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What that hologram midsole looks like in real life is absolutely what will determine if these are awful or good pickups. I got a pair offline just to see and I'll send them back if the hologram sucks in person. If it was just straight black it would be nice. The 1s and 9s of the Baron pack were both very well done.

7 hours, 30 minutes ago on Air Jordan 13 “Hologram” – Release Reminder

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@_DeLi_ And the White/UNC and White/Royal plus the OG Lows and we're set on all the OGs! Well..if they released the black patent leather pair from 2013 and from Japan back in the day to more than 15 people anyway. Oh, and why was the Bulls colorway that released the same day as the first OG Nike Air branding Knicks colorway in January of 2013 a regular version with the Jumpman and not the Nike Air?

1 day, 3 hours ago on Air Jordan 1 “Laser” – 30th Anniversary

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Yeah, brand new as in an OG colorway that has already retroed before as well. What is wrong with this site? If you don't know just don't mention it. The Penny 1s releasing tomorrow that first weren't OG and then were OG PEs for the All-Star game when they were worn plenty and OGs, the Nike Flight Light High White Men Can't Jump "OGs". That's just off the top of my head from the last couple weeks or so.

1 day, 16 hours ago on adidas Crazy 1 “All Black”

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@RT5 there were silver as well. They retroed with a clear sole and had a black sole originally. They can be seen in the pic on this page where he's very young and dunking.


http://bernel.blogspot.com/2013/08/top-20-kobe-bryant-photos.html

1 day, 16 hours ago on adidas Crazy 1 “All Black”

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I don't have to think about the Penny signatures in these colors. They've made all but the 2s in red colorways. The Chicago 1s, the White/Red 3s, there are White/Red and Bred 4s, Red Eagle and Lil Penny 5s as well as the Metallic Red Foams. Most of Kobes over the years have red colorways as well.

1 day, 16 hours ago on Nike LeBron 8 V2 “Portland” PE on eBay

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@SherlockFoams Dude, I know. I hammered them on this from the start when they weren't even calling them OGs. Now they're OGs that didn't release. The classic Orlando everyone knows, these and an almost all white pair with a blue swoosh and a few other touches were the 3 pairs. There were no PEs. There was basically an all black, an all blue and a mix in the Orlando pair. I understand all the confusion about what Jordan 1s were OGs with it being basically a first and a massive amount of colorways and different heights, but we're talking 3 well worn pairs from the mid-90s....crazy.

3 days, 15 hours ago on Nike Air Max Penny “96 All-Star” – Arriving at Retailers

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@Alex718 Yeah, i was thinking the same. You could go with so many colors, even Bulls colors with any of the famed reds (infrared/varsity/true etc.) on the soles and these would be amazing.

3 days, 15 hours ago on Air Jordan 13 GS “Hyper Pink” – Release Date

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Seems more like a military/strategy of attack color-scheme to me. Makes sense.

6 days, 21 hours ago on Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Strategy”

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@2cstrong Came out years ago with ton of hexalite on the sides in triangles

6 days, 23 hours ago on A First Look at the Reebok Kamikaze IV

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They dropped it on 9s to great success with the Cool Grey and some great PEs as well.

6 days, 23 hours ago on Air Jordan 4 “Patent Leather” Sample

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Royal/White, UNC/White (Would have been PERFECT with the Pantone XIs), Metallic Pack, White and Greys and the White/Grey Lows, White/Metallic Blue Lows and FINALLY the Bulls with the Nike Air. Anyone know how many OG low colorways there were besides the Metallic blue and White/Grey ones?

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “White/Black” – Release Date

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They really aren't bad at all but what's up with the "Question" logo on Answers? And can we get proper Answer 1 retros of the Navy, White/Red and Red All-Star colorways with real SUPER comfy DMX 10 tech? I know they dropped some wannabe Navy OG and All-Star colorways but they missed a lot on them. This isn't JB where differences will be overlooked on retros. I'd also love the underrated Answer 5 to come back out and the Answer 4 Finals colorway as well. Lots of good stuff to bring out. Good job so far on Shaq and Kemp but they need more work on the Iverson retro plan. Still pissed I missed the Shaq Attaq Home pair because packershoes.com deleted every account and I couldn't log in and make a new account in time. I was on the road and planned it so I'd get home as soon as possible but right at release time and it totally hosed me on my Shaq collection.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Reebok Answer 14 – White – Black

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These are totally unnecessary with so many shoes worthy of a retro from his signature line and many years before. Not to mention they look like a Payless knockoff of the Penny 5s.

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Nike Air Pippen 6 – White – Purple

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Not bad...now put the OG colorway on sale. They're not going at that price. I thought maybe he wore them on The Dream Team 2 but those were Shaqnosis and Preacher Ices (aka a pair that really needs a retro as well).

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Reebok Shaq Attaq IV – White – Red – Blue

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They look like a home OG version. Just really well done after destroying the Griffey I and II the last several years. Bring me the Volts, the white midsole Emerald PEs and the OG IIIs. Plenty of others like the Nike Total Griffey Max they ruined can be brought back PROPERLY with the Mariner colorway.

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Nike Air Griffey Max II – White – Black – Hyper Jade

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Nice. I'd love to see the Flu Game/Flints/French Blues retroed as well knowing I'll never get PEs.

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Jabari Parker’s Air Jordan 12 “Milwaukee Bucks” PE

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@thikthird That's what I came to say. Definitely a scarecrow with a little Jack O' Lantern thrown in. Pretty sweet.

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Nike Air Max 95 “Halloween”

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Bring back all of the OG BB4 and R4 colorways. Only 3 R4s but a ton of BB4s to bring back

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Nike Shox TL Mid SP Releasing at NikeLab

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I kept my computer on and the OG page up so as soon as it let me (8 minutes before launch time) i added my size to the cart...and it put me in line. How was there a line before they launched? I tried the regular way just to be sure as well and still missed them. I really miss the old Nike.com as in "old" 3 years ago when it worked and was fair.

2 weeks, 6 days ago on Derek Jeter Signs Air Jordan 1s for Jimmy Fallon

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The next colorway should be the White/Blue/Silver pair to round out the OG set since it's never been properly retroed. These are sweet though.

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Nike Air Max Penny 1 “96 All Star Game” – Release Date

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@DugLast @hrbomber1113 Yup..they keep putting charcoal soles on them. Considering they're actually XIs that he wore in games during that 72-10 season you'd think more people would be interested in them just based off hype. I wanted a pair desperately back in the day but it was the OG gumsoled Low Breds or the OG Playoffs/Breds. I dont regret it but they've retroed the Lows with charcoal soles twice now. Let's go JB.

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Air Jordan 11 Low “Knicks”

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You mean FOUR iterations. Elite High, Elite Low, EM and the EXT Mids.

3 weeks, 1 day ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Dusty Cactus” – Release Reminder

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Bring back the PROPER gumsoled Jordan XI IE Low Breds!!!

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Air Jordan 11 Low “Knicks”

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Retro some Pippen shoes for us instead. There's a TON of pairs that they haven't brought around in forever, if ever. These are hideous. They're like the Penny 5s ugly ass cousin. Speaking of retroing some shoes, I'd love the home and away Penny 4s since we're doing the Penny 1s again so quickly. And the Home/White Penny 1s would be nice with the Black/Away Penny 1s that are already confirmed.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Nike Air Pippen 6

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I've always held out hope for the Kobe PEs. I mean Reebok released his Lakers Question PE and he was never even with them so maybe, just maybe, I'll get a Kobe version from during his signature exile. And if I was REALLY lucky maybe I'd win the lottery and be able to afford to track down and buy the Jordan III Home/Jordan VII Home and Away/Jordan VIII Home/Jordan IX patent leather PEs. I still remember realizing he was wearing PE IIIs when he posterized Yao for the first time and drooling. I'm also dying for a Jordan IX Penny PE.

1 month ago on Nike Air Flight Huarache – 2015 Preview

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I need these with the blue sole and definitely the Olympic pair w/ the #6 on the back. I thought Nike really dropped the ball in 2012 when they made that 4 pack of Olympic shoes: More Uptempos/Barkley's 180s/Shox BB4s/Huarache 2K4s. I can't knock any of those, but they dropped the 1996 #8 Olympic Pippen More Uptempos like a year+ before while the Penny Nike Flight 96s have never been retroed. Oh well. I hope they rectify that oversight this year.

1 month ago on Nike Zoom Flight ’96 – 2014 Retro

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I'm guessing these look kind of like an "away" version SINCE THEY'RE THE FREAKING AWAY PAIR AND 1/3 OF HIS OG Penny Is!!!!!!! How do you guys not know this? It's not the Jordan 1 with a billion OG pairs and AJKOs and all of that. 3 pairs. Orlando pair. This pair. And an almost all white pair with blue swooshes and a tongue like the Orlandos. Not that hard.

No wonder this website operates like a teenage hypebeast....Half the people writing don't know jack about the history of shoes. Some know about the true Grey Toe Jordan XIIIs and their full story and then there's the people that don't know an OG Penny 1 colorway when they see them or realize that the Black Toe 14s are missing the pearl midsole or the Jordan XI IE Bred Lows with a charcoal bottom are supposed to have a gum sole. I was freaking 10 when this stuff came out. Perhaps they need to delegate all the stupid repeat "articles" about new shoes coming out and what celebrity is wearing an ugly ass pair of 1-of-1s today or what color of the week they're dipping an entire Jordan line into, to all of the people that don't know the history. And in turn delegate the stuff about the retros and history to the few that know it on here. With the incessant repeat articles for no reason, the spam and dumbass twitter conversations in the comments and just flat out not knowing your shit it's getting harder to come here for "news".

1 month ago on Nike Air Max Penny – Black – Royal – White

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Just bring on the White/Black pair along with the White/UNC and White/Royal pairs of the same color blocking. Then hit me with the Metallic Pack. Oh and feel free to start dropping OG 16s and 17s. And I wouldn't mind the less popular/known colorways of the 13s and 14s like the 5 combined lows and the Oxidized and Indiglo 14s. But mostly...it's the Year of the 6. We're already being given 4/5 of the OG colors. I understand only giving 3/4 on the Year of the 3 and 5 because the missing pair was released shortly before or afterwards but none of those had NEVER been retroed. Maybe since they've released all the OG colorways but the Hare 7s since 2011 (and even then they were in the 2008 CDP) that they'll push the Maroon 6s back a year. Not a ton of 7s and 8s to fill up the next two calendar years. I'm also biding my time until the Year of the 10 so maybe we can finally get the City Pack.

1 month ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Black/Gum”

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The OGs came in Orlando, almost all black and almost all white. I don't remember if the black pair had a clear/white airbag or blue like this. Anyone know/remember?

1 month ago on The First Nike Penny Signature Shoe Returns For 2014

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@Audoematic @hrbomber1113 You do know your stuff. I know what you're talking about. In the playoffs he wore a lowtop all black pair with a red bottom vs the Jazz and a lowtop "Playoffs" pair vs the Pacers. But they made a hightop like this with red pods but somehow different. I saw a pic a long time ago and can't find it now.

1 month ago on Another Look at the Air Jordan 13 “Black/Red” For Holiday 2014

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Sneaker News =/= sneaker history. He wore these in his LAST Bulls season. The 14s were only brought out at the very end of his last season while most of that year was spent wearing all the OG colors (besides low and the Flints). Remember how there's the Black/White Playoff 12s and the Flu Games in the Finals as well vs Utah the first time?


So, can anyone tell me where these differ compared to the OG samples? They seem so close to what I remember but something is off.

1 month ago on Another Look at the Air Jordan 13 “Black/Red” For Holiday 2014

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@inTheNameofQuen I guess I'll just throw my 2014 pair in my OG box and sell them for $600 lol. I'm not going to do that but I sure as shit wouldn't have worn my OG pair as hard if I knew a slightly worse version was coming that I was going to buy anyway, despite the white midsole. Dumb to have a worn OG and a DS off-color 2014 pair, but oh well.

1 month, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 14 “Black Toe” Returns in Original Form

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@ThaFix @hrbomber1113 I had them brand new when they came out. It wasn't yellowing as the pair I own now looks the same as 1999. The biggest problem is they become sticky (somehow). I'm not really sure why they went all white. They just love to take beloved classic and make people happy when they hear they're dropping...only to see the real pics and have them change one minor thing to fuck it all up.

1 month, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 14 “Black Toe” Returns in Original Form

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For the billionth time the original a had pearl/goldish midsole. Perhaps when you said form you didn't mean colors as well but this is not the pair I had in 1999 and got another of in 2008.

1 month, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 14 “Black Toe” Returns in Original Form

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Picked them up last time but will again. I'd love some 2-4s as well. This is really out of the blue as well. I bet people will be going nuts but they were EASY to get last time and I ended up buying a pair of Eastbay for like $50 months after the release. Of course back then I got 2 pairs of Royal foams for $200 each over the phone without a problem. How times have changed.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Max Penny 2014 Retro – Release Date

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@TylerN117 He knows that. He's talking about the branding being that of the Pros aka no Penny "Cent" branding with the rest being ones.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “Gold Speckle” Sample

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Agreed they missed a bunch (even though they kind of took care of a few on the black/neon page by grouping the cactus and coughdrop pairs that were color blocked the same), but were the blackouts REALLY more valuable on the secondary market than a pair of OG Royals when they came out? I disagree.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Sneaker News NINE@NINE: Black Foams

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They need to drop these and the White/Royal, White/UNC OG pairs that are color blocked the exact same way. Then next year finish it up with the Metallic pack (There is an almost all white with grey or silver highlights that's color blocked just like the Metallics but I dunno if it's just white and grey or it's a metallic silver. Pics aren't showing me enough). They have to fill it up with something since out of the 7s only the Hares haven't been released in the last couple of years.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Another Look at the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Black/White”

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@LAMdoe Shooting Stars pack my man. 95% of people are selling theirs as they just wanted to Foamposites, but they're both awesome.

2 months ago on Nike Lil’ Penny Posite “Eggplant” – Asia Release Date

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I hope they bring back the UNC/White and Royal/White Jordan 1 OGs that are blocked like the White/Black pairs that are coming this year. After that all we need are the metallic silver/purple/blue/orange/green/red collection.

2 months, 1 week ago on True Blue: A Look Back at Blue Air Jordans

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These are some of the ugliest shoes I've ever seen. They haven't ever retroed the Dr Dooms yet this actually gets shat out of the design department. Unreal. These are worse than those fake Jordan with the Air Max 360 soles on them in all the horrible colors/backgrounds/graphics etc.

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Another Look at the Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Elephant Print”

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I can't believe they're going to drop these right before the Beethoven Elite Lows and after dropping a billion high energy EMs in a row. These could have broken up the constant yellows and bright colors a month or two ago but who on earth is going to go for these when they could get the Elite's in 2 weeks? Insanity.

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Metallic Silver” – Release Date

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Nike is doing well with the Flightposite...I'd love to see some more PEs, the Eggplant, OG gold and I'd love to see the Eggplant and this Copper back on the Foams along with extending the Foam retro line. After all the damage they've done to the Foam line recently a huge plus like that would really help a comeback.

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Nike Air Flightposite – Copper – Black

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I'd love some Kobe PEs but I'm just dreaming.

3 months ago on Nike Air Flight Huarache Returns in the OG Colorway

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They showed a billion pics and had a bunch of articles detailing the maroons coming out.....LONG before any pics or samples of black/infrareds. Maybe they're holding them back for early next year since they've made all of the OG 7s at least once since the CDP Hares.

3 months ago on Jordan Brand’s Four OG Air Jordan 6 Releases For 2014

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I hope already having the details doesn't make these pointless. I can always return them though and the 14 pairs of Kobe 9s haven't failed me yet.

3 months ago on Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low – White – Black – Wolf Grey

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These and the LeBrons are really well done. Considering the Kobe 8s got 3 pairs of the YOTS and also a YOTH I'd really hope the 9s will be available, especially with how well they were executed.

3 months ago on “China” Nike Kobe 9 EM

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@GeneLin They made those Philippines premiums that were REALLY nice and they were EM. I think they basically just mean they're more rare as they're the same quality of the Bruce Lee/Easter/USA EM pairs I own.
 Of course that pair had a sweet icy sole that looks like a pair of thong sandals as well as the upper going from a tribal/bead looking pattern back into his number and almost a flannel look and these are the most plain and lame pair of 9s they've made so far.

3 months ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM Premium – Black – Grey – White

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