(Topic ID: 258366)

Why do people tap the opposite flipper when cradling


By dr_nybble

3 months ago



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    #1 3 months ago

    I have seen this a bunch of times when watching streams...someone cradles the ball in one flipper and triggers the other flipper a bunch of times before shooting. Why?

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    #2 3 months ago

    Usually a procedural habit, like dribbling the ball 3 times before a foul shot.

    #3 3 months ago

    The vibration from the opposite flipper helps the ball down into cradle position, and reduces it's ability to climb the flipper and fall off the tip

    #4 3 months ago
    Quoted from Thunder90:

    The vibration from the opposite flipper helps the ball down into cradle position, and reduces it's ability to climb the flipper and fall off the tip

    Yup. Agreed

    #5 3 months ago
    Quoted from Thunder90:

    The vibration from the opposite flipper helps the ball down into cradle position, and reduces it's ability to climb the flipper and fall off the tip

    The correct answer has surfaced.

    #6 3 months ago

    Hmm....., slow day in the pinball world?

    John

    #7 3 months ago

    Another reason you'll see this is when the player is trying to quickly look for something in instant info.

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