Ah, yes, Geocities. Yahoo paid $3.6 billion for it in 1999. After 10 years of losing money, they pulled the plug in 2009.
It’s Lennie’s signature, followed by, “4/4/21 Happy Easter!”
Geographical ignorance of Americans is nothing new. In the late 1960s, a considerable minority of high school students couldn’t place the general location of Vietnam, even though we were fighting a war there.
There are two reasons his casinos went belly up:
1. He built three casinos in close proximity to one another, thus he was foolishly competing against himself.
2. He was skimming from the revenues to keep the rest of his so-called “empire” afloat.
Bugsy Siegel supposedly said that the only way to double your money in Vegas was to fold it in half and put it back in your pocket.
The best April Fool’s prank is to not pull any pranks. Just let the person spend the whole day dreading what’s going to happen.
Not just multi-deck shoes, but don’t they also rotate in new shoes pretty quickly?
Back on the first day my state sold its very first scratch-off tickets (in 1988), I stopped at a convience store to pick up a gallon of milk. The guy in front of me bought 100 tickets (at a buck a pop).
Cheap food is right. There used to be a time you could eat well in Vegas for not much money.
Administered with an extremely large syringe.