Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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LIPH wrote:
August 1, 2018 7:38 pm
srkmrd wrote:
July 31, 2018 3:39 pm
Also what about Last Man Standing???
I don't think they do Last Man Standing anymore.
http://www.phincityphc.org/LMS18.htm
According to this there is still something. I certainly do not read nearly as much about the gathering and goings on as I saw in the past for the Vegas shows....
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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LIPH wrote:
August 1, 2018 7:38 pm
srkmrd wrote:
July 31, 2018 3:39 pm
Also what about Last Man Standing???
I don't think they do Last Man Standing anymore.
Local club did that
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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:D Does anybody know of a pair of tickets for sale? There is no ticket exchange topic for Vegas yet. We talked a pair of virgins into going to Vegas, now trying to help them find tickets! Any help would be appreciated.
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Corona1 wrote:
August 17, 2018 3:39 pm
:D Does anybody know of a pair of tickets for sale? There is no ticket exchange topic for Vegas yet. We talked a pair of virgins into going to Vegas, now trying to help them find tickets! Any help would be appreciated.
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last time I looked you could still find singles on the site. Maybe two in the same area........
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

Post by nwosu96 »

It has been a few years since the last time I went to see JB in Vegas. The last time I went I received an email with a paper to print out that got me into the Flamingo Pool Party. Do you still need something like that to enter the pool party?

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Hello My Parrothead friends.

Just booked our trip to Vegas for the show. Can't wait. Will have my guitar with me so can play at your pre-party for free! (tips welcome [smilie=asa.gif] ).

Also, need two tickets for the 10/20 show. looking for good seats (Floor or lower section). If your plans got cancelled or friends dropped out, I will take 2 off your hands with no hassle and these tixs will go to a die hard fan; I will follow through for sure. Cheers and thanks...San Jose Joe....

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Is the pool party worth attending? More importantly, is it worth renting a day bed? $600

"Daybeds are $600 inclusive of tax and service charge and include ten $10 vouchers to use for food or drinks at pool party. This event is 21 years and over and must present valid ID when checking in."

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

Post by vegas_fruitcakes »

We have gone to the flamingo pre-party several times and I would say no a daybed isn't really worth it. Just depends on the type of party you like. I prefer the street party of old and find the "pool party" a bit lacking. Not to mention the weather is a bit chilly this year.
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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phi_sig23 wrote:
October 9, 2018 12:05 pm
Is the pool party worth attending? More importantly, is it worth renting a day bed? $600

"Daybeds are $600 inclusive of tax and service charge and include ten $10 vouchers to use for food or drinks at pool party. This event is 21 years and over and must present valid ID when checking in."
We have gone to 5 of the Flamingo Pool parties, and have enjoyed them all. Everyone looks to be having a good time, lots of costumes and live music. Its always packed. Weather is suppose to be around 80 degrees, which is typical. Not worth spending the money on a day bed unless there is a few chipping in. :wench: :pirate:

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

Post by dean_siu »

FYI....there’s an after party at Level Up in the MGM on Saturday with Tommy Rocker playing.

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

Post by kntnrayn1 »

Has anybody seen an email for early admission to pre concert pool party...we didn't receive one in the last couple of weeks, even though we are Fin's Up email members. Are they sending them out? Thanks for your time.

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Would like to get some feedback from those who attended this year. Have never attended Vegas but considering next year if it comes about.
Of course the "veteran" parrotheads who attended back in the day state that the fun & festivities aren't what they used to be.....but having said that, while Vegas is a different animal than the typical tailgating, would the fun level be enough to consider it a destination that should be included on the Parrothead bucketlist?
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Been to Vegas a dozen times. If you haven't then YES - make the pilgrimage! But plan to dress appropriately, and don't plan to sit during the show!
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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Dr.Corona wrote:
October 22, 2018 10:10 am
Would like to get some feedback from those who attended this year. Have never attended Vegas but considering next year if it comes about.
Of course the "veteran" parrotheads who attended back in the day state that the fun & festivities aren't what they used to be.....but having said that, while Vegas is a different animal than the typical tailgating, would the fun level be enough to consider it a destination that should be included on the Parrothead bucketlist?
I went to my first Vegas Buffett show 18 years ago. It's a matter of personal preference but I thought the Street Party they used to have in the alley between the Flamingo and the Imperial Palace was better than the Flamingo pool party. The Imperial Palace was pretty much gutted and rebuilt from the inside out and is now the Linq and the alley was developed with lots of shops, bars and restaurants and is now called the Linq Promenade. I still like going to Vegas and you can have a great time there, but you don't have a real tailgate experience. The pool party is a good time but the food and drinks are overpriced, $9 for a Blandshark, and it's usually pretty crowded. I don't know how it was this year because I stayed at the south end of the Strip instead of the Flamingo and I didn't want to make the trek to the pool party.

Having said all that, there's a lot of non-Buffett things to do. The Yard House is in the Linq Promenade and has more than 100 beers on tap. I go there at least once every time I'm in Vegas because they have a lot of beers that aren't distributed here in the Myrtle Beach area. Beer Haus in The Park by the T-Mobile arena doesn't have as extensive a selection as the Yard House but they have a lot of local beers from Las Vegas and the surrounding area. There's a place called Beer Park at the Paris Casino Hotel. It's outdoors above one of the restaurants with a great view of the Bellagio's famous dancing fountains. It's very AB/InBev centric but they do have a decent, but limited, selection of craft beers and the bartender who took care of me the day I was there, her name was Barrie, was absolutely gorgeous. :oops:

I had never gone to any of the shows in Vegas, except Buffett shows, but the last 2 times I was there I went to Cirque du Soleil The Beatles Love at the Mirage. If you like The Beatles, I highly recommend going. The entire show is set to Beatles music and they use the actual recordings, not some lame musak version. Between the show onstage and the acrobats flying around overhead, there's so much going on that you'll probably miss something but it's well worth going.
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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I have done the Vegas concert many times and this was the first time I was truly disappointed. I knew I had bad seats (halfway back in Section F on the floor) but that's the best I could do. It wasn't JB that disappointed me, it was the fans. The drunk old man behind me spilled beer on us, not once but twice. We were sticky and stinky the whole concert because of it. The couple to my left argued the entire concert and continually yelled at each other. In fact she was threatening to throw her drink in his face while calling him horrible names. And 2 rows directly in front of us, 2 drunk guys about 6'3" wore these very tall & wide hats that made them about 6'9". Nobody could see the stage because of it so we watched the video screen. I normally get floor seats and enjoy the show but this was the last time. It will be regular seating from now on.
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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kntnrayn1 wrote:
October 18, 2018 12:42 pm
Has anybody seen an email for early admission to pre concert pool party...we didn't receive one in the last couple of weeks, even though we are Fin's Up email members. Are they sending them out? Thanks for your time.
We never received ours either. They did end up handing them out I found out after the fact. I asked at the Margaritaville Store what happened and was told there was a glitch which caused a lot of people not to receive them. I asked how so many people still ended up getting the early admission pool party passes. They said you just had to prove you were a member of the Fins Up Club. They told me if I would have phoned to complain about not getting one, they would have provided me with that information.
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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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ComoxParrothead wrote:
October 26, 2018 2:39 am
I have done the Vegas concert many times and this was the first time I was truly disappointed. I knew I had bad seats (halfway back in Section F on the floor) but that's the best I could do. It wasn't JB that disappointed me, it was the fans. The drunk old man behind me spilled beer on us, not once but twice. We were sticky and stinky the whole concert because of it. The couple to my left argued the entire concert and continually yelled at each other. In fact she was threatening to throw her drink in his face while calling him horrible names. And 2 rows directly in front of us, 2 drunk guys about 6'3" wore these very tall & wide hats that made them about 6'9". Nobody could see the stage because of it so we watched the video screen. I normally get floor seats and enjoy the show but this was the last time. It will be regular seating from now on.
Ha! You must have been right behind us, because those two guys were directly in front of us. My wife is 5'1" on a good day, so she was NOT pleased. Of course, this was the first time we actually had floor seats, which made it even worse. The only good part was that they kept leaving for 20 minutes at a time.

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Re: Who's going to Vegas 10-20-2018?

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bralph wrote:
October 29, 2018 11:21 am
ComoxParrothead wrote:
October 26, 2018 2:39 am
I have done the Vegas concert many times and this was the first time I was truly disappointed. I knew I had bad seats (halfway back in Section F on the floor) but that's the best I could do. It wasn't JB that disappointed me, it was the fans. The drunk old man behind me spilled beer on us, not once but twice. We were sticky and stinky the whole concert because of it. The couple to my left argued the entire concert and continually yelled at each other. In fact she was threatening to throw her drink in his face while calling him horrible names. And 2 rows directly in front of us, 2 drunk guys about 6'3" wore these very tall & wide hats that made them about 6'9". Nobody could see the stage because of it so we watched the video screen. I normally get floor seats and enjoy the show but this was the last time. It will be regular seating from now on.
Ha! You must have been right behind us, because those two guys were directly in front of us. My wife is 5'1" on a good day, so she was NOT pleased. Of course, this was the first time we actually had floor seats, which made it even worse. The only good part was that they kept leaving for 20 minutes at a time.
Yup that sounds right. There were a few people cheering every time they left to go get more beer or go to the washroom.
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