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Post by PilotDrummer on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:04 pm

Who's headed to Vegas this year? Mrs. PD and I are going once again, hopefully without the repeat of Flood 2010. We're on the 6:30 flight on SWA with what sounds like the rest of the band.

Who's comin'?

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by PilotNut on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:15 pm

Glad to hear the band is going again!

I will be there again; wouldnt miss it.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:33 pm

Mrs. Geez and I will fly in Sat. Morning.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by blacksheep on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:34 pm

I think I'll be on the same flight as you Drummer.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by blacksheep on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:39 pm

Purplegeezer wrote:Mrs. Geez and I will fly in Sat. Morning.

I like the confidence that we will not be playing on Friday Very Happy

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Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:41 pm

I seemed like a sure thing when I paid for the flight... Very Happy

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by ShipstadPilot11 on Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:42 pm

I won't be there, unless a mystery donor would like to contribute to my travel fund jocolor

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by up7587 on Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:49 pm

blacksheep wrote:
Purplegeezer wrote:Mrs. Geez and I will fly in Sat. Morning.

I like the confidence that we will not be playing on Friday Very Happy
I like the confidence that we will be playing on Saturday. Suspect

Of course, there is always the NASCAR races as a fallback event.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by Backside Defender on Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:45 am

Heading down Friday, unfortunately I banked on a first round bye and my plane lands just after tip-off.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by Rochin54 on Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:01 am

Backside Defender wrote:Heading down Friday, unfortunately I banked on a first round bye and my plane lands just after tip-off.

No checked baggage and tell the cabbie to step on it and he'll get a decent tip.

I will not be going. I start my drive back to the PNW the morning after we win the tournament.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by up7587 on Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:53 pm

Got one of the last tickets for the Friday morning flight. Of course, the price had gone up about double what it was in December! Sad

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by Stonehouse on Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:58 pm

Sigh... no Stonehouse this year. I'm off for India, of all places...

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by PilotNut on Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:37 am

Backside Defender wrote:Heading down Friday, unfortunately I banked on a first round bye and my plane lands just after tip-off.

Similar situation here... I land 16 minutes before tip-off... I may try to go stand-by on an earlier flight, but that isnt looking promising...

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by blacksheep on Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:30 am

Any chance of a PilotNation get together this year?

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by Rob's Jacket on Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:53 am

What about a PN watch party in Portland for those of us who can't make it to Vegas?

I think watching BYUtv in a bar would be fantastic ... cheers

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by up7587 on Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:36 am

If any Pilot fan is interested in a tournament ticket, pm me.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by PurplePrideTrumpet on Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:11 pm

Rob's Jacket wrote:What about a PN watch party in Portland for those of us who can't make it to Vegas?

I think watching BYUtv in a bar would be fantastic ... cheers
If I wasn't going up to Tukwila that weekend...

...wait, why aren't YOU going up? Get on the bus. Suspect

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by mattywizz on Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:20 pm

Stonehouse wrote:Sigh... no Stonehouse this year. I'm off for India, of all places...

R54 isn't leaving till after the tourney. Maybe you guys can get together and watch the games.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by blacksheep on Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:23 pm

mattywizz wrote:
Stonehouse wrote:Sigh... no Stonehouse this year. I'm off for India, of all places...

R54 isn't leaving till after the tourney. Maybe you guys can get together and watch the games.

He better have left already if he's driving all the way from India. Very Happy


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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by W W Winkie on Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:04 pm

Rochin54 wrote:I will not be going. I start my drive back to the PNW the morning after we win the tournament.


Hey R54, maybe you can meet up with some of your relatives in Boise and caravan the rest of the way. I think the timing might be about right.

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by Rob's Jacket on Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:21 pm

PurplePrideTrumpet wrote:
Rob's Jacket wrote:What about a PN watch party in Portland for those of us who can't make it to Vegas?

I think watching BYUtv in a bar would be fantastic ... cheers
If I wasn't going up to Tukwila that weekend...

...wait, why aren't YOU going up? Get on the bus. Suspect

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by blacksheep on Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:34 pm

So here's the Vegas Report so far:

The basketball sucked! That's all I have to say about that Evil or Very Mad

The blackjack tables sucked! That's all I have to say about that. Evil or Very Mad

We went over to the Bellagio on Saturday night to drink some of UP's booze. A good time was had by all, but man was I out of place over there. Thanks Woodless! for all your hard work. Cheers!

UP7587 and I found some tickets to the NASCAR race on Sunday. I fit in much better over there. It wasn't the most exciting finish, but it was still pretty fun. The Vegas crowd seemed to enjoy Kyle Busch's wreck, so much for home town fans Very Happy The only down side was that you didn't always know what was going on or why someone had to pit, though it was pretty clear that Biffle was having fuel issues. If you ever find yourself at a race, make sure to bring ear plugs, it was LOUD!

As always, it's been a great trip. Hopefully next year we'll see some more purple shirts hanging around the Orleans. Cheers!

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by PilotDrummer on Tue Mar 08, 2011 4:40 pm

Basketball wasn't as good as it could have been, that's for sure. Bellagio hospitality suite was enjoyable, and I enjoyed the heck out of playing in Vegas once again.

Thought about tickets to the race, but with the women's game Sunday, wasn't feasible. Had to play a trick on the GU band: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqIC824EeY8

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Re: Vegas: Who's in?

Post by PurplePrideTrumpet on Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:39 pm

I think mashups are something we can work on next year.

Some of those bands need to switch to khakis. Jeans are not a good look.

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