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"No Wonder It's Called Craps!"

troubled pair of dice,

dyslexia-doomed snake-eyes:

papa still needs shoes!


A Well-earned Vacation, Part II: What a Vulgar Name

Here we are in another gaming establishment.  Different decorating scheme, same gussied-up, over-moneyed people.  Yelp has suggested I eschew roulette in this house and attempt a dice game, one with the unfortunate moniker “craps.”  “Craps”?  250 more words

Naughty Loki

Monte Carlo Simulations: Craps

I want to begin our coding adventure with something simple yet useful in many areas. I think that has to be using Monte Carlo simulation to solve a problem, especially that for which we do not know the exact solution. 1,333 more words


Slots-A-Fun in Sin City

The Las Vegas strip sure is glitzy, but my companion and I were struck by how flat and empty most of the city looks.  It really does feel like a fake town built right in the middle of the desert.  286 more words


Niagara Falls (US and Canada Both)

This was in 2004. We went to both the American and the Canadian side. I think the Canadian side is prettier. It was really windy. Check out my GIANT video recorder. 332 more words


Vegas October 2015

Things have been pretty busy, so this is late, and forms part one of a 3 part travelogue, covering Vegas, Barcelona, and Versailles. Here we go. 2,224 more words