Author Topic: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?  (Read 2277 times)

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2024, 05:51:34 AM »
The market is in a downturn at the moment. Consequently, both buying and selling are experiencing declines.

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2024, 09:13:25 PM »
it's a long overdue correction.  Pinball has gotten too expensive and that takes a LOT of people out of the game.  Innovation has been stagnant for a while too.  Sometimes a market that's gotten out of hand needs a reset and I feel like that's what's happening.

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2024, 10:54:08 PM »
Yeah, ABBA is not innovating :D
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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2024, 12:56:42 AM »
Yeah, ABBA is not innovating :D

I know a lot of people in the US don't get that theme, but don't forget how popular Abba is in europe to this day.

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2024, 03:44:21 PM »
you're being a dancing queen...lol.

abba was relevant in 1980 :P
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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #20 on: April 17, 2024, 03:56:42 PM »
i watch a lot of EU streamers, even they don't listen to abba :P

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #21 on: April 17, 2024, 06:24:00 PM »
I get that Abba was a mega popular band in Europe but that was 40 years ago.

Is it still a good theme for a pin ? I don't know.

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2024, 09:55:36 PM »
i watch a lot of EU streamers, even they don't listen to abba :P

Lol, thanks captain obvious.  Thank GOD that twitch streamers don't represent normality :)

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2024, 12:08:38 PM »
Gotta agree with Brian on this one.  The majority of those people on Twitch are not normal.
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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2024, 11:12:17 AM »
I must have been the only guy with a radio in the 70s.  They were pretty popular here as well.

ABBA has sent 20 songs onto the Hot 100 (all between 1974 and 1982)

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Re: Pinball Prices, what is going on with the decline in prices?
« Reply #25 on: April 23, 2024, 07:11:40 PM »
JMO… I honestly think Covid drove all prices up because everybody was stuck at home. Now that everybody’s getting out and about regularly again, that $6000+ is now going towards family vacations. Game rooms are great, if you live in areas where you get snowed in or basically you have to spend a lot of time in the home. But if you live somewhere, where outdoor activities are a big thing, like here in Florida, I don’t think pinball is a high priority any longer. Now granted some of us newbie collectors are loving it and plan to take advantage. But I totally get where some of y’all that invested $10-$15,000 on a machine and you’re getting 8000 now, I wouldn’t be particularly happy either.
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