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The final Vegas World Fark Party update, and some of Fark's favorite Headlines Of The Week for 3/20 - 3/26
Posted by Drew at 2011-03-29 5:19:13 PM, edited 2011-03-29 6:09:34 PM (142 comments) | Permalink
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No update from Drew this week, so we're just giving you a quick update on Las Vegas.
If you made plans to come but haven't registered, it's important that you do that as quickly as possible. Here is our Event Registration Page
Here is the basic schedule of events:
Thursday, Mar 31
For people arriving on the 31st, we're going to do a pub crawl on the Strip. It'll start at the bar at Treasure Island before heading south down Las Vegas Blvd to about the Bellagio, across the street to Paris, and then north, hitting bars along the strip on the other side of the street until we hit the Venetian in a big, staggering loop. I'm trying to coordinate this with witchydiva who had started this. She has a Facebook page for the Vegas Casino Crawl here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=174951579223305
Friday, Apr 1
2PM - Treasure Island poker room
First event is the Fark Texas Hold 'Em tournament in the poker room at Treasure Island. There are limited seats, so if you haven't already told farker smells_like_meat that you're going, do so quickly. There will be a quick tutorial a half hour before the poker tournament begins for people who want to participate, but aren't familiar with Hold 'Em or would like a quick refresher.
6PM - Kahunaville - Treasure Island
The big party starts at 6PM, and it's scheduled for three hours. You can see the bar here: Kahunaville. Bring a spare drinking liver.
Saturday, Apr 2
In terms of formal events, the morning and afternoon are unscheduled. Different farkers are talking about making different trips, so this will let you get in with a group that might be doing something that interests you.
4PM-8PM - Treasure Island Ballroom AB
This is the sitdown event. We have a bit at the beginning, including a few words from Naskar's mother, Drew on the microphone, Joe Peacock, Paul and Storm, and Bill Corbett. Beyond that, we're going to keep it relaxed and let everybody mingle. For a lot of people, Saturday's the last night, so we want everybody to get to know everybody and have a good time.
So those are the basics. Can't wait to see you guys there.
Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2011-03-20 to Sat 2011-03-26:
Maryland Mansion destroyed in fire, still plans to release new album and tour later this year
Man who had sex with horses released from prison, considered stable
Woman hit and killed by monster truck. Funeral will be held on Sunday Sunday SUNDAY
Aircraft in Australia forced down by inchworms in the instruments. Was allowed to resume flight once mechanics swapped them out for centimeter worms
Captain Morgan's cannons found in Panama. Sink responsibly
Stray cat rescued from soup can was hypothermic but is making great progresso
Man uses divorce papers to burn down wife's beauty parlor. Split ends with permanent damage
Thief takes a condom machine from a sports bar. It must have been robbed for her pleasure
Not again / For God's sake / How much more / Can we take / Burma Quake
T☢ky☢ water still th☢ught t☢ be safe t☢ drink
Historians in Virginia and North Carolina are arguing over which state lost more troops in the War Between the Stats
Mets' owners say that Madoff trustee's allegations regarding their knowledge of Madoff's scam are as accurate as Ollie Perez's pitches
India ends the Aussie cricket World Cup reign. You submitted this with a longer, more complex and passionate headline that nobody really understood
The last time a Duke was murdered like this, it started World War I. Duke sucks
Researchers discover protein that protects the body from the toxic effects of alcohol. Is it buffalo wings? Please god let it be buffalo wings
Man does a 360 on a swing set while wearing a jet pack. That's a long way to go to settle a bet with Timmy Johnston from the second grade
Google delays Honeycomb; yeah, yeah, yeah. It's not on time; no, no, no
Elizabeth Hurley is 45. Elizabeth Hurley's ass is 23
After his little temper tantrum on GMA, Chris Brown apologizes, saying he is disappointed in himself and that dressing room just walked into a door
"Fringe" renewed for season 4. Suck it, Friday night and your delicious strawberry-flavored death slot
Tim Pawlenty becomes the latest white guy who thinks he can beat a Kenyan in a race
Knock knock. Who's there? Orange. Orange who? John Boehner writes a letter to Obama about Libya
Administration helpfully explains that what's happening in Libya isn't war, it's "kinetic military action." Widespread noncooperative terminal reduction in biodynamics is hell
Britney Spears' employees must sign non-disclosure agreement saying they won't provide Britney with drugs, alcohol, or any clothes that a normal person might wear
Michael Stipe writes all of R.E.M.'s songs on his iPhone, which would explain such hits as Call Dropped, Weak Signal Blues, and GODDAMMIT I CAN'T CLEAN THESE FINGERPRINTS (reprise)
Rebecca Black says she'll donate all the profits from her terrifying single Friday to Japanese relief efforts. This news brought to you on Thursday, the day before Friday
IRS says Florida leads the nation in the number of false returns filed from prison ... at least that's the con census
AT&T is getting married to T-Mobile. There will be no reception afterwards
Japanese auto manufacturing is starting to come back online after quake/tsunami/nuke disasters. Here come the Scions
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