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Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 27th, 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By srlafleur
Wouldn't bother me in the least. If I had the...

Wouldn't bother me in the least. If I had the opportunity to cruise tomorrow, I would. If I even notice someone's bad behavior, I find it amusing or I tune it out, or I can always find a quiet spot...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 16th, 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,038
Posted By srlafleur
I think which cruise line would be your "second...

I think which cruise line would be your "second best" depends on what, exactly, it is about Royal that you like best. (and what you don't give a fig about)
If I were you, I wouldn't discount any of...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line March 16th, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,862
Posted By srlafleur
kind of depends on the people, I suppose. For...

kind of depends on the people, I suppose. For some families, a whole house feels too close for comfort.
Regarding the one bathroom, if necessary, showers can be taken in the gym/spa area.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 16th, 2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,119
Posted By srlafleur
We can hardly imagine not having a balcony...

We can hardly imagine not having a balcony anymore. We've done inside and ocean view a couple of times. I can't stay awake in an inside, and the ocean view is just a tease.

If we are leaving our...
Forum: Saving Money on Your Cruise - Tips & Advice March 16th, 2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By srlafleur
Getting a good deal is part and parcel of being...

Getting a good deal is part and parcel of being able to save and afford a cruise.

There are deals to be had for loyalty to a cruise line, but also not sticking with one line, shopping around for...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line March 12th, 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,227
Posted By srlafleur
No matter what line I've been on, most of the...

No matter what line I've been on, most of the times I've been truly disappointed were really because what I ordered wasn't what I thought it was going to be.
For example, (I don't remember which...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 11th, 2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,973
Posted By srlafleur
So far, out of about 20 cruises, I haven't been...

So far, out of about 20 cruises, I haven't been on more than a couple that it might have been worth it. But neither of those were on Carnival, so...

If traveling with children, I can certainly see...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 11th, 2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,175
Posted By srlafleur
It's called "conversation". We'll discuss...

It's called "conversation". We'll discuss whatever we like until it dies a natural death. And we may dredge up a topic from 5 years ago, if we like.
If you don't like it, move on.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 10th, 2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,806
Posted By srlafleur
I've noticed that many land-based restaurants...

I've noticed that many land-based restaurants don't have drink prices listed, either, unless they're running a happy-hour special or something of that sort.
And it's not the "if you have to ask, you...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 10th, 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,955
Posted By srlafleur
Agreed...and in the expectations. You watch old...

Agreed...and in the expectations. You watch old episodes of Love Boat, or any movie with a cruise ship, your expectations are going to be pretty high.
The first time I cruised was a weekender on...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 9th, 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,010
Posted By srlafleur
Maybe the chicken strips are available from the...

Maybe the chicken strips are available from the kids' menu?
(just speculating...can someone confirm?)
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty March 6th, 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,332
Posted By srlafleur
I have tried. We went 8 days to Disney with just...

I have tried. We went 8 days to Disney with just backpacks, but then that's just t-shirts and shorts, for the most part, and hotel rooms have irons and ironing boards.
Unfortunately, we like to...
Forum: First Time Cruisers March 6th, 2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,933
Posted By srlafleur
Comfortable! Go with tried and true, not brand...

Comfortable! Go with tried and true, not brand new!

Sneakers or sandals, depending on exactly what we'll be doing. If there's a bit of a trek through a rain forest, probably the sneakers....
Forum: Saving Money on Your Cruise - Tips & Advice March 5th, 2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By srlafleur
By living (fairly) frugally and saving as much as...

By living (fairly) frugally and saving as much as possible.
By booking and paying for as much as possible over time. Deposit first, excursions over a period of months, prepay gratuities, etc....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,175
Posted By srlafleur
Yup. While there are usually a few among the...

Yup. While there are usually a few among the waitstaff who look like they can't wait for it to be over, there seem to be many who look like they're loving it. And, yes, I'm aware that it's their job...
Forum: Holland America Line March 5th, 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By srlafleur
Like! Yes, insulting! Plus, WHICH generation...

Like! Yes, insulting!
Plus, WHICH generation invented much of the technology in use today, hmmm? Bill Gates is near 60, Steve Jobs would be over 60, Steve Wozniak is 64, and they built their...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,010
Posted By srlafleur
pssst...it's because some people just like to...

pssst...it's because some people just like to b*tch! :rolleyes::D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,010
Posted By srlafleur
Thanks for posting those! Anyone else starving...

Thanks for posting those!
Anyone else starving now? I'm ready to place my order, but choosing will be difficult! I want one of each!
I'm happy to see all my favorites there (the chilled fruit...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,175
Posted By srlafleur
I voted "other". Yes, I enjoy the dinner-time...

I voted "other".
Yes, I enjoy the dinner-time entertainment. It's fun, as long as the crew enjoys it, which they seem to.
No, it doesn't make or break my cruise enjoyment, one way or another.
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,955
Posted By srlafleur
Well, seriously, if you are employed by a...

Well, seriously, if you are employed by a company, you are not likely to bad-mouth your current employer to a customer, whether or not you, personally, prefer one over another. Not if you want to...
Forum: 55+ Cruisers March 3rd, 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By srlafleur
Looks like a lady who would totally enjoy...

Looks like a lady who would totally enjoy herself. Good for her!
We went on a cruise to Norway last year. Many of the available excursions were in buses, with little or no walking involved. I think,...
Forum: First Time Cruisers March 3rd, 2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 897,295
Posted By srlafleur
Oh, UNPACK. I know it annoys my husband when I...

Oh, UNPACK. I know it annoys my husband when I scurry around first thing when our luggage arrives, putting everything away, but it makes the rest of the vacation so much more pleasant than living out...
Forum: First Time Cruisers March 3rd, 2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 897,295
Posted By srlafleur
If there are chilled fruit soups on the dinner...

If there are chilled fruit soups on the dinner menu, they make a lovely dessert if you want a little something sweet, but not too heavy to end your meal.

If you want to order off the kids' menu,...
Forum: Silversea Cruises March 3rd, 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,191
Posted By srlafleur
Unless they are laughing and pointing, who cares?...

Unless they are laughing and pointing, who cares? AND they don't know who speaks what language and might understand them if they're being rude, so I'm sure they're pretty cautious about that.
Forum: 55+ Cruisers March 3rd, 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By srlafleur
If she hasn't been to New England/Canada, that's...

If she hasn't been to New England/Canada, that's a very nice option. Doesn't have the grandeur of Norway, which IS impressive from the ship, I must say, but it does have its own charm. I checked,...
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