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Old February 20th, 2008, 12:49 AM
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im a teen, and the last 2 cruises i went on i went with my family and my family friends... i was the only teen in that whole group, i didnt meet anybody on the ship just some little 13 14 yr olds that played basketball and a 12 yr old girl... hella gay..... i cant really approach people alone out of nowhere... if i had someone that i already know at the teen center place i would have met everyone the damn ship.....

how can i go about meeting some new people on the cruise? most likely i will be alone going to the teen center...... are other people going through this same situation??? are most of the teens on the cruise alone on the first day???
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firstly. how old were you when you went? and when are you cruising again and what ship.?
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You got to learn how to approach people straight up. Its the only way you'll actually get the most out of your cruise; I used to be like you, and it took me a good 3 or 4 cruises before I realized what needed to happen in order to meet as many people as possible; just be outgoing, be yourself, and try to remember that first meetings will always be awkward for both you and the other person. Don't let anyone introduce you; introduce yourself.
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go to the teen meeting n just chill with those ppl
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Old February 20th, 2008, 12:26 PM
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I have always cruised without bringing someone i know with me. Just go to the teen meeting on the first night and be yourself!!! A lot of other people will be just as shy/awkward since theyre in the same position as you..but theres always people who are always really outgoing and will want to get to know you and make you get involved.

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First: Read my article and the section about this. Its entitled First Time Cruisers: Read This.

Second- with the exception of a few select cruises, where my 15 y.o. cuz (grl) has come with me, i always go to the club alone on the first night. However, I have never gone back to my cabin having not secured at least 5-6 friends on the first night (usually theyre primarily girls but w/e). If you have an open personality and know what your after, then you'll be golden. IM me sometime for some tips.
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