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New Pinball Dictionary: Butterflippers

Butterflippers

A term used to describe various kinds of flipper errors, especially on occasions where the player would usually be able to control the ball, but somehow does not.

Examples:

  • A ball rolling off the edge of a flipper only to have the player panic and flip both flippers at once. Such that the ball ends up getting knocked down the middle by the opposite flipper.
  • A post pass attempt that doesn’t quite make it across to the opposite flipper, which then results in a situation like the one above.

Nominated by Paul Drabik (http://wannapinball.com)

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