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What is the most overused phrase by any pinball owner?

By eggbert52

5 years ago

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    #1 5 years ago

    OK I'll start and I've been major guilty of this one...

    "I'll NEVER sell it!"

    #2 5 years ago

    Greatest game ever !

    LTG : )™

    #3 5 years ago

    "What is Stern's next title?"

    "When is the next software update?"

    "Honest dear, just one more game."

    #4 5 years ago

    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.

    #6 5 years ago
    Quoted from LTG:

    Greatest game ever !
    LTG : )™

    That is almost exactly what I was thinking. "This is the best game ever!"

    #7 5 years ago

    $10k by Christmas.

    It's dialed in.

    #8 5 years ago

    Look how fast I can drain my balls.

    #9 5 years ago
    Quoted from Mudflaps:

    Look how fast I can drain my balls.

    Too much information.

    LTG : )™

    #12 5 years ago

    I personally hate "shopped".

    #13 5 years ago

    " These damn things aren't getting any lighter "~SpOoKy

    #14 5 years ago

    Probably just a fuse.

    #15 5 years ago

    Honest Honey, this is the last one....

    #16 5 years ago

    Wish I was closer

    #17 5 years ago

    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.

    #18 5 years ago

    Board rules make me refrain from providing a truthful answer.....$)@&$))$))$!!!!

    #19 5 years ago

    Not a phrase just a single word and no one on here can really argue it.


    #20 5 years ago

    "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.")

    #21 5 years ago


    #22 5 years ago

    "Harry, the clock on that nine-foot nuclear weapon is ticking..."

    #23 5 years ago

    "Can you please send me a close up of the shooter lane?"

    #24 5 years ago

    On CL, it's got to be "excellent condition."

    #25 5 years ago

    Easy. 'Pristine.'

    #27 5 years ago

    "Promise, honey. I'll sell one of the others to fund it."

    #28 5 years ago

    minty fresh

    #29 5 years ago

    Where did that ball go? WTF

    #30 5 years ago

    "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.

    #31 5 years ago

    shipping kills the deal for me

    #32 5 years ago

    Stern sucks

    #33 5 years ago

    "Excellent condition" or something similar. I'm amazed at how often excellent means "anything but excellent".

    #34 5 years ago

    +1 shopped

    #35 5 years ago

    My collection is complete.

    #36 5 years ago

    "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.

    #37 5 years ago


    #38 5 years ago

    "Just one more game"

    #39 5 years ago

    "SDTM. . . Bleeeeep !"

    #40 5 years ago

    fk'in lightcycle multiball

    #41 5 years ago
    Quoted from Erik:

    fk'in lightcycle multiball


    #42 5 years ago
    Quoted from Erik:

    fk'in lightcycle multiball

    "Now this I can do"

    #43 5 years ago

    Last person to get Woz as we count down by ones, sorta maddening like 999 beer woz's on the wall

    #44 5 years ago

    "Code needs updated"!!! These aholes are the same people that can't help themselves and buy every new NIB that comes along, DUH.......the code is never finished for you, Mr. I measure myself by my serial number and gotta be one of the first.

    #45 5 years ago

    Another favorite: "Collectors Quality" This is usually "I can't fix anything to save my life guy....but I'm rich"

    #46 5 years ago

    The most overused phrases on Pinside sure are:

    "I wish they'd make an Iron freakin' Maiden pinball"

    "Hey wow, where's the Big Lebowski pre-order list"

    #47 5 years ago

    "There aren't very many stairs."

    #48 5 years ago

    "Game is completely restored."
    "They go for xxxx dollars on ebay."

    #49 5 years ago

    This vs. that

    #50 5 years ago

    If you can find them for that price I'll take 3!

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