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Old June 9th, 2009, 02:52 PM
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Do you think RCCl will build larger ships in the future. I think
they will. people are always looking for something bigger.
I don`t see any limit.
At one time 100,000 tons was not possible , Carnival prove it was possible , then it was 150,000 and now 220,000, whats next?
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Ugh. If they do, you'll never see me on them. The mega ship is just unappealing to me. I just can't imagine what disembarking is going to be like on these ships.
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Next april I will find out what disembarking is like on one of those huge ships.
It was not bad on the Liberty OTS.

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Maybe the cruiselines should wait abit on new ships until the economy gets better!

I could see down the road Royal goes bigger then Oasis! 8)

I can't wait for Oasis! Freedom class ships are getting to small for me!
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Behemoth of the Seas is TOOOOOOO big! TOO many people!

i want to try the freedom class....................i would prefer that RCCl sends Liberty to Jersey........................


but other than that.......................there IS such as thing as TOO BIG!


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8) I've been on Freedom and loved it. She was so big I didn't get to see it all. Maybe that's what they want. Now I have to go back again. 8)
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Don't you think the Oasis is big enough?
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I thought before we cruised on Liberty it was going to be too big. Not so, it was one of the best cruises we have been on 8)
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If they get any bigger , You will need your passport to go from one end
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bigger the better. Bring it on. Been on the Freedom class three times now and it is no longer a big deal. I need more !! Love RCCL
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Since everything is bigger on a bigger ship, I don't think that disembarkation is a problem. The last time we arrived to the port on Manhattan on the Norwegian Jewel the Dawn and the Spirit arrived almost at the same time, no problem.

The problem is that the ship might be too big for many ports during the cruise.
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I thought before we cruised on Liberty it was going to be too big. Not so, it was one of the best cruises we have been on 8)
I feel exactly the same way, that's why I am booked on the Liberty for our next cruise.

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I thought before we cruised on Liberty it was going to be too big. Not so, it was one of the best cruises we have been on 8)
I feel exactly the same way, that's why I am booked on the Liberty for our next cruise.

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Ditto!!! Just booked Liberty once again. Round 3 coming up! 8)
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Since everything is bigger on a bigger ship,
Its always a matter of choice. Some like it Big and some like it small.
My friends from the Book Club, Donna, Wendy and Chubbas, were discussing this subject last Saturday. Nanny had the Kids out in the park, and we girls had the time to sit down, and have a nice conversation over coffee.
Wendy and I both agreed that we both like it Big. However Chubbas and Donna had a preference of small.
Its all a matter of choice.I really believe and encourage people to try different things. So try Both, and then you will have an answer. Foe me , it has to be Big
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I only meant that disembarkation doesn't need to be a problem just because the ship is HUGE.

I personally think that the big ships now, with around 2500 passengers, are big enough.
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We were on Freedom of the seas and the debarkation was by far the fastest we had ever experienced. Actually now that I think about it, so was embarkation!
It's not the size of the ship... it's the motion of the ocean.... wait... wrong quote !!!!!
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Lynn..you are talking about ships right
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While I still feel young, I certainly am not afraid of the size of the ships. I am looking forwar to sailing on the Liberty OTS and then the Oasis.

Our last cruise was on the Celebrity Solstice and it felt small to me.

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While I still feel young, I certainly am not afraid of the size of the ships. I am looking forwar to sailing on the Liberty OTS and then the Oasis.

Our last cruise was on the Celebrity Solstice and it felt small to me.

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I think that for now bgger is better, when I get older. I will have to start to downsize.

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