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Still alive and kickin'!
Despite the total absence of posting in the last months, I am still deeply into collecting. All I've done in the last months was pick up cards from either ebay or comc to beef-up my collection, and when I say "collection" I obviously refer to the set that's...

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Trick or Treat!
So last week it was Halloween, not the most traditional Holiday here in Italy, but I decided nevertheless to "treat" myself a little with some ebay pickups... Since there were no interesting 2013 Tribute Wbc ending during the festivities, I focused on other...

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The wait is over!
Today is a great day for every baseball fan, maybe some fans are happier than other, but it is always a great feeling when a team is crowned World Series Champion am I right? The title of this post refers both to the long time the Cubs fans had to wait befo...

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Set fails pt.1
What's set fails? Basically a review of some of the sets that I consider to have failed in the collectors market or community. The concept of failure in this case is basically derived from the lack of reference to these sets in the blogs I read, the scarcit...

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Big Papoy hits a Homerun!
Last week I was informed by my parents that two packages arrived at their home. I was waiting for a small package from Amazon, but I wasn't able to figure out what the second package could be. Then I realized that Kevin aka  The Card Papoy  sent me a packag...

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Just Zistling around
Here's the question: What does a card collector when he/she has no new cards to organize or catalog? He/she organizes/catalogues old cards! This is why I'm planning to spend some time in the coming days/weeks in adding new cards to my collection on Zistle. ...

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Breaking the silence
It's official, the summer is over! Well, not the summer that ends on September 21st, but the summer that equals Holidays! I've been back at work since Tuesday, and since I'm the only person in the office (sigh), what better way to spend the lunch break than...

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Ooops I did it again!
I bought some more cards! I bought them off COMC! Some more completed sets... Just try to imagine the above words on the music of the famous song of Britney...awful right? So let's move to something we all love, baseball cards and set completing! Since I ea...

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Too many autographs to count...or not?
If you know the type of collector that I am, you know that there isn't an amount of cards big enough to scare me and prevent me from count and organize it! During the week I prepared a sort of checklist of all the autographs I have (only the certified ones)...

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Oh Zistle, where have you been?
It's probably always been there, but I was too lazy to check it out... But thanks to the request of a new possible European trading partner called Paul, I finally joined the vast community of Zistle.com So far I just added a handful of thousands of cards, b...
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