OK I'll start and I've been major guilty of this one...
"I'll NEVER sell it!"
"What is Stern's next title?"
"When is the next software update?"
"Honest dear, just one more game."
Oh my, this is a good one. I get so sick of the "tweaked", or "dialed in" oh boy, I'm sure glad it's tweaked, in my most sarcastic voice. Or the home use only for the last "x" amount of years. Like that means anything.
Working all the way, no broken or cracked plastics and ,O'yeah I forgot to mention this thing doesn't work.
John P. Dayhuff
Battle Creek, Mi.
"This game's been shopped!"
(which more often than it should means, "I replaced the flipper bands and a couple of easy-to-get-to post rubbers.")
"Keeper" within a week of owning it. You can't truly know a game is a keeper for at least several months IMO.
And the general sentiment that a new game is amazing. Look at the historical rankings — almost all new games start high and drop shortly afterward as opinions settle to reality.
"Excellent condition" or something similar. I'm amazed at how often excellent means "anything but excellent".
"I'm going to look at a game. I'll be back in about an hour". My wife says "pinball time" is always at least 3 times what I say it will be.
Last person to get Woz as we count down by ones, sorta maddening like 999 beer woz's on the wall
Another favorite: "Collectors Quality" This is usually "I can't fix anything to save my life guy....but I'm rich"
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