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Forum: Holland America Line October 21st, 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Avery
I resemble that remark.:eek::D

I resemble that remark.:eek::D
Forum: Holland America Line October 21st, 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Avery
Good Job! The only thing we have found wrong...

Good Job! The only thing we have found wrong about the Suite Life is that it makes it darn near impossible to think of staying anywhere else.:eek: It can be an addiction.:D
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 20th, 2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
Yes, they do seem a bit "sanitized". You can...

Yes, they do seem a bit "sanitized". You can remedy that by sending ole Jimbo pictures on a regular basis. We will be in NYC but all the hotels provide Wi-Fi (how about that one SeaDream???) so...
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,669
Posted By Jim Avery
How true. She is the only ship presently capable...

How true. She is the only ship presently capable of Grand Transatlantic Liner speeds.:D Even if she is mostly being driven like a little ole Granny taking a Z06 Corvette to brunch.:eek::D
Forum: Cunard Line October 19th, 2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By Jim Avery
Most definitely fly the day ahead. Way too much...

Most definitely fly the day ahead. Way too much bad can happen with airline schedules these days, especially in the Winter. Southampton and environs have interesting things to do as well. As far...
Forum: Cunard Line October 18th, 2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Jim Avery
I completely agree with the Queen's Room. ...

I completely agree with the Queen's Room. Wonderful place to spend the evening. People don't seem to remember that the great ships were always the latest in technology and fashion. As you noted,...
Forum: Cunard Line October 18th, 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Jim Avery
It is frustrating imagining her slowly dissolving...

It is frustrating imagining her slowly dissolving in the desert heat.:eek:
Forum: Cunard Line October 18th, 2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Jim Avery
Thanks for posting. In the pictures it looks as...

Thanks for posting. In the pictures it looks as if only a little work would put her back at sea. I know that is not so. I really miss that magnificent ship. So sad they get to be economically...
Forum: Holland America Line October 18th, 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By Jim Avery
Back in the day of 5 day Transatlantic crossings...

Back in the day of 5 day Transatlantic crossings on QE2, the nightly hour change did make a difference. Today, the ships go so slow that several nights on a Transatlantic have no time change so, to...
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 18th, 2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
If CTBJR posts the usual link, we will be...

If CTBJR posts the usual link, we will be following your escapades. The cameraman loves Blondie.
Forum: Holland America Line October 17th, 2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,163
Posted By Jim Avery
Being on the West side of the storm and many,...

Being on the West side of the storm and many, many miles away, once out at sea, the Veendam should have following seas/winds. A day out, it looks pretty good.:D
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 17th, 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
Ain't nothin' cheap about ole Ragnar!:eek::D

Ain't nothin' cheap about ole Ragnar!:eek::D
Forum: Holland America Line October 15th, 2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,163
Posted By Jim Avery
A number of years ago, I worked on tank ships and...

A number of years ago, I worked on tank ships and one of our routes was taking fuel oil, diesel, and gasoline to Boston. Lovely terminal in Chelsea.:eek: We always avoided bunkering in Boston as it...
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 15th, 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
Perk up Ho-Hum, I do not think it is your...

Perk up Ho-Hum, I do not think it is your shortcoming. I have sailed with the Emperor and his family/entourage aboard three times (lucky me). To date, I have had no speaking contact with him. We...
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 14th, 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Jim Avery
We have SD friends from Europe and he invariably...

We have SD friends from Europe and he invariably wears a SeaDream polo shirt to dinner most nights. It must be ok, it is a SeaDream shirt.:eek::D
Forum: Seabourn Cruise Line October 13th, 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By Jim Avery
I'll give your pasta a try. Any chance your...

I'll give your pasta a try. Any chance your school has some students from Birmingham, AL? My Sister and BIL are taking one as well.
Forum: Holland America Line October 11th, 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Jim Avery
We have used RomeCabs several times with...

We have used RomeCabs several times with excellent results. You can get an online quote and book online. They have always been on time and provided excellent transfers.
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 9th, 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination". Happy...

"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination". Happy Birthday John Lennon.:D
Forum: Seabourn Cruise Line October 9th, 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By Jim Avery
Seddy (Foxy's Nephew I believe) has the One Love...

Seddy (Foxy's Nephew I believe) has the One Love Bar on White Bay Beach. It is probably our fave as it is much less hectic. :D It is a short walk down from the Soggy Dollar Bar.
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 8th, 2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
According to the New Urban Dictionary, a Lukewarm...

According to the New Urban Dictionary, a Lukewarm is someone uninspiring/unappealing. Who would that be? And your picture, Bravo Ho-Hum. Just had your Centennial and are still out and about on SD...
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 6th, 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
Cherries Jubilee or Cherry Liqueur just do not...

Cherries Jubilee or Cherry Liqueur just do not have the same effect. I first had gout also when returning from a SeaDream cruise. Sheer coincidence of course. I make sure to take colchicine with...
Forum: Cunard Line October 6th, 2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By Jim Avery
Nope, that is pretty much the way we do it too. ...

Nope, that is pretty much the way we do it too. You will have a great time.:D
Forum: Holland America Line October 5th, 2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,707
Posted By Jim Avery
Thanks for the info. New to HAL and thought they...

Thanks for the info. New to HAL and thought they were having pod issues ( as in Cunard, et al.) Yes, the variable pitch throws another curveball. Sort of like we all used to be able to work on our...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line October 5th, 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,863
Posted By Jim Avery
We also highly recommend Romecabs. We have used...

We also highly recommend Romecabs. We have used them a number of times and, for the constraints you describe, they will make the best use of your time. You can get a quote on their website and...
Forum: SeaDream Yacht Club October 4th, 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 46,590
Posted By Jim Avery
Agreed. It is a terrible thing. If one reads...

Agreed. It is a terrible thing. If one reads history, it has all happened before. The Crusaders didn't leave England to risk all for mid-east oil.
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