It's over. After weeks of flipping...

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I finally finished the Live Series collection! This is only the second time I have been able to accomplish this -- the only other being in The Show 17 and I didn't finish that one until late-August/September.

I got super lucky and pulled Mike Trout this year in the middle of April after beating the 2nd Inning Showdown (what a thrill that was for me!) and since then, I've been dead set on getting it done. I thought it would take me until mid-June at first but I put my flipping skills into overdrive the past few weeks, with the last week being especially crazy.

I want to say it was sometime last week (I want to say Wednesday or Thursday) that I bought Gerrit Cole (162K), then I flipped my way to 200K and bought Christian Yelich (39K) and Cody Bellinger (163K), last night I had enough to get Jacob deGrom (108K) so I pulled the trigger.

Today, I spent the entire day getting to 140K Stubs and finally had enough to get Nolan Arenado. I am so proud but I will say I may need to buy a new PS4 controller in the near future as my 'X' button has to be obliterated. My thumb hurts and I think I see the menus when I close my eyes (lmao!)

Anyway, this is going to get pushed down quickly so I'm not sure why I typed so much but I just have to share my experience with my MLB The Show-brethren.

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What is the best method for flipping this hard

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Congratulations bro. Hard work pays off

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Congrats

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Nice job! Were you flipping bronzes?

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Honestly, now that I'm done... I'll share my method but be warned, it's tedious, boring and you have to be patient sometimes.

Bronze cards are your moneymakers. Sure, you can buy Commons for the 5 or 6 quick-sell price and take advantage when they're selling for around 40-50 Stubs. I did that with a few cards and I mostly stuck to ones that I knew usually sold for more. The biggest thing though is, take advantage of having unlimited buy orders, that alone made flipping so much better for me.

The best advice I ever heard when it came to flipping sounds so simple but it helped me change my mindset, "all profit is good profit." Now, that doesn't mean buy a card for 45 Stubs and sell him at 50 Stubs, but making 40-50 Stubs on each card you flip adds up so quickly. The last two days, I focused on low-bronzes that I could put buy orders in around 25-30 Stubs and then I could sell them for 80-110 Stubs a piece. The more you flip, the more you realize there are certain teams that move much quicker, sell for more, and just have excellent profit margins, but on the flipside, there's teams you want to avoid like the plague! For example, the Angels are a waste of time and personally, I more often than not have been disappointed by Cubs and Cardinals players for whatever reason. Oh, and the Yankees! There isn't much Stubs to be made off the Yankees.

Aside from that, it's all about finding your rhythm. If you place a buy order and the profit margins are nice but by the time you actually get the card, the margins have dropped -- hold onto them! Chances are the price will be back to a healthy profit within the next 6-12 hours.

I hope this helps someone. Good luck guys!

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@vagimon said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

Nice job! Were you flipping bronzes?

Yes, strictly bronzes and commons. Much different than my flipping days back in The Show 17 when I stuck to diamonds.

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Congrats, man. Mantle is very good (hot take, I know)

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Congratulations! Flipping works ive only done in 1 year which was 2016 and i got the complete collection but i decided for me personally its too time consuming and repetitive to check cancel check 1 second later cancel etc etc etc for me to care anymore. Its not hard work its just dedication. Now you can do anything brother so enjoy!

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@BodamEscapePlan said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

Honestly, now that I'm done... I'll share my method but be warned, it's tedious, boring and you have to be patient sometimes.

Bronze cards are your moneymakers. Sure, you can buy Commons for the 5 or 6 quick-sell price and take advantage when they're selling for around 40-50 Stubs. I did that with a few cards and I mostly stuck to ones that I knew usually sold for more. The biggest thing though is, take advantage of having unlimited buy orders, that alone made flipping so much better for me.

The best advice I ever heard when it came to flipping sounds so simple but it helped me change my mindset, "all profit is good profit." Now, that doesn't mean buy a card for 45 Stubs and sell him at 50 Stubs, but making 40-50 Stubs on each card you flip adds up so quickly. The last two days, I focused on low-bronzes that I could put buy orders in around 25-30 Stubs and then I could sell them for 80-110 Stubs a piece. The more you flip, the more you realize there are certain teams that move much quicker, sell for more, and just have excellent profit margins, but on the flipside, there's teams you want to avoid like the plague! For example, the Angels are a waste of time and personally, I more often than not have been disappointed by Cubs and Cardinals players for whatever reason. Oh, and the Yankees! There isn't much Stubs to be made off the Yankees.

Aside from that, it's all about finding your rhythm. If you place a buy order and the profit margins are nice but by the time you actually get the card, the margins have dropped -- hold onto them! Chances are the price will be back to a healthy profit within the next 6-12 hours.

I hope this helps someone. Good luck guys!

Thank you. This is very helpful. Maybe I’ll give it a go.

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@ryrycon said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

What is the best method for flipping this hard

Never leaving the auction house for days and weeks a maybe the whole month.... atleast that's how I did it lol

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@BodamEscapePlan said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

Honestly, now that I'm done... I'll share my method but be warned, it's tedious, boring and you have to be patient sometimes.

Bronze cards are your moneymakers. Sure, you can buy Commons for the 5 or 6 quick-sell price and take advantage when they're selling for around 40-50 Stubs. I did that with a few cards and I mostly stuck to ones that I knew usually sold for more. The biggest thing though is, take advantage of having unlimited buy orders, that alone made flipping so much better for me.

The best advice I ever heard when it came to flipping sounds so simple but it helped me change my mindset, "all profit is good profit." Now, that doesn't mean buy a card for 45 Stubs and sell him at 50 Stubs, but making 40-50 Stubs on each card you flip adds up so quickly. The last two days, I focused on low-bronzes that I could put buy orders in around 25-30 Stubs and then I could sell them for 80-110 Stubs a piece. The more you flip, the more you realize there are certain teams that move much quicker, sell for more, and just have excellent profit margins, but on the flipside, there's teams you want to avoid like the plague! For example, the Angels are a waste of time and personally, I more often than not have been disappointed by Cubs and Cardinals players for whatever reason. Oh, and the Yankees! There isn't much Stubs to be made off the Yankees.

Aside from that, it's all about finding your rhythm. If you place a buy order and the profit margins are nice but by the time you actually get the card, the margins have dropped -- hold onto them! Chances are the price will be back to a healthy profit within the next 6-12 hours.

I hope this helps someone. Good luck guys!

Congrats! I accomplished LS collections as well. It’s a great feeling and makes your ranked team so much better. Now it’s the grind to prestige all those great cards.

One thing I would add to your stub making method is playing the market based off the schedule. The majority of stubs I’ve made on the market are from investing. What I mean is pay attention to the SDS schedule and their plan for player programs, monthly awards, and events. Buy cards based off of that. For example, events prices increase because of the increase in buy now orders. Program prices increase because the majority of players opt to do exchanges rather than missions or moments.

It’s rewarding completing the LS collection after being smart and frugal with your stubs!

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@BodamEscapePlan said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

I finally finished the Live Series collection! This is only the second time I have been able to accomplish this -- the only other being in The Show 17 and I didn't finish that one until late-August/September.

I got super lucky and pulled Mike Trout this year in the middle of April after beating the 2nd Inning Showdown (what a thrill that was for me!) and since then, I've been dead set on getting it done. I thought it would take me until mid-June at first but I put my flipping skills into overdrive the past few weeks, with the last week being especially crazy.

I want to say it was sometime last week (I want to say Wednesday or Thursday) that I bought Gerrit Cole (162K), then I flipped my way to 200K and bought Christian Yelich (39K) and Cody Bellinger (163K), last night I had enough to get Jacob deGrom (108K) so I pulled the trigger.

Today, I spent the entire day getting to 140K Stubs and finally had enough to get Nolan Arenado. I am so proud but I will say I may need to buy a new PS4 controller in the near future as my 'X' button has to be obliterated. My thumb hurts and I think I see the menus when I close my eyes (lmao!)

Anyway, this is going to get pushed down quickly so I'm not sure why I typed so much but I just have to share my experience with my MLB The Show-brethren.

What is your advice on flipping?

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Not to be a [censored], but did you read the whole thread?

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@The_Icon148 said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

Congratulations! Flipping works ive only done in 1 year which was 2016 and i got the complete collection but i decided for me personally its too time consuming and repetitive to check cancel check 1 second later cancel etc etc etc for me to care anymore. Its not hard work its just dedication. Now you can do anything brother so enjoy!

I know, man!! It feels like I have so much freedom. I can buy whatever card strikes me now!

That Matt Kemp and Ben Zobrist are looking very interesting, too.

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@dfent12 said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

@BodamEscapePlan said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

Honestly, now that I'm done... I'll share my method but be warned, it's tedious, boring and you have to be patient sometimes.

Bronze cards are your moneymakers. Sure, you can buy Commons for the 5 or 6 quick-sell price and take advantage when they're selling for around 40-50 Stubs. I did that with a few cards and I mostly stuck to ones that I knew usually sold for more. The biggest thing though is, take advantage of having unlimited buy orders, that alone made flipping so much better for me.

The best advice I ever heard when it came to flipping sounds so simple but it helped me change my mindset, "all profit is good profit." Now, that doesn't mean buy a card for 45 Stubs and sell him at 50 Stubs, but making 40-50 Stubs on each card you flip adds up so quickly. The last two days, I focused on low-bronzes that I could put buy orders in around 25-30 Stubs and then I could sell them for 80-110 Stubs a piece. The more you flip, the more you realize there are certain teams that move much quicker, sell for more, and just have excellent profit margins, but on the flipside, there's teams you want to avoid like the plague! For example, the Angels are a waste of time and personally, I more often than not have been disappointed by Cubs and Cardinals players for whatever reason. Oh, and the Yankees! There isn't much Stubs to be made off the Yankees.

Aside from that, it's all about finding your rhythm. If you place a buy order and the profit margins are nice but by the time you actually get the card, the margins have dropped -- hold onto them! Chances are the price will be back to a healthy profit within the next 6-12 hours.

I hope this helps someone. Good luck guys!

Congrats! I accomplished LS collections as well. It’s a great feeling and makes your ranked team so much better. Now it’s the grind to prestige all those great cards.

One thing I would add to your stub making method is playing the market based off the schedule. The majority of stubs I’ve made on the market are from investing. What I mean is pay attention to the SDS schedule and their plan for player programs, monthly awards, and events. Buy cards based off of that. For example, events prices increase because of the increase in buy now orders. Program prices increase because the majority of players opt to do exchanges rather than missions or moments.

It’s rewarding completing the LS collection after being smart and frugal with your stubs!

That is brilliant and I will definitely be taking advantage of this in the future. Thanks for the tip, man!

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@bhall09 said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

Not to be a [censored], but did you read the whole thread?

It wont let me delete the comment

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302,163 away...

June 1st or bust.

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I’m currently about 360k away. If the stub sale hits this week, it will probably be 500

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@SaveFarris said in It's over. After weeks of flipping...:

302,163 away...

June 1st or bust.

Godspeed, my friend.

I was at 40k after I bought Gerrit Cole last week, I needed around 360K and finally got to it today. But my flipping was brutal and not for anyone who wants to do pretty much anything but stare at menus for a few days.

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