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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By pepperrn
I have to agree with you 100%. The best...

I have to agree with you 100%.

The best M&G, in my experience, have been those where we simply met up in the Commodore Club at a certain time, usually, as has been pointed out, 2pm first day at...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By pepperrn
Agreed, that has also been my experience. ...

Agreed, that has also been my experience.

Plus, although I'd not thought about it previously, Lanky Lad is correct, the ginger sweets, and the foil-wrapped chocolate discs, don't usually appear...
Forum: Cunard Line January 28th, 2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,033
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you DreamflightPat :) One of the...

Thank you DreamflightPat :)

One of the reasons I read this forum is to learn from members...

But members make themselves look ridiculous and childish... "you started it". "No, you started it"...
Forum: Cunard Line January 27th, 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Rotterdam :) , Well, you're half right at...

Hi Rotterdam :) ,

Well, you're half right at least ;).

Both ships were designed and built as dual-purpose liner and cruise ship.

Q3 was cancelled because she was a "pure" liner with little...
Forum: Cunard Line January 25th, 2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,033
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Salacia, Thank you for the reply :) . ...

Hi Salacia,

Thank you for the reply :) .

I believe that the delay in boarding at both Southampton and New York was the same, six hours, and that passengers in Southampton were accommodated in...
Forum: Cunard Line January 24th, 2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,033
Posted By pepperrn
Was there any difference in the length of notice...

Was there any difference in the length of notice given to embarking passengers in Southampton, compared with the length of notice given to people joining in New York?

I don't know, I'm only...
Forum: Cunard Line January 24th, 2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By pepperrn
VERY well said :) Pay all that money to...

VERY well said :)

Pay all that money to watch TV on a ship? I can do that at home for free. Mind you, I've not got a "must-watch-any-drivel-on-TV" addiction.

Except for navigation etc...
Forum: Cunard Line January 21st, 2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By pepperrn
I've had a cabin alongside a laundry (ie the...

I've had a cabin alongside a laundry (ie the laundry was the other side of the long wall of the cabin) on QV. I never heard anything at any time from it. There was also no heat coming through the...
Forum: Cunard Line January 20th, 2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By pepperrn
Anytime from tomorrow... or as people board. ...

Anytime from tomorrow... or as people board.

Polite people get told first... Thank You...
Forum: Cunard Line January 19th, 2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,635
Posted By pepperrn
Excellent idea Summergee :) And if I've...

Excellent idea Summergee :)

And if I've misinterpreted the dress-code, I'll be the first to say I am wrong and sincerely thank Velvetwater for clarifying the situation by bringing the subject up...
Forum: Cunard Line January 19th, 2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,635
Posted By pepperrn
Sorry, I was in the middle of editing a paragraph...

Sorry, I was in the middle of editing a paragraph when I was "timed out" :o

I meant to say:
May I suggest that your DH takes his cravats and packs one or two ties as well. That way he will be...
Forum: Cunard Line January 19th, 2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,635
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Velvetwater, I can't speak for the vastly...

Hi Velvetwater,

I can't speak for the vastly more experienced capnpugwash, but I've yet to see a cravat worn on any of my voyages with Cunard on formal nights, instead of a tie or bow tie.

On...
Forum: Cunard Line January 18th, 2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,781
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you kahtrav :) I'd previously...

Thank you kahtrav :)

I'd previously (yesterday) checked a few places (The Empire State Building, MoMA to give just two examples) and they are open as usual, as I suspected they would be ;) .
...
Forum: Cunard Line January 18th, 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 20,781
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Salacia I haven't seen a list of the now...

Hi Salacia

I haven't seen a list of the now cancelled Sunday tours (that are no longer "viable"), or the few replacements planned for Monday, you obviously have access to these lists, care to...
Forum: Cunard Line January 14th, 2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,098
Posted By pepperrn
If it was the cruise I wanted to take (regardless...

If it was the cruise I wanted to take (regardless of the line involved) I'd book it.
And then, when full written confirmation arrives (letter/email), stating which is the airport used, make further...
Forum: Cunard Line January 12th, 2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,471
Posted By pepperrn
I agree, there is little chance of it actually...

I agree, there is little chance of it actually being built but, if it was, building Titanic II
would be cheaper than the cost to "Lower the Atlantic" :D :) (thank you Lew Grade ;) )
Forum: Cunard Line January 12th, 2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,600
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Oahucruiser for your generous words :o...

Thank you Oahucruiser for your generous words :o .
A few of the photos I took on Saturday can be seen via the link at the bottom of this post under
"Southampton 10th Jan 2015"
or via this:
...
Forum: Cunard Line January 12th, 2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,600
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you LadyL1, very kind of you :) . I forgot...

Thank you LadyL1, very kind of you :) . I forgot to mention, a couple of times during the day they received text messages (or emails) on their 'phones keeping them up-to-date about the expected time...
Forum: Cunard Line January 11th, 2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,600
Posted By pepperrn
I went to Southampton yesterday with two...

I went to Southampton yesterday with two passengers about to join the Queen Elizabeth for her entire World Cruise.

They told me that they felt they had been kept fully informed over the preceding...
Forum: Cunard Line January 10th, 2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,600
Posted By pepperrn
According to AIS, Queen Elizabeth is currently...

According to AIS, Queen Elizabeth is currently (0755) off the area between Eastbourne and Brighton, making 10 knots.
Interestingly she is currently showing ETA at Southampton as 1230.
I'll be at...
Forum: Cunard Line January 9th, 2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,600
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you, I'll pass on this news to my friends...

Thank you, I'll pass on this news to my friends who are... (boarding tomorrow) :D .
Forum: Cunard Line January 9th, 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,600
Posted By pepperrn
All QE passengers to make their way to St Mary's...

All QE passengers to make their way to St Mary's Stadium. Stadium Address: St Mary’s Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, SO14 5FP (north-east side of the city centre) and then buses to the Ocean...
Forum: Cunard Line January 7th, 2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By pepperrn
Hi outlawuk, As others have said, Hythe Pier...

Hi outlawuk,

As others have said, Hythe Pier is a good spot, or you may wish to consider the southern end of the QEII Terminal itself.



Here:
...
Forum: Cunard Line January 3rd, 2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Longlast, On one trip I had a Deck 11...

Hi Longlast,

On one trip I had a Deck 11 balcony cabin (port side) directly under the Pavilion Pool area (Deck 12). As others have mentioned above, I also heard no noise from this pool area at...
Forum: Cunard Line December 31st, 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,855
Posted By pepperrn
"The colors sported by those funnels would soon...

"The colors sported by those funnels would soon become a story in and of themselves, as one charmingly enduring detail to come out of Napier's work on his engines-the creation of the what would...
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