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Old September 13th, 2010, 01:24 PM
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Default I found the good luck coins on the Legend!!

I asked the Captain last week when I was cruising about the coins. He said that he knew about the tradition, but didn't know where they were. The Maitre D said it was under the hull.
I was satisfied, but the Captain went one step further. While I was dining, an official looking man came over and asked for my name and Stateroom number. I thought I was going to the 'naughty room', so I asked why. He said the Captain was sending an officer to take me to see the coins.
The next day, I was taken to a box that is welded on the outside of the ship, and there they were.
On the Legend, the coins are up the ladder from the 10th deck, and right above the mini golf course. There is a dodgeball court right next to it, with netting all around.
When I cruise in November on the Destiny, I'm going to look for them there.
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Old September 13th, 2010, 01:38 PM
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Never heard of good luck coins do all ships have them?
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Cool!!!!

Did you have a good trip on the Legend??? I am at the six month mark - yeahhhh!!!!!
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Yes, apparently all of the Carnival Cruise Ships have a "lucky coin" which is in a small box which is welded shut somewhere on the ship itself.

Does anyone know where the one on the Carnival Ecstacy is located?
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Free cruise if we find them?????

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Where who knows where it is on the Dream or are they moved around?
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It is a maritime superstition that Every ship that is built, no matter what kind has the coin welded before the ship is completely built. It appeases the Gods, and creates good luck.
I don't believe that they are moved around.
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I never knew about this before, but I did a quick google search. Check this out!

http://johnhealdsblog.com/2010/08/28/a-magic-coin/
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Thanks for the link not sure but I think I have seen a box like this on a carnival ship before but not sure.If you find it how do you claim the free cruise?
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There is no free cruise. They were being funny.
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The coin ensures safe passage on whatever waterway the ship is sailing.

Unfortunately, no free cruise

I'll have to search Freedom and see if I can find it, and then rub it for good luck in the casino!
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Thanks for the 'Google' link, I read it, and it's good reading!!
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Interesting! Thanks for sharing.
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INteresting never knew that will have to look for it on the Pride in 2 weeks
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No problem! Happy to help "discover" things we didn't know!
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Yes, apparently all of the Carnival Cruise Ships have a "lucky coin" which is in a small box which is welded shut somewhere on the ship itself.

Does anyone know where the one on the Carnival Ecstacy is located?

Look at the base of the mast, right by the jogging track.
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very cool!
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I never knew this. Certainly going to look for it when we go on the Legend at the end of October! Thanks for sharing.
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That is so cool! I didn't know about this, but will be on the lookout!
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