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Down on the Farm -- Leaving Las Vegas

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Gambling is bad news -- almost as bad as the stock market, I've heard. But I decided that since I was passing through Las Vegas, I should probably check out the wonders of The Strip.


William Shatner, that guy from Priceline, negotiated for a hotel room for me and I guess he has a sense of humor. I ended up in the Hard Rock Hotel.

Hard Rock indeed. I could barely hear the clerk at the desk over the music. Even the elevators had rock piped in -- and loud.

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