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Price Guide Quiz

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , , on October 29, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

I saw this quiz about card prices on another blog(Voice of the Collector) today and figured it’d be fun to share. I took the quiz and came in at 90 percent. The ones I missed were the Molitor/Trammel rookie and the John Stockton rookie. Give it a try and let me know how you guys did. And don’t cheat …

Water is the Devil for card collectors

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

My mother always told me, “If it’s important to you, then get it off the floor.”  She said this several times to me when I was younger, mainly because I always had stacks of cards on the floor as I strived to have things in an orderly fashion.

Well, Sunday night, not two hours after learning about my “promotion” in the blogosphere, I learned my lesson the hard way: A hose on my washer broke free and running water spilled onto the floor of the garage, the “room” where I store the vast majority of my cards.   Continue reading