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2 days and 20 hours til Vegas.. Am I addicted?

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2 days and 20 hours til Vegas.. Am I addicted?

Yes I am. From my first stay at the Palm in 2008. My gf loved the Girls Next Door so we went to Meet Holly. At 32 she was 22, that was my first time ever Ina casino. Loved it. So much has changed since then. Palms has been sold and turned locals casino. I upped my bet from .20 cents,10 times 2, to .80 cents a spin. We have met Carrot Top and he had a drink with me for my bday and brought me on stage, had a Freeds cake that looked like a slot machine for my bday brough out by the manager and the head chef at YOLOs- they rock-met Holly, Kendra, Joel. McHale, been on Vegas Strip the tv show , seen Kid Rock on NYE and counted down the new year at his concert, seen Chris Angel, stayed in the suite next to the Hef suite and had the manager give us a tour of Hefs suite and take pics, jumped off the Stratosphere hotel ... My gf hates me for that one... Zip lined on Freemont, won hundreds lost thousands, got comped for weeks at Flamingo, Palms, TI , and Harrahs, and paid thousands for a PH suite. I have eaten at the 9 steakhouse and eaten a Walgreens sandwich with hit fries sitting I the strip. I learned to love Bills and now they douched it up with Cromwell. Aria was supposed to be great, turned out to be an inconvenient cave with stores for millionaires. How has Vegas progressed/ regressed for you over the years?

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1. Re: 2 days and 20 hours til Vegas.. Am I addicted?

Ps big fingers , small phone, no excuse. I cannot type.

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Love your resume.

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5 days 14 hours for me.....

Vegas only gets better for me, stayed @ Monte Carlo my first time in '98ish. I've been to 2 weddings, stayed in 5 different hotels, partied at Rehab at the Hard Rock. Got thrown out of the huge 3 story FAO Schwartz that used to be in the Forum Shops for being drunk at 11 in the morning with my sister. This past October I ate Kobe beef for the first time. Won over $1000 playing craps @ Excal and bought myself a Prada bag.

I haven't yet had a handpay playing slots or VP, stayed in a 'big deal' suite, or met anyone famous. I don't get drunk at 10 am anymore, and I nap more often. But I still get excited every time and I know Vegas has a world of possibilities waiting for me!

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I have plenty more...been to Treasures..ps... The name is ironic, no actual treasure, seen a dad attack someone so his kid could see the PG 23 rated pirate show, watched a 2 year old actually play a slot machine on NYE as mom fed money in the machine, I told her it was illegal and she said not where she comes from.???? Have seen many booty shaking contests at Flamingo, and a coworker at one of these...awkward. We met Vanilla Ice two summers ago, he actually hooked me up because everyone said Ilook like him, and we were the only VIPs at his show that day and hung out with him for an hour or so... Google Las Vegas sun vanilla ice flamingo pool or something like that. I am the dude in the white hat.

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A Vanilla Ice look-a-like? Awesome. Just keep coming with the stories. Not sure if they're all true but whatever. They make for great reading.

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Seriously they are all 100% true. Vanilla Ice actually hung out with us and gave me his managers number. That night he was performing at Carnival Court. Girls kept coming to me in the pool at Flsmingo for me to sing the.. Yes I said them. Vanilla put us and only is on his VIP list that night. We walked up to the line three sheets to the wind and cut off about two hundred people and told the girl we were on his VIP list. She checked. We were the y o e and she checked my I'd and we were off. He was performing on North beach the next weekend and gave me his managers number and free tix. Strange I know. My gf called Carrot Ztops manager on a shim for my 36 th bast. He agreed to give us front row and shake my hand. It all went crazy. My gf was supposed to signal him where we were to take a pic with us... Ok we none of this by the way. Her signal was to leave the auditorium. For a minute. She did and well... Went to the bar and waited and got drinks. He brought me on stage after she left and brought out a shot machine and I randomly kissed him as the audience laughed and they played the theme song to Jeopardy as we waited for my gf...10 mins later she walks in with drinks and walks up and onstage like it is normal while thousands of people watched...

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My gf actually danced on stage with Flo rida and Flava Flav at the Palms...met and took spices withDavid Spade. Met Ron Howard.

What is a good way to get pics on here?

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We're good. I believe you. Doubt you can make these kind of stories up…but this is the internet so you never know. I'm heading out a week from Friday. I haven't been in about four years. Can't wait. Staying at Sleazers (a dealer at Mandalay Bay called it that years ago. it was hilarious) in an Ocatvious room. Got some good dinner res's set up along with a few shows but most excited to game on March Madness Ball.

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Why try so hard to impress?

Edited: 19 March 2014, 01:19
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Love it! My husband and I are going to Vegas for our first time, this October. I hope we come home with a story or two, to share. Which i am sure we will - but hopefully something as fun happens to us!!