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Best Pinball In Melbourne?

badaircut  said about 6 years ago  or at  11:06PM on Sunday, August 12 2007 in chat

Where is the best place to play pinball in Melbourne?


number_nine  said about 6 years ago:

hosies tavern, opposite flinders street station, flinders street, near the corner of elizabeth.

they also have ping pong.


ChrisBrimstone  said about 6 years ago:

why didn't i ask this before I went to Melbourne?


marz102  said about 6 years ago:

I saw someone get kicked out of hosies on friday night. He was a middle aged pissed bloke who punched a bin after he was tossed out onto Elizabeth St. The only words I could understand in his vocab was ''Fuck You Cunt!!''.
I later remembered something a mate of mine had told me. He said.... ''Marz don't ever go into hosies. It's a titty bar for criminals''.
My mate may or may not be a huge bogan with a love for metal.


number_nine  said about 6 years ago:

i was asked politetly to leave on friday.

and i didn't punch the rubbish bin, i kicked the shit out of it.

i collected a total of 7 ping pong balls this night.


mondotopless  said about 6 years ago:

in that pool hall on brunswick street


rosie  said about 6 years ago:

the arthouse cos they have galaga too


ChrisBrimstone  said about 6 years ago:

Monsters of Rock! genius table


badaircut  said about 6 years ago:

I heard there was a place in the city that was pinball machines only


charly  said about 6 years ago:

on jtv the other day they did an interview with darren hanlon at a pub somewhere that had heaps of pinball machines but didn't say where they actually were. does anyone know?
how many does hosies tavern have number_nine?


ChrisBrimstone  said about 6 years ago:

on jtv the other day they did an interview with darren hanlon at a pub somewhere that had heaps of pinball machines but didn't say where they actually were. does anyone know?

Newtown Hotel in Sydney. see my thread on pinball machines in Sydney


charly  said about 6 years ago:

bugger, i thought they were in melbourne...


ChrisBrimstone  said about 6 years ago:

nope... its a gay gay gay gay gay bar but they've got heaps of great machines and a pinball comp... Twilight Zone, Guns N Roses, Elvira, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Indiana Jones, two Star Trek: The Next Generation, Adams Family (the bestselling machine of all time)... a few others. two floors of pinball


mondotopless  said about 6 years ago:

monsters of rock!!


Ambo  said about 6 years ago:

badaircut said about 3 months ago

good on you. nice head.


firewitch  said about 5 years ago:

Can someone recommend me some good ones in melbourne?

I'm gonna write some reviews for a zine. I have rediscovered my childhood love for this game and am fast on track to becoming a pinball nerd.


registradus  said about 5 years ago:

I spent a whole night in the CBD a couple of weeks ago looking fer pinball... even tried the arcades on russell- they don't have ANY!!!!! Seems like Fitzroy is pinball central these days...


metro mrx  said about 4 years ago:

addams family - dalton bar ( st Kilda )

Ted Nugent - George bar ( st kilda )

Monster Bash - sports bar ( Casino ).. gotta way up the pros and cons on that one

Scared Stiff - tthe Lounge & the Arthouse

all quality pinnys.

was in the cbd last night wanting some pinball action and with the lounge machine on the blink the arthouse was the only other option. help??


saturday  said about 2 years ago:

getaway - dalton bar, st kilda
scared stiff - northcote social club
rolling stones - prince of wales, st kilda
buck hunter - casino jackpot bar
grand prix?? - provincial hotel, fitzroy
gilligans island - the old bar, firzroy
last time i checked the labour in vain still had the simpsons

where else????


hungryhungryhippo  said about 2 years ago:

Addams family is the best machine by far and also at the railway in sth Melbourne.


Ron  said about 2 years ago:

The Empress now has the Ted Nugent machine. I am pretty fucken impressed by this.


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rosevich  said about 9 months ago:

any X-Files pinball machines around?


kuvasz  said about 8 months ago:

Union had avengers. I didn't like it. Hard to play as it needs a tune up. Ball plunger sluggish. If you let the machine just sit there it racks up points as something is ticking away. The hulk is pretty cool though.


liamsnice  said about 7 months ago:

The Public Bar now has Spider-Man. It's good but sooooo many flashing lights.


coolestjerk  said about 7 months ago:

Not only is Avengers a shitty machine, but the state of the one at the Union is fucked


registradus  said about 7 months ago:

cinema at Highpoint also has Avengers


Victor Brasilia  said about 7 months ago:

Park Hotel Abbotsford has a nice new Metallica machine


kuvasz  said about 7 months ago:

I will have to check this out.


kuvasz  said about 7 months ago:

The peacock also has a crispy Metallica machine. As well as XMEN. I think they play pinball comps there.


stirfry  said about 7 months ago:

From FB page - Pinball club at Peacock is TONIGHT (first Monday of every month). Free play from 6, comp from 7. Slab of Kooinda beer for the winner. All levels welcome.
I came stupidly close one time to grabbing that slab a couple of months ago that I got major last ball blues and fucked it up. Great fun, though.


kuvasz  said about 7 months ago:

That sounds great. Bad luck and all. I want that slab!


liamsnice  said about 6 months ago:

new Metallica pinnie at The Public Bar.


stirfry  said about 6 months ago:

^ AWESOME!!!
Hit the wacko up the back in the electric chair 7 times for multiball. Then hit him again for jackpot.
Tutorial over.
P.S. I'm a very mediocre player...


coolestjerk  said about 6 months ago:

That Metallica machine is the best thing they've put out in twenty years, but that doesn't say that much. It's like a budget version of Arabian Nights


kuvasz  said about 5 months ago:

World Cup at the Brunswick Hotel on Sydney Road.


kuvasz  said about 4 months ago:

Star trek next generation at Northcote S.C. Wide body. Good action. Spaceships.


kuvasz  said about 4 months ago:

Lord Newry has White Water.


registradus  said about 3 months ago:

does Public Bar still have pinball? must've missed it last time I was there...


registradus  said about 3 months ago:

Victoria Hotel Brunswick has Tommy.


radiotron  said about 3 months ago:

World Cup

is that the 94 one?
fun table


kuvasz  said 21 days ago:

Pony Bikes have a Playboy pinnie.
343 Victoria Street. West Melb.


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