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Old 04-15-2017, 01:44 PM
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I don't know how it is that Dan can come across so warm and fuzzy.
Tim.......Funny stuff. It is from experience that I speak. I was trying to tone it down.
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Old 04-15-2017, 04:10 PM
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I can take my wife to any audio show, anywhere- as long as the facility is connected to a casino.
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Bill - Thanks for the good advice.
Gary, Dan and Buck - Been together with my wife for 30+ years.
Let her go crazy shopping....its way cheaper than 1/2 my assets.
Damn skippy though some WAF-units do test that theory as Ivan so correctly points out below <ROTFLMFAO!!!>
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Old 04-15-2017, 04:24 PM
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You should both take SEPARATE TRIPS to the destinations of your choice.

You will both be happier.
TRUER WORDS WERE NEVER SPOKEN...SPOT-ON!!! Now, all I have to do is figure out how to make that wisdom work in MY life !!!
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Depending on how much you want her to spend to offset your "wishlist" after the show, she should check out Michigan Avenue. It's about an hour east in the heart of downtown Chicago.
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Gibson's Steakhouse in Doubletree is 2 min ride Great for dinner and cocktails.
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Ohare is a hike from the city of Chicago - you're looking at about a 60 minute drive during rush hour, if not more.

There is a Fashion Outlet mall, there is the magnificent mile, there is water tower, there is Oak street in Chicago.

Many good restaurants.

I would aim to go to Bob Chinn's for seafood, go to RPM Italian for italian, go to Au Chevelle for burgers late night, go to Girl and Goat for dinner also.
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Just down the road from the Hotel is the Blue line, which will take you straight to the mag mile area. You can get off @ Washington, head to Millenium Park, then walk North along Michigan Ave.
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