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#43
California
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So glad this is active now.
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#44
Maryland
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Originally posted by LauraS
Glad you all seem happy!

Laura
Wow. This app works great on my iPad and iPhone. It takes a little noodling around to figure out the the best way to get around but I think I like this app for the forums better than doing the forums with my web browser on my computer.
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#45
Ohio
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Awesome! Love it on my iPhone!
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#46
12,306 Posts
Joined Feb 2004
The only thing I don't think we can do is post without our signatures. Is this true? Has anyone found a way to turn of signatures from tapatalk?

I did recently cut my signature way down so at least it might not annoy anyone with it's length. I decided I could remember all my past cruises with a print out of past cruises from the RCI website rather than see them here.

Posted from a real PC, not tapatalk. (obviously since my signature isn't showing)

Gina
#47
Taylors, South Carolina
5,079 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Originally posted by Charles4515
Wow. This app works great on my iPad and iPhone. It takes a little noodling around to figure out the the best way to get around but I think I like this app for the forums better than doing the forums with my web browser on my computer.
Can you explain the concept a little for me? How can it be any easier than just having a "favorite" button for this thread? (I have an Ipad.)

Thanks.

Kathy
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#48
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On your iPad using safari is easy. On an iPhone it is not easy unless a web site has a mobile enabled site.

The app eliminates all information from the cc web sit other than the forum. Tapatalk is strictly for forum communication on the fly. Everything is neatly laid out. All topics are listed in a row so no sliding the screen side to side is required. It's not likely you'll touch the wrong part if the screen and have to go back and try again.

Everything loads much more quickly since only forums are loading. There are various ways to navigate, too making it way to find what you are looking for. If you only want to pull up threads you have participated in, you can daily do that. If you only want to pull up subscribed threads, you can do that, too.

It's a clutter free quick way to respond.

I'm using it right now since I'm away from home. I can actually see the writing on the screen of my iPhone since everything isn't so tiny like it is on the website.

People can use many forums all from one app now without having to wait for individual websites to load or trying to navigate through multiple screens with hard to find navigational points.
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#49
12,306 Posts
Joined Feb 2004
Making it "easy" to find... Not way to find. That is a correction to my last post. There will still be more typos from an iPhone. An app won't change that. And sometimes that's the fault of the phone since it tends to think wit knows what we want to say and changes our spelling. Or just a wrong letter is tapped because the keyboard is so cramped.
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Carnival: Fascination, Fantasy, Spirit, Triumph
Celebrity: Infinity

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157600617220317/detail/" TARGET="_new">My fun Fantasy cruise photos - 8 years ago</a>
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#50
12,306 Posts
Joined Feb 2004
Forget daily....it's "do only".

What the app needs is an edit post button. .

Oh cool. It has an edit feature. I just found it. Tap your post and options will come up. I just added this last line. You just need to play with it and you'll find all sorts of fast and easy ways to do things.

Very cool!!!!
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Gina
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Royal Caribbean International: Navigator, Serenade, Majesty, Enchantment, Radiance, Monarch, Freedom, Mariner, Adventure, Jewel, Brilliance, Rhapsody, Oasis, Vision, Allure, Quantum, Liberty, Anthem, Explorer
Carnival: Fascination, Fantasy, Spirit, Triumph
Celebrity: Infinity

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157600617220317/detail/" TARGET="_new">My fun Fantasy cruise photos - 8 years ago</a>
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#51
Virginia
934 Posts
Joined Oct 2006
Downloaded it and seems to work fine, thanks!
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#52
Portugal
43 Posts
Joined Jun 2011
Can't wait to try this forum on tapatalk. I've been using it for other foruns I'm joined in
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#53
Wales
9 Posts
Joined Jul 2010
Alas, CC doesn't work on my tapatalk. It appears with the message 'failed to connect to forum, please check with the forum administrator if this problem persists'. I hope that this is only temporary, I've only recently discovered CC and would love to be able to use it in conjunction with the app.

Fingers crossed for tomorrow...
#54
Northern NJ
4,518 Posts
Joined Apr 2010
Originally posted by mrsjjtobe*
'failed to connect to forum, please check with the forum administrator if this problem persists'.
I've seen that message and it worked fine a few hours later.
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#55
12,306 Posts
Joined Feb 2004
Originally posted by mrsjjtobe*
Alas, CC doesn't work on my tapatalk. It appears with the message 'failed to connect to forum, please check with the forum administrator if this problem persists'. I hope that this is only temporary, I've only recently discovered CC and would love to be able to use it in conjunction with the app.

Fingers crossed for tomorrow...
I just got that message while attempting to connect to another cruise forum. It must be a temporary issue. Try later.
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Gina
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Royal Caribbean International: Navigator, Serenade, Majesty, Enchantment, Radiance, Monarch, Freedom, Mariner, Adventure, Jewel, Brilliance, Rhapsody, Oasis, Vision, Allure, Quantum, Liberty, Anthem, Explorer
Carnival: Fascination, Fantasy, Spirit, Triumph
Celebrity: Infinity

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157600617220317/detail/" TARGET="_new">My fun Fantasy cruise photos - 8 years ago</a>
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#56
Delaware
4,842 Posts
Joined Oct 2006
Originally posted by mommabean
I just got that message while attempting to connect to another cruise forum. It must be a temporary issue. Try later.
I'm sitting on my porch using it now. Love it.
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#57
San Diego, CA USA
3,340 Posts
Joined Dec 2001
Just downloaded it through the Amazon app store. It's $2.99 well spent! LOVE it. Thanks for doing this, mods!

Katherine
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#58
Taylors, South Carolina
5,079 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Originally posted by mommabean
On your iPad using safari is easy. On an iPhone it is not easy unless a web site has a mobile enabled site.

The app eliminates all information from the cc web sit other than the forum. Tapatalk is strictly for forum communication on the fly. Everything is neatly laid out. All topics are listed in a row so no sliding the screen side to side is required. It's not likely you'll touch the wrong part if the screen and have to go back and try again.

Everything loads much more quickly since only forums are loading. There are various ways to navigate, too making it way to find what you are looking for. If you only want to pull up threads you have participated in, you can daily do that. If you only want to pull up subscribed threads, you can do that, too.

It's a clutter free quick way to respond.

I'm using it right now since I'm away from home. I can actually see the writing on the screen of my iPhone since everything isn't so tiny like it is on the website.

People can use many forums all from one app now without having to wait for individual websites to load or trying to navigate through multiple screens with hard to find navigational points.
Thanks for that information. Doesn't seem necessary at all for my Ipad. That's the only "toy" I have (and I LOVE it).

Kathy
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Nordic Empress (1) – Majesty of the Seas (1) – Carnival Fantasy (6) – Carnival Sensation (1) –
The Norway (1) – Norwegian Seaward (1) – Carnival ?? (1) –
Dawn Princess (1) – Norwegian Star (1) – Norwegian Majesty (1) – Explorer of the Seas (3) – Norwegian Jewel (2) –
Serenade of the Seas (3) – Celebrity Xpedition (1) – Oasis of the Seas (1) – Allure of the Seas (1) –
Freedom of the Seas (1) – Carnival Pride (1) – Carnival Ecstasy (1)
And one river cruise in Russia
#59
12,306 Posts
Joined Feb 2004
Originally posted by petesweet
Thanks for that information. Doesn't seem necessary at all for my Ipad. That's the only "toy" I have (and I LOVE it).

Kathy
That's what I think, too. Free apps on ipads are fun especially when there is no web equivalent. Even the free facebook app doesn't seem as good as the real thing on an ipad.

The advantage to having tapatalk on the ipad would be for forum only access with no ads. You can go directly to the threads you post in when you want to do a quick catchup. But you might miss some things you'll see at the real webpage when you have more time to browse.

Gina
#60
San Diego, CA USA
3,340 Posts
Joined Dec 2001
Anyone know if I can make a list of subscribed threads on CC on Tapatalk? Or do I need to go through the clicking to find the RCCL forum for example each time? I'd like to set up either favorite forums (RCCL, princess, West Coast desinations, etc) and my subscribed threads that I reply to.

Thanks for any help! Katherine
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