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    Back with a heavy heart

    My name is Chris but the football collecting community knows me as Chalkitup21 or Chalk. I've been a member of the forums for 7 years but have been away for about 3. I used to be a moderator and an avid trader, collecting since I990. About 2 years ago we have what they called a "thousand year flood". Almost the entire small town I lived in flooded with many of us losing almost everything we owned. My house got 4 and a half feet of water and I lost 50% of my sports memorabilia and about 95% of my card collection. My Malcolm Jenkins collection which I am in the Super Collector HOF for is gone aside from a handful of cards. Collections I had built since a kid were completely wiped out including collections I was building for my kids. I did however manage to escape with my Cameron Jordan collection fully intact and even though I am just getting back into the forums, I had already been adding more to it. I plan on submitting my Cameron Jordan collection for Super Collector status soon and I look forward to meeting new people and enjoying the hobby I have for so many years.

    Last edited by ChalkItUp21; 08-12-2018 at 02:37 PM.
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    Chalk- Welcome back to SCF. I am sorry to hear about the misfortunes you and your neighbors suffered. I wish I had some Jenkins cards or Jordan cards you could use, but I just checked and I have nothing of either player.
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    Welcome back and so sorry to hear of the flood we had some recent flooding and a guy I know lost 45 years of Topps employee sets
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    Chalk, welcome to the forums once again. So sorry to hear about the flood and what you lost. That is heavy stuff indeed. All the best with your collections moving forward.
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    Welcome back Chalk and it is hard to start over but I am glad you are back at it bro!
    Football: Emmitt Smith, Saquon Barkley, Jay Ajayi and Marcus Mariota!
    Non-Sports: Star Wars, Silver Surfer, Thor
    Baseball: Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, Harmon Killebrew, Graig Nettles, newer Yankees and Derek Jeter!

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