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03-20-2013, 12:59 AM #1
Why do people say drug and smoke free trading and cards?
I don't smoke or anything. Why do people say this? Does smoke affect the cards? How does it?Hidden Content in progress. I collect OKC. Current and former players have be in current uniform unless the attribute of rookie. I also collect former Oklahoma players, Kyrie Irving, Blake Griffin, Dikembe Motumbo, and Reggie Miller. Always looking to trade up regardless if it's a PC card. I usually ship within the next 3 week days. Want HOFer Autos.
03-20-2013, 01:01 AM #2
03-20-2013, 11:10 AM #3
Smoking yellows cardboard borders as well - sometimes I've gotten cards with originally white borders that drastically changed color. My parents used to smoke years ago, and it's amazing how yellow everything turned - books, cards, paper, etc.
03-20-2013, 03:44 PM #4
Cards from smokers STINK and if they spend enough time with them they will get damaged (ie stained) so I'm guessing the people highlight this fact because it is a positive and saves people from answering that question if people ask them by having it in their signature.
03-20-2013, 05:58 PM #5
Yep, I'm a smoker myself but I only smoke outside my house and if I'm about to touch cards (open a box etc...) I always wash my hands before hand.Looking for 2012 National Treasures on card silver (/99) rated rookie autos, 2006 SP Legendary Cuts inserts/numbered base and most Mets auto/GU.
Also looking for Celtics Autos/GU and 2012 Totally Certified Gold
03-20-2013, 06:11 PM #6
Don't know if you're at all familiar with the Allen & Ginter sets, but they are a good example of what can happen to cards that are exposed to smoke. The backs, especially the 2010s, are a great white color, but one lot I got in from a guy who smoked (didn't know it at the time), the backs were all a pale tan, and you could definitely smell the smoke on them too
04-19-2013, 08:37 AM #7
I put non smoking home on my listings...i have received cards that smell and the top loaders have a smoke film on them....
04-19-2013, 11:09 AM #8
04-26-2013, 07:59 PM #9
Yup, cards in top loaders that smell like smoke sucks big time. All it takes is one card to smell like smoke to make a whole collection smell like crap.LOOKING FOR ARIANNY CELESTE, LEBRON/KOBE REFRACTORS/XFRACTORS.
ALSO LOOKING FOR 07-08 SP GAME USED ALL STAR PATCHES OF DAMON JONES /50 AND CARLOS BOOZER /50