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Top 3 Drain Monsters


By mmuglia

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

Try to keep it to 3.

Ghostbusters
BS Dracula
Wheel of Fortune

Go!

#4 2 years ago

Ghostbusters premium/LE
Bram stoker's Dracula
Casanova

#5 2 years ago

ST:TNG (outlanes)
Ghostbusters (everywhere)
Wheel of Fortune (middle)

#6 2 years ago

GB
BSD
TWD

#7 2 years ago
#8 2 years ago

Flash Gordon
BSD
TWD/GB your pick

#9 2 years ago

Pinbot
Old Chicago
Hyperball

#10 2 years ago

Bsd
Twd
And my woz left outlane is very bad

#11 2 years ago

BSD
Creature
Flash Gordon

#12 2 years ago

STTNG
Anything by Barry Oursler
IM at factory or wider.

#15 2 years ago

Stars
Paragon
Flash Gordon

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#17 2 years ago

My wife.
My kid.
My pinball habit.

#18 2 years ago

FH
GB
SW

#19 2 years ago

SW LE
GB
TWD

#20 2 years ago

Diner (Multiball)
GB
Most other sys 11s with no ball save.

#21 2 years ago

STTNG and DW for their hungry, hungry outlanes. Maybe, TWD for the pop bumper dribble?

#22 2 years ago
#23 2 years ago

AC/DC
Wizard!
STTNG

#24 2 years ago

Ghostbusters
Eight Ball
Old Chicago

#26 2 years ago

F14
TNA

Apollo 13 but thats cause its impossible to keep all them bastards going

#28 2 years ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

My wife.
My kid.
My pinball habit.

Nailed it. End of discussion.

#29 2 years ago

F-14
TZ
Addam's Family

Having no ball save kills me.

#30 2 years ago

BSD
F14
Flash Gordon

STTNG is not a drainmonster if you know how to nudge a STTNG.

#31 2 years ago

BSD, Flash Gordon, Iron Man

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#32 2 years ago

GB hands down...My teenage son played it at a show and he is pretty good player won the youth tournament several years back at White Rose..He played that machine and I think his game and mine lasted like two minutes and he hit the ball maybe twice and walked away.

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#35 2 years ago

With the introduction of the center post and outlane protectors ( to avoid balls jumping the lanes ) you can't say Ghostbusters anymore. If setup correctly, its no longer a drain fest and is a top 5 game all day long.

TZ and the left outlane shot, I still haven't figured out...

#36 2 years ago

Old Chicago
Flash Gordon
IM

#37 2 years ago

Lots of TWD and GB responses. I have both and my MET and afmr is more of a drain monster than those. All in how it's setup I guess.

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#38 2 years ago
Quoted from Spencer:

With the introduction of the center post and outlane protectors ( to avoid balls jumping the lanes ) you can't say Ghostbusters anymore. If setup correctly, its no longer a drain fest and is a top 5 game all day long.
TZ and the left outlane shot, I still haven't figured out...

Pity all of that needs to be done to make a 5k game playable. I agree though, with those changes it isn't quite as bad.

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#39 2 years ago
Quoted from woody76:

Lots of TWD and GB responses. I have both and my MET and afmr is more of a drain monster than those. All in how it's setup I guess.

GB was rough when I first got it, so I added the center post, but after a while removed the post when games were becoming way too long. Even then the games remained way too long and the machine has been set to 1 ball with no center post for quite some time. Seems to be a game that benefits greatly from knowing what shots to avoid or how to approach them (particularly the ghost target and scoleri bros). On location however, GB can be brutal with poor set-up and drains out of left scoop.

Similar story with BSD for me.

I'd like to own IM eventually, and that's one that I drain quickly on at every show.

My list of modern drain monsters would at least include RZ and IM. Chop ball save helps even out RZ, but those are still drains.

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#40 2 years ago

GB
TAF
TZ

Other notables: Johnny Mnemonic and Bally Star Trek (i'm cursed when I play those, I guess.)

#42 2 years ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

My wife.
My kid.
My pinball habit.

And Moulin Rouge.

#44 2 years ago

Eight Ball, Stars, Flash Gordon

#45 2 years ago

Fishtales
The Walking Dead
F 14

#46 2 years ago

GB Diner(multyball) FT!!!

#47 2 years ago

GB, IM, and BSD.

#48 2 years ago
Quoted from pascal-pinball:

STTNG is not a drainmonster if you know how to nudge a STTNG.

so true. just nudge up any time the ball is in that funnel area. saves it almost every time.

can't disagree with GB, though. Even with longer flippers and the outlane posts in the most closed position, it's still a short game.

#49 2 years ago

1. Tommy
2. Ghostbusters
3. IronMan

#50 2 years ago

IM F-14 and BSD

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