Wednesday, July 4, 2018

McD by any name

It has been a while since I updated everyone on my goal for this year of trading away 5,000 cards. I have done a handful of smaller trades, so I am at 3,351 which is pretty good. I figure later this year as part of my 1,000 post I'll get rid of some - not sure how many yet - but that should be a good part of getting the rest of the way, and with another six months left in the year, that should be plenty of time to get there.

Also important to wish a quick happy 4th of July to everyone in the States. Sucks it falls midweek this year, but I am sure it'll be enjoyed just the same.


Any McDonalds hockey card set is a good one in my books. This is, I believe, the newest set that has been out of the Santa Lot - 2009-10 - scary to think that is 8 years ago now, and that I have been working through the Santa Lot of cards for a couple years...good thing it wasn't 100,000 cards or anything.

The rest

A nice enough mask here on Noronen.


Okay well, can't consider it a bad day when we get two more Durant rookie cards - even is it the base card. I think I can't do any better than to end wit that.

Through 12360 cards:
Specific Accomplishments:
- Complete 2003-04 SP Authentic Basketball (90 card pure base)
- Complete 2005 Upper Deck Classics (100 card pure base)
- 3 Complete 2007-08 UD McDonald's Hockey Checklist Subsets (6 cards)
- 1973-74 O-Pee-Chee Hockey #30 Bobby Orr (All-Star)
- 2004-05 Upper Deck Legends Classics Platinum #64 Marcel Dionne Platinum 06/10
- 2007-08 Topps Base (x 6) and 1957-58 Variations Basketball  #112 Kevin Durant (Rookie)
- 2009-10 Topps #321 Stephen Curry (Rookie)
Hockey Baseball Basketball Football Austin Powers Other
Toronto 199 26
Inserts / Var Kept 381 64
Error 19 3
Keep 2416 355
Doubles/Sell 2234 277 2167 3255 312 45
Doubles Inserts / Var 172 4 213 218


  1. Brent Burns without a beard is just bizarre.

    1. Such a spectacular beard as well. So thick, it could house so much wildlife, and probably stop bullets too.