Turn the clock back to before you took your first cruise. If your TA had not mentioned Carnival, or had told you that Carnival probably wouldn't make you happy, you might never have cruised Carnival and would have been none the wiser.
A Bad Day At Sea [with power] Always Beats A Good Day At Work
Alaska 2014 - haven't picked a cruise yet
Carnival: Glory 2004, Destiny 2008, Splendor 2009, Freedom 2011, Valor 2012, Dream 2013
Celebrity: Summit 2011
Princess: Ruby 2010, Caribbean 2013