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Madeira Beach, Fl
10,235 Posts
Joined May 2007
Originally posted by cruizinmimi
Leaving out Saturday for the Mariner of the Seas
Have a terrific cruise.
We are leaving Saturday on Celebrity Eclipse. Need some warm trade-winds to pass across my deck chair
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Judy
Pirate Name: Bloody Mary Rackham,

GO RAYS
AL EAST DIVISION CHAMPIONS 2010

Next Cruise
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Carnival 4
Princess 9
Celebrity 4
Royal Caribbean International - Diamond Plus
Sunshine State
6,105 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
Originally posted by cruizinmimi
Leaving out Saturday for the Mariner of the Seas


Ahoy Linda...
Our first pirates cruise was on the Mariner of the Seas with Captain Johnny out of Cape Canaveral.
Its a tad smaller than the Freedom of the Seas but still has all the great amenities!

Wishing you smooth sailing!




Dorothy
Sunshine State
6,105 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
Originally posted by judyblu
Have a terrific cruise.
We are leaving Saturday on Celebrity Eclipse. Need some warm trade-winds to pass across my deck chair


Never been on the Eclipse before..... It looks like nice weather for your cruise.
Partly cloudy with a high in the mid 70's.

Wishing you also smooth sailing!...



Dorothy
Florida
627 Posts
Joined Jul 2005
Thanks Dorothy and Judy. I'm pack and ready to leave very early in the morning. Hope that you also have a wonderful cruise and that only good memories come from it. Same for Nancy, Dave, Kat Roger and Roy. Linda is going on a cruise too, so Enjoy. Everyone take good care of yourselves and many Blessings. Isabel
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Big Red Boat 1999; Sensation 2000, Century 2002; Pride 2002; Glory 2006; Costa Magica 2007; Mariner of the Seas 2008; Glory 2009; Dream 2010; Freedom 8-2010; Allure 3-2011; Serenade 11-2011; Glory 1-2012; Equinox 4-2012; Freedom 9-2012; Independence 12-2012; Monarch of the Seas 1-2013; Jewel of the Seas 2-2013; Liberty of the Seas 3-2013; Magesty 4-2013; Enchantment 5-2013; Enchantment 8-2013; Enchantment 8-2013; Enchantment 9-2013; Brilliance 11-2013; Allure 2-2014; Brilliance 2-14; Vision of the Seas 4-2014; Vision 8-14, Enchantment 8-14, Freedom 10-14, Vision 11-14, Carnival Freedom 5-18-14, Holland Noordam 3-15, Freedom 10-15, Coral Princess 3-16
Orlando, Florida
10,083 Posts
Joined Jul 2006
Originally posted by isabela
Thanks Dorothy and Judy. I'm pack and ready to leave very early in the morning. Hope that you also have a wonderful cruise and that only good memories come from it. Same for Nancy, Dave, Kat Roger and Roy. Linda is going on a cruise too, so Enjoy. Everyone take good care of yourselves and many Blessings. Isabel
Have yourself a wonderful cruise, Isabel. Here's to great weather, happy times and smooth sailing. I hope you all have a blast!!!!!
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Dirty Tom Flint

Upcoming Cruises:


Past Cruises:
RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2016, RCI Freedom of the Seas, October 2015, RCI Freedom of the Seas, January, 2015, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, RCI Brilliance of the Seas, November 2013, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2012, RCI Monarch of the Seas, December, 2011, RCI Serenade of the Seas, February 2011, RCI Radiance of the Seas, October 2010, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January 2010, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2008, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas May 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas December 2007, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2007, RCI Sovereign of the Seas, September 2006, RCI Majesty of the Seas, October 2002, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2001, Costa Classica (Asst. Cruise Director) 1991 - 1992, NCL Sunward II, 1985, Paquet Calypso, 1982
Orlando, Florida
10,083 Posts
Joined Jul 2006
Originally posted by cruizinmimi
Leaving out Saturday for the Mariner of the Seas

I love the Mariner. Like Dorothy said, it was the first cruise of the Pirates. It will always hold a special place in my heart! Enjoy your cruise and Bon Voyage!!!!!
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Dirty Tom Flint

Upcoming Cruises:


Past Cruises:
RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2016, RCI Freedom of the Seas, October 2015, RCI Freedom of the Seas, January, 2015, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, RCI Brilliance of the Seas, November 2013, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2012, RCI Monarch of the Seas, December, 2011, RCI Serenade of the Seas, February 2011, RCI Radiance of the Seas, October 2010, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January 2010, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2008, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas May 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas December 2007, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2007, RCI Sovereign of the Seas, September 2006, RCI Majesty of the Seas, October 2002, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2001, Costa Classica (Asst. Cruise Director) 1991 - 1992, NCL Sunward II, 1985, Paquet Calypso, 1982
Orlando, Florida
10,083 Posts
Joined Jul 2006
Originally posted by judyblu
Have a terrific cruise.
We are leaving Saturday on Celebrity Eclipse. Need some warm trade-winds to pass across my deck chair
I hope you and Roy have a great time. One of these days, I will try Celebrity but I really hate Lauderdale and Miami as ports. Bon Voyage and I hope you take the time to visit us at the Monaco Resort in May. Enjoy!
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Dirty Tom Flint

Upcoming Cruises:


Past Cruises:
RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2016, RCI Freedom of the Seas, October 2015, RCI Freedom of the Seas, January, 2015, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, RCI Brilliance of the Seas, November 2013, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2012, RCI Monarch of the Seas, December, 2011, RCI Serenade of the Seas, February 2011, RCI Radiance of the Seas, October 2010, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January 2010, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2008, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas May 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas December 2007, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2007, RCI Sovereign of the Seas, September 2006, RCI Majesty of the Seas, October 2002, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2001, Costa Classica (Asst. Cruise Director) 1991 - 1992, NCL Sunward II, 1985, Paquet Calypso, 1982
Orlando, Florida
10,083 Posts
Joined Jul 2006
Originally posted by Parrotheadtoo

Never been on the Eclipse before..... It looks like nice weather for your cruise.
Partly cloudy with a high in the mid 70's.

Wishing you also smooth sailing!...



Dorothy
From the picture it looks like it is an older crowd on Celebrity. Is this common? I swear I don't see anyone in this pic on the youthful side. Just curious.
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Dirty Tom Flint

Upcoming Cruises:


Past Cruises:
RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2016, RCI Freedom of the Seas, October 2015, RCI Freedom of the Seas, January, 2015, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, Enchantment of the Seas, September, 2014, RCI Brilliance of the Seas, November 2013, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2012, RCI Monarch of the Seas, December, 2011, RCI Serenade of the Seas, February 2011, RCI Radiance of the Seas, October 2010, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January 2010, RCI Freedom of the Seas, September, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, January, 2009, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2008, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas May 2008, RCI Sovereign of the Seas December 2007, RCI Mariner of the Seas, September 2007, RCI Sovereign of the Seas, September 2006, RCI Majesty of the Seas, October 2002, RCI Monarch of the Seas, November 2001, Costa Classica (Asst. Cruise Director) 1991 - 1992, NCL Sunward II, 1985, Paquet Calypso, 1982
Palmetto, FL, USA
4,626 Posts
Joined Jul 2003
Thank you for your kind words I have a great Pirate family!

Judy sorry I missed you Birthday things have been a blur lately.

Kat
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Our Future Cruises subject to change:

Majesty 10/31/16
Oasis 11/5/16
Oasis 11/13/16
Brilliance 11/28/16
Brilliance 12/5/16
Brilliance 12/8/16
Majesty 12/12/16
Grandeur 3/27/17
Madeira Beach, Fl
10,235 Posts
Joined May 2007
Originally posted by roger1955
Thank you for your kind words I have a great Pirate family!

Judy sorry I missed you Birthday things have been a blur lately.

Kat
I know you have a lot going on in your life right now but I am sure we can share a cocktail and a hug to feel better soon.
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Judy
Pirate Name: Bloody Mary Rackham,

GO RAYS
AL EAST DIVISION CHAMPIONS 2010

Next Cruise
Nothing booked for 2015

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Carnival 4
Princess 9
Celebrity 4
Royal Caribbean International - Diamond Plus
Texas
14,641 Posts
Joined Nov 2001
Thank you to all my Pirate friends for a wonderful send-off (sail-off) We have been on the Mariner many times and this will be the last time since it is going over to Europe to stay.

Wishing all who are sailing...smooth seas and lots of sunshine
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Clermont, Fl.
1,004 Posts
Joined Oct 2005
Bon Voyage to all those heading out on a cruise!! Wish we were joining you!!! We still have to wait 2 mos. and 23 days!!! Really, have a great time and give us all the details when you return!!
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Sharon



Empress of the Seas.....October, 2017, Majesty of the Seas.....November 2016, Freedom of the Seas.....September 2016, Adventure of the Seas......July, 2016, Freedom of the Seas......June, 2016, Freedom of the Seas......October, 2015, Freedom of the Seas......August, 2015, Celebrity Silhouette.....December, 2014, Freedom of the Seas.......August, 2014, Brilliance of the Seas........February, 2014, Brilliance of the Seas.........December, 1013, Brillance of the Seas.....November, 2013, Enchantment of the Seas.......September, 2013, Enchantment of the Seas........May, 2013, Monarch of the Seas........December, 2012, Monarch of the Seas........October,2012, Freedom of the Seas......September, 2012, Majesty of the Seas.....February, 2012, Monarch of the Seas.....December, 2011, Freedom of the Seas.....November, 2011, Navigator of the Seas.....January, 2011, Oasis of the Seas.....September, 2010, Monarch of the Seas.....January, 2010, Freedom of the Seas.....September 2009, Majesty of the Seas.....July, 2009, Mariner of the Seas.....September, 2008, Mariner of the Seas.....September, 2007, Mariner of the Seas.....September, 2006, Caribbean Princess.....September, 2005, Mariner of the Seas.....July, 2005, Voyager of the Seas.....September, 2004, Navigator of the Seas.....June, 2004, Millennium.....September, 2003, Grand Princess.....September, 2001, Majesty of the Seas.....September, 1999, Nordic Empress.....June, 1996, Fantasy.....June, 1994, Holiday.....July, 1987, Song of Norway.....July, 1985
Colorado
3,283 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Originally posted by cruizinmimi
Leaving out Saturday for the Mariner of the Seas
Bon Voyage!


Originally posted by judyblu
Have a terrific cruise.
We are leaving Saturday on Celebrity Eclipse. Need some warm trade-winds to pass across my deck chair
Bon Voyage & a belated Happy Birthday!
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4/13/97 RCCL Majesty of the Seas,6/3/01 NCL Norway,9/16/07 RCCL Mariner of the Seas, 5/11/08 Carnival Valor 6412, 9/21/08 RCCL Mariner of the Seas 7618, 11/09/08 RCCL Vision of the Seas 8088, 5/11/09 RCCL Monarch of the Seas 1578, 5/15/09 RCCL Monarch of the Seas 8538, 9/20/09 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 8638, 2/7/10 RCCL Mariner of the Seas 8620, 5/17/10 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 6710, 11/13/10 Carnival Dream 7304, 03/12/11 Celebrity Constellation-9115, 09/11/11 RCCL Allure of the Seas 8168, 10/31/11 Celebrity Millennium 8033, 11/6/2011 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 8636, 12/3/2012 RCCL Independence of the Seas 7338, 12/5/2012 RCCL Independence of the Seas 7338, 5/19/2013 Celebrity Summit 7199, 12/8/13 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 8234, 8/31/14 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 6338, 1/24/2015 Celebrity Reflection 3104, 10/18/2015 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 8640, 4/22/16 RCCL Brilliance of the Seas 9098, 12/23/16 RCCL Serenade of the Seas 8670, 4/22/17 RCCL Rhapsody of the Seas 8588, 11/11/17 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 9342, 12/7/17 RCCL Independence of the Seas 7638, 4-22-18 RCCL Freedom of the Seas 6630, 12-1-18 RCCL Jewell of the Seas 1102, 4-27-19 RCCL Anthem of the Seas 9162
Madeira Beach, Fl
10,235 Posts
Joined May 2007
Originally posted by INeedAShot
Bon Voyage!




Bon Voyage & a belated Happy Birthday!
Thanks Joe. It was very nice of you to remember my Birthday when you have so much going on in your life right now. Hugs and prayers for you and Family.
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Judy
Pirate Name: Bloody Mary Rackham,

GO RAYS
AL EAST DIVISION CHAMPIONS 2010

Next Cruise
Nothing booked for 2015

PAST CRUISE
Carnival 4
Princess 9
Celebrity 4
Royal Caribbean International - Diamond Plus
Dunnellon, FL
8,927 Posts
Joined Sep 2001
Judy, Happy belated B'day..I have been MIA! I got that horrible Sidney flu bug and it really gave me a run for my money! Have'nt been that sick in years!
Congrats also on the weight loss!!! What are you doing..alot of walking, ect..anyway I am sure you feel fantastic!
Enjoy the heck out of yor cruise,...250 days for me till my next one!
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Captain Mary
Rackham

AKA KAREN
Song Of America- 4/96,10/96,10/97,6/98
Sovereign Of The Seas-7/98,7/04,2/05,12/07,5/08
Monarch Of The Seas- 1/02,11/08,1/09,1/10,12/11
Mariner Of The Seas-12/03(5th sailing!), 4/04,1/05,4/05,11/06,9/07,9/08
Grandeur Of The Seas-2/08
Freedom Of The Seas-9/09,9/12,10/2015,09/2016
Radiance Of The Seas-10/10
Jewel Of The Seas-12/12
Brilliance Of The Seas-11/13,12/14, 04/16
Enchantment Of The Seas- 6/14
Explorer Of The Seas- 1/15
Seranade Of The Seas-03/17
Florida
627 Posts
Joined Jul 2005
We are Back!! Oh, what a nice cruise. Liberty is the ship for us now. I'm in love with that beautiful, clean, good service, best Latin Music Band, pretty promenade room, and many more... all good. The only problem is, like Freddie just said, the port Everglades is the worse port to cruise from. Today thousand people decided to carry their own luggage. The line started by the stairs on deck 3, ran around the Studio B, then down stairs (not easy with luggage) and all the way down to gangway on deck 1. Yes Deck 1. Then you have to do a long walk side by side to the ship (but I mean LONG), then go in long lines that twist like snakes, then inmigration, then looking for the shuttle (which was just right there) and then to the parking lot. The onboard was just as painful as this one. They started boarding after noon time, because the port didn't released the ship yet, I asked and they said that Port Everglades is a pain... with some ships. Well, Liberty is one of them. I remember last month in Tampa how easy it was. This was nonsense. Plus there were no lemonade or cookies to keep you in good mood. I hope that we don't have to go that port ever. Oh, a very old port worker, the one that tells you what line to go, treated me to send me to jail just because I got confused with one of the policemen there. He was calling somebody, but just with the hands wave. It looks that it was to us. So I started walking and this old gentleman told me that if I move from my waiting point (I was next) and go the police they will arrest me. I told him "No, they won't because I have nothing to hide or any wrong doing". Explained that I thought he was calling me. He got mad and continue saying that he will tell them to arrest me. Thanks God that they called me from the booth and I moved on. But he continued giving me bad looks. So, if you go there, be ware of the old guy that will send you to jail just for thinking that they called you, when they were calling someone else, with no names, just the hand wave and looking to you. Incredible.
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Big Red Boat 1999; Sensation 2000, Century 2002; Pride 2002; Glory 2006; Costa Magica 2007; Mariner of the Seas 2008; Glory 2009; Dream 2010; Freedom 8-2010; Allure 3-2011; Serenade 11-2011; Glory 1-2012; Equinox 4-2012; Freedom 9-2012; Independence 12-2012; Monarch of the Seas 1-2013; Jewel of the Seas 2-2013; Liberty of the Seas 3-2013; Magesty 4-2013; Enchantment 5-2013; Enchantment 8-2013; Enchantment 8-2013; Enchantment 9-2013; Brilliance 11-2013; Allure 2-2014; Brilliance 2-14; Vision of the Seas 4-2014; Vision 8-14, Enchantment 8-14, Freedom 10-14, Vision 11-14, Carnival Freedom 5-18-14, Holland Noordam 3-15, Freedom 10-15, Coral Princess 3-16
Florida
627 Posts
Joined Jul 2005
Oh, Thanks for all of you that sent good wished to us!!!!
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Big Red Boat 1999; Sensation 2000, Century 2002; Pride 2002; Glory 2006; Costa Magica 2007; Mariner of the Seas 2008; Glory 2009; Dream 2010; Freedom 8-2010; Allure 3-2011; Serenade 11-2011; Glory 1-2012; Equinox 4-2012; Freedom 9-2012; Independence 12-2012; Monarch of the Seas 1-2013; Jewel of the Seas 2-2013; Liberty of the Seas 3-2013; Magesty 4-2013; Enchantment 5-2013; Enchantment 8-2013; Enchantment 8-2013; Enchantment 9-2013; Brilliance 11-2013; Allure 2-2014; Brilliance 2-14; Vision of the Seas 4-2014; Vision 8-14, Enchantment 8-14, Freedom 10-14, Vision 11-14, Carnival Freedom 5-18-14, Holland Noordam 3-15, Freedom 10-15, Coral Princess 3-16
florida
7,347 Posts
Joined May 2001
Our last experience with the port of FLL (December) was night and day different than the above. We went to the assigned debarkation area onboard for self debarkation and were off the ship and on a Park-n-go tram to our car so fast we were stunned. By 7:30am we were in our car and on our way home across Alligator Alley. On previous cruises from FLL our experiences were similar although not quite that fast.

I'm not disagreeing with the review above, i'm sure they had a problem. Just saying their experience is not the norm.
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Past Cruises:

Premiere Oceanic 9/87, Premiere Atlantic 4/93, Carnival Destiny 4/00, RCI Rhapsody 4/01, NCL Norway 8/01, MSC Melody 2/02, Celebrity Millennium 5/02, NCL Norway 11/02, RCI Majesty 12/02, Princess Dawn 1/03, RCI Majesty 4/03, RCI Voyager 10/03, RCI Brilliance 4/04, NCL Sun 4/05, Celebrity Infinity 9/05, Celebrity Zenith 1/06, RCI Mariner 10/06, RCI Legend 1/07, RCI Liberty 5/07, RCI Mariner 9/07 BTB, RCI Majesty 12/07, RCI Grandeur 4/08 BTB, RCI Sovereign 5/08, RCI Mariner 9/08 BTB, RCI Monarch 11/08, RCI Navigator 12/08, RCI Monarch 1/09 BTB, RCI Jewel 4/09, RCI Freedom 5/09, RCI Freedom 9/09, RCI Navigator 12/09, Celebrity Constellation 2/10, RCI Radiance 10/10, Carnival Dream 11/10, Celebrity Constellation 3/11, RCI Jewel 12/11 BTB, RCI Vision 12/12 BTB, NCL Dawn 4/13, RCI Brilliance 11/13, RCI Brilliance 12/13 BTB, RCI Adventure 4/14, RCI Explorer 12/14, Celebrity Eclipse 4/16, RCI Explorer 9/16
Conyers, GA
5,038 Posts
Joined Jul 2001
How in the world did I manage to get so far behind???

Judy, happy belated birthday. I know you are probably still celebrating on your cruise!

Freddie, what is wrong w/ you? You gonna be alright?

Happy belated birthday to you also, Jacob!

Man! I gotta get with it. Seems like I can't get here as much as I use to.
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Celene



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01-02-10 Monarch 2 night Bahamas (5568D1), 09-20-09 Freedom (9404 E1-aft),05-21-09 Enchantment 4 night Western (2028-OV),01-19-09 Jewel-11 night Panama Canal (9230D1),11-21-08 Monarch 3 nt Bahamas (6529K-Inside), 09-21-08 Mariner-7 night Western (7690aft), 08-14-08 Enhantment-4 night Western (3608),05-13-08 Radiance-10 night Hawaii (9004), 04-10-08 Enchantment-4 night Western,12-10-07 Sovereign-4 nt Bahamas,11-24-07 Radiance-8 nt Eastern-Proud Member of "ARRG"(JS-aft), 09-3-2007 Sovereign-4 night Bahamas, 04-30-2007 Sovereign-4 night Bahamas, 9-2-2006 Radiance-7 night Alaska (JS), 11-27-2005 Mariner-7 night Eastern (JS),10-11-2004 Enchantment-5 night Western, 11-1-2003 Enchantment-5 night Western, 5-6-2002 Legend-11 night Hawaii, 2 Carnival/2002 & 7/2003