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My first CPAP had a replaceable fuse *and* a...
My first CPAP had a replaceable fuse *and* a switch which needed to set to the correct voltage. They both had to be set properly. I don't miss traveling with it one bit... :rolleyes:
I knew elves were compulsive, but I had no idea...
I knew elves were compulsive, but I had no idea how bad it was. [emoji79]
We skipped all of the events. Not our thing... ...
We skipped all of the events. Not our thing...

I got the count of elite passengers and the number of days to get the invitation for the most travelled event from the Captain's Circle hostess. I...
I don't recall the number for the most cruised...
I don't recall the number for the most cruised couple, but it was north of 1000 days. The cutoff for the most cruised event was 440 days. We weren't invited so I don't know if it was lunch, dinner or...
Chez, I'm just catching up on your "Live on...."....
Chez, I'm just catching up on your "Live on....". It was great meeting you and Andy.

We were pretty much alone up in the Sanctuary the entire cruise. One quibble about it is that the handicap...
Actually I was standing next to Ando and family...
Actually I was standing next to Ando and family on Dravuni Island when you walked by. I tried to wave you over but I guess you didn't see us.

We also had an easy embarkation/disembarkation at the...
On Princess the most traveled passenger was...
On Princess the most traveled passenger was Lorraine Artz. She had more than 5000 days on Princess, primarily on the original Royal Princess. She was the godmother of the second Royal Princess. She...
Personally, I don't think the change in minimum...
Personally, I don't think the change in minimum wage has anything to do with it. It's really a supply and demand issue - there is a premium on parking in downtown San Francisco, and few new public...
As you've discovered, parking is expensive in...
As you've discovered, parking is expensive in downtown San Francisco. There are park and fly hotels, but those are located near the airport which is a hefty taxi fare from the cruise terminal. Have...
I left "driving on the left" as implied. It's...
I left "driving on the left" as implied. It's really not that hard. Again, your mileage may vary. By the way, I was corrected in London once and told to consider it driving on the "proper side of the...
We were on a 2010 cruise to Norway on the Ocean...
We were on a 2010 cruise to Norway on the Ocean Princess which started and ended in Dover. We actually flew home the day after the cruise ended and made a car rental reservation from Hertz so we...
"Every commuter"??? I never had a commute in the...
"Every commuter"??? I never had a commute in the Bay Area which entailed crossing a bridge. ;)

Most of the original bridge tolls were meant to be temporary - until the bridges were paid for. Of...
You're very welcome. I learned something too, so...
You're very welcome. I learned something too, so it's a win-win for both of us!!! ;)
OK, there is a setting in Tapatalk. From the main...
OK, there is a setting in Tapatalk. From the main Tapatalk screen, tap the settings button (it's on the bottom right of the screen).

In the Topics section, turn off "Show Stickies".

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The OP posted from their iPhone using the Forums...
The OP posted from their iPhone using the Forums app. I use Tapatalk and there are 2 full screens of announcements and stickies. I recall that Tapatalk used to use tabs to avoid showing them, but...
I was typing this while Pam replied to you. You...
I was typing this while Pam replied to you. You might have luck asking at the British Isles/Western Europe Ports of Call forum...

http://boards.cruisecritic.com/forumdisplay.php?f=233
The usual protocol is for the immigration...
The usual protocol is for the immigration officials to board the ship at the port prior to entering their country so the ship's clearance is performed before docking (and before anyone is allowed to...
Regardless of the card you choose, make sure you...
Regardless of the card you choose, make sure you contact your credit card provider prior to leaving and let them know that you are going out of the country. You tell them the dates you'll be gone and...
Here's the link to the Port of Los Angeles World...
Here's the link to the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center page:

http://www.portoflosangeles.org/facilities/world_cruise_center.asp

According to the website, it's $12/day maximum. There's...
Our first trip to Athens was on a Renaissance...
Our first trip to Athens was on a Renaissance cruise which ended with an overnight stay in Athens. When we arrived we were told there was a strike by the tour bus drivers and all excursions were...
Well, does anyone consider 11 to be some sort of...
Well, does anyone consider 11 to be some sort of lucky number? Some cultures think of 7 as lucky, so getting married on 7-7-07 would be considered a auspicious date. In Chinese culture, 8 is...
You probably have everything you need right now...
You probably have everything you need right now (other than it's too soon). Print a copy of your Princess confirmation showing the specific dates you'll be in each port. That will have your names,...
You're very welcome. For us it's a BART ride from...
You're very welcome. For us it's a BART ride from the East Bay into the city, so it's not a very hard decision.
We obtained our visas in San Francisco in 2005....
We obtained our visas in San Francisco in 2005. At that time we submitted the paperwork and had to return a week later to pick up our passports with visas.

Abrupt is a very good descriptor, but...
The iPad camera connection kit hasn't shipped yet...
The iPad camera connection kit hasn't shipped yet (supposedly late April). While I'm not crazy about carrying additional dongles, there really isn't any other option right now. I guess you could...