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Masculinity takes a holiday. EbayMafia private msg quote post Address this user
I wonder how many guys from the 80's still have this Tat?

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Collector SlayerRick710 private msg quote post Address this user
🤘👨🏼‍🦽🤘
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I'm good with splotches. Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
Oh no.
Oh no no no.
Not another 997 complaints!! (including my own of course
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Collector Nearmint67 private msg quote post Address this user
@Jesse_O
One can only surmise the multitudes of complex and astronomical collocating of one's individual assertation to the longevity and enduring of the abyssal whereabouts of said comic book could be as confusingly convoluted as this statement.
In laymen's terms, I have no stinking idea as to when I will see my books again

Now, I must prepare another submission to ship off into the abyss of comic grading....
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COLLECTOR dielinfinite private msg quote post Address this user
My dad’s books were delivered yesterday. Hopefully I get the pre-receiving email soon
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Suck it up, buttercup!! KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
week....53!!!!! March, April and May orders getting close too!
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Collector Fizbit private msg quote post Address this user
Books submitted July 8 2021, modern - no options.

TAT at the time was listed as 8 weeks.

Books now in grading (dashboard) and in labels according to PDF invoice.

Someone else reported a shipping notice for July 7th submissions, however according to others experiences it may be months before I finally hit the finish line.

Someone please explain how books of the same tier recieved 1 day apart will end up completing with 3+ months difference in processing time?
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Collector stanley_1883 private msg quote post Address this user
Perhaps a silly question, but once the books are pressed, they then go to the back of the grading line correct? So hypothetically if you submit books in January for a press and grade, and for arguments sake let’s say they finish the pressing in June, that’s when the grading timeline starts. It’s not like there was a placeholder or anything.
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COLLECTOR dielinfinite private msg quote post Address this user
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Someone please explain how books of the same tier recieved 1 day apart will end up completing with 3+ months difference in processing time?


If you submitted through the CBCS Canada portal and they submitted through the standard US portal then that can EASILY put you in weeks-long disadvantage even if we weren’t seeing the insane backlog we are seeing now.

There was no mention if the other order had any fast pass or other expedited options selected. And if submitting through the Canada office, grading tiers are not 1:1 analogous with the US tiers

Regardless of what was being listed on the website (it still says 8 weeks for moderns on the Canada pricing page while no turnaround times are given on the US pricing page), turnaround times for grading have been 20+ weeks since March/April of last year
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Collector wildmind private msg quote post Address this user
My books got to CBCs postoffice on march 7th. Been at Available to Pickup for the past few days. Anyone else ever experienced this?
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If the viagra is working you should be well over a 9.8. xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
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Perhaps a silly question, but once the books are pressed, they then go to the back of the grading line correct? So hypothetically if you submit books in January for a press and grade, and for arguments sake let’s say they finish the pressing in June, that’s when the grading timeline starts. It’s not like there was a placeholder or anything.


That's my understanding but I don't know that I've seen a CBCS person confirm it.
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It was a one trick pony show but always hilarious. GAC private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by stanley_1883
Perhaps a silly question, but once the books are pressed, they then go to the back of the grading line correct? So hypothetically if you submit books in January for a press and grade, and for arguments sake let’s say they finish the pressing in June, that’s when the grading timeline starts. It’s not like there was a placeholder or anything.


That's my understanding but I don't know that I've seen a CBCS person confirm it.


I believe this to be correct as well. This is why to calculate TATs for pressed books you need to add the Press TAT to the Grade TAT to get an approximate total TAT.
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Collector stanley_1883 private msg quote post Address this user
Thank you for the responses. Ill get my sun dial
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
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My books got to CBCs postoffice on march 7th. Been at Available to Pickup for the past few days. Anyone else ever experienced this?
@wildmind - that would indicate that CBCS is holding your submission to be picked at their office by you or a proxy, such as MCS. If you did not want your submission picked up, you need to contact them to switch to be shipped back to you. If uou did want it picked up, you need to make arrangements to pick up.
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Collector Jarr131929 private msg quote post Address this user
Do Quickstream, Rapid or 2 Day Modern Grading Boxes get opened first like at CGC if you label it on the box?
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COLLECTOR dielinfinite private msg quote post Address this user
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My books got to CBCs postoffice on march 7th. Been at Available to Pickup for the past few days. Anyone else ever experienced this?


I assume you are referring to the USPS tracking information. “Available to Pickup” tends to occur when the post office was unable to deliver the package for whatever reason. Typically they will deiver the next day so I’m not sure what is happening that would keep it in that status for several days
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Collector Fizbit private msg quote post Address this user
My TAT started when the books hit Dallas, not the Canadian office.

With differemces in return shipping etc I expect delays not associated with USA orders, but the grading process (and TAT) is the same regardless of where the books originated from.

The member who submitted July 7 and recieved their shipping notice was straight grade with no accerated services.

Another person who submitted July 6 in still incomplete (they didn't state where they were at, ie labels etc).

So basically there is no line.
Just a pile.


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I'm good with splotches. Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
@Fizbit that pic looks like my basement. 🤣
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
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Do Quickstream, Rapid or 2 Day Modern Grading Boxes get opened first like at CGC if you label it on the box?

@Jarr131929 - No, they do not get "opened first".

All boxes are opened within a day or so of receipt. As CBCS inspects the submissions, they are categorized and placed in queues by tiers.

HUGE note, if one puts multiple tiers on one submission, the whole submission is place into the queue of the lower/slowest tier. However, if you place multiple submissions(each with single tiers) in one box, each submission will be separated into its corresponding tier.
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
NOTE TO EVERYONE - Coincidently, the estimated TAT's have been updated today. Apparently, CBCS is getting bombarded with Consumer and Expanded submissions as those now have longer estimated TAT's than modern. Looks like they are treading water on the 1 Day, Rapid, Quickstream, 2 Day Modern tiers as those all stayed the same for both Grading and Pressing.
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I'm good with splotches. Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
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NOTE TO EVERYONE - Coincidently, the estimated TAT's have been updated today. Apparently, CBCS is getting bombarded with Consumer and Expanded submissions as those now have longer estimated TAT's than modern. Looks like they are treading water on the 1 Day, Rapid, Quickstream, 2 Day Modern tiers as those all stayed the same for both Grading and Pressing.


I am happy to see this change.
I'm not sure if I've been vocal about inaccurate posted TATs in the past 🤔 🤔 🤔??

Seriously - for me it's not about the actual TAT; it's always been about providing accurate information about the actual TAT.
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Collector Nearmint67 private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Scifinator
NOTE TO EVERYONE - Coincidently, the estimated TAT's have been updated today. Apparently, CBCS is getting bombarded with Consumer and Expanded submissions as those now have longer estimated TAT's than modern. Looks like they are treading water on the 1 Day, Rapid, Quickstream, 2 Day Modern tiers as those all stayed the same for both Grading and Pressing.


Howdy partner,
Please clarify this for me.
If I submit books that are all 1975 to present, what tier is that?
Say some of the books are 2021, some are 1983 and some are 1975.
Do those books get separated into different tiers or are they all the same?
Thankee kindlee.....
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I'd like to say I still turned out alright, but that would be a lie. flanders private msg quote post Address this user
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Another person who submitted July 6 in still incomplete (they didn't state where they were at, ie labels etc).


That's me. Received by CBCS July 6th, been out of grading since early December and still in labels. Next Tuesday will be 36 weeks for a Modern submission, grading only.

I believe a solution to the turnaround times would be to split the modern tier. Anything from 1975 to 2010 should have a separate and faster turnaround time than anything from 2010 on, which should be at least 52 weeks, to deter people from submitting so many insignificant recently released books. They should maybe even consider doing it from 2000 or later. If it's that significant from 2000/2010 on, it'll be worth more than $250 and customers can always use 2 day modern or consumer tier instead.

That being said, my recent submission contains a lot of post 2010 crap, but I wouldn't complain about splitting the tier.
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I blame the forum gremlins. figment private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Scifinator
NOTE TO EVERYONE - Coincidently, the estimated TAT's have been updated today. Apparently, CBCS is getting bombarded with Consumer and Expanded submissions as those now have longer estimated TAT's than modern. Looks like they are treading water on the 1 Day, Rapid, Quickstream, 2 Day Modern tiers as those all stayed the same for both Grading and Pressing.


Howdy partner,
Please clarify this for me.
If I submit books that are all 1975 to present, what tier is that?
Say some of the books are 2021, some are 1983 and some are 1975.
Do those books get separated into different tiers or are they all the same?
Thankee kindlee.....


You cannot submit books earlier than 1975 at the modern tier. Books within the same order within the same tier do not get separated. You choose the tier when you order, not CBCS, unless you submit something not valid for a particular tier, then they move it. So you couldn't do a book from the 1960's at the modern tier, if you tried it would get moved, but you otherwise you can submit at any tier that's valid. The important thing to remember is that tiers are based on value and age.
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Scifinator
NOTE TO EVERYONE - Coincidently, the estimated TAT's have been updated today. Apparently, CBCS is getting bombarded with Consumer and Expanded submissions as those now have longer estimated TAT's than modern. Looks like they are treading water on the 1 Day, Rapid, Quickstream, 2 Day Modern tiers as those all stayed the same for both Grading and Pressing.


Howdy partner,
Please clarify this for me.
If I submit books that are all 1975 to present, what tier is that?
Say some of the books are 2021, some are 1983 and some are 1975.
Do those books get separated into different tiers or are they all the same?
Thankee kindlee.....


@Nearmint67 - It depends. When you submit, you have options for 1975 to present. Those being:

Modern - valued under $250
Consumer - valued up to $400
2 Day Modern - valued up to $2,000
Rapid - Valued up to $4,000
1 Day Modern

If you choose some from different tiers on the same submission order number, the whole submission will be based on the slowest/lowest estimated TAT. That said if one submits a 1977 Star Wars #1 that is clearly a 9.6-9.8 under "Modern" tier, (trying to circumvent the higher cost) one can expect it to be reclassified to the 2 Day Modern or 1 Day Tier. So like I referenced, unless you do not care about TAT and want to save on total shipping costs, you can mix and match tiers on one submission. Otherwise, you can place two or more submissions (based on single tiers per submission) in one package and CBCS will put each submission in its appropriate Tier queue, and the will be shipped back separately as completed.

@Figment, I don't think he was asking about pre-1975, but your point is accurate since he referenced the Expanded pre-75 tier.

And to all, again, you can submit pre-1975 with 1975-later tiers on the same submission, but the whole submission gets the slowest tier estimated TAT within that submission.
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Suck it up, buttercup!! KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
When will I get my books back - on week 53 for my oldest order

In the year 2525????



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Collector Beeda private msg quote post Address this user
I'm always impressed when I reach the TAT slated on the website and send a friendly email to Darryl only to receive a reply that TAT is now 34 weeks instead of the 25 that was there for the past 6 weeks. As a dealer it's getting rather impossible to sell new graded books because no one wants to wait for them.
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Have I told you about the time I dropped off 3,000 comics at SDCC? Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Fizbit
Another person who submitted July 6 in still incomplete (they didn't state where they were at, ie labels etc).


That's me. Received by CBCS July 6th, been out of grading since early December and still in labels. Next Tuesday will be 36 weeks for a Modern submission, grading only.

I believe a solution to the turnaround times would be to split the modern tier. Anything from 1975 to 2010 should have a separate and faster turnaround time than anything from 2010 on, which should be at least 52 weeks, to deter people from submitting so many insignificant recently released books. They should maybe even consider doing it from 2000 or later. If it's that significant from 2000/2010 on, it'll be worth more than $250 and customers can always use 2 day modern or consumer tier instead.

That being said, my recent submission contains a lot of post 2010 crap, but I wouldn't complain about splitting the tier.
@flanders - It's you and I both. CBCS likes me better. Seriously though Just those variations bring light to the recent disclosure by @SBorock of 4,000 plus grades per week. My 32 wk & 34 wk TAT on two orders received the same day in the same box and you at probably 36 wk. received a day later.

As to your split modern suggestion, I am calling Johnson & Johnson Baby Shampoo.

(Those of us from the Bronze, Silver, and Golden Age brackets should get that reference immediately. Not so certain about the Copper, Iron and Modern Ages though.)
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