An EM Pinball Story.

By Darcy

March 11, 2013

10 years ago

I've liked pinball since I was 10. I traded a nice 25th scale metal car, for a mini pinball. It was a bagatelle game actually. My mom was mad. In my teens I could usally found at the local arcade, it had two long rows of pinball machines and some shooting games . One day I came in there was a Pong Game in the corner, I said, "What is that?" The lady there explained it was a video game. Within a year, half of the pinballs were displaced by videos.

In the 1982 I bought a Gottlieb Solar City. It was well used, a vending company was selling off all of the EM games, they had replaced them with SS games. I have enjoyed this game ever since. One time when I was renting an apartment on the third floor of a walk up building, the next door tennant ask me to type out her resume. She thought I could type very quickly, she heard the bell sounds, she was sure I was making the noise with a typewriter. When I lived in an apartment, I had muffled the chimes of the pin with a small towel. I never played the pin after 8 PM.

Now to the present, hardly no arcades in this area, none of them have Pinball Machines. There are a few Pins around, but not like I remember. So now I own 3 EM Pinball machines, and 1 SS pin. Lots of fun, some frustration, mostly fun.


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10 years ago

Welcome darcy, sadly that story is the same for us came and pins left....

10 years ago

Welocome, EMs rock

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