The Vegas Piratenurse Party Bus; I Have News!

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The Vegas Piratenurse Party Bus; I Have News!

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Woohoo! The bus is reserved! Tax is included, so the rate is even a little less than I expected. All rider payments have been received, thank you! You can still sign up for the waiting list at no cost in case someone has to cancel.
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Scheduled for Thursday, October 21, 2010, from 6pm to 10pm with pickup and drop off at the Flamingo Hotel taxi stand, which is reached by going down the staircase located just beyond the hotel check-in desk in the main lobby. The driver will take us wherever we want to go. We mainly cruised the strip last time, but I think we did say a hello to the downtown area as well. Here is a link to the limo company website if you'd like to see the bus. It is the 20-24 seater. It has a big screen for DVDs, sound system with satellite radio and CD player (I don't think there is an Ipod plug), fog machine, disco lights and 2 dance poles. I can't guarantee the leopard print seats, but I'm gonna try again and push it as a repeat customer.
http://www.24-7limousines.com/

Here's how this works.

I take reservations from you on a first come, first served basis. There are 18 available seats on the bus, for a total of 20 riders, including me and my guest. If more than 18 people express interest, I will start a no-guarantee waiting list. Although the website states a maximum of 24 people, that is just too many to be comfortable.

I will accept reservations for a couple of weeks to get an accurate head count. I will then send you a pm requesting your payment be sent to me within another 2 weeks. It is very important that all reserved riders send their payments promptly to make sure our head count and rider charges are correct. I have to collect payments first to make sure the cost of the bus will be covered before I put the payment on my credit card. Your payment amount will be determined by the number of riders. If we have 20 riders, the cost will be $27 per person for a 4 hour tour; fewer riders equal a little more in price. It includes gratuities for the driver. This is a price reduction from 2008, no doubt due to the economy.

I make the the reservation and payment directly to the limo company. Just so everyone knows, I do this for phun. I make no profit from this. Your reservation is only refundable if there is someone on the waiting list willing to send payment to me to take your seat(s). I will then refund your money. If there is no waiting list, there is no refund.

The bus leaves promptly at 6pm, so you need to plan to be at the pick up site no later than 5:45pm. I cannot emphasize this enough. If you are late, you will miss the bus. We will not hold the bus for latecomers this year. We may or may not be able to swing back around to pick you up if you are late.

You can bring alcohol on the bus, but no food. There is some ice and some (breakable) glasses available. Last time, we brought extra plastic cups and made a liquor store run for more libations and ice. We made a pilgrimage to In-and-Out Burger a little later on to soak up some of those libations. I always provide a little goody bag for everyone that joins up. The Flamingo was chosen as the pick-up, drop-off site due to its proximity to Margaritaville, in case anyone wants to head over to the meet and greet afterwards. We had a great time on the bus before, so I can't wait to do it again! Feel free to pm me with any questions.
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Count us in for 3.
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ph4ever wrote:Count us in for 3.
Gotcha.
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Count me in. Ms Sammie and I would love to be on board.
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ParrotHeadInThe Making wrote:Count me in. Ms Sammie and I would love to be on board.
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Count me in!!! I want definitely want to be on the PARTY BUS!!!!!!!!

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Gotcha...for 1, right?
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piratenurse wrote:Gotcha...for 1, right?
Michelle--Marksberyj will be rooming with me in Vegas, so when Ms Sammie and I board the bus Marksberyj will be with us.
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One, right! Like Liz said, I will be boarding the bus with her and Sammie. Thanks for organizing this for everyone.

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piratenurse wrote:Gotcha...for 1, right?

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You can count me in as well :D
(Although to be honest the last one didn't work out all that well for me :oops: )


Edit....bought my ticket today.... found a single seat in section 216 row A, seat 24 (probably up against the stage and blocked by the speakers, but was better than what they previously had available...)
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Gotcha! It will all be good!
Glorfindel7 wrote:You can count me in as well :D
(Although to be honest the last one didn't work out all that well for me :oops: )


Edit....bought my ticket today.... found a single seat in section 216 row A, seat 24 (probably up against the stage and blocked by the speakers, but was better than what they previously had available...)
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put me down for 4.

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wheatsailor wrote:put me down for 4.

Yippee, get to party with you again! And no work this time!
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Darn I dont get there until 5p on Friday :(

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Note to self....next year, come on Thursday afternoon! I'll save you a seat. [smilie=cheeky-grin.gif]
clearlakeparrot wrote:Darn I dont get there until 5p on Friday :(
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Glorfindel7 wrote:You can count me in as well :D
(Although to be honest the last one didn't work out all that well for me :oops: )


Edit....bought my ticket today.... found a single seat in section 216 row A, seat 24 (probably up against the stage and blocked by the speakers, but was better than what they previously had available...)
Hmmmm.... You may have a speaker issue but I don't think it will be bad...according to my chart, it will be close to the speaker stack but I think you'll see jimmy just fine.....micheal may be not so good....you are about 130' from the center spot on stageSo similar distance from mid section G or H on the floor...... :D :D :D :D
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Dutch Harbor PH wrote:
Glorfindel7 wrote:You can count me in as well :D
(Although to be honest the last one didn't work out all that well for me :oops: )


Edit....bought my ticket today.... found a single seat in section 216 row A, seat 24 (probably up against the stage and blocked by the speakers, but was better than what they previously had available...)
Hmmmm.... You may have a speaker issue but I don't think it will be bad...according to my chart, it will be close to the speaker stack but I think you'll see jimmy just fine.....micheal may be not so good....you are about 130' from the center spot on stageSo similar distance from mid section G or H on the floor...... :D :D :D :D
I'm just interested in getting a seat in the building for the most part (speakers might be an issue if they're extremely loud, I already have a hearing problem, don't want it getting worse :( ).
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Count Ozzy and Kat as tentative, Kat needs to be sure she can have someone watch the store while we are gone. We should know for sure tonight or Wednesday.

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It's early enough I will plug you in; let me know for certain as soon as you can. Looking forward to seeing you again!
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I put a little edit in the original post. The biggest issue I may run into planning our little escapade is if I do not receive payments for reserved seats. It will delay the reservation and can make the charges I quoted to everyone be incorrect. Last time I was running around trying to give cash refunds on the bus because we added riders at the last minute. That doesn't look like it will be an issue this year. It would be a lot worse if I have to ask everyone to give me more money because someone dropped out. The way the bus is filling up, it won't be long until I will send the pm asking for your payment. Please start budgeting ahead. I would like to receive payment within 2 weeks of the request. I've had the thread up a 4 days and I only have 6 seats left! Thanks for understanding. It's simply complicated! :o
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