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What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« on: March 24, 2014, 01:35:47 PM »
My scheduled cleared up last minute and it looks like I'll be able to attend the Inside Self Storage World Expo. I won't be an exhibitor, but I will be able to attend some of the events including the Legal Learning Live Workshop: Auction Edition, which will also include a discussion about online storage auctions. Speakers will be attorney Jeffrey Greenberger, Dan & Laura Dotson, one of our competitors & Nyle Wells. This is somewhat of a big deal for us, as it is the first time online storage auctions are being recognized as a viable option to the self-storage industry. Of course, I'll keep everyone updated as the events unfold.

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2014, 07:42:34 AM »
Are you allowed to take a photo of the Dotsons as they are on panel?

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2014, 08:39:08 AM »
Are you allowed to take a photo of the Dotsons as they are on panel?

Probably could, but I don't really want to lug around my camera & camera bag for several hours. Oh, and I don't want to get labeled as the guy with the "man bag" or "murse."   :D

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2014, 06:07:29 AM »
I meant with your camera phone. If it's too far away, if you get a chance to talk to him, get a selfie. Couldn't hurt to ask, because you know I'll post it!

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2014, 09:04:46 AM »
I'll see what I can do. I don't know if there is going to be 30 people or 300 people in this workshop.

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2014, 12:14:43 PM »
Just yell out, "Hey Dan, you agreed to an interview with my writer (mention ChuckG Writer) for my website - that might get his attention. Dotsons do read my tweets and he has agreed to an interview. I don't think he's forgotten. Matter of fact, I'll email him and let him know you'll be there.

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2014, 12:53:53 PM »
Matter of fact, I'll email him and let him know you'll be there.

I'm sure he'll go out of his way to seek me out.   ::)  Just tell him to look for the short, chubby fluffy, bald guy in the room.   ;D

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2014, 01:50:27 PM »
One thing I learned in life is you get 50% of what you ask for and 100% of nothing if you ask for nothing. I make no promises, but at least I asked. I have a 50% chance he'll say "yes" so why not ask?

Dude, when I worked 10 years in the hotel industry, people asked for the moon! I never asked for things until after that experience. It was a good life lesson.

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2014, 04:50:50 PM »
Good point.

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2014, 09:28:47 PM »
Travis with his murse.

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2014, 10:03:45 PM »
What can I say, where else am I going to put my Desert Eagle?   ;D

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2014, 10:01:52 AM »
Off to sin city...won't be sinning, well unless you consider overdoing the buffet a sin! 

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2014, 12:55:39 PM »
Off to sin city...won't be sinning, well unless you consider overdoing the buffet a sin!

It's only 3 sins out of 7.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven things that are considered the worst things to do.

1. Greed - Wanting too much of something.
2. Gluttony - Similar to greed, but gluttony is the action of taking too much of something in.
3. Lust - The need to fulfill unspiritual desires (not just sexual desires.)

4. Envy - Jealousy; wanting to have what someone has.
5. Sloth - Being too slow or lazy at doing something.
6. Wrath - Vindictive anger; angry revenge.
7. Pride - Being too self-satisfied

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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2014, 12:59:54 PM »
Buffets are to spendy.  I'm a grazer, eat 6 times a day but small meals, so buffets are a waste on me.

I hit....
Gambler's Special  At Mr. Lucky's 24/7 in the Hard Rock Hotel. Steak, three grilled shrimp, a choice of potato or broccoli and a salad. It's not on the menu -- you'll have to ask your server -- and is available around the clock.  They ask for a players club card but usually don't hassle you much if you don't have it.   I heard they now require you to buy a beverage too.....     $7.77

LaSalsa Cantina for breakfast because its $3.95.  Not the best food but cheap.

And Secrete Pizza in the Cosmopolitan. Up escalators to third floor, all the way down the hall.
It's not so secrete these days but great pizza by the slice.  It's also where a lot of "friendly ladies" conduct business so don't think your a stud when all the ladies are hitting on you.    ;D

Then there is Coronado Cafe at a South Point.  Its alllll the way down Dean Martin Dr.  so you need a car.
Mid-night to 6am, $2.95 breakfast.  Like Denny's grand slam style.

Most of the time I just buy the cheap food at the cafés after midnight and throw it in the mini-fridge for the next day.   At the Imperial (I think, my memory was a bit.....let's say "cloudy") we got a whole pepperoni pizza for $4.95 and huge sandwich's with chips were $2.95. Fried chicken, 2-piece, with a waffle was $1.99.

I also just have limo (cheaper than cab) swing by Von's and load up on food for the room.



And I've found that if you want cheap eats, look for the sports book.  They tend to put a cafe next to it with cheap food.   Guess they don't want the gamblers wondering off in search of food.....






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Re: What happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2014, 01:25:39 AM »
I just paid $17 for a cheeseburger.   :-[  It was good though, and some guy who was on Americas Got Talent was on stage playing the acoustic guitar.


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