Holly cow you aren’t kidding! Hmmm Isn’t this new pin REALLY for you?
I have been selfish in most of my pin purchases and have several in a larger collection next to the house. I recently purchased a new in box Southpark without asking opinions and it was not family friendly at all but the show isnt. I knew I could keep it and move to next door bldg or sell since since it would be in great condition. I have pins like WCS 94, AFM and TOM I have kept since I purchased new back in the 1990's and had a TMNT but sold it during the Ebay heyday. It was always a location pin and never got to play much, it was dependable. I was looking at my collection and the one pin my boys play more than any is Black Hole and Revenge from Mars. I moved Shrek to a nearby pizza store and it plays ok there a little less than being in the house. The boys know its like Family Guy and would rather play FG than Shrek but FG is also not for kids but I enjoy it. I dont have pins like Flintstones or Roller Coaster Tycoon. My 8 year old is scared of LOTR and is afraid of JP the movie where the guy gets eaten on the toilet. I would like to have a JP for myself but again I dont think that pin would work for me.
I purchased the TMNT from ldnayman today and he seems great to work with, looking forward to the pins arrival. I cant believe I paid more for it today 1900 than what I bought it for new back in 1991 for 1700 but the condition looks great and I am not sure how many better little boy themes in pinball are better. I mean when Pistol Poker and Black Hole are the ones played the most I need some better pins for the kids, even they deserve better if they are going to enjoy the hobby growing older. I have included pics of some of the pins and even a trip to PA with the kids to pick up a pin in the van, its makes for great family time as long as we get bathroom breaks and DQ ice cream along the way. Thanks for the responses!
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