Up Down bar

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  1. dmclone

    dmclone Well-Known Member

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    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.:shocked:
     
  2. TranCytive

    TranCytive Member

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    Heard good things about this bar, but I've never been. I have also never been to blazing saddles, thank god.
     
  3. TurdFerguson

    TurdFerguson Active Member

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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.
     
  4. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  5. andybernard

    andybernard Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  6. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    So I assume the fanny pack means it's a gay bar?
     
  7. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    Up/down and barcadium are very fun.
     
  8. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    You lost me at fanny pack. Is this Wally World and 1988?
     
  9. Tre4ISU

    Tre4ISU Well-Known Member

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    Kind of the point.
     
  10. cmoore_23

    cmoore_23 Well-Known Member

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    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
     
  11. bstegs

    bstegs Member

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    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.
     
  12. bostrem00

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    They have this game, so its complete.
     
  13. ripvdub

    ripvdub Well-Known Member

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    Ill have to check it out just for that.
     
  14. TurdFerguson

    TurdFerguson Active Member

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    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
     
  15. cybsball20

    cybsball20 Well-Known Member

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    I've been to Up Down AND blazing saddle, had fun at both many times. Saddle does have the strongest drinks in town!
     
  16. clone26

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  17. IAStubborn

    IAStubborn Well-Known Member

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    We went to blazing Saddles one night bar hopping down in east village ten years ago (when I still did that) with friends, the girls we were with like to dance there and we were with a gay friend. My 6'4 340 pound burly bearded friend (think grizzley adams head on farnioks body) who is as straight as they come was a gay magnet. It was pretty funny. I thought it would be the opposite but it was like he was chumming for fish we had to leave after he had to say sorry am straight 30 times. I didn't get approached once, which oddly made me feel inadequate and less manly. Wierd night but was fun. I have been to a lesbian bar too and that was a lot of fun actually.
     
  18. 1100011CS

    1100011CS Well-Known Member

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    How is that different than a gay bar? Genuinely curious... er, wanting to know. Not curious:)
     

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