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Storming the Castle solo 9/8-9/11 My first comp! --live

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by miss_sonja, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. tringlomane

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    I'll be working on my latest novel this weekend. Lol Currently at 550 but planning to head back toward CET for awhile (flamingo and Linq mostly) @miss_sonja.

    This beer sucks relatively Mason Hazy River (6.5%; 2.75 sips). Maybe the worst Hazy IPA I have ever had. It finishes like Miller High Life.
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  2. miss_sonja

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    Absinthe was awesome! So glad I saw it. I had a great seat-recommended by the box office staffer. I would have picked a closer seat but she was spot on Row J section 1.

    It had less of a storyline than I had expected, after seeing Opium. It all seemed to work together though-very impressive!
     
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  3. miss_sonja

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    08AD16F7-260B-4084-92E0-330034D7281B.jpeg 139B59B3-C84F-4826-AF7D-F406B4D14630.jpeg Here are some elephants to end the day!

    Wow what a big day that was! My feet tell me so at least!

    Haven’t tallied the pocket dump yet.
     
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    99708812-B5A9-4670-8DB0-8E4EB22B176A.jpeg Finally! Total win was $172 on an $.88 bet.
     
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    Just had the losingest VP session ever at Venetian. At least I got a Campari and soda!

    Found my dragons though!
     
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    54BA3E81-CF58-4AD8-AA28-2C08E1F350E3.jpeg @tringlomane , sorry to miss you!:-(. It was even in my notes to check in.

    Bouchon for breakfast was lovely! Best coffee I’ve had here in Vegas and excellent service and food. I sat outside.
     
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  7. miss_sonja

    miss_sonja High-Roller

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    I broke my own VP rule which is, if you get down by 25% of buy-in, stop. Only a big win will get you back up. This rule works for me, keeps me from feeling like I’m just tossing $ away. Broke it and yeah, tossed $ away.
     
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    Yum...
    What's that between the toast and bacon?
     
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    Took the Deuce downtown again. Lost $100 at craps. Gonna play some VP!
     
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    Breaded potato cheese thingies. They’re like... fritters maybe? Very tasty!
     
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    1EBF3E95-8343-4B02-A1E2-836EA5F37B2E.jpeg Well... buffets were on my never list in Vegas, but I got a free one for Garden buffet from the Cal, at Main Street Station. So, yeah, free lunch! And finally some fruit!

    No cracks about what’s on the plate-it’s just the salad course!
     
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    CBA68B13-A52F-4674-9725-ECBB6D277F6D.jpeg Second course! They have yams!
     
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    00954306-5D0C-48AF-9F23-BF05BC54B253.jpeg Mystery meat!
     
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    29A8ECB6-711E-4D3A-A759-0A45631EE6A1.jpeg This has been the losingist winningest day so far!

    Lost that hundred on craps. Then another 50 on 10-play VP for a total of $100 down.

    But there was that $170 slot win and two other smaller ($20 & 30) slot wins.

    So I think I’m actually about even!

    Waiting for the SDX bus to go check out The STRAT . It’s happy hour in the bar 107 so I’ll try that for a fancy drink.
     
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    Shit. That's where we went this afternoon too. Didn't consider that you might go back there today. Hope you run as well at VP as I did there today! :beer:
     
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    09E240B1-600B-40F7-8B7C-9D22CE9EC6B6.jpeg Just did a quick tally. Indeed, I’m even for the day so far!

    At Lounge 107 at the Stratosphere for happy hour.
     
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    Ah, bummer! I totally lost! Played 10 play bonus (which has spoiled me for single play). Had fun though.
     
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    Looks like a fun new setup! I'll be there in 2 weeks to see it. Yay!
    Enjoying your TR. Sounds like a great time so far!
     
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  19. miss_sonja

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    E5BF0BD7-BC6C-41DD-B665-3F746D00BE21.jpeg The now-famous pocket dump!

    After that huge day of fancy restaurants and downtown buffets, getting felted at craps and VP, and playing slots all over the place, I’m down $32 bucks. But wait! I paid for my Deuce ticket from my gaming cash! That means I’m only down $24.

    Just got my gelato fix from Eataly. Still love that place. Resting my feet in the room before I head down to play some bubble craps (there’s still $ in that category!) and maybe a few more slots (again, still have $$ there).

    I don’t post my Vegas trips on social media; it’s very nice to share with you all!
     
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  20. tringlomane

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    Good luck on the finish tonight! Wish I didn't have to leave!