Monday, December 21, 2009

Drowning in Card Transactions

I almost went with an "Oops, I did it again" reference. But I didn't want you thinking of Britney Spears this close to Christmas.

Sometimes my "wants" get ahead of my capabilities to follow through when I claim something another blogger puts up for trade. The latest incident was Thoughts and Sox posting an 08 UDX Frank Catalanotto for trade. I don't have a Cat auto and he's in Ranger garb so I claimed it. Problem is, I don't have any Red Sox autos to trade him. Fortunately, Spiff over at Texas Rangers Cards made a request just in case I flaked, so I told T&S to let Spiff have a run at it.

I also claimed a couple of cards from Beardy's Unique break. I DID have something to offer Beardman and that one is pending.

Sometimes I get so many things going I just can't keep track of all of them. Here are a few I'm aware of....and I'm sure I'm forgetting some.

I need to send Troll some cards for his break. He's doing a "mid-90s" two box + break with just a couple of teams left so check that out if you're not already in it.

I need to send Cards on Cards a couple of cards he claimed from a pack break I posted.

Autographed Cards also claimed a couple of cards that I need to send out.

Let's not forget the Wicked One requesting a Greinke Polar Bear mini.

I think First Day Issues is sending me some trade-bait cards that I need to reciprocate on...

Same with GCRL who wants to do a Rangers for Dodgers swap.

I claimed a mis-cut Rangers card from Nachos Grande and need to send a card for it.

A fellow Rangers collector, Spiff from Texas Rangers Cards contacted me a while back about a Rangers for Rangers swap and I want to do it...as soon as I get organized. I haven't forgotten SPIFF!!

I think that's all...I think it is, I think it is. If I didn't mention you and we have a deal in the works, I may have forgotten about it. Please let me know! I may need a reminder whether it is a trade or a claim either one of us made. Thanks for your patience and help.

Oh, I don't want anyone to think I'm complaining about this. I love it. It's been a blast sending and receiving packages. I just need to be a little more organinzed about it!!

CORRECTION: In a post a couple of days ago I mentioned the Phungo Originals might have been the reward for a contest for guessing the total number of Home Runs hit in the World Series. Actually, that was a contest held by Condition: Poor and the prize was a few cards from each team in the 2009 playoffs. Sorry for mix up Condition: Poor and thanks for the cards.

6 comments:

  1. You need a list for your lists!

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  2. That makes me feel a lot better about all of my trades in progress. Sorry to anyone who is waiting on cards

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  3. Dude, just read this... I wish I knew about the Thought and Sox auto deal. When I saw his post I was going to claim that for you, but I saw you already had... Sorry that didn't work out. Trading does have a way of becoming overwelming sometimes, but envelopes in the mailbox does make it worthwhile...

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  4. Don't sweat it Troll. I'm sure there will be other cards for me to claim. As a matter of fact, I claimed one earlier today!!

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  5. No worries on a possible trade. Just let me know when you're ready. Not sure I had anything T&S wanted either.

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  6. I got nothing here either. Been here a few weeks ago though, trying to keep up your end of things can get a bit overwhelming at times...

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