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Attempting to drive on The Strip to get somewhere on time on the weekend: Bad Idea.
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jasemike From: jasemike Date: March 31st, 2007 01:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
I can never get anywhere on time when I am in Vegas.
zimzat From: zimzat Date: March 31st, 2007 02:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't have too much of a problem with getting to work or the store. I do tend to get pass up my stop frequently when trying to find a place for the first or second time, though.

The problem last night is that I was trying to get to somewhere north of them, saw that the Maryland was right next to it and thought "Oh, I can take that all the way up." I failed to notice that the airport was right in the middle so I would have to go around it before getting back on that same street. In a last-minute realization of this, I went left to Las Vegas Blvd instead of right to Eastern. Thus, I got stuck on The Strip in traffic.
lakeguy From: lakeguy Date: November 24th, 2008 09:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
in a rush and trying to get somewhere in a hurry there on a weekend? you crazy? hehe

I can't remember when we did but it I think it was a Monday to wed when I was there back in Dec 2002 (

yes i am reading all your backdated entries :P
zimzat From: zimzat Date: November 24th, 2008 10:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
Tuesday and Wednesday are decent days. Thursday and Monday are iffy (depending on season, holiday, etc). It's Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that are really bad on The Strip.

I've since learned to take several of the side streets to at least get close to where I'm going before attempting to get on The Strip. It saves a lot of time that way.

heh, oh, I've noticed. I'm starting to wonder if I should expect to be kidnapped on your "vacation". :-P Nah, it's fine. Carry on. :-)

"All"? o.O That's almost 2000 entries.
lakeguy From: lakeguy Date: November 24th, 2008 10:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
not all :P

can you get any discount or free tickets to any show? LOL

you must have at least 7 comments from me today lol

we'll be in Las Vegas on the dec 13th but likely only 20mins or so to get the car and drive off to CA..

the 17th sometime in the afternoon/evening we will be in Las vegas for the night. we're staying at planet hollywood. we got a good rate

Flying out on the 18th
zimzat From: zimzat Date: November 25th, 2008 12:08 am (UTC) (Link)
Hmm... *counts* My inbox currently has about 15 notifications from you on LiveJournal activity. :-P

I'll respond more when I get home in an hour or two.
zimzat From: zimzat Date: November 25th, 2008 06:47 am (UTC) (Link)
can you get any discount or free tickets to any show?

I ... don't know. I spent an evening with a couch surfer and he also got my discount to the Star Trek exhibit for me being a local. They've already taken that down, though. I don't know if anywhere else does that either.

Planet Hollywood is right next to the Bellagio. That makes seeing the water show very easy.

What time do you fly out on the 18th?
lakeguy From: lakeguy Date: November 25th, 2008 05:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
The water show was shut off when I was there in 2002 for repairs so I am hoping it won't be this year... could you go and tell them they better have it running this time for me

our flight is 12:10

lakeguy From: lakeguy Date: November 24th, 2008 11:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
I made like 9 comments.. I wonder if they weren't emailed to you :P
zimzat From: zimzat Date: November 25th, 2008 06:43 am (UTC) (Link)
LiveJournal does seem to be getting behind on the email notifications. Their IM notifications are almost non-existent lately. For example, the email notification for this specific comment took about 30 minutes before I finally got it. I know I'm not the only one it's happening to since several people on my Friends of Friends list have mentioned it as well. Must be something to do with the move to their new data center.
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