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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 23rd, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,836
Posted By srlafleur
I have a pink plastic folder that closes with a...

I have a pink plastic folder that closes with a flap and elastic bands at the corners. Everything (only bare necessities) goes in there in the order of use. When something has been "used" it is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 23rd, 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,048
Posted By srlafleur
While our experience hasn't been on Allure of the...

While our experience hasn't been on Allure of the Seas, specifically, I did notice that on our last cruise we were usually seated in approximately the same area each night, without asking. Well,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 23rd, 2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,048
Posted By srlafleur
For future reference, note: With anytime...

For future reference, note:
With anytime dining, you can request to be seated at at shared table. You will then be seated with like-minded people, unless they are just hungry, impatient people...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 22nd, 2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,048
Posted By srlafleur
We always get anytime dining and request a table...

We always get anytime dining and request a table for two. My hubby would be fine dining with anyone. I, on the other hand, feel awkward enough carrying on a conversation over dinner with people I...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line October 21st, 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,261
Posted By srlafleur
We've cruised on both and have no preference...

We've cruised on both and have no preference between them. We've chosen anytime dining on every cruise that's offered it, since its inception, so Freestyle on NCL obviously isn't an issue for us.
...
Forum: Holland America Line October 21st, 2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 21,163
Posted By srlafleur
As many people have been married to Kim Kardasian...

As many people have been married to Kim Kardasian as have contracted Ebola in the U.S.
...just for a bit of perspective.

Oh, and no one who contracted Ebola in the U.S. has died. (knock wood)
Forum: Holland America Line October 20th, 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 21,163
Posted By srlafleur
Neither the hubby nor myself are young, but we...

Neither the hubby nor myself are young, but we are young-at-heart and spent a week at WDW and Universal, just us, just last month. (And would think nothing of going again next month, except we're...
Forum: Holland America Line October 16th, 2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 21,163
Posted By srlafleur
Certainly must be, considering how it seems so...

Certainly must be, considering how it seems so many in the House don't cotton to all that science-y stuff, and how likely many are to politicize any and every thing...
Forum: Holland America Line October 13th, 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 21,163
Posted By srlafleur
No. No change of plans. Cruising to the Caribbean...

No. No change of plans. Cruising to the Caribbean in 3 weeks and have plans for Panama Canal next year. There's a whole lot of things that are more likely to "get" me than Ebola.
Bear in mind that...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line October 10th, 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,159
Posted By srlafleur
Yup, I do the same thing, or at least, the...

Yup, I do the same thing, or at least, the thought crosses my mind. Even before we sail, as I'm packing, the thought crosses my mind, "Oh, man, only *this much time* before I have to go back to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 10th, 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,060
Posted By srlafleur
Nope, I don't miss it because I STILL unplug. ...

Nope, I don't miss it because I STILL unplug.
I'm too far away from home, usually, to do anything about what might be happening back there on a personal level, and on a nationwide/world level,...
Forum: Cunard Line October 10th, 2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,211
Posted By srlafleur
I am a woman...and even if I were being...

I am a woman...and even if I were being extravagant, I would, at most, need 2 pairs of dress shoes...I'm pretty good at coordinating my outfits. :rolleyes: :D



LOL! I know, right? Imagine,...
Forum: Cunard Line October 9th, 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,211
Posted By srlafleur
We use suitcases that are quite large (not the...

We use suitcases that are quite large (not the biggest they make, but large) and I don't think I've ever reached even 35 lbs per bag! Are you packing bricks? Canned goods? 50 lbs or more? Holy Moly!...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 8th, 2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,741
Posted By srlafleur
I guess I'm really lucky that I've never been...

I guess I'm really lucky that I've never been denied vacation time in 25 years. Then again, I've never actually had to ask, I tell them when I'm taking off. (the company has grown from 4 people to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 8th, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,741
Posted By srlafleur
Oh, HELLZ, no!

Oh, HELLZ, no!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 8th, 2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,741
Posted By srlafleur
I can tell you, if they did that to me (25 years...

I can tell you, if they did that to me (25 years at my current position, essentially since inception of the company), I would be looking for a different position. (easier said than done, I know)
Forum: Cruise Air October 6th, 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,681
Posted By srlafleur
Well, if I'm flying overseas, then I don't book...

Well, if I'm flying overseas, then I don't book Southwest. That's a no-brainer. That's not a negative on Southwest, it's more a negative for anyone feeling they MUST stay loyal to any airline (or...
Forum: Cruise Air October 6th, 2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,681
Posted By srlafleur
Southwest is our airline of choice, when...

Southwest is our airline of choice, when possible, primarily because they don't charge to change or cancel your flight. You will pay the different in price from what you originally paid (I don't know...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 6th, 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,917
Posted By srlafleur
I couldn't keep up the fiction for a whole...

I couldn't keep up the fiction for a whole cruise! That would be exhausting!
An evening in a bar, maaayybe. But whenever I see that scenario in the plot of a TV show or movie, it never ends well. At...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 3rd, 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,603
Posted By srlafleur
Influenza is coming, E Coli is coming, TB,...

Influenza is coming, E Coli is coming, TB, hepatitis, cholera, pneumonia, norovirus, heck...the common cold is coming, etc. etc. etc. Are the cruise lines ready for them? (more people have died from...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 3rd, 2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,241
Posted By srlafleur
I don't bring anything on vacation that I can't...

I don't bring anything on vacation that I can't bear to lose (excluding hubby, of course :rolleyes:). Anything that I feel I could never replace (medications? money?) is in a bag that is either on me...
Forum: First Time Cruisers October 1st, 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,914
Posted By srlafleur
I have no opinion regarding the selection of...

I have no opinion regarding the selection of cruises (except to say that northern ports in AUGUST are more likely to be warm than not. Trying to predict a year in advance is impossible).
But,...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line October 1st, 2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,535
Posted By srlafleur
Midnight is a LATE night for us! But, then, we're...

Midnight is a LATE night for us! But, then, we're early risers and usually seem to have early excursions. I just can't justify resetting my inner clock or being exhausted just because I'm on vacation...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line October 1st, 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,407
Posted By srlafleur
I think I can count on one hand the number of...

I think I can count on one hand the number of times we've eaten in a specialty restaurant on a cruise, with close to 20 cruises (on various lines) under our belts. We've always been quite satisfied...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 30th, 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By srlafleur
All of the above having been said, you can order...

All of the above having been said, you can order an appetizer for dessert, if you like (for example, one of the cold fruit soups). Also, you can order more of something, if you find it particularly...
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