Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
3 Pages<123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Zero2Cool  
#11 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 12:02:28 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2016ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,499
Applause Received: 4,036
I don't recall about too many others, but Brett didn't like others making money off his name. He said something about it being wrong. I don't remember the full context of it, but that was his beef with it. He mentioned he loved giving his autograph to anyone who wanted it because it was Brett Favre's autograph. Those who wanted it because they could sell it, he didn't care for them. His issue was ... how can you tell the difference?

Enter the enormous amounts to pay for it...
Offline Formo  
#12 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 2:08:36 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 159
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Yes, it makes perfect sense. They felt so bad for the fans that had to pay for their autographs from some random guy on the internet, that they made them pay ridiculous amounts of money themselfs. Because they care about their fans.

Obviously the athletes want a stake in this. They want the money, or they wouldn't be doing this.

And $400,- isn't something someone would give up for a jersey signed by Favre. If he really wants to do this to stop people from re-selling them, let them pay $50, max.


The resale of those items are way better if the original person paid $50 than if they were to pay $400. Capitalism. If someone wants to resell an autograph for $50, it'll be hella easier than if they paid $400.. The $50 Hancock is much more profitable. No matter who it is.. if you paid $400 for the autograph and wanted to resell it, your chances of making any sort of decent money off it is pretty low.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#13 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 2:17:54 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2016ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,499
Applause Received: 4,036
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Yes, it makes perfect sense. They felt so bad for the fans that had to pay for their autographs from some random guy on the internet, that they made them pay ridiculous amounts of money themselfs. Because they care about their fans.

Obviously the athletes want a stake in this. They want the money, or they wouldn't be doing this.

And $400,- isn't something someone would give up for a jersey signed by Favre. If he really wants to do this to stop people from re-selling them, let them pay $50, max.


The resale of those items are way better if the original person paid $50 than if they were to pay $400. Capitalism. If someone wants to resell an autograph for $50, it'll be hella easier than if they paid $400.. The $50 Hancock is much more profitable. No matter who it is.. if you paid $400 for the autograph and wanted to resell it, your chances of making any sort of decent money off it is pretty low.


I think that's what I was saying. You have to pay so much for it already, chances of turning a profit are limited.
Offline Formo  
#14 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 3:51:45 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 159
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Yes, it makes perfect sense. They felt so bad for the fans that had to pay for their autographs from some random guy on the internet, that they made them pay ridiculous amounts of money themselfs. Because they care about their fans.

Obviously the athletes want a stake in this. They want the money, or they wouldn't be doing this.

And $400,- isn't something someone would give up for a jersey signed by Favre. If he really wants to do this to stop people from re-selling them, let them pay $50, max.


The resale of those items are way better if the original person paid $50 than if they were to pay $400. Capitalism. If someone wants to resell an autograph for $50, it'll be hella easier than if they paid $400.. The $50 Hancock is much more profitable. No matter who it is.. if you paid $400 for the autograph and wanted to resell it, your chances of making any sort of decent money off it is pretty low.


I think that's what I was saying. You have to pay so much for it already, chances of turning a profit are limited.


Yup. We agreed.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#15 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 11:58:26 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2016ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,499
Applause Received: 4,036
I think it's bull. Sterling Sharpe comes to mind. He refused to sign anything and I later found out it was because he didn't want it being sold to the highest bidder. I remember finally catching up to him when I was I think 10 and asked "Mr Sharpe, Mr Sharpe!!! can you sign this please??" his response was he couldn't cuz his hands were full. One hand he had his helmet through his shoulder pads and his other hand had his cleats and something else. I of course offered to carry anything for him and he just smiled and continued walking at a brisk pace.

This was shortly before I learned of the greatness that is Barry Sanders, so Sharpe and Majik were hands down my most favorite athletes ... as I would have said it then 'in the whole wide world!'.

I still remember the devastation I felt. After trying so many times to get close enough to him to ask, I finally got there and was rejected.

I blamed Sterling at first, but as I got older I realized why and stubbornly understood. Which is partially why I dislike money so much, I strongly feel it ruins the true 'value' of things that should not have a price tag. Such as, autographs. It would have meant the world to me as a 10 year told to have his ink on my purple bordered '89 Score supplemental card of his.
Offline MassPackersFan  
#16 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 1:42:38 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

Joined: 9/16/2007(UTC)
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 7
Why the huge disparity in price based on what the autograph is written on?
Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#17 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 2:19:16 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

United States
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Applause Given: 406
Applause Received: 344
If they don't want things resold on eBay, they could mark them with some insignia of authenticity (say, a serial number) and keep records of the signings. That way if things turned up on resale venues like eBay, they could go after the original recipient for violation of whatever terms they decided to impose.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 2:23:07 PM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2016ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,499
Applause Received: 4,036
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Why the huge disparity in price based on what the autograph is written on?


Certain items hold a higher value on being sold than others. A signed napkin is going to get you less than a signed football cleat.
Offline RaiderPride  
#19 Posted : Thursday, May 20, 2010 9:37:12 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 7/17/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 270
Applause Received: 334
" said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't recall about too many others, but Brett didn't like others making money off his name. He said something about it being wrong. I don't remember the full context of it, but that was his beef with it. He mentioned he loved giving his autograph to anyone who wanted it because it was Brett Favre's autograph. Those who wanted it because they could sell it, he didn't care for them. His issue was ... how can you tell the difference?

Enter the enormous amounts to pay for it...


Good post.

I am sure this does piss off people like Brett. HOWEVER. The answer is very simple. DO NOT SIGN AN AUTOGRAPH unless it is personalized.

In other words ask the person who is asking for the autograph for their name and sign it "To Joe"

The fan gets a cool autograph... And it is not re-saleable to anyone other than a person named Joe.
Offline alharrisdude31  
#20 Posted : Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:34:12 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

United States
Joined: 11/19/2008(UTC)
Location: Jupiter, Florida
Applause Given: 2
Applause Received: 15
well, all i care about my brett favre items now (all signed) is the money i can get in about 20 years, especially for the classic minihelmets
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages<123>
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
uffda udfa (19m) : WELCOME Rick12...wonder what the 12 is for? :)
uffda udfa (20m) : The former per Mike Silver of NFLN
uffda udfa (21m) : Falcons OC, Kyle Shanahan "almost certain" to take Niners job. That's a terrible distraction for them.
Smokey (37m) : WELCOME to the forum crixus.
Smokey (3h) : Coffee or Hot Chocolate ?
Smokey (3h) : French Toast or Pancakes ?
Smokey (3h) : Sausage or Bacon ?
Zero2Cool (10h) : Falcons have officially placed DL Adrian Clayborn on IR
Zero2Cool (11h) : Why? What's the difference? Can you cook same meals with one?
hardrocker950 (11h) : Get a pressure cooker and your crock pot will collect dust lol
Zero2Cool (12h) : Bill Vinovich is our ref. You might remember him from 4th and 26.
Smokey (12h) : They were chicken livers, and they are fabulous . LOL
uffda udfa (13h) : Not if Matt Ryan puts up a 40 passer rating. :) The last two were unfavorable conditions. This is dome time.
Cheesey (13h) : Smokey, went to fire up the crock pot to slow cook some chicken gizzards, it burned out!
Zero2Cool (13h) : Aaron Rodgers' passer rating in his 4 career games at the Georgia Dome: 114.5, 136.8, 117.0, 125.5.
Zero2Cool (17h) : from Rob Reischel @robreischel
Zero2Cool (17h) : Rodgers has played in 2 NFC Championship games. QB ratings were 56.7 and 55.9. That's won't cut it Sunday
Porforis (17h) : Have to fill the 24/7 news cycle with something.
Smokey (18h) : True, Zero
Zero2Cool (18h) : Rodgers didn't draw it up, it was selected from options. Duh.
uffda udfa (20h) : Zeke Elliott tired of domestic violence investigation. NFL moving forward now.
Smokey (17-Jan) : Did u fire up the crock pot ?
Smokey (17-Jan) : Jolly good show ole chap ! LOL
Cheesey (17-Jan) : Smokey! Darn spell check! LOL!
Cheesey (17-Jan) : Hey smiley! Just saw your shout out! How bout them Packers!
Smokey (17-Jan) : Hello Cheesey !
GoPack1984 (17-Jan) : I hope not. Please be something like 41-28 Packers.
uffda udfa (17-Jan) : I agree with Chmura. This looks like a double 40 burger.
uffda udfa (17-Jan) : The hug on the sidelines?
uffda udfa (17-Jan) : What seemed so emotional?
Zero2Cool (17-Jan) : No, but I am curious why that seemed so emotional. I might be reading into it too much.
uffda udfa (17-Jan) : Anyone ever get confused looking at Alex Van Pelt thinking it's MM?
uffda udfa (17-Jan) : I hope they aren't going to dial it down believing in destiny .
Zero2Cool (17-Jan) : Jason Wilde: Packers "feel like a team of destiny"
uffda udfa (16-Jan) : They'll need all the Julio Joneses they can get.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
8m / Announcements / crixus

14m / GameDay Threads / crixus

15m / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

19m / Around The NFL / crixus

22m / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

32m / Community Welcome! / crixus

58m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

1h / Community Welcome! / crixus

3h / Around The NFL / Smokey

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / RaiderPride

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere


Packers Headlines