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Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,112
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Bostonjetset Yes, passengers can bring...

Hi Bostonjetset

Yes, passengers can bring their own cigars, there is no pressure to buy on board, but you can choose from the cabinet shown in this photo taken on QM2:
...
Forum: Cunard Line October 23rd, 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
Hi fantasy51, I know what you mean, and you are...

Hi fantasy51, I know what you mean, and you are correct in your comments :) . Similarly, a while ago, I asked a relative what year she'd "been to Turkey" as I couldn't remember, "I've not been into...
Forum: Cunard Line October 23rd, 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
No need to apologise Salacia, and I am grateful...

No need to apologise Salacia, and I am grateful to you for finding/posting the link to the health form :) .
I've no idea if that is the same as the version I've signed many times (never taken much...
Forum: Cunard Line October 23rd, 2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
Agreed, but asking "have you visited West Africa...

Agreed, but asking "have you visited West Africa in the last month?" with follow up questions about which country when necessary, and/or examination of a passport, would save time. But, given the...
Forum: Cunard Line October 23rd, 2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,348
Posted By pepperrn
There was a huge "Country Club" (and hotel) near...

There was a huge "Country Club" (and hotel) near to where I live (it closed earlier this year, and is now to become a "retirement village").
It not only offered golf, but many other sports, both...
Forum: Cunard Line October 23rd, 2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By pepperrn
Hi MWillow, Thank you for writing such a...

Hi MWillow,

Thank you for writing such a great review :) . Such a joy and pleasure to read, with humour thrown in, I found myself smiling halfway through and grinning by the end! I am so very...
Forum: Cunard Line October 23rd, 2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Salacia, I think the above is a statement...

Hi Salacia,

I think the above is a statement (not a new form or questionnaire).

The first paragraph is standard. Of course they are, they'd be stupid not to.

The second paragraph surely...
Forum: Cunard Line October 22nd, 2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By pepperrn
A pleasure to read your excellent review, thank...

A pleasure to read your excellent review, thank you so very much for taking the time to write it, and post it here for us all to enjoy :) .

I hope to read soon that you've booked another crossing...
Forum: Cunard Line October 21st, 2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,430
Posted By pepperrn
On the QM2 10th Anniversary westbound crossing in...

On the QM2 10th Anniversary westbound crossing in May this year the designer of QM2, Dr. Stephen Payne, gave a series of five lectures.
In one of them he told us that he is often asked "if I was...
Forum: Cunard Line October 21st, 2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,144
Posted By pepperrn
Hi ren0312, They built two cruise ships in...

Hi ren0312,

They built two cruise ships in addition to QM2, not "instead of".
I'm not sure what you're intending to show with that comment? For what commercial reason would Cunard want to build...
Forum: Cunard Line October 21st, 2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,144
Posted By pepperrn
Hi ren0312, Stabilizers were fitted to the...

Hi ren0312,

Stabilizers were fitted to the Queen Elizabeth in 1955, and to the Queen Mary in 1958 (I only point this out as you've said in the past that you're "interested in the history of...
Forum: Cunard Line October 21st, 2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,404
Posted By pepperrn
Well spotted brigittetom, I am very impressed, it...

Well spotted brigittetom, I am very impressed, it is indeed positioned directly opposite an entrance to a lift/stairs lobby and would have made it very difficult for wheelchair users to get into the...
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,404
Posted By pepperrn
If I understand the rules correctly, mobility...

If I understand the rules correctly, mobility scooters must not be left in cabin corridors under any circumstances. Please correct me if I am wrong.

I presume this is because it is felt that they...
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By pepperrn
:o :o ;)

:o :o

;)
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By pepperrn
They used to sell crudely painted, highly...

They used to sell crudely painted, highly inaccurate (for example, the model had an extra pool on deck 13, and other mistakes) small resin models of QM2 in the logo shop. I can't remember the charge,...
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By pepperrn
I've been on QM2 on two crossings both departing...

I've been on QM2 on two crossings both departing December 15th and on both the tasteful Christmas Decorations were all up and finished before I boarded.

Have a great time :)
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,430
Posted By pepperrn
Pure, highly refined, hand crafted, nuggets of...

Pure, highly refined, hand crafted, nuggets of unobtainium hauled to the furnaces individually by unicorns :rolleyes: .
Forum: Cunard Line October 18th, 2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
And me. Sensible precautions yes, panic no....

And me.
Sensible precautions yes, panic no. Panic like this?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-29656462

:confused:
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By pepperrn
How fascinating. :)

How fascinating.

:)
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
You just know that certain sections of the gutter...

You just know that certain sections of the gutter press will report the above in screaming headlines as "Ebola on cruise ship!" don't you? And then about four paragraphs in, maybe (maybe) tell the...
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Salacia :) , your "google" (or similar...

Thank you Salacia :) , your "google" (or similar ;) ) powers of research never cease to amaze me, I wish I had your patience.

Thank you for the additional information, all best wishes :) .
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,522
Posted By pepperrn
Sorry Salacia, the link doesn't work :( , not...

Sorry Salacia, the link doesn't work :( , not your fault I'm sure. Which ship are we talking about? And where in the US from/back to? Thanks in advance :) .
(edited to add: I "cut and pasted" the...
Forum: Cunard Line October 16th, 2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,677
Posted By pepperrn
My pleasure lactmom4sons, hope you find them...

My pleasure lactmom4sons, hope you find them useful as a reference before you board, and thank you for the compliment :o .

Please ask if you've questions, there are many friendly and very...
Forum: Cunard Line October 15th, 2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,954
Posted By pepperrn
This happened at a table for eight to which I was...

This happened at a table for eight to which I was allocated some years ago.

On the first night all eight of us turned up, six British and an American couple. The conversation ranged over a very...
Forum: Cunard Line October 15th, 2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Fifer :o I wish it were true! However...

Thank you Fifer :o I wish it were true! However from the very few "little grey cells" I started out with, the remainder are vanishing rapidly with advancing years!
As for boarding again, for the...
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