Crickets? Not in the least. You'll have to forgive me though, as I was working all day, now typing on my phone, so will have to be brief. The op who wheezed about a rash of high grade 12-s nickels coming to light in pcgs holders seems to be of the opinion that this formerly scarce coin was suddenly graded very loosely by pcgs, in some quantity, and that it caused him to suffer financial losses as a result. What actually transpired was a quantity of at least two gem unc rolls was submitted to pcgs. They were graded as a matter of daily business and guess what, the coin is now fairly available in gem certified shape, and naturally, the increased supply results in a lower net market price. The situation is exactly analagous to the release of mint bags of 1903-o dollars in 1962. No more king of the Morgans there.
Hope that answered whatever your (as-usual) meandering, repetitive question was. Though to be perfectly frank, I couldn't care less if it does.
Thank you. When a person uses the term "I couldn't care less" it is condescending. It is especially so when the person attaches it to a statement of personal position. That is a sign of an inability to articulate their own personal position or to understand what was originally solicited.
A slight correction of intent: if a person hopes their comment answers the question of another and wishes to be frank by not caring less if it does, the logic position of the person is seriously compromised.
The subject of meandering posts is interesting. People communicate and share thoughts in many different patterns.
As an example. You have, since your membership in 2002, 2,875 surviving posts up to now. In the last 2 years (1/21/15-1/21/17), 17 have been in NGC U.S. Coins Forum, and 2 of those 17 in this thread.
However, in NGC Comics Forums, you have over 2,300 posts. NGC is appreciative of your support in that wonderful hobby, and thanks you for recognizing their efforts on the part of the hobby in providing a place of open dialogue, even when it is criticism of NGC (BTW, does PCGS allow that?).
I should have been cognizant of what field your collecting knowledge and engagement in conversation of same is prominent. Had I known this, I would not have invited you to share logical and meaningful comments about any numismatic collecting subject. I can understand now why you feel the need to be condescending. Don't feel disadvantaged. The members here are lively, engaging, passionate and enjoy all aspects of the hobby and the freedom to state their position openly, even when it is criticism of the host. Try posting more.
I know...I am aware I meandered.
In all your meandering, you failed to notice my thousands more numismatic posts over on the pcgs forums. Assumptions, assumptions. Which of course are your forte, I expect. As it happens, I also follow sportscards enthusiastically; happy to help you with any questions you may have, if you're able to get to the point on one!