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View Poll Results: Where would you rather visit?
Las Vegas 89 49.72%
New Orleans 90 50.28%
Voters: 179. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 08-21-2015, 08:44 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Old 08-21-2015, 11:38 AM
 
Location: Sandy Springs (ATL)
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...I know the feeling
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Old 08-21-2015, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Vegas > New Orleans, and it really isn't that close. Who tf needs charm and character when you're gonna be getting wasted anyway? Isn't that really the whole point for these sorry excuses for "cities"? Models in bikinis > fat girl next doors in beads. Just saying.

P.s. I'm kidding...sort of.
Have you ever been to New Orleans?
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Old 08-21-2015, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Have you ever been to New Orleans?
Yes, all the time when I lived in Biloxi. It truly is a one of a kind city with some of the best food on the planet, and great architecture/character. And the same could be said of Vegas, if we're being honest (tacky architecture, but well done tacky). Both cities in my mind are love it or hate it cities and my post was very tongue in cheek. I like both cities very much, actually.

That said, let's not downplay their reputations. We're looking at the two cities in this country most renowned for their debauchery. On that front, I give the nod to Vegas--in addition to having better nightlife/hotter women, I'm far less likely to be shot/mugged while enjoying myself. Superficial, yes, but somebody's got to win lol.
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Old 08-21-2015, 10:35 PM
 
Location: LA, CA/ In This Time and Place
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Las Vegas has pretty much every single type of entertainment you could want. New Orleans is live music on a street that is surrounded by swamps, rednecks, and Black crime.

Las Vegas wins easily.
Lmao!!
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Old 08-28-2015, 11:35 PM
 
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Vegas > New Orleans, and it really isn't that close. Who tf needs charm and character when you're gonna be getting wasted anyway? Isn't that really the whole point for these sorry excuses for "cities"? Models in bikinis > fat girl next doors in beads. Just saying.

P.s. I'm kidding...sort of.
A lot of the people go to New Orleans for the history not just the debauchery.
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Old 08-29-2015, 12:02 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans / Louisiana has everything a tourist could possibly want. Debauchery and quirk can be found way off of Bourbon St. Also, it's probably the only tourist city that doesn't really put on a show for tourists - we do a lot of what we do for ourselves. We love our food, festivals, and parks and you'll find odd bars, events, crawfish and gumbo, and historic sites all over the place, not just in the touristy areas. Also, Cajun country, swamps, and plantation homes are a regional draw as well. Oh, and NOLA is easily one of the most romantic cities in the US. The views, the parks, the smell of magnolias uptown, the oysters, the old world architecture, horse drawn carriages ...

Can you say the same stuff about Vegas that's not on the strip? I guess if you're going out for a night or two to see a show or throw away money, go to Vegas. If you wanna spend some actual time on a vacation, go to New Orleans and put in a little research on what there is to do. I'd totally want to come here for my honeymoon if I didn't live here.
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Old 08-29-2015, 12:50 AM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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A lot of the people go to New Orleans for the history not just the debauchery.
Way to ignore my follow-up post, OP. The fact that you're posting this today let's me know that you're deliberately ignoring my follow-up, too. Weak...
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Old 08-29-2015, 01:05 AM
 
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Vegas > New Orleans, and it really isn't that close. Who tf needs charm and character when you're gonna be getting wasted anyway? Isn't that really the whole point for these sorry excuses for "cities"? Models in bikinis > fat girl next doors in beads. Just saying.

P.s. I'm kidding...sort of.
I'd take a night at Sheridan's in Smyrna over both of them.
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Old 09-23-2015, 11:53 AM
 
Location: LoS ScAnDaLoUs KiLLa CaLI
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Just got back from New Orleans: based off of food alone, I'd go with New Orleans. Beignets and crawfish etoufee are two of my new favorite things now.

Bourbon Street definitely has more of a "frat boy" feel to it than the Las Vegas Strip, but part of NOLA's charm really is the laid back nature of the city. Vegas does not feel that way at all.

I'd definitely prefer NOLA now.
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