Oasis of the Seas Godmothers: Best (and Worst) Choice?

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Poll: Who's your favorite of my seven godmothers?
Poll Results
Who's your favorite of my seven godmothers?

Daisy Fuentes, television personality
20
2.33%

Shawn Johnson, gymnast
99
11.53%

Dara Torres, swimmer
98
11.41%

Keisha Knight Pulliam, actress
34
3.96%

Jane Seymour, actress
187
21.77%

Michelle Kwan, figure skater
116
13.50%

Gloria Estefan, musician
184
21.42%

I don't like any of the choices, Oasis!
121
14.09%

Voters: 859.  You may not vote on this poll.

#1
The Ocean
104 Posts
Joined Nov 2009
So my seven godmothers have been announced, and I'd like to know, who's your favorite of the picks? Is it Daisy Fuentes, international television personality and producer; gymnast Shawn Johnson; actress Keisha Knight Pulliam; swimmer Dara Torres; actress Jane Seymour; figure skater Michelle Kwan; or Gloria Estefan?

And just for fun ... since I am the the largest and most amusing cruise ship ever built ... which pick are you most disappointed with?
#3
Los Angeles, CA, USA
641 Posts
Joined Apr 2002
Interesting choices.....
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#4
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Joined Jul 2001
Dara Torres is my favorite. Being over 40 and winning 3 silver medals in the 2008 Olympics was inspirational, plus her having competed in the Olympics five times since 1984. Just amazing.

I don't understand the selection of Keisha Knight Pulliam.
#5
Los Angeles, CA, USA
641 Posts
Joined Apr 2002
I picked Jane Seymour -- she falls more in line with the classic godmothers I picture (Lauren Bacall, for example)
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#6
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Joined May 2004
"Come on, shake your body baby, do the conga, I know you can't control yourself any longer..."

Guess you know who I voted for
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#7
Ft Lauderdale, FL
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Joined Nov 2008
Originally posted by Oasis of the Seas
Is it Daisy Fuentes, international television personality and producer
I really do believe the description of Daisy Fuentes is a bit of a stretch.
The only thing I ever see her on is a Bahama Celebration cruise commercial & infomercials. Woohoo!!!!!!
This is the one I am most dissapointed with........
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#8
301 Posts
Joined Feb 2008
Gloria Estefan -- a ship home-ported in south Florida could hardly do
without a Miami Cuban, and she's a good fit for the "Entertainment" zone.

RCI, a year or so ago, commissioned some DWTS pros to do a dance
contest for their ships, which didn't do well and has since been pulled -- but the list has two DWTS contestants, Seymour and Johnson, and could have had Yamaguchi (instead of Kwan) and Coughlin (instead of Torres).
#9
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Joined Feb 2006
I also voted for Jane Seymour. I also thought she would be a classic godmother. Im not sure I understand why there are 7, one for each neighborhood though...why not just one?
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#10
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Daisy Fuentes -why?
Keisha Knight Pulliam--another why? I like her, but why a godmother?

The others are good choices in my opinion.

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Canton, GA
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Gloria Estefan was the Godmother of the Empress of the Seas. Guess since the Empress is now sailed under Pullmantur's flag she has been re-Godmothered with the Oasis. DW and I have interesting stories about the cruise we shared with Gloria and her kids on the Freedom of the Seas back in 2006. She was a blast at Boleros!
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Love Gloria!
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I voted for Dara Torres because I think she is the most accomplished (though the other athletes were good choices and reflect the activities of the ship).

I was a little disappointed with all of the performers. Gloria Estefan has already been a godmother (though since her ship is retired I guess its nice to give her a new one) and all the others seem a little like "has-beens."

I do appreciate the fact that there are a wide mix of races and ages represented though- I'm glad RCI managed to celebrate all types of women.
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#17
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Originally posted by jtongue
I vote for Keisha hands down! She is intelligent, beautiful, talented and deserves an honor such as this one!
Forgive me for being naiive, but what did she do to deserve being a GODMOTHER of a ship this magnificent? I just don't get it.
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By the looks of the poll, I see Daisy have voted for herself a few times.
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#20
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I favor the little people over celebs. I mean who out of all those ladies is ever going to cruise Oasis? That's one of the perks for the Godmothers. So I think they should be real people who cruise who have accomplishments or something that make them outstanding women.
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