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Famous people who play pinball

By Daditude

2 years ago


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    #1 2 years ago

    I was just thinking that I have seen a lot of pictures of famous people playing pinball. I'm not sure if it has fully caught on with the "jet set crowd," but I have heard of many stars who are avid pinball players.

    Slash, Alice cooper, Jason Sudeikis, and Owen Wilson.

    What other famous people are pinheads? Any pics?

    #2 2 years ago

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    #5 2 years ago
    Quoted from Daditude:

    I was just thinking that I have seen a lot of pictures of famous people playing pinball. I'm not sure if it has fully caught on with the "jet set crowd," but I have heard of many stars who are avid pinball players.
    Slash, Alice cooper, Jason Sudeikis, and Owen Wilson.
    What other famous people are pinheads? Any pics?

    Wow this is not a pot stirring thread what BS getting down votes

    #6 2 years ago

    I sold a pin to Ryan Adams a few years back.

    #7 2 years ago

    Australian comedian Jim Jefferies loves pinball and references it quite often in his shows.

    #8 2 years ago
    Quoted from Eryeal:

    I sold a pin to Ryan Adams a few years back.

    That's cool. What game was it?

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    #9 2 years ago
    Quoted from JY64:

    ...what BS getting down votes

    One day he'll learn how to use the search function.

    #10 2 years ago
    Quoted from TheLaw:

    One day he'll learn how to use the search function.

    I was asking if there are more famous people that are known pinball lovers/collectors, and only secondly if there are pictures to prove it.

    I was NOT asking for just a bunch of pics as could be found in another thread.

    Thanks anyway

    #11 2 years ago
    Quoted from Daditude:

    That's cool. What game was it?

    X-Men LE.

    #12 2 years ago

    Micheal jackson had a large collection.

    #13 2 years ago
    Quoted from yellowghost:

    Micheal jackson had a large collection.

    I have heard that. I think he supposedly had a whole arcade (which would make sense for him). Im not sure that i have ever seen a pic of any of it, however.

    #14 2 years ago

    MJ had a Revenge From Mars in his bedroom, which is shown in the Police raid video at the Neverland ranch.

    Jack Black is a pinball lover and has an Addams Family at home which pops up in his Jablinski Games vlogs from time to time.

    #15 2 years ago

    Dr Phil is a big pin fan.

    #16 2 years ago
    Quoted from Only_Pinball:

    Dr Phil is a big pin fan.

    I’ve heard him on This Week in Pinball. His commentary on pinball is amazing. He’s friends with ZMeny

    #18 2 years ago
    Quoted from SLAMT1LT:

    MJ had a
    Jack Black is a pinball lover and has an Addams Family at home which pops up in his Jablinski Games vlogs from time to time.

    One of the first Jabkinski games was all about pinball (Edit — I forgot this was from the Las Vegas PHOF) —

    #19 2 years ago

    Tom Petty had a nice collection of restored games.

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    #20 2 years ago

    Warren Buffet and Bill Gates in Gates' latest Instagram post

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BydTxLIAb-R/?igshid=1iib0ux0ii6yf

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    #21 2 years ago

    Jack White is also a big Lawlor fan.

    #22 2 years ago

    We had famous people play on our games in a Comics themed bar in Ghent, Belgium!

    Here we have Gaten Matarazzo from Stranger Things who recently played all our pins(2019):

    https://www.facebook.com/Bingovit/photos/a.247287975321450/2381861681864058/?type=3&theater

    And also Nathan Fillion a lot longer ago(2017):
    https://www.facebook.com/Bingovit/photos/a.247287975321450/1473764156007153/?type=3&theater

    #23 2 years ago
    Quoted from Bingovit:

    We had famous people play on our games in a Comics themed bar in Ghent, Belgium!
    Here we have Gaten Matarazzo from Stranger Things who recently played all our pins(2019):
    https://www.facebook.com/Bingovit/photos/a.247287975321450/2381861681864058/?type=3&theater
    And also Nathan Fillion a lot longer ago(2017):
    https://www.facebook.com/Bingovit/photos/a.247287975321450/1473764156007153/?type=3&theater

    We need a Stranger Things pinball machine.

    #24 2 years ago

    Ed Robertson
    https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.4589045

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    #25 1 year ago

    They aren’t playing them, but I saw these three on Apocalypse of American Horror Story episode 10. The left is Space Shuttle, not sure of the other 2.

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    #26 1 year ago

    Lemmy played pinball when he would find one, saw a quite recent interview in which he wonders where the pinball machines have gone...
    The Ramones can be found on old 70's pics playing some pins..
    Joe Strummer too..

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    #27 1 year ago

    Fred enjoying his Dinosaurs pin during the time of no PF dimpling.

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