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#21
Pool Bar
1,913 Posts
Joined Oct 2016
Originally posted by firstmickey
Feel like a CC stalker all morning waiting for this to start!


Nah, York takes the cake here. Shocked it took him 25 minutes.


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Rick

Completed Mustering:
Norwegian Seaward - August 1992 | Carnival Ecstasy - August 1996 | Carnival Imagination - August 1998 | Voyager of the Seas - March 2004 | Navigator of the Seas - August 2004 | Carnival Imagination - July 2005 | Explorer of the Seas - October 2005 | Carnival Valor - April 2006 | Majesty of the Seas - July 2006 | Navigator of the Seas - October 2006 | Enchantment of the Seas - December 2006 | Liberty of the Seas - September 2009 | Oasis of the Seas - December 2009 | Celebrity Eclipse - November 2010 | Allure of the Seas - September 2011 | Explorer of the Seas - May 2012 | Celebrity Solstice - October 2012 | Liberty of the Seas - March 2013 | Majesty of the Seas - September 2014 | Independence of the Seas - December 2015 | Independence of the Seas - March 2016 | Anthem of the Seas - June 2016 | Anthem of the Seas - September 2016 | Oasis of the Seas - September 2016 | Enchantment of the Seas - October 2016 | Empress of the Seas - November 2016 | Navigator of the Seas - December 2016 Live Thread | Majesty of the Seas - February 2017 | Navigator of the Seas - March 2017 Live Thread| Anthem of the Seas - May 2017 Live Thread | Norwegian Escape - May 2017 Live Thread
| Harmony of the Seas - September 2017 Live Thread | Harmony of the Seas - December 2017 Live Thread | Adventure of the Seas - March 2018 Live Thread | Symphony of the Seas - April 2018

Future Hand Washing Reminders
Harmony of the Seas - September 2018 - President's Cruise
Symphony of the Seas - November 2018 - Pre-Inaugural Western Caribbean
Symphony of the Seas - December 2018 - Eastern Caribbean
Mariner of the Seas - March 2019 - Bahamas B2B2B
Ovation of the Seas - June 2019 - Alaska
Symphony of the Seas - September 2019 - Western Caribbean
#22
NB Canada
1,198 Posts
Joined Dec 2009
My wife and I are reading some of the older live reports from yourself and Yorkvillain and others and this link popped up in my Facebook feed. We are sailing the Escape next March, looking forward to following along with this one as it happens.
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Carnival Vista - March 2018 (pics)
Carnival Glory - December 2015 (pics on Flikr)
NCL Dawn - July 2014
Disney Dream and Magic Kingdom - March 2013
Carnival Paradise - March 5, 2012
Carnival Miracle and WDW - December 2010
#23
Pool Bar
1,913 Posts
Joined Oct 2016
Originally posted by TheDougOut
Boarding song is Macklemore - Downtown.

This is crazy-weird to be seeing this again. Not to mention, well rested...




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Sue should have a cosmo not an osmo!


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Completed Mustering:
Norwegian Seaward - August 1992 | Carnival Ecstasy - August 1996 | Carnival Imagination - August 1998 | Voyager of the Seas - March 2004 | Navigator of the Seas - August 2004 | Carnival Imagination - July 2005 | Explorer of the Seas - October 2005 | Carnival Valor - April 2006 | Majesty of the Seas - July 2006 | Navigator of the Seas - October 2006 | Enchantment of the Seas - December 2006 | Liberty of the Seas - September 2009 | Oasis of the Seas - December 2009 | Celebrity Eclipse - November 2010 | Allure of the Seas - September 2011 | Explorer of the Seas - May 2012 | Celebrity Solstice - October 2012 | Liberty of the Seas - March 2013 | Majesty of the Seas - September 2014 | Independence of the Seas - December 2015 | Independence of the Seas - March 2016 | Anthem of the Seas - June 2016 | Anthem of the Seas - September 2016 | Oasis of the Seas - September 2016 | Enchantment of the Seas - October 2016 | Empress of the Seas - November 2016 | Navigator of the Seas - December 2016 Live Thread | Majesty of the Seas - February 2017 | Navigator of the Seas - March 2017 Live Thread| Anthem of the Seas - May 2017 Live Thread | Norwegian Escape - May 2017 Live Thread
| Harmony of the Seas - September 2017 Live Thread | Harmony of the Seas - December 2017 Live Thread | Adventure of the Seas - March 2018 Live Thread | Symphony of the Seas - April 2018

Future Hand Washing Reminders
Harmony of the Seas - September 2018 - President's Cruise
Symphony of the Seas - November 2018 - Pre-Inaugural Western Caribbean
Symphony of the Seas - December 2018 - Eastern Caribbean
Mariner of the Seas - March 2019 - Bahamas B2B2B
Ovation of the Seas - June 2019 - Alaska
Symphony of the Seas - September 2019 - Western Caribbean
#24
Canada
211 Posts
Joined Jul 2010
Yes I'm here early! Let me get my drink and get comfortable!
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CCL Miracle-Dec.29 2010
CCL Paradise-March 5,2012
DCL Dream-March 3, 2013
NCL Dawn-July 4,2014
CCL Glory-December 26,2015
CCL Vista- March 4, 2018

#25
Solarium Bar
5,671 Posts
Joined Sep 2009
Originally posted by CruiseLifeRick
Nah, York takes the cake here. Shocked it took him 25 minutes.

Ha. Guilty.

I'm going to take a nap now so I can be awake for the nighttime festivities.
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SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS 9-MAR-19
BRILLIANCE OF THE SEAS 1-DEC-18
ADVENTURE OF THE SEAS 13-JUL-18
HARMONY OF THE SEAS 30-SEP-17 - 4-Headed Monster LIVE Review
GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS 8-JUL-17 - LIVE Review
NAVIGATOR OF THE SEAS 3-MAR-17 - LIVE Review
MAJESTY OF THE SEAS 3-FEB-17 - LIVE Review
ANTHEM OF THE SEAS 20-OCT-16 - LIVE Review
GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS 2-JUL-16 - LIVE Review
NORWEGIAN ESCAPE 20-FEB-16 - LIVE Review
OASIS OF THE SEAS 5-SEP-15 - LIVE Review
QUANTUM OF THE SEAS 20-FEB-15 - Review
OASIS OF THE SEAS 22-NOV-14
EXPLORER OF THE SEAS 2-MAR-14
OASIS OF THE SEAS 31-AUG-13 - Review
EXPLORER OF THE SEAS 15-MAR-13
ALLURE OF THE SEAS 9-SEP-12
EXPLORER OF THE SEAS 9-MAR-12
OASIS OF THE SEAS 3-SEP-11
NORWEGIAN GEM (CTN) 11-FEB-11
FREEDOM OF THE SEAS 17-OCT-10
FREEDOM OF THE SEAS 27-SEP-09
LIBERTY OF THE SEAS 13-SEP-08
LIBERTY OF THE SEAS 22-SEP-07
NORWEGIAN DAWN 19-AUG-06
S/S NORWAY 28-MAR-98
M/S SUNWARD II 1982
#26
56 Posts
Joined Feb 2015
Woohoo! Just home from Vegas so checked out CC after a week hiatus. SO happy to see your thread Doug and to follow along! Cheers and bon voyage!
#27
Ottawa, Illinois
12,440 Posts
Joined Nov 2011
Woohoo! Following along as I'll be on Escape in 12 weeks!

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Future cruises

MSC Seaside 9/29/18
Celebrity Edge 3/24/19
Symphony of the Seas 10/05/19

Past cruises:
MS Eurodam November 12th, 2011
Ruby Princess April 1st, 2012
Oasis of the Seas October 13th, 2012
Celebrity Silhouette April 7th, 2013
Allure of the Seas November 17th, 2013 and April 27th, 2014
Quantum of the Seas April 12th, 2015
Regal Princess November 3rd and 8th, 2015
Oasis of the Seas May 7th, 2016
Liberty of the Seas October 30th, 2016
Harmony of the Seas April 22nd, 2017
Norwegian Escape October 14th, 2017
Enchantment of the Seas February 2nd, 2018
#30
Plymouth County, MA
1,244 Posts
Joined Mar 2012
So excited!! Can't wait or see the Escape again. We'll be on her again in January. Tell Chocolate Cowboy to get my drink ready!
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Future Booked Cruises:

11/09/2018-NCL DAWN - Boston to San Juan - 9-days
02/23/2019-CARNIVAL VALOR - Eastern Caribbean - 5-days
06/19/2019-NCL BLISS - Alaska Glacier Bay - 7-days

Previous Cruises

04/21/2018-MSC SEASIDE-Western Caribbean-8-days
01/20/2018-NCL ESCAPE-Western Caribbean-7-day;10/27/2017-NCL DAWN-Boston to Bermuda-7-day;03/25/2017-CARNIVAL SUNSHINE-Southern Caribbean-8-day;12/03/2016-NCL ESCAPE-Eastern Caribbean-7-day
11/27/2016-NCL SKY-Bahamas-5-day-(Platinum);02/27/2016-NCL JADE-W Caribbean from Houston-7-day
12/06/2015-CARNIVAL DREAM-W. Caribbean from NOLA-7-day;11/07/2014-NCL DAWN-Boston to New Orleans-14-day
10/29/2013-ROYAL PRINCESS-Maiden Caribbean Voyage-5-day;04/06/2013-NCL EPIC-E. Caribbean (35th Anniv) (Suite-Life) -7-day
12/04/2011-CARNIVAL VALOR-Exotic W. Caribbean-7-day;11/30/2008-CARNIVAL FREEDOM-W Caribbean -6-day
04/17/2006-RCCL-BRILLIANCE-Panama Canal-11-day;10/12/2005-RCCL-JEWEL-Boston/Bermuda/Eastern Caribbean/Boston-10-day
01/22/2005-CARIBBEAN PRINCESS-Mother/Daughter Cruise-College Graduation-7-day
01/08/2004-CARNIVAL LEGEND-Exotic Southern Caribbean-8-day;01/04/2003-RCCL-NAVIGATOR-W Caribbean-Family-7-day
02/12/2000-CARNIVAL TRIUMPH-Western Caribbean-7-day

#31
NY
320 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
Your video was awesome! Looking forward to reading about your adventures this week.
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Premier (Big Red Boat) - 1992
Carnival Legend - 2002
NCL Gem - 2012
Carnival Splendor - 2013, 2014
RCI Anthem - Oct. 2016
NCL Breakaway - Oct. 2017
Future Cruise:
RCI Anthem-Nov. 2018
#32
Rochester, NY
5,184 Posts
Joined Apr 2015
Pit stop at Taste and a chance to collect ourselves after the boarding-day chaos.





I heard someone talking about a bar with beer on this ship - hope to find it before the week's over.
#33
@sea!
33 Posts
Joined Jul 2017
Awesome!
Doug and Sue and a brew or two (or few)!!

VERY nice intro video...the editing and the music are perfect...really fun way to start things off!

Absolutely following along with much and many thanks!
#35
Newcastle upon tyne
1,538 Posts
Joined May 2013
Can't wait for this review I followed along with your last one after we booked escape for last year unfortunately the ship was then chartered and we ended up back on Getaway instead. But now booked up for escape again a while to wait Jan 2019 but I'm sure your review will get me counting down the days


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#36
Warren, Michigan
1,890 Posts
Joined Sep 2007
Can't wait - both for your review and the 9 more weeks I have to wait for my escape on the Escape!!
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Next Up: NCL Getaway 4/9/19 NYC to Bermuda

NCL Star to Alaska 8/2006-inside - NCL Pearl to Southern Caribbean 4/2007-OV - NCL Sun to Alaska 7/2008-PH - NCL Sky to Bahamas 9/2009-OS - NCL Dawn to Canada/New England 10/2010-OS - NCL Sky to Bahamas 4/2012-OS - NCL Jewel Pacific Coastal 9/2012 - GV - NCL Gem to Bahamas 8/2013-2 BR Haven - NCL Sky Bahamas 8/2014 - OS - NCL Getaway Eastern Caribbean 9/2015 - Aft PH - NCL Sky to Bahamas 8/2016 - OS - NCL Getaway to Western Caribbean 11/2016 - Aft PH - NCL Escape to Western Caribbean 9/2017 - 2 BR Haven - NCL Sun to Florida/Bahamas 3/2018 - Aft PH







#37
London, Ontario
11,866 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Originally posted by CruiseLifeRick
Nah, York takes the cake here. Shocked it took him 25 minutes.


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I think he emailed me right after.
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Next Muster: Radiance — July 17, 2018

To see my past LIVE reviews, expand my signature below!




Eastern Caribbean (Harmony) - Mar 2018 Live Review
Western Caribbean (Harmony) - Sept 2017 Live Review
Western Caribbean (Harmony) - Mar 2017 Live Review
Eastern Caribbean (Harmony) - Nov 2016 Live Review
Eastern Caribbean (Allure) - Aug 16 Live Review
B2B Eastern/Western Caribbean (Allure) - Mar 16 Live B2B Review
Western Caribbean (Independence) - Oct 15
Western Mediterranean (Allure) - May 15
B2B Western/Eastern Caribbean (Allure) - Mar 15
Western Caribbean (Oasis) - Nov 14
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - June 14
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - Mar 14
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - Nov 13
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - Aug 13
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - Mar 13
Eastern Caribbean (Allure) - Jan 13
Western Caribbean (Allure) - Oct 12
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - June 12 RLS cabin review
Western Caribbean (Oasis) - May 12
Panama Canal (Island Princess) - Jan 12
Eastern Caribbean (Oasis) - July 11 Review
Eastern Caribbean (Emerald Princess) - Oct 09
Eastern Caribbean (Crown Princess) - Feb 09
Southern Caribbean (Caribbean Princess) - Nov 08
Eastern Caribbean (Caribbean Princess) - Mar 08
Eastern Caribbean (Caribbean Princess) - Nov 06
Alaska (Serenade of the Seas) - July 06
Western Caribbean (Grand Princess) - Feb 06
Hawaii (Radiance of the Seas) - Sept 05
Western Caribbean (Star Princess) - Jan 05
Alaska (Dawn Princess) - July 04
#39
Rochester, NY
5,184 Posts
Joined Apr 2015
I'm out of training - or I don't realize I'm on a ship yet. I was just served food and instinctually started eating.

Popcorn shrimp (minus two or three)...



Tuna salad sandwich...

#40
Washington, GA
4,805 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
Great news!! I checked your Roll Call today and saw that you'd said you weren't planning on doing a Live report...I was bummed. So glad you changed your mind!! Have a great time!!


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