I didn't feel pressured to rate anyone as excellent, but fortunately for me, I *did* find some of the service above average. Not all of it mind you, but some.
I would always fill out a comment card based on my experience, not based on what the cruise director, or anyone else, wants from me.
Carnival Elation March 11
Carnival Imagination Sept 07
Carniival Sensation Dec 06
RCI Sovereign of the Seas Sept 06
Carnival Miracle Sept 05
Carnival Glory Sept 04
Carnival Fantasy Jan 04