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    Up Down bar

    Just checked out this place for the first time. Kind of dingy but for $25 on Sunday you get a fanny pack, 6 tall boys, and a pound of tokens. They also have some decent beer on tap. They probably have 50 arcade games.

    Just be careful when you walk out of the bar. I saw a tall hottie in a leather skirt and then I realized I was across the street from the Blazing Saddle.



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    Re: Up Down bar

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Just checked out this place for the first time. Kind of dingy but for $25 on Sunday you get a fanny pack, 6 tall boys, and a pound of tokens. They also have some decent beer on tap. They probably have 50 arcade games.

    Just be careful when you walk out of the bar. I saw a tall hottie in a leather skirt and then I realized I was across the street from the Blazing Saddle.
    Heard good things about this bar, but I've never been. I have also never been to blazing saddles, thank god.



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    Stopped by Up Down yesterday afternoon with my bachelor party after playing laser tag at the new CMP Tactical. Both places that I would go again. Fortunately, we bypassed Blazing Saddles.



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    Re: Up Down bar

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Just checked out this place for the first time. Kind of dingy but for $25 on Sunday you get a fanny pack, 6 tall boys, and a pound of tokens. They also have some decent beer on tap. They probably have 50 arcade games.

    Just be careful when you walk out of the bar. I saw a tall hottie in a leather skirt and then I realized I was across the street from the Blazing Saddle.
    Up down can be a lot of fun. I'll just say avoid it on friday\saturday nights. I know all bars get busy on those nights, but with a bar like this there's no point if you cant get to the games easily, plus being in the basement there with little ventilation it gets extremely hot. I think they need to do some maintenance on some of their games though, more than once ive found a joystick not working. But overall the value is good

    And... add me to the list that hasnt been to blazing saddle lol.



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    Re: Up Down bar

    Since all these guys are lying and saying they haven't been to Blazing Saddles, I'll also lie and say I have been there.



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    Re: Up Down bar

    So I assume the fanny pack means it's a gay bar?



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    Re: Up Down bar

    Up/down and barcadium are very fun.



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    You lost me at fanny pack. Is this Wally World and 1988?



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    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    You lost me at fanny pack. Is this Wally World and 1988?
    Kind of the point.


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    Re: Up Down bar

    Its a fun bar my friends go to up down about once or twice a month... Wednesdays are perfect as it's buy one get one tokens and u can take them home and bring them back next time and tall boys are $3

    Also have not been to blazing saddles


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    Re: Up Down bar

    I tried to go to Up/Down after a concert at the place next door last fall. It was far too packed. Having been to a couple of other beercades, it was not high on my list. If they really have 50 arcade games though, that is solid.



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    Re: Up Down bar

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    They have this game, so its complete.



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    They have this game, so its complete.
    Ill have to check it out just for that.


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    They have this game, so its complete.
    Haha we definitely played the **** outta that game! The four player pac-man game was pry my favorite. Also, playing on the big screen was WrestleMania circa 1988



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    Re: Up Down bar

    I've been to Up Down AND blazing saddle, had fun at both many times. Saddle does have the strongest drinks in town!



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