Borderland Pinball Collective

The first rule of Borderland is that you don't talk about Borderland... LOL
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So... who else but Josh, Chris Silver, Farm Boy and myself are not afraid to break the barrier?

Sunday, December 4th, 2pm. St-Lazare chapter.

Be a border jumper.
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PM me if interested.

The agenda of the day:

- drink my beer
- eat pizza
- play some busted-ass pinballs
- Trash-talking absolutely mandatory
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Sparky wrote:December 4th is coming!!! Holy crap I gotta get home soon and get things done!!!
If you need a hand getting things sorted let me know. I don't want to hear any excuses why I can't kick your guy's butts.
;)
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Chris Silver wrote:
Sparky wrote:December 4th is coming!!! Holy crap I gotta get home soon and get things done!!!
If you need a hand getting things sorted let me know. I don't want to hear any excuses why I can't kick your guy's butts.
;)
Well, I should be able to get a lot done as I am home Friday. I have 7 pins set up right now. 3 of those need slight tuning. I would like to have way more set up but that would be unrealistic. I could probably realistically get 3-4 more set up. And just clean all the shit up.
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Maybe Sue and I could come for that. We can jump that shit!
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OK, so I got some things done before I left for Toronto... The place is still an embarrassing mess of machines, but I do have some machines running OK. I even got Old Chicago running at 95%. She sometimes stays stuck in the bonus count loop, and player 3 and 4 might count the 1000 asnd 10000 reels at the same time, but it's to be expected when it hasn't run in years.

But this weekend I will try and clean up the rest.
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Sparky wrote:OK, so I got some things done before I left for Toronto... The place is still an embarrassing mess of machines, but I do have some machines running OK. I even got Old Chicago running at 95%. She sometimes stays stuck in the bonus count loop, and player 3 and 4 might count the 1000 asnd 10000 reels at the same time, but it's to be expected when it hasn't run in years.

But this weekend I will try and clean up the rest.
We'll let Mike and Josh be players 3&4 to make it more even.
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WTB: Black Knight, Fathom, Split Second, Nine Ball
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Good idea Sparky since Mike and I will only playing with one hand.
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The hour has come. Let the coins fall where they may.
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Round one at Sparky's and Josh is feeling it!!!
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Who hoo!!!!
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It was a great afternoon.
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Man... I needed to see da boyz!!! Been too long!

I want to thank Chris, Josh and Mike for coming over, and inspiring me to get the gameroom up, or at least some of it for now. 7 pins up and running, Two almost there, and potentially 7-8 more next time. ;)

I think Devil Riders was a hit, but Robot won top honors tonight!!

I can<t wait for the next wall-jump!
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Great night gentlemen. Way to go Sparky for seeing the light and getting back to where you belong. Now if could only do little better at playing Defender....
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Thanks for hosting Ian. It want nice to play some pinball and relax with the boys.
It definitely motivates me to work on my pins when we get together.

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Hear that? ... It's coming....
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I can smell it.

Saturday right??

Josh is buying pizza?

Lol ;-)
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2 more days...

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Update... Meeting is now on Saturday Feb.4th!!!

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Lol I love it. :-)
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Tomorrow is the day for another gathering of borderland crew. Who will win this epic battle for pinball supremacy?
"I am the one who knocks"

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Josh wrote:Tomorrow is the day for another gathering of borderland crew. Who will win this epic battle for pinball supremacy?
Not you. Lol
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Sparky wrote:
Josh wrote:Tomorrow is the day for another gathering of borderland crew. Who will win this epic battle for pinball supremacy?
Not you. Lol
:lol: I smell something burning.
Pins: Spirit, Centaur II, Af-Tor, Embryon, Black Hole, Elektra, Timeline, Silverball Mania, Baby Pac Man, Blackout, SkyJump, Night Moves
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Thanks for the great night Josh. The egg sandwiches were awesome!!! :mrgreen:

For anyone who doesn't necessarily understand, the Borderland Pinball Collective (BPC) operates differently than the local leagues. We are 4 collectors in the middle of nowhere between Ontario and Quebec. We don't keep score or have regular dates. Whenever we can get together every month or so we do it. We do not keep score. We drink beer, socialize and not just talk about pinball but anything in general. Oddly I think there are roughly 50 machines between us.

If anyone has pinball machines and lives within a 30 minute radius of Hawkesbury you're welcome to join. Other than that, if anybody would like to come and hang out for an evening with us you're more than welcome when you see this posting. The next meeting will be at Farmboy's place the first weekend in March.

Later :mrgreen:
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Your welcome Chris. Always a good time when we get together even when sparky lucks out and wins a game or two.
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Great time with great friends on great pinballs while having great conversations and drinking shitty near-beer, priceless. Lol

Thanks again guys!!!

As for winning a few games, as I recall I did hear the familiar 3 knocks on five occasions when I played. Lol

An odd good playing day for me. Lol
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