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2018 Fall Ann Arbor Mini Pinball Show Sept 29, 2018

mwong168

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Clay posted this on pinside:

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I would like to announce a Fall Ann Arbor mini pinball show. This will be Saturday September 29, 2018 at from 10am to 8pm. Like our full-blow spring show, over 400 pinball games on free play available. But unlike the spring event, this will *not* be a pre-register event. It will be cash-at-the-door. We are thinking about a $5 pre-register via paypal to keep numbers in check. But I guess i'm willing to hear ideas on that. But we may just try no pre-register and see where this goes. For a first time event, i have to figure it will be pretty tame in terms of numbers.

It's kind of an experiment to see if there's interest in this. We'll try this fall mini-show in this format, and see where it goes!
See http://vfwpinball.com for more details

Thanks!
cfh@provide.net
 
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BMHouze

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If you want to play a large number of different machines of all eras this is the place to go.
I find it a good place to play them before I consider buying them.
 

Pinballer

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Thanks for the heads up about this show, just bought my ticket, have gone in the past and enjoyed trying the many different games.
 

Pinballer

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Just got back from the show, really enjoyed playing the different games, I was always able to find a free game that I wanted to play, mostly 90's DMD,s. I did find that the games were starting to show a few more issues than in years past and the place is extremely noisy, so I just listened to my own loud mp3 music the whole time. I never did manage to get a high score but had a great game of ghostbuters, getting a high enough score for a totally unnecessary free game. Forty dollars (US) is a little steep but I think I got my moneys worth. I was there from 12 - 7:30 and probably only took about a half hour total away time. I am all pinballed out and my wife enjoyed shopping in some of the nearby US stores (that cost us more than the pinball). I went for a short walk in the parking lot and did see one Ontario plate , 95% of the cars were from Michigan. Nice to see a pretty good mix of people there, not just 30, 40 and 50 year old men. There were several couples there and even some teenagers. I guess Pinball is starting to appeal to a wider group of the population.