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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 7th, 2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,190
Posted By Mike M
It really can be a craps shoot when you cruise. ...

It really can be a craps shoot when you cruise. I have never had an overall bad cruise but the worst service, staff and ship was our second cruise on Celebrity Millennium. The next two at the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 4th, 2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Mike M
Good morning Judy and all. Well, today we...

Good morning Judy and all.

Well, today we shut up the house and head to Mexico for a couple of months. I am looking forward to getting to warm weather, pools and beach. We'll have a number of...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 4th, 2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Mike M
I believe that if you have the opportunity to do...

I believe that if you have the opportunity to do something new, different or exciting you should try it.

I've been zip lining a number of times and love it. No one knows the level of someone...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers January 2nd, 2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Mike M
You do not need to attend the "Elegant Evening"...

You do not need to attend the "Elegant Evening" dinner but Carnival has a relaxed dress code, Your Time Dining (open seating) so you can dine with just a pair of pants and a collared shirt.

You...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 31st, 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Mike M
Yes: They are quite large. You can lower your...

Yes: They are quite large. You can lower your browser size and see the whole thing. For IE it's in the lower right corner. The default is usually 125%. In Chrome you click the three horizontal...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 31st, 2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Mike M
Nice start to your review. If you change url to...

Nice start to your review. If you change url to img at the beginning and end of the link to the picture then the picture will show. Click "Edit" on your post and you will see what I changed.

You...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers December 31st, 2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Mike M
The age old question of inside vs. outside vs....

The age old question of inside vs. outside vs. balcony is a hard one to answer. Do you ever get claustrophobic? Is seeing outside and having natural light important to you? If you answer yes to...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 13th, 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Mike M
I've stopped doing a bucket list because when...

I've stopped doing a bucket list because when you've completed the list you have to kick the bucket. :)

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 7th, 2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,598
Posted By Mike M
It wasn't strange. She was unable to dive deep...

It wasn't strange. She was unable to dive deep enough to really see them. She also kept her eyes closed underwater.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Open Debate December 4th, 2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Mike M
More information is now out and it definitely...

More information is now out and it definitely this looks more like external forces were at work. It seems the wife is the fulcrum of what happened. Sad: Especially since they had a six month old...
Forum: Open Debate December 4th, 2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Mike M
You can buy bulk .223 caliber (NATO 5.56mm) ammo...

You can buy bulk .223 caliber (NATO 5.56mm) ammo for about $400/1000 rounds. You can also purchase bulk 9mm ammunition for about $10/50. These people had 2500 rounds of .223 ammunition and 2000...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 1st, 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Mike M
Good morning everyone! Yes: It is hard to...

Good morning everyone!

Yes: It is hard to fathom that it is already December 1. Time flies when you're having fun. :)

We had our first real snow yesterday and last night. About 4" of the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 29th, 2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Mike M
Good late morning to everyone. Yesterday was...

Good late morning to everyone.

Yesterday was a fun day. It was our Thanksgiving celebration. You have to share the kids with the in-laws. We had a great meal, played games and just enjoyed our...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 27th, 2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Mike M
For some reason, everytime I hear the phrase...

For some reason, everytime I hear the phrase Black Friday, the old Steely Dan song pops into my head. "When Black Friday comes!" :)

I woke up around 3:30 a.m. and decided to start my prep. ...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 26th, 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Mike M
That is also one of my pet peeves. When an AB...

That is also one of my pet peeves. When an AB uses someone else's placard and the person who the placard is assigned to is not with them.

I also, personally know of a couple of people who have...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 23rd, 2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Mike M
You can give a staff member all the money you...

You can give a staff member all the money you want. Just make sure you don't remove yourself from the automatic gratuity or service charge. If you do the person you give the money to can't keep it...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,705
Posted By Mike M
A healthy majority of cruisers who remove their...

A healthy majority of cruisers who remove their tip are not doing it because of bad service or a wanton desire to tip in person. They are removing them because they are cheap.

I've said it...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 22nd, 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Mike M
Good late morning everyone. Winter has somewhat...

Good late morning everyone. Winter has somewhat arrived in my neck of the woods. The temps have gone down to the low 20's and there is a bite to the air. So far no snow.

I've spent the last...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 21st, 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Mike M
Glad to hear they took your advice. This happens...

Glad to hear they took your advice. This happens to a lot of people.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 19th, 2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Mike M
I just love Mobster logic. ;) Take care, ...

I just love Mobster logic. ;)

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Open Debate November 19th, 2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By Mike M
Yes, but there needs to be a proper and thorough...

Yes, but there needs to be a proper and thorough vetting process. There is no "Bad guy" database in Damascus that we can tap into but we will need to use all means at our disposal to determine if a...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers November 17th, 2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Mike M
Unless you are going to the interior of any of...

Unless you are going to the interior of any of the islands it is not needed. However, it can never hurt to have it. Use a spray that contains DEET for the best repellent.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 16th, 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By Mike M
They were all contemporaries of her generation...

They were all contemporaries of her generation and her childrens. I would say that less than 1 -3 people under the age of 50, would know who Willie Mays was.

There would be a number of...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 16th, 2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By Mike M
Lamont Cranston. :) Take care, Mike

Lamont Cranston. :)

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Celebrity November 16th, 2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,431
Posted By Mike M
I just looked at the website and you are correct....

I just looked at the website and you are correct. This is nice. Previously, only Celebrity and higher suites had access. There is also access to Luminae restaurant for all Sky Suite and higher...
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