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Plaza/The D-May 2016 -I Meet Important People and Learn How to Use an IPhone

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Blonde_4_ever, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    My Trip Report

    I did a May trip to Vegas but did not write my usual kind of trip report due to the fact that I was saving my pictures etc for Vegas Bright articles. I did a LIVE thread and it was a hoot but I find now, months later, I am sad that I don't have my usual report with tons of pictures to look back on. So even though I have been home for 3 months, I am going to do a trip report. So if you were missing my endless streams of minutia and all those pictures, you will happy about this.

    (Sadly you won't get the thrill of watching me attempt to take pictures with an Iphone and the startling results that were produced in the LIVE thread.)
    I think I may do it the "Royal Flusher way", and torture you in daily installments. [​IMG]

    I spent 1 night a Mirage/ 5 at the Plaza /4 at the D

    This will also help to keep me sane until my October Vegas trip.
    So here we go!



    I Meet Important People and Learn How to Use an IPhone - May 2016
     
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  2. Niteshade

    Niteshade Low-Roller

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    Great first day (night) at Mirage. Sounds
    like you are had a great time. Can't wait to read more.
     
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  3. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Thanks Niteshade. Day Two is up.
     
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    Niteshade Low-Roller

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    Great stuff. Sounds like a great
    meet-up with Johnathan. Great pic with
    Oscar! Love old school Vegas stuff like that.
    Looking forward to the rest.
     
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  5. johnnytwofingers

    johnnytwofingers Low-Roller

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    Some advice after reading your excellent trip report:

    As a fellow Canadian, I use Roam Mobility when in Vegas - decent prices, decent service/coverage, the convenience of having data is well worth the price imho.

    Cramps: I take tons of Potassium Citrate vitamins + Calcium/Magnesium + gatorade. I also *highly* recommend some of those ramen in a bowl snacks in your room (requires bringing a kettle obviously) - on my last trip, eating one of these incredibly salty soups + drinking some water virtually eliminated hangovers.
     
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  6. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Thanks for the advice Johnny...the trip report has only just begun.
    New installments daily! Days 3 and 4 are up.

    Thanks Niteshade!
     
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    johnnytwofingers Low-Roller

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    I think I'm confused where your daily trip report posts are?

    There's this:

    http://www.vegasbright.com/author/blonde4ever/
    Is "A Visit to The Lion Habitat Ranch" day 4, and "Outside of Vegas: Laughlin Day Tour" day 3, or am I completely on the wrong track?

    Sorry for the confusion. :/
     
  8. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    I do two things. I run a LV site...my trip report is there.

    I also write articles for Vegas Bright. That is a completely different thing.

    This is where you have to go for the daily updates to the trip report.

    MY TRIP REPORT

    And thanks for reading!!!
     
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  9. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Day five is up!
     
  10. radiogeek

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    I have enjoyed reading about your trip! Thanks for sharing. :wiggle:

    When I know I've walked more than normal and am risk of having leg cramps, I drink pickle juice. A pro ballplayer friend of mine told me that trick years ago and as crazy as it sounds, I haven't had a leg cramp since.
     
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  11. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Thanks for the advice!
    I have heard about the pickle juice, and mustard and all manner of strange things. :)
    The trip is only half done...more is coming.
     
  12. TIMSPEED

    TIMSPEED !địt mẹ!

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    the soap works...dial gold bars work the best. wear socks and put them in the tops of your socks against your legs...I believe it's your body absorbing the lie that takes the lactic acid away
     
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  13. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Dial Gold huh? I will have to look for that thanks.
    It happened to me again up here at home.
    I did I few night at Caesars Windsor (also with the walking, drinking and sitting) and had the darn cramps again!
     
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    TIMSPEED !địt mẹ!

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    I get them really bad from sitting at the high chairs at the UTH tables and also high bar stools.
     
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    Bravo on the report so far! My bride and I had a blast playing BINGO at The Plaza. I go with the paper and my wife uses the machine.
    They tend to call numbers quite fast compared to our local so I really have to pay attention when playing!
    Thanks for sharing!

    RICHARD
     
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  16. Blonde_4_ever

    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Thanks for reading Richard....I am up to Day 7 now.

    DAY SEVEN
     
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    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    B 4 E...
    The awesomeness of your TR continues! My bride and I were able to catch Raiding the Rock Vault on our trip last month. Great tunes!

    RICHARD
     
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    more input! inpuuuut!
     
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    Blonde_4_ever "The Welfare Queen of Windsor"

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    Tim...you are starting to sound like Flusher. (Is that good or bad?? lol)

    Thanks Richard!

    It will be over soon.