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Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class March 26th, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By beachnative
I'm surprised at the above reaction. Having...

I'm surprised at the above reaction.

Having been on the Grandeur when they were fighting Norovirus, their actions/methods did not bother us at all. We were happy that they were making the effort...
Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class March 25th, 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By beachnative
We were on the Gradeur the first cruise after the...

We were on the Gradeur the first cruise after the Norovirus outbreak, deep cleaning, and CDC monitoring/educating the crew's ongoing cleaning. We learned a lot about the process:

They require two...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 24th, 2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,195
Posted By beachnative
We are just back from a Back2Back on the Allure. ...

We are just back from a Back2Back on the Allure. A discount for speciality restaurants for the first night and both formal nights was offered.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 22nd, 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,365
Posted By beachnative
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for your review. ...

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for your review.

Would you please give me your honest opinion.

We have two granddaughters, 3 and 6. From your experiences on the Oasis, are they too young to...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty March 22nd, 2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,956
Posted By beachnative
NO - 60s People in shorts are already getting...

NO - 60s
People in shorts are already getting into the MDR. Not having a dress code would enable people to eat in the MDR in anything they want to wear: pajamas, bathing suits, tank tops, etc.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 22nd, 2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,039
Posted By beachnative
I enjoyed the first half of your B2B. The...

I enjoyed the first half of your B2B. The Grandeur crew is my favorite in the fleet.

Looking forward to the second half.
Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class March 20th, 2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,611
Posted By beachnative
Is it your goal in life to continually slam the...

Is it your goal in life to continually slam the Quantum?

There have been many positive reviews since your sailing last year. On our B2B Allure cruises encountered NO ONE who disliked their...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 20th, 2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By beachnative
I appreciate the OP creating this thread.:) ...

I appreciate the OP creating this thread.:)

We just returned from a B2B on the Allure and had Traditional Early, table for 2 seating. The first week was delightful with a table by the rail. The...
Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class March 19th, 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,629
Posted By beachnative
THANK YOU for your review. The Quantum is...

THANK YOU for your review.

The Quantum is our favorite ship in the fleet.

Fortunately, you only encountered one cranky couple. On our December 1 cruise we were constantly aware of them…they...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 8th, 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By beachnative
We are on her now doing a B2B. Disembarkation is...

We are on her now doing a B2B. Disembarkation is through deck 5 dining room doors if cabin is toward aft as ours is. Turnaround is well organized as usual with free wifi during process and until...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 8th, 2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,810
Posted By beachnative
I am currently on a B2B on the Allure. Entering...

I am currently on a B2B on the Allure. Entering the Deck 4 Dining Room is disgusting because of the smoke drifting from the casino.

I had a balcony smoker in the cabin next to me......a call to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 26th, 2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,080
Posted By beachnative
:eek::eek:

:eek::eek:
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 26th, 2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By beachnative
Absolutely wouldn't. It would be nice to meet...

Absolutely wouldn't. It would be nice to meet you someday.:):)

In the dining room we are the quiet couple who usually sits at a table for two.
Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class February 25th, 2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By beachnative
"Issues" on the Quantum are being reported to the...

"Issues" on the Quantum are being reported to the Anthem.

I don't think that I would book the first few cruises because everything new tends to need tweaking. However I would (and have already)...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 25th, 2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,704
Posted By beachnative
We've been at sea when the movie Titanic was...

We've been at sea when the movie Titanic was shown.:eek:
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 25th, 2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,215
Posted By beachnative
Being on board with the love of my...

Being on board with the love of my life…especially sitting and watching the ocean during the day and snuggling while the ship rocks at night.

Another fun pastime is "people watching" especially...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 25th, 2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By beachnative
I totally agree with what you just said. ...

I totally agree with what you just said.

Yes, a person can meet people all over the ship.

We are outgoing people. Here is a true story:

While on a recent cruise we hit one of the numbers...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 25th, 2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By beachnative
You absolutely have an excellent opportunity to...

You absolutely have an excellent opportunity to meet new people in the Diamond Lounge. For us, meeting people in the DL and CL is one of the most enjoyable aspects of the cruise.

How to meet...
Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class February 25th, 2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By beachnative
That will be different….there are no seats in the...

That will be different….there are no seats in the Seaplex.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 24th, 2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,080
Posted By beachnative
I would be interested if Pinnacles got a 75...

I would be interested if Pinnacles got a 75 percent discount.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 23rd, 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By beachnative
I once asked one of my favorite captains "What is...

I once asked one of my favorite captains "What is the roughest seas you've been in with this ship?" His answer was "Green water over the bridge windows." That answer changed my perspective on rough...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 23rd, 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,089
Posted By beachnative
…probably not in early March. We sail on the...

…probably not in early March.

We sail on the GR every January, February, and March it is usually too cold to enjoy the outside areas on the first day.

Our East Coast weather varies widely. ...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 21st, 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 18,440
Posted By beachnative
Filet mignon at a captain's table….or any other...

Filet mignon at a captain's table….or any other officer's table…especially when they have chimichurri sauce made available.:):):)

Second favorite is the ice cream with fresh fruit in an almond...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 21st, 2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 24,079
Posted By beachnative
Regarding tipping: I usually tip extra. ...

Regarding tipping:

I usually tip extra.

I've asked many waiters and bartenders about the tip I put on the receipt. Tips on the receipt are divided among all servers. Tips given in cash can be...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 21st, 2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,411
Posted By beachnative
I like what you said. Personally, we dislike...

I like what you said.

Personally, we dislike three of the menus in the MDR because the entrees do not appeal to us or we are tired of them. We check the menu during the day and if it is one that...
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