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Vegas Video from 2002

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by numeno, Aug 12, 2013.

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  1. numeno

    numeno VIP Whale

    Feb 18, 2011
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    I had never seen this before so maybe others hadn't either. :)

    I only got to Vegas once before 2008 so it was nice seeing a lot of the stuff that was torn down in the mid 2000s.

    Part 1 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1OqDzS-pUE
    Part 2 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=iclC8SDOX2o
    Part 3 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=6b8A15ZQQYY
    Part 4 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=hc--NljhUeg
    Part 5 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGyBCUZTEKk
    Part 6 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0iN7NTGzS8
    Part 7 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBC096MgPfU

    They aren't mine, I just found them on Youtube.

    Some random comments

    - I loved the talk about the monorail headed to the airport and downtown. I don't know if it was meant to go there, but obviously we all know where it goes now.
    - Was saying "shooting in 1080p" ever as geeky as saying "shooting in 3 chip video"? :)
    - I am now more dissapointed Echelon failed. If that project never existed, I would probably spend a day every trip from Wynn to Riviera to Circus Circus back to Frontier. Now it is a question of if I even want to bother going to Wynn because it is out of the way.
    - I didn't count, but it seemed Caesars was missing a few towers. Not sure how many had been built since 2002.
    - It was the first time I had ever seen Barbary Coast as Barbary Coast.
  2. Steve in RI.

    Steve in RI. Low-Roller

    Sep 25, 2002
    Rhode Island
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    I'd love it if the Monorail went to the airport, but the cab drivers are very much opposed. After getting longhauled on the last trip, I would gladly take it if staying at a property such as Ballys or MGM. I'd also take it Downtown. Much cheaper than a cab, and quicker than a bus.
  3. woodsie

    woodsie High-Roller

    Jan 19, 2012
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Very cool. My first trips were in 2002 and 2003 they were both just stopovers on part of a bigger trip. I never got to visit ANY of the places that were destroyed since like Stardust, New Frontier, Desert Inn, ect.
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