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A big 'thank you' goes to everyone who entered our search to find the most romantic love story from onboard a Princess ship. We received some wonderful, heart-warming romantic tales which made us smile, laugh and even cry, as we read through them. We truly appreciate your time and effort.

Voting is now over; the winner will be announced on September 28, 2009.
Now its time for you, our members, to vote for the best story. Voting closes on Sunday, September 6.




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Poll: Vote for Your Favorite Real-Life Princess Romantic Love Story!
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Vote for Your Favorite Real-Life Princess Romantic Love Story!

Boy Meets Girl At Sea by princess chickie
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A true Princess proposal, wedding & baby by smashrt
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"i do" on the high seas by benatty
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Regally Golden Subterfuge by ggprincess2004
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The Contest by design25
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#1
Ewing, NJ
17,720 Posts
Joined Jan 2000
A big 'thank you' goes to everyone who entered our search to find the most romantic love story from onboard a Princess ship. We received some wonderful, heart-warming romantic tales which made us smile, laugh and even cry, as we read through them. We truly appreciate your time and effort.


Star of The Love Boat, Gavin MacLeod, and Cruise Critic editor in chief, Carolyn Spencer Brown have selected the five finalists.

Now its time for you, our members, to vote for the best story. Voting closes on Sunday, September 6.

Read the five stories below and vote for the one you think is the most romantic. The winner will received a 7-day cruise from Princess Cruises.

Boy Meets Girl At Sea by princess chickie
A true Princess proposal, wedding & baby by smashrt
"i do" on the high seas by benatty
Regally Golden Subterfuge by ggprincess2004
The Contest by design25

All finalists will receive a copy of The Love Boat on DVD, signed by Gavin MacLeod.

Then, grab a coffee (and a Kleenex) and read through the rest of the stories.

The winner will be announced on or before September 28, 2009.
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#2
Fremont, CA
750 Posts
Joined Mar 2003
I think they should all win a cruise. All the stories were heartwarming,
Come on, Princess, show what a great cruise line you are.
Joanne
#3
1 Posts
Joined Sep 2009
Tracey-

I haven't met you and haven't seen my college buddy Scott in years but he sends updates and photos once in a while and I hope that one day we'll bump into each other again somewhere somehow.

That said, being the romantic, sappy gal that I am, I not only blindly voted in support of an old friend's wife's literary dreams, but I read your story. And Tracey, it's wonderful!

I do have to say that as youngsters at BU, I didn't get to see that side of Scott! Nice going, buddy! I know a lot of men out there who could use a few lessons!

Best to you both and good luck!
Keri
#4
Atlantis Florida
357 Posts
Joined Mar 2008
Originally posted by sable1
I think they should all win a cruise. All the stories were heartwarming,
Come on, Princess, show what a great cruise line you are.
Joanne
I agree, all the stories were amazing. Princess could honor them all-one a month..What a testimony to a great cruise line..PRINCESS.
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#5
668 Posts
Joined Jun 2007
What a great idea, and all the stories are so heartwarming, it is a real change to read some good news rather than all the sorrow and heartbreak in the world.

What a difficult choice. How great would it be if Princess chose one overall winner but invited all the contestants to be onboard? or better yet, give them all a cruise that co-incided with the date of their special cruise and make them special guests onboard.

The publicity would be great for Princess, and it would be another memorable cruise experience for the couples.
#6
1,365 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
Each was wonderful for their own reasons. To all of the writers...thank you for letting us sneak a peek into your lives. I laughed and I cried and I suppose deep down inside I long for the love each of you have.

Good luck to all of you!
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Lexie
#7
Northern Californa - SF Bay Area
931 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
They all were great stories for different reasons. I am always looking for 'Mr. Right' when I cruise......maybe some day????
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Joyce
Northern California
Campbell, California
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#8
Vero Beach, FL., USA
661 Posts
Joined Aug 2003
I tried to cast a vote just now and it says the poll is closed?
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#9
477 Posts
Joined Dec 2002
The stories were fantastic. Thank you karen brown for the chance for us to share the special moments and privacy with the contestants. Nhappy sailing alsas
#11
Denver
186 Posts
Joined Nov 2003
I didn't realize that there was a slide show of the photos posted by the finalists, but take a look and you will see one common denominator. All the guys are what I like to call folically challenged. I guess the less hair you have the more romantic you become. To those women out there still searching for true love, don't forget my bald brothers.

Gary
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denver
375 Posts
Joined Sep 2009
The couple in "I Do On the High Seas" is my sister and brother-in-law. Watching them get married on the Grande Princess is one of my most treasured memories! I would love to see Princess award them a cruise for next Novemeber (2010) to celebrate ten years of romance and wedded bliss. Wouldn't it be amazing to renew their vows at sea?

Cathy
#14
Kingston ON
6,165 Posts
Joined Sep 2007
Originally posted by LauraS
A big 'thank you' goes to everyone who entered our search to find the most romantic love story from onboard a Princess ship. We received some wonderful, heart-warming romantic tales which made us smile, laugh and even cry, as we read through them. We truly appreciate your time and effort.


Star of The Love Boat, Gavin MacLeod, and Cruise Critic editor in chief, Carolyn Spencer Brown have selected the five finalists.

Now its time for you, our members, to vote for the best story. Voting closes on Sunday, September 6.

Read the five stories below and vote for the one you think is the most romantic. The winner will received a 7-day cruise from Princess Cruises.

Boy Meets Girl At Sea by princess chickie
A true Princess proposal, wedding & baby by smashrt
"i do" on the high seas by benatty
Regally Golden Subterfuge by ggprincess2004
The Contest by design25

All finalists will receive a copy of The Love Boat on DVD, signed by Gavin MacLeod.

Then, grab a coffee (and a Kleenex) and read through the rest of the stories.

The winner will be announced on or before September 28, 2009.
What time on Sept 28th? We're very anxious to see if our friends win!

Janette
#17
Kingston ON
6,165 Posts
Joined Sep 2007
Originally posted by camperhawk
Where are the results? Laura are you listening? People want to know!
I feel badly for all the contestants, especially when they probably don't know what the delay is all about.

Janette
#18
Marina (Monterey Peninsula),CA
3,138 Posts
Joined Jun 2003
...do we have a winner?
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Ocean Princess 2002 Panama Canal
Sea Princess 2001 Western Caribbean...the one that got me hooked...!

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#19
1,365 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
OK, so I don't have a life and I don't know anyone who entered their story but I have nothing better to do than check this thread so I can avoid doing what I should be doing. Have mercy on our souls and give us a winner
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Lexie