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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #70 on: March 09, 2022, 10:10:01 AM »
Here's a couple of titles I painted for the new March set, including a wonky!

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #71 on: March 09, 2022, 10:37:29 AM »
Well, this is a new one on me, when I tried to access:

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #72 on: March 09, 2022, 11:05:00 AM »
March now on sale
https://www.topps.com/2022-topps-wacky-packages-monthly-series-march.html
And sketch card month, too!

Randomly Inserted Sketch Cards by:

Chris Meeks
Jeff Dionise
Chenduz

Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #73 on: March 09, 2022, 11:10:41 AM »
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I had some really bad ones last year



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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #74 on: March 09, 2022, 12:43:56 PM »
And sketch card month, too!

Randomly Inserted Sketch Cards by:

Chris Meeks
Jeff Dionise
Chenduz

Are randomly inserted sketches going to be a given going forward or some months yes and some months no?

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #75 on: March 09, 2022, 01:55:06 PM »
I noticed sketch cards every third month.  March is a sketch card month and December was also

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #76 on: March 09, 2022, 02:04:50 PM »
G.I. Toad looks like an Old School card...

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #77 on: March 09, 2022, 02:25:02 PM »
What is AB Sneeze spoofing?

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #78 on: March 09, 2022, 02:36:26 PM »
G.I. Toad looks like an Old School card...

All-new for March!

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #79 on: March 09, 2022, 04:44:16 PM »
What is AB Sneeze spoofing?

I am guessing A.B. Sneeze may be a Wacky Packages spoof of the Dr. Suess A.B.C. book.

Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #80 on: March 09, 2022, 04:57:56 PM »
I noticed sketch cards every third month.  March is a sketch card month and December was also
that's the pattern I've seen. 
There have typically been 3 guest artists for a 3 month stretch, and they're the ones that draw up all the sketch cards for that quarter
March/June/September/December

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #81 on: March 10, 2022, 05:17:50 AM »
And for March 2022: What will "Kindling" and "Bye" spoof?

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #82 on: March 10, 2022, 05:18:12 AM »
That's correct. A total of 12 different artists per year.

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #83 on: March 10, 2022, 05:18:50 AM »
G.I. Toad looks like an Old School card...

Bugzooka also looks like it should have been in Old School 1980's.

1980's G.I. Joe was spoofed in 1985 as "G.I. Toe".

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #84 on: March 10, 2022, 06:37:58 AM »
And where are the February sets? (sigh) Nobody is going to care about Valentines Day when they get them.

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #85 on: March 10, 2022, 07:13:22 AM »
And where are the February sets? (sigh) Nobody is going to care about Valentines Day when they get them.

And unfortunately the St. Patrick's Day card (as great as Neil's artwork is!) won't arrive until the middle of April, when St. Patrick's Day is at best a distant memory.
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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #86 on: March 10, 2022, 07:41:20 AM »
I am guessing A.B. Sneeze may be a Wacky Packages spoof of the Dr. Suess A.B.C. book.

Yup! I really enjoy adding volumes to the Loony Library! Don't forget to cover your mouth when reading it!

Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #87 on: March 14, 2022, 12:59:19 PM »
Just received my February sets shipping notice

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #88 on: March 14, 2022, 01:14:14 PM »
Just received my February sets shipping notice

Me too. Maybe there is a chance it will be here before next Monday.    ;D
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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #89 on: March 14, 2022, 03:13:46 PM »
Just received my February sets shipping notice

Me too, could be here Wednesday.

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #90 on: March 15, 2022, 03:40:04 PM »
My February sets just arrived.
Great art as usual plus some amusing Valentine's Day related gags.
My coupons were seemingly packed randomly this month.

Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #91 on: March 15, 2022, 04:07:32 PM »
mine was scheduled for delivery tonight, but the package is still off in Memphis somewhere.
FedEx re-instated their guaranteed shipping in January.
I'm definitely going to try to get a refund from Topps on this one

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #92 on: March 15, 2022, 04:13:50 PM »
mine was scheduled for delivery tonight, but the package is still off in Memphis somewhere.
FedEx re-instated their guaranteed shipping in January.
I'm definitely going to try to get a refund from Topps on this one
I would defiantly try to get your 20 bucks back.  That is why you pay the extra.  Mine in the northern Illinois area did arrive here before noon today

Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #93 on: March 16, 2022, 11:41:26 AM »
March print run of 501.

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #94 on: March 16, 2022, 01:07:32 PM »
My February sets just arrived.
Great art as usual plus some amusing Valentine's Day related gags.
My coupons were seemingly packed randomly this month.

My coupons seemed to be as well.
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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #95 on: March 16, 2022, 08:20:05 PM »
My coupons seemed to be as well.
all my coupons were in the expected sequences.
so odd that some are jumbled and some are not

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #96 on: March 17, 2022, 07:21:26 AM »
most of my coupon sets were jumbled up.  (love that word Patrick).  I think out of 10 sets only 2 were in the same 5 card spacing order.

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #97 on: March 17, 2022, 08:51:51 AM »
most of my coupon sets were jumbled up.  (love that word Patrick).  I think out of 10 sets only 2 were in the same 5 card spacing order.

I ordered 12 sets, looking to build 2 coupon sets.  After 11 sets, where the coupons were jumbled, I had no coupons 3, 8, 13, 18.  The last set yielded 3, 8, 13 and 18!  And, another forum member had those exact extra four coupons, and we were able to do a single trade because my extra jumbleds matched the 4 he was missing. 

Please Topps, go back to all in the numbered groups!!

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #98 on: March 17, 2022, 09:34:32 AM »
I ordered 12 sets, looking to build 2 coupon sets.  After 11 sets, where the coupons were jumbled, I had no coupons 3, 8, 13, 18.  The last set yielded 3, 8, 13 and 18!  And, another forum member had those exact extra four coupons, and we were able to do a single trade because my extra jumbleds matched the 4 he was missing. 

Please Topps, go back to all in the numbered groups!!

I had ordered 7 sets this time. I had one coupon grouping that was 5,10,15,20 in a pack, but the rest were seemingly jumbled. I did end up with an extra 1,6,11,16 set but these were not together in any of the packs. Now I wish I had written them down as I opened them. My logical brain wants to suggest there was some kind of pattern since I basically ended up with extras that comprised  2 of the "traditional" groupings. From somewhat shaky memory, I seem to remember getting several consecutively numbered coupons. For example 5,6,15,16 in one pack. I guess that would be parts of two of the traditional groupings.

I work at a place where they have to "hand-pack" certain music CD and bluray disc sets where multiple inserts are required, etc. People manually need to place these items in the jewel cases before they are shrink wrapped, whereas simple releases, such as those containing one or two discs and one insert, can be automated. I would love to see how Topps does their packaging of these sets. Could be simply that someone looses count, puts too many or too few in one pack, then the sequence gets messed up for the remaining packs that person is doing. They would in essence, inadvertently, be creating new groupings. I think a peek behind their process might help explain some of the anomalies we encounter. It would also be interesting to see if there are any quality control processes on the packaging side and what they are. I am sure they monitor the quality of the cards themselves, but is there any step to check, even a manual random check, of any of the prepared packs.
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« Reply #99 on: March 17, 2022, 10:46:45 AM »
I too wonder how all the packing is performed.
Seems like it would be automated.
But what kind of QA is done?
I had one pack with no Wonky, then a later one with two Wonkys. It balanced in the end, but could have easily ended either +1 or -1 with them

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #100 on: March 20, 2022, 02:24:36 PM »
More than a few times I dreamed I opened a retail pack filled with nothing but sketch cards.

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #101 on: March 21, 2022, 10:23:06 AM »
Still waiting for February.  Per FedEx: "Shipment exception. Barcode label unreadable and replaced."
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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #102 on: March 21, 2022, 12:03:00 PM »
Still waiting for February.  Per FedEx: "Shipment exception. Barcode label unreadable and replaced."
Marc,
That has to be the most frustrating thing!.  Is there anything you can do?

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #103 on: March 21, 2022, 01:27:11 PM »
Marc,
That has to be the most frustrating thing!.  Is there anything you can do?

Yep, just be patient and wait.
Marc

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Re: 2022 All-New Monthly Wacky Packages
« Reply #104 on: March 23, 2022, 12:52:44 PM »
How about the old school release. Any shipping notices?