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  • CP99
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    Originally posted by Abby_Normal

    I think by law you can't be denied a glass of water, even if you aren't buying anything in Vegas, but I could be wrong.

    BTW, it's "loaf"
    No, your right its true, you cant be denied water, its the same in sanantonio Texas, in almost everystore there big drums filled with free water bottles.

    thanks for the spelling, sometimes it just slips by me and i have no clue how to spell something.

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  • Abby_Normal
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    Originally posted by CP99
    Thanks, ill bring a louf (spelling?) of hawaien style bread and some penut butter, thatl cover some sandwitches, and as for drinks, well, theres always social enginering for that, so thats covered.
    Free drinks are harder to avoid then get. There are parties all over the place handing them out all night. You are covered there.

    During the day drink as much water as you can, esp if you are drinking. There are water fountains all over the place. I also reccomend getting a couple of plastic bottles and refilling them as needed. I like to fill a couple of 1 liter bottles with water and throw them in the freezer. They melt slowly for hours, so you always have a cold drink.

    I think by law you can't be denied a glass of water, even if you aren't buying anything in Vegas, but I could be wrong.

    It's very easy to get dehydrated in vegas and not even know it. The heat is amazing.

    BTW, it's "loaf"

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  • CP99
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    Originally posted by Abby_Normal
    Don't eat at the Alexsis, the food sucks and they are price gouging bastards. I seem to recall a little bottle of water costing something silly like $4 in the hotel last year.

    The best thing you can do is hit a super market and buy a bunch of cold cuts and bread. Or whatever you eat. You will save a bundle this way, I promise. Many hotel rooms have little fridges, if yours doesn't get a cheap cooler and avail yourself of the free hotel ice.

    Plus, sammichs are tasty. And much better than a soggy pizza slice that's been under a heat lamp for 6 hours.

    Also, I know I have posted this a million times, but hit Big empire for a list of all the places to eat cheap.

    Thanks, ill bring a louf (spelling?) of hawaien style bread and some penut butter, thatl cover some sandwitches, and as for drinks, well, theres always social enginering for that, so thats covered.

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  • Abby_Normal
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    Originally posted by CP99
    Yea, still broke, I just made 140 this week so thats enought to cover the con and some gas money, now for hotel food and spending money...
    Don't eat at the Alexsis, the food sucks and they are price gouging bastards. I seem to recall a little bottle of water costing something silly like $4 in the hotel last year.

    The best thing you can do is hit a super market and buy a bunch of cold cuts and bread. Or whatever you eat. You will save a bundle this way, I promise. Many hotel rooms have little fridges, if yours doesn't get a cheap cooler and avail yourself of the free hotel ice.

    Plus, sammichs are tasty. And much better than a soggy pizza slice that's been under a heat lamp for 6 hours.

    Also, I know I have posted this a million times, but hit Big empire for a list of all the places to eat cheap.

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  • CP99
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    Originally posted by CP99
    Well, Im broke, what else is new, And im considering just crashing in my car. Has anyone had the unfortunate plesure of having to sleep in their car?

    Yea, still broke, I just made 140 this week so thats enought to cover the con and some gas money, now for hotel food and spending money...

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  • Floydr47
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    Originally posted by CP99
    I see, so we got, no drunky in car, no sunny in car, no beery in car and/or in drivers seat. good. thanks guys.
    CP, have you considered maybe a hostel? Rates are usually reasonable and you wouldn't have to worry about any of the dangers of sleeping in your car. I don't know what your financial situation is, but surely between now and the Con you could make a couple hundred extra dollars even if it meant taking a McJob for a week or so...

    Here is a link to a hostel that is downtown in Vegas:
    http://www.usahostels.com/vegas/rates.html#

    Hope this helps you some...

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  • CP99
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    Originally posted by Floydr47
    In that case I don't believe that they could arrest you for DWI, they could however, arrest you for public intoxication and/or vagrancy...depending on what kind of mood the cop is in.

    I see, so we got, no drunky in car, no sunny in car, no beery in car and/or in drivers seat. good. thanks guys.

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  • Floydr47
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    Originally posted by CP99
    What about backseat or passenger seat? What if im drunk in the passenger seat but I have my keys on me.
    In that case I don't believe that they could arrest you for DWI, they could however, arrest you for public intoxication and/or vagrancy...depending on what kind of mood the cop is in.

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  • CP99
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    Originally posted by blauman
    You got very good advise already, I will add that under no circunstances go to sleep drunk, by the law of some states I belive include Nevada, you can be found guilty of Driving Under the Influence if you are caught driving, or are caught in actual physical control, of a motor vehicle and you are under the influence of alcoholic beverages, or any chemical or controlled substance, to the extent that your mental and physical faculties are impaired. This mean that in the eyes of the law, if you are behind the weel, phisically sat in the drivers sit, you are in control of a motor vehicle, even if not DRIVING. therefore it necesary follows that if you are also drunk you will be found guilty of DUI. This criteria is confusing, and can be challenged, but do not give a reason to start.
    What about backseat or passenger seat? What if im drunk in the passenger seat but I have my keys on me.

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  • big chopper
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    Originally posted by Abby_Normal
    I'm told in someplaces if you even have your keys on you you can be charged. I was told to give the keys to a friend or toss them under the car.

    I was shocked when I found out I had put my friends at risk for a dui by tossing a bottle of opened booze in the trunk of the car, even though there was no way to get it while driving, and no one was drinking. If there is booze and keys in the car with you they can charge you, even if you are not drinking, or driving.
    I was once told that the safe thing to do is put your keys in the glove box and shut (not lock) the glove box door.
    -bc,

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  • Deviant Ollam
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    Originally posted by Abby_Normal
    I was shocked when I found out I had put my friends at risk for a dui by tossing a bottle of opened booze in the trunk of the car, even though there was no way to get it while driving, and no one was drinking. If there is booze and keys in the car with you they can charge you, even if you are not drinking, or driving.
    this is just one in a long list of reasons that the libertarian party has become more and more attractive to me as i've grown up. some of their views are wildly opposite mine (on matters like education and foreign affairs) but i have to say that they are one of the only well-known parties that actually has the balls to stand up and say things like "liquor in a car equals an automatic DUI? that's horseshit!"

    i'm starting to relax my vehemently strong stance on matters of international import (or, more accurately, turn my head when libbers go off on some isolationist tear) in the hopes that by focusing on the little, everyday bullshit here at home some true changes can be made for the better in my lifetime. it's like, we get so caught up in the huge battles that the government slides this crap into the criminal codes (many times at state and local levels, but federal laws are no picnic, either) under everyone's radar.

    pre-trial property forfiture on drug charges, no-knock warrant execution, ridiculous drunk driving laws that have no bearing on people actually driving while drunk, and page after page of red tape & regulation that does nothing but spawn supporting industries (i.e. over-complicated tax codes with breaks for rich corporations but the royal shaft for everyday citizens)... bah, i don't know why i'm going on such a rant but methinks i'll stop now. reading about the DUI regs that do nothing to prevent accidents but can tarnish people's records permanently really set me off.
    Last edited by Deviant Ollam; June 12, 2005, 20:15. Reason: typo fix (s/chances/changes)

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  • Abby_Normal
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    Originally posted by Quiet_Wolf
    What law enforcement, mostly the troopers & the chippies, look for when they come across a possbile intoxicant in a parked vehicle is to see if the keys are in the ingnition. If they are, then you can get busted for DUI even though the car is parked and you are asleep.
    I'm told in someplaces if you even have your keys on you you can be charged. I was told to give the keys to a friend or toss them under the car.

    I was shocked when I found out I had put my friends at risk for a dui by tossing a bottle of opened booze in the trunk of the car, even though there was no way to get it while driving, and no one was drinking. If there is booze and keys in the car with you they can charge you, even if you are not drinking, or driving.

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  • Quiet
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    Originally posted by blauman
    You got very good advise already, I will add that under no circunstances go to sleep drunk, by the law of some states I belive include Nevada, you can be found guilty of Driving Under the Influence if you are caught driving, or are caught in actual physical control, of a motor vehicle and you are under the influence of alcoholic beverages, or any chemical or controlled substance, to the extent that your mental and physical faculties are impaired. This mean that in the eyes of the law, if you are behind the weel, phisically sat in the drivers sit, you are in control of a motor vehicle, even if not DRIVING. therefore it necesary follows that if you are also drunk you will be found guilty of DUI. This criteria is confusing, and can be challenged, but do not give a reason to start.
    What law enforcement, mostly the troopers & the chippies, look for when they come across a possbile intoxicant in a parked vehicle is to see if the keys are in the ingnition. If they are, then you can get busted for DUI even though the car is parked and you are asleep.

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  • blauman
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    Originally posted by CP99
    Well, Im broke, what else is new, And im considering just crashing in my car. Has anyone had the unfortunate plesure of having to sleep in their car?
    You got very good advise already, I will add that under no circunstances go to sleep drunk, by the law of some states I belive include Nevada, you can be found guilty of Driving Under the Influence if you are caught driving, or are caught in actual physical control, of a motor vehicle and you are under the influence of alcoholic beverages, or any chemical or controlled substance, to the extent that your mental and physical faculties are impaired. This mean that in the eyes of the law, if you are behind the weel, phisically sat in the drivers sit, you are in control of a motor vehicle, even if not DRIVING. therefore it necesary follows that if you are also drunk you will be found guilty of DUI. This criteria is confusing, and can be challenged, but do not give a reason to start.

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  • Siviak
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    Originally posted by Tao_of_pi
    no it's bad if someone pulls down your pants and writes "Insert wood here" on your ass cheeks and super glues your face to the floor.

    ah... you've been to HighWiz's "sexy parties" haven't you?

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