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> The collector in you...., Please read carefully

Which best defines your collection practices?
 
Player Collector [ 68 ] ** [27.09%]
Player Super Collector [ 6 ] ** [2.39%]
Prospector [ 5 ] ** [1.99%]
Team Collector [ 38 ] ** [15.14%]
Team Fanatic [ 23 ] ** [9.16%]
Set Collector [ 18 ] ** [7.17%]
Box Breaker [ 17 ] ** [6.77%]
Vintage Collector [ 3 ] ** [1.20%]
Type Collector [ 1 ] ** [0.40%]
Prewar Collector [ 2 ] ** [0.80%]
Advanced Collector [ 5 ] ** [1.99%]
AU/GU Collector [ 23 ] ** [9.16%]
HOF Collector [ 7 ] ** [2.79%]
Old School Collector [ 6 ] ** [2.39%]
Dabbler [ 15 ] ** [5.98%]
Flipper [ 8 ] ** [3.19%]
Weekend Warrior [ 4 ] ** [1.59%]
"Specialist" [ 2 ] ** [0.80%]
Flavor of the Week [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
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post Feb 13 2009, 01:00 PM
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Lol, not sure what I'd be classified under.. My collection is all over the place from I guess Super Collector, to team, hof, dabbler, set, autos etc etc..


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Team Collector all the way



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post Aug 16 2009, 03:01 AM
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post Aug 19 2009, 11:12 PM
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Still a super collector. Just not much out there left, lol.



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post Aug 19 2009, 11:18 PM
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Went with player super collector but I also dabble in a version of team collecting.


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post Aug 22 2009, 09:00 PM
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I'm sorry, but I had to re-edit the definition of super-collector. I also re-did the count for that particular category. More research has to go into this category.

Remember, this is a poll of your current practice, not what you wish to be.

Two prime examples of super collectors are Jaderock and labguy42. You wanna be one? Match them...



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post Aug 23 2009, 12:56 AM
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QUOTE(19th Century Indiana Jones @ Aug 22 2009, 08:00 PM)
I'm sorry, but I had to re-edit the definition of super-collector. I also re-did the count for that particular category. More research has to go into this category.

Remember, this is a poll of your current practice, not what you wish to be.

Two prime examples of super collectors are Jaderock and labguy42. You wanna be one? Match them...
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And you determined who is and who is not how?


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post Aug 23 2009, 01:27 AM
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so i voted- super player collector. do you think i fit that vote????


Always looking for Edgerrin James and Javarris James cards I need!

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-2007 topps tx superbowl ticket stub auto versions only. Base set of stubs is done!
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-Colts Super Bowl tickets from any Super Bowl they played in. Prefer full tickets but would be open to stubs as well. Only tickets from the Manning ERA!
-A Super Bowl ticket or stub from the AZ Cardinals and Steelers.
-Any full ticket or stub that has Edgerrin James on it!
-Edgerrin James- Mostly rarer stuff. Also odd ball type items.
-Javarris James- Mostly rarer stuff. Also odd ball type items.
-Any checklist that has Edgerrin or Javarris James name on it!
-Any cards of the actors from Married With Children.
-Ice-T auto- From Razor.
-Some of the Celebrity GU and autos. Mostly famous movie actors I like. Nothing super high end.

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post Aug 23 2009, 01:57 AM
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I put mine under player collector, although I do think of myself as super..... crazy for collecting Luke Jackson biggrin.gif


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post Aug 23 2009, 05:34 AM
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QUOTE(lumm0x @ Aug 23 2009, 01:56 AM)
And you determined who is and who is not how?
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Who are you?



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post Aug 23 2009, 05:37 AM
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QUOTE(edgerrin32 @ Aug 23 2009, 02:27 AM)
so i voted- super player collector. do you think i fit that vote????
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That is for you to decide. The poll is supposed to be an honest look at oneself.



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post Aug 23 2009, 10:25 AM
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i think i fit the super collector status. 90% of the cards that i need are commons or 1/1's. but i own close to 60 1/1's already. plus the player i collect has, (and this is just in becketts player list) at least 475 rookies. i think that # is closer to about 510-520. 10 times harder to complete than a player that has 20-30 rookies. and Edgerrin has at least 20-30 1/1 rookies or more. if thats not a lot of work than wow blink.gif laugh.gif


Always looking for Edgerrin James and Javarris James cards I need!

CLICK HERE for my collections and for my for sale and for trade Stuff!

**MY WANTS**
-2007 topps tx superbowl ticket stub auto versions only. Base set of stubs is done!
-2001-2006 topps tix super tix superbowl ticket stub cards and auto version.
-Colts Super Bowl tickets from any Super Bowl they played in. Prefer full tickets but would be open to stubs as well. Only tickets from the Manning ERA!
-A Super Bowl ticket or stub from the AZ Cardinals and Steelers.
-Any full ticket or stub that has Edgerrin James on it!
-Edgerrin James- Mostly rarer stuff. Also odd ball type items.
-Javarris James- Mostly rarer stuff. Also odd ball type items.
-Any checklist that has Edgerrin or Javarris James name on it!
-Any cards of the actors from Married With Children.
-Ice-T auto- From Razor.
-Some of the Celebrity GU and autos. Mostly famous movie actors I like. Nothing super high end.

I am back!!!

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post Aug 23 2009, 10:40 AM
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QUOTE(edgerrin32 @ Aug 23 2009, 11:25 AM)
i think i fit the super collector status. 90% of the cards that i need are commons or 1/1's. but i own close to 60 1/1's already. plus the player i collect has, (and this is just in becketts player list) at least 475 rookies. i think that # is closer to about 510-520. 10 times harder to complete than a player that has 20-30 rookies. and Edgerrin has at least 20-30 1/1 rookies or more. if thats not a lot of work than wow  blink.gif  laugh.gif
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At least you've admitted to yourself that you have already put in the time, effort, and money to amass what you have now. "Have done" is totally different than "want to". smile.gif



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post Aug 23 2009, 11:43 AM
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QUOTE(19th Century Indiana Jones @ Aug 23 2009, 04:34 AM)
Who are you?
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My name is Kelly. Howdy. Now that we got that out of the way, you mentioned you re-counted the numbers. I am just curious how you determined who is and is not a super collector when you re-positioned them?


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post Aug 23 2009, 01:51 PM
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QUOTE(19th Century Indiana Jones @ Aug 23 2009, 08:40 AM)
At least you've admitted to yourself that you have already put in the time, effort, and money to amass what you have now. "Have done" is totally different than "want to".  smile.gif
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That is exactly right. Ive got a few 1/1's but not as many as I could have had. There are many times that I wish I would have spent a ton and picked up a couple certain cards, but hopefuly they will pop up again smile.gif


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QUOTE(lumm0x @ Aug 23 2009, 12:43 PM)
My name is Kelly. Howdy. Now that we got that out of the way, you mentioned you re-counted the numbers. I am just curious how you determined who is and is not a super collector when you re-positioned them?
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Hi Kelly. I'm Rob.

You mean criteria? I compared what they have already acquired as compared to the general population of collectors.

It seems a few might have an inferiority complex if they felt they were not touted as a super collector. That should not be the case. A super collector is the exception to the rule, not the norm. Most likely, a super collector luckily fell into a niche where everyone else was ignoring OR (as in most cases) had the funds and agility to grab items before anyone else. It's a mix of timing, luck, and finance. And too many make the mistake of letting their collection define who they are, using it as a symbol of financial status rather than what it really is - just a personal pastime/hobby with some luckier than others when it comes to a spending budget.

I know I will never be a super collector. Should I be depressed? Heck no. There are a lot of cards I would deem as ugly and could not stand to have them, no matter how rare or what the demand is for it. I do not have the funds, nor the time, nor the inclination to be one. Limited funds? Well, then that is where imagination should be put to use. And I have put it to use. I sent it in as a farce and next thing I know it was published in Beckett - in an issue about super collectors, nonetheless. I had the SMALLEST Ichiro collection and yet it was placed right after the article on the Ichiro super collector who had everything. And it emphasized that you don't need to be a super collector to be a true collector. There it is, published in black & white for hundreds of thousands to see. My small collection. Embarrassed? A little when compared to the super collector. But still proud that even though my collection was microscopic because of limited funds, it was unique when compared to the larger collections.

Do you have any criteria on what you think a super collector should be?



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post Aug 23 2009, 01:57 PM
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I'm going with Player Collector. Don't have enough to be called a "Super Collector". Only difference from the description is that I mostly buy stuff, as opposed to trading for it.



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I'm going with Player Collector. Don't have enough to be called a "Super Collector". Only difference from the description is that I mostly buy stuff, as opposed to trading for it.
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I voted before for Player Super Collector, as the only thing I collect is Brian Leonard!


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I voted before for Player Super Collector, as the only thing I collect is Brian Leonard!
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