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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 19th, 2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
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, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
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, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,548
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, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
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, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,590
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, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
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, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 809
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,514
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Nice,,,slamming the west coast when that has...

Nice,,,slamming the west coast when that has nothing to do with cruising or this thread.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 11th, 2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
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, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,680
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, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I couldn't see them getting their 15 minutes of...

I couldn't see them getting their 15 minutes of fame out of this either, although I think you were being sarcastic. Really being a jerk doesn't qualify, IMHO, for tv time unless they make it on the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
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, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
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, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
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, 06:14 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,514
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
My question is,,if the cabby was a moonlighter...

My question is,,if the cabby was a moonlighter and doing something illegal, or at least something the law doesn't condon,,why did he (the driver) go right to the police station? Was he not afraid of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 22nd, 2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
Pretty much true. Fruit, juices, cold cereals,...

Pretty much true. Fruit, juices, cold cereals, breads, coffee, tea. However they do have smoked salmon as an option, along with bagels and cream cheese so it is possible to have a NYC style nosh...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 22nd, 2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
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, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,822
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, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
To be fair to that site which I forget the name...

To be fair to that site which I forget the name of, they were about 50-50. But they were all from 2007 and before.

I found one really nice one from April, this lady posted picures and stuff...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 19th, 2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
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, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
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, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Ford_Racing_Ron
I actually have 3 pairs of dockers I call my...

I actually have 3 pairs of dockers I call my cruise pants. I wear a 36 inch but these expand to 37 when needed. Two nights later was crab legs and he brought 2 extra plates of those. But since I...
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
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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