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Old May 7th, 2004, 04:39 PM
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Default Why don't all my friends want to talk abt. cruising 24/7??

I mean after all, it's the best vacation you can take. I only want to enlighten them.

Oh sure, I may haul my cruise brochures around in my car (you never know when you might get stuck with an extra 10 minutes for drooling.....I mean reading......), but I have NEVER forced anyone to look at the brochures for longer than an hour.

Geez......

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Old May 7th, 2004, 06:11 PM
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That's very understanding of you, Dorothy, I guess for some reason people think there are other things to talk/eat/drink/sleep about than cruising!! Are they CRAZY!?!?!?

I will never understand some people....

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Old May 8th, 2004, 08:47 AM
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Gee, I don't know. Do you think having someone tell you about the Irish dance company has the same impact as seeing them dance? I think the correct answer is, "You just had to be there!"
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Dorothy, I seem to be suffering from the same problem here....just don't understand it myself!!

Everytime someone walks in my office, I show them my screen savers (have a laptop and desktop with two different pictures), no reaction outa them sheesh!!!

Well, just know that we're here for you :-)

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I don't understand it myself. Who wouldn't enjoy cruise pictures all over our shared desk, and a cruise related wallpaper on the computer? Or, better yet, endless hours of conversation about excursions and beaches and sun and fun and midnight buffets? In 7 months when I return from my cruise they will really be sorry. That's when I'll bring out the pictures!!!!!
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Old May 10th, 2004, 01:24 PM
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Pictures - yes! I have 2 stacks, the smaller one for those I don't know as well, the HUGE stack for the family and close friends.

And then there's the dialogue that goes along with each and every picture.

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Old May 11th, 2004, 01:28 PM
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Even if the people you are talking to about cruising aren't going, still it should be fun for them to listen to us. Live vicariously through us cruisers!

Where can I get a countdown clock to my next cruise?

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don't you hate when someone interupts you when you are talking about a cruise with something stupid like a business question....

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Old May 12th, 2004, 02:13 PM
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Sea the World, (cute screen name, BTW)

Go down to the very bottom on the page and click on Message Board Tricks.

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I get the same thing "What another cruise?" especially from the family.

Well...yes....another cruise.

My hubby and I are retired but work hard building our new dream house. We have an acre of gardens to maintain and love every minute of it. It's hard work and we know when it's time to take a break. Keep in mind we live in Miami, Florida and the summer is coming.

We went for years without vacations when everyone else was off to Orlando like it was going to the grocery store.

We chose to cruise at least twice a year, can afford it, and will not stop.

Guess what ---- I'm already booked on two cruises till Jan '05 and am gloating all the time. Too bad they can't come with us.

Happy cruising.

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Have you ever found someone who is as addicted as you to converse with? I have a coworker who cruises twice a year and when I go bug-eyed staring at the computer screen for hours I walk to his office and we talk about cruises. It really takes the stress off at work.

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I have a lending library at my desk - cruise catalogs and past issues of Porthole. What can I say, I love it!

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Old May 13th, 2004, 08:25 PM
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My sister is about as addicted as I am and she (the sneaky rat) is cruising NEXT WEEK!!

But then, she'll be sea green with envy when *I'm* cruising in September!

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