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Thinking about ‘Real World’ choices, saving time and more

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The Real World Season 25 cast parties at Vanity at the Hard Rock Hotel. Cee-Lo was among the partygoers.
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Death to DST Can someone explain to me why we still observe Daylight Savings Time? Hell, some states like Arizona don’t, which makes it all the more confusing—and sleep-inducing. — Ken Miller, associate editor

Feeling Blue Okay, Real World. You definitely have me hooked after that first episode. But really? Blue Martini on your first night in Vegas? Weak. — Mark Adams, listings coordinator

You need perspective Stop complaining about construction and traffic on the freeway. If you’d lived in Michigan or Chicago, you’d realize this doesn’t even count as traffic. It’s traffic-flavored commuting. — Rick Lax, staff writer

Last strokes The Oppenheim paintbrushes Downtown are now into their final phase—repositioning of the Casino Center Boulevard Brush, spotlight beams, cooling fans and the installation of a plaque. The city says it should be completed within the next couple of months. — Kristen Peterson, staff writer

Bracketology Last year I selected teams based off how amusing I thought the school names were—Purr-doo, anyone? This year I might choose solely on mascots. I’d say my chance of winning is pretty good. — April Corbin, web content editor

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Mark Adams joined the Las Vegas Weekly in 2010 and now serves as the magazine’s web editor. You can also ...

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Rick Lax

Rick wrote the books Fool Me Once: Hustlers, Hookers, Headliners, and How Not to Get Screwed in Vegas and Lawyer ...

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Kristen Peterson joined the Las Vegas Sun in 1998 as a general assignment reporter. In 2003, she turned her focus ...

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