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Forum: Styles At Sea September 27th, 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Rev22:17
LisaK, That's certainly the...

LisaK,



That's certainly the objective!



Um-hmmm, sounds quite stunning indeed!
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 27th, 2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By Rev22:17
Queen of Oakville, I'll grant you...

Queen of Oakville,



I'll grant you that some excursions may be better choices than others for children at the age of 4 and 5, but even children of that age will remember a surprising amount...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 27th, 2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By Rev22:17
Nancy, Carnival's port division...

Nancy,



Carnival's port division built the actual port facilities under a collaborative agreement with the Mexican authorities. Nonetheless, I think it's the Mexican authorities who are...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 27th, 2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Rev22:17
RaceAddict, One has to be pretty...

RaceAddict,



One has to be pretty cold-hearted not to have concern for the plight of so many innocent people who live and work in Mexico, and especially for those who work in the magnificent...
Forum: Celebrity September 27th, 2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,296
Posted By Rev22:17
20sCruising, I really don't see age...

20sCruising,



I really don't see age as a factor. The median age may be a few years older on Celebrity than on Royal Caribbean, but both lines draw a very wide spectrum of ages. Even if...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 19th, 2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Rev22:17
Trip, One writer aptly described the...

Trip,



One writer aptly described the guest stars on The Love Boat as "the Who's Who of Hollywood's Unemployed."

But there was a significant difference. The Love Boat required a guest...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 19th, 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By Rev22:17
Queen of Oakville, It's a question...

Queen of Oakville,



It's a question of scale. The only way that you will ever see Costa Rica in four hours is from an airplane.

But you can see Puntarenas or a pretty good chunk of Puerto...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 19th, 2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By Rev22:17
Nancy, Bear in mind that "Costa...

Nancy,




Bear in mind that "Costa Maya" is a relatively new region that's still under development. Whenever you return there, you probably will find that it has a lot more to offer. This...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 19th, 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By Rev22:17
Queen of Oakville, In my experience,...

Queen of Oakville,



In my experience, "seen one island, seen 'em all" is not an accurate description of the Caribbean at all. Each island has unique attractions, from Brimstone Fortress (the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 19th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Rev22:17
Sistersolo, That's good, but why not...

Sistersolo,



That's good, but why not also use the rest of the document? We really need to know the whole to fulfill our responsibilities as citizens.

Personally, I favor a mandatory...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 19th, 2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
Mike: Or the Department of Education...

Mike:



Or the Department of Education can go back to the legislature and present an alternative approach.

Most legislatures take reasonable suggestions from the professionals in the...
Forum: Celebrity September 19th, 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,321
Posted By Rev22:17
Don, I agree completely that the...

Don,



I agree completely that the wording on the web site is poor. The intended meaning apparelntly is that the specialty restaurants are "Smart Casual" whenever the prescribed evening dress...
Forum: Celebrity September 19th, 2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By Rev22:17
johnthed0g, At $35 per person per...

johnthed0g,



At $35 per person per occasion, the cost of dining in Celebrity's specialty restaurants adds up pretty quickly -- $490 for a party of two to dine there every evening of a seven...
Forum: Styles At Sea September 16th, 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By Rev22:17
johnthed0g, Yes, there's nothing...

johnthed0g,



Yes, there's nothing like a good "spit" shine!

The shoe shine stands in many airports here in the States do a great job, and their prices are quite reasonable. Ask if they...
Forum: Styles At Sea September 16th, 2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By Rev22:17
Linda, I have a white dinner jacket...

Linda,



I have a white dinner jacket outfit, which I generally bring on cruises where it's appropriate, and a tuxedo that I use for cruises where the white dinner jacket would not be...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 16th, 2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
Mike, Ah, did you really intend this...

Mike,



Ah, did you really intend this reply for AR? He wrote the post to which you responded, addressing his comments to me as the author of the post to which he responded.



I'm not...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 16th, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
AR, No. Most schools push their...

AR,



No. Most schools push their better students into college tracks and their weaker students into vocational tracks. It's only the students in the college track who are going to take the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 15th, 2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
AR, Unless the test is consistently...

AR,



Unless the test is consistently given to the same cross section of students chosen in the same manner year to year, you really cannot draw the conclusioon that you are trying to draw. ...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 15th, 2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
AR, Actually, I have one more...

AR,



Actually, I have one more suggestion: institute policies whereby the top academic achievers and members of the National Honor Society with good attendance and disciplinary records get...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 15th, 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
Nancy, One would hope that...

Nancy,



One would hope that "put[ting] together a full curriculum and then hav standard tests for it" is precisely what Florida's Department of Education did, and that the FCAT is the test...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 15th, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By Rev22:17
Annie, The vessel appears to be one...

Annie,



The vessel appears to be one of the so-called 'cruise ferries" that ply that region. At the very least, lit does not belong to one of the major cruise lines marketed in North America....
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 14th, 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Rev22:17
AR, It is true that a larger...

AR,



It is true that a larger percentage of the population taking the test will encomass more of the bell-shaped curve of intelligence of the general population, thus resulting in lower...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 14th, 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,709
Posted By Rev22:17
joel75, I would not hesitate to book...

joel75,



I would not hesitate to book the cruise -- but do so with the knowledge that any eruption of violence or other unsafe conditions in either destination will cause the cruise line to...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 13th, 2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,141
Posted By Rev22:17
Todd, This is very well said. You...

Todd,



This is very well said. You have far more knowledge and wisdom than you may realize!

Norm, who is well aware that learning does not necessarily require formal education leading to...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 13th, 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,141
Posted By Rev22:17
AR, Vietnam was entirely winnable,...

AR,



Vietnam was entirely winnable, but completely bungled. President Johnson appointed a Secretary of Defense named MacNamara who promptly proceeded to impose himself between the President...
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