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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 22nd, 2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By thegambler
Re: Passports

Last Thursday, May 14, our 21 year-old-son applied for his passport in the downtown Houston office. We paid the $100 fee (no expedite fee)...he was told it would be 4-6 weeks, but his passport...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 13th, 2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,958
Posted By thegambler
I agree slot machine payouts are controlled by an...

I agree slot machine payouts are controlled by an RNG. I'm in the casino every day during a cruise, and have won/lost at the beginning, end, middle, of our cruises. I have never noticed any...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 13th, 2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,395
Posted By thegambler
Scottcouver, Conquest cabin 6304 is located...

Scottcouver,

Conquest cabin 6304 is located midship which I think is a good location. It is not an obstructed view. The cabin is 185 sq. ft. with a balcony that is 35 sq. ft.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 11th, 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By thegambler
We also waited until we were onboard to make...

We also waited until we were onboard to make reservations. On our last cruise, I think we went the second formal night around 8 p.m. There were only 2 or 3 other couples and a group of 8 or so...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 8th, 2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By thegambler
Re: most won on slot machines

A few weeks ago I won $2,250 when I hit a Royal Flush on a .25 Progressive Poker Machine on the Conquest. I've also won $400 or so a couple of times on nickle slots. On every cruise, I win a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 5th, 2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By thegambler
Visit the Casino!

Visit the Casino!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 4th, 2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,958
Posted By thegambler
Bar is usually right outside the casino... not...

Bar is usually right outside the casino... not one you can go to and play video poker while sitting at the bar.[/quote]

Actually, on the Conquest there is a small sports bar (Tahiti Bar) that is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 3rd, 2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By thegambler
Hi Gary, I know you are going to enjoy your...

Hi Gary,

I know you are going to enjoy your B2B on the Ecstasy. It sounds like
fun. I think the new additions (water park, etc.) will be on the ship when you go. As Snoozeman stated, you...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 3rd, 2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By thegambler
Snoozeman--We just did the Western itinerary...

Snoozeman--We just did the Western itinerary twice. We had booked the cruise for April 19 back in June 08. In March, we decided to add on the additional week. Both the week before and the week...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 1st, 2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By thegambler
Just Returned From a Great B-2-B Cruise on the Conquest

We just returned this past Sunday from a fantastic back-to-back cruise on the Conquest. Embarkation the first week was very quick. No problems. The staff was very upbeat and friendly during our...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 28th, 2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,126
Posted By thegambler
We just returned from two weeks on the Carnival...

We just returned from two weeks on the Carnival Conquest. We were in Cozumel on Friday, April 17, and Friday, April 24. During the time we were on the ship and in Cozumel no special warnings were...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 12th, 2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,839
Posted By thegambler
Dear Luanne and family, We are just shocked...

Dear Luanne and family,

We are just shocked to learn of your sad news. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.


Sherrie
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 11th, 2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,119
Posted By thegambler
When we were on the Pride in early October, they...

When we were on the Pride in early October, they had as Snoozeman stated earlier a Chocolate/Fruit buffet in the "Taste of the Nations" during lunch.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 5th, 2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By thegambler
We were on the October 5 sailing of the Pride and...

We were on the October 5 sailing of the Pride and stayed at the Hyatt in Long Beach. Our room had corner windows that looked out in two directions. Great views of the water...loved it. We could see...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 25th, 2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,413
Posted By thegambler
All our cruises have been wonderful. We have...

All our cruises have been wonderful. We have never had a bad cruise.


Sherrie
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 24th, 2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By thegambler
Hey Michael, Sorry you were so sick on your...

Hey Michael,

Sorry you were so sick on your cruise. That is a bummer. I hope you are feeling better now.

This sounds like an interesting ship. Hopefully, you and Sandra can go again when...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 13th, 2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By thegambler
Hey Michael...you think like I do. As one who...

Hey Michael...you think like I do. As one who has cooked many turkey dinners through the years, I decided several years ago no more! We now order a pre-cooked turkey, and I cook all the sides. So...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 11th, 2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,654
Posted By thegambler
Welcome to Cruisemates cruizin4sho. You can...

Welcome to Cruisemates cruizin4sho. You can never take too many cruises! This year we cruised in January, March, April, October, and will have our fifth and final cruise for the year in December. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 23rd, 2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By thegambler
We just got off the Pride on October 12th, and...

We just got off the Pride on October 12th, and they were located on Lido deck around the buffet and deli-sandwich areas.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 22nd, 2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By thegambler
Sherry, I know this is off subject...but I...

Sherry,

I know this is off subject...but I have often wondered why my parents chose to spell Sherry with an (ie). I rarely meet anyone with that spelling. I remember in elementary school I got...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 22nd, 2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By thegambler
katlady, I also noticed the In-N-Out Burger...

katlady,

I also noticed the In-N-Out Burger signs when we were in Southern California. Some people on our cruise on the Pride were also talking about how great these burgers tasted. Now I wish...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 21st, 2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By thegambler
When we sailed on Christmas, there were lots of...

When we sailed on Christmas, there were lots of children. The ship will be decorated. I also remember them handing out free champagne. There is no problem with you bringing gifts for your family...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 21st, 2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By thegambler
Aunt Bear, Thank you very much for the info...

Aunt Bear,

Thank you very much for the info on the Potomac cruises. I had a few minutes this evening and Googled several in the area that sound promising.

Sherrie
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 21st, 2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By thegambler
The Casino! But also, the cabin stewards. ...

The Casino! But also, the cabin stewards.

DH says the dining room in the evenings...he doesn't like the Lido Buffets at night.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 20th, 2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By thegambler
Question for Any Cruismates Living in Washington D.C...

We will be in one of my favorite destinations next week--Washington, D.C. We will also be staying at my favorite hotel there--The Willard. I think the best museums in the world are in D.C., and as...
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