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Forum: Crystal Cruises Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,969
Posted By calliopecruiser
But I didn't want to say "my view is xyz". What...

But I didn't want to say "my view is xyz". What I wanted to say was "I don't understand what you've said and it doesn't match my experience; could you elaborate further on your point and perhaps...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 15th, 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By calliopecruiser
Sure, there are lots of international SIM cards...

Sure, there are lots of international SIM cards that cover many different countries (I am assuming that your cell phone is unlocked and you can use a different SIM). I've purchased from Telestial...
Forum: Crystal Cruises September 15th, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,969
Posted By calliopecruiser
Where you see a war, I see a question. A...

Where you see a war, I see a question. A legitimate question about someone's posted comment.
Forum: Cruise Air September 15th, 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By calliopecruiser
Air Canada's got great service, if you ignore the...

Air Canada's got great service, if you ignore the Rouge side of things.

Nothing beats Porter though. Just had the great experience of a regional trip on Porter, and I continue to be amazed at how...
Forum: Crystal Cruises September 15th, 2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,969
Posted By calliopecruiser
I don't get this.......I've done a couple of...

I don't get this.......I've done a couple of formal nights on the Serenity, and I didn't really notice much different from any other night (other than the way people were dressed). Yes, there were...
Forum: Crystal Cruises September 14th, 2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By calliopecruiser
I love an iced tea/lemonade combo, but I drink it...

I love an iced tea/lemonade combo, but I drink it with unsweetened iced tea. Is what you drink pre-mixed, or do you think I could get an unsweetened iced tea/lemonade combination?
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 14th, 2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,303
Posted By calliopecruiser
Sigh.......I wish this didn't happen, but doctors...

Sigh.......I wish this didn't happen, but doctors are so afraid of saying "no" that they just don't see the big picture.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 14th, 2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,303
Posted By calliopecruiser
If I really need it, I'm OK with paying the extra...

If I really need it, I'm OK with paying the extra cost. I'd rather not worry about "what if"s and pay an extra $5 for cough syrup than have to plan and pack for any eventuality (that 1% of the...
Forum: Crystal Cruises September 13th, 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,511
Posted By calliopecruiser
LOL! I agree (though I think it's more about...

LOL! I agree (though I think it's more about couples, than specifically married).
Forum: Crystal Cruises September 13th, 2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,511
Posted By calliopecruiser
Just because people on board aren't talking about...

Just because people on board aren't talking about the cost, it doesn't mean they're not thinking about it, or not bothered by it. I fully intend to pay it and I won't talk about it during the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 13th, 2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,303
Posted By calliopecruiser
If I'm 99% sure I won't need it, then I don't...

If I'm 99% sure I won't need it, then I don't bring it. I can't think of anything that I couldn't get either on the ship or in port if I unexpectedly needed it, except my medication and my...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 12th, 2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,941
Posted By calliopecruiser
There's an option missing........I would dress...

There's an option missing........I would dress formally if the dress code called for it, regardless of whether or not there's a photographer. The option in the poll is that I would dress formally...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 11th, 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,274
Posted By calliopecruiser
Uh.......no difference. A germ is a...

Uh.......no difference. A germ is a microorganism that can cause disease, and that could be a bacterium, a virus particle, or a fungal spore.

As has been said, accelerated hydrogen peroxide is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 11th, 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By calliopecruiser
Being an introvert does NOT mean that you don't...

Being an introvert does NOT mean that you don't like to be around other people or that you don't (or can't) get along with others; it does not mean you'd rather stay home than go out......that's a...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 10th, 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By calliopecruiser
I had an absolutely fabulous time on my last...

I had an absolutely fabulous time on my last cruise with virtually no ship-board activities and dining as a solo at a larger table for 8. I did have one excursion at our one port, but it was no...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 10th, 2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,159
Posted By calliopecruiser
I think it's just different personalities, just...

I think it's just different personalities, just like some people like to frequent the same restaurant and others who almost never dine in the same place and like to choose new restaurants to try out....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 10th, 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By calliopecruiser
Makes me kind of chuckle........my preference...

Makes me kind of chuckle........my preference would be a week at sea with no port days.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 9th, 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By calliopecruiser
You can not be herded around and can spend as...

You can not be herded around and can spend as much time alone as you like on a cruise. Well, maybe not alone in that there's no one around you, but certainly alone in the sense you are on your own...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 8th, 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,911
Posted By calliopecruiser
Exactly, but I was commenting on a previous post...

Exactly, but I was commenting on a previous post that said the extra few weeks or months that the 80 year old might get from the medical treatment wouldn't be worth much to them.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 8th, 2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,911
Posted By calliopecruiser
Maybe you won't have much to lose.......but maybe...

Maybe you won't have much to lose.......but maybe your family will (i.e. maybe those extra 3 or 4 weeks will be more important to them as to you).


Actually, at the start of your post, I took it...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,911
Posted By calliopecruiser
Yes, but if it's not your time, you shouldn't let...

Yes, but if it's not your time, you shouldn't let circumstances take you early.

How does one know when one actually has an appointment with Death, or when one is merely injured or ill and is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By calliopecruiser
There was a widow cruising solo on my last cruise...

There was a widow cruising solo on my last cruise that was in her 80s, though there was some debate among people who'd met her of the exact age (either they'd forgotten what she'd told them, or she'd...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By calliopecruiser
And that explains why comparisons like these will...

And that explains why comparisons like these will always vary with the person making the comparison. It will be different for different people in different circumstances.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,911
Posted By calliopecruiser
Well, if they are looking to not venture far from...

Well, if they are looking to not venture far from full service hospitals, that would really put a crimp in some travel plans. The medical facilities on board are pretty basic - more like a walk-in...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,995
Posted By calliopecruiser
Well, yeah, they can - at least for a goodly...

Well, yeah, they can - at least for a goodly number of years. They can do it if the cruise part of the business is being propped up by another part of the business (i.e. stealing from Peter to pay...
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