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    Things you didn't know about pinball

    Interesting (at least to me) article on MSN today about Pinball machine history.


    11 Things You Didn't Know About Pinball History - MSN Tech & Gadgets - Slide Shows - Products - 1

    So let's hear it Fanatics - what's your favorite pinball game? Anybody remember Gorgar? (Which was supposedly the first talking pinball machine.)



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    Re: Things you didn't know about pinball

    SouthPark Pinball was my favorite by far.


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    Re: Things you didn't know about pinball

    This one...


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    Re: Things you didn't know about pinball

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    This one...

    YES!!!!! love that one.


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    Re: Things you didn't know about pinball

    The new(ish) Dark Knight table is AWESOME!

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    lol....Gorgar...ME WANT YOU!!!!!

    In other related news, this isn't quite the same as having 13 tables in your living room but it is darn close and fun as all get out.

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    Re: Things you didn't know about pinball

    I played one where the ball was magnetically pulled into the vertical back part of the pinball machine if you hit a certain spot (does that make sense?). You had flippers up there too. I have no idea what it was called, but I thought it was awesome.



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    Re: Things you didn't know about pinball

    Quote Originally Posted by mapnerd View Post
    I played one where the ball was magnetically pulled into the vertical back part of the pinball machine if you hit a certain spot (does that make sense?). You had flippers up there too. I have no idea what it was called, but I thought it was awesome.

    Johnny Mnemonic? That one was pretty sweet too!



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