Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Gonzo Box Break: 2009 Topps Finest

Bloggers Note: This is a Gonzo Box Break. To experience this video break properly, please follow these instructions before viewing.

1) Acquire a half-pint 10-inch hypodermic needle (the kind used for spinal taps & inoculating bulls).

2) Fill this full of rum, tequila, Wild Turkey, or Flying Dog Brewery's Gonzo Imperial Porter.

3) Inject the entire contents straight into the stomach, through the navel. This will induce a fantastic rush -- much like a three-quarter hour Amyl high -- plenty of time to watch the awful spectacle below.


4) Set to full-screen and press play.



One Master Box of 2009 Topps Finest Baseball -- supplied by the manufacturer for free.
Two, six-pack, mini-boxes per Master Box (MSRP $50/mini-box)

Base Set: 49 of 164 (29.88%)
short set: 48 of 150 (32.00%)
1 Autographed Rookie Letter Patch (14 manufactured letter patches, 1:2 mini-boxes): T. Snider EXCH

Parallels

4 "Plain Vanilla" Refractors: J. Posada, X. Nady, HanRam, M. Garza
4 Blue Refractors (numbered to 399): The World's Fattest Vegetarian, K-Rod, T. Hudson, M. Tuiasosopo
1 Green Refractor (1:2 mini-boxes, numbered to 99): G. Meche
1 Gold Refractor (1:4 mini-boxes, numbered to 50): M. Buehrle
1 Autographed Rookie Letter Patch Refractor (1:4 mini-boxes): A. Solome "E"

Inserts

1 2009 MLB Rookie Redemption (1:3 mini-boxes): #1

Product Rating: 2 Gumsticks (out of 5)

8 comments:

Doubleplay said...

if you are looking to trade the Snider, send me an email

Pop Startled said...

Like Doubleplay, I'm hoping for a trade for the Hanley refractor...

dayf said...

Does Miller High Life count as good beer? What if I put 'em in the freezer for a couple of hours and chugged 'em down quick and got a brain freeze buzz?

This year's finest looks pretty nice. I'm not happy about the patches either but the refractors are kick ass. I might drop by the local shop tomorrow and see if they have any singles in the dime box. I wonder how much base sets are going for on The Bay?

acorth is my verification word? Really?

dayf said...

Eh, fifty bucks for a complete set. There's a Braves team set for $3.25 shipped though. I'll take my chances with the singles in the 50 cent box.

Thorzul said...

High Life always counts as good beer.

Although...one of my brothers-in-law disdainfully refers to it as Low Life. (Thorzul looks down, sees half-full can of High Life, gets ready to click "Publish Your Comment," sips.)

Tom the Ripper said...

I just pulled a letter "G" for Michael Bowden, hmmm

dayf said...

The "G" stands for "gimmicky crap"

Sooz said...

I opened one of these today and sorta had the same reaction. I enjoyed myself, but for the price point there shoulda been more.