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Offline Redfox

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Hi from Miami
« on: March 04, 2014, 01:00:11 AM »
Hey,

This is Eric R (not to be confused with the other 7 Eric(k)s in FL pinball :D

I'm happy to finally have joined this forum; many of you may have seen me at different FL shows over the last few years. I've been a massive fan of pinball for years now, liked pinball on and off since the early 90s, got really into the hobby a few years ago after rediscovering the game by accident, and then meeting other enthusiasts such as yourselves.

I got my first game from Curly's famous raffle last year, I was the ACDC winner, guy screaming crazily and doing backflips, there's video of the moment somewhere on Youtube lol.

Since then, 10 months ago, I got pin fever and have owned or partially owned 5 games. Sold my partial stake in one, and currently fully own 4 (ACDC, JM, RBION, and Solar City). I'm a college prof by trade, a historian by night, I'm fascinated by pinball history at the moment, the people, companies, games, design philosophies, you name it, I love it all, read it all, have interviewed people, it just blows my mind!

See you guys around.

Eric


PS. I'm hosting a Pinball Tourney in a few weeks (March 22), it's 25 IFPA points for the main event, 12.5 for the side event, here in Miami at Arcade Odyssey, if you want a good time and some fun competition, feel free to swing by :D

https://www.facebook.com/events/262815670552465/
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Offline bcd

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2014, 06:43:51 AM »
Welcome!

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2014, 08:03:16 AM »
Welcome aboard Eric.  Good luck with the tournament.  Unfortunately I will be out of town, so I will miss both the tournament and the FLiPS event.  :-(

Glad to see you have added a few games to the collection so the ACDC is not lonely!  Also, glad to see an EM in the lineup.  Thanks for bringing Solar City to APE.
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Offline mECHsLAVE

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2014, 08:36:52 AM »
I still remember you jumping up and down and running for that ACDC!  :)  Welcome Eric!
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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2014, 08:48:30 AM »
Welcome to the board.

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Offline jmsvero

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2014, 10:14:48 AM »
Welcome to the board. Glad to see you made it to this board as well.
Jeff
EM's:
300, 8 Ball, Air Aces, Astro, Batter Up, Big Brave, Bon Voyage, Buccaneer, Captain Kidd, Dragon, Fairway, Flip a Card, Hi Lo Ace, Jack and Jill, King of Diamonds, Lite a Card, Old Chicago, Quick Draw, Rack a Ball, Ramona, Silver, Spooksville, Top Card, Triple Strike, Twenty Grand, Twin Win

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Captain Hook, Caribbean Cruise, Night Moves

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Offline Redfox

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2014, 01:00:41 PM »
Thanks guys!!!!!!!



Welcome aboard Eric.  Good luck with the tournament.  Unfortunately I will be out of town, so I will miss both the tournament and the FLiPS event.  :-(

Glad to see you have added a few games to the collection so the ACDC is not lonely!  Also, glad to see an EM in the lineup.  Thanks for bringing Solar City to APE.

No prob, was happy to bring Solar City, that thing is a tank, it hiccuped a few times but kept going for the most part the entire weekend, I was amazed, EMs run better than Timex's ;)
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Offline Miracleman

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2014, 08:12:13 PM »
Good to see you finally checking in here!

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2014, 01:32:00 AM »
Welcome aboard! 

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2014, 02:08:22 AM »
Hey Eric! Nice to see you over here.
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Offline Redfox

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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2014, 01:17:19 AM »
Hey Eric! Nice to see you over here.

Thanks!!!!
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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2014, 02:21:14 PM »
Hey Eric glad to see you over here
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Re: Hi from Miami
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2014, 12:54:52 PM »
Thanks!
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