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Author Topic: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!  (Read 1080 times)

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<drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« on: May 31, 2009, 08:48:02 pm »
Um, yeah. Not quite. It had a 48 or 60-in-1. Had a nice monitor in it, though. And, lastly, the rest of their unsurprising games - although he said the owner of the joint owned the machines, and that the multi got decent play. Hmm.  (My phone takes pretty damn good pics.)
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2009, 09:41:39 pm »
That looks so wrong with that joystick in there.... :P
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2009, 12:29:59 am »
whats the deal with everyone raping and converting MKIIs? I mean at least that one can be reverted, but Tekken?
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2009, 09:26:11 am »
The horror!

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2009, 11:15:04 am »
whats the deal with everyone raping and converting MKIIs? I mean at least that one can be reverted, but Tekken?
Hey, what's wrong with Tekken?  :'(   What's funny is it's Tekken 2 with a Tekken 3 marquee and MK2 artwork.  ;D

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2009, 02:10:53 pm »
Whoo that thing is ugly.
But fun.....

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2009, 03:54:22 pm »
That's got to be hard to play at such a steep angle.  Not a good conversion.

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2009, 05:41:49 pm »
Not to mention the raping that guy will get if he gets busted for having that 48-in-1 board on location earning money.

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2009, 05:56:50 pm »
The MS Word born paper marquee is a nice touch. Is Blinky in the wingdings font somewhere or is that clipart?  :P

Not to mention the raping that guy will get if he gets busted for having that 48-in-1 board on location earning money.

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2009, 10:07:15 am »
It's an awful conversion, but what are you supposed to do with a Pole Position anyway?

A) Throw it out
B) Hey, it's a working machine! Awesome! Wait....now it's dead.
C) I want to restore it......how much of pain is this gonna be?
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2009, 11:05:18 am »
It's an awful conversion, but what are you supposed to do with a Pole Position anyway?

A) Throw it out
B) Hey, it's a working machine! Awesome! Wait....now it's dead.
C) I want to restore it......how much of pain is this gonna be?
D) MAME / 48-in-1!

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2009, 11:44:47 am »
Everyone I know that has done a restoration on these has shaved a few years off their lives from the frustration. They can be a real pain in the ass.

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2009, 11:47:04 am »
Everyone I know that has done a restoration on these has shaved a few years off their lives from the frustration. They can be a real pain in the ass.

Yeah...  but I want one.  It's my wife's holy grail...  everytime I see one hacked up here (or getting hacked up here) I have to cringe.

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2009, 12:20:13 pm »
Sad day when a generic Capcom setup is your best looking cabinet.  :-\

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2009, 07:53:48 pm »
Sad day when a generic Capcom setup is your best looking cabinet.  :-\

is it sadder that its  either a converted MK1 or a Midway Universal Cab?
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2009, 08:33:21 pm »
Not to mention the raping that guy will get if he gets busted for having that 48-in-1 board on location earning money.

Namco is keen on protecting their IP rights.

You know, I hadn't thought of that.


That's got to be hard to play at such a steep angle.  Not a good conversion.

That's what I was thinking this morning, too. I didn't play the machine; probly should've as it was a quiet night. Maybe if I run by there, again. However, that angle may not be as bad as some old cocktails and those weird Euro bartops or whatever that have the stick horizontal.
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2009, 05:13:17 pm »
Are you sure you didn't get mixed up and ended up at a super auctions selling pizza?

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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2009, 11:57:27 pm »
The MS Word born paper marquee is a nice touch. Is Blinky in the wingdings font somewhere or is that clipart?  :P
It's worse than that. The 48-in-1 comes with a little 6x8 paper manual. That guy's "marquee" is a photocopy of the manual's cover.
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Re: <drives by pizza place> Hey, a Pole Position!
« Reply #18 on: June 07, 2009, 12:19:02 am »
The MS Word born paper marquee is a nice touch. Is Blinky in the wingdings font somewhere or is that clipart?  :P
It's worse than that. The 48-in-1 comes with a little 6x8 paper manual. That guy's "marquee" is a photocopy of the manual's cover.


I noticed that. Pretty tacky, but what can ya do?
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