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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By beachbum53
"Pretty Pedi" contest? Nah. It might be of...

"Pretty Pedi" contest? Nah. It might be of interest to a handful of ladies, but the vast majority of men wouldn't be the least bit interested. I don't know if RCCL still has their talent contest, (we...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,873
Posted By beachbum53
The Darwin Award will be given posthumously.

The Darwin Award will be given posthumously.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,870
Posted By beachbum53
Depending on the ship, there a few other food...

Depending on the ship, there a few other food venues that are included. If you've booked one of the ships that has the 2.0 upgrades, you'll have Guy's Burgers and the Blue Iguana Cantina. Also, many...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By beachbum53
The balconies have neither. The bathrooms have...

The balconies have neither. The bathrooms have showers.
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 28th, 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By beachbum53
Since dogs have no concept of time, a week apart...

Since dogs have no concept of time, a week apart won't seem any more significant than ten minutes to him. As long as he's with someone you trust and you know he'll be well cared for, go enjoy your...
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 28th, 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By beachbum53
When we first started cruising, we opted for...

When we first started cruising, we opted for early dining, which most closely matched the time we ate dinner at home. On our last cruise, we opted for Anytime Dining. After nine cruises, we decided...
Forum: Grand Turk September 27th, 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By beachbum53
Thanks crewsweeper. Since that area of the island...

Thanks crewsweeper. Since that area of the island is relatively undeveloped, I didn't think there would be any facilities. We haven't really decided yet what we're going to do when we get to Grand...
Forum: Grand Turk September 26th, 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By beachbum53
East Side Beach question

From what I've been able to find, the East Side Beach is relatively undeveloped. If we rent a golf cart and go exploring like we did the last time we were at grand Turk, would a stop at the East Side...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 25th, 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,764
Posted By beachbum53
A helpful hint: You know that roll of duct tape...

A helpful hint: You know that roll of duct tape you brought along? Take a piece and tape a towel along the gap between the balcony divider and the glass wall. Now the neighbors can't see your...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 25th, 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By beachbum53
By the way, the straws for the Tervis Tumblers...

By the way, the straws for the Tervis Tumblers are too big for the 16 oz. tumblers. We take a few disposable straws in a zip lock baggie with us.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 25th, 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,764
Posted By beachbum53
Well, it is the perfect place to sit with your...

Well, it is the perfect place to sit with your sweetie in the evening and watch the submarine races.;) And, if the neighbors aren't out, you can become members of the balcony club.:o
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 22nd, 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,784
Posted By beachbum53
A taco bar, similar to the pizzeria, where you...

A taco bar, similar to the pizzeria, where you could tacos or burritos for a late evening snack. Or, offer both tacos and burritos at the pizzeria.;)
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 22nd, 2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,822
Posted By beachbum53
Some advantages to Anytime Dining: You don't have...

Some advantages to Anytime Dining: You don't have to share a table with others, so you don't have to worry about letting others know whether or not you'll be there to eat. You may want to opt for...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 20th, 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,205
Posted By beachbum53
We like to use the BOCA clips, both on our cruise...

We like to use the BOCA clips, both on our cruise and at our pool at home. They definitely keep the towels from blowing into the pool (at home) or over the rail of the balcony on the ship. We bought...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 20th, 2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,077
Posted By beachbum53
I don't like to listen to the same radio station...

I don't like to listen to the same radio station at home all day, because I get bored hearing the same songs over and over again. I like to mix it up and switch around to different stations, from top...
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 20th, 2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,398
Posted By beachbum53
Well, it looks like I'm going to be in the...

Well, it looks like I'm going to be in the minority here. Since you asked about flying in on embarkation day, I'd say take the earliest flight possible, at 6:00 a.m. Hopefully, by March, the really...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 19th, 2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,498
Posted By beachbum53
Did you receive a copy of the policy, either by...

Did you receive a copy of the policy, either by regular mail or e-mail? If not, see if Carnival can e-mail the policy to you. You'll probably have to read through it to see what is covered and what...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 18th, 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By beachbum53
We like to go up on the deck above the Lido deck,...

We like to go up on the deck above the Lido deck, Pina Colada (for me) in hand, Strawberry Daiquiri for my DW, and stand by the rail. Then we divide our time between watching the activities of the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 18th, 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,392
Posted By beachbum53
Late night pizza! A great snack after returning...

Late night pizza! A great snack after returning from the balcony club.:o
Forum: Cruise Air September 17th, 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By beachbum53
The cargo area pressure is the same as the...

The cargo area pressure is the same as the passenger area. When pets are transported, they're loaded in the cargo area. We always buy bottles of soda, and not cans. The plastic bottles are more...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 16th, 2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By beachbum53
We went river tubing in Dominica on a previous...

We went river tubing in Dominica on a previous cruise. We both had a waterproof case similar to this: http://www.amazon.com/Cruise-Travel-Waterproof-Credit-Lanyard/dp/B001DKAX2G. You can purchase...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 15th, 2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By beachbum53
Talk to someone at Verizon and explain what you...

Talk to someone at Verizon and explain what you want to do. You probably will have the option of either getting an international plan, or buying extra minutes for texting. Either way, keep your...
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 14th, 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,479
Posted By beachbum53
One person's "must have" is another person's...

One person's "must have" is another person's "don't need it". I've found that by grouping related things together, such as dress shirt with dress pants, swimwear with sunblock, etc., I'm less likely...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 11th, 2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By beachbum53
Funny story. Two cruises ago, my DW decided to...

Funny story. Two cruises ago, my DW decided to take a small jar of powdered creamer with us. She doesn't care for the liquid creamer. She put the jar in her carry on bag, and when we went through the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 11th, 2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By beachbum53
Prior to our first cruise on the Liberty back in...

Prior to our first cruise on the Liberty back in 2012, we were never really interested in trying the Steakhouse. However, after taking the Behind the Fun Tour, which included the Steakhouse, we were...
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