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#1
Charlotte, NC
345 Posts
Joined Aug 2010
I am trying to meet new Cruise Critic friends. I have cruised on 5 Carnival cruises. This is my first time actually planning a Cruise critic Group cruise. Hello new friends. How many people are from NC.
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Carnival Liberty 3/31/12
#2
Milton, Georgia
1,117 Posts
Joined Jul 2008
I'm from Georgia and have cruised several times. I put "Door Art" on my Suite door that has the Cruise Critic Logo on it and a pouch with pictures I shot the day before. People will stop and look and if you run into them coming or going to your cabin they will all say Howdy and then comment about having read things on this board. You cannot believe how many folks read and post here. Use double backed sticky tape to secure your door art which can be a picture or poster. There is also a Thread in this section on Door Art and what some of it looks like. Have fun!
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Recent Past Cruises
Golden Princess 2008
Crown Princess 2011
Fascination 2013
Ruby Princess 2013
Crystal Symphony 2016
Crown Princess 2017

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#3
CT, USA
22 Posts
Joined Apr 2011
Hi! I've only been on one cruise which was with royal caribbean. I had an absolute blast! My friend is trying to organize a big group cruise for next summer, but she has yet to contact the travel agent. I've really been urging her to do that ever since I got back! Lol
I live in ct and have gained a lot of valuable info from here
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Explorer of the Seas 9-night Eastern Caribbean 8/4/11
#7
Toronto
3,242 Posts
Joined Jan 2011
I'm from Toronto. I've been on 4 cruises (3 Carnival and 1 Princess). Next cruise is November 11, 2012 aboard the Ruby Princess. I love cruising! I'm hoping to book the Oasis or Allure of the Seas for next year.
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Carnival Liberty Dec. 2006 - Welcome Aboard Show Video
Ft. Lauderdale, Freeport, Grand Cayman, Costa Maya
Carnival Triumph
- Nov. 2007
Miami, Half Moon Cay, San Juan, St. Thomas, Grand Turk

Carnival Glory
- Oct. 2008
Port Canaveral, Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Maarten

Grand Princess Nov. 2010 - My Cruise Video - Princess Pop Choir Video
Ft. Lauderdale, Aruba, Curacao, Grenada, Barbados, St. Vincent, Antigua, St. Thomas, Santo Domingo, Princess Cays
Ruby Princess
- Nov. 2012 - Picture Review
Ft. Lauderdale, Princess Cays, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Grand Turk

Oasis of the Seas Oct. 2013 - Picture Review
Ft. Lauderdale, Labadee, Falmouth, Cozumel
Allure of the Seas Oct. 2014 - Picture Review
Ft. Lauderdale, Nassau, Falmouth, Cozumel
Allure of the Seas Nov. 2014 - Picture Review
Ft. Lauderdale, Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Maarten

Independence of the Seas - Oct. 2015
Ft. Lauderdale, San Juan, St. Maarten, St. Kitts
#8
Gettysburg, PA
1,152 Posts
Joined Feb 2007
My dh and I are from Gettysburg, Pa. We have been on a few cruises, but don't have one booked for this year because we're hoping the prices drop...
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Celebrity Zenith to Bermuda 7/08/06
Azamara Journey to Bermuda 7/14/07
Norwegian Dawn to Bermuda 7/06/08
Norwegian Dawn to Bermuda 6/07/09
Norwegian Dawn to Bermuda 6/06/10
Celebrity Summit to Bermuda 6/12/11
Celebrity Summit to Bermuda 6/17/12
Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda 6/9/13
Celebrity Summit to Bermuda 6/8/14
Explorer of the Seas to Bermuda 7/12/14
Liberty of the Seas to Bermuda 7/25/15
Anthem of the Seas to Bermuda 6/11/16
#9
Maryland
336 Posts
Joined Aug 2010
Originally posted by dja31705
I am trying to meet new Cruise Critic friends. I have cruised on 5 Carnival cruises. This is my first time actually planning a Cruise critic Group cruise. Hello new friends. How many people are from NC.

Howdy! My name is Kim from the Nation's Capital, but my father's family is from North Carolina.

My Beau introduced me to cruising and I love it. We have been on a few cruises together and hope to go on many more. We are not really attached to any particular line.... pretty much whatever piques our interest.

Good luck on your group cruise, dja!
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Kim (of Kim_N_Ken)

Carnival Pride - April 2012
Celebrity Equinox - Nov 2010

Celebrity Century - March 2010
Carnival Miracle - Nov 2009
Carnival Legend - March 2009



#10
Indiana
328 Posts
Joined Feb 2009
Hi! My name is Christine, I'm from Indianapolis ! My DH and I have sailed , NCL, RCL and DCL. Our next cruise is in 50 days on the Disney Fantasy.
I put door art on our doors and am currently wanting a magnet that says I am a CC member!
I love CC but do not know many members.
Good luck with your group cruise!
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Happy Sailing!
Christine

Upcoming cruises-
RCCL Enchantment of the Seas Oct 16,2017
CCL Sunshine March 3, 2018
NCL Bliss Dec 1, 2018

Past Cruises

RCCL Oasis of the Seas 03/05/17, NCL Escape 12/10/16, CCL Triumph 05/14/16
CCL Liberty 03/01/15,CCL Sunshine 2014,DCL Fantasy 2013,DCL Dream 2012
DCL Fantasy 2012,RCCL Monarch of the Seas 2011,DCL Dream 2011,DCL Wonder 2010,DCL Wonder 2009,DCL Magic 2009,NCL Dream- 2005




#11
COW-lumbus, Ohio
2,138 Posts
Joined Apr 2004
Hello from Ohio! LOVE to cruise but currently do not have any booked. Waiting on the cruises for December 2013 to open up and will probably put a deposit on one. That is a looooooong way off....snff...sniff...
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Inspiration Western 8/04 - TAMPA (cabin R32)-Costa Maya, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Belize
Valor Eastern 8/05 - MIAMI (cabin 6209)-St Thomas, St Maarten, Nassau
Destiny Southern 6/06 - SAN JUAN (cabin 6375)-Aruba, Barbados, St Thomas, Dominica
Mariner of the Seas Western 6/08 - PORT CANAVERAL (cabin 6620)-Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Labadee
Adventure of the Seas Southern 12/09-SAN JUAN (cabin 8320)-Aruba, Curacao, Dominica, St Thomas
Freedom of the Seas Western 12/11 - Port Canaveral (cabin 9598)-Labadee Haiti, Falmouth Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cozumel
Navigator of the Seas Western 5/14 - Port Galveston (cabin 9568)-Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth Jamaica
#12
Ottawa, Canada
560 Posts
Joined Sep 2004
Hi, my name is Kim, I've sailed on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and NCL.

There are 15 of us ranging in age from 2 to 70 sailing on the Independence in January...it seems like such a long way off, I've become addicted to the Fort Lauderdale webcams watching the ships leave on the week-end whie I'm waiting for ours!!
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Oasis of the Seas 1/14/2018
Allure of the Seas 1/17/2016
Independence of the Seas 1/19/2013
Norwiegan Dawn 1/12/2008
Voyageur of the Seas 1/20/2007
Splendor of the Seas 1/20/2006
Celebrity Century 8/20/2004
#13
Cutler Bay, FL
1,930 Posts
Joined Nov 2009
Tom and Rodney from the SW burbs of Miami....
Cruise veterans.....Rod has been on over 40.....
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
MIAMI MARLINS
FLORIDA PANTHERS
CHICAGO BULLS
CHICAGO BEARS

2017--NCL Getaway
2017--Celebrity Reflection
2106--RCCL Independence of the Seas
2106--Celebrity Constellation
2015--NCL Getaway
2015--MSC Divina
2014--MSC Divina
2014--NCL Epic
2013--Carnival Breeze
2013--RCCL Liberty of the Seas
2012--NCL Sky
2012--NCL Sky
2011--NCL Sky
2011--NCL Epic
2010--RCCL Independence of the Seas
2010--Celebrity Century
2009--NCL Pearl
2009--NCL Sky
2009--Carnival Destiny
2009--RCCL Freedom of the Seas
2008--Celebrity Constellation
2007--HAL Westerdam
2007--RCCL Liberty of the Seas
2006--Caribbean Princess
2005--RCCL Brilliance of the Seas
2003--Carnival Imagination
2002--RCCL Monarch of the Seas
2001--RCCL Majesty of the Seas
2000--Carnival Imagination
1999--Carnival Fascination
1998--RCCL Majesty of the Seas
1996--RCCL Majesty of the Seas
1994--NCL Windward
1993--NCL Westward
#14
Saskatchewan
140 Posts
Joined Feb 2012
I am from Toronto (GTA) Was introduced to cruising by my parents and haven't been dissapointed since! Haven't been on many but plan too add more soon.
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Oasis of the Seas-March 14/2015
Carnival Glory-January 19/2014
NCL Epic-January 26/2013 & March 17/2012
Freedom of the Seas-February 22/2009
Celebrity Galaxy - Alaska July 1996 ,June 1998
- East.Caribbean June 1997
#15
Cape Town
1 Posts
Joined Aug 2013
Hello all, I have just joined Cruise Critic and have been prompted to introduce myself. Probably should have joined before we booked to get as much advice as possible but it's never too late. This is our first Celebrity Cruise and we are on Equinox sailing 2nd September. It will also be our first visit to Barcelona and we are really looking forward to it all. We fly from Cape Town on 28th August and think we have chosen the right time of year and a good cruise line. I have always wanted to cruise the Med and am being taken to celebrate a special birthday...I will leave you to work out which one!
#16
Virginia
247 Posts
Joined May 2009
Originally posted by Cruisefan53
Hello all, I have just joined Cruise Critic and have been prompted to introduce myself. Probably should have joined before we booked to get as much advice as possible but it's never too late. This is our first Celebrity Cruise and we are on Equinox sailing 2nd September. It will also be our first visit to Barcelona and we are really looking forward to it all. We fly from Cape Town on 28th August and think we have chosen the right time of year and a good cruise line. I have always wanted to cruise the Med and am being taken to celebrate a special birthday...I will leave you to work out which one!

Welcome to CC. Enjoy your cruise. I am celebrating my "special" birthday next March on a Panama Canal cruise. Be sure to come back and tell us all about your cruise. If you haven't yet, be sure to join the roll call for your cruise. You'll find a lot of information there.
#17
378 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
I am Marci, I am from Texas and hopelessly addicted to cruising!!


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Marci

Carnival Elation - August 2005
Carnival Conquest - August 2006
Carnival Conquest - August 2010
Carnival Valor - August 2012
Carnival Triumph - December 2012
Carnival Magic - May 2013
Carnival Triumph - September 2013
Carnival Sunshine - January 2014
Carnival Valor - July 2014
Carnival Triumph - December 2014
Carnival Ecstasy - June 2015
Carnival Breeze - July 2015
Carnival Triumph - November 2015
Carnival Magic - March 2016
Carnival Liberty - May 2016
Carnival Freedom - August 2016
Carnival Freedom - November 2016

Coming Soon:
Norwegian Dawn - March 2017
Norwegian Escape - June 2017
#18
Belgium
775 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
Hi, I'm Kefren from Belgium and I'm totally addicted to cruising. A little more then my bank account likes actually... I've been on 2 HAL cruises (Eurodam and NA), one with colleagues and one solo. I've had a blast on both of them. Also make sure you sign up for your roll-call for your booked cruise, I've met some real nice people using it.
Hoping to book my next cruise ASAP.
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“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”
#19
United States
13 Posts
Joined Sep 2013
I'm Cory. 37 (38 in Dec), from San Diego. I'll be embarking with a group at Pt. Canaveral, bound for Coco Cay, Charlotte Amalie, and St. Maarten. It will be my first cruise. I'm kind of a travel buff, though. Nice to get out of the city, and I do love planes, trains and automobiles (uncle works at Boeing near Seattle).

Other than travel, I like soccer, tennis and gymnastics, all NCAA. Sometimes that entails travel.