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Solo, 3 Days, 2 Nights, Live Downtown Again

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by RedChip, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. RedChip

    RedChip VIP Whale

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    My Trip Report

    Less than 9 hours until my Father In Law carts me to the airport. Like John Denver said, "All my bags are packed. I'm ready to go."

    Staying at Fremont Hotel for the first time as part of my goal to stay at all the downtown hotels...just because. I've stayed at El Co Tower, El Co Cabana Suites, The Cal and MSS in recent years. This weekend I'll probably try to focus play at 4 Queens or The D to get an offer for my November trip.

    Plans that will happen:
    - Lots of VP and some slots
    - Barry Manilow Friday night
    - As many beers, Jack & Diets and other libations that I care to drink
    - My 8 year old asked me to bring him back a Lamborghini, Ferrari or Bugatti. I reminded him that I drive a 14 year old Dodge truck but I'll find a diecast model somewhere.
    - Benny's BBQ courtesy of the Binion's App
    - Use a couple LVA and ACG coupons
    - Watch some playoff hockey...Go Sharks!

    Plans that might happen:
    - Early dinner at Golden Steer Friday
    - The Mint Tavern for a cocktail that I named through a drink naming contest, "LuckySonOfABitch"
    - Atomic Liquors which I didn't get done during my Feb trip
    - A visit to Jerry's Nugget just because and to gaze longingly at Palomino across the street remembering fun times there 25 years ago.

    Next post from SJC tomorrow morning :beer:
     
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  2. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    Have a great time! You could drive a Lamborghini get a pic of you next to the car for your son and at the steering wheel for your son. He'll think how cool you are. Worth more than that steak dinner.
     
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  3. RedChip

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    Great idea! Actually might save that for when I get home. That way he can go for a ride in it.
     
  4. RedChip

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    At San Jose apt... TSA line was about 10 people deep. No complaints.

    Flying Delta in Comfort+ (extra leg room and free drinks ) purchased with miles. Typically this RT costs around 30,000 miles. When I was searching flights, I think Delta had a glitch or someone typo'd the cost, and this round trip was only 13,000 miles First win!! A few hours later it was 31,000 miles.

    I'm glad they didn't get rid of my toys at the gate!

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  5. RedChip

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    T-shirt of the day, medical ID bracelet and lucky rock.

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  6. drfishalot

    drfishalot Low-Roller

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    Well don't drink all of the liquor or win all of the money. Save me some I'll be there next week
     
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  7. Vegasworm

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    Have a great trip! I love Barry! You named a drink...that's so cool! Great name! :thumbsup:

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  8. RedChip

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    In flight entertainment

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    In flight photo dump.

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    I've been north of The Wall!

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    Lucy, I'm home!

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    Love it! Are you going to take an hour out of your schedule to watch GOT?
     
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    Very cool about the drink!
     
    Dunno what trip this is or where we're staying 100% but WHOO HOO!!
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  14. RedChip

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    It'll be waiting for me on the DVR when I get home late Sunday night.
     
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    Have a good time! We're only a day behind you.
     
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  16. RedChip

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    Room 459 at Fremont. Old as expected. Non smoking room but I think the smell from the disinfectant cleaner is masking cigarette smoke from years and years ago. No mini fridge. Like The Cal and MSS much better. Also the window opens which I'm happy about because it smells better outside than in the room.

    Speaking of smoking, I realized that I forgot my cigars at home![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Pics from the drive in...

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    Don't lose the key to the safe. It will cost you. Have a great trip.
     
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    Nice
     
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    Have a fun and safe trip. I'm jealous wish I was there.
    I was playing table games at the Westgate in September and the dealers told me that during the day before the evening show you can see Barry walking through casino and he will take photos with fans. They said he is very nice person. My old girlfriend was a big Barry Manilow fan. Me not so much.
     
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