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September 25th, 2021 at 9:27:04 PM permalink
My sister: "That guy is more bored than I am in Vegas, without realizing it."

My family's had some interesting pickings in Vegas though; my aunt snagged a loose ~2ct yellow diamond (~15k) in a really shaggy carpet, my sister a just-not-1ct engagement ring in a parking lot while getting shoes, and me... about 1oz bag of cocaine in the sofa cushions at Hard Rock.
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September 26th, 2021 at 7:19:33 AM permalink
I used to know a lady that was a housekeeper at a major casino. Her part time job was selling jewelry. I can only assume that she came by it legally because no employee would steal from hotel guests. Just about every week she would have a ring or two and some bracelets. She must have got them cheap because she sold them cheap.
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September 26th, 2021 at 7:37:04 AM permalink
As far as the bits of gold or tiny gemstones this guy supposedly finds (assuming he doesn't just dump a gemstone or bit of broken jewelry into the works here and there to keep his videos interesting so that his sponsorship may keep sending him money) - fine. As far as anyone's finding anything identifiable, he should turn it over to the authorities or hotel security to see if anyone has reported it lost. And the crooked maid is a very bad egg.
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September 26th, 2021 at 8:45:39 AM permalink
Quote: MDawg

As far as the bits of gold or tiny gemstones this guy supposedly finds (assuming he doesn't just dump a gemstone or bit of broken jewelry into the works here and there to keep his videos interesting so that his sponsorship may keep sending him money) - fine. As far as anyone's finding anything identifiable, he should turn it over to the authorities or hotel security to see if anyone has reported it lost. And the crooked maid is a very bad egg.

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    I don't know that I would call her, 'Crooked,' it depends on what the property's policy is. At the hotel I used to manage, housekeepers would have to turn in any item believed to have more than $10 in value at the front desk, whereupon we would usually wait for thirty days for the guest to call and inquire about it. If the guest didn't call within that time, then the housekeeper to find it would get first crack---and beyond that---just whoever might want it. If nobody wanted it, then we would just throw it away.

    The only exception was somewhat expensive items, in which event I would reach out to the guest to see if they wanted it back. The reason I didn't reach out to every guest is simply that there were so many items left behind, and obviously, the hotel would cover the costs to mail it back to them and it took me time to physically do that.

    I guess my point is, if the hotel in question just allows housekeepers to take whatever they may happen to find, then your beef is really more with the hotel than it is with that housekeeper.

    Oh, and I would obviously reach out to guests if they left some sort of medication behind.

    ***I should also add that casino hotels probably don't have as much time to deal with this sort of thing as I did.
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    September 26th, 2021 at 9:34:12 AM permalink
    The amount of value he finds in the cracks of Vegas sidewalks is trivial. A little different knowledge base would allow him to find better value in ďcracksĒ of Vegas casinos operations.

    That said, ďfind and discoveryĒ process is interesting to me anyway.
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    September 26th, 2021 at 9:53:02 AM permalink
    I accidentally spilled a pile of baking soda in a los Angeles hotel parking garage. It didnt take long to see finger prints to see if its cocaine.

    I was seeing a chiropractor in LA.
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    September 26th, 2021 at 11:35:16 AM permalink
    i have posted about this a while ago but i have found a ring that i thought was real - it had a huge ruby in the middle with a row of tiny blue saphires around the ruby - with a row of tiny diamonds around the saphires - i returned it to the desk based on the advice that was given to me of a guy who did the communicaitons for the casino when it was constructed
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    September 26th, 2021 at 12:42:25 PM permalink
    Quote: heatmap

    i have posted about this a while ago but i have found a ring that i thought was real - it had a huge ruby in the middle with a row of tiny blue saphires around the ruby - with a row of tiny diamonds around the saphires - i returned it to the desk based on the advice that was given to me of a guy who did the communicaitons for the casino when it was constructed

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    Probably was returned to Graceland.
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    October 2nd, 2021 at 8:18:03 PM permalink
    Actually that guy has nothing on me. This trip in Vegas I have found paper bills, coins, chips up to $500., all sorts of stuff all over the place. The other day I found a sealed miniature bottle of this Scotch. Not that I wanted it or would drink it, but just...was something interesting to find.

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    October 3rd, 2021 at 5:58:55 AM permalink
    Quote: MDawg

    Actually that guy has nothing on me. This trip in Vegas I have found paper bills, coins, chips up to $500., all sorts of stuff all over the place. The other day I found a sealed miniature bottle of this Scotch. Not that I wanted it or would drink it, but just...was something interesting to find.

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    A few decades ago went to Glenfiddich distillery in Scotland. At the end of the tour all the tourists are offered complimentary shots of the Scotch. I declined as I was driving, and on the Ďwrongí side of the road at that. They went and got me two similar little bottles which I have to this day.
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    October 3rd, 2021 at 9:06:24 AM permalink
    SooPoo were those miniatures made of glass? The glass bottles are not available anymore I think, which would make them even more interesting.
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    October 22nd, 2021 at 4:53:33 AM permalink
    Just amazing videos. I've been to Las Vegas several times, but didn't even think that can find such things. That was really fun to watch!
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