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Originally posted by vacationlover_mn
Don’t act just like a self entitled @ss, just because you’re a diamond!


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Dive off a balcony! Take the self serve Ice Cream machine, the toss it over the side, Etc. Have seen both.
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We're not allowed to skinny dip in the pools. Apparently it's frowned upon by everyone else. I wish I had known before...
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Originally posted by mom says
Dont:
-lick the handrails.
Dear mom, why on earth would anyone want to lick the handrails???
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Originally posted by keywest1
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Don't call it a Mustard drill.


I'm guilty of it but as a joke of course!!!! Makes my husband laugh


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Do not scratch your lady parts only minutes before serving yourself at the buffet... and walking right past the hand washing station without using it... so gross


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Originally posted by Tiggertastic

Use the staircase as seating blocking anyone walking up or down, leave a gap
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Agree...I also find it annoying that pax seem to want to use the stair case as a chair..worse yet sitting in the middle with their bag next to them. Really?...like there are not enough chairs around at all the common areas and lounges? Rude, lazy, and inconsiderate.

Do they realize the stairs are used by feet that have been in...umm...whatever those feet have stepped in lately?
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Originally posted by island lady
Agree...I also find it annoying that pax seem to want to use the stair case as a chair..worse yet sitting in the middle with their bag next to them. Really?...like there are not enough chairs around at all the common areas and lounges? Rude, lazy, and inconsiderate.

Do they realize the stairs are used by feet that have been in...umm...whatever those feet have stepped in lately?
Obviously the kids have leaned that from their parents!
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Originally posted by MiniChunks
While I am a huge proponent of the "balcony club", I also respect my neighbors and believe everyone else should as well. I see no need to broadcast my activities with the people around me. If you do manage to hear, by all means laugh away.
Really........ just ish.
If you think others don't know what you are 'up to' you are fooling yourself. No respect there.
There are children that cruise too.
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Originally posted by Thorben-Hendrik
Do not leave the balcony door open at night!

Why? (Genuine question; I’m a newbie to cruising and was planning to do this on our cruise next month.)
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Originally posted by Twitchly
Why? (Genuine question; I’m a newbie to cruising and was planning to do this on our cruise next month.)
It plays havoc with the a/c & ventilation systems in the rooms around you .
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Originally posted by drsel
Dear mom, why on earth would anyone want to lick the handrails???
I've seen kids do it. And their parents said nothing. Makes me want to throw up in my mouth a bit just thinking about it.
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I say let them lick it. They'll soon learn there's a correlation between licking nasty handrails and their sickness.
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Originally posted by Twitchly
Why? (Genuine question; I’m a newbie to cruising and was planning to do this on our cruise next month.)
Originally posted by mom says
It plays havoc with the a/c & ventilation systems in the rooms around you .
Also, an open balcony door would have to be closed before the passage way door could be open without extreme effort. Not a desirable situation in an emergency. Especially not desirable if crew have to enter the cabin in an emergency.
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Originally posted by broberts
Also, an open balcony door would have to be closed before the passage way door could be open without extreme effort. Not a desirable situation in an emergency. Especially not desirable if crew have to enter the cabin in an emergency.
Not to mention that when you do manage to force the corridor door open, the sudden pressure change will turn every loose piece of paper in the room into your own personal snowstorm.
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Originally posted by mom says
Not to mention that when you do manage to force the corridor door open, the sudden pressure change will turn every loose piece of paper in the room into your own personal snowstorm.


I cruised once with a friend who wanted to always leave the balcony door open! So annoying! In addition to the whole “wind storm” thing, it made the room temperature hard to regulate- it got freezing cold at night and HOT HOT HOT during the day.


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Originally posted by mom says
It plays havoc with the a/c & ventilation systems in the rooms around you .

Really? I wonder why?

That’s disappointing. I was hoping to leave it open at night for fresh air and the sound of the ocean.
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Originally posted by Twitchly
Really? I wonder why?

That’s disappointing. I was hoping to leave it open at night for fresh air and the sound of the ocean.
Some people like to sleep on the balcony.
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Originally posted by broberts
Some people like to sleep on the balcony.
Only sleep??? There's lots more being done on the balcony!
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Originally posted by davekathy
Obviously the kids have leaned that from their parents!
Must be...since it's mostly the adults I see sitting in the middle of the stair case...and have to climb around them.

People...these are stairs for feet...not for butts!
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