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      Quote Originally Posted by ajfclark View Post
      Side to side stuff tilts, little front to back bumps don't. That seems like a good thing to me.
      Good point. Personally, I hardly ever nudge side to side, other than to encourage a ball to come off a side rail half-way up the playfield, or some such. The reason is that I think, overall, side-to-side movement is much more likely to cause a tilt than front-to-back movement.

      The settling into one of the 2 major axis and then tilting is less good.
      The section in the video about the elliptical movement (eventually causing contact with the ring) was very convincing to me. Personally, I think the earplug thing is a brilliant idea. Cheap, fast, low-tech, and effective. It doesn't get much better than thatÖ

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      plus the tilt bob settles quickly so if you have a save it allows you to continue. cheap price to pay for quicker game too.

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      I seem to think things are fine unmodified. Discourages flippant nudging

      Players use heavy nudging more carefuly, with conservative consideration... and skill. As intended

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      The machine in question Party Zone. I just tried a few thing from the video I got one warning,the knocking up and down will not do that if in a comp and you do that might affect the player next to you.
      Not every machine is the same because if it is you would get the same result every time and you would know who would win run second and so on. Your tilt warning mainly come from pushing the machine from side to side and you may not notice it but a small push from the start starts it off.
      Remember that in machines you may have a ball lock and it will push up a ball to a ramp when doing that when you have the Plumb Bob rocking will keep it rocking.
      What you not call a big slap other players do.
      With the ear plugs I have tried them before and guess what come the end of the day they donít work,why simple is they are foam being metal will and it will cut through so if you play a game and it ends up cutting through falls down hits plumb bob sits on the side tilts the machine out now is that fair to a player who either plays for a game or is in a comp.
      I donít think there is one player on here who will s@y thatís fair.
      As far as time waiting for the plumb bob we tested this one day I cannot find the book with it now but we had machines that settled in 30 seconds to almost 5 minutes.
      Not every machine is the same and it will continue to be that way so in other words understand what you can do some machines you can push and shove and others you canít.
      As a player it is my responsibility to know and treat someone machine with respect. Now if itís a machine you play all the time you will understand that Party Zone you need to be more gentle with it than you do Flash Gordon.



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      I'm really surprised to hear that the ear plug might get cut through. The plug sits above the pendulum, so there is no weight on it, and those earplugs really are quite tough.

      Sure, I wouldn't expect them to last forever. But I'd be quite happy to replace them once a month or so.

      The problem with a swinging tilt bob is that I, as player 1, can make a move, and then cause player 3 to tilt because of that more than two minutes later. That's not really fair either.

      From now on, I'll be waiting for a full two minutes on Party Zone before playing the next ball if there was a warning by either one of the two players before me. It's the only way to be sure…

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      Long-swinging tilt bobs

      There is another way Michi,Donít push the machine to hard lol.
      Warren watched my yesterday do a bit further testing in this and itís all about slapping the machine from the side but slapping on the right hand side seams to be worst.

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      There is another way Michi,Don’t push the machine to hard lol.
      The problem is other people pushing the machine earlier.

      Warren watched my yesterday do a bit further testing in this and it’s all about slapping the machine from the side but slapping on the right hand side seams to be worst.
      It really isn't nice to have to wait that long for the tilt bob to settle. Would you consider giving the dampener another try? We could experiment a bit next time I'm over. I'll donate a bunch of earplugs, too

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      Long-swinging tilt bobs

      Canít do it until the leagues have finished otherwise players will be given an unfair advantage over other players. So after qualifying next Saturday I can do that.
      Yes because the ear plugs will be good that way I donít need to hear you complain,but in saying that,that is when you play your best pinball.


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      Canít do it until the leagues have finished otherwise players will be given an unfair advantage over other players. So after qualifying next Saturday I can do that.
      Yes, of course. Or pick a quiet time, add the earplug, see how much difference it makes, and then remove it again until qualifying is finished.

      Yes because the ear plugs will be good that way I donít need to hear you complain
      It would take a lot more than an earplug to make me stop complaining, so I'll be complaining regardless

      but in saying that,that is when you play your best pinball.
      I always complain, and I always play my best pinball

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