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Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing October 3rd, 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,418
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I dress up for formal night and for the specialty...

I dress up for formal night and for the specialty restaurants. My last 7 day cruise I was in formal wear three nights out of seven, I even splurged and had my hair done for one of the nights.
Forum: Open Debate October 3rd, 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I find all the finger pointing in the shut down...

I find all the finger pointing in the shut down tiresome, but the truth is that it is the Republicans that are holding the Government hostage, demanding a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. I am...
Forum: Open Debate October 3rd, 2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I am not even going to try to unpack everything...

I am not even going to try to unpack everything you wrote, mostly because I stopped reading once you put in your very first nonfactual statement which I know to be wrong.

I know for a fact that...
Forum: Open Debate October 3rd, 2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I am a big ole liberal and I am not happy about...

I am a big ole liberal and I am not happy about the shut down. In fact, something like 72 percent of Americans were against the shut down, which means that I small minority of extremist Republicans...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion October 3rd, 2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By Moonlight Reader
49 y.o. Female for Caribbean Cruise

I am looking at the 11-Day Southern Caribbean with Holland America for March 10, 2014 which has a variety of islands I haven't seen yet. This gives us plenty of time to plan.

I am looking for a...
Forum: Holland America July 29th, 2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,050
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Well, that would be a welcome relief, but I think...

Well, that would be a welcome relief, but I think they should put an effective date on the policy, since the only date seems to say 2013 and we are well into that calendar year :wink:
Forum: Holland America July 29th, 2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,050
Posted By Moonlight Reader
To be clear *I* was bringing two bottles of wine,...

To be clear *I* was bringing two bottles of wine, my cruise partner was going to bring two bottles of wine as well. We were going to share the wine at dinner, paying the (what was until Monday) the...
Forum: Holland America July 28th, 2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,050
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Disappointing New Wine Policy

I booked an Alaskan cruise with Holland America and now I am extremely unhappy with them. At the time I booked, I understood that the wine policy was fairly liberal and I intended to take two...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers June 15th, 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Thank you! That is what they did in Cozumel and...

Thank you! That is what they did in Cozumel and destroyed one of the best reefs that all us divers used to take our night dives on. They tried once, were rebuffed in court and then, according to...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine June 14th, 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,696
Posted By Moonlight Reader
On the Norwegian Cruise Line the buffet had some...

On the Norwegian Cruise Line the buffet had some interesting Indian food choices. I think it is because a substantial part of their cruise staff are from Goa India.

Now if they would serve...
Forum: Open Debate June 14th, 2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 159
Posted By Moonlight Reader
This man shot someone for failing to meet a...

This man shot someone for failing to meet a "supposed" transaction that was illegal in the first place. Is there proof that she offered sexual services as part of being an escort? There are a...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion June 14th, 2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I have posted here before, but thought I would go...

I have posted here before, but thought I would go ahead and point you to my own posts on cruising. I am a 48 y.o. female from California who gets a surprising amount of time off that is hard to use...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers June 14th, 2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Personally I hope they never build a pier. This...

Personally I hope they never build a pier. This is a beautiful island with some of the very best snorkeling and scuba diving to be had in the Caribbean. Any pier is going to destroy some truly...
Forum: Open Debate June 3rd, 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By Moonlight Reader
there is one law that people have been trying to...

there is one law that people have been trying to put into place that might have changed the outcome (somewhat) of the Newtown tragedy, and that is limiting the size of the clip. In Arizona, Gabby...
Forum: Open Debate June 3rd, 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I don't disagree with our right to bear arms, but...

I don't disagree with our right to bear arms, but I don't see how there is a reasonable argument to ban registration, training, background checks, and full liability.

I mean we also have the right...
Forum: Open Debate June 3rd, 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By Moonlight Reader
My Mother worked. It was different in the late...

My Mother worked. It was different in the late sixties and the seventies because they just didn't have the infrastructure for it back then (day care was hard to find). I didn't suffer much as one...
Forum: Open Debate May 30th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 260
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Off-topic, I work doing government budgets, with...

Off-topic, I work doing government budgets, with a background in auditing and accounting, so I am a bit persnickety when it comes to these terms. I try not to talk about fiscal things too much...
Forum: Open Debate May 30th, 2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 260
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Not to be rude, but there is a difference between...

Not to be rude, but there is a difference between debt and deficit. This is the definition of deficit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_budget_deficit
Forum: Family Cruising May 28th, 2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,690
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Kids tend to like routine. I know that one of...

Kids tend to like routine. I know that one of the things my nephew did on Holland America (which had DVD players with the television) was watch his three favorite DVDs to get settled in before bed...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion May 28th, 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Moonlight Reader
The March 28th sailing of the Maasdam looks a...

The March 28th sailing of the Maasdam looks a little pricey (overall, not commenting on the per night price) but it does look very interesting. Feel free to message me, if you decide this is the...
Forum: Open Debate May 24th, 2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I like seeing knowledgeable people excel and it...

I like seeing knowledgeable people excel and it sounds like you do too. If I have another 3 or 4 lifetimes, I think I would want to spend one of them as a writer/reporter.
Forum: Hotels May 24th, 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,708
Posted By Moonlight Reader
I live in California, so I fly into New Orleans,...

I live in California, so I fly into New Orleans, but if you want to find cruise and fly hotels, with rates, google "New Orleans park and cruise" you should get lots of hits including one from the...
Forum: Open Debate May 23rd, 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Sounds like they caught the perpetrators. I say...

Sounds like they caught the perpetrators. I say throw the book at them. Lock them up and throw away the key.
Forum: Open Debate May 22nd, 2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 276
Posted By Moonlight Reader
Obama is not without fault, but not for the...

Obama is not without fault, but not for the reasons that most people like to quote. He didn't run up the deficit, unless you try to hold him accountable for actually counting the cost of war that...
Forum: Open Debate May 20th, 2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By Moonlight Reader
As a Mom, I am not a big fan of commercial...

As a Mom, I am not a big fan of commercial holidays. The founder of Mother's Day was appalled when it became commercialized and fought the change for the rest of her life, poor thing.

I get my...
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