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Old August 3rd, 2006, 05:06 PM
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I am on Victory. Do you think there will be a dress code for dinner on the first night. About what time does luggage arrive in our room? We chose the late dinner, so will there be time to dress?
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Dinner the first nite is always casual and they give you a little leway. You can always pack dinner clothes in some carry-on, but since you are doing late dinner, you should have your luggage. If you are wearing a nice pair of jeans, they'd let you in for dinner and I'm hearing that even other casual nites they are not saying much about people in jeans.
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Donna is absolutely correct. It seems that the majority of people, at lease in the first seating, go to the dining room the first evening in the attire they came aboard in, as they haven't gotten their luggage yet. I certainly wouldn't worry about it, and especially the first night.
Probably the only person who would complain about what you wore to dinner the first night, would be Norm.
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Probably the only person who would complain about what you wore to dinner the first night, would be Norm.


I think even Norm would be lenient on the first night !
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the frist and last night you can were the clothes you wear traving
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:evil: Norm may be lenient... but as the cruise attire police... i will maintain that no one enters those doors unless they are in a ball gown... this includes Norm...
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first and last night dining is very casual. Chances are you will have your luggage in time for dinner, just throw change of casual dinner clothes in your carry-on to be on the safe side.
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Dinner the first nite is always casual and they give you a little leway. You can always pack dinner clothes in some carry-on, but since you are doing late dinner, you should have your luggage. If you are wearing a nice pair of jeans, they'd let you in for dinner and I'm hearing that even other casual nites they are not saying much about people in jeans
That's putting it lightly. On Victory last month they weren't saying ANYTHING about people in jeans. In fact, there were people in jeans, shorts, baseball caps, t-shirts, jerseys...

You could wear anything you wanted and no one would have said anything, I believe.
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WOW,,,I can sure tell that Norm wasn't aboard. He'd have put his foot down for sure!
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skymaster,

Probably the only person who would complain about what you wore to dinner the first night, would be Norm.

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No, you are missing the nance that even Norm tempers enforcement of rules with a healthy dose of common sense.

Having said that, though, Norm travels in clothes that conform to the dress guidelines for "casual" evenings so that late delivery of luggage on the first day is not a problem. Do you really expect anybody to believe that a "T" shirt and bluejeans are more comfortable than than in a polo shirt and slacks when you are sitting on an airplane???

And Norm also usually wheels his own suitcases right up the ramp (hint: use the "wheelchair" route...) and thus does not fall victim to late delivery of luggage. (Yes, that 26" roller back "two suiter" really does fit through the metal detector, with plenty of room to spare, in spite of baggage handlers who are adamant that it wont!)

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