I’ve had Big Game for almost 5 years. I still have my original game Dipsy Doodle, but it was sold to a friend then bought back. That’s around 5 years too.
Gorgar!!!!! 19 years.
It was the very first pin I bought. I've owned several other Gorgars in that time but still kept my original game.
But then again, half2/3rds of my collection I've had for over 15 years.
I hate to sell.
Black Knight was the first pin I ever bought back in the day. Not the same one, but it was the first in the basement as well. 18 years later it's still here while much else has changed.
Arcade game is Toobin'. (14+ years)
Pinball machine is Ripley's Believe It Or Not. (8+ years)
I don't see either of them going anywhere anytime soon.
My 1st pin and the longest survivor is Paragon purchased as a teenager in the summer of 1985.
I have my arcade machine that started it all- an original Donkey Kong machine that I bought in 2008 after watching King of Kong- Fistful of quarters. My wife calls it the moment that changed everything. Lol.
As far as pinball, I still have an original Ironman machine that I bought in 2011.. I bought a NIB one in 2010, sold it, and missed it immediately. Bought one a few months later and swore I'd never sell it. So many machines have come and gone since then, I don't think Ironman will ever leave though.
Whitewater. First machine I started with 19 years ago and I still have it.
Over half of my collection I have +15 years now..
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