Oakland to decriminalize pinball


In related news, Elton John was pepper-sprayed during last night’s protest rally.

first pinball, next sleeping with dogs

That’s Trouble with a capital “T” and that rhymes with “P” and that stands for Pinball.


… the 80-year-old law, tied to anti-gambling ordinances, will be reversed

What on earth does it mean to reverse a law? Make compulsory what was previously forbidden. Or vice-versa? The word is repeal.

Unless of course they really do mean to criminalize non-pinball players - or is it the mere possession or ownership of the machines? Even the concept of legal reversal is ambiguous. But - either way - this could be fun.

If you punch me with a sprung piston, do I not career all over the place?

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