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Posted 10 December 2003 - 07:47 PM



Greetings all.
My first post.

I am spending three days in Las Vegas - Dec 21-23.
Anything to do there which should be done per your advice?
shopping, shows, eateries, anything welcome.

ps: i am not a Las Vegas type, my last trip was a week in Tokyo.

Please help me make the most of this trip.
thanks!
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Posted 10 December 2003 - 07:54 PM



I am travelling to Las Vegas Dec 21-23rd.
The trip isn't my idea, but can it be fun and enjoyable?

Shopping, scenery, eateries, any advice welcome.

ps: my last trip was Tokyo in May, i am not really the stereotypical vegas girl.

Thanks!
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Posted 14 December 2003 - 03:34 AM



Totally depends on what you're into but there is something for everyone.
It's easy to spend several days in Vegas without participating in any gambling antics.
It can be cheesy but that's what Vegas was built on (not sand but cheese...)

- Go to one of the Cirque du Soleil shows like 'O'
- Check out some of the decor at The Venetian, Paris and Luxor hotels. I don't like the Bellagio much but it's popular for a gawk
- Day tours to The Grand Canyon (w helicopter ride in the canyon if you like)
- Check the gig listings, there might be some cool band passing through
- In the more expensive hotels there are plenty of good restaurants
- Check out some of the small wedding chapels (entries in your hotel yelow pages)
- Vegas is mostly about people-watching. Every brand of freak is there to gawk at. Be sure to go to the cheapest looking casino you can find and check out the limping toothless trailer trash with their mullets and wife-beater singlets. You might see someone famous - from an episode of COPs
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Posted 15 December 2003 - 08:17 PM



"imping toothless trailer trash with their mullets and wife-beater singlets. You might see someone famous - from an episode of COPs"

HAHAHAHA, awesome.

thanks for the advice!


Anyone else?
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Posted 20 February 2004 - 12:26 AM



hey there, that's my home town you're talking about

kidding, i hate it there. growing up in vegas was the worst.

it's not really fun for me now when i go back with friends.
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Posted 02 February 2007 - 06:21 PM

Hi all,

Iam a new comer here as a poster but I have been reading this website for years....

I have made some researchs but I did not find anything big about Las Vegas.

I know about different shows, casinos, strip clubs... but what can you please tell me not to miss ? As for shipping Fruition, Udft, Dior (Iam French so no need to go there) I saw chromehearts... what else ?

And what attractions should I go easy to enter and fun ?

At last could you please update what is the best way to go to L.A when Iam in Vegas ? Rent a car ? Take a plane ? Is it expensive...

If someone from these areas can share some knowledge or people who have visited there !

Thx for all !

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 07:58 PM

Hi all,

Iam a new comer here as a poster but I have been reading this website for years....

I have made some researchs but I did not find anything big about Las Vegas.

I know about different shows, casinos, strip clubs... but what can you please tell me not to miss ? As for shipping Fruition, Udft, Dior (Iam French so no need to go there) I saw chromehearts... what else ?

And what attractions should I go easy to enter and fun ?

At last could you please update what is the best way to go to L.A when Iam in Vegas ? Rent a car ? Take a plane ? Is it expensive...

If someone from these areas can share some knowledge or people who have visited there !

Thx for all !

:D


An average airfare from Vegas to LA is around $200 roundtrip, after tax. If you rent a car, you are looking at about $150 or so for two days, plus gas, and the 4-hour each way trip. Depends on how many people are going with you. If it is several, then I would rent an SUV as opposed to flying of course; plus you will NEED a car in LA. You can take the Greyhound bus for about $75 round trip, but the station in LA is fucking ghetto and in the middle of nowhere dowtown, so you will spend a ton on taxis and will need to rent a car as well anyway.

Shopping in Vegas is OK. No spots that are a "must" in my opinion. Just walk around Caesar's Palace enormous Forum shopping center, as well as the Venetian's and the Alladin's centers as well. Then, just spend your time walking up and down the strip hotel-hopping and getting drunk. If you like, there is a Truefitt & Hill (from the UK) barber shop in Caesar's Palace, and you can get a real straight razor shave......that's fun.

Also, you said you "know" about strip clubs, but just to be sure, DON'T MISS THE SPEARMINT RHINO. This place is goddamn amazing (although the one in LA sucks). It is the size of a football field and any night, on average, has over 100 girls working.....and unbelievably hot ones at that (a few mingers are certain though, of course). Have fun........

If you are into clubbing, lines in Vegas blow balls. To check out the hopping places, get there as early as possible, get a table and enjoy. If you go to any of the following "hot" places any time after 10 pm, expect to wait a good two hours in line and then pay $30 to get in: Ghost Bar, Rum Jungle, Pure at Caesar's Palace, Hard Rock Cafe's Body English, etc.

In terms of attractions, Casinos are the attractions. Just spend time in a few each day. The each have unique bars / games / attractions. For instance, New York New York has a roller coaster, the MGM has some tigers and shit in a little zoo, the Luxor has cool decor and insane architecture. Seriously, just walk around. Places not to miss are: Venetian, Caesar's Palace, Bellagio........ But most casinos are great. If you want to gamble your ass off, stick to cheaper casinos like Barbary Coast, etc. as they have alot faster free drink service, tables with lower minimums and lots of drunk/addicted/poor gamblers that you can beat.

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 08:03 PM

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 08:43 PM

When in Vegas...

Bellagio Buffet: drink iced tea..

Any cracking club: slip the bouncer a $20 fuck the line!

shopping: like england said the caeser's forum is pretty much the spot. a few outlets right outside you might not wanna miss also.. fruiton is overated imo, its pretty much the pasadena flea market but highly edited and hyped. the new Undftd will have a solid kick selection no doubt but the atmosphere of it is not really on point (its in a cvs shopping center next to a nail salon!).

But when im in vegas i try not to shop so much.

Unwind.. Get ripped.. Get laid..
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Posted 02 February 2007 - 09:41 PM

Be sure to hit the Las Vegas Lounge.


Drive to LA and stop at Bun Boy, just not on Sunday.
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Posted 02 February 2007 - 10:15 PM

You have to go to the Wynn Buffet. Period. The food is brilliant. In my opinion it is the best buffet in Las Vegas not just because the food is 1000x's better than Bellagio and Ceasars, but the service is amazing. All in all its fucking DANK!
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:42 AM

I just stayed 3 month in Vegas... You can't go wrong with the Spearmint Rhino, but you should also try Seamless - It's half nightclub/Stripjoint....The girls are not as agressive as on the rhino....

Instead of buying a lapdance from a girl, you should just offer a girl aka. a stripper a drink. You will get the same value! - Get you hands busy! - And maybe if you are lucky you can hook up with da girl later on... I did!:P - Dress up and be a gentleman - they are not use 2 that! - They are used 2 old freaks with alot of money!

Good luck!

http://seamlessclub.com/
http://spearmintrhino.com/
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 05:56 PM

leaving for vegas in less than 2 hours.... any last suggestions?
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 08:48 PM

Wynn.


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Posted 23 May 2007 - 12:27 PM

hey all Ill be heading to vegas in june. staying at the MGM grand. ive been there before but I just wanted some input as to what i can check out in terms of "unusual" or at least not really typical. im trying to avoid clubs and spots that are completely bro'd out and what not. food suggestions would be nice (ive got the buffet's covered thanks)


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Posted 24 May 2007 - 04:09 PM

I'm from Vegas.
Go to this Japanese restaurant called Ichiza in China Town.
It is low Key and fun.

I also think you should see the show Mystere.
Its wonderful and wierd.

China Town:

4255 Spring Mountain Road #C201
Las Vegas · Nevada · 89102
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 12:44 AM

*bump* anything else?
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Posted 22 June 2007 - 01:12 AM

i liked seablue which is in mgm grand, also had a delcious steak at del friscos

rest of the time i was mostly working, which mostly sucked
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Posted 22 June 2007 - 03:42 AM

Ryan i highly recommend FIREFLY. It is a local resturaunt in a lounge style. There is a live DJ that spins mellow hip hop type jazzy stuff (mushroom jazz usually) during weekend nights. They also got DJ's weedday nights. It is filled with mostly locals and is very low key. the food is in a tapas style and is FUCKING INSANELY GOOD! Definitly a locals place.

The people there are pretty superfuture looking. I went there with my girlfriend and her sister who works at one of the Hotels on the strip. We met up with their friends who are all dancers, drink servers and showgirls. Its a place where a lot of showgirls ussually go out to on a girls night out or for late dinners. the place is fucking poppin'. call for resrvations or wait on the list for a good hour. This place is a must visit when in vegas. Great to go with a small or even large group.
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Posted 22 June 2007 - 03:48 AM

i cant wait to go there again, so i checked google maps to see if its still there and it is! dont forget to order the stuffed dates wrapped in bacon!

3900 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 369-3971
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 01:55 AM

I'm heading to Las Vegas next week, and I did lots of research to find cheap shopping. However, I need some help.

Has anybody been to the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas or Las Vegas Premium Outlets?

They have Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Neiman Marcus, and other factory stores in between the two outlets, but are they like Calvin Klein where sales only occur in your dreams or are they like Sak's Off 5th where clearanced items are 75 percent off? And I'm not a logo obsessed person, I'm just curious. ^_~

And has anybody been to the Marc Jacobs store on Las Vegas BLVD? I thought it was only a Marc Jacobs Collection store, but on the website, there is a $20 Marc by Marc Jacobs tee, and I was hoping there was more Marc by Marc Jacobs.

Is Dior Homme marking down Hedi clothing at all?

Thanks to anybody who understands what I'm asking.
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 02:21 AM

yeah, the left side of the dior homme store is on sale.
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 02:27 AM

Thanks a lot!
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 02:27 AM

Please report when you get back. I'm going there the following week.
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 02:58 AM

No problem.

I'm probably going to go to the Ceasar's Palace Forum Shops, a few outlets, the Fashion Show mall, the Wynn Esplanade, and a few other high-end shopping centers and outlets.
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 03:00 AM

Cool, I'm going just for the weekend and it's a bachelor party so I won't have much time for shopping. I would appreciate if you report what's worth visiting.
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 04:15 AM

Oh sure. Do you want to know about food?
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 04:17 AM

Nah I think we already have reservations somewhere and I'm just following the group on this one. I'm interested if it's even worth going shopping there since I'm in ny and have pretty much all of the stores here.
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 04:52 AM

Oh. Now that I know you're in NY, there isn't much for you to do here! At all!

I'm from San Diego so there's some stuff missing that I can find in Vegas, but you're good to go!
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Posted 24 July 2007 - 04:54 AM

I kinda thought alot of "downtown" non-strip Las Vegas was cheapie.
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