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Postby External Poster » Sun Jan 28, 2001 1:56 am

In this mailing:

Welcome
Golf notes
Shows
Mailbag
Air tours, activities. etc.
T-shirts
Correction (duh)
Drinking en femme
Registration
Latest schedule (updated)
Latest headcount
Activity and event suggestions
Web Sites
Administrivia
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Only 93 days left, gang!
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Welcome:

Welcome to everybody who recently joined the list or registered! We have
quite a few newcomers since the last mailing, including several from the
Las Vegas area. Hope everybody will be joining us this May.
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Golf notes:

Julie writes:

>Last year, before booking tee times, I first had to ascertain a definite
>number of golfers that would show up, and that was a job in itself. The
>get together at Goodtimes was the right venue to tally the number of
>golfers who would participate. Since the one booking the times is
>financially responsible for those who may not show, that could have been
>substantial. And a credit card is required for booking.

>It was Friday morning before I could book tee times for Monday's outing.
>The course decided upon (Las Vegas Golf Club, for it's location, open
>guest policy and price) wouldn't take tee times more than one week in
>advance, which is still the status quo. And... most of the weekend
>morning tee times are taken by local golfers who call exactly one week
>prior, usually the minute the clubhouse opens. Sooo... the booking of a
>weekend morning tee time a couple of days prior will be extremely
>difficult, if not mission impossible.

>I do not think we (DLVers) would want to spend upwards of $200 for a
>course that we could book a month or two in advance, and some being
>resorts and semi-private clubs, they may have refused our business when
>we show up en femme (you never know).

>Anyway, depending on whether someone can book early enough for the
>weekend (mornings), it looks like another Monday tee time is our best
>bet. Or... to allow individual golfers get together by Email and decide
>on their own where and when to play. I myself will not be available to
>play on Monday this year, so I'm going to try to arrange to play with
>two or three others on Sunday morning... we'll see.

>Please submit this for discussion, so we can get some feedback.

Golfers, let your thoughts be known, please.

This is something that will fit fine as a "second track" activity almost
any morning or afternoon.
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Shows:

>Thanks for the update. We would like to know about the Cirque shows..
>any info you can provide will be helpful. thanks...

I'm assuming you mean the two Cirque Du Soleil shows that are appearing
in Las Vegas. _Mystere_ (pronounced mis-tear) is appearing at Treasure
Island and _O_ is appearing at Bellagio. I've seen _Mystere_ but not
_O_. I think the phrase "Circus as theater" best describes what I saw.
Very entertaing I will say. Artsy, yes, but I like it too. :)

They tell me (the ubiquitous "they") that these usually sell out
days in advance for the weekend shows. They are a bit pricey, if I
remember correctly.

We don't have plans to get a group to go to either, but there are some
evenings where you could sneak away to take in something like this. I
know Treasure Island is at least t-tolerant, as several of our people
visited and played there last year.

There are two other "artsy" shows playing. _Blue_Man_Group_ is at the
Luxor and is well worth it. Not as artsy as _Mystere_ and not as earthy
as _Stomp_ but somewhere inbetween. (Don't be late!) _De_La_Guardia_
opened recently at the Rio. "Theater that falls from the sky" is what
they say. I haven't seen it (yet).

Late-breaking net.rumor, and as of this time, that's what this is,
rumor ... Word on the street is that _O_ will be either closing, or
not renewed when its term expires. Again, strictly rumor as of this
time.
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Mailbag:

>Would like to register please. Please tell me how to do so.

It's easy. Just visit the URL:

http://www.geekbabe.com/dlv/register.html

Answer a few questions and you will be all set. Remember to write down
or cut-paste the confirmation number you will get.

If for some reason you can't access the web form, or if you would just
prefer to do it the old way, you can register by e-mail. Send mail to:

dlv@geekbabe.com

>Also please tell me how to hook up with a roommate. I would like to stay
>at the Sahara.

If you've already booked a room, and would like for somebody else to
stay with you and share the expense, or if you're looking for somebody
who has extra space, please write to the list (dlv@geekbabe.com) with
the word "Roommate" somewhere in the subject line. Please include the
following items in your e-mail:

1. Your name.

2. Your e-mail address.

3. What date you will be arriving and what date you will be departing.

4. Do you have a room to share, or do you need space in one.

5. Any annoying habits or traits you have. (Do you smoke, do you snore,
are you a very early riser, compulsive talker, late-nite MTV addict,
etc.)

6. Any additional notes or comments.

When we have roommate items, we will include them in a special ongoing
section toward the bottom of each mailing. Those interested in sharing
rooms can then contact each other by e-mail and make arrangements.

Please remember, any roommate arrangements are strictly between the
people involved, and I or anybody else cannot be responsible if things
don't work out (etc. etc., you know the drill).
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Air tours, activities. etc.:

Denise writes:

>Gina's 182 can carry more weight than my Cherokee 160.

>I have 1000# of useful load, but that includes fuel, which is a maximum
>of 300#, but I can take less if I need to haul more payload. It's also
>possible that more people will want to ride with her because she has a
>high-wing airplane and there is much better visibility when you're
>looking straight down. I will be happy to bank up to 60 degrees on
>request, but I can't fly upside down because it loosens up the duct
>tape that holds the spar together. :)

>I think I will go ahead and cover the cost of the fuel for anyone who
>wants to ride with me, so rides will be free.

>Gina probably knows this already, but you might mention to her that you
>need a Las Vegas terminal area chart if you're coming in VFR. It gets
>busy there and ATC generally expects you to know where the major
>landmarks are, as well as the VFR corridors such as Showboat
>arrival/departure, which goes between the international airport and the
>air force base.

>> >I wouldn't even consider flying after a beer.

>Me neither. I need at least six to make the ride really interesting. :)

Thanks, Denise and Gina. I can see this being a major hit at DLV!

>> * Golf (Michelle's personal fave :)
>> * Sight Seeing
>> * Strat tower
>> * Comedy club
>> * Star Trek ride at the Hilton.
>> * neon sign junkyard.

>My favorites out of the listed activites, in no particular order, but
>beware - if we go to a comedy club and I've had a few drinks, I mean
>quite a few, anything can happen. I usually end up on stage.

Looks like golf is in the works (see above). As for sight-seeing, we have
the Strip tour on Saturday, the dam tour on Sunday, and the trip to
Rhyolite on Monday. This does not include the beautiful sights you will
see at the DLV functions! <bfg>

As for the Strat tower, I'll wait below and play VP. :)

Comedy club could be done as an option on Wednesday, Thursday, or Monday
evening. I've been to the one at the Riviera, and it can be good or
bad depending on who's playing. They say the one at Harrah's can be the
same. Most people who have seen Dr. Naughty say it's not worth it.

Star Trek can be done almost any morning or afternoon.

I used to know where the neon junkyard (Yesco) was. It was kinda secluded
west of the Strip off Tropicana. I could probably find it again, but I've
been told much of it has been barricaded from public view.

So many things to do ... so little time {sigh}!
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T-shirts:

Ok, this is really gonna happen this year. :)

The DLV 1999 commemorative t-shirts are about ready to go. I had to
settle on a different shade of beige (original discontinued) and tweak
the color a wee bit. This has the DLV logo and the dates of DLV 1999. If
you attended DLV 1998 and either returned in 2000 or will attend this
year, you are eligible for one of these. Please "reconfirm" your shirt
size in both your adult t-shirt size and regular dress size (I use two
suppliers) and your shirt will be ready for you at DLV.

If you attended DLV 2000 and will be returning for DLV 2001, you are
eligible for one of the newer shirts. The color scheme is similar to
what's on the file http://www.geekbabe.com/dlv/dlv2001/dlv2001c.gif
except the background (shirt body) is more pink instead of the violet
shown in the image. This will have a slightly larger DLV logo very
similar to the image file. If you attended last year and will be
returning this year, and would like one of these, please reply with
your adult t-shirt size and your regular dress size (I use two
suppliers who size differently) and it will be waiting for you in May.
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Correction (duh):

> >In fact, in 1999, one couple wanted to
> >visit one shop (the Attic, the one that appeared in the American Express
> >commercials) but not to shop, to pose on the checkerboard sidewalk
> >outside the place. :)

> That wasn't American Express, Annie, it was a Visa commercial.

Ok, ya got me there! (Checking hair to see if I'm turning blonde.)
I remember now, they didn't take American Express. :)
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Drinking en femme:

>From the 9/10/00 newsletter on the topic of bars and drinking too much:

>> >I'm working on an advice column
>> >on this topic. Look for it in a couple of weeks. I'll be trying to
>> >sweet-talk Annie into posting it on the DLV Web site. :-)
>>
>> Ok, when you're done, please send it in.

>Well, I really let this one slip through the cracks. Finally, here is a
>Tina advice column. If you like it, please consider publishing it in
>the newsletter or (maybe a better idea) publishing it on the DLV web
>pages somewhere.

Ok, I'll do both. It's also on line at the url:

http://www.geekbabe.com/dlv/fdrinking.html

I've made a link to it from the DLV FAQ.

>Please let me know if you have any ideas to improve it.

Yes, you might mention it's not nice to trick innocent girls into taking
multiple shots of Galiano. :) {Jeez that stuff is NASTY!}

I do agree shots are best done in boymode. :)

+Femme Drinking Tips
+
+by
+
+Tina Tawdre
+
+
+Many t* girls spend a lot of time in bars. I know I do. Sometimes this
+is a result of personal lifestyle and entertainment choices, in other
+instances it is a reflection of how much t* social life involves gay and
+tranny bars. Even if you are just a social drinker in the privacy of
+your own or friends' homes, I hope you'll find the following advice
+interesting and useful.
+
+1). Don't get drunk in public. There are few sights more pathetic than
+that of a queen down on her knees worshipping the porcelain goddess.
+Considering the state of most public restrooms, you won't like the
+memory the next morning. Besides it will ruin your hose, guaranteed.
+
+2). Observe the way genetic girls (GGs) drink in public. It's the same
+way they do in private. They sip drinks instead of gulping them down.
+Sipping takes longer, so you'll drink less.
+
+3). Girls use straws. If the bartender doesn't put a straw in your
+drink, ask him/her for one. If the bartender forgets again for your
+second drink, then he/she is either incompetent, incredibly
+absent-minded, or just a jerk.. Unless they have otherwise been very
+friendly, move to a different part of the bar, or go to a different
+establishment. Insist on respect, and give your business to places that
+give you your due.
+
+4). Don't drink shots. They just aren't enjoyable unless you swig them
+in one gulp, and that just isn't lady-like (even though some GGs do).
+And, candidly, shots just get you drunk faster. Taboo!
+
+5). Drink plenty of water when drinking alcohol. Alcohol dehydrates
+you. Dehydration can make a hangover worse. Learn to ask for a glass
+of water between drinks. You'll drink less, spend less, and avoid
+drying out your throat (which can help you maintain that pretty feminine
+voice).
+
+6). Can we talk here? Don't mix sex and binge drinking. If you're at a
+tranny bar, and you're new to going out dressed, you may be surprised at
+the number of t* admirers you meet. Their attention can be very
+flattering, but if too much booze numbs your brain, you may stop
+thinking sensibly and make some terrible mistakes. Alcohol removes your
+inhibitions, which is another way of saying that it messes up your
+normal thinking processes. Keep control, and know what you're doing.
+You'll enjoy it more if you can remember it.
+
+Finally, and I really mean this from the heart, DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE.
+Take a taxi home. You'll thank yourself in the morning.
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Registration:

To register for Diva Las Vegas 2001 (no charge), visit the URL:

http://www.geekbabe.com/dlv/register.html

To change/update your registration, visit the URL:

http://www.geekbabe.com/dlv/update.html

The numeric Confirmation Number you get when you register will be your
password to the update page. If you have misplaced or forgotten this,
write to dlv@geekbabe.com with your name and e-mail address and it will
be sent to you.

If for some reason you are unable to register on the web, or if you
would prefer not to, you may register the "low-tech" way by sending
e-mail to: dlv@geekbabe.com as in the years before.
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Latest schedule (updated):

Wednesday: 5:00pm Dinner Milano's
May 2 7:30pm Pre-DLV get-together LV Lounge

Thursday: Morn
May 3 Aft
3:00pm Shopping, dinner, more shopping
After Keys

Friday: Morn Air tours Details TBA
May 4 1:00pm Matinee movie
5:00pm Din-din Sahara Buffet
7:30pm Welcome Goodtimes
11:00pm Dance Night Gipsy, et. al.
2 AM Late Night Gambling Location TBA

Saturday: 12:00n Shopping and Hopping Start at Paris
May 5 8:30pm Kenny Kerr And Friends Frontier
Midnite RHPS Paradise 6
After Barhopping

Sunday: Morn Air tours Details TBA
May 6 1:00pm Dam tour
10:00pm Folies Bergere Tropicana
After Limo Tour of Strip

Monday: Morn
May 7 Aft Side trip - Rhyolite
8:00pm Bibi get-together LV Lounge
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Latest headcount:

Sun Jan 28 00:54:33 CST 2001
Ppant signup: 40
SO signup: 10
Total signup: 50
Weighted signup: 37.6
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Activity and event suggestions:

(Those not already on schedule.)

Please feel free to suggest others, and to suggest times and specifics for
any of these, either on the main DLV list or the DLVORG list.

In no particular order, what has been suggested.

* Official group photo(s)
* Golf (Michelle's personal fave :)
* Mary Kay open house
* Sight Seeing
* Liberace Museum
* Strat tower
* Comedy club
* pedicures
* massages
* dancing
* costume parties
* live music
* gaming supply stores
* Star Trek ride at the Hilton.
* neon sign junkyard.
* Mock wedding
* Makeovers
* Grand Canyon
* SO get-together
* "straight" dance club
* Symphony concert
* Rock concert
* Group breakfast
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Web Sites:

DLV main page http://www.geekbabe.com/dlv/

Michelle Jenkins http://www.idis.com/mpj
Tina http://home.swbell.net/tinatdre/
annie http://www.geekbabe.com/annie/
Julie http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/Park/9289/
Rickie's Place http://www.freeyellow.com/members2/rick121
Margeth http://www.geekbabe.com/margeth/
Melissa's Magic Realm http://www.geocities.com/melissa_t17
The Cactus Rose Club http://www.geocities.com/crc_az
Debbie Sage http://intermind.net/~sage/
Vicki's Little Page http://hometown.aol.com/vickits44/myhomepage/index.html
Mindy http://www.fortunecity.com/village/freedom/785/
Bea http://BeatrizZ.tripod.com/
Lorraine http://members.tgforum.com/lorraineadams
Julie Anne http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/Chelsea/8576/
Dorothy http://dorothy_d.homestead.com/home.html
Denise (Densie) http://www.geekbabe.com/admaero/

Any others? If so, send them in (just hit REPLY).
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