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(09-14-2012 11:45 AM)ZSDOne Wrote: Even that doesn't always save you from the menace of pack searchers - how many of us have bought "sealed" boxes only to find out that the packs inside are already open and the "hit" is gone - especially in retail boxes with guaranteed jersey cards this is a problem.
Of course, sometimes I have to laugh at the idiots - like the guy who thought he was so smart to get that box of 2009 Philadelphia, take the no doubt lousy "jersey" card and then reseal the box. Of course, when I bought the box at a discount I was upset that the jersey card was taken, but not too upset because the two chicle cards (one of which was one of the cars, the other was Drew Brees) which is what i bought the box to get were there - and no doubt they were worth more than the jersey card anyway.
There is a guy who is always at the Target near my office pack searching through the individual packs. He is there rubbing every single pack and feeling them and probably damaging the cards inside. I wonder if he ever gets anything good - or anything which matches the 2010 Topps Magic Sam Bradford auto I pulled from a blaster there (or the 2011 R&S Longevity Ryan Williams 1/1 Jumbo Prime Patch or /10 Julio Jones team logo auto from that same set)?
As much as we all hate redemption cards, changing anything larger to redemptions would stop the pack searcher menace. Although I'd rather just see memorabilia cards disappear entirely because I don't care about cheap memorabilia cards which may not even be real (and if real probably was one of 50 jersies from the NFL premiere - just go to all autographs because pack searchers won't be able to find them.
I also hate that those pack searcher idiots lead the boxes I buy to be filled with those dummy cards.
But dude, bragging about "sucess" in pack searching in a guaranteed hit per pack item makes you look rather stupid.
(09-14-2012 01:51 PM)mo_evo8 Wrote: Thanks Dude..Aperently you have not read the thread in its entirely, which is expected on here. I was taking most comments with a grain of salt but in your case I believe Im about done. And Ill start with you....I never said " Oh look at me and all make pack searching finds". I have actually bought a box from a place twice now with no hits at all, so trust me I know how it feels.
(09-13-2012 08:05 PM)mo_evo8 Wrote: Yes sir! There are some shady azz people out there, so I now know this goes on. And hopefully I can avoid buying packs from somewhere that's been tampered with.
(09-16-2012 03:15 PM)mo_evo8 Wrote: Thanks mrgonzodad.
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