I googled a couple of years ago "whats the point of pokemon cards"
before I spent my life savings on them for my kids new "hobby".
If you are wondering as well...
Most of the cards we have purchased have been from Wal-Mart. I received from amazon a 30 pack of pokemon cards by GoldenGroundHog and my kids LOVED them! They cost half the price as Walmart and the pack happen to have 98% of cards they didn't have. (They have A LOT!) They came with 2 trainer cards, A damaged card, and a poison card. The kids loved this as most of the ones we have bought haven't had these included. They didn't have any XP's in this shipment which my boys were disappointed about but from what I am learning about pokemon cards is that it's a hit or miss with those. Overall, my boys seemed to enjoy adding these cards to their collection.
You can buy your own pack by clicking HERE! And with amazon prime you get free shipping!!