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Offline BustedFinger

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Re: Are these people nuts?
« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2010, 05:23:23 PM »
The Wackys on the front look like just regulars with the normal copyrights. I wouldn't be surprised if there were 2 separate cards in there.  It looks like the text on the back cards were cut & pasted. 

It would be interesting to find out if there are two cards in there or was Topps using leftover 16th series Wackys as paste-up boards for this other series?
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Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #36 on: May 14, 2010, 12:10:11 PM »
This guy thinks these run-of-the-mill 1980's sheets are actually worth something.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/clt/1723925097.html

What was the deal with these anyway? If I recall, there were like 20,000 produced for some reprint run or something?
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #37 on: May 14, 2010, 04:55:36 PM »
This guy thinks these run-of-the-mill 1980's sheets are actually worth something.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/clt/1723925097.html

What was the deal with these anyway? If I recall, there were like 20,000 produced for some reprint run or something?

Wasn't the theory that these were created to be inserts in Bond Bread?  Was that theory ever proven?
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Re: Are these people nuts?
« Reply #38 on: May 20, 2010, 06:02:19 PM »
What I want to know is who are the nutty people that are bidding on this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/WACKY-PACKAGE-ACEO-ATC-TRADING-CARD-VIAGRA-PARODY-/310220056508?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item483a8e67bc

The auction even says that the image was digitally created.  Obviously created from Plastered Peanuts.
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Re: Are these people nuts?
« Reply #39 on: May 20, 2010, 06:11:49 PM »
What I want to know is who are the nutty people that are bidding on this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/WACKY-PACKAGE-ACEO-ATC-TRADING-CARD-VIAGRA-PARODY-/310220056508?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item483a8e67bc

The auction even says that the image was digitally created.  Obviously created from Plastered Peanuts.

That is total garbage!



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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #42 on: May 21, 2010, 05:21:46 PM »
Looks like we have two different threads with this same title.  Perhaps one of these should be locked?
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #43 on: May 21, 2010, 07:43:24 PM »
Looks like we have two different threads with this same title.  Perhaps one of these should be locked?

Merged! Gotta love these new forum features.

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #44 on: May 23, 2010, 04:57:39 PM »
This seller thinks his card is near mint, but some tape damage on the back lowers it to excellent condition...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Lavirus-1st-Series-Wacky-Packs-1973-WB-/200475690465?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2ead4845e1

 :o

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #45 on: May 24, 2010, 04:54:22 PM »
This seller thinks his card is near mint, but some tape damage on the back lowers it to excellent condition...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Lavirus-1st-Series-Wacky-Packs-1973-WB-/200475690465?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2ead4845e1

 :o

I think he needs glasses.

When he says Near Mint, he means the card is next to a box of Girls Scout cookies.

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #46 on: May 24, 2010, 05:22:11 PM »
When he says Near Mint, he means the card is next to a box of Girls Scout cookies.
Or maybe it's in Denver.


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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #48 on: May 29, 2010, 01:25:57 PM »
Perfect thread for this auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/TOPPS-WACKY-PACKAGES-STICKER-28-HER-SHE-MR-GOODBYE-/400035308198?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5d23f662a6

wow...what a deal,i wish i had money to get all the 82' series cards for such a good price  :]

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #49 on: May 29, 2010, 04:06:13 PM »
wow...what a deal,i wish i had money to get all the 82' series cards for such a good price  :]
It is a GREAT DEAL it has free shipping!!! :o ??? :^) :-[ :-X
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #50 on: June 14, 2010, 07:32:23 AM »
Hey, might as well ask $149 for a $10 item, what's the harm??

http://cgi.ebay.com/Wacky-Packages-1974-Graded-Topps-Wax-Pack-GAI-Authentic-/180511273288
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #52 on: June 25, 2010, 07:08:40 AM »
Still looking for Series 17

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #53 on: June 25, 2010, 06:06:36 PM »
Come on now, it has a Pupsi in it, along with free shipping.  What's not to like!
I was hoping someone here would pick up on this one. The seller and I went back and forth a couple times. Here's my original message:
Quote from: bigtomi to ebay seller
Hi. I don't have a question, except for how did you determine that these are worth $1,400? A lot of less than 50 Wacky Packs (including some '79-'80 reissues) is worth about $25 or so. The Pupsi-Cola is somewhat rare, but even it is worth maybe $25 alone. You might want to consider adjusting your starting bid amount...like taking the zeros off it. Just trying to help. Good luck!!
Here is their reply:
Quote from: ebay seller to bigtomi
I realize that 10 of the stickers from the reissues are not worth much, but 37 of them are from the early 70's and some have sold for $200.00 to $300.00 and some that I have sold for around $100.00. Even though my asking price may seem high, I am looking at all offers and the $1,400 is not a "starting bid" it is a buy it now price with option for offers. I find it rude that you would make a comment that I find to be insulting as dropping the zeros in my price. You are well aware that this item is worth more than $14.00 so you might not want to quit your day job lol. Thanks for your helpful insight.
Continued in next post...

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #54 on: June 25, 2010, 06:12:53 PM »
Continued in next post...
So, here's my response:
Quote from: bigtomi to ebay seller
I am aware that the number was a BIN. My point was that this number is degrees of magnitude off. What tan/white backs did you get $100 for? What ones have you seen sell for $200-$300? As a long time collector, I am curious about this. I can also offer you this advice: If anyone offers you more than $50, take it, as they're as misinformed about these as you are.
Finally (as I let it go after this):
Quote from: ebay seller to bigtomi
Years ago I had a few that I sold at a card show, I think it was a dealer. I sold 5 cards and was paid close to $300.00. At the time I could not find the rest of my cards. My point being why am I to care about being informed I collected these stupid cards when I was a child and I could care less. My theory is that I will reduce the price periodically until someone buys them and I will be informed of the true value when that happens, until then I could care less. Also, why do you even care, if you are not interested and/or know that the price is too high, you can always move on. Regardless, all I need to know as a seller is that my price is better too high than too low because like I said I always reduce my price until it sells. My personal opinion is that all these items are valueless and are just clutter. I know you collect because I looked at what you purchase and I have to tell you I dumped alot of the items you purchased in the trash no disrespect, but partride family music???? Sorry, I couldn't resist. Happy Collecting

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #55 on: June 25, 2010, 06:21:27 PM »
Quote from: ebay moron
My personal opinion is that all these items are valueless and are just clutter
So, what I want to respond is: OK, then, send me the valueless Pupsi and you can wipe your ass with the rest, as far as I'm concerned.

But, it ain't worth it anymore...

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #56 on: June 25, 2010, 06:25:00 PM »
man that's crazy,,,the world is full of "nuts"
i'm glad you called him out,it's funny as hell to hear these reply's to such insane pricing.

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #57 on: June 25, 2010, 06:57:03 PM »
lets all put this one on your 'watch list' so he thinks he has lots of potential buyers  :P

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #58 on: June 25, 2010, 07:52:26 PM »
lets all put this one on your 'watch list' so he thinks he has lots of potential buyers  :P
I just added this item to my Watch List.
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #59 on: June 25, 2010, 10:11:33 PM »
ok who did it??
someone made him an offer  :]

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #60 on: June 26, 2010, 04:40:09 AM »
ok who did it??
someone made him an offer  :]


I offered him $20
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #61 on: June 26, 2010, 05:51:10 AM »
I offered him $20


 :o...did you really?
he must be pissed!

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #62 on: June 26, 2010, 06:41:09 AM »

 :o...did you really?
he must be pissed!

I figured "what the hell"!  If enough people make him low-ball offers, he might just get the picture.
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #63 on: June 26, 2010, 05:14:26 PM »
Better jump on it folks.  He dropped the price to 999.99. 

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #64 on: June 27, 2010, 04:31:47 AM »
Better jump on it folks.  He dropped the price to 999.99. 

wow,,,5 offers,all from different buyers,,,this lot is HOT !...he must be thinkin'  :]

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #65 on: June 27, 2010, 08:14:23 AM »
Better jump on it folks.  He dropped the price to 999.99. 
Now it's a true deal: down to $650.

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #66 on: June 28, 2010, 05:34:24 AM »
Now it's a true deal: down to $650.

Maybe I will jump in and make him an offer, $25.  It's funny to watch this thing slide.  I wonder what he will think when he brings it all the way down to $100 and it still does not sell!
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #67 on: June 28, 2010, 07:18:51 AM »
I offered him $20.
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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #68 on: June 30, 2010, 07:23:04 PM »
Now it's a true deal: down to $650.
it's dropped a couple more times. only $299 now! what a deal!

I thought maybe they had just screwed up initially,  and were in denial or didn't realize what they did - to me it read in their response to your question that they meant to put $14.00, not $1400. forgot the decimal? no big thing
But apparently not... this is just ridiculous ...

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Re: Are these people NUTS???
« Reply #69 on: July 07, 2010, 10:52:25 AM »
Looking at ebay this afternoon reminded me of this topic to the point of where I had to leave a few comments.

I won't single-out any particular person but I see alot of re-selling of toppsvault items. I've lost my share of auctions but when I do I like to see what the item ended up selling for. There are some on there now being sold for 3 and 4x's the final winning bid when it was originally auctioned. These people must be overly optomistic or think collectors will think it's a deal.

 

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