Flippin' Kitties

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I did something tonight that I never thought I would do in my Splinterlands journey....

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I sold a Legendary Summoner....

And not just any old summoner either, a Kitty! Yeah, one of the most popular cards in the game...And I sold a copy!

WTH Jonny??

Let me explain my reasoning and then dive into what I did with that DEC I got from the sale...

First, this isn't my only copy. I have a few Kitties, and even a GFL version of one. So it's not like I'll be missing it...Well, not immediately lol

Of course if this thing goes back to it's record highs of well over $1000 per BCX...I might look foolish.

But what I did with it, will make sense in a second.

Byzantine Kitty - 1000 Collection Power

I sold the card for about 150,000 DEC, give or take.

Keep these numbers in mind....

Bought a Lord of Fire for 47,000 DEC.

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This card has been a thorn in my side for months now. Every time I lose a fire match, it's usually because this bugger is paired with Yodin.

Enough...I dove in and grabbed a copy. I'll get +1 ranged and health when he's with Yodin, plus extra health for my team too....And oh yeah, he's only 3 mana.

3000 Collection Power

Gold Foil Baakjira for 47,000 DEC

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I was torn between Baakjira and grabbed some Life Gold Foils...But decided to go with this beast of a tank.

I have him leveled up in regular foil to level 3, but this card to me is one of the best new legendaries in the game. And his price really hasn't gone down (or up) that much.

6 mana, void, slow and strengthen. And of yeah, 12 health....

A no brainer!

12,500 Collection Power

Diamond Dragon for 22,000 DEC

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I needed one more copy to get my Diamond Dragon to level 3.

Now it's got more health and the Last Stand ability, to combine with flying, slow and cleanse.

I frickin' LOVE this card and use it so much when I can get a dragon team in my matches.

1000 Collection Power

Gold Foil Goblin Chef for 7500 DEC

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This was a vanity purchase LOL

Up until tonight, I never knew this card even existed but thought...What the heck.

I doubt I'll use it ever in a game but to me it's very collectible.

Gold foil version of a promo card that has 1300 copies in circulation.

And oh yeah....

1500 Collection Power

So when you add it all up....

I took one copy of Kitty (which is one of the best cards in the game) and flipped it onto 4 new assets.

The 1000 collection power I lost from selling Kitty turned into 18,000....

I got 150,000 DEC for the sale of Kitty and spent 123,500 DEC on the purchases.

I got cards I will use a lot in the game and even got to level up my Diamond Dragon in the process.

Was it a smart move?

When Kitty goes to 5k per BCX....Maybe I'll look back and slap myself. However to me, this was about taking a copy of a card, I didn't use and turning it into 3 cards that I will use almost daily.

And throw in that vanity purchase as well...Hey, I never said I wasn't addicted!!!!



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What you did make totally sence! Especially when you already have the Kitty in both regular- and gold foil versions🤣😎

GJ mate! Thanks for your thoughts today - I might go doing it myself!

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Yeah the big thing for me was use case. Those 3 cards I grabbed will be ones I use every day. Plus all the extra CP, I think it's a win right now. Of course if Kitty goes to the moon lolol

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Ye this is a win! I think it was a good time to do this because we will soon see the new CL legendary summoners airdropped, and if they have similar stats like Kitty, lama and yodin you will see those cards fall in price 😉 That should benefit you based on your act here hehe👌 AND MAN, you are 17k CP richer, lol!

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This is a good decision. You have both copies so it makes perfect sense. I would have done the same. Get the money and buy some cheaper cards, if same ability. It's getting more difficult now, buy most effective power to assists !

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Thanks! Yeah that's the thought behind it for sure.

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Great deals I'd recon as you will earn more vouchers and sps now as well.
So I'd say you did not do bad at all :)

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Yup yup. More air drops for the next few months at least :)

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Damn, jongo! I spent about 150,000 DEC in the past 24 hours as well.

But I got most of my chaos cards to silver level.

The things we do to stay relevant in the game haha

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Probably a good move if it was a spare kitty!

As long as you have enough summoners for land coming up of course.

I think LAND is going to rely on CP a lot, cramming as much in as you can, that's why I'm currently buying up cheap cards!

I should really consolodate my BETAS and UNTAMED now TBH. It's a good time, cards are cheap!

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Can't wait to see how Land will work. That should bring a ton more excitement to the game!

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I sadly, don't play the game. But looks like you're having. You're nuts!

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Okay if you're right, objectively it's a smart move and a good deal but I have to say 'You are nuts! you can't abandon a kitten, that's not right. 😉

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lol Yeah I hope it doesnt come back to bite me lol

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Dude... you are nuts!

Secret word initiated 😄
To be fair though, I'm the one who is nuts as I don't even know how to play splinterlands. Any pointers to guides for newbies?

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Took me a long time to figure it out...Watch creators like Bulldog1205 and Infidel1258, they really helped me learn the game and then...Literally roll up your sleeves and start playing.

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Cheers for the advice, I shall check out those content creators 👍🙂

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We all have our addictions/passions. Mine is classical music, Beethoven in particular, which I would listen to 24/7 if I could.

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I think if I am in your position, I will also do the same thing. Granted that Byzantine Kitty is a powerful summoner, but to exchange it with four cards who have greater battle utility, that to me is a wise move. I am actually doing the same thing, but of course at a lower level.

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Yeah and I mean, Kitty is a beast. One of the best cards in the game...But the use case for other cards really helps my game.

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I think you did well it's always good to diversify, even NFT cards
I don't think anyone will say "you are nuts!"
in fact yes, but for other reasons 😃
!ALIVE
(and mail upvoted on Listnerd)

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I think that is actually an awesome switch and buy type of thing! All the cards will go up in value as well, maybe kitty will go up, but you get it now, not to mention you also get more air drop points due to the CP increase!
!PIZZA

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That's my thinking. Short term it really helps me, long term we will see lol

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Sounds like a good trade, but you really should have gotten mittens for the kitty before you sold it.

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From the point of view of collection power, I don't think it was a bad choice. However, I do think 'You are nuts!' because legendary summoners will always be in demand. I actually don't know if kitty has a high rental price or not either.

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Well...when you put it that way.

And even if the price if Kitty goes back up, if you compare the price you would have received minus the price you actually got to the ongoing income you will accumulate from card that you use frequently, I think you will definitely come out ahead in the long run.

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You are nuts!...but it's a good move imo 😄
More variety for your deck, more SPS airdrop, more vouchers.
Splinterlands has great gameplay but it's also an amazing investments game!
You have to find the best ways to stretch your money and sometimes it means selling some amazing cards.

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May seem a little crazy, but when you explained what you got in return, I think you did pretty well. Since you don't really use Kitty, you got 4 cards you'll use and the up in collection power alone makes it worthy. That just means more SPS for you and you still had some DEC left over. Not a bad deal at all!

!BEER

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You made a very good trade. I may not have made the same but I can see how your game play will benefit from the new additions.
Is it my imagination but is Dragon Splinter excluded from more brawl battles than any other splinter?

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