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Locations in or near Alexandria Louisiana?

By NextoPin

9 years ago

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  • Latest reply 9 years ago by Nevus
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    #1 9 years ago

    Heading there soon, looking for someplace to play. Pin Map doesn't look promising.

    #3 9 years ago

    Nope. How long will you be in town? I'm 2 hours north on I-49.

    #4 9 years ago

    I'm another hour from Nevus if you wanna swing by.

    #5 9 years ago

    I appreciate the offer but it's too far, I don't have a rental car this time, I'm sharing one with another guy.

    There really isn't anything here. Someone said they thought there was a pizza place that had a couple, but didn't know which pizza place.

    I guess it's more Zen and TPA on the laptop :\

    #6 9 years ago

    Im from Alexandria originally and I don't know of one place that has a pin....if you find one let me know..lol!

    #7 9 years ago

    There is a skating rink in Pineville that someone though might have a pinball machine but they are closed for mardi gras week.

    #8 9 years ago

    Mardi Gras is today so they may be reopening tomorrow, 2/18.

    #9 9 years ago

    Well, here is one of the rare instances where simulated pinball prevailed. I'm glad they didn't bolt the TV to the stand

    #11 9 years ago
    Quoted from NextoPin:

    Well, here is one of the rare instances where simulated pinball prevailed. I'm glad they didn't bolt the TV to the stand

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    LOL. That's funny. You must be a high roller to be in a hotel that doesn't bolt the TV down.

    #12 9 years ago

    It's likely the cost of the security kit for the TV is now more expensive than the TV itself so they don't bother anymore. The room actually had 2 TV's.

    Glad I'm back home, there's nothing to do in Alexandria as far as pinball.

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    #13 9 years ago

    Theres not much in the whole state of louisiana.

    #14 9 years ago

    Speak for yourself!

    #16 9 years ago

    Agreed concerning pins out on locations. Not very many in LA.
    That's why we've been building up home collections and started up pinball clubs, and go to pinball festivals & expos in Dallas/Hou, etc.
    There is barcades in N.O. & Lafayette, and maybe now one opened up in B.R., but not sure.
    Then the random pin in a bar/pizza place/movie theatre/etc.

    Perhaps you can take the lead on organizing and running the annual Louisiana Pinball Festival, complete with pinball machines, tournaments, guest speakers, raffles, t-shirts.

    #17 9 years ago

    Yes that's what I mean pins on location. I live in Houma and I've only seen 1 pin on location and it's at a meat market and its a run down south park that dosnt at very well. I'm not interested in taking the lean on any festivals but I would be interested in joining a club and attending festivals. I would be interested in bringing a pin to a festival. I had plans on going to Texas pinball but I ended up having to go on call. But I'm def attending the southern fried in Atlanta in June. It will be my first arcade expo. Do you know if it's worth going?

    #18 9 years ago

    I heard it was really fun.


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