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Topic # 83545 18-May-2011 14:44
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$9 for a Red Bull!?!?!? Sheesh...

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  Reply # 470553 18-May-2011 15:07
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Nothing unusual for one of the top hotels in Las Vegas...

I'll be staying at The Venetian (www.venetian.com) for a few days in a couple of weeks. Wish me luck ;)





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  Reply # 470557 18-May-2011 15:19
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freitasm: Nothing unusual for one of the top hotels in Las Vegas...

I'll be staying at The Venetian (www.venetian.com) for a few days in a couple of weeks. Wish me luck ;)



If you rack up a $190K drinks bill, you're gonna need a LOT more than luck :-D 

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  Reply # 470560 18-May-2011 15:24
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I didn't noticed the total - just the Red Bull prices... But yes, I've been to Las Vegas a few times before and even though I didn't pay the bill in some of the bigger events I know how much food costs there. And we did have about the same number of people.

Actually, here:



Windows Vista launch. Microsoft lunch in Las Vegas, during CES, with about 50 people. I bet the bill was about that much ;)






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  Reply # 470577 18-May-2011 15:44
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I don't care how nice it is, $25,000 for a single bottle of any beverage is obscene. For that price I'd expect the bottle to be bought to me by a small group of working girls.

That's the thing with having people out there who have too much money though, they need something to spend it on and it seems silly from a sales point of view to deny them their wish.




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  Reply # 470591 18-May-2011 15:57
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30 grand tip was good news for waiter/waitress

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  Reply # 470636 18-May-2011 16:51
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I didn't realize America was that bad, people must be using wheelbarrows of cash to pay for bread.

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  Reply # 470646 18-May-2011 17:01
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That bill didn't seem to have any food, it was all drinks.

Now why can't I get invited to parties like that :(

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  Reply # 470669 18-May-2011 17:27
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graemeh: That bill didn't seem to have any food, it was all drinks.

Now why can't I get invited to parties like that :(


Every #gzpe is like that, bring on 2012 ;)

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  Reply # 470671 18-May-2011 17:29

Is that due to inflation or something? That would probably also buy quite a few houses in the US, as their houses are cheap.

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  Reply # 470680 18-May-2011 17:50
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Should have held it in NZ, could have saved themselves the $30,000 TIP!




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  Reply # 470707 18-May-2011 18:45
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Gambling would have been much cheaper.....

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  Reply # 470745 18-May-2011 20:20
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stevenz: .... to be bought to me ...


Did you mean "to be brought to me"?

(Sorry Wink, I couldn't help having a dig after reading your signature)




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  Reply # 471041 19-May-2011 12:17
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I'll be in Vegas in four weeks time and will be sure to avoid this place!

I'll be on the tables taking advantage of as many "free" watered down drinks as I can!

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