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Unsolved and/or Unsolvable Pinball Mysteries

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1 year ago


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#1 1 year ago

What does "Lortium" mean? (the name of an obscure spanish game)
Would [cancelled game] have been successful?
Did Bride of Pinbot remain romantically involved with Pinbot after she became human? (this may be answerable, I'm not an expert)
What is the relationship between the Ringmaster and the Springy Woman on the backglass of CV? Are they sisters, the same person, or what?

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#2 1 year ago

on White Water, why is the girl the only one without a life jacket?

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#3 1 year ago
Quoted from PopBumperPete:

on White Water, why is the girl the only one without a life jacket?

Implants. They float.

LTG : )

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#4 1 year ago

Unsolved pinball mysteries? What made O-Din so Angry?

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#5 1 year ago
Quoted from Yelobird:

Unsolved pinball mysteries? What made O-Din so Angry?

What was O-Din's dog's name ? Did the dog only smoke expensive cigars ?

LTG : )

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#6 1 year ago

Where's the last Krull? Landfill or some basement waiting to be found?

#7 1 year ago
Quoted from Dr_Gonzo:

Where's the last Krull? Landfill or some basement waiting to be found?

Coming...to a garage sale near you.

#8 1 year ago
Quoted from Daditude:

Coming...to a garage sale near you.

Well lady, to be honest this baby is covered in dust so I gotta knock off a couple bucks. You really should be paying me to haul this turd out of your basement. I guess I can do $300, deal?

#9 1 year ago
Quoted from Dr_Gonzo:

Well lady, to be honest this baby is covered in dust so I gotta knock off a couple bucks. You really should be paying me to haul this turd out of your basement. I guess I can do $300, deal?

Come on, were talking a garage sale here. "Lady I know you want $300 but how about .50 cents?".
Another reason I'm down on have anymore garage sales.

John

#10 1 year ago

How can Fonzi be shooting pool & goosing the waitress at the same time in the background? Heeyyyy.

#11 1 year ago

How many pins fit in the skateball van?

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#12 1 year ago

Why did JJP quit production on POTC?

#13 1 year ago

On Data East Time Machine there is a common callout "Dominic" who is Dominic?? is he the Saturday night fever dressed dude who is driving the car/time machine on the back glass ?

#14 1 year ago
Quoted from arcademojo:

Why did JJP quit production on POTC?

That was announced. BOM was high. Also before the last run announcement the game didn't seem to be selling well. It wasn't till it became a limited item that interest really picked up.

#15 1 year ago

On Bally Bon Voyage what is the deal with the 2 people tumbling out of the back of the jet airplane on the backglass?

It could be solvable, if someone could just ask Dave Christiansen.

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#16 1 year ago
Quoted from dung:

That was announced. BOM was high. Also before the last run announcement the game didn't seem to be selling well. It wasn't till it became a limited item that interest really picked up.

Just for clarification: it wasn't officially announced. Keith Johnson confirmed on a podcast (I think it was Buffalo Pinball's show) that the community's stupidity (my word) around the spinning disc and treasure chest led to cancellations which directly impacted sales projections, and led to a reduced order on parts, which further impacted the profit margin (fewer parts cost more individually to make), and here we are. I'm sure JJP wishes they hadn't shown the prototypes with that stuff working so early on, but I seriously doubt they expected the backlash that resulted. Which, IMO, in hindsight, was stupid.

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#17 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

On Bally Bon Voyage what is the deal with the 2 people tumbling out of the back of the jet airplane on the backglass?

DB Cooper and a friend?

#18 1 year ago
Quoted from slochar:

DB Cooper and a friend?

That is my theory exactly!

http://www.xsvtoys.net/bon_voyage_pinball_extras.htm

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#19 1 year ago

Will Deeproot actually produce games to sell?

#20 1 year ago

The Red Button on some of Pat Lawlers games....

#21 1 year ago

Is the Bear really having sex with the cowboy on Yukon Special?
Why do so many devils/demons show up on pinball?
Why was 7 and 11 chosen for race car numbers on Williams Grand Prix?
Why is there so many phallic images on pinball?

#22 1 year ago

What is the original Whitewater topper material?

#23 1 year ago

How much money did that tampon machine make, compared to Flipper Football?

#24 1 year ago
Quoted from HHaase:

How much money did that tampon machine make, compared to Flipper Football?

More, though we'll never know how much exactly.

Was enough that the powers that be from Japan went back to the building and locked the doors. And the next day flipper football parts were hitting the dumpsters.

LTG : )

#25 1 year ago
Quoted from dung:

That was announced. BOM was high. Also before the last run announcement the game didn't seem to be selling well. It wasn't till it became a limited item that interest really picked up.

Email blast dated 2/13/19

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#26 1 year ago

Why did stern leave Munsters hanging for code?

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CouldaBeenAContenderPunkin

#27 1 year ago
Quoted from Yelobird:

What made O-Din so Angry?

Sometimes I go a long time between meals.

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#28 1 year ago
Quoted from Slogan1111:

How can Fonzi be shooting pool & goosing the waitress at the same time in the background? Heeyyyy.

How did Fonzi get a Bally Space Time from 1972 back to the 50s?
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#29 1 year ago

Who did the play field art for Night Moves? IPDB doesn’t give an art credit.

It shares similarities with some of Larry Day’s work, but he left Gottlieb the year before.
My theory: it was cobbled together from his leftover sketches from Hollywood Heat and Spring Break.

#30 1 year ago

What's really in Rudy's cellar?

#31 1 year ago

How is Tiger Woods pictured on the left side of the Target Alpha backglass when he was only one year old when the game was released?

#32 1 year ago

How did this get released to the general public?

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#33 1 year ago
Quoted from Rezdog:

How did this get released to the general public?

Have you ever taken a real good look at this castle?

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#34 1 year ago
Quoted from o-din:

Have you ever taken a real good look at this castle?[quoted image]

Not until now...I must be missing something

#35 1 year ago
Quoted from Tomass:

Not until now...I must be missing something

Either Disney artists like to hide phallic symbols or our brains are really good at making phalluses out of nothing.

DuckDuckGo "Disney Little Mermaid castle phallus" if you need your mind brought into the gutter with the rest of us.

#36 1 year ago
Quoted from P1nhead:

Either Disney artists like to hide phallic symbols or our brains are really good at making phalluses out of nothing.
DuckDuckGo "Disney Little Mermaid castle phallus" if you need your mind brought into the gutter with the rest of us.

Not my brain. Just sayin. I don't judge you for seeing them though.

#37 1 year ago

Let's stick to pinball!

Just how many nude women are on the Pharoah backglass?

#38 1 year ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Who did the play field art for Night Moves? IPDB doesn’t give an art credit.
It shares similarities with some of Larry Day’s work, but he left Gottlieb the year before.
My theory: it was cobbled together from his leftover sketches from Hollywood Heat and Spring Break.

I love Night Moves but sincerely wish there was information on the original theming because the art is so god damn ugly in the middle.

Quoted from LTG:

More, though we'll never know how much exactly.
Was enough that the powers that be from Japan went back to the building and locked the doors. And the next day flipper football parts were hitting the dumpsters.
LTG : )

Anyone can feel free to dump one of those terrible Flipper Footballs at my house, I’ll take care of it, free of charge!

#39 1 year ago

What kind of drugs were the designers and artists on when they came up with Future Spa?

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#40 1 year ago

Why?
Just why?

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#41 1 year ago
Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

I love Night Moves but sincerely wish there was information on the original theming because the art is so god damn ugly in the middle.

Yes! It’s so beautifully gaudy and I love the use of metallic paint. My only problem is the pair of badly-drawn dancing couples flanking the bonus ladder.

#42 1 year ago
Quoted from Sinistarrett:

What kind of drugs were the designers and artists on when they came up with Future Spa?

Hallucimill

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#43 1 year ago
Quoted from Rezdog:

Why?
Just why?
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Sign of the times. Would you have rather had a more classic throwback suffragette type theme come out then?

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#44 1 year ago

Where is the Total Recall double pin?

#45 1 year ago

What did Williams/Bally have against cows.

#46 1 year ago

Is the Whirlwind topper the ultimate fan layout?

#47 1 year ago
Quoted from o-din:

Have you ever taken a real good look at this castle?[quoted image]

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#48 1 year ago

Was Monty Python and the Holy Grail an influence for Medieval Madness? Catapulted cow, a wise French voice talking about a hamster...

#49 1 year ago

Am I the only one aroused by this sexy piece of glass?

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#50 1 year ago
Quoted from tadowhere:

Where is the Total Recall double pin?

Got recalled

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