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Boxofbirds 1/9-1/12 Almost Live Trip Report!!

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by boxofbirds, Jan 8, 2015.

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  1. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    In about 24 hours the BF and I will be arriving in Vegas at the Aria for three nights of drinking, wandering, eating, and degenerate gambling. This is my sixth trip to Vegas, I have a lot of catching up to do to many you! As I did last time, I will attempt to post here live as often as the tapatalk and wifi gods allow.

    Loose plans for the trip so far:
    - Eating at some of my old favorites, and hopefully some new restaurants
    - As many free drinks as my liver can handle
    - Finally catching O at Bellagio
    - Gambling [Who am I kidding? This should be first on the list]
    - Meet some fellow VMB'ers, got my wristband
    - Casino hopping downtown, didn't get a chance to last trip
    - Expanding the chip collection
    - Using some ACG coupons downtown and MyVegas rewards on The Strip
    - My first hand-pay? [How has this not happened yet?]
    - Hopefully pulling off better numbers than last time...
    - Whatever else Vegas brings our way

    On another note, my lunch yesterday cost exactly $7.77. That's got to be a sign, right?

    RIGHT?!?!?!?!?!?

    Hope I can sleep tonight. Stay tuned!
     
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  2. Mooda

    Mooda Low-Roller

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    Can't wait for the updates. Good luck and have fun.
     
  3. sxr007

    sxr007 Tourist

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    Sleep the night before can be tough. Then you get to Vegas already tired from a lack of sleep. Try a dose of Nyquil with a couple of beers. It does wonders on the inability to sleep the night before. Just make sure you here the alarm in the morning to get up.
     
  4. Erich17

    Erich17 Low-Roller

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    Good luck! Hope that 777 is good luck. I need one of those hand pays as well. Been 12 times and never had one.....I am not a complete low roller but compared to a lot of guys on here you could say that. Just want that Royal Flush! JUST ONCE
     
  5. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    That usually does the trick, but also sounds like a recipe for missing my early flight, lol... especially with my history of sleeping through alarms.

    Oh man, hope I don't have to wait that many trips for a hand pay!
     
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  6. Erich17

    Erich17 Low-Roller

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    To be fair I do not play slots at all. Just the occasional $100 here and there. I play a lot of video poker though. Vegas for me is a social experience and always go with a lot of people. Maybe I will focus more this trip on slots and a possible big win!
     
  7. jamesxnj

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    Best wishes both you posters! And Erich that RSF will come some day out of the blue when your not expecting it..and then wait a few more trips and a few more trips and so on for me..for that elusive Second one..
    Have a great trip Boxofbirds!!
     
  8. RockyBalboa

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    Have fun and good luck - looking forward to the report.

    Good luck on your Seahawks bet too!
     
  9. sindustry

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    Good luck! I love Aria...even though I never win there! There seems to be a good number of VMBers in town this weekend, so hopefully we can all meet up. I think Packer is trying to get people together at Wynn.
     
  10. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    Touchdown!

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Thor

    Thor Beer Drinker

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    what a sight! have fun dudes! :beer:
     
  12. Packer

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    Good luck! Maybe see you Saturday night..
     
  13. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    Got longhauled by cabbie even though I specifically said "No highway." Remained calm and gave him the normal fair instead of the $27 he was charging. Able to check in early at Aria. Now time to relax a bit and head out for supplies, set up my brand new marker at Aria, and get this vacation on a roll!
     
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  14. smartone

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    Love that picture! It's a reminder just how much prime property the gold course at Wynn/Encore occupies.
     
  15. sindustry

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    Good luck! Let's play some UTH!
     
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    Amazing picture of the MECCA at daytime
     
  17. boxofbirds

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    Thanks everyone!

    Easing into the gambling with some VP and some slots. Converted $25 MyVegas freeplay to $15 cash. Then lost $250 pretty quick on $1 triple play 8/5 BP. Got 1 4oak later on a quarter JOB progressive. But that's it. Stayed even on slots thanks to a $160 hit on Top Dollar. Put some money down on the Seahawks as well, looking like an idiot the first time at a sports book, but the staff was nice to this newbie though.

    Headed to happy hour then the early show of O!

    Stats: Down $295

    [​IMG]
     
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  18. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    Obligatory Julian Serrano pic.

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    O was amazing, as expected. Got great seats in third row center. I do have to say KA is still my favorite!

    Dropped another $50 at Bellagio waiting for the doors to open. Oops!
     
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