More Craigslist laughs.

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More Craigslist laughs.


By wayout440

4 years ago



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    #5701 85 days ago

    That must be from Monster Bash 2.

    #5704 84 days ago

    That's why they call it "close encounters."

    #5705 84 days ago

    Munsters meets Rocky Horror.

    #5706 84 days ago

    Bride of Frankenstein

    #5707 80 days ago

    boston.craigslist.org link

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    #5708 80 days ago

    Condition "fair". I wonder how much it would be if it was "excellent"?

    Quoted from Rascal_H:

    boston.craigslist.org link

    Condition "fair". I wonder how much it would be if it was "excellent"?

    #5709 80 days ago
    Quoted from JethroP:

    Condition "fair". I wonder how much it would be if it was "excellent"?

    Condition "fair". I wonder how much it would be if it was "excellent"?

    I wonder how much if it was Imamaculate?

    #5710 80 days ago

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    #5712 79 days ago

    Condition "fair". I wonder how much it would be if it was "excellent"?

    I wonder how much if it was Imamaculate?

    I wonder how much if it were actually autographed by Bobby Orr? I think I recall seeing a listing once claiming the printed autograph was real, lol

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    #5714 72 days ago
    Quoted from YeOldPinPlayer:

    Ali $2400
    austin.craigslist.org link

    Not too much over pinside value considering condition. I wouldn't pay it though.

    #5715 72 days ago
    Quoted from Tomass:

    Not too much over pinside value considering condition. I wouldn't pay it though.

    It’s hard to judge condition when pictures are taken in the dark lol. Pinside value must be skewed. Maybe some people cashed in after he died? There hasn’t been an actual Ali sold on pinside that was archived that I could find. I sure wouldn’t give $2400 for one.

    #5716 72 days ago

    ebay.com link » Paragon Pinball Machine 1979 Classic

    This one is actually in my "back yard", I sent the seller a courtesy message about his price... I'll provide any update I might get!

    #5717 72 days ago
    Quoted from YeOldPinPlayer:

    Ali $2400
    austin.craigslist.org link

    A friend had a Cassius Clay, and it moved to Canada

    #5718 71 days ago

    Hard to find BALLY Ro Go warrior Vintage Pinball Machine rare to find - $2700

    santabarbara.craigslist.org link

    #5719 71 days ago

    Dont fall for it!

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    #5720 71 days ago

    Zizzle for $1,500 now that's a bargain !! I don't know what I found more hilarious, the fact that he called it "rare" or that he doesn't have the space for it.

    plattsburgh.craigslist.org link

    #5721 71 days ago
    Quoted from bicyclenut:

    Dont fall for it!

    We have a special thread for the scams. https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/psa-fake-craigslist-ads-in-multiple-cities
    I've seen fewer of those in the past year. Not sure if it's CL changes, me using it less, scammers moving on to other methods, or some combination of all of the above that's causing it.

    #5722 71 days ago

    $6,500 Sega Star Wars but at least the price is negotiable

    pittsburgh.craigslist.org link

    #5723 71 days ago

    I found this today.. westmd.craigslist.org link

    Someone else's response.... westmd.craigslist.org link

    #5724 71 days ago
    Quoted from sohchx:

    I found this today.. westmd.craigslist.org link

    Someone else's response.... westmd.craigslist.org link

    Where are you going to find a new LOTR?

    #5725 71 days ago
    Quoted from fisherdaman:

    Zizzle for $1,500 now that's a bargain !! I don't know what I found more hilarious, the fact that he called it "rare" or that he doesn't have the space for it.
    plattsburgh.craigslist.org link

    I love the picture from eBay. Showing that it's rare and hard to find because some joker put one on eBay at $8,800

    #5726 71 days ago
    Quoted from bob_e:

    Hard to find BALLY Ro Go warrior Vintage Pinball Machine rare to find - $2700
    santabarbara.craigslist.org link

    A client of mine bought a ROGO for about $300 in mostly working condition, and he probably paid too much. What a dog of a machine.

    #5727 71 days ago

    Hell, I have a Zizzle sitting in my garage right now. I'd be willing to part with it for $1000. What, no takers?

    #5728 71 days ago
    Quoted from ThatOneDude:

    Hell, I have a Zizzle sitting in my garage right now. I'd be willing to part with it for $1000. What, no takers?

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    Have have cash money ready.

    #5729 71 days ago

    $4,000 Not Craigslist....but a laugh on eBay. Good thing the play field is cleaned and waxed. Want to protect the remaining paint!

    Orange County Pinballs, a full service pinball shop.

    Game is serviced by a professional pinball technician to make sure it is 100% fully functional. All rubber rings are replaced, miniature lightbulbs and flashers are replaced, the playfield is cleaned and waxed, and any necessary mechanical parts are replaced or refurbished so your new pinball machine provides years of enjoyment.

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    #5730 71 days ago

    Facebook fun, alongside with 3 eBay listings to justify the price. Check out that playfield; "not too shabby"

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/656370984710668/
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    #5731 70 days ago

    Not too shabby? I wonder what shabby would look like? Why not just sand the playfield down to bare wood and clear it. Screw the artwork. That way you could just concentrate on the ball action and not be distracted by the art.

    #5732 70 days ago

    "Mine has all the original paint". Maybe you should look again.

    #5733 70 days ago
    Quoted from AntennaMan:

    "Mine has all the original paint". Maybe you should look again.

    "Mine has all the original paint"....probably means the original paint is still there, but is in powder form sitting in the bottom of the cabinet after being worn away from his lack of proper maintenance.

    #5734 68 days ago

    Maybe he'll give it you in a baggy, and you can reassemble it like a puzzle?

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    #5735 58 days ago

    Too rich for my blood....

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    #5736 57 days ago

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    #5737 57 days ago

    What a steal!

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    #5738 56 days ago

    OK 1, it is Ebarf aand 2 it is a Video game: BUDWEISER-TAPPER-COCKTAIL $1709.99
    You are purchasing Non-Working Arcade Game - As Is Where Is - As Seen In Pics - What you see is what you get - Games dose NOT Work

    ebay.com link » 100 Complete Original Midway Budweiser Tapper Cocktail Table 500 Made

    #5739 56 days ago

    austin.craigslist.org link
    Gottlieb woodrail, #RotoPool $3000

    #5740 56 days ago

    says to make him an offer "that is real"

    does that imply he knows the asking price isn't "real"?

    what does "real" mean If I offered him what I feel the game is worth to me, and I think it's a "real" offer, he may not.

    Why not just post the "real" asking price?

    It does look nice though

    #5741 54 days ago

    WOW!!! What a steal!!!

    oklahomacity.craigslist.org link

    #5742 53 days ago

    it's one of us

    #5743 53 days ago

    Only 3K Worn down to wood. No lock bar, no glass, rotted rubbers

    richmond.craigslist.org link

    Original 1977 big top pinball - $3000

    I have a all original 1977 big too pinball machine it needs some work but all the parts are there it still lights up and makes noises just needs new glass and some other little things

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    #5744 51 days ago

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1303061519825321/

    No mention of the number of plays in the last 12 years, though.

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    #5745 51 days ago

    That cabinet is split pretty bad. And for the low price of 3k!

    #5746 51 days ago

    Hey guys

    Hope all is well with everyone. Just wanted to chime in and ask for advice. I know a lot of the games we see on Craigslist are ridiculous of course. I know there is a Blue Book on pinball machines that list their values. And I've seen this book and not sure if the questions I'm asking are in the blue book. It's been awhile since I opened one up.

    My questions to all of you is this.

    The value that they list on the pinball machines in the blue book how do they determine that value?

    Is the value listed based on a game that needs to be shopped out or already shopped?

    Fully functional? To what degree? Everything works but the bumpers are dead and the flippers have no power or maybe the some of the lights are burnt out?

    What if the game is super clean and what defines super clean or exceptional and how much would that change the actual price?

    Lets say a value of $500 is put on a particular wedge head. Is that because it's a 7 on a 10 scale?

    What is a 7 or a 5?

    What if its a 10 should you offer the seller more money and if so how much? $200? $300?

    Or bottom line do you just go with your best judgement?

    I would guess the same set of questions would apply when determining what you should sell your game for?

    #5747 51 days ago

    When I'm shopping, I start with the Market Archive you can find here:

    https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/archive

    See what the game you're shopping for has sold for in the past. Then I'll check out current listings and see what people are asking for the same game. Pictures in both the archive and the current listings will give you a good idea of where to price yours in the range of listings.

    Then you have to determine what you're comfortable paying. For example, right after I started playing pinball, I went to PAPA and played a Bally Safari. I immediately wanted one. My research revealed that one had never been sold on Pinside, making valuation almost impossible. After finally finding one for sale on ebay (yuck), I decided that I wanted it and didn't care that I was going to pay what some would have considered "too much". But to me, it was worth it.

    Anyway, there are a lot of factors that go into valuation, but most of all, it's what you want to pay. If you're comfortable paying a premium for something that's hard to find and you really want, then go for it.

    When I find on that needs work, you typically have a good idea of what it will cost to fix. Then subtract the cost of parts and some labor from the price and shoot them an offer. Provided parts aren't impossible to find, most things can be fixed relatively cheaply outside of cabinet repair, board corrosion damage and playfield restoration.

    #5748 50 days ago

    That's good advice. Thank You!

    #5749 50 days ago
    Quoted from JethroP:

    Not too shabby? I wonder what shabby would look like? Why not just sand the playfield down to bare wood and clear it. Screw the artwork. That way you could just concentrate on the ball action and not be distracted by the art.

    I wonder what a playfield would cost?

    #5750 46 days ago

    The guy seems to think this is perfect...I think the second flipper bats tell another story.

    minneapolis.craigslist.org link

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