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Barenaked Ladies 'Silverball' - exclusive Pinside sneak preview!

Barenaked Ladies 'Silverball' - exclusive Pinside sneak pr...

Back in October last year, when I had the opportunity to visit the Stern Pinball factory and meet the cool likes of Steve Ritchie, John Borg, George Gomez, Lyman Sheats, Lonnie Ropp and many more, I bumped into someone I   » Read the full story...

In search of The Pinball Wizard

HIT THE START BUTTON: It all starts with the start button. Welcome to a whole different world. The lights flash, the clinking, clanking and clattering collection of physical parts send you off on   » Full story...


In 2013, I embarked on a journey to make a home-grown version of WhizBang's brilliantly conceived Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons (WNBJM).  I let the reins go free on Nellie. Her gallop   » Full story...

First Time With: Scared Stiff an...

Hello Pinside.   I'm fairly new to Pinside, and very new to the hobby. I've been creeping around the forums here for a few months, posting occasionally, learning all the things. Keeping my eyes   » Full story...

Kickback Pinball Cafe: My First Williams/Bally Experience

Kickback Pinball Cafe: My First ...

On my trip to Pittsburgh last weekend, I had the opportunity to stop by one of the two pinball locations I wanted to go for: Bradish Street Pinball Parlour or Kickback Pinball   » Full story...

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May 15 - Finally... T2!

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May 6 - King of the Monsters

I am the founder and CEO of Newslines, a crowdsourced ...

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May 6 - Pinhead from way back

Celebrity Sports Center, in Denver, Co, was my idea of ...

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May 5 - The making of Pinwiz55

My first exposure to "pinball". Back in the 1950's my Dad ...

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May 5 - VacFink Story

Learning to restore my first two pin, a SS Jokerz ...

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May 2 - How I started playing pinball.

When I was 11 I sold pop bottles to play ...

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May 1 - My life Goal

I'm new to pinside but will now be here forever! ...

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April 30 - Old timer pinballer

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