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View Poll Results: What is the best case break that's worth the cost?
12-13 The Cup 6 20.69%
13-14 Dominion 4 13.79%
12-13 Prime 4 13.79%
13-14 Rookie Anthology 11 37.93%
13-14 Playbook 1 3.45%
13-14 Crown Royal 0 0%
13-14 Hot Prospects 2 6.90%
12-13 ITG Ultimate 3 10.34%
Other (Please also comment what year and product) 5 17.24%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-14-2014, 01:02 PM   #1
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Default Input on what cases to buy

Going to buy a case or two of hockey cards and would like everyone and anyone that collects input on what is the better product to get. I am creating a poll asking what would be the best break with best value in it. I see a lot of cases that cost a pretty penny but take a huge it. Right now I was thinking about the cup and something like crown royale or dominion and prime. Anthology looks pretty good. So please help me out. I'm putting up nine options please vote and feel free to comment about them! Thank you so much and ill be sure to post the breaks when I get them! Thanks!

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Old 06-14-2014, 01:26 PM   #2
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Buy cup and don't open.

Or buy anthology and open and half fun.

Most, prepare to lose your shirt.
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Old 06-14-2014, 01:53 PM   #3
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I picked Rookie Anthology simply because for the price the number of hits and parallels can't be beat. Lots of different cards to look at and of course, the plus this year is the added Dominion cards for high end hits and hard-signed stuff to mix in with all the normal sticker stuff. I have experience with cases of Playbook, Crown Royale, and Dominion, but will say Crown stunk. If your silhouettes are not players you like, the rest will hurt. Playbook has a decent checklist of rookie and vet hits for the price, but you have to like booklet cards of course. Dominion is awesome at times, but is more expensive. I also picked Anthology because the Dominion hits are of the true 13/14 rookies like MacKinnon, Monahan, and Nichushkin.

As for the 12/13 stuff in your list, it's cheaper, but unless you are in the market for Jaden Schwartz or Chris Kreider, it will be bleak at times.

Above all, good luck and have fun with your cases.
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Old 06-15-2014, 01:10 AM   #4
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10-11 The Cup
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Old 06-15-2014, 01:31 AM   #5
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buy singles instead. for the price of 2 cases you can pick up plenty of nice singles.
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Old 06-15-2014, 08:04 AM   #6
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chris_ac and I just split a 10 box case of ITG Game Used at its awesome new price;

We pulled four true 1/1s.

I look to be making my money back in 6-7 cards, keeping some nice PC cards, and had some extra cards to dole out to other members here. And my stash didn't even have the best case hit in it (that went to chris_ac).That to me is what a great case should look like.
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Old 06-16-2014, 01:07 PM   #7
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The Cup always has the best return on value.
My eBay store is my "bucket".
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Old 06-16-2014, 02:31 PM   #8
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Buy 13-14 SP Authentic
Blackhawks- Toews, Shaw, Teravainen, Raanta
Wild- Parise, Brodin, Granlund, Graovac, Kuemper
Avs- Landeskog, Duchene, MacKinnon, Hishon Blues- Tarasenko, Schwartz, Allen, Lehtera
Oilers- Yakupov, RNH, Hall, Draisatl, G.Reinhart
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Old 06-16-2014, 03:11 PM   #9
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Buy 13-14 SP Authentic
Yeah, buy this if you want little to no chance of getting any value back
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Old 06-16-2014, 05:00 PM   #10
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Prime or ITG ultimate both have some awesome subsets imo. I just bought one insane ITG ultimate box and got a Steve Yzerman hot pack. Good luck with whatever you end up purchasing.
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Old 06-16-2014, 08:01 PM   #11
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Right now for the price i like
Fleer retro tons of hits and very fair priced product (like 450 last case i got )
for 36 autos and out of that you are going to get a few good hits
Dominion but 2 years ago edition seemed to be loaded up very well
and anthology is sweet
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Old 06-17-2014, 01:37 PM   #12
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13-14 SP Authentic - bust and sell right away and you should do fine
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