Poll: Have you won?
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View poll results: Have you won?
Yes, and other people I know have
72 42%
Yes, but nobody I know has
20 12%
No, but other people I know have
32 19%
No, and nobody I know has
48 28%
Voters: 172.
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#1



...won at a UFO catcher/crane game?

I ask this because not once in my life have a been able to but today me and my Uni friends Alex and Nikki got some at the SeaLife centre, and then Nikki got even more when we went back out this evening. It's actually crazy.

EDIT: Proof for the non-believers.

Video 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z4uL0zFbXk

Video 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9Y3XtyP2f8
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Last edited by RevaM1ssP1ss at Oct 7, 2008,
#6
I hate those things with a passion.

Also, the thread name reminded me of a song by The Offspring.
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#8
yeah, I have. I seem to have an uncanny ability at winning things like that.
Now that i think of it...most of my talents are quite useless....DAMN IT....
#9
No I've never won at those blasted things

I did see one where you have to insert £5 to attempt to win £5 in a plastic case I wonder what dumbass thought up that.
#11
Crazy Brits and their silly names for things.

I had no idea what you were going on about, then when the picture finally loaded I was like oh..

I haven't won
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#12
never, all i wanted was a penguin from the damn thing, why deny me that
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#13
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yeah, I have. I seem to have an uncanny ability at winning things like that.
Now that i think of it...most of my talents are quite useless....DAMN IT....

Useless?!

1. Insert money
2. Win soft toy
3. Give to an attractive member of your preferred sex
4. Profit!

EDIT:
Quote by floppypick
Crazy Brits and their silly names for things.

I had no idea what you were going on about, then when the picture finally loaded I was like oh..

I haven't won

What would you call them then? The UFO catcher name isn't British.
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Last edited by RevaM1ssP1ss at Oct 7, 2008,
#15
Once

Also, when i read "Have you ever won?"
I thought, "No, you can't win The Game"

Then i lost...
#18
Quote by RevaM1ssP1ss
Useless?!

1. Insert money
2. Win soft toy
3. Give to an attractive member of your preferred sex
4. Profit!


I've always found that it works better if you just give them the money.
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#19
I have, managed to hook something with strings and got a 2-fer. The claws are loose on purpose, you're meant to lose. Those things make me rage.
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#20
My sister won two sponge-bob toys at the same time using them grabber games
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#21
my mates mum can do win something everytime from those machines, its pretty damn cool
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#22
I once convinced a staff member to open the thing and grab the toy for me. Does that count?
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#23
Wow. I can't believe this is a thread! I will post a picture soon of all the things I've won. No more than two tries ever. I have over 14 toys.
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#24
Yes, countless times..Im a beast at those fuckers


I dont share my winnings. Mine.
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#25
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I've always found that it works better if you just give them the money.


I agree. Prostitutes don't react react well to payment in stuffed animals for some reason.
#26
i won a few large cuddly pokémunz years back at the seaside. 3 in the same night i think. they were pretty big.
i can't remember which ones though.
#27
I hate those so much. I swear that there's a little man who lives inside those crane/ufo catcher things and covers the claws with vasoline while we sleep. Because nothing EVER stays in those damned claws.
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#28
[quote="'Tommy[fin"]']I call shenanigans.

I remember spending a countless amount of coins into one that had really cool watches when I was a kid.
I have video proof

I'll link in this thread if youtube will behave.

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Them saying "thanks for the toy" and dashing off is not my idea of profit.

Stingy women!

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I've always found that it works better if you just give them the money.

But winning the crane games.... that's a far more impressive feat than handing over money. Pah.
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#29
I managed to win a fake Rolex from one of those at a service station once
It cost me 50p but I sold the watch to some black guy for a tenner
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#30
Quote by Minkaro
Them saying "thanks for the toy" and dashing off is not my idea of profit.



Haha, this is exactly right... I mean, it CAN be useful...but for the most part...useless.

I mean, I have gotten "profit" from it...but in ratio...bleh
#31
Yeah, I've always been amazing at the claw games. The only times I lose are usually when the claws don't have enough strength to hold up the weight of the stuffed animal/toy and it'll just drop. Frustrating when you get it perfect and it just falls loose
#32
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But winning the crane games.... that's a far more impressive feat than handing over money. Pah.


Really?

Well then, Manchester and Liverpool are a world apart. I have yet to find a person of my age that will be impressed by myself, pressing two buttons in a successful combination to win a stuffed animal that is designed and manufacted for children.
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#33
Darn Alex and Nikki, those crazy cats don't know when to stop.
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#35
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Really?

Well then, Manchester and Liverpool are a world apart. I have yet to find a person of my age that will be impressed by myself, pressing two buttons in a successful combination to win a stuffed animal that is designed and manufacted for children.

Okay, I get it. You think I'm inferior and childish.

Rightooooo.
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#36
Yeah, I cheat though. I stand and control at the front and get a friend to go around the side and tell me how far in to go.

Nothing I've ever won comes close to what it'd be like to win Reva's heart though
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#37
My buddy used to work at a place with one of those and he tightened the crane so it was a winner almost every time.
#38
Quote by Firenze
Yeah, I cheat though. I stand and control at the front and get a friend to go around the side and tell me how far in to go.

Nothing I've ever won comes close to what it'd be like to win Reva's heart though

S'not cheating.... it's handy dandy teamwork

Damn straight. Attempts to win my heart do not start at 30p per attempt
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#39
Quote by Firenze
Yeah, I cheat though. I stand and control at the front and get a friend to go around the side and tell me how far in to go.

Nothing I've ever won comes close to what it'd be like to win Reva's heart though


How many Reva fan boys is that now?
#40
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S'not cheating.... it's handy dandy teamwork

Damn straight. Attempts to win my heart do not start at 30p per attempt


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