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Boxofbirds 8/19-8/22 Live Trip Report!

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by boxofbirds, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    My Trip Report

    In a little over 24 hours I will be on my way to a three night stay in our little oasis. This will be my 14th trip to Vegas and second trip this year. The main excuse... er, I mean, reason for this particular trip is to see Cher at the Park Theater. As per usual we will be staying at Aria.

    I will be posting here live as much as possible with pics, gambling reports, food porn, and ramblings. Also I usually live tweet some of the highlights of my trip. If you are inclined to use the Twitters please follow me: @TwoWayHardEight

    Loose plans for the trip so far:
    - Cher Saturday night
    - My usual mix of Video Poker, Blackjack, Craps, and maybe some Roulette and Slots
    - Drinking
    - Luxor Temptation Sundays Pool Party
    - More drinking
    - Checking out the Vegetarian tasting menu at Twist (BF is veg), hitting up the Peppermill, Shake Shack, and Lago
    - Wandering the strip
    - Experiencing Vegas during a 72% eclipse
    - A little low-rolling downtown and off-strip at Ellis Island
    - Checking out the new "good rules" at Cromwell
    - Use a couple MyVegas awards, maybe ACG coupons, though I used most of the good ones last trip
    - Also have to pickup my $100 freeplay rebate from Westgate
    - Whatever else Vegas brings our way

    Last trip was terrible for gambling, but it was my 13th trip to Vegas, so I will pretend like I'm superstitious and that is the reason why.... Still without a Royal Flush or any Straight Flush...... one of these days! Maybe the eclipse will give me luck!

    I hope you’ll follow along!
     
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  2. ardee

    ardee VIP Whale

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    Following!
    This is going to be a good trip, I see.
    Wishing you a fantastic time and lots of luck, boxofbirds.:beer:
     
    Thanksgiving in Vegas!
    Christmas in Vegas!
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  3. Richard Alpert

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    I believe I can. :D
    Happy travels, boxofbirds!

    RICHARD
     
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    Happy travels!
     
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  5. TrewBrew

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    Good luck.
     
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  6. amk121

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    Happy travels! I am seeing Cher tonight..hopefully her show is great!
     
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  7. boxofbirds

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    Nice. I saw her once a few years ago at Key Arena in Seattle, a much bigger venue. It was pretty great, but I'm excited to see her in a smaller venue, plus it's in Vegas so it's got to be extra over-the-top!
     
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    Best of luck!
     
    Taking my 22 Year Old niece for her 1st ever Vegas trip!
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  9. thecarve

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    Good luck! I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the grub. :feedme:
     
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  10. jamesxnj

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    Like your past reports! Have a great time!
     
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  11. jrp227

    jrp227 Low-Roller

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    Have a great trip!!! My partner and I will be at Palazzo. Can't wait to follow along!
     
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  12. Drewm1972

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    Following alone!!! Good luck and hopefully you will win some $$$$$. Btw Lago at Bellagio is an awesome Resturant their food is pretty good. My 2 last trip (July and last week lol) we had 2 dinners and brunch on Sunday and they were all good.
     
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    Always love your reports -- have a great time and win big.
     
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  14. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    Thanks everyone! Boarded and T-minus 2 hours to Vegas!
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  15. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    Thanks! Had dinner there once, but missed out on the tasty Brunch because I was too hung over. Ooops! Hopefully I get to experience it this time!
     
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  16. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    Landed!

    Got a few mountain pics along the way.
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  17. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    Landed, Deplaned, Lyft to Aria, checked in and up in the room in 45 minutes!!!

    Here's the view:
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  18. john1516inny

    john1516inny Low-Roller

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    Nice, enjoy the show!
     
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  19. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds Royal Flushless

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    Bar set up!
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  20. ardee

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    Alright!
    My kind of Vegas in-room bartending.
    Have a fantastic time.
     
    Thanksgiving in Vegas!
    Christmas in Vegas!
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