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The Carnival Board is talking about their new commercial, and I was wondering what you guys think about the somewhat new RC Commercial theme of "Nation of Why Not?"

I LOVED the old RC ad. Everytime the music came on my wife and I would look at each other, start dancing, and thinking about our next cruise. At the end of these ads we just look at each other and go ... WTF!!Here is my official BOO to RC and the new commercials! What do yall think?
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I don't really like the commercial either. It's a little strange.
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Maybe not - BUT - in my present state of mind (6 " of snow, wind up, etc) any message from RCCL is welcome & instantly results in daydreams by the score !
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absolutely do not like it - at all.
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I don't care much for it
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Nope not my favorite at all.....I wish they would bring back some of the golden oldies
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i posted on this back in Nov. when i first saw them:

my original post "i love them! something about them implies a carefree attitude without putting down any other cruise lines. next to Carnival's ads these are the best i've seen for cruiselines."

i think they're a smart ad. i like them as well as Carnival's ads and have never cared for Norwegian's freestyle ads that make cruising seem so structured. i think it holds a good balance between doing what you want and having fun with activities.
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I like the slogan but miss the old music and comercials. Maybe a combo of both?

ncstate7991: we used to do the same thing ... get up and dance and talk about our next cruise!
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i posted on this back in Nov. when i first saw them:

my original post "i love them! something about them implies a carefree attitude without putting down any other cruise lines. next to Carnival's ads these are the best i've seen for cruiselines."

i think they're a smart ad. i like them as well as Carnival's ads and have never cared for Norwegian's freestyle ads that make cruising seem so structured. i think it holds a good balance between doing what you want and having fun with activities.
Yeah I agree. NCL's commercials really don't tell you about their line. All they say is that there is no set time for anything.
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The Nation of Why Not has become a nation of How do I paid for it. So everytime I hear the new commerical I start making a list of all the reasons "why not". I liked the old commericals they made me want to book a cruise just to do the doc dance. The new ones make me want to save for retirement instead.
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I saw the commercial last night and I'm neutral about it I have have seen better and worse,

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WHY NOT get rid of that crappy campaign!!
Bring pack Iggy Pop.
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8) BOOOO for the new ads. Bring back " Lust for Life" . I used to stop whatever I was doing when I heard the music. 8)
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The new theme hasn't struck me yet either. The commercials are a bit odd. I'm still trying to figure out why RCI changed "Get out There" to
"A Nation of Why Not"? I prefere the beating drums and Get out There.
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I kinda like it. I don't think they've outdone themselves or anything but not bad. I can't say they make me want to jump up and book a cruise though. Isn't that the objective? So in my opinion their older ads are still tops!
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makes me think ... Nation of how come???? Why mess w/my exercise program??? Huh? Now what commercial can I dance and day dream to? Geesh!
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Hi guys,
Havent seen it yet, i do like the old commerical with the music. Dont know why they had to change.
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Hi guys,
Havent seen it yet, i do like the old commerical with the music. Dont know why they had to change.
Here it is.

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