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Forum: Travel Gripes! June 23rd, 2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,277
Posted By jimh49
Before my world cruise the past winter I would...

Before my world cruise the past winter I would have said Ocho Rios; however, Dakar, Senegal now takes it hands down.
Forum: Entertainment on Ships November 30th, 2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,412
Posted By jimh49
Easy, WeeJimmy!

Easy, WeeJimmy!
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 25th, 2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By jimh49
I am a ballroom dancer and have an appreciation...

I am a ballroom dancer and have an appreciation for ships with large dance floors and good dance music. Of the 16 ships I have been on Costa's Fortuna had the largest dance floor by far (it is huge)...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion October 27th, 2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By jimh49
H Sujoy, I totally agree with you. I have been on...

H Sujoy, I totally agree with you. I have been on 16 cruises and loved every one of them, but dancing does add a little more spice and joy to the cruise experience. I am a good ballroom, latin, and...
Forum: Gambling and Games April 28th, 2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By jimh49
I have no problem with automatic shuffling...

I have no problem with automatic shuffling machines, hate the CSMs - regardless of above, recommend they be avoided, especially if you track or count cards in anyway.
Forum: Gambling and Games April 26th, 2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By jimh49
I play Blackjack a lot but not when the casino...

I play Blackjack a lot but not when the casino has the Continious Shuffling Machines. I just got off a long cruise on Princess, needless to say I didn't play BJ. Also most cruise line casinos hit...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 16th, 2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By jimh49
Hey Mehawk if I didn't see movies of actors I...

Hey Mehawk if I didn't see movies of actors I drastically disagree with, I wouldn't see many movies as most actors are flaming liberals. But that won't stop me from going to see a Sean Penn movie -...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 10th, 2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By jimh49
I also really enjoyed the Tom Cruise movie; he is...

I also really enjoyed the Tom Cruise movie; he is a better actor than most people give him credit for.

Looking forward to seeing Gran Torino this week.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 10th, 2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,089
Posted By jimh49
Yes, I am"hooked" on FB for all the good reasons...

Yes, I am"hooked" on FB for all the good reasons mentioned above. It is extremely convenient and a time saver. I am a widower and have an active social life, expecially ballroom/latin dancing. I can...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 31st, 2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,089
Posted By jimh49
I am on facebook and absolutely like it. If you...

I am on facebook and absolutely like it. If you wish to add me my id is jimh49 and my name is Jim Hiscott, cheers....
Forum: Singles December 29th, 2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By jimh49
Thanks Ann. Yes indeed, please let me know how...

Thanks Ann. Yes indeed, please let me know how the dancing was on the Solstice; sounds like this ship will have great places to dance. I just found out that the second week of my cruise should be...
Forum: Singles December 28th, 2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By jimh49
Iris, I wish I had booked the same cruise as you...

Iris, I wish I had booked the same cruise as you and your group. I am on B2B cruises on the Costa Fortuna last two weeks in Jan. I am a 59yo recently retired guy who is a fun ballroom and latin...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 25th, 2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By jimh49
Good one CQ. How was your recent cruise, did you...

Good one CQ. How was your recent cruise, did you do a lot of dancing?.....Jim.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 5th, 2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By jimh49
Oct, 2005, 8 day cruise with a wonderful close...

Oct, 2005, 8 day cruise with a wonderful close friend on the NCL Spirit. You never really know someone until you spend time away. I always thought cruising would be extremely romatic and it most...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion October 21st, 2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By jimh49
Costa Fortuna Jan 09 cruises

I just booked back-to-back cruises (Jan 18 and 25)on the Costa Fortuna, inside cabin. Not sure what to expect with Costa, but I've heard good comments about the Fortuna, especially the nightly...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 17th, 2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By jimh49
Hey Gayle, got your info on the dance cruise; I...

Hey Gayle, got your info on the dance cruise; I am now back home, so I will look at the cruise.

You are correct Arthur Murray (AM) is a very expensive place to lean to dance, but there are many...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 16th, 2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By jimh49
Hey there cruisequeen, we have to have a dance...

Hey there cruisequeen, we have to have a dance together at least once on a cruise some day......Jim.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 16th, 2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By jimh49
I like salsa the dance floor, not in my dip. Yes...

I like salsa the dance floor, not in my dip. Yes I am a meat/potatoes bland type of guy.

I do a lot of ballroom/latin dancing, incl salsa and mombo. Gayle is righ-on about the starting on the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 7th, 2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By jimh49
Marc and Beenie Weenie enjoy your time in Canada....

Marc and Beenie Weenie enjoy your time in Canada. As a recently retired Cdn who plans on cruising and vacationing lots in Florida I am hoping the Cdn$ rebounds before winter. The price of oil plays a...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 5th, 2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By jimh49
Kuki, excellent and very kind.

Kuki, excellent and very kind.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 5th, 2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By jimh49
I saw Celine recently here in Ottawa, an...

I saw Celine recently here in Ottawa, an absolutely awesome show. A large voice with a fantastic range. I am a ballroom dancer and she had a number of songs which are perfect to dance cha-cha, swing,...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 5th, 2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By jimh49
I must say from personal experience that casino...

I must say from personal experience that casino staff have more freedom such as using the gym, outside lounges, dining, etc. So there are opportunities to chat and become friendly.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 29th, 2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,767
Posted By jimh49
Recently retired with 24yrs in Canadian Air Force...

Recently retired with 24yrs in Canadian Air Force and 18 years working for the Canadian Army, mainly involved with supporting our 2500 troops in Afghanistan. Very proud and supporting of all the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 11th, 2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By jimh49
So You Think You Can Dance (Canadian Style)

Tonight starts the first ever SYTYCD here n Canada; on CTV at 8PM.

Looking forward to it, but no Cat Deeley (Darn!); however, Mary Murphy will be a guest judge with her Hat Tamalie train......Jim.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 24th, 2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,431
Posted By jimh49
Hey CQ I love your dance enthusiasm, incl the...

Hey CQ I love your dance enthusiasm, incl the videos.

I say go for it, Zumba classes will give you a great workout to a variety of music. The music seems to be mostly merengue and Samba. You will...
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