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I would have some games again. yes Some left because they either just suck or wanted something else. Seeing that space and money seem to be the major issue in this hobby the games come and go. If you had the perfect world space and money not being an issue i would bet many of the past games would be back for all of us pinheads.
So far I have not....but I'm certainly not opposed to it. There are probably 7 games or so on my former list that were fun enough to own again.
Yep several times, and I'll probably get another STTNG again one day. Flash Gordon I now have back and it probably won't leave again.
I've even had 4 Space Invaders (at once) due to some odd timed purchases. I don't have any of those now and probably won't have a Space Invaders again.
Funny thing is I have two NBAFB right now, of course they are linked so they play completely different than the other machines. Not sure how long they will stay since I view it as more of a novelty, but my son really likes them together. Most likely I'll purchase some other pin (maybe an AMH) that he and I both really like and then sell the NBAs to make room. That is the number one reason I get rid of anything is I need the room to get something new...
Since I've bought twice without even selling once, that would be a yes, lol.
Nice to upgrade to a better example, or have a double for trades...
Totally man I would love to get another Paragon! You have a big advantage when you've owned it once and know the machine, you know what to look out for much easier!
Absolutely. My biggest issue (besides funds) is space. I have owned TZ, TAF, CP, Met and STLE and now just have TRON. I'd buy TZ, TAF and CP again in a heartbeat and Met and STLE under the right conditions. With limited space it makes sense to move pins in and out to keep the interest in the hobby going. I will say TRON is one that will prob never leave, unless it's for the TRONLE.
Yep...At one point I sold my Jurassic Park to fund a Johnny Mnemonic. I discovered I liked Jurassic Park more so I sold the Johnny Mnemonic and re-bought Jurassic Park. I'm still discovering what I like. Perhaps more importantly, I'm still discovering why I like certain machines more then others. I'm still not sure, but what I think theme integration matters more then I originally thought. Besides points I want to understand why I'm hitting a shot. Even with EMs, I prefer a game like King Pin / Pin Up where drop targets represent bowling pins. I like concepts that are easy to understand.
I've owned 3 different Black Knights, I'm about to buy ST:TNG again, 2 Meteors, and 2 Firepowers. Generally it's because I sell a game when I feel I'm done playing it, then I see a deal on it pop up and I realize I miss it in my collection, so I snap it up again. Usually it's many years apart.
I'm glad to see I'm not the only one that's owned two of the same game at the same time
I've had a LOT of games twice. I don't really understand the question, honestly. If pinball is your hobby, any game is worth owning, buying, fixing up again, selling... whatever your desire. I have had High Speed and Secret Service the most. I think I'm up to having had 3 or 4 of each of those now.
Same time... I've had two of the same game, at the same time, something like 8 times.
If I sold a game to someone I know, and they truly did not like it, I would buy it back. As long as it has not been damaged or devalued by their actions.
TAF x 2, sold to get a nicer one (still have it ;-})
TZ x 2, sold to get a nicer one (still have it ;-})
MB x 3, each time to get a nicer one (still have 1 ;-})
CV x 3, each time to get a nicer one (regret selling #2 , should have done a PF/Cabinet swap & still have 1 & its never leaving the collection ;-})
IJ x 2, sold to get a nicer one (no longer have it)
Looks like I will be owning my old Ripley's again.
Because as everybody knows, a collection should have at least one DMD game.
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