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Postby GoatLocker » Thu Feb 10, 2005 12:52 am

Thanks Madison.
Things have been going good.
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Postby Arlo » Fri Feb 11, 2005 5:26 pm

GoatLocker wrote:Things have been going good.

Very glad to hear it! ;-D
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Postby bigken117 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:11 pm

I keep my collection sorted by value. My friends and I play hold em for cards, so this makes it easiest to find values to match up. Also makes it easiest to know where my good cards are.

You can register on beckett.com and look up card values there, albeit one at a time. Much cheaper than subscribing or buying it every month, especially with all the editions they put out ;-D
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Postby RyanK » Tue Mar 08, 2005 11:45 pm

Ive kinda stopped collecting.. i need to save my money while im young!

but i have about 10 of those big white boxes stuffed with cards, i just kinda put them in there and stored them at my dads office becasue it was becoming a bad habit for me...

I would collect by sets, Baseball was Bowman, Football was Topps, Hockey was Upper Deck... then i would buy certin players here and their and maybe a box of something everynow and then
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Postby Sticky Spice » Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:52 am

Great topic because I kept running into a certain problem...

I have essentially stopped collecting, but I still love my collection. My best and favorite cards I had in screw-downs and top-loaders but I realized something....

My collection is not an investment. The older most inserts get the more they lose value. I wanted to ENJOY my collection! The only idea I had for better viewing of my collection was to go ahead and put everything I enjoy looking at back into pages in a notebook.

Shuffling through screw-downs and top-loaders is just not the way to go if you enjoy looking at your collection IMO.

Also I feel like putting a complete set of something in a notebook is the only way to go. How else can you enjoy it? Put every single card into a soft sleeve and shuffle through 'em? :-t
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Postby Lofunzo » Thu Mar 10, 2005 9:08 am

Sticky Spice wrote:Great topic because I kept running into a certain problem...

I have essentially stopped collecting, but I still love my collection. My best and favorite cards I had in screw-downs and top-loaders but I realized something....

My collection is not an investment. The older most inserts get the more they lose value. I wanted to ENJOY my collection! The only idea I had for better viewing of my collection was to go ahead and put everything I enjoy looking at back into pages in a notebook.

Shuffling through screw-downs and top-loaders is just not the way to go if you enjoy looking at your collection IMO.

Also I feel like putting a complete set of something in a notebook is the only way to go. How else can you enjoy it? Put every single card into a soft sleeve and shuffle through 'em? :-t


That's fair but that's also assuming that you are only collecting in order to look at them and enjoy them. Some people are in it for the $$ or the $$ and to enjoy them.
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Postby Sticky Spice » Thu Mar 10, 2005 10:02 am

I sure as heck hope nobody is looking at their collection solely as a financial investment. !+)
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