I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.

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That's probably a personal record by about 2500.

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You get anything good? I hope you did.

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Off the top of my head: 2 Gerritt Coles, Verlander, Scherzer, Hamels, Sixto, Arenado, Trout, Gagne, etc.

Probably leaving some out. Obviously, I got like 50 (wild guess) of the under 90 LS diamonds.

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Did you come out ahead? I can't even do the math.

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I have a couple hundred thousand stubs more than when I started, but I don't know how much of that is from the packs and how much is from messing around in the market/playing the game, etc.

Which... even if that profit is all from packs, that's basically saying that if I didn't get Trout, I would have been only break-even despite the rest of that massive haul.

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@Josh_KCK said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

I have a couple hundred thousand stubs more than when I started, but I don't know how much of that is from the packs and how much is from messing around in the market/playing the game, etc.

Which... even if that profit is all from packs, that's basically saying that if I didn't get Trout, I would have been only break-even despite the rest of that massive haul.

You just messing around because you have mote stubs than you know what to do with? Losing interest in the game?

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Yes to the first part. Not really losing interest in the game, overall though.

I had a hunch it would be a more fun way to get all those silvers and bronzes I was gonna buy to speed through some of the team affinities.

Overall, I was willing to go broke while unlocking some TA sets as a worst case scenario, but that didn't happen.

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Seems like a good haul, hard to follow the results, but if you're happy with it that's a win.

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Did you have to spend any real money $ to obtain all the stubs needed for these packs, or were you able to earn them within the game?

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You had 2 million stubs just lying around?

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@mwolve87 said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

Did you have to spend any real money $ to obtain all the stubs needed for these packs, or were you able to earn them within the game?

My stubs come from playing the game and, less often, obsessively flipping massive volumes of silver cards and/or gold equipment.

If my math is right, 2750 packs would cost like $1400 bucks with the current discount. I can think of a lot better ways to blow that kind of cash.

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@ejwik13 said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

You had 2 million stubs just lying around?

No. I had 600k or so lying around when I started. If 2750 packs shakes out to 2,000,000 stubs, I assume the other 1.4 million came from continuously selling whatever I pull.

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@Josh_KCK said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

That's probably a personal record by about 2500.

What was the strategy? Did you start by just buying all the 50 bundles you could? Sell and buy again? One at a time?

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It fluctuated. This wasn't something I planned out. In general, I typically buy no more than 2 bundles at a time. Sometimes the amount is based on whatever I just pulled. Early on, I pulled Cole twice, and so I probably turned around and put 100k back down on more packs.

However, at one point about 24 hours ago, I literally just decided to spend the 400k I had liquid at the time and buy as many bundles as I could. This didn't turn out to be a fun time.

The one place there's probably strategy is with the sales. I do sell as I go. I sell all the diamonds and golds immediately (with the exception of diamond equipment which I'm just hoarding right now because of the prices recently cratering).

I alternate between using the silvers/high bronzes for TA and selling them to keep some profit going. I usually sell the silvers if I feel I'm on a bad run.

About every 400 packs or so, I clean up the "unlockables", stadiums, etc. I like to stay liquid as much as possible.

Edit: In case this isn't clear, I did not go into this thinking it would be profitable. I went into it willing to lose a ton of stubs because I generally felt there wasn't much to spend them on right now and that I can get them back pretty quickly if absolutely necessary.

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@MathMan5072 said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

@Josh_KCK said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

That's probably a personal record by about 2500.

What was the strategy? Did you start by just buying all the 50 bundles you could? Sell and buy again? One at a time?

Above post is to you. I accidentally didn't "quote" you.

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I kept going after posting this, and I'm up to AROUND 3900 packs right now since I started, give or take a few hundred.

Below is a screen shot of my pack history showing that page 156 is where I got started. Each page GENERALLY has 25 packs on it. Yet, for some reason when you open a bundle that shows as a pack opening and throws off my easy way of counting. So I guess the equation would be 3900 minus however many bundles I've bought is how many packs I've opened.

https://imgur.com/a/JdAaeyt

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Lol I love everything about this. You're a mad man

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I have over 1 million stubs right now with collections done. Do you advise spending all of them on bundles??? Lol

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Yeahh. Crack the packs.

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@Hikes83 said in I opened 2750 packs today, apparently.:

I have over 1 million stubs right now with collections done. Do you advise spending all of them on bundles??? Lol

What's funny is that I'm at 1.3million right now and about half of that is BECAUSE of bundles. Which is completely ridiculous. I wish I could get this lucky in a situation that actually matters.

And while I know you're being facetious, it's the fact that you've done all the collections that makes the answer a big fat no. I could see someone using packs to try and finish collections because of this very rare window where packs are half-priced AND prices are inflated on some of the most common cards in packs. Packs are always risky but the risk is mitigated to an unprecedented level right now.

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