FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

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FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

Postby Magicman » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:45 pm

Nice, original Addams Family. Fully working and plays great! When I purchased this game a few years ago, I shopped it out. Since then, I've just kept it maintained with an occasional wiping down of the playfield. Nothing else needed! Here are some noteworthy details

* Pinball Pro enhanced sound system installed
* Uncle Lester Mod installed
* New clear staircase ramp with decals installed
* New subway ramp installed
* New slingshot plastics
* Spotlight added to illuminate bookcase
* Thing decal set, backboard decal, and bookcase decal set added
* New rubber installed when shopped
* New beer seal installed when shopped
* Remote battery holder installed
* Gold ROMs installed
* Pincab leg protectors installed
* Magnet fuse kit installed (to prevent playfield burn in case of locked on magnet)
* Cliffy protectors added (3 piece swamp set, vault edge, electric chair scoop, and
shooter eject protector set

Asking price is $6000 shipped from Chicago. PM if interested

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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby cap » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:35 am

If the machine is in Chicago, I would assume this was $6000USD.
This falls right in the middle of the price estimate on pinside.
If I'm right, you then add the money conversion and duty tax and you end up near the price you would expect.
I would recommend local pickup though.
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby Murphelman » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:52 am

cap wrote:If the machine is in Chicago, I would assume this was $6000USD.
This falls right in the middle of the price estimate on pinside.
If I'm right, you then add the money conversion and duty tax and you end up near the price you would expect.
I would recommend local pickup though.



With all the extras claiming to be on the machine I would say US or CDN that is a deal. What is really sketchy is the location, the new account and the single dark picture.

I mean feel free to buy the machine if you think it is legit. I will keep my money safe.

Pretty random that some guy in Chicago posts the game on a Montreal arcade forum and nowhere else that I regularly frequent anyhow.
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby tombiosis » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:49 am

Has anyone sent a pm?
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby dr.nybble » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:53 am

Corresponding pinside ad: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic ... ily-the-70

Says he is from Newnan, GA
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby Azatotht » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:53 am

You all might be interested to learn that the OP is from Nigeria...

Unless he was using a Nigerian proxy when he registered, which would be a weird way to gain confidence for an online sale :D

So yeah, this is a scam, I will remove him but leave the post, so that you can see patterns later on if he comes back around here or somewhere else...

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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIA SCAM **

Postby cap » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:06 am

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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby Murphelman » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:11 am

dr.nybble wrote:Corresponding pinside ad: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic ... ily-the-70

Says he is from Newnan, GA


I suspect the Pinside Ad and OP is legit. They have been on the site for 5 years.

Someone attempting to impersonate that Pinsider to scam people here.
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby Azatotht » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:16 am

Murphelman wrote:I suspect the Pinside Ad and OP is legit. They have been on the site for 5 years.

Someone attempting to impersonate that Pinsider to scam people here.


Makes sense.
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

Postby dr.nybble » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:21 am

Exactly. This is why it is wise to Google some of the distinctive ad text to see if it matches an ad somewhere else.
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

Postby Sparky » Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:40 pm

Damn it... and here I am, still waiting for my 34 million dollar cheque from Dr.David Okoye for 11 years now.
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine

Postby Splitskull » Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:19 pm

tombiosis wrote:Has anyone sent a pm?


I did sent a pm. But I guess Aza banned him before he read it.

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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

Postby uberhare » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:07 pm

Nigerian scams....This one is pretty funny: https://419eater.com/html/okorie.htm
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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

Postby BoomDivX » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:04 am

uberhare wrote:Nigerian scams....This one is pretty funny: https://419eater.com/html/okorie.htm

Wow, that's gold! I think I might start collecting those scam email and use them when I'm bored :lol:

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Re: FS: Adams family bally 1992 pinball machine ** NIGERIAN SCAM **

Postby tom_454 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:45 am

Can we move this thread to the "Crap" folder so it isn't the first thing we see in the classifieds? No sense giving this more PR than it is getting.
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