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Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

LaLaLand
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Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

A friend of mine cannot understand the fascination some people have with this city. She prefers going to Florida, the Bahamas or Mexico and cannot understand what the hype is about Las Vegas.

What appeals to YOU and why?

California
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1. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

- we can drive their

-adult entertainment

- no hassles w/ border patrols/visas/plane tickets/airports

- good deals on hotels

- best buffets/ rest. are in vegas

-so many clubs to choose from

Chicago, Illinois
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2. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

Why Vegas?

1. Wherever you're from, Vegas is 180 degress opposite.

2. The excitement of winning.

3. Great weather.

4. Great hotels.

5. Great dining.

6. No kids (wishful thinking)

Oregon
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3. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

It's a rush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nebraska
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4. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

Simple - "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas"

nuff said!!

Florida
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5. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

It's hard to explain, but Vegas just oozes excitement from every pore. There's no place like it on earth!!

The first time I went, I couldn't wait to get back there and everyone I know who's been feels the same way.

Even my in-laws, who are in their 60's, love it there, and they were very skeptical their first time. Now they too can't wait to go back.

There's really something for everyone.....even if you don't gamble. Food, booze, shows, shopping, sightseeing.....the lights, the entertainment!!!

I could go on, but you get the idea. :-)

Virginia
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6. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

Simply put...

If you have to explain , they wouldn't understand.

Minnesota
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7. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

There was a thread similar to this one about 1 month ago. My answer is what I told my 6 year old when she asked why mommy and daddy want to go to this place so bad that she can't go to. Vegas is like Chuck E. Cheese for grown ups!

San Leandro...
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8. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

The attraction for me is that .....

When you are in Vegas that environment is so all encompassing that you can't or don't think about anything else. You can leave everything behind. Where else can you visit Paris, Egypt, Italy, Venice, Ancient Rome, and several tropical islands, NYNY, and China ????

zbethg

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9. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

I told my boys a similar explanation, "It's like Disney World for grown ups". We never go with our kids because it wouldn't be the same MAGIC for me. What I love...

*No schedule or plan (I am normally very structured)

*Stay up as late as you like, there are no clocks in the casinos

*Sleep in late

*Have great massages at Canyon Ranch

*Feels like my husband and I are dating again

*We love playing Blackjack

*Window shopping at all the great Forums

*Totally carefree attitude

My sister and her kids met my mom and I there once and it just wasn't the same. I was worried about the kids eating, taking their naps, waking up early to go swimming, etc.

It's hard to describe the high and excitement I get just stepping off the plane. I am never ready to head back home to reality, but I still do.

LaLaLand
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10. Re: Why Vegas? How do you explain it ?

There is a really hot pit boss at TI around the Black Jack tables. Do pit bosses like to pose for photos? I think she is either Latina or Asian? Anyone know her name?