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Old 08-13-2017, 10:07 AM   #76
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Loved reading through this. Your passion for the hobby is top notch.

Saw a few of my old cards in the showcases in your pictures. Made me miss them

Congrats on the trade for the MJ Ionix Auto /23. I think you won that deal hands down
There's a sucker born every minute!

The MJ was purchased hours before our deal at, shall we say, a "discount" (fairly dinged corner and all), so it was nice to pass along some savings to Kiki tha God.
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Old 08-13-2017, 12:35 PM   #77
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very much enjoyed reading this, thx for posting
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Old 08-13-2017, 01:12 PM   #78
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There's a sucker born every minute!

The MJ was purchased hours before our deal at, shall we say, a "discount" (fairly dinged corner and all), so it was nice to pass along some savings to Kiki tha God.
Nicely done. I still find it crazy that there are huge steals to be had at the National.

All these recaps make me regret not going. Is it back in Chicago in 2019??
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Old 08-13-2017, 03:51 PM   #79
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Awesome story Kiki !
Thanks for writing it down to all of us !
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Old 08-13-2017, 04:33 PM   #80
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One of my all time favorite posts.
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Old 08-13-2017, 05:24 PM   #81
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A Great write up. A Great national. A Great travel Buddy. Thx Kiki for a Great time
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Old 08-13-2017, 05:28 PM   #82
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Well this is a thread I'll always go back to. Glad to be a part of it. You guys really got the best out of your trip. Amazing write up. Congrats on the Ud3 Gem, that payed for the trip!
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Old 08-13-2017, 07:50 PM   #83
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, unreal experience! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 08-13-2017, 07:58 PM   #84
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I honestly feel grateful to have been a part of this thread/National Experience. It has nothing to do with the (incredible) cards these guys own, but the quality of people they are. Thanks for the gratitude Kiki

And for those of you who dont know, now you know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItWuyCGyxS0
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:01 PM   #85
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What a great detailed write up and adventure. I would love to attend someday to put some faces to names. Thanks
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Old 08-13-2017, 09:53 PM   #86
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading your recap. Thank you for sharing.
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Old 08-13-2017, 10:15 PM   #87
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Great recap!

What was your dream card? The one you were looking for 17 years? Sorry I didn't understand that part.
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Old 08-13-2017, 10:56 PM   #88
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Next best thing to going to the Nationals. Great write up and walk through, and seeing a lot of awesome cards.
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Old 08-14-2017, 01:31 AM   #89
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Thanks for the great recap post.
Really enjoy all the pictures taken.
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Old 08-14-2017, 03:45 AM   #90
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Very great write up, with lots of pictures and stories, feeling like I was there too.....ya, one day I would like to be there too... Thanks for sharing
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Old 08-14-2017, 07:46 AM   #91
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Wowsers, that "3rd person view" from the Nationals has been an outstanding reading (and viewing) experience. Such incredible things to be seen and stuff.

Being from Germany and knowing Kiki and Helge for years now is as great as reading this post. So cool always. Thanks for the read again.

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Old 08-14-2017, 09:22 AM   #92
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I am just happy my pic made the thread!
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Old 08-14-2017, 05:03 PM   #93
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I am just happy my pic made the thread!



I concur. Glad I made the highlight reel. Hopefully, we can all meet up again next year. It will be called, "The National Reunion tour"..........
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Old 08-14-2017, 06:54 PM   #94
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Holy crap.

Probably the best documenting of a show/meetup I've ever seen.

Great stories and pictures.
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:53 PM   #95
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I concur with everyone else, great write up and looked like an awesome time. I know you posted all your trades but of the 15 cards you brought what did you take home and what is new?
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:21 AM   #96
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Maybe the best sports card hobby thread I have ever read. THIS is what it is all about. Thanks for sharing some great humor in there man.
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