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Old August 14th, 2010, 11:26 PM
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Two short stories.

On the first sea day of my first cruise, the inaugural season for Carnival Triumph, going out of NYC to Canada, all of a sudden the engines stopped and we were drifting without power for about an hour. The cruise director told us that they "test restarting the engines" every month, when everyone knew the engines stalled and left us adrift.

On Crown Princess, the cruise before mine was its listing incident. I was watching the news to see about a tornado that ripped half the roof off my high school (yes, a tornado in New York), when I saw the news article about the ship I was supposed to go on in two days, the ship had listed way over. We got on it 2 days late but the cruise sucked.

And a quick question for Mike, any particular reason for dedicating this thread?

Past Cruises (all except one from NYC)
Carnival Triumph to Canada: August 1999
Carnival Victory to Canada: July 2000
Celebrity Zenith to Bermuda: July 2001 AND July 2002
Celebrity Galaxy to Caribbean (from Baltimore): July 2003
Voyager of the Seas to Caribbean: July 2004
Crown Princess to Caribbean: July 2006
Carnival Victory to Canada: August 2007
Carnival Miracle to Caribbean: May 2008

Future Cruises:
Staten Island Ferry, I mean what else in NYC is free?
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