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Old January 2nd, 2012, 10:33 AM
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Merry Christmas to you all & may 2012 bring you all Calm Seas to cruise in.
Nice photo, Tom, except you are wearing the wrong jacket... should be gold and green with a big G!!! GO PACKERS!!!

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10/14 Norwegian Getaway, not quite as nice as Breakaway
6/14 Norwegian Breakaway, brought me back to NCL, and I loved Bermuda
4/14 Freedom of the Seas, Sisters Cruise v2.0, quilting through the Caribbean
9/13 Norwegian Star, the Baltics are amazing, too bad NCL wasn't...
3/13 Celebrity Summit, Sisters Cruise in the Caribbean, what a blast
5/12 Brilliance of the Seas, my first B2B: a terrific repo cruise and an amazing week in Norway
1/12 Jewel of the Seas, a long weekend break to Cozumel and back
9/11 Voyager of the Seas, an awesome week cruising the Adriatic Sea on one of my favorite ships
2/11 Celebrity Summit, Southern Caribbean for a wonderful week
12/10 Radiance of the Seas, a relaxing weekend with new friends to Cozumel
9/10 Caribbean Princess, Canada/New England, beautiful scenery but not completely sold on Princess...yet...
4/10 Celebrity Solstice, time to try something new
10/09 Mariner of the Seas, checked out the Mexican Riviera, since I'd never been there
5/09 Radiance of the Seas, back to Alaska, what a way to go!
11/08 Grandeur of the Seas, Western Caribbean, because I really needed to get away
5/08 Voyager of the Seas, the ONLY way to cruise the Western Med!
12/07 Navigator of the Seas, Western Caribbean, happy birthday to me
7/07 Norwegian Jewel, Western Med, loved the itinerary, but NCL... not so much...
1/07 Inspiration, Western Caribbean
10/06 Adventure of the Seas, Eastern Caribbean
9/05 Inspiration, Western Caribbean
11/03 Sensation, Western Caribbean
10/00 Royal Olympic Voyager, Greece and the Eastern Med, best cruise ever!!
5/98 Norwegian Wind, Alaska with the family
6/97 Nordic Empress, Bahamas with the family
9/74-8/75 Bon Vivant, multiple trips, Mom was the ship's nurse!
... and about 20 more that I can't remember, back in the days of last-minute deals from Miami
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 10:43 AM
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Morning and Happy 2102.

Liz-Im sorry to hear what a bad ending you had to your year..........Broken heart syndrome really touches my heart when I hear about cases like your folks and others.......they had a very special relationship.

Glad you're getting to go on the JW....I bet Vince was glad to hear that too.........

Hope everyone's year is a good one.......and better than last year,for some of us!
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 11:12 PM
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Thanks Kathy - wish you were going with us!
I was trying to find our old thread to get the slot pull details, but the thread is gone! I didn't think CC would totally pull the plug, but they did!
I think you will enjoy Millie - I was not terribly impressed with Solstice but am crazy about Summit, can't wait to cruise her again! One of the best crews I have ever encountered - I met the Captain at the Elite party. Two evenings later he introduced me - by name! - to two officers who were not able to attend the party. The next night he introduced me to another officer at the passenger vs. crew blackjack tournament - again by name! The entire crew was like that for the whole week. Unbelievable.
Supposedly, Celebrity is having a sale in January with $200 off per cabin for 6-9 night sailings and $300 off for 10 nights or more...and if you are a Captains Club member you also get a $80 OBC added in. I'm watching for that one with hopes I will a) find a job and b) have vacation time before the end of the year!
Take care, I'm sure we will cruise together again at some point!

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3/15 Norwegian Epic, Sisters Cruise v3.0, cruising with our cousins
10/14 Norwegian Getaway, not quite as nice as Breakaway
6/14 Norwegian Breakaway, brought me back to NCL, and I loved Bermuda
4/14 Freedom of the Seas, Sisters Cruise v2.0, quilting through the Caribbean
9/13 Norwegian Star, the Baltics are amazing, too bad NCL wasn't...
3/13 Celebrity Summit, Sisters Cruise in the Caribbean, what a blast
5/12 Brilliance of the Seas, my first B2B: a terrific repo cruise and an amazing week in Norway
1/12 Jewel of the Seas, a long weekend break to Cozumel and back
9/11 Voyager of the Seas, an awesome week cruising the Adriatic Sea on one of my favorite ships
2/11 Celebrity Summit, Southern Caribbean for a wonderful week
12/10 Radiance of the Seas, a relaxing weekend with new friends to Cozumel
9/10 Caribbean Princess, Canada/New England, beautiful scenery but not completely sold on Princess...yet...
4/10 Celebrity Solstice, time to try something new
10/09 Mariner of the Seas, checked out the Mexican Riviera, since I'd never been there
5/09 Radiance of the Seas, back to Alaska, what a way to go!
11/08 Grandeur of the Seas, Western Caribbean, because I really needed to get away
5/08 Voyager of the Seas, the ONLY way to cruise the Western Med!
12/07 Navigator of the Seas, Western Caribbean, happy birthday to me
7/07 Norwegian Jewel, Western Med, loved the itinerary, but NCL... not so much...
1/07 Inspiration, Western Caribbean
10/06 Adventure of the Seas, Eastern Caribbean
9/05 Inspiration, Western Caribbean
11/03 Sensation, Western Caribbean
10/00 Royal Olympic Voyager, Greece and the Eastern Med, best cruise ever!!
5/98 Norwegian Wind, Alaska with the family
6/97 Nordic Empress, Bahamas with the family
9/74-8/75 Bon Vivant, multiple trips, Mom was the ship's nurse!
... and about 20 more that I can't remember, back in the days of last-minute deals from Miami
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 09:45 AM
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Liz...here's some details about that Celebrity sale.

  • Save up to $300* on almost every cruise sailing March 2012 through April 2013 with our Plan Your Vacation Savings Event.
  • Captain's Club loyalty members, receive an $80 onboard credit** by booking a vacation aboard a Solstice� Class ship.
  • Earn a $50 onboard credit for both you and your friend that you refer with our Refer-A-Friend Hawaii Offer.
  • Save up to $1,000 off your clients' Europe vacations when you book a suite and Business Class airfare through ChoiceAirSM.
  • For a family of three or four, book a Celebrity Bermuda summer getaway for as low
    as $1,899†*
Book your vacation January 9 – February 5, 2012, to save with these exciting offers.
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Old January 5th, 2012, 08:50 AM
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Thanks, Kathy - I hope to find a job soon so I will have a week's vacation (or two... or three...)!

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3/15 Norwegian Epic, Sisters Cruise v3.0, cruising with our cousins
10/14 Norwegian Getaway, not quite as nice as Breakaway
6/14 Norwegian Breakaway, brought me back to NCL, and I loved Bermuda
4/14 Freedom of the Seas, Sisters Cruise v2.0, quilting through the Caribbean
9/13 Norwegian Star, the Baltics are amazing, too bad NCL wasn't...
3/13 Celebrity Summit, Sisters Cruise in the Caribbean, what a blast
5/12 Brilliance of the Seas, my first B2B: a terrific repo cruise and an amazing week in Norway
1/12 Jewel of the Seas, a long weekend break to Cozumel and back
9/11 Voyager of the Seas, an awesome week cruising the Adriatic Sea on one of my favorite ships
2/11 Celebrity Summit, Southern Caribbean for a wonderful week
12/10 Radiance of the Seas, a relaxing weekend with new friends to Cozumel
9/10 Caribbean Princess, Canada/New England, beautiful scenery but not completely sold on Princess...yet...
4/10 Celebrity Solstice, time to try something new
10/09 Mariner of the Seas, checked out the Mexican Riviera, since I'd never been there
5/09 Radiance of the Seas, back to Alaska, what a way to go!
11/08 Grandeur of the Seas, Western Caribbean, because I really needed to get away
5/08 Voyager of the Seas, the ONLY way to cruise the Western Med!
12/07 Navigator of the Seas, Western Caribbean, happy birthday to me
7/07 Norwegian Jewel, Western Med, loved the itinerary, but NCL... not so much...
1/07 Inspiration, Western Caribbean
10/06 Adventure of the Seas, Eastern Caribbean
9/05 Inspiration, Western Caribbean
11/03 Sensation, Western Caribbean
10/00 Royal Olympic Voyager, Greece and the Eastern Med, best cruise ever!!
5/98 Norwegian Wind, Alaska with the family
6/97 Nordic Empress, Bahamas with the family
9/74-8/75 Bon Vivant, multiple trips, Mom was the ship's nurse!
... and about 20 more that I can't remember, back in the days of last-minute deals from Miami
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Old January 14th, 2012, 08:31 AM
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Officials: 3 killed after cruise ship runs aground off Italy

Not a excursion that I would sign up for
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Old January 14th, 2012, 10:06 AM
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wasn't an excursion.......it was a cruise ship just doing its thing......cruising......

How very tragic!
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Old January 14th, 2012, 11:44 AM
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wasn't an excursion.......it was a cruise ship just doing its thing......cruising......

How very tragic!
Very!
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Previous sailings:
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Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2014
Serenade Of The Seas Nov 2013 (trans Atlantic repo)
Brilliance Of The Seas Nov 2013
Jewel Of The Seas Feb 2013
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2013 (B2B)
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2013
Freedom Of The Seas Nov 2012
Jewel Of The Seas Nov 2012 (B2B)
Jewel Of The Seas Oct 2012 "Sandy Cruise"
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2012
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2012
Allure Of The Seas Dec 2011 (Texas Hold em)
Monarch Of The Seas Oct 2011
Radiance Of The Seas Aug 2011 (Alaska)
Radiance Of The Seas Jan 2011
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2011
Radiance Of The Seas Dec 2010
Liberty Of The Seas Nov 2010
Princess Emerald Jan 2010 (RCI changes Loyalty)
Adventure Of The Seas Jan 2009
Majesty Of The Seas Nov 2008
Grandeur Of The Seas Nov 2008
Radiance Of The Seas Jan 2008
Radiance Of The Seas Nov 2006
Explorer Of The Seas Jan 2006
Majesty Of The Seas Nov 2005
Majesty Of The Seas July 1999
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Hi all.........

Just checking in with this very special group.........

Just off the Millennium(yes,I was a traitor),but it was very nice.....somethings they do better while somethings RCCL does better....they are all good.......

enjoying a mild winter right now..........has been in the 80s....rainy today so not as warm.

Hope you all are doing ok!
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Hi all.........

Just checking in with this very special group.........

Just off the Millennium(yes,I was a traitor),but it was very nice.....somethings they do better while somethings RCCL does better....they are all good.......

enjoying a mild winter right now..........has been in the 80s....rainy today so not as warm.

Hope you all are doing ok!
Just off Jewel today.... For any interested we just booked 10/28 Jewel repo.... Hoping someone here can join us....
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Future Bookings:
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Independence Jan 11 2015
Brilliance Jan 31 2015

Previous sailings:
Freedom Of The Seas Oct 2014
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2014 (B2B)
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2014
Serenade Of The Seas Nov 2013 (trans Atlantic repo)
Brilliance Of The Seas Nov 2013
Jewel Of The Seas Feb 2013
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2013 (B2B)
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2013
Freedom Of The Seas Nov 2012
Jewel Of The Seas Nov 2012 (B2B)
Jewel Of The Seas Oct 2012 "Sandy Cruise"
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2012
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2012
Allure Of The Seas Dec 2011 (Texas Hold em)
Monarch Of The Seas Oct 2011
Radiance Of The Seas Aug 2011 (Alaska)
Radiance Of The Seas Jan 2011
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2011
Radiance Of The Seas Dec 2010
Liberty Of The Seas Nov 2010
Princess Emerald Jan 2010 (RCI changes Loyalty)
Adventure Of The Seas Jan 2009
Majesty Of The Seas Nov 2008
Grandeur Of The Seas Nov 2008
Radiance Of The Seas Jan 2008
Radiance Of The Seas Nov 2006
Explorer Of The Seas Jan 2006
Majesty Of The Seas Nov 2005
Majesty Of The Seas July 1999
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Just off Jewel today.... For any interested we just booked 10/28 Jewel repo.... Hoping someone here can join us....
Thats a very popular cruise........while we can't do it,maybe we ALL can recreate another cruise........REUNION anyone?? JW is doing Key West/Cozumel and Grand Cayman/Cozumel next winter.
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Thats a very popular cruise........while we can't do it,maybe we ALL can recreate another cruise........REUNION anyone?? JW is doing Key West/Cozumel and Grand Cayman/Cozumel next winter.
We for sure would be up for it...............early dec or jan...
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Future Bookings:
Explorer Jan 4 2015
Independence Jan 11 2015
Brilliance Jan 31 2015

Previous sailings:
Freedom Of The Seas Oct 2014
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2014 (B2B)
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2014
Serenade Of The Seas Nov 2013 (trans Atlantic repo)
Brilliance Of The Seas Nov 2013
Jewel Of The Seas Feb 2013
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2013 (B2B)
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2013
Freedom Of The Seas Nov 2012
Jewel Of The Seas Nov 2012 (B2B)
Jewel Of The Seas Oct 2012 "Sandy Cruise"
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2012
Jewel Of The Seas Jan 2012
Allure Of The Seas Dec 2011 (Texas Hold em)
Monarch Of The Seas Oct 2011
Radiance Of The Seas Aug 2011 (Alaska)
Radiance Of The Seas Jan 2011
Liberty Of The Seas Jan 2011
Radiance Of The Seas Dec 2010
Liberty Of The Seas Nov 2010
Princess Emerald Jan 2010 (RCI changes Loyalty)
Adventure Of The Seas Jan 2009
Majesty Of The Seas Nov 2008
Grandeur Of The Seas Nov 2008
Radiance Of The Seas Jan 2008
Radiance Of The Seas Nov 2006
Explorer Of The Seas Jan 2006
Majesty Of The Seas Nov 2005
Majesty Of The Seas July 1999
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Just off Jewel today.... For any interested we just booked 10/28 Jewel repo.... Hoping someone here can join us....
We're bringing her back to Boston 8/31. Faroe Islands, Iceland. Can't wait.
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Old February 22nd, 2012, 09:07 AM
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Good morning.........just keeping this thread afloat..

Time to check in,ya hear!!
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Good morning, Kathy.

Hope everyone has a great day! It's going to be in the mid-60's today. It's been a really mild winter here--not that I'm complaining!
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Feel the earthquake,Nancy??
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Feel the earthquake,Nancy??
Not at all. It would have to be pretty bad to wake me up!
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Old February 22nd, 2012, 09:24 AM
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They said it was felt all the way to GA and NC!
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Old February 22nd, 2012, 09:26 AM
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Really? It wasn't that big. Most people around here didn't feel it. I didn't know it made national news.
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It sure did make the national news....it was on tv...

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/4...1#.T0TwH3nmUdU
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