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Blurry 2014 Topps Hyun-Jin Ryu Future is Now Card

Jul 26, 2015
A potentially one of a kind collectable. I pulled an interesting FN-16 Hyun-Jin Ryu card from a 2014 Topps Series One Baseball Retail Jumbo Pack today, that has a blurry back, as seen in the image below: Now let's take a look at what the back of that card is…

My GameCube Controller Finally Gave Up

Jul 25, 2015
Well partially gave up. The analog stick in the GameCube controller that came bundled with my console finally gave up. I purchased that GameCube at launch on November 18, 2001, which is nearly 14 years ago. The upper part of the control stick in that…
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Find Out Which Taylor Swift Song Describes Me

Jul 25, 2015
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake. I took MetroLyrics "Which Taylor Swift Song Are You?" quiz, and I found out that her "Shake It Off" song describes me the best. "You’re totally hater proof and can shake off any insult. Nothing gets in the way of you having…

I Reported a Buyer for the First Time on eBay

Jul 21, 2015
Over a $1.75 listing. It was only a matter of time until I was forced to report a buyer on eBay for refusing to pay for their items. That buyer won a 25 trading card lot for $1.75 on July 6, 2015, with the following description: "You are bidding on 25 base…

Why Did NBC Renew Aquarius?

Jul 21, 2015
Murder. Madness. Manson. Aquarius is an American period crime drama television series that premiered on NBC on Thursday, May 28, 2015, to poor TV ratings and poor reception. In a surprising twist, NBC streamed the entire first season of Aquarius on NBC…
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Japan Has Exclusive Access to Pokemon Hoopa

Jul 19, 2015
Until further notice. Nintendo offered Pokemon players in Japan three opportunities to acquire Pokemon Hoopa throughout July, while the rest of the world is left waiting. Hoopa has two forms: Confined Hoopa (primary form) is a Psychic/Ghost-type Pokemon;…

2013 Panini Prizm Football Blaster Boxes on Sale

Jul 13, 2015
For the lowest price I've ever seen. Blaster boxes of 2013 Panini Prizm Football are currently on sale for $3.15 on To make that deal even more enticing, they're currently offering to ship each box for only $0.96! According to their website as…

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Has Passed Away At 55

Jul 12, 2015
Satoru Iwata: 1959-2005. Nintendo has released a shocking statement announcing the death of president Satoru Iwata: "Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth." Iwata…
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2013-14 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Retail Value Pack Break

Jul 08, 2015
Here's hoping for Rings card. This is the final pack from my FairField Hockey 4 Packs 50 Cards Plus Bonus box, which came with 5 products that cost approximately $1.57 each. I mainly purchased that box for this pack. Base Cards 221 - Daniel Winnik 226 -…
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2012-13 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey Retail Pack Break

Jul 06, 2015
The year of the lockout. This is the third pack from my FairField Hockey 4 Packs 50 Cards Plus Bonus box, which cost me approximately $1.57 for each product in that box. That series wasn't popular with fans because the 2012-13 NHL lockout reduced the amount…

2015 Fourth of July Trading Card Special

Jul 04, 2015
One lucky person to receive any trading card for $4. In celebration of Forth of July, I'm accepting one $4 Best Offer for any trading card that I currently have listed on eBay, which includes the following cards: 2008 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia Rookie…
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2012-13 Score Hockey Retail Pack Break

Jul 03, 2015
Low-end war: Score > Upper Deck. This is the third pack from my FairField Hockey 4 Packs 50 Cards Plus Bonus box, which I paid approximately $1.57 for each product. Unlike Upper Deck's low-end 2012-13 $0.99 crap that doesn't feature autographed or relic hits,…
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2011-12 Upper Deck Victory Hockey Retail Pack Break

Jul 01, 2015
I'll pull 1 mediocre rookie card or insert from this pack. This is the first pack from my FairField Hockey 4 Packs 50 Cards Plus Bonus box. I estimated that I paid approximately $1.57 for this pack. The only thing worth collecting from the 2011-12 Upper Deck…

Fox Posts 7.7.15 Teaser for The X-Files Mini-Series

Jun 30, 2015
A promo is out there. The official Twitter account for The X-Files (@thexfilesfox) just teased that something will happen on July 7, 2015: 7.7.15 #TheXFiles — The X-Files (@thexfilesfox) July 1, 2015 Fox will most likely release their first teaser trailer for…
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2015 Topps Series 2 Baseball Blister Pack Break

Jun 29, 2015
Target places Babe Ruth bait. My local Target finally placed their shipment of 2015 Topps Series 2 Baseball blister packs in their trading card section, and I couldn't help but to purchase one for $4.88. Each blister pack includes three 12 card packs, and one…
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FairField Hockey 4 Packs 50 Cards Plus Bonus Box Break

Jun 28, 2015
Will my luck with FairField's products continue? I purchased one FairField Hockey 4 Packs 50 Cards Plus Bonus box for $7.85, mainly because it contains a value pack of 2013-14 O-Pee-Chee Hockey which I've never opened before. I'm predicting that 30 of my 50…

2013 Topps Magic Football Value Boxes on Sale

Jun 26, 2015
With a cheap shipping option. Value boxes (a.k.a. blaster boxes) of 2013 Topps Magic Football are currently on sale for $5.25 on To make that deal even more enticing, they're currently offering to ship each box for only $0.96! According to…
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Pokemon Milotic With the Cloud Nine Ability

Jun 26, 2015
Is badass. A Milotic caught me off guard today in a Single Pokemon Omega Ruby match by knocking out my Primal Groudon with one Scald (Special Water-type move). What's wrong with that situation? Primal Groudon's ability Desolate Land causes damage-dealing…

Complete Your 2015 Topps Series 2 Baseball Base Set

Jun 25, 2015
For the cheapest price on eBay. You can quickly complete your 2015 Topps Series 2 Baseball base set by bidding on this auction on my eBay store. Bidding starts at just $0.99 for 25 cards from that list. Additional cards can be purchased for just $0.10 each.…
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2015 Panini Americana Retail Pack Break

Jun 24, 2015
The Sopranos hot pack. I purchased one retail pack of 2015 Panini Americana for $2.90 which includes 8 cards. Panini stated that on average, non-base cards are inserted into 1:2 packs. Base Cards 15 - Brooke Hogan Brooke must have had an interesting life as…

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