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Ardee’s *Back to the Future* Vegas Christmas Report 12/23-12/25

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by ardee, Dec 22, 2019.

  1. 3OfDiamonds

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    Holy **** the commitment to holiday decor just hit me... love it :thumbsup::jester: *UPDATE* OH WAIT it’s an entire damn party... talk about doin’ it right :headbang::wiggle::woohoo::woot::nworthy::cool:
     
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  2. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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    Special guest star!
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  3. NCAAHoops

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    Love your selection in Christmas Trees. Merry Christmas
     
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    Ummmm I'm already kicking myself for missing @luck.ofthe.draw ....are you serious, I'm in Cosmo right now, and missed @ardee too?

    I'm a total VMB flunkie! (But still having an epic mother daughter trip in Vegas!)
     
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  5. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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    I can’t believe we didn’t get to meet, @Multifarious5. You know I love you!
    Wishing you a very Merry trip.
     
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  6. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Such a fun and festive gathering last night ardee clan, thank you for your hospitality!

    So sorry I missed you Multi! After I left the @ardee clan I was running around with some fancy dude :)

    Merry Christmas everyone!
     
    A fun show and good-lookin' company at my favorite resort! Let's go!
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  7. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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    Some shots of our Christmas Eve gathering last night.
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  8. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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  9. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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    Food!

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  10. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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  11. Sparky4

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    Beautiful @ardee! Merry Christmas!
     
    Pool and piña coladas!
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    Incredible!! Glad you are having a great time.
     
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  13. Electroguy563

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    A Beautiful set-up to an already Beautiful room! Great job ardees!

    Have a Wonderful Christmas Day! Merry Christmas!
     
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    Nobody throws a suite party like the ardees! The food! The decorations! The party favors! The Elvii!! But most of all the wonderful company and fun stories. :love:

    Thanks again for a memorable night. I hope we get to do it again soon.
     
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  15. Geogran

    Geogran Whooo. Whooo.

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    No words for how fantastic everything looks. I love Elvis, the trees, the decorating, the view, that suite is something else! And all that fabulous fancy looking food and pizza too? How does one do that on a 2 night trip?

    :nworthy::nworthy:Ardee and Ardee :nworthy::nworthy:

    Sounds like a lovely holiday party :D
    Thanks for sharing, returning to my cereal now....
     
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    And I thought I had a lot of cats! I'm sure it was a lot of fun getting costumes on them. Just got here and I am sure I will enjoy the read.
     
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    Amazing job on the spread and décor!!
     
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    Ditto!
     
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    @ardee thanks for sharing all those pics with us. What kind of suite is that at Cosmo? It looks awesome!
     
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  20. ardee

    ardee It's only money.

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    Thanks for reading our report and Merry Christmas to all our VMB pals. :santa:
    Will wrap up this trip tomorrow with a summary. Just answering a few comments now.
    Special thanks to @Electroguy563 for always being such a good and supportive friend.
    Looking forward to meeting you one day. :beer:

    It's called a Chelsea Tower Penthouse Suite. This is a 2 bedroom, 2 full and one 1/2 bathroom version. (shower/tub for each bedroom and a guest bathroom...just off the entrance to the suite). Cosmo offers dark and light decor choices as well as access to an outside terrace if one prefers. It's really nice but don't let the word penthouse fool you. Not super upscale but good for what we were looking for in offers for our Christmas stay.
    Gotta say it's great to host a gathering or sit around hanging with friends before heading out for gaming or any other kind of Vegas fun.

    I really love this new slot, @carolineno. Seems to have replaced the Elvis Shake/Rattlin'/Reels 1c slot, now gone from that particular Cosmo casino corner.
    Still very good to me so no complaints.
    It's a $2.50 max bet for all the progressive payouts. Bonuses and features come quickly enough so as not to lose your buy-in before getting something back for your money. That was my fun experience and everybody's will vary for sure.
    Should be at more places on the strip by now.

    @Geogran, thank you. I'm a glutton for punishment in a 2 day, hit and run trip because we do the decorating ourselves.
    What the hell is wrong with us, you ask? I might have been a beauty if not for all the sleep I've lost. :haha: Ah, well. Can't have everything.
    Good times are plenty good. No need to be greedy. :p
    Cosmo catering services were primo and our food service butler was just excellent. Personable, professional and an overall nice guy.
    Thanks to Victor, for all your hard work. :beer:
     
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