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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
Airball / Air Ball
Air Defense Deflection
Alley Pass
Another Satisfied Customer
Avatarred

B

Backdoor Kickback
Back Flip
Bail Out
Ball Psyched
Bally Brick
Bang Back
Bash Target
Bathroom Stall
Batman Shimmy
Belsito
Big Four
Big Six
Bleeder
Bounce Back
Bounce Pass
Brain Drain
Brick
Brickhouse
Bricklayer
 Bubble Boy
 Butterflippers

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

D

Danger Zone
Dead Bounce / Dead Flipper Pass / Dead Flip
Death Save
Defense
Disco-Balling
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
Final Destination
Flick Pass
FLR-ry / FLR-riness
Free Look
Fun With Bonus

G

Gatekeeper (concept)
Gatekeeper (player)
Gorilla Flipping
Gunching

H

Heartbreaker
Hi-Five/High-Five
House
House Party

I

Icarus Round
In Jail
Inlane Pass / Inlane Transfer

J

Jailbreak
John Plunge

K

Killjoy

L

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

M

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

N

Nine-Out

O

Ock Block
Outlane Drain Train
Over-Under

P

Palette Swap
Paragone
Passy
Peavlered
Pete Townshend
Placebo Power / Phantom Power
Pinfolk / Pindividual
Pinjury
Play it Forward
Pocket Entry
Post Catch
Post Pass
Post Pinball Depression
Pre-Plunge Pee / Pre-Plunge Piss

Q

R

Rainbow
Restroom Stall
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
Snail Time
Snipe / Sniping
Snowman
 Spider-Man Shimmy
Spinnage
Split Drain
Stack
Stack Blocker / Stack Stopper
Stage Flipping
Stereo
Sternament
Straitjacket
 Succubus
Super Shatz*Bot

T

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

U

Unicorn
Up, Over and Gone

V

Viagra Target
Victory Plunge

W

Walk Off
Warden
WPPR-ize
WPPR-tunity
Wicked Shimmy

X

Y

Z

Zombie Ball 

Prospects (on-deck)

“Bye-breaker”
Crook Drain / Joint Drain
Dead Zone

“Ghosting”
“Killscreened”
“Liquid Skill”
Marooning

“Newton Cradle Separation”
Nintendo
Pinagogue
“Pinballus Interruptus”
“Pinja (Pinball Ninja)”
“Postmaster General”
“Pump and Dump / Pay to Play / Herb Style”
Scorekeeper Teeter-totter / Scorekeeper See-saw

“Slingshort”
“Walk of Shame”
“Valid / Validation”


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