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Final Episode

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode I talk about what's going on with this podcast and what to expect next :)

The Trade Secrets of Card Collecting Everyone Should Know w/ Kurt from Kurt's Card Care

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode I had the pleasure of having on Kurt who has been a lifelong collector and recently has been on a mission to help collectors "improve" the quality of their cards with the skill of card cleaning. No this is NOT card altering! Kurt and I talk about ways you can turn your 8 or 8.5 into a 9, 9.5 or even a 10 depending. But you don't need to be a card grader to get value out of this because who doesn't like a collection full of sharp minty raw cards? We spend some time talking about Fortnite, but don't let that keep you from listening because we do talk about TCG's as well. Enjoy!

Little-Known Secrets to Leveraging Your Collection to Grow Itself w/ ShardKnockLyfe

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode I had the pleasure of having on Matt who is an avid collector of many things including some of my favorites, Fortnite. In this episode he talks about how he strategically reinvests in his collection to build it organically. Whether you collect Fortnite or just TCG's, there are a lot of strategies here that can be applied and adapted by any collector. Enjoy!

How to Buy Pokemon Cards Direct from Japan w/ Mente

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode I had the pleasure of having on Mente who is an expert Japanese Pokemon collector. He tells us all of his tips a tricks like: how to buy Pokemon cards from Japan effectively, cutting down on shipping costs from Japan and how he manages his collection.

Beating Scalpers and Leveling the Playing Field w/ Matt from Inventory Bot

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode I had the pleasure of having on Matt from Inventory Bot. He is a solo full stack engineer who's been building his app called Inventory Bot that notifies you when product listings go live in real time (new Pokemon sets, Funko Pops, graphics cards, etc). He's a collector like all of us and we talk about software engineering, collecting and how he married the two!

Psychological Traps Holding You Back w/ @ferraratron_pokemon

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode I had the pleasure of having on Matt from @ferraratron_pokemon. We of course fell into a lot of random nerdy tangent, but the topic of this episode centered around the psychology of buying and selling the things that we love.

Web3, Blockchain and NFT - A Software Engineer Helps You Navigate through the noise and scams

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode covers a topic that gets talked about a lot...Blockchain! As with any buzz word making the rounds, the conversations have been limited in terms of the technical depth and there are some pretty mission critical things to discuss when it comes to adapting blockchain as a facilitator of decentralization. As with anything this is an open discussion so please feel free to add to the conversation!

Weekly Wrap Up #3 - Would you sell your childhood for $600?

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode is a weekly wrap up of all things big news in the hobby collectible space. Today we ask the question, is your childhood worth selling for $600?

How to Turn Your Card Passion into a Part Time Hustle w/ Magno from @PokeMadness.Collection

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode is a monthly interview episode release. I had the pleasure to have on Magno from @pokemadness.collection and it's really special to have him on because he was actually my very first interview from season one (and he also sent in a few PSA submissions back in the day when you could submit bulk). We had a great conversation where we talked about what he's been collecting and selling, along with talking about how he's been able to grow his card hustle.

Weekly Wrap Up #2 - Does Augmented Reality Have a Place in Collectibles?

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode is a weekly wrap up of all things big news in the hobby collectible space. Today we cover augmented reality and how companies are incorporating it into their set releases and we also talk about how a 13 yo bought Action Comics #1 and sold it for over $1M

How being a collector can turn into a trap

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode covers a topic I don't think get nearly enough press as it should - the trap of being a passionate collector and how it can lead us to use poor excuses in order to justify our overspending. This is an open conversation that I want to have with the community so lets start a discussion! I'd love to hear what you have to say.

Weekly Wrap Up #1 - Where's the accountability?

Hello and welcome to the Geeked Out Collecting Podcast where collect Pokemon cards, and other nerdy stuff, like damn adults. Today's episode is a weekly wrap up of all things big news in the hobby collectible space. Scandals, acquisitions and set changes...will these hobbies permanently change? Stay tuned!

(P2) - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Owning a Card Shop w/ Mason from Card N All Gaming

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with the wonderful Mason from Card N All Gaming! If you haven't heard from him, he is an actual LGS owner and he spills the beans on everything when it comes to owning a card shop. For many of us, owning an LGC sounds fun and amazing BUT the grass isn't always greener on the other side. There are components of owning an LGS that anyone who's considering should know first. Even if you don't want to own an LGS, there are absolute nuggets here that I know you'll enjoy :) Thanks Mason!

(P1) - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Owning a Card Shop w/ Mason from Card N All Gaming

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with the wonderful Mason from Card N All Gaming! If you haven't heard from him, he is an actual LGS owner and he spills the beans on everything when it comes to owning a card shop. For many of us, owning an LGC sounds fun and amazing BUT the grass isn't always greener on the other side. There are components of owning an LGS that anyone who's considering should know first. Even if you don't want to own an LGS, there are absolute nuggets here that I know you'll enjoy :) Thanks Mason!

How to Invest and Spec in Vintage Video Games w/ Nido from @Hadoukenido

Nido is a long time collector who specializes in graded and ungraded vintage video games. In this episode he teaches us how to collect and spec vintage video games. Even though vintage video games is a newer collectibles market, there is still a lot to learn if you're looking to collect your favorite games. Here are a few topics we discuss: the upcoming release of WATA population reports, the Karl Jobst video, where to start collecting video games and how he would spend $100 in collectibles.

How to Invest and Spec in Modern Comic Books w/ Matt from akaBoG (Part 2)

For today's episode I had on a very special guest, Matt from akaBoG. Matt is a collector of everything like myself and he has an especially deep knowledge of comic books, specifically modern comics. We talk about a lot of things since he's so knowledgable, but Matt goes deep into how he collects and speculates on modern comics (which includes the Fortnite ones too).

How to Invest and Spec in Modern Comic Books w/ Matt from akaBoG (Part 1)

For today's episode I had on a very special guest, Matt from akaBoG. Matt is a collector of everything like myself and he has an especially deep knowledge of comic books, specifically modern comics. We talk about a lot of things since he's so knowledgable, but Matt goes deep into how he collects and speculates on modern comics (which includes the Fortnite ones too).

How NOT to Invest in Shiny Cardboard

This week I read an article that I wanted to speak upon because I think there are a lot of lessons that we can learn from seeing what others do with their money and choose how to grow their money. The headline for this article pretty much describes what I want to talk about perfectly: "My husband blew our son's savings on Pokemon cards." Article link: https://www.thesun.co.uk/dear-deidre/16777893/my-husband-blew-our-sons-savings/

MASSIVE BREAKING News for WATA, Flesh & Blood, Upper Deck, Metazoo and Magic the Gathering

But seriously though, huge news today in so many different categories! Article Links: https://www.yesweekly.com/sports/upper-deck-announces-multi-year-agreement-for-world-of-warcraft-diablo-starcraft-overwatch-and-hearthstone/article_15294872-426d-11ec-a409-87c3e26db8ab.html http://links.collectors.mkt5064.com/servlet/MailView?ms=NzA4NTgzNjgS1&r=MzkyODk4NzIzNjkyS0&j=MjIyNDA3NDkxNwS2&mt=1&rt=0 https://fabtcg.com/articles/crucible-war-oop/

(w/ Special Guests) Was Celebrations a Flop? Is this Bear Market Just Seasonality? The Future of Metazoo?

For this episode I had on some of my best hobby buddies - @firstedition_pokemoncards, @pokegalofficial and @rocpokemon! On today's episode we talk about a LOT but here are some questions we asked ourselves: Was Celebrations a Flop? Is this Bear Market Just Seasonality? The Future of Metazoo?

Current Events, Hobby Highlight and What I've been buying

This episode is a segment episode where I talk about the current events within the collecting realm of the world, highlight a hobby that I haven't previously talked about and the things I've been buying lately. This episode is a result of your feedback (which is much appreciated) so expect more content like this to come! Thank you for being here :)

Current Events, Flesh & Blood Lies, What I've Been Buying and Announcements

This episode is a segment episode where I talk about the current events within the collecting realm of the world, talk about lies I told about Flesh & Blood in a previous segments and the things I've been buying lately. This episode is a result of your feedback (which is much appreciated) so expect more content like this to come! Thank you for being here :)

Current Events, New TCG Talk and What I've been buying

This episode is a segment episode where I talk about the current events within the collecting realm of the world, new TCG's that you may or may not have heard of and the things I've been buying lately. This episode is a result of your feedback (which is much appreciated) so expect more content like this to come! Thank you for being here :)

Seeing trends, finding the patterns and making educated pickups w/ Joel from @Modern_Card1

Joel is a long time collector who over many years has been building positions in sports, Pokemon, Star Wars, Roblox and Fortnite. In this episode we talked about his process for finding new cards to collector and how he used this process to predict the gold Charizard from Celebrations.

(Part 2) Talking Pokenomics and the State of the Hobby w/ Jake

Here's how you can find Jake: - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokenomics_/ - Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJYRkgR0_msiYMVvTbBSG6Q - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pokenomics_?fan_landing=true

(Part 1) Talking Pokenomics and the State of the Hobby w/ Jake

Here's how you can find Jake: - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokenomics_/ - Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJYRkgR0_msiYMVvTbBSG6Q - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pokenomics_?fan_landing=true

How I Went Zero Hours Without Talking About Fortnite - Recent Pickups, a new Grail Tale and Spec'ing

Trying out a new formatted episode! Today will be split up into three segments: - Recent Pickups - Grail Tales - Spec Talk

Collecting Pokemon - Watching Trends, Predicting Behavior and Timing the Market

Matt is a therapist by trade and by night a full fledge Pokemon, Star Wars (& more). He's an especially avid collector of the Expedition Pokemon set. Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChxbDRocu-La__8XWdgPrqw Ebay: https://ebay.com/usr/ferraratron Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ferraratron_pokemon/ Trade/Sales References: https://www.instagram.com/p/B9cl4tsFSTQ/?igshid=ks8uofxn8bjs Tom (@pancake_analytics) is a data scientist by day and by night uses his data science skills to build reports and forecasts that pertain to Pokemon and how we collect. Check out his reports here: https://pancakebreakfaststats.com/ Pokemon Data Science Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZQ3NVLX/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=pokemon+data+science&qid=1616522638&sr=8-2 Ebay: https://ebay.com/usr/pancake_analytics Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk3mHuN3TwfFTHsJRcsHfzg?view_as=subscriber Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pancakeanalytics/?ref=bookmarks Comic Con Data Science Blog: https://pancakebreakfaststats.com/

Fortnite - We Know How This Plays Out.

This episode was my very first Fortnite Roundtable where I talk Fortnite cards with fellow collectors. For this Roundtable I had on @r3Rips and @j_k_sportscards. @R3Rips is a Fortnite gamer and Luxe/Aura collector. @j_k_sportscards is a father of a Fortnite gamer and they are proud owners of a US Print Cracked Ice Black Knight.

(Part 2) For collectors who want to use Fortnite cards as an investment tool w/ @R3Rips

Rob (@R3Rips) is an OG Fortnite gamer who's been collecting Fortnite cards for a little while now. He is a go-to resource for everything Fortnite - skins, lore, you name it!

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