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Forum: Cunard Line September 29th, 2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pepperrn
Couldn't agree more :) .

Couldn't agree more :) .
Forum: Cunard Line September 29th, 2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By pepperrn
Queen Mary 80th anniversary of her launch

The Queen Mary, 80th anniversary of her launch (on Wednesday 26th September 1934).

Some may wish to read this:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-29377549

From the BBC Website
(despite...
Forum: Cunard Line September 27th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you lannp for the correction, I did think...

Thank you lannp for the correction, I did think as I wrote that I was a day out, plus I knew we arrived in New York on the 30th, not 1st October. I remember the M&G very well :) .
Thank you again :)
Forum: Cunard Line September 27th, 2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By pepperrn
Well she arrived in Bayonne after a crossing from...

Well she arrived in Bayonne after a crossing from Southampton, not a repositioning crossing from Red Hook (;)), so I'd guess you're thinking of a different date.
After I disembarked, QM2 left on a...
Forum: Cunard Line September 27th, 2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By pepperrn
Hi bob brown In 2006 QM2 docked at Bayonne...

Hi bob brown

In 2006 QM2 docked at Bayonne at the end of a transatlantic crossing (left Southampton on 25th September).

(Seen here from inside the coach as we left the ship: ...
Forum: Cunard Line September 24th, 2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Big Foot, As there are four ships...

Hi Big Foot,

As there are four ships departing that day, I'm now concerned that I've really only talked about the Ocean Terminal (and the QEII Terminal briefly). I've not yet departed from either...
Forum: Cunard Line September 24th, 2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Big Foot, I am assuming you are departing...

Hi Big Foot,

I am assuming you are departing from the Ocean Terminal (although the procedure is similar, but not identical, at the QEII Terminal, not sure about the other two).
Your cases will...
Forum: Cunard Line September 24th, 2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By pepperrn
Hi travelplus :) I'm sure you are, and I...

Hi travelplus :)

I'm sure you are, and I wouldn't suggest otherwise, sadly you are part of a decreasing considerate minority, from my experience when in restaurants or travelling. Excellent idea,...
Forum: Cunard Line September 23rd, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By pepperrn
I turn my 'phone off just before lifeboat...

I turn my 'phone off just before lifeboat drill...
And turn it back on after the last breakfast, when waiting to disembark :D .

If people want to contact me, they can wait till I return, or...
Forum: Cunard Line September 23rd, 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Roy, QE's Library is on two decks, joined...

Hi Roy,

QE's Library is on two decks, joined by spiral stairs,
Deck 2
www.flickr.com/photos/pepperrn/7447364098/in/set-72157630296676128...
Forum: Cunard Line September 23rd, 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Salacia for the link, looks can be...

Thank you Salacia for the link, looks can be deceiving of course, esp in photographs, but that multi-purpose room looks to have a selection of books about one tenth of the choice found on QM2! :)
...
Forum: Cunard Line September 23rd, 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By pepperrn
How about ONLY turning the 'phone on when on...

How about ONLY turning the 'phone on when on shore, and sending/receiving an occasional chatty email when at sea?
That would keep you in-touch with family and friends back home without expensive...
Forum: Cunard Line September 22nd, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By pepperrn
I have seen photographs that were taken in the...

I have seen photographs that were taken in the Atlantic Room at private receptions hosted by the captain and senior officers for visiting guest speakers or singers/entertainers. I also understand...
Forum: Cunard Line September 22nd, 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Taz_1, This is something I have never...

Hi Taz_1,

This is something I have never previously heard of, either here on CC or on board.

I am so very sorry to read of the loss of these precious and irreplaceable items. I too have a few...
Forum: Cunard Line September 22nd, 2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Gazroberts80, I certainly don’t want to get ...

Hi Gazroberts80, I certainly don’t want to get into a QM2 v Vista Class debate on this thread, so much of what would be said would revolve around matters of personal taste. And to illustrate this,...
Forum: Cunard Line September 22nd, 2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By pepperrn
Couldn't agree more (and not an action that would...

Couldn't agree more (and not an action that would have occurred to me... )
Forum: Cunard Line September 22nd, 2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By pepperrn
I hope not brigittetom, and thank you. Otherwise...

I hope not brigittetom, and thank you. Otherwise I owe my stewards some money :o .
Whilst not a clumsy person I confess that (like Salacia) I've broken the odd glass or three in the cabin over the...
Forum: Cunard Line September 21st, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By pepperrn
So sorry to disagree with part of your post...

So sorry to disagree with part of your post axelskater, but I've often seen little groups of people drinking from their own (glass) bottles of champagne or wine at sailaway, and once or twice on...
Forum: Cunard Line September 21st, 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By pepperrn
Try here: ...

Try here:

http://cruiseforums.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1450437&page=1

Hope this helps.

Bon Voyage :)
Forum: Cunard Line September 21st, 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By pepperrn
"Oh… So, even if you sign up, you might not get...

"Oh… So, even if you sign up, you might not get to do it? Do you know if it is first come - first serve? Or a ballot type affair? Or done on status"

(sorry, the "auto quote" thing isn't working...
Forum: Cunard Line September 21st, 2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By pepperrn
Hi T5LHR, Yes, very much worth the cost. ...

Hi T5LHR,

Yes, very much worth the cost.
When I registered to book a place (there were 16 of us selected, December '13, QM2 WB TA) I went to the tour office in the Grand Lobby Deck 2 (near the...
Forum: Cunard Line September 21st, 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Mr. Toad, thank goodness we're all different,...

Hi Mr. Toad, thank goodness we're all different, and don't all like the same ship!

For myself, it will be QM2 every time (almost) from now on, for as long as I am able to do so (she'll outlive...
Forum: Cunard Line September 21st, 2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 24,377
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you for sharing, very well edited together,...

Thank you for sharing, very well edited together, super photos, and great video clips. I wouldn't have a clue where to start! Do you know if it can be done without the flashing lights and continuous...
Forum: Cunard Line September 20th, 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,953
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Cats2010, which country in mainland Europe are...

Hi Cats2010, which country in mainland Europe are you posting from, may I ask? (assuming you also have a passport for that country). I'm sorry if you've already said, I ask because I may have found...
Forum: Cunard Line September 20th, 2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Cornish Surfer for an excellent,...

Thank you Cornish Surfer for an excellent, informative and well-written report :) .

So very pleased you had such a great time. Your comments reflect my own views, esp how friendly everyone seems....
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