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View Poll Results: Should I post AC TR as a preamble to Vegas March Madness TR?
Yes. I'm bored in my cubicle and willing to waste my employer's resources. 55 80.88%
No. This is a LAS VEGAS thread. Plus, Atlantic City is stupid and weird. 6 8.82%
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Old 03-16-2017, 08:38 AM   #51
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Re: March Madness 2017 TR, Jersey Boys Edition

Finally the Pixel has come BACK to LAS VEGAS!
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:44 AM   #52
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Snowmageddon had less teeth than expected in NYC, though it was only 20 degrees this morning. McLovin's flight left on time this morning and mine left more or less on time in the afternoon. Landed and rode from the airport with the windows gloriously open. Threw my gear in the room at Caesar's, got bets in for the morning games. Currently at Bellagio to open a PlayMGM account then may play a short PLO session at Aria before retiring at a reasonable hour.
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Old 03-16-2017, 11:02 AM   #53
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Snowmageddon had less teeth than expected in NYC, though it was only 20 degrees this morning. McLovin's flight left on time this morning and mine left more or less on time in the afternoon. Landed and rode from the airport with the windows gloriously open. Threw my gear in the room at Caesar's, got bets in for the morning games. Currently at Bellagio to open a PlayMGM account then may play a short PLO session at Aria before retiring at a reasonable hour.
The debauchery begins. Updates from you is what is going to keep me going until next Wednesday. GL
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Old 03-16-2017, 06:06 PM   #54
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Aria PLO FTW
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Old 03-16-2017, 06:19 PM   #55
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Aria PLO FTW
Ahhhhhhhh yeahhhhh!!! Now you really have me salivating.

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Old 03-16-2017, 07:40 PM   #56
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No grand fireworks to report. Just a fun profitable sesh coupled with afternoon rungood outside the poker room. Serene afternoon.
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:55 PM   #57
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No grand fireworks to report. Just a fun profitable sesh coupled with afternoon rungood outside the poker room. Serene afternoon.
Another random hookup to some bomb bud?
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Old 03-18-2017, 09:48 AM   #58
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[ ] thread delivers
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:35 AM   #59
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For all other 2p2ers who will be in town this weekend, if you want to hook up for a smoke, drink or poker, PM me on here. Won't be doing live updates, but will log in to check PMs and the like. We're planning on a late night trip to Chada Friday night, assume that Gobbo will handle ordering duties. Haven't made a res yet, so if any of you want tp join us for late night Thai food, give me a shout before Friday.



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Old 03-18-2017, 10:46 AM   #60
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lolol this.
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Old 03-18-2017, 11:18 AM   #61
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Calm the **** down.
Why so serious? I have always responded favorably and appreciatively in his threads; it was just a friendly needle. Perhaps I should have been less subtle with my sarcasm to help keep your blood pressure down.
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:02 PM   #62
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Calm the **** down.
Your avatar is ironic!

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Why so serious? I have always responded favorably and appreciatively in his threads; it was just a friendly needle. Perhaps I should have been less subtle with my sarcasm to help keep your blood pressure down.


Live update! Heading to Picasso right now, Fallow deer or Wagyu short rib?
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Old 03-19-2017, 02:24 AM   #63
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Wagyu short rib!


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Old 03-19-2017, 09:39 PM   #64
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this is sick writing/story-telling! I gotta work on my TR game.
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:49 AM   #65
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Landed in NYC just before dawn. 28 degrees, snow on the ground, need to get straight to work, took a taxi 90 minutes to get through traffic and into Manhattan. Not even 7 AM and the roads are jammed. Awesome. Had a great time this weekend, but it was easily the most sedate of any LV trip I've ever taken. Honestly don't know if there's any way to make an interesting read out of it. If it wasn't for the fact that I only got 4 hours of sleep last night (due to the red eye only being 4.5 hours long), I wouldn't even be tired. Will get good sleep tonight and then gather up all the pics/chat logs/notes and cobble something together in the coming days. Thanks again Las Vegas for always being exactly what I need at any given time...
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Old 03-20-2017, 01:26 PM   #66
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While I was looking forward to a TR about a craze filled weekend, their is nothing wrong with a sedate trip. I'm sure we will enjoy whatever you wright.
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Old 03-20-2017, 01:51 PM   #67
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Had a great time this weekend, but it was easily the most sedate of any LV trip I've ever taken. Honestly don't know if there's any way to make an interesting read out of it.
Make something up? Throw in a hooker or pop star.
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:54 PM   #68
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i'm confident pixel will push all the appropriate words and augment with an excellent photo selection. i'm more interested in seeing what he considers to be a 'sedate trip'.
he has a gift for storytelling...i'm going to wait and let him tell the story.
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Old 02-23-2018, 02:17 PM   #69
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Hey LVL, itís been a while. Iím not sure where to begin. Iím currently on a flight back to the east coast. This TR from last March ended abruptly for good reason. The posts from my account after March 16th of last year were not from me. I am just now returning home for the first time since I landed in Vegas back in March. For reasons that will become evident, there are no photos of any kind from this trip. Iím writing up the entire experience now, breaking it into parts and will post them sporadically in the coming week. If all parts of the story make it onto the site, then Iím safe and theyíre not coming for me.

Iím still having a difficult time wrapping my head around how Iím going to explain to my family that Iíve been missing all this time. They will be hard pressed to believe the story Iím about to tell. So will you.
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Old 02-23-2018, 03:38 PM   #70
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Wtf pixel?!?!
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Old 02-23-2018, 05:21 PM   #71
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Best welcome back post ever!
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Old 02-23-2018, 05:23 PM   #72
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Old 02-23-2018, 05:32 PM   #73
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Maybe this will be easier for me to relate if I tell it the way Iíve told my trip reports in the past. Some of my memories are crystal clear; others are hazy at best. I wish I had photos.

Iíll try to break it down into easy-to-digest portions. None of this will be easy to explain.

Cliffs: Walls of text, with no pictures to break them up; McLovin is not McLovin; standard start in Vegas

It all starts out so well, so normally, no portents of the insanity to come. Iíd escaped the freezing cold of New York for the balmy glory of Vegas. A heat wave had rolled in prior to our arrival and we were expecting temperatures in the high 80ís for the entire weekend. I arrive, check into Caesarís and am happily surprised by the junior suite I get, just one room but big enough for 8 to chill in and watch games. Iíd heard there were now sports betting apps available in the books. For some reason, Caesarís, the largest casino chain in the world, doesnít have one. I make a few bets for the next day while at Caesarís, then stroll over to the Bellagio and wait for what seems an eternity setting up an account with MGM. After loading a stupid amount of money onto that, I manage to get a hold of McLovin. To my surprise, he is uninterested in gambling. Heíd managed to fly cross country before realizing he was sick enough that he needed to check into a clinic for medical care. One would need to be nearly dead or desperately frightened by a condom malfunction during a tryst with a streetwalker to set foot into a Strip clinic.

Pixel: Whatís your deal?
McLovin: Strep throat. Canít drink. Did you get weed? Can we smoke some?
Pixel: You on antibiotics yet?
McLovin: Címon, itís fine, i took some antibiotics like an hour ago.
Pixel: Great. Take some more. See you tomorrow.

I walk from the Bellagio to Aria and sit immediately in a 1/2 PLO game. After securing the seat, I order my beloved iced watermelon juice and head outside to toke up some Sour D Iíd brought from Dirty Jerz. My juice arrives just as I return to the table and the PLO begins. On my first hand, I flop nut straight, the board runs clean, and I get three streets of value from another tourist holding on for dear life with the idiot end. The runner hasn't even returned with my chips when I'm raking my first pot. Living the dream.

Iíve lost a little and am down to $330 when I am dealt 9764 in the BB. The pot is limped 100 ways and we see a flop of 974. I lead for pot and get folds until the button, whoís been super aggro as though heís playing NLH, pots it. I decide, what the hell, it's unlikey he has a set and repot, putting him all in and figuring Iíll flip a coin against his combo draw. He groan calls and we see a 7 on the turn and 4 on the river. He mucks and wanders away when I show him my multiple boats. A new player takes his seat and sits with $300. I am on the button when he opens for $15. The cutoff calls and I call on the BTN with KK97. The blinds both call. The flop comes KA2. The small blind leads for $60 and the original raiser pots to $240. Neither of them has more than $300, so I repot. The small blind folds and the new guy calls off. Board comes rainbow rags, I show top set and the new guy sadly shows QJQx. Iím now up over 1k in less than 30 minutes at the table. Exhaustion and elation crash over me simultaneously and I realize that itís past 5 AM to my body. I play another orbit and then cash out. My bed beckons.

Next: A sedate McLovin; the tournament begins; magic.
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Old 02-23-2018, 05:42 PM   #74
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ITT: ??? !!! ???
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Old 02-23-2018, 06:17 PM   #75
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JFC man, don't keep us waiting...
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