table version that they got from a restaurant supply house
...any old fart BBS sysops here remember when Wayne Gregori recycled some of those coin-operated Pong tables into "RJ-11 Tables"?
In the early 90's, Wayne added modems and terminal software to the tables and put them in San Francisco area coffee-houses to give patrons coin-op dial-up access to SF NET, (his BBS). Side note: I'm getting more and more impressed with Wikipedia. The amount of info is getting deep -- they even have an article about Wayne and the tables: [en.wikipedia.org...]