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  Topic: question from someone who has only been to Reno once before.
BC Dave

Replies: 7
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PostForum: The Best of Reno   Posted: Apr Mon 24, 2017 10:08 pm   Subject: Bitter bites
Thanks Jjewel. I've had some of my all time best meals ever in Reno, so it's sad to hear that you had some disappointments at pretty much every restaurant you visited. The Cal Neva is mostly known for ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Sat 22, 2017 9:59 pm   Subject: Good eyes!
Good eyes Alison! I'd almost forgotten about them. (Coin buckets). It was hoot to heft a couple - or more - to the Cashier cage. Even if they were just nickels!

A common sight to us all as we desce ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Fri 21, 2017 12:33 pm   Subject: Atlantis' Sky Bridge, Solarium, Fish place in the sky
I played some Pharoah's fortune here a few years ago. A little hard to see the screen in the bright sunlight but I got a bit of a tan!

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  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Mon 17, 2017 11:18 am   Subject: That's pretty random.
Zydeco,a Video Poker machine's random number generator couldn't have dealt a more diverse set of pictures. Having a healthy fear of heights, I don't think I'd ever dangle over the side of a tall build ...
  Topic: Harrahs and downtown 4-6 to 4-9
BC Dave

Replies: 4
Views: 365

PostForum: Trip Reports   Posted: Apr Thu 13, 2017 9:15 pm   Subject: Thanks!
Great report OC! Funny how luck comes and goes. Thanks for the food reviews and some really positive comments on the Reno scene. Really good to hear something upbeat about the Sands. I too have notice ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Fri 07, 2017 11:39 am   Subject: More 10's or better
I didn't realize I had this pic of the little bank of 10's or better VP machines from the 2nd floor of the Fitz. Again, I apologize for the poor quality of the image. The Keno lounge is just off to th ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Thu 06, 2017 8:38 am   Subject: Inserting a photo - a tutorial (sort of).
Zydeco, You first have to upload your photo to a site like Photobucket. Once you've uploaded your picture there you can get an IMG (image) code to insert into your post. I have found Photobucket to be ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Tue 04, 2017 4:57 pm   Subject: Sands Feb. 2012
The Sands in late February 2012. Some of the image is 'doubled'. I guess I shot through a double glazed window from the Silver Legacy.

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  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Sun 02, 2017 1:52 pm   Subject: Cal Neva sign
Love these old style Cal Neva signs ...

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  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Sat 01, 2017 9:13 pm   Subject: Doctored meat and other delights
Is that the baked potato beside it? That is a HUGE chunk of cow!

As for as the sunburnt look goes ... I borrowed from an image of raw steak I saw somewhere.

I was in the Pep's Old Steakhouse wi ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Apr Sat 01, 2017 10:26 am   Subject: Reverse microwave
Terribly sorry sir. Your steak has been reddened!

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  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Thu 30, 2017 9:59 am   Subject: Yum!
Awesome! Nothing says Reno like a truly monstrous cut of Prime Rib! (Except, possibly lots of free drinks and BIG wins!

Used get unbelievable deals on Prime Rib at the ole Cal Neva Top Deck Restaur ...
  Topic: Question about Truckee River, Downtown
BC Dave

Replies: 9
Views: 1052

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Sun 26, 2017 9:41 am   Subject: Ring toss?
Tossing that ring into the Truckee river might be a great symbolic and liberating gesture, but I wonder if it's actually occurred as often as the legend suggests. I would think that there would be a s ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Sat 25, 2017 10:04 pm   Subject: Horseshoe
Back in the crazy days of the 1960's, Harold Sr. thought nothing of crossing the street and losing $16,000 at the craps table at the Horsehoe Club. Rumor has it that he won occasionally too. The Horse ...
  Topic: Post a random Reno pic
BC Dave

Replies: 41
Views: 3393

PostForum: Reno Comments   Posted: Mar Sat 25, 2017 1:41 pm   Subject: BB Diner
I've never been to the Black Bear diner in Reno but Janice and I had a pretty good meal at one in Northern California. I 'Google mapped" the Reno location and you can just make out the carvings in th ...
 
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