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Old 14 December 2011, 19:49   #81
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I find if the ball is going straight for the gap between the flippers try to resist the urge to raise both flippers. Then it bounces back up the table nicely.
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Old 14 December 2011, 20:36   #82
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One light away from getting that final 'D' in 'Graveyard'...



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Old 14 December 2011, 21:18   #83
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Twice I've been one target away from a double and lost my last ball. Very annoying.
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Old 14 December 2011, 23:20   #84
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I find if the ball is going straight for the gap between the flippers try to resist the urge to raise both flippers. Then it bounces back up the table nicely.
Yes,I have had it bounce back into play before.
I have also had it hit the pin at the bottom (below the flippers) and go left, up the left side and back into play!


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Old 14 December 2011, 23:40   #85
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Hit Jackpot & Super Jackpot early on. Then 3 midnights, but no graveyard.



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Since no one has any objections against the 20 players-suggestion why not lower the bar in the table now, Graham?
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Old 15 December 2011, 01:23   #86
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Old 15 December 2011, 01:28   #87
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Wow, so that's two players breaking the billion barrier then. Any more?

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Since no one has any objections against the 20 players-suggestion why not lower the bar in the table now, Graham?
As soon as mihcael agrees to it then it'll be in place although I doubt even that will save me from an early exit
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Old 15 December 2011, 09:34   #88
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Qualification is definitely tough this time. Most competitive round ever.
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Old 15 December 2011, 12:23   #89
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100,000,000 to qualify?!!!!

Well done everyone, I play this a lot and I can tell you 100,000,000 can be tough to get, even for me.
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Old 15 December 2011, 14:10   #90
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Tried in WinUAE without doublebuffering. The less input lag is noticeable.



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Btw., I've always wondered what this creature is supposed to be:



Is it a ghost with eyes and an evil smile (and another mouth on top)?
Or is it a floating castle with 3 lit bats in front of it?
Or is it a shadow with 3 pairs of evil eyes peering out of it?
Or...?
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Old 15 December 2011, 15:11   #91
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^ I'd say it's a shadow with three sets of evil eyes.

I second the motion to lower the bar to 20 players today, seeing as there are only three more days (60 hours) to go until the deadline. Just so as everyone knows where they are as we go into the weekend.
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Well mihcael is still the only one not to have given this idea the go-ahead... I think we all need to agree before we do it so no pressure
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Old 15 December 2011, 20:07   #93
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I cant decide either way so just do it.
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Old 15 December 2011, 22:39   #94
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Okay then, thanks - that's settled and there will officially be 20 people qualifying for the next stage! Not that I'll personally need the extra positions



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Old 16 December 2011, 11:11   #95
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^ I'd say it's a shadow with three sets of evil eyes.
I'd say it's a pair of eyes and 2 bats, flying out of a cave of hellish darkness.
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671,886,101, sooooo close to that final double
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Uhhh, really don't know how you guys do it.

I've never had graveyard and only had 1 extra ball twice.

Do you guys realize that the past 3 years of It's a Knockout, the qualifying round has been a pinball game? :P
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Old 17 December 2011, 05:22   #98
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Do you guys realize that the past 3 years of It's a Knockout, the qualifying round has been a pinball game? :P
Cool isnt it! If it were up to me we would only play pinball games and shootemups!
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Interesting choice, as the Nightmare table has "add no.1 score to your score" as one of the prizes in the random prize feature. None the less, expect me to post a score very soon.
I asked this question at the beginning of the round and received very foggy answers. What is this prize and how to get it?
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The add no.1 score to your score will add the highest score you've achieved this playthrough.

As far as i understand.
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