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Introduce Yourself!

Discussion in 'Members of The Revolution!' started by Subpacket, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. bstaneland

    bstaneland New Member

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    I'm Ben.
    2 days ago I bought my first pinball machine (I don't feel qualified to be allowed to refer to them as pins yet - maybe soon though). It's Blackout and I paid $300 and the flippers don't work... that's what led me here.
    Holy shit I had no idea that pinball was so popular in the Ottawa area - there's a lot of you fuckers.
    I live close enough to Ottawa to reference it, but not close enough to visit without making it a day trip, so I'm kinda fucked that way.
    Anyway, assuming my use of profanity doesn't get me booted after just one post...
    Hey! And here's a pic of my "pin" - I'm sorry, that just feels dumb (I wanted to say it just feels gay, but that wouldn't be very PC even though I mean no disrespect to gay people) to call it a pin - it's like I'm fucking bowling.
    Probably not the best way to make friends - make fun of the way they talk - hate me if you want, but I'm not really a dick.
    Cheers!
     

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  2. DRANO

    DRANO Well-Known Member

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    I suspect the gay community is a lot more tolerant than you give them credit for.
    Just look at the evidence.... none of them have posted here yet to make fun of you for buying a Blackout :p

    I suppose you may not like being referred to as a 'pinhead' either then? But, I think you officially need at least 3 games to attain that title.

    Anyway, enjoy your new game and hope you can get it working.
    Welcome to the group? o_O
     
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  3. bstaneland

    bstaneland New Member

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    Thanks man for the welcome.
    As far as tollerance is concerned maybe the people in this group are cooler than the simple-minded folks out there that get offended by everything - if so that would be a huge relief.
    If Blackout isn't a cool one I don't care - I didn't buy a pinball game to impress anyone. I fuckin love it.
    If I had 3+ games and that's why someone called me a pinhead I'd be cool with that.
    I hope to get it working - I figure I'll need to find someone here that can come work on it, assuming that's how it's done. I don't want to lug it to Ottawa for service.
    So if there's anyone that can come out to Rideau Lakes with tools and parts, please hit me up.
     
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  4. kvoxx

    kvoxx Active Member

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    Welcome aboard! lol Blackout is a cooler looking game then my first pin Gold Wings :p Any game is a good game and can be enjoyed. Post in the pinball tech support section and describe as best as you can.
     
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  5. bstaneland

    bstaneland New Member

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    I'll do that. Thanks man.
     
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  6. Mike Walsh

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    Welcome aboard.
    Great group/community!
    Advice: Make room now for your next pin .... and the next... and the next.
    You get the idea.
     
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