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The Trip That Almost Wasn't

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by breanna61, Oct 10, 2016.

  1. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    My Trip Report

    Just arrived and enjoying my first drink on the Cosmo terrace. Nothing feels more Vegas than enjoying the strip lit up for the night!

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  2. pd54

    pd54 Low-Roller

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    I love the view from the Cosmo terrace!
     
  3. Char1

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    Nice view!
    Have a great trip and good luck!

    Let's go Bluejays!!!
     
    Here we go again!
  4. SH0CK

    SH0CK Stylin' and Profilin' Quasi Tech Admin

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    Awwww JLo and Britney... I miss my room mates. :(

    Have fun Breanna!
     
  5. Hoofy7

    Hoofy7 Low-Roller

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    Have a great time and totally agree! I stayed at Cosmo for 3 nights if my G2E trip and it was by the far the best view I've had in Vegas. I was on 69th floor of the East Tower overlooking the fountains. [​IMG] Win some money!
     
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  6. Suekel

    Suekel VIP Whale

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    Have an awesome time Breanna! I always enjoy following along with your trips.
     
    Vegas Just Because...
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Good luck Breanna! Find that royal I couldn't! :wink2:
     
  8. breanna61

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    Haven't found one yet Tring.
     
  9. breanna61

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    Not much to report..... lots of walking, gambling and refreshing beverages:). It is hot; kind of missing the fall weather at home; pretty sure I'll feel differently in January. No big wins :(

    Went to the comedy club at Tropicana last night. It was sold out; Trop was the busiest I've seen it and the Beach Cafe was sold out of the turkey dinner :(. No Canadian Thanksgiving turkey for us.

    Going to head to the Palms this afternoon. Maybe our luck will improve off strip.

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  10. Richard Alpert

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    Beautiful pics, breanna61! Best wishes for continued good times!

    RICHARD
     
  11. Geogran

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    So jealous! Those pics from your terrace are SO clear and detailed I feel like I'm seeing those views first hand!
    Rooting for you on some gigantic wins - really enjoying following along!
     
  12. breanna61

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    This trip almost didn't happen. 10 days before departure, my 48 year old "little brother" suddenly collapsed and was rushed to the hospital. At the hospital, he went into cardiac arrest and was resuscitated. He was in a coma and on life support, including continuous dialysis. He is autistic, our parents are deceased. It looked pretty grim but he started to improve, came off dialysis last Sunday, the breathing tube was removed last week and he now has an oxygen mask. He came out of the coma last Thursday. His improvement has been miraculous!

    Last night at Trop bar was a blast; VP became a team sport :). I was sitting beside a fun guy and we were cheering each other on. At some point we decided tossing out clich├ęs made the machines pay. We used every one we could think of. At one point when I had a pair of deuces and was about to draw, I said "two wrongs don't make a right" and he immediately added "but 40 do". You had to be there. It has become the catch phrase for the trip, that and "girls are smarter" because whenever he decided what to keep and what to toss, if there was a Queen in his hand, he kept the Queen and recited "girls are smarter".

    After he had a few drinks in him, he tried to get a little handsy and I said "whoa, settle down there Donald Trump". He laughed and apologized and behaved after so no harm done.

    Spent the afternoon at Palms playing VP and catching up with our bartender buddies. I couldn't catch a quad and had a couple of those nasty 4-card Royals. At least they weren't the "one jack off 4-card Royal I usually get.

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    I am loving Uber; doubtful I'd ever take a cab in Vegas again.

    Played this evening at Cosmo, slotting around. I like the new Cher machine; it plays like the MJ machine.

    My friend is at Ballys having a nap and I'm enjoying the terrace; last night at Cosmo; moving to Palms tomorrow :(. About time to get ready for dinner.

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  13. tringlomane

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    Who was the bastard at Palms that stole your Royal? That progressive was low!

    Looks like you're having a good time so far! And very glad your brother's health has taken a turn for the better.
     
  14. mrjvegas

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    loving the slot pics and the news that your brother is rebounding.
     
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    Thank you for the report, great pictures and lots of luck for the rest of your trip!
     
  16. breanna61

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    Stations just put their machines at the bar; seems the progressives re-set when they did.
     
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    Glad to hear your brother is better....family always first! Good luck....find that royal!
     
  18. elaine.mcgrew

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    Interested to see how the Palms VP and slots changed after Stations took over. Also how are the drink comps there now? They used to be great.
     
  19. Jimbucc

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    Love those 4 deuces and threes playing DDB even without the kicker. Great view from the terrace. Wife and I were in Niagara Falls Ontario last week. Weather was great so I know what you mean. Hope you keep hitting jackpots. Keep the machines hot for when I get there Sunday. :wave:
     
  20. breanna61

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    No light or ticket system at Palms.