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Old August 3rd, 2007, 03:56 AM
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Thought it was about time I came out of Lurksville and participated fully in this forum. I've been lurking around for the last month or so while trying to convince my hubby to go on a cruise. Thanks to the information I have picked up from this forum I have managed to talk him into it - and dare I say he is even getting excited about it!

We are now booked on the Queensland coast cruise out of Brisbane leaving on 15 September, and even have our blue folder now to make it more real. I now know most of the tricks, and will be packing my thermal coffee cup, power board, and bottled water (not a big fan of Coke, except with bourbon in it and obviously that is a big no-no to take on board )

So I just want to say a bit thank you to all the contributors to this forum who have inadvertently answered all my unasked questions on formal wear, food, drinks and activities on board - you guys rock!
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 03:58 AM
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Hey Clozzie and welcome aboard. Cute name!

Congratulations on booking your first cruise.
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 05:57 AM
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Hi Clozzie and welcome

Lucky you, booked on a cruise!!

I have ten months to wait, so enjoy everyone elses excitement

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Welcome aboard! You will love this group. Also your going to have such a wonderful time on the cruise. I am so looking forward to our cruise in Oct as well. As it gets closer I am getting excited as well. I remember getting our blue folder as well. Loved getting that!
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 06:33 AM
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Thought it was about time I came out of Lurksville and participated fully in this forum. I've been lurking around for the last month or so while trying to convince my hubby to go on a cruise. Thanks to the information I have picked up from this forum I have managed to talk him into it - and dare I say he is even getting excited about it!

We are now booked on the Queensland coast cruise out of Brisbane leaving on 15 September, and even have our blue folder now to make it more real. I now know most of the tricks, and will be packing my thermal coffee cup, power board, and bottled water (not a big fan of Coke, except with bourbon in it and obviously that is a big no-no to take on board )

So I just want to say a bit thank you to all the contributors to this forum who have inadvertently answered all my unasked questions on formal wear, food, drinks and activities on board - you guys rock!
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Hi clozzie, any chance of a review when you rturn? as i am doing the Qld cruise on the Star on Oct6. PLEASE!!!!There are a few of us ccs booked on it and Im sure they would love to read it too. Thanks
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Hello Clozzie,

So glad you decided to join in. Feel free to visit on the Cunard board, even for ..... and giggles.

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Hello Clozzie,

So glad you decided to join in. Feel free to visit on the Cunard board, even for ..... and giggles.

Paul
Hi Paul,
yeah, they go crazy on that Cunard board, esp if you mention crumpets or muffins !!!!

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yeah, they go crazy on that Cunard board, esp if you mention crumpets or muffins !!!!

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Well now you've done it. I'm thinking about breakfast now and it's 10:40 pm here. I am going to the office tomorrow morning. Maybe I"ll just have to stop at the diner on the way.

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Old August 4th, 2007, 03:06 AM
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Thank everyone for the warm welcome. I will definitely write a review of the cruise as reading other peoples reviews has been one of my favourite activities on this board. I am planning on taking my laptop with me, so will try to write as I go so as not to forget any important points!
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Hi Clozzie and welcome,
Iím sure you canít wait and are all excited about the cruise as I am.
Iím on the same cruise next month, I promise I won't drink all the bourbon on board mmmmmmm have a great cruise.

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Old August 4th, 2007, 07:35 AM
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Hey Whitemouse, not too long to go now... and don't you worry about the bourbon, I plan to try all the cocktails on offer so will be spreading my alcohol consumption!
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Old August 4th, 2007, 08:07 AM
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Thanks Clozzie,
All the more for me, hic Have a great time

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Welcome aboard Clozzie!!
You must be SO excited to have those blue folders
I still have about 5 months wait til mine arrive lol
Looking forward to hearing your review and seeing some piccies when you return But don't wait that long to post again!
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Old August 6th, 2007, 03:34 AM
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HHi Clozzie How long have you had your blue folder? Just want to know when or how long before cruise day? Chers
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we got ours about 6 weeks before the departure date
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Old August 6th, 2007, 06:01 AM
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Ditto, our blue folders arrived about 6 - 7 weeks out from our cruise date. We haven't been allocated a cabin yet, I think that we probably won't get that until the last minute. So now we are umming and ahhing about what shore tours to do
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Old August 6th, 2007, 06:32 AM
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Thanks Brian and Clozzie
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