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I've always been a fan of arcades since I can remember. Mid 80s in Winnipeg I'd stare at the arcade in awe wishing I could go in. They always had a 12 or 14 and older rule and at 6 or 7 I was jealous of my older brother who could go play these giant life size games that I was playing at home on our Commodore 64, Atari and Colecovision. Whenever there was a arcade in a store without > Read the full story...
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Well, I've been told by a few people that I've gotten into this hobby at the wrong time......well, my daughter and I have that kind of luck. She is 14, and I took her to a pinball arcade. It was my first time as well. She absolutely fell in love with it. So much I wanted to find a macofor us. But financially, I can't. So I started to look for local auctions. I knew I was > Read the full story...
I played Charlie's Angels with my college friends every day after supper at Penn State, 1978 - 1980. Since then >
I ran $1500 through CFTBL during my "gap year" at Michigan State before my shifts at El Azteco. Rediscovered the >
I was born and raised Santa Clara and grew up with going to various places to play games with my >
I started out at Frontier Novelty in Niagara Falls, NY. I repaired everything from ABC ball bowlers, Seeburg & Wurlitzer >
In a basement far far away a neighbor got a pinball machine. He invited me over to play and I >
About 5 years ago I Googled pinball machines. (I had owned pinball machines in the past, but it had been >
When is was a young, impressionable boy, (1979) my father owned a bar and grill. Whenever I was there, he >
Hello people, I'm new to Pinside but old to the world I've seen a lot of things in my 73 years >
My first pinball I played was when I was 13 in 1980 on vacation in Florida was the original Black >
Growing up, the decision to play a game, any game - be it a board game like checkers, chess or Monopoly or >
LOVE Pinball! Don't own one, but am looking to change that. Learning so much. Pass along your wisdom and show me >
Hello Friends, I want to let the EM Bally fans know about an AirBnB where 2 vintage Bally pinball machines are >
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