I’m pretty excited about the STL Hops Pinball party on Saturday night, but there are a couple of things I want everyone to know before you head out to CP Pinball.
Everyone please be cool.
While I’ve never had any sort of problem with anyone from here in the past, we’re going to have about 50 people at CP. We’re all adults, so I shouldn’t have to say this, but I’m going to anyway. Don’t be an idiot. It’s cool to enjoy yourself, but just be careful, we’re going to be surrounded by $125,000 worth of pinball equipment. We’re all here for a good time and to hang out with other beer nerds. Don’t ruin this event for the rest of us.
If you didn’t buy a ticket, please don’t crash.
While I’m extremely encouraged and excited about the enthusiasm for this party someone has to pay for every person who attends the party. This place is open two weekends every month, feel free to stop by then.
Bring a tasting glass.
I’m going to bring a little extra glassware, but not a lot. I had a sizable amount of my glassware swiped at the last few events, so I’m not bringing as much this time around. You’re responsible for your own glass.
If you’ve had too much, find a ride.
Be safe and be smart, we want you around for the next party. CP isn’t exactly close to home for many of us, so plan on having a ride back home if you’ve had too much to drink.
If you’ve sold your tickets to someone else, make sure I know about it.
Most everyone is a will-call ticket, so I’ll need to know if names have changed. Please send me an email or a private message via the forum if you’ve sold your ticket.
One last thing, I’ll admit up front that this is usually the event where I’m the least social. I love playing pinball, so I’ll probably be doing that for the entire four hours.