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Cowboys, Christmas, Celebrities & Cash Loss

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Grid, Dec 15, 2012.

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  1. Grid

    Grid VIP Whale

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    My Trip Report

    Just got back from 3 nights in Vegas. One of the craziest trips I ever had. I post this on another site as well so feel free to read it on my site. Lots of pictures, and if you were ever curious what LV looks like for the Holidays I took a ton of pictures.

    https://sites.google.com/site/lvgrid/journal-blog/s-cowboys-christmas-celebrities-cash-loss

    I'll reply to any comments unless you want to make fun of the Cubs! Its not my fault, I grew up across from the ball park.
     
  2. natedog666

    natedog666 17 and 20 Expert

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    Great photos! Sorry you lost money but at least you didn't go over your budget...good entertainment!
     
  3. ardee

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    I would never make fun of a Cubs fan. I'm a Red Sox fan and never thought I'd see them win two World Series.
    You never know...Or maybe you do. :evillaugh

    I feel your pain about someone winning the 17 mil while you were there. :cry:
    Nice Christmas present for them, anyway.

    Great photos. Really enjoyed them. Especially the humping polar bears. :thumbsup:

    Thanks for taking the time to share your report, Grid. :beer:
     
  4. fifty-six

    fifty-six Tourist

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    Thanks for the report.
    That was a great read.
     
  5. JosieCat

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    Thanks for the great TR. I loved all the pictures. Glad you got to reverse your walk of shame!
     
  6. Funkhouser

    Funkhouser In Charge of the Big Door

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    Great trip report! Sounds like the gambling gods were frowning on both of us. I took an epic beatdown that rivaled the high of my Oct trip. :cry::cry: Next TR though more pictures of your attractive wife. :evillaugh

    Wish I would have had the smarts to move around more. BTW that Napolean Machine at Harrahs got me for $120.00 too!
     
  7. jfn111

    jfn111 Low-Roller

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    Great trip report.
    I love the "walk of shame" to CVS Drug.
     
  8. Tubbs

    Tubbs High-Roller

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    Thanks for a great read and all the photos.

    And the moral of the story is...if you are in a hole just keep digging. There is bound to be gold down there somewhere. That's some serious low stakes degeneracy there! :beer:
     
  9. Pattie

    Pattie Low-Roller

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    WOW! I was hurting right along with you! I have had days where I can't seem to lose fast enough to pay for someone else's comped suite! Glad that your luck turned around for you. It was probably the ball cap. Because the Morgan would never let you down. Thanks for sharing the link to your site!
     
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    zlanga Low-Roller

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    That final pic was a classic.
     
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    Great report! Enjoyed the pictures.

    It could have been worse, you could have worn a chiefs hat.:wink2:
     
  12. Grid

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    At least your pain was over when the Sox won, I'm still waiting on my Cubs :cry:
     
  13. Grid

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    That machine is the devil! I take plenty of pictures of Mrs Grid, she just doesnt let me post them online :nono:
     
  14. Grid

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    Exactly! The hat nixed the Morgan! If the Morgan stopped working I might as well stop gambling all together!

    Thanx for all the kind words gang, I know you have all been here before. Except Josie, she always win!
     
  15. shiny

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    Grid, thank you for posting another great TR. I love reading your blogs, photos and website, which are really informative and joyful! :nworthy:

    I have read many traveler complaints regarding Spirit's flight constantly delays and arrives at Vegas in the wee hours (i.e., the early morning of the next day). It really sucks, doesn't it!


    Your room has the stunning strip view. Did you do the $20 trick upon check-in?


    MLife shouldn't play such a dirty trick on you. The Platinum Member shall get free tickets to visit MB's Shark Reef. Am I right?

    I was at Vegas for a whole week (Dec 8 thru 14) and attended some NFR activities with friends. There are thousands and thousands of cowboys and cowgirls all over Vegas. Although I stayed at Aria, I did minimal gambling at any MLife properties. I went to off strip casinos and won decent monies at Sam's Town and South Point. If you play video poker games, these two nice local casinos are hidden gems. I hit several straight flushes and couple dozens of 4-OAKs. It's nice to take casino monies home.

    Hope that we can meet up in our future trips in 2013. You and your wife are good-looking couple!
    :beer:
     
  16. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Lots of great pics and a fun read! Thanks
     
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    Great report... thanks for sharing! I have a 1878 CC Morgan set in a money-clip. Never thought of it as good luck, but I'm still here and I've had some "major-league" rough nights in my time, so I guess it is!!!
     
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    I dumped $1100 winning $486 - so I know just how bad those progressives can be!!! Did rack up a ton of points......whoopee.

    I hadn't heard about the guy cutting traffic & getting hit. Heard about the Excal & the $17 Million though.
     
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    Enjoyed the adventure. Photos are great. Very funny in parts. Nice TR
     
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    I always heard it was an old superstition to carry one for luck. So I started doing it, made my kid brother do and and I bought my dad one for X-Mas.
     
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