In Australia kids still collect and trade cards at school. In fact, the social collateral they offer has caused some administrators to ban them.
Notebook: Charges Dropped Against Dealer, Braves Game Worn Jersey Auction, FL Card Shop Profile, Collecting Secrets
The hobby notebook includes an update on one of the six dealers who had been charged with fraud in connection with the sale of fake jerseys, a jersey auction from the Atlanta Braves, collecting tips from a mega collector, a chance to win a T206 Cobb and a profile of a Florida sports card shop owner.
Notes: 2013 Bowman Error, Auction Update, 1966 Philadelphia Football Pack Rip, Curtis Martin Signing
Every few months, it seems, we hear about another attempt to create ‘electronic sports cards’ as part of some online game. The game creators try to drum up interest by playing up the ‘collecting’ angle and create ways to build a team or online collection that try to mimic the experience of collecting physical cards. [...]