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Which actresses are the nicest?

Submitted by: Michael Betlinski


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Angelina Jolie and Jessica Chastain are tied for being the nicest in Hollywood




I heard some celebs ask trivia questions before they will sign. Have you experienced this and, if so, what happened?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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Yes it happens here and there. You just have to be prepared. Do your research if you aren't a diehard fan




Why do some celebs refuse to sign autographs with blue markers?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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They're brainwashed



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Do you ever butter up celebs with gifts and compliments?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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Not usually




Have you ever asked a celebrity to sign their full name? What happened?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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I asked Tim Commerford to sign his old signature, instead of his current ytk17 and ytk18, and he wouldn't do it




What is the biggest misconceptions when it comes to people that sell autographs?

Submitted by: David Durocher


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Almost all celebs think their autograph is worth at least twice as much as the market value



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What tips would you offer for someone who wants to get started collecting in person autographs?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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Honestly, I would say don't. I should clarify. If you want to make it a living, I would suggest doing something else because it's getting harder and harder each year. If you want to collect autographs, just put in the time and research.



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Do you keep any of the autographs you obtain for yourself?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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I keep a select few




How do you avoid having a celebrity personalize the autographs?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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Not much to do there. If they want to personalize it, then they will probably end up personalizing it or not signing at all




How do you respond when a celebrity assumes you're an eBay dealer?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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Sometimes I tell the truth. Sometimes I ignore that they even said the word ebay and continue with what I was saying



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How do you keep organized with 100s of photos when you're out graphing?

Submitted by: Chris Michaels


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I always have them alphabetized by first name




What is the biggest changes in the autograph scene since you first started?

Submitted by: David Durocher


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Cell phones



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What is the most autographs you've ever obtained from one person during a single occasion?

Submitted by: Justin Steffman


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Around 25 or so from Matt Damon




Who was your first autograph?

Submitted by: Nick Maas


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I can't remember for sure, but one of my first autographs was Barry Bonds. He is a big reason why I am into this hobby.




What was your greatest autograph success?

Submitted by: Adam Halloran


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Some of my favorites are Elon Musk, Friends cast, Seinfeld cast, Dumb & Dumber poster, and Presidents Clinton & Obama



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