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Thread Title: Official 2008 Allen & Ginter Rip/Trade/Show Off/Information Thread....
Created On Wednesday April 02, 2008 11:22 AM
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nam812
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<< .......It seems that people are more upset about the Rip cards because of the chances of not having one to sell on fleabay than because you just want one. >>



No, I just want to hold one. Of course that's the reason. Who's trying to disguise it?

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It seems that people are more upset about the Rip cards because of the chances of not having one to sell on fleabay than because you just want one.

Thats the only reason I would want a rip card to sell it. As pointed out they typically can make back 10 to 15% of the total case price. There are NO cards I buy that I will not sell if the money is right.

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I always rip. Just laneded in Tiwan, grabbing everything i can get my hands on!

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<< I always rip. Just laneded in Tiwan, grabbing everything i can get my hands on! >>



The hot cases are in Taiwan, you went to the wrong country.

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Does anyone know when blasters are supposed to hit retail shelves?

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Most likely about a week or 2 after the release

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Just talked to a guy at a local shop. His case is here already. Fedex just dropped it off. $89 a box.

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The last thing I want after waiting 6 months for a product is have to send in 144 wrappers delivery conf to topps and beg for a replacment. Topps is going to
take MAJOR heat for this crap.

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Guru, what are you still doing at home, I'd already be on my way to pick up a few boxes. For those of you that wondered about when Blowout will be shipping, Chris from Blowout told me the cases would be shipping out tomorrow and tracking numbers would be available later in the day.

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Well, to be honest, the fundage is very low. Other than the blasters my mother in law is getting me for my birthday, I don't think I will be able to purchase much more. I've had a few things the last couple of months that need financial attention. I will have fun watching on here what everyone is getting though.

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cool heritage addict, want my case now lol-thats who i ordered from too- prie has already shot up on em since i ordered em

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LRCARDS says that cases are shipping tomorrow! Woohoo!

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<<

<< I always rip. Just laneded in Tiwan, grabbing everything i can get my hands on! >>



The hot cases are in Taiwan, you went to the wrong country.
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Who said anything about cards?

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<< Guru, what are you still doing at home, I'd already be on my way to pick up a few boxes. For those of you that wondered about when Blowout will be shipping, Chris from Blowout told me the cases would be shipping out tomorrow and tracking numbers would be available later in the day. >>



Shipping time lenght for blowout cards

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The shop near my office has hobby boxes for $75. I am tempted.

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<< The shop near my office has hobby boxes for $75. I am tempted. >>



75.00?? I would be more than tempted. They would be sold out.

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<< Does anyone know when blasters are supposed to hit retail shelves? >>



What are blasters?

btw Arch Stanton I love your name, one of my favorite movies

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That shop by your office always has really good pricing, it's a very good thing I don't work near there.....I would be divorced and broke.

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There was a box break on the Blowout Cards board tonight...

2008 A&G Box Break Linky

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<< There was a box break on the Blowout Cards board tonight...

2008 A&G Box Break Linky
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I would be very pleased if that was my first 8 boxes. Early reports so far indicate more value in this years boxes than last. I hope the boards
can keep up that momentum.

Arch- If you are even thinking about A&G, THAT price is a keeper! Worst case you open it, hate it and trade it all to me for heritage! LOL

blasters, are retail boxes with usually 8 packs in them...you benifit in price because one of the packs are free. Target, TRU and Wal Mart are your
best bet. Its never too early to start the search. If you buy a bunch at target early chances are they will replenish soon, so check back. Usually
all retail stores are done on one day, so if you hit gold, probably all the stores have them in.

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