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Old September 22nd, 2005, 08:28 AM
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Default Cutting duct tape - swiss knife??

I know I can clip the plastic cable cords with nail clippers...but how am I going to cut the duct tape? Can I board the ship with a swiss knife?? Any suggestions out there?? Thanks.
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 09:28 AM
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Duct tape can usually be ripped pretty easily. If not, just clip it with the nail clippers and rip it. I have never had a problem ripping duct tape. They also have duct tape strips. I got mine at WalMart.
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Old September 22nd, 2005, 10:26 AM
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you can usually rip duct tape with your fingers. If you can't get it, then just nip the corner with your nail clippers and rip away.
The cruise lines will allow you to bring aboard a swiss army knife. Its the airlines that will not let you carry that on.
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We used(Don't Laugh) The thongs from the ice bucket in the stateroom. They worked great for the ties, and duct tape.

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Well, Luanne, I would never have thought of thongs. Thanks.
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Okay, I am laughing! I think you mean tongs, not thongs. I am imagining that teeny little bikini!

Back on topic: We pack a small pair of scissors in the outside pocket of one of the suitcases that we bring. (Not on the carry-on) They can come in so handy during the cruise, too.
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You mean you didn't have a tiny bilkini in your ice bucket? Wow I liked my ship better than yours.
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Old September 23rd, 2005, 10:11 PM
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Luanne, are there any cabins still open on your cruise? I think my DH will change our reservations to be on THAT ship!

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Michelle, Why because I sound like I have lost my mind? It took me all afternoon to find my ship. I finally found her in the port at Cozumel. I sure hope we get to go.

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Old September 26th, 2005, 10:13 PM
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Ok... I just have to ask this question .. why would you need duct tape on a cruise? For cabin repairs? To seal your luggage after buying all those things in port? To hide those extra pounds you might gain after one too many midnight buffets?? Sorry... I just have these "unusual" visions in my head now (laughing at many of them)
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this is my first cruise - somebody clue me in on why one would need to cut plastic and/or duct tape. Thanks.
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Carol--I used the duct tape to repair a broken garment bag hanger, repair the suitcase a certain airline broke on the flight down to Florida, used a piece to remove lint from my DH's suit and to to keep close the plastic bag my dirty bathing suit and unmentionables were in.
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