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The death of arcade bars?

By thinkpol

1 year ago


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    “Will most "barcade" pinball locations survive until the COVID-19 pandemic is over?”

    • YES, they will still be here in some form 90 votes
      31%
    • NO, many will be forced to close 202 votes
      69%

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    #95 1 year ago
    Quoted from Neal_W:

    The medical community disagrees with you 100%. Science is based in facts, not opinions or feelings.
    Anyway, the proper place to discus your medical opinions is here:
    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/the-official-coronavirus-containment-thread

    Holy crap, that thread is still open?!!!

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    #175 1 year ago
    Quoted from TRAMD:

    I have a buddy with a barcade in town that is doing great through the pandemic. In fact, it is in the basement of a restaurant that shut down so now he is buying the entire building and making it a two story barcade with new games upstairs and retro in the basement. He is getting a ton of games for cheap because of things shutting down everywhere. So in areas without stupid government restrictions (I live in South Dakota), it seems they can survive.
    And Covid-19 is real but is FAR less severe than we were told (and are still being told if you listen to CNN, MSNBC and WaPo) and our overreaction to it that has killed the economy is one of the dumbest things we've done as a country in a long time. But I'm just a physician with a degree in physics that discusses this regularly with my physician father who has a degree in epidemiology and my PhD engineer sister who does research on porous materials and microorganisms, so what would I know?

    Oh man....
    Great post til paragraph 2, now they’re coming for ya

    #253 1 year ago

    My wife and I swung by Coin Slot in Traverse MI. Wasnt dead.

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