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new match attax extra cards in motd mag mata & hazard hth
Topic Started: Mar 10 2014, 01:16 PM (4,416 Views)
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Does anyone expect any different from Topps lately ? shocking money grabbing attitude which further pushes them away from customers especially those with more than 1 child who all want each card individually at a time when families are on limited budgets already. Disgraceful to be honest.

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especially when they used the Mata card to promote the collection in the first place

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Thats if you can see whats inside !!

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Mar 12 2014, 07:45 AM
Quite some people moaning about Topps in this topic. I don't really understand why. If you are not happy with how they operate, then don't buy their stuff. No one is forcing you to collect every single card, as no one is forcing families on limited budgets with more than 1 child. And have you ever thought about collectors from other countries, where Topps happily distributes their UK version of Match Attax, for whom it is almost impossible to lay hands on all these cards that only come out in the UK?

As far as I know, the MOTD magazine is not owned by Topps. The same goes for other media through which Topps cards were distributed this year. So is Topps gonna earn a lot of money from this? I doubt it very much. This is just their way of promoting their sets.

I like how they make special cards available through various channels, it makes collecting fun and doesn't limit people to just buying and opening packets.
Totally agree with harrodjon about you missing the point.

If you are a collector of cards then despite your unhappiness with the quality you will buy the items regardless especially as a one club collector and they appeal to children who are not as bothered I would guess with the quality as long as they have them. Doesn't mean you are not allowed an opinion on them which this forum is a vehicle for giving that opinion.

Topps have dropped massively in terms of quality in recent times especially with the rushed out and absolutely shocking Match Attax Extra this year. Also, whilst no-one forces families on limited budgets to buy them how is it right that kids who collect cards are then having to miss out on items due to the way they are distributed whether by Topps or Match of the Day magazine (who incidentally will have discussed with Topps how that distribution will happen so Topps will be aware). A fairer or more realistic way would have been to issue with the weekly Match of the Day magazine over a period of weeks instead of a special issue.

I also fail to understand your point about collectors from other countries. The Premier League is a UK collection for UK teams and is more available elsewhere than cards from other countries are and they do release all the cards that are with the collection released in that country (ie Russia has one Limited Edition with that collection, the Asian version has two so all cards in that collection are available in those countries). The cards they release here are for the UK version so why would they release those cards elsewhere ? the versions released in Asia, Russia etc are not released here in UK so other countries get access to items UK collectors don't, swings and roundabouts.

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harrodjon
Mar 18 2014, 11:14 PM
My comment was based on 2 things that I have experience of in my life.
The first was while working The Entertainer toy shop. We would run regular swap shops that were hugely popular. I would say that more than half of the kids we sold Match Attax to, came in to swap cards. They did this to try and complete their collection. When we helped a child get the last card they needed, you could see their excitement. You could also see the other kids happy for him/her and eager to look at their completed collections.
My second experience is as a retailer of cards. I currently make a living out of selling trading cards. The bulk of my sales come from single cards. They aren't all foil/special cards. I sell a large amount of base cards. Why? Because people want to finish their (or more likely their child's) collection.
In regards to alanaman, this topic is about Match Attax Extra . A box of this years collection will give you a complete set. Well, all the cards you can get from opening packets (apart from possibly a signed Wilshere)
Totally agree about the base cards. I have regular customers who buy either base cards to complete sets, cards of specific players or teams and also those who collect autographs so buy specific players to get signed when they are playing their clubs.

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