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Pinball and sandals


By Cornelius

3 years ago



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    #1 3 years ago

    (This was originally going to be a PM, but the recipient blocked me; thus, a new Pinside thread appears!)

    Sandals. Flip-flops. Slippers (slippas). Chonklas*. Huraches*. Jerusalem Cruisers.

    We've all got a pair somewhere. Do you wear 'em while you pinball?

    There's nothing to be ashamed about. The first time I read about Lyman Sheats, it was an article lovingly chiding him about playing in his stocking feet (and his fly Members Only jacket)**.

    I feel that to do your best when pinballing, you need to be comfortable. So whether it's barefoot, or in sandals, or wearing Sketchers... do not lament your own personal style. Do you!

    PS "Hows" "about" "an" "olive" "branch" "C****" "L***" "?"

    *I don't know how to spell either of these things.
    **I was really disappointed to see a pic of him playing recently, and he was wearing sneakers. Man, I hope he wasn't shamed into wearing footwear!

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    #2 3 years ago

    I wear sandals with my toga, of course.

    #3 3 years ago
    Quoted from cody_chunn:

    I wear sandals with my toga, of course.

    Only thing better would be playing au natural, of course.

    (I don't want to be invited to that party)

    #4 3 years ago

    I live in Southern California, so I'm almost always wearing sandals when when I play.

    Now, when I first read your thread, I thought it said "Pinball and scandals".

    #5 3 years ago

    Shorts, tank top, flip flop (Havianas) really nothin fancy

    #6 3 years ago

    Nope I don't own any of those and never will. I could never figure out how guys think that other people want to see there ugly bare feet, or worse yet there socks and sandals.....ugh. Now a beautiful woman in sandals or even barefooted, I'll look at those feet all day.

    John P. Dayhuff
    Battle Creek, MI.
    269-979-3836

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    #7 3 years ago

    An old GF played in these....

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    #8 3 years ago

    They are called THONGS. Ask any Aussie.

    #9 3 years ago

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    #10 3 years ago
    Quoted from oldskool1969:

    They are called THONGS. Ask any Aussie.

    AHHHH I knew I was missing something. Good on ya mate!

    #11 3 years ago
    Quoted from Dayhuff:

    Nope I don't own any of those and never will. I could never figure out how guys think that other people want to see there ugly bare feet, or worse yet there socks and sandals.....ugh.

    It's definitely a West Coast thing. I mean, you never know when you MIGHT be on the beach, and you don't want sand in your tennis shoes!

    Now, people who wear socks and sandals? They should be removed from the gene pool, post haste.

    #12 3 years ago

    Never owned a pair and never will. The only time I've ever worn them in my life was earlier this year while doing Cave of the Winds at Niagara Falls. They give everyone a pair to wear as a safety measure and they are the lamest things I've ever seen. My water shoes, which I was wearing offered much better traction and protection but they make you wear the sandals. Definitely not for me!!

    #13 3 years ago

    Sandals are year round footwear here in Phoenix. I wear Sanuk's, the most comfortable thing you will ever put on ur feet! Seriously they are like wearing anti-fatigue mats on your feet.

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    #14 3 years ago
    Quoted from oldskool1969:

    They are called THONGS. Ask any Aussie.

    Pluggas would also be acceptable in the Aussie vernacular.

    #15 3 years ago
    Quoted from Spitfiren8:

    Sandals are year round footwear here in Phoenix. I wear Sanuk's, the most comfortable thing you will ever put on ur feet! Seriously they are like wearing anti-fatigue mats on your feet.

    Those do look quite comfy. Sanuk, eh?

    #16 3 years ago
    Quoted from Cornelius:

    It's definitely a West Coast thing. I mean, you never know when you MIGHT be on the beach, and you don't want sand in your tennis shoes!

    Not just the West Coast.

    #17 3 years ago
    Quoted from Neal_W:

    Not just the West Coast.

    *looks up Tybee Island*

    ahhh, good shit. nice up the jam

    #18 3 years ago

    Have I played in them......sure if I happen to have them on. Sneakers are better for playing though.

    But you can't go wrong with a good pair of Tiddies at the beach.

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    #19 3 years ago
    Quoted from Cornelius:

    Those do look quite comfy. Sanuk, eh?

    They also make canvas shoes with the same comfy soles.

    #20 3 years ago
    Quoted from Cornelius:

    *looks up Tybee Island*
    ahhh, good shit. nice up the jam

    There's a Sanuk store in the Savannah GA. Airport.

    #21 3 years ago
    Quoted from MrBally:

    There's a Sanuk store in the Savannah GA. Airport.

    I can't imagine the next time I'll be anywhere near there, but thank you, my friend!

    #22 3 years ago

    We also toss them for fun. Love STRAYA!
    The are truly an Aussie multi tool.

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    #23 3 years ago

    I thought we all played naked? Now I know why everyone was looking at me when I went to the arcade.

    #24 3 years ago

    Evan Bingham swears by them. Even won some tournament this summer wearing them. And placed sixth at Cleveland Pinball Whatever last week. HE'S A THONG MAN.

    #25 3 years ago

    Nike Solarsoft comfort slide. Got em from Kohl's or something. It's nice to let your feet breathe, one less thing to think about. Didn't even feel restricted if I had to make any big moves while playing.

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    #26 3 years ago

    i show my ugly toes wherever I go

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    #27 3 years ago

    I often wear these while I play. Vans Nintendo collection:

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    #28 3 years ago

    Love air....hate me toes....I jam in crocs..............Joey

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    #29 3 years ago
    Quoted from Cornelius:

    We've all got a pair somewhere.

    Nope, not me. I have no "mandals". Nobody needs to see any man toes, and certainly not mine.

    #30 3 years ago
    Quoted from Rum-Z:

    Nope, not me. I have no "mandals". Nobody needs to see any man toes, and certainly not mine.

    I'm with you, no sandals for me.

    if I need air on my feet ill just go barefoot like a hippie.

    #31 3 years ago

    Noisiest footwear ever. Hate sandals and everyone who wears them.

    #32 3 years ago

    I play in socks, but I do have a buddy that comes over and always wears sandals. He has feet like a pterodactyl, not good.

    #33 3 years ago

    Wore sandals all thru Pinburgh, made it to finals of C with no foot pain at all. Like others have said, it's like wearing a portable anti-fatigue mat. Had to chuckle at those poor soles (ba-boom-tish) toting around actual 2'x3' squares of mat to stand on... just grab a $10 pair of thongs for same effect!

    #34 3 years ago

    Besides at work, I live in Rainbow sandals. They are the best.

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    #35 3 years ago

    American made! The best!

    #36 3 years ago
    Quoted from MrBally:

    American made! The best!

    It used to be they made them all in their San Clemente factory which is where I buy them. However as popular as the have become they couldn't keep up with demand so some are now made in China. You can tell which ones by a label on the bottom. I try to always buy the domestic ones. I wear them until there are holes thru the soles.

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    #37 3 years ago
    Quoted from Pickle:

    Have I played in them......sure if I happen to have them on. Sneakers are better for playing though.
    But you can't go wrong with a good pair of Tiddies at the beach.

    I would certainly take a nice pair of XL tiddies over Croc's anyday!!!

    #38 3 years ago

    The leather Oakley are my favorite flip flops so far.

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    #39 3 years ago
    Quoted from 82Trooper:

    I would certainly take a nice pair of XL tiddies over Croc's anyday!!!

    LOL.........now THAT made me laugh.

    John P. Dayhuff
    Battle Creek, MI.
    269-979-3836

    #40 3 years ago

    Violin Steve gives me shit when I show up to league in a pair of crocs =D. comfy feat yay

    #41 3 years ago
    Quoted from golfingdad1:

    Reef sandals with the bottle opener on the bottom.

    I've had Reef's for many years - only used the bottle opener a couple times. My first pair of Reef's had a "flask" built in to the sole.

    #42 3 years ago

    I do wear my slippers when I play in my basement. smoking jacket is optional

    #43 3 years ago

    Smoking jacket mandatory.
    Put dem toes away I say.

    #44 3 years ago
    Quoted from barakandl:

    Violin Steve gives me shit when I show up to league in a pair of crocs =D. comfy feat yay

    A rare thumbs up for Violent Steve.

    #45 3 years ago

    At home = sure.
    Forcin yer hammertoe(s) on my corneas = no.

    #46 3 years ago

    Men should not wear sandals except on the beach.

    #47 3 years ago

    Every man should save his thongs for the beach.

    #48 3 years ago
    Quoted from Methos:

    Men should not wear sandals except on the beach.

    Says the person from Wisconsin...

    Seriously tho i never wore them growing up in Nebraska but i did when I got stationed in Vegas. Again when stationed in Alaska they were off the menu, but now in Phoenix they are everday casual attire.

    However, people with hamburger feet need to make smart life choices...

    #49 3 years ago

    Maybe Corny is using his hiatus to design some official pinside sandals to offer for sale upon return. I'd give them a try. Might be nice to walk the dogs while playing pinball.

    #50 3 years ago
    Quoted from rad:

    I've had Reef's for many years - only used the bottle opener a couple times. My first pair of Reef's had a "flask" built in to the sole.

    My buddy had a pair with the flask in them .
    Actually I use the bottle opener more than you would think.

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