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No rainbow puke club! (Post pics of worst color gi fails)


By Mitch

2 years ago



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    “Do you dislike color GI”

    • Yes get rid of it. (Welcome to the club) 170 votes
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    • No I really enjoy it ( your in the wrong thread) 42 votes
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    #2051 1 year ago

    Captain Puketastic

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    #2052 1 year ago

    That translite looks so horrible.

    they put a red bulb behind elton to make his red shirt "pop" with color.

    so now his whole head is red too. it looks absolutely horrible. how can anyone defend this stupidity?

    there are no doubt places in a pinball game where a clever person could use a colored bulb to improve the look of the game

    but when you put a red bulb in the translite and elton turns into a demon, then you take the bulb back out and say, "That didn't work too good."

    see how they put a purple bulb in the bottom of elton's pinball machine, it's a GI socket so there's this big stupid looking blob of purple that doesn't match the shape of the artwork. pure suckage.

    #2053 1 year ago

    The nice thing about clown puke is that it's so over the top and hideous that it's easy to point out the flaws to the new guys.

    If it was more subdued, it would be harder to explain the awfulness

    you can post up the original art and the puked art side by side and the dreadfulness of the puke is unmistakable.

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    #2054 1 year ago
    Quoted from LesManley:

    Captain Puketastic

    All that time making it look bad and yet didn't even have a 3rd flipper rubber.

    #2055 1 year ago

    It's awful.

    Clown pukers, just be honest and admit that you like awfulness.

    Some people love a meal of circus peanuts washed down with icy cold lashings of Meisterbrau. That's fine, just be man enough to admit it's disgusting.

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    #2056 1 year ago

    I totally agree that some people usage of colour LEDs is dispicable and totally disrespectful of the original artists work but why are we (irobot) getting so in depth on specific bulb placement and obsessing over telling everyone about how awful it is. Cant we all just upload images and laugh??

    #2057 1 year ago

    But it POPS!

    #2058 1 year ago

    Inspiration for the upcoming remake!

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    #2059 1 year ago

    Oooo a Monster Rash.

    #2060 1 year ago
    Quoted from JReedie:

    I totally agree that some people usage of colour LEDs is dispicable and totally disrespectful of the original artists work but why are we (irobot) getting so in depth on specific bulb placement and obsessing over telling everyone about how awful it is. Cant we all just upload images and laugh??

    I say, old top, why not critique it in detail and describe its various permutations of awfulness?

    I'm making this thread POP

    #2061 1 year ago

    Theatre of Mucus!

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    #2062 1 year ago
    Quoted from irobot:

    I say, old top, why not critique it in detail and describe its various permutations of awfulness?
    I'm making this thread POP

    Because i do think there a limit to which you can critique a light bulb.

    #2063 1 year ago
    Quoted from JReedie:

    Because i do think there a limit to which you can critique a light bulb.

    We used to think there were limits. But they have become stretch goals.

    There is a whole new level of stupid we never thought possible.

    Is it real or is it comedy?

    #2064 1 year ago

    and the fact that the greatest offenders are very very slow learners. So you have to repeat yourself many many times.

    #2065 1 year ago

    I was in Lowes tonight and saw an LED shower head (sadly I forgot to take a picture), but it reminded me of this thread:

    Product link:
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/DreamSpa-Chrome-5-Spray-Shower-Head/50422688

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    #2066 1 year ago
    Quoted from Lamprey:

    I was in Lowes tonight and saw an LED shower head (sadly I forgot to take a picture), but it reminded me of this thread:
    Product link:
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/DreamSpa-Chrome-5-Spray-Shower-Head/50422688

    What artwork is that illuminating?

    #2067 1 year ago
    Quoted from wayout440:

    What artwork is that illuminating?

    Sadly not much...

    #2068 1 year ago

    With no disrespect meant to anyone, its gone to the top!

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    #2069 1 year ago

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    #2070 1 year ago

    Taste the rainbow.

    #2071 1 year ago

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    #2072 1 year ago

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    #2073 1 year ago
    Quoted from Lamprey:

    I was in Lowes tonight and saw an LED shower head (sadly I forgot to take a picture), but it reminded me of this thread:
    Product link:
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/DreamSpa-Chrome-5-Spray-Shower-Head/50422688

    those are actually pretty handy. If you are doing something in the kitchen in the dark. Filling a glass, cleaning a plate off, it actually works well. Plus they are battery free. the one I had, had a little turbine in it, so when the water passed through, it would create the energy for the light.

    #2074 1 year ago

    I would be the last guy on earth to buy that shower head.

    My father was a huge fan of gizmos. He was actually a very intelligent guy, but he bought the most stupid crap.

    I learned early in life to hate gizmos, they're either completely pointless, solving some non existent problem, or it's just cheap junk with some "fancy features" to attract the eye of the consumers. Or both.

    You ever notice how it's hard to find anything that is actually built to last, but it's easy to find cheap gizmo crap? There's a lesson in there somewhere.

    You buy a new faucet at Home Depot, the chrome is freckling off after 3 years. But they have a shower head with an LED in it.

    #2075 1 year ago
    Quoted from irobot:

    "fancy features"

    I hear you... My life is complicated enough with electronics at work and home, electronic computers, tablets, smartphones, and of course - pinball machines. I want simple featureless appliances in my home. Like refrigerators that keep my beer cold without internet, a clothes washer and dryer with about 2 settings is perfect. It seems everything has to be crammed with a hundred buttons, lights, and options. Most of the extra fluff does nothing for me - and is often just more to break.

    #2076 1 year ago
    Quoted from Lamprey:

    I was in Lowes tonight and saw an LED shower head (sadly I forgot to take a picture), but it reminded me of this thread:

    That's exactly the point of this thread indeed! people think their games look like those but they really look like

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    #2077 1 year ago

    Way beyond the neutral zone.

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    #2078 1 year ago

    Blinding!

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    #2079 1 year ago

    Colored LED's are not for everyone. I find them better than a bright cool white on most games as long as they are done in a way that do not wash out the plastics or other colors. The Bright cool whites blind me and make it harder to play. I guess to each there own. Good news is if you don't like it and it's your game its easy to fix.

    JJ

    #2080 1 year ago
    Quoted from Gexchange:

    The Bright cool whites blind me and make it harder to play. I guess to each there own. Good news is if you don't like it and it's your game its easy to fix.

    Unless you buy one of those new games or remakes where you don't really have a choice.

    #2081 1 year ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    Unless you buy one of those new games or remakes where you don't really have a choice.

    At this Time, Stern's GI and CGC's Gi are all replaceable. Stern with off the shelf LED's and CGC with Nifty's plug-in style LED's.

    JJ

    #2082 1 year ago
    Quoted from Gexchange:

    At this Time, Stern's GI and CGC's Gi are all replaceable. Stern with off the shelf LED's and CGC with Nifty's plug-in style LED's.

    JJ

    Will incandecents work?
    If only the insert lights were replaceable too.

    #2083 1 year ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    Will incandecents work?
    If only the insert lights were replaceable too.

    Nope but Retro type LED lights will work. Incandescents pull too much current. I would think that would be a very bad thing to try and use them in a modern game.
    JJ

    #2084 1 year ago

    Maybe instead of invisiglass, the next big thing in pinball will be diffuser glass.

    #2085 1 year ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    Maybe instead of invisiglass, the next big thing in pinball will be diffuser glass.

    Welding helmet glass.

    #2086 1 year ago
    Quoted from RCA1:

    Welding helmet glass.

    Worked for the eclipse!

    #2087 1 year ago
    Quoted from irobot:

    It's awful.
    Clown pukers, just be honest and admit that you like awfulness.
    Some people love a meal of circus peanuts washed down with icy cold lashings of Meisterbrau. That's fine, just be man enough to admit it's disgusting.

    How many times are you going to lasso the same backglass?

    #2088 1 year ago
    Quoted from trk12fire:

    How many times are you going to lasso the same backglass?

    send him a better picture of your avatar and he can start using that.

    #2089 1 year ago

    Starpuke

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    #2090 1 year ago

    The more I see this thread the more I understand how badly it is playing clown puked pins.

    Here is a fantastic FirePuke in all his blinding (for real) glittering awesomeness.
    I notice the owner probably mixed Jack*Bot color scheme with this (red/blue sides) and made things even worse.

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    #2091 1 year ago
    Quoted from Giulio:

    The more I see this thread the more I understand how badly it is playing clown puked pins.

    Yet another case of blowing the playability aspect of clown puking some games way out of proportion with these pics. Try turning some overhead light on. My Taxi with white in the GI is a dark ass pin to play in a pitch black room, as it basically has an empty hole of darkness in the middle of the playfield. At least they had the sense to use white LEDs in the GI by the flippers. I'd rather play the one on the right going by these pictures.

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    #2092 1 year ago

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    #2093 1 year ago

    Theatre of Tragic

    #2094 1 year ago
    Quoted from Guinnesstime:

    Theatre of Tragic

    Indeed. Outside of that it's a beautiful machine in my opinion. Crazy how a nice machine can be ruined by something so minute.

    #2095 1 year ago
    Quoted from wayout440:

    Yet another case of blowing the playability aspect of clown puking some games way out of proportion with these pics. Try turning some overhead light on. My Taxi with white in the GI is a dark ass pin to play in a pitch black room, as it basically has an empty hole of darkness in the middle of the playfield. At least they had the sense to use white LEDs in the GI by the flippers. I'd rather play the one on the right going by these pictures.

    even the one on the right has the GI's done correctly. All the colors are just lens flare from the camera from the inserts. Colors in inserts is all good. Nothing wrong with either picture in that example.

    #2096 1 year ago
    Quoted from CaptainNeo:

    even the one on the right has the GI's done correctly. All the colors are just lens flare from the camera from the inserts. Colors in inserts is all good. Nothing wrong with either picture in that example.

    I guess you are right - I didn't catch it. That's once again a problem with taking decent pics of lighted games, especially in the dark. The same game, with room lights:

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    #2097 1 year ago
    Quoted from CaptainNeo:

    send him a better picture of your avatar and he can start using that.

    Hahaha, that's funny.
    Cheers

    #2098 1 year ago

    The wrong colored inserts are making me itch.

    #2099 1 year ago

    How can anyone defend this clown puking of games?

    It's AWFUL. And it's pointless and stupid, it looks like the work of a child.

    Just picture screwing up a translite with green bulbs like this and then standing back and saying, "Yup! Nailed it! Lookin good!"

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    #2100 1 year ago
    Quoted from irobot:

    How can anyone defend this clown puking of games?
    It's AWFUL. And it's pointless and stupid, it looks like the work of a child.
    Just picture screwing up a translite with green bulbs like this and then standing back and saying, "Yup! Nailed it! Lookin good!"

    And many people do....and guess what. - none of them are reading this thead! You say the same things over and over to nobody who cares. It's awful to you, sure...but it's not awful to them. Just stop getting so angry and post some pics.
    We Get it.

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