Rockin' Royals Martini Party

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#41
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Originally posted by Carolina Cruisers 2
Good Morning RRMC members!

As you can see our party list grew overnight. (39) One couple slid by without us adding to the list, we had hands waving enthusiasm, also some fun CA winos wanted to join us, plus Barb and Roy sent their post to another thread. With so many threads… it can be confusing. So having said all of that, WELCOME ALL and we hope to find the perfect location to meet and enjoy a delicious “Martini.”

Many of us are Platinum, Elite or Suite passengers and if we find that we like Bellini’s, and it is a large, that may just be the place. That was one nice thing about the Ruby Skywalker Lounge – we could find a few areas for large groups. Many times around 5:00 pm we've walked past the Crown Grill, Wheelhouse and they are empty. Maybe those are options. For now, we have to find out what the ROYAL has to offer and if Princess will assist.

As with all social gathering, some of you will drop out and some will not show up, so with the perfect number of “39” …. those that do attend will become “official” members of the Rockin Royals Martini Club.

Also, just a reminder that Eddie and I do not plan to request a martini sampling party. The feed back from others is they rather order their favorite martini, and do not wish to pay $30 when they may only want one martini.

I hope all of this sounds OK to everyone!

Happy Week-end to All!
Franky
Thanks so much for taking on the task of organizing this for us!
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#42
Ontario, Canada
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Franky,
It all sounds wonderful!! Thanks for planning this event.
Jan
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#44
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Originally posted by Carolina Cruisers 2
Rockin Royal Martini Club


October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm @ ?? Lounge
Host - Eddie and Franky

(Date may change if formal night. Location must be approved by Princess)


Attendees:

Eddie
Franky &Jack
Bob & Holli
Judy & Art
Bruce & Nancy
Lynda & Marilyn
Joyce & John
Marla & Jerry
Jack & Jeanette
Eric & Bernadette
Terri & Patrick
Dorothy & Joe
Dave & Jan
Mary & Tom
Jackie & Rich (Solivita Lady)




Favorites of the “RR Martini Club”!
RR Ricky Martin, RR Chairman of the Board, RR Royal Cosmo, RR Belvedere Gin, RR Stolie Straight Up w/3 olives, RR Gin, RR Toasted Almond, RR Chocolate,

NOTE: Cut off for attendees is 30 … due to not having a confirmed location!
Eddie & Franky, I have added Jackie & Rich to the Martini Group and my drink is the Rockin Royal Milky Way Martini
If the group has grown too big just put us on the waitlist, but I think that since we are not having a specific martini tasting why not just use the lounge for platinum/elite (we can bring those who are not in as friends, I believe) so we can all attend and just order what we like to drink. Just an idea so everyone can be included.


Jackie
#45
Laguna Niguel, CA
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Joined Jun 2004
Originally posted by SOLIVITA LADY
Eddie & Franky, I have added Jackie & Rich to the Martini Group and my drink is the Rockin Royal Milky Way Martini
If the group has grown too big just put us on the waitlist, but I think that since we are not having a specific martini tasting why not just use the lounge for platinum/elite (we can bring those who are not in as friends, I believe) so we can all attend and just order what we like to drink. Just an idea so everyone can be included.


Jackie
Franky,

Randy and Sandy keep dropping off the list, but we were confirmed and we are on the official list. I think it is because of cutting and pasting. Can I jump up and down once again since we are on yor confirmed list? Thanks, Sandy


This is officially closed!!!!
Rockin Royal Martini Club


October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm @ ?? Lounge
Host - Eddie and Franky

(Date may change if formal night. Location must be approved by Princess)


Attendees:

Eddie
Franky &Jack
Bob & Holli
Judy & Art
Bruce & Nancy
Lynda & Marilyn
Joyce & John
Marla & Jerry
Jack & Jeanette
Eric & Bernadette
Terri & Patrick
Dorothy & Joe
Dave & Jan
Mary & Tom
Denise & Brian
Randy & Sandy
Joel & Diane
Bernie & Tracey
Barb & Craig
Barbara & Roy


Favorites of the “RR Martini Club”!
RR Ricky Martin, RR Chairman of the Board, RR Royal Cosmo, RR Belvedere Gin, RR Stolie Straight Up w/3 olives, RR Gin, RR Toasted Almond, RR Chocolate, Black Star Liner

FULL - NO BAR STOOLS LEFT!
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#46
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Originally posted by Eppe4
Franky, do you play Mah Jongg? There will be a lot of us playing on the crossing. Great game.
Joyce, my cabin mate, Marilyn, absolutely loves to play mah jongg. She would really appreciate it if you could add her to the group. On the RHR cruise, I always knew where to find her -- The Crown Grill, of course!
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#47
NJ
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Originally posted by Lynda90
Joyce, my cabin mate, Marilyn, absolutely loves to play mah jongg. She would really appreciate it if you could add her to the group. On the RHR cruise, I always knew where to find her -- The Crown Grill, of course!
Linda, we don't have a list yet but Marilyn will certainly be welcome. Tell her we'll all talk about it at the Meet & Greet and it's posted in the Patter each day.
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#48
California
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Originally posted by candide333
Franky,

Randy and Sandy keep dropping off the list, but we were confirmed and we are on the official list. I think it is because of cutting and pasting. Can I jump up and down once again since we are on yor confirmed list? Thanks, Sandy


This is officially closed!!!!
Rockin Royal Martini Club


October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm @ ?? Lounge
Host - Eddie and Franky

(Date may change if formal night. Location must be approved by Princess)


Attendees:

Eddie
Franky &Jack
Bob & Holli
Judy & Art
Bruce & Nancy
Lynda & Marilyn
Joyce & John
Marla & Jerry
Jack & Jeanette
Eric & Bernadette
Terri & Patrick
Dorothy & Joe
Dave & Jan
Mary & Tom
Denise & Brian
Randy & Sandy
Joel & Diane
Bernie & Tracey
Barb & Craig
Barbara & Roy


Favorites of the “RR Martini Club”!
RR Ricky Martin, RR Chairman of the Board, RR Royal Cosmo, RR Belvedere Gin, RR Stolie Straight Up w/3 olives, RR Gin, RR Toasted Almond, RR Chocolate, Black Star Liner

FULL - NO BAR STOOLS LEFT!
__________________
Franky

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#49
Oregon, USA
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Originally posted by SOLIVITA LADY
Eddie & Franky, I have added Jackie & Rich to the Martini Group and my drink is the Rockin Royal Milky Way Martini
If the group has grown too big just put us on the waitlist, but I think that since we are not having a specific martini tasting why not just use the lounge for platinum/elite (we can bring those who are not in as friends, I believe) so we can all attend and just order what we like to drink. Just an idea so everyone can be included.


Jackie
Jackie, I was thinking the same thing and think this is an excellent idea. We could pick a night when the specialty drink is something most everyone would like such as cosmo or chairman of the board. Anyone who doesn't like those drinks can order what they want. That way we would also have some nice appetizers provided!
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#50
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Originally posted by Lynda90
Jackie, I was thinking the same thing and think this is an excellent idea. We could pick a night when the specialty drink is something most everyone would like such as cosmo or chairman of the board. Anyone who doesn't like those drinks can order what they want. That way we would also have some nice appetizers provided!
Lynda, looks like Rich and I didn't make the list so we will just do a Martini Tasting on our own up at the Platinum/Elite lounge which I thought was a good idea but, alas, since I wasn't the one doing the organizing I have no pull on where it gets held.

We'll just do our own thing and anyone who wants to join up there is more than welcome - that's probably where you will find us anyway sometime between 5 & 8.

Jackie
#51
Eastern North Carolina
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Joined Sep 2010
Greetings All,

What fun to see so many martini lovers out there. This party is full, closed and has no wait list. We did not mean to offend or aggravate anyone that did not get on the list. We are just trying to have a little fun.

Now having said that... I agree with Jackie and Lynda ... we can meet on any and every afternoon 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the "Lounge Party for Elite, Platinum, and Suite Guest" at Bellini's. They make great Cosmos and Chairman tini's. The official list that Eddie and I have can not be cut and paste so don't worry about your name dropping off. Eddie has a list with your CC name and hopefully your cabin number.

This little party is the same as tours. I have attempted to sign up for many and they filled before my posting was viewed. Happens to all of us.

Have a wonderful week-end! NC is in full bloom!
Franky

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#52
Oregon, USA
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Originally posted by SOLIVITA LADY
Lynda, looks like Rich and I didn't make the list so we will just do a Martini Tasting on our own up at the Platinum/Elite lounge which I thought was a good idea but, alas, since I wasn't the one doing the organizing I have no pull on where it gets held.

We'll just do our own thing and anyone who wants to join up there is more than welcome - that's probably where you will find us anyway sometime between 5 & 8.

Jackie
Jackie, that's one of the perks I really enjoy. It's really fun to meet up at the end of the day and chat with a drink or so. Really looking forward to doing this and catching up with friends!
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#53
Australia
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Joined Jun 2007
Originally posted by SOLIVITA LADY
Lynda, looks like Rich and I didn't make the list so we will just do a Martini Tasting on our own up at the Platinum/Elite lounge which I thought was a good idea but, alas, since I wasn't the one doing the organizing I have no pull on where it gets held.

We'll just do our own thing and anyone who wants to join up there is more than welcome - that's probably where you will find us anyway sometime between 5 & 8.

Jackie
Ah the perils of so many threads and lack of time to keep up! We didn't get on the list either, so will probably have to drown our sorrows in the Platinum/Elite lounge too! Never mind, it will all be good fun!

Sue
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FLORIDA -LAND OF THE MOUSE
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Originally posted by cruising kirby
Ah the perils of so many threads and lack of time to keep up! We didn't get on the list either, so will probably have to drown our sorrows in the Platinum/Elite lounge too! Never mind, it will all be good fun!

Sue
Sue, absolutely agree, so many threads, so little time. Everyone will have a great time and we can all get to know each other over the next 18 months. That is, if I can keep up with all the boards. May just wait till final payment then get more involved as the threads should quiet down a lot by then as I know we will probably lose some people as priorities change.

See you at the Platinum/Elite lounge.

Jackie
#55
Texas
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Joined Mar 2002
Hi Franky... I would like to be put on a wait-list for the RRMP. My name is Karen, from Texas, go be CoaColaCruisr, and am in D708. Thanks for planning this fun get-together. Hopefully, I'll be able to fill in for someone who has to drop off the list for one reason or another.

Karen
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#56
Palmdale, Ca
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Originally posted by Carolina Cruisers 2
Rockin Royal Martini Club


October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm @ ?? Lounge
Host - Eddie and Franky

(Date may change if formal night. Location must be approved by Princess)


Attendees:

Eddie
Franky &Jack
Bob & Holli
Judy & Art
Bruce & Nancy
Lynda & Marilyn
Joyce & John
Marla & Jerry
Jack & Jeanette
Eric & Bernadette
Terri & Patrick
Dorothy & Joe
Dave & Jan
Mary & Tom
Denise & Brian




Favorites of the “RR Martini Club”!
RR Ricky Martin, RR Chairman of the Board, RR Royal Cosmo, RR Belvedere Gin, RR Stolie Straight Up w/3 olives, RR Gin, RR Toasted Almond, RR Chocolate, Black Star Liner

NOTE: Cut off for attendees is 30 … due to not having a confirmed location!
Franky;

I'm looking forward to being a charter member.....

Bob
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#57
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Originally posted by Carolina Cruisers 2
Greetings All,

What fun to see so many martini lovers out there. This party is full, closed and has no wait list. We did not mean to offend or aggravate anyone that did not get on the list. We are just trying to have a little fun.

Now having said that... I agree with Jackie and Lynda ... we can meet on any and every afternoon 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the "Lounge Party for Elite, Platinum, and Suite Guest" at Bellini's. They make great Cosmos and Chairman tini's. The official list that Eddie and I have can not be cut and paste so don't worry about your name dropping off. Eddie has a list with your CC name and hopefully your cabin number.

This little party is the same as tours. I have attempted to sign up for many and they filled before my posting was viewed. Happens to all of us.

Have a wonderful week-end! NC is in full bloom!
Franky
Hi Franky--

Please add me (Susan) to your martini-lovers list. I like Lemon Drop martinis and chocolate-raspberry martinis, and I had a watermelon martini last summer that was fabulous!
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Martinis can be bad for your health; evidence this story:

A lady staggers in to a bar; it's evident she's already had a few. Says to the bartender "Hey Mack, give me a martooni and put an olive in it". So he does and she drinks it right down.

After a minute or two she says "Hey Mack, give me another martooni and put an olive in it". So he does, and she drinks that one down too.


A few minutes later she says "Hey Mack, give me another martooni but leave the olive out. It's giving me heartburn". The bartender walks over to her an says "Okay lady but lets get a few things straight first. My name isn't Mack, it's Joe; it's not martooni, it's martini, and Lady, that olive ain't giving you heartburn;it's your t*t in the ashtray!"

Harry
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#60
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Originally posted by traveling1969
Martinis can be bad for your health; evidence this story:

A lady staggers in to a bar; it's evident she's already had a few. Says to the bartender "Hey Mack, give me a martooni and put an olive in it". So he does and she drinks it right down.

After a minute or two she says "Hey Mack, give me another martooni and put an olive in it". So he does, and she drinks that one down too.


A few minutes later she says "Hey Mack, give me another martooni but leave the olive out. It's giving me heartburn". The bartender walks over to her an says "Okay lady but lets get a few things straight first. My name isn't Mack, it's Joe; it's not martooni, it's martini, and Lady, that olive ain't giving you heartburn;it's your t*t in the ashtray!"

Harry

Harry, LOL - your joke. And I love your signature quote below..... especially about budgeting the luxuries first. Forget the damn kids. They can make their own money. We gonna keep cruising.

"Always put off till tomorrow what you don't feel like doing today." and "Budget the luxuries first."



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