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Gotta Get Away 4/26-4/29 AKA Killin’ It at the Vdara

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Jer, Apr 26, 2021.

  1. Jer

    Jer I kinda did a thing...

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    I draw the line at washing dishes sir! :kill:
     
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    Got a whopping two hours sleep and I’m up... Feeling it now a bit from last night and going to take some advice from the hangover cure thread and take a walk. Not feeling the coffee pods so I’ll probably head over to Cosmo Starbucks, and a little LOTR slot action.
     
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    Okay, coffee acquired and LOTR machines were taken. Probably a good idea since I’m trying not to play machines at all this trip.

    Some impromptu planning calls on getting ready and heading downtown to check it all out. Then head out to John Mulls for some BBQ after that. Circa, here we come! :thumbsup:
     
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    Circa is still requiring ID to get in. A354D9C4-FF19-4912-AF31-A6EE016BAF74.jpeg 34233909-A1C1-46E1-9462-912A533DAA0E.jpeg 576328F4-E026-484A-BD31-57563CA9496F.jpeg 6EB8F096-730B-44EA-AAD4-B3F2C6A11897.jpeg
     
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    Nice day under the canopy...
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    You can call housekeeping and ask for a coffee maker, pots, silverware and plates.
     
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    Thank you! We left a note for housekeeping when we left this morning for some of that stuff. :thumbsup:
     
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    Any chance you can take a look at DDB denominations/pay tables while at Circa if you're still in the area? No big deal if not!
     
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    You know, there was this meathead named Ernest Agyemang Yeboah (or something) and he once said, "What you have in hand may be of less essence to knowing and using what you have in hand."

    Don't ask me what the hell it means, but it seems to be relevant.

    I would go to The Container Store in Town Square and buy something the size of a pitcher. Fill it with ice and Lemon Lime Gatorade, then drop the oatmeal into it like a couple-o-Earl Grey teabags to soak up the Ketel One.

    Sip (or pound). Enjoy.
     
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    Drunk and losing... Din Tai Fung still reallllly good. AE480461-C642-44AA-87BF-59FC8D87A258.jpeg 8B6D1EC3-D998-48C4-BD3D-B0BE9EB73E02.jpeg F58DFA47-4B5C-4493-8080-EDAD24333F04.jpeg F1E5F5F6-B701-4832-B521-6E501F431E0C.jpeg F25DF2DC-CE75-4A05-B0C6-7DDD3025945F.jpeg
     
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    Ya know....I think I left some butter in the fridge last time I stayed there.

    If you find crotchless undies under the bed...that was my room :):)
     
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    Din Tai Fung sounds like excellent drunk eats :drunk::feedme::headbang: Best of luck the rest of the way :thumbsup:
     
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    I’m sorry, I was out of there before. Didn’t stay that long this time.
     
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    Nice... Although if I found that I would have demanded more resort credit. :thumbsup:
     
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    I think I’m having a good night if I can barely remember this. It was still really good though!
     
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    Okay, last I left off I was drunk and losing. Din Tai Fung was really good. I know I got the spicy wontons and shrimp and pork shao mai. She ordered the pot stickers and shrimp noodles. All were very good, but I keep shying away from the soup dumplings though. And we must not forgot the excellent chocolate mochi XLB! Parts escape me from last night but that flavor doesn’t whatsoever. So good!

    Earlier in the day we headed out to John Mulls after downtown. Google maps told me I was really damn close to Frankie’s Tiki Room. She loves rum, I do not but we headed on over there.
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    I thought Golden Tiki was dark but damn... She ordered a drink and I got water. The bartender asked us how the drink was and it was just okay. He immediately offered to make us something else which I found amazing (granted we were the only ones in there and he was probably incredibly bored...). Off to John Mulls...
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    So the gambol... Aria okay and Bellagio saved the day! My friend was using my card and killing it on those pigs and bats and huff and puff slots. “MOOOOORE PIGGIES!!!” Craps and baccarat at Aria was a roller coaster ride. $25 mini bac was full so jumped on the semi empty $50 table. Love the no commission, but when you have a bigger banker bet and that 6 hits? Kinda deflating a bit. So was way down on craps but this table brought closer to almost even thanks to an 8 bank streak. Bellagio though, craps was INSANE! No don’t was played here, everyone was rolling well. I had a couple decent rolls, but this one girl just stole the show. Hard ways? Yes... Points? Sure... But my favorite was the 5 horn rolls in a row with appropriate pressure and 2 way (yes @AyDee ”take that MLife was chanted a few times!)

    So, platinum status has been achieved. Not sure what that gets me, but will go and talk with a host today. On the agenda for today, Salt and Ivy and Carmines. I don’t know why, but I’m pretty excited for Carmines. Oh yeah, hopefully more winning too!
     
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    I will be there this weekend. But iirc DDB was 8/5 on quarters.
     
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    A ton of fun was happening for sure... Have fun in NOLA this weekend!
     
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    You definitely should try the soup dumplings! I haven't had them for DTF but they're not common at normal dim sum places so if you're going again you gotta try.
     
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