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7/24-7/27: Downtown & Cosmo Solo LIVE TR with lots of pics. Beat the heat!

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Wezvidz, Jul 22, 2015.

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  1. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Prologue:

    Previous TR report here.. may not be as exciting this time. Last trip in May was a college reunion with the big boxing match and the Derby.

    See my last TR prologue for the pics of my VP hits this year.. my sister's progressive 50c royal @ Cosmo in January (that I bankrolled) and a hit in Minnesota in April.

    I've since went on a chip collecting trip from Philly>Buffalo and hit this for #3 this year. Presque Isle Downs in Erie PA on a 20 minute driving stop.

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    So to the matter at hand. This will be TR #12 on this board, and overall trip in the 20s-30s best I can guess.

    First trip where the majority will be spent downtown. 2nd live TR which I enjoyed last time.

    Obligatory to-do list:
    Goals:
    - Put in play & update players card @ Nugget to receive some offers
    - New Fremont bartops report
    - Get a chip from last LV area casino on my list, Stagecoach Inn Casino in Beatty
    - Play/eat at Chicago Brewing Co for first time
    - Dupars for pancakes (first time)
    - Find status/achieve Sterling at least @ Cosmo (1-2k points to go) --- we'll see
    - Get last 2,065 TCs (1k + 1k bonus) to get CET Diamond probably @ TAG along with drunken $1 DSTP 9/5 JOB. We'll see.
    - Perfect my strict rules of parlay for DDB/BDX (details forthcoming about my idea).
    - Play more dice than most usual (I always say this and never follow through. Other than when sweating baseball bets playing VP, I win more at dice consistently than VP and need to put in the time)
    - In N Out
    - Give Aria another try. Find the Lift bar (never been) and give the sportsbar another chance at not disappointing me in their strict drink rules. Will be my first time back there in a year. If anyone knows when fat white goatee is working, let me know so I can avoid his shifts.

    Rented a car through Advantage for first time in years. $160 all told. Mainly for the Beatty roadtrip. 112 chips collected from greater LV area. One last to collect.

    From the July Meetup thread, might try to track down JimboGuy for some bartop drunk hijinx. We'll see.

    To be continued..
     
  2. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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  3. jimboguy

    jimboguy Blubbery Whale

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    I am on the bus heading downtown now. I'll be there until the 26th. Send me a PM if you want to meet up. If it doesn't work out, no biggie. Either way, good luck and have a good time.
     
  4. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    So decided no-go on the Beatty trip. My trip is short enough that I don't feel like dealing with a rental car and driving 4 hours or so on Sunday to Beatty and back.

    More time for gambling!
     
  5. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    Not sure where you are staying but we will be staying at the Nugget the 24-27 might look you up.
     
  6. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    Tapatalk test. 2 good omens today.. great boarding position and got my Phish tour ending Colorado tickets in the mail.

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  7. jimboguy

    jimboguy Blubbery Whale

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    If you are interested in hanging out downtown, send me a PM. I will be staying at the Cal the nights of the 24th and 25th. Not too difficult to make it to the Nugget from there.
     
  8. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    Short 5 hours and I'll be on the ground.
     
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    StingerHook Low-Roller

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    Safe travels and have a great trip!
     
  10. wanker751

    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    Save travels... good luck!
     
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  11. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    So the nap idea went out the window about 2 hours in. TY to SW credit card drink coupons.

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    The desolation before the destination. Touchdown!!!
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  12. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    * nap idea. Damn tapatalk. To the D!
     
  13. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    long hauled. should a said paradise but next thing I know I'm in the tunnel. $38 even after we started talking about it and he shut the meter off. Yikes.

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    TIMSPEED !địt mẹ!

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  15. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    makikiboy VIP Whale

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    Thought it was against the law to be on your phone while driving. They should especially make it against the law and a higher fine for commercial drivers. I know how taxi drivers drive around, even more dangerous if they are on the phone driving the way they do.

    Or maybe he is turning himself in to the taxi authority for long hauling you, lol.

    Looks like he is going down Main St.
     
  17. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    Played at Vue for a while waiting for room to be ready. -80 no hits. Great bartender.

    Sports bets are down. Lots of dogs and a few bigger bets on some big favs.

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    Room is standard. Hitting the Long Bar for a while now, Boner Deluxe quad frenzy here we go!

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  18. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    he was calling somebody's lost cell phone trying to find the owner. I made him get off the freeway before we looped up around MSS (Charleston?).
     
  19. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    And I'm not a bus guy. Time is money and on a shortish vacation I can afford cabs. I expected the fare to be 25-35 and he shut the meter off as a courtesy at 38
     
  20. Wezvidz

    Wezvidz High-Roller

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    Free play quads are the best quads

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    Love the long bar. Sweating 4 games at once and great drink service.

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