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Yes, the picture does not lie. A moth was frozen to death in the ice machine at the casino I stayed at this past weekend. While I roasted in 108 degree temperatures and the twin suns (that's the regular sun plus the perfect reflection off the Luxor pyramid), some poor moth somehow made it in to the ice machine near my room and met his end.

There he was, frozen in time for me to see as I dumped the bucket of ice in to the sink to keep a few beverages cool while I got ready for the pool. It really didn't bother me since I wasn't drinking ice water or anything, just bumming a few degrees of coolness.

Because I enjoyed my stay at this strip hotel, I won't identify it openly. I got a good deal and the hotel pool is fantastic. I think it's a fluke and it's funny. I took only six pictures while I was in Vegas, because I kept forgetting to take my camera with me. The moth was the subject of each of the half dozen snapshots I took.

Oh, and if you're wondering, I didn't stay at the Luxor, I just hung out at that pool (plus the one at my hotel). Since I'm sure somebody is worried to death about the health risks of moths in ice machines, I'll give you a hint, but you have to earn it since I really enjoyed this hotel. It's across the street from the hotel that features a twice-nightly utensil-less battle to the death and caddy-corner from the casino where a guy named Vinny would probably want to stay.


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