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Trip Report 12/27 - 1/3: The Return of the Fifth Queen

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by 3OfDiamonds, Dec 27, 2019.

  1. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    LOL about to take off from San Diego... Four Queens is about to get a fifth, ready or not :jester: No window pics bc I’m flying Southwest and I fit but getting a good photo angle is not comfy for this magnificent piece of tallness and fatness :blink::haha: Ugh work has been a pain but the only things I brought my work laptop for are to finalize my timesheet and do a bit of required training :) Didn’t get a chance to brush up on DDB (and ideally other games) beforehand but there are ways around that :thumbsup: I hope to g-d I didn’t forget one of my blood pressure drugs bc otherwise that could be a pain to deal with today :eek: But anyhoo, touchdown in 1:15 give or take... let’s do the thing :cool: This TR should be semi-live... hopefully I don’t fall asleep at a VP machine tonight bc I did not sleep *at ALL* but hey got my work turned in :goofy: Hey Vegas, let’s cuddle :kiss:
     
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  2. vegasvette

    vegasvette High-Roller

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    Best of luck, and have a great and profitable time.
     
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  3. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    OK, good luck, and have fun!!!!
     
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    Have a wonderful winning trip!!
     
    Start of a 10 day trip, 2 nights FREE at Wynn!
    3 nights Plaza, Rudies Weekend + 4 nights Bally's Girls Week!
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  5. NittyOne

    NittyOne High-Roller

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    4Q and VP, I’m in and good luck, have fun.
     
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    I hope you have a great time. As many here know, I do have a bit of love for the Four Queens. Don't forget to use some app rewards for some swag. I got hats for dad and some friends. They are very nice.
     
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  7. julia

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    Have an awesome trip!
     
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  8. JFO

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    Here's wishing you improve on ALL your draws!
     
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  9. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds High-Roller

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    So I did forget that Rx... having a Walgreens in easy walking distance helps, and a clearly flustered and overworked but ultimately saintly druggist got it figured out :thumbsup: Check-in was quick which, since I was early, was great :) Work stuff done w00t, turned $50 in D SWA FP into $112.50 w00t w00t :headbang::headbang: now time for Jerry’s Nugget hot seat promo + multiplier + FP + dining credit :jester::feedme:
     
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  10. 3OfDiamonds

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    So I just woke up about an hour ago... no sleep + work stress recovery = :faint: So the meal at Jerry’s Nugget was a mixed bag; the fried mozzarella was as good as I remembered and the baklava was amazing :feedme: but the country fried steak I ordered was *red* in the middle :eek: so that got taken off and got the baklava to go. I thought I only had $40 in FP but apparently I had $80... I’ll take that :) Turned it into $108.75 on 8/5 bonus but that got turned into $75 after trying my hand at NSUD... oh well, got some experience on a game I wanted to try, and I still got $75 in profit :cool: After going up to the room for a bit and enjoying that baklava (probably the best I’ve had, so a nice bookend to that meal :thumbsup:) I went back down and was down a little over $300 at 10/6/40 DDB but turned trip 2s into a quad (no kicker, darn) and after a quick try at getting a Silver Strike I ended up $275 for the day - cheers to that :cheers: Now time for... uh... brunch I guess? :haha: and some extended playing time at 4Q :jester:
     
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  11. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds High-Roller

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    @DaiLun - quick question: in your experience, about how frequently (as in one in every x spins) do you win a strike while playing the 4Q machine that offers both $10 and $40 strikes?
     
  12. DaiLun

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    That machine can be incredibly "tight" at times. I've seen people put in $200 and not get a strike, and the next person will sit down and hit two yellow caps, almost back to back.

    I won't put more than $100 in. I've been lucky and most times will get two yellow caps ($40) for $100.

    If you think of the yellow cap as a $40 jackpot (160 quarters), so you would "expect" to see the Yellow cap come up as often as a 160 coin payout.
     
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  13. 3OfDiamonds

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    Well, on my sixth hundred and the other three aces popped up - nice first quad of the day :thumbsup::jester:

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  14. eliza

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    Awesome report so far. Glad to see you are back in town. I'm flying out Monday night and staying at QQQQ until 1/2 - hopefully we'll bump into each other this time.
     
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  15. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds High-Roller

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    I’m the extra extra big guy with VMB wristbands on both wrists :thumbsup:
     
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  16. NittyOne

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    Damn I need to try that Baklava at Jerry’s, probably not as good as Aunt Ukta’s but I’m sure satisfying.

    Nice wins so far keep it up and keep updating!
     
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  17. 3OfDiamonds

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    Nice when they just give ‘em to ya... had to make sure I didn’t imagine anything :eek::headbang::woohoo::woot::thumbsup:

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    Need to check the last TR, but I don’t think I’ve ever got the namesake hand here before :thumbsup:

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  19. 3OfDiamonds

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    I could get used to this :cool:

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    So things kinda fizzled out from there, but still ended up $625 and earned over 1,000 points today :D Tomorrow will consist of meeting @Flowers and hopefully several other lovely VMB members at Gold Coast, and probably some time at AZ Charlie’s Decatur (nice new member bonus :cool:) and El Cortez (may hold off on that, we’ll see :) ). Onward :biker::jester:
     
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