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Sands Fan Clan are back starting.... 12/28?

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by SandsFan, Dec 24, 2018.

  1. SandsFan

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    My Trip Report

    So first booked well over 100 days on the count down timer and so glad we are getting close. It has been a long and painful wait but we are now close.

    Reading all the recent trip report, I am so jealous of the banter back and forth. So, I guess I must up my game to entice folks to join in.

    So for all those VP players and part time slots (like me), I could use a little guidance. And craps......well just looking for that moment, last time was a few yellow chips....

    So Vegas 12/28-1/5, Bally's bases. Connecting with the twins will be tough but set up a met up and some or us can come
     
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  2. Richard Alpert

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    Have a great trip!
    A belated Merry Christmas :santa:, and an early Happy New Year :beer: to your entire clan! :D

    RICHARD
     
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  3. HHW

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    Have an awesome trip - looking forward to your TR.
     
    Plaza, Bellagio, Cosmo, Aria. Bring on the fun!
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    Thanks, it will be the usual characters; my wife and i, The twins, SoSF and wife, other SoSF and his GF. Everyone arrive 12/28 but other SoSF and GF leave 12/31.

    I have a very detailed itinerary but expect we will only make 50 - 75% of it due to the morning temperatures and being out with the twins.
    First few days planning:
    • Daily walkabouts with the twins if it isn't too cold
    • Bachannal brunch, Giadas brunch, BLT, HEXX Kitchen, NYE brunch at Paris
    • Gamble during naps and early bedtime
    • Spa time for wife
    Rental car three days to hit -
    • Breakfast at Peppermill, Skyline Restaurant so twins can see the trains running, Bid Bear Diner
    • Lunch at Gangnam BBQ, Rolling Smoke BBQ and one TBD
    • Ethel M's, City of Henderson Bird Preserve, Spring Reserve, Sam's Town to see the Mystic Falls atrium area
    • Gamble during naps and early bedtime
    I will try to take lots of photos when I am not chasing the twins.
     
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    chilly morning walks with the twins may be questionable.
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    Southwest check in. Boarding A-25-28....Sweet
     
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  7. DsqrdDGD909

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    Nice website or app for forecast. What site or app do you use?
     
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    So we bought these fir last trip instead of taking the car seats and they are the absolute best way to go with toddlers on a plane. Quick to install, doesn't bother the passengers behind and they are secure. No I don't work there....
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  10. SonOfSandsFan

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    So glad it's finally here! Feels like it's taken forever...

    Still need to get a few last minute items and hit the atm, but plenty of time for that tomorrow.

    Vegas!

     
  11. SonOfSandsFan

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    Not bringing as much Cigar variety this trip, but they're all ones I like and I've got plenty.

    Didn't grab any lucky charms. As I've not had a winning or even a break-even trip the last few years, I figure the ones I've been using are defective.[​IMG]
     
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  12. SandsFan

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    Hey that is a good point. I think I will ditch mine as well. The best I ever had was when S had spells cast on our charms and sent to us. That was the $55000 Tunica trip, remember?

    I am packed except I need to load up the cigar tupperdor. I am thinking Cao and Olivia Melania
     
  13. SonOfSandsFan

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    The two royals @ $5? One of which was on the draw after discarding the 5 dealt cards? ...yeah, I think I remember that.

    That trip was a while back... It's too bad all the luck wore off of those charms... and too bad it's taken me this long to replace them.

    Oliva Melanio are good, and I like all CAOs for the most part. Depending on how we're doing, maybe we'll splurge on something from the Caesar's cigar lounge. I really like that place. Maybe if either of us hits a royal (or 4 Aces w a kicker in tdb for me).
     
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    Love the CAOs and the Flatheads! Tasty.

    Where do you smoke them? Casino floor or cigar lounge?
     
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    Yes that was a great trip and I think the charms had a good by date....I wonder if it is too late to get another casting??? I forgot to include the cigar lounge in the itin but we can figure out a time. Last trip was a total disaster until the last day when I hit aces w/kicker at Sully's bar and aces in HL. Recovered $16,000 of the losses in an hour or so. You never know.

    Do they have VP at the Monticristo lounge?
     
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    Well my dear wife DW is still packing. So far we have two large four wheel roller bags, three smaller check bags, a cooler with baby food, and a few carry ons. Yes I know its only 8 days....
     
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  17. SonOfSandsFan

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    The flatheads are particularly nice!

    I smoke them on the floor, but I tend to seek out secluded banks or empty sections of bar before i light up. I get a little self conscious about what others think of the smoke.

    If I'm at Caesars I like to hit up the Montecrisco cigar lounge.
     
  18. SonOfSandsFan

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    They do, and a really nice book of cocktails. And they comp on the vp, so it's my favorite place to play vp when at Caesar's.
     
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    Love Montecristo- Brandon, the bartender whose from Kentucky, always gives the best pours lol.

    Enjoy guys! Looking forward to this TR as always!
     
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    In that case we will definitely go to Montecristo for a VP session. Almost ready to load the minivan with luggage. Hope I can get it all in. Seems like we have enough to stay a month. Maybe if I am winning.......