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Should I Write a TR???

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by UKFanatic, Jul 28, 2018.

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What trip report(s) do you want to read?

  1. A live report from your vegas trips

    42.6%
  2. A live report from your vegas and tunica trips

    9.8%
  3. Individual reports from all your stops

    14.8%
  4. One long live report from all the stops

    31.1%
  5. I like polls, but don't read TRs

    1.6%
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  1. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    I can read reports about the Bellagio Fountains, the Mirage Volcano, the popular buffets and out of this world restaurants and shows - anything and everything that all of us Vegas vets know about and has experienced.

    And the reason why is because through the eyes of the trip reporter, you will read about an experience that is unique to that person. While the attraction remains the same, the experiences of individuals will vary and that's what makes it interesting.

    I sincerely appreciate any type of report, in any shape or form.
     
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  2. gambler

    gambler VIP Whale

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    Well said Electro. Kudos to all who take the time to share :beer:
     
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  3. Richard Alpert

    Richard Alpert LOST

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    Yes, please! :D

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    RICHARD
     
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  4. mjames1229

    mjames1229 # of visits includes only trips w/ hotel stays

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    So you DO read my trip reports!

    I'm touched...
     
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  5. MikeOPensacola

    MikeOPensacola El Jefe

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    I like any and all trip reports. @Electroguy563 put it very well in his post above about the same things often being posted but through the unique prism of the poster.

    For me, I prefer to do live TRs. For several reasons. For one, I find that I tend to provide a little more FYI type posts as they occur to me. Same thing goes for spontaneous pics. I’d probably forget to post a lot of the things I post if I did an after trip TR. The second reason I like doing live TRs is that if someone has a question about something close to where I am at the time I can get the 411 if I’m still close by. Also, posting live gives me a little built in break between gambling and walking around. The last reason is purely selfish. I love to go back and read my live TRs from previous trips right before an upcoming trip. Nothing puts me more in the mood for my Vegas visits than reading about my previous ones.

    IMHO, any type of TR is appreciated by the VMB community. They provide some great info, tips, ideas & vicarious thrills. They’re also a great way to give back a little to a forum that gives us all so much......

    :peace: :beer:
     
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    Last Solo Trip of my bachelorhood. Wedding is set for June 2022.
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  6. nhanna45

    nhanna45 Low-Roller

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    Please include pictures of the rooms and view from the rooms. These are some of the most important aspects of a trip report for those possibly wanting to try where you stayed.
     
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  7. flyguyfl

    flyguyfl MIA

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    I like the ones that disclose some hidden thing about Vegas that was unknown before. Most of us know Vegas pretty well so describing something that has been there a while has little interest but something new or changed is informative and interesting (to me at least).
    Of course anything to do with Vegas After Dark is always welcome.
     
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  8. LV_Bound

    LV_Bound VIP Whale

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    The key is pictures.
    Post pictures of places, food and your wins.
     
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  9. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    I will try to remember to do that. I used to regularly post pics of the suites, but I felt like those got repetitive. Still, I haven't done that in a while and the first vegas stay will be at Mandalay, where I have not stayed since they refreshed the rooms and suites a couple years ago.
     
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  10. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    That was more likely in my younger days, lol. But I guess you never know
     
  11. subafrk

    subafrk Longing to be sipping a Scotch at the Cromwell...

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    I rarely read TR's......But when I do read them, I read ALL OF THEM. I personally prefer live TR's.
     
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  12. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Well, as of now, the votes show 21 combined votes for TRs of all trips this month (disney, vegas x2, and tunica) either live or via memorex, 19 votes for just Vegas reporting, and 3 votes for vegas and tunica reporting. The 21 votes for reporting all the travels is split between individual reports of each stop and one long, live TR. The latter got the most votes of those two options, so I guess I will start a month long live TR tomorrow (and hopefully keep it up through August 26, the last day of our travels). My partner and I leave tomorrow so I will start a new thread with the TR either tonight or tomorrow morning. Hope you all enjoy
     
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  13. ken2v

    ken2v This Space For Rent

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    OK, TRs for just non-gambling locales, then!!
     
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  14. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Almost. I am taking action on whether Goofy is a cow or a dog :jester:
     
  15. yoyoseven

    yoyoseven Grizzled Vereran

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    Bratwurst and eggs is awesome. Especially when washed down with Hefeweizen.
     
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  16. SMG

    SMG VIP Whale

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    It doesn't matter what form the trip report takes on, whether it's live or written up after your trip(s), it's all good!

    Personally, I don't always have time to do live reports when I'm on vacation, since I'm too busy having fun. LOL So on those types of trips which often occurs more often, I just keep notes and write up a full report when I return home. Although on my last Vegas trip, I had more free time, so I did both a live report on another Vegas forum and also wrote a more detailed report on my personal blog, after my trip.
     
  17. HOUtoLAS

    HOUtoLAS High-Roller

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    I like your gambling exploits, so TR away
     
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  18. pebbles

    pebbles VIP Whale

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    Good luck!
     
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  19. andyg99

    andyg99 VIP Whale

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    Step 1 - you're well on your way, now just make it to Step 2: Acceptance, and you're done! Yes, there are only two steps in the Vegas Board 12 Step Program. Imagine if we had to make amends to people for our past Vegas indiscretions??? No, we keep it simple here....
     
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