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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. eliza

    eliza VIP Whale

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    AZ Decatur had decimated their VP offerings last time I was there, but probably still worth it for the new member promotion. The burger deal at the cafe was incredibly cheap and actually quite good. Hope you take them for a Royal!
     
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  2. eliza

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    oops. So excited I double posted.
     
  3. SandsFan

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    Sounds like a great start to the trip. Best of luck for the rest
     
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  4. 3OfDiamonds

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    So just met up and had a lovely chat with the absolutely fantastic @Flowers - she exceeded already-high expectations :blowkiss::cool::thumbsup::angel: Go kill it and have lots of fun at Bingo After Dark! :woohoo::woot: It was just her and me; I guess other people were busy doing wonderful Vegas things - it happens :) She gifted me a whole bunch of ACG, LVA, and other coupons - if anybody is in the area 4Q tomorrow/Tuesday and wants to see what they can use let me know :santa: We may very well running into each other again when her plans take her to downtown for a bit :D So far no gambol today... that will simply have to change :jester:
     
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  5. Flowers

    Flowers VIP Whale

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    It was wonderful to meet you @3OfDiamonds and yes, I do need to get my gamble on! Lol. Thank you for your good wishes re Bingo!
     
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  6. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Low-Roller

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    Me neither - well I’m at AC Decatur to do a new member bonus... time to Carpe Arizona Charlie and shake a Royal flush out of him, or at least quad aces :haha:
     
  7. NittyOne

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    Good luck, I ran relatively bad on this promo over the summer but sure you’ll fare better.
     
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  8. spinette

    spinette Low-Roller

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    Good luck at Arizona Charlie's. I did it several months ago putting the $4 thousand through, broke even (after the $100), and then lost two hundred on a group of tight slots (cycling $750). My offers were not amazing: 2 nights at AC and no F/P, and a month later, 2 nights at The STRAT w/$25 FP and $10 dining. Great for the $100, but not a long-term focus for me--especially with their recent downgrades.
     
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  9. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Low-Roller

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    Well no quad aces (dollar 8/5 BP) but between some decent quad luck (I did hit 3’s, and then jacks once as well) and maybe a flush/FH or two more than expected, the $100 free play bonus (which turned into $40 cash, oh well :rolleyes:) and two winning blackjack match plays, I turned $320 in into $535 out :thumbsup: Now trying to decide whether to turn in for a few hours or go back down (in my room at QQQQ now)... I probably should sleep a bit but I don’t wanna *stomps feet* :cry::cuss::kill:
     
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  10. DaiLun

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

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    Did you get a yellow cap? Were there any in the machine? I believe that they ran out of the Halloween ones and were putting the "house" yellow cap. (Spirit of the Wolf) in the machine.
     
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  11. 3OfDiamonds

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    Interesting things that happened today:

    1) *Thrice* learning from experience to have next to no faith in the accuracy of Google Maps and RTC’s text service to accurately estimate wait times... I guess I’m gonna have to try the RTC app, but why am I not terribly optimistic right now? :hmmm: Had to catch an Uber to make sure I got to the meetup on time bc apparently I missed a connection by one minute (oh and buses often are early to stops unless it’s right after a “time stop” where they have to stop and recalibrate... I mean if buses ran every 5-10 minutes that’d be one thing, but especially at night that isn’t quite the case (although Vegas is better than San Diego in quite a few routes in this regard)...

    2) I had the feeling I forgot something when I left the room... when I was standing at the bus stop behind the Sahara trying to figure out what to do because the (assumed - see above) missed connection was putting me at risk of not making it in time for the planned meet... and I realized very distinctly I did not have my jacket with me when the wind picked up :eek::haha: So yeah, between freezing my big arse off and time issues, I got an Uber to Gold Coast... and apparently dropped my phone in the car as I was getting out of it, only to realize when I reached for it as I was entering the casino :eek::eek::eek: Ensue “Very Fat Person Running Improbably Fast” scene where I was desperately flagging down the car and THANKFULLY got the driver’s attention so I could retrieve my phone :oops::nworthy: So there was a good 15 minutes of me thinking I may have conked my heart for good :faint: before I finally caught my breath and regained some semblance of calm before the planned meet :thumbsup:

    3) Cornerstone is just awesome; it would be great even at full price, and that $20 off $40 ACG coupon makes it all the better :licklips::feedme:

    4) Drink service took *awhile* at ACD... in the high limit area :nono: But then the server came by every 10-15 minutes after nothing for an hour or so? :confused: Although she did notice I left my backpack (again, with the forgetting/misplacing things :bang::whistle:) when I went to the True Rewards desk to activate my $100 free play, so there’s that :)

    5) For @Flowers :thumbsup:

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  12. 3OfDiamonds

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    Still haven’t played yet beyond that initial dabble - I might give it a more serious go sometime in the next few days :)
     
  13. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Nice hits so far! Gl the rest of the way!
     
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  14. 3OfDiamonds

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    Well I am taking a meal break at Magnolia’s... today has been a bit rough; if it weren’t for the quad 2’s I hit shortly before I stopped I think I would have wiped out all but $100 or so of my $1100 up prior to today :eek: Oh well, that’s gambool :goofy: Had a bit of gambling dessert in the form of some Harley Davidson slots which had the minimum bet level loaded with free games... stopped as soon as I got one of the bonuses and ended up a whole buck fifty :p Ok meal done (the avocado chicken triple stack sandwich and the bread pudding are both excellent btw :feedme:), time to land some more quads and hopefully a Royal :poker::jester:
     
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  15. 3OfDiamonds

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    I appreciate this encore :thumbsup::nworthy:

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  16. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    Poke a hole through everything you own. Go to the player's club of your favorite casino and get one of those curly phone-cord type clips and clip everything you own to yourself. Stop leaving sh*t behind. Then you can just concentrate on all the good food, good vp and alcohol that makes LV so special.
     
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  17. 3OfDiamonds

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    Ummm so an alarm just went off telling us to stay in our rooms until further notice... and now we were just told it was a false alarm... alrighty then :blink:
     
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  18. 3OfDiamonds

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    Another one just dropped in my lap (first quad of the day though so still down)... I can almost forgive not getting the kicker on the draw, almost :p

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  19. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Low-Roller

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    Hey I can dig this just having stuff thrown at me... not complaining at all, bring it on!!! :thumbsup::woohoo::haha:

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  20. smerrian

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    Nice. You don't even have to 'work' for them!
     
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