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Superstar Spinette's Stellar Space Safari! with *Revomaniac* ( 6/7-6/16)

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by spinette, Jun 7, 2021 at 7:36 AM.

  1. spinette

    spinette Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    A new time-traveling rocket has been put into motion. With faster-than-light teleportation effects, the Quantum Rocket traverses the galaxy in minutes! Defrocked Ace Superstar Spinette Pro Tem will commandeer the rocket on its inaugural journey.

    Pffffffhhhhhhtttt!
    (Coffee spews everywhere.) T-t-they chose me to pilot the best rocket in the whole wide world?
    Yessssss! No more shifting through 192 gears to get to cruising speed :thumbsup:

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    The Quantum Rocket is blasting off in just 30 minutes! It's another super sojourn through the outer reaches of space featuring a myriad of floral and faunal oddities.

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    W-wait a minute. I was expecting another 10 paragraphs. Y-you're already done writing?

    I'm thinking this TR will be more picture-heavy than my usual War and Peace-length posts. That way you can experience the fist-banging and what the he**'s first hand without guessing what the words mean. Haugh? You'll see :D

    3-2-1...ignition!
     
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  2. Richard Alpert

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    Safe travels, SS!

    I hope your Quantum Rocket docking fee is waived! :wave:

    RICHARD
     
  3. spinette

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    Up up and awaaaayy--oops wait a minute...
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    Explosion...coffee everywhere :clap:

    Apparently my Starbucks took off like a space shuttle and went all over the place. At the laundromat now trying to make sense of the flight manual for this crazy thing.

    These are the moments that build lasting memories...
     
  4. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    Whoops, good to get that taken care of; liquids flying about can be seriously problematic for space flight :eek: Here’s to avoiding The Eliminator :eek::eek: and space-cruising to some fun and profits :cool::thumbsup:
     
  5. spinette

    spinette Low-Roller

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    Epoch Zero

    My trip reports almost always have a "California-first" prelude. After getting totally bombed by that coffee spill (and getting a 50-cent refill), I moseyed my way to Cabazon to see the tyrannosaur and brontosaurus from...

    Space Trivia: ...which feature film? Hint: the extra creativity with the T-Rex is a bit of a detraction.

    It was windy and whoa! full gail. Fronds were struggling to stay on for the ride and things were blowing everywhere. I'm actually not sure if the Quantum Rocket had these kinds of crosswinds during its test battery...wouldn't precious negatron fuel just dissipate into the air? I wasn't about to find out much longer :blink:

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    Pink brontosaurus from the film...or is it?

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    Aha! Dinosaur food source...it feeds on T-shirts, other dinosaurs, and importantly...your money. :blah:

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    T-rex with modern embellishments. To get inside, go up the tail. To go up the tail, walk a trail with animatronic dinosaurs (per sign). Admission extra.

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    Just a walk in the park...

    Jurassic Park run for your life!! :eek: :popcorn:

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    Phew...you made it!
    Only by the power of divine providence.


     
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  6. spinette

    spinette Low-Roller

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    Klang! Sputter-thud lets get this thing into space!
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  7. Guardian

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    Not sure whats going on, but you have my attention:D
     
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  8. Maxbet

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    Pee Wee's Big Adventure comes to mind.
     
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    What's the point of being Diamond anymore?
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  9. spinette

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    Yes--that is absolutely correct :woohoo: I can't believe they're still screening films this deep in the space archives...

    First Chronicle: Border Realm

    If you consult some of the older writings of Space Command's ace pilots (including those of the great Barry Blastinoff), you'll find several primers on rocket operation (including the storied M512 rocket of more recent lore). But there is scant anything telling of something like the quantum rocket.

    How does the teleportation circuit work? If you guessed "sideways-directed negatron flux beams," you're red hot. Getting a hang of each of the six circular beams flanking each side started out rough, as you saw with that big mess I made :blink:


    While flying sideways (in the direction of the rocket's width) took some getting used to, I was able to finally bifurcate the bra and ket energies within the negatron beams. In short, the bra energy moves the rocket backward and the ket energy moves it forward (albeit instantaneously).

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    Last night was completely absurd :cowboy:

    One of the local venues here had a free play special for 4 hours. At three random times each hour, you were expected to get $10. You could also play 5 machines at once for $50 x 3 x 4 = $600 if you were careful. Since I was new to this rocket, I tried using 3 (not 5) levers at once. Think of your favorite trip to McDonalds and just wonder how they keep that meat warm...it was very mickey mouse with people scampering across five machines at once at one time (the guy only lasted 10 minutes when he failed to realize you had to push bet q (every) 30 seconds to make the machine think you're alive). I had three going at once betting up to a quarter each time, but missed a few of the $10 winners. In the end though, it was a good play for $400 total and, after a quadless 500-hand session of TB+ that really gave the rocket a good rattle, it was in the plus for the day :thumbsup:

    Oh billowing blazers Batman...what foibles await the quantum rocket?
     
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  10. spinette

    spinette Low-Roller

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    Before:
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    After:
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  11. spinette

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    This is one of the nicer starbases in the Border Realm...I'm enjoying the "lounge lizard" life right next to a desert oasis while the teleporter modules are being spiffed up for tomorrow's mysterious trek through deep space...
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    On-demand coffee station
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    Those dinosaurs also appear in this late 80's video around the 2 minute mark

     
  13. spinette

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    Second Chronicle: Border Realm

    As if to suggest "it's merely a matter of course," the ill-fated descent of the M512 rocket has been trounced by a brilliant display of the quantum rocket's key capabilities. With a fantastic display of neon lights and a vast console of levers, buttons, and displays, it is clear this ace pilot...this superstar...is at the helm of the greatest rocket in the annals of space history.

    The journey to the edge of the outer realm was surprisingly easy...and it was all thanks to the quantum nature of the rocket--designed by the skilled hands of W.T. Thrust, ace pilot extraorinaire!

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    Great, but where are these photos from? I can't seem to make sense of the stellar coordinates.

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  14. Pe59

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    :lock::lock::lock:You must be on Planet Earth because you have coffee in your room. That’s about the only thing I was able to understand.

    Have fun and do you. Enjoy!!! :lock::lock::lock:
     
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  15. casinokid68

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    I don't know what you're talking about regarding rockets and Las Vegas, but others have obviously tried it before!! :wave: rocket.jpg
     
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  16. LB9

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    Cool. So, are you there yet?
     
    Back again for more!
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