Photo TR: Robb, Elissa, and Derek in Vegas!

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Postby robbalvey » Sat Nov 26, 2005 8:33 pm

Here are the final photos from our Vegas trip. Last night we took it kind of easy, ate at the steak house in Excalibur, played a few table games (Elissa won $40 at Blackjack and Derek $170 at Roulette) and I won $90 on random nickel slots! :shock: It was a successful night! :lol:

Today we headed out to Desperado at Buffalo Bills, and it actually rode "ok". Not great, but probably about as good as it's going to get. There was some really great airtime over the couple of bunny hills and the first drop, and then the rest of it just sort of meandered around the hotel

Overall, though, I have to say we had a really good ride on it!

Then after that we drove back home, stopped for some food in Barstow, then onto SFMM.

So here are the photos!
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Yay! Desperado, the last credit Derek needs of the trip!
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Oddly enough, it was actually running pretty good today!
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See! Those look like smiles on thier faces!
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OMG! 90 MILES PER HOUR!!!! (Not!)
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Desperado is the epitome of "Coaster designed by coat hanger!"
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Dinner last night was kind of random. Steak House at Excalibur! They said the thing on top was "Yorkshire Pudding" - Lou, does that look right to you?
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Robb had the "Soup Experience." Beef Barley for appetizer, French Onion for dinner!
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Elissa wanted the brown sugar from the Banana's Foster the were making for someone who really doesn't need it! :D
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At dinner, Robb apparently rode Space Mountain!!!!
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Here is a scary random photo of Derek. I apologise in advance for any mental scars this photo leaves!
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Our new member of the Alvey family "Leopard" enjoyed the steak house also.
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It was time for dessert!
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Apparently Santa was also on vacation in Vegas and here he is "Phoning it in!"
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After our not-so-long drive back home, we made our way to SFMM where we found the cars attacked by mutant tumbleweeds!
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"Let's go ride something that's NOT closed to due to wind!"
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"YAY FOR VERTICAL LOOPS!!!!"
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Elissa takes some Tatsu construction photos. (You'll see these later today!)
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And they even whore themselves out to the nasty water Jet Stream to get more photos!
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Yummy! Looks like a nice SFMM soup!
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So overall it was a GREAT trip to Vegas.....
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INSANE rides!
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lots of buffets....
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some Elissa Friendly Food...
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...and we actually came back a little richer! Thanks for reading everyone!!!!!

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Postby PhishyBrewer » Sat Nov 26, 2005 8:37 pm

Vegas then to SFMM... how depressing :(

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Postby MSLSM » Sat Nov 26, 2005 8:39 pm

Nice photos, and it looks like you had a good time.

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Postby Jew » Sat Nov 26, 2005 9:00 pm

Awh....Jet Stream. How I don't miss walking to lift or brake 3.

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Postby trustkill22 » Sat Nov 26, 2005 9:38 pm

Desperado would've been so much better tho if they had that phoney magician chained to the tracks.

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Postby Louise » Sat Nov 26, 2005 10:03 pm

Robb Alvey wrote:Dinner last night was kind of random. Steak House at Excalibur! They said the thing on top was "Yorkshire Pudding" - Lou, does that look right to you?


Umm, it looks KINDA like a Yorkshire pudding, albeit a slightly deformed one! I'll make you some proper ones and bring them when I come to meet you for the trip next year Robb! :lol:

You guys look like you had a great time, glad you enjoyed yourselves. Totally made me wish I went to the casino tonight!

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Postby DenDen » Sun Nov 27, 2005 1:13 am

Awesome trip report. It brings back such good memories. I have a tear in my eye. (because a bug flew in it.) :)
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Postby man » Sun Nov 27, 2005 1:57 am

I cant wait this summer I am going over to LA some slides and rides then down to SFMM for some Tatsu nice trip ah yes the side boob time for family guy quote
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Postby Hattuchili » Sun Nov 27, 2005 4:08 am

WOW, it looks like you had a real good time! Do you really won so many money? The last time we were in Vegas, we only lost some money! :( However, thanks for the great daily updates!

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Postby coasterboi » Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:05 am

Looks Like You had aa great time i really want to ride desparado,Insanity And Xscream And that space shot looks pretty awsome

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