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Forum: Styles At Sea September 8th, 2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,714
Posted By PeterV
Perhaps you should visit Bermuda and tell all the...

Perhaps you should visit Bermuda and tell all the Bermudians that they are dressed inappropriately in their shorts at their restaurants. :D

Or is it just on a cruise they are inappropriate?
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Forum: Styles At Sea September 8th, 2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,714
Posted By PeterV
Hey Norm, why don't you come to London, I'll take...

Hey Norm, why don't you come to London, I'll take you to some fine restaurants and you can poke fun at all the "morons" wearing jeans and trainers. You might even get lucky enough to be thrown out...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 8th, 2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
Re: WHAT IS DRESSY?

Janet, don't sweat it, and enjoy your cruise, don't even think about buying clothes just for the cruise that you would never wear again. There will be plenty of people who are dressed the same as...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 8th, 2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
That is the entire problem with this debate, you...

That is the entire problem with this debate, you were raised with the impression that jeans are nasty icky horrible things that the lower classes wear. Unfortunately the rest of the world has moved...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 8th, 2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
True, to a point. One crosses a line, so one's...

True, to a point. One crosses a line, so one's actions speak very loudly, when one dresses in a manner that's totally inappropriate for the function in which one is participating.


It is only...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 8th, 2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
If you read a manual on social etiquette, you...

If you read a manual on social etiquette, you will discover that not conforming to the requested standard of dress is a personal affront both to both the host(ess), which is the master of the vessel...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 7th, 2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
But this whole matter deals with changes in...

But this whole matter deals with changes in society. When the changes occur there are those that lament "The Good Old Days", because they were comfortable with them and knew how to deal with them.
...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 7th, 2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
Rather, I take issue only with (1) passengers who...

Rather, I take issue only with (1) passengers who ignore -- or, worse yet, defy -- the published standards of dress, whatever they are, and (2) cruise lines that fail to enforce the published...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 7th, 2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
Now wearing jeans is going to be the downfall of...

Now wearing jeans is going to be the downfall of civilisation as we know it. Sorry, but I disagree strongly.

Manners are how we TREAT others, not by donning a set of clothing.

Custom, that is...
Forum: All Things Cruising September 7th, 2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,729
Posted By PeterV
You can't really believe that![/quote] Why...

You can't really believe that![/quote]

Why would I not, I did say it.

Cheers,
Peter
Forum: Travel Gripes! September 7th, 2006, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,590
Posted By PeterV
Re: SALAD BAR - MOVE IT!!!

Why on earth would you wait behind someone as they delve into the mysteries of one tomato slice over another? If there is no one ahead of them, why would you not simply walk around them. The only...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 7th, 2006, 08:32 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
>> 1. When I book a cruise, I am purchasing a...

>> 1. When I book a cruise, I am purchasing a product based upon the cruise line's representation thereof. If the cruise line represents that it maintains a certain ambiance, part of which is set...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 6th, 2006, 05:33 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
That may be true, but the only ones that would be...

That may be true, but the only ones that would be allowed to enforce that code would be the cruise lines themselves, our opinions, for that is what they are, are meaningless. Stating that jeans are...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 5th, 2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,419
Posted By PeterV
Yes, fashion trend, just because you don't like...

Yes, fashion trend, just because you don't like them or wear them, does not diminish the standard wear of a vast majority of the world's population.

To take your statement a bit further, Oh look...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing September 5th, 2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,439
Posted By PeterV
OK, so you don't like to wear them, and that...

OK, so you don't like to wear them, and that means what to people who do? Sorry, but times do change along with what people like to wear. That you don't wear them because of their "fit2 or negative...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff May 12th, 2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By PeterV
In order to save on fees, some US banks partner...

In order to save on fees, some US banks partner with various European banks and do not charge a fee if you use those cashpoints. For an example, Bank of America in the US and Barclays in UK. So if...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 12th, 2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,212
Posted By PeterV
Yes, the Golden has a Sauna/Steam room near the...

Yes, the Golden has a Sauna/Steam room near the Lotus Spa Pool, they are free. It does not have the worthless aroma therapy extra cost steam and sauna.

Cheers,
Peter
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 10th, 2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,226
Posted By PeterV
Looking at my cruise history it shows my first...

Looking at my cruise history it shows my first Carnival Cruise in 1988, then ones in 1989 1990 up til my last ones in Dec 04. It even lists the cabins I was in for all of them.

Cheers,
Peter
Forum: All Things Cruising March 31st, 2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,729
Posted By PeterV
I didn't realise that they had determined the...

I didn't realise that they had determined the cause of the fire, are you privy to some information that has not yet been made public?

Why do the ships need extra fire proof material? It is not...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 28th, 2006, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By PeterV
All the information, Hah! Could you possibly be...

All the information, Hah! Could you possibly be referring to the comments by the man in charge of the Jamaican Tourist Board, Peterkin?

I am sure that he would be the best expert and the one...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 28th, 2006, 04:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,269
Posted By PeterV
I think the fuel that Norm was referring to was...

I think the fuel that Norm was referring to was for the life boats. There are refueling pipes near them, and they would use either gasoline or diesel.

Cheers,
Peter
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 27th, 2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,202
Posted By PeterV
I'm all for making cruise ships safer, so along...

I'm all for making cruise ships safer, so along with banning smoking, we should also rip out all the electrical wiring, fill in the pools so that they are no more than one quarter inch deep, remove...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 27th, 2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By PeterV
I'm all for making cruise ships safer, so along...

I'm all for making cruise ships safer, so along with banning smoking, we should also rip out all the electrical wiring, fill in the pools so that they are no more than one quarter inch deep, remove...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 27th, 2006, 04:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,269
Posted By PeterV
Having traveled on two of the sister ships...

Having traveled on two of the sister ships ,Caribbean and Golden I find the story of a cigarette starting this fire implausible. Having had cabins in this area on both ships, I can't imagine a fag...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 17th, 2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By PeterV
It really all depends on the type of steak that...

It really all depends on the type of steak that you like, the filet in my opinion was quite good. I also thought that the New England Clam Chowder was very good as well.

Cheers,
Peter
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