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    The Newcastle Pinball Association is proud to announce .... PINFEST 2018.
    Yes its on again for the 7th year!

    Where:
    ATTENTION...NEW VENUE!!!
    Club Macquarie Function & Accommodation Centre.
    458 Lake Road, Argenton 2284
    www.clubmacquarie.com.au

    When:
    Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd of September 2018.
    Session Times as noted on event poster attached.

    LOCK IN THE DATE!!!
    Hope to see you there....please keep reading below.

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    PINFEST NEEDS PINBALLS!

    Have you ever asked yourself this question when attending Pinfest; where do all the games come from?

    They are donated by enthusiast who every year spend time and effort to transport their games to the event for people of all ages to enjoy. Without their support this event would not be possible. However, this scenario cannot be maintained indefinitely without new contributors coming into the group.

    With this in mind, and for the future continuation of the event, we would like to put a call out to people willing to donate a pinball for the event – reminding everyone that it's for a good cause, as money raised will go to a local charity. Not to mention it makes a lot of people very happy every year :-)

    If you are interested in being a contributor to the event (or know someone who is...please pass this post on)
    Flick an e-mail to Marco profondorosso66@hotmail.com and he will provide further information.
    Or send a message via our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NewcastlePinballAssociation/

    Cheers
    Swedish Taxi
    on behalf of the Newcastle Pinball Association
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Pinfest 2018 started by SwedishTaxi View original post
    Comments 215 Comments
    1. Sartana66's Avatar
      Sartana66 -
      Quote Originally Posted by thegrunta666 View Post
      Oh Great, now I really really really have to have Battle Pinny finished to face off against Airplane....Flying High....argh.....Oh the pressure, hurry up @BIG Trev get TTTE going...
      Mate would be awesome if we had 3 homebrew pins from 3 different people...not to mention the Vid Pin by Clinton..
    1. Manny65's Avatar
      Manny65 -
      Quote Originally Posted by thegrunta666 View Post
      So @Budgie has booked in for accommodation, so the 2 Grants from Carrum Downs are heading north again....., hey @nmercury you in?
      Have you committed to having the Battle Pinny @ Pinfest??
    1. thegrunta666's Avatar
      thegrunta666 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Manny65 View Post
      Have you committed to having the Battle Pinny @ Pinfest??
      Not yet, but thats the plan at this stage. Mind you I was working on it today , turned on the 50VDC supply and the whole machine went dead ! argh.....how long have I got 4 and a bit months....arghhhhhhhhh

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      Quote Originally Posted by Sartana66 View Post
      Mate would be awesome if we had 3 homebrew pins from 3 different people...not to mention the Vid Pin by Clinton..
      Well if all goes to plan, I shall be bringing it. it will be playable, maybe not have all its features working , but playable
    1. BIG Trev's Avatar
      BIG Trev -
      Quote Originally Posted by thegrunta666 View Post
      Oh Great, now I really really really have to have Battle Pinny finished to face off against Airplane....Flying High....argh.....Oh the pressure, hurry up @BIG Trev get TTTE going...
      I've had to take a break for a while but hope to get back into it again in the next month or two.
      Cheers Trev.

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    1. nmercury's Avatar
      nmercury -
      Quote Originally Posted by thegrunta666 View Post
      So @Budgie has booked in for accommodation, so the 2 Grants from Carrum Downs are heading north again....., hey @nmercury you in?
      Maybe. Last year was ACE.
      But... That's the weekend before Bayside Nunawading meet.
      Lot's going on around then, will have to think about it.

      Don't forget, battle pinny will need to be at Nunawading meet too.
    1. Budgie's Avatar
      Budgie -
      Quote Originally Posted by nmercury View Post
      Maybe. Last year was ACE.
      But... That's the weekend before Bayside Nunawading meet.
      Lot's going on around then, will have to think about it.

      Don't forget, battle pinny will need to be at Nunawading meet too.
      Come on nick you can do it


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    1. thegrunta666's Avatar
      thegrunta666 -
      Quote Originally Posted by nmercury View Post
      Maybe. Last year was ACE.
      But... That's the weekend before Bayside Nunawading meet.
      Lot's going on around then, will have to think about it.

      Don't forget, battle pinny will need to be at Nunawading meet too.
      I will drop it off on the way back from pinfest
    1. Manny65's Avatar
      Manny65 -
      Quote Originally Posted by nmercury View Post
      Maybe. Last year was ACE.
      But... That's the weekend before Bayside Nunawading meet.
      Lot's going on around then, will have to think about it.

      Don't forget, battle pinny will need to be at Nunawading meet too.
      You're doing the Nunawading meet on Grand Final weekend??? So many great meets, think I need to reorganise my schedule ....

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    1. Budgie's Avatar
      Budgie -
      Quote Originally Posted by Manny65 View Post
      You're doing the Nunawading meet on Grand Final weekend??? So many great meets, think I need to reorganise my schedule ....

      Sent from my SM-G800Y using Tapatalk
      Thursday night before the grand final


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    1. nmercury's Avatar
      nmercury -
      Quote Originally Posted by Budgie View Post
      Come on nick you can do it
      Yes I can...

      Quote Originally Posted by Manny65 View Post
      You're doing the Nunawading meet on Grand Final weekend??? So many great meets, think I need to reorganise my schedule ....
      Bayside meat is always the last Thursday of each month. Last September Friday, before Grand Final, is a public holiday, so the Sandbelt hotel have a band playing Thursday night (usually Kiss Destroyer) which means the venue is not available for comp but has started the popular Nunawading meet, the biggest for Bayside of the year!

      Quote Originally Posted by thegrunta666 View Post
      I will drop it off on the way back from pinfest
      So this means your up for a 'Road Trip' to Pinfest?

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      Even more temping...

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    1. ocyen's Avatar
      ocyen -
      So excited for this. Accommodation already booked and FT ready to get the snot played out of it. Can't wait!
    1. Railways's Avatar
      Railways -
      Quote Originally Posted by ocyen View Post
      So excited for this. Accommodation already booked and FT ready to get the snot played out of it. Can't wait!
      If you are bringing a FT there's no need to bring mine so I'll tart up another pin to get more snot played out of it
    1. Manny65's Avatar
      Manny65 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Railways View Post
      Roadtrip , roadtrip , roadtrip . I'll even buy you a beer while having a catchup chat after we've unloaded your pin
      As to doing a roadtrip, all I can say is The Shadow knows

      Looking forward to catching up Jeff

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    1. oldhank's Avatar
      oldhank -
      My accommodation is booked in the venue is booked out had to get somewhere else
    1. ocyen's Avatar
      ocyen -
      Quote Originally Posted by Railways View Post
      If you are bringing a FT there's no need to bring mine so I'll tart up another pin to get more snot played out of it
      Hey Jeff, I'm flexible, if you're set on bringing your FT then I can bring a different machine
    1. spudly's Avatar
      spudly -
      Quote Originally Posted by ocyen View Post
      Hey Jeff, I'm flexible, if you're set on bringing your FT then I can bring a different machine
      Bring them both ... everyone loves fishing.
    1. 1.21 Gigawatts's Avatar
      1.21 Gigawatts -
      Quote Originally Posted by Railways View Post
      If you are bringing a FT there's no need to bring mine so I'll tart up another pin to get more snot played out of it
      I’m bringing FPII if you wanted to bring FP to play second fiddle ;-)
    1. Sartana66's Avatar
      Sartana66 -
      Quote Originally Posted by ocyen View Post
      Hey Jeff, I'm flexible, if you're set on bringing your FT then I can bring a different machine
      I actually prefer a few games doubled up...especially if they are popolar ones. I know its a bit of skewed logic but it helps out with people lining up to have a game. Every year we could do with at least 4 Addams Family games.
    1. furballx's Avatar
      furballx -
      Just in time for AMD to bring along Iron Maiden, I see that they are listed as sponsors/supporters on the poster.

      Dave
    1. Railways's Avatar
      Railways -
      Quote Originally Posted by Sartana66 View Post
      I actually prefer a few games doubled up...especially if they are popolar ones. I know its a bit of skewed logic but it helps out with people lining up to have a game. Every year we could do with at least 4 Addams Family games.
      Good point. Didn't think of that. I was more focused on maximum variety in my mind

      So @ocyen we'll have a fishing tournament

      From past experience the 1st and foremost thing is preparation and reliability before glam titles and fitting led's. No good looking spanky if the game shits itself in the 1st 2 hours on Saturday.

      @1.21 Gigawatts I was actually thinking FP would be a starter this year as its been pretty reliable. (touch wood)
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