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Too much of the good things?

If you’re one of those with thick wallets, good times is about to happen as six, I repeat six, luxury high-end products soon will be released within the next months: Ultimate, Sweetshot, The Cup, OPC Premier, Superlative, and ITG Ultimate. Two of the mentioned make my wallet whimper at the mere thought.

One, Superlative, costs so much money for a single pack of 7 cards ($450), that you could take the same amount and buy a Wii, a nice 32″ flatscreen TV, or a new laptop. Are we dreaming, or is it really happening? Apart from the diehard collector who wastes More >

Play it for the girls

Does sexism occur amongst our minds? Of course, if the question is asked, it does. When people ask “how is your experience as a female collector?” or “did you end up collecting cause a man in your family collected?”, then you know automatically things aren’t as they should. When you see, several times, a made up hockey card pictureed in Beckett of a half-naked lady and the exclamation “a card we’d like to see,” we also understand automatically the card collecting world exists mainly of puffed off males who chuckle at the thought. It’s not surprising, even if 25% of More >