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I Won My 1,000th Battle in Pokemon Omega Ruby

King Mika Apr 29, 2016
While managing to improve my win percentage. I won my 1,000th battle in Pokémon Omega Ruby today, with a win count of 869! This brings my win percentage to approximately 87 percent, which is a 1 percent improvement since my December 8, 2015 update. Since then…
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Collectables

Panini to Finally Fulfill 6 Year Old Brian Robiskie Redemption

King Mika Apr 25, 2016
I bet no one wants to receive that card. Panini revealed last week Friday (April 22, 2016) they're planning on fulfilling redemptions for their "2009 Playoff Contenders Football RPS Rookie Tickets 117 Brian Robiskie" trading cards this week.[1] It's not clear…
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e-Pack Fails to Boost Interest in Upper Deck

King Mika Apr 22, 2016
At least in Google. Upper Deck launched their digital trading card e-Pack service in January 2016, and according to Google Trends, that service didn't boost interest for "Upper Deck" in their search engine, as seen in the chart below: Interest in "Upper Deck"…
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Choose Any 30 e-Pack Cards for Anze Kopitar Card

King Mika Apr 22, 2016
30 for 1. I'm looking to trade any 30 trading cards from my Upper Deck e-Pack account (King Mika) for an 2015-16 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Silver Script 162 Anze Kopitar card (shown below). Fans of Bo Horvat and Chris Kreider in particular will want to take…
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Collectables

2015-16 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Anze Kopitar e-Pack Stats

King Mika Apr 21, 2016
Challenge: Predict how many Anze Kopitar trading cards was listed for trade in 24-hours. The digital version of 2015-16 Upper Deck MVP Hockey launched yesterday in Upper Deck's innovative e-Pack service. I figured that it would be fun to report e-Pack stats…
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How Long Does an e-Pack to COMC Transfer Take?

King Mika Apr 21, 2016
Question: How long does it take to transfer a trading card from Upper Deck's e-Pack service to COMC.com? Answer: My previous transfers completed in 4 minutes for a single trading card, and 23 minutes for three trading cards.
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Trading Card Showcase

2015-16 Upper Deck MVP Hockey e-Pack Break

King Mika Apr 20, 2016
My first digital trading card purchase. I purchased one digital pack of 2015-16 Upper Deck MVP Hockey for $2.49 via Upper Deck e-Pack. That pack includes 8 cards, with no guarantees of a shippable card. Base Cards (Not Shippable) 4 - Carl Soderberg 19 -…
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2015-16 MVP Hockey Now Available on Upper Deck e-Pack

King Mika Apr 20, 2016
Find Super Script parallels! Upper Deck released today their 2015-16 MVP Hockey series on their digital e-Pack store. Here's a quick rundown of that version of that series: Each pack that contains 8 digital cards costs $2.49. Each box that contains 24 packs…
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Trading Card Showcase

2014 Topps Strata Football Retail Hot Pack Break

King Mika Apr 19, 2016
Home of the awesome looking clear cut cards of mediocre players. I finally gave in to purchasing a retail pack of 2014 Topps Strata Football because I managed to find a hot pack for only $4.54. I didn't previously purchase a retail pack because the thinner…
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TV

Is Sleepy Hollow at Risk of Being Canceled?

King Mika Apr 18, 2016
Warning: There's a major spoiler for the season 3 finale of Sleepy Hollow in this article. The writers for the Sleepy Hollow television series made a bold move by killing off Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) in the season 3 finale, leading some fans to predict…
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Should Game of Thrones Season 7 & 8 Be Shorter?

King Mika Apr 15, 2016
Or do you want a full ten episode order? In an exclusive interview with Variety, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss revealed they're considering making seasons 7 and 8 shorter. “I think we’re down to our final 13 episodes after this…
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PC

Gamersgate Connection Failed With Error Code 8

King Mika Apr 15, 2016
Rest assured that's a widespread issue. The Gamersgate website is experiencing a technical issue that's preventing users from accessing their entire store. Here's the error message that I received when I tried to view their website: www.gamersgate.com -…
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Is Everybody's Gone to the Rapture a BioShock Spin-Off?

King Mika Apr 14, 2016
Question: Is Everybody's Gone to the Rapture set in the same world as BioShock? Answer: No. Notes: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is owned by Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. BioShock is owned by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
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I Rewatched Friends in 75 Days Via Netflix

King Mika Apr 10, 2016
Look, I have a few more seasons of Friends to watch, so if we can shoot the scene fast, that'd be great. I rewatched the entire Friends television series for the first time since that series ended in 2004; for whatever unknown reasons, I waited until 2016 to…
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VR Software Sales Aren't Off to a Good Start

King Mika Apr 08, 2016
Proves that not many gamers are willing to spend $799 on new technology. PC virtual reality video games aren't selling well despite being featured on Steam's homepage since that technology publicly launched on April 5, 2016. Early estimates on Steam Spy…

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