Author Topic: Pinball Hall of Fame  (Read 384 times)

Offline dskirsa

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Re: Pinball Hall of Fame
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2018, 01:42:39 PM »
He must of finally talked some people in to finally helping him
I know the owner he’s a good guy

It is (or at least was) Pinball Pete, arcade messiah from Michigan.  I used to hit his arcade in Ann Arbor. 

My understanding is that any major work is done by volunteers and all profits are donated. 

Offline Ron Donohue

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Re: Pinball Hall of Fame
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2018, 02:18:05 PM »
His name is Tim Arnold and he did own (along with his brother) Pinball Pete's Arcades in Ann Arbor and Lansing in Michigan.  The work is done mostly by volunteers and profits are primarily donated to the Salvation Army.

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Re: Pinball Hall of Fame
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2018, 08:34:48 PM »
My expectations were high and that is mostly to blame. I was pretty sad that I couldn’t play some games and most rollovers diverted the ball instead of being triggered.


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Re: Pinball Hall of Fame
« Reply #18 on: March 08, 2018, 11:16:56 PM »
Some of the pins are in pretty sad shape, but I always find a few to enjoy.  It seems much more popular now than 6 or 7 years ago.  Their poor Tron LE is just beat to shi* and I remember playing it when it was new.  Their AFM used to be great, not so much so now.  For some reason their Funhouse keeps getting better every time I visit.

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Re: Pinball Hall of Fame
« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2018, 05:23:40 PM »
I also grew up in East Lansing and spent many nights in the 80’s at Pinball Pete’s as that was the only place you could find so many games in one place. The Arnolds were good people and I did not know until I just read this post that it was Tim who started the museum in LV.  Small world.  Hope to visit someday.
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