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Anyone Else Have Vegas Compulsive Disorder?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Ezzy711, Aug 3, 2012.

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  1. Ezzy711

    Ezzy711 Low-Roller

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    I recently booked my first trip to Vegas in 11 years. Been gambling in my back yard (the Southeast) for a long time and decided to get back in the big leagues. Not a fan of the Native American Casinos because of the lack of regulation and I'm burned out on Mississippi and The Bahamas. Once that flight was booked I am on this board constantly. Checking out pictures on the web, rechecking flight deals to see if I got the best price possible, installed a countdown clock on my PC, etc. I think I already have the hotel property map memorized. Anytime I am waiting for a report to process or a conference call to begin, here I am again reading the board. Oops, I should be working now. I still have 69 days to go. Will this obsession fade? I hope I'm not the only one who suffers from this.
     
  2. Joe Strummer

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    I think everyone on this board suffers from your disorder !
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  3. weluvvegas

    weluvvegas Vegas Slot Junkie

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    You've done it now! Refueling the fire after 11 years. It is a widespread disease, we all suffer from it and the only cure is to continuously plan one Vegas trip after another. This board is great medication too :beer:
     
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  4. kellyols

    kellyols Tourist

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    I feel for you, I am going there end of the month for Labor Day weekend and look at this site for any new details all day long, while at work of coarse. :nono:
     
  5. Mitkraft

    Mitkraft High-Roller

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    As everyone has said we all suffer from that disease. I'm going for a good stretch before and after Labor Day also and I have exactly the same problem you do. As soon as the trip was booked I'm obsessing about it even more. I think we booked a good bit earlier than we usually do so that has made it even worse. 3 Weeks and counting!
     
  6. mdee

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    Good for you!

    I've talked about this before but I went once and didn't go back for 18 years. 15 or more trips later I'm hooked!
    There's been alot of changes on the Strip over the past 6-7 years and they are still doing renovations all the time!
    With you being away for the past 11 years you are going to feel like you just landed on a different planet! Have FUN!
     
  7. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    I am this way even without having a trip booked.
     
  8. MNHornet09

    MNHornet09 Low-Roller

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    What's Vegas???:poke:
     
  9. slyfox1357

    slyfox1357 Tourist

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    Ezzy - we're all in the together. keep yourself busy - install a countdown clock on this site too. enjoy the TR's, ask your ??'s. :peace:
     
  10. Bubbavegas

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    No not at all, now how many days till my next trip is it again.
     
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  11. jr7110

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    We all have it - and it's incurable!
     
  12. markh59

    markh59 Tourist

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    I feel like I've found the lost tribe...
     
  13. eloisegirl

    eloisegirl Low-Roller

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    I have 58 days to go and I am already wondering when I am going again! This forum is bookmarked and checked regularly - I have a file of Vegas notes for hotel, slots, happy hours, tipping, suggestions, lists of things to do, etc. etc. I really enjoy researching and I have discovered a new topic of conversation with everyone I meet: "Hey, have you ever been to Vegas? Where did you stay? Did you gamble?"

    It really is the happiest place on earth. I remember Drew Carey describing Vegas as "everything that is right with America" in that you can gamble, smoke, drink, ET CETERA (cough cough hookers'n'blow). I concur - I love the idea of drinking while walking down the street. How very civilized. :)
     
  14. earth-3

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    My last trip was there in 2006. As you can see by my trip count, I'm not new to this either. So I have six years to catch up on in 5 days of time. Like yourself, I'm trying to get an education on what's new and what I should be looking for. I have decided to stay at the Tropicana. It was a hotel/casino I stayed at for 5 or 6 of those trips but not any one of those I stayed at lastly. They also comped three of the nights up front and gave me the last two at casino rate. I thought that was very reasonable of them considering how long ago its been since I have been there. Your trip timing seems to be close to mine. October 17th through the 22nd? If so, we could tip a few for old times sake.
     
  15. Dpin300

    Dpin300 Low-Roller

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    Yes this site is very addictive. But not in a bad way, learning while reading.

    My problem is I'm not going until spring next year :cry:
     
  16. Ezzy711

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    Bummer - We are just one day off - I'm Oct 12-16. I am already freaking out about the possibility of a hurricane that might present me from leaving Florida. I need to calm down. I used to stay at the Tropicana in the old days. I had good comps and the location is great - tower rooms close and you are closer the MGM casino than those staying there. Hope you have a fruitful return!
     
  17. weluvvegas

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    What is really funny to me was when I was in Hawaii last week -- I was fighting the urge to take my drink out onto the street with me. I was like -- whaaaaat??
     
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  18. Kbaby Girl

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    I've not done the Bahama but TOTALLY agree with the MS casinos!! I've decided, I would rather pay the flight to Vegas than GIVE them my $$..

    GOOD LUCK Ezzy..we'll be there about the same time!
     
  19. captainron62

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    Now that was funny! Disturbingly true, but funnY!
     
  20. captainron62

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    Vacationing in LV has totally ruined me. Went on a family trip to Tenn in June and was so irritated that things closed at 7 and 9 and that drinks could not just be had freely and taken about where ever and when ever!!

    I also really hated paying for my hotel room!!
     
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