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(Topic ID: 222598)

Worst pin of all time (Poll)


By Arcadefan

2 years ago



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  • Latest reply 2 years ago by PinballAir
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“Worst pin of all time (Poll)”

  • Shrek 24 votes
    10%
  • Freddy 31 votes
    14%
  • class of 1812 19 votes
    8%
  • Gilligan's island 50 votes
    22%
  • Xs and Os 35 votes
    15%
  • RoadShow 15 votes
    7%
  • POTC 15 votes
    7%
  • Big buck hunter 40 votes
    17%

(229 votes)

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#51 2 years ago

It’s laughable that POTC is on this list...

#52 2 years ago
Quoted from Psw757:

It’s laughable that POTC is on this list...

This list itself is laughable.

#53 2 years ago
Quoted from mrossman5:

This list itself is laughable.

Have you seen the games he rated?

Striker Xtreme - 10.000
Shrek - 1.105

Yeah, let's let him choose what are the 8 worst games for a poll...

#54 2 years ago

This is a troll post for sure. I love my Motordome, and was kinda sad to sell my Raven last week. Games I think are worse than the above: Mr./Mrs Pacman, Charlies Angels, Thunderbirds, Rock and Night Rider.

#55 2 years ago
Quoted from pinlawyer:

IJ4 has targets that do NOTHING. As in zero points. They're just there.

AC/DC has inserts that do nothing. They´re just there. In this logic of judging pins, this must be the worst pin ever.

Ok, so i nominate AC/DC as the worst pin ever (no, it´s a joke).

#56 2 years ago
Quoted from mrossman5:

This list itself is laughable.

Agreed!

#57 2 years ago

Any pin that's set up well with everything working can be fun. Conversely, the best pin in the world with bad flippers and burnt out lights is no fun. There are some themes that I prefer over others so that might sway me one way or another to play it. At the shows I'll sometimes play the "unloved" games since there is no wait and I've been pleasantly surprised many times about how fun some of these sleepers can be.

#58 2 years ago

Dmd era - Barb wire
Em - RoGo?

#59 2 years ago
Quoted from Yoko2una:

Have you seen the games he rated? Striker Xtreme - 10.000

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#60 2 years ago
Quoted from roffels:

Is POTC hated? I always throw a buck in one when I see one.

I believe that it was stern's second best selling pin after LOTR. It's a solid pin. It's just ugly.

#61 2 years ago

Road Show is a great game. POTC is a solid game. But yes, BH/GI/SHREK are all turds.

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#62 2 years ago

you are missing the worst of the worst.

Xfiles

Street fighter 2

are the worst DMD's ever made. EVER!

Guess you are too new to pinball to make a poll like this. You need to have been around long enough to play every DMD ever made, so you can make a correct poll on the situation.

#63 2 years ago

Gi for me hands down. The ceaseless playing of the theme song during the entire game, the artwork, constant shooting for KONA, and an almost non existent rule set kill it for me. I've gotten more fun out of EM's.

#65 2 years ago
Quoted from jake35:

I like mine because its hated and rare with a cool theme! Haha
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How could you put Bugs Bunny in the same room as your Robocop and Guns-N-Roses?

#66 2 years ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

Bugs Bunny .... but only because Hercules is an oddity, and should not be considered.
I know one guy who just doesn’t believe that about Bugs....poor fella!
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Hercules cant be that bad. the guy in the middle seems to be having a blast

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#67 2 years ago
Quoted from fisherdaman:

Hercules cant be that bad. the guy in the middle seems to be having a blast
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as you can see. he is owned by Atari.

#68 2 years ago
Quoted from CaptainNeo:

as you can see. he is owned by Atari.

And very stoned I assume.. I mean you have to be to actually enjoy watching someone play that game.

#69 2 years ago

very very very stoned. So stoned in fact, he thought he was watching a japanese candy advertisement.

#70 2 years ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

There are a lot more than 355 games made. Pinside top 100 is a reference for beginners or a popularity contest, some of my favorite games are poorly ranked on this list. Everyone appreciates different things. I wouldn't put too much stock in that list. It is far from a be all end all.

The way the pins are rated is laughable in and of itself anyways. It is why games like TOM and TOTAN rank highly but a large number of people will readily admit they are boring games. Sure, they look pretty but after 5 games you cry for something else.

#71 2 years ago

I’ve tried really hard to like it, but I just can’t get behind Popeye Saves The Earth.
Kind of a bummer because I really like wide body pins.

#72 2 years ago

It became cool on this site to hate Raven and Popeye when most have never even played them. Try them before you spew the hate.

#73 2 years ago

my vote would be Gottlieb Ready Aim Fire

#74 2 years ago

I kinda like Popeye, to be honest. Raven, though, is just bad... a buddy of mine had one for a few years, and it was just awful. The most clever thing the game had was a spinner that turned on the helicopter propeller. It’s a game that pays homage to firepower, but lacks multiball. Hugely missed opportunity there.

#75 2 years ago

I never have understood the IJ4 hate. It just goes to show the difference between casual players and owners. I have 6 machines and stern Indy gets played 4 to 1 over everything else when we have guests. People love it and gravitate to it. Yes it is fairly easy but casual players can bang around on it and easily have a good time. I still enjoy it as well. I bet it used to do well on a route.

#76 2 years ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

It became cool on this site to hate Raven and Popeye when most have never even played them. Try them before you spew the hate.

I don't hate popeye because I've never actually played it, but the hate was flowing way before Pinside was popular.
And if anything Pinside has given a positive spin on Raven.
EDIT: Raven is cute for like 2 games.

#77 2 years ago
Quoted from CaptainNeo:

you are missing the worst of the worst.
Xfiles
Street fighter 2
are the worst DMD's ever made. EVER!
Guess you are too new to pinball to make a poll like this. You need to have been around long enough to play every DMD ever made, so you can make a correct poll on the situation.

Oh man I could play me some XFiles all day.

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#78 2 years ago
Quoted from fisherdaman:

And very stoned I assume.. I mean you have to be to actually enjoy watching someone play that game.

Nah, it is because the chick next to him has her hand down his pants.

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#79 2 years ago

I voted, but this list does not even have the worst solid state games. Pokerino is really bad. 1812 is a fun game as are many others on this list.

#80 2 years ago

What a horrible topic. Instead of worst pin there should be a worst topic poll so I can vote for this one. Lol.

#81 2 years ago

This is the most asinine poll of all time.

#82 2 years ago

Nothing on this list is even close to being the worst pin of all time.

#83 2 years ago

This is the worst pin of all time. It even indicates as much right on it.

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#84 2 years ago

Seriously, Predator must be the worst pin ever.
No other pin (and manufact..no...wrong word, and trytobeamanufactorer) has disappointed so much people.
Maybe there is a competition with Alien and the other pin i cannot remember (something with a John Doe Popadidi or so).

#85 2 years ago
Quoted from Metengo:

Seriously, Predator must be the worst pin ever.
No other pin (and manufact..no...wrong word, and trytobeamanufactorer) has disappointed so much people.

Well and it played like shit.

#86 2 years ago

Pretty weird list full of lots of good games. No vote from me.

...JPop Magic Girl perhaps?

#87 2 years ago

In his defense, Freddy is bottom of the barrel for sure

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#88 2 years ago

I'm gonna do a versus thread. Magic girl v. Rescue 911. I'd rather have a R911 and that game is 10 pounds of shit in a five pound bag but MG is 20K worth of Christmas lights.

#89 2 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

In his defense, Freddy is bottom of the barrel for sure

Freddy is kinda fun once and awhile. I wouldn't own one. It has some interesting things going for it.

-1
#90 2 years ago

As I have noted in the other 15+ 'Worst Pinball' threads, NOTHING beats Chicago Coin's Hi-Score Pool. Not even Darling/Jubilee or El Toro.

#91 2 years ago

Why is Roadshow on this list? Cause people hate fixing ted?

#92 2 years ago

Hurricane should be on the hate list.

#93 2 years ago
Quoted from Mrawesome44:

Why is Roadshow on this list? Cause people hate fixing ted?

Because OP was able to sneak away mom's iPad while she was watching The Chew.

#94 2 years ago
Quoted from DennisDodel:

As I have noted in the other 15+ 'Worst Pinball' threads, NOTHING beats Chicago Coin's Hi-Score Pool. Not even Darling/Jubilee or El Toro.

I’ll see your Hi-Score Pool and raise you Big Ben!

#95 2 years ago

If we are counting EM's then Hot Line deserves a mention.

#96 2 years ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

It became cool on this site to hate Raven and Popeye when most have never even played them. Try them before you spew the hate.

Yeah you have to experience the pin play for yourself. Damn near everyone on pinside loves FH (funhouse) and to be honest I can't stand the game

#97 2 years ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

If we are counting EM's then Hot Line deserves a mention.

This is so subjective. To be fair I'm an em guy, but I love Hot Line.

#98 2 years ago

Spy Hunter is pretty terrible.

#99 2 years ago
Quoted from fuseholder:

I’ll see your Hi-Score Pool and raise you Big Ben!

Big Ben should be on the list but still not as bad as Hi-Score Pool. Hard to believe someone down-voted me on this.

#100 2 years ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

If we are counting EM's then Hot Line deserves a mention.

The first time I played Hot Line, I remember thinking it was kinda bland and barren, but then I noticed that the matrix of lights started to spell out letters in "HOT LINE" and MAN! What a cool thing that was to see! Especially for the 60s. Super clever.

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