Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby cait001 » Tue May 02, 2017 9:01 pm

Have fun! A friend is picking me up a No Good Gofers playfield protector while down there, so I'm hyped.
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Pinball Junkie » Wed May 03, 2017 7:13 am

So Friday night lets all have a get together at the Tilted Kilt! (some folks may be leaving Saturday, but not us) Now what to do about Thursday night? I heard someone say at the last OPL we should get together at one of the hotel bars.....(Lee?)
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Sparky » Wed May 03, 2017 7:40 am

The thing is that it has never really worked out great every year when it came down to having an overall meet. Some go to the Tilted Kilt, some hang at the Comfort Suites bar, some play pinball in their hotel room and drink beer.

I have done #1, and I honestly had a bad experience there. The staff was generally annoyed with us. We were there and having a good time, cheering and all, and they seemed to want a more "family restaurant" vibe which is more quiet, although we were surrounded by scantily clad teenagers. Go figure.

I have also done #2. Fun times. But barmaid always looked like she had something up her ass. LOL. Besides, many of us are at the Ramada this year, Comfort Suites being 3x the price (literally).

#3 will always remain my favorite. Setting up a pin in the parking lot (weather permitting) or in the hotel room, and chatting with the boys.

I rather just wing it. I spend my work days organizing shit all the time. So in A-town, I will just go with the flow.
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby DrDude » Wed May 03, 2017 7:54 am

Good article summarizing the current (and future) rules about buying beer/wine/spirits in PA: https://reason.com/archives/2017/05/03/in-pennsylvania-prohibition-is-finally-l

Coming from LCBO-land, PA doesn't seem that bad, just confusing (why can I only buy 24 packs?). That being said, I'll be bringing down some Mad Tom in my electric cooler to make sure I'm hydrated!
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby redketchup » Wed May 03, 2017 7:59 am

We should try the Ramada bar this year...
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Azatotht » Wed May 03, 2017 8:40 am

DrDude wrote:That being said, I'll be bringing down some Mad Tom in my electric cooler to make sure I'm hydrated!


Canadians may want to do some research before packing a few cold ones. Basically, Canadians are allowed to bring in one litre of alcohol without having to pay federal taxes. However, that doesn't mean they'll be exempt from state taxes, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Each state's Alcohol Beverage Control Board regulates the rules of taxation on booze. Any alcohol beyond the one-litre limit will be subject to federal and or state taxes.
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby dr.nybble » Wed May 03, 2017 9:52 am

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Pinball Junkie » Wed May 03, 2017 10:09 am

DrDude wrote:Good article summarizing the current (and future) rules about buying beer/wine/spirits in PA: https://reason.com/archives/2017/05/03/in-pennsylvania-prohibition-is-finally-l

Coming from LCBO-land, PA doesn't seem that bad, just confusing (why can I only buy 24 packs?). That being said, I'll be bringing down some Mad Tom in my electric cooler to make sure I'm hydrated!



And don't forget... the 24 packs in Allentown have bottles the size of kinder eggs!

I guess like Ian says, we can just wing it but I'm still leaning towards TK Friday night. :mrgreen:
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby monty » Wed May 03, 2017 10:23 am

not in the cards for me this year, but hope everyone has a great time! i will be thinking of cheesesteak pretzel rolls and "Ice Cold" this weekend.

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby pharoah007 » Wed May 03, 2017 11:17 am

monty wrote:not in the cards for me this year, but hope everyone has a great time! i will be thinking of cheesesteak pretzel rolls and "Ice Cold" this weekend.


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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby TwilightZone » Wed May 03, 2017 12:40 pm

Pinball Junkie wrote:I guess like Ian says, we can just wing it but I'm still leaning towards TK Friday night. :mrgreen:


I like this guy's thinking :-) :D :lol:
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Sparky » Wed May 03, 2017 1:40 pm

redketchup wrote:We should try the Ramada bar this year...


Or now called, Little Québec. LOL
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby YellowMustard » Wed May 03, 2017 3:10 pm

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby cdnpinballer » Wed May 03, 2017 3:34 pm

Thursday will be hit or miss. Hotel bar either Ramada (does it even have a bar????) or Comfort Suites or maybe we stay at our condo - we got an AirBNB with a few other MAACA dudes........ Will play it by ear on Thursday. Would like to be able to watch the Sens game somewhere either way.....

Friday @ the Tilted Kilt makes sense to me......

Exit plan is to truck home on Saturday.

I need a break with some beer, pinball and meat stuffed pretzels...... Good good good times ahead boys & girls!!!! :beerchug :beerchug :beerchug

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Chnillapoil » Wed May 03, 2017 3:48 pm

cdnpinballer wrote:Thursday will be hit or miss. Hotel bar either Ramada (does it even have a bar????) or Comfort Suites or maybe we stay at our condo - we got an AirBNB with a few other MAACA dudes........ Will play it by ear on Thursday. Would like to be able to watch the Sens game somewhere either way.....

Friday @ the Tilted Kilt makes sense to me......

Exit plan is to truck home on Saturday.

I need a break with some beer, pinball and meat stuffed pretzels...... Good good good times ahead boys & girls!!!! :beerchug :beerchug :beerchug



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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby WARLOCK » Thu May 04, 2017 1:31 am

Lots of us are leaving early.
Safe trip everyone.
See you there.

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Azatotht » Thu May 04, 2017 4:48 am

We are leaving around 9am as well this morning, see you there, and don't forget your wet suit for tomorrow :FP: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby medvet » Thu May 04, 2017 8:09 am

Kathie and I are on the road soon too. Finally making it this year!!! Travelling in comfort with a tag along hitchhiker.......
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby targetlaf » Thu May 04, 2017 8:24 am

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby ballyhoo » Thu May 04, 2017 3:23 pm

I will be there tonight with few friends from QC. We will be saying at the Quality Inn just right next to the Ramada. Looking forward to meet peoples from Maaca. Any plans for tonight?
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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby Splitskull » Thu May 04, 2017 4:36 pm

ballyhoo wrote:I will be there tonight with few friends from QC. We will be saying at the Quality Inn just right next to the Ramada. Looking forward to meet peoples from Maaca. Any plans for tonight?


That Quality inn had/has "girls" ;)

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby pharoah007 » Thu May 04, 2017 6:13 pm

"I am content sitting on my lawnchair, watching the trainwrecks happen right in front of me. I can't save the world anymore."
-Sparky

"I don't give a Fvck"
- Honey Badger

"Bag of bananas for a buck"
- Allentown produce Nazi

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- Woody

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby pharoah007 » Fri May 05, 2017 4:13 pm

Best thing at the show so far....

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"I am content sitting on my lawnchair, watching the trainwrecks happen right in front of me. I can't save the world anymore."
-Sparky

"I don't give a Fvck"
- Honey Badger

"Bag of bananas for a buck"
- Allentown produce Nazi

" The Honey Badger wants some bananas"
- Woody

"Balsamic please"
- Best thing I ever heard at Steak n' Shakes

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby MCS » Fri May 05, 2017 5:56 pm

I haven't met the kitten yet, so I'd have to say this is the best thing at the show so far...

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Re: Allentown Pinfest 2017!!!

Postby pharoah007 » Fri May 05, 2017 6:28 pm

MCS wrote:I haven't met the kitten yet, so I'd have to say this is the best thing at the show so far...

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We need to see if the kitten fits in the trophy ;)
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- Allentown produce Nazi

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- Best thing I ever heard at Steak n' Shakes

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