(Topic ID: 218677)

Lou Ferrigno Update


By fireball2

1 year ago



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“How was Lou Ferrigno during his encounter with FB2?”

  • An arrogant D, double E, K, Deek. 19 votes
    5%
  • Sweet as Pie. I told you we'd be BFFs. 43 votes
    12%
  • Not a jerk, but completely businesslike and serious. 50 votes
    14%
  • Wasn't even there; some assistant guy helped me. 110 votes
    31%
  • Ignored me the whole time until I had to show him how to turn it on. 65 votes
    18%
  • Ate a tasty-looking sandwich right in front of me without offering me the other half, even though I said I was hungry. 21 votes
    6%
  • All of the above. 23 votes
    7%
  • None of the above. Supply alternate answer in comments. 3 votes
    1%
  • Offered to sell me a Baywatch in imamaculate condition. 19 votes
    5%

(353 votes)

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#1 1 year ago

Teaser: He called me at school today. Luckily it's the last day of school, so I answered it while I signed kids' yearbooks. He told me the machine is going in the guest house ("Go left down the driveway..."), and that the machine has been sitting in the box in the guest house driveway since it came from Texas. Yes, we had those torrential rains that washed out Montecito since then.

He says, "I hope you know what you're doing..."
I say, "We'll find out together, baby."
He says, "Harumph."

T Minus 3 hours.

#2 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

Teaser: He called me at school today. Luckily it's the last day of school, so I answered it while I signed kids' yearbooks. He told me the machine is going in the guest house ("Go left down the driveway..."), and that the machine has been sitting in the box in the guest house driveway since it came from Texas. Yes, we had those torrential rains that washed out Montecito since then.
He says, "I hope you know what you're doing..."
I say, "We'll find out together, baby."
He says, "Harumph."
T Minus 3 hours.

holy shit he just left it outside... that sucks. it was such a nice machine.

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#3 1 year ago

After he asked you if you knew what you were doing I would have told him to go fuck himself.

#4 1 year ago

Well, hopefully it's crated and covered well or what a shame.

#5 1 year ago

The "I hope you know what you're doing" was about the fact that he just told me how it had sat out all this time. I think he thinks it's prolly gonna be f'ed up.

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#6 1 year ago

Get your free picture with him next to the moldy cab and then leave

#7 1 year ago

What an ungrateful douchebag.
And you can tell him I said that.

#8 1 year ago

I think I would rather get a picture with someone that has talent.

#9 1 year ago
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#10 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

The "I hope you know what you're doing" was about the fact that he just told me how it had sat out all this time. I think he thinks it's prolly gonna be f'ed up.

I think he's prolly f`n right.
Good luck!

#11 1 year ago
Quoted from InfiniteLives:

next to the moldy cab

Did you say moldy cab-Hulk not happy!

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#12 1 year ago

Cant believe he left it outside all that time, was the pin partial payment for him to come to the show or did someone give it to him to be nice?

#13 1 year ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

What an ungrateful douchebag.
And you can tell him I said that.

Change that. Please tell him I said that.

#14 1 year ago

What's the background here?

There have been a couple threads, all very long, one at least was renamed and just shows pictures of some dude selling a book.

Help out those that don't read every post...

#15 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

He told me the machine is going in the guest house ("Go left down the driveway..."), and that the machine has been sitting in the box in the guest house driveway since it came from Texas.

Jesus Christ

#16 1 year ago

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished.

Hopefully the cab is not made of that particle wood that swells up when wet. . . .

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#17 1 year ago
Quoted from altan:

one at least was renamed and just shows pictures of some dude selling a book.

Don't make me sell it here!

#18 1 year ago

Everyone is waiting to pounce on the poor guy. Sure, he has been a dick in the past but let's at least see how this turns out before the pitchforks start swinging.

#20 1 year ago

Please make this another Ted thread.

LTG : )

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#21 1 year ago
Quoted from altan:

What's the background here?
There have been a couple threads, all very long, one at least was renamed and just shows pictures of some dude selling a book.
Help out those that don't read every post...

Lou Ferrigno was at TPF and the nice folks at TPF gave him a "imamaculate" Hulk pinball machine as a thank you, do not think it was part of the payment. (it was super nice I saw it and if you dont get that joke you need to check out the baywatch fs thread)

Hulk asked the folks who gave it to him if they knew anyone who could set it up. OP was the man who stepped up to the plate. First thread people started talking about how shitty Lou is to people with a lot of people chiming in agreeing that he sucks with their own stories. That thread was asked by its OP to be closed then fireball2 made the next thread which turned into the ted talk as Lou kept delaying the game set up.

Fast forward to today when fireball2 gets to meet Lou and set up his (potentially) water damaged solid state pinball machine

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#22 1 year ago

infinitelives I respectfully request that you summarize all long pinside threads. Thank you!

Quoted from InfiniteLives:

Lou Ferrigno was at TPF and the nice folks at TPF gave him a "imamaculate" Hulk pinball machine as a thank you, do not think it was part of the payment. (it was super nice I saw it and if you dont get that joke you need to check out the baywatch fs thread)
Hulk asked the folks who gave it to him if they knew anyone who could set it up. OP was the man who stepped up to the plate. First thread people started talking about how shitty Lou is to people with a lot of people chiming in agreeing that he sucks with their own stories. That thread was asked by its OP to be closed then fireball2 made the next thread which turned into the ted talk as Lou kept delaying the game set up.
Fast forward to today when fireball2 gets to meet Lou and set up his water damaged solid state pinball machine

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#23 1 year ago

Ed did tell me they wrapped the machine in plastic before it went into the box, and I think there may have been plastic around the box too, but I'm not sure. Still... I hope it's not a mushy mess.

We's gonna find out in less than two hours...

Gotta go pack up tools and get pumped for the flex-off pic. Mebbe get some plastic bags for the salvage.

#24 1 year ago
Quoted from InfiniteLives:

Lou Ferrigno was at TPF and the nice folks at TPF gave him a "imamaculte" Hulk pinball machine as a thank you, do not think it was part of the payment. (it was super nice I saw it)

Hulk asked the folks who gave it to him if they knew anyone who could set it up. OP was the man who stepped up to the plate. First thread people started talking about how shitty Lou is to people with a lot of people chiming in agreeing that he sucks with their own stories. That thread was asked by its OP to be closed then fireball2 made the next thread which turned into the ted talk as Lou kept delaying the game set up.

Fast forward to today when fireball2 gets to meet Lou and set up his water damaged solid state pinball machine

Nice job Lloyd; short and covers everything well, with a bit of personality. A+ for mad summarization skillz.

#25 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

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Nice job Lloyd; short and covers everything well, with a bit of personality. A+ for mad summarization skillz.

ha thanks, but my name is Dave Lloyd posted above me wanting more Ted pics

#26 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

Ed did tell me they wrapped the machine in plastic before it went into the box, and I think there may have been plastic around the box too, but I'm not sure. Still... I hope it's not a mushy mess.

This story tho...
wow.

Please keep us posted; I hope that Kevin's work wasn't ruined by a muscle head.

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#27 1 year ago
Quoted from InfiniteLives:

ha thanks, but my name is Dave

Sorry Mang, didn't have my Dollah Sto' reading spex on. A+ for you!

Update: We've been texting back and forth about a bodybuilder guy I knew back in the day. He won't admit knowing him because...
"Trying to make me old? lol."

Softening the target. You watch, we'll be BFFs by the end of this.

#28 1 year ago

"Nothing easily obtained is worth having"...or whatever that quote is it comes to mind here. Can you imagine anyone treating a wonderful gift like this with such disregard? Where is the basic respect for people, even simple common sense? Let's hope for the best for the condition of that pin despite. Good Luck OP (sneak away for a live update here and there) !!

#29 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

You watch, we'll be BFFs by the end of this.

My money's on this.

For those that don't know the OP, Mark is the kind of guy that makes friends easily.

Super happy that we finally get to find out how it goes.

Quoted from LTG:

Please make this another Ted thread.
LTG : )

Please Lloyd; Don't even joke...

#30 1 year ago

Left outside in the rain......this is going to be good......

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#31 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

we'll be BFFs by the end of this.

Mark this will be easy for you to do. Show up with your Hot Dog hat on! I dare you

#32 1 year ago

I agree, with Fireball2's natural charm going strong, Lou will be best buds after this encounter!

#33 1 year ago

Give Lou a break, he probably has one walk on tv part and 5 weekends at conventions EVERY YEAR! He's swamped! Besides, the dude isn't in good shape. Probably not strong enough to move it onto a dolly and into the garage.

#34 1 year ago

In for updates!

#35 1 year ago

Ask Lou if he would prefer a Baywatch machine with only 600 plays in 12 years and no legs (maybe Hulk ripped them off).

Brad

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#36 1 year ago

I am sorry, but Lou continues to prove he is a jerk! He left that beautiful machine outside??? What a douche!

#37 1 year ago

Surely it's outside on the driveway but the driveway is covered from the rain

I mean he sounds like an bit of an asshole but he cannot be that stupid can he?

#38 1 year ago

sounds like ypuhave quite the trek to get to Lou,s place. is he re-imbursing you for your trouble? A pic?
can of green spray paint? anything?

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#39 1 year ago

Ready.

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#40 1 year ago
Quoted from FalconPunch:

Surely it's outside on the driveway but the driveway is covered from the rain

Negatory. I looked at Google Street view...

#41 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

Negatory. I looked at Google Street view...

Downright disrespectful Lou.
Ffs have Bruce Banner just truck it outta the rain atleast...this is painful.

#42 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

Negatory. I looked at Google Street view...

Wow.
Get a camera crew to follow you. This is juicy

#43 1 year ago

fireball2

Can you Facebook Live this encounter?

#44 1 year ago
Quoted from FalconPunch:

I mean he sounds like an bit of an asshole but he cannot be that stupid can he?

Dude only knows two words "hulk smash"...just saying

#45 1 year ago
Quoted from FalconPunch:

Wow.
Get a camera crew to follow you. This is juicy

Two great minds think alike.

#46 1 year ago

you'll know its bad without even opening it if the shipping box is all spongy from the recent rains, but hopefully this isn't the case and he's just moved it there for your convenience <fingers crossed>

#47 1 year ago
Quoted from InfiniteLives:

ha thanks, but my name is Dave Lloyd posted above me wanting more Ted pics

I think we found your new nickname, lol

#49 1 year ago

OK Boiz, it's a done deal. I showed up early, like I do, and got home early.
But before I do the reveal, I want you to put your money where your mouth is, so to speak. I added a poll, and before I post any info about how it went, I want to see how you THINK it went down. I'ma make some dinner, grab a beer, and be back in a while to see what everybody sez.

Then I will tell all.

#50 1 year ago
Quoted from jellikit:

Ask Lou if he would prefer a Baywatch machine with only 600 plays in 12 years and no legs (maybe Hulk ripped them off).

Love the crossover!

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