New Pinball Dictionary: Seal/Chimp/Gorilla Flipping

clapping seal 1BSeal Flipping*

A move performed by inexperienced players wherein they press both flipper buttons at the same time, repeatedly. This makes them look like a trained seal that is clapping its hands together.

*This practice has also been known as Chimp Flipping, Gorilla Flipping, or just about any animal that claps its hands together vigorously, prefixed before the word “flipping”. “Seal Flipping” wins the headliner of this entry because of this animated GIF.

Example of a practitioner in action:

Also: Why Black Knight 2000 ? Because it’s a pinball game with a flying horse on it, OK?! Now, hush.

Author: SSB

You will find me at a pinball tournament, and sometimes behind a microphone for some reason. Have more fun! Play more pinball! Support the hobby on twitter by using #pinball. Currently: Attacking Mars. BAO!

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