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Old 10-28-2017, 04:17 PM
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Yes, I still collect sets and Orioles of the modern cards, but still working back to complete vintage sets.
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Old 10-28-2017, 07:15 PM
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I mostly only do Braves autographed balls and other stuff now, but I DO try and add Bowman Chrome signed cards from guys I think will be our top prospects of the future.

As far as all the 5011 refractors and fake scarcity and all that, I think it's a bubble that is going to burst one day and leave a lot of people with cards they paid thousands for that are as worthless as the junk era.
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Old 10-28-2017, 07:37 PM
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No, and those darn kids should get off my lawn.
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Old 10-28-2017, 07:46 PM
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No, and those darn kids should get off my lawn.
LOL, if those darn kids understood the time, cash, and responsibility it took to have a nice lawn they would stay off it. Unfortunately those things only come with age and experience, something the young can never have.
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Old 11-01-2017, 06:04 PM
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I did one full rainbow including the 1/1 of Rick Porcello's 2008 Threads rookie DK10 because I loved the framed cards and am a Tiger's fan. Then did a second of the DK57 card also (could not find the 1/1, so as a stickler it's not full...lol)

It was fun to chase the hard ones and it took years to finish. But, after I completed and the chase was over I don't have much interest. I think that was the only rainbow runs I will be doing.
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Old 11-02-2017, 03:53 PM
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No, I gave up that stuff in 1993. It .... has gotten worse since then.
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Old 11-10-2017, 06:58 PM
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No. I collect topps Detroit Tigers and have a complete run of Tigers from 1952 to 2017. I used to be able to look at a card and tell you what year it was from. I can no longer say that because the last 10 years all the cards look the same. Maybe, Im getting old as I have to my glasses on to read the back of the card.
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I appreciate the innovative designs and materials like dufex foil, acetate, etc. Some modern cards are just plain freakin' cool tech:









I know they'll never really appreciate so I just buy them on the cheap when I see them and enjoy.

I also like some of the issues of the 1980s:







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Old 11-20-2017, 12:06 AM
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I appreciate the innovative designs and materials like dufex foil, acetate, etc. Some modern cards are just plain freakin' cool tech:
I love the 80s and 90s designs...I have a Sandberg collection and its nice that it spans throughout those years...Gives a great chance to see all the different brands and whatnot...
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Do You Vintage Guys Like The Pretty Colors and Shiny Cards At All??? No



Whoa! Easy there Pops!
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