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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #165 on: January 5, 2004, 07:45 PM »
You're awesome!  I'll email you.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #166 on: January 7, 2004, 11:55 PM »
stupid sportspicks.  What are they doing out this soon after Christmas ;D
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #167 on: January 11, 2004, 02:02 AM »
Still waiting on that mail Nick.  Figured out a way to get you a Jets carded Selanne :)

Pure madhouse this morning.  17 people waiting outside the doors of one Walmart.   Looked like the start to a 1500 meter Olympic championship, but it was purely a sprint ::)  Craziness.  Ever seen a 50 year old woman swear at a 25 year old guy?  It ain't pretty.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #168 on: January 11, 2004, 02:16 AM »
Pure madhouse this morning.  17 people waiting outside the doors of one Walmart.   Looked like the start to a 1500 meter Olympic championship, but it was purely a sprint ::)  Craziness.  Ever seen a 50 year old woman swear at a 25 year old guy?  It ain't pretty.

Boy, does this sound familiar!  ;D

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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #169 on: January 11, 2004, 04:23 PM »
Still waiting on that mail Nick.  Figured out a way to get you a Jets carded Selanne :)


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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #170 on: January 11, 2004, 11:27 PM »
Back at ya.  Should have my NHL7 case on Tuesday :)  I might already have a few variants ;D

NASCAR series 2 announced  Looks moderately repetetive to me.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #171 on: February 17, 2004, 09:08 PM »
What, nobody saw the Toy Fest lineups?  Big news for NFL, NHL and MLB!  Even more, since A-Rod is now a Yank, and needs to be redone.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #172 on: February 18, 2004, 12:21 AM »
I saw it.  But it left me seriously wanting.  clicky-clicky

I shan't comment on the basketball or baseball lines, since I don't collect those.  Football is not too bad, but even as a big Vikings fan I'm wondering why they are redoing Moss and Culpepper.  As I've said elsewhere the only reason to redo them is to have figures with their heads hung in shame after missing the playoffs following a 6-0 start.  People complain that they are expensive and hard to come by to which I reply BS.  Both can be had for not that much more than cost and shipping.  Culpepper's reg can pretty easily be had for cost.  Some of the other football is surprising in the sense of rehashes.  Manning is deserving, but unnecessary IMO.  Still easily available.  Holmes too.  Urlacher two packs are clearanced as I understand it.  Strange thought process.  

Being more of a hockey guy I was quite dissappointed by the next two lineups.  Mostly collecting goalies and I thought the choices were horrible.  

Boucher?  9-9-7 this year.  In spite of his shutout record, he's a career backup.

Theodore?  good year - bad - bad - good year.  That's deserving of a second sportspick?

Aebischer?  Great record, but is it because of a great goalie or a lot of goals being scored by a talent laden lineup?  Selanne, Kariya, Sakic, Forsberg, Hejduk, Tanguay, etc.  I see an offense oriented team here.  Not to say Aebischer won't become a premier goalie, but this is a pick based on high sales of Avs players rather than a decent goalie.  

Brodeur2?  Best goalie in hockey now and potentially historically when he's done.  But he's just now being released in the two pack.  We have series 1 and Team Canada, both of which are difficult to get, but still....  No accurate mask, no multiple Devils jerseys.  I accept this pick, but think it's too soon, unless...

Is this a lockout lineup?  Did TMP primarily pick a lineup that could be made with relatively few new players for some reason, perhaps that these series will not be produced in the forseeable future?  I have to think so.  Hardly need a Naslund2, Jagr2 ::), Thornton2, Brodeur2, Theodore2, Boucher2, Sakic4.  Some great, great picks in there like Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Leetch, but overall, I won't be ordering cases for that lineup.  

I'm now dearly hoping for a lockout of significant duration followed by the release of two series of hockey Legends.  

Orr
Gretzky
Kurri
Hawerchuk :P
Esposito (Phil or Tony)
Dryden
Lafleur
Neely
Makita
Hull (Bobby)
Brad Park
Tim Horton :P
Plante
Tretiak
Henderson (in Team Canada jersey - remember 72?)
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #173 on: February 18, 2004, 06:59 AM »
I not a fanatic about these like Brent and Nick are, but they do interest me.  I got a couple coming (thanks Brent!) of players from my teams and would like to add the rest of my teams players.  So with that said, I'm estatic that McFarlane if finally doing some more Patriots - Adam Vinateri and Ty Law.  Add to that a Curt Schilling and the second Nomar and that's about it for me.  It would have been nice to have an ARod in a BoSox uni, but oh well.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #174 on: February 18, 2004, 11:49 AM »
Don't despair, Mikey!  There's also a 2-pack Nomar that's packaged with Jeter.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #175 on: February 18, 2004, 01:54 PM »
Don't despair, Mikey!  There's also a 2-pack Nomar that's packaged with Jeter.

Then I would have to get Jeter and as a Red Sox fan, that's a big no no ;)
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #176 on: February 19, 2004, 12:31 AM »
Yeah, but you can pretend that Nomar is trying to spike Jeter at second.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #177 on: March 10, 2004, 05:49 PM »
I have to ask this!  In light of recent events, if you had bought the Bertuzzi figure, will you "dispose" of your Sports Pick of this Canuck?
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #178 on: March 11, 2004, 11:49 AM »
Nope.  But only because of the fact I already disposed of my Bertuzzi's from my case.  Good hockey player, bad decision.  Don't buy the tears but the suspension fits, IMO.  

I'm already pretty selective of who I keep with my SPs anyway but I suppose I could be influenced by the actions of an individual to make me dump a particular piece.  I don't think Bertuzzi meant it to go to that extent, but the punishment does fit.  He'll lose close to a million in salary, bonuses and possibly endorsements so he's definitely paying.  


Now, for something completley different.  Dale has been gracious enough to host a couple of pics for me and I am most pleased to present a rather rare and complete collection of Selanne figs (if they aren't here when you look, come back later).   ;)
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #179 on: March 11, 2004, 11:51 AM »
I want them now!