I don't like to be told that a hobby box is $100 bucks or more. You can serial number every card in the entire set for all I care. I hate the thought of a Benji leaving my grasp for a hobby box.
I'm talking about regular hobby boxes here, not the abominations that Topps Inception hobby boxes are. Inceptions, don't feel like you're alone here (I'm lookin' at you Triple Threads).
I've been following Inceptions a bit over at Sportscards Uncensored. Gellman has called Inceptions "Possibly the front-runner for product of the year". Coming from him, that's high praise, because I think he's mostly critical of the offerings that we get these days. Rightly so, we get a lot of crap.
I e-mailed my buddy Ty over at BB's Sports Cards in Grand Rapids. He has the lowest prices locally. "$100 out-the-door for a hobby box of Inception."
I thought, maybe I will save up and get a box. Until I found out that a hobby box is ONE DAMN PACK OF CARDS! C'mon guys! Really? We call a pack of cards a hobby box?
There's a bunch of great looking cards in Inception to be sure. But, and it's a big but, take a look at this video. It's a good example of the 5 other video's that I watched as guy after guy open packs with auto's like this;
Who the f is Bilal Powell?