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The National Playing Card Collection Day Decks

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The National Playing Card Collection Day Decks

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame October 17 - National Playing Card Collection Day This week Thursday is a special day for anyone who enjoys playing cards. That's because it's October 17th, which is officially recognized as National Playing Card Collection Day (NPCCD). You can visit the official NPCCD website, where you'll discover that this day was created to celebrate the growing hobby of collecting playing cards, and raise awareness about it. If ever you needed an excuse to share pictures of your personal collection of playing cards, to talk about your passion with fellow collectors, or even to buy a new deck...

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Portfolio52 and the National Playing Card Collection Day

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Portfolio52 and the National Playing Card Collection Day

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Portfolio52 Maybe you own a decent collection of playing cards. But have you heard of Portfolio52? If you haven't, then you really, really need to learn about it!Portfolio52 is the world's largest online playing card database. And it's completely free! This online web database enables collectors to manage their personal card collection. It's run by Alex Chin from Seasons Playing Cards, and if you've ever seen any of the decks he's created, you'll know that he's a man of passion, detail, and produces the highest quality. Portfolio52 is his pet project, which he has spearheaded for quite...

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Q & A with Magician and Collector Lee Asher (President of the 52 Plus Joker American Playing Card Collectors Club)

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Q & A with Magician and Collector Lee Asher (President of the 52 Plus Joker American Playing Card Collectors Club)

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Who is Lee Asher? I first came across the work of Lee Asher many years ago. At that time I was exploring my long-time interest in card magic, and Lee had made some good contributions in that area. One of his signature tricks that he is well-known for is an ace routine called the Asher Twist. If you enjoy card magic, you'll appreciate the cleverness involved and the impossibility it apparently creates. Lee is skilled magician, and his name will be familiar to many from his work as a magic consultant. But Lee Asher's credentials extend much further than...

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More Great Gift Ideas for the Playing Card Collector

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More Great Gift Ideas for the Playing Card Collector

Accessories for the Playing Card Enthusiast - Part 3 by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameThis is the third in a three-part series about some must-have accessories for the serious playing card enthusiast. We've already covered some great products that help you display and store your favourite decks, as well as carry them around safely and stylishly. But what other things are available for purchase that will be of interest to connoisseurs of playing cards, besides decks and solutions for storage or protection? If you love playing cards, you're almost certain to find at least one of these related items to be of interest!...

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Products for Carrying & Protecting Your Decks

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Products for Carrying & Protecting Your Decks

Accessories for the Playing Card Enthusiast - Part 2 by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameThis is the second in a three-part series about some must-have accessories for the serious playing card enthusiast. If you love playing cards, you will appreciate the need to carefully store, display, and protect your favourite decks, and that's where these products come in.Besides essential ways to display and store your beloved playing cards, you also will want to protect individual decks while you carry them around. These accessories will help you do that in style, while keeping your playing cards safe at the same time. Card clip...

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