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Author Topic: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal  (Read 29067 times)

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Offline Dennis

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Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« on: November 12, 2009, 09:43:07 PM »
Below are three poposals for you consideration. Please review and post your preference below. Voting will occur for a minimum of one week to avoid rate increases which have already occured since I first enquired about rates.

Golden Nugget
August 11 - 17
       or
August 18 - 24

Wednesday and Thursday @ $55 per night
Friday and Saturday @ $95.00 per night
Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday @ $55.00 per night

Stratosphere
August 6 - 11
 
Wednesday $30.00 per night
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday @ $42.00
Sunday and Monday @ $30.00 per night

or

August 11 - 18

Wednesday @ $30.00 per night
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday @ $45.00 per night
Sunday and Monday @ $30.00 per night

Third option is to choose a hotel. Rather than holding group space, everyone would then search tour providers, such as Southwest, for a package deal from their city of departure.

Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2009, 10:41:03 PM »
Tough choice due to the 24hr beer bar and a Shark Tank Water Slide at Golden Nugget. But Stratosphere does have its "adults only" pool.

Due to the cheaper rates I'll have to go with...

STRATOSPHERE AUG. 6-11th

-Will
« Last Edit: November 12, 2009, 10:42:45 PM by WillyWump »
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Offline weasel

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2009, 11:32:38 PM »


   Stratosphere !    6-11th


    It is walking distance to " Snick's "            ::)

 

      Carl
" Live and let Live "

Offline aztecan

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2009, 11:29:33 PM »
We stayed at Stratosphere the last time and it was fine. It also is pretty centrally located between Glitter Gulch and The Strip. There is a quaint little 50s diner inside, along with other amenities.

The price is right, too.

So, I choose The Stratosphere and Aug. 6 - 11 works for me too.

HIUGS,

Mark
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~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline bocker3

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2009, 11:35:48 PM »

I like the 8/6-8/11 dates, so Stratosphere is my vote.  These dates will allow Sid and I to celebrate our 20th on the 2nd somewhere (maybe the Grand Canyon) and then head on up to Vegas to be with you all.

Mike
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Offline RAB

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2009, 10:14:46 AM »
Stratosphere, Aug. 6 - 11 is fine with me.

RAB   ;D

Who wonders what the heck "Snicks" is.   ???

Offline Moffie65

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2009, 10:23:01 AM »
I too vote for the Stratosphere, and the date doesn't matter.
The Bible contains 6 admonishments to homosexuals,
and 362 to heterosexuals.
This doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals,
It's just that they need more supervision.
Lynn Lavne

Offline pozniceguy

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2009, 01:04:15 PM »
Stratosphere is good spot.  easy connection in all directions...got my vote... whatever date gets most votes...

Nick
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Offline weasel

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2009, 06:22:27 PM »
Stratosphere, Aug. 6 - 11 is fine with me.

RAB   ;D

Who wonders what the heck "Snicks" is.   ???

  Snick's  is  a Little BAR  on south 4th street !
It is now the Oldest Gay bar in las vegas .
For Years the Red Barn was the leader in oldest ! ( I worked there for 8 years ! )
Anyway Snick's is a little dive , that I am looking forward to seeing some friends I have NOT seen
In 5  years  ;)
" Live and let Live "

Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2009, 09:38:20 PM »
I prefer being closer to the Strip, so that makes the Stratosphere option the better one for me.  I have stayed many times at the Golden Nugget though and have always enjoyed it.  I just love Vegas...so it really doesn't matter (and heaven knows how many years I have advocated it for one of our "gatherings.")  Either August weekend will work for me with a slight preference for the earlier one.

I cannot attend the London AMG due to work commitments in May so I want to be certain to attend this gathering.  I must admit that I really like the Blue Moon but it will not be appropriate for some of our members and it is much more important for us to be together!

Dennis... once again, my gratitude for your willingness to use your skills and connections to help coordinate these events for us.

Trying to "throw together" 3 days in Vegas before Christmas, so maybe I can scout out these options and some other attractions for us.   

Gary
Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2009, 05:13:27 PM »
If no one objects, I will finalize arrangements with the Stratosphere for August 6 - 11 and post booking instructions after the holiday.

Offline bocker3

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2009, 05:47:51 PM »
Thanks Dennis!
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2009, 07:06:30 PM »
Awesome!
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Last Labs-
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6/25/13 CD4- 1036, UD,
2/4/13, CD4 - 489, UD, 28%

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Offline Ric Wilke

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2009, 08:13:12 PM »
Perfect, absolutely perfect!!!

We have two friends (actually adopted family members) who live in Henderson and work in Las Vegas.  We like to call them our "Get out of Jail Free Cards."  Please don't ask, we won't tell.  But, they will love to meet all of you.  Barbara and Marc will have a riot with our group.

Thanks Dennis.  You have done it again!

Hugs all, R&T

Offline Dachshund

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2009, 11:10:06 PM »
Terrific, I can't wait.

Offline Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2009, 08:33:01 AM »
Terrific, I can't wait.

Of course we'll be seeing both you and Miss P. in London in May. Afterall, you voted for London (twice) and Miss P once (as her final destination vote).

I'd hate to think the London Committee is planning based on those votes, only to find out members intentionally skewed the vote.

Offline Dachshund

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2009, 08:48:44 AM »
London or Vegas we're all AMG! I better start packing I'm gonna be busy!

Offline Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2009, 08:53:58 AM »
London or Vegas we're all AMG! I better start packing I'm gonna be busy!

That's right. You'll find no discrimination on this side of the forums.

Offline anniebc

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #18 on: November 24, 2009, 04:19:38 PM »
Jeez..I thought I asked you two to put each other on ignore.

Dennis we have no way of knowing for sure who will or will not make it to Vegas, people do change their minds at the last minute as we know from past experience...things change and destinations plans change as well.

I voted for London, but because of the time of year it's not possible for me to go..so does that mean I can't attend the one in Vegas just because I voted for London?...you have coordinated enough of these AMG's to know it doesn't work that way.

Dach if you are thiking of going to Vegas then that's fine, you have every right to post here..but if you are here just to wind Dennis up then please stop it now....thanks

Hugs
Jan
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #19 on: November 24, 2009, 09:30:56 PM »
Jan,

You know we would LOVE to see you in Vegas!  I can't make London because of the May date but I know I am free for the August dates so I will be looking forward to whatever it is we are going to officially call the Vegas gathering.  I certainly hope, and I do encourage, our members to support the London AMG and if possible to also join us in Vegas.  The Vegas hotel is the one I believe you, RAB and Aztecan stayed in a few years ago.  I have never been there (although countless trips to the city) so it will be exciting to see a new place.

Gary   :D
Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #20 on: November 24, 2009, 09:37:24 PM »
Jeez..I thought I asked you two to put each other on ignore.

Dennis we have no way of knowing for sure who will or will not make it to Vegas, people do change their minds at the last minute as we know from past experience...things change and destinations plans change as well.

I voted for London, but because of the time of year it's not possible for me to go..so does that mean I can't attend the one in Vegas just because I voted for London?...you have coordinated enough of these AMG's to know it doesn't work that way.

Dach if you are thiking of going to Vegas then that's fine, you have every right to post here..but if you are here just to wind Dennis up then please stop it now....thanks

Hugs
Jan

Jan, I'd appreciate you also requesting that Dennis not personally bait me like he just did below.  I'm a bit flabergasted that you didn't call him out on such a blatant disregard for the rules here at AIDSmeds.  Fortunately I'm mature enough not to fall for such childish antics, but fair is fair as far as rules go.

Kindest regards,

Miss P
"Ive slept with enough men to know that Im not gay"

Offline anniebc

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #21 on: November 24, 2009, 11:06:07 PM »

Hi Philly

I thought I pretty much did with my responce to his last thread..unless I have missed something..have I?
because I have tried to be fair with everything that has been going on these last few days.
Hugs
Jan


Dennis we have no way of knowing for sure who will or will not make it to Vegas, people do change their minds at the last minute as we know from past experience...things change and destinations plans change as well.

I voted for London, but because of the time of year it's not possible for me to go..so does that mean I can't attend the one in Vegas just because I voted for London?...you have coordinated enough of these AMG's to know it doesn't work that way.


Hugs
Jan
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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2009, 11:08:46 PM »
Oh dear me, "fair" would probably involve something more than repeated warnings, but then I'm a strong believer in discipline. :)
"Ive slept with enough men to know that Im not gay"

Offline anniebc

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2009, 11:33:58 PM »
I'll keep that in mind for next time.... ;D

While you believe in discipline I like to believe people will do the right thing when given a polite warning..I know, I know,  you would think after 6 years here I would know better..I'm just a slow learner I guess and I need to toughen up~~sigh~~ ;).

Hugs
Jan :-*
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #25 on: December 15, 2009, 08:31:06 PM »
Look guys and gals.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,580135,00.html?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a4:g4:r8:c0.000000:b0:z5

I wonder if the Stratosphere Concierge's Desk will have the contact info... Just in case I get a hankerin for some Room "Service" :o
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Offline pozniceguy

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #26 on: December 16, 2009, 12:07:51 AM »
will there is a good probability that the concierge himself will be the service you might seek


nick
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #27 on: December 16, 2009, 09:14:37 PM »
Not to mention one need not drive 150 miles OR pay $300 an hour for "room service" on the Strip!   :)

Gary
Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2010, 10:38:05 PM »
Please visit http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=30902 for details regarding the Las Vegas gathering and details on reserving your hotel room.

Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #29 on: January 21, 2010, 12:01:10 AM »
Glad to see something official posted!  I am going to be in Vegas next month from the 13th to the 16th...staying at the Blue Moon again.  Is there anything anyone wants me to check out for our summer gathering while I am in town, let me know. 

Will be attending the August gathering...can't get away from work for the May one.

Gary
Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline Moffie65

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2010, 01:06:11 PM »
Gary, since you are going soon, why don't you check into the possibility of finding the HIV community through the local ASO, which might also have connections in the local community for friendly places to gather together.
The Bible contains 6 admonishments to homosexuals,
and 362 to heterosexuals.
This doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals,
It's just that they need more supervision.
Lynn Lavne

Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2010, 11:26:09 PM »
Happy to do so...who or what agency would I contact?  Any ideas anyone?

Gary
Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2010, 11:41:13 PM »
The only agency I've been able to locate in Las Vegas is Aid for Aids Nevada

http://www.afanlv.org/

Offline next2u

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2010, 11:45:17 PM »
omg...i am so happy!!!!

yes, aug 6th will be perfect!!!! (unless im in school, then it will only be for the weekend). i finally get to meet you all!!!! vegas is only 4 hours away from here (3 hrs 30 min if i drive like i want too). am i allowed to bring any poz friends from my support groups?

ive only been to vegas once also. i hated it, but im sure you all will make it memorable.

best,
d
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sept07 - tested poz
oct07 cd4 1013; vl 13,900; cd4% 41
feb08 cd4  694;  vl 16,160; cd4% 50.1
may08 cd4 546; vl 91,480; cd4% 32
aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #34 on: January 25, 2010, 09:55:31 AM »
omg...i am so happy!!!!

yes, aug 6th will be perfect!!!! (unless im in school, then it will only be for the weekend). i finally get to meet you all!!!! vegas is only 4 hours away from here (3 hrs 30 min if i drive like i want too). am i allowed to bring any poz friends from my support groups?
ive only been to vegas once also. i hated it, but im sure you all will make it memorable.

best,
d

Hey Next, of course you can bring your friends, the more the merrier!  And I can just about guarantee you that it will be "memorable"  (snicker snicker)   :D


Dennis:  When we call the reservation # do we simply reference AMG or something specific?

RAB   ;D
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #35 on: January 25, 2010, 12:37:30 PM »
YAYYYY! Will be booking in the next few days! Cannot wait to see you all again!!!

-Will (so excited!)
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #36 on: January 25, 2010, 01:25:04 PM »
Dennis:  When we call the reservation # do we simply reference AMG or something specific?


Oops! Sorry. Yes, simply reference AMG Group. The official group code is C-AMG in case the reservationist has trouble locating it.

Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #37 on: January 25, 2010, 05:02:19 PM »
I won't know until the end of April wether or not I will see you guys this year or not..but if I can make it then I will need Moffie to attach a side car to his scooter, I remember how far the walk was to the centre of the strip from the Stratospher, even the bus took ages to get there, so many cars on the road....and before you even think of saying anything Mike...there is no such thing as a wee walk in Vegas....;D

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #38 on: January 25, 2010, 05:04:58 PM »
omg, im tickled pink, thanks all!
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #39 on: January 25, 2010, 05:09:41 PM »
I won't know until the end of April wether or not I will see you guys this year or not..but if I can make it then I will need Moffie to attach a side car to his scooter, I remember how far the walk was to the centre of the strip from the Stratospher, even the bus took ages to get there, so many cars on the road....and before you even think of saying anything Mike...there is no such thing as a wee walk in Vegas....;D

Hugs
Jan :-*

Hey Jan,

Free or discounted tickets for the monorail are in the works. I should know more in the next week or so.

The closest station to the Stratosphere is behind the Sahara Hotel, which is across the street. The monorail will take you all the way down to the MGM Mirage.

http://www.lvmonorail.com/

Dennis
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #40 on: January 25, 2010, 05:46:41 PM »
I won't know until the end of April wether or not I will see you guys this year or not..but if I can make it then I will need Moffie to attach a side car to his scooter, I remember how far the walk was to the centre of the strip from the Stratospher, even the bus took ages to get there, so many cars on the road....and before you even think of saying anything Mike...there is no such thing as a wee walk in Vegas....;D

Hugs
Jan :-*


Please, please, please come Jan! Pretty please, I'm begging you! You were the Hi lite of Boston, (no offense to the rest of you)

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #41 on: January 25, 2010, 07:22:20 PM »
yeah jan...bring yo bad self on out and play.
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dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
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may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
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oct10 cd4 423; vl 410 ;); cd4% 30.2
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #42 on: January 25, 2010, 07:29:49 PM »
....and before you even think of saying anything Mike...there is no such thing as a wee walk in Vegas....;D

Hugs
Jan :-*

I'm sure that I don't know WHAT you are talking about.......   A little walk is always good for the soul, but if all else fails, you know I can flag down a cab for you Jan.  ;)

Hugs,
Mike
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #43 on: January 25, 2010, 07:40:46 PM »
New to the forums and fairly new to being poz (09/08), but u all have got me wanting to go to vegas and see and enjoy AMG --- hopefully, i can pull it off and be there to meet everyone.  :-)
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #44 on: January 25, 2010, 08:20:28 PM »
So can anyone fill me in on some of the structured things that take place at an AMG?  Also, what time do things get rolling on the 6th?  I am really wanting to make the trip.... If I stick to my goal and quit smoking on Feb 1 (the entire hospital campus I work at is going smokefree on March 1) I should be able to easily swing it.  Thanks for any information.
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05/12  1,241  47  <20
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #45 on: January 25, 2010, 09:30:33 PM »
Phil,

You should definately try to make it! Boston was my first and it, for me, was a life changing experience. You might review the old Boston AMG links to get an idea of what goes on. There are a few structured activities Dennis sets up, such as scavenger hunts, side tours, etc... and the Memorial is absolutely amazing. But most of all it's the life long friends you find that make it so memorable. Such a fantastic time!


Hope to see you there!

-Will
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #46 on: January 25, 2010, 09:37:07 PM »
If I have the money when the time comes I'll definitely be going to this.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #47 on: January 25, 2010, 10:58:53 PM »
I just want to point out the gathering in Las Vegas is not THE official AMG.

AMG will take place in London from May 20-23.

The gathering in Las Vegas is primarily for those who are unable to make it to London. Although the Las Vegas gathering is not the official AMG, one can expect the Las Vegas gathering format to be similar to past AMGs with focus on an Aids Memorial taking place early Friday and the Meet & Greet Friday evening.

All details will be posted here... http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=30902.0 as they are finalized.

As always, input is welcome.

Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #48 on: January 27, 2010, 04:56:09 PM »
I won't know until the end of April wether or not I will see you guys this year or not..but if I can make it then I will need Moffie to attach a side car to his scooter, I remember how far the walk was to the centre of the strip from the Stratospher, even the bus took ages to get there, so many cars on the road....and before you even think of saying anything Mike...there is no such thing as a wee walk in Vegas....;D

Hugs
Jan :-*
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Offline quarterhorsetn

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #49 on: January 28, 2010, 08:21:13 PM »
Adam and I will be there.
Brian

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #50 on: February 03, 2010, 09:33:33 PM »

I'm booked!

Arriving on the 4th and leaving on the 8th! It will be myself and possibly another.

YAY!

-Will
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #51 on: February 03, 2010, 09:50:42 PM »
Raising an eyebrow....    :D

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07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #52 on: February 03, 2010, 09:56:13 PM »
I'm booked!

Arriving on the 4th and leaving on the 8th! It will be myself and possibly another.

YAY!

-Will

Did you have any trouble making the reservation? They found the group in their system without issue?

We'll get an arrivals thread going shortly.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #53 on: February 03, 2010, 10:08:39 PM »
It went really smooth. gave them the C-AMG code and she pulled it up with the correct rate. She said the rooms were on the 10thfloor and up, and we would have a view of the strip (or at least my room does). Check in at 3pm, checkout at 11am!

It took all of 4 minutes. I was pleasantly surprised.

-Will
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #54 on: February 03, 2010, 10:09:30 PM »
Raising an eyebrow....    :D

Gary

Just a friend Gary. You know you are my one and only ;)
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #55 on: February 04, 2010, 09:28:09 PM »
Now that made my heart skip a beat!   :D

I will be in Vegas from next Sat. the 13th through Tues. the 16th.  I will do some "advance scoping" for the group.  This will be a fun gathering!

Gary
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01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #56 on: February 06, 2010, 10:50:54 AM »
Just a friend Gary. You know you are my one and only ;)

GASP!

 
Adam and I will be there.

Quarterhorse:

That's great news.  It's been too long.

Phil and Hellraiser:

You really must try and make it.  It's going to be a great time.

yeah jan...bring yo bad self on out and play.

Next2, I hope you're going to be willing to post bail.  You have no idea what you've just unleashed!   ::)


So I followed Will's lead, and have booked my flight and reserved my room!  Vegas is calling baby!   ;D

RAB

(Who's been saving his pennies, nickles, and dimes [but not his quarters--he uses those for something else   :-[ ])

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #57 on: February 08, 2010, 07:49:37 PM »
]there is no such thing as a wee walk in Vegas....;D

Hugs
Jan :-*

Jan,
Get your crash helmet and 'Segway' your way around Vegas just like you did in Mexico City.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Meet & Greet
« Reply #58 on: February 11, 2010, 10:50:31 PM »
Please let us know what you would like to see for the Las Vegas gathering meet & greet.

One option available to us at the hotel would be a catered affair at the top of the Tower. Another option would be to have an outdoor event on the 8th floor pool deck.

Food options range from a full sit down dinner, buffet, or light appetizers. Of course, a full service bar will be provided as in years past.

Other options include having the event offsite or doing away with the formality all together and making reservations for dinner somewhere.

Those who have been to AMGs in the past know what I'm capable of arranging. And if you haven't been, I welcome your ideas as well. Las Vegas lends itself to many possibilities for this event.

Dennis

Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Meet & Greet
« Reply #59 on: February 11, 2010, 11:32:12 PM »
Please let us know what you would like to see for the Las Vegas gathering meet & greet.

One option available to us at the hotel would be a catered affair at the top of the Tower. Another option would be to have an outdoor event on the 8th floor pool deck.

Food options range from a full sit down dinner, buffet, or light appetizers. Of course, a full service bar will be provided as in years past.

Other options include having the event offsite or doing away with the formality all together and making reservations for dinner somewhere.

Those who have been to AMGs in the past know what I'm capable of arranging. And if you haven't been, I welcome your ideas as well. Las Vegas lends itself to many possibilities for this event.

Dennis

I kinda like the idea of having an outdoor event. I'm imagining the 8th floor pool deck, great views of Vegas in the evening, Margaritas, etc... Maybe even do a Luau theme complete with grass skirts and Leis, little drinks with Umbrellas in them,  RAB doing the Hula...

But anytime you say "outdoor" in Vegas you have to wonder about the heat. Would the heat still be stifling in the evening? (It's not a pretty sight when my Anti-Wrinkle cream starts running).

Also, would they cater an event for us on the pool deck?

Just thinking aloud here....

-Will
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #60 on: February 12, 2010, 12:55:44 AM »
I told Dennis I would try and personally check this out while visiting Vegas this weekend.  I have been there in August several times and yes, it is torching hot in the day, somewhat less so in the evening.  However, the pool areas usually have plenty of shaded and covered areas.  I will look at the pool deck and see if it is the kind of place that is good for our meet and greet.  Certainly, there are a multitude of options in Vegas.  It would be convenient, however, to have a place right at our hotel.  I'll have my laptop with me so I will report from Vegas.

Gary
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10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Meet & Greet
« Reply #61 on: February 12, 2010, 08:24:55 AM »
Also, would they cater an event for us on the pool deck?

Just thinking aloud here....

-Will

They will cater an event on the pool deck. I know many pool areas in Vegas have misting systems. The heat was a concern of mine as well. I've been there in August and don't recall the heat being as bad in the evening. Also, the group mgr. advised there is usually a light breeze in the evening up there.

Continue to think out loud.  This is exactly the feedback I'm looking for  :)

Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #62 on: February 14, 2010, 10:03:00 PM »
I told Dennis I would try and personally check this out while visiting Vegas this weekend.  I have been there in August several times and yes, it is torching hot in the day, somewhat less so in the evening.  However, the pool areas usually have plenty of shaded and covered areas.  I will look at the pool deck and see if it is the kind of place that is good for our meet and greet.  Certainly, there are a multitude of options in Vegas.  It would be convenient, however, to have a place right at our hotel.  I'll have my laptop with me so I will report from Vegas.

Gary

Gary... your report is overdue
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #63 on: February 15, 2010, 05:13:38 PM »
Yesterday was Valentines Day and today is Presidents Day and Las Vegas is mobbed with visitors!  I tried to take a tour at Stratosphere this afternoon but the group sales department is out for the holiday.  I will meet the woman (Janelle) who is handling our arrangements tomorrow and she will take me around to see the pool deck and some other things so that we can make some plans.  I am hopeful that the Stratosphere facilities will meet our needs for the meet and greet (and perhaps even the memorial) because it will be much easier for our group that way. 

I left Kentucky in the nick of time...eight more inches of snow yesterday.  It is sunny and in the 60s here...much nicer.  I return late Tuesday night.

...and yes Willy there will be a full report!

Gary   :D
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #64 on: February 15, 2010, 08:28:06 PM »
Yesterday was Valentines Day and today is Presidents Day and Las Vegas is mobbed with visitors!  I tried to take a tour at Stratosphere this afternoon but the group sales department is out for the holiday.  I will meet the woman (Janelle) who is handling our arrangements tomorrow and she will take me around to see the pool deck and some other things so that we can make some plans.  I am hopeful that the Stratosphere facilities will meet our needs for the meet and greet (and perhaps even the memorial) because it will be much easier for our group that way. 

I left Kentucky in the nick of time...eight more inches of snow yesterday.  It is sunny and in the 60s here...much nicer.  I return late Tuesday night.

...and yes Willy there will be a full report!



Gary   :D

You're a doll Gary. I like the idea of having the memorial at the Stratosphere,provided they have a suitable area,  and who better to scope the place out than you!

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #65 on: February 15, 2010, 10:54:50 PM »
There is something called the Chapel in the Clouds.  It is way up on the top (of course) and I feel fairly certain it is not free.  I am going to ask about it.

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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #66 on: February 16, 2010, 07:58:52 PM »
Friends,

I spent about an hour with the Group Sales Manager at the Stratosphere Hotel and I can say that once again, Dennis has found a wonderful site for our gathering (albeit not the official AMG for 2010.)  I was able to look at the banquet room that was proposed for the "Meet and Greet" and this room is perfect for us.  It is located 107 stories above Las Vegas with breathtaking views.  Restrooms are conveniently located nearby and even better it is in our host hotel!  There are food and beverage minimums for a gathering of this sort (common in the business) and Dennis will tell us about that.  It will be worth it in terms of convenience for our group.

I was not able to see the swimming pool area on the 8th floor as it is under renovation.  It is a large area and a good place for regular gatherings.  This being Las Vegas there is a optional topless pool for adults only on the 25th floor (not bottomless though!) 

Our room reservation gets us free access to the tower where the visual attractions are.  There is a world class restaurant on the top (fine dining- translate:  expensive) and a cocktail lounge also up there with those breathtaking views.  Once again, this being Vegas, those drinks will have premium prices but it will be worth an occasional splurge.

The hotel rooms top out at the 24th floor in case some of you fear great heights.  The famous Stratosphere tower is separate from the hotel complex. 

For those that do not like to do a lot of walking, it is possible to spend the entire time at the Stratosphere and be well entertained.  There are plenty of restaurants including cheaper ones.  Taxis are so easy in this city and some of us will have rental cars.

I hope you will consider joining us in Las Vegas this August.  Keep watching this particular forum as Dennis will be posting more details.  He will need a good idea of who is coming and who is willing to be a part of the group events to facilitate planning. 

Gary   :D
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01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #67 on: February 16, 2010, 09:05:55 PM »
Thank you for checking things out for us, Gary.

So you would definitely suggest the tower banquet room rather than the pool deck? I was taking our smoker into consideration when thinking about a pool deck event.

The Top of the World restaurant is nice. I've eaten there for lunch, which is reasonable. $15 average for an entree. Dinner on the otherhand is is $35 and up.

Before I can begin any negotiations on the f&b I'll need a better idea on how many will be attending.
As soon as you can confirm your attendance, please do in this thread until we get our arrival thread in place.

Thanks,
Dennis

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #68 on: February 16, 2010, 10:14:21 PM »
Thanks for doing the legwork Gary!

Hmmm, now I'm leaning towards the Tower for the Meet and Greet, if for nothing else the view. It sounds great!

Here's a pic (attached) from the observation deck at night, so I'm sure our view would be comparable since the O.D. is only a couple floors higher. Amazing view!

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #69 on: February 17, 2010, 01:40:11 AM »
Since I was not able to view the pool deck, it was hard to make an educated guess.  The sales manager indicated there would be a food and beverage minimum if they were to segregate a portion of the pool deck and that minimum might be greater than what would be required in the banquet room. 

The other thing I forgot to mention is that minors could be present in the banquet room, but not in the cocktail lounge, even if we segregated a portion of that.  Similarly, the food and beverage minimum for the lounge would most likely be higher than the banquet room.  I assume since we have had children present the past several years (and happily so!) we would want to look at venues where they could be present.

I think the pool deck would certainly be a nice, open public space as long as the food and beverage minimums are manageable.  Similarly, I think the views and privacy of the tower banquet room are stunning and would be  enjoyed by our group.

The key is having enough people willing to attend the event and pay the requisite per person charge.  I will be curious to see what that amount is.

I do believe this site has the potential to be one of our best gatherings ever.  This is such an affordable city and the lodging rate we are being offered is simply unbeatable.  I hope we can convince a sufficient number of members to joining us in August.

Gary
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04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
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07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
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01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
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07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #70 on: February 17, 2010, 09:56:05 AM »
Gary,

The f&b is where they would be making their money,other than the gambling. They require a $500 deposit to hold the function space, which is applied to the f&b. The deposit issue can be worked out as has been done in the past.

The minimums are the same, regardless if the event is in the tower or on the pool deck.

If we were to go banquet style, the least expensive option is is $50 per person with a 40 person minimum. This items on the buffet would be the following...

Freshly Brewed Starbucks Coffee and Teas

Watermelon Basket Filled with Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Mixed Garden Greens with Raspberry Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressing
Caesar Salad with Traditional Dressing
Mirror of imported and Domestic Cheese
Antipast Salad Marinated Cucumber and Tomato Salad
Tri-Colored Pasta

Choice of 2 Entrees

Fresh Pacific Salmon with Citrus & Dill Beurre Blanc Sauce
Chicken Roulade Florentine
Sliced Tenderloin of Beef served with Peppercorn Sauce
Shrimp Scampi
Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Chefs Selection of Starch
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables
Freshly Baked Rolls and Butter

Specialty Pastries and a Variety of Tarts

A sit down style dinner would average slightly less or more depending on the entree we chose.

To have our own cash bar would require a minimum of $350 in sales, which according to years past should not be a problem. If we wanted an open bar, the cost would be $26 - $28 per person for 3 hours. This actually isn't a bad deal considering the cost of drinks which range from $4.00 for juices/soda to $6.50 for top shelf.

Prices above do not reflect a sales tax or a 20% gratuity.

Now, I've posted this information just as a guideline for everyone. Once I have an idea of how many people are attending and what we want, I'll be in a better position to enter into talks with the banquet manager. One thing I can guarantee is that the cost will remain around the same price as in years past, which I think is a nominal cost to have our own space.

Dennis
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #71 on: February 17, 2010, 02:08:43 PM »
count me in 

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #72 on: February 17, 2010, 02:20:16 PM »
Yikes, theres several threads going on so I'm not for sure which one to respond under (LOL) but for the most part count me and the hubby in. Will have a better answer in a month or two. All I had to say was Las Vegas too him on the phone and he was already tallying up ways for us to make this trip. 
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #73 on: February 17, 2010, 03:19:29 PM »
I know this was pointed out by Dennis in the "Las Vegas Gathering" Thread, but it bears repeating. The room rates Dennis negotiated are unbelievably cheap, especially for the venue. To book your room today takes a mere $33.60 (I'm looking at my bank account). The remaining approx $150 ( I forget the exact amt. at the moment)  will be charged during the stay. This is for a full 5 day stay. So for those who are cash strapped, with this economy most of us are, you can book today for the $33, then put away $25/mo up till Aug and your stay is paid for! If you wish to trim this down even more you can book for less than 5 days. Of course this doesn't include Airfare, food, entertainment, etc... but you can do all those things on the cheap! Plus the more people we get, the better our Meet and Greet rates. This is a very doable gathering in Sin City!

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #74 on: February 18, 2010, 08:59:33 AM »
Will some very good pointers! =) I read your post off to the husband and he nodded his head in agreement.


Just a forewarning to everyone if me and the hubby do make it. I am very shy, I will either not talk at all or ramble because I am nervous. But if I have a couple drinks I will mellow out (LOL) I'm a goofy nerd but I've got a big heart    :D
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #75 on: February 18, 2010, 01:33:27 PM »
Will some very good pointers! =) I read your post off to the husband and he nodded his head in agreement.


Just a forewarning to everyone if me and the hubby do make it. I am very shy, I will either not talk at all or ramble because I am nervous. But if I have a couple drinks I will mellow out (LOL) I'm a goofy nerd but I've got a big heart    :D

No, you'll fit right in with the rest of us goofy nerds ;D

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #76 on: March 17, 2010, 04:59:31 PM »
We'll be booking our flights soon and making our hotel reso's.  I was waiting on my Fed. tax refund which finally arrived.  I'm looking forward to seeing the 'gang' in Vegas!

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #77 on: March 17, 2010, 05:53:02 PM »
Just a forewarning to everyone if me and the hubby do make it. I am very shy, I will either not talk at all or ramble because I am nervous. But if I have a couple drinks I will mellow out (LOL) I'm a goofy nerd but I've got a big heart    :D

Anyone who is beautiful and looks like my grandaughter is not a Nerd..and my grandaughter has a big heart to.. ;)

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #78 on: March 17, 2010, 07:04:59 PM »
Will some very good pointers! =) I read your post off to the husband and he nodded his head in agreement.


Just a forewarning to everyone if me and the hubby do make it. I am very shy, I will either not talk at all or ramble because I am nervous. But if I have a couple drinks I will mellow out (LOL) I'm a goofy nerd but I've got a big heart    :D
Ravhyn, once you get around them all, you'll suprise yourself how much you'll talk. It will be like you've always known those guys and gals. I went to SF and it was a blast.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #79 on: April 17, 2010, 11:40:13 PM »
Anyone up for seeing K by Cirque du Soleil at The MGM????

Cheapest Tix are $69, but they seem to be running an ongoing 25% discount for certain showings, They dont have any discount info for August yet but it looks as though they do this every month.


Check it...

http://www.mgmgrand.com/entertainment/ka-cirque-du-soleil-show.aspx
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #80 on: April 18, 2010, 12:21:27 AM »
Anyone up for seeing K by Cirque du Soleil at The MGM????

Cheapest Tix are $69, but they seem to be running an ongoing 25% discount for certain showings, They dont have any discount info for August yet but it looks as though they do this every month.


Check it...

http://www.mgmgrand.com/entertainment/ka-cirque-du-soleil-show.aspx

Since I'm working again I may be going to this gathering.  If so I'll probably want to see a few of the shows while I'm there.  Peepshow is high on my list.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #81 on: April 21, 2010, 12:54:16 PM »
Sin City Daredevils Can Take 'Stratosphere' Freefall From 829 Feet

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/04/21/stratosphere-jump-opens-daredevils-las-vegas/?test=latestnews

The 855-ft leap officially set a Guinness World Record for highest commercial decelerated descent


So if all the crazy rides atop the Strat were not enough they've added this freefall experience.

This looks pretty cool. It's a freefall but yet you are connected by wires to keep you from straying on the way down. I think I'd like to do this but it's $100, so maybe not. I wonder if instead of a free fall they would just lower me a few inches at a time?

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #82 on: April 22, 2010, 11:11:42 PM »
I've seen KA and it is outstanding. I would highly recommend it. ;)
I'm pretty sure I will be able to make it to Vegas for this gathering,  but Im not sure about the exact dates yet.
I'll  post when Im solid.
What I do know for sure -- is that I wont be jumping off the stratophere anytime soon, but I dont mind watching.   :o 
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #83 on: April 24, 2010, 02:04:29 AM »

I feel as though I should mention this:

Penn and Teller perform regularly at the Rio. It seems as though they may have common interests with many of us. (below) Their show is entertaining comedy/magic, and the Rio masquerade in the sky (not daily anymore) is something to see.


"Join the Penn & Teller Challenge AIDS Walk Team and DOUBLE your Fundraising Efforts!

Yes, Penn & Teller will MATCH what you raise

Everyone Walkseven Penn & Teller! Join their team on Sunday, April 25th 2010 at 8am at the World Market Center!"

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #84 on: April 25, 2010, 10:17:43 PM »
Since folks are tossing out ideas of fun things to do in Las Vegas, I'd like to point out that Blondie and The B-52s are performing Saturday August 7 at Mandalay Bay.   The only tickets I can find are general admission, but they are available.  I have no idea how well this venue is setup for shows of this kind.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #85 on: April 25, 2010, 10:39:44 PM »
Since folks are tossing out ideas of fun things to do in Las Vegas, I'd like to point out that Blondie and The B-52s are performing Saturday August 7 at Mandalay Bay.   The only tickets I can find are general admission, but they are available.  I have no idea how well this venue is setup for shows of this kind.

Henry


Great Find Henry ! I would Die to see them, especially Blondie. Apparently the concert is outside at the "Beach", maybe thats why its General Admission, not sure though.$55 seems reasonable enough to see them. The general admission sorta worries me though since Im not sure how the venue is set up.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #86 on: May 01, 2010, 09:15:52 AM »
Did you have any trouble making the reservation? They found the group in their system without issue?

We'll get an arrivals thread going shortly.

We called to make reservations last weekend and they couldn't find us.  The actually said we weren't in the system yet!  I'm not sure what's up with that.  I'll try again this weekend.
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« Reply #87 on: May 02, 2010, 12:18:42 AM »
Strange...we were already in the system when I checked back in February.  I am sure we haven't hit the cut off date yet.  Hope Dennis can straighten this out soon.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #88 on: May 02, 2010, 12:21:10 PM »
We called to make reservations last weekend and they couldn't find us.  The actually said we weren't in the system yet!  I'm not sure what's up with that.  I'll try again this weekend.

Like Gary said, the group has been set up since February. I just called reservations and the agent had no problem recalling the group in her system. Did you call 1-800-998-6937? The group code is AMG or C-AMG. Try again and let me know if you continue to have problems.

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« Reply #89 on: May 02, 2010, 02:33:22 PM »
My hero!   :D

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #90 on: May 16, 2010, 05:13:44 PM »
How much were the blondie tickets? I'm down. wait, i have internet...let me check.

http://www.mandalaybay.com/entertainment/eventcalendar.aspx?eventid=1687&CMP=OTC-RSS-MBY-ENT

tickets through ticketmaster start at $55 a pop (plus processing fees and whatnot).

who's gonna see this show?
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #91 on: May 17, 2010, 12:49:24 PM »
How much were the blondie tickets? I'm down. wait, i have internet...let me check.

http://www.mandalaybay.com/entertainment/eventcalendar.aspx?eventid=1687&CMP=OTC-RSS-MBY-ENT

tickets through ticketmaster start at $55 a pop (plus processing fees and whatnot).

who's gonna see this show?

I cant decide whether I want to see Blondie for $55 or Jump off the top of Stratosphere for $99, Then there's the Cirque Soleil....

decisions, decisions....

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #92 on: May 17, 2010, 10:53:42 PM »
my boss gave me the time off from work and i just booked my room! i'll see you whipper-snappers in Vegas baby!

remember, what happens in vegas stays in vegas!!!

oh...will, i'll do cirque or blondie. don't know if i can afford both. do you have an inclination?

best,
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #93 on: May 17, 2010, 10:57:58 PM »
Jump off the top of Stratosphere for $99, Then there's the Cirque Soleil....

decisions, decisions....

-Will

I want to do both.. ;D

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« Reply #94 on: May 17, 2010, 11:01:52 PM »
i hear o and ka are amazing cirque shows. i have a spot in my heart for zumanity but i hear the others are much better. you crazy fuckers can go diving off the stratosphere..i'd have a heart attack.

with luv,
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dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #95 on: May 17, 2010, 11:18:28 PM »
i hear o and ka are amazing cirque shows. i have a spot in my heart for zumanity but i hear the others are much better. you crazy fuckers can go diving off the stratosphere..i'd have a heart attack.

with luv,
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I love Zumanity! Very different than the other Cirque show; fun nonetheless. You can't go wrong with any of them. I think I've seen them all accept for the Beetles and Elvis inspired shows. Le Reve at the Wynn is also worth seeing.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #96 on: May 18, 2010, 07:38:49 AM »
I want to do both.. ;D

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I want to see a video of the jump -- WITH AUDIO!!!!

Hugs,
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #97 on: May 18, 2010, 06:24:20 PM »
I want to see a video of the jump -- WITH AUDIO!!!!

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LOL...you won't need audio Mike, if I do it  you will hear me in Paris.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #98 on: May 21, 2010, 03:16:16 PM »
my boss gave me the time off from work and i just booked my room! i'll see you whipper-snappers in Vegas baby!

remember, what happens in vegas stays in vegas!!!

oh...will, i'll do cirque or blondie. don't know if i can afford both. do you have an inclination?

best,
d

That's great news Next.  But as far as what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas?  No Way!  I intend to start nasty rumors about all of you and what you did!   ;)
I want to do both.. ;D

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Jan :-*

Oh yeah right Jan. You better be careful what you post, we'll make you do it missy!   Last time we were at the top of the Stratosphere you wouldn't even go on that twisty twirly thing that hangs off the side. 

Chicken! 

RAB   ;D

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #99 on: May 21, 2010, 05:32:12 PM »

Oh yeah right Jan. You better be careful what you post, we'll make you do it missy!   Last time we were at the top of the Stratosphere you wouldn't even go on that twisty twirly thing that hangs off the side.  

RAB   ;D

I'm in if Jan does it.

And in true southern form the gentleman in me will insist that she go first (and the chicken in me will insist she go first to be certain the safety ropes are working correctly).

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #100 on: May 21, 2010, 05:40:09 PM »
I'm in if Jan does it.

And in true southern form the gentleman in me will insist that she go first (and the chicken in me will insist she go first to be certain the safety ropes are working correctly).

-Will

It's nice to see you are so concerned about my safety Will....but I insist you show me the way, if you go I'll go...being a man how can you possibly chicken out now...I have thrown down the gauntlet.... :D

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #101 on: May 21, 2010, 09:24:31 PM »
I love Zumanity! Very different than the other Cirque show; fun nonetheless. You can't go wrong with any of them. I think I've seen them all accept for the Beetles and Elvis inspired shows. Le Reve at the Wynn is also worth seeing.

I've seen La Reve as well and it was amazing if a little pricy

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #102 on: May 21, 2010, 11:43:03 PM »
It's nice to see you are so concerned about my safety Will....but I insist you show me the way, if you go I'll go...being a man how can you possibly chicken out now...I have thrown down the gauntlet.... :D

Hugs
Jan :-*

I don't care which of you ladies goes first -- I just want video proof!!  I'm sure I can count on RAB for that.

 :-*

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #103 on: May 22, 2010, 06:29:09 PM »
It's nice to see you are so concerned about my safety Will....but I insist you show me the way, if you go I'll go...being a man how can you possibly chicken out now...I have thrown down the gauntlet.... :D

Hugs
Jan :-*

O.K. you two (will and jan) here's the deal

(I'm throwing down the gauntlet!   ;D

I'll actually pay the $99.00 for each of you to risk your damned fool lives jumping off the top with nothing more than a rubber band standing between you and your . . . . . well we'll just leave it at that.

There's only one condition.   If either of you, or both of you, chicken out then you'll owe me double (that would  be $198.00 each  :o).

So what do you say?

Deal or No Deal?


RAB 

Who wonders which will be the first to chicken out.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #104 on: May 22, 2010, 07:35:02 PM »
O.K. you two (will and jan) here's the deal

(I'm throwing down the gauntlet!   ;D

I'll actually pay the $99.00 for each of you to risk your damned fool lives jumping off the top with nothing more than a rubber band standing between you and your . . . . . well we'll just leave it at that.

There's only one condition.  If either of you, or both of you, chicken out then you'll owe me double (that would  be $198.00 each  :o).

So what do you say?

Deal or No Deal?


RAB  

Who wonders which will be the first to chicken out.


"Will" who??? I havent been posting in AM for months, it's been the Evil Monky that lives in my closet....yeah, thats it. Damn Evil Monkey, ALWAYS get my ass in a crack when hes does this!!

I'll take your "DEAL", but of course only if the chicken from down under takes it also :) but only one caveat...that you pick up my passed out trembling body off the ground after I jump off a perfectly good building.

Hello...Jan??


-Will
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #105 on: May 22, 2010, 07:44:10 PM »
Ummm, maybe I should ahve checked Youtube before I "inked the deal".....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsRbipctKTk&feature=fvw


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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #106 on: May 22, 2010, 07:58:49 PM »
Will,
rather you than me, suddenly i'm really glad i haven't got the dosh to come over to the States

John

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #107 on: May 22, 2010, 09:02:59 PM »
I'm in Will... there is no way I'm backing down now..and yes I watched the video, so I will need someone at the botom with a Large cocktail or seven waiting for me.. ;D

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« Reply #108 on: May 22, 2010, 09:52:58 PM »
That looks really fun to me . One reason I traveled to New Zealand was to do all the crazy fun adventure sport that is offered . I'm going to have to make it to Vegas one day just to jump off a building . It will be worth it .

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« Reply #109 on: May 23, 2010, 12:12:44 PM »
I'm in Will... there is no way I'm backing down now..and yes I watched the video, so I will need someone at the botom with a Large cocktail or seven waiting for me.. ;D

Hugs
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i got that large cocktail for you, hehehe.

i have a fear of heights and falliing that keeps me from peering out of windows above the third floor. for some unknown reason that stratosphere jump looks fun.
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #110 on: May 23, 2010, 12:15:59 PM »
also, is anyone going to the blondie show? i know im being a cheap bastard but that lady kicks ass. now if it were like blondie and pat benatar id be all over it.

but blondie suffices and i think i can pry the purse open enough to shell out some dough but i'm not rolling solo. also, watching deuce bigalow with my niece yesterday and hearing call me made me want to see miss harry perform.

she performed recently at a fund raiser wtih gaga and sting and she still looks & sounds amazing.

best,
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aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
aug10 cd4 328; vl 80,000; cd4% 19.3 STARTED ATRIPLA
oct10 cd4 423; vl 410 ;); cd4% 30.2
jun11 cd4 439; vl <20 ;); cd4% 33.8 <-Undetectable!
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #111 on: May 23, 2010, 02:29:48 PM »
i got that large cocktail for you, hehehe.

i have a fear of heights and falliing that keeps me from peering out of windows above the third floor. for some unknown reason that stratosphere jump looks fun.

Come on Next, just get liquored up and jump! Are you at least going to go to the top of the tower and peer out???

-Will
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #112 on: May 23, 2010, 10:39:37 PM »
Come on Next, just get liquored up and jump! Are you at least going to go to the top of the tower and peer out???

-Will

If I can make it to Vegas, I may just have join you dumbasses and jump off the tower ;D I've always wanted to go bridge diving. This is the next best thing.

Next, I wouldn't mind seeing Blondie. The Mandalay pool is an excellent concert venue.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #113 on: May 23, 2010, 10:48:28 PM »
wow,

blondie, stratosphere jumping, cirque du soleil and not to mention the gay clubs i plan on visiting (read flex, gypsy or krave) on the fruit loop...

this is gonna cost me. somethings gotta go. i think its gonna be my liver : ). those daytime meetings are gonna be fun...lots of coffee to combat the previous nights excursions. but thats life. and i want to live a lil....and the drinks are free in my room at vegas  ::)

what are some of the ideas floating around for our activities after the meet and greets & discussions? i want to be level headed for those but i am bringing my appetite for destruction.

best,
d
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aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #114 on: May 24, 2010, 09:50:29 PM »
Here's a few cool things to see and do:



Lion habitat MGM. Free

http://www.mgmgrand.com/entertainment/lion-habitat.aspx


Bellagio Conservatory. Free.
Through Sept. 9, the Bellagio Conservatory presents its summer showcase with a colorful floral display and large scale bronze sculptural ants.

http://www.vegas.com/attractions/on_the_strip/bellagioconservatory.html


Ceasars Forum Shops Fall of Atlanits Fountain shows. Free.

http://www.vegas.com/attractions/on_the_strip/fountainshow.html


City Center @ Aria Waterfalls. Free.

http://www.vegas.com/attractions/on_the_strip/fountainsaria.html



Titanic Artiffacts @luxor $27

http://www.vegas.com/attractions/on_the_strip/titanic.html



Venetian Gondola Ride $16

http://www.vegas.com/attractions/on_the_strip/gondola.html



Cloud Nine Balloon Ride. Tethered Ballon ride over the strip. $22.50 (this is for the chickens who wont jump off the Strat.)

http://www.vegas.com/attractions/on_the_strip/cloudnine.html


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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #115 on: May 24, 2010, 09:52:49 PM »
BOOOOOO!

Cher will be on break from Ceasers during the month of august :(

I would have DIED to see her.

-Will
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6/3/14 CD4- 736, UD 34%
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #116 on: May 25, 2010, 09:28:54 PM »
i'll take it you're gay...lol
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aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
aug10 cd4 328; vl 80,000; cd4% 19.3 STARTED ATRIPLA
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jun11 cd4 439; vl <20 ;); cd4% 33.8 <-Undetectable!
mar12 cd4 695; vl ud; cd4% 38.6
jan13 cd4 738; vl ud; cd4% 36.8
aug13 cd4 930; vl ud; cd4% 44.3
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #117 on: May 25, 2010, 09:58:44 PM »
I have been eight times to Vegas in the past three years and Cher always manages to be away!  One time I finally scored a ticket and she was in town she had to cancel because of her throat.  I settled for the Cher knockoff (Divas in Drag...or something like that), significantly cheaper, and a real hoot.  There's always plenty to see in Vegas.  Looking forward to August.

Gary
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07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #118 on: May 26, 2010, 05:13:54 AM »
another homo has identified himself, lol.
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dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #119 on: May 27, 2010, 12:40:25 AM »
Next, I wouldn't mind seeing Blondie. The Mandalay pool is an excellent concert venue.

For clarification, Blondie will be indoors at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, not the pool / beach.  General admission only.  Tickets are $55.  Saturday August 7.



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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #120 on: May 27, 2010, 04:56:25 PM »
For clarification, Blondie will be indoors at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, not the pool / beach.  General admission only.  Tickets are $55.  Saturday August 7.





Blondie and B-52s will be performing on Mandalay Beach, their pool area, as part of their summer concert series they have every summer.

Blondie and the B-52s

Location:  Mandalay Beach
 
Date:  August 7th, 2010
Price:   


Blondie and the B-52?s will bring their party atmosphere to the Mandalay Bay Beach for a Saturday, Aug. 7 performance at 9 p.m.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #121 on: May 27, 2010, 10:36:57 PM »
b52s?  as in...bang bang...on the door baby...bang bang...you're what?

i hear blondie's call me and atomic :)

fuck yeah...im as good as there. who else is in?

best,
d
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aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
aug10 cd4 328; vl 80,000; cd4% 19.3 STARTED ATRIPLA
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jan13 cd4 738; vl ud; cd4% 36.8
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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #122 on: May 27, 2010, 11:06:54 PM »
Quote

Blondie and the B-52?s will bring their party atmosphere to the Mandalay Bay Beach for a Saturday, Aug. 7 performance at 9 p.m.


Yes, Mandalay Bay's web site indicates that the venue is the Beach.  Some other ticketing web sites state it is the Events Center, but Mandalay Bay's own web site should be authoritative.

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Re: Las Vegas Gathering / Hotel Proposal
« Reply #123 on: May 31, 2010, 08:53:40 PM »
ok, I'll admit it, I'm a Vegas buffet whore...

I know the Vegas Buffets are not what they used to be, I can remember getting all you can eat buffets with Crab legs, steak, etc...for something ridiculous like 8.99, but that was years ago. It seems now you can't enter a buffet anywhere in Vegas for less than $23 (dinner).

However I found this All Inclusive Citywide Buffet Pass for $39.99, good for 24 hours. The "Citywide" claim is somehwat overblown as it only includes HArrahs owned Casinos. But there are 7 buffets on the list, including Ceasars and Paris. This seems like a pretty good deal, especially for someone like me who likes to eat alot.

http://www.harrahs.com/buffets/faq.html

Anyone been there recently that can comment on the Vegas Buffets or this "pass"?

-Will
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