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Old 03-22-2009, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY!
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An old home for elderly LV ex-entertainers and ex-strippers that have no other place to go, funded by all casinos and topless places.
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Old 03-22-2009, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Sitting on a park bench...
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A Raging Waters or some other type of large waterpark.
Meh, a water slide is boring. How about a jello slide?
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Old 03-22-2009, 08:22 PM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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I envision a cylindrical tower on the Strip, perhaps 500-600 in height, called, perhaps, the Slide Tower. You take the elevator to the top, and you have a half dozen choices. One slide takes you to the perimeter of the cylinder and you take a nice, long slide to the bottom. Another slide would take you down quicker and faster. And yet another.

Then, for the dare devils, there'd be one that would almost be vertical. Down you go, along the way down, blasts of air would suspend you temporarily, before you go down furthur, then more blasts of air and suspension as you descend and then a free fall, where at the end, a blast of air would stop you at the end.

And then there'd be one with curly-cues where you'd, occasionally, find yourself going upside down, on your way down.

And now that London has its 600? foot Eye ferris wheel, and now with Beijing about to outdo the Eye of London with an even higher ferris wheel, and others on the drawing boards around the world, let's get that long-talked about ferris wheel up and running!
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Old 03-22-2009, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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Retractable roof combination baseball/football stadium to watch our first pro team play. C'mon, not asking for much. Attach a topless ferris wheel water slide symphony center on top of it with a great view, I just want to see a ball game/
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Old 03-22-2009, 09:56 PM
 
Location: NW Las Vegas - Lone Mountain
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Default Water Park..

But not just a wazter park...A hugemongous water park.

Indoor and outdoor. With features offered no where else.

A Las Vegas water park...

Maybe with an adult only section....

And a bar where you can get a drink floating down the lazy river...
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Old 03-22-2009, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Sitting on a park bench...
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Kind of gives new meaning to kidney shaped pool.

The air slide is interesting, but there's too much chance for up skirting. Not that I'm complaining, just keep the highlanders off it. I should know, I've got a kilt.
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Old 03-23-2009, 06:05 PM
 
Location: NW Las Vegas - Lone Mountain
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Actually free fall slides were reasonably common in the 30s amusement parks. They simply brought the slide in at gradually increasing angle util they caught you and sent your velocity vector off horizontally. The brave kid thing to do was to push off harder so you had a longer free fall...which you paid for at the end.

Might use a heavy version of an air hockey table to make a low friction catch zone and the whip you off horizontally.

I would think they could easily do a hellacious big drop in a water slide. Easier to catch you and get rid of the velocity. Maybe skip you across a pool at the bottom.
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Old 03-23-2009, 06:39 PM
 
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I'd love to see either a maid cafe, or an Anna Miller's here in Vegas.
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:21 PM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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If I were to play Hotel Developer, I'd build a hotel with curved community balconies at each end of each floor, which would give people on that floor opportunities to socialize with guests on their floor. Also with our wind problem, if it were too windy at one end, just go to the other end. In some ways, you might refer it to an upscale hostel. And, a rooftop deck a la Latin America.

To me no hotel is a hotel without balconies, and I'm so encouraged to see all the numerous balconies that The Cosmopolitan will have for their guests. If they can do it at Cosmopolitan, why couldn't they have done it at City Center. Do you see even one balcony at City Center?
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Old 03-24-2009, 12:57 AM
 
Location: South Strip, NV --> Philly (Fall 2009)
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i believe the main reason is that the hotels don't want people committing suicide by using the balconies...Also, if they hang out in the balconies, then they are not downstairs playing the machines...

The Tropicana has low-rises with balconies, not the greatest views, but each room does have its own balcony...
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