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Dare I Start a Live TR? Downtown Grand and MSS for USBC Nationals March 30-April 4

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by sdbravo, Mar 30, 2017.

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  1. sdbravo

    sdbravo Tourist

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    My Trip Report

    Against my better judgement, I will begin this live-ish TR. Driving from SAn Diego to LV with the ultimate goal of bowling USBC Nationals at South Point. The truth is, I'm here for gambling first and bowling second in true degenerate style.

    Plan: one night at Downtown Grand to try it out (hey, they offered). The rest of the nights are at Main Street Station on a silver card (all eating and drinking Downtown free at non premium outlets).

    I'm a VP player but I have a soft spot in my heart for slots and craps.

    Here it goes!!
     
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  2. Richard Alpert

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    Where'd @sdbravo go?

    Too soon? :D

    Have a great time and keep your balls out of the gutter (bowling and otherwise!) :cool:

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  3. sdbravo

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    First big hand was a Royal Flush!
     
  4. sdbravo

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    Trying to post a picture but Tapatalk says I'm spamming.
     
  5. sdbravo

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    Well, I typically don't gutter. But that doesn't mean I get strikes!
     
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  6. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    You might be able to post the pic on the forum directly if tapatalk is giving you trouble. Congrats!
     
  7. La$Vega$

    La$Vega$ What happens in Vegas is put on VMB forever

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    Good Luck in the tourney.
    If you get Tapatalk working, post those photos!
     
  8. Kevke

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    Tapatalk is great , used it for my last TR , but i often had the same message that u got !

    Get it to work and show us the pictures ! :D
     
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    I updated Tapatalk last night. Hope that helps. No idea why you are getting a message about spam. Your first couple dozen posts here are run through our spam filter, but it shouldn't be blocking posts that aren't spam.
     
  10. TrewBrew

    TrewBrew I may be right, I may be Crazy.

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    Good luck on the tourney, in the casino and especially keeping your TR live. Do n't want anyone getting on you if it somehow does not meet up to their expectations.

    I will be folowing
     
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  11. sdbravo

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    Let's see if I can attach photos via the mobile website.

    This was my first big hand of the trip, Royal Flush playing dimes. Before I even got a 4OAK. Kind of nice to get them quick and early!
     
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  12. sdbravo

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  14. makikiboy

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    Good luck up there. I had friends that went to the USBC but alas they have enough bowlers. I never bowled in reno either, one day I want to see their bowling stadium. I also want to see the bowling stadium at southpoint but they are only open during the big tournaments.
     
  15. sdbravo

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    Now that's what I'm talking about! A RF on quarters at Downtown Grand holding only 2! Those are such a sweet surprise.

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  16. sdbravo

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    Thanks! Honestly, you're not missing much at South Point. The "stadium" is just a two-sided bowling center with huge scoring screens.
     
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    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    You are on a roll!!!!!!!!! Keep it up!
     
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  19. makikiboy

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    Oh, so the "arena" is similar to their regular alleys with alleys on both side of the walkway. Still interesting, I never bowled in a high ceilinged alley before. Guess that's why I'm interesting in going to bowl in reno to see their stadium one day.
     
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    Nice hits!! Continued luck.
     
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