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Thinking about hungry tigers, a pickle-based battle royal and more

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To train for an upcoming pickle-eating contest, the staff has been staring down this jar of silent, floating enemies …
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’70s flashback Rod Stewart and Elton John both at Caesars Palace? Suddenly I’m sitting on the floor in my bedroom again, spinning Every Picture Tells a Story and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. — Ken Miller, associate editor

Time to make the donuts “We’re all out,” the Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru voice told me. “Out of rainbow sprinkles?” I asked, bracing for my daughter’s disappointment. “Out of donuts.” Um … — Spencer Patterson, managing editor

How quickly they forget Dirk Arthur: You seriously want to advertise your tiger magic show with “So close they can smell your fear!”? You did hear about Roy, right? — Rick Lax, staff writer

Bring on the camel punching While the Schwarzenegger-Shriver divorce announcement stings, here’s hoping the Governator drowns his sorrows in a cameo for the remake of Conan the Barbarian. Croooooooom! — Erin Ryan, staff writer

Yeah, I’ll pass I really feel that a pickle-eating contest far too easily lends itself to a whole lot of dirty jokes. Good luck, my fellow Weekly staffers, as you take on LVM employees in this week’s head-to-head pickle battle at the Mirage! — Mark Adams, listings coordinator

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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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Ken Miller is Las Vegas Weekly's associate editor, having previously served as assistant features editor at the Las Vegas Sun ...

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Spencer Patterson is Las Vegas Weekly's Managing Editor, having previously served as Arts & Entertainment Editor, Music Editor and a ...

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Erin got her first newspaper job in 2002 thanks to a campfire story about Bigfoot. In her award-winning work for ...

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