Best place to buy singles?

  • #1
    I'm still relatively new to MTGO (been playing a little over a month or so), and am curious as to where you get your singles from?

    I have bought from Cardhoarder, MTGO Traders, and ABU. They've all been good, but there is some stuff I'm looking for (ME2 duals, Imperial Recruiters, Sea Drakes, Imperial Seal) that all three sites are currently out of.

  • #2
    When the dealers fail i recommend buying tickets then buying from the trading room. Buying tickets for a good deal is a tricky matter however.
  • #3
    Quote from Shade
    I'm still relatively new to MTGO (been playing a little over a month or so), and am curious as to where you get your singles from?

    I have bought from Cardhoarder, MTGO Traders, and ABU. They've all been good, but there is some stuff I'm looking for (ME2 duals, Imperial Recruiters, Sea Drakes, Imperial Seal) that all three sites are currently out of.


    Those are the most likely places to get singles, it's just that those cards are in very high demand right (especially the duals).

    You can also try the ClassicQuarter auctions (www.classicquarter.com).
    CardShark (www.cardshark.com)
    MTGOBay (www.mtgobay.com)

    The way I generally get my 'hot' cards is the same as what SlideGob mentioned. Buy tickets then put up a buying advertisement that's under the sell advertisements. If I want them quickly I put them between the other 'buy' and the current 'sell' ads, if I have time, I put it at about the same as the other 'buy' ads and wait.
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  • #4
    Ive been buying from http://www.MTGOTraders.com excellent prices and very quick on the delivery. they can take money directly out of your paypal account if you have one. Either way, I have some extra commons and uncommons if youd like. Feel free to add me if you wish. the more the merrier I say. Smile

    *edit* seeing as you have already bought from MTGOTraders ill do some research and see what else I can come up with.

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  • #5
    I just wanted to +1 for MTGO TRADERS. They have competitive prices, a great selection of in stock items, and are there to deliver nearly 24/7.
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  • #6
    The only problem with the aforementioned places is...none of them have any of the cards I'm looking for.

    It's less a matter of willing to buy the singles, and more a matter of actually finding someone who has any to sell. I really don't want to buy a ton more packs and hope for the best. I'm already behind the 8-ball (no duals in 21 packs opened, when the odds are 1-in-16).

  • #7
    Search the bots in the Classified Area. I know for a fact that I have sold some of those cards you mentioned to some of them previously.

    I am sure they are out there. You just have to take the time to search the bots.

    I will keep an eye out as well while I am drafting Wink
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  • #8
    Sorry about the low stock we are trying to get them back in stock asap. They sell usually a few hours after we post them back up in stock.
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  • #9
    Watch out for the bots, though. I've never really liked bots for the simple reason that they manage to artificially keep the prices high. (48 tickets for a FOW? Who comes up with that?)
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  • #10
    I just bought all my cards from CardWarehouse bot.

    Sell to CardBuyingBot
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  • #11
    do any of you ever use ebay to buy your cards?
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  • #12
    I buy on eBay quite often. Did you have any specific questions mate?
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  • #13
    +1 for Cardhoarder. Very quick on deliveries and real southern hospitality Smile

    Full disclaimer: I work for Cardhoarder so I can speak for myself when I say I do everything I can for my customers.

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  • #14
    Quote from tweaker
    +1 for Cardhoarder. Very quick on deliveries and real southern hospitality Smile

    Full disclaimer: I work for Cardhoarder so I can speak for myself when I say I do everything I can for my customers.

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  • #15
    i only use ebay, best deals.
    rip CBC
  • #16
    I buy from cardhoarder
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  • #17
    I dont want to knock anyone but I bought from ABU once and had a great service. However a good friend of mine has been actually waiting online for 3 days trying to get in touch with said card seller. When i say hes waiting online for 3 days I mean from 1pm to 8am for the last three days.
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  • #18
    Quote from LeviathanTM
    I dont want to knock anyone but I bought from ABU once and had a great service. However a good friend of mine has been actually waiting online for 3 days trying to get in touch with said card seller. When i say hes waiting online for 3 days I mean from 1pm to 8am for the last three days.


    That's not usual for him but I'll show him this post so he knows it's here. The best thing to do is ask your friends who they use and trust. Don't blindly trust any site including mine and ask around to make sure a site is legit.
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  • #19
    Quote from LeviathanTM
    I dont want to knock anyone but I bought from ABU once and had a great service. However a good friend of mine has been actually waiting online for 3 days trying to get in touch with said card seller. When i say hes waiting online for 3 days I mean from 1pm to 8am for the last three days.



    Thats not absolutly true, I've been online every day, thats mon-mon, since i can remenber unless major things happened, like isp problems, black outs and 1 moving in the past 4 years.

    Everyone who buys from me knows they will find me online sooner or later, every order placed on the website has been delivered even the one you claim that took 3 days, your friend wasnt online when i looked, and i clearly ask to please msg me when you log in to pick up, im not constantly looking for people on my buddies. Its much better if you pass by and send me a msg, you'll have your order right away.

    You also because you came to me asking about your friend order. Also, dont you think 1pm to 8 am is a long time?

    We sell to every place in the world, as heath nows, time frames are not always helpful, but we try to deal with it every day.

    My apologies to your friend, i'm human and if i didnt saw him, he didnt msg me either, it wasnt his first order, he buys from us since August, 2007, i'm sure he knows how we work, and if he keeps coming back, im sure he's satisfied with the service.

    I'm open for anything you need, i just want to make this point clear, EVERYTHING bought in our site gets delivered 99.99% acuraccy.
  • #20
    Can someone recommand a place to obtain tix? I noticed that most of the aforementioned places to get tix sell them at .90~.92/ea. Is there any other place where I can buy tix for cheaper? Or is there a seller who specializes in it? Thanks
  • #21
    I buy all of my products through Heath's website mtgoTraders, never had a single problem, and when i have a concern i always email them via the Contact Us, and usually get a reply within a day, not to mention when i buy cards they are always available. Smile
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  • #22
    Quote from Alphataru
    Can someone recommand a place to obtain tix? I noticed that most of the aforementioned places to get tix sell them at .90~.92/ea. Is there any other place where I can buy tix for cheaper? Or is there a seller who specializes in it? Thanks



    Sometimes some in game dealers will sell them cheaper and if I'm overstocked I also sell them cheaper. Just be careful who you buy from though as I've heard of many people loosing 100 bucks just to try to save 1 dollar on tickets. Best thing to do is ask around who is legit.
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    MTGO Hotlist! - Pays more than bots for singles.
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  • #23
    I use ABU, MTGOTraders, and Cardhoarder...all 3 have great service, great selection, and good enough prices to warrant this great service.
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  • #24
    I eventually managed to get everything but Tundras and Underground Seas (too rich for my blood right now) after the market became a bit more saturated. Smile

  • #25
    MTGOtraders for sure- I've bought of his site twice and will probably be the site I go to from now on. the second time I ordered I accidentally checked out wrong (opting for tickets instead of paypal). I told him and he was cool about it, I didn't have to re-order just had to send payment to him on paypal. Also Theres a 13% discount on all card orders over $5 with paypal 15% on orders over $50 and 17% on orders over $100. His prices are pretty good and his store hours are really long so you can get your cards pretty fast. Haven't tried any place else.

    As far as tix go I would like to know of a good place to get them as well, but it seems to me that mostly private sellers sell tix for low prices and I don't really want to take that gamble cause I hear people get ripped off a lot.
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