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Monthly Update: November 2018

Greeting Spheroids,

This month we're going to go light on the rambling and heavy on the stats, in much the same way we have every 6 months or so. Data presented below are from all-time.

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  • Number of active Haves in the community: 3,020,917
  • Number of these which are non-English: 38,594
  • Number of active Wants in the community: 202,809
  • Number of these which include non-English: 10,873
  • Largest single package by card count: 1,154
  • Number of messages sent via Cardsphere: 171,158
  • Number of business accounts: 150
  • Number of Premium accounts: 86

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  • Number of users who have cashed in at least once: 1570
  • Number of users who have cashed in more than once: 994
  • Number of users created by referral links: 466
  • Most cash ins by a single user: 137
  • Largest cash out amount: $5,555.56
  • All time cash out total: $412,948.50
  • Amount of funds not currently in escrow: $161,634.95

Trades Per Price Bucket

Price Maximum 75th 50th 25th Minimum Count
Under $1.00 1,013% 84% 71% 50% 1% 242,266
$1.01 - $5.00 1,000% 81% 75% 65% 1% 176,655
$5.01 - $10.00 393% 83% 77% 70% 5% 51,817
$10.01 - $25.00 266% 85% 80% 74% 10% 36,989
$25.01 - $50.00 857% 87% 81% 75% 19% 9,629
Above $50.01 512% 90% 84% 76% 3% 12,652

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Top 10 Trades By Value

Card Set Condition Index Offer Paid
Ancestral Recall Unlimited SP $3,119.08 93% $2,600.00
Mox Pearl Unlimited SP $2,357.48 94% $1,994.42
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale Legends SP $2,500.79 84% $1,900.00
Mox Ruby Unlimited SP $2,093.00 96% $1,800.00
Mox Jet Unlimited SP $2,462.78 77% $1,700.00
Mox Emerald Unlimited SP $2,162.00 87% $1,700.00
The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale Legends NM $1,274.99 96% $1,222.00
Forcefield Limited Edition Beta SP $1,361.35 82% $1,000.00
Time Walk Unlimited MP $1,456.92 91% $994.34
Timetwister Unlimited HP $1,655.17 99% $990.00

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Top Ten Most Traded Cards (Nonfoil)

  1. Rat Colony (1,920)
  2. Lightning Bolt (1,396)
  3. Forest (Full Art) (1,128)
  4. Swamp (Full Art) (1,125)
  5. Island (Full Art) (1,109)
  6. Mountain (Full Art) (1,052)
  7. Plains (Full Art) (1,050)
  8. Fatal Push (918)
  9. Opt (786)
  10. Damping Sphere (765)

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Top Ten Most Traded Cards (Foil)

  1. Fatal Push (331)
  2. Path to Exile (217)
  3. Swamp (206)
  4. Island (205)
  5. Plains (204)
  6. Spirit Token (Full Art) (202)
  7. Mountain (201)
  8. Opt (195)
  9. Forest (192)
  10. Nexus of Fate (178)

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Top Ten Traded Sets

  1. Dominaria (22,756)
  2. Ixalan (18,956)
  3. Amonkhet (16,567)
  4. Kaladesh (16,154)
  5. Hour of Devastation (12,270)
  6. Battle for Zendikar (11,930)
  7. Aether Revolt (11,602)
  8. Unstable (11,549)
  9. Modern Masters 2017 (10,983)
  10. Shadows over Innistrad (10,924)

Least Ten Traded Sets

  1. Mythic Edition (8)
  2. Pro Tour Promos (7)
  3. Nationals (6)
  4. TopDeck Magazine (3)
  5. Starter 2000 (3)
  6. International Edition (3)
  7. Mirrodin Pure Preview (2)
  8. Guru (2)
  9. DCI Legend Membership (1)
  10. Online Store Card (1)

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Top 10 Most Popular Haves

  1. Evolving Wilds (2,905)
  2. Negate (2,519)
  3. Naturalize (2,133)
  4. Counterspell (2,106)
  5. Cancel (1,847)
  6. Duress (1,830)
  7. Dark Ritual (1,824)
  8. Pacifism (1,816)
  9. Mind Rot (1,778)
  10. Llanowar Elves (1,671)

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Top 10 Most Popular Wants

  1. Polluted Delta (411)
  2. Scalding Tarn (408)
  3. Bloodstained Mire (395)
  4. Flooded Strand (381)
  5. Steam Vents (376)
  6. Misty Rainforest (375)
  7. Lightning Bolt (367)
  8. Verdant Catacombs (363)
  9. Watery Grave (359)
  10. Wooded Foothills (357)

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Top 10 Traders by Count

  1. Brax (12,106)
  2. Doug Montalvo (10,034)
  3. DogonSiereht (8,396)
  4. Getting There Games (7,829)
  5. Green Sleeves (7,306)
  6. SA Cards (7,101)
  7. Krause94 (6,913)
  8. jkatz (6071)
  9. Merlin76 (5,890)
  10. Harmless Offering (5,793)

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Top 10 Traders by Value

  1. Woadworks ($52,647.13)
  2. Doug Montalvo ($45,246.59)
  3. Peter Twieg ($36,817.48)
  4. FeedTheClan ($20,886.85)
  5. DogonSiereht ($20,632.14)
  6. GettingThereGames ($19,891.10)
  7. MTG Underground ($17,608.71)
  8. BrevKicks ($17,026.04)
  9. SA Cards ($16,262.88)
  10. MES ($15,145.32)

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Top 10 Countries By User Count

  1. USA (12,353)
  2. Canada (1,230)
  3. Great Britain (373)
  4. Australia (369)
  5. Italy (354)
  6. Brazil (260)
  7. Germany (120)
  8. Portugal (105)
  9. Netherlands (70)
  10. France (65)

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Delivery Times By Country Pair

This table shows the 75th, 50th, and 25th percentile delivery time in days, broken down by our top ten country pairs. The all-time count of cards traded is also listed.

From To 75th 50th 25th Count
US US 6.6 4.9 3.8 389,611
US CA 13.1 10.1 8.1 25,705
CA US 13.1 10 7.7 14,426
CA CA 8.9 6.9 5.1 9,154
PT US 12.4 10.3 8.4 6,017
US AU 18.5 14.7 12.3 5,105
US PT 12.1 9.1 7.4 3,698
US GB 10.4 7.8 6 3,584
PT US 13.9 11 8.2 2,440
US BE 14.6 9.8 7.2 1,793

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Top Ten Awarded Badges

Badge Description Count
First Volley Received a card 2,795
Courier's Capsule Sent a card 2,580
Rise of Eagles Sent to USA 2,473
Foil Sent a foil 2,000
Thieving Magpie Received a foil 1,708
Gold Token Deposited Funds 1,569
Trade Caravan Sent a card over $25.00 1,404
Treasure Cruise Received 100 cards 1,040
Into the North Sent to Canada 883
Merchant Scroll Sent 100 cards 829

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One final note: Cardsphere Secret Santa members should have received your trade partner's information by now. If you haven't let us know. Make sure to get things out in the mail soon!

Next time, I'll be back to my chatty self. We're building something pretty neat right now.

/ted

Ted Rodney

Ted Rodney

Cardsphere Founder. Opened first booster of Revised in '94 and returned to the game during Scars block. Pauper, EDH, Modern, Standard Limited. Always happy to talk to the community.

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