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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 19th, 2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Well I consider myself a devoted HAL cruiser but...

Well I consider myself a devoted HAL cruiser but I am crossing to go on CCL. Moslty because I want to see what all the hub-bub is about, but I also am going because I need cheap in my life right now...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 9th, 2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I've on ly been on four cruises,,two fo them 4...

I've on ly been on four cruises,,two fo them 4 nights, a 7 nights and a 10 nights. I think the 7 was maybe one night too short,,,I would like 8 nights I think,,,with a couple of those sea days.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 19th, 2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,046
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
My real name is Ron and I am a cruisaholic that...

My real name is Ron and I am a cruisaholic that lives in Downey California. My first cruise was in 2004, a cruisetour of Alaska. In Jan of 2004 I was diagnosed with kidney cancer and knew I would...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 18th, 2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
My first CCL cruise is next year. For my four...

My first CCL cruise is next year. For my four HAL cruises I went with a TA just because I wanted a person to yell at if something went wrong. But also all of those involved air travel (some...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 8th, 2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I haven't sailed Carnival yet but have 4 times on...

I haven't sailed Carnival yet but have 4 times on Holland America. I am a beer drinker, my wife beer and martinis (she buys drink cards, don't know if carnival has them but on HAL what you basically...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 25th, 2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I' ve been spending quite a lot of time on...

I' ve been spending quite a lot of time on *edited for content* latley and on Carnivalconnections to learn as much as i can (call me an anal-retentive) and one thing I notice is MR/MS Annonymous...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 25th, 2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,055
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Always , so far, for destination/ports. Next one...

Always , so far, for destination/ports. Next one is for price/ease. CCL for the next one because I drive 15 miles to the port of Long Beach. Plus I wanted a really cheap cruise and a 4 night...
Forum: Holland America October 21st, 2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Well I;ve only been on HAL but let me tell you...

Well I;ve only been on HAL but let me tell you something anyhow.

I am taking a Carnival cruise next year for reasons I won't go into here,,but I have been looking at a lot of Carnival forums (like...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 20th, 2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,569
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
yesterday I got off of the Splendor in Long...

yesterday I got off of the Splendor in Long Beach, California. learned a lot about the west coast. won't be going back ever.

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Nice,,,slamming the west coast when that has nothing to do with...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 11th, 2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Wipala,,,,thanks for the review. I have seen a...

Wipala,,,,thanks for the review. I have seen a few others that have been posted as recently as Sept. and I would say 1 in 10 are critical but the norm are just about like yours, this sounds like fun...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 5th, 2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,863
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I was on HAL's Eurodam. We had just left St...

I was on HAL's Eurodam. We had just left St Petersberg and were having a sea day heading to Finland. The day prior was the day that Russia invaded Georgia. On the morning of the sea day we were...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I'll make one last comment and then forget it...

I'll make one last comment and then forget it ever existed--- when they do get home, what awaits??
Oprah, t.v. talk shows, press conferences, maybe a book deal ?? :) :)
You can bet that Antigua...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Are there any arcades for 55 year old kids? i...

Are there any arcades for 55 year old kids? i love video games and have since they were invented,,,I could see me spending some quality time in an arcade.
Forum: Holland America October 1st, 2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
As a follow-up,,because my travel docs stated Los...

As a follow-up,,because my travel docs stated Los Angeles and I had never been to San Pedro, I googled it and found the ports main website. Mostly because my sister in law was picking us up and she...
Forum: Holland America September 30th, 2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
You'll have to do some further investigation. I...

You'll have to do some further investigation. I took a leg of a repositioning cruise on the Zuiderdam from Vancouver to LA (ship was headed to Ft Lauderdale via the Panama Canal). The Oosterdam was...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 23rd, 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,569
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I have been following the this story in the news...

I have been following the this story in the news paper. Some of the above posts are not correct. First let me say that these people should not of attact the police. But, the taxi driver was a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 22nd, 2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,056
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
NOt to hijack this thread,,,but for cabin...

NOt to hijack this thread,,,but for cabin breakfast, it's just rolls and coffee, right?

Pretty much true. Fruit, juices, cold cereals, breads, coffee, tea. However they do have smoked salmon as...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 22nd, 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
How about this.... When you're on a cruise...

How about this....

When you're on a cruise ship you have food, entertainment, comfort and fun, whether you're in a port or not. Usually the old saying of "It's not the destination it's the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 22nd, 2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,056
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
NOt to hijack this thread,,,but for cabin...

NOt to hijack this thread,,,but for cabin breakfast, it's just rolls and coffee, right? My wife and I are early, but slow, risers.

Some of you may have read this is my first Carnival cruise, I...
Forum: Holland America September 19th, 2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,518
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
there's a site called vacationstogo.com,,,but I...

there's a site called vacationstogo.com,,,but I have never tried it. I jus tknow of it.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 19th, 2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I LIKE Wal-Mart. Kids are found on most...

I LIKE Wal-Mart.

Kids are found on most cruise lines during the summer and holiday periods - less so during the school year.

Are you saying you found no reviews of the ship that were favorable?...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 19th, 2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
So I have more questions. One of the reason, all...

So I have more questions. One of the reason, all these years, I had shyed away from Carnival was the "booze cruise" aspect of it. After readin this site I assumed much of that was in the past, and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 19th, 2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
If I wasn't flying,,yes. I'd wear my formal...

If I wasn't flying,,yes. I'd wear my formal clothes with maybe some extra underwear in the pockets and maybe a shirt or two under my shirt. Then roll everything else up because you can get things...
Forum: Holland America September 19th, 2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Did you waddle out of the dining room that night,...

Did you waddle out of the dining room that night, Ron? LOL

Bet you had to unbuckle your belt or were you wearing pants with an elastic waist? LOL LOL

I actually have 3 pairs of dockers I...
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I was on it when it was new (4 weeks old) and it...

I was on it when it was new (4 weeks old) and it was fabulous.

One night they had a filet and shrimp meal. I don't eat shrimp. I asked the waiter to hold the shrimp part. He did. The a...
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