other stuff for tonight's festivities, I absolutely had to pick up some football packs to rip.  I opted for one of those boxes filled with random retail packs, 16 of them to be exact.

Well the meatballs are in the cooker and its time to get-a-rippin':

February 03, 2012

Barter with Blog Reader Adam

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Just completed my fifth trade of 2012.  This time with blog reader Adam, better known among us as Arpsmith.  I sent Adam the Carson Palmer relic that I recently pulled from a pack of 2011 Gridiron Gear as well as a handful of cards featuring former USC players in exchange for the stuff you will see below: