Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by HurricaneMikey, Oct 21, 2002.
I got it bad...
I hear voices in my head. They all sound like Elvis.
I've been there...
I am putting the finishing touches on my trip in December. It looks like I will be going the 26th, 27th, and 28th... And yes, the wife will be with me for this trip! She wants to stay at TI, don't quite know why when there are others that she has mentioned in the past. But, the money I save on the room for the Thursday night will help pay for Delmonico's...
I get those too. I was afraid to admit it. I keep the best of Elvis including "Viva Las Vegas" on CD in the car for when I need cheering up!
You and I are in the same (sinking) boat...
Your going this weekend right? I have to wait until March 25th
I did book my room at the Rio first time staying there but the offer they sent was a good one so I'll give it a try. Good luck to you on your upcoming trip win big we will all be waiting for another great trip report from you.
I wish I was going back to Vegas this weekend.
Yep, going this weekend
Meeting Bazootch down at Binions Horseshoe on Friday night for some drinkin', story tellin', and dice throwin'.
Gonna sing onstage with the Big Elvis at the Barbary Coast. Gonna do some sports and pony betting on Saturday, probably at the Mirage. Gonna eat a few shrimp cocktails at the Golden Gate. Gonna drink way too much and sleep way too little. Gonna flirt with cocktail waitresses, trying to raise my scoring average above .000 Gonna tip too much. Gonna press my hardways. Gonna take over an entire craps table with my whole group and swap dirty jokes with the dealers. (There's 11 of us ) Gonna win big and visit the champagne room. Gonna bring back the $.25 Elvis progressive jackpot with me. Gonna stand atop the Stratosphere and yell "I am a Golden God!", just like the dude in Almost Famous. Gonna smoke about a dozen Partagas. Gonna see how many purple chips I can earn. Gonna double on Eleven and split my Eights. Gonna hit the ATM at least once. Gonna lift my shirt for some free beads from the nice girls out in front of Le Bayou and Mermaids. Gonna take lots of pictures. Gonna forget something in my luggage, I always do. Gonna turn down a panhandler. Gonna see a drunk fall down. Gonna make a couple of sucker bets. Gonna eat steak and eggs in the middle of the night. Gonna bet $100 on black. Gonna forget my room number at some point. Gonna come home on Sunday night and dread Monday morning.
Oh yeah, and when I get back, I'm gonna write one heckuva trip report!!
Mikey (Is it Thursday yet???)
I get to go back sometime in march also. this time the wife is staying home and I get to take a friend who has never been before.
Mickey.. don't beat up the horseshoe too badly, seems they are already having a few issues with a lack of funds.... if you shut em down, your gonna be stuck gambling at the Plaza.. and nobody wants that! I'm not going until Nov 26th.. so I will be living vicariously thru you while reading your trip report. Remember.. if the dice leave the table... get everyone to stand on one foot for the next roll.. and you will stay clear of the bad number. Can't wait for the report.. may the force be with you!!
Got the same disease myself but not going until 11/8.
I've had that same haunting voice following me around since June...and I'm not going back until March.
I now have Mikeys disease in a huge way. I am sitting in my office on my last day of work before a much needed vacation. I will probably add 8 hours vacation pay to my timecard and just read the posts here all day. I guarantee I wont accomplish much (anything) today. I have the fever and the cure is about 650 miles south of me.
T-1 (and a loooooooong 1)
Jer! Hey.. we'll be in Vegas the same time! We are leaving the afternoon on the 25th and then coming home on the 28th... what a way to spend Christmas, huh?
Where are you guys staying???
I'm kind of a lurker on this board... love the trip reports... and I love Las Vegas!
See you this weekend! My husband and I are flying down on Saturday to see McCartney... I'll look for the loudest winingest craps table there....
can't wait! CHEERS!
Flying out on Christmas day? Did you get a good airfare and hotel rate?
Christmas time is a great time to be there--not nearly as crowded and lots of low table minimums.
I'll try not to beat up the Horseshoe too badly, although I've talked to some other folks who were there recently, and since they are now down to 7 craps tables instead of 13, it's now a lot more crowded at night. Plus, with only 5x odds, and 10x and 20x odds within easy walking distance, I may spread the love around to other casinos.
Look for the drunks in Hawaiian shirts downtown, being loud and crazy (yeah, that narrows it down, huh...)
So this means at least 3 new trip reports next week! Wooo Hoo!!
We will be staying at Treasure Island for the Thursday night and then my wife flies hom Friday night. Then I will stay with friends there who are renting a furnished apartment for a month 5 minutes from the strip.
Should be fun for all!!!
I'll just holler HEY MIKEY to any group of drunks I see downtown in Hawaiian garb! We're the pasty-faced, sun deprived, Montanans! can't miss us! I'll be swooning after Big El and Sir Paul!
I have been reading this board for a couple of weeks now, and I would like the thank all the people who contribute to it. It is the only thing that keeps me sane between trips to VEGAS. My next trip is Jan 8-12. it has been planned since July (right after my last trip ). I am going with 3 other guys for our first trip to vegas without our significant others. Since we are not with our better halfs we get to stay on Fremont street at the Las Vegas Club . I have to suffer 2 more months , while you lucky stiffs are playing around in the best city in the world . Please help ease my suffering by providing your trip reports as soon as you return, have mercy on a lost vegas soul.
Welcome to the board! We'll do our best to keep you entertained until January.
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