What "odd" things do you look forward to when cruising?

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Originally posted by SXMFreedom
I haven't cruised yet. And, for the record, I'm not wishing any heart attacks on anybody. But it would be interesting to see a Coast Guard chopper land on the ship's pad.
Here's a video of the Coast Guard removing a passenger from a cruise ship. I believe it is a Holland America ship. As has been posted, the standard method is to retrieve the patient in a stokes litter (basket).

http://www.weather.com/video/cruise-...mergency-32252
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Welcome aboard drink
Server that scrapes crumbs off tablecloth between course
A personal dude to pour our wine. 8 dollars at Costco, but 32 at sea!
Drinks in hot tub watching the wake
Afternoon "naps"
Towel critters
Room fairies that clean, turn down sheets, and give chocolates
Philipino dudes that sing jimmy buffet as good as jimmy buffet
Ocean view tables with dolphins racing us out to sea
Photo night. Hundreds of poses in 30 minutes
Silly trivia shows