(Topic ID: 234933)

Pinball at Work? Yes, Please! Post (Your) Office Pics Here!


By TractorDoc

1 year ago



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  • 30 posts
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  • Latest reply 8 months ago by Chitownpinball
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#1 1 year ago

As an employer that cares about the overall well being of my employees I made the effort to setup a pinball machine in the office at work.

So far it has not bee a distraction and is well received considering its an older (but still fun!) game.

Post you pictures of a game at the workplace if you are so lucky!

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#2 1 year ago

We had a Ghostbusters pro in the game room at Honda R&D in Marysville. Played the crap out of it and owned all the high scores

#3 1 year ago

Not pinball unfortunately, but the Best Buy corporate office has these games set on freeplay.

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#4 1 year ago
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#5 1 year ago
Quoted from RandomGuyOffCL:

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soooo good!

#6 1 year ago

Screw you guys and your cushy office jobs . I'm jealous.

#7 1 year ago
Quoted from RandomGuyOffCL:

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Post an acutal (vs. photoshopped) picture of a pinball machine in a post office and you definitely win!

#8 1 year ago

I sold a nice STTNG to a Deloitte conducting partner in the DC area that put the machine in the deloitte office's break room. Wish I had a pic

#9 1 year ago

I work from home and all my pins are very close by at all times.

#10 1 year ago

Don't have any pictures, but I used to bring some in probably 10 years ago until it was abused. Unfortunately some coworkers came in on the weekends and brought their whole family in...then somehow left with the games on. Had MM, CV and Fast Draw.

#11 1 year ago

Business Insider did an article on my former company and myself with one of our game-rooms.

https://www.businessinsider.com/plex-systems-startup-perk-2013-3

#12 1 year ago
Quoted from GrueLurks:

Business Insider did an article on my former company and myself with one of our game-rooms.
https://www.businessinsider.com/plex-systems-startup-perk-2013-3

Cool article, thanks to the attached ads, I just bought a pair of boots, a belt with a knife, a below the belt hair trimmer & a corvette...

#13 1 year ago

Just noticed your username. Nice. I think I bought a few games from you, lol.

#14 1 year ago
Quoted from RandomGuyOffCL:

Cool article, thanks to the attached ads, I just bought a pair of boots, a belt with a knife, a below the belt hair trimmer & a corvette...

Let me know if you ever need a pair of boots, brother: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/westerncowboy-boots-for-trade-or-sale

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#15 1 year ago

Last year at Christmas time, I brought my Gottlieb 300 into work, as a gift to my co-workers.
It was a huge hit, so much, that the company CEO told me I could bring a machine in any time I wanted.

Last month, after Pinfest in Allentown I never brought my Sky Kings home, and took it directly to work.
It's been here ever since, and gets regular play on both shifts!

https://innovativeworkspaces.com/

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#16 1 year ago

We have several in the studio, right now I think the line up is. Batman the Dark Knight, Game of Thrones, Guardians of the Galaxy, Sopranos, Family Guy.

#17 1 year ago
Quoted from electricsquirrel:

Last year at Christmas time, I brought my Gottlieb 300 into work, as a gift to my co-workers.
It was a huge hit, so much, that the company CEO told me I could bring a machine in any time I wanted.
Last month, after Pinfest in Allentown I never brought my Sky Kings home, and took it directly to work.
It's been here ever since, and gets regular play on both shifts!
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Evidently that picture was taken on a Wednesday, was that today?

#18 1 year ago
Quoted from Crash:

Evidently that picture was taken on a Wednesday, was that today?

Yes...……
How did you know?

#19 1 year ago

My gift of a little American Pop to my Hong Kong office work culture.

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#20 1 year ago

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End of last year we had a major change at my client's site. It involved 200 people who were present for 2 weeks in several shifts. Management decided to create a relax area with some games with a PS4 / VR setup and I was asked to supply a pinball machine. I had a spare Cyclone so that was a good candidate. Got like 400 plays in 2 weeks. Afterwards, instead of bringing it home I sold the machine and was picked up at work by its new owner.
Haven't missed it since.

#21 1 year ago
Quoted from electricsquirrel:

Yes...……
How did you know?

#22 1 year ago

We’ll, I’m in outside sales, I usually only go to our main office once a week.

Meaning - I have four offices; my car, the clients home, my home and the actual office.

My car, certainly moves games, and takes me to arcades along the way of wherever I’m going.

Clients Homes, I have a couple clients with a game or two - one thing that helped me close a deal once was to fix a stuck slam switch on an Indy! They hadn’t played it for 6 months!

My home, my home office is upstairs, and all the pins are downstairs. If I had a pin in my home office room, I’d never get anything done.

The actual office, there probably wouldn’t be space for one, nor the interest, sadly.

#23 1 year ago

I had a Williams Big Star at work till I sold it and it was replaced with Domino from my line up.

In our physical therapy area were it is actually used by patients for standing therapy.

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#24 1 year ago
Quoted from Crash:

Evidently that picture was taken on a Wednesday, was that today?

Ha!!!
I never would have put that together!!

Well done.

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#25 1 year ago
Quoted from tetsuos:

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Seems to be getting good use!

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#26 1 year ago

We had a Diner in the breakroom at my first radio station. Must've been '94-5ish. I played the crap out of that thing.

#27 1 year ago

I work part time at a classic arcade in Branson, Missouri

We’ve got about 14 pins and 45+ arcade games and counting!

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#28 8 months ago

Not a dental office, but recently swapped out games in my veterinary office.

Found a new home for Meteor; to fill the empty space Transporter came to the rescue.

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#29 8 months ago

I live in my warehouse and work from there too. Does that count? 9 pins here now and at least 2 more on the way.

#30 8 months ago
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