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What are your Vegas interests by order of importance?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by sco5123, Feb 5, 2014.

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  1. sco5123

    sco5123 VIP Whale

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    I am curious to learn what are your vegas interests/activities by order of importance. Here's my list:

    1. Frugal/comped, cheerful rooms (also cheerful, fun-filled property aka atmosphere)

    2. Exploring/new experiences

    3. Shows

    4. Pools

    5. Couponing

    6. Partying/lounging/clubbing

    7. Frugal, tasty food

    8. Gambling/playing

    9. Restaurants (because frugality is more important to me)

    10. Attractions

    I am certain I am missing something....
     
  2. 2VegasNuts

    2VegasNuts High-Roller

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    We give our list to anyione who wants to go with us to Vegas. It has not changed in years

    1. Gambling
    2. Partying
    3. Sleeping 6 hours

    That's it. If we went any further, it would be

    41. Nice, unique rooms
    42. Pool
    43. Dining
     
  3. RockyBalboa

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    Mine is as follows;

    1. Gambling (broken down into what I like to play)
    a. Craps
    b. Sports Betting
    c. Blackjack
    d. Spanish 21 if I can find it
    e. Roulette
    f. Trying new games

    2. Drinking/partying
    3. Massages & straight razor shave
    4. Pools if I go in the summer
    5. Good comedy shows
    6. Food
     
  4. ButterflyMtn

    ButterflyMtn High-Roller

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    Affordable rooms
    Drinking/Partying
    Relaxing
    Dancing
    Pool
    Do what I want when I want
     
  5. ken2v

    ken2v This Space For Rent

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    Great room
    Golf
    Food
    10/6 DDB VP
    Spa
     
  6. Buddha

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    Video Poker
    Comped room
    Coupons
    Video Poker
    Comped meals
    Coupons
    Video Poker
    Comedy Shows
    Coupons
    Video Poker
    Coupons
    Video Poker
    ... and more Coupons :thumbsup:
     
  7. BeeeJay

    BeeeJay President of The Red Lobster Hostess Satisfaction

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    Another great thread Sco!

    I hadn't really thought in depth about what I like about Vegas, but now that you led me to do it, it is actually different than I might have initially expected:

    #1 Hanging out & bullshitting with buddies I only see a couple times per year.
    #2 Lack of day-to-day responsibilities, escaping from the routine/work.
    #3 A nice room at a nice hotel (lately Cosmo, but Aria/Bellagio/Caesars work)
    #4 Drinking early & often!
    #5 Eating at my favorite Vegas buffets and other nice restaurants.
    #6 Lounging at the pool or spa.
    #7 Hot chicks. Viewing only, since I'm old, married, and have no game. :evillaugh
    #8 Roulette---my first true love in the gambling arena.
    #9 Video Poker--always torn between boner deluxe and DDB.
    #10 Craps--smart betting on pass line to finance stupid betting on Hard 8!
     
  8. C0usineddie

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    1- frugal room. if the rooms arent affordable, i will wait until they are to go. the room need to have a halfway comfy chair because i spend alot of time in it. i like hanging around the room drinking beer.

    2- cheap drinking. not really a service that i need provided as i can just drink in my room. cocktail service is a jackpot in my book.

    3- frugal eats. I need to eat at least 4-5 times per day so i dont need fancy foods with all of that consumption. just something cheap and tasty, ie hot dogs, burgers, gyros.

    that about the extent of the list. i make my own fun by combining the above.
     
  9. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    1. Gambling. Folks on this board are wont to say, "I can gamble anywhere". And they're right, of course. But no other locale offers the variety and quality (dealers, odds, atmosphere, comps, etc.) of gambling that Vegas does.

    2. Hotels. I love staying in a great hotel and Vegas is full of them. Even the ones that aren't luxurious and high-end are still interesting and fun.

    3. Food. Sure, it's not what it was five years ago (in terms of creativity or value). But Vegas still offers plenty of good eats for any budget and taste.

    4. Booze. Great booze and an improving selection of beer...for FREE. Is more explanation needed?

    5. Vibe. The people, the excitement, the lost inhibitions, the sights, the weather (other than summer)...

    6. Escape. Sometimes the real world sucks.

    7. Resort Fees. I love these things...or so I've been told.
     
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  10. CIrvine

    CIrvine Low-Roller

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    1. Keeping the wife happy. She HAS to stay on the strip.
    2. Hitting a Royal Flush. I play at the Palms & Gold Coast.
    3. Eat a lot of good food. Usually buffets.
     
  11. RH-NY

    RH-NY Tourist

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    1. Poker
    2. Food
    3. Shows
     
  12. captainron62

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    I like a good clean atmosphere with a fun crowd.

    I like good food.

    I like a clean, comfortable and easy to get to room.

    I like easy access to other properties to enjoy as well.

    I like good VP, although this is getting harder and harder to find.
     
  13. Wolfman619

    Wolfman619 Low-Roller

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    1. Drinking/partying. Not to be confused with "clubbing". More like hanging out/meeting people who are cutting loose and enjoying Vegas as much as I am.
    2. Gambling and dining (tie)
    3. Live music, whether it's a free lounge act or a concert
    4. Checking something out/doing something new that I noticed on my last trip
    5. Keeping an eye out for something new to try for the next trip

    148. Sleeping
    149. Staying sober
     
  14. swuulumm

    swuulumm Low-Roller

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    1. quality rooms in one of the newer hotels (next time, aria)
    2. Gamblin
    2a. low stakes Blackjack for fun
    2b. slots (new concepts, bonusgame ideas etc) as research for (self-employed) work
    2c. learning more and more completly new games: craps, VP (game itself is easy, i guess - but what to look for) etc.
    3. enjoying the dry climate outside (and heat when possible)
    4. checking out the typical tourist attractions of the resorts / vegas itself (including off strip casinos; e.g. love sams town for its trashiness)
    5. good food that i don't get at every street corner

    One important thing: I don't drink while at casinos....
     
  15. dankyone

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    1. Blackjack (S17, please)
    2. Fine Dining and wine (Le Cirque/Sage/Nobu)
    3. Nice room/suite/bed--and sleeping (Aria/Bellagio/Cosmo)
    4. Shmoozing with all the hosts/waiters/bartenders I know in town
    5. Relaxing pool and pool cocktails
    6. Eye Candy
    7. Video Poker
     
  16. gpenguins67

    gpenguins67 High-Roller

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    #1: gambling and drinking
    #2: getting away from work and life and not having a care in the world (for a few days at least)
    #3: having a high end steak dinner and bottle of wine
     
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    Personally, anything I want in Vegas, I can get in Reno. (Good odds, good comps, good food)
    But in Vegas, the atmosphere is what I go for, and the theme hotels.

    1.) Must give me good comps (free room; ability to earn points at 1%)
    2.) Must have decent video poker (25c 9/6 JoB+)

    That's pretty much it.
     
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  18. jackincols

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    1. Comped room
    2. Gambling (VP)
    3. Good food

    If I can only get those 3, I'm fine with anything else that comes my way.
     
  19. Bubbavegas

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    1: Great room
    2:Great food
    3:Seeing friends who are locals
    4: Great beer selection
    5:Gambling for real not Craps with a fuzzy dice and cards.
    6:Clubs
    7:Dining
    8:Did I say food?
     
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  20. eisen7979

    eisen7979 Low-Roller

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    1. Great Room
    2. Great Food
    3. Gambling
    4. Just getting away from the daily grind
    5. Checking out places that we haven't been before
     
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