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See ya, City of Angels - I'm off to Sin City (a SoCal to Vegas Relocation Report)

Discussion in 'Living in Sin (City that is)' started by luck.ofthe.draw, Nov 18, 2021.

  1. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    You heard it here first guys, this San Diego kid got sick of people and is moving to the middle o' nowhere! Just kidding, I'll be living 20-mins from the Strip.

    With my family in San Diego and my only Los Angeles bud moving to WA soon, I really have no ties to the area.

    After my work contract ended (end of Oct), I had been planning my move. Initally I was looking at TX, but due to shipping complications, extremely high rent everywhere, Vegas was my logical good choice - getting out of CA, getting the fresh start I promised myself when I moved to LA (before the pandemic made everything whack)..... a lot has gone into this trip.

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    Emptying the living room.

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    Bye bye bedroom

    The kitties are boarding at Petsmart, while my best friend of 27yrs and I are taking my life in a 10' U-Haul.
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    Vegas has also been a dream of mine, to at least live there for a hot minute or several years, it'll be great. I love Las Vegas and I'm excited for this next adventure!
     
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  2. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    And it goes without saying, the stereotypes are true, everything I experienced during this stay (minus time with my cats, eating food, and time with my best friend), this song still stands true:



    We have an hour and a half to go!
     
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  3. bdautch

    bdautch VIP Whale

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    Can't wait to see what amazing new opportunities are awaiting you, @luck.ofthe.draw !!!
     
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  4. Cageet

    Cageet handpay club member

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    What will you be doing for employment, if you don't mind me asking?
     
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  5. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    Maybe you can settle down next door to @Richard Alpert and his minions. :)
     
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  6. SteveO

    SteveO Low-Roller

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    Best of luck. Hope you will keep some sort of ongoing diary/blog about what’s happing to you.
     
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  7. Cageet

    Cageet handpay club member

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    By the way, this is a serious question. My company is fully remote. If you're interested in tech, DM me and i can get you a listing of our open positions. Did i mention: fully remote, 100% WFH. Anywhere.
     
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  8. JosieCat

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    How exciting! I'm very envious :).

    I am working remote full time now, and am somewhat tempted to do the same thing. I've already moved twice in he last 6 years. Don't know if I have another move in me :).

    Can't wait to hear all of the details!
     
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  9. VaDreamer

    VaDreamer Low-Roller

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    Best wishes to you and the kitties. Hope you'll allow us to follow your adventure.
     
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  10. NCAAHoops

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    This so cool. Wishing you the best of luck and much fun on your afvanture
     
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  11. MCann

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    Haha LAX is such a great song and so very you!
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  12. Astribling

    Astribling Alice In Casinoland

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    Such an exciting new adventure! I wish you all the best!
     
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    Vegas in December, Yes Please! Part 2, 3 nights at Cosmo!
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  13. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    We made it to Vegassss in record time. Seriously, best drive I've had to Vegas all year. We left at like 9:-something AM and arrived at 1:30p with 2 stops on the way.

    Swimmy the fish made itttttt!
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    My movers here weren't as....good as my movers from LA (Pete's Moving if you all are interested). But damn they were done in just about a fuckin' hour unloading the U-Haul, I was impressed (says the person who's moved locally a million times). Definitely glad that parts done.

    Pt 2: Vegas dinnerrrrr
     
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  14. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    lolsob if it weren’t for the fact that mi madre would probably MurderDeathKill me :blink: if I tried to bounce before our house was paid off (I wouldn’t blame her, it being her little American/HGTV Dream and all) I would have likely beat you on the SoCal-to-Vegas move :haha: Seriously, congrats :nworthy::thumbsup:
     
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    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    Wow best friend and I drank a lot this evening. Update on shenanigans tomorrow!

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    I fly out in the morning to drop off my keys in Burbank, and pick up my kitty cats.
     
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    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    (Also holy shit this new apartment is a VAST improvement over my old one!! Feeling confident in this decision already!)
     
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  17. sdbruin619

    sdbruin619 Low-Roller

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    Good Luck Luck...lol. I hope your cats like the new place and city.
     
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    Ha! I'm already up getting ready to catch a flight!
     
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  19. sdbruin619

    sdbruin619 Low-Roller

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    It's not even last call on the west coast.
     
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  20. AyDee

    AyDee is getting too old for this

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    Color me not shocked at where you landed, I think you were hinting at it,
    hope all goes well, sounds like you got past the moving part, which is > half the battle.
    I'm taking the under on 3 days before you want to punch tourists.. :poke::popcorn:
     
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