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Pinball terms used by the pinball gaming community which may or may not be a part of the official pinball lexicon. Besides, some of these terms are just made-up… ^_^ If you have a suggestion for a nomination to the New Pinball Dictionary, or you would like to contribute toward a suggestion that has already been nominated, visit the New Pinball Dictionary topic on TILTForums. Thanks for your contributions!

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A

Ace / Aced / Aced Out
After Hours Beat Down
Air Defense Deflection
Alley Pass
Another Satisfied Customer
Avatarred

B

Backdoor Kickback
Back Flip
Bail Out
Ball Psyched
Bally Brick
Bang Back
Bash Target
Batman Shimmy
Belsito
Big Four
Big Six
Bleeder
Bounce Back
Bounce Pass
Brain Drain
Brick
“Bricklayer/ Bricklaying / Brickhouse”
 Bubble Boy
 Butterflippers
“Bye-breaker”

C

Cheesing
Chemical Warfare
Chill Maneuver
Chimp Flipping
Chopping Wood
Cliffy’d / Cliff-ied
Clustervuk
 Cradle Robber
Cradle Separation
Crank It Down / Crank It Off
Crook Drain / Joint Drain

D

Danger Zone
Dead Bounce / Dead Flipper Pass
Death Save
Defense
Drainbow
Drainsplosion
Drain Train
Driver / Bus Driver
Dr. J.
Drop a Bomb
Drop Catch
Drunk Driver

E

Eddie Murphy
Elwin Pose
Everybody Out of the Pool
Expo Expressway
ExpoGlare

F

Fast Four
Flick Pass
FLR-ry / FLR-riness
Free Look
Fun With Bonus

G

Gatekeeper (concept)
Gatekeeper (player)
“Ghosting”
Gorilla Flipping
Gunching

H

Heartbreaker
Hi-Five/High-Five
House
House Party

I

In Jail
Inlane Pass / Inlane Transfer

J

Jailbreak

K

Killjoy
“Killscreened”

L

Lance Armstrong
“Last Man Plunging”
Late Night Beat Down
Lazarus
Leaping Lazarus
Lemmings
“Liquid Skill”
Live Catch
Lonesome Loser
Loop Pass

M

Maxwell Smart
McEwen Strategy / McEwen Special
Meltdown / Bonus Meltdown
“Moonwalk”

N

“Newton Cradle Separation”
Nine-Out
Nintendo

O

Ock Block
Outlane Drain Train
Over-Under

P

Paragone
Passy
Peavlered
Pete Townshend
Placebo Power / Phantom Power
Pinagogue
“Pinballus Interruptus”
Pinfolk / Pindividual
“Pinja (Pinball Ninja)”
Pinjury
“Play it Forward”
Post Catch
Post Pass
Post Pinball Depression
Pre-Plunge Pee / Pre-Plunge Piss
“Pump and Dump / Pay to Play / Herb Style”

Q

R

Rainbow
Return Lane Transfer
Robbing the Cradle
Rock the Cradle
Rolling Pass
Rollover (one word)
Roll Over (two words)

S

Safety Valve
Sam Harvey
Scorekeepers Hour
Scottified
Straight Down the Middle / SDTM
Seal Flipping
Seven-Ten Split / 7-10 Split
Shatz / Shatz-pot / Shatz*Bot
Shatz the Inlane
Shotgun / Shotgun Seat
Simuldraineous
Skill Search
Slap Save
“Slingshort”
Snail Time
Snipe / Sniping
Snowman
 Spider-Man Shimmy
Spinnage
Split Drain
Stack
Stack Blocker / Stack Stopper
Stage Flipping
Stereo
Sternament
“Stoned / Getting Stoned”
“Straitjacket”
 Succubus
Super Shatz*Bot

T

Tap Pass
Taxi Turn
Tech Pass
Three* Egg Omelet
Tilt Bobble
“Tilt Karma”
Tip Pass
Tommy Dollars
Travelling
Trifecta
Trust
Turn Over

U

Up, Over and Gone

V

“Valid / Validation”
Viagra Target
Victory Plunge

W

Walk Off
“Walk of Shame”
“Warden”
WPPR-ize
WPPR-tunity
Wicked Shimmy

X

Y

Z

Zombie Ball 


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