You know you've sailed Princess to much when?

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#2
Land of Bad Comedy
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When you find "reserved" sign on "your" table in the Explorers Lounge the first night of a cruise.
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It tastes like chicken.
#3
Land of Bad Comedy
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Joined Aug 2012
I'll also add that you've been on Cruise Critic too much when you can't remember their name when you see them on a cruise, so you call them by their Cruise Critic Handle.
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It tastes like chicken.
#4
19,434 Posts
Joined Aug 2013
When you often experience seeing crews that you met previously from another ship and itinerary.


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#5
I come from a land down under
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Joined Jul 2014
Originally posted by easyboy
When you often experience seeing crews that you met previously from another ship and itinerary.


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And they remember what you like.
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#6
South Carolina
28,834 Posts
Joined Dec 2001
Same as "easyboy" and "GUT" ...
Crew members from past cruises who even remember what you like.
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#7
South Florida
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Joined Apr 2011
I was going to say when you can read the barcode on your luggage tags. But those are gone now.
Perhaps the future answer will be when you can telepathically read what the Medallion is transmitting.

For me it is when I look at a bar menu or MDR menu and wonder why the item I suddenly remember last ordering half a dozen cruises ago is no longer there.
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Debarking is a cruel procedure done to dogs.
Upgrades, Upsellls and Move Over Offers are completely different things.
As are being denied boarding and being disembarked early.
And don't get me started on Port Charges vs. Government Taxes, Fees, and Port Expenses.
The Jones Act is for cargo. The PVSA is "that terrible law" that restricts USA domestic sailings. But without which there would likely be no cruise ships with casinos, duty free shops, and international crew members willing to work fantastically hard every single day.
Lots of people fly in the morning of the cruise and catch crazy early flights home. Why ask us if you can? Just to be harassed by the regulars?
No hotels have free shuttles, free breakfast, free wifi, or free parking. You pay in the rate. And could have found a better deal paying by the piece.
And don't forget: the cruise line is in complete control of the weather, political unrest, medical emergencies, and anything else that delays or re-routes your cruise. Be sure to demand compensation as it is you and only you who were affected.
#9
Atlanta
910 Posts
Joined Jan 2012
When you have a medallion implant
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#10
The Stateroom Under The Stairs
387 Posts
Joined Sep 2016
When you remember walking on the gangway to board, then later using a walker to board, then later being pushed in a chair to board ...... then after someone else takes you on board..... you say ...'where am I?

When I get to the point I need to go into 'care' I would prefer someone to put me into the kind of care where I get to view the ocean go by rather than watching the grass grow in some 'retirement home'.


Much respect to all our long time cruising friends that keep themselves young on a ship that I am yet to meet.
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If you want me I shall be in my stateroom, or the bar, or the pool, or the pool with the bar, or the stateroom with bar and pool in it but definitely somewhere on board a ship!

Previously:

Castel Felice - Sitmar Line 1969
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#11
The low desert, AZ
3,545 Posts
Joined Mar 2010
Sailed Princess too much? We'll let you know if that day ever comes. Don't hold your breath.
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#12
Somewhere On Earth
2,005 Posts
Joined Jul 2000
When on the Sapphire and Diamond you know the secret passage to get from the Wake View Bar into the International Dining Room without going up the stairs, out through Club Confusion and back down to Fiesta Deck.
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#13
uk
487 Posts
Joined Sep 2010
Originally posted by Dobby_The_Ship_Elf
When you remember walking on the gangway to board, then later using a walker to board, then later being pushed in a chair to board ...... then after someone else takes you on board..... you say ...'where am I?

When I get to the point I need to go into 'care' I would prefer someone to put me into the kind of care where I get to view the ocean go by rather than watching the grass grow in some 'retirement home'.


Much respect to all our long time cruising friends that keep themselves young on a ship that I am yet to meet.
Ah yes DW and I remember all of that but then we forget it all. Just stay as young as you are, every day's a blessing.
#14
Castro Valley, California
1,964 Posts
Joined Apr 2009
Originally posted by antsp
You have figured out the Trident grills secret plate code
What *is* the Trident grill secret plate code?

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#15
essex uk and calabria italy
844 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
Originally posted by Bill B
When on the Sapphire and Diamond you know the secret passage to get from the Wake View Bar into the International Dining Room without going up the stairs, out through Club Confusion and back down to Fiesta Deck.
LOL,we did that and got told off.Its crew only,but no sign saying that.There was a bloke in a little office in there shouting out to us,we just pretended we were deaf and carried on walking.
#16
essex uk and calabria italy
844 Posts
Joined Sep 2012
Originally posted by CineGraphic
When you have a medallion implant
Good idea,if you get lost on shore,just go to the nearest vet and they will take you back to the ship.
#17
UK
2,359 Posts
Joined Aug 2004
Originally posted by cvpends
What *is* the Trident grill secret plate code?

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Have you ever stood in the line, sometimes it’s very long and they take lots of orders in advance, the way they arrange the plate and orientation of the patten is what the order is. Cheese burger, burger hotdog. 7 days at sea does this to you.
#18
sw, Fl - Fort Myers Area
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Joined Nov 2015
Originally posted by easyboy
When you often experience seeing crews that you met previously from another ship and itinerary.


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And they know you by name.
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#20
Palmdale, Ca
33,881 Posts
Joined Sep 2007
Having the Executive Chef remember your name from a Chef's Table that took place three years prior.....

Bob
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