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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 a path to keep a metal sphere alive   » Read the full story...



HOME-GROWN BIG JUICY MELONS IN T...

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...

Pinball anottomous

Pinball anottomous

I started playing pinball back when I was moving irrigation pipe one summer during junior high school or high school. There was a Capt. Fantastic at a bowling alley, not much to do in the   » 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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February 24 - How I go into pinball

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February 24 - Bittersweets!

Growing up outside chicago my dad use to take to ...

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February 23 - Where it all began...

So, not too much to say other than I grew ...

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February 23 - New to Pinball

Into arcade games like many guys were growing up, but ...

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February 23 - From Canada to Finland

I own my first pinball machine since 2013 and currently ...

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February 21 - Proud Sunshine owner

I picked up my Sunshine in Phoenix and had it ...

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February 21 - Planetjed

I live in Abu Dhabi and own (as I understand ...

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February 20 - My Vast Infiniden

Proud owner of Bally's Flash Gordon and Embryon pins along ...

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February 20 - In search of The Pinball Wizard

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February 18 - Knifesmashr's Story

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