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Anticipation...

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by TimLion, Sep 18, 2019.

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  1. JRRestoule

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    After a short period of the Vegas blues which occurs right after a trip concludes, the thoughts shift to the next trip and the anticipation begins. We already got our spreadsheet going for our NYE trip haha

    In regards to a 'lull' in anticipation I think, if anything, as the trip gets really close (like a few days away leading up to the day of departure) I start thinking "In a week I'll be back home and the trip will be done :cry:" At that point I'm "almost" not wanting the trip to start because I know it will be ending just as fast. But I come to my senses and think "VEGAS!!" and I go back to not being able to wait another minute to get there.
     
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  2. tex55

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    When I would first go to Vegas, I was so crazy that, starting two weeks prior, I would count down the HOURS remaining. Now I start getting excited 1 month before, then the last week I really start getting that exciting feeling.
     
  3. Astribling

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    I usually book 2 to 3 months ahead, sometimes as much as 4. About 4 to 6 weeks out I start getting super excited, watching more Vlogs, reading more blogs, etc. Off and on during that time, I also switch in and out of a worry/anxiety type feeling, worrying about things that could go wrong or happen to spoil my trip. That period pretty much sucks.

    Once I hit single digits, I am pumped and counting the hours. The days seem to just drag at this point. Then the last few days, like I am now, I'm starting to get ready, getting any work caught up, making packing lists, etc. If you ask hubbie, he might also say I get a bit cranky, because time is going so slow and everything annoys me. LOL I'm kind of in that period now!
     
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  4. frankiii

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    For me last week before leaving Going Oct 6
     
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    I've noticed over the past 10 years the "Vegas excitement" is nothing like it use to be. Back in the day I'd get so excited when my trip was 6 months out. Then it became 3 months, then 1 month. My last trip was Feb '19 and I didn't even get excited for my trip until I landed in Vegas, got checked in, and was able to hit the casino floor. I still love Vegas but it's nothing like it use to be.
     
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  6. Horseplayer1

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    I have 4 months and two weeks (and 1 day) until my next trip. Why oh why did I cancel my October trip?? I’ve only been back 4 weeks from my last trip. Thought I was good for a long while.
    Sadly, I’m not...... I need another fix!
     
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  8. Texas Steph

    Texas Steph A Work in Progress...

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    Less than 7 days now, and I'm already packed, Lol!! THAT'S anticipation!
     
  9. Horseplayer1

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    That’s like me. Get out the suitcase a week before, start adding things daily (with notes and lists). You’d think I was going for a month.
     
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  10. EastCoastVegasFan!

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    For me, it really starts on the exact date of departure, the month before. For example, my flight is on November 6th, when October 6th hits, I really kick into hyper planning mode and the excitement starts to build.
     
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  11. BCguy

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    When i booked in May for my September trip i was excited but after a few days it was life as usual. Now I'm less than a week away and its all Vegas all the time. Movies, books, webcams,message boards, you tube vloggers..I'm obsessed and can barely think of anything else.By the time i actually get to Vegas it's almost anti-climatic. Haha. Such is the life of a Vegas fanatic.
     
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