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Vegas On the Cheap - No Pressure! 2/1 to 2/3

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by luck.ofthe.draw, Jan 31, 2018.

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  1. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw VIP Whale

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    I have acquired more (self-titled) Cat Blocks.

    I felt this needed to be shared with the community. Best investment thus far.
     

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    Gambled a smidge at Harrah's - the Strip is now electric and crowded. So many people, glad my flight leaves tomorrow haha.

    Played the new Wolf Run installment at Harrah's, no luck snagging a bonus though.
    WMS also has a reel slot out with wolves that look eerily familiar.... :)

    Hoping to head to Cosmo soon, my friend's concert (George Strait) is wrapping up soon.

    On the plus side, piano bar is covering numerous Elton John songs. I'll take it!

    I also caught the tail end of "Time to Say Goodbye" at the Bellagio fountains earlier. So incredible....and it just screams classic Vegas to me. Beautiful beautiful song. Posted some to my Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BewRDhxnv9D/
     

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    On a mission to enjoy this last night for another couple hours.

    The Strip is packed and pretentious idiots and fun-loving people are out in full force.
    I Ubered back from Mirage to Cosmo though, dolled up in my little dress and as a gal walking alone, thought it'd be in my best interest. Now taking my last $70 in slot play (plus any accrued Freeplay) and headed to the floor for one last hurrah of drinks and games! IMG_20180202_232919_846.jpg PSX_20180202_235546.jpg IMG_20180202_234738.jpg IMG_20180202_235209.jpg IMG_20180202_214847.jpg
     

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    Right on.......have fun......good luck :beer:
     
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    An hour later and I'm down to my last $20, plus FreePlay.

    This late night hour led us to the only place open for tasty food - The Henry.

    The place is crawling with overdressed chicks showing too much skin, and adults ("" people mid-40's and up) dressing like people in their 20's? Only in Vegas I guess, but goddamn help. Whatever happened to class, self-respect and moderate decency? There's a line between sexy and....not, and these people are so far over the not.

    End rant.

    Will redemption come after 4th meal? Who knows. :) IMG_20180202_214803.jpg IMG_20180203_002717.jpg
     

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    Holy shit these short rib tater tot nachos do NOT mess around! Is that truffle oil I'm tasting? Can you smell the braised short ribs? Seriously they are so tender and good - just like what I'd make at home - I thought I loved the meatloaf here but move on over.... :)

    Friend got grilled cheese and tomato soup.

    Almost time to hit the hay.
     

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    You should watch @UKFanatic drink it. He gulped it down at Epcot in front of me. Somehow. Some way. He likes it. It reminds me of Triaminic Yellow cough medicine. The other 7 sodas at Epcot were at least okay. But Beverly? I don't care if you enjoy appertifs, UKFanatic!

    Great TR, luck.ofthe.draw! Hope you find a big finish!
     
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    I hope whoever created those pillars with the digital show at the Cosmo check in desk got a huge bonus - those things are so great. Thanks for the pictures!
     
    Trashy Castle with my kids :P
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    spicole No shirt, no shoes... NO DICE!

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    Loving everything so far! I'm so jealous.
     
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    Seriously love that machine!
     
    Cher! Before she announces another farewell tour lol..
    mLife Halloween slot tournament!
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    My last beautiful morning in Vegas....For now. :)

    We got a great view on the 43rd floor - I'd definitely pick this room again! And so quiet!

    Quick breakfast and one more go at the slots before heading to the airport...!
    (maybe one more Cat Block? :)) PSX_20180203_100316.jpg PSX_20180203_100331.jpg PSX_20180203_100348.jpg
     
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    Thanks for sharing your fantastic trip and good luck on the last day. You do Vegas on the cheap very nicely.
     
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    This is one thing I've wanted to try. Maybe this year we'll finally get around to it.
     
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    Breakfast of champions - ham & cheese (got nothing on Bouchon though. Till next time, Keller!) and a white chocolate mocha - paid for with points.

    It was there that I found what I'd been searching for all along. That goddamn Airplane slot!!! Didn't get any big wins, but scored the Passenger Bonus 3 times on 1 & 2cent denoms which was fun. :)

    Now heading to the airport! I've still got $100 in my bank account till payday next Weds, and kept Sterling for another year (plus accrued more points towards Gold), going home with 3 Cat Blocks, and ate some amazing food!

    Now heading home to the boyfriend and cat cuddles yaaaay! PSX_20180203_112201.jpg PSX_20180203_112142.jpg
     

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    Thanks for taking us along. My kind of trip (I'll be there in 3 1/2 weeks).

    GG
     
    On the way to Palm Springs!
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    Waiting on the plane now, got $5 in my wallet and my bank account is enough to last me till payday. That's a win!

    Feeling energized and ready to see my boyfriend and cats, but also ready to save and plan my next trip. Cannot wait!!

    Got Rancid, AFI amd Dream Theater to warm my ears on the flight home.

    PSX_20180203_123939.jpg Vegas, I love you! Till next time!
     

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    Safe travels, thanks for doing a great TR, I enjoyed following!
     
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    Back in sunny San Diego. City hasn't changed a bit. PSX_20180203_141831.jpg
    Till next time friends! Hopefully March or April then May for Vegas Uncorked! Hopefully. :)
     

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    Spectacular trip and trip report!!! :nworthy::nworthy::nworthy::nworthy::nworthy:

    Thanks for taking us along for the ride!
     
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    Just arrived home, will read through everyone's comments and reply appropriately, but first.... I must cuddle with this kid name Chloe:
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    And there is Chlo trying to steal the one joy Vegas doesn't have (gasp) Submarina sandwich - turkey, salami, melty cheese.

    Also pictured, beer I couldn't find in Vegas (good thing my fridge is stocked!) - Einstock ale and Mother Earth's Cali Creamin'.
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    Thank you everyone for the well wishes! I'll post final replies later :)- also, I has an Instagram: luck.ofthe.draw where I just uploaded a partial video of the breathtaking Bellagio fountains show from last night (among others). Mostly features slot wins there though.
     

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