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On our last cruise our 'neighbors' were quite loud while 'enjoying' their cruise..so loud I am sure people several rooms down heard, and it woke me up from my sleep! Don't want to hear that! And their kids were equally loud!
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Its a cruise ship with internal walls as thin a paper, and sold to everyone from 1 - 101....what do you expect?

Part of the bulk cruising experience I am afraid
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I was sitting on my balcony when my neighbors decided it was guy time out on theirs as well. I don't mind this but the farting contest was a bit much.
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mmmm, who won, bet it was one of the women 8)
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On our last cruise our 'neighbors' were quite loud while 'enjoying' their cruise..so loud I am sure people several rooms down heard, and it woke me up from my sleep! Don't want to hear that! And their kids were equally loud!
HarmonicEisley I'm really sorry me and my hubby brothered you. My hubby just gets so happy at sea.
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I recall one cruise my husband and I both had croup coughs - the whole week. I am sure our neighbours weren't too fond of us that week.
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on our last cruise our neighbour spent the first evening with nail clippers clipping her nails for about half an hour!!!!!!!!!!!!! On the second night I presume it was her toenails. I have no idea what she was clipping for the other 5 nights but she found something!

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Wow. I haven't had a problem with sound proofing on cruises in years. Used to be you could hear everything, but now even the mid range lines have good sound proof walls.
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How in the heck do you HEAR someone clipping their nails?
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the nail clipper was doing it on her balcony. We didn't know what the noise was so I peeked round the corner and there she was - and the day after, and the day after that.

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They didn't come out on the balcony at that time.
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I had it easy this time. I had cabin 1066 on the Triumph. I had no one above me and a cabin on one side only. The neighbors were quite loud, but I couldn't really say much, like, "please don't slam the doors so loud" because they didn't speak a word of English!!!!

I was able to get asleep easy enough. I was ready for bed between 10-11 because the heat and humidity really took it's toll on me--someone who is used to 30ish% humidty doesn't do well in 70-80% humidity....
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on our last cruise our neighbour spent the first evening with nail clippers clipping her nails for about half an hour!!!!!!!!!!!!! On the second night I presume it was her toenails. I have no idea what she was clipping for the other 5 nights but she found something!

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Yea, NVA, me too. By the time I drag my carcass back to my room, there could be a circus next door and I wouldn't know!
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There were two times that we had a noise problem on a cruise. The first was on the Big Red Boat. We had a suite with a balcony obscured by the lifeboats. For some reason (later found out the company was in poor financial health) they had crews working on the lifeboats from sunrise to 9 pm. It was like sitting at a construction site with all the hammering and sawing going on.

Then on the first cruise we did on the Celebration, we had cabin U2 which apparently had the machine shop on the other side of the bulkhead, so we occasionally heard metal being grinded and hammered.
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On our last cruise our 'neighbors' were quite loud while 'enjoying' their cruise..so loud I am sure people several rooms down heard, and it woke me up from my sleep! Don't want to hear that! And their kids were equally loud!
Sorry, we were trying to keep it quite. But we were REALLY enjoying ourselves. Well, actually each other.

And that wasn't our kids. It was our swap friends.

And the other couple we met in port.

And those two ladies from the broadway show.

The hostess.

The Captain.

The cabin steward.

And that nice little midget that stowed away in engineering...
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how about the people on the balcony with serious smoking phlegm problems that are continually clearing their sinus passages....
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If you have a problem with noise I've found that sufficent drinking helps.
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We were just on the Glory last week. We had good neighbors as regards the balconies but across the hall there was a group or family that had about 3 inside cabins. They would visit back and forth every night into the wee hours. They would leave their cabin doors open, congregate in the hall etc. It was bothersome to say the least, especially when you are trying to get to sleep.
I don't know which is really worse--- someone who doesn't know any better or someone who just doesn't give a damn.
The last night when all th bags were in the hall they all hung around outside and actually waited until all the luggage hand been cleared before
they finally quieted down but not before pounding very loudly on my door. I was irritated with all the noise thay had been making so went to the door in my underwear and stepped out into the hall. There were a couple women who advised me all the luggage had been moved but mine and that mine probably wouldn't be moved because I had the wrong tags on my bags.
I thanked them and advised my tags ( platinum ) were correct and I was sure I would find the bags in the morning, provided they quieted down so everyone in the area could get a couple hours sleep before having to disembark the ship.
I think it was probably their first cruise but at that I can't understand why someone wants to stay up all night and disturb everyone else.
And---yep--- every morning they would have the " privacy please " sign hung on their doors.
Next cruise I'm taking a bugle and when the noise makers are trying to sleep with their trusty privacy signs out, I'll stick the ol'e bugle out the cabin door and rip off a few good notes about every 5 minutes.
That should get some attention.
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That is terrible Ron. You should have done a morning taps of some sort outside their doors every morning.
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Yes, Mehawk is right. I would not have waited until the last night. Somehow, the sight of someone in their jammies complaining sends a stronger message. People often are just thoughtless and will settle down if the request is polite, but emphatic. If that doesn't work, I flash 'em. Just kidding
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One important thing I have NEVER seen discussed on boards where relative merits of lines are discussed is the sound insulation between rooms. And there seems to be a difference, not only between lines, but between ships on the same line. In the mass market lines, we've cruised on RCI (Granduer and Splendour), NCL (Dream and Norway) and the now-defunct Crown (Jewel and Dynasty). Never had a noise problem from adjacent rooms -- or so we thought.

Then a few years ago, we decided to cruise less and enjoy it more by going to the "lux lines" -- Regent and Silversea. And man, those rooms/suites are QUIET! No noise from adjacent rooms/suites. No noise from the hall. Just no noise. We even had a room on a Regent ship where we were right below the part of the pool deck where the band played each evening, with no problems.

Since then, I've even read posts from cruisers on some mass market line ships who have complained about LIGHT coming into their room from around the edges of the wall between their room and the adjacent one! Now, how quiet could that be?

I really think that "noise pollution" should be a factor more discussed in posted cruise reviews, don't you think?
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On our last cruise our 'neighbors' were quite loud while 'enjoying' their cruise..so loud I am sure people several rooms down heard, and it woke me up from my sleep! Don't want to hear that! And their kids were equally loud!
Sorry, we were trying to keep it quite. But we were REALLY enjoying ourselves. Well, actually each other.

And that wasn't our kids. It was our swap friends.

And the other couple we met in port.

And those two ladies from the broadway show.

The hostess.

The Captain.

The cabin steward.

And that nice little midget that stowed away in engineering...
We sure did have fun didn't we I loved that midget "shorty" he was talented.
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It is quite annoying to have rude people making noise. We have found that these people are everywhere and are quite unaware of themselves. We had this happen once when the couple next door came in drunk every night at 4am. After 2 nights of this, I started banging the doors & drawers on their side of my cabin and cranked up the TV which was on their wall side at 6:30am. The noise stopped after that. The cabin on the other side of us was a lovely older couple who got up and went to the gym at 6am so I did not feel bad making noise since they were already up and out.
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You can stay is a high quality resort anywhere in the world and have the same issue with people. The one thing that we should all remember is that we are on vacation and suppose to follow the golden rules. I have been on both sides of this issue on different cruises and sometimes, if you are nice and express yourself to the offending party in a nice way, they may not be aware of the fact that anyone is bothered.
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We sure did have fun didn't we I loved that midget "shorty" he was talented.[/quote]

Was that you! Oh we must do that again!



Thaks for a great time. That's what we will have to remember when we are so old we can only wish we could do it again.

At the same time, all of those folks complaining about it will be just have memories of us making noise.

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We were just mad that you were making more noise than we were.
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We were just mad that you were making more noise than we were.
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