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You complete me, O-Pee-Chee

I've found another perk of not collecting 2012 Topps. No cards with squirrels!

While I was off driving hours through the snow last night (why? well, for my job, of course), the blogs and those things I don't pay attention to (re: forums/Beckett) were flipping out about 2012 Topps and squirrel cards.

It was enough to make me stop at Walmart at 3:15 a.m. on the way home to see if there was any 2012 Squirrel to sample. But there wasn't, and I made it home alive and without a squirrel post. I was never so relieved on both fronts.

Of course, the best part of partially ignoring this year's cards is focusing on all of those past collecting goals that collected dust while I collected cards that I didn't even want in my collection. (That's what new cards are good for -- sweeping under the rug all those sets that you haven't finished).

One of those goals was finishing off the 2009 Upper Deck O-Pee-Chee set.

For those who weren't collecting in 2009, OPC was a stra…