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Old October 31st, 2002, 09:13 AM
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Default An 18 Year Cruise

Ok, cruise addicts, here is something for you to aim for.

Rosemary Roberts cruised for 18 consecutive years with the former Royal Viking Line. Her family was about to dump her in a nursing home so she went away to sea, taking 285 consecutive voyages (including world cruises). When the ship went into drydock, Royal Viking moved her to another ship. As she said, "it's cheaper than a nursing home." When her family wanted to see her, they looked her up in a brochure. She voted and banked by mail.

Rosemary eventaually went nuts and was forcefully removed from a ship at age 89.
The next year, Royal Viking Line declared bankrupcy.

True story!

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CruiseAholic, where are you?

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Old October 31st, 2002, 09:55 AM
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Hence the name "Rosemary's Baby" <G>
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My dream....live on a ship!
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Old October 31st, 2002, 10:56 AM
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CA, you practically DO!
It's just geography!

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Old October 31st, 2002, 07:15 PM
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It was the 285th weekly Baked Alaska parade that finally pushed the old girl over the edge.

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Old November 1st, 2002, 07:22 AM
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Sounds like heaven on earth to me.
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Old November 1st, 2002, 01:30 PM
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Sounds like she was pretty sane - before she went nuts anyway.

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Anne,

This just proves that we're not plagued by insanity. In fact, we rather enjoy it!

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