Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

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What theme would you choose?

Cannonball Run!!
6
24%
Slapshot!
2
8%
Goldorak, GO!!
4
16%
Friday the 13th...
2
8%
Battlestar Galactica
5
20%
Magnum PI (Chris Silver's pick)
0
No votes
Smokey and the Bandit (done before)
0
No votes
Conan the Barbarian
0
No votes
Spaceballs, the Pinball!!
2
8%
Benny Hill!!!
4
16%
 
Total votes: 25
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Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Sparky » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:22 pm

Just getting a projects discussion going.... so... here's he scenario:

You have an 80's pin with a flaked out backglass and blown out playfield... you are thinking retheme.... what would your choice of theme be?

List them here! And I will start a poll. I have a few in mind....

Let's see what you all have!!
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby cait001 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:56 pm

Cannonball Run of course
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby dr.nybble » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:11 pm

Conan the Barbarian!
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby nostalgiaqc » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:32 pm

Slap shot and the hanson brothers would be great


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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby cdnpinballer » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:33 pm

Love all the Cannonball Run movies including Gumball Rally and Speed Zone

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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Chris Silver » Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:56 pm

Spaceballs the pinball machine.
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Sparky » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:12 pm

Options added!
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Azatotht » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:20 pm

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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby TwilightZone » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:24 pm

cdnpinballer wrote:Love all the Cannonball Run movies including Gumball Rally and Speed Zone


Gumball Rally is the best! Love that movie.
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Dave W. » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:03 pm

Benny Hill :D

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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Sparky » Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:23 pm

Azatotht wrote:Emmanuelle


:FP: :tescon
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Sparky » Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:25 pm

Dave W. wrote:Benny Hill :D


LOL... I can just hear the Benny Hill theme as background music. LOL
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby cait001 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:06 pm

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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Mrhide » Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:36 pm

passe partout :)
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Chris Silver » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:15 pm

cait001 wrote:
Chris Silver wrote:Spaceballs the pinball machine.


Wolfmarsh is on it
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic ... galleryp=2
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic ... in/page/16


That’s super cool and looks to be top shape.
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Fifty » Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:18 am

I was more into Knight Rider. If I was to pick from your list I'd go with CONAN, but only if it was the comic book version.

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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby DrDude » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:02 am

BTW, everytime you add a new entry to the survey, it resets all the old votes!
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Guard » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:01 am

Maybe not 80's but I'd love some of the bilingual callouts you could have with these two......Bon Cop Bad Cop.
PINS- Hit The Deck/ Buccaneer/Sure Shot/Fire Queen/ Volley/ Tee'd Off/ Rollergames/ Star Trip/ Flip Flop/ Combat/ Flash Gordon/ Capt.Card/Bluenote/ Pat Hand /Strange Science/Card Whiz/ Genesis/Jolly Roger / Bally Beat The Clock/ Spanish Eyes/ Outer Space/Bronco/ Stern POTC
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Chris Silver » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:52 am

You can never go wrong with a cool Space theme.
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Chris Silver » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:54 am

Rob an unlicensed Star Wars. Retheming you’re probably robbing a licensed product anyway. Might as well grab something cool. I have a ton of vintage Star Wars stuff you can throw in it.
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Sparky » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:13 pm

Chris Silver wrote:Rob an unlicensed Star Wars. Retheming you’re probably robbing a licensed product anyway. Might as well grab something cool. I have a ton of vintage Star Wars stuff you can throw in it.


Sorry to say, but I am not a huge fan of magical space knights with laser swords.

Pew pew. Lol
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Guard » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:32 pm

I've never seen a Star Wars movie...
PINS- Hit The Deck/ Buccaneer/Sure Shot/Fire Queen/ Volley/ Tee'd Off/ Rollergames/ Star Trip/ Flip Flop/ Combat/ Flash Gordon/ Capt.Card/Bluenote/ Pat Hand /Strange Science/Card Whiz/ Genesis/Jolly Roger / Bally Beat The Clock/ Spanish Eyes/ Outer Space/Bronco/ Stern POTC
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby OTTOgd » Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:00 pm

Guard wrote:I've never seen a Star Wars movie...

You're not missing anything. They're highly illogical.

Star Trek is where it's at. Make it so!

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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Honey Badger » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:46 am

Azatotht wrote:Emmanuelle


:lol: no joke, I just spat out my cereal!
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Re: Poll: 80's pinball retheme, what would you do?

Postby Azatotht » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:15 am

Honey Badger wrote:
Azatotht wrote:Emmanuelle


:lol: no joke, I just spat out my cereal!


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