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pinball and Vacations


By MrPaint

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    I love to go to hawaii.. My favorite island is maui. There is No pinball on Maui. If i go to Oahu or kauai there are pinball machines to play. Does anyone research If there are pinball machines where they are going to vacation? Is it important?

    #2 1 year ago
    Quoted from MrPaint:

    I love to go to hawaii.. My favorite island is maui. There is No pinball on Maui. If i go to Oahu or kauai there are pinball machines to play. Does anyone research If there are pinball machines where they are going to vacation? Is it important?

    I just did some research for a possible vacation later this summer. Found a place that will have more pins than I can shake a stick at. They even created an event over a long weekend and are renting out a convention center. ReplayFX/Pinburgh I think it’s called. Taking my 3 sons even but the wife said she’d prefer to stay home!!

    But seriously, we’re heading to Oahu for 4 nights and Maui for 4 nights next month. Will have to do some research for where to play on Oahu. Really didn’t play into the decision to take the trip... whereas my late summer trip is 100% pinball related.

    #4 1 year ago

    I went totje most magical place on earth (Disney/Orlando) and I took an afternoon off while my wife & girls went to the pool to play pinball 45 minutes away.

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    #5 1 year ago

    My wife HATES that I turn every vacation into an opportunity to play a pinball tournament.

    Having said that we are taking a long distance train trip to Chicago to tour the stern factory this summer. She’s a goddamn saint.

    #6 1 year ago

    I may it check for pinball when planning a trip, but I always look for pins once I arrive.

    #7 1 year ago

    I always do heavy research on where I can play, even if I can’t play much. Disney was bone dry and unfortunately didn’t have a means to drive myself around as it was a family trip. This year I’ve got 2 trips planned and everyone going is onboard to hit some barcades most nights

    Hanging out with me directly involves pinball at some point

    #9 1 year ago

    I definitely check before leaving home and it's common for me to have a restaurant recommendation that happens to have some games. I sometimes ask here for recommendations before traveling too. We are going to Miami Beach soon for Spring Break and I know the Silverball museum is a few miles North of there; that's all the searching I've done so far.

    -Rob
    -visit http://www.kahr.us to get my daughterboard that helps fix WPC pinball resets or my Pinball 2000 H+V video sync combiner kit

    #10 1 year ago

    I highly recommend the app pinball map to download to your phones.

    South Florida

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    #11 1 year ago
    Quoted from Richthofen:

    My wife HATES that I turn every vacation into an opportunity to play a pinball tournament.

    My wife is starting to play in them with me. Persistence pays off. Haha

    #12 1 year ago

    My brother is headed to California with his spouse to visit family over Spring Break. He told me he found this place with a lot of pinball machines. I then told him there was a place in Banning that's only open a few days a year and has over 500 machines. Lo and behold, he was talking about the Timeout Expo at the Museum of Pinball. I may have infected my brother with the pinball bug. So envious.

    #13 1 year ago

    I’ve got over 40 sitting in my house. If I started playing pinball for any extended period of time on our family vacations, I’d feel like a real ass.

    #14 1 year ago

    HaHa your Wife REALLY loves you! Heehaw!!!

    #15 1 year ago

    It is cool to have some pins in the area, but it's not a must for me. Part of the reason for that is we have so many great places to play in my immediate area now.

    Quoted from Richthofen:

    My wife HATES that I turn every vacation into an opportunity to play a pinball tournament.
    Having said that we are taking a long distance train trip to Chicago to tour the stern factory this summer. She’s a goddamn saint.

    Logan Arcade is a must.

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    #17 1 year ago

    My vacations consist of going to the Ohio show next weekend and PATZ after that. There will be plenty of games to play at both.

    John

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