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by john t peterson
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: R&W Steer-a-Car & Bally Play Basket Ball
Replies: 9
Views: 326

Re: R&W Steer-a-Car & Bally Play Basket Ball

Love those last second bidders! Mr. PM, I hope you're taking your niece and Nursey out for a very nice dinner.

J Peterson
Just in Time, USA
by john t peterson
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Barrel of Fun
Replies: 17
Views: 1256

Re: Barrel of Fun

I want to thank Cait001 for the original posting regarding the "Barrels of Fun." My Ebay hunting days are in my rearview mirror so without the sharp eye of Cait001, I would not be the current conservator of aforementioned game. When things slow down on the farm, I will post more information on the m...
by john t peterson
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Barrel of Fun
Replies: 17
Views: 1256

Re: Barrel of Fun

BP. Thank you for your erudite correction. I should not be posting after either 10 PM or two beers. I shall not admit which was the case here. You are correct, it is New Old Stock to which I was referring. I shall now retire to the fridge for my refreshments.

J Peterson
Never Knew how Old in USA
by john t peterson
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Barrel of Fun
Replies: 17
Views: 1256

Re: Barrel of Fun

I've thought long and hard as to why British games are so undervalued here in America. The lack of nostalgia or familiarity is one important factor, no doubt. We tend to pine for games of our youth and British coin-op was not a part of the American experience. I think there may be a more subtle fact...
by john t peterson
Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 93
Views: 39352

Re: Saleroom roundups

The TWGAZE auction had some stellar machines at incredibly low prices. !OMFG!

J Peterson
Envious, USA
by john t peterson
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Barrel of Fun
Replies: 17
Views: 1256

Re: Barrel of Fun

Not to spoil the surprise but I'm the lucky winner. More information to follow after I've taken possession and had a chance to suss out the mechanism together with advice from the incomparable Gameswat.

J Peterson
Barrels of intrigue, USA
by john t peterson
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Barrel of Fun
Replies: 17
Views: 1256

Re: Barrel of Fun

Spot on, Gameswat. A little cartoonish but I do like it, I do.

J Peterson
Barrels of Joy, USA !!CHEERS!!
by john t peterson
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 22
Views: 1156

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

The enamel sign has the saying "Pick a ninny." In the US, "picaninny" was a pejorative insult historically used to describe black children. What is the British interpretation of the phrase?

J Peterson
Picking up the pieces in USA
by john t peterson
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auction madness downunder!
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Auction madness downunder!

The auction underbidder should be issuing a huge sigh of relief. Missed a bullet on that one. !SHOOT!

J Peterson
Getting ready to make America great again after our current disaster.
by john t peterson
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Arena subscription
Replies: 15
Views: 2650

Re: Arena subscription

Please have Nursey wake Mr. Pennymachines. Money is knocking at his front door.

J Peterson
Accountant, USA