Sunday, February 21, 2016

Hoarding, Gorging, and Prospecting

In this exciting episode we discuss:

The loss of a first attempt at the episode this week.

How Lifetime Network's Christmas movie Comfort and Joy starring The Facts of Life's Nancy McKeon stacks up against It's a Wonderful Life.

That the Meditation Chamber card seems to be part of the Pack Insert set...good luck to those completing it.

A possible "Life and Times of Qui Gon Jinn" set as a series of scenes depicting events in his life set in idyllic 1950's Americana, painted in the style of Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post covers.

The people shipping Yoda and Yaddle...or as they would refer to the couple, "Yodel".

Topps survey about about potential digital and physical Star Wars integration.

The need to distinguish among people acquiring quantities of white base cards for one or more characters:

  • Hoarding - Passion and devotion to one character, amassing as many cards as possible
  • Prospecting - Seeking to acquire enough white base to meld a gold should the opportunity arise, for (usually) many characters
  • Gorging - Amassing a large quantity of white base for (what some would say) is too many characters, for an attempt at multiple monument awards.