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Old August 16th, 2010, 10:36 PM
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I've seen quite a few post mentions Carnival games (spoon game), but what exactly are these games? Are they worth checking out (This is my first Carnival cruise, I've cruised with RCCL 2x)?
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Yes, they're usually a lot of fun. The crew will host game show type events in the show lounge during the day, for whoever wants to go watch or participate in a very laid back atmosphere. The one I remember well is the "Newlywed and not so Newlywed" game. The participants are coached somewhat to make it more funny, but it's still enjoyable. If there's nothing else going on that you're interested in they're worth going to.

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The spoon game usually shows up at the Welcome Aboard show on the first night. The participants are selected from the audience. The game involves a spoon on a long string the first person thread the spoon down through their clothes passes it to the next person who threads it up through his/hers and so on down the line. There are 2 teams doing this and the first team to complete it wins. It usually is pretty funny. The Newly wed and not so newly wed game is usually pretty funny too. Ray is better qualified to adress this one. He and Helen have won this many times . I have found that the sillier the game sonds the funnier it is. So if you love to laugh go to some of them and get a few belly laughs. Passengers are bound to say some funny things.

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The games differ from ship to ship and from cruise director to cruise director. You may or may not see any specific game.
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We enjoyed watching the "Survivor" game on the Conquest on our first cruise. It took place at the pool and involved teams competing and was hilarious. Don't know if they still have that though.
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I always tell first time cruisers (Carnival) to try to go the Welcome Aboard show. You get a real feel for the CD and the cruise and the games, trivia etc. Those with audience participation are our favorite.

On our first or second cruise my BIL participated in one called "The Woodsman" and we laughed until we cried. I don't think I have ever seen them do that again on any of our cruises but it was hilarious. Some of the ships have the dancers do a skit about "if I were not upon the sea" and it is really funny to watch.
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[QUOTE=Nothin but blue skies;1311374]I always tell first time cruisers (Carnival) to try to go the Welcome Aboard show. You get a real feel for the CD and the cruise and the games, trivia etc. Those with audience participation are our favorite.


I still enjoy watching the welcome aboad show on the videotape we brought home from our second Paradise cruise in 2003. CD Jeff Bronson (my all time favorite CD; anybody know if he's still out there?) had a great show with several guests on the stage doing goofy dance moves. It was a riot.

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The 3 day trivia game with Stitch is a blast!

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the very best game is to go the purser desk on the last night of the cruise and watch folks play games about their sign and sail account ::::
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the very best game is to go the purser desk on the last night of the cruise and watch folks play games about their sign and sail account ::::
Or between 3am and 6am. Leave the bar at 3am and get to your cabin. Find the printed bill. Scream !!!! Then go down to the pursers desk. Fun.

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