Funny how everybody just has to get their hands on Allen & Ginter every year. It's not funny because it's popular; it's funny because Allen & Ginter was a tobacco company, producing an addictive product over 100 years ago.
I can't afford a box of the stuff, and seeing what people are pulling, I'm better off not buying any to begin with. Instead, I spend about half that much on eBay (and trading) getting everything I need.
I now have Ginter cards in-hand. I enjoy the design this year, and some of the mini sets are worth collecting. I'll save that for later as I they come in.
Here's what I have right now, starting with a complete base set: