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DRich
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November 11th, 2019 at 4:23:51 PM permalink
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That sounds like alot.



It may be, I have never shopped it. I would estimate that it averages out to about $5 a load. Well worth it to me when I have 6 loads to do. Besides, I am terrible at folding clothes.
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MaxPen
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November 11th, 2019 at 4:33:48 PM permalink
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It may be, I have never shopped it. I would estimate that it averages out to about $5 a load. Well worth it to me when I have 6 loads to do. Besides, I am terrible at folding clothes.



$5 a load doesn't sound bad. I was thinking a load weighed like 20 pounds or something.
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November 11th, 2019 at 4:54:41 PM permalink
The Google machine says a man's clothes typically weigh 2.5 pounds. This is what you're supposed to take off your weight if you step on a scale. Shoes not included.

So cost will depend on things like how many times you wear pants. But, $30/mo seems conservative.
billryan
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November 11th, 2019 at 8:47:25 PM permalink
I've been dropping my laundry off since I moved. Closest place charges eighty cents a pound but I wasn't happy with them. Place I'm currently using cost $1.25 a pound but does great work. I pretty much am just wearing a t-shirt and shorts almost everyday so ten dollars goes a long way. I'm not sure when the weather changes here.
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November 12th, 2019 at 12:45:44 AM permalink
Assuming you have a working washer and dryer at home I find it ridiculous one would have their stuff laundered. Dropping it off and picking up seems like a pain in the ass.



Of course, I'm definitely down with one of these.


P.S. what do you do if your washer and dryer stops working? Tell her to get but lazy ass back to work. 😁
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
billryan
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November 12th, 2019 at 7:39:19 AM permalink
The only downside to trying this is if you give up a nice place to try it. I imagine you have "stuff" that you can't keep in your car or bring with you to every hotel room so you probably need a storage unit. Many places give 50% off the first month or two so they can be pretty cheap if willing to move around.
I'd suggest getting an out of state I'd, and a mail drop as out of state players seem to get more room offers.
Resort fees are a new factor that I didn't deal with when I'd come out for three weeks to a month.
I think I stayed 32 nights the one year, paying only for a single Saturday night because I didn't want to do the roundtrip to Laughlin for a night. That was around 2008/9, when avoiding resort fees was much easier.
If you are unhappy with your current living situations, what do you have to do lose? If you get sick of it after a week or a month, you call off the experiment.
I personally don't think it's worth the hassle but it can be done.
Try it.
Rigondeaux
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November 12th, 2019 at 8:29:51 AM permalink
That's a good point, Bill. If nothing else, it could be an interesting experience.

Also, Tom is a good writer. I wouldn't be surprised if he could find a place, perhaps somewhere in the company, Mike works for, to sell articles about the experience. I think it would be interesting reading and the interest in the thread supports that. As I said before, I think a lot of people have entertained the idea.

I've dabbled in freelance writing and hosting my own sites and gambling content is remarkably easy to get paid for compared to every other subject, as the publishers actually make money. I'd be quite surprised if you couldn't get $25 a pop for a weekly blog on this. It has the potential to go viral. If not full blown AIDS viral, it would still be legitimate way to generate incoming links from places like this forum, which are gold (that's why this place is so spammed). it is "evergreen" content, meaning it would still be interesting to read years from now.

If I were Michael Bluejay, I'd be quite happy to pay to host the blog. If no Mikes are interested, you'd find a home somewhere.
mcallister3200
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November 12th, 2019 at 8:53:27 AM permalink
I think this would be more easily achievable if you were able/willing to combine Reno and Vegas, go back and forth maybe every four weeks mid month to get end of month/beginning of month offers each place.

There’s a gwae episode from probably 7ish years ago of WoV member Tedys doing something like this for several months I listened to it a few times years ago when I was considering doing a similar thing, I think the marketing of the places mentioned has tightened a bit or specifics have changed since then but still an interesting listen.
DRich
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November 12th, 2019 at 8:57:38 AM permalink
Idon't think you can realisticly go into this with the thought you can quit after a month. The truth is you won't even know for some time what kinds of offers you are going to generate. It often takes 60 to 90 days for the offers to start coming in after you begin your play at a casino.
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November 12th, 2019 at 9:07:26 AM permalink
Quote: mcallister3200

I think this would be more easily achievable if you were able/willing to combine Reno and Vegas, go back and forth maybe every four weeks mid month to get end of month/beginning of month offers each place.

There’s a gwae episode from probably 7ish years ago of WoV member Tedys doing something like this for several months I listened to it a few times years ago when I was considering doing a similar thing, I think the marketing of the places mentioned has tightened a bit or specifics have changed since then but still an interesting listen.



That's precisely why you could probably get a couple casino groups to sponsor you. Show them what they're doing wrong and where they need to tighten up.
Or, you could just go find plays, keep your mouth shut, and make multiple times more for years. Until someone foolish comes along and decides to open their mouth for a pittance of the value they could have realized.
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