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(Topic ID: 240282)

Happy Anniversary! Iconic Imamaculate Baywatch Thread Turns One Today!


By AFM95

1 year ago



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  • 29 posts
  • 20 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 1 year ago by AFM95
  • Topic is favorited by 4 Pinsiders

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“What is your Favorite Part of the Imamaculate Baywatch Thread?”

  • Imamaculate is now on urbandictionary.com 18 votes
    14%
  • You finally now know who Larry Elmore is 3 votes
    2%
  • As a Baywatch pin owner, you were really hoping that it would sell at $3,500 4 votes
    3%
  • The incredible funny GIFs TheHueManatee and others created 40 votes
    31%
  • Finding out legless pins are the future 5 votes
    4%
  • Getting threats of litigation, and encouraging the OP to follow through 9 votes
    7%
  • The 2100+ posts really made work fly by 14 votes
    11%
  • There is a sequel to this thread called "I sure do miss the 600 play Baywatch thread" 9 votes
    7%
  • Receiving a commemorative postcard with threatening language on it, in jest, from wantdataeast 5 votes
    4%
  • Finding out that the OP is actually an incredible nice guy 21 votes
    16%

(Multiple choice - 128 votes by 70 Pinsiders)

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#1 1 year ago

It was one year ago today, that a legend began. A gentleman from Lexington, Kentucky; introduced us to a new word that had meaning beyond immaculate. He has sold ice to Eskimos and legless pinball machines to the general public. He had copyrights that he claimed to exist, and was going to sue your ass if you didn't believe him. Then... he got soft on us and became a cool dude.

Happy Anniversary wantdataeast! Here's to giving us at Pinside 90 days of incredible banter, laughs, and endless GIFs/memes.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/for-sale-baywatch-nearly-imamaculate

AND

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/i-sure-do-miss-the-600-play-baywatch-thread/

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#3 1 year ago

Holy Shit...!!!...that was a year already...???...........Joey

#4 1 year ago

I miss that thread so much the imamaculate Baywatch will live forever in our hearts.

#5 1 year ago
Quoted from Breaking_Dad:

Holy Shit...!!!...that was a year already...???...........Joey

I thought the same thing too.

It's definitely going to be a reread for me. The GIFs and memes are some of the best I've seen.

#6 1 year ago

All of the above

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#8 1 year ago

Now only if we could get an official comment from wantdataeast or an ingenious new GIF from thehuemanatee ...

#9 1 year ago

"Georgeous" is the "imamaculate" of 2019!!!

#10 1 year ago

This is ancient history. I'm happy to eagerly await the glory of the future Pinball Buzz thread that is about to launch.

#11 1 year ago

The fact that wantdataeast took all of our ribbing and then turned the corner to have fun along with the rest of us AND prove that he really is a great guy - for me that was not only the best part of the thread, but one of the best things about Pinside at the time.

It WAS a highly entertaining thread! Thanks thehuemanatee !

#12 1 year ago

That's a great poll OP - well done covering so many of the reasons to love the thread. Only problem I want to pick more than 1 (went with the GIFs)!!! Man I remember loving this thread at work and I was on vacation in Vegas and was still glued to the thread in between throwing dice!

#13 1 year ago

Holy cow who knew it was possible for a 1 year old thread to still bring us all this continued humor!

#14 1 year ago

Hard to believe our baby is 1 already. God how time flies. Look how long her legs are now. Cherish every moment because before you know it they have left the nest.

#15 1 year ago
Quoted from hockeymag8:

That's a great poll OP - well done covering so many of the reasons to love the thread. Only problem I want to pick more than 1 (went with the GIFs)!!! Man I remember loving this thread at work and I was on vacation in Vegas and was still glued to the thread in between throwing dice!

Thanks @hockeymag8

I did allow multiple choices for the poll since it's hard to pick just one. Feel free to update your selection(s).

#16 1 year ago

Didn't the original thread end up raising money for a charitable cause? IIRC the personalized postcard/print/special soil were sent after a donation was made. What was the charity, a Childrens Hospital or something like that?

#17 1 year ago
Quoted from vaevictis:

Didn't the original thread end up raising money for a charitable cause? IIRC the personalized postcard/print/special soil were sent after a donation was made. What was the charity, a Childrens Hospital or something like that?

It was the second thread - "I sure do miss the 600 play Baywatch thread."

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/i-sure-do-miss-the-600-play-baywatch-thread/

#18 1 year ago

What an incredible time to be alive! Can't believe it was that long ago

#19 1 year ago
Quoted from AFM95:

Thanks @hockeymag8
I did allow multiple choices for the poll since it's hard to pick just one. Feel free to update your selection(s).

Nice!! Done!!

#20 1 year ago

Literally had tears from laughing so hard! TheHueManatee was pure genius!

#21 1 year ago

TheHueManatee is currently on holiday but I'm sure he's going to appreciate the koodoos .

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#22 1 year ago
Quoted from transprtr4u:

TheHueManatee is currently on holiday but I'm sure he's going to appreciate the koodoos .

Just got back and saw this thread. LOL

I voted for the OP turning out to be a great guy with an awesome sense of humour. That was my favorite part of the whole imamaculate baywatch thread(s).

Happy Anniversary!!

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#23 1 year ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

Just got back and saw this thread. LOL
Happy Anniversary!!
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He’s back! He’s back! Now head over to the jury duty thread and work your magic!

#24 1 year ago

So good!

#25 1 year ago

I lost it when the machine was in Super Mario land, and the "bad mushroom" showed up, and the legs on the machine disappeared.

Absolutely loved that one.

#26 1 year ago

I had to vote for the GIF's that thehuemanatee and coz and many others posted...although it was a tough decision.
During that thread's hey day, my coworkers were prolly wondering what I was laughing at...…

The thread did a 180, with money raised for charity, postcards, dirt, lawsuit threats and pics being traded.....and eventually everything worked out in the end.....

I really do miss that thread.....always good for a laugh while im having a crappy day at work….

Well played gents, well played.

#27 1 year ago

While I appreciate the shout out, I would like to reiterate that this was a group effort & that there were many pinsiders who made hilarious contributions.(swillie, wantdataeast, coz, cosmokramer, atari_daze, afm95 just to name a few)

No thread will ever come close to replicating the hilarity of the imamaculate baywatch thread(s).

Thanks for all the laughs folks!!

#28 1 year ago

I spoke to wantdataeast a few months ago. As of February 1st, the imamaculate Baywatch was still in his possession.

3 months later
#29 1 year ago

I wonder if "wantdataeast" would consider this trade?

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